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Seminars & Workshops
Exciting seminars, demos, and workshops by guest artists and by Guild artists that you won't want to miss are being scheduled. These seminars are open first to Guild members. There is usually room for Associate members.  For more information or to register for one of them, please contact Val Cole at mcole@videotron.ca 


Upcoming Guest Seminars & Demos:

Donna McGee



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Donna will be joining us October 2 at 10 am to do a watercolor demo and workshop with us entitled Drippy Fruit. If you are joining us for this fun day, please click here for a Word copy of what you will need to bring as well as color photos of three of Donna's Drippy Fruit creations.

For more information about Donna and to see more of her paintings, please visit her page at www.donnamcgeeartist.com/



Past Guest Seminars & Demos:

Linda Beck Sidel



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Linda joined us on September 4 to demo two image transfer techniques. We then all had fun doing an actual image transfer on an 8 x 10 inch canvas board.

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Linda uses a computer, her own photography and the technique of image transfer to incorporate her life experiences into her work.

For more information about Linda and to see more of her paintings, please visit her page at the Artists' Association of Dollard's web site at www.artddo.ca/member.php?lang=eng&page=LindaSidel


Renée Mizgala



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Renée Mizgala is a watercolor artist. She is presently experimenting with a variety of papers and joined us May 1, 2018 to demo watercolor painting on yupo paper. After her demo, participants were able to experiment with all the techniques she had showed us.

Please click here for a slideshow of her workshop.

For more information about Renée and to see more of her paintings, please visit her page at the Lakeshore Association of Artists' web site at artlakeshore.com


Céline Poirier



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Céline Poirier joined us on April 3, 2018 to demo her alcohol inks techniques on yupo paper for us. It was a fun learning experience as we got to try it out first-hand and experiment with all the techniques she had showed us.

Please click here for a slideshow of her workshop.

Céline's latest exhibition was at the Vaudreuil Museum. For more information about Céline and to see more of her paintings, please visit her web site at www.artisteshudsonartists.com or at www.facebook.com/celine.poirier.artiste.peintre/


Nathalie Frenière



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Nathalie Frenière, a visual artist, did a demo of her painting technique for painting clouds on March 6, 2018. Please click here for a slideshow of her demo.

Nathalie is a well-known artist and has her paintings in several studios in Quebec and Ontario. She has studied in France and her knowledge of painting and how to use and mix colors is superb. Her style of painting is abstract impressionism.

You can find more information about Nathalie and view more of her paintings on her web site at www.nathaliefreniere.com


Steven Rosati


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Steven Rosati again joined us February 6, 2018. This time he did a demo sketching and painting the human eye and invited us to sketch and paint along with him. He is the Canadian representative for Cobra paints and so was able to share with us many tips and tricks for using water soluable oil paints.

Please click here for a slideshow of this demo. Also, the photo Steven used for his demo is available for active members in the Members' Area of this web site.

For more information about Steven Rosati or to see some of his portraits, please visit his site at www.stevenrosati.com


Shernya Vininsky


 

 

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Shernya Vininsky conducted a two-day mixed media seminar with us in October 2017. Please click here to see the slideshow of this seminar.

For more information about Shernya Vininsky or to see her paintings, please visit her site at www.shernyavininsky.ca


Steven Rosati


Rosati's copy of
da Vinci's "Lady With An Ermine"
Steven Rosati
Portrait Artist & Teacher


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Steven Rosati demonstrated his portrait painting on April 4, 2017. He is a great teacher and artist and it was a not-to-be-missed demo! Please click here for a slideshow of his demo.

For more information about Steven Rosati or to see more of his portraits, please visit his site at www.stevenrosati.com


Shelley Prior


Watercolour Peony
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Scratch Art Swan
Wednesday, September 7, 2016


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Shelley Prior conducted a 2-day seminar September 6 and 7, 2016. On Tuesday, we painted a watercolour - White Peony - and on Wednesday we did a scratch art - Swan Reflection. Please click here to see the slideshow of this seminar.

For more information about Shelley Prior, please visit her site at www.shelleyprior.com





MADP Workshops:

          2016 Workshops



Barbara Bagshaw taught painting on gourds at the November 2016 Paint-In.

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Johanne Jodoin taught this colored pencil woodpecker painting at the May 2016 Paint-In.

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Val Cole taught this acrylic painting entitled "Abandoned" at the March 2016 Paint-In.

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          2015 Workshops


Barbara Bagshaw conducted a workshp on painting Russian style Christmas ornaments at the November Paint-In.

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Sue Nardozza taught this acrylic Birch Trees painting at the September Paint-In.

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  Val Cole taught this acrylic Beach Scene painting at the May Paint-In.

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Picture Gallery Links:

Workshops

Johanne Jodoin - Colored Pencil Woodpecker - 2016

Val Cole - Acrylic Palette Knife Boat Scene - 2016

Barbara Bagshaw - Russian Style Christmas Ornaments - 2015

Sue Nardozza - Birch Trees - 2015

Val Cole - Acrylic Palette Knife Beach Scene - 2015

Valarie Van Horn - Reverse Painted Glass - 2014

Johanne Jodoin - Colored Pencil Blue Jay - 2014

Val Cole - David Jensen Floral with Bird - 2014

Val Cole - Palette Knife Painting - 2013

Esther Vinaric - Ink Effects - 2013

Jasmine Sirard - Faux Vitrail Lily - 2012

Ghislaine Bergeron - Textured Sailboats - 2012

Val Cole - Bluebird Morning - 2012

Claudie Cardin - Faux Fini - 2011

Val Cole - Heritage Tulips on Terraskin - 2011

Gordon Hincks - Calligraphy - 2011

Esther Vinaric - Winter Birdie - 2010

Earlier MADP Workshops


Guest Artist Seminars & Demos

Renée Mizgala Seminar - 2018

Céline Poirier Seminar - 2018

Nathalie Frenière Seminar - 2018

Steven Rosati Seminar - 2018

Shernya Vininsky Seminar - 2017

Steven Rosati Demo - 2017

Shelley Prior Seminar - 2016

Shelley Prior Seminar - 2014

Shelley Prior Seminar - 2013

Linda Lock Seminar - 2012

Lydia Steeves Seminar - 2011

Rosemary West Seminar - 2011

Karl-Heinz Meschbach Seminar - 2010

Karl-Heinz Meschbach Seminar - 2009

Ronnie Bringle Seminar - 2008

Bob Pennycook Seminar - 2008

Tracy Moreau Seminar - 2007

Peggy Harris Seminar - 2006

Tricia Joiner and Misha - Russian Seminars - 2005 and 2006


Guild Member Seminars

Esther Vinaric - 2009

Debbie Gagnon - 2008

This page last updated September 12, 2018.