Adult Workshops

Workshops at the retreat, caterered to adults.

Workshops are regularly scheduled at The Narrows Artist Retreat. Please contact us directly if you have a group of individuals interested in a workshop and/or retreat. We can custom tailor your retreat to your groups' desires. 

Watercolour Without Fear - Saturday July 20, 10am - 4pm

Approach watercolour with confidence, with instructor Don Konrad.


An all day workshop at Hidden Creek Arts Centre, exploring this time-honoured medium

with easy to understand instruction. Participants will explore, through creative exercises,

ways to use colour and turn ideas into interesting compositions; emphasis will be on

individual attention.

The workshop will touch on basic techniques and methods as they apply to:

• Colour mixing

• Brushwork

• Tonal Values

• Composition

• Preliminary Studies and Sketching

• Individual Landscape Paintings


Resident Instructor Don Konrad, has taught art and conducted many workshops in

eastern and western Canada. For the past five years, he has been a Guest Staff

Watercolour Instructor for Holland-America Cruise lines painting in Europe, South

America, Caribbean, South Pacific as well as Florida and Alaska and many ports in


Having recently moved to Nelson, Don is sharing his knowledge and experience at

Hidden Creek for the first time.

DATE: Saturday, July 20, 2019

TIME: 10am to 4pm

PLACE: Hidden Creek Arts Centre


COST: $70. (includes boat transportation)

Material list to follow - upon registration.

Please be at the public wharf (Prestige) at 9:30 am for the 10 minute boat trip to

Grohman Narrows. Life jackets will be provided. Mobility to board a motorboat and for

the short walk to the retreat centre is essential.


To register, call 250.505.9035 or e-mail: to

register. Limited to 8 participants so register early.

Note: Please bring your own lunch (full kitchen is available). Snacks, tea and coffee will

be provided.

For more information, please call 250.505.9035

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