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Summer Classes

6 South Rankin
Southampton, ON





'Art Fix Fridays'
These Friday afternoon classes may appeal to cottagers who have come up, but not brought their art materials with them, for folks who have a little or no art experience and want to try something new, or the summer host looking for a unique experience for their guests!




Alcohol Inks on yupo paper and ceramic tile
Date: July 13, 2018
Time: 9:30am - Noon
Location: Alder Creek North, 6 Rankin Street, Southampton
Cost: $50.00 - All materials supplied

Join us for this opportunity to experiment with alcohol inks - no art experience necessary and no materials either - just bring your art smock or apron. In this 2 hour class, we will complete a small warm up piece on Yupo paper before moving on to a 6x6" ceramic tile. This is then attached to a 6x6"f birch panel and the edges finished in black gesso.

You go home with one design to frame or matt as a card and the other to hang when you walk in the door!








Watercolour florals on terra - skin paper
Date: July 27, 2018
Time: 9:30am - Noon
Location: Alder Creek North, 6 Rankin Street, Southampton
Cost: $50.00 - All materials supplied


























Fluid acrylic on Yupo paper
Date: Aug 3, 2018
Time: 9:30am - Noon
Location: Alder Creek North, 6 Rankin Street, Southampton
Cost: $50.00 - All materials supplied






















'Rock, Paper, Scissors' - a Multi Media Experience for Artists
Dates: July 16-20, 2018 - Class Full!
Aug 27-31, 2018
Time: 9:00am - Noon
Location: Alder Creek North, 6 Rankin Street, Southampton
Cost: $250.00 - (includes HST, your polished rock ,the collage materials and canvas prep supplies)
Class size is limited to 6 adult participants.

The purpose of this course is to show us how to be inspired by design found in nature and is suitable for both the acrylic and/or watercolour artist. It is an opportunity to create 3 pieces of art using paper collage on paper, watercolour on paper and acrylic on canvas all based on the colours and designs visible in a polished rock sample. Some painting experience is required.

Please note:
  • The fee includes all the collage materials except the watercolour paper used as the support for class one.
  • The pieces of artwork shown are samples only. We are using the rocks as inspiration and are yours to keep. Each person will do their own interpretation of their own rock.
  • Everyone will need a piece of 140 lb OR 300 lb/ cold press OR rough Arches watercolour paper - your choice. This will be ripped in half - one half sheet for day one and the other half sheet for day 3. You will also need one canvas - a square canvas, 16"x16” or 18"x18” OR a rectangle canvas in a similar size.
  • If you are an acrylic painter and would like to have the watercolour supplies provided for you, add $10.00 to the fee. Then you bring your own acrylic supplies.
  • IIf you are a watercolour painter and would like acrylic paints, brushes and disposable palette sheets provided for you, add $20.00 to the fee and just purchase a canvas. Then bring your own watercolour supplies, including a natural sponge and a non porous board large enough to support a half sheet.
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Class 1 - After selecting your rock and deciding your format ( square or rectangle ) we start the paper collage interpretation. If you own watercolour supplies bring them, as you may wish to tint the collage papers.

Class 2 - Canvas prep for Thursday's class and completion of the paper collage.

Class 3 - Completion of canvas prep, followed by a demonstration and beginning of your abstracted watercolour painting on paper.

Class 4- Completion of watercolour on paper (details) followed by a demonstration and the start of your acrylic on canvas.

Class 5 - Completion of acrylic painting on textured canvas.





An "Introduction (and I mean Absolute Beginners) to Watercolour"
Dates: Aug 20 - 24, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 12 noon
Location: 6 South Rankin, Southampton
Cost: $40.00 per morning or $195.00 for the week

This course for the absolute beginner gives you an opportunity to create 5 small paintings without needing drawing skills. Lessons will be demonstrated step by step.

Watercolour kits ($165.00) available from the instructor at the first class. Kit includes all materials necessary for the 6 weeks except a carry-all for your equipment and extra paper.









Fall 2018 Classes






'Rock, Paper, Scissors' - a Multi Media Experience for Artists
Dates: 6 Mondays
Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Location: Alder Creek Studio, New Dundee
Cost: $250.00 - (includes collage materials, a polished rock, canvas prep materials and the HST)
Class size is limited to 6 adult participants.

The purpose of this course is to show us how to be inspired by design found in nature and is suitable for both the acrylic and/or watercolour artist. It is an opportunity to create 3 pieces of art using paper collage on paper, watercolour on paper and acrylic on canvas all based on the colours and designs visible in a polished rock sample. Some painting experience is required.

