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Winter Term 2018 Fine Art Classes

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

Abstract Painting
Saturday, January 13th - Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
1 - 4 pm
8 sessions

Painting for Absolute Beginners

Tuesday, January 16th - Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
1:30 - 4:30 pm
8 sessions


Painting Studio

Wednesday, January 17th - Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
7 - 10 pm
8 sessions

West Vancouver Seniors Centre

Creative Studio / Drawing & Painting
Monday, February 19th - Monday, Mary 26th, 2018
9:30 - 1:30 pm
6 sessions

Langara College

Abstract Painting
Thursday, January 25th - Thursday, March 15th, 2018
7 - 10 pm
8 sessions

This course is an introduction to non-representational painting principles using acrylic paint. Of Experiment with materials and variety of conceptual and technical approaches to abstract painting. Based on elements of art and principles of design, you will explore the use of colour, shapes, line, and texture. Abstract techniques and systems will be included, with the emphasis on technical skills and personal expression.

Acrylic Painting
Sunday, January 28th - March 25th, 2018
10 am - 1 pm
8 sessions

Explore varied techniques of acrylic painting. Demonstrations and exercises provide technical information in mixing, colour theory, preparation gesso and brush selection. This course references master and contemporary painters to build a studied approach to acrylic painting.

Painting in Tuscany

With Langara Educational Travel

May 28th - June 8th, 2018

12 days
Begin the Tour in Florence seeing all the Masterworks by Michaelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Fra Angelico, and many others and then travel to Villa Cuiano in Pierle in Tuscany to paint and enjoy the scenery and cuisine and with excursions to Cortana and Arezzo and then a farewell dinner to Tuscany in Florence.

For more information contact Janinah Jansen at jjansen@langara.ca

Please note* I will be taking a sabbatical from teaching this spring to prepare for my solo exhibition apart from The Painting in Tuscany Tour.

Contact: judithm_atkinson@shaw.ca

Biography of Fine Art Instructor: Judith M. Atkinson

Judith M. Atkinson is a professional Artist with an extensive exhibition record and studio practice. She has over 30 years experience working in the community and as a Fine Art Instructor with various School Districts, Learning Through the Arts, The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and Langara College. She is an Honours graduate of Emily Carr University of Art & Design, and studied at the Banff School of Fine Arts, Capilano College, Commercial Animation and with ECUAD in Florence, Italy. She led a Painting in Tuscany tour in September 2013 for Langara College Continuing Studies.

Student Comments:
" Judith is an excellent teacher !" ~ Gerry
" She renewed my love of painting !" ~ Louise
"Judith is brilliant, inspiring and encouraging" ~ Dov
"My child loved this class !" ~ Lani

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