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I am so excited to be returning to the Moose Mountain Provincial Park Artists’ Colony in Saskatchewan this August 6th – 15th, 2013. The ambiance for painting there is fantastic with the forests, lakes and cute little 1930’s stone artists’ cabins nestled to the east of the chalet. One will be my studio for that time frame and where I will greet students who are signed up for my classes. Class max. is 12 students so you may want to preregister by phone.

"The Artist's Cabin at Moose Mountain Artists' Colony" photo by N. Jacquin

“The Artist’s Cabin at Moose Mountain Artists’ Colony” photo by N. Jacquin

A few of the classes I taught last year, but I will be using new images this year for example in the acrylic beginner landscape and portrait classes. These will be step by step classes and materials are included. I am offering a completely new class also. Drawing the birds of Moose Mountain! The outdoor watercolour class is open to first time watercolourist but if you took this class with me last year, I will also be covering new techniques! In case of bad weather we will be painting in the cabin or possibly the chalet depending on the class registration, but we will meet at this cabin.

See you this summer!

Nikki poster 2013

August 6th – 15th 2013
Moose Mountain Artists’ Colony Art Classes
with Sask. Artist
Nikki Jacquin

Thurs., August 8th ; 10 am – noon
Outdoor Watercolour: Learn to paint the different elements of a watercolour landscape from life. Bring a lawn chair If weather does not permit we will complete a 7” x 10” painting indoors together step by step. Class fee: $30. materials included. Meet at the Artist Colony Cabins. (7 yrs to adult) Children must be accompanied by an adult. Class min.4 / max. 12 students. We will explore some NEW techniques this year!

Sat., August 10th, 1 pm – 3 pm (NEW!)
Birds of Moose Mountain: Learn how to draw some of the birds of Moose Mountain. Class fee $30. materials included. Meet at the Artist Colony Cabins (7 yrs to adult) Children must be accompanied by an adult. Class min. 4 /
max. 12 students.

Sun. August 11th, 1 pm – 5 pm
Acrylic Portrait Painting: This is a step by step approach to learning acrylic portrait painting. (NEW image this year!) Class fee $60. materials included. Meet at the Artist Colony Cabins. (12 yrs to adult) Children must be accompanied by an adult. Class min.4 / max. 12 students.

Tues., August 13th, 10 am -noon
Landscape Beginner Acrylic Workshop: Complete your own acrylic painting of a scene from Saskatchewan. (NEW image for this year!) Follow step by step with Nikki. Class fee $30. materials included. Meet at the Artist Colony Cabins.
(7 yrs to adult) Children must be accompanied by an adult. Class min.4 / max. 12 students.

To preregister by calling the Moose Mountain Visitor’s Centre at 1-306-577-2615 or moose.mountain @gov.sk.ca (drop-ins welcome too if space is available!) or by calling Nikki at 1-877-335-7655 toll free or email artist@nikkisportraits.com (MasterCard & Visa accepted).

Nikki Jacquin (Nee: Sacchetti) has been creating commissioned portraits full-time in her business Nikki’s Portraits of Childhood for over17 years. In May 2013 she conducted her first group painting excursion to France.

Nikki has had several group and solo shows including ones at the Dunlop Branch Galleries, The Jo Moran Gallery, The Assiniboia Gallery and most recently at Faculty The Club at the University of Regina.

Since 2010 Nikki has been an approved instructor for Grumbacher Acrylics and will also be instructing as

Guest Artist in Residence in
Cypress Hills this
June 28 – July10th &
Aug. 30Th – Sept. 9Rd, 2013.

www.nikkisportraits.com
1-877-335-7655 toll-free

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