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Studio classes are ongoing with new content each session.

Our teachers are professional artists with many years of teaching experience.

Our lineup for Fall 2017

Workshops

Creative Textures with Acrylic Mediums

Creative Textures with Acrylic Mediums

2 DAY WORKSHOP

LEARN ACRYLIC MEDIUMS WITH AN EXPERT.

Demystify the use of acrylic mediums with the expert guidance of Françoise Issaly. Hands on projects will allow you to learn and experiment with fluid, gel, string and pouring mediums. Finish the weekend with a creative project that integrates what you have learned.

Sept. 23 -24, 2017
Saturday-Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Fee: $100.00 Includes samples of Liquitex Mediums

Artist-teacher:Françoise Issaly

Studio Classes

Painting Studio with Donna McGee

Painting Studio with Donna McGee

This is an open studio for painters of all levels. Donna McGee offers personalized instruction for artists who want to develop their own work in watercolour or acrylic. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this studio is a great way to share ideas and learn. All levels.


Mondays, 1 to 4 pm or 7 to 10 pm.
7 weeks: Sept. 11—Oct. 30, 2017.
Cost:$168.00

6 weeks: Nov 6 - Dec 11, 2017.
Cost: $144.00

Materials not included.


Instructor: Donna McGee

Learn Watercolour

Learn Watercolour

Learn the fundamentals of watercolour painting. Michele will teach you all about the materials of watercolour and important techniques like how to create different types of washes, how to use glazes, elements of composition and colour mixing. This is a great starter for anybody who in interested in learning how to paint watercolour or if you would like to improve on your own methods. All levels.


Tuesdays 1 to 4 pm or Wednesdays 7 to 10 pm.
10 weeks: Sept. 26/27—Nov. 28/29.
Cost: $240.00

Materials not included.


Artist teacher: Michèle Tougas

Introduction to Realistic Drawing

Introduction to Realistic Drawing

Learn how to draw with a master artist. Marcello Giorgi will teach you how to develop your skills in observation as well as traditional drawing techniques. In this eight week class you will work with the still life and plaster casts from Marcello’s own studio. Learn how to observe and construct shapes and forms, how to understand light and shadow and how to create depth with subtle tonality. This class is a must for anybody wanting to work with greater realism. For all levels.


Tuesdays 7 to 10 pm.
8 weeks: Sept. 26—Nov. 14. 2017
Cost:$195.00.00

Materials not included.

Artist teacher: Marcello Giorgi

Learn to Draw!

Learn to Draw!

Whether you are an outright beginner or if you want to brush up on your drawing skills, this is the class for you. Josie Rinoldo’s approach is based upon developing drawing techniques as well as skills in visual perception. You will learn fundamental drawing methods such as how to use positive and negative space, how to see and render contours, how to understand light and shadow and the importance of tonal gradations. Traditional materials such as charcoal and graphite will be used.


Wednesdays: 1-4 pm.
10 week session. Oct. 4 – Dec. 6, 2017.

Cost:240.00.
Materials not included.

Artist teacher: Josie Rinoldo

The Process of Abstraction

The Process of Abstraction

Discover the world of abstract painting through the masters. Francoise Issaly will take you through the creative and material process of abstract painting with reference to artists such as Lee Krasner, Kandinsky, Malevich, Pollock and others. You will learn to develop your own methods of abstraction as well as a variety of painting techniques in order to create works that are uniquely personal.


Thursdays 9:30 -12:30 pm

5 weeks: Oct. 19—Nov. 16, 2017.

Cost:$125.00

Materials not included.

Artist teacher: Françoise Issaly

Oil painting for the Serious Beginner

Oil painting for the Serious Beginner

This series of classes offer you a solid foundation in oil painting. It includes fundamental techniques in oil painting, how to observe and mix colour and much more. Explore subjects such as still life, landscape and portrait. We will work from direct observation as well as photos. All levels.


Fridays 1 - 4 pm.
10 week:Sept. 22 - Nov. 27 , 2017.
Cost: $240.00
Materials not included.


Artist-teacher: Branka Marinkovic

(514) 695-7760

boutique@galeriedartpointeclaire.com

Address

303b, boul Saint-Jean
303b, boul Saint-Jean
QC
Pointe-Claire, QC
H9R 3J1
H9R 3J1

Hours

Monday - Wednesday
Mon - Wed: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday -Friday
Thurs- Fri: 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday:
Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:
Sunday: 12:00 - 17:00