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Workshop Schedule 2019
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    • Mon, January 20, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Barrie Art Club
    • 4


    Bob Ross the "Joy of Painting" Experience
    ONE FULL DAY:  MONDAY Workshop
    (Project: Winter Evergreens)

    • Subject: "Winter Evergreens"- Season 9 Episode 1 'The Joy of Painting'
    • Medium: Oil
    • Levels: All
    • Registration:
      - Members: $48.00 ($45 + $3 material fee: includes oil paints and the USE of Bob Ross brushes and palette knives.)
      - Non-members: $63.00
      ($60 + $3 material fee: includes oil paints and the USE of Bob Ross brushes and palette knives.)

      $12.00 (This fee includes the option to buy a canvas from the instructor:
      18"x 24" Apollon Gotrick, Canadian made canvas, double primed, back stapled, Artists grade.)

      ***Visit www.HappyLittleArtworks to pre-order Bob Ross "Art Supplies" from Kim Martin and receive at class. Payment is directly to instructor, so bring cash or arrange otherwise.***

    This experience is for everyone, absolute beginners to advanced. You will complete an 18" x 24" landscape painting you will be proud of!!

    Sometimes we need to take a break and just have fun!!! Let's paint "happy little trees" together.

    "There are no mistakes, just happy little accidents."  ... Bob Ross

    Come on out and experience this pop culture revival and the true "Joy of Painting".


    About the Artist:

    Kim Martin has taught soft pastel workshops at the Barrie Art Club for several years.

    She recently went to Florida for a month long session at the Bob Ross studio and completed the course. Kim is now a Certified Bob Ross Instructor.


