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Introduction to Watercolour Painting (4wks)

Posted on July 24th, 2017 | Comments Off on Introduction to Watercolour Painting (4wks)

A watercolour course is all about “water safety”: how much to use, when to use it, and when not to use it. A first attempt at watercolour painting can get out of control quickly, and lead to frustration and disappointment. This course offers the tools to understand the interactions of paint and water, and exercises […]

Watercolour Sampler

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Watercolour Sampler (Beginners welcome) Discover watercolours with some fun experiments and friendly guidance! Materials are included in your workshop fee. Artist Instructor: Kathryn Naylor ART SAMPLER SERIES These single session workshops are designed to give you knowledge about your materials and a little confidence boost to get started! Our instructors answer your questions and introduce […]

Introduction to Acrylic Painting (4wks)

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This 4 week course will offer a series of exercises to develop palette management and brush techniques for a fast-drying medium, as well as some work with colour theory. A solid start with no experience required – or lots of help for painters who wish to expand their skills. Artist Instructor: Kathryn Naylor

Watercolour Painting II

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This course takes us from Introductory Watercolours into more complex projects and techniques. We’ll work on improving wash control and colour use, as well as using some more advanced effects.   *some materials included Artist Instructor: Kathryn Naylor

Acrylic Sampler (Beginner colour theory)

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Acrylic Sampler (Beginner colour theory) Find out where to start with acrylics with some basic mixing and colour management. Materials are included in your workshop fee. Artist Instructor: Kathryn Naylor ART SAMPLER SERIES These single session workshops are designed to give you knowledge about your materials and a little confidence boost to get started! Our […]

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Portraits (4wks) *DAYTIME

Posted on July 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on Abstract Acrylic Painting : Portraits (4wks) *DAYTIME

Look at Abstract painting using the face as the jumping off point , trying out  symmetry vs. asymmetry,  colour like the fauvists and distortion like Picasso and Modigliani . They may start out recognizable  but abstraction is the goal. We will work form direct observation and photo references. Materials List: you really need at least […]

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Historical Techniques (4wks) *DAYTIME

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Try your hand at  Modern artists like Robert and Sonya Delany,  Jasper Johns and Alan Kitching with letters and text and hard edge painters like Frank Stella and Rita Letendre. We will look at many artists work and then choose techniques and styles and explore their process creating our own masterpieces. Materials List: you really […]

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Landscape (4wks) *DAYTIME

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Look at artists Rothko, Nakamara, Kandinsky and O’Keeffe to see how landscape can shape an abstract painting. Working form constructed landscapes, music, and extreme close up to see what can be created and still have the essence of a landscape but the nature of an abstract painting.         Materials List: you really […]

Abstract Acrylic Painting : From Reality (4wks) *DAYTIME

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How does one create an abstract painting? Walk through the steps from a known reality to its abstraction, using the seven principals of design to help guide you. Working from real still life and photo references. Materials List: you really need at least the items in bold. All of the below items can be purchased […]

Collage and Transfer Workshop

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In this single night workshop explore the many layers of collage. Using tissue, fabric, magazines, coloured papers, gel  and matte medium along with clear packing tape . Learn several quick tricks,  along with some haunting techniques to make your collages have atmosphere and depth. Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti Lauren McKinley Renzetti is an artist, designer, […]