North Shore Artists' Guild

Details for "Maria Josenhans Workshop April 22-23 Landscape In Oils"



“Painting Studio Landscape in Oils”

with Maria Josenhans  – two day workshop

April 22-23, 2017

West Van Seniors' Centre - Art Room

9:30-3:30 on Saturday

10:00-3:30 on Sunday

Members - $140

(currently not open to non-members)




landscape Maria J 1


This course is suitable for all skill levels. 




Maria will be teaching in oils. Studio landscape with the emphasis on color and value. 
Students will work from photos of their own choosing and preferably a photo they took.
Working no larger than 16x20: stretched canvas, or canvas panel with several coats of gesso. 
Suggested colors (I reference Gamblin here as that is primarily what I use and so I know how they will mix)
Titanium white
cad yellow light
yellow ochre
cad red light
alizarin permanent
ultramarine blue
cobalt blue
viridian green
mix of sizes and shapes of brushes (bring about 5), I use flats and filberts, between 4-10
please use odorless solvent
palette of their choosing.



landscape Maria J 2 

Landscape Maria J 3

Landscape Maria J 4 

Registration will open for members on

Friday, February 10th. 





For over three decades my artistic practice has continually been informed by the language and voice of the land. I interpret this language in varying ways, as its breadth of character seems to range from strong to soft, silent to deafening. My work is directed by watching, listening and sitting alongside these moods. As I paint, I set out to decipher and reconcile the intangible elements of nature before me; the elements that make a moment both fleeting and enduring.

I paint in oils both outdoors and in my studio. Painting out on location and being a part of the environment is an invaluable part of the process when I return to my studio to create larger works. Directly observing and experiencing my subject influences not only my choices of color, but imprints a lasting sense of place. I paint to explore and share what I hold dear and hope that when others look at my paintings they too may recall their own unguarded moments with nature.

Maria Josenhans

Administrative Notes:

  • There is a coffee shop in the Community Centre and a cafeteria for lunches in the Senior's Center. There is plenty of street parking however you may obtain a day parking pass from the reception desk in the Senior's Center. (a deposit will be collected and refunded when the pass is returned)
  • Registration. Members Note - enter only your name, no other details are necessary as the program will provide that info!  To sign up for this workshop directly, please scroll down to the bottom of this page. Enrollment and waitlist status is also presented there. You can pay directly on-line by credit card. You will need to make payment within 24 hours of your enrollment or it will be automatically cancelled so if you need assistance in paying, please contact Richard Prutton by email: . [Payment by cheque is discouraged as this is unreliable when time is of the essence.] 
  • Cancellations. If you are unable to attend a workshop, refunds are not issued, but you may find another person to take your place. Only if the workshop is full can you cancel through Richard Prutton, in which case a refund will be issued if your spot can be filled from the waitlist.  







Course Cost & Status

  • CAN$140.00 with NSAG MEMBERS ONLY
Spots Available:
FULL (14 of 14 spots taken)
Waitlist Spots:
13 of 14 spots available
Registration Closes:
2017-04-23 16:00:00

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