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about barry coombs

Learn Traditionally; Paint Creatively

Watercolour instructional article in the December 2013 issue of Leisure Painter.
Featured in the April 2013 issue of Leisure Painter, the best-selling 'Learn to Paint and Draw' magazine from the United Kingdom.
Represented Canada at the G20 WORLD ARTIST FESTIVAL in Seoul, South Korea in November of 2010.

selfportraitsummer2013Barry Coombs is a Hamilton-based visual artist and art instructor. His teaching focuses on watercolour painting and pen and ink drawing. He has exhibited his work in Canada, Taiwan, China, and Korea.
He is noted for his positive and constructive attitude and ability to work with students of all levels of skill and experience. Barry brings over twenty years of experience to outdoor painting and sketching workshops in Atlantic Canada, England, France, Greece, Italy and Mexico.

For more information, please see Barry's full resume 
Email Barry at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Visit Barry's popular blog at barrycoombs.wordpress.com

FEATURED SKETCHES AND DEMONSTRATIONS
Left: TEDDY BEAR - Pen and Watercolour - Dundas Valley School of Art, Dundas
Right: FISHING FLOATS - Watercolour -
Arts on Adrian, Toronto



PAINTING HOLIDAYS 2017



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Click on a painting holiday for full information

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO
March 23 - April 2, 2017

PLEIN AIR TORONTO
June 19 - 23, 2017

GRAND MANAN ISLAND, NEW BRUNSWICK
July 30 - August 4, 2017

SKETCHING ON THE DANUBE
October 15 - 23, 2017