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 Open Studio Series - All Levels, Oils and/or Acrylics

8 weeks
optional times 1-4, or 1-5 pm  
Tuesdays in the fall. TBD

In the "open studio" format, each student selects project(s) and the medium in which she wants to paint.  We have an extensive selection of patterns and books for sale and if necessary, students may borrow out of print patterns or books from Louise's vast collection.  Painters may also wish to work on their own designs or from photos.

Beginners to advanced levels are welcome in this class and as everyone works at their own speed, there is no requirement for homework between the classes.  Students may work on surfaces from their own supply, or order from us.  Painters often find inspiration in these classes by seeing what others are working on.  

The classroom is a well lit studio which features a large picture window with a view into Credit Valley Conservation property and Sawmill Creek.  Wildlife are frequent visitors to the backyard.  Seating is sturdy wooden chairs (with cushions if desired) and plenty of table space to allow some freedom in your surface choice. 

Projects: students choice or a class decision is possible for a group lesson

Class max is 8. 

Class fee: for each 8 week session - $250 for 1-4 pm,  $300 for 1-5 pm.

Space permitting, drop in sessions (3 hours) are available at $40 each.

Your Own Project
"Open Studio" classes are offered as a series so that participants have a regular weekly routine which leads to the continuing development of their painting skills. The individual student picks his/her own projects to work on with instruction and assistance as needed from Louise Scott-Bushell CDA. .  The emphasis is on learning and developing as painters.  Occasionally, the class may select a project that will be painted together.

Louise has been painting for 30 years; studying with many different big named artist/designers.  As she has grown as both an artist and a teacher she has retained a keen interest in learning and a wish to pass on her knowledge to her students.