This fall we invite you to explore floral painting in acrylic with Marina. Are you just beginning your artistic journey or want to get deeper into your painting practice? Then this series of classes is for you! Over 8 sessions you will be encouraged to experiment with a wide range of acrylic techniques and tools as you develop your style. During a number of creative exercises and painting projects you will learn the essences of Botanical Painting, Still Life and Floral Semi-Abstract. Through demonstrations, presentations and hands on exercises you will have a better understanding of how to mix colours, blend, create brush marks and textures as well as work with composition. Marina will be available to answer all your questions and give you feedback as you experiment with the medium and work on your projects.
- Mixed media paper pad (or any heavy stock paper)
- 4 or 5 canvases or canvas boards (about 9”x12” or larger)
- 5 acrylic paint tubes (red, blue, yellow, white, black and any other colour you like or already have)
- Oil pastels or coloured pencils (optional)
- Ink pen (optional)
- 2-3 paint brushes for acrylics (different sizes)
- Glue stick
- Pair of scissors
Marina Nazarova is a visual artist and illustrator based in Brazil & Toronto. She holds a BFA in Painting from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver BC. The majority of Marina’s work revolves around people and spaces; as she draws her inspirations from everyday life and found images. In her paintings she uses oils, acrylics, and watercolour. She has worked with Artbarn School on the Eglinton Junior Public School Tangram mural project. She has also worked on murals for art fairs, commercial spaces and StreetARToronto projects.