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Traditional Painting at Max the Mutt

Max the Mutt’s strength lies in a well thought out, developmental curriculum that stresses a foundation of traditional fine art skills. What you see here is the result of good teaching, focus, and hard work. This is the school that understands how important it is for you to understand PROCESS and know how to approach each assignment. The growth amazes us all! We are all born with so much untapped, undeveloped potential. You do need the passion for art, the grit to stick with it when it doesn’t come easily, the professionalism to get to class on time, get assignments in on time, the discipline to FOCUS on what you are doing!

All students in all diplomas take one year of representational painting using oils. Many have painted not at all or very little. Still life paintings were done by year one students.

Charlotte Menton, year 1 still life painting

Charlotte Menton, year 1 still life painting

 

Boris Radevski,Still life, oil on canvass, year 1

Boris Radevski,Still life, oil on canvass, year 1

 

Dayna Griffith, stiil life on canvass, year 1 painting

Dayna Griffith, stiil life on canvass, year 1 painting

 

All students in all diplomas take one year of representational painting using oils. The Concept Art students continue to study traditional painting throughout their education. Year one features still life studies, with subsequent years focusing on figurative work .

 

Laura Faber, Costumed Model, oil on canvass, year 4

Laura Faber, Costumed Model, oil on canvass, year 4

ere are some examples of 2015-16 painting!

 

Mandy Wills, oil on canvass, The Costumed Model, year 4 painting

Mandy Wills, oil on canvass, The Costumed Model, year 4 painting

 

 

 

Nick Kester, The Costumed model. oil on canvass, year 4

Nick Kester, The Costumed model. oil on canvass, year 4

 

 

Liz Bogucharska, nude study, oil on paper, year 3 Concept Art

Liz Bogucharska, nude study, oil on paper, year 3 Concept Art

 

 

Harrison Smith, oil on canvass, figurative painting

Harrison Smith, oil on canvass, figurative painting

 

 

Mandy Wills, Oil on canvass, life painting, year 3 Concept Art

Mandy Wills, Oil on canvass, life painting, year 3 Concept Art

 

 

Max the Mutt graduates are working in companies throughout the Canadian animation and game industries !

We pride ourselves on offering you the opportunity to develop your understanding of traditional, visual arts language, a pre-requisite for unleashing your imagination and developing the skills you’ll need for a successful career in any art based field.

This is followed by in-depth training with instructors who are working professionals, small class size that allows for personal attention, and the critical emphasis on developing focus, concentration and work ethic.  No wonder our graduates have such a high success rate!

For more information about our programs, or to book a tour, please contact us at admissions@maxthemutt.com . You can also submit the “book a tour” form on our website, www.maxthemutt.com !

We look forward to hearing from you.