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4A50 Pottery for the Petrified

Christopher Reid Flock

15 Apr - 15 Apr, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$89.00

Wondering if the art of pottery is for you? Spend the day “pottering” in our ceramics studio and find out. You’ll get to explore working with slabs, coils and the wheel as you determine if this hands-on medium might be for you. Absolutely no experience required and clay and materials are all provided. Just show up and let it happen. Warning: pottery can be very addictive... Saturday. Course Fee: $89 (Includes clay) Limit: 15 students

4A02-A Beginners Drawing

Janus

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$299.00

For anyone looking to become an artist, basic drawing skills are considered essential. This introduction to drawing course will challenge your senses and develop your drawing and shading skills – all in a supportive and inspirational environment. Topics include perspective and composition as well as the fundamentals of learning how to see. Class demonstrations and individual instruction provided throughout. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no class on May 22* Course Fee $299 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $277.13, Model Fee - $21.87) - includes 3 sessions with a life (nude) model. Limit: 15 students

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4A04 Portrait Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate

Holly Sneath

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$359.00

Create convincing renderings in any drawing medium such as pencil, charcoal and pastel. Whether you are a Beginner or Intermediate student, this class will provide the basic skills in achieving a likeness, as well as an understanding of the underlying structures. The instructor will provide weekly demonstrations plus individual instruction. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Mondays. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $286.10, model fee - $72.90) Limit: 15 students

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4A38 Still Life Painting in Oils

Susan Outlaw

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

Susan’s photo realism painting style is highly detailed and unique – here’s your chance to learn how she does it. Complete a finished floral close up painting using a natural light source. You’ll go from photo shoot to sketch to oil as you learn the approach to capturing realistic detail on the canvas. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A33-A Beginners Acrylic Painting

Holly Sneath

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Designed for those who have never tried acrylics or have limited painting skills, you’ll learn to master this plastic and flexible medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to develop your confidence and talents. Prerequisite: drawing experience. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A55 Introduction to Raku

Janus

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$329.00

Experiment in the sculptural, non-functional realm of Raku ceramics. The allure of Raku firing is a combination of a like minded community gathering, mixed with the excitement of fire, ceramics and speed – all resulting in spectacular colours. The focus this term is on sculptural techniques. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

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4A82-A Art History: All in a Day's Work

Regina Haggo

17 Apr - 29 May, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$169.00

An exploration of how and why artists through the ages created images of people at work (domestic, agricultural, industrial and governmental) and at leisure. Lectures are illustrated with slides and offer an entertaining, yet intelligent approach to art history. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22*  Mondays. Course Fee: $169 Limit: 30 students

4A26 Watercolour for the Beginner: Exploring Colour, Design and More

Bonnie Steinberg

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

$279.00

Explore transparent watercolour in a relaxed environment designed for the beginner. Basic watercolour techniques will be taught as you learn how to mix and “interpret” vibrant watercolour combinations. With Bonnie’s expertise and love of colour for guidance, the creative possibilities are endless! Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4C09 Made by Me Drawing and Painting Ages 7+

Tina Destro

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$199.00

Does your young artist have talents and interests they want to explore more in depth? This course is for them! Each child will work with the instructor to design their own program, perfect for developing their strengths and providing new challenges. While the students will learn about many artists and techniques, each student is encouraged to bring ideas and source materials to share. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22*  Monday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4A68 Digital Basics 2

Peter Karuna

17 Apr - 19 Jun, 2017 from 6:45 pm to 9:30 pm

$295.00

Apply the skills learned in Digital Basics 1 towards building your unique visual language and style. Practical exercises will help to broaden your vision and explore the possibilities of the photographic frame. You will also improve your photo editing using a step-by-step introduction to Photoshop.  Monday. *Please note: there will be no class on May 22* Course Fee: $295 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $278.50, Lab fee - $16.50) Limit: 12 students

4A05-A Portrait Drawing and Painting

Rae Bates

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$359.00

Capture the complexity and grace of the human subject as you work in any drawing or painting medium. *Please note Section A: there will be no classes on May 22* Mondays. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $286.10, model fee - $72.90) Limit: 15 students

4A28 Watercolour: Exploring, Architecture Colour and Design

Bonnie Steinberg

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Designed for ALL levels, this class emphasizes transparent watercolour as a means of artistic expression. Learn how to render architecture and its elements utilizing various techniques for beautiful spring compositions. Demonstrations and individual assistance will be emphasized. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A36-A Beginners' Oil Painting

Amanda Dudnik

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

A great start to your personal development as a painter! This course provides a basic introduction to the oil medium and includes guidance on choosing the proper materials and tools plus instruction on paint application, composition, colour mixing and much more. Previous drawing experience necessary. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A51-A Introduction to Pottery

Richard Fisher

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$329.00

Learn the hand-forming techniques of working with clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel. Also covered are the basics of glazing and surface decoration. You’ll hone your skills while transforming your ideas into inspired, finished pottery. Suitable for all levels, adults and students 16+. Mondays. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Clay extra. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A83 NEW Introduction to Design

Nancy Zboch

17 Apr - 26 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Transforming a blank page into a creative statement is a combination of intuition and a solid understanding of design principles. For example, how can a single line show light, shade, texture and emotion?  In this essential course for artists and designers, we’ll address core principles such as how to create visual balance, contrast and tension and most importantly develop your personal way of seeing and communicating through the design of your art. *Please note: there will be no classes on May 22* Mondays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A05-B Portrait Drawing and Painting

Katherine MacDonald

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$359.00

Capture the complexity and grace of the human subject as you work in any drawing or painting medium. The same model will sit for both the Tuesday morning and afternoon sessions. Students interested in working on longer sustained or larger pieces might consider registering for both Tuesday classes. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $286.10, model fee - $72.90) Limit: 15 students

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4A29 Still Life in Watercolour

Sandee Ewasiuk

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

Immerse yourself in this stimulating medium that’s provided the means to create some of the world’s greatest pieces of art. Working from a different still life every week or two, you’ll receive group and individual instruction on composition, colour and technique. Students can work in traditional watercolour methods or explore other approaches. All levels. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A36-B Beginners' Oil Painting

Guennadi Kalinine

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

A great start to your personal development as a painter! This course provides a basic introduction to the oil medium and includes guidance on choosing the proper materials and tools plus instruction on paint application, composition, colour mixing and much more. Previous drawing experience necessary. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A05-C Portrait Drawing and Painting

Katherine MacDonald

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$359.00

Capture the complexity and grace of the human subject as you work in any drawing or painting medium. The same model will sit for both the Tuesday morning and afternoon sessions. Students interested in working on longer sustained or larger pieces might consider registering for both Tuesday classes. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $286.10, model fee - $72.90) Limit: 15 students

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4A34 Acrylics and Mixed Media

Sandee Ewasiuk

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Art knows no limits. Expand upon your creative journey by introducing a blend of materials bound to bring new depths and intrigue to your work. You’ll explore the techniques and properties of primarily acrylic paints and acrylic paint mediums and be introduced to various other media, including pastel, paper, found objects, etc. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A80 Textured Jewellery in Sterling Silver

Clare Pearson

18 Apr - 9 May, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$195.00

Create a pendant or pair of earrings of your own design using various jewellery forming techniques. You’ll explore essential hand tool methods such as bend, fold, crease, crimp and shape as you fashion your own uniquely textured sculptural piece in silver. Studio fee includes all materials, the use of an in-class individual tool kit per student, as well as larger shared equipment.  Tuesdays. Course Fee:$195 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $149, Material Fee - $45) Limit: 12 students

4C12 NEW Getting to Grips with Graphic Novels Ages 8-12

Mike Gagnon

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$209.00

Ideas comes to life as awesome visual adventures. Aspiring graphic novelists will learn the basic skills of cartooning, character design and storytelling, and then bring it all together to tell an original story in graphic novel format. Included is the importance of basic perspective and proportion and considerations for layout design and panel composition.  Tuesday.  Course Fee: $209 Limit: 16 students

4C14 Digital Photography for Teens Ages 11+

Miles Wallace

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$199.00

In our digital world almost everyone has a camera, but understanding how to capture that awesome shot that sets Instagram on fire is a different story. Transform your camera into an extension of your creativity and great eye as you jump from AUTO to Manual and learn how to capture the perfect moment. This class requires the ownership of a digital camera with some manual settings (point & shoot or DSLR – not a phone/tablet camera).  Tuesday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 12 students

4C15 Draw. Paint. Create. Ages 11-14

Alison Sawatzky

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$215.00

Unleash your creativity and build your drawing and painting skills. Through traditional and experimental methods of art-making, explore nature and your imagination using pencils, pens, pastels, watercolours and acrylics. Projects may include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and abstracts. Course Fee: $215 Limit: 16 students

4A41 Low Light Landscape: En Plein Air

Catherine Gibbon

18 Apr - 13 Jun, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

$279.00

An outdoor class for artists interested in learning how to capture the transitory light and colour of evening. You’ll develop your own visual language through weekly painting projects followed by the group sharing of problems and individual critiques – all offered in a supportive atmosphere. The course also includes a 5 hour class to discover the challenges and wonder of night painting. Experience with your medium of choice is recommended. Shared transportation can be arranged. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A02-B Beginners' Drawing

Les Drysdale

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

For anyone looking to become an artist, basic drawing skills are considered essential. This introduction to drawing course will challenge your senses and develop your drawing and shading skills – all in a supportive and inspirational environment. Topics include perspective and composition as well as the fundamentals of learning how to see. Class demonstrations and individual instruction provided throughout. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A18 NEW Cartooning for Adults

Mike Gagnon

18 Apr - 6 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$225.00

Comic creator and industry pro, Mike Gagnon, shows you the tips, tricks and techniques of the cartoon masters, helping you to express your ideas and share your comic book and cartoon strip stories with the world. Topics include the fundamentals of character design and manipulation, developing a group of characters and placing them in compositions of correctly rendered perspective. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $225 Limit: 15 students

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4A25-A Beginners' Watercolour

Amanda Dudnik

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Never tried watercolour or have limited watercolour skills? Learn to master this challenging, yet gratifying medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to build your confidence and talents. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A43 NEW Landscape and the Group of Seven

Diana Gordon

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Learn and apply approaches used by the Group of Seven to create your own original landscape composition. Each week, we’ll analyze selected images, looking at how these Canadian art masters simplified composition, created rhythm, chose harmonious colours and used expressive brushwork. Students should bring photos, images or sketches for inspiration. Watercolour, acrylics and/or oils all suitable. All levels. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A43B Beginners' Abstract Painting

Sandee Ewasiuk

18 Apr - 20 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

This beginner approach to abstract painting will have you experimenting with innovative ways of creating art as you plunge into expressive colour mixing, brushwork and composition. Invent new techniques for applying paint and devise radical artistic processes – all while creating your own abstract pieces. Plenty of class demonstrations and individual instruction provided throughout. Oil or acrylic. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A51-C Introduction to Pottery

Catherine Weir

18 Apr - 13 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$329.00

Learn the hand-forming techniques of working with clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel. Also covered are the basics of glazing and surface decoration. You’ll hone your skills while transforming your ideas into inspired, finished pottery. Suitable for all levels, adults and students 16+. Clay extra. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A64 Digital Basics 1

