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Current Works From Japan

Title: Hayama Japan  Medium: Watercolor Size: 11″ H x 14″ W Price Unframed: $400 Cdn Title: Flower Sale – Zushi Japan Medium: Watercolor Size: 14″ H x 11″ W Price Unframed: $400 Cdn Title: Ready to Sail – Hayama Japan  … Read More

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Watercolor Workshop Aug 21, 22 – The Old School House Arts Centre

Registration has opened for end of Summer Classes at The Old School House Arts Tosh Arts Centre Aug 21, 22 Join Peggy Burkosky for an informative 2 day session: “Painting on Site” – Capture mood and simple perspective in outdoor scenes. Note: … Read More

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Peggy Burkosky Exhibit Jun 20 – Jul 22: The Old School House Arts Centre

Peggy Burkosky Exhibit  Jun 20 – Jul 22: The Old School House Arts Centre Qualicum Beach British Columbia Canada Opening Reception Wed June 22 – 2 pm

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Finding Perspective in a Harbor Scene

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Chiba Harbor Tokyo – Watercolor Boat Study

“Chiba Harbor Morning – Tokyo Bay” by Peggy Burkosky Our recent trip to Okinawa Japan had us out sailing through beautiful sub-tropical islands. Out on the water, life has a fabulous way of slipping from the “tyranny of the urgent” to … Read More

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So Many Ways to Paint a Tree in Watercolors!

Regardless of brush-work or contrived ways that we might describe the shape of a tree, it is so helpful to break the study down into values first, so here we have tree shapes studied in terms of darks, mid-values and … Read More

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Fall 2015 Oil Painting Classes

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Fall 2015 Portraiture Classes Nov 3 – Dec 8

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Life in a Painting

In cityscapes, beaches and interiors we can bring a painting to life when we include simple figures that are painted with quick brush strokes, as long as they are in scale with their surroundings. When we paint a person as … Read More

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Distant Figures Examples

Figures Tell a Story

Formal portraiture and figurative drawings that are the direct subject matter in a painting or sketch are a study unto themselves. Learning to draw people can be undertaken sooner than we think in our artistic development. However both beginner students and more … Read More

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