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Free demonstrations on weekends @ Wallack’s Art Supplies

Wallack’s Art Supplies : Free Demonstrations!

Friday April 6th
All About Varnishing
Orleans 2:00 pm

Learn tips and techniques on the proper ways of applying varnish. This free demonstration will also assist artists in decyphering the best varnish to use with your medium of choice.

Friday April 13th
Pen and ink-surfaces
Orleans 2:00 pm

One of the trickiest things about learning a new medium is the correct substrates to use. This free demonstration on pen and ink will focus on the correct papers and boards that will help with making your next pen and ink masterpiece a breeze.

Friday April 20th
Pebeo fantasy *new*
Orleans 2:00 pm

Discover the NEW Pebeo paint ”Fantasy”. Explore the exciting effects and finishes available for the decorative paint that is usable on all surfaces!

Friday April 27th
Airbrush
Orleans 2:00pm

Always wanted to know more about airbrush painting? What’s stopping you? Join us at this informative demonstration outling the basic techniques and supplies required to get you started.

Friday May 4th
Sable brushes
Orleans 2:00pm

Why can natural hair brushes be more beneficial to you as a watercolour artist? Find out why at this demonstration that will also cover the brands of sable brushes available at Wallack’s and the more cost effective sable/synthetic blend.

Friday May 11th
Fabric Paints
Orleans 2:00pm

Whether you are already a fabric artist or are simply interested in learning the medium, this demonstration will have something for you! Brands as well as techniques will be explored.

Saturday April 7th
Watercolour alternatives to paper
Bank st. 2:00 pm

Discover the mediums that make it possible to utilize watercolour on non-traditional surfaces. Absorbant ground medium and watercolour boards will be included in the demonstration.

Saturday April 14th
*new* Pebeo Fantasy
Bank.st 2:00 pm

Discover the NEW Pebeo paint ”Fantasy”. Explore the exciting effects and finishes available for the decorative paint that is usable on all surfaces!

Saturday April 21st
Acrylic mediums
Bank.st 2:00 pm

Ever wondered what all that white goop in the acrylic aisle does? This informative demonstration will give you an explanation of the most commonly used mediums. Lessons on creating texture, slowing down the drying time on your acrylic paints and glazing will be explored.

Saturday April 28th
Metal embossing
Bank st. 2:00pm

Discover the exciting world of metal art! This demonstration will cover the basics of getting started in embossing. Tools and techniques will be covered as well as multi-craft mounting.

Saturday May 5th
Terraskin
Bank st. 2:00pm

Learn all about the paper made of stone! This demonstration will explain the appropriate mediums to use on this fascinating substrate.

Saturday May 12th
Matcutting
Bank st. 2:00pm

This demonstration will explain the basics of matcutting. Tools as well as tips and techniques will also be covered.

Saturday May 19th
*new* Sharpie fabric markers
Bank st. 2:00pm

Funkify your back-pack, or create a lasting impression with a t-shirt designed by you! Come have fun with us at this hands-on demonstration of the NEW Sharpie fabric markers.

Saturday April 7th
Woodburning
Nepean 2:00 pm

Whether creating an interesting background for an encaustic painting or creating a personal design on that next craft project this is the demonstration for you! Learn techniques and safety tips to get you started in woodburning decorative arts.

Saturday April 14th
Gold leafing on canvas
Nepean 2:00 pm

Utilize this ancient form of art in your next mixed media painting! This demonstration will cover the basics of applying goldleaf as well as some dynamic mixed media techniques.

Saturday April 21st
Landscape painting
Nepean 2:00pm

From watercolour to oil painting this demonstration will assist artists in choosing the correct colours when creating thier landscape masterpiece! This demo will also cover colour mixing and basic landscape painting techniques.

Saturday May 5th
All about Gessos
Nepean 2:00pm

Discover the differences and benefits of the many varieties of primers that Wallack’s offers. Clear to black, encaustic to acrylics, this informative demonstration will ensure that you will never second guess which gesso to use again!

Saturday May 12th
Fluid Inspiration
Nepean 2:00pm

Get inspired creating flowing and vibrant masterpieces using fluid acrylics on Yupo paper! This demonstration will also include the use of acrylic based inks and watercolour.

Saturday May 19th
*new*Sharpie fabric markers
Nepean 2:00 pm

Funkify your back-pack, or create a lasting impression with a t-shirt designed by you! Come have fun with us at this hands-on demonstration of the NEW Sharpie fabric markers.

Saturday May 26th
Encaustic
Nepean 2:00 pm

Learn all about one of the oldest mediums in the world: encaustic painting. This demonstration will explain the safety precautions and materials required for getting your studio set up! Many techniques will be explored including photo transfering and creating textural work.

Saturday April 7th
Watercolour alternatives to paper
Bank st. 2:00 pm

Discover the mediums that make it possible to utilize watercolour on non-traditional surfaces. Absorbant ground medium and watercolour boards will be included in the demonstration.

Saturday April 14th
*new* Pebeo Fantasy
Bank.st 2:00 pm

Discover the NEW Pebeo paint ”Fantasy”. Explore the exciting effects and finishes available for the decorative paint that is usable on all surfaces!

Saturday April 21st
Acrylic mediums
Bank.st 2:00 pm

Ever wondered what all that white goop in the acrylic aisle does? This informative demonstration will give you an explanation of the most commonly used mediums. Lessons on creating texture, slowing down the drying time on your acrylic paints and glazing will be explored.

Saturday April 28th
Metal embossing
Bank st. 2:00pm

Discover the exciting world of metal art! This demonstration will cover the basics of getting started in embossing. Tools and techniques will be covered as well as multi-craft mounting.

Saturday May 5th
Terraskin
Bank st. 2:00pm

Learn all about the paper made of stone! This demonstration will explain the appropriate mediums to use on this fascinating substrate.

Saturday May 12th
Matcutting
Bank st. 2:00pm

This demonstration will explain the basics of matcutting. Tools as well as tips and techniques will also be covered.

Saturday May 19th
*new* Sharpie fabric markers
Bank st. 2:00pm

Funkify your back-pack, or create a lasting impression with a t-shirt designed by you! Come have fun with us at this hands-on demonstration of the NEW Sharpie fabric markers.

Locations :

Wallack’s in Nepean
Stafford Centre, 3657 Richmond Road,
Nepean, Ontario K2H 5B7
Phone: (613) 596-1001

Wallack’s in Orleans
Avalon Centre
2012 Tenth Line Road, Unit 2,
Orleans, Ontario, K4A 4X4
Phone: (613) 830-2400

Wallack’s Downtown
231 Bank Street,
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1W9
Phone: (613) 234-1800

Wallack’s in Kingston
290 Princess Street,
Kingston, Ontario K7L 1B5
Phone: (613) 549-5806

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