Muses from the artistic world of Sonia Mocnik
April 03,2017
Classes and more

Well, already April 3rd and so much going on!  

My class will begin on April 18th and go until May 23rd.  I am taking on the class from Artist Enda Bardell as she will be travelling Europe during the month of May.  I am very excited to have this opportunity to teach Expressive Watercolors!

Classes are through the West Vancouver Rec Center and the link is on my website.  Our first class will be a Mediterrean Sun Rise and we will be using blues, greys some purple and yellows and orange to show the sun's reflections on the water.  We will work with everyone's pallette and talk about color theory to help us be as "expressive" as possible.

 https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/westvanrec/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=painting: expressive watercolours&IsAdvanced=False&ddlSortBy=Activity name&DaysOfWeek=0000000&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&NumberOfItemsPerPage=20&IsSearch=true

April 20th will be the Cherry Blossom Paint Out at VanDusen Gardens.  Arist Jan Poynter has taken over the continuation of this event from Artist Alfonso Tejada.  He is away in Europe for lots of painting adventures.  Jan is hosting the paint out as well as 11 artists including Jan will have a Gallery Show at VanDusen that opens that day at 4pm.

Plein Air PAINT OUT & PICNIC  April 20th 10am-3pm

            Everyone is welcome to join the fun to sketch & paint (no instruction, competition or display) for a day that includes admission to the Gardens and a Petal Picnic. (Entrance fee $10 Picnic $20 pre-register)  
Bring your own materials, a folding chair and suitable clothing for a creative & inspiring day outside. 

This is part of the BC Plein Air Artists Exhibition at VanDusen Gardens. You can go to the VanDussen site and click on this event which will take you to the eventbrite site to purchase your ticket.  The Paint Out registration is $9.99 and the event including the lunch is $30.  You are welcome to bring your own lunch to this event.

May 7th is the Opus Art Supplies Outdoor Painting Challenge Event will be a great day of plein air with lots of fun and prizes This is the 6th Annivesary for this event.  You can register online at opusartsupplies/opc or on the day of the event.

I will teaching at the Tapestry Wesbrook for two classes during May.  I taught here last summer and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and the wonderful participants.

May will also be the first of exhibits I will be participating in with the Vancouver Sketch Club.  We will be showing at the Unitarian Church, where I had my solo show last year.

Sunday June 11th,  11am-6pm mark the date for my next show and sale with 17 other well established Vancouver Artists.  The Mid Main Art Fair will take place on 15th and Main and it will be an incredible event.  Come join us and say hi - you will probably not be able to leave without a little something! 

midmainart.com

June will also begin the outdoor sketching with the Vancouver Sketch Club...keep watching my blog!


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