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Artist's Journey with Watercolours

May 28 - Jun 1, 2014

Presented by: David McEown

  • The Arts


Explore the magical flowing spontaneity and essential techniques of this travel friendly medium. Discover painting as a form of meditation and “seeing”, allowing you to capture the moment with paper and brush.
  • Explore painting as a form of meditation and play
  • Learn perception exercises that help you paint directly from nature
  • Enhance your way of “seeing” and connectedness to our environment
  • Uncover the secret hydrodynamics of paint on paper
  • Play with brush work manipulation of the “bead” to define form
  • Learn to mix colours to create the colours you observe
  • Discover techniques for achieving likeness and proportion
  • Develop a visual vocabulary when painting from your imagination
  • Tools, colours and materials are simplified for profound results with minimum equipment.
Capture the moment on paper as you paint outdoors inspired by the wondrous beauty of Cortes Island. 
All levels welcome!


David McEown is an award winning, world travelled watercolourist and teacher for the past 25 years.

TUITION: $495 CDN / 4 nights  (meals & accommodation extra)