The 5 Colour Landscape

With Janice Robertson

Dates & Time

Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, 2022
Workshop A – 9am – 1pm (10 seats)
Workshop B – 2pm – 6pm (10 seats)


McTavish Academy of Art
1720 McTavish Rd, North Saanich


This workshop will help painters at any level deepen their understanding of colour mixing and properties of acrylic pigments. Using 5 basic colours, students will explore techniques such as blocking in, layering, glazing, positive and negative painting and brushwork. Instruction will include demonstration and one to one feedback.

Artist Bio

Janice Robertson (SFCA, NWWS, LAI) launched her career as a professional artist in 1989. She has received many awards over the years and is currently represented by six commercial galleries.

Janice is a signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Artists for Conservation, Landscape Artists International and the Northwest Watercolor Society. She served as President of the Federation of Canadian Artists from 1999 to 2001. She is listed in Who’s Who in Canada and her paintings are in collections throughout the world. She is also a popular and well-respected workshop instructor, and the author of 2 instructional books on acrylic painting.

Janice lives in the historic village of Fort Langley BC, with her artist husband, Alan Wylie.


Reminder: this workshop is open to SPAC members only. If you haven’t applied for your 2021-22 membership, please do so now by filling out our online membership form.

Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis through our BookWhen system. Click on the button below to be taken to the workshop’s listing. Please read the payment info section first.

Once your registration has been processed by BookWhen, you will be sent a confirmation that a space has been reserved for you.

Payment Info

The fee for this two-day workshop is $285, payable in full at the time of reservation by either credit/debit card via BookWhen, or by e-transfer within 48 hours of registration. Cheques are not currently being accepted.

Paying by E-Transfer

Once you receive your confirmation email from BookWhen, send the e-transfer to within 48 hours (sooner is better). You must also use the memo/note option in the e-transfer to identify the following:

  • ‘WBTS’ (Workshops-by-the-Sea)
  • The BookWhen booking reference number from the confirmation email


The supply list will be sent to registrants after registration.