Past workshops

Sat, December 07, 2019 $WEW: Sharlena Wood: Mixed Media: Fresh Wilds
Thu, December 05, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Painterly Houses
Thu, November 28, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Season's Greetings Cards/Small Paintings
Wed, November 27, 2019 $WDW: Nancy Jones: Acrylic: Notan to Colour
Sat, November 23, 2019 $WEW: Andrew Judd: Any Medium: Compositional Theory
Thu, November 21, 2019 $SSW: John Sawyers: Matte Cutting
Wed, November 20, 2019 $WDW: Ed Novak: Acrylic: Learn a Quick, Loose, Useful Way to Paint or Sketch
Sat, November 16, 2019 $WEW: Debra Tate-Sears: Watercolour: Rooftops and Chimney Pots
Thu, November 14, 2019 $WDW: 'Mystery' Workshop: Oil or Acrylic: It's a Surprise!
Wed, November 13, 2019 $SSW: Sylva Sroujian: Acrylic: Landscape - Scene with Flowers and/or Barn & Bales
Wed, November 06, 2019 $WDW: Susanne Clark: Mixed Media/Acrylic: Discover the Excitement of Non-Objective Abstract Art
Mon, November 04, 2019 $WDW: Richard Vander Meer: Oil: Oil Painting Fundamentals
Mon, November 04, 2019 $WDW: Richard Vander Meer: Soft Pastel: Pastel Fundamentals - Exploring Warm & Cool Subjects
Mon, October 28, 2019 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic: Liven Up Your Snowscenes
Sat, October 26, 2019 $WEW: Anne Hoover: Drawing Media: Focusing on Artistic Expression Through Portraiture
Thu, October 24, 2019 $WDW: Atanur Dogan: Watercolour: Expressive Portrait and Figure
Sat, October 19, 2019 $WEW: Hi-Sook Barker: Watercolour: Waterscapes with Seabirds
Mon, October 07, 2019 $SSW: Diane Viau-Duff: Graphite: Barnscapes
Thu, October 03, 2019 $WDW: Cathy Boyd: Oil (Acrylic): Grasses, Fields and Wildflowers
Wed, October 02, 2019 $WDW: Rose Cook: Acrylic: Skins to Create a Painting
Fri, September 20, 2019 $WEW: Brian Smith: Conte or Charcoal Pencil: Portrait Drawing - How to Get a Likeness
Sat, September 14, 2019 $WEW: Gord Jones: Watercolour: Spontaneous Landscapes
Thu, September 12, 2019 $WDW: Bev Morgan: Watercolour: Coneflower Painting with Watercolour and Photo
Mon, September 09, 2019 $WDW: Merv Richardson: Watercolour: "Brush Up" on Your Watercolour Techniques
Sat, September 07, 2019 $WEW: Shelly Burke: Acrylic or Oil: Expressive Landscapes
Wed, September 04, 2019 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic: Wildflowers and Grasses in the Landscape
Thu, August 22, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Acrylic: Painting Birch Trees with Colour the Easy Way
Thu, August 15, 2019 $WDW: Andrew Sookrah: Acrylic/Watercolour: Painting in the Moment, En Plein Air
Thu, August 08, 2019 $WDW: Kim Martin: Oil: Bob Ross the "Joy of Painting" Experience
Sat, July 27, 2019 $WEW: Summer 'Mystery' Workshop: Acrylic ... ???
Sat, July 20, 2019 $WEW: Doug Purdon: Acrylic: Realism in Acrylics / Explore Different Types of Acrylics
Thu, July 11, 2019 $WDW: Kim Martin: Oil: Bob Ross the "Joy of Painting" Experience
Mon, July 08, 2019 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic: Abstract Adventures
Sat, July 06, 2019 $WEW: Diana Bullock: Watercolour: Experimenting with Watercolour Batik
Wed, July 03, 2019 $WDW: Roslyn Levin: Flowers and Garden Creatures
Wed, June 26, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Frame Your Watercolours & Other Mediums WITHOUT Glass
Sat, June 22, 2019 $WEW: Sharlena Wood: Acrylic: The Intuitive Landscape
Mon, June 17, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Colourful Spring/Summer Flowers
Mon, June 03, 2019 $WDW: Sharon Black: Acrylic: Supplies & Brush Techniques/Passion for Pansies
Mon, June 03, 2019 $WDW: Sandra Derry: Watercolour/Coloured Pencil: Use Watercolour & Coloured Pencil Together - Butterfly
