Workshops & Classes

Workshops & Classes

Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs
www.artcenterbonita.org/
Mini Classes.
Acrylic and Collage Explorations, Moving into Abstraction: Level 1 January 24 and 25, 2017
Acrylic and Collage Explorations, Moving into Abstraction :Level 2  March 21 and 22, 2017
Please register at the Center for the Arts. 

SPRING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

Workshop 1
Dates: Wednesday May 3, Thursday May 4.

Creative explorations using acrylic, and collage/ Outer Blooming and Inner Blooming.

art bloomingIn this fun filled 2 day workshop we will explore the concept  of “blooming”. You will be encouraged to loosen up and express your creative self, in a relaxed  and encouraging environment.

On day 1 you will create works of art using  a floral theme.

On day 2, for those who would like to work more abstractly and conceptually, we will explore “inner blooming”.

You will investigate what this means individually and use painting techniques learned to express this theme and concept.

You will create your own collage papers to use in the paintings, and explore a variety of design formats on both days. Some meditation and visualization will be included.

This workshop is for artists of all levels.  Participants are welcome to work on their own assignments if they wish.

Date: May 3 and 4, Wed and Thursday
Time: 9.30am-3.30pm
Fee: $150.
Place: My studio, 18 Prince Edward Blvd, Thornhill, Ontario.
Bring your lunch and art supplies.
I will send a supply list to participants.

For registration contact me at jill@jillsegal.com or 905 731-3834.

 

Independent study class 1:  Thursday May 11
Time: 9.30-1.00
Fee: $36

art bloomingIn this class you will have the opportunity to continue working on the themes covered in workshop 1. Or, if you prefer to work on your own assignment that is encouraged as well.

There will be no formal demonstration, but I will work individually with all participants.
We will have a group discussion at the end of the class.

Workshop 2
Dates: Wednesday May 31 and Thursday June 1, 

Creative explorations using acrylic, and collage/ “Outer landscape and Inner landscape”.

In this fun filled 2 day workshop we will explore landscapes: Outer Landscapes and Inner landscapes. You will be encouraged to loosen up and express your creative self, in a relaxed  and encouraging environment.

On day 1 you will create works of art using a landscape reference of your choice.

On day 2, for those who would like to work more abstractly, we will explore the meaning of “inner landscape”.

You will explore what this means individually and use painting techniques learned to express this theme and concept.
Some meditation and visualization will be included.

We will create our own collage papers to use in the paintings, and explore a variety of gel mediums and design formats on both days.
This workshop is for artists of all levels.  Participants are welcome to work on their own assignments if they wish.

Date:  Wed, May 31 and Thursday June1.
Time: 9.30am-3.30p
Fee: $150.
Place: My studio, 18 Prince Edward Blvd, Thornhill Ontario.
Bring your lunch and art supplies.
I will send a supply list to participants.
Independent study class 2:  Thursday 8
Time: 9.30-1.00
Fee: $36

In this class you will have the opportunity to continue working on the themes covered in workshop 1 and 2. Or, if you prefer to work on your own assignment that is encouraged as well.

There will be no formal demonstration, but I will work individually with all participants.
We will have a group discussion at the end of the class.

For registration and information please contact me.
jill@jillsegal.com, or 905 7313834 or cell 416 4195780.
A deposit of $25 is required to hold your place in classes and workshops.
Mail to: 18, Prince Edward Blvd, Thornhill, Ontario. L3T7G3
E-transfers are accepted.

 

ACRYLIC, COLLAGE AND YOGA
With Guest Teacher (I will not be teaching this session)
Date: July 3-5, 2017
HALIBURTON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
Website: www.HaliburtonSchoolofTheArts
To register: (705) 457-1680

art bloomingDESCRIPTION: This exciting process oriented course, invites you to an exploration of acrylic painting and collage, combined with the experience of gentle yoga and meditation. You will be introduced to Gentle Kripalu Yoga, which facilitates connection to your body, relaxation, self-awareness and self-compassion. It calms the mind and allows you to connect with your authentic ‘Creative Self’. From this ‘centred place’, you will have the opportunity to explore your creativity and experience the joy of self-expression in a fun filled, non-judgmental environment. You will be encouraged to experiment with new concepts and ideas, combining fluid acrylic paint, watercolour crayons and acrylic mediums with magazine pictures, oriental and stained papers, found natural objects, photographs and anything else that you would like to adhere to your support surface. You will benefit from individual attention and group dialogue. Personal expression and uniqueness will be encouraged.

 

For More Information Contact Jill

For more information and to register for any of the classes or workshops please contact: Jill Segal (905) 731-3834 jill@jillsegal.com

Painting a Textured Surface