All posts by Milo Dlouhy

Big Red Sale 2021

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Paints, Pens, Papers, Pencils, Pastels, Pigments, Sketchbooks, Markers and a whole lot more! What about Pink? Sure!!! Come explore. Make it a date With LOVE   Pssst… here is a little secret.(Don’t tell the Boss Lady) The staff were told to be flexible with the RED products. In other words, as long as the packaging has red on it, it’s on Sale! Wow! That’s hundreds of products! 3 days only! February 12th to 14th

Abstracted Realism in Acrylic

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Learn how to get beyond realism in this full day Zoom class. Create interesting artwork by adding abstract elements and changing the way you approach painting animals or whatever subject matter you choose. Join us for this fun, supportive class. Morning: We’ll start in the morning with a warm up exercise to get you loose and trying new things. Following that, we’ll have a discussion about what we’ve learned through the exercise. There will be .

Alcohol Ink Secrets!

Sherry Telle Alcohol Ink Secrets Workshop
  How to control the uncontrollable? Learn different lifting techniques, spray and spatter and pour, stamping, resist techniques, masking and staining, Everything you need to know to create your own masterpiece! This is a let-yourself-go workshop in which you will have fun, test your boundaries, and use lots of colour and texture. Time: Saturday March 13, 10am – 4pm Price $45 Supply List - DOWNLOAD PDF REGISTER HERE Beginner & Advanced Artists Welcome! Note: After registration .

Exploring Alcohol Inks – FREE Demonstration

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  In this Alcohol Inks demonstration Sherry Telle will show you how to manipulate the inks with pouring, spraying, brushing and using various tools to create texture on Yupo paper. You will learn how to control this interesting medium, and how to let it do its thing. Discover how alcohol ink reacts like no other medium to create magical effects.  Time: Sunday February 21 at 1-3pm Price: FREE REGISTER HERE

Moving Beyond Realism – FREE Painting Demonstration by Connie Geerts

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Try out a Zoom class for free!  Watch or paint along while Connie demonstrates how to add abstract elements and colour to a painting to create something more expressive than realism. The subject matter will be a bear and you’ll learn how to create eyes full of light and depth. Connie will use acrylic with the addition of abstract elements like collage and watercolour crayon. There will be opportunity to ask questions during and .

Light Reading – FREE Oil Painting Demo by Michael Downs

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In this 2.5 hour Zoom demonstration Michael will explain how to effectively work from a photo reference, painting with a brush and oil paint. You will learn how to begin by painting abstract shapes and working towards something more realistic, with the artist choosing what to put in and leave out, editing visually so that the relationships work. Learning these skills will help you paint any subject matter. Participant will have the opportunity to follow along and ask questions.  .

Oil Painting with Michael Downs

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Follow Michael’s step-by-step process to creating a successful painting. Landscape in the morning and a portrait in the afternoon. About this Workshop Price: $45 Time: February 20, 10am-4pm Follow Michael’s step-by-step process to creating a successful oil painting. We will paint a landscape during the morning session and a portrait in the afternoon. Michael will show how anybody can be successful using the same technique great artists have used for centuries to develop their paintings.  .

Banff Street Scene in Oil

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Banff Street Scene Oil Painting Demonstration with Michael Downs In this 2.5 hour demonstration Michael will explain how to effectively work from a photo reference. Michael will be painting with a palette knife and oil paint. Participant will have the opportunity to follow along and ask questions. This is the same process Michael teaches in his weekly online classes. For more information contact Michael: tmdowns@telus.net Price: Free Date: January 23, 1PM REGISTER HERE NOTE – You .