The Art Room: Let’s Paint (Nov. 2023)


Please note that while masks are highly encouraged, they are not mandatory for this class.

Workshop Description

Watercolour painting techniques are explored in this fun and educational workshop with Tara Simmi. While experiencing exciting painting techniques, students learn some basic colour theory and vocabulary, and will look at how watercolour can be used in contemporary illustrations.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Washes
  • painting on dry paper vs wet
  • masking
  • using salt
  • lifting colour
  • adding drawing elements

All materials are provided within the workshop fee, and students should wear an apron or old shirt.

Workshop Information
Age group: Kids aged 9-12

Time: 10am – 12pm

Dates: Thursday evenings – November 2, 9, 16, 23, 2023

Duration: 4 weeks

Fees: $90, all supplies included

Skill level: Beginner

Capacity: maximum 10 students

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About your Instructor

Tara Simmi (Simmi Obscura) is an abstract, mixed media artist currently residing in Saint John. Her work centres around play, mental wellness and curiosity for life. Her art is eye-catchingly playful with its bright colours and various textures.

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