Workshops at the retreat, caterered to adults.
Workshops are regularly scheduled at Hidden Creek. Please contact us directly if you have a group of individuals interested in a workshop and/or retreat. We can custom tailor your retreat to your groups' desires.
Watercolour Without Fear - Saturday July 20, 10am - 4pm
Approach watercolour with confidence, with instructor Don Konrad.
An all day workshop at Hidden Creek Arts Centre, exploring this time-honoured medium
with easy to understand instruction. Participants will explore, through creative exercises,
ways to use colour and turn ideas into interesting compositions; emphasis will be on
The workshop will touch on basic techniques and methods as they apply to:
• Colour mixing
• Tonal Values
• Preliminary Studies and Sketching
• Individual Landscape Paintings
Resident Instructor Don Konrad, has taught art and conducted many workshops in
eastern and western Canada. For the past five years, he has been a Guest Staff
Watercolour Instructor for Holland-America Cruise lines painting in Europe, South
America, Caribbean, South Pacific as well as Florida and Alaska and many ports in
Having recently moved to Nelson, Don is sharing his knowledge and experience at
Hidden Creek for the first time.
DATE: Saturday, July 20, 2019
TIME: 10am to 4pm
PLACE: Hidden Creek Arts Centre
COST: $70. (includes boat transportation)
Material list to follow - upon registration.
Please be at the public wharf (Prestige) at 9:30 am for the 10 minute boat trip to
Grohman Narrows. Life jackets will be provided. Mobility to board a motorboat and for
the short walk to the retreat centre is essential.
To register, call 250.505.9035 or e-mail: email@example.com to
register. Limited to 8 participants so register early.
Note: Please bring your own lunch (full kitchen is available). Snacks, tea and coffee will
For more information, please call 250.505.9035