Workshops - MW_MA02 - Maggiolly Art Workshops

AUTUMN LANDSCAPES WITH PETER JOHN REID: 3–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, September 17, 18 & 19, 2018.
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Peter John Reid

Fall colours attract people to the outdoors in Ontario, and to landscape paintings with the same colours. Learn to explore these colours in saturation and in contrast with value and complementary colours, bringing out the most of the season's vivid colours. Learn some interesting and easy techniques to produce striking paintings of your own. Artist instructor Peter John Reid is a very much in demand teacher with a great sense of humour who is guaranteed to have you loving the process of painting!

Peter's Materials List

Cost: $225 + hst for the 3–day workshop. Art materials extra.

PALETTE KNIFE PAINTING WITH CAROL GREGG: 2–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Thursday & Friday, September 20 & 21, 2018.
Time: 10:30am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Carol Gregg

This course makes palette knife painting approachable and fun for artists of various skill level. In this engaging two–day workshop, learn the art of palette knife painting with artist instructor Carol Gregg, working from a staged still life or from your own reference image. Learn how to use an assortment of palette knives with both oils and acrylics on canvas to create loose, striking paintings. Explore how texture and thick paint application add new dimensions to your artwork, and new joy to your process.

Cost: $130 + hst for the 2–Day Workshop. Art materials extra.

SUMI-E PAINTING WITH ROSLYN LEVIN: 3–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, September 26, 27 & 28, 2018.
Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Roslyn Levin

This course is an excellent opportunity to practice simplicity in your art. Sumi-e, also known as oriental brush stroke painting, is noted for its spontaneity. In China this art was first practiced by the Zen priests to improve their spirituality and meditation through artistic concentration, inspiration and perfection. Instructor Roslyn Levin introduces students to Sumi-e in an approachable, inspirational way, working on rice paper with ink to create paintings with a classic elegance that portrays the artist's personal spirit. Students will begin with the basic brushstrokes, and then their days will be filled with crocuses, bamboo and pear, or other traditional subjects - wild orchid, chrysanthemum and plum blossom may also be used for first subjects. Those who have taken sumi-e previously with Roslyn as well as new sumi-e students, can email roslyn@artbyroslyn.on.ca with subjects they would like to paint, and she will do her best to accommodate requests.

Cost: $195 + hst for the 3–Day Workshop or $75 + hst per day. Art materials extra.

ADDING CREATIVITY TO YOUR LIFE WITH ANDREA TRACE– 3 EVENING CLASSES
Date: 3 Wednesday Evenings: October 3, 10 & 17, 2018.
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Andrea Trace

Learn to put creativity into everyday life and give yourself permission to relax with this fun journaling course! Make personalized journal pages and embellish them with your own writing, pictures and design elements. You'll learn to draw a variety of small decorative pictures and use markers, pens, watercolour pencils, rubber stamps and ink to create your pages. Learn to make accordion books and hand–sewn bookbindings for journals. (These techniques work for memory books and small photo albums, too.) Add covers, pockets, page–marking ribbons and tags. The course includes lots of idea-starter tips to get you journaling happily. BONUS! All of the skills you learn will also work for making greeting cards, gift tags, wall art, hand-painted papers and more.

From Andrea Trace: “Journaling is a low–pressure way of kickstarting your imagination and gives you a quick and relaxing way to get a bit of healthy creativity into most days. This course blends fine art and craft and is perfect for both beginners and experienced artists. We'll do some basic bookbinding and collage, learn to cut rubber stamps and design multi–use pages. This is a course that helps you express your unique voice and vision.

“Adding creativity to every day is a game–changer. You'll look at yourself with greater appreciation when you take time to embrace and express your intuitive side on a regular basis. Here's a link to an interesting article in the New York Times about getting (and keeping) your inner artist active.”

Cost: $150 + hst for the 3 classes. Art materials extra.

JOHN DAVID ANDERSON: 2–DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP
Date: Saturday and Sunday, September 29 & 30, 2018.
Time: 10:30am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: John David Anderson

Paint the vibrancy of the Fall season in an impressionistic style with expressionistic overtones! Don't miss this class with painter John David Anderson. Oil paint is the preferred medium but students can also use Acrylic paint for this class. Learn to use expressive brushwork and vibrant colour to capture the light in natural painting compositions. Work with this very much in–demand and skilled artist to refine your painting skills, learning new techniques and applications.

