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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, […]

twelve + one women in colour

OPENING RECEPTION: JANUARY 29th, 2019 6-8PM CURATOR’S NOTE: This show was inspired by “The Women of Abstract Expressionism”, held at the Denver Museum of Art in 2016 and the Palm Springs Art Museum in 2017. It motivated me to assemble the work of my painting mentorship students of the past decade, all of whom happened […]

Geode-Inspired Fluid Acrylics

Have you already tried our fluid acrylics or taken one of our fluid acrylic workshops and want to ad some flare? We’re going to be using basic fluid acrylic techniques and using them to create amazing abstract geode-inspired pieces. Check out some pics from previous pours! This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and […]

Fluid Acrylics Level 3: Taking your pours to the next level!

Have you done some fluid acrylic pouring and want to take it to the next level? Ready for a larger surface and a few more techniques and tools? Join us for Level 3 Fluid Acrylics where we’ll apply the basic principals but scale them up to larger surfaces. We’ll go through using different tools and […]

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 […]