Category Archives: New classes

Gone Fishing

It has been ages since I have blogged….but there are lots of good reasons. Firstly, I have been painting! Feast your eyes on my newest oil painting I call ‘Gone Fishing’.  I have to say that it certainly was a … Continue reading

All Aboard!

This painting is a beautiful rendition of a steam train by Lorraine.  Lorraine attends the Wednesday Art Adventures class at the Creative Art Academy.  She paints in oils and is now ready to step up her game.  Discovering the foundations … Continue reading

Anyone Can Learn to Draw

We, at the Creative Art Academy, believe anyone can learn to draw whether they are “talented” or not.  Drawing is a skill like reading or cooking or playing soccer.  Sure, some people are naturals at these things, and look like … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Thank you for being so patient with this newsletter….my lovely husband and I just returned from a Christmas holiday and now it is time to get back to work!  Unfortunately as I was adding new classes for this new year, … Continue reading

Jaymie is All Heart!

Jaymie just started at the Creative Art Academy a few weeks ago.  For her first project she decided to keep her composition quite simple, yet very dramatic!  This was her first introduction to trying oil paints….I think she has been … Continue reading

Birthday Parties!!!

There were lots of birthdays over the summer holidays and this is a picture of Maia’s special party.  She invited 7 ‘best friends’ to the art workshop…Maia also selected her themed party to include 3 types of cuddly bears on … Continue reading

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Hi my name is Mary……Have you ever had a teacher tell you to draw a picture of yourself.  Sometimes looking into that mirror can be so off-putting….but having fun with the assignment can interesting, too .  I tried to see … Continue reading

Treasures, Trash or Decorative Art?

I found this old worn out chair at a Boot Sale and decided to work some MAGIC of my own on this timely piece of furniture.  Just got my trusty brushes out with some fabric paint and one-by-one painted the … Continue reading

New Course! Botanical Watercolours

From September we will be running a Botanical Watercolour Course that will run for 6 weeks. Have you every wanted to draw the beautiful images that surround us in Nature? This course is for beginners. You will learn the specific techniques … Continue reading

Mosaic Workshop on Saturday!!!

I am so excited about this new class!!! We have successfully lured Sarah Cleveland away from her studio in Rye to give us a first-hand introduction to the art of Mosaics.  Since this will be happening on Saturday, June 11 … Continue reading