Wed, May 29, 2019 $SSW: Barb Ritchie: Acrylic (Oil): Colourful Whimsical Animal or Flower
Mon, May 27, 2019 $WDW: Robert Strickland: Oil: Figure in the Urban Landscape
Sat, May 25, 2019 $WEW: Hi-Sook Barker: Watercolour: Streetscapes
Mon, May 13, 2019 $WDW: Gord Jones: Watercolour: Fall and Winter Landscapes
Sat, May 11, 2019 $WEW: Murray Van Halem: Oil or Acrylic: Perspective Basics
Thu, May 09, 2019 $WDW: Cathy Boyd: Oil (Acrylic): Trees Please
Thu, May 09, 2019 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic: Abstracting the Landscape
Mon, May 06, 2019 $WDW: Aileen Pou: Chinese Detailed Painting: The Blossom
Wed, April 24, 2019 $WDW: Kim Martin: Oil: Bob Ross the "Joy of Painting" Experience
Wed, April 17, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Painting Streetscapes Quickly ... No Pressure
Sat, April 13, 2019 $WEW: Hi-Sook Barker: Watercolour: Stunning Sky and Water
Fri, April 05, 2019 $WEW: Brian Smith: Acrylic OR Oil: Colour Theory for the Figure Painter
Thu, April 04, 2019 $WDW: Andrew Sookrah: Acrylic: The Blooming Colours of Spring
Mon, April 01, 2019 $WDW: Anitta Hamming: Acrylic: Learn Acrylic Realism Techniques - Strawberry
Sat, March 30, 2019 $WEW: Sam Paonessa: Acrylic (Oil): Reflecting on Water
Wed, March 20, 2019 $WDW: Atanur Dogan: Watercolour: Expressive Portrait and Figure
Thu, March 14, 2019 $WDW: Kim Martin: Soft Pastel: Open Studio for New or Unfinished Paintings
Mon, March 04, 2019 $WDW: Barb Ritchie: Acrylic: 'Surprise' Texture Challenge for Instructor & Students
Mon, March 04, 2019 $WDW: Lynda Giles: Drawing Media: Portraits in Graphite
Thu, February 28, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Paint a Personality Plus Elephant
Mon, February 25, 2019 $WDW: Atanur Dogan: Watercolour: Expressive Portrait and Figure
Thu, February 21, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Paint a Personality Plus Bunny
Sat, February 16, 2019 $WEW: Atanur Dogan: Watercolour: Expressive Portrait and Figure
Thu, February 07, 2019 $WDW: Sandra Derry: Coloured Pencil: Birch Trees and Downy Woodpecker
Thu, January 31, 2019 $SSW: REPEAT: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Keep It Simple, Paint Shapes Not Objects
Thu, January 31, 2019 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Keep It Simple, Paint Shapes Not Objects
Thu, January 17, 2019 $WDW: Sandra Derry: Watercolour: Fabulous Colour, Getting to Know Your Paint
Mon, January 14, 2019 $WDW: Sharon Black: Acrylic: Basic Painting 'TIPS' for Acrylic Painters
Sat, December 01, 2018 $WEW: Mystery Workshop: Watercolour
Thu, November 29, 2018 $WDW: Barb Ritchie: Acrylic: Dramatic Sunset and Dreamy Sunrise
Mon, November 19, 2018 $WDW: Lynda Giles: Drawing Media: It's All in the Perspective!
Thu, November 15, 2018 $SSW: Sandy Reid: Watercolour: Between a Rock and a Tree
Sat, November 10, 2018 $WEW: Hi-Sook Barker: Watercolour: Glorious Floral Paintings in Watercolour
Mon, November 05, 2018 $WDW: Richard Vander Meer: Oil: Solid Painting in Oils
Sat, November 03, 2018 $WEW: Sam Paonessa: Acrylic or Oil: Season of Colour
Thu, November 01, 2018 $WDW: Kim Martin: Soft Pastel: Farm Animals
Thu, October 25, 2018 $WDW: Andrew Sookrah: Acrylic (or Watercolour): Abstracting Your Choice Of Subject
Sat, October 20, 2018 $WEW: Murray Van Halem: Oil or Acrylic: Painting the Town!
Thu, October 18, 2018 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic: Fall Colours
Mon, October 15, 2018 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: 'Paint a Card' and 'Explore Ways to Print It'
Sat, October 06, 2018 $WEW: Martha Robinson: Watercolour: Following in the Footsteps of Stubs & Landseer
Thu, October 04, 2018 $WDW: Sharon Black: Oil/Acrylic: Exploring Elements of Still Life
