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How to Get Started in Oil Painting with Deanna Lankin

Sun, April 22, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Sun, April 22, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This demonstration will inspire and inform anyone that is new to painting or wants to 'brush up' on the basics.

Join Deanna as she demonstrates a classic style still life painting in an easy, step-by-step approach that will provide participants with the confidence to go home and get started on their own oil painting.

She will be imparting tips and techniques throughout that inform her creative life. Deanna will take attendees through choosing paints, professional vs. student grade, true pigment vs. hues, choosing a colour palette, her favourite westcoast palette, mediums and solvents, solvent free studios, safety & care for solvents, canvas & surface preparation, brushes & knives, even varnishing!

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please visit Opus Victoria or contact them at 250‑386‑8133 or toll free 1‑800‑524‑6555 to register.

Deanna Lankin is a Tofino artist and graduate of the Studio Practice and Art Specialist Program at Bealart Institute. After completing her studies, she was naturally drawn to the West Coast and has been painting professionally in Tofino, British Columbia since 2005. Lankin’s style combines the antiquity of classical oil technique with a contemporary palette, focusing on the West Coast landscape and its people.


How to Get Started in Oil Painting
How to Get Started in Oil Painting
How to Get Started in Oil Painting