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The New Kevin Dodds Art Gallery and Studio

 

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1101 Bank Street, near Sunnyside in Ottawa

Monday to Sunday, from 11 am to 6 pm

613 -286-8512 (Kevin) or 613-695-6900 ( Gallery)

This bright new gallery near the Glebe showcases Kevin’s work as well as the artwork of over 20  very talented local  artists:

Marie Arsenault, Susan Ashbrook, Heather Bale, Roy Brash, Danielle Caron, Erika Farkas, Rick Gagne,  June Harman, Sheena Kalmakova, Christiane Kingsley, Michelle Lecourtois, Monika Lucak, Hanna MacNaughtan, Florence Marquis, JoAnn McGregor, Mariana Mikhayhyan, Susie Mouroukas,  Rashmi Rekha, Georges Richard, Georges Robert, Luminita Serbanescu, Sawsan Shorbajee,  Graham Spaull, Donna Wiegand and Kevin Dodds.

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Reproductions of Kevin’s work also available at the following:

International Art Licensing

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Buy Kevin’s 2017 Lang Calendar “Journey Home”

Available for $24 at both the Ottawa and Arnprior galleries

2017 Calendar

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December 2016 Workshops with Sheena Kalmakova

  • Materials included in price of workshops

  • To register for these workshops, contact Sheena at skalmakova@gmail.com

  • For more information

        December 1,  -6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Mirror Effects Workshop – $95

        December 7,  -6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Painting with Resin Workshop – $95

        December 8,  -6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Painting with Isopropyl  – $95

        December 14,  -6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Acrylic Paint Pouring Workshop – $95

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Upcoming Art Show at the Kevin Dodds Gallery

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Michel Serre and John Nadaff present “Beyond Colours”
Opening: Nov. 4 at 17:00
Until: Nov. 6 at 20:00

Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery, 1101 Bank St. , Ottawa, near Sunnyside

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Create an Old-Fashioned Christmas or Winter Scene

Special Workshop with Kevin Dodds

Date: Nov. 27, 1:00 pm to 5 pm                    kevin-xmas

Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery, 1101 Bank St. Ottawa

Cost: $95 All materials included

To register: contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

Paint a beautiful old-fashioned Christmas or winter scene on an antique board with internationally known artist Kevin Dodds. This class will give you the skills to paint in oils using smaller brushes to create detail in your paintings even if you are not a very experienced painter.

You will have fun creating an old fashioned scene on a rustic board . We will use antique Christmas cards from the Victorian era as ideas for your painting.

You may want to give this little painting to someone special for Christmas! So book now, space is limited

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 October 26- A Special Showing of New Work by Georges Robert – Starts Today

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Upcoming November Workshop

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Colors of Autumn – Acrylic Painting Workshop

Instructor: Rashmi Rekha and Kevin Dodds

Location(s): Kevin Dodds Gallery, 1101 Bank St. Ottawa

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2016

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fee: $100 (art material will be provided including paint, canvas and brush)

Paint the brilliant colors of autumn with acrylic paint using large and loose brush strokes.

To register: contact Kevin at 613 -286-8512.

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November 2016 Workshops with Sheena Kalmakova

  • Materials included in price of workshops

  • To register for these workshops, contact Sheena at skalmakova@gmail.com

  • For more information

 

November 2-6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Painting with Isopropyl Painting with Resin Workshop – $95

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November 3rd, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Painting with Resin Workshop $95

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November 16th , 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Creating Strong Abstract Paintings Workshop – $75

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November 17th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Acrylic Paint Pouring Workshop – $95

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Upcoming Art Show at the Kevin Dodds Gallery

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Michel Serre and John Nadaff present “Beyond Colours”
Opening: Nov. 4 at 17:00
Until: Nov. 6 at 20:00

Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery, 1101 Bank St. , Ottawa, near Sunnyside

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 See Kevin Dodds at the CARP FAIR  Sept. 23- 25

 

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Kevin Dodds will be with author/publisher Roxanne McLaren of Another Chapter Publishing signing books “In Grandpa’s Day” and his new 2017 Lang Calendar!! Get your calendars before they sell out!! They will be located in the curling building at the back of the fairground.