Thu, October 04, 2018 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Frame a Watercolour without Glass
Mon, October 01, 2018 $WDW: Sandra Derry: Coloured Pencil: Delightful Dahlias
Sat, September 29, 2018 $WEW: Sharlena Wood: Drawing Media: Dramatic Shading Techniques
Mon, September 24, 2018 $SSW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: 'Paint a Card' and 'Explore Ways to Print It'
Fri, September 21, 2018 $WEW: Brian Smith: Oil (Acrylic): Painting the Figure
Thu, September 20, 2018 $SSW: Sandy Brand: Acrylic: Creating Abstracts that Make Sense
Wed, September 12, 2018 $WDW: Brian Buckrell: Acrylic or Oil: Preparing for Plein Air
Sat, September 08, 2018 $WEW: Diana Bullock: Acrylic: Experimenting with Mixed Media
Sat, August 25, 2018 $WEW: Christa Eggers: Pen & Ink: 'Pen & Ink Magic' on Watercolour Paintings
Mon, August 20, 2018 $SSW: Carol Thomson: Chinese Brush Painting - Plum Blossom
Thu, August 16, 2018 $SSW: Richard Vander Meer: Pastel: Brilliant Landscape in Soft Pastel
Mon, August 13, 2018 $WDW: Roslyn Levin: Japanese Brushstroke Painting
Sat, August 11, 2018 $WEW: Anne Hoover: Drawing Media: Beginner to Intermediate Portraiture
Thu, August 09, 2018 $WDW: Andrew Sookrah: Acrylic (or Watercolour): Abstracting the Landscape
Mon, July 30, 2018 $WDW: Marlene Bulas: Acrylic: Loosen Up, Have Fun & Paint Abstracts!
Thu, July 26, 2018 $SSW: Jordan Eveland: Aboriginal Dot Art Inspired Painting
Mon, July 23, 2018 $WDW: Aileen Pou: Detailed Chinese Painting (Gongbi)
Sat, July 21, 2018 $WEW: Marianne Broome: Watercolour: Watercolour Landscape with Pzazz!
Sat, July 14, 2018 $WEW: Wendy Bermingham: Oil: Creative Brushwork for the Landscape Painter
Thu, July 05, 2018 $WDW: Sandy Reid: Watercolour: Yes You Can Do More!
Sat, June 23, 2018 $WEW: Keith Thirgood: An Introduction to Painting en Plein Air
Wed, June 06, 2018 $WDW: Ruth Ann Pearce: Coloured Pencil Techniques: Bubbles & Candy, Oh My!
Tue, June 05, 2018 $WDW: Deb Grise: Drawing Media: Simplifying, Transferring & Resizing Images for Painting
Thu, May 31, 2018 $WDW: Kim Martin: Soft Pastel Playtime - 'TWO'
Wed, May 30, 2018 $WDW: Nancy McHardy: Drawing: Drawing the Horse
Sat, May 26, 2018 $WEW: Cathy Boyd: Oil or Acrylic: Figures in the Landscape
Tue, May 22, 2018 $WDW: Lisa Rankin: Oil: It's a Rocky Road! - CANCELLED
Tue, May 15, 2018 $WDW: Sandy Reid: Watercolour: Yes You Can!
Thu, May 03, 2018 $WDW: Cathy Boyd: Oil or Acrylic: Painting with Confidence using a Palette Knife
Thu, May 03, 2018 $WDW: Barb Ritchie: Acrylic: The Four Main Elements of Landscape
Thu, April 05, 2018 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic: Big Bold Florals!
Sat, March 24, 2018 $WEW: Sam Paonessa: Acrylic or Oil: Dynamic Texture Techniques
Thu, March 01, 2018 $WDW: Sharon Black: Oil or Acrylic: 'Reflections & Transparency' in Still Life
Wed, February 21, 2018 $WDW: Ruth Ann Pearce: Coloured Pencil: Dynamic Marbles
Thu, February 01, 2018 $WDW: Kim Martin: Pastel: Freedom!
Thu, February 01, 2018 $WDW: Sherryl Hopper: Watercolour: Seeing the Beauty in Watercolour
Sat, January 27, 2018 $WEW: Atanur Dogan: Expressive Watercolour: Portrait & Figure
Thu, January 25, 2018 $WDMW: Kim Martin: Soft Pastel Playtime
Thu, January 18, 2018 $WDMW: Vincent DiNorcia: Acrylic/Any Media: Creative Abstracts
Thu, January 11, 2018 $WDMW: Sherryl Hopper: Exploring Ink and Watercolour
Thu, January 04, 2018 $WDMW: Pat Guinn: Acrylic: Grainy Landscapes / Speak to Me, Grain!
Thu, December 14, 2017 $WDMW: Lucy Grundy: Material Art Creations: Elephants/Owls/Guitars
Sat, December 09, 2017 $WEW: Mystery Workshop: Acrylic
Thu, December 07, 2017 $WDMW: Sharon Black: Acrylic/Oil: Still Life: Paint What You See!
