Holly McWilliams

Monthly Art Instruction • Adult Classes & Workshops

Holly’s lifelong passion is for painting and creating art. The wisdom she learns through her personal work she passes down to encourage and empower others. She has the ability to lead and inspire others in a seemingly effortless way that builds confidence and is a contagious inspiration to her students. 

 

Her teaching methods are extremely practical and personalized, demonstrating extensive knowledge in nearly every 2D medium. Beyond being a fantastic instructor, Holly also encourages artistic development through personal growth. Her classes are not only educational but also extremely therapeutic in a way, which facilitates artistic exploration.

Holly McWilliams profile picture of her smiling.

Oil - Acrylic - Watercolour - Graphite

Adult Art Classes:

Tuesdays
9:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday
9:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Holly has been an art educator since 2000. She has taught a wide range of people including children, adolescents and adults. She has developed an extensive amount of classes, workshops and programs that are geared to the beginner artist all the way to advanced professionals. To date, she has literally, successfully taught thousands of people how to hone their artistic skills and express their unique inner artist.


She excels at diving in deep with her students to bring out personal aesthetic and artistic style. Her prime motive as an educator is to teach students how to paint in a way that feels authentic to them. Not to copy her style or copy other artists. Holly has a way to teach a student how to think like an artist and make connections that are as individual and unique as they are. She teaches the technical aspects of making art as well as encourages her students to pursue individual interests and concepts.

Her style of teaching portrays her total love and devotion to art, which she easily passes on to her students. Holly happily unlocks the way to a world students couldn’t reach without help making it seem easy and effortless. She has been a consistent, strong, positive influence to the many people who have crossed her path over the many years she has been an educator.

Holly has a way of communicating complicated ideas and concepts in a very easy-to-understand way. She is kind, funny, professional and consistent.  She knows how each individual learns and teaches accordingly.  She is forthright and direct while being considerate which fosters a classroom environment that is supportive, encouraging and empowering.

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Painting of clouds in rainbow colour.

Favourite Artist Statement

“I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.” ~Georgia O’Keeffe

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