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. .
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 .
Join the artists from Michael J Downs Open Studio in support of the Calgary Humane Society on Saturday, Sept 21 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Located at Kensington Art Supply, 120, 6999 – 11 Str SE in Calgary. Artists and furries in attendance.