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Capturing the Yukon Landscape with Jackie Irvine

Jackie Irvine • Painting

Jackie will assist, encourage and facilitate the process of each student to create a beautiful work(s) of art. Subjects are the Yukon Landscape in an impressionistic and realistic style. Mixed media: acrylic, oil pastel, glazing mediums and gels are used on canvas with an emphasis on colour, light and texture. This program could be half a day minimum, 2 days or over a week incorporating various techniques and doing a series of works to be discussed with the teacher.

Grade Suitability6-12
Maximum Class Size25
Time RequiredDepends on size of class and project. Please contact artist to discuss.
Material RequiredThe artist requests that the school provide pencils, water, paper towel and an electrical outlet.
Material CostJackie will supply the following materials at cost; paints (artist-quality acrylics), glazing mediums, gels, gesso, canvas, oil pastels and the following materials with a small wear and tear fee; brushes, palettes sponges and cotton cloths.
Language of InstructionEnglish

Jackie Irvine

Jackie moved to the territory in 1998 and lives/works as a full-time artist in her wilderness home on the Magundy River near Faro Yukon. She has worked extensively designing and delivering art projects to children through RPAY (Summer Art Program for Youth in Ross River), Del Van Gorder School Faro (Mural Projects & Art Instruction) and Town of Faro Recreation Programs Summer Kids Camps and Youth Group Workshops).

To see samples of her works, student’s works and programs visit www.jackieirvine.blogspot.com. Jackie enjoys travelling and sharing her love and knowledge of art with children and is willing to create dynamic projects to inspire creativity in youth.

Contact the artist

  • 587-297-3356
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