Art Classes

  • #2 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory – Sun., May 16, 2021 1-3 pm, Live on Zoom

    $35.00 $36.75

    #2 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory – Sun., May 16, 2021 1-3 pm, Live on Zoom

    $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 excercises on these concepts.

    Here is the basic format for this live zoom class:  There will be a lesson for approximately 1  to 1.5 hour, then participants can either stay and chat with other artists while they paint or sign off and paint privately.  This is subject to change with whatever works the best.  Personal instruction and feedback will either be in person on-line during the rest of the class or by email. 
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your zoom link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Note:  Please have patience as we all negotiate this new way of doing things.  The technology isn’t perfect and neither are people.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time: 1 pm to 3pm
    Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Live on Zoom
                 
    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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  • #2 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory – Wed., May 12, 2021 1-3 pm, Live on Zoom

    $35.00 $36.75

    #2 Abstraction: An introduction to Gestalt Theory – Wed., May 12, 2021 1-3 pm, Live on Zoom

    $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 excercises on these concepts.

    Here is the basic format for this live zoom class:  There will be a lesson for approximately 1  to 1.5 hour, then participants can either stay and chat with other artists while they paint or sign off and paint privately.  This is subject to change with whatever works the best.  Personal instruction and feedback will either be in person on-line during the rest of the class or by email. 
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your zoom link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Note:  Please have patience as we all negotiate this new way of doing things.  The technology isn’t perfect and neither are people.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time: 1 pm to 3pm
    Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Live on Zoom
                 
    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 – 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.

    Here is the basic format for this live zoom class:  There will be a lesson for approximately 1.5 hour, then participants can either stay and chat with other artists while they paint or sign off and paint privately.  This is subject to change with whatever works the best.  Personal instruction and feedback will either be in person on-line during the rest of the class or by email. 
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your utube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Note:  Please have patience as we all negotiate this new way of doing things.  The technology isn’t perfect and neither are people.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time: 1 pm to 3pm
    Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
    Fee:  $35.00 + GST
    Location:  Live on Zoom
                 
    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 – 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: This is an unedited replay of a previously recorded zoom class

    Here is the basic format for this live zoom class:  There will be a lesson for approximately 1.5 hours, then participants can either stay and chat with other artists while they paint or sign off and paint privately.  This is subject to change with whatever works the best.  Personal instruction and feedback will either be in person on-line during the rest of the class or by email. 
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your utube link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Note:  Please have patience as we all negotiate this new way of doing things.  The technology isn’t perfect and neither are people.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time: 1 pm to 3pm
    Date: Sunday, May 5 2021
    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: #1 Abstraction: Using the Silhouette as a starting point- From May 5, 2021

    $35.00 $36.75

    Zoom Replay: #1 Abstraction: Using 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: This is an unedited zoom replay of a previously recorded class. 

    Here is the basic format for this live zoom class:  There will be a lesson for approximately 1  to 1.5 hour, then participants can either stay and chat with other artists while they paint or sign off and paint privately.  This is subject to change with whatever works the best.  Personal instruction and feedback will either be in person on-line during the rest of the class or by email. 
    IMPORTANT: Your receipt contains your replay link.  Look in the “Downloads” box and click on the link.

    Note:  Please have patience as we all negotiate this new way of doing things.  The technology isn’t perfect and neither are people.

    Instructor:  Connie Geerts
    Time: 1 pm to 3pm
    Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
    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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