- Session: Finding Your Creative Voice
- Date: Oct 17th – Nov 21st Mondays
- Time: 5:45 – 8pm
- Instructor: Kate Brooks-Heinimann
- Experience: Open to everyone
- Ages: 16+
- Cost: $270
- Supplies: All supplies are provided
A six week course dedicated to helping students discover and develop their personal artistic style in 2D media (drawing and painting). Learn how to create our own compositions and confidently discuss our artworks with others through a series of engaging, fun and creative exercises and in class projects. We will also be exploring a variety of contemporary and historical artists and their work to help create and strengthen our own, unique artistic voices.
Gestural Contour/Blind Contour Quick Drawings:
Automatic Drawing (Surrealist)
Charcoal Portrait (Realistic Drawing)
Quantity vs Quality
Drawing from Memory/Abstraction
Kate Brooks-Heinimann is a contemporary painter living and working on Lekwungen Territory. Kate’s paintings have been exhibited throughout British Columbia and Alberta and she has completed multiple artwork commissions within Canada and the United States.
Kate was awarded scholarships to Parks Canada’s Art in the Park Artist Residency and the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts Mentored Studio Residency. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and previously completed her Certificate of Visual Art at the Vancouver Island School of Art. Kate recently completed her Bachelor of Education in visual art at the University of Victoria, and is currently a public school art teacher.
Kate’s work is influenced by a deep affection for learning about nature. She hopes that her paintings inspire viewers to become more curious about the natural world. When not in her studio Kate spends her time teaching art, growing vegetables and flowers, and exploring wilderness spaces.
All supplies are provided (included)