Registering for Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre Classes:
Program 191597: Plein Air Primer Workshop:Jan. 16th & 17th, 2016; 10 – 4 pm both days (with a 30 min lunch break)Have you ever wanted to paint en plein air (outdoors?) The Plein Air Primer Workshop is an indoor art class with exercises that will help you learn how to edit the vast amount of information that can be overwhelming when painting outside. Bring a medium you are familiar with (acrylic or watercolour).14 yrs – Adult (max 12 students)
- Program 191601: Portrait Drawing
Mondays 10 – noon; Jan. 11th – Feb. 8th, 2016 ( 5 – 2 hr classes) In this class we will cover the basics of proportion used in gaining a good likeness in pencil. By the final session you will be working towards completing a head and shoulders frontal portrait, side profile and 3/4 profile of someone you know. We will cover the basics of perspective and how it effects the primary lines in a portrait from any angle. Techniques for texture and blending will also be covered.