Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Thanks Giving Weekend Workshop
October 10th
with Colleen Castonguay

Wolf Oil Painting Workshop - Oct. 10th / 11th 1-7pm - $77 (includes supplies)

Classes are Full... you can email me for next year spring workshop and I can noticfy you when we get the info to schedule that worshop in the spring...
Thanks Giving Weekend Workshop
October 9th and 10th
with Colleen Castonguay

Watercolour Workshop - Oct. 9th 3-5pm - $10 + materials
Watercolour Workshop - Oct. 9th 6-9pm - $15 + materials

Fall Colours Nature Photography Workshop
September 26, 27 from 9 am to 4 pm
(On day 2, times may vary according to weather condition)
By Paul Chivers

Learn techniques and approaches to stimulate your creativity while enriching your outdoor experiences with this two-day nature photography workshop. You'll learn ideal camera settings for various common conditions, how to see and frame creative compositions from the visual chaos the northern forest offers up. Basic equipment and helpful accessories will be discussed.

There will be a special emphasis on close-up or macro photography. Dress for the weather with shoes suitable for hiking and bring your camera gear, tripod and bag lunch.

Cost: $110.00

Photographing Artwork Workshop
Saturday September 12, 9 am to 4 pm.
By Paul Chivers

A hands-on workshop for artists interested in learning simple, inexpensive techniques to produce quality photographic representations of their two and three dimensional artwork for use on websites, online jury submissions or brochures.
Equipment, optimum camera settings, backgrounds, lighting, dealing with unwanted reflections, and difficult subjects such as very small or polished objects are discussed and demonstrated before participants use provided lighting and staging to experiment and gain experience photographing their own drawings, paintings, jewellery and sculpture.

Participants should bring artwork, camera and tripod. Do not forget your camera manual.
Manuals can be found online if you have misplaced yours.

Cost: $65.00

Digital Photography 101
Wednesday September 9, 7 pm to 10 pm.
By Paul Chivers,

You'll gain a solid introduction to digital photography with an emphasis on D-SLR cameras and Adobe Photoshop in this 12-week (36-hour course). Learn when to trust the automatic features your camera offers, as well as when, and how, to take control manually if the situation demands. You'll learn metering and exposure methods, how to fine tune white balance, which ISO or file format to use and more. Discover how to optimize your camera for the subject matter and post-processing methods you use. The creative advantages of the RAW format are explored. Simple Photoshop techniques to maximize image optimization will improve the colour and tone of your digital outputs.

Participants should have a digital camera and a laptop running Adobe Photoshop.

Cost: $ 195.00 Senior's $175.00
Kids Mixed Media Art classes,
from pencils to paints
with Lise King

What? Mixed Media Classes, from pencils to paint
Where? 188 Voyer Rd. Corbeil, ON P0H 1K0
When? September to December
Class Time? 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Registration? advanced registration required to reserve a spot (pay as you go.)Fee? $15/per session (all supplies included)

In the weekly classes students will be given an opportunity to explore some basic drawing skills and learn about the wonders of painting with watercolour, acrylic and oils, etc. We will learn about the materials we are using and how to use them properly to achieve the best results. Children will be encouraged to be creative and experiment with the mediums and develop their new art skills. The sessions are all about fun, learning, self expression and being creative. All materials needed for these classes such as drawing paper, graphite, charcoal, erasers, paint brushes, watercolour paper, watercolour paints and so on, are included in the class fee. Your child will learn and experiment with the following techniques:

• drawing basic shapes
• creating form and contour
• using shadow and highlights
• cross hatching• colour mixing
• warm and cool colours
• watercolour washes
• applying colour in layers

Please let me know by phone or email if you would like to confirm your registration for your child as soon as possible to reserve your spot.* Class size is limited so be sure to confirm as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding this class please do not hesitate to email me or call directly @ 752-4211.

You may confirm:
1. by email
2. in person or
3. by phone

Feel free to forward this email to anyone you think may be interested. We add them to the list for when a child drops out or we introduce a second class. We will periodically get different instructors in to teach their particular style of art which will benefit the students.

If you have any questions regarding this class please do not hesitate to email me or call directly @ 752-4211.

Best Regards,Lise