Dragonfly Dreamers Workshops (Spring schedule includes Gelli Plate layers) offered by Wendy Southin – Sun. May 11th, 10 am-4 pm

Dragonfly Dreamers Workshops 
offered by Wendy Southin

Check out her Gelli Plate workshop
Sun. May 11th, 10 am-4 pm

“In this full day workshop we will be exploring monoprinting on a Gelli Plate. Use stencils and texturing elements with acrylic paint to build layers of interesting designs. A variety of plate sizes will be available to use. All supplies included.”

Gelli Plate Layers workshop


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Introduction to Painting in Oils and Acrylics With Strachan Johnston

Introduction to Painting in Oils and Acrylics
With Strachan Johnston    $125.00 

Eight classes – Monday mornings 10am-12pm

WHEN: Monday March 25th – Monday May 27th  (Holidays excluded)
LOCATION:  Indoors at Surrounding Memories, 77 Bridge St., Carleton Place.

SIGNUP:  at Surrounding Memories

The course is designed to apply to all genres of painting including still life, figure, portrait and landscapes.

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advance level students are all welcome. The course will be flexible and meet the needs of each participant, with individual feedback and general class discussion.

Students are expected to provide their own materials including paints, palettes, brushes, easel and protective clothing such as a smock. A list of supplies will be made available at the time of registration. 

(If you are not a member of Arts Carleton Place, you are reminded that membership in ACP comes with a discount of 10% at DeSerres.  See the ACP Membership page for membership details.  Once you register for membership, print the DeSerres Letter (link on membership page) and then pickup your membership card at Surrounding Memories (allow 1 week for processing).

Students are encouraged to bring objects of inspiration they would like to paint.

Mr. Johnston will demonstrate; beginning with suitable preparation of canvasses right up to termination of a painting. 

Depending on weather, there could be some outdoor sessions.