• Session: Oct 18th – Nov 22nd (6 wks)
  • Day/Time: Tuesday’s 9 – 11:30am
  • Session: Feb 21st – Mar 28th (6 wks)
  • Day/Time: Tuesday’s 12:30-3pm
  • Instructor: Steve Chmilar
  • Experience: Intermediate/Advanced
  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $320/ 6 classes

This six week course expands on the beginner drawing program and covers a general overview of many concepts and principles. Each session will focus on specific subject matter such as: nature, landscape, drawing from imagination, still-life, the human figure and portraiture. To prepare for this course, students will benefit from having taken the beginner program or from a sound understanding and practice of basic drawing. This course will be perfect for any beginner/intermediate artist that is open to the challenge of getting to their next level.

Steve Chmilar is one of Canada’s foremost New Contemporary painters. Since his debut show at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in 2011, he has painted full-time by selling his work internationally to private collectors. In 2012, he won best in show at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit (Canada’s largest juried exhibition) and Prix De La Meilleure Oeuvre (Prize for Best Work) Mtl en Arts in Montreal. He has been featured on HiFructose.com, John Dalton’s and Andrew Tischler’s popular YouTube art podcasts. While not working in studio to keep up with his art collector waiting list, Steve enjoys teaching one day per week to help build and foster a greater relationship with the local art community.

Please note: We maintain small class sizes to ensure a personalized and welcoming environment. Each student will have their own table to create on in a large, well lit 900 sq ft studio with lots natural light studio. We continue to follow all guidelines from public health officials.