This workshop is designed to assist in discovering your own unique style, by studying the techniques of the Old and Contemporary masters.
Every week a new art medium will be introduced, through the techniques of the masters (Past and Present), the possibilities are endless. Come and explore, find out what you like and you might leave with a new creative direction!
Demonstrations, critique and personal guidance will liberate your artistic experience.
All skill levels are welcome!
This workshop is not currently scheduled. Please check back for future dates.
What Students will Learn
- How to develop your own drawing/painting style by studying the masters
- How to use a variety of media including pencil, charcoal, soft pastels and acrylic paints
- How to take part in group critiques and receive personal guidance
About the Instructor
Stephanie Schirm began her career as a fashion designer, studying in Europe. While designing in the Toronto fashion district, she also created a number of fashion illustrations for catalogues, storyboards, and advertisements for current Canadian Designers.
She eventually left the fashion industry to become a graduate of OCAD in Communication and Design. Only then to enter the Liturgical world of Design, where she established Labyrinth Studios Inc, designing and manufacturing religious garments and sanctuary décor for Churches across Canada and the US.
Her passion for drawing, painting and designing lead her to sharing her knowledge, over 10 years ago with the Continuing Education in Guelph and as Fashion Illustration instructor for Mohawk College in Hamilton. Since then she has taught in a number of different establishments thorough out the GTA area.
Students are asked to bring:
- A sketchbook and pencils to the first class
- A set of basic arcylic or water-soluble oil paints
- Paint Palette
- Rags/Paper Towels