Sunday May 19, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tour Location: Penticton Meeting Place: Shatford Centre, Room 108 - 760 Main St, Penticton, BC V2A 5E2
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Tour 66 – The Meadowlark Deconstructed: An Art Workshop with Alex Fong

Tickets closed for this year, thank you!

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Description Of This Tour

Here’s a chance to create your own Meadowlark in yellow, blue, red or even hot pink! Join 2019 Meadowlark featured artist Alex Fong in this fun and informal workshop. Using a blend of watercolours and acrylics, Alex will give step-by-step instruction taking participants through the process of creating a Western Meadowlark, while encouraging you to express your own individual creativity. There should be plenty of time to brush up on your bulrushes! You can also try your hand at a variety of other backgrounds available to choose from or bring your own inspirational image to work from. Participants must bring their own art supplies. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE WELCOME!

  • Watercolour Paint Suggestions: Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Alizarin Crimson, Raw Sienna, Cerulean Blue, Cobalt Blue, Ultramine Blue, Sap Green, Hookers Green, Cadmium Rd, Cadmium Yellow, Yellow Ochre
  • Acrylic Paint Suggestions: Titanium White, Metalic Gold, Bronze, Copper, Various Colours, Liquitex softbody, FW liquid acrylic inks
  • Brush Suggestions: 1/8”, ¼”, ½”, 1” square Aquarelle, rounds (all sizes), rigger long bristle, 3” Hake or wide bristle brush
  • Paper Suggestions: arches / WC Board (or personal preference) any size, soaked (approx..10 minutes), stretched WC paper
  • Other Supplies: Large palette (preferably white), large pail, small plastic containers (approx. 2 oz) paper towel, blow dryer, cosmetic sponge
Please be prepared for all sorts of weather – hot, sunny, windy, cold and rain too! Dress in layers and bring all-weather clothing, sunscreen, a sun hat, sturdy hiking footwear, a snack and at least 1 litre of water for all tours and events. For longer walks and hikes you will need at least 2 litres of water, as well as snacks and a bagged lunch (if not provided). Cameras, binoculars and plant and bird field guides are optional but add to your enjoyment. Please note any additional items to bring if applicable for your tour.


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Tour Details

Difficulty Level: 0

Price: $85.00

+ Price Includes: Light Lunch and a Glass of Wine (19+ only; non-alcoholic beverages also available)

 Max Group: 20

Additional Items To Bring

  • Please see art supply list in the description above.


Location: Penticton

Meeting Place: Shatford Centre

Transportation: None

Age Permitted