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Creating Light in Oil Paintings with Jolene Mackie

Sun, February 11, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sun, February 11, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Jolene will demonstrate techniques such as blending, glazing, and colour mixing - all with the aspiration of creating both light and depth on the flat surface of a canvas.

Jolene will teach the basics of oil painting techniques, from mediums and paint brands, to brushes and clean up - She will demonstrate how to safely handle and work with oil paints. Jolene will also discuss the development of a personal style, or filter through which each artist sees the world. The importance of doodling, sketching, and play will be encouraged in an effort to find sources of inspiration from the simple things in life.

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please visit Opus Kelowna or contact them at 250‑763‑3616 or toll free 1‑800‑814‑8885 to register.

Jolene Mackie is an artist living and working in Kelowna BC. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Emily Carr University in 2009, Jolene has pursued art making professionally with a focus on the medium of oil painting. Jolene has exhibited her work widely throughout the Okanagan Valley and British Columbia, and has work in private collections around the world. Jolene finds inspiration in simple, fleeting moments: a unique quality of light, the shape of shadows, and the living palettes that colour our daily existence. Her work blends fascination with the world around us and the whimsy of human imagination into wholly unique visual experiences.

Creating Light in Oil Paintings
Creating Light in Oil Paintings
Creating Light in Oil Paintings