Demos

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Demos are a great way to expose yourself to new techniques, products and upcoming workshops.
 
Demos are planned for Saturday mornings and they are free.*
 
We are in the process of putting together our fall schedule of Demos.
 
Typically they run for about 30 minutes and usually take place between 11:00am - 1:00pm so you can drop in at your convenience.
 
We are open to your ideas, if you have a Demo request ask us about it: Info@kensingtonartsupply.com

Saturday, September 16 - Monoprinting Demo with Akua Ink with Alex Stevenson

Akua Intaglio Demo
Akua Intaglio Inks are now available at KASI! Join Alex Stevenson for a look at how Akua Intaglio Inks handle for monoprints.  Lightfast, soy based, and guaranteed not to dry out in the jar, Akua inks have been formulated by printmakers to be a superior choice of ink.


Saturday, September 23 - All About Resin Demo with Heidi Werschler

All About Resin Sept 23
Heidi of All About Resin Inc. will be introducing this brand new line of resins, and answering all you ever wanted to know about resin art—from a basic overview of art epoxies, to advanced surface applications, this demo is sure to offer great tips, samples and suggestions for creating exceptional artworks with resin.


Saturday, September 30 - Acrylic Demo with Connie Geerts

Acrylic Demo with Conne Geerts Sept 30
Meet KASI’s newest team member and instructor, Connie Geerts! Connie will be doing a series of quick acrylic paintings, while answering any questions about her unique approach to painting in acrylic. Connie will be also be leading a painting workshop on December 2, exclusively at Kensington Art Supply & Instruction.


Saturday, November 11 - Holbein Watercolour, Watercolour Mediums and Gouache Demo with Jamie-Lou Nicol

Holbein Watercolour Demo November 11
This demo will introduce Holbein Artist Watercolour and Mediums. Holbein watercolours are made and imported from Japan, a country known for having the oldest professional watercolour traditions in the world. Holbein laboratories have produced an extensive palette of 108 highly concentrated colours which are known for their world class standards in lightfastness and providing brilliant characteristics over an extended period of time. Holbein Artist Watercolour is produced without ox-gall, animal by-products or other dispersing agents. Attendees will gain an understanding of how Holbein’s watercolours work on their own as well as how they perform using Holbein watercolour mediums to create interesting effects and enhance the properties of watercolours. The demo will also cover Holbein’s Gouache and innovative Acryla Gouache. Gouache is often referred to as opaque watercolour. Holbein’s Acryla Gouache combines the working properties of traditional gouache with the permanence of acrylics.

Level:  All levels

Instructor:  Jamie-Lou Nicol

Date:  Saturday, November 11

Time:  2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Fee:  $5.00 with coupon for $5.00 after the demo. Register soon, as space is limited!


Saturday, November 11 - Holbein Acrylics, Acrylic Mediums & DUO Aqua Oil Demo with Jamie-Lou Nicol

Holbein Acrylics Demo November 11
This demonstration introduces Holbein’s acrylic paints (including Heavy Body, Fluid and Inks), acrylic gel and paste mediums and Holbein Duo Aqua Oil. Holbein’s Acrylics are available in hundreds of colours and offer superior covering power and enhanced lightfast ratings. Holbein’s acrylic mediums are designed to meet the demands of today’s acrylic artist and with their exceptional quality they are sure to support all artistic creativity. Duo offers 100 highly pigmented colours suspended in a water soluble cold pressed linseed oil and was developed by Holbein to offer the same high pigment quality and archival characteristics of Holbein’s Artists’ Oil line while allowing soap-and-water cleanup. Attendees will gain an understanding of how these products perform on their own as well as how they are intermixable. We will cover the properties of these paints and what techniques can be used together with the mediums to alter texture, sheen, transparency, viscosity and depth to your paintings.

Level:  All levels

Instructor:  Jamie-Lou Nicol

Date:  Saturday, November 11

Time:  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fee:  $5.00 with coupon for $5.00 after the demo. Register soon, as space is limited!