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Plein-Air Beginner Watercolour Painting with Yasmin Irani

Friends of Fish Creek

Thursday, 17 August 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (MDT)

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Beginner Watercolour Painting with Yasmin Irani 8 Tickets 17 Aug 2017 $45.00 $3.08

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Hesitant to try watercolour painting?  Now is the time to give it a try!  Lose yourself and learn to paint in the beautiful, natural surroundings of Fish Creek Provincial Park.  No previoius experience required.

Artist Yasmin Irani graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (honours) from the College of Art in New Delhi.  She has painted across several continents over the years and in several media (acrylics, oils, pastels, inks and watercolours) with a style that is impressionist.   Her other passions are traveling, interior decorating, gardening, photography and hiking in the great Canadian outdoors.

Register today, only 10 spaces available!

Course fee: $45

Where to meet: Please meet at the Cookhouse in the Bow Valley Ranch.  Take Bow Bottom Trail south until you enter Fish Creek Provincial Park, then take the first right into the Bow Valley Ranch parking lot.  Park by the red barn, then follow the walking path west to the yellow historical building across from the Alberta Parks Visitor Centre.

**Please note that this class is intended to take place outdoors, however if the weather does not cooperate, it will be held indoors at the Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre

What to bring:  As a participant in this class, you are responsible for bringing your own painting supplies. Please see the supply list for Yasmin's class at   Also make sure to bring what you'll need to be comfortable for the day.

  • Watercolour block or pad (9”x12”)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Fine point black sharpie
  • A set or small box of watercolour paints (tubs or tubes)
  • Watercolour mixing try
  • 4-6 watercolour paint brushes
  • 2 small plastic containers (to soak and wash brushes)
  • One bottle of water
  • Small stool or blanket to sit on
  • garbage bag
  • cloths/paper towel

  You'll also need these things!

  • hat, sunscreen, water, bug spray - anything you’ll need to be comfortable
  • a folding stool or chair to sit on or a blanket (if you are comfortable sitting on the ground)
  • wear old clothes or bring a smock to protect your good clothes from paint
  • please be sure to dress for the weather, as this class is outdoors!
    Also note that it will be a short walk to the painting site, and you will need to be able to carry all of your own supplies, so pack lightly!

Please print your ticket and bring to Kensington Art Supply & Instruction for a 15% discount on supplies (120, 6999 - 11 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2S1 403-283-2288

Class Cancellation: Class cancellations will be posted on our website at   or you can call the Friends office at 403-238-3841.  In the case of a cancellation due to unforseen circumstance, a full refund will be issued via Eventbrite.   If you need to cancel your registration later that one week prior to the class, you will be issued a refund, less a $25 processing fee.

Photo image is of Yasmin's amazing art!

Have questions about Plein-Air Beginner Watercolour Painting with Yasmin Irani? Contact Friends of Fish Creek

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Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Provincial Park
15975 Bow Bottom Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Thursday, 17 August 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (MDT)

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