• Session: May 17th – June 28th (No Class on Tues June 21st)
  • Day/Time: Tuesday’s 12:30-3pm
  • Instructor: Steve Chmilar
  • Experience: Intermediate/Advanced
  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $320/ 6 classes

In this six-week course we will copy an old master portrait using similar methods that the world’s greatest painters have perfected over centuries. Get ready to learn as this workshop covers a great deal of information. Students will benefit from having experience with the fundamentals of traditional oil painting such as underpainting and grisaille as well as with the basic principles of drawing proportion and measurement. Supplies list to come. 

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. Please view Steve’s bio in the instructors tab for more information.

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.