Spring Classes 2018

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Spring Art Classes.jpg

Spring Classes 2018

from 210.00



Class start date May 1st / Last class June 21st

  • Classes are small - only 8 spots are available and fill up FAST!
  • CLASS DESCRIPTIONS: (Scroll down to read full descriptions)
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Class Descriptions:

Most Classes are designed for beginner and intermediate students. Classes are paced as an average - lots of individual attention is given to each student in my classes. I strive to push those who are more advance and encourage those who are new.  Please double check description to match for best level. 

Class sizes are intimate - ONLY 8 people per class, so they fill up fast! Don't delay - reserve your spot today!

BELOW ARE SAMPLE IMAGES ONLY * actual images can and will vary.

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·     Tuesday am : 9:30-12:00

Nature Drawing in pen and ink $210.00

Develop your fine observational skills in this life drawing class. You’ll be bringing in your own subject matter and drawing detailed studies with guidance. We’ll learn the importance of slow, dedicated exercises that will stimulate your mind and eye/hand coordination.. We’ll spend 2 classes sketching outside in nature as well! Subjects include, trees, blossoms, plants & other natural subjects.

* NOTE: HOT pressed watercolour paper is used
(All levels of watercolour – some drawing experience is needed)


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·     Tuesday pm :  12:45-3:15  

Flirty Flowers are back! (Watercolour) $210.00                          

Create exuberant bouquets of bold colour and expressive strokes. We’ll begin the course with several miniature watercolours (1 hour paintings) to warm up. Learn the essence to capturing KEY form, light and mass to create beautiful results.

*(Some basic drawing is needed, all watercolour levels are welcome)

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·     Wednesday am: 9:30-12:00

Audubon Birds  (Pen & Watercolour) $210.00

We’ll take a page from John James Audubon's Birds of America and re-produce some of his brilliant illustrations of various bird species. We’ll also examine design, layout and technique. The final lesson will be your OWN design from some original bird photographs (provided). Some watercolour experience is needed - no pen and ink experience required. Basic drawing is an asset but not required (as you can trace if needed)

* NOTE: HOT pressed watercolour paper is used


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·     Wednesday pm : 12:45-3:15

BOTANICAL Illustration in watercolour $210.00                        

Fresh, clean edges and detailed illustrations of flowers. We’ll begin the class working from photographs (supplied) . Then take a trip to the Ornamental Gardens where you’ll photograph your own subject matter. Crystal will teach you how / what to capture and how to compose a pleasant design. This class is best suited for those with intermediate experience in watercolour (min 2 classes). NO botanical drawing experience is needed. NOTE: HOT PRESSED PAPER is used.

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·       Thursday am : 9:30-12:00
Animal portraits in pastel (Soft Chalk Pastel) $225.00

There may be no better mediums suited to bringing furry friends to life than soft pastel. Create life-like results in this step by step drawing class. Subjects include domestic and wild animals: subjects dog, cat, mustang horse, tiger

(Some drawing experience is needed, NO pastel experience needed)

 *cost of paper is included in this class.


·       Thursday pm : 12:45-3:15

GLOBE TROTTERS in watercolour $210.00

Let’s travel the world together. We’ll paint LARGE (15 x 22 – half sheet) paintings from some of my favourite photos of landscapes, seascapes and architectural features from all over the world. France, Mexico, Greece… This class will have something for everyone with TONS of techniques! *(Some basic drawing is needed, all watercolour levels are welcomed from zero - to expert!)