Info and Class Schedules

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Class Schedules  2017



Orillia Fine Arts Association Presents

 

FIGURES IN LANDSCAPE

A quick and fun workshop with Deb Grisé

 

Vegetables are people too!

Discover how easy it is to add figures to your landscape
paintings. Deb Grisé, artist/ instructor, will show you the
vegetable technique, that she often uses to place
people in landscape paintings. This will be a hands-on
mini workshop, that will suit any medium and for sure,
there will be much laughter!
Bring your sketch pads or paints, and get in on the fun!

 

Tuesday, March 28, 7pm

Orillia Museum of Art & History

30 Peter Street S. 3rd Floor, Orillia

 

Guests: $5.00               

OFAA Members: Free!   This Class is Finished.


QUEST ART SCHOOL + GALLERY

 

Plein Air with Deb Grisé

Saturday, August 28, 2017

10am - 4pm

Midland, Ontario

 

The class will meet at the designated location at 10am. Deb will do a demo and share some techniques, tips and tricks of plein air painting.

After lunch there will be plenty of time to work on one or two paintings of your own, with Deb on site if needed.

 

Please register with Quest Art 705-526-2787

More information is available at Quest.


QUEST ART SCHOOL + GALLERY

 

Chanllenges:

5 weeks - Mondays, October 16 - Nov 13, 2017

1pm - 4pm

Midland, Ontario

 

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.

 

For more information and to register, click the link or call:  Quest Art    705-526-2787

 


The Barrie Art Club - Weekday Workshops

 

More Chanllenges:

4 weeks - Each Thursday in November

9 am - 12 pm

Barrie,  Ontario

 

Intermediate 206 - More Challenges
This four 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.

 

For more information and to register, click the link or call:

 The Barrie Art Club    705-726-0215

 


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 most fine art media.

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

 


2017