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Aesop's Fables: Clay/Collage Emphasis: Ages 4 - 5, Sat, 10 am - 12 pm
Register Using Aesop’s fables, rich in animal and plant imagery, as a starting point, we will explore a variety of materials and techniques. Each project encourages skill building, manipulation of materials, and an introduction to different elements of art.
Code: W20DC01A
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Explore, Express, Create: Painting/Printmaking Emphasis: Ages 6 - 7, Sat, 10 am - 12 pm
Register Artists are everywhere! Students will explore the works of artists from many different cultures and be inspired to express themselves in a variety of media and mixed media: conté, pencil, pastel, ink, watercolour, acrylic and printmaking. A special 3D project and a trip to a gallery included. Learn new skills, express your ideas, and create beautiful things.
Code: W20DC01B
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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People and Places: Collage/Clay Emphasis: Ages 6 - 7, Sat, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Register Students will use various collage techniques to make natural landscape habitat with animals, fish and other creatures, focusing on colour, pattern, texture and style. We will use clay to make a series of tiles and sculptures that depict our favourite places: homage to sacred places of our world.
Code: W20DC01C
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Art and Architecture From Around the World, Sculpture/Drawing Emphasis: Ages 8 - 9, Sat, 10 am - 12 pm
Register Using various drawing materials such as charcoal, pencils, conté, charcoal, oil and chalk pastels; students will be inspired by European artists (Gauguin, Van Gogh, Modigliani) We will study the architecture (bridges, fountains and castles) of famous cities of the world and use a variety of sculptural techniques to interpret them.

1 model
Code: W20DC01D
Price: $230.00
Teacher: Ruth Secunda
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Personal Portraits: People in Art, Painting/Printmaking Emphasis: Ages 8 - 9, Sat, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Register Using people as the subject matter, inspired by artists who have spent their careers exploring portraiture, this class gives students knowledge and practice exploring the human figure in art. Learn about, and put your personal spin on paintings and prints inspired by Amedeo Modigliani, Jean Paul Lemieux, Frida Kahlo, Gustav Klimpt and Pablo Picasso. Each project will build on previous consideration of composition, colour, pattern, and of course proportions and movement of the human body. A session drawing from a live model included.

1 model
Code: W20DC01E
Price: $240.00
Teacher: Deidre Hierlihy
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Gothic Tales: Focus on Van Gogh and Caspar Friedrich Ages 10 - 12, Sat, 1:30 - 4 pm
Register This winter get “chilled” by drawing the fantastic and painting the enchanted. Draw a fantastic beast using a variety of shading techniques. Learn perspective and monochromatic colour scheme painting a deserted winter road. Draw from a skeleton and from a draped model in vampire garb. Create a realistic and highly textured watercolour of animals. Draw a mysterious self portrait using jarring colours like Van Gogh used. We will conclude by listening to some northern European fairy tales and paint a “starry night” canvas using acrylic.

1 model
Code: W20DC02
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Cartooning and Animation, Ages 10 - 12, Sat, 9:30 am - 12 pm
Register 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 pages.
Each season includes lessons on drawing hands (realistic and cartoon-style), the human figure and animal characters.
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.

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


Winter 2020 highlights
Caricatures: Proportions and distortions of the head and face
Drawing animal character cartoons
Gag panel project with group theme (Advertisemants and Commercials)
Class project stop-motion animation project
Code: W20DC04
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 9
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Build Your Portfolio: Artists You Should Know: Ages 13 - 15, Sat 9 am - 12 pm
Register Improve your artistic skills and increase your knowledge of art history by looking at the masters. Perfect your ability to render shading and volume in both still life and the portrait.  Expand your ability to draw gestures/quick sketches of the human figure during a session with a draped model. Explore working in 3D in ceramic. Create a large acrylic painting on a canvas board.

1 model
Code: W20DT02
Price: $260.00
Teacher: Valerie Ryan
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 14
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Comic Books and Cartooning, ages 13 - 15: Sat, 1 - 4 pm
Register Avec suivi en français pour les élèves francophones.
This class is for students at all skill levels that need to draw and write seriously. They will learn and practice writing and 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 accessibles aux élèves de tous les niveaux d’habileté qui prennent au sérieux leur dessin et écriture. Les élèves apprendront et pratiqueront les techniques du scénario et 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 caricaturales), des conseils au sujet de la rédaction et la scénaristique pour BD, et la réalisation d’une revue contenant les projets personnels des participants.

Winter 2020 highlights
Gag panel project with group theme (Advertisements and Commercials)
Proportions of the head and face for use in caricatures
Long Vertical Panels project
Code: W20DT04
Price: $250.00
Teacher: Gérard Bélec
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 12
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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Express Yourself: Drawing and Painting, Ages 13 - 15, Sat, 1 - 4 pm
Register Start where you are and learn new skills, practice techniques and gain confidence in expressing your ideas. Each class will be inspired by the work of a contemporary artist with emphasis on inclusive representation (gender, culture etc). Projects will be in a variety of media: pencil, ink, pastel, mixed media, and watercolour. Drawing session with a model and a trip to an art gallery included.

1 model
Code: W20DT01
Price: $270.00
Teacher: Marika Jemma
Campus: Downtown
Focus: Children and Teens/ Enfants et Adolescents
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Semester: Winter
Year: 2020
Spots Remaining: 10
Start Date: 01/11/2020
End Date: 03/14/2020
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