Workshops - Visual

Upcoming - Visual

Sumi-e Landscapes [Japanese Brushstroke]

Participants will come away with more confident brushstrokes – a skill that can be transferred to any other medium – as well as a sense of the value of empty space, or yohaku, in a painting.

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

Andrew Sookrah - Watercolour

Current - Visual

Past - Visual

Drop-In Drawing Wednesdays - Any

Drop-in Drawing WEDNESDAYS
2:00pm - 4:00 pm
$10 per hour
All Supplies Provided!

Alcohol Ink Workshp - 14 - Adult

Wolfpaw Creations brings this exciting Alcohol Ink Workshop to the SSAC. Make sure to register early. There are only 6 spots available in this workshop.

Wax Workshop - 14 - Adult

Ages 14 - Adult
Join Dorothy of Wolfpaw Creations for this incredible Wax Art Workshop. Make sure to register early as there are only 8 spots available in this fantastic class.

Afternoon Session
Learn new ways to use acrylic paints and mediums to build works on paper, birch panels and/or canvas. Play with different acrylic gels and mediums to find out what they will do; try interference colours and metallics.

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

Learn all about acrylic painting with artist instructor Nahid Azari. Explore blending colours and values, practising brush strokes, and using different techniques to capture various textures and effects with acrylic paints.

Painting The Rocks & Water in the Ontario Landscape - Adult

The South Simcoe Palette Club is excited to offer this fantastic workshop.
From Tom Thompson to Robert Genn, Wendy Birmingham, Monica Burnside and Ryan Sobkovich, artists have in their own unique voice presented the passionate presence of the landscape; Ontario and afar. In this one-day intense workshop, Andrew Sookrah will focus on rocks, water and everything else connected to them.

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

Alcohol Ink Workshp - 14 - Adult

Wolfpaw Creations brings this exciting Alcohol Ink Workshop to the SSAC. Make sure to register early. There are only 6 spots available in this workshop.

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

Evening Session
Offered in both Afternoon and Evening sessions to accommodate everyone's schedule! Learn new ways to use acrylic paints and mediums to build works on paper, birch panels and/or canvas. Play with different acrylic gels and mediums to find out what they will do.

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

Drop in to Matthews House Hospice and draw with Len. Suggested donation $10/hr.

Battle of the Brushes 2018 Registration - 16 to adult, all skill levels welcome

Our annual outdoor event is always an exciting time for artists and spectators alike.

This 30-minute 'People's Choice' painting competition is a staple on the SSAC calendar and with cash prizes up for grabs each year it brings people out from all over our county and beyond. Only 40 participants will be allowed to battle it out and spots are given out on a first come first served basis. We recommend registering in advance to secure your entry in the battle. Cost of registration is $5.

Youth Art Classes at Maggiolly - youth

Check out these amazing youth programs at Maggiolly's this fall...

Maggiolly Art Workshops

A wonderful line up of classes awaits at Maggiolly's this fall...

Artists at the Gibson: Acrylic Workshop - Adult

The Artists at the Gibson are excited to have artist John Stuart Pryce, of Victoria, BC, teaching an acrylic workshop on September 19.

Intuitive Soul Painting with Wax - Ages 14 to Adult

Join Dorothy of Wolf Paw Creations at Bruno's Cafe in Alcona for an encaustic wax workshop that will tap into your creative style and flow.

encaustic ( wax art painting workshop. Create unique masterpieces with our specialized tools for encaustic art...Each piece will be as unique as you.

Encaustic Art with Wolfpaw Creations - Teen - Adult

Join artist Dorothy Shelton of Wolfpaw Creations for this encaustic art workshop

Encaustic art is an ancient technique using heated wax to create colour, texture and depth.
It teaches letting go and releasing the urge to control. Synchronicity happens when we align with the flow of the universe rather than insisting it flow our way. When we let go of tension and stress, the magic happens.

Sculpture & More - Youth

Join Lisa Harpell of Creative Madness Art Studios for this exciting workshop. This class gives the best of both worlds , it involves sculpture materials with painting.

Stone Carving - Teen/Adult

Join artist Lisa Harpell of Creative Madness Art Studios and be prepared to put a little muscle into your work.

Creative Card Making with Wax Art

Join Dorothy of Wolfpaw Creations for this colourful and creative workshop

Each student will create multiple pieces of wax art during this two hour workshop which will be mounted on a card with an envelope.

Join artist Sandy Brand the last Sunday of each month for Drawing and painting workshops

Decorative Plexi Glass Wind Catcher Workshop - Teen to Adult

Join Dorothy Shelton of Wolfpaw Creations in this interesting workshop. make your own decorative panels for you garden or home with melted wax, encaustic iron, and stylus.

Fun With Colour - beginner

Play with various colour techniques on tile and paper.

Sketching and Watercolour - ages 7+

A cardinal will be the subject of this fun class. Artist Lisa Rosati will teach young artists to sketch and paint with water colour. Each young artist will go home with a cardinal card of their own creation.

Still Life Inspiration - ages 8+

Learn various pencil drawing techniques working from a still life set up.

Windcatcher Workshop Wax Art on Plexiglass - 14 - Adult

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND !!!!
Join Dorothy Shelton of Wolfpaw Creations in this interesting workshop. make your own decorative panels for you garden or home with melted wax, encaustic iron, and stylus. This two hour creative class includes all supplies and is pen to ages 14+.

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

Supercalifragilistic Acrylic! with Lilian Lketke

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

DD Gadjanski
Acrylic - Contemporary Landscape

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

Bev & Pat Pour - Liquid Acrylic

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

Jessica Masters - Soft Pastel (the dry ones)

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

Doug Purdon - Watercolour

Doodle Mania in the Courtyard - Recommended Ages 7 - 14

Your kid will try their hand at imaginative guided doodle projects that will include themes such as doodle heads, doodle bugs & animals, monsters, 'shrinky' projects and more. Great fun for young kids and teens alike.

Miniature Madness in the Courtyard - Recommended Ages 7 - 14

Imagine your kid owning an Art Gallery of their very own, Wow! Each participant will create their very own mini gallery complete with original works of art. These magnificent gallery spaces will be theirs to take home to enjoy and play with.

Photography Workshop with Jim Craigmyle

The purpose of this workshop is to help participants understand the main elements of making a great photograph.

Artists at the Gibson
2019 Workshops

John Pryce - Acrylic