Peter Karuna

18 Apr - 13 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$295.00

Learn to control your digital camera instead of it controlling you! In this beginner-level course, you’ll develop a solid foundation by using your camera hands-on in class and from feedback on your photos.  Fully understand shutter-speeds, apertures, ISO, histograms, focusing and the various exposure modes for better quality images. Using best-practice, safely transfer and backup your photos. Bring any camera, but hold off on new purchases until you learn enough to know what you need.  Tuesday.  Course Fee: $295 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $278.50, Lab fee - $16.50) Limit: 12 students

4A75-A Silkscreen Studio

Laura Bromwich

18 Apr - 6 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$249.00

Discover the versatility and unique characteristics of silkscreening using the latest non-toxic techniques. This course is suitable for both beginning and experienced screen printers. Beginners will learn a step-by-step method designed to inspire the creation of silkscreened projects. Returning students will explore more challenging ideas aimed at cultivating an advanced set of silkscreening skills. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $249 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $224, Material Fee-$25) Limit: 12 students

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4A01 Drawing for the Petrified

Janus

19 Apr - 10 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$165.00

This is the perfect course for those who have always had aspirations to draw, but may be holding back. Learning to draw is essential for all aspiring artists and in this absolute beginner’s class, you’ll take those first tentative steps with the encouraging hand-hold you’ve been looking for. Even if the idea of putting a dot on a piece of paper makes you feel a tiny bit tremulous, over four weeks, we’ll explore how to bring eye, hand and pencil to paper and expand basic lines into shaded forms, moving textures and more. All materials are supplied – just show up and let it happen. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $165 Limit: 15 students

4A25-B Beginners' Watercolour

Irene Keesmaat

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

Never tried watercolour or have limited watercolour skills? Learn to master this challenging, yet gratifying medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to build your confidence and talents. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A52 Handbuilding 101

Christie Gruppé

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$329.00

Explore your creative side in clay and develop the dexterity and skill needed for the fine art of pottery. Learn hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, and soft slab construction. You’ll also have an opportunity to bring your ideas to life on the potter’s wheel. All levels. Clay extra. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

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4C01-A Art Romp for Young Children Ages 2-4

Sandra Greenblatt

19 Apr - 7 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

$89.00

Stimulate your child’s senses and excite their imaginations! This first-time art experience for young children includes drawing, painting, collage, printmaking and clay as they explore line, shape, colour, pattern and texture. A special story time is included each week. One caregiver is welcome per child, but is required for children ages 2-3.  Wednesday.  Course Fee: $89 Limit: 12 students

4A65 Get Exposed to Digital Photography

Moussa Faddoul

19 Apr - 10 May, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$119.00

Jump from AUTO to the Manual setting on your camera and open up a whole new photographic world. Designed for beginner to intermediate photographers, this course will provide you with the essential tools and knowledge to transform your camera from that complicated device into an amazing tool for your creative imagination. Participants are required to work with a digital SLR removable lens camera (not point & shoot).  Wednesday.  Course Fee: $119 Limit: 10 students

4A35 NEW Acrylic Painting: Exploring Landscape and Architecture

Irene Keesmaat

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Designed for painters of all levels, this course will have you creating exciting compositions and solving problems related to landscape and architecture painting. Working from simple to more complex images, your confidence and enjoyment of the medium will increase with each project. Colour theory, perspective and the use of value to create mood and drama will be emphasized. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A45 Paint BIG

Sandee Ewasiuk

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Let go of your creative inhibitions and have fun painting something big and bold. You’ll use large canvases and large brushes to create your own unique masterpieces. All levels are welcome and a sense of adventure is encouraged. Secure onsite storage is available for leaving pieces between classes. For the first class, please bring acrylic paints in three colours (or more) and a canvas of 30”x40” or bigger. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A51-D Introduction to Pottery

Christopher Reid Flock

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$329.00

Learn the hand-forming techniques of working with clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel. Also covered are the basics of glazing and surface decoration. You’ll hone your skills while transforming your ideas into inspired, finished pottery. Suitable for all levels, adults and students 16+. Clay extra. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A60 NEW Sculpture for the Petrified

Janus

19 Apr - 24 May, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$175.00

For many artists, the idea of moving something off the page and into three dimensions can be daunting. However, this course for absolute beginners will have you discovering the creative joys and rewards of sculpting. Our “petrified” guru, Janus, will guide you as you work on projects using clay, paper, plaster strips and more to create your own sculptures. You’ll even get to try your hand at raku firing one of your ceramic pieces at the end of the program. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $175 (all materials included) Limit: 15 students

4A66 Get Exposed to Adobe Lightroom

Moussa Faddoul

19 Apr - 10 May, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

$119.00

Unpack the many features at your disposal in Adobe’s premier digital photo processor and image organizer. This Level 1 course sets the foundation for being able to import, edit and export your photos into Lightroom. You’ll learn how to best organize your images and retouch your digital photos using the application’s powerful editing system. Prerequisite: A minimum of intermediate computer knowledge.  Wednesday.  Course Fee: $119 Limit: 10 students

4C02 Amazing Art in the Afternoon Ages 4+

Tina Destro

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

$159.00

New projects each term! Painting, drawing, working with clay and building sculptures are all introduced in this class geared for various ages. Students will explore the work of different artists as they create their own fabulous art projects. Wednesday. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 16 students

4A16 The Four Ps…. Pencil Pen and Practical Perspective

Ward Shipman

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

$279.00

This introductory course explores the art of perspective drawing combined with techniques in pencil and pen/ink rendering. We’ll learn how to place objects in believable spaces and draw rooms and houses in perspective. The traditional form of pen and ink rendering will be utilized to enhance our personal drawings. Plenty of group demonstrations and individual instruction provided. Some drawing experience is necessary. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4C03 Happy Hands Ages 4-6

Tina Destro

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$199.00

Inspired by the art world “greats,” we’ll build, sculpt, draw and paint projects designed to bring out every child’s inner artist as they learn the basic foundations of art. It’s all creative hands on deck as we explore textures, recycled materials and plenty of new ideas – all in a fun and supportive studio environment. Wednesday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C06 Big, Bold, PAINT Ages 7-9

Alison Sawatzky

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$199.00

Can’t stay away from the brushes? This class is perfect for children who love colour and paint. Create radiant masterpieces using familiar and some very unconventional tools, techniques and materials. An art smock/apron is highly recommended!  Wednesday. Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C17 NEW Watercolour Painting for Teens

Miles Wallace

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$199.00

Chill after school in the art studio with brushes, watercolor paints and good friends. You’ll learn basic techniques such as colour mixing, layering, lifting, wet-in-wet, wet-on-dry, dry brushing and masking through projects that involve still life and simple landscapes. Plenty of demonstrations and instruction provided. Students will be providing their own course materials.  Wednesday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C18 Teen Pottery Ages 12+

Janus

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

$249.00

Express your teen spirit through the art of pottery. You’ll explore throwing clay on the wheel, hand-building, and hot and cold surface treatments as you create your own ceramic pieces. This is a great class for connecting with new friends while developing your independent approaches and ideas!  Wednesday.  Course Fee: $249 Limit: 16 students

4A51-E Introduction to Pottery

Christopher Reid Flock

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$329.00

Learn the hand-forming techniques of working with clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel. Also covered are the basics of glazing and surface decoration. You’ll hone your skills while transforming your ideas into inspired, finished pottery. Suitable for all levels, adults and students 16+. Clay extra. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A63 Traditional Photography All Levels

Peter Karuna

19 Apr - 21 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$315.00

Nothing beats the magic of seeing your photographic images appear in the darkroom. Dig out that 35mm camera and (re)discover the art of old-school film photography – no computers involved. This is an opportunity for both novice and experienced film-based photographers to learn, practise and improve their black-and-white camera and darkroom skills. The flexible workshop format accommodates structured and/or independent learning.  Wednesday.  Course Fee: $315 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $280, Lab fee - $35) Limit: 9 students, adults and mature teens only.

4A10 Introduction to Figure Drawing

Holly Sneath

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$359.00

Study the classic motif of the nude as you learn formal drawing techniques. This simple and accessible approach will reveal a richer understanding of what it is to draw the human form. Classes entail group and individual instruction. All levels welcome. Thursdays. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $286.10, model fee - $72.90) Limit: 15 students

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4A15-A Pen and Ink - The Basics

Barry Coombs

20 Apr - 20 Apr, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

$95.00

Immerse yourself for a day in the rewarding and addictive medium of pen and ink – either through a single workshop or a combination of four uniquely focused workshops. Each session will continue to build on the aspects of traditional pen techniques such as hatching, cross–hatching, stippling and line weight as you use ‘Sketching’ pens to create finished drawing exercises. We’ll investigate sound drawing fundamentals and the principles of light and shadow, plus examine drawings from masters of the medium for inspiration. Basic application of washes from a watercolour palette will be presented. These workshops provide great experience and ideas for sketchbook-keeping. Subject matter provided by instructor. PRE–REQUISITE: Some drawing and pen and ink experience an asset. This is a one-day workshop introducing participants to the rewarding medium of pen and ink. ‘Sketching’ pens will be used to create two finished drawing exercises. Thursday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

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4A42 Landscape Painting from Photo Reference

Guennadi Kalinine

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

Paint the Canadian landscape in oil or acrylic as you work from photo references. You’ll learn how to interpret landscape through the principles of design and then explore and practice the techniques needed to reconstruct it in paint. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided throughout. Not for beginners – some painting experience required. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A32 Intermediate and Advanced Watercolour

Irene Keesmaat

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

For the watercolour artist with some experience, this class is designed to build on your developing watercolour skills and increase your confidence in this medium. Explore basic value and composition related to landscape and architecture painting. Exercises will include transparency, layering, value, perspective, spontaneity and colour use. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A48 Independent Painting

Holly Sneath

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Work in any painting medium and pursue your personal area of interest with support and feedback from the instructor and other participants. This course is tailored to each individual according to their own interests and aesthetic. Students are encouraged to bring source materials such as a sketchbook, photos, etc. For Intermediate/Advanced artists. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A02-C Beginners' Drawing

Guennadi Kalinine

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

$279.00

For anyone looking to become an artist, basic drawing skills are considered essential. This introduction to drawing course will challenge your senses and develop your drawing and shading skills – all in a supportive and inspirational environment. Topics include perspective and composition as well as the fundamentals of learning how to see. Class demonstrations and individual instruction provided throughout. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A25-C Beginners Watercolour

Ward Shipman

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

$279.00

Never tried watercolour or have limited watercolour skills? Learn to master this challenging, yet gratifying medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to build your confidence and talents. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A03 Intermediate Drawing

Ward Shipman

20 Apr - 23 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$309.00

Designed for those who have taken Beginners’ Drawing and want to take their skills to the next level, this class will expand upon the fundamentals while refining technique and introducing the use of different materials. Included will be instruction on costume/portrait drawing. Thursdays. Course Fee: $309 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279.84, model fee - $29.16) Limit: 15 students

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4A33-B Beginners Acrylic Painting

Guennadi Kalinine

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Designed for those who have never tried acrylics or have limited painting skills, you’ll learn to master this plastic and flexible medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to develop your confidence and talents. Prerequisite: drawing experience. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A69 Digital Basics 3

Peter Karuna

20 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$295.00

Expand your vision! Pull together all you’ve learned from the Digital Basics series. There will be organizing principles to help guide your photo exercises and subject observation. This is a great opportunity to move your photography to the next level with helpful consultation, discussion, slide shows, feedback and RAW image-processing. Prerequisite: Digital Basics 1 or instructor approval.  Thursday.  Course Fee: $295 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $278.50, Lab fee - $16.50) Limit: 12 students

