Saturdays, June 8-29, 2019 (9-1:30), 16 hours

Instructor: Carmelo Sortino


Explore the properties and texture of oil painting in this 4-week introductory workshop. This workshop will allow you to effectively ease into the medium of oil. You will learn how to prepare a canvas, explore colour theory and how to effectively put together a composition.

Carmelo Sortino is a self-taught artist who has developed a successful painting career since coming to North America in the 1970s. His larger than life paintings are often of fruit and landscapes. A long-time resident of the Sunshine Coast, Carmelo has taught many hands-on workshops here and elsewhere. His works hang all over the world in many private and corporate collections as well as museums.

Fee: $240/$320 (Members/Non-Members)
Class Limit: 12 (not suitable for children)
Register at 604.885-5412 or
Location: Art Studio, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., (corner of Medusa & Trail in Sechelt)