All posts by Megan Ruhl

Foundational Calligraphy: A Great Place to Start with Kerri Forster

Foundational Calligraphy: A Great Place to Start  with Kerri Forster
  Created and geared towards calligraphers or those newly interested in hand lettering and calligraphy. Foundational (also called Bookhand) is a great place to start. Using a dip pen and ink, this four week class will cover the basics of calligraphy and hand lettering as we learn this iconic and simply style which is amazing preparation for more advanced letter forms, like Italic, Pointed Brush, Pointed Pen, Ruling Pen and more. No previous experience .

Open Studio Night with Brittney Tough

Open Studio Night 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.  During the evening , you will learn watercolour techniques along with other tips and tricks and apply it to a painting.  Brittney will assist you with one on one guidance each step of the way. For more information, and to register, please contact: artist@brittneytough.com Level: All .

Alcohol Inks Sampler with Sherry Telle

Alcohol Inks Sampler with Sherry Telle
This introduction to Alcohol Inks includes a one hour demo on how to manipulate the inks with pouring, spraying, brushing and using various tools to create texture as well as plenty of time to experiment with the inks on Yupo paper. You will learn how to control this interesting medium, and how to let it go! Discover how alcohol ink reacts like no other. ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED! Level: All Levels  Instructor: Sherry Telle Date: Thursday, January .

3rd Annual Garage Sale

3rd Annual Garage Sale
You asked, we deliver! On July 20th, 2019, join us from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for our 3rd annual Garage Sale! We are no longer accepting vendor applications, as all spots are FULL. If you are interested in booking a table for next year, please contact the store at info@kensingtonartsupply.com. 

October 3rd – Maritime Birch Trees with Sheila Schaetzle

October 3rd – Maritime Birch Trees with Sheila Schaetzle
Maritime Birch Trees with Sheila Schaetzle Join Sheila for a fun-filled day of painting that will take you on an inspiring journey through her hometown in New Brunswick.Throughout the class, students will experiment with various acrylic techniques and learn how to recreate the wonderful colours and textures of the Maritimes. Using both brushes and palette knives you will learn how to properly tone your canvas, set up an under-painting, create soft edges, and establish .

Painting in Textures with Jenny Baker

Painting in Textures with Jenny Baker
If you would like to learn palette knife painting or increase your skills with one, here is your chance. We will use a variety of palette knives and yes, a brush or two to create. We will use acrylic paints and Super heavy gloss gel as well. Jenny will be doing demos for you throughout the process and will also have the finished painting on display. SUPPLIES NOT INCLUDED! Level: All Levels  Instructor: Jenny Baker Date: Saturday, July 6 .

The GOLDEN “A to Z” of Acrylics with Samantha Williams-Chapelsky

The GOLDEN “A to Z” of Acrylics with Samantha Williams-Chapelsky
This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. Learn the unique properties of Fluids, Heavy Body, OPEN and High Flow Acrylics. Discover Interference and Iridescent paints for unusual effects. Get a comprehensive overview on the many Gels & .

Abstract Acrylic Landscape with Samantha Williams-Chapelsky

Abstract Acrylic Landscape with Samantha Williams-Chapelsky
Artists will create a highly textured semi abstract landscape using GOLDEN Fluid acrylics and GOLDEN Fiber Paste. Learn about landscape composition, colour theory and texture application to create one 24″ × 24″ landscape. Although the landscapes will be created in a semi abstract manner, students are able to select and work from their own reference image.   Level: All Levels  Instructor: Samantha Williams-Chapelsky Date: Saturday, June 8 Time: 10:00 Am – 3:00 pm Cost: $125 +GST   Click .

How to Draw Anything with Michael Downs

How to Draw Anything with Michael Downs
Drawing is often considered the most fundamental skill for artists to learn. Michael Downs will teach the basic skills of drawing step by step, focusing on topics such as importance of the gesture, linear perspective & composition. Students will learn how to use lines for seeing and understanding visual relationships, and how to properly use photo references. At the end of this workshop, students will come away with basic habits to follow that lead .

Let’s Explore Mixed Media with Annette Wichmann

Let’s Explore Mixed Media with Annette Wichmann
What is Mixed Media? Join Annette Wichmann as we explore the endless possibilities of this versatile art form. We’ll try to define what is mixed media, we’ll have hands-on examples of products that can be used to create it and see examples of mixed media artwork. This will be a fun evening of adventure and possibilities that will hopefully leave you wanting to explore mixed media!   Level: All Levels Instructor: Annette Wichmann Date: Friday, .