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ART 101: Drawing and Painting Basics
May 4, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 25, 2022
Wednesday afternoons in May, come to OMAH to get creative. Over 4 sessions, our artist instructors will gently guide you through the process of creating four masterpieces, even if you have never touched a paintbrush or held a stick of charcoal. We will cover all the basics of drawing and painting. With Art 101 at OMAH, you will get a crash course in materials, art-making, and terminology. Perfect for beginners or for those who would like a refresher course.
All materials will be provided. Just bring yourself!
Save when you register for all 4 sessions:
Members $100 + HST / General $120 + HST
Single class registration:
Members $30 + HST/ General $35 +HST
Session 1: Introduction to Art
Wednesday May 4, from 1-3 with Kathryn Kaiser
In this session, participants will learn the basic elements and principles of design, general drawing techniques and have a guided discussion at how to look and look at and critically analyze a work of art.
Session 3: Introduction to Acrylic Painting
Wednesday May 18 from 1-3 with Barb Simmons
In this session participants will study the colour wheel, colour mixing and colour theory while creating a landscape using different brush and palette knife techniques. The focus for this session will be on colour, balance, movement and texture.
Session 2: Introduction to Drawing and the Human Form
Wednesday May 11 from 1-3 with Kathryn Kaiser
Building on knowledge from session one, participants will now dive deeper into drawing techniques learning cross hatching, pointillism, and shading. From a live nude model, participants will learn blind contours, timed gestural sketches, the basic human form and human proportions
Session 4: Introduction to Watercolour Painting
Wednesday May 25 from 1-3 Hilary Slater
This session will focus on watercolour painting and techniques such as a wash, graded wash, variegated wash, wet on wet, drybrush, and the application of other mediums (salt, wax resist), through a simple still life.