Lessons & Workshops

FOR CHILDREN, TWEENS, TEENS AND ADULTS

All drawing and painting courses are a disciplined progression of training and creativity with a fun approach to artistic learning. Courses and private lessons for children, teens and adults are a relaxing, nurturing, even healing experience for novice, intermediate and experienced painters. Improves perception & focus and reduces stress & anxiety. AND WHO DOESN’T NEED THAT?

FALLING FOR ART

COURSE SCHEDULES & WORKSHOPS 2022/23:

Children’s and Teen courses start October 4 & 5 for 11 weeks.

Studio location: 301 Robinson St. Oakville, ON.

Plein Air location: Oakville Harbour, Front St. ON.

– Training the creative eye!

– Improving drawing & painting skills, 

– Learning new techniques,

– Relax & escape into a painting or drawing,

– Practise increasing your focus in all other classes too.

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CHILDREN’S COURSE

8-13 YR OLDS, Tuesdays: October 4, 6-7.30pm. Crackpot Studio, 301 Robinson St. Oakville.

INTRO to ACRYLIC TEXTURES IN PAINTING & WATERCOLOUR CHRISTMAS STILL LIFE

11 weeks: Tuition $357.50 + $30 materials : $437.87 incl. materials & tax. 

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TEEN COURSE

Wednesdays: Starting October 5, 4.30- 6.30pm. 

FALLING FOR WATER BASED OIL PAINTING &

CHRISTMAS STILL LIFE IN WATERCOLOUR

11 weeks: Tuition $550 + $40 materials : $666.70 incl. materials & tax. 

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ADULTS | PAINTING MADE SIMPLE
6 weeks | 21 hours of instruction and group critiques. Minimum 4 students required for courses to run. 

WINDOWS & DOORS | Tour the World and Paint some Architecture Along the Way.

6 weeks: October 5 to November 9, 10.30am to 2pm. : Watercolours, acrylics or water based oils. $525 + tax.

Dappled Sunlight
Dappled Sunlight, watercolour 8.5×11″ on 300lb Arches paper by Dawn-Angela. Frame: Mahogany wood, 12.5 x 15.5″. Limited print: $250 framed.

ITS A WRAP!| Close your creARTtive year with an original fine art painting of your own Christmas still life design. Practise advanced techniques, Tips n Trix in Watercolour.

6 weeks: November 16, 10.30am to 2pm. $525 + tax.

Tips n Trix in advanced watercolour painting: Masking fluid, wax resists, blotting, spray, spatter, ombre, scraping, scraffito, wet-on-damp, wet-on-wet, gilding.

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PRIVATE LESSONS

$75/hr.

Can’t commit? Take a look at our individual workshops below and select your interest or an area that you need to polish up your Rough Diamonds.

WORKSHOPS

For Teens and Adults |Tuesdays 3 hrs. 6-9pm:

YOUR PICK OF WORKSHOPS! BUILD YOUR OWN COURSE. Materials supplied so that you can explore before purchasing. Workshops are designed for those who need to pick & choose when/what they need to learn or hone. Ideal for those who cannot commit to longer courses.

#1. Introduction to Different Paint Mediums and Techniques — See, Touch, Feel the Paint. 

(Can be combined with Workshops 2, 3, 4 and 9/10 or 11)

#2. Simple colour Wheel: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Complementary Colours. 

(Recommend combine with Workshops 1, 3, 4)

#3. Purist Approach to Colour Mixing — Train your Eye to see Light Values. Easier Than You Thought. 

(Recommend combine with Workshops 4)

#4. Training the Eye to See Line, Shape, Form and Negative Space. 

#5. Sketching Vs. Drawing. Still Life in graphite and charcoal. 

(Recommend combine with Workshop 4)

#6. Strong Composition – A Prerequisite to Strong Paintings and Drawings. 

(Recommend combine with Workshops 4, 5, 8 and/or 9/10 or 11 )

#7. What is Plein Air Painting and What Do I Need?

(Recommend combine with Workshops 9)

#8. Train Your Eye to See Light & Shade.

#9. Introduction to Watercolours. 

(Recommend combine with Workshops 3, 4 and /or 6)

#10. Introduction to Acrylic Painting. 

(Recommend combine with Workshops 3, 4 and /or 6)

#11. Introduction to Water Based Oil Painting. 

(Recommend combine with Workshops 3, 4 and /or 6)

#12. Dutch Kissing Pours — Fluid Non-Objective Paintings. 

