Workshops 2022

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WATERCOLOUR BIRCHES

         Join local artist, Lynda Norman for a fun and relaxing afternoon painting beautiful birch trees with watercolours amid the orchards of the View Winery. You will explore some watercolour techniques and create on cold-pressed watercolour paper. Perfect for use as greeting cards or framed as lovely little pieces of original art.

May 11, 2022 – 2:00-4:00 PM

Fee: $69.00 + gst includes all materials, supplies, instruction, and wine tasting.

Show up at 1:30PM for your wine tasting. We will all meet outside of The View Winery. Look for the Workshop sign.

The View Winery

2287 Ward Road, Kelowna, B.C.

Email Kathy.eastkelownamarket@gmail.com to Sign up 

BIO:

Lynda Norman was born in Kelowna British Columbia and is a self-taught artist. Her body of work primarily includes watercolour and acrylics, and ranges from subtle to vibrant, often incorporating elements of Abstract, Post-Expressionism and Fauvism, which, above all, value individual expression - the artist's direct experience of her subjects, her emotional response to nature, and her intuition are all more important than academic theory or elevated subject matter.

 

Most of her paintings are created from an instinctive response, rather than a detailed study of her subjects, and she prefers to use colour to enhance or understate certain elements of her work. Exploring the possibilities of colour, form and perspective in this way often results in an abstract look and feel.

 

 

Understanding that by combining elements of colour and shape, the viewer’s eye is encouraged to blend the colours so that each individual experiences the painting differently, her work leaves her subjects and their relationships open to interpretation – an invitation to viewers to experience their own feelings and thoughts.

Lynda has always known that creativity is a natural part of being - that we are meant to fully participate in life on earth, and that we are meant to express and share our creativity.

Ban Draoi (pr Ban Dree) Studio is an extension of her vision to create opportunities for each and every person to experience the benefits of creativity in ways that are meaningful, fulfilling, healing, positive and essential to personal wellbeing and a thriving community.

Lynda’s paintings hang in homes and businesses of buyers from across Canada, the US, and the UK. Her work has been shown at Lake Country Gallery’s Under 100 Exhibit, Worldbeat Gallery, The Marmalade Cat Gallery, Kelowna Arts Council Artist Corner, Arts on the Avenue Kelowna, The East Kelowna Market, the Artful Hand. Several of her paintings are currently on exhibit at Priest Creek Winery and The Tourism Kelowna Visitor Centre. Her popular workshops are available to all ages.

Lynda’s work, along with that of a select group of other popular local artists, will be on display and for sale at three upcoming exclusive exhibits in Reid Hall in the Benvoulin Heritage Church Park 2279 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna from 10 am til 4 pm on the following Saturdays, April 16, July 23, September 24, November 19

www.bandraoistudio.com bandraoistudio@gmail.com

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CREATIVE EXPLORATION INTO ACRYLIC PAINTINGS
Join local artist, Jaide Bateman and open yourself up to the therapeutic spontaneity of abstract painting with acrylics. You’ll start with a mindfulness exercise to remove any creative blocks and inspire your work through colour, movement and feeling. Jaide will then teach blending, a crash course on colour theory, and how to use brush techniques to influence emotional work and express yourself through colour. No previous painting or art experience is required. Wear clothes/shoes that you might not mind getting a bit of paint on.

May 25, 2022 – 12:00-2:00 PM

Fee: $69.00 + gst includes all materials, supplies, instruction, and wine tasting.

Please meet outside around back of Kitsch at the wine tasting spot. Look for the Workshop sign. Winetasting to follow workshop.

Kitsch Wines

3330 Neid Road, Kelowna, B.C.

Email Kathy.eastkelownamarket@gmail.com to Sign up 

Bio:

Jaide Bateman is a local artist working primarily with acrylics, alcohol inks, and watercolours. She believes that spontaneity is the heart of art and where truth in ourselves can be found. Jaide has competed and placed in speed painting competitions and has performed live painting at many events.  Jaide has commissioned many paintings and sold thousands of alcohol ink mugs and other functional art at local markets and events. She is experienced both in creating and selling online and in person.

Over the past four years, she has taught over 900 students globally in various techniques, both online and in-person. Her method is to provide tools and techniques to guide students to their own creative destination, rather than instruct them step-by-step.  

Her latest Art Exploration is a continuous series to assist the artist to grow and expand their artistic boundaries, breakthrough those difficult creative blockages, or just inspire a new spark in your work.

Follow her at @jaidebatemanpaintings for one of her inspiring workshops.

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FELTED BEES

Join Carol for a wonderful afternoon amid the flowers, sights and sounds at the Meadow Vista Winery instructing a workshop on felting. Learn the felting technique and then combine your felted pieces to make a bee for you to take home! Once you learn the basics, your creations will be endless!

May 19, 2022 – 3:00-5:00 PM

Fee: $69.00 + gst includes all materials, supplies, instruction, and wine tasting.

Show up at 1:30 PM for your wine tasting. We will all meet outside at the Outside of the Tasting Room/Shop at Meadow Vista Winery. Look for the Workshop Welcome sign.

Meadow Vista Winery

3975 June Springs Road, Kelowna, B.C.

Email Kathy.eastkelownamarket@gmail.com to Sign up 

Bio:

I am Carol Zuckerman, B.A., B.Des., M.F.A.(Interdisciplinary), maker, artist, writer, and owner of bacazoo design. My education is both formal and informal and as eclectic as my interests; my work is informed by an industrial design degree from the University of Alberta and an interdisciplinary MFA combining illustration and creative writing from the University of British Columbia. These are in addition to a general arts degree from the University of Alberta, music studies (Royal Conservatory) and ongoing participation with various creative groups.

I love exploring the intersections of philosophy and creative production, fine art and artisan craft, experimentation, and cross-pollination of disciplines where one form of making meets another. The focus changes but the work continue, and I’ve played in many areas such as

fine art (drawing, painting, mixed media, assemblage)

ceramics (functional and decorative)

domestic arts (weaving, crochet, knitting, tatting, felting & eco-dying)

sculpture (wood, steel, plaster, hydra stone, polymer)

visual communication design (photography, typography, book design)

industrial design (furniture, gardens, and public spaces)

illustration and creative writing (storytelling in words and images)

Currently, as an active member of the Central Okanagan Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists, my practice includes creating eco-dyed paper which is then worked on using a variety of pens, ink, ink pencils, watercolour, and gouache as well as painting in both watercolour and acrylic. I see my works on eco-dyed paper as visual storytelling that invites the participation of the viewer. My current paintings are exercises in composition using landscape as reference. The eco-paperwork is very dense and fine, and this is balanced by my efforts to reduce the landscape to a few strong forms in paint and watercolour.

Inspiration for my eco-paperwork comes from the world of illustrators like Rackham, while painters I most admire include Turner, Rothko, and Dixon.