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Classes & Workshops

Hello! Here you will find more information regarding my classes and workshops in my studio in Jackson's Point, Ontario, that are launching in March 2024.

 

Upon finding which class you are interested in, please email rlvangennip@gmail.com or call 647-524-6580 for pre-booking times and availability.

 

Check back regularly for new opportunities!

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Learning the valuable skills in this class can then be applied to more complex compostions, seen above. 

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Starting March 2024: Introduction to Alla-Prima
Still Life Painting 

Begin your journey as an alla-prima painter as you are guided step-by-step through the academic-level process of painting a still life in the "wet on wet" technique, and learn how to embrace the beauty of imperfection in this timeless, impressionistic style.

Current subject:       Single Pear Still Life (see top image)

What you'll learn/get:​

  • Grid-mapping and underpainting sketch

  • Blocking in value

  • Adding colour and texture in the "Alla-Prima" technique 

  • Highlights and detailing

  • Professional tips and tricks

  • You'll depart class with your 6"x 8" finished painting!

 

Private 1 on 1 and group (2-4 person) lessons available.

Booking times:         Mon-Wed:

                                    9 am-11 am

                                    12 pm-2 pm

                                    3 pm-5 pm

                                    6 pm-8 pm

Level:                         Amateur (beginner but has experience using paint) 

Medium:                   Acrylic 

Timeframe:               2 Hours

Age:                           13+

Price:                         $70/per person (price includes use of tools and all                                                    materials included!)

Parking:                     1 spot on the premises, and 10 public spaces on the road

My studio is equipped with an air ventilation system and fans for your peace of mind. Accessibility: please be aware that a single flight of stairs is needed to access studio space for classes. Thank you for your understanding. 

Please email rlvangennip@gmail.com or call 647-524-6580 for pre-booking.

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Starting March 2024:
Linoleum Block Relief Printmaking 

Welcome to Lino Printing 101 ! you will be guided step-by-step through the academic-level process of linoleum block relief printing with a simple design made by you or my premade designs, and learn how to pull stunning, crisp, prints on fine Japanese paper, cotton paper, or cards for giving to people you love.

What you'll learn/get:​

  • Safely carve a simple 3"x 4" linoleum block design of your choice 

  • Properly ink up your lino block

  • Create beautiful art prints on paper or cards

  • Block cleaning/care for endless re-using

  • Professional tips and tricks 

  • You'll depart class with multiple prints + your lino block to reuse!

 

Private 1 on 1 and group (2-4 person) lessons available.

Booking times:         Mon-Wed:

                                    9 am-11 am

                                    12 pm-2 pm

                                    3 pm-5 pm

                                    6 pm-8 pm

Level:                         Beginner friendly

Medium:                   Acrylic water-based ink  

Timeframe:               2 Hours

Age:                           12+

Price:                         $70/per person (price includes use of tools and all                                                   materials included!)

Parking:                     1 spot on the premises, and 10 public spaces on the road

My studio is equipped with an air ventilation system and fans for your peace of mind. Accessibility: please be aware that a single flight of stairs is needed to access studio space for classes. Thank you for your understanding. 

Please email rlvangennip@gmail.com or call 647-524-6580 for pre-booking.

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Class participants will choose their own simple design, or can be given a design upon class arrival. 

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