Please note:
  • The fee includes all the collage materials for week one, except the watercolour paper used as the support.
  • The pieces of artwork shown are samples only. There is a variety of rocks to choose from as inspiration and the one you choose is yours to keep. Each person will do their own interpretation.
  • Everyone will need a piece of 140 lb OR 300 lb ,cold press OR rough Arches watercolour paper - your choice. This will be ripped in half - one half sheet for week one and the other half sheet for week 3. For week 2, bring a canvas, 16"x16” or 18"x18” square or a rectangle canvas in a similar size. (Gallery or Regular style - your choice)
  • If you are an acrylic artist and would like to have the watercolour materials provided for you, add $10.00 to the fee. Then you bring your own acrylic supplies for week 5 and 6.
  • If you are a watercolour artist and would like acrylic paints, brushes and disposable palette sheets provided that are needed for class 3, add $20.00 to the fee and just purchase a canvas. Then bring your own watercolour supplies for week 3 and 4, including a natural sponge and a non porous board large enough to support a half sheet.
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Class 1 -After selecting your rock and deciding your format ( square or rectangle ) we start the paper collage interpretation. If you own watercolour supplies bring them, as you may wish to tint the papers for your collage.

Class 2 - Canvas prep for week 5, then completion of paper collage.

Class 3 - Completion of canvas prep for week 5, followed by a demonstration and beginning of your abstracted watercolour painting on paper.

Class 4- Completion of watercolour on paper.

Class 5 - Demonstration and beginning of acrylic painting on textured canvas.

Class 6 - Completion of acrylic on canvas.










Watercolour Wednesdays
Dates: Wednesdays

Session 1: Sep. 19 - Oct. 24, 2018
Session 2: Oct. 31 - Dec. 5, 2018

Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Cost: $60.00 for the 6-week session
Class size is limited to 8 adult participants.

No instruction, just painting time!

Spend Wednesday afternoons with artist Marion R. Anderson at Alder Creek Studio, New Dundee. Join fellow watercolour painters in this beautiful studio environment, enjoy the view, the camaraderie and establish your weekly dedicated painting time.













Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner
Dates: Friday afternoons, Oct 19 to Nov 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Alder Creek Studio
Cost: $195.00

This course for the absolute beginner gives you an opportunity to create 6 small paintings without needing drawing skills. Lessons will be demonstrated step by step.


Class 1 - Summer Skies
Class 2 - Fall Leaves
Class 3 - Winter Birch
Class 4 - Outdoor Painting Techniques
(practice now, try later)
Class 5 - Fantasy Landscapes
Class 6 - "Spirit Card" Daisies


Watercolour kits ($165.00) available from the instructor at the first class. Kit includes all materials necessary for the 6 weeks except a carry-all for your equipment and extra paper.












Alcohol Inks Extravaganza
Date: Saturday November 3, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Location: Alder Creek Studio
Cost: $50.00 - includes all materials

Join us for this opportunity to experiment with alcohol inks - no art experience necessary and no materials either - just bring your art smock or apron. In this 2 hour class, we will complete a small warm up piece on Yupo paper before moving on to a 6x6" ceramic tile. This is then attached to a 6x6"f birch panel and the edges finished in black gesso.

You go home with one design to frame or matt as a card and the other to hang when you walk in the door!










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The Red/Green Show
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Workshop Fee: $98.00
Optional Catered Lunch: $13.00
Workshop + Catered Lunch: $111.00

Adult watercolour florals class

Gather up all your tubes of red watercolour paint - from red orange to red purple- and everything in between !Then include your favourite tube greens or recipes for greens and bring them along as well to this adult, wet on wet watercolour class designed for painters with some experience. You will need a natural sponge and a non porous board such as plexi- glass, corrugated plastic or coated masonite large enough for a full sheet of watercolour paper.

After a morning demo, working from live flowers we will follow up with a second demo with ideas and techniques for finishing.

To register, contact Marion at aldercreekstudio1@sympatico.ca






 For those of you who like to plan ahead...





Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner
Dates: Saturday mornings, Jan 5 to Feb 9, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Alder Creek Studio
Cost: $195.00

This course for the absolute beginner gives you an opportunity to create 6 small paintings without needing drawing skills. Lessons will be demonstrated step by step.


Class 1 - Summer Skies
Class 2 - Fall Leaves
Class 3 - Winter Birch
Class 4 - Outdoor Painting Techniques
(practice now, try later)
Class 5 - Fantasy Landscapes
Class 6 - "Spirit Card" Daisies


Watercolour kits ($165.00) available from the instructor at the first class. Kit includes all materials necessary for the 6 weeks except a carry-all for your equipment and extra paper.














Artwork samples reproduced with permission from the artists

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For Classes at Alder Creek Studio

To Register, please e-mail: aldercreekstudio1@sympatico.ca
Or call: 519 - 696 - 2265
Classes held at:

Alder Creek Studio
Box 142
121 Casselholme Cres.
New Dundee, ON   N0B 2E0

Note: New Dundee is near Kitchener, Ontario

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Private and Semi-Private Classes Now Available

Private classes are $60 an hour.
Semi-private classes are $45 an hour per person and will consist of two students.

An appointment to review your previous work and/or establish the lesson topics you would like to register for is highly recommended. Fee $30.

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Payment Policy


When registering for courses with Marion at the cottage or home/studio, please post date your cheque to one week before the class start date. Please keep in mind that there are no refunds. Please make cheques payable to Marion Anderson.

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