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  • Zoom Replay – Bumble Bees from April 18, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – Bumble Bees from April 18, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week: Bumble Bees
    Staying with a Spring theme – fuzzy and plump, there is something about bumble bees that is so endearing.  This week we’ll paint a bumble bee collecting pollen from a flower.

    Note:  This  is an unedited zoom replay from a class recorded on April 18/21

    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your youtube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Zoom replay recorded April 18/21
                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
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    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay: #1 Abstraction: The Silhouette as a starting point- From May 5, 2021

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    Zoom Replay: #1 Abstraction: The Silhouette as a starting point- From May 5, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week:  #1 Abstraction: Using the Silhouette as a starting point
     This week we’re starting a series of classes on abstraction.  In this class we’ll start by using a simple silhouette to flatten an image, moving to a more complicated silhouette and then back to combining a flattened image with more 3 dimensional elements.  It’s going to be a lot of fun!  Extra supplies required:  Full sheet of watercolour paper, masking tape, a binder sleeve, and a watercolour crayon.

     Note:  You will have lifetime access to this unedited replay of a zoom class recorded on May 5,2021

    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your youtube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  This is a zoom replay from a previously recorded class
                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
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    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay – #7 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory – from May12/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #7 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory – from May12/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week:  #2 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory
    This is the superpower of a good design.  We’ll look at how the human mind perceives things and how you can use the gestalt principals to make strong abstracted images. Bring a sketch book or paper for exercises on these concepts.

     Note:  You will have lifetime access to this unedited replay of a zoom class recorded on May 12/21.

    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your youtube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  zoom replay from May 12/21             
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay – #8 Abstraction: What to leave out? – recorded May 21, 2021

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    Zoom Replay – #8 Abstraction: What to leave out? – recorded May 21, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week:  #3 Abstraction: What to leave out?
    For this class you don’t need to have taken the “Introduction to Gestalt Theory” but we’re going to explore one of the concepts discussed: Closure.  The brain is good at filling in gaps to create a whole.  Interesting abstraction often leaves a lot for the viewer to interpret, but how do you know what to leave out?  In this class we will explore this idea.

    Note:  You will have lifetime access to this video recorded  on May 21, 2021.   

      IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your youtube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Zoom replay
                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, matte medium, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, rice paper, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay #8 Abstraction: A Fun Self Portrait – recorded June 23/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay #8 Abstraction: A Fun Self Portrait – recorded June 23/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week:  #8 Abstraction: A Fun Self Portrait
    A way not to take ourselves too seriously is to do a fun self portrait.  We will look at a number of different artists (Modigliani, Picasso etc.) for inspiration to come up with a totally unique and abstract portrait of our self or someone else.  This one is going to be a lot of fun.  Come ready to paint!  Extra supplies: A sheet of watercolour paper and masking tape

    Note:  This is an unedited replay of a zoom class recorded on June 23/21. You will have lifetime access to this video.   

      IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your youtube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Zoom replay

    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay – Moose – Recorded on July 14, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – Moose – Recorded on July 14, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week:  Moose
    For July we’ll be concentrating on animals!  Moose are both iconic Canadiana and sometimes difficult to get right.  We’ll simplify by going over the structure of the body and some of the things that make moose tricky.   You’ll find these dudes are actually a lot of fun to paint!

    Note: This is an unedited replay of a zoom class recorded on July 14, 2021.  You have lifetime access.  Look for the youtube link under “downloadable files” on your receipt.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Life time access
                              
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay – #4 -Grizzly Bears – Recorded on July 21, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #4 -Grizzly Bears – Recorded on July 21, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week:  Grizzly Bears
    When creating animals their brown coat can be very challenging to paint in an interesting way. We’ll layer in unusual colours that increase depth and interest into brown fur.  
    Bonus:  My formula on how to do eyes in a large format.

    Note: This is an unedited replay of a zoom class recorded on July 21, 2021.  You have lifetime access.  Look for the youtube link under “downloadable files” on your receipt.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Life time access
                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of a canvas, cradleboard or paper to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay – #1 – Scottish Cows – Recorded Nov. 13/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #1 – Scottish Cows – Recorded Nov. 13/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week – Scottish Cows!
    Hairy, Scottish cows are fun to paint and really popular at the moment.  I’ll demonstrate how to do cow noses, eyes and how to paint realistic hair.  If you’re intrigued by these fuzzy bovines, join us and learn how to paint your own.

     
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your Utube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

     

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Date: Recorded Nov. 13, 2021
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST

                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    General Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of surface – a canvas, cradleboard or 140 lb watercolour paper to paint on (no larger than 16×20), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Zoom Replay – #6 – Flowers – Recorded January 8, 2022

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #6 – Flowers – Recorded January 8, 2022

    $35.00 $36.75

     Flowers

    Free yourself from using a reference photo!  We’ll learn how to paint flowers from the imagination in a glass vase.  I’ll go over a number of different ways to paint individual types of flowers in a loose painterly fashion.  This is the warm up exercise from my very popular Large and Loose class.  You’ll learn how to loosen up, get your ideas down quickly and start listening to your intuition.  Join us for this fun class.  

    This is an unedited, prerecorded zoom class from Jan. 8/22
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your  link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Recorded: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST

                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    General Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of surface – a canvas, cradleboard or 140 lb watercolour paper to paint on, sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint. (optional – hairdryer)

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  • Zoom Replay – #2 – Dogs – Recorded Nov. 20/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #2 – Dogs – Recorded Nov. 20/21

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject  – Dogs
    Have you wanted to paint your canine buddy but don’t know where to start?  I’ll go through the process step by step for you, making it easy to create your own masterpiece.  This is a unedited prerecorded zoom class

     
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your Utube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on/ copy the link.

     

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Date: Recorded Nov. 20, 2021
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST

                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    General Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of surface – a canvas, cradleboard or 140 lb watercolour paper to paint on (no larger than 16×20), sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Bunny

    Zoom Replay – #3 – Bunny! – recorded Feb. 6/22

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #3 – Bunny! – recorded Feb. 6/22

    $35.00 $36.75

    Bunny!

    We take a different perspective on bunnies in this class.  With his fuzzy feet in the air and sprawled out on his back this guy is expressed mostly by his fur.  We’ll go over how to create fur with a loose but realistic look.  I also cover how to paint white animals with lots of depth. Pick up some new skills in this fun, supportive class.   Check the download for the link.

    This is a replay of an unedited pre-recorded zoom class.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Zoom replay
                 
    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    General Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of surface – a canvas, cradleboard or 140 lb watercolour paper to paint on, sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint. (optional – hairdryer)

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  • Zoom Replay – #5 -Mountain Lakes – recorded March 12, 2022

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – #5 -Mountain Lakes – recorded March 12, 2022

    $35.00 $36.75

    Mountain Lakes

    Painting water can be quite a challenge.  In this class we’ll show how to achieve that beautiful turquoise colour special to the mountain lakes in the Rocky Mountains, and cover how to create believable reflection, transparency and light.  

    This is an unedited, prerecorded zoom class from March 12/22
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.  

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Recorded: March 12, 2022

    Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have trouble registering. 
    Choose the PayPal button to pay with credit card – you don’t need a PayPal account.

    General Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, palette, paint brushes (I recommend at least a 1″ flat, 1.5″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) your choice of surface – a canvas, cradleboard or 140 lb watercolour paper to paint on, sketch/note book, watercolour crayons or chalk to draw your image, a plastic binder sleeve, ruler, other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of things you want to paint. (optional – hairdryer)

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