Private Art Tutor

Receive one-on-one instruction and consultation with an art materials expert, in person (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) in the comfort of your own home, the artists' studio or with Skype anywhere in the world!  Every session is customized to your needs, from art projects, marketing, social media, critiques and portfolio guidance. Great for all ages, and all levels of experience. GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE!


LucSculpture School • East Toronto (Danforth & Greenwood)

Art Mass

Sunday morning from 10am-12noon

January 20th to March 31, 2019 (no class Jan 27, Mar 3, Mar 10) - 8 sessions

8 Session pass: $165 • 4 Sessions $90 • Drop-in $25

Let’s get together every Sunday morning and draw! Art Mass is an Open Studio style series of classes that is all about your exclusive creative exploration, supported in a nurturing collaborative environment. All you need is a sketchbook, pencil and desire to practice drawing. Sharlena will be there to share, guide, advise, inform, commiserate, and celebrate your individuality and freedom of expression. Drop-ins welcome!

To Register, email

Visual Arts Mississauga • Mississauga, ON

Charcoal Shading Techniques

April 3 - June 5, 2019 every Wednesday from 9am - 12noon (10 wks)

Be inspired to draw! Join Sharlena as she shares her LOVE of drawing and charcoal, and the beautiful results of her very own signature brush shading technique. With focus on process, composition, value, textures, confident line and mark making, create awesome illusions ranging from bold and dramatic to soft and delicate. Perfect for portraiture, animals, and landscapes, this class is guaranteed to excite you, nurture your expression and improve your drawing skills.

Acrylic Confidence

April 3 - June 5, 2019 every Wednesday from 1pm - 4pm (10 wks)

Discover the essential techniques you need to paint confidently with acrylics! Weekly projects explore the bold basics and inspiration from modern masters. Benefit from demonstrations, critiques and personal guidance for beautifully completed paintings that combine knowledge with the joy of painting!

Expressive Mixed Media Drawing

April 4 - June 6, 2019 every Thursday from 9am - 12noon (10 wks)

Push the boundaries of expressive drawing and mixed media! Skill-building exercises and experimental material combinations explore pastel on acrylic grounds, ink on washi and painting to music on large surfaces. With critiques, theory and open studio time, this course aims to ignite courage, awe and wonder in the creative drawing process.

The Travelling Artist

April 4 - June 6, 2019 every Thursday from 1pm - 4pm (10 wks)

Learn all the tricks for referencing your travel photos to create finished works. This adventure is about your exclusive creative exploration, with guidance to customize your project, media and reference. Capture the essence of precious memories with lively discussions surrounding travel supplies, journal sketching, photography, editing, composition and storytelling.

Register at

LucSculpture School • East Toronto (Danforth & Greenwood)

Fearless Drawing

Monday mornings from 10am-12noon

January 14 to February 25, 2019 (No class on February 4th or 18th) - 5 sessions

•  $160 for 5 weeks

Learn how to create a realistic and dramatic drawing and build confidence in your drawing skills. Sharlena’s class will give you the essential tools to develop your creative ideas in an inspiring, nurturing environment. This drawing class is for all levels and ages of artists. To Register, email