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Open and Independent Study with Suzanne Metz

Intermediate to Advanced Levels

Suzanne Metz serves as a coach and facilitator, asking participants to choose a starting point and then prompting them to expand their creative ability by constant encouragement and a gentle prod to stretch yourselves and venture into territory that is exciting and new. Learn to be present in the process and let go of expectations that inhibit you. You will be encouraged to explore, improvise, collaborate, using all media and tools available to you. Suzanne will motivate you to develop your own unique way without the need to copy, rather gaining inspiration from other artists you admire and finding your own techniques to carry the work through. This is about having fun, not being too serious, and tapping in to your intuition. Your work will guide you and Suzanne will take you seriously, all the while validating who you are and the strengths that you have, with emphasis on stressing your personal connection between you and your work.


- Acrylic paints and a variety of brushes, a palette knife
- A surface on which to mix paint ( paper plates, wax paper)
- Always have paper on which to do preliminary exercises - preferably paper that will hold paint.
- A pad approx 18 x 22 would be great but bring what you have to the first class!

- Either a canvas or a better quality paper (minimum 140lbs in weight) to work on during class.
- A pencil
- Some vine charcoal
- If you have any soft or oil pastels that would be great too.
- Matte or gloss medium to use for glueing or mixing paint.
- Paper towels are great, some rags, a sponge
- Spray water bottle (if you have)

Program Type: Arts,
Age range: 18 +
Classes Start: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Classes End: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Open and Independent Study with Suzanne Metz Wednesdays April 22 - June - 24 10:00am - 1:00pm 10:00am - 1:00pm 10 CA$300.00 CA$338.00 VIAOPE1SP20
Open and Independent Study with Suzanne Metz Wednesdays April 22 - June - 24 1:30 - 4:30pm 1:30 - 4:30pm 10 CA$300.00 CA$338.00 VIAOPE2SP20

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