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Opus Visiting Artist Demo: Modern Calligraphy and Mixed Media Painting

August 27th, 10 am and 1 pm. 1357 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z9

Join abstract artist and calligrapher Nicole Young in an exploration of hand lettering styles and mixed media painting. In this demo you will learn some basic calligraphy skills such as forming and connecting letters, adding weight to them and the tricks to using brush pens. These calligraphy techniques will then be combined with abstract painting strategies, demonstrating a cohesive way to blend painting and hand lettering. 
Participants will leave with a basic knowledge of modern calligraphy techniques and ways to play with combining painting, drawing and hand lettering. This demo is free to the public, but registration is required at Opus Art Supplies, (250) 763-3616

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Exhibition at Ratio, Vernon, BC

3101 29th St #4, Vernon, BC V1T 5A8

New works by Nicole will be on display at the Okanagan's leading independent coffee shop, Ratio in Vernon, BC. The exhibition begins on August 22nd and will run for 3 months. 

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The Artisan Show at Ellis Art Studios

September 30th, 10 am to 5 pm. 1021 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z3

Ellis Art Studios proudly presents The 4th Annual Okanagan Artisan Show that will host vendors of all sorts showcasing original art, handmade, vintage and designer goods made in Canada. This is a one day event.The entrance fee is $2 (under 16 years of age is free) with all fees going towards charity. 

Nicole will have a booth set up at this market selling her original paintings on paper and canvas, prints, cards and calligraphic works. Some Young Denham jackets may sneak their way into the market as well.