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Classes

Join me in the Waterfront Studio!

Join me in the waterfront studio and discover the adventure of acrylic painting.

Learn how to have fun with paint by learning different applications like layering, lifting, rolling, glazing, flicking and of course experimenting with this versatile medium. 

I teach a let loose be free approach.

Your Acrylic painting class will be fun, easy, and packed full of information.

We start with understanding many techniques.

From tips to tricks it's all covered here at Studio Girdwood.

Come and learn an array of techniques to later use in your own style of painting.  

Don't worry!

This is for beginners and I am here to guide you through the different steps. The longer you attend the more comfortable you will become with acrylic paint. 
 

 
 

Space is limited to 4 or 5 participants

so book early!

COVID UPDATE
September 2021

If your class or workshop was interrupted or canceled due to the Covid virus restrictions,
please contact the studio.
807 228 9453

I highly recommend that you are double vaccinated when attending your class, workshop. 

Winter 2022 Schedule

Beginner Class

January 2022 Tuesdays 

This course begins on September 8th and runs every Wednesday evening from 6pm to 9pm for a total of 4 nights. If there is a statutory holiday, that class will be rescheduled to a different night. 

CONTENT:

This is a very popular class so please book early. 

In this class you will be painting on a canvas and learning to work in layers. It is designed with the beginner in mind. No drawing or art skills are needed. If you have taken this class before, it is still a good course for you. Each and every painting turns out differently making your painting completely your own. I will show some advanced techniques as well as a let loose be free approach to painting. FUN FUN FUN!

YOU CAN DO THIS!

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

As soon as your class fee is paid, your place will be reserved for the 4 classes.
A spot cannot be held without payment and the completion of the signup form found by clicking on the book now button
.

$100.00

Price includes paint

THIS CLASS IS FOR ADULTS ONLY

CLASS SIZE:

 4  to 5

Starting January 4th  2022

Ends January 25th 2022

WHAT DO I BRING:

If you have painting supplies, make up a small kit and bring it to class. You will get a feel for what to add to your kit as the course progresses. Paper towel is a must! Although Paint is provided for this class it is encouraged to bring your own once you get a better feel for what you need. Other classes in the future will require you to bring your own supplies.  

Click here for more ideas on what to bring.

Click here for samples of students completed paintings

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

There is a $5.00 charge for the canvas you will be working on. You can of course bring your own canvas. 16" x 20"

Your Cost Breakdown

Class fee 100.00

Canvas        5.00

HST           13.65

Total         118.65

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CAN I GET A REFUND:

No, once you have registered we are unable to give refunds. This enables the progression of the class to run as scheduled. If you are unable to attend 1 or more nights of your course, you can catch up in the Tuesday Studio drop in days. You can speak to Sharon about the added cost for catching up.  

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ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

There is a 40.00 charge for the

24"x 36"canvas.

Your Cost Breakdown

Class fee 150.00

Canvas      40.00   large 24"x 36"

HST           24.70

Total       214.70

$150.00

THIS CLASS IS FOR ADULTS ONLY

CLASS SIZE:

 4  

WHAT DO I BRING:

If you have painting supplies, make up a small kit and bring it to class. You will get a feel for what to add to your kit as the course progresses. Paper towel is a must! Although Paint is provided for this class it is encouraged to bring your own once you get a better feel for what you need. Other classes in the future will require you to bring your own supplies.  

Click here for more ideas on what to bring.

Click here for samples of students completed paintings

Beginner Class 2

Mondays

This class begins on October 4th and runs every Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm for 6 weeks.

If there is a statutory holiday, that class will be rescheduled to a different night. 

CONTENT:

In this class each of you will begin on a huge 24" x 36"canvas.  You will be working on one of three projects using the layering technique taught in the beginners class. This class is designed for Studio Girdwood's intermediates. (Those who have taken the beginners class.)

No drawing or art skills are needed. If you have taken a beginner's class before at Studio Girdwood, this is an excellent way to continue with your art training. In this class each and every painting turns out differently. I will show you tips tricks and techniques to help you through your project.  You will be surprised at what you can create with a little guidance.

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

As soon as your class fee is paid, your place will be reserved for 6 classes. Class blocks are purchased in 6 night blocks. A spot cannot be held without payment and the completion of the signup form found by clicking on the book now button.

CAN I GET A REFUND:

No, once you have registered we are unable to give refunds. This enables the progression of the class to run as scheduled. If you are unable to attend 1 or more nights of your course, you can catch up in the Tuesday Studio drop in days. You can speak to Sharon about the added cost for catching up.  

$100.00

Click here for samples of students completed paintings

Intermediate Landscape Class

Thursdays 

This class runs every Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm.

