Art Classes

  • #1 – Developing Personal Style – Wednesdays 1-4 pm, October 9 to 30 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    #1 – Developing Personal Style – Wednesdays 1-4 pm, October 9 to 30 2019 – 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: October 9 to 30 2019 (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 gessoes watercolour paper,  roll of paper towel,  sketch/note book, non-permanent  fine 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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  • #2 – Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4 pm, Oct.19, 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    #2 – Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4 pm, Oct.19, 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    Take a journey through the canvas 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, creating 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, October 19, 2019
    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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  • #3 – Acrylic Pixelation – Sunday, November 3, 2019 register with Paintworks in Okotoks

    $130.00 $136.50

    #3 – Acrylic Pixelation – Sunday, November 3, 2019 register with Paintworks in Okotoks

    $130.00 $136.50

    Call Paintworks in Okotoks at 403-995-7706 to register for THIS class only.

    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, creating 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: $130.00 + GST 

    Level: All levels
    Instructor: Connie Geerts
    Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Location: Paintworks Art Supplies
                     112 Elizabeth St. Okotoks, AB
                     Phone:  403-995-7706 

     

     

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  • #4 – Abstracted Realism in Acrylic – Wednesdays 1-4 pm – Nov. 6 to 27 – Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    #4 – Abstracted Realism in Acrylic – Wednesdays 1-4 pm – Nov. 6 to 27 – Kensington Art Supply

    $180.00 $189.00

    Take your paintings beyond realism in this course with Connie Geerts.  Over 4 weeks you’ll learn a number of ways to approach abstracting an image.  You’ll work with reference photos to abstract landscape, people, animals or whatever subject matter you choose.  You’ll try out some mixed media techniques and also learn how to start when creating from imagination.  Come ready to play in this fun supportive class!

    Level:  All levels
    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time:  Wednesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm
    Date:  November 6 to 27, 2019 (4 classes)
    Fee:  180.00 + GST
    Location:  Kensington Art Supply
                      #120, 6999 11 Street SE Calgary

    You do not need a PayPal account to register.  Call Connie at 403-547-9727 if you have a problem.

    Please bring to class:   Set of acrylic paints,  acrylic medium (use what you have-soft gel medium is best), palette, paint brushes(I recommend 1″ flat, 1.25″ flat and a few smaller brushes) palette knife and other mark making tools, 16″x 20″ pad of canvas paper, a board to mount the canvas paper on, canvases 12 x 16 or bigger, Isopropyl alcohol, roll of paper towel,  sketch/note book, 1 non-permanent  fine marker,1 fine permanent maker, 2-4 plastic binder sleeves, reference photos of things you want to paint.

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  • #5 – Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4pm, November 23, 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    #5 – Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4pm, November 23, 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    Take a journey through the canvas 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, creating 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, November 23, 2019
    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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  • #6 – Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4 pm, December 14, 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    #6 – Acrylic Pixelation – Saturday 10-4 pm, December 14, 2019 – Kensington Art Supply

    $125.00 $131.25

    Take a journey through the canvas 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, creating 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, December 14, 2019
    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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  • #7 – Large and Loose in Acrylic – Wednesdays 1-4 pm, Dec. 4 to 18 – Kensington Art Supply

    $120.00 $126.00

    #7 – Large and Loose in Acrylic – Wednesdays 1-4 pm, Dec. 4 to 18 – Kensington Art Supply

    $120.00 $126.00

    Get your whole body into it, and loosen up your method of painting by
    tackling a new large canvas in each of these 4 sessions.  You’ll
    learn how to get your ideas down quickly and accurately in a large format,
    and how to develop a more painterly style. Throughout the class 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:  Wednesdays, 1 pm to 4 pm
    Date: December 4 to 18 (3 classes)
    Fee:  180.00 + GST
    Location:  Kensington Art Supply
                      #120, 6999 11 Street SE Calgary

     If you have any trouble registering below call Connie at 403-547-9727. You do not need a paypal account.

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

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