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.


@CameronJHT
Cameron.thomson@saobserver.net

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

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)

Just Posted

Okanagan and Shuswap blossom at Communities in Bloom awards

District of Sicamous, City of Armstrong double winners at B.C. awards gala; Lumby also a winner

Internet speed testing implemented in the CSRD

Test results will be tracked to find areas where improvement is needed.

Sicamous Eagles lose two on the road

Despite late offensive surges, the Sicamous squad came up short in Spokane and the Beaver Valley.

What financial commitments do you want from candidates running for prime minister?

As the federal election quickly approaches, the Observer took to the streets… Continue reading

In photos: Magician entertains in downtown Salmon Arm

Children of Salmon Arm were treated to the wonders of magician Leif… Continue reading

VIDEO: A moment to remember during the World Lacrosse Men’s Indoor Championship in B.C.

Diego Hernandez Valenzuela’s team lost, but he felt like a winner Saturday

B.C. Lions hype-man marks 15 years of cheers

Crazy P cheers, chants, bangs his drum and spreads a message of love

Former South Okanagan resident found dead in Alberta

Candace Deleeuw was reported missing Sept. 16

PHOTOS: Steller sea lion with plastic around neck rescued on Vancouver Island

Rescue staff determined the plastic band cut the protected animal’s neck approximately two inches

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-free ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

Latimer surveyed much of Summerland

Civil engineer was also responsible of community’s irrigation system

Caught on Camera: Boat catches fire at Okanagan marina

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, no injuries were reported as a result of the blaze

Handgun crackdown, health spending and transit plans latest campaign promises

Friday was the end of a busy week on the campaign trail

B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway

She asked what the ants were doing? The answer: war

Most Read