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Art Programs

ART PROGRAMS

Painting Masterclasses

Live Virtual Workshops with Sam Paonessa

Join professional artist and multi-award recipient Sam Paonessa, as he guides you on creating your very own masterpiece, while enhancing your understanding of specific painting techniques. Register for all 3 masterclasses and save $10.00.

Light and Shadow

  • • Thursday, September 16 – 6:30 – 9:30pm

 

With a focus on light, shadows and colour theory, students will learn to capture light and paint convincing shadows.

 

Price: $45.00 + HST

 

Materials are not included. A material list will be provided upon registration.​

Fabulous Fall Colour

  • • Thursday, October 21 – 6:30 – 9:30pm

 

Through the understanding of chroma and colour vibration, students will create a successful Autumn painting, by achieving a good balance of value and colour.

 

Price: $45.00 + HST

 

Materials are not included. A material list will be provided upon registration.​

Atmospheric Effect

  • • Thursday, November 18 – 6:30 – 9:30pm

With a focus on atmospheric effects and techniques, students will learn to capture depth and mood by achieving a good balance of value and edge quality.

 

Price: $45.00 + HST

 

Materials are not included. A material list will be provided upon registration.​

Painting Courses

Artista Painting Workshop

Oil or acrylic painting workshop with Sam Paonessa

This 12-week painting workshop, led by professional artist and multi-award recipient Sam Paonessa, is for students who have a passion for painting and wish to further develop their skills. A variety of subject matter will be explored including urban and abstract landscapes, wildlife and still life. Sam will provide inspiring demonstrations and helpful critiques through group and one-on-one instruction. Classes are offered at limited capacity and are suited for adults of all skill levels with some prior painting experience.

Artista Painting Workshop 
Fall TermSeptember 14 – November 30
# of Weeks12 weeks
DayTuesdays
Time12:30 – 3:30pm
LocationJoseph D. Carrier Art Gallery,
Columbus Centre
Fee$378.00 + HST
Materials are not included. Students may choose to paint with oil or acrylic paint. A material list will be provided upon registration.

Wildlife Painting Workshop

With a focus on wildlife studies, this 8-week workshop will explore composition, importance of values, colour palette and painting techniques. Students will choose their preferred wildlife subject and receive creative direction from instructor Sam Paonessa, professional artist and member of the Ontario Society of Artists. Classes are offered at limited capacity and are suited for adults of all skill levels with some prior painting experience.

Wildlife Painting Workshop 
Fall TermSeptember 15 – November 3
# of Weeks8 weeks
DayWednesdays
Time1:00 – 4:00pm
LocationLive Virtual Workshop
Fee$300.00 + HST
Materials are not included. Students may choose to paint with oil or acrylic paint. A material list will be provided upon registration.

Refund Policy

Refund five working days before classes start, less $50.00 administrative fee. No refund once classes start or for any missed lessons.

 

Instructor: Sam Paonessa is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD). Sam began his long and fulfilling career at Hallmark Canada, creating paintings and artwork for a variety of products. He is a founding member of Plein Air Canada and a member of the Ontario Society of Artists. Sam has been teaching at the Columbus Centre since 2010.

For more information, or to inquire further, please contact:

 

Angelita Papa

Arts & Culture Coordinator

Phone: 416-789- 7011 Ext. 248

Email: cultural@villacharities.com