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Fall In-Studio Classes:

 Monday Classes
 Tuesday Classes
 Wednesday Classes
 Thursday Classes

 Monday In-Studio 1 Day: Winter Watercolour Card Class


MONDAYS

Start date September 19 unless otherwise noted   Note: There is no class on Monday, Oct 10 for Thanksgiving


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-101: Art and Creative Mentoring Acrylics and Water Soluable Oils - SOLD OUT

Level 2 to 4
Instructor: Robin J Mitchell
Mondays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

In this class Robin shows you that mistakes and missteps are a part of learning and happen to everyone. No matter your skill level, at some point you step back from your painting and realize something isn’t quite right. So what do you do? You’ve spend hours working on it, aren’t sure what’s wrong and you are ready to trash it. Can you change what you have painted? Robin will offer guidance, tips and tricks that will take your painting from artistic frustration to happy success. He will bring in a few of his own paintings to show what can be done. Focus of this class is on what you have already created and would like to improve. Please bring in your own artwork and paints to class and you’ll get the help to make it a painting you will show with pride.

"His demos are amazing and we understand well what to do. Always new material to learn from him and his large experience"
"His knowledge and discernment is of the highest order, and he is very generous with advice and positive feedback"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class is 1 day   Fee: $65   Members: $55

S2-1 Day:Winter Watercolour Cards - SOLD OUT

All Levels
Instructor: Shelley Prior
Monday, October 3rd 10am-4pm

A full day of splashing around paint to create an assortment of winter cards or mini paintings for the season. We will work on a variety of different styles, subjects and techniques and create original mini-masterpieces on paper. We will have fun trying out different tools and experimenting with things like salt, stencils, glitter and spray bottles for different textures and effects. Learn many techniques during this watercolour play date as we create fun and easy creations for winter. You should have some experience with watercolours. Materials List

" Shelley is a very knowledgeable watercolour artist, and shares lots of tips, tricks, and ideas"
"I always look forward to Shelley’s winter card class. I love her demonstrations and openness in sharing her knowledge and talent"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class begin Oct 17th   This class is 8 weeks Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-102: Fall Splendor in Watercolour - SOLD OUT

Level 2+
Instructor: Shelley Prior
Mondays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

It's the season for warm colours and cozy sweaters. There are many things we love about fall including candy apples, pumpkins, sunflowers, baking and of course those gloriously vibrant trees and leaves. We will paint a few seasonal watercolours in this session including some still life and landscape. Students may paint along or work from their own favourite photos if they prefer. Materials List

"Shelley's knowledge of watercolour medium is amazing"
"She has truly inspired me to do more than I even knew I could"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class begin Oct 17th   This class is 8 weeks Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-103: Expressive Portraits in Watercolour - SOLD OUT

Level 3
Instructor: Shelley Prior
Mondays, 1pm to 4pm

In this session we will explore the human face and figure in watercolour. We will determine what makes a good reference and best tells the story of that character. Let's use some creativity to express age, emotion, fun, innocence and more. We will loosen up to make our portraits more intriguing using colour, texture and effective lighting techniques. Paint along or work from your own photo if you prefer. Materials List

"Such a knowledgeable instructor- she devotes time to her students, making suggestions, helping with difficulties"
"Shelley is an excellent instructor and I found her critiques and suggestions very helpful"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class begin Oct 17th   This class is 6 weeks Course Fee: $190   Members: $165

S1-104: Impressionist Floral Painting Water-based Oil

Level 2
Instructor: Barbara Chapman
Mondays, 1pm to 4pm

The Impressionists broke new ground for the convincing depiction of light and shadow through their use of colour. In this class, you will paint impressionistic flowers with expressive brushwork and a fearless use of colour. Barbara will guide you as you learn how colour relationships, edges, composition, values, and shapes play an important role in conveying a strong visual statement. Lots of individual attention to teach you to see with an impressionist eye that will help you produce magical florals, in a unique style that is unmistakable. Materials List

"Barbara is an excellent instructor!Her subject matter is very relevant and challenging at the same time"
"I was incredibly impressed with how prepared Barbara was. I absolutely loved all the handouts and the visual aids, reference photos, sketch books etc that she brought"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $210   Members: $185