Call 613-286-8512 for more details.

Hope to see you all there!!!

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Halloween Art Workshop for kids

Instructor: Sawsan Shorbajee
Date: October 29th
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery, 1101 Bank St. near Sunnyside
Cost: $35 + HST per person
Description:
This is a fun Halloween-themed acrylic/mixed media workshop. Each participant will leave with his/her own masterpiece.

For registration, phone Kevin at 613 -286-8512.

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Fall Fantasy Of Colour Charity Art Show and Event
Sunday, October 16th From 1 pm to 5 pm
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You are invited to a VERY special Fall “Charity Art Show” being held in the Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio in Ottawa!

Make sure you mark this date on your fall “Social Calendars”!!! Please come out and support a GREAT CAUSE….the Bruyère Foundation and enjoy an leisurely afternoon of viewing gorgeous, original art, chatting with the artists and nibbling on fabulous food and sipping on refreshing cocktails! (All included in your $25.00 pp entry fee).

$25.00 Cdn per person entry fee (payable by cash or cheque at the door).

Silent Auction.

Partial proceeds are going to the Bruyère Foundation in Ottawa, Canada! Price includes delectable food

Win fabulous DOOR PRIZES!!!

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There will be FAB-U-LOUS door prizes at this event…..including a chance to win one of these beautiful new 2017 “Journey Home” Calendars by artist Kevin Dodds! These will also be available for purchasing with partial proceeds going to the Bruyère Foundation in Ottawa, Canada!

We hope to see YOU there!

2017 Kevin Dodds Calendar Now Available

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Have a more colourful and serene 2017 with Kevin Dodds’ 2017 Lang Calendar featuring some of his latest paintings.

This beautiful calendar is currently available at the Kevin Dodds Gallery in Arnprior and at his Ottawa gallery at 1101 Bank St. near Sunnyside.

The calendars is $24 and can be shipped to anywhere in Canda for $12 and to the USA for $18.

Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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In Grandpa’s Day : Memories of Pioneer Life

 

Kevin Dodds’ beautiful paintings depicting early life in Upper Canada, accompanied by Roxanne McLaren’s stories, create a special book about life in an earlier time.

Format: 10″x8″ softcover, full-colour, 32 pages

ISBN: 978-0-9918267-4-2

Ages 7+

Another Chapter Publishing

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Also available in French:

À L’Époque de Grand-Père : Souvenirs de la Vie des Pionniers

Histoire par Roxanne McLaren

Peintures par Kevin Dodds

Les peintures de Kevin Dodds reflétant la vie dans le haut Canada, accompagnées par la charmante histoire de Roxanne McLaren, créent un livre spécial sur la vie du passé.

Format: 10″x8″ couverture souple, en couleur, 32 pages

ISBN: 978-0-9939096-3-4

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SPECIAL EXHIBITION UNTIL SEPT. 19TH

New Exhibition of Originals by Ottawa artists Deborah Clarke and Chris Howard until Sept 19th at Kevin Dodds Gallery 1101 Bank St Ottawa 613-695-6900, stop in and see this Dynamic Exhibition by two of Ottawa’s talented modern artists !

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 FALL 2016 CLASSES AT THE KEVIN DODDS GALLERY

KEVIN’S WEEKLY CLASSES:

  • Tuesday: from 11:00 to 2:00

  • Cost:       $39

  • Description:   Students work on their own painting of their choice. Individual instruction is provided as painting is produced.

  • To register: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

Children’s classes with Graham Spaul:

  • Children aged 6 and up

  • 20$ per hour

  • Sketching with pencils and ink pens as well as painting in acrylics

  • Fall schedule : Saturdays from 1:00 to 2:00 or 3:00  / Mondays and Tuesdays after school from 3:30 or 4:00 till 5:00 or 5:30

To register: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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Three October Workshops with Sheena Kalmakova – Evenings, 6 pm to 9 pm

#1 Mixed Media by Pebeo, Oct. 5-6th

#2 Acrylic Paint Pouring, Oct. 26

#3 Vitrail Prisme and Moon Level 2

For Registration: Contact Sheena at SKalmakova@gmail.com

 

Mixed Media by Pébéo Workshop

 

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Instructor: Sheena Kalmakova

When: Wednesday, October 5th and Thursday, October 6th                  6 pm – 9 pm (both days)

Artwork will be left to dry overnight on Thursday, and can be picked-up the following day.

Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio, 1101 Bank St, Ottawa

Fee: $95 Materials included. Students take home 3 finished pieces.

Supplies required: Students are asked to bring materials for collage, such as photos, decorative paper, and/or small objects such as feathers, beads, or trinkets. All other materials will be provided.

Workshop Description

~Perfect for beginners and experienced artists~

This workshop will open your eyes to new mixed media techniques, as well as introduce you to paints and mediums that are truly unique to Pébéo.

Pébéo’s Fantasy Paints, are oil-based alkyd colours* that self-manipulate to give a variety of effects, such as honeycomb, and hammered finishes. In this workshop, we will work with the entire Mixed Media by Pébéo program lines, including a variety of texture and effect mediums, and resins.

Interested in resins and adding the ‘glass look’ to your work, but not sure how to do it?

This workshop will demystify the process by introducing you to the different types of resin and their various applications, as well as show you techniques and tips for successful results.

We will also explore the many effects possible by combining resins, other texture mediums, and the incredibly fascinating Moon, Prisme, and Vitrail paints.

Discover the infinite possibilities of creation and learn how to incorporate these products into your own mixed media work.

**These oil-based paints are suspended in solvent.

If you have sensitivities to solvents, please contact me with any questions you may have.

Day One:

The class begins on Wednesday evening, with an introduction to the range of exciting products that Pébéo has available for mixed media artists. The attendees will prepare surfaces with acrylic paints, texture mediums, mirror effect leaf, and collage that will be left overnight to dry for the next day.

Day Two:

On Thursday evening, we will explore the spectacular properties of the self-manipulating oil-based alkyd Fantasy Paints, relief-making resin, and the glass-effect of the pouring resin. Each attendee will finish with a set of three completed projects. Artwork will be left to dry overnight, and can be picked-up the following day.

Acrylic Paint Pouring Workshop

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Instructor: Sheena Kalmakova

When: Wednesday October 26th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

If artwork is too wet to take home, students can leave it at the gallery overnight to dry and pick it up the following day.

 Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio, 1101 Bank St, Ottawa

Fee: $95. Materials included. Students take home 2 finished pieces.

Workshop Description

In this evening workshop, we will toss aside our paintbrushes and learn the art of paint pouring! Working with fluid acrylics and mediums, students will learn a variety of paint pouring techniques and also tricks to create different effects such as texture, layers and marbling. We will explore different styles of pours, colour blending, and controlling pours with acrylic mediums. Students will practice pouring onto both canvas and wood panel to learn which surfaces to use for desired results.

All materials will be provided to create two very different paint-poured abstract pieces.

Vitrail, Prisme & Moon     Level 2 Workshop

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Instructor: Sheena Kalmakova

When: Thursday October 27th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Artwork will be left to dry overnight, and can be picked-up the following day.

Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio,  1101 Bank St, Ottawa

Fee: $80. Most materials included. Students take home 3 finished pieces.

This workshop is designed as a follow-up class to the Mixed Media by Pébéo Workshop. 

Workshop Description

Let’s take it to the next level!

In the first workshop, Mixed Media by Pébéo, you were introduced to the unique properties of the Vitrail, Prisme, and Moon paints.  In this evening workshop, we will focus-in on these paints and learn to further manipulate their properties.  We will explore new techniques, and add many more tips and tricks to your tool belt. Through the creation of three very different pieces, you will learn how these paints can produce an infinite number of possibilities for your mixed media work.

Supplies required:

Students are asked to bring a selection of Vitrail (transparent not Opale), Prisme, and Moon paints (minimum 4 colours of each), and one bottle of Lightening Medium.  All other materials will be provided.

