( Ages 6 - 14 years ) ( 10 weeks ) Our children ’ s painting and drawing classes focus on fostering creative confidence and explores a variety of mediums such as acrylic and watercolour painting , charcoal , conte and graphite drawing . Through different materials and styles , students will learn tonal value , perspective , portraiture and still life , along with both fundamental and expressive drawing and painting techniques to create well rounded and creative projects .
ADULT ART CLASSES
Landscape Painting ( 11 weeks ) We offer acrylic and oil painting classes for adults , ages 18 years and up . Classes focus on landscape studies and will explore principles such as tone , colour , form , texture , brush techniques , mixing , contrast and composition . Classes offer an intimate setting , which provides for one-on-one instruction , allowing students to fully explore their creative potential .
This course is suitable for adults of all levels and experience .
Instructor : Sam Paonessa is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design ( OCAD ). Sam began his long and fulfilling career at Hallmark Canada , creating paintings and artwork for a variety of products . Sam has been teaching at the Columbus Centre since 2010 .