S1-105: Vivid Drawing- Drawing with Colour

Level 1
Instructor: Heather deHaan
Mondays, 6:30pm to 9pm

If you have taken our "Timid Drawer" course and want to build on your newfound skills, or if you have some basic drawing abilities, then this is the class for you! Artist/instructor Heather will guide you to explore drawing in full colour! Learn colour theory, colour mixing as you experiment with various colour mediums with surprising results. Working with a variety of mediums such as pencil crayons, markers and oil pastels, you will quickly understand how to incorporate colour in new and exciting ways. Heather will teach you time-honored techniques of blending, layering and smoothing as you play with colour and creatively express yourself. Materials list

"Heather was able to provide me with an ability to start to create drawings that I can be happy with"
"Heather was very warm and encouraging. She kept things very approachable for all skill levels"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-106: Adventures in Painting Styles Water-soluble Oils or Acrylics

Level 1
Instructor: Susan DelBianco
Mondays, 7pm to 10pm

Using the art of the Group of Seven as inspiration, Sue offers a glimpse into the Group’s iconic style while demonstrating the methods and colour techniques of some of Canada’s most famous and beloved artists. In the few weeks you will learn composition, understand positive and negative shapes and the use of bright, bold colour from a chosen painting. In the weeks that follow, guided by Sue and your own inspiration, you will implement the techniques learned. Each season will bring new lessons to learn, so this is a perfect course for continuing your artistic education as you focus on developing skills, your own individual style and creativity. Materials List

"I enjoyed my course and the instructor, Susan, made it something to look forward to each week"
"I absolutely loved Sue’s course. She was able to break down the paintings into easily manageable pieces so that everyone was successful no matter what level you were painting at"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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TUESDAYS

Start date September 20 unless otherwise noted


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $210   Members: $185
Please note there is no class on Nov 1. Make up day is Nov 15th

ZoomWP: In the Mix - on Zoom - Acrylics, Oils/Water-soluble oil

Level 1+ to 2
Instructor: Wendy Pride
Tuesdays, 9:30am to 12:00pm

In each session, instructor /artist Wendy will present concepts, best practices, and tips to guide you to develop your personal painting style and to create several original works of art in oil. This is a live interactive painting class using the Zoom on-line platform from the comfort of your own studio or art workspace. Concepts to be presented include a bit of technology for the virtual classroom, supplies overview, colour theory, colour mixing, selecting a subject, setting up values in the underpainting, lighting, and composition. You will be painting from life and from photo references. There will be weekly feedback on painting assignments done out of class. Materials List to follow

"Wendy worked very hard to offer this online class. She was so well prepared with lessons, graphics and examples"
" It was obvious that she is an experienced artist with deep knowledge about art and painting. She was kind, enthusiastic and supportive. "

This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-107: The Landscape - Concept to Finished Painting - Acrylics

Level 1+
Instructor: Tritan Braho
Tuesdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

In this class you will explore the qualities that can make your painting more than just a competent image. Tritan will show you how to use the elements of art and design -shape, colour, value, texture, form, and space to create a focal point of your painting. He will emphasize colour, composition, atmospheric light and other elements that will draw the viewer’s eye through the painting. You will receive individual instruction and are strongly encouraged to ask as many questions as needed to gain a good understanding of creating a successful painting. Materials List

"Tritan really enjoys teaching and he makes it so easy to learn"
"Such a supportive instructor and I loved relaxed feeling in the classroom"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-108: The Timid Drawer

Level 1+
Instructor: Heather deHaan
Tuesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and Heather believes that anyone can learn to draw. In this class you will learn how to take your "timid" drawing skills from basic to quickly accurately recreating the world around you. Heather's encouraging and positive approach to teaching will guide you to accurately draw in proportion & perspective, using trusted tips and tricks to ease the process. In this course students will practice sketching and fine tuning images while learning the principles of composition through fun exercises that will challenge and surprise you. The only requirements are some basic supplies and a willingness to have fun! Materials List

"Heather made the experience positive and fun!"
"Heather is such an awesome teacher. Very laid back style, very welcoming and encouraging"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-109: Abstract and Intuitive Painting

