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Alcohol Inks Sampler Workshop with Karen Biko

Swinton's Art Supply, Instruction & Framing

Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MST)

Alcohol Inks Sampler Workshop with Karen Biko

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Date: Sunday December 8, 2019
Time: 1-4pm

$40 *all supplies included

During this 3-hour workshop, you will learn basic alcohol ink techniques. After a brief introduction and demonstration, you will have a chance to experiment with the inks, using various styles, methods and layering techniques to create your own unique colourful artworks.

Alcohol inks are a beautiful introduction into working in an abstract style as they are such a free-flowing medium. You will work with a range of vibrant and translucent colours. Through experimenting and exploring with your choice of colours you’ll learn how to create depth and balance within the composition.

All Supplies Included

Sampler Classes are designed for anyone wanting to try out different mediums before investing in workshops and supplies.

Classes are 3 hours long and all supplies are included.

We begin with a brief demo and discussion of various techniques. Participants will experiment and create their own masterpiece. If you want to try something new or have never painted before, or even if you already have a favorite medium, sampler classes are a great way to expand your artistic horizons.


Instructor Bio: Karen Biko

Karen Biko is a Calgary artist who’s been exhibiting and selling art in Alberta for years. Inspired at an early age while surrounded by art has always been a huge motivation, and has motivated her to develop her own creative fashion. Formally trained as an Interior Designer, she continues to work with colour, space, and expression in her paintings.

Her abstract style reflects emotion as well as a sense of humor. Always looking for new techniques and interesting aspects to add to paintings, Karen’s work is continually growing. From painting on paper to floppy discs, she can be found looking at everyday objects with a creative thought of “how can I use this?”

As a prolific painter, Karen is always excited to try a new project. She has completed several multi-piece commissions, as well as led Public Community projects and events. She eagerly helps out with fundraising efforts, and has appeared in many juried shows and events.

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Swinton's Art Supply, Instruction & Framing
7160 Fisher St SE
Calgary, AB T2H 0W5

Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MST)

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Located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Swinton's Art Supply, Instruction & Framing is Alberta's largest, privately owned art facility. With over 10,000 products, having a working knowledge of these items is very important. It has been our practice to hire working artists in the store thus giving our customers leading advice on what materials to use and how best to use them.


All of the instructors at Swinton's are gallery showing artists. Whether you make art as a hobby or are wanting to become a professional artist, our teachers can lead you in the right direction. From the technical side of painting to achieving pure creativity, they will be there to guide you.

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