Leading Edge Art Workshops offers fine art instruction in Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Huntsville, ON. Fun, exciting, and productive painting courses are offered throughout the year. Receive individual instruction from professional art instructors and develop and refine your creativity. Browse the Leading Edge Art Workshops website at www.greatartworkshops.com, view the work of instructors, and then submit your registration. Book early as classes tend to fill quickly.
ZOOM WORKSHOP WITH SAM PAONESSA - WATERWORKS
Online - February 18-20, 2022
WaterWorks - Water-tight techniques on painting water in various forms, this online workshop is best suited for experienced beginner to intermediate and advanced painters. The focus will be on painting water in three different ways, including a still water reflection, a small waterfall, and a winter scene with moving water. Three images will be provided by the instructor, however, students may use their own reference material if preferred. Sam will be doing his demos in acrylic, however, the workshop is open to artists working in oil and even watercolor.
We will discuss the importance of underpainting, what happens to values and chroma in water, layering textures, and rendering movement using various tools and techniques. A demo will be done each day which will be recorded so students can watch later up to a 2-week period. Constructive criticism, encouragement and puns are also included.
This workshop will be recorded, and it will be available to all students for two weeks after the workshop is over.
The workshop will run from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm, Mountain Time, and we will be meeting on Zoom.
Dates: February 18-20, 2022 Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm MOUNTAIN TIME
See more of Sam's beautiful work at www.sampaonessa.com. To see the full info and to register for this workshop click here.
ZOOM WORKSHOP WITH LINDA KEMP - THE PAINTER'S ESSENTIAL LANDSCAPE
Online - FEBRUARY 25-27, 2022
Conjure the spirit of the landscape in this innovative program. Discover secrets and strategies for interpreting and simplifying the landscape as you build your painting from the ground up with overlapping bands and interlocking shapes.
Learn negative painting strategies and the successful sequencing of opaque and transparent glazes for a luxurious patina and gentle glow in your work.
Explore brushwork techniques for creating textures and subtle transitions of delicate tints and muted hues. Learn how to layer lost and found edges to suggest windswept meadows and distant trees. Investigate how and where to use captured negatives and establish minimal hard edges to gradually bring your work into soft focus.
Whether you work on location, from your imagination or photos, you will be amazed by this elegant, alternative method of painting the landscape. The demos will be recorded and available for when the workshop is over.
Dates: October February 25-27, 2022 From 1:00 to 4:00 pm Eastern Time
See Linda's webpage at www.lindakemp.com. To see the full info and to register for this workshop click here.
ZOOM WORKSHOP WITH KAREN KNUTSON - PAINTING LIKE GUSTAV KLIMT
June 4-6, 2022 at 9:00 - 10:00 to 4:00 Central Time, by Zoom, with a one-hour lunch break.
Painting Like Gustav Klimt is a workshop for the experienced acrylic painter as well as the beginner! Squirting fluid acrylics onto a surface and spreading it with a credit card produces beautiful streaks of color! Students will learn color combination that are no fail. Subjects are the student's choice, and Karen will be demonstrating contemporary figures and animals.
Students will get to doddle to our heart's content in the workshop. Good design will be emphasized and lots of tricks to make the detail work easier. We will have no trouble with the drawing, etc, because Karen has some easy painting and drawing tips, including the very popular "Wire Drawing"! this is done using permanent markers and the finished drawing looks like a wire sculpture. This is Karen's most popular technique and will add the finishing touches to our paintings. As a bonus, we will also be working with several different types of metallic special effects.
This workshop will be recorded, and it will be available to all students for one month after the workshop is over.
Dates: June 4-6, 2022
See her website at www.karenknutson.com.
To see the full info and to register for this workshop click here.