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Saturday Art Class - Observational Painting (class 1 of 6)
Saturday Art Class - Observational Painting 6 weeks course Saturdays 10am-1pm Instructor Anna Edwards Any level of experience is welcome. Anna Edwards is a professional artist specializing in portraits, as well as an experienced art instructor and a translator of an award winning textbooks for art students. She trained at the Academy of Art in St Petersburg, Russia. WHAT TO EXPECT Anna Edwards studio is a place where you can learn to draw and paint in a professional manner. This course will help you develope a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of traditional painting: How to prepare a drawing for your painting (composition, proportions, construction), Value structure, Colour Relationships, Reflected Colour and Edges, As well as practical things like how to prepare your canvas to prevent colour from sinking in, how to organize your palette and how to start and finish a painting. To put all of this in practice you will have a choice to paint a still life, a plaster cast, or do a master copy of a paintings by one of the great masters*. Anna will start the course with a demo, followed by a detailed explanation of the process. Then you will work on your own painting, and Anna will be giving you as much guidance as you need. *You can choose to do drawing instead of painting, or work on your own project with the guidance from your instructor. MATERIALS Students work with oil or pencil. We do not use turpentine, only linseed oil as a medium, so no toxic fumes. Students bring their own materials, but the basics like paper and pencils are available. Easels are provided. If you never painted with oil, materials can be provided for the first class for a small fee ($10), all you need to bring is your own canvas. GROUP SIZE Our groups are very small, typically 3-5 people. The atmosphere resembles a private class rather than a school. The instruction will be tailored to your needs. TUITION FEE Fall 2018 Half Term $300 29 September-3 November 2018 (6 weeks) OR 10 November - 22 December (6 weeks) Save $50 when you book 12 weeks for $550. Important: you need to COMPLETE A REGISTRATION FORM and send it back to Anna by email in advance. You can pay in advance by etransfer to [masked] or bring cash to the first class. LOCATION Artist's Studio in Oakville (nearest junction QEW/Dorval) CONTACT To register for a class or to ask any questions contact Anna at [masked] or text/call[masked]

Anna Edwards Art Studio

120 Herald Ave · Oakville , on

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Come for a cup of tea and an art class in a relaxed atmosphere!

Draw and paint, learn new techniques or improve your painting skills.
I am an experienced art instructor and will be happy to share with you everything I know about art.

Above: Watercolour Painting by Anna Edwards (c)

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