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Critique!
Instructor: Steve Rose
All Levels
 
 
Sundays Feb. 2 and Mar. 1, 2020 2 weeks
11:00am - 2:00pm
$66.00 (with HST $74.58)
 
Award-winning instructor Steve Rose will share his insight and experience through the critique and analysis of students’ art in any media or style.
 
 
Gel Plate Monoprints: Fast, Fun & Sophisticated
W20APRI       
Instructor: Kim-Lee Kho         
Intermediate/Advanced         
Wednesdays Feb. 5 - 26, 2020 4 weeks
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$132.00 (with HST $149.16)
 
Monoprinting with gel plates is a creative and playful process that can lead to stunning results. Using acrylic paints along with everyday items and art materials, we’ll play with colour and design, create rich visual textures, patterns and layered effects. Techniques include: adding, removing, masking, stencilling and mark-making. Materials list available soon.
 
 
Collage & Mixed Media
W20ACOL     
Instructor: Kal Honey 
Intermediate   
Thursdays Jan. 23 - Feb. 13, 2020 4 weeks
9:30am - 4:00pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
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, participants will delve into a variety of artistic ideas and issues through collage. Materials list available HERE.
 
New Work from Old Life Drawing
Instructor: Kal Honey 
Intermediate   
Thursdays Feb. 20 - Mar. 12, 2020 4 weeks
9:30am - 12:30pm
$132.00 (with HST $149.16)
 
Got a ton of old life drawings squirrelled away? GREAT! Let’s rework them! This course will get you thinking and playing with endless new possibilities from those old drawings: cut, paste, reconfigure, distress, draw, paint over, under and through them! New designs, new narratives, new emotions = exciting new work! Materials list available HERE . $10.00 material fee payable to the instructor.
 
 
Figurative Abstraction
Instructor: Steve Rose
Intermediate/Advanced
 
Sundays Feb. 9 and Mar. 8, 2020 2 weeks
11:00am - 2:00pm
$84.00 (with HST $94.92)
 
Working with a model is a benefit to all artists because of the skill-building it allows by way of observation, eye/hand coordination and rendering shape, form and volume. Artists will address their creative development through drawing, painting and exploring the human form. Emphasis will be placed on individual interpretation of expression in colour, mark-making and overall execution of poses. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE .
 
Drawing for Beginners
Instructor: Helen McCusker  
Beginner
 
 
Wednesdays Jan. 22 - Mar. 11, 2020 8 weeks
7:00pm - 9:30pm
$220.00 (with HST $248.60)
 
Learn how to draw what you see, using a variety of drawing media expressively. Lessons include blind contour drawing, negative space, using a viewfinder, measuring for angle and size, and more. Each session includes a demonstration and a showcase of drawings from traditional and contemporary artists. Materials list available HERE .
 
Watercolour Painting for Beginners
Instructor: Marjan Verstappen
Beginner
 
W20AWAT    
Wednesdays Jan. 22 - Mar. 11, 2020 8 weeks         
7:00pm - 9:30pm
$220.00 (with HST $248.60)
 
Learn the watercolour basics and move through the practising of techniques to build your painting. Expand your knowledge of watercolour paints with the introduction of gouache and pen & ink. Results can be extraordinary with the exploration of combined materials and techniques. Materials list available HERE.
 
Acrylic Painting for Beginners       
Instructor: Louise Zych
Beginner
 
Thursdays Jan. 23 - Mar. 12, 2020 8 weeks
6:30pm - 9:30pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
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 guide as you explore your creative spirit. Materials list available HERE .
 
Basics and Beyond: Studio
Instructor: Louise Zych
Intermediate
 
Tuesdays Jan. 21 - Mar. 10, 2020 8 weeks
9:30am - 12:30pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
Tuesdays Jan. 21 - Mar. 10, 2020 8 weeks
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
This class is 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 HERE .
 
Paint and Process: Beyond Pollock
Instructor: Steve Rose
Intermediate/Advanced
 
Fridays Jan. 24 - Mar. 13, 2020 8 weeks      
9:30am - 12:30pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
W20APP2      
Fridays Jan. 24 - Mar. 13, 2020 8 weeks      
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
Celebrating its 20th year! An active studio approach to contemporary art practice. This class offers intermediate/advanced level artists the opportunity to direct their development, and to access coaching and mentoring. Each session begins with 30 minutes of viewing the works of selected abstract and non-objective artists to stimulate class discussion and individual reflection/motivation within a safe and nurturing environment. Materials list available HERE .
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