Robin mitchell artist oakville


You will be surprised at just how great your painting turns out with a little bit of guidance. Every class allows you to go home with your own personal painted creation. This class offers a one-of-a-kind painting experience for beginners.

Come, get inspired, have some fun and unleashed your creativity! All the necessary art supplies are included. Level 2 to 3 Instructor: Laurel Best Mondays, 7 pm to 9: Animals are such a big part of our lives and our families.

During this four-week watercolour course, Laurel will guide you through a step-by-step process for painting realistic animals. You will learn how to sketch out your painting and then master techniques to accurately paint fur, feathers, eyes and noses. Explore additional techniques in using colour combinations, designing foreground and background, and taking advantage of soft and hard edges.

Once you have covered the basics, use your new skills to paint a beautiful portrait of your dog, cat or tiger. Level 2 to 4 Instructor: Heidi Rohde Tuesdays, 9: Enjoy the many qualities of acrylic paint as you push the boundaries of landscape painting. This class is designed to help you create better and more powerful landscape paintings using your own photo references and imagination.

Heidi will teach you how to use elements such as value, colour and space as well as the principles of design in your work. Create an emotional response to your landscape, and learn how to emphasize the main focus and create a strong design. Learn to incorporate other media such as collage and dry media to create excitement in your work.

Special topics will include skies, water and trees. Watercolour is the perfect medium for depicting the delicate and transparent quality of flowers. Through simple exercises, Laurel will teach you to isolate shapes and values to create dynamic, balanced compositions.

She will take you through a short lesson on colour, brushes and basic painting practices. Understand colour blending, creating gradients, and water colour washes while you paint a flower each night. Taking photographs and utilizing them in your work will also be discussed.

Lots of step-by-step instructions and guidance. Robin J Mitchell Tuesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm. Painting on a big canvas has its own delights and challenges. In this class Robin will be painting a 36 x inch canvas of a half peeled tangerine sitting on a flat surface. You will find that painting large adds a bit of spice and excitement in your artistic journey. Keen to improve your painting skills? Miniature paintings, no larger than 2 X 3 inches, have a long history as a style of painting where the artist's ability can be appreciated: It can take some patience and practice, but painting beautiful miniature isn't merely about size, but the level of detail in the painting.

In this class Robin will encourage your individual creative process as you explore traditional and alternative styles in painting. Controlling paint on a very small scale is almost meditative, it will free you from creative hang-ups, and replace them with a desire to create.

Want to make your photos consistently better? This course is for beginner and intermediate photographers who wish to understand both the photographic process and how to take better pictures. He will guide you through the fundamentals of camera settings, techniques, design and composition and more.

A mixture of classroom, assignments, and review will guide you through the process of taking images that capture the viewer and tell a story. My grandmother, Jean Monkhouse was an oil painter and art teacher. She was my first art teacher, and I will always remember painting with her in her cottage in Atikokan. Helen Hendry Helen was born and raised in Montreal. Fine Arts have always been a part of her life, her parents were also artists.

In she earned a diploma, with honours, from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts where she studied painting, design and sculpture under the direction of Arthur Lismer. She also earned a scholarship at the Banff School of Fine Arts. Helen paints mostly in oil, but also enjoys watercolour, monoprinting and drawing. Painting out of doors, capturing the landscape in its different moods is an especially challenging occupation for her.

She may be seen on country roadsides or down at harbours in and around Oakville and Burlington, with her paintbox. Helen has paintings hanging in corporate and private collections.

Diana Lee Diana is an artist with strong drawing skills who works in oil, acrylic and watercolour. In and her works were included in Strokes of Genius 6 and Acrylic Works 4. A gifted and popular instructor she invites artists to paint in different mediums and subject matter.

Cathy Lorraway Cathy loves to share her love of nature and art as a fine artist and instructor with students of all ages. She works in watercolour, acrylic and oil and loves painting landscapes in plein air. Those big, majestic Alberta skies also determine the colour of the snow and the colours you see reflected in the shadows. In this class Robin teaches you how to judge the colour of snow, how to employ the proper use of perspective, value, intensity and colour temperature to create a sense of depth with mountains, trees and fields.

Acrylic and Water Based Oil. Beaches are probably among the most scenic places on earth. Key elements in painting Florida beaches and landscapes include azure skies, gentle waves, sand dunes and foliage. Robin explores the specifics of colour, composition, atmospheric light, and architectural elements that are important to painting good beach paintings. Interpret the visual elements: Bring added sparkle and life to your watercolour paintings by learning to depict reflective surfaces.

Shelley will guide you through the basics: There is an artist in all of us! Begin your creative journey as Julie walks you step-by-step through the process of recreating a painting from scratch. You will be surprised at just how great your painting turns out with a little bit of guidance. Every class allows you to go home with your own personal painted creation. This class offers a one-of-a-kind painting experience for beginners. Come, get inspired, have some fun and unleashed your creativity!

All the necessary art supplies are included. Level 2 to 3 Instructor: Laurel Best Mondays, 7 pm to 9: Animals are such a big part of our lives and our families. During this four-week watercolour course, Laurel will guide you through a step-by-step process for painting realistic animals. You will learn how to sketch out your painting and then master techniques to accurately paint fur, feathers, eyes and noses. Explore additional techniques in using colour combinations, designing foreground and background, and taking advantage of soft and hard edges.

Once you have covered the basics, use your new skills to paint a beautiful portrait of your dog, cat or tiger. Level 2 to 4 Instructor: Heidi Rohde Tuesdays, 9: Enjoy the many qualities of acrylic paint as you push the boundaries of landscape painting. This class is designed to help you create better and more powerful landscape paintings using your own photo references and imagination. Heidi will teach you how to use elements such as value, colour and space as well as the principles of design in your work.

Create an emotional response to your landscape, and learn how to emphasize the main focus and create a strong design. Learn to incorporate other media such as collage and dry media to create excitement in your work. Special topics will include skies, water and trees. Watercolour is the perfect medium for depicting the delicate and transparent quality of flowers. Through simple exercises, Laurel will teach you to isolate shapes and values to create dynamic, balanced compositions.

She will take you through a short lesson on colour, brushes and basic painting practices. Understand colour blending, creating gradients, and water colour washes while you paint a flower each night. Taking photographs and utilizing them in your work will also be discussed. Lots of step-by-step instructions and guidance. Robin J Mitchell Tuesdays, 7 pm to 10 pm. Painting on a big canvas has its own delights and challenges.