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Moving to Abstraction
Moving to Abstraction

Sat, May 06


Leduc Arts Foundry

Moving to Abstraction

with Lori Sokoluk $260 members / $275 non-members

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Time & Location

May 06, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – May 07, 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Leduc Arts Foundry, Leduc Recreation Centre, 4330 Black Gold Dr, Leduc, AB T9E 3C3, Canada

About the event

This is a two date workshop:

May 6 & 7 2023

10 am - 5 pm


  • Member $260.00
  • Non-Member $275.00

Are you interested in painting more (or completely) abstractly? This workshop will help you shift your mindset through exercises, practice, and guidance. You'll come away knowing ways to start, develop, and complete an abstract painting.


The demonstration will be done using acrylics and possibly some watercolours, but students can work in acrylics, oils, or watercolors. It is recommended students bring just one of these media types.

To Bring:

  • Palette or disposable palette paper
  • Paints: acrylic, oil, or watercolour (bring at least 10 colours of your choice) Hairdryer (if working in watercolour)​ Palette knife (if working in oils or acrylic)
  • Brushes (Recommended one small round with a point, plus a few favorite wider brushes up to 1.5" wide of any shape)
  • 2 water containers
  • Rags; Terry towel; Sponge
  • Apron or painting clothes
  • 12 pieces of paper or canvas pad for exercises (6"x8" to 12"x16")
  • 2 canvas/canvas panel/wood panel/paper (12"x12" to 20"x20")
  • Sketchbook (5"x7" or larger) and pencil for quick sketching
  • Sketchbook/notebook for taking notes
  • A few photographs that you might like to work from for the 'abstracted from external source' work


  • Floor easel
  • Drawing tools
  • Stencils/Scratching tools


  • Photo for reference material
  • Mixed media crayons and inks
  • Example paintings.


  • 2 hours

    Day 1 - Morning

  • 4 hours

    Day 1 - Afternoon

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