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Adult Programs - Studio Courses & Workshops

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 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.

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May 27, 2017

Requires Registration

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.

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March 21, 2017

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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.

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March 24, 2017

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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.

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May 06, 2017

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Artist Talk & Workshop with Finn O'Hara

Finn O'Hara has been working as a portrait and landscape photographer for 15 years. In this workshop you’ll learn about the production and concepts behind his most recent projects, from portraits of Robert Duvall and Rob Ford, to images from Size Matters.

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May 16, 2017

Requires Registration Hands-on

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.

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