4A75-B Silkscreen Studio

Laura Bromwich

20 Apr - 8 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$249.00

Discover the versatility and unique characteristics of silkscreening using the latest non-toxic techniques. This course is suitable for both beginning and experienced screen printers. Beginners will learn a step-by-step method designed to inspire the creation of silkscreened projects. Returning students will explore more challenging ideas aimed at cultivating an advanced set of silkscreening skills. Thursdays. Course Fee: $249 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $224, Material Fee-$25) Limit: 12 students

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4A81 NEW Modern Silver Bracelet

Clare Pearson

20 Apr - 11 May, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$195.00

Wrists are difficult to size when fitting jewellery, but it’s no problem when you can make your own beautifully tailored and distinctive bracelet. Traditional fabrication techniques of sawing, filing, forming and soldering will be used to build a rectangular wire band with a sculptural centrepiece. Studio fee includes all materials, an individual basic tool kit per student, as well as larger shared equipment. Thursdays. Course Fee:$195 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $149, Material Fee - $45) Limit: 12 students

4A06 The Art of Still Life: Drawing and Composition

Rae Bates

21 Apr - 23 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

Using weekly still-life compositions as our subject, this class will address fundamental skills in the art of drawing and picture making. Lessons include the representation of form and space, perspective, tone, technique and much more. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided along with weekly demonstrations. Fridays. All levels welcome. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A11 Pastels for Beginners

Holly Sneath

21 Apr - 12 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$149.00

Enhance any subject with vivid colour as you paint/draw with luscious and versatile pastels. Students will approach various subjects in still life and portrait. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided. Drawing experience helpful, but not a must. Fridays. Course Fee: $149 Limit: 15 students

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4A49 Independent Workshop and Mentoring

Marla Panko

21 Apr - 23 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

For students wishing to work independently on their own projects under the guidance of an expert instructor. This informal classroom environment provides ongoing support and feedback to promote artistic growth. All media. Fridays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A53 Handbuilding for the Garden

Christie Gruppé

21 Apr - 23 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$329.00

The garden can be a place of great relaxation and rejuvenation – what a wonderful place to highlight your creativity in clay. Use hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, and soft slab construction to create that special piece for your garden. Will it be a birdbath, lantern, garden gnome, fairy or woodland creature? Clay extra. Fridays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

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4C01-B Art Romp for Young Children Ages 2-4

Sandra Greenblatt

21 Apr - 9 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

$89.00

Stimulate your child’s senses and excite their imaginations! This first-time art experience for young children includes drawing, painting, collage, printmaking and clay as they explore line, shape, colour, pattern and texture. A special story time is included each week. One caregiver is welcome per child, but is required for children ages 2-3.  Friday  Course Fee: $89 Limit: 12 students

4A08 The Art of Still Life: Drawing and Composition 2

Rae Bates

21 Apr - 23 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

A course for students who have taken The Art of Still Life: Drawing and Composition and would like to explore aspects of this genre further.  The use of colour in drawing will be introduced in this class. Fridays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A82-B Art History: All in a Day's Work

Regina Haggo

21 Apr - 26 May, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$169.00

An exploration of how and why artists through the ages created images of people at work (domestic, agricultural, industrial and governmental) and at leisure. Lectures are illustrated with slides and offer an entertaining, yet intelligent approach to art history. Fridays. Course Fee: $169 Limit: 30 students

4C04-A Saturday Art Extravaganza Ages 4-6

Tina Destro

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$209.00

Spark your child’s creativity as they engage in all kinds of art materials and projects in this stimulating program. Nature, colour, stories, the art masters and much more will provide our inspiration as we build amazing sculptures, draw beautiful masterpieces and learn the basics of what makes art so exciting.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $209 Limit: 16 students

4C05 Make It and Move It Ages 5-7

Samantha O’Connell

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$199.00

This is a class for children who love to create and express their imagination. What song does a storm sing? How does the wind dance? We’ll tackle these questions and more by creating vibrant 2D and 3D artwork in pencil, pastels, paint, printmaking, papier-mache and clay. We’ll not only make art, but will use our Saturday morning energy to express ideas through movement and song. In this class, dance, music and art-making are all a part of the weekly fun!   Saturday.   Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C07-A Pottery From the Beginning: Ages 7-8

Janus

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$225.00

Explore the joys of clay using the basic methods of handbuilding and throwing on the pottery wheel. Basic glazing techniques will also be introduced in this fun, fast program. Dress for mud!   Saturday.  Course Fee: $225 Limit: 16 students

4C08 Cartoonmania Ages 7+

Jerry Hish

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$199.00

Comic strips, comic books, advertisements and animation? Yes, they’re all here and make for a fabulous start to the weekend. Students will learn to draw animals, people, expression, action, composition and backgrounds. An 8” X 10” spiral-ringed sketchpad with white paper is required.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C10 To Art-Finity and Beyond Ages 7+

Nancy Benoy

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$199.00

Never a dull moment in this studio! This is a class for young artists with curiosity and a desire to experiment. Using a variety of mediums such as sculpture, printmaking, painting/drawing, collage and more, we’ll head out together into uncharted territories with fun projects designed to test those imaginative and creative abilities. Dress for mess!  Saturday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4A67 NEW Photography for the Technically Timid

Rick Kowalczykowski

22 Apr - 29 Apr, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

$119.00

Frustrated with the camera controls and menus on your digital point and shoot, mirrorless compact or digital DSLR? This workshop is designed to help you understand how your digital camera works, making sense of the buttons, knobs and thumbwheels so photography is "a snap," not an ordeal! Plenty of practical demonstrations and hands-on camera time will give you more confidence when shooting family photos, vacation memories and special events. Bring your camera, lenses and accessories.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $119 Limit:12 students

4A76 Print Studio Social

Laura Bromwich

22 Apr - 10 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

$249.00

Join us Saturdays for a morning of relaxed and social art making and printmaking using the latest non-toxic techniques in mono-print, collagraph, linocut, silkscreen, intaglio and relief. Whether you want to dabble in the printmaking process for the first time or learn new techniques and work independently on your projects, this class offers a supportive environment in which you can utilize the print studio to pursue your ideas. Saturdays. Course Fee: $249 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $224, Material Fee-$25) Limit: 12 students

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4C04-B Saturday Art Extravaganza Ages 4-6

Tina Destro

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

$209.00

Spark your child’s creativity as they engage in all kinds of art materials and projects in this stimulating program. Nature, colour, stories, the art masters and much more will provide our inspiration as we build amazing sculptures, draw beautiful masterpieces and learn the basics of what makes art so exciting.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $209 Limit: 16 students

4C07-B Pottery From the Beginning: Ages 9+

Janus

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

$225.00

Explore the joys of clay using the basic methods of handbuilding and throwing on the pottery wheel. Basic glazing techniques will also be introduced in this fun, fast program. Dress for mud! Saturday. Course Fee: $225 Limit: 16 students

4C11 Drawing and Painting Ages 7-10

Samantha O’Connell

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

$199.00

New projects each term! Further develop your child’s creative literacy skills through traditional and experimental methods of art-making. Students will explore nature and their imaginations using pencils, ink, pastels and various forms of paint. We’ll celebrate a love for lines and draw and paint with simple steps and familiar shapes. Projects may include landscapes, portraits and still life, involving favourite animals, fantasy creatures and other flights of fancy!  Saturday.  Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C13 Drawing with Apps Ages 8-11

Michelle Moniz

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

$199.00

Put that iPad/Android tablet to good use by learning how to draw and paint digitally. We’ll explore how to use layers and import drawings or photographs into your work. From there, we’ll invent our own character concepts and scenes as we layout comic pages to create a great narrative piece you can share with the online world. Students must provide their own tablet.  Saturday. Course Fee: $199 Limit: 16 students

4C16 Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11-14

Miles Wallace

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

$215.00

New projects each term! Discover your creative voice through exciting modern and classic mediums. Painting, drawing, encaustic and three dimensional rendering promise to jiggle those right brain cells and inspire you to expand your artistic horizons. Lessons are aimed at building eclectic art skills through engaging and challenging activities.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $215 Limit: 16 students

4A22 Life Workshop

22 Apr - 24 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$179.00

Students will have the opportunity to work with a life (nude) model. No instructor. Course Fee: $179 Limit: 15 students

4A86 NEW Painting with Wool: Feltmaking for Beginners

Dagmar Kovar

23 Apr - 23 Apr, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$99.00

Discover the art of feltmaking and using wool to create designs as you learn the basics in this beginner/intermediate workshop. We’ll explore choosing fibers for felting, ways of combining them in felt, and the many and varied options available to you to make an individualized felt fabric. Each student will “paint” one or two small pictures of their own design. Sunday. Course Fee: $99 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $81, Material Fee - $18) Limit: 15 students

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4A23 Open Studio Workshop

24 Apr - 16 Jun, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

$99.00

Take advantage of the DVSA studio facilities in order to work on your art. Open to all. No instructor.

4A59 Pottery Open Studio

24 Apr - 16 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

$95.00

Students registered in the current term may take advantage of open studio times to continue developing their work and technique. Come for a single session or benefit from the discounted rate available by purchasing a 10-visit card (to be presented at the time you sign in).

Dates: April 24 – June 16, 2017
Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Monday: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Not available May 28, June 11)
Cost: $15 per visit (includes HST) or 10 visit card: $95
Buy 3 cards and save 10%. (Not available online. Please call or visit the school for this offer).

4A51-B Introduction to Pottery

Michael Collins

25 Apr - 27 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$329.00

Learn the hand-forming techniques of working with clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel. Also covered are the basics of glazing and surface decoration. You’ll hone your skills while transforming your ideas into inspired, finished pottery. Suitable for all levels, adults and students 16+. Clay extra. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A07 Still Life Drawing and Painting

Katherine MacDonald

26 Apr - 28 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$279.00

Still life is a wonderful medium to explore picture making. Working from simple to complex set-ups, you’ll study drawing, composition, colour and technique in the medium of your choice. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

4A09 NEW Drawing at the Museum

Katherine MacDonald

26 Apr - 28 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Explore the treasures and challenges of drawing at Dundas Museum and Archives. Each week will feature something unique: exhibitions, pieces from the collection and the opportunity to explore local history through your artwork. From depicting the sharpness of a crease or the sheen of silk, to the challenges of light and shadow on faceted crystal, this unique class will provide both creative challenges and delight for those with a love of all things Dundas. Some drawing experience required. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 10 students

4A58 Introduction to Mosaics

Nancy Zboch

26 Apr - 31 May, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$269.00

Mosaic is the art of creating with an assemblage of pieces of coloured glass, stone or other materials. In this course, you’ll create beautiful painterly and/or geometric mosaic panels that tell a visual story with depth and dimension. Using traditional mosaic techniques with a contemporary design edge, you’ll learn some basics of design planning, cutting the various materials and selecting adhesives. Mosaic samples hung on the DVSA main floor demonstrate just what is possible with this fascinating and unique medium. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $269 Limit: 10 students

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4A19 NEW Graphic Novels

Mike Gagnon

26 Apr - 31 May, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$189.00

Take your ideas and turn them into an awesome visual adventure. In this exciting new 6 week course, you’ll learn how to build characters and work with shapes and backgrounds as you develop your own graphic novel. Included is the importance of basic proportion and perspective, plus tips and tricks on caricature skills, panel composition and more. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $189 Limit: 15 students

4A79 Beginner's Lampworking

Alexandra Kitty

26 Apr - 24 May, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$229.00

Make your own colourful, intricate and unique beads in this simple step-by-step hands-on course. From creating simple beads to more textured and colourful glass creations, you’ll learn the fundamentals of this fun and exciting art form that will bring a distinctive touch to your own wearable artistic pieces. All materials included. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $229 Limit: 15 students

