Tiffany Horrocks

Acrylic Impasto Artist

Impasto painting:  beginner classes

• Welcome to my workshop page.



• All of these workshops are carefully designed to be fun and supportive beginner level explorations.


• As a teacher, I am focused on imparting techniques through clear, directed discussions and demonstrations that support the methods and concepts that we will be learning.

  

• Together, we strive to create an exciting and safe space to explore our artistic desires and foster our talents;   with everyone having a successful and fufilling experience.


• In the end,  all participants can come away with a painting they can be proud of.



Saturday & Sunday October 27th and 28th


Painting tuilps workshop: An excellent introductory class for learning flowers.


Day 1: We will explore the basics of using pallette knifes in a sculptural context; creating raised petals and leaves. 


Day 2. We will be focusing on brush work,  balancing the composition and the completion of the painting.

-Level  2


12" x 16" panel provided.


Saturday & Sunday November 10th and 11th , 2018


Painting Sunflower Workshop


Day 1:  We will further explore the basics of using pallette knives in a sculptural context; creating raised petals and leaves. 


Day 2. We will be focusing on brush work, balancing the composition and completing the painting. 

Slightly harder than the Tulips workshop

 -Level 2 and 1/3


16" x 12” panel provided.

Saturday & Sunday November 24th and 25th

A forest scene workshop:


Day 1:  We will explore the basics of using pallette knives in a traditional impressionistic style.   Learn about tonal values and explore creating the background.

Day 2:  We will be spent focusing on painting birches, balancing the composition and completing the painting. 

-Level 2


20" x 12" panel provided

Rescheduled to: Saturday March 9th, 2019

Painting a Tomato workshop. 
This workshop focuses on the basics of impressionist knife work and is an exploration of tonal value.  Excellent both for someone who has never touched a pallette knife before and for anyone looking to hone their tonal value or traditional painting skills.

  Suggested as a entry level class
- Level 1

12” x 16” panel provided

Rescheduled to: Sunday March, 2019

Pear workshop.  This class focuses on the basics of impressionist knife work and is an exploration of tonal value. 


Excellent both for someone who has never touched a pallette knife before and for anyone looking to hone their tonal value or traditional painting skills.


Suggested as a entry level class

-Level 1
12” x 16” panel provided


Impasto painting: beginner classes

Workshop will take place in Guelph, at 129-B Woolwich street.
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Class sizes are between 6-12 participants.
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There will be 3 levels for this upcoming series.
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In each class we will be working on basic concepts while painting pieces that you can take home with you.

Participants will learn:
 
  • How to use a pallette knife, 
  • mixing colours and medium, 
  • the use of light in painting,
  • tonal values.

Workshops will consist of professional demonstrations by Tiffany Horrocks, with step by step explanations and exercises that will support this style of painting.  In these painting workshops, participants will be provided with plenty of one on one instruction and assistance. 


Everything you will need to participate will be provided:

  •   ready to paint gallery style panel, 
  •   gel medium,
  •   acrylic paint, 
  •   3 sizes of pallette knife,
  •   apron, 
  •   painting easel.


 A scrumptious Bistro or Malaysian luncheon will be served at the midday break.  

Vegetarian options will be available. 

(All prepared by the Mighty Chef Hock.)


Dietary restrictions will be taken into consideration.  Please let us know when you register.


•  Refreshments will be provided throughout.

• Estimated time frame;  5 + hours (plus lunch) for each day. (10 am. till approximately 4 pm.)


Prices:


One Day workshops: $160

Two day workshops: $280

•  Both 1 and 2 Day workshops include:

All materials and a delicious daily lunch.  Beverages are available throughout.  Coffee, tea and pastries available upon arrival. Doors open at 9 am.

•  Materials included:  Gel Medium,  Paints, Painting Panel, palette knives and brushes etc.
 
•  Also included are individual aprons,  sponges and rags.


Note ---  Please bring along a comfortable pair of shoes or slippers.



Reservations:

• A payment of 50% will reserve your place.
Please be sure to specify your preferred weekend dates.

----Payment methods are:----

•  interac eTransfer to:  tiffanyhorrocks@rogers.com 
•  call me at (519) 400-4828 with a credit card


Refunds:

A full refund is available up to 7 days before your event.
eg. please let me know by at least the Friday before if you have to cancel.
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A private group workshop in a client's home.

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For corporate or private group lessons of 6 or more: please inquire above.




An example a Scrumptious Luncheon at one of our workshops.


--Prime Rib Roast with Roasted Pear--


Served with garlic glazed beans and rosemary roasted root veges. 

Topped with an incredible pear & blueberry wine reduction. 



--Laksa--

A typical Malaysian luncheon dish topped with shrimp and cucumber strips,  garnished with "kersom",  served with lime and a special chilli sambal.
Some fruits of our labour.  Paintings created at our Tomatoes workshop,  Jan 2018






Jan 13th Tomatoes workshop.  A smashing success!





Fall 2017 - Take out Sunflowers.  Great job All!!




What a tremendous achievement!  Hydrangeas for all!!