August 2020

From glassblowing to nuno felting, watercolours to oil painting, fine craft to fine art, our artist led experiences can be the catalyst for creative exploration or professional development.

Floral Watercolour Techniques

August 8 - 9, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Join Marion Anderson for a weekend long exploration of various approaches to painting florals in watercolour, from abstract to representational. Marion's teaching approach is step by step demonstration that let you build your knowledge as a beginner or refine your skills at the intermediate level.

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Make it Personal -Encaustic

August 8 - 9, 10AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Amelia Kraemer guides participants through creating their own narrative based, mixed media painting as materials and imagery are used to create a story, fictional or real, about the central character.

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Acrylic Techniques for the Absolute Beginner

August 11, 6:30PM - 9PM | All Levels

Join Marion Anderson for a four class, evening format introduction to acrylic techniques. Designed for the beginner, students of all levels will still gain from Marion's mastery of the medium! Students will complete 5 -7 paintings over the duration of the course in variety of  subject matter.

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Landscapes: An Impressionist Approach

August 12 - 14, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Students will explore  the dynamics of good composition building with blocks of value, shape and colour with several small studies using an impressionist approach to to colour choice and paint application. They will push the concepts from their first day  to a larger scale and learn how to manage details within  a value range that will preserve and protect the original structure and expand on initial colour concepts.

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Natural Dyes for Textiles

August 22 - 23, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

An introduction to the world of  natural dyeing. Discover the history and science of the dye process, and how plants, bugs and minerals can create colour..

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Floral Techniques with Acrylics

August 29 - 30, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Join Marion Anderson for a weekend long exploration of various approaches to painting florals in acrylics, from abstract to representational. Marion's teaching approach is step by step demonstration that let you build your knowledge as a beginner or refine your skills at the intermediate level. The Material fee covers all the materials you need for the course and the provision of tools to use for the duration of the course.

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