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Fall Programs at Kevin Dodds Gallery with Susan Ashbrook
For info and registration: ashbrookcreative@gmail.com, 613-833-8312

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#1 ABCs of Acrylic Painting
Tuesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
October 4 to Dec 6 (10 wks)
Fee: $145
If you’ve always wanted to learn to paint then this course is for you! You will learn about the wonderfully versatile acrylic paint, ‘tools of the trade’ and a variety of painting techniques. You will also learn how colour, value, composition and perspective can improve your paintings. Each week will consist of a brief lesson and then students will work on their own paintings with individual help. At the end of the course students will be able to mix colours, apply glazes, understand values, foundation composition and perspective. They will be comfortable starting and completing a painting on their own, and will complete several during the course of the program. A materials list will be provided at registration.

#2 Colour Mixing Workshop
Saturday, October 22, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fee: $120
For many of us colour mixing can be hit and miss at the best of times, but what if I could teach you, in a single workshop, how to mix the colour you want every time? Wouldn’t you want to know what I know that makes it so easy? You will by the end of this workshop!
The workshop is based on the Split-Primary Colour Theory developed by Michael Wilcox and is suitable for all media where colour mixing is required. An extensive handout with exercises and notes is supplied so that you can refer back to it as you wish. So join me for some eye-opening fun with colour! A materials list will be provided at registration.

#3 The Fine Art of Acrylic Glazing Workshop
Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and 20, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fee: $165
Learn this Old Master’s technique applied in the modern day medium of acrylic paint. Glazing gives the artist complete control over colour mixing… allowing for richer, more subtle colours and greater suggestion of depth and distance in a more unified painting. Enhance your painting skills with the new techniques you learn in this workshop.
Students will do a number of exercises as well as create a painting from their own resource material. This workshop is suitable for both beginners and more experienced artists. Workbook included. A materials list will be provided at registration.

# 4 Silk Scarf Workshop
Saturday, December 10, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Fee: $65
Scarves are an accessory that enhances your outfit by adding a finishing flourish and they are back in style this year! In this workshop you will learn how to create amazing scarves in the colours you want, to go with your outfits, or as gifts… just in time for Christmas! Each participant will create two scarves. Additional scarves are available for $7 each. You will be amazed with what you can create!
All materials are supplied for this workshop, although each participant will be required to bring a microwavable baking dish or plate which will be used to create the scarf on and to set the dyes in a microwave.
Finishing time for this workshop depends on whether attendees wish to do more scarves or not, so sometimes it runs longer or alternately sometimes runs less. We work until we are done!

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Palette Knife Workshop – September – with Ina Given

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016, 1-3 pm
LOCATION: Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio, 1101 Bank St.
COST: $75 + hst…materials included
INSTRUCTORS: Ina Given
TO REGISTER: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

Palette knife your way to a rainy-day cityscape. The painting will be on a 16 x 20 canvas in acrylic paints. This class will be a fun way to learn to use a palette knife, brushes and easel to create a beautiful painting you can hang in your home.

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October Oil Painting Workshop   –  Painting Autumn Colours

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Date: Saturday, Oct. 15th

Duration: 5 hours – From 10:00 am to 3 pm

Instructors: Rashmi Rekha and Kevin Dodds

Description: 

  • Painting class using oil paints and oil medium.
  • The use of various colours and colour mixing will be explored.
  • Participants will use brushes and possibly palette knives.
  • One painting, similar to the attached photo, will be produced in this 5 hour class.
  • Two instructors allows for more individual attention

Cost:  $100  includes all supplies. Students may bring their own brushes if they have them

To register: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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September Workshop -Acrylic Impressionistic Landscape with Figure

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Date: Saturday, Sept. 10th

Duration: 5 hours – From 10:00 am to 3 pm

Instructors: Rashmi Rekha and Kevin Dodds

Description:  Acrylic Impressionistic Landscape Class with figure.  It will be similar to the photo above. One painting will be produced in this 5 hour class using brushes and palette knives.

