Monday, 16 January 2012

Art Workshops in Richmond Hill

I received an e mail from Michelle today with some details on Art workshops available in Richmond Hill over the coming months.

All workshops take place at the McConaghy Centre, 10100 Yonge Street. Richmond Hill  Call 905-787-1441 ext 222 or email if you need more information.

To register for this program, please go to , call their registration hotline at 905-771-7545 or complete and return the registration form with payment to any Town of Richmond Hill Community Centre.

Richmond Hill  Winter 2012 Art workshops for Adults
  Join a renowned artist for a day of art, instruction and fun. Each workshop will be led by a different professional artist and/or instructor specializing in their field. They will share their expertise with you and provide instruction on a specific art discipline. Please bring a lunch. Sign up individually or enjoy the 1st  three programs at a discounted price.

Art Workshop #1 – Watercolour or Acrylic on Terraskin with  Didi Gadjanski
Talented artist Didi Gadjanski will lead this fun filled workshop. Working with your choice of watercolour or acrylic takes on a brand new look when painting on Terraskin paper. See the brilliance of these paints like never before. Terraskin has a plastic like surface that does not absorb water so it stays white and the full colour of the paint is concentrated on the surface allowing the paint to be brushed around and lifted creating unique effects. Material fee of $15 will be collected at the workshop. Instructor will also provide other essential supplies with a materials fee. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels.
Saturday Jan 28                       10:00 am -4:00 pm                                               Course Code: 330188

Art Workshop #2 – Watercolour Florals with Marianne Broome
With spring just around the corner explore being more creative with your approach to florals.  Working from both your own and the instructors references you will learn how to create an eye-popping floral composition. Marianne   will provide demonstrations, and guide you through exercises on a variety of techniques such as wet on wet, that will show you how to add that special glow and radiance to your flowers.  This course is for participants with some previous watercolour experience. A material list will be provided prior to the class.
Saturday Feb 25                       10:00 am -4:00 pm                                                Course Code: 330189

Art Workshop #3 – Watercolour Monotype Printing with Herbert Pryke
 Join Herbert Pryke a Professional and inspirational artist for this exciting one day workshop back by popular demand. A monotype is a single print created by transferring to paper an image that has been painted on another surface. Adaptable to almost any medium imaginable, this versatile printmaking process results in painterly textures and surface effects you can’t obtain in any other way. Learn how to prepare your own printmaking plates, and finish two watercolour monotypes. Bring your own watercolour supplies and reference materials. No experience necessary. A material fee of $15 for two print plates will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of the workshop
Saturday March 24            10:00 am -4:00 pm                                                Course Code: 330190

Discount Package: Course Code: 330186
 Sign up for above three Art Workshops and receive a discounted price.  Prices are $53.80 per individual workshops or $145.28 for above 3 wksps (please note additional wksp below not part of discount package).

Additional Workshop  – Abstracting the Landscape with Marianne Broome
Marianne will demonstrate how to simplify and extract the essential information from a reference photo to create an abstracted version of the scene. While working with the elements of design, and choice of colour palette, the emphasis will be on composition and value relationships. Texture may be incorporated to provide an interesting foundation and different techniques will be explored for layering, glazing and enhancing the texture. Reference pictures will be provided or feel free to bring your own.

Saturday Feb 11                10:00 am -4:00 pm                                                Course Code: 355217

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