Workshops

Join me for creative painting workshops on beautiful Gabriola Island

From Free Expressive Painting to Wine, Women and Paint, find the workshop that is right for you.

Painting Workshops Offered by Caroline James

Free Expression Painting

Free Expression Painting

The Art of Surrender

Authentic Creativity is an absolute necessity for human wellness. It has many modalities and there are many paths to choose from in terms of one’s own individual “expression” in the world. Free Expression Painting is simply one way of approaching one’s own unique creative voice and learning to trust the transformational power of the creative process.

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Meaningful Mixed Media

Meaningful Mixed Media

In the Meaningful Mixed Media workshop students learn many art-making skills including gesso, under/over painting, crackling, sanding and staining to create an aged veneer, as well as stenciling. Each student will take home a genuine jewel, 6″ x 7″, in the color of their choice with or with out sparkles!

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Wine, Women and Paint

Wine, Women and Paint

Spend a ALL day in the studio with Caroline working on a large beautiful professionally crafted hollow cradle, creating the design of your choice, being served a beautiful gourmet vegetarian lunch​,​ while sipping some delicious local vino​ (or two).

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Friends & Family Big Abstract Painting

Friends & Family Big Abstract Painting

Expanding the boundaries of collaborative creativity

Create a LARGE and beautiful abstract painting with a group of friends, colleagues, or family! Using gorgeous color and simple brushes, and spontaneous writing, you will collaborate with all participants to create a unique image that reflects the character and energy, and unique creativity of all the individuals in the group. 

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Couples Art Making

Couples Art Making

Day Retreat

This is a wonderful, restful entire day of creativity and peace, a beautiful lunch and a little wine if you like, just for the two of you! Bring someone you care about to the studio. For couples, BFF’s, Mom and Daughter Day, any two will do!

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The Art of Giving

The Art of Giving

Radical Acts of Community Kindness: Making Art and Making a Difference

Want to have an amazing weekend of art making, learning many exciting mixed media processes with a fantastic group of people AND make a personal difference in peoples lives?

In this incredible weekend we will learn many mixed media process and then put them to powerful use adding to the energy of hope, love, peace and kindness in the world. A fantastic experience!

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Interested in a Workshop?

If you live on Gabriola or are going to be visiting our beautiful island, and you have a group of four to eight people interested in taking a workshop,  please contact me as much in advance as possible with dates and times you might be interested in having some creative fun and wonder in the studio,…😊,…

I will do my best to accommodate your schedule!

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Workshops

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