Cost:  $100  includes all supplies. Students may bring their own brushes if they have them

To register: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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SPECIAL AUGUST DRAWING CLASS AT THE KEVIN DODDS GALLERY

My Charcoal Sketch

Date: Sat Aug 27 1:00 to 4:00
Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio. 1101 Bank St. Ottawa
Instructors: Rashmi Rekha and Kevin Dodds

Description:

This will be a special drawing class using, charcoal, conte chalk, pencils, etc. We will be working with a live model . Students will be given large sheets of paper where we will do quick sketches leading up to a more detailed drawing on watercolour type paper. We will look at folds in material, face and body structure, the effects of light on the figure etc. Some portrait work may also be looked at. Students don’t need to have a lot of previous drawing skills. It will be a great class!!!

Cost: $75 All materials included
To register: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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Mixed Media by Pébéo Workshop

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Instructor:   Sheena Kalmakova
When: Wednesday August 3rd , 6:00-9:00 pm & Thursday August 4th , 6:00-9:00 pm

Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio, 1101 Bank St, Ottawa
Fee: $95 All materials will be provided.

Students will take home 3 finished pieces.  This workshop is perfect for beginners and for those who have experience in mixed media and are curious about the Pébéo line of products.

Space is limited. Please email Sheena at skalmakova@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Day One:
The class begins on Wednesday evening, with an
introduction to the range of exciting products that Pébéo has
available for mixed media artists. The attendees will prepare
surfaces with acrylic paints, texture mediums, mirror effect
leaf, and collage that will be left overnight to dry for the next
day.

Day Two:
On Thursday evening, we will explore the spectacular
properties of the self-manipulating oil-based alkyd Fantasy
Paints, relief-making resin, and the glass-effect of the
pouring resin. Each attendee will finish with a set of three
completed projects. Artwork will be left to dry overnight, and
can be picked-up the following day.

**Students are asked to bring materials for collage, such as photos, decorative paper, and/or small objects such as feathers, beads, or trinkets.

**These Pebeo oil-based paints are suspended in solvent.
If you have sensitivities to solvents, please contact me with any questions you may have.

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July “Acrylic Pouring” Workshop at the Kevin Dodds Gallery

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Date: Saturday, July 23rd                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         TIME: 10 am to 3 pm
LOCATION: Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio, 1101 Bank St.
COST: $125 + hst…materials included
INSTRUCTORS: Kevin Dodds and Rashmi Rekha                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TO REGISTER: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

This will be a really fun class!  Learn how to use fairly new acrylic products on the market such as Pouring Medium and the very thin and fluid “High Flo” paints.

It will explore ways of using the new high flo acrylics as well as other types of acrylics in conjunction with various acrylic mediums, but especially the pouring medium. Students will learn how to create different effects in the pouring medium and will produce up to a couple of contemporary looking paintings. All materials will be provided and two instructors will ensure a lot of personal attention.

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 Celebrating Canada Day in Style at the Kevin Dodds Gallery

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Workshop for Kids: Paint the Universe with Sheena Kalmakova

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Instructor: Sheena Kalmakova
When: Sunday July 17th, 1:00-3:00 pm
Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio1101 Bank St, Ottawa
Fee: $40 All materials will be provided. Students will take home 2 finished pieces.

Workshop Description:
Come journey through space and explore the universe in this two-hour workshop for kids. Learn how to paint galaxies,
starscapes and the night sky with artist, Sheena Kalmakova. All skill levels welcome.

Sheena Kalmakova is a local artist and has a degree in Art Education. She has taught in the public school system and in
the community, and works with all ages and skill levels.
Space is limited, so please email Sheena at  skalmakova@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

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Level 2 Workshop

Vitrail, Prisme & Moon Level 2 Workshop

Instructor:  Sheena Kalmakova
When:  Wednesday July 27th, 6:00-9:00 pm
& Thursday July 28th, 6:00-9:00 pm
Location:  Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio
1101 Bank St, Ottawa
Fee: $75. Most materials included. Students take home 3 finished pieces.

This workshop is designed as a follow-up class to the Mixed Media by Pébéo Workshop. ( See below)

Workshop Description

Let’s take it to the next level! In the first workshop, Mixed Media by Pébéo, you were introduced to the unique properties of the Vitrail, Prisme,
and Moon paints. In this evening workshop, we will focus-in on these paints and learn to further manipulate their
properties. Over the two classes, we will explore newtechniques, and add many more tips and tricks to your tool belt. Through the creation of three very different pieces, you will learn how these paints can produce an infinite number
of possibilities for your mixed media work.

