The Painted History Workshop with Ingrid Christensen

Ingrid Christensen 

Ingrid is an award winning painter and instructor who specializes in figurative and still life oil painting. Influenced by French and Russian Impressionism, her work is an exploration of light, color and dynamic mark making.  

A self-proclaimed "paint nerd", Ingrid has written and featured in Winsor & Newton Masterclass videos, contributed articles to Artsy Magazine, and taught sold-out workshops in Canada, Mexico, and, most recently, Italy.  Since the pandemic, she has been teaching regular workshops online for The Winslow Art Center on Bainbridge Island, Washington.  

Ingrid's work is represented by galleries in both Canada and the USA and her paintings are held in public and private collections worldwide.

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The Painted History: a fresh look at the family album

Bring your past into the present as you interpret images of your family and ancestors through contemporary eyes.  

You'll learn how to transcend the snapshot and create a work that has both artistic merit and personal meaning. 

We'll focus on: 

-     developing a clear concept for each image

-     editing and composing the elements of the photo into a dynamic and effective whole

-     generating colour schemes for black and white photos or colour-degraded photos

-     exploring brushwork and paint application 

-     simplifying features and figures

Working on several different images in this workshop will help you become comfortable and fluent in tackling photo references in the future.   

Supply List

Workshop location: 630 Cameron Harvey Drive, Kanata.

Dates:   April 25th - 28th, 2024. 

Time:  9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Fees:   $630.00 for KAC members; $665.00 for non-members, payable at the time of registration.

Email the registrar at  to register.

Kanata Art Club reserves the right to cancel a workshop where there is insufficient registration.  You will be notified and issued a full refund.

To withdraw prior to the start date, please contact the registrar at:    A cheque for a full refund less an administrative fee of $25.00 will be issued if a written request is received on or before December 15th, 2023 .   There will be no refunds issued beyond December 15th, 2023, unless we can fill your spot from a waitlist.