Dates :
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Museum’s School of Art
Following in the Footsteps of William Morris (1834-1896)

Welcome to the Museum’s School of Art !

Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5
9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

The 19th-century English artist William Morris was a founder of the famous Arts and Crafts movement. Following a short introduction to his creative approach, participants will be invited to create a work inspired by the artist’s floral motifs. Notions of composition, colour harmony and image transfer as well as the technique of gouache painting will be covered. This session is open to everyone.

Instructor: Marie-Louise Pépin, artist and art educator

List of materials needed:
Graphite pencil (HB) ; Eraser ; Ruler ; A notebook or white paper for sketches and note-taking ; Paper towels or rag to clean brushes ; Palette that can be used for mixing colours, could be also a small plate ; Gouache (3 primary colours and black and white) or a kit of Pébéo Gouache poster paint – 12 tubes ; 3 soft round brushes for watercolor- short handle- Suggestions: # 6, 4 and 0 ; 1 illustration board (example Peterboro no. 27, 10X15).

A small amount will be asked for conté, photocopies, etc.
Will be easier and cheaper for all of you instead of buying everything.

In order for the classes in the Museum’s Art School to be stimulating for both the participants and the instructor, we require a minimum of 5 students for a class to run. If there are not enough registrations, we will contact you as soon as possible to suggest either an alternative class or give you a total refund.

General Public: $200
Members VIP – Promotion 20% : $160

Refund policy: A full refund, minus a $50 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the start of the activity. No refunds are issued for cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the activity, unless the cancellation is made for reasons of force majeure. In such case, please contact us to obtain a full refund.

514-285-2000, option 5