For those who have taken previous Durham Art School courses or equivalent background and want to refine technique & take art to the next level. This class will include demos. Work from still lifes, and flowers when available, in your choice of acrylic, oil (no solvents) watercolour or pastel. Work on a new painting each week. Continue to practice and refine.
Mondays, August 8-22 10:30–1 $78
Build sketching strength, painting fitness and stretch your style in this rigorous three day painting workshop. This will be hard but rewarding work. All mediums welcome. Class will meet at The Colour Jar to review materials, techniques and approaches. After the break we will meet at predetermined locations to paint. All mediums welcome.
Wednesday to Friday, July 13,14,15 1-130 and 2-4 $145
A three part series focusing on techniques of fashion illustration. Fashion drawing is a valuable skill for designers and sewers who want to make accurate and elegant sketches to present their ideas and concepts. Also useful for anyone who wants to explore and develop a stylized way to draw people. No prior drawing skills required.
Classes will be at the elegant Garafraxa Cafe.
The complete series: $185.
Part 1 – Introduction to Drawing the Fashion Figure
– fashion figure proportion
– traditional materials
– rendering fabric
– drawing technique
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 9 & 10 7-9 PM $65
Part 2 – Drawing the Costumed Live Model
Working from a costumed model, combine careful observation, and idealized elongated form.
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 16 & 17 7-9 PM $75
Part 3 – Colour & Finish
-choosing the pose
-alternative art materials
-rendering in colour
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 23 & 24 7–9 PM $65Registration: The Colour Jar 519 369-1283 thecolourjar.ca 120 Garafraxa St.
Instructor: Rhonda Abrams rhonda@durhamartschool . com