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4-5 September 2021 (9:30AM-3:30PM each day) (FULL, please email to be placed on the waitlist)
Plein Air Workshop, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
This 2-day workshop is in-person and will take place completely outdoors. I will be demoing and going over all of the basics of sketching, composition, value, and brushwork, as well as making full use of the one-on-one time to address the issues that you find most challenging in the field and are specific to your practice. This 2-day workshop is open to all level of painters working in oil or acrylic. Exact locations TBD. Max 8 participants
Please contact me directly to register:

19-24 September 2021
Plein Air Retreat at Flying U Ranch, 70 Mile House, BC, Canada
Please click here for more information, This retreat is offered through the Federation of Canadian Artists but you do not need to be a member to attend!

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"I will definitely take another workshop from Maria. Her skill and knowledge are exceptional. I loved taking the workshop via zoom. The workshop lasted 3 full days and started at 9 am. A bonus is that I did not have to get up till 7am the first day, and 8 am the other two days. Once I was set up to paint, it was easy - everything was within arms reach. We had a critique each day, and at the end of the course, we reviewed our progress overall. Amazing. Maria gave really good critiques. So glad I took the class."
-Dorothy D., Burnaby, BC

"Loved the online workshop! I had so much fun and learned so much!!
-Diane G., North Vancouver, BC