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Texture, Colour, Line and Pattern: Painting/Printmaking Emphasis: Ages 4-5
Register We will use illustrations from some of our favorite picture books as a jumping off point for exploring technique in 2-dimensional work, and expressing our knowledge and perceptions. Be inspired by Eric Carle, Barbara Reid, Robert Munsch and others.
Code: P15DC01A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00
Get Inspired by an Artist: Drawing/Sculpture Emphasis: Ages 6 - 7
Register Join Tami Galili Ellis for a vibrant spring course designed to assist the children in creating art. In this positive and fun environment children will explore various materials such as clay, collage, ink, charcoal and paint. They will learn to expand on their skills of sculpting, drawing, and painting in many media. During each term we will look for inspiration by exploring ideas of various artists such as: Mondrian, Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne and many more. Through a series of in-class projects kids will learn some essential components of visual art such as line, colour, and composition, while maintaining an emphasis on the creative process.

1 model
Code: P15DC01B
Price: $235.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00
The Four Seasons of Canada: Painting/Printmaking Emphasis: Ages 6 - 7
Register As we enter spring and warmer weather, students will walk in the market area and discover the sights and smells of the new season. Spring means plants and flowers and creatures in our gardens. We will paint these images with watercolour, acrylic and tempura paint. We will go to the Tulip Festival and translate what we see using various printing techniques. We will use cardboard, rubber tile and styrofoam with inks and paints to create a festival series of prints.
Code: P15DC01C
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 6
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 13:30 - 15:30
Our Family, Our Community, Our World: Clay/Collage Emphasis: Ages 8 - 9
Register With the use of various collage techniques, we will interpret stories and legends from around the world. We will concentrate on our families and learn about world cultures. We will discover stories about our families and bring images and objects from home. Then we will use clay techniques to make a story of our family.
Code: P15DC01D
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00
Canadian Artists: Sculpture/Drawing Emphasis: Ages 8 - 9
Register Using the themes and techniques of some iconic Canadian artists from the last century, we will increase our facility with a variety of materials, while expressing our own experience and ideas about our culture. Learn from Norval Morrisseau, William Kurelek, Ted Harrison, Joe Fafard, Kenojuak Ashevak, and others.
Code: P15DC01E
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 13:30 - 15:30
Children's Memoir Writing: Images and Words: Ages 8 - 12
Register This course will explore the art of storytelling through words and drawing, with a focus on children’s personal stories. Concepts such as metaphor and simile will be examined through fun and collaborative writing prompts, followed by drawing exercises which translate literary images into visual ones. Children will leave the course with their stories beautifully presented and preserved in words and pictures. The focus of the course is drawing and writing, but bookmaking and calligraphy techniques will also be covered.
Code: P15DC01F
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Lara Bober
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 04/19/2015
End Date: 06/21/2015
Schedule: Sunday from 13:30 - 16:00
Drawing and Painting on the Easel: Ages 10 - 12
Register Join Tami Galili Ellis for a vibrant winter course full of art! Have fun developing ideas and creating new artworks. Get inspired by great modern and contemporary artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Van Gogh, Georgia O'Keefe and more. Explore traditional and nontraditional techniques, expand on drawing skills and learn new applications! Working on the easel, students will expand their artistic boundaries while exploring a range of materials such as charcoal, oil pastels, pencils and paint. Through a series of in-class projects, working from still life and the model we will learn some essential components of visual art such as line, colour and composition. In each class we will look at a specific artist to get inspired by some ideas, or adopt interesting techniques.

1 model
Code: P15DC02
Price: $255.00
Teacher: Tami Galili-Ellis
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 13
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 13:30 - 16:30
Cartooning and Animation (B): Ages 10 - 12
Register 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 (hand-drawn and stop-motion techniques) and comic books.

Each season includes lessons on drawing hands (realistic and cartoon-style), the human figure and animal characters.

Ces cours sont pour les 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 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.

Chaque saison il y aura des leçons sur comment dessiner les mains (réalistes et comiques), la figure humaine et les animaux.

Spring 2015 highlights
Splash: Full page comic book panel
Comic strip project with group theme
Comic book pages
Stop-motion animation projects
Code: P15DC04
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 3
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 09:30 - 12:00
Sculpture: Construction, Assemblage and Land Art (runs in tandem with P14DT05): Ages 10 - 12
Register This course runs in tandem with P15DT05
It’s spring! Time to think GREEN! Re-purposing materials to make artistic statements about the environment and society- model making in wax, clay and papier maché.
We will explore the possibilities of sculpture with household objects, industrial cast-offs, and natural materials on a small scale and make a site specific land art piece as a group. Art gallery visit and outdoor field trip included!
Code: P15DC05
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 12:00
Drawing and Painting: All Together Now!: Ages 13 - 15
Register In a comfortable studio setting, students will learn technique and improve ability in the following materials: pencil, coloured pencil, charcoal, pastel and India ink, watercolour and acrylics. Briefings on the masters and contemporary artists will stimulate the artist in each of us, in particular during a visit to the National Gallery of Canada.
Variation in themes throughout the 3 terms will sustain the interest of returning students. Spring: still life and abstraction emphasis. All skill levels are encouraged to register.
Code: P15DT01
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Bryna Cohen
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 11
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00
Comic Books and Cartooning (B): Ages 13 - 15
Register Avec suivi en français pour les élèves francophones.

These courses are 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.

Each season will include a lesson on drawing hands (realistic and cartoon), tips on writing and storytelling for comic books, and the production of a class magazine collecting original projects by the students.

Ces cours sont pour les 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.

Chaque saison il y aura une leçon sur comment dessiner les mains (réalistes et comiques), des conseils au sujet de la rédaction et la scénaristique pour BD, et la réalisation d’une revue contenant les projets personnels des participants.

Spring 2015
The comic book panel: Dialogue, Details, Decor and Shading
Scripts & Thumbnails
Long horizontal panel page
Comic strip project with group theme
Code: P15DT04
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 1
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00
Sculpture: Construction, Assemblage and Land Art (runs in tandem with P14DC05): Ages 10 - 12
Register This course runs in tandem with P15DC05
It’s spring! Time to think GREEN! Re-purposing materials to make artistic statements about the environment and society- model making in wax, clay and papier maché.
We will explore the possibilities of sculpture with household objects, industrial cast-offs, and natural materials on a small scale and make a site specific land art piece as a group. Art gallery visit and outdoor field trip included!
Code: P15DT05
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Room:
Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 12:00
Drawing, Painting and Collage with 20th C. Artists: Ages 13 - 15
Register In a comfortable studio setting, we begin by drawing portraits, self portraits and the human figure. Students transform their portraits through a process of abstraction, inspired by cubism and the masters of the early twentieth century.
We will work in a range of materials including acrylics, charcoal and collage. 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.

2 models
Code: P15DT06
Price: $265.00
Teacher: Bryna Cohen
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Spring
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 04/18/2015
End Date: 06/20/2015
Schedule: Saturday from 09:00 - 12:00
Sculpture throughout Time: Sculpture Emphasis: Ages 9 - 11
Register In this class we will look at popular sculpture throughout art history. We will create our own works drawing inspiration from each era. We will use clay, wax, plaster carving, papier-mâché, and wire.
Code: S15DC4C
Price: $245.00
Teacher: Alex Fichera
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Summer
Year: 2015
Spots Remaining: 15
Start Date: 07/27/2015
End Date: 07/31/2015
Schedule: Monday from 09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday from 09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday from 09:00 - 16:30
Thursday from 09:00 - 16:30
Friday from 09:00 - 16:30