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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 – Owls – from May 2, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay – Owls – from May 2, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Subject this week – Owls
    There have been a few requests to do an owl class again.  They are always fun!  So bring a reference of your favorite type of owl and we discuss a couple of ways how to paint them.

     Note:  You will have lifetime access to this unedited replay of a zoom class recorded on May 2, 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 from May 2/21
                 
    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: #1 Abstraction: The Silhouette as a starting point- From May 5, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    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. 
    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 – #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

    $35.00 $36.75

    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 – #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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  • Ongoing Classes- 4x – 2022 -Wednesday Afternoons, 1 pm to 4 pm – @Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    Ongoing Classes- 4x – 2022 -Wednesday Afternoons, 1 pm to 4 pm – @Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    Ongoing Classes – 4 x Afternoon Sessions
    Starting September 7, 2022 @ Kensington Art Supply

    Wednesday afternoon live classes are available at Kensington Art Supply.  You purchase 4 classes at a time. They run consecutively unless for any reason you can not make a particular class.   In that case let me know in advance or just call or email me with at least 48 hours notice and I will move you to a class that works for you.  No shows without notice will forfeit the class.

     NEW this September:  I will be only doing demos on the first and last class of the month to allow more time for you to work on your own projects or finish up projects started in another class.  You can purchase classes at any time as long as there is space available.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time:  Wednesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm
    Date:  Starting September 7 – Continuing through 2022
    Fee:  $180.00 + GST for 4 classes 
    Location:  Kensington Art Supply
                      #120, 6999 11 Street SE Calgary 
                   
    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 a1/4″ flat, 1″ flat, 1.25″ flat, and a few smaller brushes) masking tape, 140 lb. watercolour paper with a board to mount it on, or a canvas or board to paint on(whatever size you like), sketch/note book,  watercolour crayon(s), 1 plastic binder sleeve, ruler, and (optional) collage papers, stencils and other tools or mediums you like to use, reference photos of  of things you want to paint, hairdryer

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  • “Whama Llama” by Connie Geerts

    $550.00 $577.50

    “Whama Llama” by Connie Geerts

    $550.00 $577.50

    18″x 14″x 1.5″
    Mixed media on canvas

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  • “Devotion” by Connie Geerts

    $2,350.00 $2,467.50

    “Devotion” by Connie Geerts

    $2,350.00 $2,467.50

    30″x 40″x 1.5″
    Mixed media on canvas

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  • “Along for the Ride” by Connie Geerts

    $4,500.00 $4,725.00

    “Along for the Ride” by Connie Geerts

    $4,500.00 $4,725.00

    48″x 48″x 1.5″
    Acrylic on canvas

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