Watercolour Plein Air Workshop

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Watercolour Plein Air Workshop

With Karin Richter

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $125 + GST & registration fee (fee for online registration only, no fee for phone registration)

Suitable for beginners with some painting experience, intermediate, and advanced students.

Enjoy a day of painting outside at the stunning Leighton Art Centre location! The workshop is designed for artists of all levels who are either new to watercolour plein air painting or want to improve their existing skills. Karin will introduce different ways to approach capturing the out of doors, starting with how to see correctly and how to commit it to paper using W/C pens, pencils, paint, and brush.

Through demonstrations, personal attention and critiques, Karin will focus on the elements needed to create a successful painting like strong composition and design, exciting colour and tonal values.

For more information (including a supply list) and online registration, visit leightoncentre.org.


Karin has had a passion for painting since she was a child. She has been a professional award-winning artist for almost 30 years exhibiting internationally. She draws inspiration from the Rocky Mountains close at hand but also from international destinations she travels to on a regular basis.

Karin is an elected member of Canada’s prestigious art societies and has been recognized for her work in the art community with the Immigrant of Distinction Award. She is an enthusiastic art instructor to many aspiring artists in classes, workshops and painting holidays on land and at sea in Canada and internationally. She is a sought-after juror, critic and organizer of art events at every level.

Art is Karin’s life and her passion for the arts is evident in her colourful work and her community spirit.

For more information, visit karinrichter.com.

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