• June 5th (Sunday)
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Instructor: Kate Brooks-Heinimann
  • Experience: Beginner
  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $80 + Supplies


This workshop will give students an introduction to colour theory in acrylic paints. Topics include learning about value, the colour wheel, tints tones and shades, earth colours, discords and colour schemes. Students will leave with their own introductory colour theory guide made over the course of this workshop.

Instructor: Kate Brooks-Heinimann is a contemporary painter living and working on Lekwungen Territory. Kate’s paintings have been exhibited throughout British Columbia and Alberta and she has completed multiple artwork commissions within Canada and the United States.

Kate was awarded scholarships to Parks Canada’s Art in the Park Artist Residency and the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts Mentored Studio Residency. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and previously completed her Certificate of Visual Art at the Vancouver Island School of Art. Kate recently completed her Bachelor of Education in visual art at the University of Victoria, and is currently a public school art teacher. Learn more about Kate in the instructor tab.