4A44 Painting Beyond the Frame

Laurie Wonfor Nolan

27 Apr - 15 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

$279.00

Shake up your artistic concepts and learn to fully immerse yourself in the creative process of painting. Each week, a different project/subject will broaden your ideas of 'what to paint.’ Come with your painting kit and a willingness to be fearless and experiment. This is not a class for beginners, but it is suitable for all levels of artists looking for fresh inspiration. Thursdays. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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4A54 Pottery Studio Thursday

Michael Collins

27 Apr - 29 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$329.00
Course Full

Whether you are a beginner who has always wondered about taking a pottery class or a seasoned potter that wants to tackle challenging projects, this class is a supportive environment in which to move your ideas forward. Spend the afternoon mastering the hand-forming techniques of working with clay and the potter’s wheel as you create your own ceramic pieces. Various forms of decoration and glaze firing will be explored, including raku firing. Clay extra. Thursdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A40 Embracing Encaustics

Linda Blakney

27 Apr - 15 Jun, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$289.00

Encaustics use melted, pigmented beeswax to create luminous paintings with translucency, opacity and other unique qualities. In this course, we’ll explore and experiment with contemporary techniques to create colour, textures and patterns, while incorporating mixed media into our encaustic pieces. Suitable for encaustics beginners as well as those with experience. Returning students will learn new techniques and develop greater skill in incorporating these into their own works. Some materials included. Thursdays. Course Fee: $289 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $269, material fee - $20) Limit: 12 students

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4A39 NEW Waterscapes in Oils

Susan Outlaw

27 Apr - 22 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$249.00

Understanding the reflections, colouring and transparent quality of water is key to painting a realistic waterscape. In this course, the secrets of painting water will be revealed as you go from photograph to sketch to oil and complete a finished waterscape of your own. We’ll discuss mood, explore composition and unpack the process of underlay painting to capture the essence of our subject. We’ll also review samples of waterscape/seascape artwork. Lots of group and individual instruction provided throughout. For painters with oil experience. Thursdays. Course Fee: $249 Limit: 15 students

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4A51-F Introduction to Pottery

Michael Collins

27 Apr - 29 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$329.00

Learn the hand-forming techniques of working with clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel. Also covered are the basics of glazing and surface decoration. You’ll hone your skills while transforming your ideas into inspired, finished pottery. Suitable for all levels, adults and students 16+. Clay extra. Thursdays. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Firing/glazing - $50) Limit: 15 students

4A74 Printmaking for the Petrified

Laura Bromwich

30 Apr - 30 Apr, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

$89.00

Curious about the art of printmaking, but feeling hesitant about the unknowns of this traditional technique? This one day workshop offers encouragement and simple, easy-to-follow steps for the absolute beginner printmaker. Spend a day in the print studio getting a feel for the process and working with various water-based print methods including mono-printing, silkscreening and relief techniques. After this warm-up session, you may feel ready to bring your ideas to a full beginners’ printmaking class. Sunday. Course Fee: $89 (all materials included) Limit: 12 students

4A21-A First Fridays Licensed to Draw and Paint

Ward Shipman

5 May - 5 May, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$15.00

Sometimes artists just need to loosen up. This once-a-month drop-in life drawing and painting workshop features “adult libations,” a prime spot in front of a life (nude) model, and the opportunity to unwind from the week as you settle in to draw or paint. Working with instructor, Ward Shipman, you’ll hone your skills through short sketches and longer poses. Instruction provided, if needed. Ideal for beginners to advanced artists. Licensed cash bar with light snacks available. Friday. Course Fee: $15 per session Limit: 30 students

4A27-A NEW First Fridays Licensed to Watercolour

Nancy Benoy

5 May - 5 May, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$15.00

Join artist, Nancy Benoy, for a relaxed evening creating a set of stylish and vibrant watercolour cards sure to impress your friends and family. In addition to the fun, you’ll learn basic watercolour techniques including resist, wet over wet, blotting and wet over dry. No experience necessary and all levels welcome. Licensed cash bar with light snacks available. Fridays. Course Fee: $15 per session Limit: 20 students

4A13 NEW Landscape In Ink, Pastels and Watercolour

Barry Hodgson

6 May - 7 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$149.00

Delve into the basics of mixed media drawing using ink, pastels and watercolours, followed with an afternoon of outdoor sketching on Day 1. On Day 2, refine your mixed media skills while developing sketches into larger scale compositions in the studio. Saturday & Sunday (2 days). Course Fee: $149 Limit: 12 students

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4A15-B Pen and Ink With Wash and Watercolour

Barry Coombs

11 May - 11 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

$95.00

Immerse yourself for a day in the rewarding and addictive medium of pen and ink. These sessions will continue to build on the aspects of traditional pen techniques such as hatching, cross–hatching, stippling and line weight as you use ‘Sketching’ pens to create finished drawing exercises. We’ll investigate sound drawing fundamentals and the principles of light and shadow, plus examine drawings from masters of the medium for inspiration. Basic application of washes from a watercolour palette will be presented. These workshops provide great experience and ideas for sketchbook-keeping. Subject matter provided by instructor. PRE–REQUISITE: Some drawing and pen and ink experience an asset. In this workshop, all new exercises will inspire workshop participants as they combine the traditional pen techniques with monochromatic and watercolour washes. 'Sketching' pens and a basic watercolour palette will be used to create two finished drawing exercises.  Thursday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

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4A71 NEW Photographing Dundas

Travis Singleton

13 May - 14 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$115.00

Photograph the beautiful, 19th century architecture of Dundas with local photo pro, Travis Singleton of 20two19 Photography. In the process, you’ll learn valuable photo skills for shooting buildings and street scenes in any town. Camera settings, lens choices and shooting techniques will be covered during the morning and then put to practice in the afternoon when we shoot 2-3 landmarks of Dundas (rain or shine!). On the second day, we’ll review our previous day photos, discover what worked and find solutions for any issues. Working with the instructor’s photos, you’ll also discover the possibilities of using Adobe Lightroom to enhance images. For beginner to intermediate photographers.  Saturday: May 13, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. & Sunday: May 14, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Course Fee: $115 Limit: 10 students

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4A17 NEW Botanical Drawing in Graphite – A Journal Study of the Tulip

Margaret Best

15 May - 15 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Journaling as an art form is popular with those passionate about botanical art. Learn how to start a journal in preparation for an upcoming summer of sketching or discover more about keeping a detailed and dedicated nature journal as you explore drawing all aspects of the beauty and structure of the ever-popular tulip. Monday. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

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4A30 Botanical Painting: Painting a Petal with Realism – Watercolour or Coloured Pencil technique

Margaret Best

16 May - 16 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Like many flowers, the tulip petal is both concave and convex depending on the viewing perspective. The focus of this workshop will be on the techniques required to portray a single petal with realism and accuracy in watercolour or coloured pencil. Topics include a thorough exploration of the  techniques involved and lessons on accurate colour matching. Tuesday. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

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4A14 NEW Pen, Ink and Watercolour - Sketchbook on the Run

Irene Keesmaat

16 May - 13 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$185.00

Have sketchbook, will travel! Or for those armchair travellers, turn your photographs into creative records of the things that intrigue you. See how your pen and watercolour sketches turn into a book full of small scale works of art. A number of different approaches will be demonstrated and investigated. With Spring and Summer on the horizon, a sketchbook and a few basic materials can go with you everywhere as will the creative possibilities! Tuesdays. Course Fee: $185 Limit: 15 students

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4A24 Painting for the Petrified

Janus

17 May - 14 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$214.00

If you’re an absolute beginner artist, this course offers the encouraging hand-hold you’ve been looking for. Jump (even if tentatively) into a new creative world of colour and personal fulfillment. Discover what it is to feel good about the process of painting as you receive an introduction to the basics of watercolour and acrylic painting, along with enlightening discussions about drawing and composition. Come get your feet (and canvasses) wet and take the first steps on your artistic journey. All materials provided – just show up and let it happen. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $214 Limit: 15 students

4A31 A Botanical Study: Tulipomania – Composition and Technique for a Tulip Study

Margaret Best

17 May - 18 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$299.00

Create a formal botanical tulip study in coloured pencil and/or watercolour. Participants may choose to magnify and paint single petals with detailed markings, create a close up of the flower itself from different angles, or portray the whole structure of the plant. Achieving an effective composition and applying suitable painting techniques will be the focus of this intensive 2-day study. Wednesday & Thursday (2 days). Course Fee: $299 Limit: 15 students

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4A62 Portrait Modelling in Clay

Wayne Moore

17 May - 14 Jun, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$249.00

Delve into the artistry of sculpture and improve your understanding of form as you shape a life sized portrait in clay using a live model. Topics include the use of tools, armatures, handling clay, relative proportion and finding the pose. You’ll also explore chief lines and rhythm, constructive anatomy, features, planes, rest places and textures. Clay extra. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $249 (Tuition + Registration +HST = $187.55, Model Fee - $36.45, Material Fee: $25) Limit: 15 students

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4A12 Life Drawing in Soft Pastels

Holly Sneath

19 May - 9 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$179.00

This course will emphasize the fine tuning of observational skills as well as an appreciation for rendering the figure and anatomy. You’ll be challenged to scrutinize and decipher subtle colour cues while exploring the full range of value. Experience with life drawing or soft pastels is helpful. Fridays. Course Fee: $179 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $149.84, model fee - $29.16) Limit: 15 students

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4A20 NEW Digital Comic Book Lettering

Mike Gagnon

20 May - 20 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

POW! BANG! ZOOM! Bring your comics and graphic novels to life. You’ll learn how to apply dialogue balloons, captions and the most eye-catching sound effects using your laptop and Adobe Illustrator.  Those enrolled should bring laptops preloaded with Adobe Illustrator. Saturday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

4A15-C NEW Pen and Ink with Wash and Watercolour - Drawing Dogs

Barry Coombs

25 May - 25 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

$95.00

Immerse yourself for a day in the rewarding and addictive medium of pen and ink – either through a single workshop or a combination of four uniquely focused workshops. Each session will continue to build on the aspects of traditional pen techniques such as hatching, cross–hatching, stippling and line weight as you use ‘Sketching’ pens to create finished drawing exercises. We’ll investigate sound drawing fundamentals and the principles of light and shadow, plus examine drawings from masters of the medium for inspiration. Basic application of washes from a watercolour palette will be presented. These workshops provide great experience and ideas for sketchbook-keeping. Subject matter provided by instructor. PRE–REQUISITE: Some drawing and pen and ink experience an asset. Workshop participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of drawing dogs with a repertoire of pen and ink and wash techniques. 'Sketching' pens will be combined with washes to create at least two finished drawing exercises from photo reference. A sound step-by-step process will help participants understand the underlying forms and dynamics of the canine. Thursday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

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4A46 NEW Breaking the Creative Block

Linda Blakney

27 May - 3 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

$115.00

In this course for artists of all mediums, you’ll explore productive and successful ways of breaking down barriers to creating. If you’ve ever wondered how to move beyond an artistic lull, this class is full of inspiring projects offering new perspectives to tackle the challenges you might face and opening up new ways to express your endeavours. Some of the materials we’ll explore include alcohol inks and hot and cold wax, as well as innovative ways to use more traditional materials such as watercolours, acrylics and oils. Some materials included. Saturdays (2 days). Course Fee: $115 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $85, material fee - $30) Limit: 15 students

