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Northern Lights Painting with Katherine LeBlanc

Katherine LeBlanc • Painting - Acrylic

Students will learn about colour mixing and layering as well as blending techniques. Using acrylic paint and the white of the paper, students will create a glowing display of the Aurora Borealis. This painting can involve much creative expression while also providing structure for those who desire it. It is a great project for all abilities. 

Grade Suitability7-12
Maximum Class Size30
Time Required3-4 hours instruction, 1 hour of prep (This program can also be expanded_)
Material RequiredAcrylic paint, wall or panelling, canvas or heavyweight paper. Artist can supply materials at a minimal cost
Material CostTo be determined
Language of InstructionEnglish

Katherine LeBlanc

Katherine LeBlanc is an artist and teacher in Whitehorse. After studying art and education at Brock University she travelled through Canada and other countries teaching children of all ages Visual Art and Music alongside life and language skills. Originally from Ontario, she has taken an extended interest in the Yukon and its culturally and socially diverse community, living and working here for 3 years. The majority of her visual art work is with paint. Whether it's a small-scale canvas or a large mural she believes a successful work of art is a raw representation of the artist's, thoughts, emotions, actions or opinions. As a teacher she tries to model inquiry and self-assessment in order to regain a natural state of inquisition and provide students with the tools to form their own answers. She places an emphasis on authentic products with a specific audience.

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