Still Life in Acrylic & Mixed Media

Explore new ways of thinking about and creating Still Life paintings!

Class Dates

Thursday Feb 3, 2022 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday Feb 10, 2022 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday Feb 17, 2022 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday Feb 24, 2022 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday Mar 3, 2022 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday Mar 10, 2022 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Improve composition and colour skills with exercises using limited palettes, patterns, and a variety of media - pastel, collage, and texture. Classes include traditional and contemporary examples of Still Life art, demonstrations of media techniques and usage, individual guidance, and group critiques.

By the end of this course, students will have improved drawing and painting skills, knowledge of a variety of colour systems, and how to solve compositional problems.

Pre-requisites: Knowledge of painting and drawing

This virtual class requires an electronic device with a video camera and microphone and high speed internet.

Zoom link and password will be sent by email a few days before class.

This course will be recorded.

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Instructor - Helen McCusker

Instructor - Helen McCusker

Helen has been teaching art for over 20 years. Helen’s teaching is based on a solid understanding of drawing and design principles and personal attention to each student. She is enthusiastic about helping students discover their potential, endorsing - and practicing - artistic exploration and striving for technical excellence.