McMichael Studio Classes are designed to introduce and foster development of the basic techniques and tools of visual expression and to nurture the unique creativity of each participant.
2016 Studio Courses and Workshops - On-going
Public Programs offers studio courses and workshops in a variety of media from drawing and painting to printmaking and photography. All of our instructors are both practicing artists and experienced educators. Courses are open to all levels of students from beginner to advanced, unless otherwise stated.
Master Classes - On-going
These classes are designed for practicing artists and advanced amateurs and are led by highly recognized professional and teachers.
April 22, 2017
Landscape and Colour Exploration: Watercolour Painting with David McEown
Explore essential watercolour techniques and embark on perception exercises, both of which enhance ways of “seeing” that enable participants to paint directly from nature and interpret photographic references in this two-day class.
May 27, 2017
Non-Objective Painting in Acrylic with Lila Lewis Irving
This class will concentrate on studies in design, composition, and values. You will be equipped with the skills to create expressive, yet structured, non-objective paintings full of life and spirit.
March 21, 2017
The Abstracted Landscape with Andrew Sookrah
Each landscape has an abstract, graphic presence at its core. This course will teach artists to truly explore composition, movement, texture, colour and bring out abstracted form and colour, whether they are beginners or established artists.
March 24, 2017
Intro to Painting with Andrew Sookrah
This introductory class is geared toward those who would like to express their creativity through painting in various mediums and through skill-building exercises.
May 16, 2017
Advanced Painting with Andrew Sookrah
This is for artists who know the temperature difference between cobalt and ultramarine, but would like to know when to use titanium or when zinc would be preferred.
Working in your chosen medium, Andrew will help you refine your creative offering.