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Contemporary Still Life
Contemporary Still Life

Wed, Jul 10



Contemporary Still Life

Learn to set up and depict a modern still life with contemporary flair.

Time & Location

Jul 10, 2024, 10:00 a.m. PDT – Jul 11, 2024, 3:00 p.m. PDT

Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada

About the Event

Embrace a modern perspective on the traditional subject of still life for both acrylic and oil painters. Discover the joy of crafting vibrant and dynamic still life compositions through contemporary methods. Classes center on constructing personal still life setups and reinterpreting iconic works from art history. Beginners are encouraged to join. Learn more about your instructor at

Materials List:

  • Mixed media sketchbook
  • 1 - 2 painting supports - Your choice of canvas or wood panel, minimum size 16 x 20 inches (prepared and ready for paint)
  • Brushes: bring a range of your favourite brushes, including #6 and #14 flat brushes
  • Pencil and sharpener
  • Fine tip Sharpie
  • Ruler
  • Masking tape
  • Shop towel or paper towel
  • Water bucket or mineral spirits container
  • Palette
  • Palette knife

Paint and Medium (Your choice of oil or acrylic)

  • Titanium White
  • Burnt Umber
  • Black
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Ultramarine Blue or Cobalt
  • Napthol Red or Cadmium Red
  • Hansa Yellow or Cadmium Yellow
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Ultramarine Violet
  • Phathalo Green

For Acrylic:

  • Gloss medium (Golden Gloss Glazing Liquid is excellent)

For Oil:

  • Stand oil or Galkyd Gel
  • Odourless mineral spirits
  • Brushes - Please bring a range of your favourite brushes, including #6 and #14 flat brushes


  • Registration




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