• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Painting

Trees is a subject many artists have painted throughout history. Its beauty, majesty and symbolism continues to be relevant for many contemporary artists. The likes of John Constable, Emily Carr, Georg Baselitz, and Kim Dorland have reflected on its symbolism and potential for creative expression. This course will proceed in two parts with drawing covering 3 weeks and painting covering the remaining 5 weeks. Student will practice their drawing and painting skills as they work from life and photo-based images.  Skill building in drawing, paint application, and colour mixing will be covered. Students will complete 3 - 4 paintings depending on individual experience. Paint media optional.

Spring 2020:

10 Weeks: Base Tuition: $422 + Materials Fee: $25 = Total: $447

Notes: Students should bring the following for the first day of class: - pad of newsprint - vine or willow charcoal sticks - kneaded eraser, plastic eraser - Digital Camera or smartphone

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
572Celia NeubauerApril 16, 2020 to June 18, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
10-week courses$447.00

What you will learn

  • Basic drawing approaches using charcoal and ink
  • Transfer drawings onto canvas
  • Introduction into basic application skills such as blending, drybrush & impasto
  • Textural application using palette knife
  • Execution of underpainting to finished painting.

Materials to Bring

Please keep your receipts to all purchases incase you need to return any materials.