Painting Space

July 4 - July 5


Painting Space

Weekend Two (2-day): July 4-5, 2020. Classes run 9 am – 4 pm daily and students are welcome to stay late in their studio.

Painting Space

This intermediate level acrylic painting course will focus perceptions of pictorial space in the painted world. Historically artists have presented space in painting using the screen of Renaissance perspective, as well as the flattened box of Modernism. Painting is a paradox, and students will be encouraged to explore this idea as they navigate its two-dimensional surface while situating the painting as an object in the world.

Exercises will be used to develop an understanding of how colour and compositional elements come together to create a sense of real physical space. Students will paint from life as well as from materials gathered from digital and analogue sources. Students should have an intermediate level of painting with a knowledge of colour theory and a general confidence with the medium and its application.

  • Student Supply List: (Click HERE): Students are responsible for bringing the supplies listed.
  • Course Level: Intermediate


Todd Lambeth was born in Calgary, Alberta and currently lives in Victoria, BC. He studied visual art at the Ontario College of Art and Design and received his MFA in studio art from the University of Victoria where he currently teaches drawing and painting. His work has been exhibited across Canada in both commercial galleries and artist-run centres. 

Click here to read more about TODD LAMBETH

Course Registration will open for Friends of MISSA on January 21st at 12:00pm (PST), and Registration will open for all on January 28th at 12:00pm (PST)

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