Experimenting with Acrylics
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

Experimenting with Acrylics

Instructor: Janice Erwin

September 23rd

10am to 4pm

Discover the wonder of acrylic paint in this intensive one day workshop. With a hands on approach you will be guided through the techniques required to build layers, incorporate collage elements, create complicated colour passages and interesting textures. See how found objects can increase your creative options and what it means to layer, construct and deconstruct within the creative process.

Gain new inspiration, and learn how to assemble an action plan that incorporates strong compositional strategies. Whether your ultimate aim is realistic, expressionistic or abstract, this workshop will unlock the world of acrylic paint and reinvigorate your creative process to explore limitless possibilities

Fees:

$96 for members

$106 for non-members

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Needle Felting Workshop with Barbara Sibbald
Sep
28
9:30 AM09:30

Needle Felting Workshop with Barbara Sibbald

Needel Felting Workshop with Barbara Sibbald

Saturday morning September 28th

Create 3- dimensional forms by manipulating fluffy fleece into firm felt in this one-session workshop!

So satisfying for it’s immediacy, you will soon see results with needle felting.

This workshop will demonstrate needle felting tools and simple sculpting techniques which are easy to practice at home.

Students will work on their own felted miniatures.

No experience necessary, All wool, needles and foam supplied for use in the class.

9:30 am to 12:30pm,

Members $55.00

Non-Members $65.00

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Watercolour Projects Level 3
Nov
25
to Nov 26

Watercolour Projects Level 3

Workshop: Buildings and Barns

Instructor: Carla Flegel

November 25th and 26th

10am to 4pm

This is a watercolour workshop for those with SOME experience.

Looking to take your beginner skills to the next level? Advance your existing skills in a beginner/ intermediate class by applying existing skills in a fun and interactive 2 day workshop. I will demonstrate/paint using electronic images and explain the process needed to compose and complete a painting. Then, using a "3 pass painting" process you will create your own compositions with photos, encouragement, guidance and feedback.

Fees:

$140 for members

$150 for non-members

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Portraiture Painting in Oils: Workshop
Sep
11
to Sep 12

Portraiture Painting in Oils: Workshop

Instructor: Peggy Burkosky

September 11th and 12th

Portraits have a rich history and hold great meaning to viewers by presenting lhe likeness of a person.

Historical, naturalistic representations of subjects, as well as stylized or idealized ones, offer Interesting challenges to artists. In this class you will learn how lo tackle the challenges of portraiture by utilizing a knowledge of anatomy and starting with effective drawings that consider lights and darks. Helpful critiques on your drawings will help you Improve your techniques and build your style.

This is a thorough workshop that will guide students through the execution of portraits in oil. This workshop will cover classical techniques and variety of tools used in oils, and will also provide insight into drawing and painting portraits from any angle. Importance on simplifying and massing primary and secondary shapes followed by contouring the form is explored. We will learn how to keep simplicity in colour palettes and light to dark value ranges. An information packed course with lots of take-home resources provided.

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