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April 2018

Introduction to Watercolour Painting

Sunday, April 1, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, your instructor will introduce you to watercolour paints, water-soluble coloured pencils, and painting techniques using a variety of brushes. Students will learn how to apply these techniques to create a series of watercolour studies on hot press, cold press, rough and Yupo paper.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Photo Transfers on Paper

Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, you will learn professional techniques for transferring images onto archival paper. Students are encouraged to bring photos to personalize their artwork. Additional images will also be provided.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Oil Painting Project: Van Gogh’s Wheatfield with Cypress

Saturday, April 7, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this projected-oriented class, students will learn how to create a composition, from background to foreground using oil paints and mediums. Through a step-by-step process, they will learn how to use oil painting techniques, brushes and colour mixing to create a Van Gogh-inspired post-impressionist painting on canvas. The skills learned in our Oil Painting 101 class are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Introduction to Resin

Sunday, April 8, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Through a step-by-step process, the instructor will teach hands-on techniques for creating a resin artwork on wood panel. These techniques are perfect for sealing collage artwork, creating dimension through layering and more!
Instructor: Anna Sheversky
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Acrylic Colour Theory

Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, students will learn how to combine primary, secondary and tertiary colours to develop contrast, harmony and gradation. Students will apply their personalized colour schemes to create an abstract acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Charcoal Portrait Drawing

Saturday, April 14, 2018 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this portraiture-focused class, the instructor will show students how to draw basic forms, how to highlight and create shadow, and encourage the development of personal style using charcoal. Students are encouraged to bring personal reference photos. These skills can be translated and further developed in our Portrait Oil Painting class.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Watercolour Practice

Sunday, April 15, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This class focuses on creative watercolour techniques using masking fluid, plastic wrap, salt, and rubbing alcohol to create spectacular effects! Your instructor will guide you through applying these techniques to create your own beautiful and unique abstract work of art.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Introduction to Linocut Block Printing

Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In this introductory class, your instructor will guide you through using lino cutting tools and practice techniques to create a series of experimental coloured prints on paper.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Mixed Media Painting and Gold Leaf Application

Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will introduce you to colour mixing, paint markers and gold leaf application to create an abstract mixed media painting on canvas. The skills learned in our Introduction to Acrylic Painting and Principles of Art classes are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Single Swipe Fluid Acrylic Painting

Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In this experimental acrylic painting class, your instructor will introduce you to single gesture painting techniques to create a spectacular abstract acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Anna Sheversky
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Acrylic Drip Painting

Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In this experimental acrylic painting class, your instructor will introduce you to fluid acrylic paints, fluid mediums and experimental painting techniques to create your own abstract acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Portrait Oil Painting

Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this class, students will learn how to use quick drying oil mediums, colour mixing and layering techniques to create a portrait oil painting on canvas. The skills learned in our Portrait Drawing class are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Watercolour Projects: Stylized Floral Illustration

Sunday, April 29, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will show you how to combine experimental watercolour painting and illustration techniques to create a series of stylized mixed media floral paintings. The skills learned in previous Introduction to Watercolour and Watercolour Practice classes are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

May 2018

Collage & Resin Coating

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, students will create personalized collage artworks on wood panels using photographs and polymer medium. Through a step-by-step process, your instructor will guide you through the techniques to give your collages a high gloss and archival finish using professional quality resin. Students are encouraged to bring personal photographs, magazines, and newspapers to collage. The skills learned in our Introduction to Resin class are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Acrylic Painting 101

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, your instructor will introduce you to student-grade and professional-grade acrylic paints, paint markers, acrylic mediums, techniques and brushes to enhance your acrylic painting knowledge and practice. Students will gain hands-on experience with a variety of painting techniques and create an abstract acrylic painting on canvas. The skills learned in our Acrylic Colour Theory and Principles of Art classes are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Introduction to Watercolour Painting

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, your instructor will introduce you to watercolour paints, water-soluble coloured pencils and markers, and painting techniques using a variety of brushes. Students will learn how to apply these techniques to create a series of watercolour painting studies on hot press, cold press, rough and Yupo paper.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Oil Painting 101

Saturday, May 12th, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, your instructor will introduce you to student-grade and professional-grade oil paints, paint markers, mediums, painting techniques, and brushes to enhance your oil painting knowledge and practice. Students will gain hands-on experience with a variety of materials and painting techniques to create an abstract oil painting on canvas.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Introduction to Clay Moulds & Plaster Casting

Saturday, May 12th, 2018 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will introduce you to one-part mould-making and casting techniques using clay and plaster. Students will practice high and low relief clay sculpting techniques and cast their creations in plaster.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Fluid Acrylic Dirty Pour Painting

Sunday, May 13th, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In this experimental acrylic painting class, your instructor will introduce you to fluid acrylic paints, pouring medium and experimental painting techniques to create your own abstract acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Photo Transfers on Wood

Saturday, May 19th, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, you will learn professional techniques to transfer images onto wood surfaces. Students are encouraged to bring photos to personalize their artwork. Additional images will also be provided.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Spray Painting 101

Saturday, May 19th, 2018 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this introductory spray painting class, your instructor will introduce you to free-form and stenciling techniques using Sabotaz and Pebeo spray paints to create a personalized artwork on canvas.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. Weather permitting. | AGES 18+

Watercolour Practice

Sunday, May 20th, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
This class focuses on creative watercolour techniques using masking fluid, plastic wrap, salt, and rubbing alcohol to create spectacular effects! Your instructor will guide you through applying these techniques to create your own beautiful and unique abstract work of art.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Oil Painting Project: Waterfall Landscape

Saturday, May 26th, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, students will learn how to create a composition, from background to foreground, using oil paints and mediums. Through a step-by-step process, you will learn how to use the wet-on-wet painting technique, brushes, and colour mixing to create a waterfall inspired landscape painting.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Community Still Life Drawing

Saturday, May 26th, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this still life drawing class, your instructor will lead you through drawing basic forms, highlight and shadow and encourage the development of your personal style using graphite and charcoal. Students are invited to contribute a personal object as a communal drawing reference.
Instructor: Mathew Fierke
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Watercolour Projects: Spring Cherry Blossoms

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will show you how to combine experimental watercolour painting techniques with illustration practices to create a spring inspired cherry blossom watercolour painting. The skills learned in previous Introduction to Watercolour and Watercolour Practice classes are an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+