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Art Lessons

Class will be held at:

211 woodrow place

Okotoks

You receive 
$20 OFF
When you pay by December 18th.  Prices displayed are already showing the promotional price.  For Kids classes only.

In this class we learn about primary colours, how to mix them to create new colours and how to draw animals and landscapes.

Students learn about the colour wheel and how to mix colour to create the exact one we need.  We learn how to paint from photos references.  Students also learn how to draw and shade.  They are introduced to using real artist tools.

Preschool Art

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$75 and $15 supply fee

5 x 45 min classes

Tuesdays 9:00-9:45 am

Jan 16 - Feb 13th

6 SPOTS REMAINING

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$85 and $15 supply fee

5 x 60 min classes

Tuesdays 3:50-4:50 pm

Jan 16 - Feb 13th

8 spots remaining

Art introduction

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ages 3-5
ages 6-8

Students will be learning the fundamental skills needed for created a work of art.  We will discuss the 5 elements of art and how to use them to create a focal point.  For our projects we will explore different mediums of art such as pencil, pastel and paint.  Students will learn about mixing paint and shading while working from a photo reference.  Overall students will learn the basics of creating a work of art and starting to develop their skills.

ages 9-11

$128  and $15 supply fee

5 x 90 min classes 

 

Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 pm

Jan 16 - Feb 13th

7 spots remaining

Art Foundation

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This course will focus on learning to create a focal point using the 5 elements of design.  Students will learn how to use these elements in their artwork as well as other techniques to further their skills.  We will spend considerable time working on 3 or more main projects while implementing the 5 elements of design.  Each student will have one on one time with the instructor to help them develop their skills at their current level.  Mediums used will be pencil and paint.

Art Elements

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$128  and $15 supply fee

5 x 90 min classes 

 

Tuesdays 6:40-8:10 pm

Jan 16 - Feb 13th

8 spots remaining

ages 11-15

In this course students will learn about creating a focal point using the principals of design.  The class will also focus on different skills used for drawing with pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, pastels and paint.  We will discuss the elements of design and how we can use these in creating art.  I will spend considerable one on one time and work with each student so that they get the most possible out of the class while discovering new mediums of art.

Oil painting for beginners.  We’ll learn what the different brushes are used for, how to mix an exact colour and what tools you need for a beginner and how to start an oil painting.  We’ll work on one main project.  Student chooses their own landscape photo reference.  We’ll work on the project from start to finish.  In the end your student will know about atmospheric perspective, how to realistically and properly mix a shadow colour, how to and when to create an intense colour verses a neutral and a lot more!

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$180

$20 supply fee

8 x 90 min classes

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Medium Explore

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ages 13+

$180

Students bring their own supplies or pay a one time supply fee

8 x 90 min classes

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Oil Painting

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ages 13+
 
ages 16+

This is an unstructured class where you can just come and work on whatever medium of art you'd like.  I'll be present to help you with techniques and any aesthetic assistance required.  This is a great opportunity for anyone from beginner to advance to enjoy the company of other artists and to further develop your skills.  Classes are scheduled during week days only.  Babies that are happy being in a car seat or stroller are welcome to hang out with mom or dad as they work.    Come and relax and have fun!  Suggested mediums: Oils, acrylics, water colour, pencil, charcoal, pastels, pen and ink.

Choose from Oils, acrylics, water colour, pencil, charcoal, pastesls or pen and ink.  I will be working off of the same photo reference so that student can see me working on the same project along side them.

Drop In Classes

Either bring your own supplies or pay a one time supply fee (varies depending on the medium).

 

SALE PRICE: $5 per class

Payment is due the day before to hold your spot as there is limited space.

60 min classes

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Adult Classes

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all ages: $45/ 60 min lesson

Students provides supplies (recommended supply lists available for each medium)

Private Lessons

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My Story as an Artist

I loved teaching art at a young age.  I would invite friends over to give them art lessons.  When my mom signed me up for art classes as a teenager I would spend most of my time giving the other students tips and pointers.  In High school I was awarded the Art Award for grade 10 and 12 

I was accepted into the Art and Photography program at BYU-I University where I both majored and minored in art. I was sad to find out that there were many skills and techniques that I was never taught in my many art classes as a kid.  These skills could have been easily taught at a young age and would have drastically improved my art.

I graduated in the top 3% of my class and was recommended by my professors to speak at graduation as the valedictorian for the Art Department.  Now, alongside my photography business, I teach all these skills and techniques that I learnt to give others an opportunity to bring out their best artist in themselves.