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ADULT WORKSHOPS - SPRING AND SUMMER 2020
  
Freedom to Create: Assemblage Plus

S20AFRE1

Instructor: Toni Caldarone     

All Levels        

Friday, April 24, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$60.00 (with HST $67.80)      

Let your playfulness take over! Learn how to build, sculpt, and assemble using materials such as: found objects, images, decorative paper, recyclables, and clay. Bring new experiences to your current practice with Toni’s guidance. Beginners to trained artists, are all welcome! Materials included.

Drawing Digitally

S20ADIG       

Instructor: Helen McCusker  

Beginner

Saturday, April 25, 2020

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

$33.00 (with HST $37.29)

This workshop will focus on observation and provide basic tools for drawing digitally on a tablet. With your finger or stylus, practice sighting for size, angle and shape, negative space, and foreshortening. Prior experience working on a tablet is helpful but not required. This is a great skill to have for creating proposals, planning for larger work, creating to scale drawings, and so much more. Work from your own personal tablet.

Meditative Art

S20AMED

Instructor: Tanzina Amin

All Levels

Saturday, May 2, 2020

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$33.00 (with HST $37.29)

Create a very personal piece of artwork that will evoke positive feelings. The finished piece may be kept near the bed for a peaceful night and positive start in the morning, and/or saved on your phone as a mood booster, when you need it. You will enter a meditative state through an intuitive painting process, transferring positive energy into your creation. Bring an open mind and willingness to let go. Material List Available HERE  or a material fee of $10 cash can be paid to the instructor (Please give 5 days’ notice to the instructor for purchasing by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

 

Sculptural Acrylics

S20ASCA

Instructor: Ruth Luginbuehl    

All Levels

Friday, May 8, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$60.00 (with HST $67.80)

Students will learn how to use acrylics in a sculptural way by combining acrylic paints with a variety of unusual material, including found objects! Students will be able to explore the joy and countless possibilities of adopting acrylic glue techniques into their own body of work. Material List HERE.

Art from the Unconscious

S20AFOU

Instructor: Ruth Luginbuehl    

All Levels

Friday, May 22, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$60.00 (with HST $67.80)

Participants will gain an understanding of their own unconscious and how it functions. Tapping into their unconscious mind and learning the potential it has within their own art practice by using familiar materials and techniques. Material List Available HERE. 

Painting Performers

S20APP         

Instructor: Jacintha Krish  

Intermediate   

Sunday May 24-Tuesday May 26, 2020 (3 day workshop)

9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$231.00 (with HST $261.03)

Focusing on performance artists, learn how to paint the moving figure. You will be working from photos and costumed models. Paintingdancers, musicians, and other performing artists in this three day workshop! Be it a violin or viola, feel the pulse of the performer as you interpret his/her art form onto your canvas in bold strokes of vivid colour. Materials List Available HERE. 

Cartooning + Illustration

S20ACAR

Instructor: Bruce Minnes-Sherman

All Levels

Saturday, May 30, 2020

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

$38.00 (with HST $43.70)

Utilize the creative skillsets of drawing, painting, and design, but with even greater exuberance and a touch of wild abandon. Along with being a superb avenue for self-expression, cartooning has the pragmatic upshot of allowing one to create personalized greetings and celebratory messages. More than that, it’s loads of fun! Materials included.

Pen + Ink

S20APAI        

Instructor: Marjan Verstappen

All Levels

Sunday, May 31, 2020

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$38.00 (with HST $42.94)

Ink drawings can be simple, complex, and infinitely interesting. In this one-day workshop, learn a wide range of ink drawing techniques and styles. Perfect for those with interests in drawing, design and illustration. Material List Availble HERE. 

 

Sculptures and Shadows 

S20ASAS

Instructor: Kal Honey

All Levels

Saturday, May 30 - Sunday, May 31, 2020 (2 day workshop)

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$144.00 (with HST $162.72) 

In this workshop, we’ll construct 3D sculptures using found materials whilst simultaneously creating a recognizable shadow image cast from the sculpture with the aid of strong directional light. Similarities and/or differences between sculpture and shadow make for a striking interplay that’s rich with meaning-making potential. Google “shadow art”! Material list available soon!

Contemporary Landscape

SU20ACOLA

Instructor: Steve Rose

All Levels

Monday, June 22- Friday, June 26, 2020 (5 day workshop)

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$275.00 (with HST $310.75)

Utilizing the landscape and the organic world with an emphasis on the conceptual personal investigation will be the focus of this workshop. Progressing from a series of warm-up exercises which are intended to push and inspire new creative paths, providing opportunity to expand artistic skills. You will be challenged with fresh approaches to a cherished and respected age-old painting genre. Materials List Availble HERE. 

Collage: New Directions

SU20ACOL2

Instructor: Kal Honey

All Levels

Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26, 2020 (5 day workshop)

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$330.00 (with HST $372.90)

A week of exploration! This workshop will include contemporary collage examples for inspiration, creative exercises, and open-ended challenges all within a creative and supportive environment, putting focus on individual attention and group discussions. There will be plenty of creative leeway to take things in the directions you find most compelling! Materials list coming soon!

Abstraction of the Figure

SU20AFIG

Instructor: Steve Rose

All Levels

Monday, July 13 - Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (3 day workshop)

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$210.00 (with HST $237.30)

Working with a model is beneficial to all artists because of the skill-building it allows by way of observation, eye/hand coordination, 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 List Availble HERE. 

Abstraction: Art in Nature

SU20AABS

Instructor: Steve Rose

All Levels

Monday, July 27 - Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (3 day workshop)

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$165.00 (with HST $189.45)

This class is inspired by nature. A short introduction will be provided at the beginning of each class utilizing landscapes and nature as a point of departure, within the context of abstract art approaches. Emphasis will be on individual creativity and artistic growth. Ideal for landscape artists that crave more freedom and a looser expression within their work. All artists with previous experience in any discipline will benefit. Material List Availble HERE. 

 

Art Inside the Box  

S20AITB

Instructor: Kal Honey

All Levels

Friday, May 15 - Saturday, May 16, 2020 (2 day workshop)

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$144.00 (with HST $162.72) 

Popularized by Joseph Cornell’s exquisite creations, art in boxes has long been an artist’s favourite.

Whether telling a story, creating a shrine, piquing our curiosity or making us laugh — you can do it visually — in boxes! With lots of inspiring examples, prosaic how-to, personal attention and hands-on. Material list available soon!

 

 

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