• Session: Sept 22nd – Oct 27th (6 wks)
  • Day/Time: Wednesday’s 5:30-8pm
  • Instructor: Steve Chmilar
  • Experience: Intermediate/Advanced
  • Ages: 16+
  • Cost: $270/ 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. 

Class size has been limited to 10 students following detailed Covid 19 policies and procedures. Please review these details Covid19 Plan

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.