From all of us at Swinton's - Happy Halloween 2013

From all of us at Swinton's - Happy Halloween 2013

this video may or may not give you spine-chilling nightmares.

Video of Doug painting some very very scary pumpkins for Halloween. WARNING! This video is not suitable for those that are easily frightened by the colour orange. This hair-raising painting may or may not give you spine-chilling nightmares. Proceed with caution!!!

Painting Tips #42

Painting Tips #42

8 things I know for sure.

Your eyes play tricks on you. Your brain wants to see it all - don't let it! If you want details in your painting, put them in later. Begin by tricking your brain into seeing less. It's simple. Squint! 

What is cause and effect? Every detail in your painting, every stroke, every colour and tone has a job to do. Pay attention to the entire painting to figure out what the effect of an individual stroke is and more importantly, what effect you want to create.

Read more to see the 8 things I know for sure...

PARK - Call for Artists

PARK - Call for Artists

PARK is a non-profit network organized by young Calgarians.

Swinton's Student Art Show & Gala Invitation

Swinton's Art Show & Gala 2014

4th Annual Student and Instructor Art Show & Sale, Gala and Cookout

Gala Sold-Out

Join us on Saturday for the Free Family BBQ Cookout and Art Show

Dates: May 30-31, 2014

First class evening with art, food and wine.

For two days, the Swinton’s studios will be transformed into a salon style gallery full of paintings and drawings by our students and instructors. This creative feast for the eyes is a public function for celebrating artistic achievements.

On the menu: Art by some of the finest artists, students and upcoming superstars • Wine • Music • Fine Catering • People's Choice - Vote for your favorite artwork!

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