ADULT CLASSES

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SPRING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS


Acrylic Painting with Robert Murray

Saturday June 8, 2019
Times: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non Mem: $80 Mem: $60 (+HST)

Come on out and enjoy a relaxed and fun painting class that will provide you with a fun and simple way of painting subjects and scenes that inspire you. Robert will guide you through a step-by-step process to complete a painting. together we will consider properties of acrylic paint, subject selection, medium, and the may aspects of COLOUR!

CANCELLED


Embracing Encaustics with Linda Blakney

Sunday June 2, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-mem: $100 Mem: $80

Encaustics use melted, pigmented beeswax to create luminous paintings with translucency, opacity and other unique qualities. In this course, we’ll explore and experiment with contemporary techniques to create colour, textures and patterns, while incorporating mixed media into our encaustic pieces. Suitable for encaustics beginners as well as those with experience.

REGISTRATION CLOSED


Beginner’s Acrylic with Linda Blakney, M.B.A., M.A.

Mondays – April 8 to June 3, 2019
No Classes Monday May 20 (Victoria Day)
Duration: 8 weeks
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $130, Mem: $100

Working in colour can be tricky, so during these classes we will explore the theory and the use of colour through exercises and application in finished paintings. There will be a simple still life set up to work from, or you can bring a photo to use as a starting point for your painting. We will look at composition and balance using line, shape and colour. Expect the first weeks to be heavier on exercises, so that in the second half you can implement what you have learned.

REGISTRATION CLOSED


Watercolour Painting with Chelo Sebastian

Mondays – April 8 to June 3, 2019
No Classes Monday May 20 (Victoria Day)
Duration: 8 weeks
Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $130, Mem: $100

Using the properties of watercolour, you will learn to be more spontaneous & experimental. Large paper and big brushes, as well as ink, pastels and wax, will be used to develop your own unique style.

REGISTRATION CLOSED


IGNITE! with Linda Blakney, M.B.A., M.A.

Sundays – May 5 and 12, 2019
Duration: 2 weeks
Time: 12:30 – 4:30 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $100, Mem: $80

Ignite your creative energies with a workshop that challenges you to use different media and experiment with unusual techniques. In the Ignite experience, you will get to work with a range of materials and combine them to develop new expressions – all based on elements of design. Some of the materials we will work with include: India Ink, acrylic and alcohol inks, powdered graphite, watercolours, acrylics, mylar, foils and printing inks. If you have done “Spark”, this could be your next step. All materials included in cost of registration.

REGISTRATION CLOSED


Oil Painting with Jeanette Obbink

Thursday May 9, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-mem: $80 Mem: $60

Always wanted to try oil paints but daunted by the medium? This workshop will allow you to test and discover techniques and create your own masterpiece. Using a still life and some quick discover excercises, we will explore the possibilities of an ‘ala prima’ oil painting. Please note this is not suitable for acrylic painting.

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Photoshop: An Introduction with Jeanette Obbink

Saturday April 13, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-mem: $40 Mem: $30

In this class you will learn the ins and outs of Adobe Photoshop and how to use the program to improve your photographs. Discover all this software can do! We will learn the tricks of the trade to produce top quality photography. We will also cover industry standards to output images for web, print and other formats. Is photography not your medium? This course is ideal for people who want to use photos as a starting point for their paintings. Learn about values, contrast, colour correction and much more.
NOTE: A laptop and software is required for this course. A monthly subscription for Adobe Photoshop/Photo suite is available at Adobe.com (Current price is $9.99/mth USD).

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inDesign: An Introduction with Jeanette Obbink

Saturdays – May 4 & 11, 2019
Duration: 2 weeks
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-mem: $80 Mem: $60

An Introduction to InDesign presents the core features and techniques that make this powerful page layout application so fun and easy to use—and provides a foundation to build more advanced skills and workflows. Learn how to navigate the workspace, manage documents, create flexible master pages, work with text frames and graphics, and export and print finished documents. A laptop and software is required for this course. A monthly subscription for Adobe inDesign is available at Adobe.com (Current price is $20.99/mth USD), not ready to subscribe yet? Adobe offers a 30-day trial for any of their programs. Go to adobe.com for more information.

REGISTRATION CLOSED


All information subject to change. All adult class pricing subject to +13% HST.

Registration Information

Payment
Class size is limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Pre-registration is required for all classes and is on a first-come, first served basis with full payment. Registrations can be made online, in person, by phone, fax or mail.

Cheque, cash, debit, VISA and MasterCard payments are accepted. NOTE: 13% HST must now be added to all Adult Class Fees. A $20 charge is applied to NSF cheques.

Refunds/Cancellations
Occasionally a class will not reach its full enrollment and must be canceled, in which case a class refund will be issued. Otherwise, class refunds are issued for medical reasons only with presentation of a doctor’s certificate. A $10 administration fee applies.

Joining Late?
Contact the Gallery if you are interested in a class that has already started as we may have spaces available.