Art Courses – Ages 17 to Seniors Welcome

Wet, Wild + Collage – for Acrylic Painters

Starts August 20 to 24
Length 1 week (5 day) course, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm with 1 hour for lunch. Bring a bag lunch or go to a nearby restaurant for lunch.
Location Village Green Community Church, 505 Village Green Ave (corner of Village Green Ave and Wonderland Rd S), London, ON
Cost $325.00 + HST
Media Students bring their own painting supplies: acrylic paint only.

Those with Heavy Body acrylics need to pick up the following in Fluid Acrylic: Phthalo Blue (Green shade), Burnt Sienna, any medium Yellow, any Red with PV19 as the pigment.

Everyone will need Titanium White in fluid acrylic form, and 1 tube of Heavy Bodied Titanium White, plus acrylic Pouring Medium and a Heavy Acrylic Gel Medium (Liquitex or Golden brand recommended – your choice of satin or gloss finish). You will need 3 or more canvases or watercolour papers each day, not larger than 16″ x 20″, not smaller than 12″ x 12″. Also bring lots of references – you are choosing what subjects to paint – or go abstract if you like. The following link may be helpful: Recommended Acrylic Supplies. There are optional supplies that will be covered in class.

Details This is the course where anything goes. Cheryl will teach a variety of techniques such as paint pouring, layering with acrylic mediums, plus collage. These techniques can be used for realistic subjects as well as abstracts. Bring lots of photos of your favourite subjects. You never know what may appear on your canvas!
Level Beginners who have a spirit of adventure, through to advanced painters will enjoy this course. Ages 17 to seniors welcome.
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1 SPOT – just came open Aug 14/18
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Art Courses starting September 2018. Registration is open!

Watermedia: Breaking All the Rules
– for Watercolours or Fluid Acrylics

Starts Tuesday September  25 through  November 27
Length 10 week course, either – Tuesday afternoons 1 to 3:30 pm or Tuesday evenings 6:30 to 9 pm
Location Village Green Community Church, 505 Village Green Ave (corner of Village Green Ave and Wonderland Rd S), London, ON
Cost $258.00 + HST
Media Students bring their own painting supplies: watercolour, or fluid acrylic. Watercolours, please also bring white gouache. Fluid acrylics, please bring some heavy body titanium white. Click here for information about recommended supplies. No turpentine is allowed in class. Plan to work 11″ x 14″ at the first class. Always bring some scrap watercolour paper approx. 8″ x 10″ to try out techniques.
Details To understand the ‘rules’, and when and why to break them, Cheryl will give line work and guide you step by step through 4 of her paintings, in a variety of subjects. Students should also bring lots of their own photo references to work from on some weeks.
Level Beginners through to advanced painters will enjoy this course. Ages 17 to seniors welcome.
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Colour: Hands On – All Media

Starts Wednesday September 26 through November 28
Length 10 week course. either – Wednesday afternoons 1 to 3:30 pm or Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 9:00 pm
Location Village Green Community Church, 505 Village Green Ave (corner of Village Green Ave and Wonderland Rd S), London, ON
Cost $258.00 + HST
Media Students bring their own painting supplies: watercolour, acrylic, or watermixable oils. Watercolours, please also bring white gouache. Click here for information about recommended supplies. No turpentine is allowed in class. Plan to work 10″ x 12″ at the first class. Always bring some scrap watercolour paper to every class to try techniques on.
Details This course will give students a thorough working understanding of colour mixing and colour theory. Students should bring lots of photo references, in a variety of subjects, to work from. These may be your own photos or photos from others – but not photos of paintings.
Level Beginners through to advanced painters will enjoy this course. Ages 17 to seniors welcome.
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Portraits: Head and Shoulders, from Photos

Starts Monday October 1 to November 26 – Note no class October 8, Thanksgiving
Length 8 week course: Monday afternoons 1 to 2:15 pm or Monday evenings 6:30 to 7:45 pm
Location Cheryl O’s home studio, south-west London (detailed directions will be sent after registration is received)
Cost $360.00 + HST
Media Students bring a 4B pencil, a pencil sharpener, and paper to draw on to the first class. Computer paper that is printed on one side is fine.
Details The first 4 or 5 weeks of the course concentrate on drawing portraits. Colour is introduced in the later weeks, and students may bring watercolour, acrylic, or watermixable oil at that point. Only 4 students per class ensures lots of individualized instruction.
Level Intermediate to advanced. Ages 17 to seniors welcome.
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SOLD OUT – July 6/18
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