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Atanur Dogan – Watercolour Portraits

Atanur Dogan – Watercolour Portraits

When: Saturday, November 23th, 2019

Time:   10:00am to 4:00pm

Where: Victoria Parks Community Centre, Mono Mills

Directions:   From Highway 9, turn south on Airport Road, then turn right at the first street, Calmon Drive and then immediately right onto Victoria Crescent and left into the community centre.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for set up. Tea/coffee and snacks will be complimentary but please bring your own lunch.

Workshop fees:  OAG members: $60.00    non-members: $95.00

Non-members may join the OAG at the workshop.


To register, please send an email to Ali Leonard OAGworkshops@bell.net. Payment is required to secure your spot in the workshop. You can pay using PayPal, as directed on the web site at orangevilleartgroup.com/workshops/   or mail a cheque made payable to the Orangeville Art Group to: 57 John Street, Orangeville, ON L9W 2P6.  Please mention which workshop you are registering for.

For further information please contact Ali Leonard as above, or at (519) 940-9209.

For information on the Orangeville Art Group, see orangevilleartgroup.com

Workshop fees: 2020 OAG members: $60.00   non-members: $95.00


AMAZING opportunity for anyone interested in watercolour painting.

Suitable for all levels

Focus will be on Portrait and Figure

During this full day (10 – 4) workshop Atanur will demonstrate several different watercolour techniques as well as help you discover your own unique style.   The day will be broken into two portions, a demonstration and instruction.

Atanur Dogan: Turkish-Canadian Artist

Atanur Dogan is a Turkish-Canadian watercolour artist. He is a graduate of the Fine Arts program with a teaching degree from the Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir, Turkey, where he specialized in watercolour and sculpture.

He has exhibited his work throughout Turkey and in Zurich, Paris, London, as well as in Taiwan and Japan. In North America, his work has been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and many other locations. His paintings enrich art collections around the world. He is an internationally recognized watercolour artist and instructor.

In 2004, the Portrait Society of Canada selected Atanur Dogan as one of five portrait artists, deemed best in the world. He was also invited by the Portrait Society of Canada to be the demonstrating portrait artist at the “2004 International Portrait Arts Festival” held in Toronto ON. TOAE 2009 and 2010 Atanur Dogan is the People’s Choice Awards Winner.

He is the founder and President of the International Watercolor Society. The goal of IWS is to gain recognition for the many talented watercolour artists world-wide.

Supplies Students Should Bring:

  • Watercolour Paints
  • brushes
  • palette
  • watercolour containers (x2)
  • paper support to tape paper down
  • painters tape
  • paper towels or rags
  • sketchbook or drawing paper
  • watercolour paper (Recommended – 140# paper )
  • a photograph that you would like to paint.

Additional information

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2020 OAG Members, Non-Members

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