Level 2 to 3
Instructor: Carolyn Hassard
Tuesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm

In this class artist/instructor Carolyn shares her insights to fuel inspiration and success in your painting journey. Carolyn will encourage you to dive into your imagination utilizing your own choice of media, subject and style to expand your range of techniques and enhance your work. The course will teach abstract and intuitive strategies, skills in composition, mark-making and multi-media applications to get your creativity flowing. You will leave this course feeling liberated as an artist, with a toolbox full of strategies, material tips, and with more joy and confidence than ever before. There is no material list. Please bring the supplies you have.

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This classes is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-110: Not Your Everyday Still Life - Acrylics and Watersoluable Oils

Level 2 to 3
Instructor: Robin J Mitchell
Tuesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

In this class you will get a new perspective on the still life. Learn to set up a compelling composition with life and movement that tells a story as Robin demonstrates how to group odd objects, light them and transfer what you are seeing onto your canvas. From black-and white studies to brilliant colour you will develop adeptness in composition, drawing, colour, value and edges. Robin will do demos in acrylics and in water-soluble oil paints while discussing the skills necessary for creating beautiful still life paintings. This class is geared to experienced beginners to intermediates. Material List

"Robin takes an interest in what each student was doing and gives lots of guidance when needed"
"I really enjoy Robin’s teaching style and have already booked his next class"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This classes is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-111: 1 Photo - 3 Creative Art Styles

Level 1+
Instructor: Susan DelBianco
Tuesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm

In this class you will explore a variety of personal artistic visions through exercises that push your creative envelope. Susan will provide you with a photo and from that you will create 3 forms of artwork using variety of elements. You’ll create a sketch of ideas that you will then, with a little imagination and a bit of exaggeration, you will translate your drawings into abstract painting and stylized paintings. Awaken your visual creativity with new and traditional methods and techniques. Give yourself the freedom to really learn to paint by letting go of the subject matter and the expectations of a single painting. Experimentation and personal expression are encouraged. Learn through lots of one on one guidance and your own exploration. Material List

"She is very supportive and is always able to advise"
" I enjoyed my course and the instructor, Susan del Bianco, made it something to look forward to each week"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.



WEDNESDAYS

Start date September 21 unless otherwise noted


This class is 10 weeks   Course Fee: $315   Members: $275

S1-112: Pushing the Envelope of Abstraction- Acrylic and Water Based Oil

Level 2 to 4
Instructor: Judy Mayer-Grieve
Wednesdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Intuitive abstract painting allows the student a full range of emotional expression through painting. The optional use of found objects can also be included in your painting. This liberating approach is for everyone who has the courage to explore their personal creative journey through visual art. Judy will demonstrate how to take risks, play, be curious, use intuition, think critically, let go, analyze, critique and explore.The aim is to have a successful completed painting with a strong emotional impact. Material List

Judy is an excellent teacher, very supportive. I learned a lot and highly recommend her class
Judy’s class is excellent. I look forward to it each term.

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-113: Fun and Easy Steps in Basic Drawing

Level 1
Instructor: Diana Lee
Wednesdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

In this class Diana introduces you to the basic elements of drawing. She will help train your brain so you can visualize ordinary objects in a different manner, allowing you to see through the eyes of an artist. Learn the concepts of line, shape, form, space, value, and composition. Understand the role of different pencil grades to create depth, light and shade, proportion, and perspective. Study methods for accurate drawings from photographs and still life. It will be a fun approach to basic drawing skills -the only requirements are a few basic supplies and a willingness to try! Materials List

"Diana is an excellent teacher who takes a great deal of care in her preperation and instruction."
"Wonderful class with a great teacher. I learned a great deal and look forward to other classes given by Diana"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-114: Still Life Paintings - Making Small Works of Art in Acrylics

Level 1
Instructor:Tritan Braho
Wednesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm

Still-life painting can be fast and fun! Still Life is the most practical subject matter for learning and teaching the basic techniques of drawing and painting. The art of still life is to depict everyday objects in ways that lets the viewer see them differently. Working from still-life arrangements, Tritan will teach you how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. You will learn to keep it simple, as sometimes a single object beautifully painted is more compelling and visually interesting than a number of objects crammed together. Learn the the tips and tricks that captures the inanimate beauty of the everyday from first marks to final details.Lots of demos and individual attention. Material List

