MASTERCLASS - Transforming Imagery - Negative Painting with Linda Kemp - Oct 13 & 14 2018

MASTERCLASS - Transforming Imagery - Negative Painting with Linda Kemp - Oct 13 & 14 2018

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MASTERCLASS - Transforming Imagery - Negative Painting with Acrylic with Linda Kemp

Indulge in artistic exploration as you learn how to transform literal representation of nature’s patterns, birds and landscapes into evocative, gently abstracted paintings!  You'll investigate effective strategies for stylizing and modifying imagery that focus on simplified design possibilities and basic color concepts to empower self-expression and express your unique creativity. 

In this essential program you will explore tactics for creative interpretation of subject matter and negative painting concepts. Discover how to build with warm and cool light and secrets for sequencing layers to evoke a sense of mystery. Linda’s simplified color and design concepts will provide you with fresh approach to self expression using luminous transparent and opaque acrylics on canvas, claybord and mylar sheets.

This stimulating, fun workshop is suitable for all levels and offers demonstrations, prepared notes and individual painting time guided by friendly, helpful advice. You will take home a number of small studies and finished pieces. You will also acquire skills that will make you a more capable, accomplished painter.

Date:   Oct 13th - 14th 2018

Time:  10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost:   $350

Workshop Location:

Ellis Art Studios
1021 Ellis Street

Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z3

You can secure your spot by purchasing this workshop online or by signing up via email or telephone at | 250.300.4668 or in-person at Ellis Art Studios.

Refund & Cancellation Policy:
A supply list will be provided upon registration.  You may withdraw 4 weeks prior to the workshop start date and receive a full refund. No refunds will be allowed after this date.


About The Instructor

Linda Kemp frequently instructs and lectures at national symposiums and watercolour workshops throughout Canada, The United States and The United Kingdom. She was the recipient of the 2005 Woman of Distinction Award for Arts and Culture and in 2008 received the AJ Casson Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Watercolour, the top award for the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour National Juried Exhibition.

Linda is internationally recognized for her unique contemporary watercolours and innovative use of negative painting. She is the author of two books: Watercolor Painting Outside the Lines - A Positive Approach to Negative Painting and Simplifying Design and Color For Artists - Positive Results Using Negative Painting Techniques (North Light pub.) and four instructional Dvds. Kemp is an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, The Ontario Society of Artists and The Society of Canadian Artists and was given honorary membership in the Society for all Artists (UK). This artist is profiled in Canadian Who’s Who, Who’s Who of Canadian Women, The Dictionary of International Biography, The 20th Anniversary Edition of Trivial Pursuit and 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century.

Her award winning paintings are in private, public, and corporate collections around the world, including The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, and the private collection of HRH The Prince of Wales.

Her paintings and articles have been featured in publications such as Artist’s Magazine, American Artist, Watercolor Magic, International Artist, Watermedia Focus, Palette Magazine and The Watercolour Gazette. Castle, U.K.