McMichael Studio Classes are designed to introduce and foster development of the basic techniques and tools of visual expression and to nurture the unique creativity of each participant.
2016 Studio Courses and Workshops - On-going
Public Programs offers studio courses and workshops in a variety of media from drawing and painting to printmaking and photography. All of our instructors are both practicing artists and experienced educators. Courses are open to all levels of students from beginner to advanced, unless otherwise stated.
September 10, 2016
Master Class: Non-Objective Painting
This workshop will be an exciting adventure into the world of non-objective painting in acrylic. It will examine design elements, conciseness and expressiveness. Demonstrations will highlight techniques which will enhance your finished paintings.
September 17, 2016
Beginners’ Creative Explorations with the iPhone®
In this six-week beginners' workshop, we will explore creative techniques that can be utilized with a selection of the best and most current mobile applications to create vibrant and original art pieces.
October 28, 2016
Beginners' Painting Class
Working with acrylics and water-mixable oils, students will learn about tools and materials through skill-building exercises, and will gain a solid understanding of colour, brushstrokes, shading, and composition.
November 05, 2016
Advanced: Creative Explorations with the iPhone® 2
Participants will expand their knowledge and creative skill set by working with advanced techniques using both mobile applications as well as open source software to create sophisticated photographic works.
November 15, 2016
Working with professional female and male models, Andrew will guide you through the basics with simple but effective exercises that will help you create a drawing or painting of the human figure.
November 19, 2016
Contemporary Landscape Painting with John Leonard
Designed for advanced artists, this course will assist participants to develop a personal voice when painting the land.
Master Classes - On-going
These classes are designed for practicing artists and advanced amateurs and are led by highly recognized professional and teachers.
July 07, 2016
Thursday Night Lates: Pop-up Programming
Open until 10pm on Thursday nights, from July 1 to October 21, with a variety of exciting programs.
October 04, 2016
Intermediate Painting Class
This studio class will allow participants to work on a subject matter of their own choosing with guidance on brushstrokes, composition, and colour.