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Painting (introductory)

Adult Programs

Introductory Acrylic Painting

Acrylic painting is a vibrant and versatile medium; demonstrations and studio work in this course introduce the foundations of tonal painting, colour theory, and methods of evoking mood through use of colour, texture, shape and composition.  Students will experiment with gel acrylic mediums and a variety of approaches to paint application while working on independent projects using photographic sources, a live model, and still-life.

Please bring acrylic paints, brushes (see materials list) and one canvas board (10x12”) to the first class.

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Registration and withdrawal deadline: January 26, 2017

Course Code:
ESPN-0121  [Register Online]
Instructor:
Charlotte Marble
Site:
P210, 1107 Marginal Road
Date / Time:
Thurs Feb 2-March 23, 6:30-9:30pm (7 sessions, no class March 16)
Tuition: 
$250.00 + HST

 

Introductory Watercolour Painting

This course introduces the foundation of painting with watercolour. Some of the unique qualities of watercolour painting include vibrant colours, transparency effects, and immediacy. This studio class will give instruction, demonstrations and critiques in colour design, light and value studies, and fundamental techniques, as students work from subjects such as still life, landscape, abstraction, and imagination. The novice painter will be encouraged and the experienced painter will be challenged. Class limit is 12.

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Registration and withdrawal deadline: January 23, 2017

Course Code:
ESPN-0131 [Register Online]

Instructor:

Bob Williams
Site:
P210, 1107 Marginal Road
Date / Time:
Tues Feb 7-March 28, 6:30–9:30pm (7 sessions, no class March 14)
Tuition: 
$250.00 + HST

 

Introductory Oil Painting

Process and theory of oil painting within its principle historical contexts is introduced through studio work, demonstrations and group critiques. The nature of the materials, preparation of surface, colour theory and composition are considered. Emphasis is placed on the medium as a means of personal expression. Bring paints and brushes to the first class. It is recommended that students have some knowledge of drawing such as the “Introductory Drawing” course.

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Registration and withdrawal deadline: January 23, 2017

Course Code:
ESPN-0111 [Register Online]
Instructor:
Caitlin McGuire
Site:
P210, 1107 Marginal Road
Date / Time:

Mon Jan 30-March 27, 6:30–9:30pm (7 sessions, no class Feb 20 & March 13)

Tuition: 
$250.00 + HST
 

 

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