Yana Bonthuys looks up briefly from her painting during a free art workshop held at the Okanagan Public Library in Piccadilly Mall on Saturday, Aug. 24. (Cameron Thomson)

In photos: Residents learn to paint the scenes of Salmon Arm

The free workshop was held at Piccadilly Mall

Salmon Arm residents had the opportunity to learn how to paint in a workshop led by Adam Meikle of Meikle Studios.

Free to library members, the class of 11 was taught how to paint a scene looking out across Shuswap Lake from the Salmon Arm wharf.

The workshop was held at the Okanagan Regional Library in Piccadilly Mall on Saturday, August 24.

Read more: Salmon Arm artist shares love for painting with Roots & Blues performers

Read more: Previously unknown Thomson painting found in Vernon, B.C.


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Donna Goodwin works on her painting during a free art workshop held at the Okanagan Public Library in Piccadilly Mall on Saturday, Aug. 24. (Cameron Thomson)

Adam Meikle helps a class attendee put some detail on some distant mountains in her painting during a free art workshop held at the Okanagan Public Library in Piccadilly Mall on Saturday, Aug. 24. (Cameron Thomson)

Ben Bonthuys focuses closely on his painting during a free art workshop held at the Okanagan Public Library in Piccadilly Mall on Saturday, Aug. 24. (Cameron Thomson)

April Goodwin-Smith mixes some colours while working on her painting during a free art workshop held at the Okanagan Public Library in Piccadilly Mall on Saturday, Aug. 24. (Cameron Thomson)

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