"An incredible and knowledgeable instructor! I learned so much"
"Tritan is friendly, well prepared and encouraging"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 4 weeks   Course Fee: $125   Members: $110

S2-115: The Art of Drawing

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Diana Lee
Wednesdays, 1pm to 4pm

In this drawing course, we explore the foundations and techniques for creating wonderful realistic drawings with pencil. Build on your drawing skills by mastering the principles of using line, tone, light, texture, composition, spatial depth and perspective. Diana breaks down each aspect of drawing into easy to follow segments complete with drawing demonstrations. Train your eye to realistically render form and gain a new understanding of weight, balance, the effects of light and shadow. Learn to trust the connection between hand and eye. This class is designed for those who want an opportunity to become better drawers with strong technical skills. Materials List

"Diana is an excellent teacher who takes a great deal of care in her preperation and instruction."
"Wonderful class with a great teacher. I learned a great deal and look forward to other classes given by Diana"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 4 weeks   Start Date October 19   Course Fee: $125   Members: $110

S2-116: Beginning Watercolour, You Can Do It! - SOLD OUT

Level 1 to 2
Instructor: Diana Lee
Wednesdays, 1pm to 4pm

If you have always wanted to try watercolour but been afraid to, or become discouraged, take heart! In this class Diana will teach you all the techniques, tools and tricks to start you on your way to becoming the watercolour artist you have always wanted to be. Learn the basics of watercolour painting including—paint, brush, paper, value, colour mixing, wash, wet-in-wet, wet-over-dry. Gain an understanding of how colour moves, layering, light, and composition. A wonderful opportunity to gain quality insights and dispel your fears as you venture into the beautiful world of watercolour painting. Lots of demos and individual attention. Materials List

"Diana is an excellent teacher who takes a great deal of care in her preperation and instruction."
"Wonderful class with a great teacher. I learned a great deal and look forward to other classes given by Diana"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $210   Members: $185

S1-117: The Timid Painter - SOLD OUT

Level 1
Instructor: Heather deHaan
Wednesdays, 6:30pm to 9pm

New to acrylic painting or never picked up a paintbrush? Welcome to the Timid Painter where artist /instructor Heather will help you take your curiosity to the next level! In this fun course, specifically designed for absolute beginners, you will learn basic colour theory, understand the colour wheel and learn the basic principles of design. Understand how to approach ta blank canvas with confidence, get a primer on composition, and much more, in a friendly environment. Heather will guide you as she encourages your creative self in a comfortable, judgement free zone! Materials list

"I learned so much from this class & would highly recommend it as a starting point. Looking forward to Heather’s next class. "
"Heather was very warm and encouraging. She kept things very approachable for all skill levels "

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


3 weeks     Class on Oct 12,19 & 26     Course Fee: $80   Members: $70

S2-124: Letting the Light In: Painting The Impressionist Landscape

Level 2
Instructor:Barbara Chapman
Wednesdays, 7pm to 9:30pm

In this 3-week class Barbara shares her techniques to create stunning landscape paintings filled with light, depth, atmosphere, and feeling. She will focus on the elements of an impressionistic landscape including successful composition and how to use loose, colourful and expressive brush strokes. See your own impressionist style develop from the first brushstroke to the finished painting. Lots of guidance and encouragement to help you develop your own personal style. Materials List

"Barbara is an excellent instructor. Her subject matter is very relevant and challenging at the same time "
"Loved Barbara’s input. She was so well organized and shared so much"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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6 weeks     Begins Nov 2 – Dec 7     Course Fee: $190   Members: $165

