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Tannis Trydal

Art educator, Author of art curriculum, and Award-winning professional artist

Tannis is an enthusiastic art educator with a wealth of knowledge and over ten years of experience. She enjoys teaching absolute beginners to draw and/or paint and naturally encourages, motivates, and nurtures her students throughout their artistic journey.

As a professional artist and active member of the Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists, she exhibits and sells her work in numerous venues, including:

  • Federation of Canadian Artists Curated  National Gallery Exhibitions in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists curated Gallery exhibitions
  • Travelling art exhibitions

Her realistic drawings and paintings have received provincial and national recognition and awards in numerous venues including:

Third Place: Peace River Chapter Federation of Canadian Artits ‘ A World of Contrast’ at the Centre for Creative Arts in Grande Prairie Alberta (2019)

First Place (Encana Award of Excellence): Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists Bright Ideas Juried Art show (2016)

Second Place: Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists “Artists Choice” Juried Art Show at the Dawson Creek Art Gallery (2016).

First Place: Beaverlodge Art and Cultural Centre Juried Art Show (2010)

Publications

  • Welcome to the World of Colored Pencil – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Introduction to Techniques – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Experiment with Pencil Techniques – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Create Rich Areas of Color in One Layer – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Shade a Smooth Sphere – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Shade a Soft Fuzzy Sphere – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Draw a Sphere with a Rough Texture – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Transform One Color into Five – Published by Drawspace.com
  • Draw a Red Poppy – Published by Drawspace.com

Visit Drawspace to enroll into Painting with Colored Pencils Online Beginner Course!

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