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January 13 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm



|  with Vera Kisseleva

Saturday, January 13, 2024 |  12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

AGES 16+  |  MAX. 12

$120 plus hst  |  All materials provided

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Join Artist Vera Kisseleva for a beginner-friendly workshop and discover the joy of painting shimmering winter landscapes filled with glowing colour and luminous light! www.VeraKissArt.com

In this 4-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to mix vibrant colors and use simple compositional rules to create stunning wooded landscapes. You will also learn how to work with reference photos, to easily translate real-world beauty onto the canvas.

Vera will share some of the techniques she uses in her own work. After a quick demonstration through the entire process of creating a forest painting full of light and shadow, you will have the opportunity to practice on a smaller canvas, explore the possibilities of acrylic paint, and refine your brushwork. You will then be encouraged to create your own 12″x12″ masterpiece receiving individualized guidance and feedback from the instructor.

This workshop is suitable for all levels. Beginners are welcome!

Source photos will be provided. Artists are also welcome to bring their own landscape photo if they have an image from which  they would like to work. All materials are included.

Meet Vera!

Vera Kisseleva is an established award-wining artist best known for her paintings inspired by the Canadian landscape and nature’s dazzling colours that she believes are a great joy to experience and share with her collectors. Born in Russia, Vera studied fine arts in college and worked for years as a graphic designer and commercial artist. This Canadian painter is now based in rural Ontario where she is inspired by the visual splendor of her new home. Vera works mostly in acrylics and uses bold, vibrant colors in her work and thick brush strokes. Most of her pieces are done in her studio from a photograph and a memory of her recent nature encounters. Instagram @verakiss_art    www.VeraKissArt.com




Cancellations up to 14 days prior to start date will receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative fee. No refund of fees will apply to cancellations within 14 days of start date Fees may be applied/credited to an alternate workshop depending on availability.


To help ensure the course you’re interested in runs, we suggest you register no less than two weeks in advance. In the event of insufficient registrations ECFTA reserves the right to cancel workshops. You would be eligible for a full refund of fees, or credit for a future workshop, pending availability.



January 13
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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