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 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 supplies including paint, brushes and papers are included unless otherwise noted.
1 Day Workshop Available Friday Feb. 28th, from 6:30 to 9 pm or Tuesday Mar. 3rd from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Come and join us for this great opportunity to see how watercolour markers & pencils can be used to draw and paint a simple winter landscape. Good instruction on all the ways to combine these mediums with traditional watercolour.
2 Day Workshop either Tuesdays Mar. 24th & 31st from 10:30 am to 1 pm or Fridays Mar. 27th & Apr. 3rd, from 6:30 to 9 pm. This is a great class for that beginner artist who really wants to know simple ways to draw and represent lifelike figures. Lessons in seeing in simple shapes and forms to adding clothing and accessories.
2 Day Workshop either Tuesdays Apr. 21st & 28th from 10:30 am to 1 pm or Fridays Apr. 24th & May 1st, from 6:30 to 9 pm. This is a great class for that beginner artist who really wants to know how to blend and apply bold strokes of colours in acrylics. Learn how plexi-glass slows down the drying time to blend colours in a floral stillife painting.
Come for this 1 Day workshop either Tuesday May 5th in the morning or in the evening Fri. May 22nd to learn how to "tangle" a personal design in pen & ink. Bring your design to a second class, either Tuesday May 12th or Friday Apr. 29th to learn how to apply alcohol ink to colour. We will mount the coloured design on glass and put our designs in a small frame and to hang as a stain glass. All supplies incl. each day cost $55 & HST.
Come for this 1 Day workshop available only in the day on Tuesday june 2nd from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm approx for an adventure in pastels. We are hoping for a great weather day and we may take this outside and learn how to pastel a water scene at one of Barrie's downtown beaches. If the weather does not co-operate we will do an indoor studio study in pastel from photographs.
Come for this 1 Day workshop available only in the evening on Friday June 5th from 6:30 to 9 pm. Come and try this amazing non-representational art form with guided instructions on how to combine colours and textures for some great pieces of art. Limited seats so register early.
Suitable for beginners or more experienced artists. We will push the boundaries of this technique as we experiment with texture on rice paper with wax and watercolours. This 3 Day workshop runs either Tuesdays June 9, 16 & 23rd from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm or Wednesdays June 3, 10th and 17th from 6:30 to 9 pm. Limited seats so register early for your spot.
Learn how to see better to draw better as we study how to capture an accurate rendering of a sitting model. Working with proportion and shapes the first class. The second class we will learn how to shade and tone. Available only on Fridays, June 12th and the 19th, from 6:30 to 9 pm. Limited seats so register early for your spot.