Acrylic Art Classes with Carol Currie

SPRING 2015 Classes – One day and half day workshops. Ages 14 to adult.
Private or 3 person groups for ages 10-13, scheduled once a week for 1 1/2 hours after school, or on weekends. Please inquire.

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS

FOLLOW THE LEADER” : FULL INSTRUCTIONAL
SATURDAY APRIL 25
SATURDAY MAY 16, and 25th, 10am-4:00pm
This workshop is a guided based workshop where students will follow step-by-step, Artist Carol Currie’s approach & technique to produce a Tree, Boulder, water
and rock foreground.
This is intended for Beginners and those who want to learn Carol’s style of Fluid Acrylics. No experience in art whatsoever.
Cost $120.00 includes lunch and materials.
Class is limited to 4 students to ensure individualized instruction, 14+ to adults.

DALI-ESQUE GEORGIAN BAY” : HUMOUR INTO ACYRLICSANYTHING GOES!
FRIDAY MAY 8, 10am-4pm
The intent of this workshop is to use the basic idea of surrealism, as noted by Salvador Dali, to create bazaar Georgian Bay Landscapes. It doesn’t have to be perfect, or make any sense at all! That’s what makes it fun!
Cost $90.00 includes lunch and materials.
Class is limited to 4 students to ensure individualized instruction, 14+ to adults.

ABSTRACTION OF LANDSCAPE” : GETTING LOOSE WITH ACRYLICS
MONDAY MAY 4, 10am-4pm
We use abstractions of shapes in Landscapes to create either a basic linear approach to sky to horizon, and/or a more crazy version of rocks using charcoal to define edges in a loose format. This is for someone who wants to just explore!
Cost $120.00 includes lunch and materials.

HALF DAYS

OPEN STUDIO” : WORK ON PREVIOUS PAINTINGS OR START ANEW.
SATURDAY APRIL 11, and 17th, 10am-1pm.
This workshop assists development of student’s work with Instructor-as-Mentor approach of teaching. Students will complete previous works, or just PLAY with PAINT to experiment!!!
Cost for students with no materials: $50.00
Cost for students using their own materials: $30.00

GREETING CARDS” : ACRYLICS ON PAPERLEARNING TO MOVE FAST.
SATURDAY APRIL April 11, 1-4pm, Friday April 17th, 1-4pm.
Acrylics on Paper – freestyle! Anything goes. All about play. Use Acrylics, Ink, Marker, Pencil, Charcoal.
Class is limited to 6 students.
Cost $50.00 per person.

Gather your own group of 4, and customize your own dates/schedule.

Private 3 hour sessions are also available upon request.

Contact Carol at claustro@claustro.ca or 705-527-4632 to book a class, or to be placed on a waiting list.

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  • Art work of first time painter!
  • Follow the Leader Class.
  • Follow the leader class.
  • Class in progress.
  • Dali-esque Class.
  • Dali-esque Class.
  • Dali-esque Student's work.
  • Dali-esque Student's work.
  • Now there's one happy student, and after only her second class, it's tremendous what she has accomplished!
  • Contemplation during class, February 12, 2012.
  • Final work of one student's lighthouse, with mascot, Mr. Pug!
  • A second student's final work of their interpretation of the lighthouse subject. She also wrapped her painting around the canvas.
  • Display of the Art Class setup just prior to student's arrival.
  • Acrylic Art Class held at Claustro Gallery, October 2011.
  • Art Class hard at work, October 2011
  • Stu being silly during the Art Class. It was a lot of fun!
  • Art Teacher Carol Currie with student, admiring the final work.
  • A display of two of the final works accomplished by students. The painting hanging on the wall behind them was the inspiration for the class.
  • Art Class
    November 6, 2011
  • Student hard at work
    November 6, 2011
  • Happy with her work!
    November 6, 2011
  • Great progress!
    Art Class November 6, 2011
  • Art Students hard at work, December 11th, 2011, at Claustro Studios, held by Carol Currie.
  • Art Student adding the final touches at Claustro Studio Art Workshop with instructor, Carol Currie.
  • A remarkable resemblance to Instructor Carol Currie's work, (shown on left), to art student's work, shown on right. Great job!
  • Art Student signing her work ... and ready to join the next class ... a budding artist indeed!
  • Completed works by two students of the December 11th Art Workshop.
  • Local Professional artist, Jennifer Lawton working on her own colourful version of a boulder study, insprired by a photograph she took of Grand Canyon.
  • Artists/students hard at work .. standing back to view progress, and head's down in focus!
  • Jennifer Lawton's work, getting closer...
  • One of Lisa Harpell's work completed ... great job Lisa!
  • One of the students travelled from Toronto to work on this boulder study ... nearly completed ... just a few more hours to go!