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Contemporary Costumed Figure Painting (Live Model)

This workshop will explore a contemporary approach to painting from the clothed figure. Working directly from the model, elements of realism and abstraction will be investigated in their complementarity, as will a full range of painterly techniques. Students will be encouraged to bring their own unique expression into the studio, and gain valuable insight from […]

Portrait Painting in the Direct Method (Live Model)

This 3 day workshop is a guided introduction into the world of Direct painting. With an emphasis on a more naturalistic method of painting, while planning and thought are still required, the artists hand will still shine through. Topics such as brushwork, composition, skin tones and colour mixing will be explored. If you’re new to […]

Intro to Fluid Acrylics!

Did you ever wish you could make fantastic one of a kind abstract at? Let’s do it. We’ll be using fluid acrylics to make gorgeous individual poured pieces.  Check out some photos from previous pour here! This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and the registration fee covers all the materials to make one […]

Niko Schwind (Berlin) in Ottawa

Join Music.Art.Ppl for a night of Live Painters, Immersive Deco, Visuals & the best House & Techno!! We are stocked to Present to you: Niko Schwind (Berlin, Germany) at The 27 Club Ottawa on Friday, May 10th. The Berlin based Producer/DJ has been an active globe trotter since 2001. With extensive touring across Europe, Australia, […]

Creative in the Capital: Two art workshops everyone should try

Ottawa is certainly brimming with a creative force, people and events alike. Some of our favourite things to do include the many local arts and music festivals, intimate vernissages, and quirky performances. I decidely to think of myself as being creative in my writing and especially in my ideas, but I’m surely more of a […]

Painter Crystal Beshara raising funds for new art studio and cafe

Ottawa artist Crystal Beshara has always dreamed of opening a common space where artists could congregate, and share their talents and skills with others. The dream is about to become a reality as Crystal is planning on opening The Studio café, gallery and workshop.  It combines a gallery, as well as studio and workshop space […]

It’s okay to go natural: Q&A with Esther Simmonds-MacAdam

It’s been about a year since Esther Simmonds-MacAdam has shown work in Ottawa. She’s returning today, to install her latest paintings at La Petite Mort Gallery, which opens tomorrow night. If you missed seeing her show last year, it would be well-worth your time to stop by an introduce yourself – she will be at the […]