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We'd love to meet you! Every Fri. & Sat. 12 – 5 p.m., all our studios are open to the public. Some, like the glass studio are open every day. Others, extra hours are by chance or appointment. But any which way you decide to visit, you won't be disappointed. From fine art cards to grand works of art, it’s all here in our studios! Art that speaks to your heart: oil, acrylic & watercolour painting, glass blowing, portraiture, stone sculpture, bronze sculpture, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, quilting, graphic design, illustration, photography, body casting, & couturier.


Monday, February 28, 2011

New! 2011 Williams Mill Acrylic Painting & PrintMaking Workshops with Marg Peter

Margaret Peter O.S.A. S.C.A.
2011 Printmaking & Painting Workshops

PRINTMAKING WORKSHOPS Learn how to create beautiful “printed paintings” using the watercolour monotype process with award winning artist & printer, Marg Peter. Painting is done directly on a Plexiglas plate. The image is then transferred onto acid free paper by hand pressure or a printing press. 

ONE DAY PRINTMAKING WORKSHOPS $75 plus paper used. Bring watercolour paints & brushes. All one day printmaking workshops are at the Williams Mill.
1.      BASIC Painted images of your favorite subjects are printed on acid free paper.  Sat., May 7. . 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2.      IMPASTO Use a palette knife to create the watercolour image on the plate (Pentel watercolours). Sat., May 14.  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
3.      BLOCK OUT TECHNIQUE Using fresh floral material with watercolours.  Sat., May 21.  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

SIX SUNDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS at the Williams Mill.  $195 plus paper used.   Learn Basic, Impasto, Block Out & Trace techniques. May 1, 8, 15, 22, June 5, 12.      9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

COLLAGRAPHS $150 plus paper used. Create collaged images on mat board that are sealed, inked & printed to produce textured gems of art. 
At the Williams Mill: 
·       June 3. 7–9 p.m.  June 4, 11. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
At Marg’s  Studio in Guelph:
·       June 24. 7–9 p.m. June 25, 26. 10a.m.–4 p.m.


1.PLAYING WITH FLUID ACRYLICS.  July 18 – 22. Elora, ON. Register with Wellington County & Archives.
(519) 846-0916 ext. 221 

2. ACRYLIC: TEXTURED FLORALS & LANDSCAPES $125. Tissue paper is painted with layers of acrylic & then collaged onto paper or canvas. Bring your favorite colours. Fri., Aug. 5   6 – 9 p.m. & Sat., Aug. 6. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  At the Williams Mill Studio.

Registration information -  (519) 822-6169
Mail cheque to –
Marg Peter, 5 Birch Street, Guelph, ON N1G 2N2

For Map & more info on Marg’s studio at the Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre, 515 Main St., Glen Williams (Georgetown) L7G 3S9 visit

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