4A56 Pottery Boot Camp

Michael Collins

28 May - 28 May, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$95.00

Improve your throwing skills and control working in clay in this fun, yet intensive workshop. This is not about making and keeping stuff – it’s about breaking bad pottery habits and developing your skill set. Firm but fair, Drill Sergeant Collins will challenge you to learn new throwing techniques, build your throwing skills and get you on the wheel for plenty of practice. The day includes a series of demonstrations, specific exercises, tool review and class discussion. Not for beginners – boot campers need to have their throwing chops down.  Sunday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

4A78 Watercolour Monotype Workshop

Laura Bromwich

28 May - 28 May, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

$89.00

Explore the creative process of monoprinting using watercolour paints instead of printmaking inks. Painting with fluid watercolours onto a plexiglas plate lets you create washes of colour and spontaneous forms. Transferring your work from plate to paper results in prints that are both luminous and unique. An exciting workshop for printmakers and watercolour artists alike. Suitable for all levels. Sunday. Course Fee: $89 Limit: 10 students

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4A61 NEW Relief Carving

Janus

31 May - 21 Jun, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$149.00

In relief carving, the work is carved into a flat support background with the carvings projecting slightly, rather than standing freely. In this course, you’ll learn how to carve into the background, while building up a sculptural surface. Studies in clay, plaster and cold surface treatments will be explored. Clay extra. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $149 Limit: 15 students

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4A21-B First Fridays: Licensed to Draw (and Paint)

Ward Shipman

2 Jun - 2 Jun, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$15.00

Sometimes artists just need to loosen up. This once-a-month drop-in life drawing and painting workshop features “adult libations,” a prime spot in front of a life (nude) model, and the opportunity to unwind from the week as you settle in to draw or paint. Working with instructor, Ward Shipman, you’ll hone your skills through short sketches and longer poses. Instruction provided, if needed. Ideal for beginners to advanced artists. Licensed cash bar with light snacks available. Friday. Course Fee: $15 per session Limit: 30 students

4A27-B NEW First Fridays Licensed to Watercolour

Nancy Benoy

2 Jun - 2 Jun, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$15.00

Join artist, Nancy Benoy, for a relaxed evening creating a set of stylish and vibrant watercolour cards sure to impress your friends and family. In addition to the fun, you’ll learn basic watercolour techniques including resist, wet over wet, blotting and wet over dry. No experience necessary and all levels welcome. Licensed cash bar with light snacks available. Fridays. Course Fee: $15 per session Limit: 20 students

4A72 NEW Nikon Users Workshop - Level 2

Rick Kowalczykowski

3 Jun - 3 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Launch your Nikon skills to the next level and capture your best shots ever! We’ll begin with a review of Nikon DSLR camera basics and then move on to advanced shooting techniques. Learn about prime, zoom and unique optics in the Nikon lens lineup, as well as special equipment and accessories to enhance your photography. Nikon Users 1 is not required as a prerequisite, however students should have a good understanding of exposure and colour control, plus lighting concepts. Bring all your lenses, tripods, flashes and filters – you’ll have a more solid understanding of it all by the end of the workshop.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

4A85 #followme: Using Social Media To Build An Audience For Your Art

Keir Overton

4 Jun - 4 Jun, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$35.00

Social media is free to use and offers a potential worldwide audience. But how do you do it right? In this workshop, we’ll do a deep dive into the world of Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and more, looking at the leading platforms for artists, reviewing best practices and sharing tips and tricks for getting your posts seen and shared. The goal will be to shape a manageable social media strategy designed to create an online buzz and cultivate followers interested in buying your work. Sunday. Course Fee: $35 Limit: 20 students

4A15D NEW Pen and Ink with Wash and Watercolour - Drawing Cats

Barry Coombs

8 Jun - 8 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

$95.00

This session continues to build on the aspects of traditional pen techniques such as hatching, cross–hatching, stippling and line weight as you use ‘Sketching’ pens to create finished drawing exercises. We’ll investigate sound drawing fundamentals and the principles of light and shadow, plus examine drawings from masters of the medium for inspiration. Basic application of washes from a watercolour palette will be presented. These workshops provide great experience and ideas for sketchbook-keeping. Subject matter provided by instructor. PRE–REQUISITE: Some drawing and pen and ink experience an asset. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of drawing cats with a repertoire of pen and ink and wash techniques. ‘Sketching’ pens will be combined with washes to create at least two finished drawing exercises from photo reference. A sound step-by-step process will help participants understand the underlying forms and dynamics of the feline. Thursday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

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4A37 Colour Mixing in Oils Workshop

Susan Outlaw

10 Jun - 10 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Learn the art of mixing colour in oils. Starting with a quick refresher on colour theory, we’ll delve into colour matching using paint samples. You’ll learn how to apply the fundamentals (plus a few handy tricks) and mix and match to get the colours you want to see on your canvas. Saturday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

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4A73 Macro Photography Workshop

Rick Kowalczykowski

10 Jun - 10 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

From the inner whorls of a shell to the eyeballs of an insect, digital cameras have made this “seeing the world up close” form of photography easier than ever. If you’ve ever wanted to come to grips with the macro setting on your camera, this course will give you the tips, tricks and techniques to shoot like a pro. Students should bring a DSLR cameras and macro lenses/close filters/extension tubes, or cameras with a built-in macro feature.  Saturday.  Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

4A47 NEW Graffiti Painting Workshop

Cory Tower

11 Jun - 11 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Learn the rich history, key terms and techniques of Graffiti art. You’ll get comfortable using a spray can to create beautiful effects and dynamic shapes as you explore lettering, design your name and paint your own complete graffiti artwork. Please note: we will be using “green” aerosol rather than traditional spray paint for this workshop. Sunday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

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4A57 NEW The Alchemy of Raku

Michael Collins

11 Jun - 11 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$115.00

The potential of raku, post firing, is extraordinary.  Learn how reduction and oxidization effect the colours of various types of raku glazes and how to best treat the pots to get the desired effect. Explore glaze crackle in white and some coloured glazes using compressed air. Using horse hair will also be demonstrated. Students should bring 7-8 small bisque fired pots to class and 3 bisque fired pots with white slip. Any studio clay is fine, but raku is recommended. Sunday. Course Fee: $115 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $95, glaze fee - $20) Limit: 10 students

4A70 Classic Automotive Photography-Glass, Paint and Chrome

Rick Kowalczykowski

11 Jun - 11 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Not just for car buffs! Spend the day with your camera and a vintage automobile. Together, we’ll explore how to photograph a subject the size of a car – from capturing the classic vehicle in its entirety to getting up close and personal with some of the car’s unique design features. We’ll also cover how to deal with lighting, reflective surfaces and colour. You’ll come away with more than great photos of an exceptional car – you’ll also develop transferrable skills for a range of other subjects.  Sunday.  Course Fee: $79 Limit: 10 students Limit: 15 students

4A77 NEW Introduction to Relief Printmaking with Lino Blocks

Ralph Heather

11 Jun - 18 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

$159.00

Explore the diverse opportunities for expression in this unique art form using tools and techniques that are suitable for both studio and home use. After a full introduction to the medium, we’ll review the tools and equipment required and then get on to creating your own vibrant prints in both single and multiple colours. Classes include group demonstrations of a variety of techniques and materials, plus plenty of individual guidance and instruction. Suitable for all levels of experience. Basic printmaking materials are included. Sundays. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 10 students

4A84 NEW The Business of Art: A Workshop

Mike Gagnon

17 Jun - 17 Jun, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Creative professional, Mike Gagnon, shares the essentials of how to manage your creative art and self-expression as a business. Learn what your legal rights and obligations are, how to manage your time, how to get paid for artistic and creative work, and how to make a living with your chosen form of artistic expression. Saturday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 10 students

1A01 NEW Watercolour and Its Colours: Beginning to Intermediate

Irene Keesmaat

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$225.00

Learn to master this challenging, yet gratifying painting medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to build your confidence and talents. Throughout the week, a focus will be on colour theory with studies designed to increase your knowledge of the behaviour of colours and colour mixtures.
Tuesday July 4 – Friday July 7 (4 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $225 Limit: 15 students

1C01 Making Funshine Ages 4-6 Week 1 AM

Tina Destro

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$115.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative summer fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe and Picasso. Then we’ll build amazing sculptures, tipping our hats to the styles of Giacometti, Appell, and Calder. Course Fee: $135, Course Fee Week 1 only: $115 Limit: 16 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 1 AM

Samantha O’Connell

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 1 AM

Christopher Reid Flock

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 1 AM

Jerry Hish

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects.

This week is the Wild Wacky World of Animals – From north to south, east to west, we’ll go on a week long sketching safari and learn to draw funny cartoon animals from around the world.

Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C10 Bling Jewellery Ages 8-11 - Week 1 AM

Alexandra Kitty

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Bring on the sparkle in this fun exploration of jewellery-making. Working with beads, wire and stones, we’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create stylish bling that’s totally one-of-a-kind. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 12 students

1C11 Drawing and Painting for Young Artists Ages 7-9 - Week 1 AM

Rae Bates

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Through a variety of projects, we’ll explore different drawing and painting materials, tools and techniques. Students will be guided in skill development and in the development of their own visual sensitivity and style. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 12 students

1C13 When Picasso Met Einstein: Art & Science 7+ - Week 1 AM

Miles Wallace

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

We’ll become inventors, artists and scientists in this action-packed camp that explores the universe through engaging art experiments. Projects include working with catapults, airplanes, kinetic cars, space jars, boats, Rube Goldberg machines and much more. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C01 Making Funshine Ages 4-6 Week 1 PM

Tina Destro

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$115.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative summer fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe and Picasso. Then we’ll build amazing sculptures, tipping our hats to the styles of Giacometti, Appell, and Calder. Course Fee: $135, Course Fee Week 1 only: $115 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 1 PM

Christopher Reid Flock

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 1 PM

Jerry Hish

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects.

This week is the Wild Wacky World of Animals – From north to south, east to west, we’ll go on a week long sketching safari and learn to draw funny cartoon animals from around the world.

Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C10 Bling Jewellery Ages 7-9 - Week 1 PM

Alexandra Kitty

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Bring on the sparkle in this fun exploration of jewellery-making. Working with beads, wire and stones, we’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create stylish bling that’s totally one-of-a-kind. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 12 students

1C11 Drawing and Painting for Young Artists Ages 8-11 - Week 1 PM

Rae Bates

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Through a variety of projects, we’ll explore different drawing and painting materials, tools and techniques. Students will be guided in skill development and in the development of their own visual sensitivity and style. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 12 students

1C12 NEW Lego Art Ages 7+ - Week 1 PM

Samantha O’Connell

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Lego can be much more than just a building material. In this week of drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpting, Lego will provide not just the inspiration, but the means to make great art. We’ll use pieces of Lego as stamps, structures and storytelling in this imaginative “think outside the brick” week of art adventures. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C14 Manga Madness Ages 7+ - Week 1 PM

Miles Wallace

4 Jul - 7 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will create characters and storyboards and design their own full length comic book. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105  Limit: 16 students

1A14 Beginners' Drawing

Amanda Dudnik

4 Jul - 3 Aug, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

For anyone looking to become an artist, basic drawing skills are considered essential. This introduction to drawing course will challenge your senses and develop your drawing and shading skills – all in a supportive and inspirational environment. Topics include perspective and composition as well as the fundamentals of learning how to see. Class demonstrations and individual instruction provided throughout.
Tuesday & Thursday: July 4 – August 3 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

1A15 Exploring Watercolour: Emphasis on Architectural Detail in Colour, Light and Design

Bonnie Steinberg

4 Jul - 1 Aug, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$145.00

In this workshop for watercolour painters of all levels, students will concentrate on design, dramatic light and colour emphasis. We’ll explore architectural detail as it is integrated into the summer Ontario landscape and beyond. A focus on colour combinations, both new and proven, is sure to deliver luminous results!
Tuesdays: July 4 – August 1 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 15 students

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1A16 Beginners' Abstract Painting

Sandee Ewasiuk

4 Jul - 3 Aug, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

This beginner approach to abstract painting will have you experimenting with innovative ways of creating art as you plunge into expressive colour mixing, brushwork and composition. Invent new techniques for applying paint and devise radical artistic processes – all while creating your own abstract pieces. Plenty of class demonstrations and individual instruction is provided throughout. Oil or acrylic.
Tuesday & Thursday: July 4 – August 3 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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1A17 Soul Satisfaction with Clay

Michael Collins

4 Jul - 3 Aug, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$329.00

A soul-satisfying course in the fundamentals of pottery for all levels. You’ll explore the hand-forming methods of clay, including pinch, coil, slab, and the potter's wheel while you hone your skills and transform your own ideas into finished pottery. Clay extra.
Tuesday & Thursday: July 4 – August 3 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $329 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $285, Firing/glazing - $44) Limit: 15 students

1A18 Get Exposed to Digital Photography

Moussa Faddoul

4 Jul - 3 Aug, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Jump from AUTO to Manual settings on your camera and open up your creativity. Designed for beginner to intermediate photographers, this course will provide you with the essential tools and knowledge to transform your camera from that complicated device into an amazing tool for your creative imagination. Learn about the workings of your camera and lenses, the fundamentals of exposure, shutter speed and ISO, lighting tricks and how to compose a creative composition. Photo editing on the computer and preparing images for print or online use will also be introduced. Participants are required to work with a digital SLR removable lens camera (not point & shoot).
Tuesday & Thursday: July 4 – August 3 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 12 students

1A19 Silkscreen Studio

Laura Bromwich

6 Jul - 27 Jul, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$145.00

Discover the versatility and unique characteristics of silkscreening using the latest non-toxic techniques. This course is suitable for both beginning and experienced screen printers. Beginners will learn a step-by-step method designed to inspire the creation of silkscreened projects. Returning students will explore more challenging ideas aimed at cultivating an advanced set of silk screening skills.
Thursdays: July 6 – 27 (4 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $145(includes $25 material fee) Limit: 12 students

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1A03 Drawing & Painting from the Portrait & Costume Model (Various models)

Katherine MacDonald

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$359.00

Students will have the opportunity to work on several sustained drawings or paintings, of various models, in the drawing or painting medium of their choice. Group and individual instruction is provided throughout. All Levels.
Monday July 10 – Friday July 14 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Model Fee – $80) Limit: 15 students

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1A02 NEW Summer Plein Air Landscape Painting

Susan Outlaw

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Discover how painting on location can breathe life into your work as we get outside with brushes and easels for a week of open air sketching with paint. We’ll explore the fundamentals of site selection, developing a compositional sketch, working in direct color and more as we visit local waterfalls and spots in the conservation areas. Students will be encouraged to take site pictures for studio use on inclement weather days. For intermediate or experienced painters working in oils or acrylics. Students must provide own transportation to painting sites.
Monday July 10 – Friday July 14 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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1C02 Art and Music Ages 4-6 Week 2 AM

Tina Destro

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00

It’s a week of harmonious inspiration! Using a variety of styles and materials, your young artist will create drums, rainsticks, guitars and other beautiful sound makers, ready to be played in the most magnificent of orchestras.
Course Fee: $135 Limit: 16 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 2 AM

Samantha O’Connell

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 2 AM

Christie Gruppé

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 2 AM

Jerry Hish

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Week 2 we discover Swashbucklers and Bandits and hit the high seas with a week of pirate adventures, treasure hunting and all-around banditry.Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129, Limit: 16 students

1C14 Manga Madness Ages 7+ - Week 2 AM

Miles Wallace

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will create characters and storyboards and design their own full length comic book. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 8-11 Week 2 AM

Janus

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C16 Brilliant Batiks Ages 7+ Week 2 AM

Nancy Benoy

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00

Design and decorate pillowcases, napkins, tote-bags and t-shirts using colourful batik, a non-toxic technique of wax-resist dyeing. Your camper will delight in the wonderfully expressive and original artwork they create that can then be used and worn. Please bring one cotton white t-shirt. Course Fee: $135 Limit: 12 students

1C27 Drawing with Apps Ages 8-11 Week 2 AM

Michelle Moniz

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$125.00

Put that iPad/Android tablet to good use by learning how to draw and paint digitally. We’ll explore how to use layers and import drawings or photographs into your work. From there, we’ll invent our own character concepts and scenes as we layout comic pages to create a great narrative piece you can share with the online world. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 16 students

1C30 Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 2 AM

Rae Bates

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$139.00

The perfect class for teen artists who love drawing and painting in a social setting. Through a series of projects that explore pictorial space and visual narrative, we’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $139, Course Fee Week 6 only: $119 Limit: 16 students

1C02 Art and Music Ages 4-6 Week 2 PM

Tina Destro

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$135.00

It’s a week of harmonious inspiration! Using a variety of styles and materials, your young artist will create drums, rainsticks, guitars and other beautiful sound makers, ready to be played in the most magnificent of orchestras.
Course Fee: $135 Limit: 16 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 2 PM

Samantha O’Connell

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 2 PM

Christie Gruppé

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 2 PM

Jerry Hish

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Week 2 we discover Swashbucklers and Bandits and hit the high seas with a week of pirate adventures, treasure hunting and all-around banditry.Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129,  Limit: 16 students

1C13 When Picasso Met Einstein: Art & Science 7+ - Week 2 PM

Miles Wallace

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

We’ll become inventors, artists and scientists in this action-packed camp that explores the universe through engaging art experiments. Projects include working with catapults, airplanes, kinetic cars, space jars, boats, Rube Goldberg machines and much more. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 7-9 Week 2 PM

Janus

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C16 Brilliant Batiks Ages 7+ Week 2 PM

Nancy Benoy

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$135.00

Design and decorate pillowcases, napkins, tote-bags and t-shirts using colourful batik, a non-toxic technique of wax-resist dyeing. Your camper will delight in the wonderfully expressive and original artwork they create that can then be used and worn. Please bring one cotton white t-shirt. Course Fee: $135 Limit: 12 students

1C27 Drawing with Apps Ages 10+ Week 2 PM

Michelle Moniz

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$125.00

Put that iPad/Android tablet to good use by learning how to draw and paint digitally. We’ll explore how to use layers and import drawings or photographs into your work. From there, we’ll invent our own character concepts and scenes as we layout comic pages to create a great narrative piece you can share with the online world. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 16 students

1C30 Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 2 PM

Rae Bates

10 Jul - 14 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$139.00

The perfect class for teen artists who love drawing and painting in a social setting. Through a series of projects that explore pictorial space and visual narrative, we’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $139, Course Fee Week 6 only: $119 Limit: 16 students

1A04 Pastels for Beginners

Holly Sneath

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Enhance any subject with vivid colour as you paint/draw with luscious and versatile pastels! Students will approach various subjects, including landscape, still life and abstraction. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided. Drawing experience helpful, but not a must.
Monday July 17 – Friday July 21 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 3 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C05 Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 3 AM

Samantha O’Connell

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

This camp is for children who love colour and paint. We’ll experiment with stencilling, stamping, using strings, brushes, household objects and finger painting to create radiant masterpieces. An art smock/apron is highly recommended! Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 3 AM

Christie Gruppé

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 3 AM

Jerry Hish

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Week 3 is Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks – POW! BAM! KA-BOOM! This week, we explore the exciting world of comics and the amazing characters who star in them.Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C17 Minecraft Mania Ages 7+ Week 3 AM

TBA

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Quick – dodge the mobs and seek out the “butter blocks!” The world of MineCraft™ is our inspiration as we design, sculpt, glue, paint and more to build 3-D sculptures and fantastic terrains that will stretch imaginations and bring this gamer favourite magically to life! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C24 Graphic Novels Ages 8+ Week 3 AM

Mike Gagnon

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Ideas come to life as awesome visual adventures. We’ll learn how to build characters and work with shapes and backgrounds as we develop our own graphic novels that can be shared with friends, family or the world. Included is the importance of basic proportion and perspective, plus tips and tricks on caricature skills, panel composition and more. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C31 Digital Photography for Teens Ages 11+ Week 3 AM

Miles Wallace

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$125.00

Set Instagram on fire with your photo wizardry. You’ll learn how to transform your camera into an extension of your creativity as you jump from AUTO to Manual and capture that perfect moment. This camp requires a digital camera with some manual settings (point & shoot or DSLR – not a phone/tablet camera). Course Fee: $125 Limit: 12 students

1C32 Outdoor Teen Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Ages 11+ Week 3 AM

Janus

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$139.00

In this plein air program, the natural world will provide inspiration for drawing and painting as well as sculpting with one of the materials Dundas Valley is best known for – clay. If you want to sharpen your art skills across a wide range of methods and materials, this class is for you. Course Fee: $139 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 3 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C05 Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 3 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

This camp is for children who love colour and paint. We’ll experiment with stencilling, stamping, using strings, brushes, household objects and finger painting to create radiant masterpieces. An art smock/apron is highly recommended! Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 3 PM

Christie Gruppé

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 3 PM

Jerry Hish

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Week 3 is Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks – POW! BAM! KA-BOOM! This week, we explore the exciting world of comics and the amazing characters who star in them.Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C17 Minecraft Mania Ages 7+ Week 3 PM

TBA

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Quick – dodge the mobs and seek out the “butter blocks!” The world of MineCraft™ is our inspiration as we design, sculpt, glue, paint and more to build 3-D sculptures and fantastic terrains that will stretch imaginations and bring this gamer favourite magically to life! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C24 Graphic Novels Ages 8+ Week 3 PM

Mike Gagnon

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Ideas come to life as awesome visual adventures. We’ll learn how to build characters and work with shapes and backgrounds as we develop our own graphic novels that can be shared with friends, family or the world. Included is the importance of basic proportion and perspective, plus tips and tricks on caricature skills, panel composition and more. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C3PMW Digital Photography for Teens Ages 11+ Week 3 PM

Miles Wallace

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$125.00

Set Instagram on fire with your photo wizardry. You’ll learn how to transform your camera into an extension of your creativity as you jump from AUTO to Manual and capture that perfect moment. This camp requires a digital camera with some manual settings (point & shoot or DSLR – not a phone/tablet camera). Course Fee: $125 Limit: 12 students

1C32 Outdoor Teen Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Ages 11+ Week 3 PM

Janus

17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$139.00

In this plein air program, the natural world will provide inspiration for drawing and painting as well as sculpting with one of the materials Dundas Valley is best known for – clay. If you want to sharpen your art skills across a wide range of methods and materials, this class is for you. Course Fee: $139 Limit: 16 students

1A05 Paint BIG

Sandee Ewasiuk

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Let go of your creative inhibitions and have fun painting something big and bold. You’ll use large canvases and large brushes to create your own unique masterpieces. All levels are welcome and a sense of adventure is encouraged. Secure onsite storage is available for leaving pieces between classes. For the first class, please bring acrylic paints in three colours (or more) and a canvas of 30”x40” or bigger.
Monday July 24 – Friday July 28 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

