Painting in Oils with Knives with Ken Campbell (Sep)

September 20 to October 25, 2019

Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm  6 sessions
Please register by September 13, 2019


Instructor: Ken Campbell

Learning simple design and textures for knife-painting methods Painting with knife (a.k.a. ‘palette’ knife) focuses on alla prima application of paint in simple sheets of textured colour. Special attention to reduce subject to textured silhouettes and play with simultaneous contrasts to evoke natural effects. Demos and one-on-one guiding students through step-by-step creation of paintings in oils on canvas. Features demos, hands-on painting, one-on-one, critique, handouts and talks.

Ken is one of our most treasured instructors and has a host of great information and direction to share with students.  His popular classes have created a huge following as students move through his series, and become proud and accomplished artists and these small classes at the Coast Collective insure that students get much individual attention.

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‘KNIFE PAINTING’ is part of Ken Campbell’s fine art FOUNDATION PAINTING SERIES that teaches professional style painting. Each course is over 17 hours of class time plus assignments that focus on learning traditional painting skills in a step-by-step fun way.

Developed for small classes, based on years of art college teaching and professional studio practice, the goal is to have students producing dynamic paintings over the course.

Ken Campbells’ FOUNDATION DRAWING SERIES includes:
1. Drawing Fundamentals (NOTE: this course is a prerequisite for all drawing courses)
2. Architectural Drawing
3. Gestural Portrait Drawing
4. Figure Drawing
5. Drawing in Paint

1. Oil Painting for the Absolutely Terrified (oil)
2. Knife Painting (oil or acrylic)
3. Painting after the Masters: Group of Seven (oil or acrylic)
4. Painting After the Masters: Illustrator Bernie Fuchs (oil or acrylic)

Learn more about Ken Campbell

Workshop entrance on Wale Rd
Parking beneath building


Sep 20 2019 - Oct 25 2019


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm




103-318 Wale Road, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Coast Collective Mailing Address

132-328 Wale Rd
Victoria, BC  V9B 0J8

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