Creative freedom, art skill,  joy & nature connection are deepened through painting with the living world.

  Classes & camps build life-long painting skills based on natural principles, and support authentic, heartful expression. Exciting creative explorations use a fresh dynamic sensory approach to painting, ideal for art loving youth and adults who want to stretch their art wings, naturally.

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**Upcoming 2022 Course offerings.**

WINTER 2022

NEW!  Adult Nature Paint Classes

Art play in the studio

Painting in the garden

Painting in the garden

 

 

 

In these dynamic paint with nature sessions you will create with the living world and your wild heart.
Try out some of the following: Japanese Sumingashi marbling, acrylic pours, alcohol inks, watercolour finger painting with sounds, textures, patterns of birds, shadows clouds, the wind … Spirograph, spin drawing, gelli plate acrylic printing, collage, nature self portraits, plant pigments, mandalas, string art, cold wax play, to the name a few.
Feel free to experiment, find your unique expression, play & explore or give yourself much needed space and time to go deep into materials you already know & love.
Designed for both beginners and confident creatives, paint encounters invite fresh joyful exploration of nature, materials and processes. Flow, spin, tune in, touch in, explore pattern, be spontaneous, as you ignite a painting practice to call your own.
Two day Paint Retreats
Creative freedom, joy and nature connection are deepened through painting with the living world.

In these studio, forest and garden classes, learn fresh painting techniques based on natural principles, that build life-long painting skill and support authentic, heartful expression. Ideal for curious creatives and well seasoned artists alike, join us to stretch your art wings naturally.

Two Day Paint Retreats
Sat/Sun Jan 22, 23. 10-4, $325
Bring a journal, your lunch, snacks & water.
Or
Sat/Sun Jan 29/30. 10-4, $325
Bring a journal, your lunch, snacks & water.

 

Call Lisa
250 538 2251
Email llipsett@me.com

COVID protocols in place for your safety.

Monday Mornings 10-12 $325  (drop in $65/class) all materials provided.

Jan 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21

Bring a journal, your lunch, snacks & water.

Call 250 537 9785 or Contact me for info.

Monday Afternoons 2-4 $325  (drop in $65/class) all materials provided.

Jan 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21

Bring a journal, your lunch, snacks & water.

Call 250 537 9785 or Contact me for info.

Monday Evenings 6-8 $325  (drop in $65/class), all materials provided.

Jan 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21

Bring a journal, your lunch, snacks & water.

Call 250 537 9785 or Contact me for info.

 

Custom classes available for small groups of friends and family.
Flexible options- self-design a series or do a single session.
Give the gift of Art. Gift certificates available.
Call 250 537 9785 or Contact me for info.
 

I will continue exploring this wonderful world of expression you taught me. I am very grateful.

WINTER Nature Art Classes for Kids

 

7 Friday sessions, 10-2 pm
Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, March 4, 18

Time 10-2 pm

Drop in $65, 4 classes $240, All 7 sessions $375

This exciting nature inspired series of art classes is for kids 7+ who love to make art. With two fine art studios and a good sized outdoor area for nature connection and exploration, young artists are introduced to fresh art projects  each class. While still being loads of fun, art skills and techniques are finely tuned. Personalized projects, lots of 1:1 instructional time, and access to tons of real art materials, all strengthen unique creative expression. The focus will be on developing drawing & painting confidence, creative resilience and passion for artful expression.

Each class has a nature based theme like Texture, Flow, Light, Spin, & Movement, that weaves throughout. Sun prints, spirographs, stamp making, swing drawing, mandalas, group painting, ink play, string drawing, touch painting, gelli prints and creative nature connection watercolour using the senses are some of the highlighted art techniques. Materials include natural pigments, acrylic, dried flowers, watercolour, pastel, graphite, permanent markers, gouache, copper leaf, air dry clay, fabric, alcohol & acrylic inks.

Art happens in the garden, forest and studio at 600 Fulford-Ganges Rd.

For more info
Call 250 537 9785 or email llipsett@me.com for more info and to register.

NOTE: Each student will have their own dedicated workspace and art encounters will happen outdoors as much as possible to support Covid safety.

Art Abundance

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Beauiful art

Beautiful art

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 Teen Nature Art Camp for youth 12+

Teen nature art camp

Same great nature painting, drawing and print making encounters but with a more sophisticated and independent vibe!

Spaces filling quickly.

Please contact me- llipsett@me.com or text 250 538 2251 or call 250 537 9785 for more info and to register.

Lisa LipsettNature Art Classes & Camps 2022