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Workshop Schedule 2018
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    • Thu, November 01, 2018
    • Thu, November 22, 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • The Barrie Art Club
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    Farm Animals
    Thursday EVENING Workshop

    • Subject: Farm Animals/Barns/Landscapes
    • 4-class series
    • Level: Beginner, Intermediate
    • Medium:  Soft Pastel
    • Registration:
      $70 - Members
      $80 - Non-members

      Come out and join Kim Martin to paint farm animals. Paint a pig, horse, cow, rooster, chicken or even the barn cat and mouse! The theme of this workshop will be fun and informative.

      In this workshop you will learn simple, straightforward step by step techniques which can be used to paint any subject matter. You will learn the best way to start a painting and the 'how and where' to apply details.

      There will be several demos given in each session along with individual easel attention.

      About the Artist

      Kim Martin is a working pet portrait artist. Having achieved the Master Pastelist status with Pastel Artists Canada in 2013, she continues to share her experience teaching in her own studio and conducting workshops.

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      • Mon, November 19, 2018
      • Mon, November 26, 2018
      • 2 sessions
      • Barrie Art Club
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      It's All in the Perspective!

      TWO SESSIONS: Monday Workshop

      • Subject: Perspective
      • Medium: Drawing Media
      • Levels: Beginner, Intermediate
      • Registration:
        Members - $35.00
        Non-members - $40.00

      Ever look at a piece of artwork and know something wasn't quite right, but couldn't quite put a finger on it?

      It may be all in the perspective!

      Learn the fundamentals of perspective, so you can successfully apply them to your own creative masterpieces!

      About the Artist

      - Owner Operator of Lynda Giles Art Studio
      - Previous Owner Operator Harvey House B&B and Art Studio
      - Writer and Illustrator- "Kristopher Finds A Rainbow" for Rainbows Canada
      - Speaker for "Words on Work"
      - It has been said "I teach a mean perspective and drawing course".

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      • Thu, November 29, 2018
      • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • The Barrie Art Club
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      Dramatic Sunset and Dreamy Sunrise
      Thursday Workshop - 1 Full Day

      • Subject: Sky scenes focusing on the use of colour with two very different techniques.
      • Medium: Acrylic
      • Levels: All
      • Registration:
        Members - $45.00
        Non-members - $60.00

      Paint along with instructor Barb Ritchie to create two scenes:  a Dramatic, Fiery Sunset and a Dreamy Sunrise.

      Each step will be demonstrated as the paintings develop.

      About the Artist

      Barb Ritchie loves painting almost any type of image especially in a plein air setting. She particularly enjoys sharing painting time with others interested in learning new skills.

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      • Sat, December 01, 2018
      • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • Barrie Art Club
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      MYSTERY Workshop: Watercolour
      Saturday Workshop: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

      • Subject: It's a Surprise!
      • Instructor: It's a Surprise!
      • Level: All
      • Medium: Watercolour
      • Registration:
        Members - $45.00
        Non-Members - $60.00

      Join in the fun and create a watercolour painting with our 'Mystery' instructor! You won't be disappointed! The subject is a surprise!


      About the Artist:

      An instructor you will enjoy! 

    Past workshops

    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, 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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