Events - Beginners' Video Tips by Sandy

If you are looking to start your artistic journey, our talented member, Sandra Nass Misiak, will be presenting a series of helpful tips to novices in the art world. The video series will be available on June 12th, 2020.

The series covers a variety of topics that are both informative and practical:

1. Preparing Painting Surfaces in Gesso - How to prepare various painting surfaces for your artwork (FREE, click here to view)

2. Rembrandt Lighting - Discovering the concept of chiaroscuro lighting and how this will add drama and "pop" to your painting

3. Five Values in a Sphere - Demonstration in charcoal/soft pencil - why practicing spheres is important

4. Introduction to Acrylic Paints - How do we keep our paints wet and brush-care

5. Mixing a Limited Palette - Colour study for a simple apple painting

6. "Same Size" Sketch of Apple - Sketching and transferring the drawing onto canvas

7. Demonstration - Painting an Apple - 1. the preliminary under painting stage (using information from all Beginner Tips Videos)

8. Demonstration - Painting an Apple - 2. completing our final painting (using information from all Beginner Tips Videos)

***Download the recommended materials list below

About the Instructor: Sandra Nass Misiak

To view this video, please donate to the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre to benefit our initiatives. A suggested amount of $10.00 per video is greatly appreciated. But if you purchase the entire series, you'll get a discounted price of $50.00.

The link to view the video will be emailed to you after a donation is received.

Your contribution supports the Niagara Pumphouse mission and provides opportunities for future programming. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to making it through this difficult time together!

Ep. 2-Rembrandt Lighting: $10.00 CAD
Ep. 3-Five Values in a Sphere: $10.00 CAD
Ep. 4-Introduction to Acrylic Paints: $10.00 CAD
Ep. 5-Mixing a Limited Palette: $10.00 CAD
Ep. 6-"Same Size" Sketch of Apple: $10.00 CAD
Ep. 7-Demonstration - Painting an Apple - part 1: $10.00 CAD
Ep. 8-Demonstration - Painting an Apple - part 2: $10.00 CAD
Purchase Series-Ep. 2-8: $50.00 CAD