Supplies required:
Students are asked to bring a selection of Vitrail, Prisme, and Moon paints (minimum 4 colours of each). All other
materials will be provided.

Supplies provided:

– Gel medium
– Modeling Paste
– Cerne Relief
– Lightening Medium
– Glitter Medium
– 16 x 20 canvases (3 per student)
– Plastic droppers
– Palette knives
– Paintbrushes
– Latex-free gloves

Space is limited. Please email Sheena at skalmakova@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

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Mixed Media by Pébéo Workshop

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Instructor: Sheena Kalmakova
When: Saturday July 9th, 1:00-4:00 pm
& Sunday July 10th, 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery & Studio
1101 Bank St, Ottawa
Fee: $95 All materials will be provided. Students will take home 3 finished pieces.

This workshop is perfect for beginners and for those who have experience in mixed media and are curious about the Pébéo line of products.

Workshop Description

This workshop will open your eyes to new mixed media techniques, as well as introduce you to paints and mediums that are truly unique to Pébéo.

Pébéo’s Fantasy Paints, are oil-based alkyd colours* that self-manipulate to give a variety of effects, such as honeycomb and hammered finishes. In this workshop, we will work with the entire Mixed Media by Pébéo program lines, including a variety of texture and effect mediums, and resins.

Interested in resins and adding the ‘glass look’ to your work, but not sure how to do it? This workshop will demystify the process by introducing you
to the different types of resin and their various applications, as well as show you techniques and tips for successful results.

We will also explore the many effects possible by combining resins, other texture mediums, and the incredibly fascinating Moon, Prisme, and Vitrail paints. Discover the infinite possibilities of creation and learn how to incorporate these products into your own mixed mediawork.

**These oil-based paints are suspended in solvent.
If you have sensitivities to solvents, please contact me with any questions you may have.

Day One:
The class begins on Saturday, with an introduction to the range of exciting products that Pébéo has available for mixed
media artists. The attendees will prepare surfaces with acrylic paints, texture mediums, mirror effect leaf, and
collage that will be left overnight to dry for the next day.

Day Two:
On Sunday, we will explore the spectacular properties of the self-manipulating oil-based alkyd Fantasy Paints, relief making
resin, and the glass-effect of the pouring resin. Each attendee will finish with a set of three completed projects.
Artwork will be left to dry overnight, and can be picked-up the following day.

**Students are asked to bring materials for collage, such as photos, decorative paper, and/or small objects such as feathers, beads, or trinkets.

Space is limited. Please email Sheena at skalmakova@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

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June “PUPPET MAKING” WORKSHOP

DATE: Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26
TIME: 1 pm to 3 or 4 pm
LOCATION: Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio, 1101 Bank St.
COST: $50 per day + hst…all materials included

Puppet making class for children or adults, or even for parent and child together ( cost for 1 student only). Each student will produce one or two puppets.
TO REGISTER: Phone Kevin at 613 -286-8512

June “ABSTRACTION” WORKSHOP- Just a few spots left

Register soon!

 

DATE: Saturday, June 18th
TIME: 10 am to 3 pm
LOCATION: Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio, 1101 Bank St.
COST: $125 + hst…materials included
INSTRUCTORS: Kevin Dodds and Rashmi Rekhaabstractclasskd2

This will be a really fun class! It will cover techniques in creating a dynamic abstract painting. Artists will paint on a deep 18″x 24″ gallery wrapped canvas. We will use an array of acrylic mediums and colours to create a completed abstract painting. Cost is based on the material costs to create your masterpieces. Bring some brushes if you can.abstractclasskd1

TO REGISTER: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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 Helen Golding: Special Art Exhibit at the Kevin Dodds Gallery, May 2016

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Come and view these incredibly beautiful paintings by Helen Golding. For info, contact the gallery at 613-695-6900.

