Apr 22 Jun 24 '20
Thursdays

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Discover the art of acrylic painting. Time will be spent sharpening your drawing skills in preparation for painting. Learn colour theory, shading, ways to describe space, use of light, composition, and the particularities of painting with acrylics. You’ll work from still life and models.

Instructor

Michel Saint Hilaire

Michel Saint Hilaire is a self-taught artist, who began working mostly with pencil.  After 2 years of formal education in the Fine Artist Diploma Program at the University of Manitoba he started creating work using both paint and dry mediums on one surface.

Michel has had solo and group exhibitions in diverse cities in several commercial galleries in western Canada. The most recent exhibition is currently being shown at Elevation Gallery in Canmore, Alberta.  He also had a solo exhibition at the contemporary artist run center La Maison Des Artistes entitled Horizon in 2009 and an exhibition entitled Transitions in 2006 at « La Galerie » in the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre in Winnipeg.

For several years he has created diverse large-scale murals throughout the city of Winnipeg.  His paintings are part of various collections: private and corporate, including the Province of Manitoba, Investors Group and Manitoba Hydro.

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