All posts by Megan Ruhl

Paint-Ins with the Federation of Canadian Artists

Paint-Ins with the Federation of Canadian Artists
FCA Calgary is hosting Paint In sessions on the second Wednesday morning and Thursday evening of the month at Kensington Art Supply. The instructor will begin with a 30 minute demo and the remaining time, will mentor artists as they paint projects they are working on. Bring your own art supplies in the medium of your choice and work on your own project in the company of fellow artists. Artists Rex Beanland, Ingrid Christensen, or Mary Leigh Doyle will be on hand to provide one-on-one guidance .

Big Brush Watercolour with Dale Laitinen

Big Brush Watercolour with Dale Laitinen
Big Brush Watercolor will be the focus of this workshop, using creative shapes as building blocks to our landscape designs. This workshop will include painting demonstrations and talks each morning, along with individual painting instruction during class time. This workshop will emphasize using sketches as a way to get to good design, and the creative interpretation of landscape photos through the drawing process. Dale will provide technical instruction on transparent and opaque watercolor; color .

Encaustic Workshop with Liba Labik

Encaustic Workshop with Liba Labik
Encaustic is considered one of the most ancient painting techniques in the world.It is a paint that is composed of beeswax, damar resin and pigments. The world “encaustic’ comes from the Greek “encaustikos” “to burn in”, referring to the process of using heat to fuse the layers together. It was notably used in Favyum mummy portraits in Egypt around 100-300AD. This technique was lost for hundreds of years. It was re-discovered again in 18th .

Watercolour Techniques with Brittney Tough

Watercolour Techniques with Brittney Tough
Whether you are new to watercolour, or want to refresh your skills, this workshop series will teach you the foundational techniques you need to get started with watercolour painting.  In each workshop, you will learn one watercolour technique along with other tips and tricks and apply it to a painting.  Each watercolour technique will be demonstrated and then Brittney will assist you with one-on-one guidance throughout the painting process. Level: All Levels Instructor: Brittney Tough Date: .

Resin Painting with Lisa Roberts

Resin Painting with Lisa Roberts
Explore one of the hottest trends among artists today! ArtResin® offers a sleek, glossy finish for a variety of creative applications. Join Lisa Roberts for this fun 3 hour workshop, learning how to mix ArtResin® with acrylic paint to make a beautiful beach scene painting. SUPPLIES NOT INCLUDED  Level: All Levels Instructor: Lisa Roberts Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cost: $75.00 + GST   Click here to register.

Calgary Urban Sketching at Kensington Art Supply – Live Demo

Calgary Urban Sketching at Kensington Art Supply – Live Demo
We will have artists from Calgary Urban Sketching  doing live demonstrations from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, October 26th, 2019. Come join us for a fun and informative session to learn all about this worldwide movement of sketching on-location in our urban environments. Calgary Urban Sketching is an authorized chapter of urbansketchers.org, the international organization of tens of thousands of urban sketchers across the globe. They are an all-volunteer non-profit group dedicated to .

Pouring Medium Workshop with Lisa Roberts

Pouring Medium Workshop with Lisa Roberts
Lisa will demonstrate new techniques and methods using Liquitex Pouring Medium and Pebeo acrylic paint to create an amazing and unique effects. She will share her knowledge of pouring medium and how to easily create a variety of different effects on cradleboard.  By the end of the workshop, each student will have at least two finished artworks. SUPPLIES ARE NOT INCLUDED! Level: Beginner  Instructor: Lisa Roberts Date: Thursday, October 17thTime: 6:00 pm – 9:00 .

Italics for Beginners with Kerri Forster

Italics for Beginners with Kerri Forster
Join Kerri Forster on Wednesday evenings in November to work on the Italic Calligraphy Hand. Italic is one of the most often used and most recognized calligraphic styles. It offers tremendous variety and its influence can be seen in a great deal of contemporary lettering today. Much of the wonderful brush lettering in modern hand lettering is done in Italic Hand. Register today and learn this important calligraphic hand lettering technique. SUPPLIES NOT INCLUDED! .

The Joy of Painting with Certified Bob Ross Oil Painting Instructor® Tracey Leigh Crozier

The Joy of Painting with Certified Bob Ross Oil Painting Instructor® Tracey Leigh Crozier
  Unleash your inner artist for a few hours and share the joy of painting with Tracey Leigh Crozier, a Certified Bob Ross Landscape/Seascape Oil Painting Instructor® at Kensington Art Supply! Beginners are welcome…no experience required…just the desire to paint and to have a great time! At each Bob Ross Oil Painting Class® you will be shown in a step-by-step manner how to prepare the canvas with painting medium and the use of brushes .