Programs

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Handbuilding with Clay with Heather Kerslake

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Wednesdays: April 10, 17, 24 and May 1, 8, 15

9:30am-12:30pm

This course will be held at the Kerslake Pottery Studio on Line 10 North at Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte

Participants will work with Heather Kerslake at her studio to learn various clay techniques in order to build creative clay forms. Working with slabs, coils and more, students will be introduced to how different tools can be used to shape and mark clay to create patterns, textures or narratives. After firing, Heather will teach the class how to use stains and glazes to alter the surface and colour to your work. There is limited access to wheel work instruction. To see Heather’s sculptures and functional pottery, visit her website at www.kerslakepottery.com

Members: $195

Non Members $235

Material Fee (to be paid to Heather): $40 – Includes Clay, Glazes, Stains & Firing

Heather Driver Kerslake works mainly in terra cotta, producing pieces that are whimsical, often mythical, and sometimes humorous. Her work involves functional pottery and sculptural pieces, ranging in scale from majolica-decorated wine goblets to larger hand-built narrative sculptures. Heather graduated from Alfred University, New York. Her work is in numerous private collections and public galleries, and has been exhibited widely.

Pre-registered programs cancelled 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the program start date will receive a full-refund. Programs cancelled less than 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the start of the program are non-refundable. Any program cancelled by the Orillia Museum of Art & History will be fully refunded regardless of the time of cancellation.

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Life Drawing with Tanya Cunnington

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Thursdays, 7-10pm

April 4 –May 23

Age 16+

Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor will use traditional and contemporary approaches to guide participants in drawing live models, challenging them to use both technical and perceptual skills to capture the human form. This program is suitable for all skill levels – beginners welcome. Please note that this course will feature both clothed and nude models.

Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.

Cost:

RESIDENTS: $137 

NON-RESIDENTS : $170

Registration: City of Orillia SUN registration system online (winter 2019 session)

 

Life Drawing with Tanya Cunnington

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Thursdays, 7-10pm

April 4 –May 23

Age 16+

Discover the human form at OMAH’s Life Drawing program, and explore silhouette, movement, proportion and gesture. Our expert instructor will use traditional and contemporary approaches to guide participants in drawing live models, challenging them to use both technical and perceptual skills to capture the human form. This program is suitable for all skill levels – beginners welcome. Please note that this course will feature both clothed and nude models.

Basic drawing materials (and easels) provided.

Cost:

RESIDENTS: $137 

NON-RESIDENTS : $170

Registration: City of Orillia SUN registration system online (winter 2019 session)

 

Nid: 1038

Portrait Painting with Murray van Halem

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Duration of Workshop: 4 weeks

Dates: Tuesday, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: 1-4pm

Location: 3rd floor studio

 

In this hands-on workshop series, Murray van Halem will guide participants through the principles of portrait painting, from the dimensions of the face, to the importance of light and shadow, and capturing character. Murray will share techniques and teach participants important portrait-painting skills, which he has acquired through his 45 year career as a visual artist. By the end of this program, participants will have completed a series of portraits to take home.

All skill levels are welcome. Participants are required to bring their own painting supplies. A list will be provided to those who register.

 

 

Cost:

Member: $120 + HST

Non-member: $150 + HST

 

Pre-registered programs cancelled 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the program start date will receive a full-refund. Programs cancelled less than 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the start of the program are non-refundable. Any program cancelled by the Orillia Museum of Art & History will be fully refunded regardless of the time of cancellation. 

Portrait Painting with Murray van Halem

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Duration of Workshop: 4 weeks

Dates: Tuesday, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: 1-4pm

Location: 3rd floor studio

 

In this hands-on workshop series, Murray van Halem will guide participants through the principles of portrait painting, from the dimensions of the face, to the importance of light and shadow, and capturing character. Murray will share techniques and teach participants important portrait-painting skills, which he has acquired through his 45 year career as a visual artist. By the end of this program, participants will have completed a series of portraits to take home.

All skill levels are welcome. Participants are required to bring their own painting supplies. A list will be provided to those who register.

 

 

Cost:

Member: $120 + HST

Non-member: $150 + HST

 

Pre-registered programs cancelled 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the program start date will receive a full-refund. Programs cancelled less than 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the start of the program are non-refundable. Any program cancelled by the Orillia Museum of Art & History will be fully refunded regardless of the time of cancellation.