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Tuesdays | 2 weeks

This workshop will provide a unique opportunity to combine detailed watercolour botanical painting with expressive abstract work. You will cover basic watercolour techniques – such as wet-on-wet painting and drybrushing, as well as focusing on composition and colour theory. Students will be given step-by-step instructions on how to complete a magnificent, impressionistic-style painting of autumn foliage. Materials List available for download above.

Meet Your Instructor

Instructor Michael Spillane has a broad and eclectic background in the arts and sciences, which led him to his love of botanical art. He teaches art courses at his studio in Mississauga and has instructed courses and workshops at Visual Arts Mississauga, Burlington Art Centre, Guelph School of Art, Southampton Art School, Hardy’s Hobbies & Crafts (Madoc), Elora Centre for the Arts and at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

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