Classes

 

Adult Art Classes
Ongoing Art Classes

Ongoing, monthly classes for artists of any medium and all levels of experience and expertise.  Individualized instruction in a classroom setting with a workshop artist/instructor.  Choose a class time that suits you!  Work at your own pace, in the medium of your choice, on subjects that interest you most.  Supplies are not provided or included in class fees.

Instructors:

Lisa Roberts

E-mail: lisa@kensingtonartsupply.com

Specializes in pouring medium, resins, and mixed media.
Sherry Telle   Specializes in alcohol ink, watercolour, and coloured pencil.

Register in store or call us at 403.283.2288.


 

Independant Instructors
Independent Instructors

To register with these instructors, please contact them directly.  A one month minimum sign up is required under our independent instructors.

Nancy-lynne Hughes

E-mail:  nlhughes@hughesfineart.ca

Phone:  (403) 863-4261

Specializes in drawing, acrylics, oil, watercolours, et al.

Tuesdays 9am-12pm, 1-4pm, 6-9pm

Thursdays 9am-12pm, 1-4pm, 6-9pm

 

Mary-Leigh Doyle

E-mail: m.l.doyleart@shaw.ca

Specializes in acrylics, oils, and mixed media.

Mondays and Thursdays 9am-12pm, 1-4pm

Michael Downs

E-mail: tmdowns@telus.net

Specializes in drawing and painting - oils, acrylics, watercolour, and pastels.

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays  9am-12pm, 1-4pm, 6-9pm

 

   

Ekaterina Pozdniakova

E-mail: epozdniakova@yahoo.com

Specializes in oil painting.

Mondays 6-9pm

Megan Ruhl

Website:

megruhlarts.com

Manga Illustration, drawing and watercolour.

Sunday 1-4pm, Monthly

Connie Geerts

Website:

conniegeerts.com

Workshop Format

Focused on developing personal style in acrylic and mixed media, through exercises and working on series.

 Wednesdays 1-4pm

David Kitler

davidkitler.com

Specializes in drawing, and acrylics.

Thursdays 6-9pm

Fridays 1-4pm


We require 7 days' notice before the date of the class or workshop you are registered in for you to receive a full refund.  There is no refund available with less than 7 days' notice, with the sole exception being if Kensington Art Supply or one of our instructors must cancel the class or workshop.  In this instance, the full fee will be refunded, or you may have the fees applied to another class or workshop.  If you must miss a class or workshop, you may find another person to take your place and you are responsible to receive payment from them.  In this case, please let us know their name and email in case they need to be notified about supplies required or other information pertaining to their class or workshop.


 

Skill Levels

Absolute Beginner:  You feel lost and uncomfortable in an art store but you are enthusiastic and willing to learn the basics.
Beginner:  You have basic drawing skills and some familiarity with a medium or mediums.
Intermediate:  You can draw well and you are very comfortable with your medium.   You understand the basic elements and principals of design (composition, value, and color).
Advanced:  You have excellent drawing skills and you are confident with your medium(s).
Professional:  You are a working artist

Please note – you will get the most out of art classes and workshops that are appropriate to your skill level. 


 

Paint-Ins with the Federation of Canadian Artists

fall 2019- Paint Ins BannerFCA 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, Ingrid Christensen, or Mary Leigh Doyle will be on hand to provide one-on-one guidance as you develop your painting. Kensington Art Supply is also offering participants 15% off any art supplies purchased during the session.

Open to both FCA Calgary members and non-members.
 
Dates:
November 13th 2019 – with Rex Beanland
November 14th 2019 – with Ingrid Christensen
March 11th  2020 – with TBA
March 12th 2020 – with TBA
April 8th 2020 – with Mary Leigh Doyle
April 9th 2020 – with Mary Leigh Doyle
 

Ongoing Classes with David Kitler

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Kensington Art Supply is pleased to welcome David Kitler to its roster of ongoing art instructors!

If you struggle with a pencil or brush, this is the class for you! Learn to draw ANY subject in ink, graphite, coloured pencil, pastel, and how to “draw with a brush.”

David has been a professional artist and instructor for over 25 years. His work and techniques have been featured in numerous art publications: Northlight Books,  International Artist magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, and Arabella.

Students of all levels are welcome!

See examples of David’s work at http://davidkitler.com

Level: All levels
Instructor:  David Kitler
Dates:  Thursdays, 6- 9 pm, Fridays, 1-4 pm
 

To register, please contact David at kitler@davidkitler.com

 


Jean Pederson's 4 x 4 Master Class

Jean Pederson 2018 4x4
Meet 4 days 4 times throughout the year for personal artistic growth.

Are you ready to challenge yourself to an artistic journey towards destination self-discovery?  Through one-on-one discussion, open studio painting and class discussion, plus individual challenges, each student will be encouraged to paint more meaningful and personal imagery.  Who are you and how are you going to tell your story visually?  Your commitment to embark on your journey, explore your process, and engage in an artistic dialogue will lead to inspiration, direction, and confidence within your artwork.  This Master Class is a one-year commitment to yourself and your artistic journey.

Level:  Intermediate – Advanced; participants should have a working knowledge of the mediums they choose to use throughout the year.

Instructor:  Jean Pederson

Dates:  The dates for 2020 will be announced at the end of September.

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day

Fee:  $1,950.00

Please note: there is a waitlist for this Master Class series.