MAC School for the Creative Arts 

MAC School for the Creative Arts

Feb 16 - Dry Media Drawing with Gordon Wilson Explore line, shape, shadow, placement and more to help build confidence in your drawing skills. This class incorporates a variety of dry mediums such as pencil, conte, charcoal  to create images with a variety of exciting effects. All materials included for...
Feb 12 AM – Ink Resist with Gordon Wilson An unusual and exciting art form! Ink Resist is a technique where using just ink, gouache and paper, a process is followed where the final art work develops before your eyes much like developing a traditional photograph. If you enjoy this...
Feb 12 PM – Folk Art with Mary Unger Folk Art expresses the lives and feelings of ordinary people in communities.  Learn to tell a story in simple pictures and designs using acrylic paint on board. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Mary Unger was raised on the...
Feb 13 - Wet Media Drawing with Gordon Wilson In this session students will briefly re-cap the basic drawing principles and then proceed to expand their skills using brush and water media.  Drawing with a brush not only affords the artist a wide range of line and texture in their...
Feb 19 AM – Palette Knife Painting with Deborah Nicol A fun and creative session, using palette knife techniques and acrylics to create rich images by ‘smearing and scraping’ your paint (rather than paint brush methods), on your canvas. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Deborah Nicol is...
Feb 19 PM  –  Alcohol Ink Abstractions with Mary Unger In this session you will create with colourful alcohol ink using various tools and techniques while making free flow abstract designs. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Mary Unger was raised on the east coast of Canada and...
Feb 26 AM – Gouache Painting with Gordon Wilson A relatively obscure medium known mostly to commercial illustrators, gouache is becoming more popular due to its flexibility and forgiving nature.  Gouache is similar to watercolour, but it is opaque instead of transparent. This allows the artist to create a variety...
Feb 26 PM – Gouache Painting with Gordon Wilson A relatively obscure medium known mostly to commercial illustrators, gouache is becoming more popular due to its flexibility and forgiving nature.  Gouache is similar to watercolour, but it is opaque instead of transparent. This allows the artist to create a variety...
Feb 27 – Decoding Colour: Colour Theory with Margery Blom Students will be mixing colours, using warm and cool tones to create an individual colour palette. Several small painting projects will be completed during this class to help understand the fundamental science of colour and applied theory. All materials included...
Mar 5 AM – Oil Pastels with Deborah Nicol An oil pastel is a painting and drawing medium in a stick!  Explore this soft and blendable pastel to easily create vibrant and colourful images. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Deborah Nicol is an emerging artist, working primarily...
Mar 5  PM – Collage Cards with Merrilyn Laursen Have fun making a card while learning the basics of collage.  All materials needed will be supplied but if you wish, you can bring your own collage materials to make your work more personal. (i.e., images, words and/or lettering from magazines,...
Mar 6 - Let’s Go Abstract with Dennis Brown Learn to create less realistic work, focusing on design, thoughts and strong colour patterns with artist, Dennis Brown. Each participant will take away numerous tips and ideas for painting abstracts as well as having a nearly completed abstract painting by the...
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