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HOW TO Oil Painting Final Touches – Leaving your Mark

“Zamami Harbor Boats” by Peggy Burkosky Here we have the completed oil painting “Zamami Harbor Boats” with it’s final design checks in place. We consider all the design principles: unity, conflict, dominance, balance, repetition, alternation, gradation and harmony. All of … Read More

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Painting Workshop – May 19 2018 Plein Air Paintout

Painting Workshop Join Peggy Burkosky AFCA for a 1 Day Outdoor Painting Intensive Workshop Sat May 19, 2018 – 9:30 am to 4:30 pm $175 Call now to book a spot Cathouse Gallery 5320 Island Hwy W
 Qualicum Beach, BC … Read More


You’re Invited – Would You Attend a Painting Workshop in Your Region?

I’d like to hear from you! There are many ways that you can learn how to paint better, get started again if you’ve been putting it off or start from no experience, especially with all the books, online classes, magazines, DVDs … Read More


Ultimate Painting Trip With THE TRAVELLING BRUSH

Talk about the Perfect Art Experience in the last post discussion on art destination travelling and marketing, how can I not be excited about my highlight of the year: May 2018 I join  The Travelling Brush and their upcoming Croatia painting excursion. Travelling Brush … Read More

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Why Paint Outdoors?

Painting outdoors “en plein air” is a commitment. You pack all of your art gear and head for the hills come good weather or bad. Hopefully you have narrowed down your gear to the bare minimum of what you need, … Read More


Are YOU the Perfect Art Experience Destination?

Good news for artists! Surely you’ve noticed the new trend that consumers are looking for: experience. It’s not just the millenials that prefer buying organic and fair trade, swapping their luxury goods for sustainable ones and searching for experiences that … Read More


Wet Wild Watercolour Demo

Recently painters from the Nanoose Bay Art Group in Nanoose BC CANADA requested a demonstration that had a west coast tidal pool feel to it. That opened up a chance to demonstrate reflective pools, wet sand, rocks, waves, trees and … Read More


Moving Water Watercolour Demo – Crofton Group BC CANADA

Here’s the second demo in our Crofton Art Group watercolour workshop April 2018. Thanks again to Evie Frisby for taking such excellent notes which I’ll post again here. Here is a good example of letting watercolour be watercolour. Since it … Read More


Lotus Pond Watercolour Demo – Crofton Group BC CANADA

Here’s a great re-cap of this “Lotus Pond – Kyoto Japan” watercolour demonstration (thank you Evie Frisby). She has done a wonderful job of taking notes and I couldn’t say it any better. Here’s the finish:   “Lotus Pond – … Read More

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An Artist “Beckoned by the Sea” – Women Living & Working the Cascadia Coastline

“Cleaning the Catch” by Peggy Burkosky We all have a sense of the unique history of a coastal lifestyle and heritage that is at our doorstep here in British Columbia. Sylvia Taylor‘s newly released and already at the “top-of-the-charts” best-seller … Read More


Travelling Brush in Hand – September 2017

We’re gearing up for a great hands-on painting workshop right around the corner – this coming Sept 15, 16 17 at Phoenix Art Workshops in Richmond BC Canada and it’s not too late to contact these great folks to sign up. … Read More

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Peggy Burkosky “Lighting and Mood in Street Scenes” Phoenix Art Workshop Sept 15 – 17

Phoenix Art Workshop Weekend Workshops This is the first in a series of Weekend workshops introducing some extraordinary guest instructors. The workshops will feature a Friday night lecture and demonstration, followed by a two day workshop. Our first artist is … Read More