If there is a statutory holiday, that class will be rescheduled to a different night. 

CONTENT:

In this class each student will be working on different projects. This class is designed for those who have taken the Girdwood Studio beginners class and wish to branch out with different techniques. No drawing or art skills are needed but if you have taken a class before at Studio Girdwood, this is an excellent way to continue with your art training. In this ongoing class each and every painting turns out differently.  I will show you tips, tricks and techniques to help you through your own landscape painting projects.  What ever you choose to learn I will help you through. You will be surprised at what you can create with a little guidance.

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

As soon as your class fee is paid, your place will be reserved for the 4 classes.
A spot cannot be held without payment and the completion of the signup form found by clicking on the book now button
.

CAN I GET A REFUND:

No, once you have registered we are unable to give refunds. This enables the progression of the class to run as scheduled. If you are unable to attend 1 or more nights of your course, you can catch up in the Tuesday Studio drop in days. You can speak to Sharon about the added cost for catching up.  

WHAT DO I BRING:

If you have painting supplies, make up a small kit and bring it to class. You will get a feel for what to add to your kit as the course progresses. Paper towel is a must! Although Paint is provided for this class it is encouraged to bring your own once you get a better feel for what you need. Other classes in the future will require you to bring your own supplies.  

Click here for more ideas on what to bring.

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

There are no additional charges for this class but you must come with your own supplies. Some supplies are available for purchase. 

Your Cost Breakdown

Adult Class fee       100.00

HST                          13.00

Total                        113.00

Block of 4 nights

Price does not include paint

THIS CLASS IS FOR ADULTS ONLY

CLASS SIZE:

 4  to 5

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Dot Dab Doodle

Dot Dab Doodle Tuesdays
Canceled

Starting October 06th 2020

Ends October 27th 2020

This new class begins on October 06th   and runs every Tuesday evening from 6pm to 9pm

If there is a statutory holiday, that class will be rescheduled to a different night. 

CONTENT:

In this class you will be working on many different techniques to help you create a unique piece of art using your imagination. If you finish one piece you can create more, giving you the confidence to create pieces of art that are uniquely yours. This class is designed for beginners. It combines drawing, design, dotting, dabbing and doodling. No worries...you will succeed! 

If you have taken a class before at Studio Girdwood, this is an excellent way to continue with your art training as well. You will be surprised  at what you can create with a little help and guidance.

The image above will not be the exact design that you will be creating. Colors and patterns change as we progress through the project. 

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

There are small charges for your heavy mixed media paper needed for this class. It is sold by the sheet at  approximately $2.00 a sheet. You also have the option of bringing your own.

Your Cost Breakdown

Class fee 100.00

Paper        to be determined

HST           13.00

Total         113.00

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

As soon as your class fee is paid, your place will be reserved for 4 classes. Classes are purchased in 4 night blocks. A spot cannot be held without payment and the completion of the signup form found by clicking on the book now button.

CAN I GET A REFUND:

There are no refunds on class fees but your paid nights will be fulfilled by making other arrangements.This enables the progression of the class to run as scheduled. If you are unable to attend 1 or more nights of your course, you can catch up in the Studio by making arrangements ahead of dropping in.  Your payment for missed classes will be deferred to the drop in. 

WHAT DO I BRING:

If you have painting supplies, make up a small kit and bring it to class. You will get a feel for what to add to your kit as the course progresses. Paper towel is a must!

Click here for more ideas on what to bring

COVID UPDATES:

We are all in this together.
Classes and workshops are a social activity. Please be mindful of others and practice good hygiene and social distancing. Masks are mandatory at this time.

Stay home if you are sick!
By taking part in Studio Girdwood's Classes and Workshops you are also excepting full responsibility of your own health while at the studio.

Please call Sharon at Studio Girdwood if you are unable to attend your class or workshop. 

THIS CLASS IS FOR ADULTS AND YOUTH ONLY

CLASS SIZE:

 4 MOTHER DAUGHTER TEAMS

$150.00

Price includes paint

Click here for samples of students completed paintings

Do you have a group of friends that want to take a workshop together? No problem Call to book now.

807 228 9453

COVID 19 UPDATES

Classes and workshops are a social activity. Please be mindful of others and practice good hygiene.

Stay home if you are sick.
By taking part in Studio Girdwood's Classes and workshops you are also excepting full responsibility of your own health while at the studio.

Please call Sharon at Studio Girdwood if you are unable to attend your class or workshop because of illness. 

 

If you have any questions Please send them to studiogirdwoodart@gmail.com

or go to the website www.studiogirdwood.com for information.