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Painting & Drawing Development: Taking You to the Next Level 

  with Jacqueline Crawley

 

Welcome Drawing and Painting students! Both disciplines will be offered in this class. Drawing exercises are offered to learn technique and understand the principles of draftsmanship. Demos and instruction are offered. Drawing skill is used to make the art readable and develop ideas. Painting is ongoing through a mentorship approach. Each student is treated as an individual - their level and medium are supported to develop students’ growth. Students are encouraged to move from drawing to painting as they wish.

Course Materials 

 

Drawing

 

Charcoal sticks or pencils HB - 4B
White Chalk or Conte
Kneaded Eraser – large
Craft paper – 18x24 approximate pad size
String – 24 in long
Stomp – any size - med to large recommended
Wallpaper tape – optional for sharp edges and trim
* as class progresses other materials will be suggested.

 

Painting

Oil or Acrylic – best quality is always preferred. NOTE: Oils come in regular, alkyd and water soluble – all can be used together and have their own mediums. This can be discussed in class. 

 

Mediums 

 

Oil – gel or paste                                                                                                                          

 

Acrylic – Heavy Body Gel [matt/Gloss] and Fluid Body Polymer


 

Colours 

 

Primaries – Cyan, Magenta & Primary Yellow                                                                                 

 

Any colour you want including Metallics or Interference                                                             

 

Whites [transparent: Zinc & opaque: Titanium]                                                                           

 

Blacks [transparent: Bone & opaque: Carbon/Mars]                                                         

 

Neutrals/Earth colours – Ocher/Sienna, Raw Umber

 

Cloth Rags – best for cleanup for brushes and knives and spills.  Paper isn’t the best. Look for old towels or heavy T fabric. 2ft sq is a good size. Smaller rags are used for hands and paint.

String – 24 in long for perspectives

 

Brushes - This can be discussed in class at the beginning of the session.   

All shapes [Bright also available in angled, Flat, Filbert, Round] buy large, medium & small sizes   

Nylon – crisp lines and control – stiff bristles recommended  -  Bristle – softer edges

 

Painting Knives– medium to large sizes in any shapes – fine pie shape is used for mixing paint as well.  

                                                                                                                                                               Open & Independent Study with Acrylic & Mixed Media  

  Intermediate to Advanced with Suzanne Metz

 

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 into 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.

 

Course Materials:  

 

-  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 approximately 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 gluing or mixing paint.
-  Paper towels are great, some rags, a sponge
-  Spray water bottle (if you have) 

 

                 

                  Life Drawing with Suzanne Metz                   

 Intermediate to Advanced level     

 

This course is perfect for those who want a taste of all types of artistic experience, techniques, and modes of self-expression in a nurturing, inspiring studio! Work from a model once a month and develop the process of evolving your own individual styles. Learn new techniques and ways of rendering the figure using exciting and unusual methods of paint application, fun guided exercises and unusual out of the box approaches when looking at the figure. This is a fun process-oriented class which is high energy and untraditional in its approach. You will supply your own materials. A comprehensive material list is below: 

 

Course Materials:

  

-  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 approximately 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 gluing or mixing paint.
-  Paper towels are great, some rags, a sponge
-  Spray water bottle (if you have) 

              

Program Type: Arts,
Age range:
Classes Start: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Classes End: Friday, December 20, 2019
Days of the week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Painting & Drawing Development: Taking You to the Next Level with Jacqueline Crawley
Tuesday
September 10 - December 10
10:00am - 3:30pm
No class October 1, 15, 22
10:00am - 3:30pm 11 CA$319.00 CA$374.00 VIAPDRTFA19
Open & Independent Study with Acrylic & Mixed Media
Intermediate to Advanced
Wednesday
September 11 - December 18
1:00 - 4:00pm
No class October 09
1:00 - 4:00pm 14 CA$420.00 CA$525.00 VIAOSAMFA19
Life Drawing with Suzanne Metz
Friday
September 13, October 04, November 01, December 20
10:00am - 1:00pm
10:00am - 1:00pm 4 CA$130.00 CA$152.00 VIALIDRFA19
Open & Independent Study with Acrylic & Mixed Media
Intermediate to Advanced
Wednesday
September 11 - December 18
9:30am - 12:30pm
No class October 09
9:30am - 12:30pm 14 CA$420.00 CA$525.00 VIAISAMFA19


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