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Abstracting the Figure

October 31 - December 5

Thursdays, October 31 to December 5, 2019

6 to 9 pm

6-week session

Date: Thursdays, October 31 to December 5, 2019

Time: 6 pm to 9 pm

Fee per session:  $269 general public; $215 McMichael members

“Very creative, supportive environment. Some amazing work created by this group!”

“Loved the personal assistance with my skills as they apply to my work.”

Program Description

Working with some of the best female and male models on the circuit, Artist Andrew Sookrah will begin with a tour of the basics to build a foundation from which the imagination will soar to incredible heights as the class expresses it’s varying degrees of abstracting the human form.

Andrew will lead with live demonstrations in acrylic, watercolour and water mixable oil; and guide with encouragement as the class creates in the medium and style of their choice. This will be a fun and productive time in the always-inspiring Pine Cottage!

About the Artist

Andrew Sookrah is a professional artist and an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, the Society of Canadian Artists, the Ontario Society of Artists, and the Portrait Society of Canada. He uses a combination of painting demonstrations and individual guidance to create a fun, supportive and collaborative atmosphere in the McMichael’s studio.

Level: Open to all skill levels. Our experienced instructor will adapt his teaching style to his students’ experience.

Materials not included. Please click on the links below to view and download a list of suggested materials for this class in your preferred medium.

*Please note ticket sales are non-refundable.*


October 31
December 5
$215 – $269
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Event Types
Adult Art Class
Public Program