Acrylic Workshop


*Acrylic Workshop*

Terry Isaac- Wildlife

Friday thru Sunday
May 2,3,4, 2019

$285; deposit required by April 20

9:00am - 4:30pm
Terry is a native of the Northwest but now resides in British Columbia and paints wildlife and landscapes of North America. Terry paints predominately in acrylics and strives to capture not only the characteristics of his subjects, but also the light that surrounds them. He takes a great deal of care to depict both his subjects and their habitats with accuracy. Momma and baby tiger will be the painting subject. Reference photo shown..


David Kitler/Acrylic Wildlife

August 8,9,10, 2019

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

$285 deposit required July 25

9:00am - 4:30pm
David will return from Calgary to teach an acrylic wildlife painting workshop. He will review drawing and painting basics while also teaching his method of applying washes over opaque layers to create realistic images. Attention will be given to choosing the best composition, creating depth and the use of light in your paintings. Learning is further facilitated by live demos, slide shows and a critique of students work. You will need to bring your own wildlife reference material and remember, the better the reference, the better the painting. Also, check




Oil Workshop





$300 includes paint and 1 canvas

deposit required by
9:00am - 5:00pm
Kim will return to Arts Desire after a many years absence and teach his unique techniques featuring these beautiful roses. His special painting surface, paints and odor free mediums are provided and included in the class fee., Just bring your brushes! Painting is on display.


Brian Davis



July 17-21, 2019

deposit required by July 8
9:00am - 4:30pm

Brian Davis is a master floral artist who is coming to teach a 5 day workshop. Brian captures light and shadows as they exist in nature and transfers them to the painting surface with his unique attention to texture to and detail. The May class will be a 16x16 pink rose with dew drops(reference photo shown). A grisaille value study is done before applying color. Check Brian's website at to see the wide array of floral paintings plus gardens and portraits. Also check the Student Comments under the Teacher tab. This is a unique opportunity and class size is limited to 12. Our previous workshops with Brian were great! Also check magazine article at and If necessary Brian will accept payments.



Lyn Lasneski
Thursday Friday, Saturday

June 13,14,15, 2019

deposit required by June 1
9:00am - 4:00pm
Lyn will return to teach a 3 day workshop. Project will be an 18x24 mountain/waterfall. It will be another great learning experience with Lyn.