These courses present an exciting chance to learn fundamental traditional approaches to drawing and painting. Instruction is catered to individual needs, so all skill levels are welcome! Be sure to check back often for updates as new courses are added.

Academic Figure Painting

(Tim McGuire Fine Art Studio, 218 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia)

March 15 - 19

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$525 CAD (Includes materials and taxes)

This 5-day workshop is an in-depth introduction to the fascinating world of academic drawing and painting. Using the draped figure as our subject, students will be introduced to the same academic principals, techniques and old-world art materials that I use in my own work. Space is limited.

Part - Time Painting Studio (Spring Session)

(Tim McGuire Fine Art Studio, 218 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia)

March 31 - June 3 (Wed or Thurs)

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$925 CAD (hst incl)

During this 10-week instructed studio session, students paint still-life and portraits, essential skills for any artist. Working in graphite, charcoal, and oil, students hone their observational skills and develop an understanding of value, colour, and form. The part-time studio sessions run for 10 weeks at a time, with a new session beginning every season.

Landscape Painting in Tuscany

(Chiusi, Italy)

October 2-16, 2021

All day

$4,500 CAD (hst incl)

Spend two weeks painting the landscape in Tuscany, Italy. Rustic accommodation, daily painting lessons, home-cooked meals, new friends and memories. This is an all-inclusive opportunity you won't want to miss.

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  • Specializing in contemporary paintings, fine art oil paintings, plein air paintings, and figurative oil paintings.

  • Working in Italy, Canada, and the U.S.

  • Always painting from life. 

© 2021 by Tim McGuire