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Art of the Horse – Painting Workshop

Joan doing a demo at last year's Art of the Horse painting workshop

May 11, 12, & 13, 2012 ($375, accommodation and all meals included!)

Back by popular demand – an Art of the Horse painting workshop with Joan Larson at Twincreeks!

Joan offers her years’ of professional expertise as one of the top equine artists in North America. Her most recent bodies of work include the “RCMP Musical Ride” and “Wild Horses of Sable Island.”

This is a 2.5 day, in-residence, workshop including live observation and sketching lessons as well as studio work. All levels of experience are welcome – everyone learns something. Joan will demo in pastel, however you are more than welcome to bring the painting medium of your choice since she is well versed in many mediums.

Itinerary: (Full itinerary upon request)

  • Friday Evening: demo, snacks and “get to know each other”
  • Saturday & Sunday: Full day painting with potential for evening ride.

Participants can expect:

  • Demos each day
  • Plenty of individual attention tailored to your specific concerns
  • Hands on drawing from live subjects (using the guest ranch horses)
  • Equine anatomy for artists
  • Interpreting your photo reference and how to use it for painting
  • Discussions about Composition & Design, Colour Theory, Colour Mixing, Contrast and other related issues
HORSES WELCOME – at no extra charge!

For info about bookings, horses, and location contact Deborah Flinn at 250-746-8769 or Email at twincreeks@shaw.ca

For specific info about workshop & painting contact Joan Larson at 250-752-0395 or Email at joan@joanlarson.com

To see photos from last years workshop click here

Creekside Christmas Sale!

It’s that time of year again…winter holidays are almost upon us and of course with this time of year also comes the stress of buying a ‘perfect’ gift for the special people in our lives.

In an effort to diffuse that shopping stress we’ve got something special this year JUST for our online fans. We’ve ramped up our annual Creekside Studio Christmas Sale so this year you can save big!

For every $50 you spend, you receive $25 in free credit towards more product or framing costs!

*This Sale is limited to prints and products we have in stock
*Price does not include tax and shipping

These pieces are just a sample of what we currently have in stock, however if you would like to see all of the product we have available just head to our website: joanlarson.com


The shopping cart on our website will not be reflecting this sale (since our shopping cart isn’t that smart). Please email us directly at: joan@joanlarson.com or phone the Studio at (250) 752-0395 for a custom quote. Payments accepted via PayPal or credit card.

Cheers and Happy Holidays!