Thu, November 30, 2017 $WDMW: Rose Cook: Acrylic: Having Fun with Abstraction!
Sat, November 18, 2017 $WEW: Nancy Newman: Not to be Negative, but ...
Thu, November 02, 2017 $WDW: Renee Rose: Cards that Glow with Holiday Magic!
Thu, November 02, 2017 $WDW: Deb Grise: Any Painting Medium: More Challenges
Sat, October 21, 2017 $WEW: Kal Honey: Colour Clinic: Why and How to Use Modified Colour
Thu, October 05, 2017 $WDW: Margaret Ferraro: Pastel Landscape: Chasing Colour
Thu, October 05, 2017 $WDW: Marianne Broome: Acrylic (or Watercolour): Loosen Up Your Landscape
Sat, September 30, 2017 $WEW: Marc Gagnon: The Mosaic Approach to Painting Acrylics
Sat, September 16, 2017 $WEW: Nola McConnan: Just Dogs? Cats? or ??? Figure Drawing of Animals
Thu, September 07, 2017 $WDW: Merv Richardson: Explore the Glory of Watercolour
Thu, September 07, 2017 $WDW: Barb Ritchie: Acrylic: Floral Fantasies
Sat, August 19, 2017 $WEW: Peter John Reid: Spectacular Skies in Acrylics
Thu, August 10, 2017 $WDW: Cyril Leeper: Guidelines to Portraiture: Oil (or Acrylic)
Thu, August 10, 2017 $WDW: Andrew Sookrah: Acrylic: Brush Strokes for Better Results!
Sat, July 29, 2017 $WEW: John Pryce: Plein Air: Oil
Thu, July 06, 2017 $WDW: Cathy Boyd: Oil (or Acrylic): Colour Me Crazy
Thu, July 06, 2017 $WDW: Ian McIntosh: Photograph Your Art
Sat, June 24, 2017 $WEW: Martha Johnson: Gestural Landscape on Mylar
Thu, June 01, 2017 $WDW: Ruth Ann Pearce: Coloured Pencil: A Fruitful Day
Thu, June 01, 2017 $WDW: Jordan Eveland: Media Adventures
Sat, May 20, 2017 $WEW: Doug Purdon: Acrylic
Thu, May 04, 2017 $WDW: Kim Martin: Pastel Pet Portraits
Thu, May 04, 2017 $WDW: Barbara Stofast: Texture in Acrylic with Mixed Media
Fri, April 21, 2017 $WEW: Brian Smith: Life Drawing, The Basics and Beyond
Thu, April 06, 2017 $WDW: Japanese Brush Painting: Roslyn Levin
Thu, March 16, 2017 $WDW: Mary Makrilias: The Fundamentals of Drawing
Thu, March 09, 2017 $WDW: Georgia! : Jennifer Lawton
Sat, February 25, 2017 $WEW Sandy Brand: Creativity, Colour, Composition
Thu, February 02, 2017 $WDW: Explorations in Watercolour: Richard VanderMeer
Sat, January 07, 2017 $WEW Capturing the Basics of Light and Shadow with Sharon Black
Sat, November 26, 2016 Postponed: $WEW Capturing the Basics of Light and Shadow with Sharon Black
Thu, November 03, 2016 $WDW Deb Grise: Challenges for Speed, Skill, Confidence
Thu, October 20, 2016 $WDW Kim Martin - Pastel Pet Portraits II
Sat, October 15, 2016 $WEW Leslie Staple - Botanicals in Watercolour
Sat, September 17, 2016 $WEW Atanur Dogan - Expressive Watercolour Portraits
Thu, September 08, 2016 $WDW Barbara Stofast: Techniques with Acrylic Gel Medium
Sat, August 20, 2016 $WEW Tom Campbell - Secrets of Master Painters (Oil)
Thu, August 04, 2016 $WDW Carol Thomson - Chinese Brush Painting (Watercolour)
Sat, July 16, 2016 CANCELLED: $WEW Sharon Barfoot - Exploring Cold Wax (Oil)
Thu, July 07, 2016 $WDW Lisa Rankin - Awaken your Inner Artist (Oil)
Sat, June 18, 2016 $WEW Kal Honey - Intro to Composition
Mon, June 06, 2016 $WDW Margaret Ferraro - Soft Pastels Plein Air Workshop
Thu, June 02, 2016 $WDW Mary Makrilias - Watercolour Dreamworks
Thu, June 02, 2016 $WDW Lois Green: Media Exploration (Acrylic & Watercolour)
Sat, May 21, 2016 $WEW Sheila Butler - Acrylics: Transparent & Opaque
Thu, May 05, 2016 $WDW Lois Green - Expressive Drawing
Thu, April 07, 2016 $WDW Cathy Boyd - 37-minute Paintings
Sat, March 19, 2016 $WEW Brian Smith - Abstracting the Figure
Thu, March 03, 2016 $WDW Merv Richardson - Watercolour for the Love of it
Mon, February 29, 2016 $WDW Alice Edwards- 30 Paintings in 30 Days
Sat, February 20, 2016 $WEW Margaret Ferraro - Soft Pastels

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