Kanata Art Club – The Six Pack with Linda Hillier . . . six Saturday mornings for six months

Feeling the need to get back to basics or to learn the basics?  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this series being held at the Club one Saturday per month from January through June.  Topics covered include:  contour, blind contour, representational and abstract drawing; identifying basic shapes, perspective and negative space; repetition of shape to create pattern and texture; shading and using a full range of tones to create realistic images; understanding the colour wheel, colour mixing; and making a successful composition and how to take control of your work.

Kanata Art Club – The Six Pack with Linda Hillier . . . six Saturday mornings for six months

Feeling the need to get back to basics or to learn the basics?  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this series being held at the Club one Saturday per month from January through June.  Topics covered include:  contour, blind contour, representational and abstract drawing; identifying basic shapes, perspective and negative space; repetition of shape to create pattern and texture; shading and using a full range of tones to create realistic images; understanding the colour wheel, colour mixing; and making a successful composition and how to take control of your work.

Kanata Art Club – The Six Pack with Linda Hillier . . . six Saturday mornings for six months

Feeling the need to get back to basics or to learn the basics?  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this series being held at the Club one Saturday per month from January through June.  Topics covered include:  contour, blind contour, representational and abstract drawing; identifying basic shapes, perspective and negative space; repetition of shape to create pattern and texture; shading and using a full range of tones to create realistic images; understanding the colour wheel, colour mixing; and making a successful composition and how to take control of your work.

Pakenham Maple Run Tour

April 6 and 7
17th Annual Pakenham Maple Run Tour
Enjoy spectacular spring landscapes while experiencing the art, fine craft and delicious food and drink of 33 exceptional artists, artisans and producers on this self-guided Tour. The Tour wanders through scenic, historic Pakenham village and area to 10 fascinating stops, where you can indulge your senses in beautiful painting, pottery, pewter, glass, jewelry, photography, textile art, delicious locally-produced food and drink, and much more. Our stops are a tour all by themselves – a heritage one-room schoolhouse, one of the oldest general stores in Canada, a fudge shop, a craft brewery, a cider house, a peaceful retreat centre, a clothing design studio, and more! The Maple Run Tour coincides with Maple Weekend, so be sure to visit Fulton’s Sugar Bush and Pancake House, too. Brochures are available online at www.mapleruntour.com, at Fulton’s, the Pakenham General Store, throughout the village and beyond and at any tour stop. Runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily both days. Follow us on www.facebook.com/MapleRunTour

Kanata Art Club – The Six Pack with Linda Hillier . . . six Saturday mornings for six months

Feeling the need to get back to basics or to learn the basics?  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this series being held at the Club one Saturday per month from January through June.  Topics covered include:  contour, blind contour, representational and abstract drawing; identifying basic shapes, perspective and negative space; repetition of shape to create pattern and texture; shading and using a full range of tones to create realistic images; understanding the colour wheel, colour mixing; and making a successful composition and how to take control of your work.

Kanata Art Club – The Six Pack with Linda Hillier . . . six Saturday mornings for six months

Feeling the need to get back to basics or to learn the basics?  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this series being held at the Club one Saturday per month from January through June.  Topics covered include:  contour, blind contour, representational and abstract drawing; identifying basic shapes, perspective and negative space; repetition of shape to create pattern and texture; shading and using a full range of tones to create realistic images; understanding the colour wheel, colour mixing; and making a successful composition and how to take control of your work.

Kanata Art Club – The Six Pack with Linda Hillier . . . six Saturday mornings for six months

Feeling the need to get back to basics or to learn the basics?  We will be looking at the fundamentals of drawing and the elements of art during this series being held at the Club one Saturday per month from January through June.  Topics covered include:  contour, blind contour, representational and abstract drawing; identifying basic shapes, perspective and negative space; repetition of shape to create pattern and texture; shading and using a full range of tones to create realistic images; understanding the colour wheel, colour mixing; and making a successful composition and how to take control of your work.

Traditional Painting Techniques in Oil or Acrylic (Open to all Artists from Beginner to Advanced)

The Kanata Art Club is pleased to offer this eight week session with Katherine McNenly on Friday afternoons for both members and non-members.  Contact Josie Braden (josie.braden@gmail.com) to register for this class.  Participants are limited to 12.

(If you are not a member of KAC then this would be a good time to join.  Membership is only $35)

Originally form Espanola, Katherine earned her BFA from York University, following her passion to be an artist.  She has an interest in the traditions of the Old Masters and apprenticed with renowned portraitist John Angel and attend the Cecil-Graves Atelier in Florence, Italy.  She has been painting professionally for almost 20 years and teaches traditional painting technique courses in Ottawa.

Katherine has been a finalist in a number of prestigious competitions including one for the International Artist Magazine and her work can be found in the Cube Gallery, General Fine Craft, Art and Design, the 10 Collective and elsewhere.