FALL: Classic Fine Art Painting: Inspiration from the Masters FRIDAYS 11:15am-1:15pm

FALL: Classic Fine Art Painting: Inspiration from the Masters FRIDAYS 11:15am-1:15pm

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REGISTRATION OPTIONS: Choose one of our awesome DISCOUNTED CLASS PKGS that run once a week according to our Fall calendar from Sep 1- Dec 31.

CLASS PKG 8 wks Fridays Sep 6-Oct 25 FEE $600
CLASS PKG 9 wks Fridays Nov 1-Dec 27 FEE $655
CLASS PKG 17 wks Fridays Sep 6-Dec 27 FEE $1175

OR SIGN UP for DROP IN CLASS

Pick your own dates at drop in rates ($80) select in the drop down menu below

Please note if your registering outside of our advertised calendar schedules you must book Drop ins . Simply select your drop in date(s) in our drop down menu below

***If your signing up for a drop in class, we do not guarantee that you will finish your project in one sitting. Single one-off classes are offered as fun taster sessions & are not meant to substitute for a full study in your chosen subject. As with all art it is not about the end result, but more about the journey, so if you don’t finish your project in one session, you can always book another session with us or finish your project at home!

For a more comprehensive learning experience in your choice of media, we highly recommend signing up for a full Class PKG.

CLASS SYLLABUS: The classical approach to painting is proving to be more popular today, as many artists are trying to reconnect with traditional practice. In this valuable course, we will first begin by getting familiar with the genre of classical painting & learn the principles of academic oil painting and brushwork. We will cover topics such as composition, perspective, gesture, proportion & the use of light and color to create vivid artwork. Discussion on classical themes, & inspiration from master painters such as- Vermeer, Caravaggio or John Singer Sargent etc. We will study scale, volume and light and how to evoke emotion. Students learn the secrets and benefits of working sight-size and learn professional methods behind colour mixing, to ensure colors stay true to the subject. Organizing the palette, value and edges will be covered, discussed and demonstrated, how to use special effects (used by the Masters past & present) and how to enhance texture, tone and mood. In depth personal critiques will be provided throughout the course. Final projects will culminate in copying a master painting (of each student’s own choice- landscape or Portrait style) which is great way of improving painting skills & developing personal style, whether one is an established artist or a beginner.

MATERIALS: Painting supplies are included, but NOT canvas, please bring a canvas with you to your first class. We suggest a medium size canvas to start. You may need additional canvas throughout the duration of your course, depending on the project & how small/large you work.

Limited select size canvas are available for purchase CASH ON DELIVERY $35 & up (Please have the proper change with you).

If you require a LARGE CANVAS or specific/customized canvas, please purchase & bring with you to class, as we may not have these available at the studio

Speciality materials such as glazes or mediums might be introduced for basic exploration, but are NOT available on a week to week basis, if you require these speciality finishing materials please bring with you to class.

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