Workshops/Seminars

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August 2018

Kathleen Conover Workshop

August 20 - August 23
US450.00

This is a workshop by Kathleen Conover American Watercolour Society signature member...she will give a Workshop on Collage and Color

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September 2018

Paint the Town! 2018

September 7 @ 9:00 am - September 9 @ 4:00 pm
Kingston School of Art, 647a Princess St.
Kingston, Ontario K7L 1E4 Canada
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Free

Join artists of all levels in painting and sketching outside in the Williamsville area of Kingston, as they gather on Sept. 7, 8 and 9 for Paint the Town! 2018.  As part of Worldwide Paint Out Day, we’ll be exploring this part of Kingston with pencils, brushes and paints in hand. Our home base will be the Kingston School of Art (647a Princess St.) where helpful volunteers will be available with coffee, tea, muffins, and information. On the Sunday afternoon, we’ll…

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Coloured Pencil Painting for Beginners

September 15 @ 12:00 am
$125.00

COLOURED PENCIL FOR ADULTS AND SENIORS Coloured Pencil Painting for Seniors and Adults. Learn basic art principles of composition and colour with a medium that is inexpensive, uncomplicated, clean to use and easy to store. Lesson 1: materials Lesson 2: pencil application and techniques Lesson 3: composition theory Lesson 4: colour theory Lesson 5: completion of the project. This classroom experience is designed for the student that has no fine art experience of any kind but has always wanted to…

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Sharlena Wood: ABSTRACT ACRYLIC LANDSCAPES

September 22 @ 9:30 am - September 23 @ 4:30 pm
Eva James Memorial Community Centre, 85 Stibegaveb Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2K 1A1 Canada
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$170

This two-day workshop will have you dancing in the studio!  Come and play!  Learn how to make dynamic compositions, using acrylic paint, texture mediums, colour combinations, and mixed media.   Learn to use new tools and apply new techniques. This workshop will be perfect for those who want to move beyond realism.  You will learn different ways to approach the 'process' of creating abstract landscapes.  Each day will begin with an exciting discussion period followed by a live demonstration, and then…

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October 2018

Basics of a Great Painting – composition, shape, contrast and colour (Open to all Artists)

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
March Community Centre, 630 Cameron Harvey Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2K 1X7 Canada
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$160 – $180
Kanata Art Club Art Class

The Kanata Art Club is pleased to offer this eight week session with Brian Turner on Tuesday mornings starting on October 2nd for both members and non-members.  Please email Kie Delgaty (kdelgaty@sympatico.ca) if you wish to register. (If you are not a member of KAC then this would be a good time to join.  Membership is only $35) Students will experiment with the core principles of composition, shape, contrast and color in watercolour - the basics of a great painting. …

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The Life of a Painting from Start to Finish – Open to all Artists

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
March Community Centre, 630 Cameron Harvey Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2K 1X7 Canada
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$160 – $180

The Kanata Art Club is pleased to offer this eight week session with Janice Miller-Hall on Wednesday afternoons starting October 3rd for both members and non-members.  Contact Janis (janis.miller.hall@gmail.com) to register for this class and leave your email address.  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) In this course Janice will explore the methods of representational painting while taking you through…

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“Loving Vincent” – Local Artist Valerie Fulford tells to how she was part of the team of 115 painters who created this animated feature-length film

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kanata Art Club, 630 Cameron Harvey Dr.
Kanata, Ontario K2K 1X7 Canada
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Loving Vincint

Loving Vincent is a 2017 experimental animated biographical drama film about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh, and in particular, the circumstances of his death.  It is the first fully painted animated feature film that has ever been done. Each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters. Classically trained painter, Valerie Fulford was one of those.  The entire process, from the…

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November 2018

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

November 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
March Community Centre, 630 Cameron Harvey Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2K 1X7 Canada
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$160 – $180

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…

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Grace, Light and Form – Fundamentals of Classical Figure Drawing . . . Sarah Lacy will demonstrate how to draw a classical figure by creating a copy of an Old Master in charcoal and white chalk

November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Kanata Art Club, 630 Cameron Harvey Dr.
Kanata, Ontario K2K 1X7 Canada
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Free

In this two-hour talk, artist and teacher Sarah Marie Lacy of the Drawing Room Studio in Ottawa will demonstrate some of the fundamentals of classical figure drawing by creating a copy of an Old Master painting in charcoal and white chalk on toned paper.  She will discuss the elements of grace, how to find proportion through movement, the rules of organic form, building a beautiful and sensitive contour as well as some of the physics of light and how to…

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Blissful ‘YOU’ – Mindful Art Workshop

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
1169 Klondike Road, Kanata, 1169 Klondike Road
Kanata, Ontario K2W 1C8 Canada
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$50

We would like to invite you to join us for Blissful ‘YOU’ - Mindful Art Workshop where we would be spending our evening together exploring ‘the power of art as a therapy for mind, body and soul’ using a unique but creative method of meditation. You will be guided by artists Pooja Grover and Aruna Chagarlamudi through ways of expressing yourself through the medium of art while practicing this very simple form of meditation  which will drift you away into…

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