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Floorcloth Workshop- One Day

Posted on Apr 1 by

Create your own floorcloth in one day at the Cotton Factory!  Floorcloths are an inexpensive way to decorate and protect floors.  They can also be made into placemats, doormats, table runners and decorative wall hangings.  The student will work on prepared canvas and choose from an array of stencils and colours.  Come prepared with a colour scheme you would like see in your floorcloth.  All products used are water base.  The size of the floorcloth will be approximately 5′ x 3′. $190.00 All supplies included. Saturday May 21st 9:30-4:30 The Cotton Factory                                                                                                                                       270 Sherman Avenue North, 3rd Floor                              ...


Spain Painting Trip – June 2016

Posted on Mar 1 by

Travel to Spain and create your own figurative painting at San Jeroni de la Murtra, a monastery just outside of Barcelona. This trip will be a mystical/spiritual experience as we live and paint at a working Catholic monastery. Private bedrooms are modest with private baths. Students live together, eat together and enjoy excursions into Barcelona. The monastery is located in the hills between Barcelona and Badalona – just a 30-minute walk through a park from the subway system. Students will learn methods of large-scale figurative painting utilizing decorative and faux techniques. This class is open to only 7 students. We will be utilizing Modern Masters products.   June 5th to 12th, 2016 COST: $2250.00 (includes course, supplies, room and meals – price does NOT include airfare or transportation to and from monastery and airport) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 15th, 2016 DEPOSIT: $600.00 Email me here! Option: Pay Deposit through PayPal $600.00   Option: Pay the balance $1650   Click here to take a tour of the monastery with Lori! Photos from past international painting trips: San Jeroni de la Murtra, Barcelona...


Saturday March 2016 Workshops

Posted on Jan 10 by

Learn techniques of faux marble, wood graining, floorcloths and painted furniture on 4 consecutive Saturdays in March 2016.  Classes held at The Ancaster Old Town Hall and hosted by Fieldcote Museum.  Classes are 9:30-4:30 and cost $60.00 plus materials. For more information go to: Fieldcote Museum   Workshop: Faux Finishes – Wood Graining with Lori LeMare Saturday, March 5, 2016 Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Join us at the historic Ancaster Old Town Hall and learn the art of faux finishing – specifically the technique of Wood Graining.  Various types of wood ranging from birds eye maple to walnut will be taught on this hands-on workshop.  Instructed by local artist Lori Le Mare, whose artistry can be seen on the walls of Dundurn Castle’s Entrance Hall as well as in various rooms of Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek. Cost: $60 per person plus materials. Pre-registration is required, limited to 20 persons.  Location: Ancaster Old Town Hall, 310 Wilson Street East, Ancaster. Workshop: Faux Finishes – Marbling with Lori LeMare Saturday, March 12, 2016 Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Join us at the historic Ancaster Old...