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Painting Flowers “Alla Prima”


Painting Flowers “Alla Prima”

Flowers have been a favourite subject of artists—and art collectors—for centuries. Unfortunately they can be difficult to paint because of their often complicated structures. Over the four weeks of this course, we will study the anatomy of many types of flowers, breaking them down to the five basic shapes of drawing thus making them less complicated for painters. Working from live setups, we will cover floral composition do’s and don’ts, block in effective colour designs and learn to simplify flurries of petals and leaves into coherent presentations of paint that will leave viewers thinking you spent months creating your masterpiece.

Thursday evenings, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
May 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2018
Instructor: Paul Abeleira
Location: Studio 3D
$120 + materials (Members $105)
Maximum of 9 students



*Course enrolment cutoff date is Wednesday May 2, 2018 at 5 p.m. Only 50% of your registration fee is refundable if cancellations are received with at least one week’s notice from the course start date. Fees will not be refunded after enrolment cutoff date. Minimum course enrolment is 5 students. If the minimum student enrolment is not reached by the cutoff date the course will be cancelled. If the course is cancelled tuition fees will be refunded in full. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.