Learn to Paint

With international artist Peggy Burkosky

About Peggy Burkosky

Peggy Burkosky is a traditional watercolour, illustrator and charcoal/conte portrait artist. Her work has been exhibited throughout Canada, USA, England, Italy, and Japan. For over 40 years she has been refining her work, and now shares her techniques in personal workshops around the world. Click to see Peggy’s Portfolio, for upcoming Workshops, and to read more About Peggy

Peggy’s Portfolio

Click on the thumbnails below to view Peggy’s works in a variety of mediums

Los Ayala New Day by Peggy Burkosky


From the sleepy streets of seaside Mexico to the wilderness of Hokkaido, Japan see scenes from Peggy’s travels.

Learn Watercolour Painting - Seaward From Metlakatla by Peggy Burkosky


A child of British Columbia’s Wild West Coast, Peggy has spent her life on and around the ocean, from voyages with her mariner father to salmon fishing with her husband Bob.

Learn Watercolour Painting - Guayabitos Blanket Seller by Peggy Burkosky


See some of the faces that Peggy has met on her travels and get to know the people from these various cultures.

Learn Watercolour Painting - Red Blue Yellow Flowers by Peggy Burkosky


Peggy’s work uniquely captures light and colors of the natural world. See some of the flora and fauna that have caught her eye.

Workshops starting from
$ 399

Accommodation included!
For all inclusive
Two day workshop

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All you need to bring is appropriate clothing and a willing spirit.


All classes are taught personally by Peggy with plenty of time for 1 on 1 questions.


3 healthy, balanced meals per day sourced from nature’s food store.


Join Peggy in beautiful venues around the world!

  • “Peggy Burkosky is an inspiring art instructor who has taught at The Old School House Arts Centre for nearly ten years.

    Peggy’s students are always motivated by her extraordinary painting demonstrations as well as her wealth of experience.”

    - Corinne James Administrator, The Old School House Arts Centre, Vancouver Island Canada

  • “Peggy is able to simplify watercolour painting to suit the beginner or more advanced painter. Her lessons and demos are inspiring. She is able to teach what each individual needs to know.

    This class is worth taking as many times as you can!”

    - Gail Morton, Port Alberni Parks and Recreation, Vancouver Island Canada

  • “I have had the pleasure of taking a few of Peggy’s classes – watercolour and portrait – and have found her style of teaching to be inspiring and fresh. She takes care to answer any questions and to help with difficulties in the painting.

    She is encouraging to all – newcomers and regulars. I would highly recommend her as your teacher.”

    - Jennifer St Thomas, Port Alberni Parks and Recreation, Vancouver Island Canada

Your adventure into the
world of watercolours begins!

Take a leap and learn to capture nature’s wonder in
beautiful settings with the medium of watercolour.
Pack your brushes and join Peggy on the adventure!

I’ll get packing

Plein Air Painting in Mexico with Peggy Burkosky
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