Florine is an international award-winning photographer, painter, instructor, and author. Her incredible images have appeared in galleries and private collections throughout the US, the UK and at the Association of Photographers Gallery, London.


The background has the incredibly important role of providing context
and contrast for the main subject. Having a simple, harmonious background allows the focus to fall entirely on the subject.

Think Twice, Paint once. Decisions, decisions – what is needed to get off to a proper start: Defining your Light Source; Composition; Value; Negative and Positive Space; Colour Choice. Demonstration by instructor – how to get started with a background using primed, sketched-in subjects on canvas … still life & portraits



AAG Members $35; Non-members $40