The Art Capsules

Art Capsule 1 - The Infinite Expandable Palette

Understand and use the power of colour combination and interaction, tonality and relativity, to ignite your painting to its maximum expression. In addition, explore and discover metallic and iridescent colours and how to incorporate them in your palette.

Art Capsule 2 - Gels and Mediums.

Discover the backbone of acrylic painting. Explore the incredible flexibility of acrylic gels and mediums, while experimenting mixing them with several materials, to create a wide variety of effects and textures.

Art Capsule 3 - Glazing and Transparency

Learn to create transparency and deepness on the canvas, using glazing techniques with water, gels, and other mediums.

Art Capsule 4 - Impasto and Background

Build strong, consistent backgrounds with tremendous patterns and effects, using gels and modelling pastes, with different painting knifes, brushes and unusual tools.

Art Capsule 5 - The Infinite Brush Fabric

Invent your own artistic signature which the creation of your own personal brushes and tools. Learn to fabric some unique patterns that will define your unique artistic expression.

Art Capsule 6 - The Printing Shop

Discover different monotypes, stencil and printing techniques. Design your own patterns, shapes and symbols, that can be use over and over, to improve the dynamism and the rhythm of your creations.

Art Capsule 7 - The Accidental Painter

While exploring several technique as: Stamping technique - Stained canvas - Abrasion technique - Dripping - Sgraffito - Spattering - Stumbling, Impasto - Watering effects - and more , learn to drive the subject to another dimension and to use chance and the unexpected to enhance your painting.

Art Capsule 8 - Collage and Mix Medias

Discover the amazing versatility of acrylic while in combination with different media such as: Wax effects - Graphites - Charcoal - Oil Pastel - Dry Pastel - Chinese Ink - Blocking Fluids - and others mediums. Learn the collage techniques using the powerful Polymer Gels, and how to transfer flowing acrylic films onto the canvas or paper, to create tremendous vivid effects.

Art Capsule 9 - Digital Transfer

Discover the world of Digital transfer, where you learn how to transfer photos, or images of your choice onto canvas, paper, or 3D objects. Learn the different approaches to integrate digital with acrylic to obtain a subtle look.

Art Capsule 10 - The Essential Playground

This capsule can surprisingly reduce you costs and strongly improve your creativity, while reducing waste of energy and time! Learn the basics, but essential and useful techniques to prepare different supports, from paper to canvases. How to ground and stretch the canvas, mount different papers or fabrics on solid board. Understand the importance of the studio set up, from the palette organization to the disposition of all the other tools, the preservation of paint, as well as the interaction between the body and the creative space, for the freedom and comfort of the mind.

Art Capsule 11 - The Great Laboratory

Get the power of freedom. Embrace different approaches and attitudes that will give you freedom to create, not imitate. This program of simple, joyful, but very powerful techniques, that we approach mentally and technically, will put you in control of creation and provide you the key to that place that I call The Great Laboratory, the ultimate place inside us where the pure creative mind can play and invent, freely.

"Open the Doors to Pure Creativity » Yvan Genest presents his "ART CAPSULES" New private or group paintings courses, designed to explore and open your own doors of creativity, at your own rhythm and according to your needs. These acrylic painting courses are designed for all skill level painters, from beginners to professionals, regardless of style, who want to improve their creativity while exploring the infinite world of acrylic special effects, to ignite their imagination into new dimensions and to open the doors to pure creativity.

Individual and  Groups Packages

     $100 for 1 per person

$160 for 2 person
 $200 for 3 persons
 $240 for 4 Persons