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Mural Painting with Christine Prescott

Students will learn how to create a large scale painting working collaboratively. We will cover colour mixing, colour values, how to create a focal point, how to create contrast, and how to plan out an artistic project to involve a team of students working together. Subject matter could vary, including scenes/landscapes from a book the class is reading, or backdrops needed for a class play.

Grade Suitability:


Maximum Class Size:


Time Required:

1.5 – 2 hours + 30 mins prep time

Material Required:

Block paint, brushes, water and containers, paper towel, newspaper to cover tables/floor, roll of paper

Language of Instruction:

English, French


Whitehorse, Teslin, Haines Junction, Carcross

Special Notes:

A longer version of this program is also available

Christine Prescott

Christine Prescott is a landscape painter who depicts our natural and urban surroundings with bold colours and shapes. She holds a degree in marketing and art history from the University of Saskatchewan. Her work has appeared in galleries across Saskatchewan and Alberta, on murals in the city of Saskatoon, and is held in private collections in Canada and internationally. Christine loves to share her passion of art-making and has taught drawing and painting community classes for Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s Walter Philips Gallery, and colour theory and painting classes at Banff Elementary School.

Contact: 867-555-3010


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