Adult Art Classes

March 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm
$265 + HST/$238.50 + HST Gallery Members; Materials not included

FROM LIFE WITH LOIS GREEN
January 17 to March 28, 2017 (no class on March 14)
Tuesdays: 7:00 – 10:00 pm, 10 workshops; Live model
$265.00 + HST/$238.50 + HST Gallery MembersMaterials not included

From Life utilizes a live model to explore the human figure from different points of view. Benefit from the experience of regional artist Lois Green and explore traditional life drawing using various media. Intermediate and advanced levels of experience are welcome. Easels provided for up to 16 participants.

Lois Green is a graduate of OCAD’s Communication and Design Department (1983).  She has varied experience as a graphic studio artist in the...

April 4, 2017 - 7:00 pm
$265 + HST/$238.50 + HST Gallery Members; Materials not included

FROM LIFE WITH LOIS GREEN
April 4 to June 13, 2017 (no class May 2)
Tuesdays: 7:00 – 10:00 pm, 10 workshops; Live model
$265.00 + HST/$238.50 + HST Gallery Member; Materials not included    

From Life utilizes a live model to explore the human figure from different points of view. Benefit from the experience of regional artist Lois Green and explore traditional life drawing using various media. Intermediate and advanced levels of experience are welcome. Easels provided for up to 16 participants.

April 6, 2017 - 9:00 am

Flex your creative muscles and spend an engaging afternoon or evening at the Art Gallery. Enjoy a hands-on, artist-led workshop in a fully-equipped studio space. Explore the principles of design and colour. Learn about landscape painting, printmaking and contemporary art. Share in a guided tour of the Gallery’s exhibitions and collections. Perfect for adult birthday parties and celebrations of all kinds, as well as corporate retreats. A fun way to foster creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and team building.

Choose from two different art programmes:
Vibrant Vistas: Learn about painting techniques and materials! Create an exceptional abstract painting representing your idea of the Canadian landscape.
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April 12, 2017 - 7:00 pm
$210 + HST/$189 + HST Gallery Members; Materials included

NEW! BOOK ART WITH BERNADETTE WELLS
April 12 to May 17, 2017
Wednesdays: 7:00 – 9:30 pm, 6 workshops
$210.00 + HST/$189.00 + HST Gallery Member; Materials included

Create art in the form of a book! Under the guidance of regional artist Bernadette Wells, participants will try their hand at a variety of bookbinding materials and techniques, creating unique artist books in different styles and sizes and covered with handmade papers.

May 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm
$180 + HST/$162 + HST Gallery Members; Materials included

MIXED-MEDIA PRINTMAKING WITH JENNIE CLARK
May 24 to June 21, 2017
Wednesdays: 7:00 – 9:30 pm, 5 workshops
$180.00 + HST/$162.00 + HST Gallery Member; Materials included          

Join regional artist Jennie Clark for an engaging series of printmaking workshops. Participants will learn all about mixed-media printmaking materials, creating unique prints incorporating monotype and relief techniques. Photo transfer and chine-collé techniques will also be demonstrated, adding to your final print designs. Materials are provided. Just bring your imagination and creativity!

May 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
$140 + HST/$126 + HST Gallery Members; Materials not included

PHOTOGRAPHY WITH ANDRÉ BENETEAU
May 27 to June 24, 2017
Saturdays: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, 5 workshops
$140.00 + HST/$126.00 + HST Gallery Member; Materials not included               

Under the guidance of regional artist André Beneteau, further your knowledge of camera techniques, features and operation with a series of engaging workshops and field trips. Participants will explore the many aspects of photography from portraits to landscapes while exercising their creativity and eye for dynamic composition. Participants must provide their own camera.

June 26, 2017 - 10:00 am
$195 + HST/$175 + HST Gallery Members; Some materials provided

LAYERS OF MEANING: ACRYLIC EXPLORATIONS WITH CLAUDIA MANDLER MCKNIGHT
June 26 to 28, 2017
Monday to Wednesday, 10 am – 3:00 pm, 3 workshops
$195.00 + HST/$175.50 + HST Gallery Member; Some materials provided

Extend your possibilities with acrylic painting! Benefit from the experience of regional artist Claudia Mandler McKnight and learn how to use colour and gesture with a variety of specialized media designed to enhance the texture and flow of acrylic paint. Emphasis will be on the technical use of additives for acrylics and creating mood through layered paint application. Participants must supply their own acrylic paints and canvas. The MacLaren will provide a variety of media for...