Category Archives: Donna’s Art Studio

“Beyond the Evergreens” painting class

“Beyond the EvergreensSaturday,  March 25th. A Study of Depth in paintings. Will show how to create distance and depth, as well as  doing bushes, (instead of making “mud” when layering) and more advanced evergreens. (notice how they turn upward, not downward)? More realistic like our local trees. Painting using the “wet on wet” Oil painting method, finished in ONE DAY!
$90 includes ALL supplies and paints, including 16X20 deluxe Gotrick canvas. Carlo is the Artist/Instructor.  Time: 9am-4pm
This is still considered a Beginner class. Call 250-785-6595 or 261-8442 or send an email to: to register.
Class limit, maximum of 6 Students so we can give lots of “one on one”.

New Season of Classes at Donna’s Arts Studio

Donna’s Art Studio will be having several Art Workshops in January. Here is the information along with the pictures of the paintings we will be completing. Preregistration a must!
Contact number: 250-785-6595        email:
“Lakeview” (Beginner level-ages 12+)
Time: 10am-5pm
Saturday, January 9, 2016…..Workshop by Certified Art Instructor Jerson Bulatao.
Learn to oil paint a beautiful mountain reflected into a lake
Cost: $90 includes 16″x20″ canvas and all supplies. Finished in one day!
“Beginner Encaustics”   (ages 14+)
Wednesday, January 13, 2016…Encaustic Instructor Irene Gut will supply irons and wax for this workshop. Each Student will make 4-5 cards. Time: 6:pm to 8:30   Cost:$45
“Calla Lily” (Intermediate Level-16+)
Friday, January 15, 2016….6-9pm  prep for class     Learn to oil paint a beautiful Calla Lily.
Saturday, January 16, 201610am-3pm   Class with Certified Art Instructor Donna Folk.
Cost: $90 includes 16″x20″ canvas and all supplies.
“Rivers Edge” (Beginner Level 14+)
Time: 10am-5pm
Saturday, January 23, 2016Workshop by Certified Art Instructor Jerson Bulatao.
Jerson will show you how to oil paint a trees on the rivers edge scene.
Cost: $90 includes 16″x20″ canvas and all supplies. Finished in one day!
“Taking Flight” (Beginner Level 14+)
Friday, January 29, 2016…Prep for class-6:30-9:00 pm
Saturday, January 30, 201610am-5pm    With Artist Sharon McKinney who will show you how to paint a Mallard duck as it takes flight.
Cost: $80 includes 11″x14″canvas and all supplies. Finished in one day!

Painting & Drawing at Donna’s Arts Studio

In her 10th year of giving art classes, certified art instructor Donna Folk, once again has a busy and varied schedule of classes this fall. Donna’s Art Studio will offer one day workshops in watercolour, oils, pen and ink and encaustics. The classes are popular and fill up fast so pre-registration and a deposit are a must to save a spot. For more information see the attached poster Fall Classes 2014, the website or contact Donna at And remember, ANYONE CAN DO THIS, even if you have never picked up a brush before.

Painting Classes at Donna’s Art Studio

Donna's Art Studio and the Oil Painters of the Peace will be offering a variety of painting classes in the coming months.  For more information contact Donna at 250-785-6595   E-mail:


Saturday January 19 will be a Watercolour class given my Janis Herbison of Hummingbird Fine Art in Hudson Hope, BC. She will be doing a double class, so you have a choice of “Maple Leaf Study” or “Mt. Robsin Wreck”. This is a one day workshop, (9-5) showing many different techniques. At the end of the day the picture will be completed. Janis also custom makes frames and liners so anyone who wants to have their painting framed, she can have it done before you leave the class! Cost of class, which includes all supplies (frames extra) is $70.
Saturday January 26 will be a class in Pysanky-Ukrainian Egg Decorating. Debra McKay will take you through this class x20″showing age old techniques. Debra supplies all the materials, dyes, waxes, cotton, and special tools, as well as a stand and small case to carry the egg in. This is a very rare artform, which may be a once in a lifetime experience. Cost of class, including all supplies $50.
Friday February 1 is a Pro-D, no school for kids so we offer a BEGINNER oil painting class for parents and kids. The class is called “Night Scene” and will be completed in one day.Frames and framing is available at extra cost.  Art class for aged 8+. All supplies, brushes, materials including an 11″X14″ canvas is included in the cost of $60. Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Adults welcome to take the class as well.
Saturday February 2 will be another class by Debra McKay, same as above. These are BEGINNER classes for ages 12+. Closer to Easter we will be offering an advanced classes only for those that have taken a beginner class.
Monday February 11– our new civic holiday, Family Day. This class is for families to paint together. eg mom and dad with child, grandparents and grandchildren. We will be painting “Fishing at Charlie Lake”. Children 10 and under will paint with the help of an adult, older children can paint by themself if they choose. Adults can choose to help, or can paint their own picture. Cost includes all supplies and a 16″X20″ canvas PLUS a free floater frame, including the framing for $75.
Saturday February 23 will be a Watercolour class given my Janis Herbison of Hummingbird Fine Art in Hudson Hope, BC. She will be doing a single class called ” Colours of Fall” This is a one day workshop, (9-5) showing landscape techniques. At the end of the day the picture will be completed. Cost of class, including all supplies: $70. Janis will be bringing frames for those that want to take  home a totally finished, framed painting.