Michael King :: Plein Air & Studio Oil Painter and Instructor 2017-04-24T19:57:55+00:00


I am a contemporary Canadian painter and art instructor based in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. I work primarily as an oil painter and am known for soft plein air landscapes, modern still lifes, and portraiture. I enjoy how light, shadow, and colour temperature form the fundamental elements of a scene with my goal of blending representation with Impressionistic aesthetics.

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Advanced Colour Mixing Workshop

I have a new workshop coming up on April 8th & 9th covering Advanced Colour Mixing. This is not your standard colour theory class. The aim of the course is to develop direct and practical [...]

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oil painting instructionFour Essential Principles in Painting

July 8th, 2017: At Opus Kelowna Learn the understanding and use of shape, value, color temperature and edges are essential concepts to improve your painting skills.

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