November 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.

Beginner's Acrylic Painting II

November 3, 6:30PM - 9PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

In this four evening course, students will experiment with a variety of techniques using Acrylics in a fun relaxed atmosphere.  Participants will be making colour and value studies and using them to help create paintings with demonstrations and guidance from the instructor.

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Introduction to Portrait Painting in Oils

November 7 - 8, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

The workshop will start by the instructor mixing a flesh colour palette and students making samples of the palette with notes. The focus of this workshop is capturing a likeness, mixing naturalistic colours, creating 3 dimensional form, rendering flesh, mark making and paint application.

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Bold & Contemporary Winter Landscapes

November 12 - 14, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels

Focus on the interplay of light and snow as you paint the winter landscapes with a fearless use of colour and expressive brushwork in a unique style that is unmistakable. Take home a clear understanding of colour mixing and practical strategies to fill your paintings with vibrant colour and light.

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Nautical Southampton Ornament Set - AFTERNOON

November 14, 1PM - 3PM | All Levels

Make a totally unique copper ornament to hang on your Christmas tree!  In this fun hands on class you’ll get to design and create your one-of-a-kind keepsake from start to finish and learn copper etching techniques.  Using Chantry Island and the Range lights as inspiration, you will get to make two ornaments, keep one for yourself or give one away as a gift!

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Woven Willow Holiday Tree

November 21, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels

Join Andrea Matrosovs for this festive workshop to create your own woven willow holiday tree. Andrea will supply all tools and materials, fairy lights as well as fresh boughs should you want to use your tree as an urn insert.

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Willow Gnome & Reindeer Set

November 21, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels

Join Andrea Matrosovs for this festive workshop to create your own holiday gnome and reindeer ornament set.  Andrea will supply all tools and materials as you learn basic willow weaving techniques.

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Encaustic Ornament Set

November 28, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Make three one-of-a-kind tree ornaments using encaustic. This ancient medium mixes the sweet smell of beeswax with a tree resin to make it harder and durable. The wax is coloured using specialized pigment blocks or oil paint. Using a blow torch you’ll create swirls of colours as a background. Finish off your ornaments with an image transfer of a tree, star, and snowflake.

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