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Painted Poetry:

Sat. October 23rd - Sat. October 23rd Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Ladysmith BC (All Ages)
10:00am - 12:30pm
Other Dates / Times
Sep. 25, 2021 10:00am
Oct. 2, 2021 10:00am
Oct. 9, 2021 10:00am
Oct. 16, 2021 10:00am
Join poet John Edwards and painter Leona Petrak for a series of six creative development sessions. Use landscape images held within your memory to create new personal poetry and paintings. We will connect different ways of exploring and expressing a theme, and this class is suitable for all experience levels. The instructors will lead you in using memory during the creative process to foster your authentic personal voice in both visual art and the written word. Produce thoughtful and mature works that fall far from the cliché.

Each class will also introduce a new set of principles for painting and creating a specific genre of poem. Personal attention will be consistently available to students throughout the process.

Recommended Materials List:
a sketchbook (minimum 9” x 12”)
a canvas (suggested 16" x 20")
favourite writing and drawing tools (such as pens, pencils, felt pens)
brushes (1” and round #10, suggested synthetic)
acrylic paints (personal choice of colours)

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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division