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.
Master Classes - On-going
These classes are designed for practicing artists and advanced amateurs and are led by highly recognized professional and teachers.
April 02, 2016
Master Class: Contemporary Landscape Painting with John Leonard
Designed for advanced artists, this course will assist participants to develop a personal voice when painting landscapes through observation and analysis.
April 16, 2016
Master Class: Colour Exploration, Watercolour Painting with David McEown
Explore essential watercolour techniques and embark on perception exercises, enhancing ways of “seeing” that enable participants to paint directly from nature and interpret photographic references in this two-day class.
June 18, 2016
Master Class: Power Painting, Acrylic Painting with Steve Rose
This workshop will focus on strong colour, bold composition, and the dynamic energy of contemporary acrylic painting.
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.
March 08, 2016
Painting Studio, Beginner Class with Lorne McDermott
This is the perfect class for anyone interested in learning, or returning to acrylics and water-soluble oils.
March 10, 2016
Watercolour Studio, Beginner/Intermediate Class with Marlene Madole
An introduction to the fundamentals of watercolour painting using wet-on-wet washes to build a painting with the techniques of glazing and direct painting.
April 19, 2016
Painting Studio, Intermediate/Advanced Class with Lorne McDermott
This studio class allows participants to work on a subject matter of their choosing, landscapes, portraits and still life.