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Acrylic Techniques: Understanding Gels & Mediums

Posted on August 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on Acrylic Techniques: Understanding Gels & Mediums

Understanding How to Use Acrylic Gels + Mediums Materials Included In this afternoon comprehensive workshop, learn how to implement the use of Acrylic Mediums to create base layers and Acrylic Gels for topcoats in your acrylic painting practice!

Watercolour Techniques: Fall Colours

Posted on August 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on Watercolour Techniques: Fall Colours

Paint the vibrant colours and foliage of the Ontario fall. We will complete a small watercolour painting using a limited palette and a variety of textural and wet-into-wet techniques. Materials not included  MATERIAL LIST Absolutely needed for this workshop: Quinacridone gold Aureolin or Hansa Yellow Permanent Rose Vermilion or equivalent cobalt blue Size 12 wash […]

Watercolour Techniques: Water

Posted on August 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on Watercolour Techniques: Water

Watercolour lends itself to the depiction of itself i.e. water! Learn to paint reflections, still water, a wind ruffled surface, ripples, lake and ocean surfaces in this short workshop Materials not included. Absolutely needed for this workshop:  Ultramarine Light/Deep or French Ultramarine Prussian Blue Burnt Sienna Cobalt Blue Quinacridone Magenta or Permanent Rose Aureolin Yellow or Hansa Yellow 1” […]

Pen & Ink Mandala Workshop

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Pen + Ink Mandalas Materials Included Instructor: Linda Hook In this workshop, participants will design and produce a hand drawn mandala using ink and a limited set of quality materials.  We will explore the concepts of a mandala—the segments, geometry, shape, line, patterns and repetition.  Using a basic template as our foundation we will discover […]

Principals of Design – Drawing Based Explorations

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Principals of Design – Drawing Based Explorations Materials Included Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti This workshop will help students understand more about the  elements (tools to make art)  and Principals (how to use the tools to make art)of Design.  The Elements consist of: Line, Shape, Form, Colour, Value, Texture & Space. The Principals are: Pattern, Contrast, Emphasis, […]

Acrylic Techniques : Landscape Painting

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Acrylic Techniques : Landscape Painting Materials Included Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti We will be learning many paint techniques that help create a landscape. Techniques we will try  are scumble, graduated blend, stipple, spatter, drybrush , impasto paint with a palette knife, schlapitka and sgraffito. We will create a constructed landscape and then work from  some […]

REVISED! Painting and Drawing Techniques: Learn to love a Still Life

Posted on August 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on REVISED! Painting and Drawing Techniques: Learn to love a Still Life

Painting and drawing still lifes is a great way for beginners to create something entirely original. In this class, you will learn tips for selecting, arranging and lighting a group of objects in order to create an effective and strong composition for your painting or drawing. Still lifes can be fun and fresh, mysterious and dramatic, or serene […]

Landscape Painting in Acrylic (4 weeks)

Posted on August 10th, 2019 | Comments Off on Landscape Painting in Acrylic (4 weeks)

Landscape Painting in Acrylic Materials Not Included Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti We will be learning many paint techniques that help create a landscape. Techniques we will try are scumble, graduated blend, stipple, spatter, drybrush, impasto paint with a palette knife, schlapitka and sgraffito. We will create a constructed landscape and then work from some images […]

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Portraits (3wks) *DAYTIME

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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 […]

Printmaking Techniques: Making Prints with Watercolour

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Materials Included Instructor: Loree Ovens Learn how to create interesting prints using watercolour and watercolour pencil crayons Loree Ovens Loree Ovens is a visual artist working in a variety of media including a wide range of printmaking techniques. Her specialties include etching, collagraph, drypoint, relief and screen. Her background in craft and textiles has led […]

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