Cost: $160 + hst for the 2–day workshop. Art materials extra.

ACRYLIC PAINTING WITH LAURIE SMITH: 4 CLASSES
Date: 4 Tuesday Mornings: October 9, 23, 30 & November 6, 2018.
Time: 10:00am to 12:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Laurie Smith

This course is a great introduction to the world of acrylic painting for artists at a beginner to intermediate level. With artist instructor Laurie Smith, explore blending colours and values, practicing brush strokes, and using different techniques to capture various textures and effects with acrylic paint. Learn to express light and shade while creating landscapes, foliage paintings, abstracts and more in our bright, open studio space. This course equips students with the knowledge and confidence to create a variety of styles of acrylic paintings in their own studios. Practise what you learn in this course, and you'll be well on your way to being a great painter!

Cost: $140 + hst for four classes or purchase this course together with Laurie's Nov/Dec Acrylic Painting course for $250 + hst (Save $30 on 8 classes). Art materials extra.

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WITH LAURIE SMITH: 4 CLASSES
Date: 4 Tuesday Afternoons: October 9, 23, 30 & November 6, 2018.
Time: 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Laurie Smith

This workshop provides a thorough introduction to the world of watercolours. Artist instructor Laurie Smith makes the medium approachable as students create charming paintings of a variety of subject matter. Watercolour washes, colour mixing, drawing skills and graphite transfers are just a few of the fundamental techniques explored in our Introduction to Watercolours. Learn how to grasp the free flowing nature of this medium and add it to your artistic repertoire.

Cost: $140 + hst for four classes or purchase this course together with Laurie's Nov/Dec Watercolour Painting course for $250 + hst (Save $30 on 8 classes). Art materials extra.

EVENING WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WITH LAURIE SMITH: 4 CLASSES
Date: 4 Tuesday Evenings: October 9, 23, 30 & November 6, 2018.
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Laurie Smith

This workshop provides a thorough introduction to the world of watercolours. Artist instructor Laurie Smith makes the medium approachable as students create charming paintings of a variety of subject matter. Watercolour washes, colour mixing, drawing skills and graphite transfers are just a few of the fundamental techniques explored in our Introduction to Watercolours. Learn how to grasp the free flowing nature of this medium and add it to your artistic repertoire.

Cost: $140 + hst for four classes or purchase this course together with Laurie's Nov/Dec Watercolour Painting course for $250 + hst (Save $30 on 8 classes). Art materials extra.

CONTEMPORARY PAINTING TECHNIQUES– 3–DAY ACRYLIC WORKSHOP
Date: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 10, 11 & 12, 2018.
Time: 10:30am to 3:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Emilia Perri

Get bold and innovative with acrylic paints and mediums in this process oriented workshop with artist instructor Emilia Perri. Paint fearlessly. Students learn techniques and processes that will make their paintings exciting, have depth, and evoke an emotional response in the artist and the viewer. Learn about various abstract painting compositions, transparent layering with glazing medium, scraping, texture, dynamic colours and movement in artwork. This course will take your contemporary abstract painting to the next level. This is not a course where students create cookie cutter paintings based on an example. Instead you'll discover and cultivate your own unique abstract expression. Expressing yourself becomes easier and more authentic with the application of the knowledge gained in this course.

Cost: $199 + hst for the 3–day workshop. Art materials extra.

STEP BY STEP 3–DAY ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP
Date: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 15, 16 & 17, 2018.
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Peter John Reid

Step by Step classes with Peter John Reid walk you through the creation of a painting based on a reference he will provide. Learn how to mix the colours, the technique to use and how to see the key elements in a landscape. With the reference provided, you learn how to approach various landscape subjects. With continued personal instructor support you will make a great painting. If you have an iPad (with airdrop on) or tablet bring it and the reference will be transferred. Instructor Peter John Reid is an expert artist who specializes in painting the Bruce Peninsula. With a great sense of humour he's guaranteed to have you loving the process of painting!

Peter's Materials List

Cost: $225 + hst for the 3–day workshop. Art materials extra.

