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Sep 30 Dec 9 '21
Every Other Thursday

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Ages 14 and up
Learn the art of acrylic painting, one painting at a time! This class is best for students that prefer to work at their own pace, as the lessons are in the form of pre-recorded video tutorials, allowing you to pause, rewind, and work at whatever time of day is best for you.

Every 2 weeks participants will be sent a video tutorial for a painting. Students will work on the painting at home, and meet biweekly with the class and instructor for a 1 hour live Q&A on Zoom.
The Q&As will occur at 6pm on Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Nov 25, and Dec 9.  

Between Q&As, students are invited to share their work, and any questions they might have in a private Facebook group. 

Painting themes/topics covered include:

  • Pop Art
  • Cubism
  • Surrealism
  • Impressionism
  • Expressionism

Students can choose to use their own supplies, or purchase a supply kit from the WAG.  Kits can be picked up at the WAG Studio by appointment, or have it delivered to their home (within Winnipeg) for an additional $10.  Deadline to order supplies is Sep 12.

Video tutorials are sent out following the Q&A, along with a recording of the Q&A for anyone that couldn’t be there live.

Supplies

Included in kit:

  • Acrylic Paint
    • Titanium white
    • Mars black
    • Primary red
    • Primary blue
    • Primary yellow
  • Canvas Paper Pad (9×12”, 10 sheets)
  • Paint palette
  • Brushes
    • Rounded brush
    • Fan brush
    • Angular brush
    • Flat brush
  • Palette knife
  • Green Painters Tape
  • Board (to tape down your paper to, can get paint on)
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Sponge
  • Rag

Not include in kit but recommended:

  • Plastic sheet to cover painting surface
  • Recycled plastic containers (for water and storing mixed colours)

Optional:

  • Tracing and transfer paper for ease of transferring your drawing to the canvas
  • Any other colours. – Please note the class will be using primary colours to develop colour mixing skills.

Instructor

Cori-Jaye

Cori Jaye Etienne is a visual artist, mentor, and teacher from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her artistic practice consists of vibrant surreal, pop-art paintings that she utilizes to spread positive messages to the community. Cori Jaye has been featured on CBC Radio, Global Television and various podcasts speaking about her career as an artist. After attending Ontario College of Art and Design, Cori Jaye returned to Winnipeg and graduated from the Graphic Design program at Red River College. She leverages her background in Graphic Design, Marketing and Digital Media to promote her practice, using social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Patreon as catalysts. In addition, Cori Jaye conducts social media literacy workshops geared towards artists and creatives to help share knowledge about the ever-growing online community.

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