1A06 Drawing & Painting from the Portrait & Costume Model (One model)

Katherine MacDonald

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$359.00

The model will sit in the same pose for the entire week. Students may work on one sustained work or several drawings or paintings from various angles. Ideal for all drawing or painting media and all skill levels.
Monday July 24 – Friday July 28 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Model Fee – $80) Limit: 15 students

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1A07 NEW Macro Photography - Get Close to Nature

Rick Kowalczykowski

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

From the inner whorls of a shell to the eyeballs of an insect, digital cameras have made this “seeing the world up close” form of photography easier than ever. If you’ve ever wanted to come to grips with the macro setting on your camera, this course will give you the tips, tricks and techniques to shoot like a pro. Students should bring DSLR cameras and macro lenses/close filters/extension tubes or cameras with built in macro features.
Monday July 24 – Friday July 28 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 12 students

1C01 Making Funshine Ages 4-6 Week 4 AM

Tina Destro

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative summer fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe and Picasso. Then we’ll build amazing sculptures, tipping our hats to the styles of Giacometti, Appell, and Calder. Course Fee: $135, Course Fee Week 1 only: $115 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 4 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 4 AM

Christopher Reid Flock

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 4 AM

Jerry Hish

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Welcome to the world of Dino Toons – Sharpen those pencils and let’s go back… wayyyy back, when dinosaurs ruled the earth. This week, we draw a Jurassic World of prehistoric cartoons.Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129,  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 8-11 Week 4 AM

Samantha O’Connell

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C24 Graphic Novels Ages 8+ Week 4 AM

Mike Gagnon

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Ideas come to life as awesome visual adventures. We’ll learn how to build characters and work with shapes and backgrounds as we develop our own graphic novels that can be shared with friends, family or the world. Included is the importance of basic proportion and perspective, plus tips and tricks on caricature skills, panel composition and more. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C33 Teen Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Ages 11+ Week 4 AM

Janus

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$139.00

Discover the joys of working on projects that span 2-D to 3-D and back again. Using a wide array of materials and methods, this camp is a great, exploratory workshop for connecting with new friends and discovering what approaches spark your creative vision. Course Fee: $139 Limit: 16 students

1C01 Making Funshine Ages 4-6 Week 4 PM

Tina Destro

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$135.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative summer fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe and Picasso. Then we’ll build amazing sculptures, tipping our hats to the styles of Giacometti, Appell, and Calder. Course Fee: $135, Course Fee Week 1 only: $115 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 4 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 4 PM

Christopher Reid Flock

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 4 PM

Jerry Hish

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Welcome to the world of Dino Toons – Sharpen those pencils and let’s go back… wayyyy back, when dinosaurs ruled the earth. This week, we draw a Jurassic World of prehistoric cartoons.Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129,  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 7-9 Week 4 PM

Samantha O’Connell

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C24 Graphic Novels Ages 8+ Week 4 PM

Mike Gagnon

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Ideas come to life as awesome visual adventures. We’ll learn how to build characters and work with shapes and backgrounds as we develop our own graphic novels that can be shared with friends, family or the world. Included is the importance of basic proportion and perspective, plus tips and tricks on caricature skills, panel composition and more. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C33 Teen Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Ages 11+ Week 4 PM

Janus

24 Jul - 28 Jul, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$139.00

Discover the joys of working on projects that span 2-D to 3-D and back again. Using a wide array of materials and methods, this camp is a great, exploratory workshop for connecting with new friends and discovering what approaches spark your creative vision. Course Fee: $139 Limit: 16 students

1A08 Oil Painting For Beginner/Intermediate

Susan Outlaw

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

For beginners, this course provides a basic introduction to the oil medium – for intermediate students, it’s an opportunity to further develop your oil skills as you work on one or more pieces using photos of your choice. Topics include instruction on tools, paint application, composition and more. A significant focus will be on mixing colour and colour matching as you learn how to apply the fundamentals (plus a few handy tricks) to get the colours you want to see on your canvas. Some drawing experience necessary. A small fee for still life materials to be paid to the instructor.
Monday July 31 – Friday August 4 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 5 AM

Samantha O’Connell

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 5 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C07 Hands Meet Clay Ages 8+ Week 5 AM

Christopher Reid Flock

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. The young potters will explore the art of clay using hand-building techniques such as pinch, coil, slab and more to construct pieces that will ignite and challenge their three-dimensional talents. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 5 AM

Janus

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C13 When Picasso Met Einstein: Art & Science 7+ - Week 5 AM

Miles Wallace

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

We’ll become inventors, artists and scientists in this action-packed camp that explores the universe through engaging art experiments. Projects include working with catapults, airplanes, kinetic cars, space jars, boats, Rube Goldberg machines and much more. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 8-11 Week 5 AM

Alexandra Kitty

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C18 Pins and Needles Ages 7-9 Week 5 AM

Pam Norman

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Fleece, felt, ribbons, beads and dyes fill the studio as we sew, stuff and stitch a variety of serious to silly items. From never threading a needle to already playing with fabric, this class is designed for all levels. Sew… let’s go! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C27 Drawing with Apps Ages 8-11 Week 5 AM

Michelle Moniz

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$125.00

Put that iPad/Android tablet to good use by learning how to draw and paint digitally. We’ll explore how to use layers and import drawings or photographs into your work. From there, we’ll invent our own character concepts and scenes as we layout comic pages to create a great narrative piece you can share with the online world. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 16 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 5 PM

Samantha O’Connell

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 5 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C07 Hands Meet Clay Ages 6-7 Week 5 PM

Christopher Reid Flock

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. The young potters will explore the art of clay using hand-building techniques such as pinch, coil, slab and more to construct pieces that will ignite and challenge their three-dimensional talents. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 5 PM

Janus

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C14 Manga Madness Ages 7+ - Week 5 PM

Miles Wallace

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will create characters and storyboards and design their own full length comic book. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 7-9 Week 5 PM

Alexandra Kitty

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C18 Pins and Needles Ages 9-11 Week 5 PM

Pam Norman

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Fleece, felt, ribbons, beads and dyes fill the studio as we sew, stuff and stitch a variety of serious to silly items. From never threading a needle to already playing with fabric, this class is designed for all levels. Sew… let’s go! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C27 Drawing with Apps Ages 10+ Week 5 PM

Michelle Moniz

31 Jul - 4 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$125.00

Put that iPad/Android tablet to good use by learning how to draw and paint digitally. We’ll explore how to use layers and import drawings or photographs into your work. From there, we’ll invent our own character concepts and scenes as we layout comic pages to create a great narrative piece you can share with the online world. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 16 students

1A09 NEW Drawing with Accuracy - Native Trees of Dundas Valley

Margaret Best

8 Aug - 8 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Dundas is located in one of the most beautiful and treasured regions of the Carolinian forest in Canada, offering botanical artists a grand opportunity to creatively explore some of Canada’s unique native trees. The first step in the process of creating a botanical study of such trees is accurate drawing. The focus of this workshop is to keenly observe selected specimens for leaf, stem/branch and nut structure and to create a series of suitable drawings that can be worked into an aesthetically pleasing composition for a graphite or colour study.
Tuesday August 8, (1 day) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 6 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C05 Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 6 AM

Samantha O’Connell

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

This camp is for children who love colour and paint. We’ll experiment with stencilling, stamping, using strings, brushes, household objects and finger painting to create radiant masterpieces. An art smock/apron is highly recommended! Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 6 AM

Christie Gruppé

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 6 AM

Jerry Hish

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Week 6 is exploring Machines, Toys and Animals – From Toy Story to Cars, Wall-E to Nemo, this week we’re leaving the humans behind! Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 8-11 Week 6 AM

TBA

Nancy Benoy

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C19 T-Shirt Terrific Ages 7-9 Week 6 AM

Pam Norman

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

Design and create personalized items of clothing using painting, printing and tie-dye. Fabric artists will need 3-4 pale colour or white T-shirts – one must be 100% cotton. Let your colours fly! Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C25 Fashion Forward Jewellery and Accessories Ages 8-11 Week 6 AM

Alexandra Kitty

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$105.00

If it’s wearable, it’s makeable. The young designers will spend a week dreaming up and creating their own fashion accessories as they learn how to create unique pieces inspired by their wardrobe and tastes. From bracelets and necklaces to purses and slippers, this in-vogue camp is ideal for adventurous fashionistas looking to develop their own original style. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 12 students

1C30 Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 6 AM

Miles Wallace

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$119.00

The perfect class for teen artists who love drawing and painting in a social setting. Through a series of projects that explore pictorial space and visual narrative, we’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $139, Course Fee Week 6 only: $119 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 6 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C05 Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 6 PM

Samantha O’Connell

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

This camp is for children who love colour and paint. We’ll experiment with stencilling, stamping, using strings, brushes, household objects and finger painting to create radiant masterpieces. An art smock/apron is highly recommended! Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 6 PM

Christie Gruppé

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 6 PM

Jerry Hish

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Week 6 is exploring Machines, Toys and Animals – From Toy Story to Cars, Wall-E to Nemo, this week we’re leaving the humans behind! Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 7-9 Week 6 PM

TBA

Nancy Benoy

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C19 T-Shirt Terrific Ages 8-11 Week 6 PM

Pam Norman

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Design and create personalized items of clothing using painting, printing and tie-dye. Fabric artists will need 3-4 pale colour or white T-shirts – one must be 100% cotton. Let your colours fly! Course Fee: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C25 Fashion Forward Jewellery and Accessories Ages 7+ Week 6 PM

Alexandra Kitty

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$105.00

If it’s wearable, it’s makeable. The young designers will spend a week dreaming up and creating their own fashion accessories as they learn how to create unique pieces inspired by their wardrobe and tastes. From bracelets and necklaces to purses and slippers, this in-vogue camp is ideal for adventurous fashionistas looking to develop their own original style. Course Fee: $105 Limit: 12 students

1C30 Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 6 PM

Miles Wallace

8 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$119.00

The perfect class for teen artists who love drawing and painting in a social setting. Through a series of projects that explore pictorial space and visual narrative, we’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $139, Course Fee Week 6 only: $119 Limit: 16 students

1A10 NEW Colour Matching to Nature in Watercolour or Coloured Pencil - Native Trees of Dundas Valley

Margaret Best

9 Aug - 9 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Being able to match colours accurately to Mother Nature’s palette requires some basic colour theory and a working knowledge of a carefully selected range of colours. In this one-day workshop, participants will use actual plant specimens from the Dundas forest region as they learn how to follow a reliable process in colour matching in coloured pencil or watercolour.
Wednesday August 9 (1 day) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

1A11 NEW A Botanical Study in Watercolour or Coloured Pencil - Native Trees of Dundas Valley

Margaret Best

10 Aug - 11 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$299.00

Learn the essential tips and techniques for rendering a botanically accurate native tree study. Areas of study include accuracy of colour application and specific techniques for achieving the remarkable range of textures found on the local trees in the Carolinian forests around Dundas. From leaves to bark to edible nuts, participants will work from actual specimens under Margaret’s expert guidance.
Thursday August 10 & Friday August 11 (2 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $299 Limit: 15 students

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1A12 Beginners Acrylic Painting

Holly Sneath

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Designed for those who have never tried acrylics or have limited painting skills, you’ll learn to master this plastic and flexible medium, starting with basic techniques and moving through a series of exercises and projects designed to develop your confidence and talents. Previous drawing experience required.
Monday August 14 – Friday August 18 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 7 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C06 Sunny Days of Summer Ages 4-6 Week 7 AM

