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To draw does not simply mean to reproduce contours; the drawing does not simply consist in the idea: the drawing is even the expression, the interior form, the plan, the model. Look what remains after that! The drawing is three fourths and a half of what constitutes painting.
- Ingres

Nicole Sleeth is an oil painter and instructor located in Victoria, BC. She paints with a classical realism approach, focusing on the human figure and allowing room for the viewer to find their own meaning and interpretation.

Learn how to draw in her weekly atelier-style classes. In a comfortable, relaxed environment, students progress from pencil drawing to charcoal shading, then on to oil paint, anatomy, portraiture, pen and ink, conte, and composition at their own pace. Build the tools to express your creativity!