Art Workshops at The Black Spruce Gallery
The Black Spruce Gallery endeavors to support Saskatchewan artists and to encourage visitors to the Lakeland to enjoy the beautiful boreal forest expressed through art. After great demand, we are expanding our activities to include workshops conducted by some of Saskatchewan’s foremost artists and instructors. The hands-on workshops are suitable for the beginner through to intermediate and experienced artists. Workshops provide anyone with an interest to explore a new media such as encaustic, watercolour or painting on silk and glass.
Space is limited, and classes will fill quickly. Classes are 6 hours of instruction/hands-on time with ½ hour for lunch (provided). You may use your own materials and art supplies will be available. Cost is $125 per one day workshop ( Or $110 for 2 or more workshops). Workshops are designed for adult or older teen participants. All classes are 9am to 3:30pm at the Black Spruce Gallery location.
Fri June 22nd Lets start at the Beginning Acrylic Painting no experience required. Introduction to acrylic painting, the materials and how to use them. Lots of hands-on experience to build confidence. Instructor: Cheryl Tuck Tallon Learn more
Sat June 23 Painting En Plein Air (painting outdoors) Students should have some experience with acrylic or oil paints. This class will focus on the spontaneity of en plein air painting plus cropping and other challenges. Instructor: Rolf Krohn Learn more
Sat July 14 Introduction to Encaustic 1 media. Beginner level to advanced painters will benefit from the introduction to this exciting media. Instructor Kathy Bradshaw Learn more
Fri July 20 Open Studio Individual Instruction Students should have some experience such as the “Start at the Beginning” workshop. Instruction is personalized so every level of painter will benefit. Instructor: Degen Lindner Learn more
August 9th, DUE to Popular Demand an additional class has been added
Splash and Squiggle Pat Katz, spaces now available. Learn more
Fri August 10, Squiggle and Splash Watercolour – Learn the basics and methods with this most versatile media. Want to paint during your travels? Only have a small area to paint? Watercolour is ideal for you. No experience required. Instructor: Pat Katz Learn more
Sat Aug 11 Composition, Light Students should have some experience in drawing, painting (any media including oils, watercolour or acrylic) and wish to add another level to their art knowledge. Instructor: Cheryl Tuck Tallon Learn more
Sat August 18 Encaustic 2 Some experience with encaustic is best as this will be focused on advanced techniques with encaustic media. Encaustic 1 recommended or prior encaustic experience. Instructor Kathy Bradshaw Learn more
Sept 7 & 8: Painting on Silk Learn the technical and artistic aspects of painting on this exciting textile Instructor: Bonny McNabb Learn more
Sept 10th to 14th 5 day Open Studio Intensive Cheryl Tuck Tallon plus guest instructors. Each day will begin with a formal lesson/topic and the remainder of the day for participants to paint with individualized instruction available throughout the session. Lunch provided daily Cost $125 per day, $500 for all 5 sessions. Learn more