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“ABSTRACTION” – Art Workshop at the Kevin Dodds Gallery

Date:                                      Saturday, June 18, from 10 am to 3 pm
Location:                             Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio – 1101 Bank St. at Sunnyside

Description:                       Learn Kevin Dodds’ techniques to paint water and its various aspects: reflections, ripples, small waves.

Cost:                                       $125 + HST – includes all supplies except brushes:canvas,  acrylic paints, medium.

Instructors:                        Kevin Dodds and Rashmi Rekha

 

To register or for more information: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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Roy Brash: Special Art Exhibition at the Kevin Dodds Gallery

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April 25 to May 8, 2016

The Kevin Dodds Gallery is very pleased to announce the two week special art show by Roy Brash, a Canadian contemporary visual artist. A native of Pembroke, Ontario, he now resides in Ottawa where he has a studio. Here are some photos to give you an idea of the beauty and the breadth of Roy’s art.
You can view Roy’s work at the Kevin Dodds Gallery, 1101 Bank St. every day between now and May 2,  from 11 am to 6 pm .

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Margaret Ferraro Art Workshop

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Introduction to Pastel Sat. April 9 and Sun. April 10, 10-4
at Kevin Dodds Art Gallery, 1101 Bank St. (near Sunnyside) Ottawa
for more information, contact Margaret at
margferraro@xplornet.ca or 613 839-5241

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APRIL MASK MAKING WORKSHOP WITH ELISABETH ARBUCKLE

This workshop presents a brief history of mask making and the practical building of a plaster mask. The objective is to introduce a new medium, to plan, prepare and complete a final finished decorative mask.          Maximum number of participants 10.

Preparation and background

  1. This is an introductory mask making class for beginners and/or more advanced artists.
  2. There will be two 5 – hour sessions (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  3. Specialist materials will be provided

Session One: Intro, demonstration, planning, prepping and making the mask. Exploring ideas and materials for development of the mask.

 Materials: Plaster strip, scissors, water containers.

 You will be asked to bring along a pencil and paper for planning and developing ideas

  • An apron to protect your clothing, the work can be messy
  • Any reference or inspirational material

Session Two: Developing the mask through paint and/or mixed media

Materials: Gesso, Acrylic paints, mixed media

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One-Day April Workshop with Kevin Dodds

Painting Elements of Nature- rocks, trees, grass etc.

Take your landscape paintings to a higher level!

Date: Saturday, April 16

Time: from 10 am to 3 pm  with a short break for lunch

Location:  Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio – 1101 Bank St., near Sunnyside, Ottawa2-trees_kd-workshop

Cost: $100 + HST– All  supplies except brushes will be supplied: 2 canvases, oil paint ( or acrylic if you prefer, but mention this when you register).

Description:

This is a one day workshop with internationally known artist Kevin Dodds.  It will cover how to paint birch trees, pine trees, textured rocks, grass and even weathered barn wood. Kevin will be working in oil, but you can use acrylics if you prefer.  Participants will be provided with two canvases and instead of rushing to complete one full painting, the class will produce several  vignettes in order to really concentrate on how to paint these various natural elements.

Register soon since space is limited.

For information or to register:  Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

 

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April Workshop with Rashmi Rekha  and Kevin Dodds at the Kevin Dodds Gallery
Impressionist Style Ottawa Tulips in Acrylic

Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: from 10 am to 3pm
Location: Kevin Dodds Gallery and Studio – 1101 Bank St., near Sunnyside, Ottawa
Cost: $100 + HST– All supplies except brushes will be supplied

Description:

This is a one day workshop with well-known Ottawa painters Rashmi Rekha and Kevin Dodds.
– Learn how to paint an impressionistic tulip painting with or without a background, creating beautiful colourful loose effects in acrylic paint.
Learn to express yourself freely with impressionism.
Learn how a ‘cacophony’ of colour, carefully balanced, gives excitement and originality. It’s not about creating ‘real’ but being adventurous in your form.

You can choose your level as per the photos: very loose, more details and a little background,, a much more detailed background.

Just in time for springtime, paint colourful tulips along the Rideau Canal.
Register soon since space is limited.

For information or to register: Contact Kevin at 613-286-8512

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