- January 27, 2017
I started painting in watercolour as a young child and I’ve just never outgrown it. Something in that mysterious interaction between water and pigment continues to fascinate and inspire me. The nature of water is such that it can’t be controlled and, as a watercolourist, I must let go and enjoy the ride. I am rewarded for this by the many spontaneous surprises watercolour offers.
For the past 18 months I have concentrated on cityscapes. I paint them because I love the energy of cities and am continually fascinated by people. My goal is to capture the interactions between people and the places they live. I can often be found wandering the streets and alleys, sketchbook in hand, capturing those fleeting interactions of everyday life. I enjoy the challenge of drawing and painting the shapes of city life but I judge a work to be successful when it tells a compelling story that draws the viewer in.
- Official Event Page: Urban Landscape - Watercolour Painting Demonstration
- In store: 7160 Fisher Street S.E. Calgary, AB
- By Phone: (403) 258-3500
- Email: email@example.com
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Swinton's Art Supply, Instruction & Framing
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.