Upcoming Workshops

January 3rd - December 20th, 2017
Artists at the Gibson

Artists at the Gibson

An active group of area artists who paint together Tuesdays & Wednesdays at the Gibson Centre. Activities include monthly workshops, critiques, ‘share the wealth’ presentations and outdoor painting in the summer.

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September 5th - December 31st, 2017
Fall Workshops coming soon!

Fall Workshops coming soon!

The South Simcoe Arts Council has workshops for all ages and skill levels...

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September 11th - 25th, 2017
ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with RICHARD VANDERMEER IN SEPTEMBER

ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with RICHARD VANDERMEER IN SEPTEMBER

MONDAYS in September!
A series of ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with Master Painter & Artist RICHARD VANDERMEER

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: PASTEL
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: OIL
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25: WATERCOLOUR...

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Past Workshops

June 8th - 15th, 2017
DRAWING! For the Watercolour Painter with Len MacLeod

DRAWING! For the Watercolour Painter with Len MacLeod

TWO THURSDAYS: JUNE 8th & 15th
10:30am - 12:30pm

$45
All Materials Provided!

Draw close-ups of birds, flowers, mammals or architecture.
Learn drawing techniques that are the foundation
of watercolour paintings:proportion, scale & perspective

At the South Simcoe Arts Council, 41 Victoria St. E., Alliston
Register with Len MacLeod at len.macleod.art@gmail.com

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June 5th - 26th, 2017
ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS IN JUNE with RICHARD VANDERMEER

ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS IN JUNE with RICHARD VANDERMEER

Happening in June!
A series of ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with Master Painter & Artist RICHARD VANDERMEER
OCA Graduate 1989; Fine Art Dept.
Work represented at Christin Galleries in Toronto & Richard's own gallery in Orillia

MONDAY, JUNE 5th: PASTEL
MONDAY, JUNE 12th: OIL
MONDAY, JUNE 26th: WATERCOLOUR ...

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May 24th - June 14th, 2017
DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

An innovative programme intended to develop artists' understanding of composition, elements of design, and the "Golden Mean".
Included in this 4 week programme are additional exercises in understanding 1 - 2 - 3 point perspective and how to accurately render shade and shadow.

Participants should have some or limited experience.

WEDNESDAYS: MAY 24, 31 & JUNE 7, 14
10:00am - 12:00pm ...

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May 18th - June 15th, 2017
More... SUMI-E PAINTING (Oriental Brushstrokes) with Roslyn Levin

More... SUMI-E PAINTING (Oriental Brushstrokes) with Roslyn Levin

THURSDAYS MAY 18, 25 & JUNE 1, 8, 15

10am - 12:30pm

In sumi-e one moves with grace, strength, flexibility and balance. The artist is challenged to create paintings of simplicity and eloquence. Learn more brush control and sensitivity, to gain a strength in your brushwork. Learning the importance of white space and understanding the value of simplifying subjects will influence students’ approach to all art forms.

Each class includes a brief Qigong/Tai Chi session to refresh our bodies mid-lesson...

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May 6th, 2017
STONE CARVING 101 For Youth! with Lisa Harpell

STONE CARVING 101 For Youth! with Lisa Harpell

SATURDAY, MAY 6th
10:00am - 12pm
For Youth Ages 8-14 years

Join artist, Lisa Harpell, to learn the basics of working with stone.
Create a maquette and a small sculpture in soapstone!

$35 All supplies & stone included.

“It is the form that never existed in the world before . It is the energy of life within the art that connects with the human soul. For that very reason, art is essential!” ...

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May 4th - June 1st, 2017
5-Week CLAY on the WHEEL WORKSHOP with Ann Randeraad

5-Week CLAY on the WHEEL WORKSHOP with Ann Randeraad

WORKING ON THE WHEEL! Try your hand at throwing on the wheel with instruction from artist Ann Randeraad. Learn the steps to center clay, open up and pull the clay up to create some pieces of your own. Gain understanding of the ceramic process.

THURSDAYS Starting in May
MAY 4, 11, 18, 25 & JUNE 1
7pm - 8:30pm

$350

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April 11th - 25th, 2017
THE ART OF SKETCHING - A Class for Adults

THE ART OF SKETCHING - A Class for Adults

TUESDAYS APRIL 11, 18, 25
10:30am - 12:00 pm

Use graphite, conte, charcoal and ink to explore and practice sketching birds, flowers, mammals or architecture.

$45
All Materials Provided!

Held at the South Simcoe Arts Council at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.
Register with Len MacLeod at len.macleod.art@gmail.com

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March 13th - 18th, 2017
MARCH BREAK at the South Simcoe Arts Council!!

MARCH BREAK at the South Simcoe Arts Council!!

TUESDAY - JEWELRY with Brodie Summers
WEDNESDAY - KIDS CREATIVE CLAY/COMBO with Lisa Harpell
THURSDAY - ANIME/DRAWING with David Aspenleider
SATURDAY - FELTING: MAKING 3D VESSELS with Gail Franklin-Hawes (12 yrs and up)

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March 4th - 11th, 2017
ALABASTER STONE CARVING with Lisa Harpell

ALABASTER STONE CARVING with Lisa Harpell

Saturdays March 4th & 11th
1:00pm - 4:00pm

“Creativity has the power to change the world!”

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February 27th - March 27th, 2017
DRAWING WITH INK with Len MacLeod

DRAWING WITH INK with Len MacLeod

Draw birds, flowers, mammals or architecture with ink and add colour with watercolour washes.

FOUR MONDAYS
Monday Feb. 27, March 6, 20 and 27
(Excludes Mon. March 13)

$80

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