Thursdays, April 27 – June 15th, 2017
9:30 am- 12 noon at the RGB 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON
Fee: $150.00 (Members 10% off)
Let the Royal Botanical Gardens inspire your artistic journey in this eight-week winter-themed watercolour course held at the Arboretum. The class will cover the basics of watercolour painting, develop your composition skills, and study colour theory to make your paintings sparkle with clarity and light. This is an ideal course for the beginner who needs to lay a firm foundation on “how to” approach this medium, with demonstrations and exercises that will help you to learn/improve your watercolour experience.
Plein Air -Summer Workshop
Art Gallery of Burlington – Wednesday afternoons – June 2017 – Details TBA
Get a head start on your summer painting experience by taking this 4 week workshop and practicing to paint ‘en Plein Air’ (outside). This course is designed to engage the student in the fundamentals of Plein air painting; studying the effect of natural light on colour. Create vivid and original landscapes in the oil medium, improving your composition and colour mixing skills. learn how to use the alla prima, glazing and direct technique to master your brushtrokes, while enjoying a variety of subjects of landscape and city scenes. Students will paint and take photos on location using direct observation to make a number of onsite studies.
Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road at Brock
Burlington, Ontario, L7S 1A9
Phone (905) 632-7796
Fax (905) 632-0278