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Critique! with Steve Rose  
W19ACRIT     
Intermediate/Advanced
Saturdays Feb. 9, 23 & Mar. 9, 23, 2019 NEW DATES
9:30am - 12:30pm     
$132.00 (HST $149.16)
Award-winning instructor Steve Rose will share his insight and experience through the critique and analysis of students’ art in any media or style.
 
Learn to Knit: Cable Hat with Gloria Williams
In partnership with the Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners
W19ALTK                              
Intermediate
Wednesdays Feb. 6 – 20, 2019 3 weeks                  
7:00pm - 9:00pm
$66.00 (HST $74.58)
Join Gloria for an adventure in cable knitting, as you knit your way through the twists and turns of cables you will discover that cables are not as frightening as they first appear. Materials list available HERE.
 
Life Drawing and Painting Studio 
All Levels
Fridays Jan. 25 – Mar. 8, 2019 6 weeks (no class Feb. 15)
 
W19ALIF1 (short poses)
9:30am - 12:30pm     
$108.00 (HST $122.04)
 
W19ALIF2 (long poses)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$108.00 (HST $122.04)
 
No instructor. For independent artists. Expand your repertoire and explore the joys of designing with the figure. Drawing and water-based media.
 
Contemporary Portraits: It’s Not About the Likeness with Kim-Lee Kho        
W19APOR     
Intermediate/Advanced         
Wednesdays Jan. 16 – Feb. 27, 2019 7 weeks        
9:30am - 12:30pm     
$294.00 (HST $332.22)
Working with a model for 6 weeks, we will combine artistic thinking, process, and sometimes unusual materials to create creative, adventurous and contemporary portraits. We will look at how key anatomical structures can prove useful and how to make them silly putty in our hands. Various media, some included in the $20 materials fee payable to the instructor. Materials list available.
 
Figurative Art: Drawn and Beyondwith Kim-Lee Kho    
W19AFIG       
Intermediate/Advanced         
Wednesdays Jan. 16 – Feb. 27, 2019 7 weeks        
1:00pm - 4:00pm       
$294.00 (HST $332.22)
Not a classical life drawing class! Work with a model as a doorway to exploring artistic thinking, design, tools, processes and surfaces, plus ways of seeing. Get more out of your tools and materials and try interesting combinations. Each term is different, each week stretches your creative muscles and build your skills. Drawing-based but includes mixed and other media. $15 materials fee payable to the instructor. Materials list available.
 
Drawing for Beginners with Enzo Avolio 
W19ABEG     
Beginner         
Mondays Jan. 21 – Mar. 4, 2019 6 weeks (no class Feb. 18)
7:00pm - 9:30pm                   
$165.00 (HST $186.45)                                                     
Learn to draw people and things by using both structural and contour drawing to find your forms. Don’t let the fear of getting started get in your way. Join us every Monday night and let’s begin. Materials list available.
 
Drawing: Next Steps with Helen McCusker         
W19ADRA     
Beginner         
Thursdays Jan. 24 – Feb. 28, 2019 6 weeks
7:00pm - 9:30pm
$180.00 (HST $203.40)                                                         
Designed for students who wish to continue their studies in drawing and as a continuation of Beginner Drawing. Learn to observe more carefully through a variety of drawing exercises, improve compositional skills and drawing techniques and learn new techniques. This will also be an introduction to drawing with colour in both pastels and coloured pencil. Learn to use a variety of drawing media expressively, how to use a viewfinder, measure for angle and size and more. Classes include instructor demonstrations, weekly showcase of traditional and contemporary artists’ drawings in a supportive and fun environment. Work from a live model for 2 sessions. Materials list available.
 
Collage and Mixed Media with Kal Honey
W19ACOL     
All Levels        
Thursdays Jan. 24 – Feb. 28, 2019 6 weeks
9:30am - 12:30pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74) 
This course is designed as an ongoing investigation into the nature and potential of this versatile, visceral medium. With inspiring examples by collage masters, individual and group discussion and plenty of set and open-ended exercises, we’ll delve into a variety of artistic ideas and issues through collage. Materials list available.
 
Basics and Beyond: Art from A-Z with Louise Zych      
Intermediate
Tuesdays Jan. 22 – Feb. 26, 2019 6 weeks
W19ABBAZ
6:30pm - 9:30pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
Work on your individual projects or weekly exercises that can grow into a finished work of art. Working through the alphabet, you will be provided with prompts selected to stimulate your imagination. Create at your own place. Rapid fire, completing a project in one class or relaxed staying with a project for a sustained period of time. Media of your choice (no oils). Materials list available.

Basics and Beyond: Studio with Louise Zych     
Intermediate   
Tuesdays Jan. 22 – Feb. 26, 2019 6 weeks
 
W19ABAS1
9:30am - 12:30pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
 
W19ABAS2
1:00pm - 4:00pm       
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
 
For all artists who want to keep moving on their creative journey. Explore the medium of your choice (no oils). Satisfy both sides of your brain by thoughtfully planning your work without sacrificing spontaneity and life. Each class begins with a drawing exercise and discussion about an art-related topic. Materials list available.
 
Beyond Picasso with Steve Rose  
Intermediate/Advanced
Fridays Feb. 1 – Mar. 8, 2019 6 weeks
 
W19APIC1     
9:30am - 12:30pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
 
W19APIC2     
1:00pm – 4:00pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
 
This program offers intermediate/advanced level artists the opportunity to direct their own independent development and to access coaching and mentoring as required. Each session begins with 30 minutes to view the works of selected abstract and non-objective artists and to stimulate class discussion and individual reflection/motivation within a safe and nurturing creative environment. Materials list available.
 
Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Louise Zych
Beginner
W19AACR
Thursdays Jan. 24 – Feb. 28, 2019 6 weeks
6:30pm - 9:30pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
Learn how to apply the basics as you create a finished piece from beginning to end. Join Louise as she leads you to explore the medium through guided exercises, projects and demonstrations. Instruction will provide guidance as you explore your creative spirit. Materials list available.
 
Watercolour Painting for Beginners with Malcolm Cullen
Beginner
W19AWAT
Wednesdays Jan. 23 – Feb. 27, 2019 6 weeks
7:00pm - 9:30pm                                                                   
$165.00 (HST $186.45)
Expand your knowledge of watercolour paints with the introduction of pen & ink. Starting off with a brief review of watercolour basics, this course will gain creative momentum as you move through the practicing of technique to building your painting. Results can be extraordinary for this most traditional of combined techniques. Adventurous beginners are welcome. Materials list available.
 
Watercolour: Contemporary Approacheswith Kal Honey         
W19AWCA    
Intermediate/Advanced         
Thursdays Jan. 24 – Feb. 28, 2019 6 weeks
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$198.00 (HST $223.74)
Break out of the mold and use watercolour like you’ve never before! Through inspiring contemporary examples and open-ended creative challenges, explore and exploit watercolour’s strength, delicacy and versatility as a medium of NOW, not just yesteryear. Nary a barn or split rail fence in sight! Materials list available.
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