Drawing experience

1.5 hour workshop, December 3rd

The Drawing experience will provide an opportunity to try different techniques for creating contour drawings and bringing them up to life with colors.

Price: $25

Artwork by Kinga Brassay

Workshop Outline

  • December 3 (Thursday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm EST) - Drawing Experience

    We will learn and practice some drawing techniques together with a pop of color to experience a quick and impressive outcome.

Materials and Preparations

  • A list of needed materials:

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    You may choose any other supplier or product you prefer.

    ● Acrylics
    Acrylic brushes
    Sharpie Marker
    Pencil HB, B2 and B6 or B7 or B8
    Charcoal
    Paper/Canvas

  • For more detailed information about recommended materials:

    ACRYLICS AND BRUSHES:
    ● Colors - it is suggested to start with primary colours,(red, yellow, blue) as from those we can mix all kinds of other secondary colours as well. You can also buy a smaller acrylic set as well, with  few different colours. 
    ● Brushes - any Acrylic brushes, depending on the size that you want to work on. For smaller paintings - smaller brushes, for bigger paintings - thicker brush sizes. 
    ● Any brand for acrylics can do.

    SHARPIE MARKER:
    ● Color - preferably black, but you can use any other colour you like. 
    ● Size - preferably - Sharpie-Ultra Fine Point and Sharpie-Fine Point and maybe a much thicker one as well (Please see the attached picture for this). 
    ● Can be bought at - Michaels, Staples, Dollarama, Walmart, Amazon, etc... 

    PENCIL:
    ● Types - one HB or B, B2 or B4, B6 or B7 or you can a kit, where they have one from each.
    ● an eraser and a sharpener is also recommended
    ● Recommended brands: Staedtler and Faber-Castell

    CHARCOAL:
    ● No brand, but better to choose between the willow or vine charcoal (almost the same), compressed charcoal or charcoal pencil
    ● If you wish to see the different results, it is recommended to have them all. 
    ● A sandpaper would be also recommended to sharpen them.

    PAPER/CANVAS:
    ● Size - Preferably no smaller than 8x11. 
    ● For acrylics, some canvas or some canvas paper (sizes are depending how big you want to go).
    ● You can find Sketchbooks in Michaels, Walmart, Staples, Amazon, Dollarama or any art supplier.

Meet your Instructor

Kinga Brassay

Kinga Brassay  |  VISUAL ARTIST | INTERIOR DESIGNER

Kinga finds joy in acrylic painting on canvas and her paintings reflect the many colors of her life, personality, as well as her openness to new cultural scenes and new environments. 

Coming from a family of artists, Kinga grew up watching her grandmother paint and her father prepare for photography exhibitions. She started elementary School of Arts, graduated at High school of Art, and earned her degree Bachelor of Arts in Visual & Decorative Arts and Design at the University of Arts in Romania. 

Over the years, she has had solo and group exhibitions in Romania and Canada and has been featured in newspapers and television programs where she showcased her versatile work history-from interior design to acrylic painting. Since 2004, Kinga has also illustrated books such as Adventures of Kálmi the Curios and Pirinyó

Kinga started as a personal drawing instructor in Targu Mures, Romania, and today she teaches Interior Design and Drawing at the Visual College of Art and Design in Calgary, Canada.

www.brassayart.com