Katharines' Smart Art
Paint Nite with a "TWIST"

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(posted on 18 Aug 2019)

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when we mention “art” … is it going to a gallery or auction? Let Smart Art broaden your mindset – we want to take you back to the fun you had back in grade school before your day-to-day adult life took centre-stage. By simply experimenting with color and painting, you can express a whole range of emotions. And no drawing skills are needed!

Our goal is to show you that painting in a group is fun, relaxing, and is actually beneficial for our everyday lives. No matter if you’re left-brained or right-brained, we believe that you’re at your best when you get to exercise both sides of your brain. A visit to “Never, Never Land” is so relaxing and refreshing.

We want you to experience painting in a friendly, casual atmosphere – we provide the canvas, unlimited acrylic paints, & supplies, plus access to our self-serve coffee/tea bar and an awesome Brunch, to stimulate and refuel your creativity. Don’t know how to paint? Don’t worry – our certified instructor and her helper are always there to help!

First timers often come in not knowing what to expect but they end up loving the new experience and are delighted with the paintings they leave with. Get ready to be impressed with a solo visit, girl’s time out, family day out, birthday party or team building event. Let’s paint and have fun!

(posted on 17 Aug 2019)

Join in the Smart Art Events

Looking for fun things to do in the Kelowna? Do you love fun and art? Do you want to learn more about painting your own creations? Do you want to meet new people? If you said yes to any of these, you’ll love our painting events!

Paint parties are a great time to socialize — whether you’re arriving solo or part of a group — we ensure everyone is welcome! It’s simply a great time to make friends at painting events.

Enjoy great food and atmosphere, and maybe even meet some new people while you’re at it! And don’t forget, you always get to bring the memories home from this party — with your very own piece of original art, painted by you!

What can you Expect?

A three hour session that includes everything you need to complete a large 16″ X 20″ painting on canvas… paint, brushes, easel, an apron to protect your clothing and instruction. Accidents may happen so wear something that you won’t mind getting a little paint on. Your take home kit will include step by step instructions sheet including a list of paints you will need and a list of brushes you will need to complete another painting at home (if you decide to paint at home).

All you have to do is follow Katharine’s instructions as you paint along with her, step by step. She will share painting techniques and brush care tips.

No Art or Painting Experience Needed.

Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the New Smart Art Event. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a certified, talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it.

(posted on 15 Aug 2019)

My ultimate goal is to populate the planet with as many artist as possible - recognizing your own abilities & talent isa big part of this - for it has to be introduced carefully.

Finding the courage to attend a formal painting class or workshop can be, for many people, daunting.  When was the last time (unless you are a teacher) any of us were in a classroom?  So many people have shared their anxiety with me about thoughts prior to taking the plunge.  Do I have any talent?  Will I feel inadequate or even embarrass myself?  Will I feel out of place?

Joan and I have designed this event to cover all of this.

Our tea parties are small - strict limit on the number of participants.   A comfortable intimate setting to socialize, have brunch (supplied by us) and experience a taste of creativity - You may surprise yourself.  But certainly a lovely way to spend a few hours.

Katharine

 

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