WHEN: July 30th to August 1st
WHERE: Main & Station, 168 Main Street, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, B0M 1S0
INSTRUCTOR: Jane Zdansky
Open to both beginners and experienced painters this 3 day acrylic painting workshop will consist of 4 segments, one devoted to landscape painting and three self-portrait segments. Each participant will go home with 2 framed paintings.
Segment 1, Landscape Painting
To help participants loosen their inhibitions about painting, participants will look to their surroundings for inspiration to produce an abstract landscape in acrylic paint. Participants will be taught basic colour theory (the colour wheel), about colour tones and colour values, how to handle a brush, etc.
Segment 2, Drawing a Self-Portrait
Introducing the importance of observation in art, this drawing session will be based on drawing a self-portrait. Facial proportions, line, form, light and shade will be studied using pen/pencils and paper. Blind drawing will be introduced as a tool to strengthen hand-eye coordination.
Segment 3, Painting a Self-Portrait
Using acrylic paint on prepared hard board masonite, participants will be asked to paint a self-portrait. Basic colour theory (the colour wheel) will be reviewed and a focus on facial proportions, form, light and shade will help participants to produce a formal self-portrait. Self-portraits produced from this segment will be framed.
Segment 4, Painting an Abstract Self-Portrait
Participants will be encouraged to release their inner child and paint an abstracted self-portrait. Self-portraits produced from this segment will be framed.
FOLLOWING THE WORKSHOP WE WILL MOUNT AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK.
Tuesday, July 30th, 10am – 1pm – Segment 1
Wednesday, July 31st, 10am – 1pm – Segment 2
Thursday, August 1st, 10am – Segments 3 & 4
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED – REGISTER NOW!
Cost/Student – $120.00 course fee + $60.00 for materials + hst = $207.00 NOTE This price Includes all materials and frames!
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