Demos

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Demos are a great way to expose yourself to new techniques, products and upcoming workshops.
 
We are open to your ideas, if you have a Demo request ask us about it: Info@kensingtonartsupply.com

City Scape - FREE Oil Painting Demo with Michael Downs

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Saturday April 17th, 1-3:30pm

Watch Michael Downs paint this beautiful city scape from start to finish in 2.5 hours.

Michael will demonstrate how artists work from an abstract beginning into an impressionistic painting, capturing the light and energy of this time of day.

Michael will explain his process and answer your questions as he paints. Follow along as he simplifies complex painting concepts through a friendly, down-to-earth approach. Michael has the remarkable ability to take the most difficult concepts of drawing and painting and explain them in a way that even a complete novice can understand.

Register Now! These sessions fill up quickly.

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FREE Pysanky Demonstration

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March 27, 10-11am

Follow along as Annette demonstrates the traditional Ukrainian egg painting technique and creates designs using a wax-resist method. The technique of making Pysanky involves using fresh eggs, pure beeswax, a candle or heat source to melt the beeswax, tools called Kistky, and jars of brilliant dyes.

You must register to receive the Zoom information.

If you’d like to follow along, pick up some PYSANKY SUPPLIES

REGISTER HERE


Sweet Still Life

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Sunday March 14th, 1-3:30pm

Popular artist instructor Michael Downs will paint a large scale (40×40) still life in 2.5 hours.

Michael will explain his process and answer your questions as he paints. Follow along as he simplifies complex painting concepts through a friendly, down-to-earth approach. Michael has the remarkable ability to take the most difficult concepts of drawing and painting and explain them in a way that even a complete novice can understand.

Register Now! The last two sessions filled up quickly, as this is becoming a popular monthly event at Kensington.

What is a Still Life? One of the principal genres of Western art – essentially, the subject matter of a still life painting is anything that does not move or is dead. In this case, it’s delicious. :) ENJOY

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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

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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 after the demo.

TIME: Sunday February 7th from 1 to 3 pm

SOLD OUT

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