All posts by Megan Ruhl

Spring Flowers! An Alcohol Ink Workshop with Sherry Telle

Spring Flowers! An Alcohol Ink Workshop with Sherry Telle
    This class is great for those with some experience using alcohol ink. Learn how to make massive flowers on two half sheets of Yupo. We will learn how to overcome the challenges of working with the inks on a large surface, while making beautiful flowers, using a variety of tools. All Supplies Included ! Level: Intermediate  Instructor: Sherry Telle Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2020 Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm Cost: $75 +GST    Click here to register

Intro to Drawing Manga with Megan Ruhl

Intro to Drawing Manga with Megan Ruhl
Learn the basic techniques of Japanese Manga Illustration! Each session will focus on style, genre, and character development.  Topics include dynamic poses, perspective and proportion, lights and special effects, and creating a storyboard. Students will have access to lots of reference material and receive one-on-one instruction, as they come away with designs for their own original manga series! Level: All Levels Instructor: Megan Ruhl Date: Sunday, April 5, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cost: $65.00 .

Learn to Make Chocolates with Laurie Brossard

Learn to Make Chocolates with Laurie Brossard
Learn to make beautiful, yummy chocolates! This class will cover tempering chocolate, making moulded pralines, dipped truffles, fun chocolate bars, chocolate decorations and more. Join Belgian trained chocolatier Laurie Brossard as she takes you through the steps to create your own beautiful handmade chocolate confections, made with premium Belgian chocolate. Class fee includes all supplies and everyone takes home lots of chocolate goodies! Level: All Levels Instructor: Laurie Brossard Date: April 11, 2020 Time: 10:00 am .

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, or Mary Leigh Doyle will be on hand to provide one-on-one guidance as .

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 Sketchers doing live demonstrations from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, March 7th, 2020. 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 Sketchers 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 fostering .

Intuitive Painting & Floral Drawing with Jessica Armas Noda

Intuitive Painting & Floral Drawing with Jessica Armas Noda
Do you want to create an amazing acrylic floral painting in just 3 hours? Jessica will guide you step by step through the process of developing an intuitive painting background. She will share lots of tips and ideas to enhance your abilities and creativity. Later, you will learn to draw and doodle some beautiful flowers on top of the background. With some guidance for the final touches, you will be taking home a unique .

Pouring Medium Workshop with Lisa Roberts

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: .

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! .

Large & Loose in Acrylics with Connie Geerts

Large & Loose in Acrylics with Connie Geerts
Get your whole body into it, and loosen up your method of painting by tackling two large paintings in this one day workshop. You’ll learn how to get your ideas down quickly and accurately in a large format, and how to develop a more painterly style. We’ll discuss mark making, colour choices, design and more. Stretch your body and your creative abilities in this fun, supportive class. All skill levels welcome! SUPPLIES NOT INCLUDED! .