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 word “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 the .
Animal Portraits with Judy Moore Learn how to create wonderful animal portraits! Learn how to work from photographs, mix colours, and layer paint to create a realistic painting of your furry friend. Students bring photos and work on their own projects during the workshop. All skill levels are welcome! Covid 19 information: We will be social distancing with a max of 7 students per room, but we have both rooms. Participants are .
KAS is here for you! We will be offering a temporary delivery service to our customers, during this uncertain time. Free delivery for orders $50 or more! Orders under $50 will be charged a $5.00 delivery fee. All orders must be placed before 1:00 pm for same-day delivery. Offer extended to Calgary residents only. We encourage you to request no-contact delivery. We are happy to deliver to you at your door step, or mailbox. .
We are back to our regular store hours! Hand sanitizer is available upon entering the store. Face coverings must be worn while in the store in accordance with the City of Calgary Face Covering Bylaw.
In light of the continuing concerns about the coronavirus, we wanted to reach out to our students and customers to let you know that we have put procedures in place to help mitigate the spread of the virus. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our priority. We are regularly wiping down all high-touch areas of the store including the door handles, counters, pin pads, washrooms and more. Staff are asked .
Do you have a bird that holds special meaning to you? Join Terra Simieritsch as she guides you through the process of creating your own unique mixed-media musical songbird on a 6x6” birch board support with fluid acrylic paints. Over the course of the day you will learn how to: Prepare a wooden surface for painting, Choose great sheet music to use in your mixed media projects, Adhere paper to birch board panels, Learn .
The Joy of Painting® with 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 .
Take a journey in acrylic painting, in this one day class with Connie Geerts. She will take you with her step by step through her style of acrylic painting and you will go home with a completed painting you will be pleased to hang. Topics covered will include design shortcuts, brush choices, layering, creating personal style, mark making and more. Bring an apron and camera or notebook to record what you are learning, but .
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: Saturday, July 11, 2020 Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Cost: $50.00 + GST Click here to register.
Join Annette Wichmann on April 4 as she shows you step-by-step, how to decorate Ukrainian Easter eggs. Ukrainian Easter eggs are called pysanky, derived from the Ukrainian verb which means “to write.” Patterns are drawn on the egg with wax, which acts as a resist to the dye that is applied. By repeating this process, using different colours of dye, intricate patterns are created. For a chance to try pysanky yourself, sign up for .