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Winter Break Painting Workshop
for Teens

Dec 21 - Dec 23


Monday, December 21 to Wednesday, December 23

1 to 3 pm

Ages 14 to 18

Level: Open to all skill levels


photograph of man painting at an easel.



Explore the vibrant world of acrylics!

In this three-day workshop for teens ages 14 to 18, artist Andrew Sookrah—one of our most popular instructors!—will introduce students to the vibrant and versatile world of acrylic painting, giving them the tools to experiment with the subjects and styles of their choice. Topics covered include mastering perspective, reflections in water, patterns, texture, skies and clouds, dramatic light, depth and negative space, with special attention given to basic drawing techniques such as composition, color, texture, and effective brushstrokes. This class is guaranteed to provide a creative way to unwind and refocus over winter break.

Winter Break Workshop Details

In-person 3-day workshop at the McMichael

Dates: Monday, December 21 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Time: 1 to 3 pm

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

Ages: 14 to 18

Number of participants: 8

Fee: $105 General Public, $90 McMichael Members

Winter 1 by Andrew Sookrah

Winter 1 by Andrew Sookrah


About the Instructor

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 recently participated as a contestant in Makeful TV’s original series Landscape Artist of the Year Canada. He uses a combination of painting demonstrations and individual guidance to create a fun, supportive and collaborative atmosphere in the studio.

The safety of participants and staff is our top priority

We have implemented a number of new measures to ensure the health and safety of every participant enrolled in our workshops and classes. Participants will be seated at separate tables. Our staff have created seating arrangements to allow participants to sit at least 2 metres away from each other. During the program, instructors will ensure that all participants practice social distancing. Participants and staff are required to wear face masks at all times in accordance with York Region public health guidelines, and each learning space will be equipped with hand sanitation stations and a sink for thorough hand washing.



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10365 Islington Ave
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J1C0 Canada
1(905) 893-1121