Dutch Kissing Pour Workshop #12

Workshops can be scheduled for groups any time. Minimum 4 people per party.

Cost: $79 + small materials fee in some painting workshops: 

Materials for Workshop #1: $6; #2: $4; #3: $5; #4: $0; #5: $0; #6: $0; #7: $5, #8: $0; #9: $4; #10-12: $6; #12: $12.

Choose 1 for $79 or 6 workshops for $450.00 +tax (and materials budget when applicable, see above). Minimum 4 registered participants for workshop to run.

GREAT FOR GROUP TEAM BUILDING, BIRTHDAYS, CELEBRATIONS.

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ITS A WRAP!| Close your creARTtive year with an original fine art painting of your own Christmas still life design. Practise advanced techniques, Tips n Trix in Watercolour.

6 weeks: November 16, 10.30am to 2pm. $525 + tax.

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ARTIST’S GETAWAY FOR ADULTS| Stratford, Ontario: May 2023.

4 Workshops On-Location

Painting & Fellowship with Like Minds.

Boutique accommodations with room for your easel in case of rain

Shakespeare Festival (3 theatres) and Art In The Park

Antique Stores, shopping & superb restaurants

Spa Treatments.

Hold the date. Reservations will be on hold for 60 days.

TBC : Budget $1100, double occupancy in self contained apartment for accommodation, painting program at different locations and lessons. Excludes meal, theatre tickets, spa treatments. Minimum number of private suites available on first-come-first served basis.

RSVP & contact for more details: info@artonlocation.ca

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Home Show in November by appointment. Jewellery for Your Walls.

Ensemble of Poppies, 48x40x1.75″ embellished acrylic giclee on gallery canvas by Dawn-Angela. $900.

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SUMMER ART CAMPS | Oakville, Lake Ontario & Harbour 2022

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Students learn to paint in natural light, en Plein Air. Learn a different medium each day, walk from painting site to painting site for landscape, lakescape, florals, nature & organics and architecture.

August 2 – 6, 2022, 9.30 to 12.30pm. from Tom Patterson Island, Stratford.

Tuition: Age Group 6-12 years, $357.25 includes professional quality materials and tax.

                 Age Group 12 to Teens. $463.30 includes professional quality materials and tax.

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Summer Camps are not the same without our traditional tour of a gallery and ice cream shoppe.

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PRIVATE LESSONS

$75/hr.

Can’t commit? Take a look at our individual workshops below and select your interest or an area that you need to polish up your Rough Diamonds.

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ARTIST’S GETAWAY FOR ADULTS| Stratford, Ontario: May 2023.

4 Workshops On-Location

Painting & Fellowship with Like Minds.

Boutique accommodations with room for your easel in case of rain

Shakespeare Festival (3 theatres) and Art In The Park

Antique Stores, shopping & superb restaurants

Spa Treatments.

Hold the date. Reservations will be on hold for 60 days.

TBC : Budget $1100, double occupancy in self contained apartment for accommodation, painting program at different locations and lessons. Excludes meal, theatre tickets, spa treatments. Minimum number of private suites available on first-come-first served basis.

RSVP & contact for more details: info@artonlocation.ca

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Home Show in November by appointment. Jewellery for Your Walls.

Ensemble of Poppies, 48x40x1.75″ embellished acrylic giclee on gallery canvas by Dawn-Angela. $900.

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WINTER 2021/22 ART-ON-LOCATION COURSE SCHEDULES :
  1. Teens: PicARTso Monday Course: WINTER SCENES WITH PALETTE KNIFE. January 31, 4.30 to 6.30pm. 8 weeks: $497.20 incl. materials & tax. (Excluding Family Day, Feb. 21 and March Break).

2. 8-13 Yrs: Kandinsky Wednesday Course : Brush, Spray and splatter WINTER WONDER TECHNIQUES in acrylic on canvas. February 2, 4.30 to 6.00pm. 8 weeks (excluding March Break): $379.68 incl. materials & tax.

3. Private lessons: Wednesdays, 3.30 to 5pm.

Teens: PicARTso Monday Course: WINTER SCENES WITH PALETTE KNIFE.

January 31, 2022, 4.30 to 6.30pm. 8 weeks: $497.20 incl. materials & tax. (Excluding Family Day, Feb. 21 and March Break).

Winter Wonder, Impasto acrylic on gallery canvas by Dawn-Angela, 2021. Home Show by appointment. Jewellery for Your Walls.

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Email for more details and/or materials list for adult courses from instructor: info@artonlocation.ca

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