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Water Features in Acrylic

November 25 @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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An event every day that begins at 10:30 AM, repeating until November 26, 2023

Water Features in Acrylic


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Title: Water Features in Acrylic
Type of Workshop: 2 Day Workshop
Dates: Nov 25 & 26 2023
Running Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Audience: Beginner to Experienced

Description: This weekend workshop is designed to introduce students to all the basics of acrylic landscape painting by creating your very own masterpiece of the Summit Creek Shoreline. Even if you are starting out for the first time, this course is meant to be fun, relaxed and creative. The instructor will provide ongoing demos to lead you though the painting to completion. Working step by step, you will develop a solid foundation on which to build your artistic skills. By the end of this weekend workshop, you will walk out of the studio with a completed 12×16 inch ready- to-hang painting.

Student Supplies : 

  • Gridded photo transfer
  • Colour mixing
  • Lighting and values
  • Applying paint layers
  • Rendering water accurately
  • Notebook and pen
  • Water bottle/Lunch

· Acrylic Paint – artist quality – ie. Golden, Liquitex, Winsor & Newton, TriArt, etc.

  • Titanium White
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Burnt Umber
  • Cadmium Yellow (or similar)
  • Alizarin ( or cadmium red)
  • Raw Sienna
  • Burnt Sienna

· Brushes – for acrylics

  • #2 or #4 round
  • #4 or #6 flat or angle
  • 12” x 16” prepared Baltic birch panel (preferred) or prepared masonite or stretched canvas
  • Water container i.e. margarine tub
  • Disposable palette or other
  • Paper Towel

Route 22 Supplies:

  • Table Easels
    Water Containers
    Paper Towel

Instructor Supplies:

  • Project examples

Instructor Bio: Peter Potapoff is a contemporary realist painter who has taught many workshops throughout Western Canada. Throughout a decades-spanning career, Peter has won both provincial and national competitions for his highly esteemed wildlife paintings. Over the years Peter has honed his observation skills, taking great care to observe the intricacies within the natural environment. Working from a collection of photographs, sketches, and personal experiences Peter develops these into compositions for his acrylic paintings on panel.

Class Minimum: 6

Registration Fee: $150.00



November 25
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Route 22 Artist Collective Gallery
312 Fifth Avenue #18
Cochrane, Alberta T4C2E3 Canada
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Route 22 Gallery is located on the land of the Treaty 7 people. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Treaty 7 territory and the cultural and oral practices of the Îyâxe Nakoda and Tsuut’ina nations as well as the Blackfoot confederacy: Siksika, Kainai, Piikani. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, (Métis Nation District 4) within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. It is a privilege and and an honour to share these lands as our collective home.

Route 22 is an inclusive organization. We love our gallery – all are welcome here.

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