5th Annual Plein Air Painting Workshop on Bowen Island with Sheree Jones

Explore Bowen Island with me and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.


Date: Saturday July 14th 10am – 4pm & Sunday July 15th 10am – 4pm

Location: The Lodge at the Old Dorm, Bowen Island

Costs: $275.00 plus optional B & B accommodation at  The Lodge at the Old Dorm, Bowen Island

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STEPPING UP & OUT ! with Jan Poynter

Plein Air & Painting with Acrylics with JAN POYNTER

Learn to work quickly and confidently on location or “in studio” (outdoor marquee) in these workshops with Jan Poynter on beautiful Bowen Island!


Sat, June 4, 11:00 am- 5:00 pm $125 +tax
Sun, June 5, 11:00 am- 5:00 pm $125 +tax

Location: Bowen Island, BC

Costs: $125 Cdn +tax


BOWEN ISLAND 2 days of workshop June 4 & 5

Professional illustrator and passionate plein air artist Jan Poynter visits Bowen Island for two days of lively demonstrations, great tips and easy exercises to help the intermediate-to-advanced painter step out and up in their practice.

These workshops take place at the home of David van Berckel, owner of Opus Art Supplies, a peaceful setting ideal for a weekend of plein air painting. Bold landscape and colorful garden studies will be featured in this unique location, a garden setting featuring a wonderful variety of flora and structures surrounded by forest and sky.

Jan will share her energetic and enthusiastic knowledge with informative demonstrations and individual attention. These 1 day workshops each contain unique material and are designed to benefit those who wish to attend one or both days.

Art materials are NOT included – Click to download Supplies List

Full info at: http://opusartsupplies.com/JanPoynter-BowenWorkshops

NOTE: Students can register for Saturday, Sunday or BOTH.
NOTE: accommodation is NOT included. Lunch will be provided.
Each workshop is limited to 10 participants so don’t delay, register today!




Contact OPUS at 604 435 9991 ext. 1 or toll-free at 1 800 663 6953 ext 1
(Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm) to register. Visa or MC payments accepted.

cost does not include materials – Click to download Supplies List

A light lunch will be served – let us know if you have any food restrictions,

Please be advised that this location has steep and sloping terrain on a private property that is not wheelchair accessible nor suitable for those needing a cane or a walker.

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Bowen Island Plein Air II with Sheree Jones

Date: July 12- 13th, 2014

Location: Bowen Island

Time: 9am to 4pm

Cost: $150

Description:  This two day weekend workshop will provide you with the basics of drawing, colour mixing and composition. Through demonstration, handouts and group discussions you will learn techniques used by plein air painters around the world.

Explore a favourite gulf island and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.

Registration: Space is limited, please calll Sheree Jones at 604.980.0855 or email her directly at shereeljones@hotmail.com

See more of Sheree’s works at the Gallery at Artisan Square, Bowen Island, from June 25th to July 20th, 2014.