Stephanie Schirm

Drawing the Portrait

Tuesdays Sept 7 – Oct 12 , 7 till 9pm ONLINE

This course covers a comprehensive procedure for strictly drawing the portrait. Methods of measuring and sighting that help to understand the proportions of the subject and identify and solve problems. Students will explore practical techniques to achieve mass, form and value in their drawings. (Students must have taken a previous basic drawing class)

6 Sessions: $130

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The Strictly Painted Portrait

Wednesdays Sept 8 – Oct 13 , 10am – 12pm ONLINE

Working from Photos, students will tackle the basics of construction of the head & face through experimenting with light and shadow in skin tones. The course will explore practical techniques, such as how to create mass, proportion, form, and value to create likeness. This course will also review a number of portrait artists and pin point their techniques. As well as, positive and constructive critique will be administered. (Students must have taken a portrait drawing class and be familiar with the basics of painting in acrylic or oils)

6 Sessions: $160

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TIYLI Introduction to Acrylics

Visual Arts Mississauga

September 27 – Nov 1, 1pm till 3:30 – IN HOUSE

This fun course introduces the endless properties of acrylic colours and mediums. Students will discover the many applications of acrylics using a range of tools on a variety of surfaces with additional insight into what makes a good painting through colour, tone and composition. Subject matter will range from still life and landscape to abstractions. Each 5-week session will offer different projects. Materials included.Maximum 10 students.

5 Sessions: $170 +HST


Introduction to Drawing: Line, Shape & Form

Visual Arts Brampton

Mondays Sept 27 – Nov 8 , 7pm till 9pm IN- PERSON & ONLINE

This class is ideal for everyone, whether you are an absolute beginner or are looking for a refresher. Introduction to Drawing: Line, Shape & Form will provide the visual tools needed to start the journey to good drawing practices.

Working through exercises, students will learn drawing techniques such as: line, shape, form, expressive lines, blind contour, tonal value and how to use visual tools to determine proportion and perspective. Students will leave the workshop with new ways of seeing and thinking about drawing.

Instruction in pencil will include demonstrations and examples of all techniques and exercise, as well as positive feedback.

6 Sessions: $130

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The Palette knife & Brush in unison

Visual Arts Mississauga

Tuesdays Sept 28 – Oct 26, 9:30am till 12pm – ON LINE

Enjoy the process of combining brush-strokes and palette knife techniques in acrylics or oils to achieve amazing results. Students will work from photographs to create two masterpieces. Classes will include discussions of colour mixing, colour combination and so much more. Students must bring materials. Please see document link above.

5 Sessions: $150 +HST

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Oil Painting, Strictly for Beginners

Visual Arts Mississauga

Thursdays Sept 30 – Nov 2, 2pm-4pm – ON LINE

Learn to paint like the Old Masters by discovering their artistic process, aesthetics, and techniques. This course provides an introduction to oil painting through step-by-step demonstrations and constructive feedback provided by the Instructor. Students must bring materials.

10 sessions: $265 + HST

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