Acrylic Art Classes with Carol Currie

These are photos from the varying Workshops held at Claustro Gallery this Fall/Winter Session.

WINTER/SPRING Schedule for Adults (18+)
Classes are scheduled each month with 3 LEVELS.
LEVEL 1 : an introduction to Fluid Acrylics, with the study of the “Erratic” … a signature piece studying the precision painting of a boulder working on a small canvas 10” x 12”
LEVEL 2 : student’s bringing their own photo to work from and are encouraged to work on larger canvases
LEVEL 3 : a very focused class on blending/glazing and feathering of fluid acrylics with the boulder as subject
ALL : varying levels from LEVEL 1 to LEVEL 3

Classes are 10am-4pm. Materials provided (unless the student wants to work on a large canvas). Class is limited to 4 students to ensure one-on-one class time.
Cost of class is $150.00.

Next classes : TBA

Private sessions for groups of 4 are also available upon request.

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

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  • Students half way through the class, February 12, 2012. Great progress!
  • 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!