Join the waitlist, you will receive an email when a spot becomes available.

Weekly online classes for 1 month with a Professional Artist


Click Join Waitlist Above

Automatic 15% OFF for LUmembers

Starts September 29, 2021

Wednesdays @ 7pm - 8pm MT / 9pm - 10pm ET

Runs for 4 weeks

By the end of this course, YOU will be able to…

Setup an artist studio, purchase the right art equipment, paints and other materials to start your beginner art practice.

Meet online for 1-hr every week

for 4 weeks via video conference

Practice-based homework

and accountability

4 Weeks


Week 1

Setting up a studio space- learning objectives will be to explore different studio setups with Painting. This will entail learning about using easels, brush types, painting supports and an explanation and understanding what paint to purchase when at the art store and quality of different manufacturing paint brands.

Week 2

Getting started on a paint project: learning objectives will include starting with a toned canvas. layout and drawing tips for beginners, how to grid your photo reference, blocking in value shapes. I would like to use a paining that everyone can follow along with step by step instructions that are downloadable for the client.

Week 3

Working through a basic painting project.

Week 4

Finishing your painting: learning objectives include tips for finishing artwork, value, contrast, controlling the paint brash and controlling edges in a beginner painting. Finishing your painting with a simple varnish option, wiring and hanging your finished artwork.


Starts September 29, 2021
Wednesdays @ 7pm - 8pm MT
Runs for 4 weeks
Sep. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13, Oct. 20


Max 20 seats available.

Meet Your Instructor


Theresa Eisenbarth

Theresa is a full-time artist based in Medicine Hat, AB. She grew up in the historic River Flats neighborhood and has spent her artistic career capturing the places she remembers as a child

Theresa established her studio in 2013. It sports 2000 square feet of working space, and 1000 square feet of classroom space, where she paints a variety of artwork for sale, private commissions, and for galleries. She actively teaches private lessons and conducts workshops using mixed media painting materials. 

Her paintings are in many private and corporate collections across Alberta. They have been featured in the Federation of Canadian Artists Group Exhibits and are sold both locally in Medicine Hat and in Ottawa.

Artwork by Theresa Eisenbarth
Artwork by Theresa Eisenbarth
Artwork by Theresa Eisenbarth

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an LUessentials Class?

LUessentials Classes help artists learn fundamental skills. They are focused classes each led by a Professional Artist.

Classes take place weekly for 4 weeks. Each session is 1 hour long, live and in-person over Zoom videoconference.

Who are Luessentials for?

LUessentials are for artists at all levels who want to learn the foundations of the craft.

What is the format of the LUessentials Classes?

LUessentials Classes are:

  • 1 hour long
  • Meet at the same time, weekly, for 4 weeks in a row
  • Meet over Zoom
Are the LUessentials Classes recorded?

To ensure the safety of our community, we record all videocalls. However, these recordings are NOT available to participants in LUessentials Classes.

We believe that interacting with other artists is essential to an artist's growth, and so we've made LU incredibly accessible via videocall. We want you to attend each of your classes in-person.


Get the very best advice, training, support, & positive pressure from a Master Artist alongside a small group of artists, just like you! 

Be the First to Know!

When you join the Artists’ Network you’ll get FIRST DIBS on all NEW Mastermind Groups.

You’ll also, receive helpful advice, articles and book suggestions to help you level-up your talent.


Grow A Culture of Resiliency


Grow A Culture of Resiliency

You will be redirected to the PDF once you enter your email address. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!


Be the first to hear about...


  • NEW Master Artists & NEW Mastermind+ Groups launching!

You've been added to the list! Please add earn.it@levellingup.ca to your contacts so that you don't miss our emails.