Lisa Agnew

Lisa Agnew is a Niagara-area-based artist and art instructor with an Honours Fine Arts degree from Brock University. She works mostly in acrylics, pastels and handmade paper. She loves to explore detail, shape, colour and texture by closely cropping images to present a new perspective. She most enjoys painting and drawing animals and creating fan art of her favourite characters from tv, movies and comics.

Lisa also teaches drawing and painting classes held at Michaels Arts and Crafts in St. Catharines.


Lisa’s Fine Art Classes are offered in Acrylic, Watercolour and Drawing. Classes are $15 each for 2 hours of step-by-step instruction; supplies not included. Classes are held at the St. Catharines Michaels Arts and Crafts (4th Avenue), and no previous experience is needed!

Class Goals:

•Complete a 9”x12” painting or drawing. No previous experience needed!
•Learn basic techniques and apply them to your own future projects.
• Learn how to create depth, perspective, and interest in your drawings and paintings

Classes offered in:

ACRYLIC: Landscape, Floral, Still Life, Animals and Seascape
DRAWING: Landscape, Floral, Still Life, Animals, Steampunk, Anime and Comic Hero
WATERCOLOUR: Landscape, Floral, Still Life, Animals, Seascape and Fantasy/Sci Fi

For schedules and info about supplies, please check out the class Facebook pages at the links provided below.

Pre-registration is required 24hrs in advance. 2-person minimum applies to all classes, or class will be rescheduled. You will be notified 24hours in case of cancellation/rescheduling due to minimum not being met.

LISA'S LINKS: (also listed below)

You can see more of her art and handmade paper at:

ART CLASS PAGES: (also listed in the links below)


TotemWorks Art by Lisa
TotemWorks Handmade Paper
Grumbacher Acrylic Painting Classes at Michael's (by Lisa)
Grumbacher Drawing Classes (by Lisa)
Grumbacher Watercolour Classes (by Lisa)