Have you always wanted to paint? Or have you started a painting just to abandon the practice? Join this class, suitable for beginners or those who have not painted in some time. Learn the basics of colour theory, the study of light and shadow, composition, visual perspective, brush work, paint handling and paint application. You will start to look at things like an artist – with a more detailed and critical eye. Varied subject matter will be explored, using visual images. With plenty of demonstrations and individual attention, you can work at your own pace, while receiving positive and supportive feedback.
ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00PM
COURSE ID: 13036
TERM DATES: Monday, April 27, 2020 to Saturday, May 23, 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.