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Free drop-in ART HIVE for adults

every other week on Friday & Sunday

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Painting

Classes for adults


CREATE WITH ACRYLIC TEXTURES

NEW

All levels

5 weeks from April 11 to May 16 (no class April 18)

Thursday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Teacher: Linda Sidel

Questions? Contact Linda by email.

This course will introduce you to the world of modern acrylic products and enable you to paint and experiment with texture. Explore differences between gels and pastes, grounds and finishes, opaque and transparent colours on sample boards to keep as references, using stencils, stamps and many other tools. Ultimately you will create a painting using your newfound knowledge of products, texture and colour.

Materials not included: cost $ 60.00.

DDO Res.: $105.80
DDO Seniors: $94.30
NR: $117.25
NR Seniors: $105.80

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CREATIVE ACRYLICS

All levels

6 weeks from April 23 to May 28

Tuesday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. FULL

Teacher: Bev Wight

Acrylic painting and textures of all kinds will be taught and used experimentally.

Materials not included: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $127.65
DDO Seniors: $117.65
NR: $137.65
NR Seniors: $127.65

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MIXING MEDIA

NEW

All levels

6 weeks from April 23 to May 28

Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Teacher: Bev Wight

Collage, inks, papers and paint will be used to create interesting art work.

Material not included: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $127.65
DDO Seniors: $117.65
NR: $137.65
NR Seniors: $127.65

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OIL PAINTING – ORIGINAL IMAGES

(Some oil painting experience helpful)

8 weeks from April 10 to May 29

Wednesday 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. FULL
Wednesday 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Teacher: Jacinta Ionno

Questions? Contact Jacinta by email:

This course is designed to help painters progress from copying to creating or developing their own imagery. Working from still-life subjects as well as landscape and portraiture, through exercises and demonstrations, we will deal with preparing the underpainting and layering the colours and then learn to blend, mix and graduate the oil paint.

Materials not included: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $149.85
DDO Seniors: $138.35
NR: $161.35
NR Seniors: $149.85

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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EXPLORING IMAGE TRANSFERS AND ACRYLICS USING YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPHY

(No previous painting/drawing experience required, all levels are welcome.)

6 weeks from April 8 to May 13

Monday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. OR
Monday 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Teacher: Linda Sidel

Questions? Contact Linda by email.

Love to take photos but they sit on your computer? Create a painting by using them as an Image Transfer or learn how to incorporate Transfers into your own artwork or collage. Become acquainted with acrylic gels, mediums and paint, and play with texture. Questions? lindasidel@me.co.

Materials not included: cost $60.

DDO Res.: $126.95
DDO Seniors: $115.45
NR: $138.45
NR Seniors: $126.95

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INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLICS

8 weeks from April 10 to May 29

Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

Teacher: Geneviève Sideleau

Questions? Contact Geneviève by email:

This course helps the student develop practical skills in painting with acrylics. Students will be given instruction in painting techniques as well as methods of observation. These lessons will guide the student through each step of the process from learning color theory, paint application and material while exploring various techniques and subject matter. This course is ideally suited beginners as well as the student with experience, looking to refresh and renew their basic painting skills.

Materials not included: cost approx. $150.

DDO Res.: $195.70
DDO Seniors: $184.20
NR: $207.20
NR Seniors: $195.70

This course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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ENJOYING WATERCOLOUR

All levels

8 weeks from April 8 to June 5 (no class May 20)

Monday 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. FULL
Wednesday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m

Teacher: Renée Mizgala

In this class, students will not only learn the basic watercolour techniques but they will also build on this knowledge by working on various subject matters. Students will learn compositional and design elements and how to work from life or from their own photos. Through critiques and demonstrations, they will learn how to have fun with this medium and take a fresh look at what watercolour can do.

Materials not included: cost approx. $125.

DDO Res.: $179.80
DDO Seniors: $168.30
NR: $191.30
NR Seniors: $179.80

his course is eligible for the Seniors Activity Tax Credit.

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YOUNG ADULTS: MIXED MEDIA ART FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

Ages 18 to 35 yrs.

8 weeks from April 7 to June 2 (no class on April 21)

Sunday 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Teacher: Kristy Boisvert

This course is designed for individuals with special needs that are high-functioning or for those who require extra assistance who are already accompanied by an assistant. Creative art activities allow the student to explore various art media with emphasis being put on imagination, creativity and enjoyment!

DDO Res.: $210.00
NR: $225.00

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