Art Classes

  • acrylic pixelation class

    Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4pm, March 28, 2020 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4pm, March 28, 2020 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    Take a journey through the landscape in this one day class with Connie Geerts. She will take you with her step by step through her style of acrylic painting and you will go home with a completed painting you will be pleased to hang. Topics covered will include design shortcuts, brush choices, layering, personal style, mark making and more. Bring a lunch, an apron and a camera or notebook to record what you are learning, but especially bring yourself.

    All Art Supplies are included. Just show up and get creative!

    Fee: $125.00 + GST 

    Level: All levels
    Instructor: Connie Geerts
    Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020
    Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Location: Kensington Art Supplies
    #120, 6999 11th Street SE
    Calgary Alberta

    If you have any trouble registering below please call Connie at 403-547-9727

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  • Developing personal style

    Developing Personal Style – Wednesdays 1-4 pm, March 4 to 25,2020 – Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    Developing Personal Style – Wednesdays 1-4 pm, March 4 to 25,2020 – Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    Have you been painting for a while but are struggling to develop a style that is uniquely yours? The aim of this course is to help you figure out your own, personal aesthetic and integrate it into your paintings.  Speed painting and simplifying will help you loosen up and you’ll learn why iterative practice can improve your painting ability quickly.  In class you’ll begin creating a cohesive body of work .  We’ll start you on a journey to hone your style to more accurately reflect you and to hopefully, give more creative satisfaction.

    Level:  Novice to Experienced
    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time:  Wednesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm
    Date: March 4 to 25, 2020 (4 classes)
    Fee:  $180.00 + GST
    Location:  Kensington Art Supply
                      #120, 6999 11 Street SE Calgary 
                   
    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, 2″ and  a few smaller brushes)16″x 20 pad of canvas paper or gessoed watercolour paper,  up to 4 canvases, roll of paper towel,  sketch/note book, a watercolour crayon, fine permanent marker, 2-4 plastic binder sleeves, reference photos of artist’s works that inspire you (6 to 10), reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • Large and Loose in Acrylic – Saturday 10-4, February 29, 2020 – Kensington Art Supply

    $110.00 $115.50

    Large and Loose in Acrylic – Saturday 10-4, February 29, 2020 – Kensington Art Supply

    $110.00 $115.50

    THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT!
    Get your whole body into it, and loosen up your method of painting by
    tackling two large paintings in this one day workshop.  You’ll learn how to get your ideas down quickly and accurately in a large format, and how to develop a more painterly style. We’ll discuss mark making, colour choices, design and more.  Stretch your body
    and your creative abilities in this fun, supportive class.

    Level:  All levels
    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time:  10 am to 4 pm 
    Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
    Fee:  $110 + GST
    Location:  Kensington Art Supply
                      #120, 6999 11 Street SE Calgary

    If you have any trouble registering below, please call Connie at 403-547-9727               

    Supplies:   Set of acrylic paints, , palette, paint brushes (I recommend 1″ flat, 2″ flat, 1.5″ flat and a few smaller brushes)    2 large canvases (approximately  24×30 up to 40×40 or anything in between size-wise), Isopropyl alcohol, roll of paper towel, ruler, masking tape, sketch/note book, 1 non-permanent 2-4 plastic binder sleeves,  cropping “L”s,  reference photos of things you want to paint. (optional: hairdryer)

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