Info and Class Schedules

This page is for  fellow artists and students.

Class Schedules  2018

Jan 20 - One Day Workshop - Midland.       Transferring and resizing images.  Finished

June - Weekday Workshop - Barrie.  4 week series - Simplifying, Resizing and Transferring images. Finished

August 7-10 - Weekday Art Camp - Midland  - Beginners Oil Painting.  Finished



THE BARRIE ART CLUB

 

Simplifying Transferring & Resizing Images for Painting

Week Day Workshop

4 Sessions in June

Tuesdays starting June 5 - June 26

1pm - 4pm

11 King Street, Unit 8, Barrie, Ontario 

 

I will walk you through several processes so you can easily simplify and resize an image or sketch, and transfer to canvas or paper in preparation for  the painting process. All levels welcome.

 

 

Member:  $70   Non-member:  $70

For more information, materials list, and to register, click the link here:  The Barrie Art Club  

or Phone: 705-726-0215 

 


Quest Art School +Gallery

Midland

 

 

Introduction to Oil Painting with Deb Grise (Basic 101)

August 7, 8, 9 & 10, 1PM-4PM

All Levels Welcome

This four day course will focus on the very basic knowledge that you will need to begin painting with oils. How to lay out your paint, what the tools are for, how to hold and use the brushes, how to mix colours, how to be environmentally responsible, plus lots of other tips and tricks. We will work on at least two paintings during the course. For this class, all materials and equipment is provided for a small fee, so you can see if you like oil painting without a big investment.

 

Member: $140 + tax 

Non-Member: $180 + tax 

 

To register call     Quest Art School + Gallery

705-526-ARTS (2787)      |   333 King Street, Midland, ON L4R 3M7    

 

 


Class Descriptions   (not all classes are offered in a given year)

 

Basic Basic 101
This five week course will focus on the very basic knowledge that you will need to begin painting with oils.
How to lay out your paint, what the tools are for, how to hold and use the brushes, how to mix colours, how to be environmentally responsible, plus lots of other tips and tricks. We will work on at least two paintings during the course.
For this class, all materials and equipment is provided, so you can see if you like it without a big investment.

Intermediate 201 - Components
This five week course is designed to study and practice some of the components of landscape paintings, such as skies, water, trees, rocks, fields, etc. Along the way, we will touch on composition, perspective, value, safety and environmental issues and more.
You will need some experience with oils plus your own materials.

Intermediate 202 - Challenges
This five week course is designed to increase your speed, skill and confidence. Each week, I will present a new challenge, that will get your creative juices flowing, and open your mind to new ways of studying and starting your own future projects. This course is suitable for most fine art media. You will need your own materials.

Intermediate 203 - Creative Right Brain
This five week course is designed to let you tune in to the creative right side of your brain.
We will apply tested and proven techniques, such as upside down painting, negative space finding, contour sketching, and more.
You will need some basic experience with oils plus your own materials.

Intermediate 204 - Abstracting* The Landscape
*Abstracting - in the sense of "taking away".
This five week course is designed to help you see the big picture, and to focus less on the details.
We will explore concepts of Blocking In, Simplifying, Impressionism, and more.
You will need some basic experience with oils plus your own materials.

 

 Intermediate 205 - En Plein Air
This five week course will be held indoors for the most part, with one final outdoor field trip.
The course is designed to help you prepare for outdoor painting. We will use photographs to practice the art of simplifying, and making choices (what to paint, what to include, what to exclude, what to move, shrink, enlarge, etc). We will also talk about equipment, safety and comfort.
You will need some basic experience with oils plus your own materials.

Intermediate 206 - More Challenges
This five week course is designed to increase your speed, skill and confidence. Each week, I will present a new challenge, that will get your creative juices flowing, and open your mind to new ways of studying and starting your own future projects. This course is suitable for any painting media. You will need your own materials.

Mailing List:  If you would like to be informed of upcoming classes and schedules, please subscribe to my mailing list from this website or contact me directly . deb@debgriseart.com

 


2018