This winter a group of artists had access to a special figure drawing studio, 12 weeks of drawing horses & riders from life courtesy of Toronto Police Service's Mounted Unit.
Drawing is easy, make a mark on a surface. Make those easy marks with simple tools; paper & pencil, later water soluble graphite, makers etc. Make them on paper, from live models. Make a final satisfying picture. It's challenging and fun since horses do not do 20 minute sustained poses. Horses + Riders, even less so. However poses repeat and repeat as Toronto's Mounted Unit goes through its training paces while moving in all directions.
Just Horses is built on over 50 years of making pictures and conducting workshops. The program includes your copy of "Making Better Pictures Book One: Just Horses". Practical lessons from a lifetime, drawing horses from life.
Just Horses groups are limited to 8 participants. NO cameras!
Toronto's weekly DAYTIME Watercolour program
Tired of membership fees? Paid Parking? Evening programming? Late night drives?
Come to the Banbury Community Centre,120 Banbury Road, North York at noon Wednesdays for the Banbury Watercolour Workshops Studio.
$10.00 into the cookie tin three times per session, sign the attendance sheet, enjoy the 1 hour demonstration + 2 hours guidance and critique. Your email address and those three sign-ins provide the Banbury Brief's revue of the presentation.
There's always something new to learn from practicing professional artists who give a one hour demonstration of their specialty, be it method, medium or subject.
Our presenter stays, to advise us as we paint away the afternoon. We who stay receive their personal guidance and critique. Our participants receive the electronic Banbury Brief, an in depth review, of the steps in the week's presentation along with anonymous images of our critiqued works.
No membership fees. Parking is FREE
Check here at Merriweather Studio to get our winter 2018 line-up