Private Classes and Workshops

Classes for individuals or small groups. For the beginner or advanced student . My studio is located in downtown Hamilton,Ontario.

I have over 20 years experience teaching at the college level. Instruction has been given in:

    Painting (landscape , figure, portrait)

    Drawing (figure and portrait)

    Observational Perspective

    Colour Theory

    2 Dimensional Design

Classes can be tailored to the specific needs of the student.

Each class will be 3 hours in length
Full day classes available.(Typically from 9-4 with a 1 hour lunch break). Prices will depend on total number of students per class. Classes / workshop dates and times will vary.


Illustration / Animation Portfolio Development

Students interested in portfolio development for Illustration and Animation programs will be given guidance in figure drawing, observational  perspective, design and colour.


Learn To Paint:

The Beginner Workshop

For the individual who wants to take that first step into an exciting world of colour and expression. This course is specifically designed to learn the first steps in that journey.


Figure  Painting

Students interested in working with a live model will be taken through a series of studies focussing on value, colour and composition. Students will learn to paint with confidence and develop their own visual language. This workshop will be directed at the beginner or intermediate painter.

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Portrait Painting

For the beginner or intermediate student. This course will be centered on the portait as the subject. An 8 week class exploring various compositions of the head.

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Landscape Painting

For the beginner or intermediate student. Students will explore colour and composition in this workshop. Workshops will be divided into two parts. Time will be spent painting in my studio as well as in nearby Gage Park and various locations throughout the city of Hamilton.Topics covered such as value, colour , establishing a light-source, creating form and paint application.