Thursdays, August 9-30 – Developing Personal Style with Connie Geerts

Thursdays, August 9-30 – Developing Personal Style with Connie Geerts
Have you been painting for a while but are struggling to develop a style that is uniquely yours? The aim in this course is to help you figure out your own, personal aesthetic. Through many exercises, we’ll find and combine your personal preferences with the inherent ways you put down paint. Over the 4 weeks, we’ll start you on a journey to hone your style to more accurately reflect you and hopefully bring a .

Stoneground Painting Demo

Stoneground Painting Demo
Experience Stoneground watercolour paint with Eric Rowe and the Stoneground Paint Co. team, and explore the dynamic colour range that Stoneground’s Autumn Palette offers.  This workshop is suited for artists and creative enthusiasts of all levels, and will focus on seasonal subject matter using a variety of watercolour techniques.  The Stoneground team will be on hand to explain the paint-making process, what makes their paint so easy use, and why Stoneground’s colours are so .

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! To Register, visit: megruhlarts.com

Saturday, September 22 – Beginners Pouring Medium Workshop with Lisa Roberts

Saturday, September 22 – Beginners 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 unique effect. 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, a Supply List will be provided after registration. Level: Beginner Instructor: Lisa Roberts Date: September 22, .

Advanced Pouring Medium with Lisa Roberts

Advanced Pouring Medium with Lisa Roberts
Are you ready to take your Pouring Medium techniques to the next level? In this advanced workshop by Lisa Roberts, she will help you work with your current poured artworks and add layers, painting, resin, and objects creating dimensional and intriguing work that makes your artwork stand out. Her techniques will include encasing, painting, and adding three dimensional objects within layers to create a truly showstopping artwork.  Click here to register online!

A Taste of Encaustics with Judy Perrin

A Taste of Encaustics with Judy Perrin
This workshop is designed to introduce you to the art of encaustic painting.  It is an ancient method of using beeswax, which dates back to ancient times, many thousands of years ago. This is a workshop for beginners or those who have dabbled a bit and are curious to learn more about this luscious medium.  You will be provided with a basic wax medium which is the foundation of your painting, and learn how .

The Magic of Painting for Kids with Mina Tahmouresie

The Magic of Painting for Kids with Mina Tahmouresie
Teaching kids the skills for using acrylic paint and how to have fun with it in a safe and creative environment. They will learn the basic foundational rules to painting which will help them become successful in the future with acrylic painting. The class will be set up as a paint along, so students will be given a reference where we, all together, learn to paint it!  Click here to register online

Wednesdays in October – Foundation Hand Lettering with Kerri Forster

Wednesdays in October – Foundation Hand Lettering with Kerri Forster
Created and geared towards new 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 simple style which is amazing preparation for more advanced letter forms. No previous experience necessary, come as you are and learn this incredible technique. .

Oil Painting Workshop with Michael Downs

Oil Painting Workshop with Michael Downs
l Working from the live nude model this workshop is designed to develop your ability to accurately render basic shapes in relation to one another using line and value. You will accomplish this through direct observation with a step by step process. Basic line and blocking in of the forms using black and white oil paint. No experience is necessary. Click here to register online Level: All LevelsDate: Saturday, October 20Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 .