FREE ART DEMONSTRATIONS on Thursday Nights from 8 PM – 8:30 PM
Make Thursday Nights your “Art Night on Whyte”! There are so many ways to make art but so little time. Join us Thursday nights to experiment with unique materials. Our in-house artists will share their tips and tricks. You will get an opportunity to try different materials and learn new techniques. Open to teachers, students, intermediates and the just-plain-curious. It’s weekly art-making inspiration and the items demonstrated are on sale. Download PDF Poster
Sept 12 Urban Art Party From markers to spray paint, come learn more about this contemporary art.
Sept 19 White on Black Techniques Want to sketch white on black? Come test all sorts of white drawing materials on a range of black papers.
Sept 26 Monoprinting with Acrylics It’s like finger-painting for grownups. Everyone can make a print to take home.
Oct 3 New Golden High-Flow Colours Free-flowing abstracts! Acrylic wet-into-wet techniques just got easier.
Oct 10 Colour Theory Experiments Colour theory for fun? You bet! Who says one must paint only with primaries. Manufacturers make hundreds of colours. Learn how to evaluate them to create a unique colour palette.
Oct 17 Grafix Films 101 Artists are painting and drawing on more than just paper. Why not try working on something clear, frosted or translucent?
Oct 24 Textured and Toothy Grounds Gels add some dimension to your art. Learn how to sculpt in paint. Grounds allow you draw on nearly anything!
Nov 7 Soft Pastels Pure pigments and sanded papers are made for each other. Come see why.
Nov 14 Resin Pouring Varnishing, colour-pouring, casting and encapsulating are just some things we can show you.
Nov 21 Stenciling for Kicks Are there 20 ways to use stencils? Well…let’s find out together.
Nov 28 Textile Printing Fine art you can wear. DIY Christmas gift ideas. New solar-printing dyes create crisp photographic details. You can also try new block print inks for fabric.
Dec 5 Gold Leaf Watch a step-by-step demonstration on traditional methods for gilding and see metallic, interference and iridescent options.
If you would rather see these demonstrations during the day, we are offering a SNEAK PEEK of these workshops on Wednesday from 2 PM – 2:30 PM.