Acrylic Painting – Fundamentals

Every Tuesday, Mar 8 – Mar 29, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, online via Zoom
Instructor: Tony O’Regan
This online course will guide you through basic techniques to create colourful art subjects, such as landscapes and reflective lakes. The 4 sessions consist of thorough demonstrations and are appropriate for beginner to intermediate level students. Includes two months of further access to Tony O’Regan’s website so you can review videos of demos at your own speed and convenience after the end of the course. Materials are not included – list on request
$95 (tax included)

Acrylic Painting – Still Life Florals

Every Tuesday, April 5 – April 26, 2022, 7:00-9:00pm, online, via Zoom

Instructor: Tony O’Regan

Flowers have always been a favourite subject for painters. Gesture, Contour, Silhouette, Light and Shadow are among several highly interesting techniques you will learn to create beautiful floral paintings. The 4 sessions consist of thorough demonstrations. Some prior experience with acrylic painting is recommended.  Includes two months of further access to Tony O’Regan’s website so you can review videos of demos at your own speed and convenience after the end of the course.   Materials are not included –  list on request.

$95 (tax included)

Acrylic Painting – Coastal Scenes

Every Tuesday, May 10 – May 31,  7:00 – 9:00 pm, online via Zoom

Instructor: Tony O’Regan

In this online course, you will learn techniques to depict rocky shores and ocean and beach scenes, creating paintings of our beautiful coast. Some prior experience with acrylic painting is recommended. The 4 sessions consist of thorough demonstrations. Includes two months of further access to Tony O’Regan’s website so you can review videos of demos at your own speed and convenience after the end of the course. Materials are not included – list on request.

$95 (tax included)

Acrylic Painting – Approaches to Abstraction

Every Tuesday, Jun 7 – Jun 28,  7:00 – 9:00 pm, online via Zoo

Instructor: Tony O’Regan

Abstract painting has been a powerful influence on modern artists. In this course, you will learn many design-focused techniques and processes for addressing this exciting genre. Gesture, Line, Space, Tonality and other ways of seeing will provide a useful perceptual ‘toolkit’ for approaching the abstract in painting. Some prior experience with acrylic painting is recommended. Includes two months of further access to Tony O’Regan’s website so you can review videos of demos at your own speed and convenience after the end of the course. Materials are not included – list on request.

$95 (tax included)

Painting the Rocky Mountains Series- Semiahmoo

Rockies Session 1: Acrylic and Water Colour, May 2, 2021

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 1: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 1 of 4 { May 2  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 1: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 2 of 4 { May 2  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 1: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 3 of 4 { May 2  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 1: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 4 of 4 { May 2  2021}

Rockies Session 2: Acrylic and Water Colour, May 9, 2021

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 2: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part B – Acrylic & Water Colour, 1 of 5 { May 9,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 2: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part B – Acrylic & Water Colour, 2 of 5 { May 9,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 2: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part B – Acrylic & Water Colour, 3 of 5 { May 9,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 2: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part B – Acrylic & Water Colour, 4 of 5 { May 9,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 2: MOUNT RUNDLE, Part B – Acrylic & Water Colour, 5 of 5 { May 9,  2021}

Rockies Session 2: Acrylic and Water Colour, May 9, 2021

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 3: MORAINE LAKE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 1 of 5 { May 16,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 3: MORAINE LAKE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 2 of 5 { May 16,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 3: MORAINE LAKE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 3 of 5 { May 16,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 3: MORAINE LAKE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 4 of 5 { May 16,  2021}

ROCKIES, SEMIAHMOO – Session 3: MORAINE LAKE, Part A – Acrylic & Water Colour, 5 of 5 { May 16,  2021}

Painting Rocky Mountains Series

4 ONLINE Classes – Sundays: May 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2021

Learn to paint Mountains with Art Master Tony O’Regan! Tony is a painter and teacher with 20 years experience teaching across Vancouver and at the University of BC. Semiahmoo Arts will be hosting his new course ‘Painting Canada’s Majestic Rocky Mountains’. In this class you will learn to paint the scenic wonders of Western Canada; Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks and Mount Rundle in Banff.

The processes and techniques for addressing mountain terrain, snow and lakes, will be demonstrated and addressed in this exciting online workshop. Both watercolor and acrylic are demonstrated and artists are welcome to work in either of these mediums. Class is at the intermediate level, so some previous experience is recommended.  The demos are video-recorded by the instructor and will be available for streaming on his Website, so participants can review and practice after each class. Since the class is presented via Zoom, some experience with Zoom is recommended.

Online class via zoom

$99.5 (tax incl.)

Sundays 2:00PM – 4:00PM

May 2, 9, 16, 23 (4 Classes)

Tony is a White Rock resident and holds a Masters in Environmental Design, as well as a 4-year Honors Diploma in Painting with 20 years teaching at major universities.


Participants supply own materials, list to be provided.

Painting Mountains, Lakes, & Trees

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Painting Mountains, Lakes, & Trees Series

FEBRUARY 7-28, 2021

This is an online Zoom video course for those who wish to paint the scenic wonder of Western Canada. We will paint reflective lakes, rocky shores, forest and mountains. Some experience in either watercolor or acrylic is recommended, but all drawing, color mixing, and painting is thoroughly demonstrated by well-known instructor Tony O’Regan. Videos of all the lessons will be posted for a few months on his website if you wish to review the lessons.

The course is on four Sundays from 2-4 pm, beginning February 7th through to February 28th.
Participants supply own materials, list to be provided.

Tony is a White Rock resident and holds a Masters in Environmental Design , as well as a 4-year Honors Diploma in Painting with 20 years teaching at major universities.

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