Lorna Mulligan

Spring classes 2018 - Visual Arts Centre

Watercolour II

Tuesday 9:00am - noon (starts April 24 for 8 wks)

Continue to strengthen your watercolour skills and techniques in relation to transparency, wet-on-wet, dry brush, direct painting, line and wash, etc. Issues fundamental to all painting – colour dynamics, drawing, and composition – are addressed through directed exercises. Develop skill through a greater emphasis on expressive watercolour style. Prerequisite: two sessions of watercolour.

Mixed Media Explorations

Tuesday 1:00pm - 4:00pm (starts April 24 for 8 wks)

Opening the boundaries between drawing and painting, this course explores the creative possibilities and vast array of materials and techniques available to the mixed-media artist. Ink, watercolour pencils, charcoal, and pastels are used in a multi-layered, playful manner. Inspiration will be drawn from both past and contemporary artists. Some models included. Prerequisite: one session of drawing.

Colour Harminies in Watercolour

Wednesday 9:00am - noon (starts April 25 for 8 wks)

Go beyond the basics to gain a deeper understanding of how to choose and combine colour effectively in your paintings. Break out of colour habits by investigating new notions of colour harmony, value and contrast, beginning with paints already in your palette. Invest your work with a more personal take on colour relationships, applying new concepts week by week, to work done in class. Prerequisite: one session of watercolour.

Landscape: Waterbased Media

Saturday 1:00pm - 4:00pm (starts April 28 for 8 wks)

Explore landscape painting with a focus on colour and active brush strokes, draw inspiration from impressionism and lyrical abstraction. Use personal photographs and sketches as subject matter; discover new starting points for your work, including interpretation of the written word, working from memory, and even using maps to travel beyond the traditional. Watercolour, acrylic or gouache. Prerequisite: two sessions of painting.

Centre des arts visuels / Visual Arts Centre
350 Victoria
Montreal (QC) H3Z 2N4