Every Friday (4 weeks),
April 22nd - May 13th
1.00 PM - 4.00 PM (PDT) via Zoom
In this 4 week traditional drawing workshop, you will study and learn to draw several masterpieces from great European sculpture collections while gleaning solid visual lessons in portraiture and figurative measuring, anatomy, volumetric representation and finishing.
Every Wednesday (6 weeks),
May 18th - June 22nd
2.00 PM - 4.00 PM (PDT) via Zoom
We start this mentorship program with an evaluation of your current status, as well as an introduction to everyone in the group. Kit will discuss short and long term goals with you, which will define next steps on your artistic journey. Start your mentorship journey now!
Every Tuesday (6 weeks),
May 31st - July 5th
6.00 PM - 8.30 PM (PDT) via Zoom
We proudly present our summer professional development program to support artists in all aspects of creating a livelihood from their talent, skill and inventiveness. Course topics include: Writing your artist statement & CV, pricing strategies, taxation - and more!
June 29th - August 3rd
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM (PDT) via Zoom
If you're looking for an accessible way to re-invigorate your practice, share in your challenges and get professional, live feedback on your artwork, FCA Online Mentorships are an excellent investment in your practice. This program is suitable for advanced painters, who have a few years of experience.
Rent Video (48hr streaming period): $30
Buy Video (stream anytime): $65
Enjoy the Federation's first self-produced educational video "Still Life Painting" with Lalita Hamill. This 1hr 40min video walks you through the steps of setting up a still life and creating an underpainting, and provides you with advice on color mixing and color application.
Saturday & Sunday,
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM on Granville Island
Painting outdoors can be overwhelming and an approach is needed to break the process into bite sized chunks. The act of producing a painting from a living, breathing, changing environment is much different than painting in the studio - harder, yet well worth the pursuit, and infinitely rewarding.