PAINTING WHIMSICAL CITIES WITH DARLENE HASSALL: 2–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Thursday and Friday, October 18 & 19, 2018.
Time: 10:30am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Darlene Hassall

This course is perfect for the intermediate painting level student who wants to add a breath of fresh air to their creative practice. Join artist-instructor and 2018 Reed T. Cooper Bursary recipient Darlene Hassall and take a look at the everyday world with a new perspective. In this class, students will learn to explore cityscapes with a playful and fun vision. Working from a provided reference, learn how to transform the image into a funky, surreal representation. Play with perspective, shape, line, and vibrant colour combinations to transform the streetscape into a painting that is exciting and full of life.

Cost: $130 + hst for the 2–day workshop. Art materials extra.

DRAWING WITH RICKY SCHAEDE
Date: 6 Mondays, October 22 - November 26, 2018.
Time: 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Ricky Schaede

This course with artist instructor Ricky Schaede demystifies the world of drawing for anyone who is interested in drawing, or likes to draw as a hobby, but wants to gain the technical knowledge to take their abilities to the next level. Learn about the form principle and how to create the illusion of three dimensions on paper. Draw from a reference to practice not just drawing skills, but also the art of truly seeing, in order to render realistic forms with correct proportions. If you have a hard time finding the time to draw at home, registering for this course is a great way to ensure three hours of drawing a week. With the guidance of an expert instructor, draw animals, still life, and finally for your culminating project, a drawing with subject matter of your choice. Arm yourself with the skills and confidence to draw your personal creative visions into reality. You won't believe how good you are at drawing after taking this course!

Cost: $199 + hst for the three classes. Art materials extra.

LANDSCAPE ACRYLIC PAINTING WITH RICKY SCHAEDE
Date: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 24, 25 & 26, 2018.
Time: 10:30pm to 2:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Ricky Schaede

In this acrylic painting course, artist instructor Ricky Schaede teaches students various ways to build a landscape, making the process approachable, fun, and open to personal creative expression. Unlike traditional plein air style landscape painting, Schaede's methods enable painters to create landscapes from the imagination, using reference images only for certain landscape elements so that each painting has the artist's unique voice. Learn how to create a sense of depth with value and colour, tips and tricks for creating landscape elements in a timely and compelling way, colour glazing, black and white underpainting, and a multitude of other techniques which maintain relevance in many different styles and subjects of painting.

Cost: $175 + hst for the 3–day workshop. Art materials extra.

VAN GOGH INSPIRED SUNFLOWER PAINTING WITH MICHELE VAN MAURIK
Date: Thursday and Friday, November 1 & 2, 2018.
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Michele Van Maurik

In this course, work with either oils or acrylics to create a beautiful Van Gogh inspired sunflower painting with award winning Canadian artist Michele Van Maurik. Regarded as a master of light, Michele breaks the painting process down into an approachable, step by step method which makes painting flowers fun and easy for artists of any skill level. Learn about blending, masking, stencilling and proportions as you create your very own sunflower painting in our bright studio space.

Cost: $160 + hst for the 2–Day Workshop. Art materials extra.

SUMI-E PAINTING WITH ROSLYN LEVIN: 3–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, November 7, 8 & 9, 2018.
Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Roslyn Levin

This course is an excellent opportunity to practice simplicity in your art. Sumi-e, also known as oriental brush stroke painting, is noted for its spontaneity. In China this art was first practiced by the Zen priests to improve their spirituality and meditation through artistic concentration, inspiration and perfection. Instructor Roslyn Levin introduces students to Sumi-e in an approachable, inspirational way, working on rice paper with ink to create paintings with a classic elegance that portrays the artist's personal spirit. Students will begin with the basic brushstrokes, and then their days will be filled with crocuses, bamboo and pear, or other traditional subjects - wild orchid, chrysanthemum and plum blossom may also be used for first subjects. Those who have taken sumi-e previously with Roslyn as well as new sumi-e students, can email roslyn@artbyroslyn.on.ca with subjects they would like to paint, and she will do her best to accommodate requests.

Cost: $195 + hst for the 3–Day Workshop or $75 + hst per day. Art materials extra.