S2-125: Fall into Colour: The Beauty of Pastels

Level 1 to 3
Instructor:Cathy Lorraway
Wednesdays, 7pm to 10pm

Explore the potential of pastels to portray the brilliant colours of fall and discover the potential of this vibrant medium. By experimenting with different points of view, processes, mark making, underpaintings and exploring layering of colour and texture we will discover how to create dramatic paintings. We will focus on seeing and manipulating values to create dynamic compositions. You will be provided with photographic references and still life florals, but students are encouraged to work from their own more meaningful landscape photographs. There’ll be plenty of demonstrations along with helpful instruction and critiques. We will review pastel supplies; mark making techniques and types of paper and supports. Suitable for beginners and those limited pastel experience. Intermediate or advanced artist looking to review fundamentals of pastel are also welcome. Materials List

"Cathy is simply inspiring and an incredible teacher/artist "
"The pastel painting course by Cathy Lorraway was excellent, what a terrific instructor"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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THURSDAYS

Start date September 22 unless otherwise noted


This class is 8 weeks   Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-118: Mixed Media / Abstract Painting Class - Acrylic /Water Based Oil

Level 2
Instructor: Judy Mayer-Grieve
Thursdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

This mixed media / abstract class is offered to the more advanced student who likes to push boundaries and techniques and enjoys a sense of play while learning more about personal creative growth in visual art. Mixed media is optional and can include a variety of materials and subject matter. Please discuss this with your instructor. Judy encourages your individual creative expression and development. Prepare for excitement and fun. Push your creative comfort levels to new heights. Large canvas / surfaces are encouraged but not necessary in this invigorating painting class! Composition, colour balance and consistent techniques is the foundation for this class. Material List

"Judy is an excellent teacher, very supportive. I learned a lot and highly recommend her class"
"Judy’s class is excellent. I look forward to it each term"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-119 : The Botanical Trio- Drawing, Painting and Printmaking

Level 2
Instructor: Meru Parmar
Thursdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm

In this class you will create wonderfully rich botanical images through this trio of mediums. Meru helps you take your art to the next level by sharing her techniques in drawing, painting and printmaking to create realistic and vibrant botanicals. Explore drawing, measuring and rendering, and working from photographs with graphite, fine point markers, and pen and ink. Then you will move on to painting: colour mixing, gradations, values, and adding details in acrylics or water soluble oils. Lastly you will experiment with printmaking techniques and learn the tools, skills, and processes associated with this printing process. Create your own magic as you add new techniques to your repertoire and produce beautiful, colourful botanical images. You should have experience in painting to take this class. Demos in acrylics. Material List to follow.

"This was one of the best classes that I have ever taken. Instructor was excellent, I learned something new in every session. "
"Meru is very welcoming and friendly and has passed on a lot of useful knowledge on how to see/think/work like a painter"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-120: Paint Like the Masters - Acrylic and Water Soluble Oils

Level 2
Instructor: Robin Mitchell
Thursdays, 1pm to 4pm

All aspiring artists should attempt to mimic the masters as it is a formative practice for artists who wish to increase their knowledge of painting techniques. Learn the secrets employed by individual masters as you enrich your understanding of their works and apply those techniques to give your own art more depth and life. Robin will focus on composition and colour theory, as you experiment with a variety of palettes, brushwork and techniques in order to duplicate their styles in your own original compositions. Demonstrations showing step-by-step how to combine techniques to create finished works of art with 1 portrait, in the style of Diego Velazquez, and 1 landscape, in the style of Charles W Hawthorne, master painters. These will be large pieces created over the eight weeks in class - 16 x 20 inches. Demos in both water-soluble oils and acrylics. Material List

"I learned so much in Robin’s class on copying. Robin taught us different techniques and got us out of our comfort zone"
"I really enjoy Robin’s teaching style and have already booked his next class"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S1-121: Painting Foundations - Acrylics - SOLD OUT

Level 1
Instructor:Heather deHaan
Thursdays, 1pm to 4pm

This course is designed for artists with some basic acrylic painting experience who are interested in being challenged and supported in the creative process. Artist Instructor Heather will encourage you to strengthen your core painting skills in composition, colour, brushwork, techniques and more! This course is designed to get you moving beyond the “comfort zone” in your practice. Get a refresh on basic color theory, with time to explore and develop your own personal style as you learn to trust the creative process and your intuition. New paintings weekly with lots of demonstrations and independent painting in a relaxed communal setting. Materials List

"Heather made the experience positive and fun!""
"Heather was an excellent teacher and helped move me forward in developing my painting skills"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.


