Japanese Paper Place • Toronto, ON

Abstracted Landscapes on Wood Panels using Washi paper & mixed media

Sat. April 27 from 10 am - 4 pm, 2019 *new date


Bring your favoured drawing and painting media - paint markers, pastels, acrylic and watercolour paints and inks. We'll supply the wooden panels, the washi and the paste to make an abstracted design inspired by nature on a 9" x 12". A great way to approach painting using the thinnest - often the best and most absorbent -washi without the worry and the expense of framing it. REGISTER

Visual Arts Mississauga • Mississauga, ON


The Layered Landscape (Intermediate)

Sunday March 3rd, 2019 from 9am-4pm

Journey into the realm of abstraction as Sharlena guides you through an exciting process to achieve expressive, imagined landscapes. You will explore acrylic techniques and mediums to achieve layers, textures, and patterning that will stimulate and nourish your creative spirit. REGISTER

LucSculpture School • East Toronto (Danforth & Greenwood)


The Magic of Mixed Media Drawing

March 8th 7-9pm & March 9th 10-3pm, 2019 (2 Day Workshop)

• $150 Materials Included.

Discover all the tips and tricks of Sharlena's magical mixed media drawing and painting combination to create unique wildlife images. Bring expressive energy to your creations with distinctive textures, luminous highlights, captivating contrast, and realistic animal features. Materials Included.

To Register, email sharlenawood@gmail.com

LucSculpture School • East Toronto (Danforth & Greenwood)


Art Book

May 4, 2019 from 10am-3pm

• $100 Materials Included

We will use acrylics, pastels, washi paper, ink, stencils, glitter and more to create a unique, one-of-a-kind art book! Inspirational for artists of all ages and levels and expressions, including writers. Fee: $100 - Materials included

To Register, email sharlenawood@gmail.com

Loyalist College • Belleville, ON


Acrylic Confidence

June 24 – 28, Mon. – Fri., 9 am – 4 pm  (Code: CRN: 7079)

Discover the essential techniques you need to paint confidently with acrylics! Projects explore colour mixing, expressive brushwork, and the technical basics and possibilities of this modern medium, from glazing and palette knife painting, to creating sculptural textures and using acrylic mediums. Benefit from demonstrations, critiques and personal guidance for beautifully completed paintings that combine knowledge with the joy of painting.


Intuitive Landscapes

July 5 – 7, Fri. – Sun., 9 am – 4 pm  (Code: CRN: 7083)

Journey into the magical realms in-between realism and abstraction to achieve expressive landscapes. This class provides an upbeat atmosphere for intuitive painting and methods for abstracting from nature. Explore conceptual studies and composition, unconventional tools and media, brushwork and colour harmonies, acrylic mediums and mixed media experimentation, all to help convey what you see and how you feel about the world around you.


Fearless Drawing

July 8 – 10, Mon. – Wed., 9 am – 4 pm (Code: CRN: 7088)

This is not your average drawing class! Fearless Drawing provides the technical confidence required for experimentation, imagination and joy in the creative process. Explore drawing materials, confident mark making, value, shading and proportion using classical and modern techniques for still lifes, portraits, animals and landscapes. Benefit from upbeat demonstrations, critiques and personal guidance for ultimate self-

expression. Level: Beginners and beyond.


Registration opens March 4th at 9am online at loyalistfocus.com and by calling 613-969-7900. View online PDF

Visual Arts Mississauga • Mississauga, ON


Drawing Wild Animals

Wed June 12 and Thurs June 13, 2019 (2 days) from 9am-4pm

Take a walk on the wild side! Create powerful images of inspiring, amazing wild animals as we explore the essentials of drawing media, proportion, value, texture and composition. From fur to feathers, final projects feature personal expression and attention to detail for realistic features, unique markings and capturing personality. REGISTER

OBO 'Our Beautiful Obsession' Studios • Cornwall, ON


Mixed Media Animals

Sat April 13 from 1-4pm & Sun April 14 from 9am-4pm, 2019 (1.5 days)

Discover all the tips and tricks of Sharlena's magical mixed media drawing and painting combination to create unique wildlife images. Bring expressive energy to your creations with distinctive textures, luminous highlights, captivating contrast, and realistic animal features. Materials Included.

REGISTER: obostudios@hotmail.com or 613-360-9496

UPCOMING Workshops

Barrie Art Club • Barrie, ON


The Intuitive Landscape

Sat June 22, 2019 from 9 am – 4 pm  

Journey into the magical realms in-between realism and abstraction to achieve expressive landscapes. This class provides an upbeat atmosphere for intuitive painting and methods for abstracting from nature. Explore conceptual studies and composition, unconventional tools and media, brushwork and colour harmonies, acrylic mediums and mixed media experimentation, all to help convey what you see and how you feel about the world around you. REGISTER