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Aesop's Fables: Clay/Collage Emphasis: Ages 4 to 5
Using Aesop’s Fables, rich in animal and plant imagery, as a starting point, we will explore a variety of materials and techniques, especially clay and collage. Each project encourages skill building and manipulation of the elements of art.
Code: W16DC01A
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Polar Bears and Kangaroos: Artists and Their Animal Friends: Painting / Printmaking Emphasis: Ages 6 to 7
Emily Carr's favourite horse, Johnny, is waiting for you to draw her, and so is Frida Kahlo's pet spider monkey, Fulang Chang. Paint a purple dog, a dot painting of a Kangaroo, and a snow laden polar bear. Learn about various artists and animals from Canada and abroad. Painting/printmaking as well as foil embossing, collage, and bricolage.
1 Model
Code: W16DC01B
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Aboriginal Art: Clay/Collage Emphasis: Ages 6 to 7
Starting with stories and native legends, we will discuss the art of various Aboriginal people from around the world. We will concentrate on the art of some tribes of Africa and South America and discover the wealth of their culture. We will construct ceremonial masks, Peruvian molas and native inspired paintings. An emphasis on collage and clay techniques.

Code: W16DC01C
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 8
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Colour, Texture, Line, Pattern: Painting/Printmaking Emphasis: 8 to 9 yrs
With people as the main subject matter, we will explore specific elements of art such as colour, texture, line and pattern. We will be inspired by art history, and artists who have spent their artistic career exploring portraiture. Learn about, and be inspired by, Alex Colville, Amedeo Modigliani, Jean Paul Lemieux, Frida Kahlo and Pablo Picasso.
Code: W16DC01E
Price: $210.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Drawing and Painting: Tips from Great Painters: 10 - 12 yrs
Develop your drawing and painting skills by taking a closer look at our own country's great artists. We will learn watercolours from Emily Carr, charcoal drawing from Joe Fafard, heroic landscape painting from Paul Kane, colour tips from the Group of 7. A session with the model and field trip to the National Gallery included.

1 Model
Code: W16DC02
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Cartooning and Animation: 10 - 12 yrs
Avec suivi en français pour les élèves francophones.
These courses are designed for students at all skill levels who want to draw seriously. Students will learn and practice drawing techniques and discover cartooning and animated cartoon secrets. Students will apply their creativity to the production of comic strips, gag panels, caricatures, illustrations, animated cartoons (stop-motion techniques) and comic books.

Ces cours sont accessibles aux élèves de tous les niveaux d’habileté qui veulent dessiner de façon sérieuse. Les élèves apprendront et pratiqueront les techniques du dessin et ils découvriront les secrets de la BD et du dessin animé. Les élèves feront preuve de créativité en réalisant des projets de bandes dessinées, cases à farces, caricatures, illustrations, dessins animés et des planches de BD.

Winter 2016 highlights
Caricatures: Proportions and distortions of the head and face
Drawing animal character cartoons
Gag panel project with group theme
Class project stop-motion animation
Code: W16DC04
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 0
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Sculpture: Basics Techniques Part 2: 10 - 12 yrs
Start where you are and have fun while you learn! This class is great for both beginners and experienced students. In this supportive environment, learn basic and intermediate techniques for carving, molding, building and 3d collage in a variety of creative media. Thematic focus: Myth and Magic. Trip to Winterlude sculptures.
Code: W16DC05
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Drawing and Painting: 13 - 16 yrs
In a comfortable studio setting, we begin by drawing from observation: still life, portraits and the human figure. Students transform their drawing knowledge into painting by using colours and techniques through a process of repetition and abstraction. We will work in a range of materials including acrylics, charcoal and collage. This drawing and painting course is inspired by the masters of the early twentieth century. (Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne etc.)
A tour of the National Gallery of Canada to view works by contemporary and modern masters is included. All skill levels are welcome to register.

1 model
Code: W16DT01
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 4
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
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Portfolio Development: Ages 13 - 16
Students attend stimulating studio sessions designed to assist them in preparing and developing art works for a portfolio presentation. The instructor guides the students towards fulfilling the requirements specified for admission to the secondary school curriculum for which they are applying. Sessions include drawing a still life, a self-portrait using pencil and pastel media and coloured portrait studies. Classes also include figure drawing from a live model, acrylic painting with instruction in colour theory and brushstroke, and sculpture. The class is fast paced and alternates between terms to accommodate continuing students.

1 Model
Code: W16DT02
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 7
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
Schedule:

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Comic Books and Cartooning: 13 - 16 yrs
Avec suivi en français pour les élèves francophones.

These courses are designed for students at all skill levels that need to draw seriously. They will learn and practice drawing techniques and discover cartooning and comic book secrets. Students will apply their creativity to the production of comic strips, gag panels, caricatures, illustrations, and the development of personal projects.

Ces cours sont accessibles aux élèves de tous les niveaux d’habileté qui prennent au sérieux leur dessin. Les élèves apprendront et pratiqueront les techniques du dessin et ils découvriront les secrets de la bande dessinée. Les élèves feront preuve de créativité en réalisant des planches de bandes dessinées, des cases à farces, caricatures, illustrations, et en développant leurs projets personnels.

Winter 2016 highlights
Gag panel project with group theme
Proportions of the head and face for use in caricatures
The comic book panel: Details, Decor and Shading
Illustration or Splash page project
Code: W16DT04
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 01/16/2016
End Date: 03/12/2016
Schedule:

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Digital Photography: 13 - 16 yrs
This course is intended to provide students with a new way of looking at things around them in a different perspective to create art. Students will build skills and develop creativity using digital photography as a fine art medium.

*Please note: Students are required to provide their own digital camera for use during the course, although a DSLR is preferred or a semi-pro camera.
Code: W16DT06
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ahmed Hafez
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2016
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 01/17/2016
End Date: 03/13/2016
Schedule:

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