This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $250   Members: $220

S2-122: Landscapes in Impressionism Made Easy! Water-Soluble Oils or Acrylics

Level 1
Instructor:Tritan Braho
Thursdays, 7pm to 10pm

Impressionist landscape painting with a focus on light, bring a luminous quality to your paintings you’ve never thought possible. In this class you will learn to think, see and plan the landscape in a modern impressionist style. Tritan will have you participate in small, enriching exercises that promote learning to see with an impressionist eye. Discover how colour relationships, edges, composition, values, and shapes play a part in conveying a strong visual statement. Understand how the impressionistic masters interpreted their landscapes with a minimum of imagery. Tritan will encourage and inspire you to discover your inner Impressionist. Lots of demos and individual attention. Materials List

"An incredible and knowledgeable instructor! I learned so much"
"Tritan is friendly, well prepared and encouraging"

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.

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This class is 8 weeks     Course Fee: $170   Members: $150

S1-123: Folk Art Painting - Acrylics

Level 1 to 1+
Instructor: Susan Del Bianco
Thursdays, 7pm to 9pm

This class is an adventure into the world of folk art. You will learn to draw and paint subjects that include quaint homes, pets, florals and more in the folk art style but with a colourful, modern twist. Sue will provide you with a strong foundation in folk art painting with exercises on colour mixing, brush techniques, paint application and blending. Painting folk art will bring a smile to your day as you learn to capture the warm, simplistic and whimsical style that typifies folk art painting. Folk art painting - requires no previous artistic training or drawing skill. Materials List

"What fun. Never painted before - really enjoyed learning with Susan"
"Susan is very easy going and pleasant to work with. I have enjoyed her courses "

Please note: Non-medical mask or face covering is still mandatory. Please do not sign up for this class if you are unable to comply. Entry to class will be denied without mask.



Gift Certificates are available

Unsure if you are a beginner or intermediate?

Class Levels:

Level 1 Beginner: You have little or no prior art experience.

Level 2 Beginner+: You have basic experience and some training in the medium. You are looking to develop technique, design and compositional skills.

Level 3 Intermediate: You understand the techniques and tools of the medium. You have good drawing and design skills, and the ability to work independently.

Level 4 Intermediate to Advanced: You have experience, confidence, and competency in the medium and well developed design skills. You are looking for artistic growth, technical and conceptual challenges and critiques.


OAS Class Refund Policy :

In the event that the required number of registrants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the class up to one day prior to the starting date.
Payments for classes cancelled by the OAS will be fully refunded. Student withdrawals made at least 7 days prior to class start will be subject to a $25.00 administration fee.
Please note: Due to the nature of our operation there will be absolutely no refunds given after the 7 day period before the starting date of a class.
All withdrawals must be made in writing and sent to info@oakvilleartsociety.com


The Fine Print :
  1. When you signup online you will receive a class confirmation emailed to you
  2. Registrations should be received a minimum of one week prior to class start
  3. Adult classes are geared to ages 18+.
  4. Adult students provide their own supplies and plastic table cloths (readily availabe at the $ store).
  5. Please note that NO turpentine/linseed oil based solvents will be permitted. Oil painters must clean their brushes with vegetable oil or soap & water. Alternately, water-based oil paints are available at all art suppliers.
  6. Start dates are estimates only and may be subject to change.
  7. All students have the right to learn in a positive and creative environment. If any student disrupts the learning of others, or is disrespectful towards others, he or she will be given one warning by the instructor. In the case of a child the parent/guardian will be notified in writing by the program coordinator. Failure to correct the disruptive behaviour will result in the student's removal from the course with no reimbursement of fees.
  8. The OAS does not offer make-up classes for students who are unable to attend scheduled classes.
  9. Payment must accompany registration. You may pay for your classes and workshops through our secure payment gateway. These are secured transactions and your credit card information is never stored. If you wish, you may ask to have a Paypal invoice sent to you.
  10. Weather-related closures will be posted on Twitter

The OAS is a registered Canadian charitable organization.
We are wheelchair accessible and scent free.


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