Whistler's Art on the Lake Workshops Have Returned for August

Whistler's 7th annual Art on the Lake workshops are up and running! The workshops take place at the Alta Lake Station House and feature a variety of different visual art forms. The heritage house overlooks Alta Lake with a breathtaking view of nature that could inspire any artist.

Art on the lake sign

With the workshops starting two weeks ago and only going until late september, you'll want to sign-up now! Scroll down for more information about Whistler's Art on the Lake courses.

Upcoming Workshops

Sculpting with James Stewart

August 2 - 7
August 8 - 12
September 9 - 11

Everything will be provided for you in this multi-day sculpting course with James Stewart. Come ready to be absorbed in figurative sculpture from a live model and thrive with the intensive, objective instruction that will push the advanced modeller and give structure to the beginner. Check out James' website for more images of his artwork. 

Creative Exploration Through Expressive Arts with Lisa Geddes & Jill Dawson Nowack

August 6 - 7

This two-day workshop welcomes both experienced artists and those that are just starting to embrace their creativity. Students will begin to rethink their art making practices using exercises and exploring a range of expressive techniques with simple art materials. This is an opportunity to enjoy the creative process rather than the finished product.

Art on the lake painting 

Creatures Great and Small: Painting Birds and Animals in Acrylics with Janice Robertson

August 12 - 14

This class, taught by Janice Robertson, focuses on different acrylic techniques for painting birds and other animals. The stylistic approach for the workshop will feature fairly realistic renditions of the subject, with a more abstract background. Participants can work from their own reference photos, or use the ones that will be provided. Check out some of Janice's artwork on her website! 

50 Shades of Blue with Dominik Modlinski

August 19 - 21

Dominik J Modlinski welcomes you to a three-day intensive course of inspiration and innovation. This workshop is intended for intermediate to advanced artists who are looking to enhance their perception, creative visualization, and expand their knowledge of oil and acrylic painting. Check out some artwork that Dominik has for sale at the Canada House to get a sense of his style.

Drama Queens with Marney-Rose Edge

August 26 - 28

Marney-Rose Edge will work with you to encourage your own art and style in this three-day workshop geared to all levels in watercolour. Learn new skills whether you already have some experience or simply want to push yourself further to elevate your watercolour knowledge. You can find information about Marney-Rose on her website. 

Art on the lake painter

Introduction to Silk Screening with Andrea Mueller

September 17 - 18

Learn the tricks and techniques of silk screening that you can't learn from a instruction manual or online. Andrea Mueller will teach you everything from how to; prepare a screen, shoot a screen, printing tricks for fabric and paper, and even what type of light bulb can you use to reduce your exposure time. Check out Andrea's website.

Acrylic Explorations with Suzanne Northcott

September 23, 24 & 25

Come to expand the language of your acrylic techniques. Provide your own subject matter (sketches, photos, physical items or ideas) and materials you have always wanted to try or to know more about. Suzanne Northcott will work to meet each individuals needs and help them expand their practice in a personal way. Creating beautiful surfaces, brushwork, drawing media, image transfer, and creative process will be covered. More of Suzanne's work can be found on her website.

Head over to Arts Whistler website to register for an Art on the Lake workshop right now!

Photo Credits: Arts Whistler

Posted: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

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