OBO studios

our beautiful obsession

Our Story

OBO studios is a creative sanctuary where we are obsessed with the beautiful joy of creating. Emily and Tracy, along with their collected tribe of creative guides, would love nothing more than to empower you to say “yes” to your creative potential.


Soft Pastel Landscapes

'Bold Strokes'

Saturday, September 14,  1pm – 5pm

Instructors:  Emily MacLeod and Tracy-Lynn Chisholm

Sweeping fields and majestic skies captured with broad strokes of luscious colour.  Experiment with soft pastel on prepared boards, then choose your favourite to frame! All materials and frame included. 

The 'Intrigue' of Painting

6 Week Course Starting October 2nd- November 6, Wednesdays from 12-3:30pm

Instructor: Kathi LeGault

Join Kathi LeGault for this adventure in colour, technique, and design. Kathi has enjoyed Drawing and Painting since she was a child. Since graduating from University of Windsor’s Fine Arts program, she has studied with Master Artists and travelled the world — sketching her surroundings in over 20 countries. Although trained in oil painting and various mediums, watercolour is her medium of choice.

View course details The Intrigue of Painting Syllabus

View more of Kathi’s work here. 

All materials included. Suitable for or all skill levels.

Mixed Media

All Things Washi
'Elegant Surfaces'

Saturay October 19th, 1pm – 5pm

Instructor:  Sharlena Wood

Fall in love with the creative process, developing a free and playful mindset while drawing as you experiment with pencil, ink, and soft pastels on beautiful washi, Japanese hand made paper. Delight in graceful lines, delicate surfaces, and capturing the spirit of nature in a relaxing, healing environment. Materials included. All skill levels welcome.

mixed media

All Things Washi
'Magical landscapes'

Sunday, October 20th, 10am – 5pm

Instructor: Sharlena Wood

This fun-filled workshop explores acrylic painting combined with washi, and how they work together to create beautiful results. Explore a variety of fine Japanese papers, using the patterns and textures collaged within a whimsical landscape composition on a wooden birch panel, taking mixed media painting to new heights of imagination! Materials included. All skill levels welcome. 

We Believe You Can

private Group Bookings

Interested in hosting a private group workshop at OBO studios? We’d love to have you! Please tell us more about your event and we’ll get in touch to discuss further. 

Our Cancellation Policy

If a participant chooses to cancel their confirmed registration or cannot or does not attend the workshop the following refunds will apply:

1. The registered participant may invite another person to substitute their place in the workshop at any time for no charge.

2. If notice is received 14 days before the scheduled workshop date a 50% refund will be offered.

3. If notice is received less than 14 days before the scheduled workshop date no refund will be offered.

4. Please note, these classes are for adults and mature teens. 

*In the unlikely event that the workshop is cancelled all confirmed participants will be notified and receive a full refund.