ACRYLIC PAINTING WITH LAURIE SMITH: 4 CLASSES
Date: 4 Tuesday Mornings: November 13, 20, 27 & December 4 2018.
Time: 10:00am to 12:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Laurie Smith

This course is a great introduction to the world of acrylic painting for artists at a beginner to intermediate level. With artist instructor Laurie Smith, explore blending colours and values, practicing brush strokes, and using different techniques to capture various textures and effects with acrylic paint. Learn to express light and shade while creating landscapes, foliage paintings, abstracts and more in our bright, open studio space. This course equips students with the knowledge and confidence to create a variety of styles of acrylic paintings in their own studios. Practise what you learn in this course, and you'll be well on your way to being a great painter!

Cost: $140 + hst for four classes or purchase this course together with Laurie's Oct/Nov Acrylic Painting course for $250 + hst (Save $30 on 8 classes). Art materials extra.

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WITH LAURIE SMITH: 4 CLASSES
Date: 4 Tuesday Afternoons: November 13, 20, 27 & December 4 2018.
Time: 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Laurie Smith

This workshop provides a thorough introduction to the world of watercolours. Artist instructor Laurie Smith makes the medium approachable as students create charming paintings of a variety of subject matter. Watercolour washes, colour mixing, drawing skills and graphite transfers are just a few of the fundamental techniques explored in our Introduction to Watercolours. Learn how to grasp the free flowing nature of this medium and add it to your artistic repertoire.

Cost: $140 + hst for four classes or purchase this course together with Laurie's Oct/Nov Watercolour Painting course for $250 + hst (Save $30 on 8 classes). Art materials extra.

COLLAGE WITH ACRYLICS AND MEDIUMS WITH ANDREA TRACE: 3–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 14, 15 & 16, 2018.
Time: 10:30am to 3:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Andrea Trace

Dig in to collage and add a new dimension to your creative life! Creating an evocative collage is all about learning to intuitively use colour, design, composition and texture. Explore the world of acrylic paints and mediums to create your own hand-painted papers. Then learn how to best use acrylic mediums and glues for adhering collage elements and adding layers. Combine painting with found collage elements to create dynamic works. Explore the qualities of different types of paper, compositional schemes, transparent layering, texture and more. Add a new dimension to your artistic practice by learning all about creating and applying collage elements! Collage is a fun and carefree way to find your artistic voice. Using few supplies or many, you'll quickly learn what you like and what you don't, what works for you and what needs to change. Three full days of exploration will allow us to create many works, large and small.

Cost: $195 + hst for the 3–Day Workshop. Art materials extra.

CALLIGRAPHY WRITING WITH ANN R. LAY: 3 CLASSES
Date: Sundays: November 18, 25 & December 2, 2018.
Time: 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Artist/Instructor: Ann R. Lay

Learn Calligraphy and add beauty to your life with instructor Ann R. Lay. Calligraphy is a beautiful and artistic way to create hand made greeting cards, thank you cards, invitations, notes, and anything else you would write on! Learn how to create a stylized calligraphy alphabet, how to apply those letters to create words, and then using high quality papers and tools, create your own cards or hand written letters. Store bought cards are great, but why not take this course and show people you really care by creating your own hand made cards with beautiful, calligraphy lettering!

Cost: $150 + hst for the 3 classes or $60 + hst per day. Some art materials included.

PRIMITIVE ART WORKSHOP WITH AFSANEH VOLLMER: 1–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Afsaneh Vollmer

This workshop is designed to bring forth the primal artistic instincts deep within the artist, calling upon the raw spirit to create loose, expressive works of art with a variety of media ranging from charcoal to acrylic paints and oil pastels. Perfect for artists of any skill level who are looking to loosen up their art, express deep and wild parts of themselves, and experiment with different media in a non–judgemental environment. Unleash your inner visions in this exciting one–day workshop!

Cost: $80 + hst for the 1–day workshop. Art materials included, which also includes 1 sheet of terraskin paper.

WHIMSICAL STILL LIFE PAINTING WITH DARLENE HASSALL: 2–DAY WORKSHOP
Date: Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018.
Time: 10:30am to 4:00pm
Artist/Instructor: Darlene Hassall

Join artist-instructor and 2018 Reed T. Cooper Bursary recipient Darlene Hassall for a still life painting course unlike any other. Working from a real life reference, learn how to interpret the still life with vibrant colou