This course is meant to build upon basic skills in order to push the limits of your drawing potential, skill and creativity. Exploring various materials including pencils, coloured pencils, charcoal and coloured chalk, you will explore both traditional observed subjects as well as photographic sources.
Beyond Basic Drawing: FIGURE IN Landscape
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00PM
COURSE ID: 13378
TERM DATES: November 2nd, 2020 - December 19th, 2020
Martha Johnson received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours, from the University of Guelph, worked with and was mentored by Tom Hodgson (Painter’s 11). She is known for figurative and landscape painting as well as ephemeral animal sculptures typically seen in installation and photography. Her work often incorporates an environmental subtext. Martha has researched and developed a body of work based on a hundred-year-old narrative about an Albatross found in the Bay of Fundy. As a history painter SHADOW RED, a solo exhibition in 2017 referenced the hundredth anniversary of Tom Thomson’s death. She shares a family connection to the discovery of the artist’s remains on Canoe Lake (The Tom Thomson Mystery; Judge William T Little). A listed Canadian artist, her work is held public, corporate and in private collections worldwide. Martha’s work is carried by Art Interiors and White Wall North in Toronto. Visit www.marthajohnson.ca.
"Martha, you are amazing!! I'm so impressed with how you managed to bring your usual caring touch and humour to the class without being in the same room.” - Adult student