• Fall, 2018 classes now available for registration (see below).

  • Thetis Island Workshop, Sat, Sept. 1, 10:00am-3:00pm (details below).

  • "Wine & Cheese" Paint Night, Fri Aug 24, 6:30pm-9:00pm (details below).

  • I'll have a vendor table again this summer at Bastion Square Public Markets May 13 - Aug. 31.

  • I'll be participating at the following summer art festivals:  Esquimalt Art Festival (Aug. 19, 11:00am-4:00pm)

  • Introducing online classes for the beginner/first time painter on Japanese art paper (masa).  Try the first lesson free.  Comes with online coaching (see below). 


"Watercolour on Masa Paper" (All new subject matter)

1.  Esquimalt Rec. Centre, Victoria, 250-412-8500 (Register in-person or call-in)

  • All Levels (New Subjects): $72/6; Mon. 6:45-8:30pm, Sept. 17 - Oct. 29, 2018; $72/6; Mon 6:45pm-8:30pm, Nov 5 - Dec 17, 2018. ($10.00 one time handout fee payable in class directly to instructor).

  • All Levels (New Subjects): $72/6; Weds. 10:15-12;00 noon, Sept. 19 - Oct 24 2018; $72/6; Weds 10:15am-12:00noon, Nov 7-Dec 12, 2018. ($10.00 one time handout fee payable in class directly to instructor).

  • Continuing Studio Classes (Individual Coaching/Small Group for the experienced painter): $75/6; Thurs 12:30-2:30pm, Sept. 20-Oct 25, 2018; $75/6, Thurs 12:30-2:30pm, Nov 8-Dec 13, 2018.  

2.  Greenglade Community Centre through Panorama Rec. Centre, Saanich, 250-656-7271 (Open for registration)

  • All Levels (New Subjects) $90.00/5; Sun, 1:15-3:00pm, Sept. 23 - Oct. 21, 2018 ($10.00 one time handout fee payable in class directly to instructor).

3.  James Bay New Horizon (In-person registration).

  • All Levels (New Subjects) $75.00/6 (members), $90.00/6 (non-members); Tues. 10:00am-11:45am, Sept. 18 - Oct. 23, 2018 ($5.00 one time handout fee payable in class directly to instructor).

Online Classes for beginners/first time painters on masa paper (New)

  • Try the 1st lesson free.

  • Start anytime.  $62.50/6 instead of $75/6, or $15 by the lesson.  Comes with online coaching.

  • Registration: email/interac e-transfer within Canada, major credit cards elsewhere.    Contact me for details.


1. SHOAL CENTRE - 10030 Resthaven Dr., Sidney, BC

Wine & Cheese "Paint Night" - Watercolour on Masa Paper
(Registration: In person or by phone (250) 656-5537)

“Birds - The Wren”, Fri Evening, Aug 24, 6:30pm-9:00pm, $46.50/person (includes 1 glass of wine, gourmet cheese, crackers, meat platter and tax but does not include paint kits, which are additional).

Paint Supplies:  Bring your own or rent a kit for an additional $5.00 payable to instructor in class.

Description as Advertised by Shoal Centre:

"Enjoy a night out at this first time evening event at the SHOAL! This is a great opportunity for a fun evening of painting if you’ve missed Richard Wong’s popular workshops. Come enjoy a “Paint Night” painting “birds”, a popular subject, with Richard, a local professional wildlife artist. Relax with some wine and cheese (non-alcoholic beverages available). Richard will then take you through his tried and true methods of creating pleasing imagery on Japanese art paper that’s stress free, fun and fully supported. All levels welcome – beginners are especially encouraged!"

Bus: Take #72. Get off in front of the Sidney Public Library. SHOAL Centre is across the street.

Parking:  Shoal Centre parkade off Mills Rd. 

2. Thetis Island - Community Hall

Date:  Sat, Sept 1, 10:00am-3:00pm

Subject:  "Birds - The Downy Woodpecker"


This is a great opportunity to join us on Thetis Island for a relaxing half day workshop painting the "Downy Woodpecker".  Bring a light lunch.  Refreshments and goodies will be provided.  What a wonderful way to explore the beautiful island.  All levels welcome - beginners are especially encouraged.


$35.00/person if you bring own watercolour supplies (paint, brush, palette, paper towels, rinse container).
$40.00/person will include paint kit and supplies.

RSVP Richard Wong to register/pay.

Preferred Method of Payment

Interact e-transfer to my email address, OR

Mail cheque to Richard Wong, 1251 Highrock Ave., Victoria, BC, V9A 4V8

Supplies Available for Purchase at Class:

Masa paper, $0.50/sheet.
Watercolour spray bottles, $5.00/bottle.
Chinese paint brushes, $15.00/brush.
Greeting cards, $5.00/card or 6 for $25.00.