Beginners and advanced artists can come and relax, create and just have fun using different methods and materials in the art classes. We offer some of the best art workshops in Barrie in our new indoor/outdoor solarium space studio for smaller and more personalized classes. With great instruction and encouragement create at your own pace and develop your own style for a piece of art in our art classes in Barrie. All paint, brushes and papers are included. Please add 13% HST for final costs.
2 Day Workshop Tuesdays Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 from 10:30 am to 1 pm or Fridays Oct. 18 & 25th from 6:30 to 9 pm. Great class for those who have always wanted to try watercolours without worrying about mixing paints. See how to mix transparent layers and blend colours with easy to use tombow markers.
2 Day Workshop Tuesdays Oct. 8th and 15th from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Great class for those who love watercolour batik and want to prepare a great ink drawing for a figurative batik project. Ideas to bring emotion and great composition to your art using photos of your loved ones.
Saturday October 26th from 1 - 3:30 pm. Carve a pumpkin creatively and raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. Pumpkins and tools are provided. Take home an amazing sculpted pumpkin while helping out. All proceeds to the CF Foundation.
1 Day Workshop either Tuesday Oct. 22nd from 10:30 am to 1 pm or Friday Nov. 1st from 6:30 to 9 pm. Feel and connect to the chakra (rainbow) colour energy as you pour and dip acrylic paints to create 2-3 pieces of non-representational art. Feel how the colours speak to us and emerge with a greater understanding of the colours that surround you.
3 Day Workshop on Tuesdays Oct. 29, Nov. 5 & 12th from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Learn to build on your previous skills as you complete a painting using photos of family and friends for inspiration. It is recommended that you have taken watercolour batik and the earlier pen & ink class to maximize your results. Limited spaces for specialized individual help.
Friday November 8th from 6:30 to 9 pm. A great class to learn how to begin an acrylic painting by drawing and composing using your own ideas and images. Bring your photos to class and learn how to combine images and come up with a great layout for your first acrylic painting.
Fridays November 15th and 22nd from 6:30 to 9 pm. Come and learn how to use, mix and apply acrylics to create a great piece of art celebrating our winter. Design your own ideas in our earlier class or follow step-by-step as we paint with bold strokes. Good class for beginners.
Tuesdays November 19th and 26th from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Great class for beginners as we design two easy watercolours for printing on cards. All materials included one card and a prepared computer file for printing.
Thursdays November 14th and the 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for ages 10 and older. Great class to take with your children or grandchildren. Each participant will design a 'tangled' piece of art that will be reproduced and put on glass to be displayed in a lantern. All materials needed including the lantern are provided.
2 Day Workshop Tuesdays December 3rd and 10th from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Back by popular demand learn how to tangle your lines and doodle an image for reproduction on rice paper. Paper is adhered to a piece of glass and inked for colour transparency stain glass effect. All supplies included.