Nancy Benoy

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Imagine a jumbo 10 scoop ice-cream cone or sunglass-wearing cats chasing beach balls. We’ll explore wild and wonderful summer themes like this one and many more through engaging and fun art projects. Campers will work with a range of art forms including watercolour, printing, collage and more! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 7 AM

Janus

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 7 AM

Jerry Hish

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Movies and Animation – We’ll bring our cartoons to life in this animated week that includes an introduction to storyboarding, character development, flip books and other forms of paper animation. Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129,  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 8-11 Week 7 AM

Samantha O’Connell

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C20 Super Summer Printmaking Studio Ages 7-9 Week 7 AM

Alison Sawatzky

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Vivid colour! Fascinating textures! Graphic designs! Printmaking has all of these. Using water-based paints and a variety of surfaces, we’ll create one-of-a-kind hand-printed images and then progress to making awesome art on the printing press. Bonus fun includes enhancing our creations through the addition of drawing and collage. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 12 students

1C28 Sew Cool Ages 9+ Week 7 ALL DAY

Pam Norman

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$249.00

Learn how to hand and machine sew funny stuffed sock creatures, a purse, pillows, a collage banner and other cool items using painting, embroidery, beads, fabrics and fleece. Course Fee: $249 Limit: 16 students

1C34 Summer Teen Macro Photography Ages 11+ Week 7 AM

Rick Kowalczykowski

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$125.00

Grab your camera and get up close and personal with nature! We’ll learn camera techniques to capture the world of tiny bugs, plants and objects only seen using macro photography techniques. Participants must have their own camera with macro capability (DSLR or point & shoot). Although an asset, a macro lens and/or close-up filters are not necessary to bring along. Nikon and Sony extension tubes will be available from the instructor. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 12 students

1C35 NEW Art Portfolio Teens Ages 14+ Week 7 ALL DAY

Amanda Dudnik

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$255.00

High school students, spend a week building a personal art portfolio that shares your artistic vision and can be used to apply to university/college or a gallery. Each day offers a variety of projects as you learn techniques in mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Also included are supportive critique sessions, learning how to write an artist statement/CV and the best ways to photograph your artwork. Course Fee: $255 Limit: 16 students

1C04 Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 7 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

All aboard for a new adventure each week! Every day features engaging art activities and special storytimes. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the art world masters! (Same program offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose another camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C06 Sunny Days of Summer Ages 4-6 Week 7 PM

Nancy Benoy

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Imagine a jumbo 10 scoop ice-cream cone or sunglass-wearing cats chasing beach balls. We’ll explore wild and wonderful summer themes like this one and many more through engaging and fun art projects. Campers will work with a range of art forms including watercolour, printing, collage and more! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 7 PM

Janus

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 7 PM

Jerry Hish

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. Movies and Animation – We’ll bring our cartoons to life in this animated week that includes an introduction to storyboarding, character development, flip books and other forms of paper animation. Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129,  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 7-9 Week 7 PM

Samantha O’Connell

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C20 Super Summer Printmaking Studio Ages 8-11 Week 7 PM

Alison Sawatzky

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Vivid colour! Fascinating textures! Graphic designs! Printmaking has all of these. Using water-based paints and a variety of surfaces, we’ll create one-of-a-kind hand-printed images and then progress to making awesome art on the printing press. Bonus fun includes enhancing our creations through the addition of drawing and collage. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 12 students

1C34 Summer Teen Macro Photography Ages 11+ Week 7 PM

Rick Kowalczykowski

14 Aug - 18 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$125.00

Grab your camera and get up close and personal with nature! We’ll learn camera techniques to capture the world of tiny bugs, plants and objects only seen using macro photography techniques. Participants must have their own camera with macro capability (DSLR or point & shoot). Although an asset, a macro lens and/or close-up filters are not necessary to bring along. Nikon and Sony extension tubes will be available from the instructor. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 12 students

1A13 Portrait Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate

Holly Sneath

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$359.00

Create convincing renderings in any drawing medium such as pencil, charcoal and pastel. Whether you are a Beginner or Intermediate student, this class will provide the basic skills in achieving a likeness, as well as an understanding of the underlying structures. Plenty of group demonstrations and individual instruction provided.
Monday August 21 – Friday August 25 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $359 (Tuition + Registration + HST = $279, Model Fee – $80) Limit: 15 students

1C02 Art and Music Ages 4-6 Week 8 AM

Tina Destro

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00

It’s a week of harmonious inspiration! Using a variety of styles and materials, your young artist will create drums, rainsticks, guitars and other beautiful sound makers, ready to be played in the most magnificent of orchestras.
Course Fee: $135 Limit: 16 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 8 AM

Samantha O’Connell

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 7-9 - Week 8 AM

Janus

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 8 AM

Jerry Hish

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. In week 8 we go Out of this World – Be prepared, earthlings! It’s an outer space adventure learning to draw astronauts, aliens and spaceships. Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129, Limit: 16 students

1C14 Manga Madness Ages 7+ - Week 8 AM

Miles Wallace

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will create characters and storyboards and design their own full length comic book. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105  Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 8-11 Week 8 AM

Jacquie Cobb

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C21 NEW Nature's Art Box Ages 7+ Week 8 AM

Nancy Benoy

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Budding artists and nature lovers will enjoy experimenting with leaves, twigs, seeds, flowers and rocks as we use our natural surroundings to make art. Some projects will be inspired by nature and some will use nature’s materials to create vibrant painting and sculptures. Whether we’re in the studio or outside in the courtyard, the ideas for our projects will come, well… naturally. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C26 Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 8-11 Week 8 AM

Alexandra Kitty

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun jewellery-making camp. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories that show the world your talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 12 students

1C02 Art and Music Ages 4-6 Week 8 PM

Tina Destro

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$135.00

It’s a week of harmonious inspiration! Using a variety of styles and materials, your young artist will create drums, rainsticks, guitars and other beautiful sound makers, ready to be played in the most magnificent of orchestras.
Course Fee: $135 Limit: 16 students

1C03 Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 8 PM

Samantha O’Connell

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

In this ever-changing camp, students will discover a wide range of ways to express themselves. Whether it’s drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay, it’s all part of the fun. We’ll explore colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-11 - Week 8 PM

Janus

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C09 Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ - Week 8 PM

Jerry Hish

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Content will include drawing expressions, actions, and humour with many exciting lessons and projects. In week 8 we go Out of this World – Be prepared, earthlings! It’s an outer space adventure learning to draw astronauts, aliens and spaceships. Children are required to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.
Course Fee: $129, Limit: 16 students

1C13 When Picasso Met Einstein: Art & Science 7+ - Week 8 PM

Miles Wallace

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

We’ll become inventors, artists and scientists in this action-packed camp that explores the universe through engaging art experiments. Projects include working with catapults, airplanes, kinetic cars, space jars, boats, Rube Goldberg machines and much more. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 1 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C15 Art Escape Ages 7-9 Week 8 PM

Jacquie Cobb

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

The perfect camp for the young artist naturally curious about everything. From sculpture to jewellery to printmaking and papier-mache, there will be drawing, painting and lots of fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity! New projects every week. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C21 NEW Nature's Art Box Ages 7+ Week 8 PM

Nancy Benoy

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Budding artists and nature lovers will enjoy experimenting with leaves, twigs, seeds, flowers and rocks as we use our natural surroundings to make art. Some projects will be inspired by nature and some will use nature’s materials to create vibrant painting and sculptures. Whether we’re in the studio or outside in the courtyard, the ideas for our projects will come, well… naturally. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C26 Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 11+ Week 8 PM

Alexandra Kitty

21 Aug - 25 Aug, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun jewellery-making camp. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories that show the world your talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 12 students

1C01 Making Funshine Ages 4-6 Week 9 AM

Tina Destro

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative summer fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe and Picasso. Then we’ll build amazing sculptures, tipping our hats to the styles of Giacometti, Appell, and Calder. Course Fee: $135, Course Fee Week 1 only: $115 Limit: 16 students

1C05 Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 9 AM

Samantha O’Connell

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

This camp is for children who love colour and paint. We’ll experiment with stencilling, stamping, using strings, brushes, household objects and finger painting to create radiant masterpieces. An art smock/apron is highly recommended! Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 8+ Week 9 AM

Christopher Reid Flock

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C17 Minecraft Mania Ages 7+ Week 9 AM

TBA

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

Quick – dodge the mobs and seek out the “butter blocks!” The world of MineCraft™ is our inspiration as we design, sculpt, glue, paint and more to build 3-D sculptures and fantastic terrains that will stretch imaginations and bring this gamer favourite magically to life! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C22 Murals: Paint BIG Ages 8-11 Week 9 AM

Lester Coloma

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

It’s a wild and wonderful week of painting on a huge scale with professional mural artist, Lester Coloma. Muralists will learn the principles of creating oversized artworks as they produce art to be displayed outside the DVSA for all of Dundas to see. Think bright, fun and HUGE! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C23 Art & Drama for Kids Ages 7+ Week 9 AM

Nara Farrell

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

In this introduction to playmaking, students will explore both art and theatre as they create the script, invent the play, make the costumes, build the sets and produce the props. Can it be done in one week? Absolutely, with a paintbrush in one hand and a script in the other, the play’s the thing! Plan to join us for this one-of-a-kind performance on the last day of classes. Bring your camera—this is one for posterity! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C29 NEW Outdoor Sketching Ages 10+ Week 9 AM

Miles Wallace

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$129.00

A longstanding tradition of great artists is learning to look, draw and paint in the great outdoors. For teen artists who love lots of fresh air, or spending time examining the natural world, this is a great way to build your drawing and sketching skills. Join other outdoor enthusiasts while exploring the many green spaces around downtown Dundas. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C01 Making Funshine Ages 4-6 Week 9 PM

Tina Destro

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$135.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative summer fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keefe and Picasso. Then we’ll build amazing sculptures, tipping our hats to the styles of Giacometti, Appell, and Calder. Course Fee: $135, Course Fee Week 1 only: $115 Limit: 16 students

1C05 Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 9 PM

Samantha O’Connell

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

This camp is for children who love colour and paint. We’ll experiment with stencilling, stamping, using strings, brushes, household objects and finger painting to create radiant masterpieces. An art smock/apron is highly recommended! Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Week 6 only: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C08 Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 9 PM

Christopher Reid Flock

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Students will explore the joys of clay as they construct pieces, using both the wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $129, Course Fee Weeks 1 & 6: $105 Limit: 16 students

1C17 Minecraft Mania Ages 7+ Week 9 PM

TBA

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

Quick – dodge the mobs and seek out the “butter blocks!” The world of MineCraft™ is our inspiration as we design, sculpt, glue, paint and more to build 3-D sculptures and fantastic terrains that will stretch imaginations and bring this gamer favourite magically to life! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C22 Murals: Paint BIG Ages 7-9 Week 9 PM

Lester Coloma

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

It’s a wild and wonderful week of painting on a huge scale with professional mural artist, Lester Coloma. Muralists will learn the principles of creating oversized artworks as they produce art to be displayed outside the DVSA for all of Dundas to see. Think bright, fun and HUGE! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C23 Art & Drama for Kids Ages 7+ Week 9 PM

Nara Farrell

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

In this introduction to playmaking, students will explore both art and theatre as they create the script, invent the play, make the costumes, build the sets and produce the props. Can it be done in one week? Absolutely, with a paintbrush in one hand and a script in the other, the play’s the thing! Plan to join us for this one-of-a-kind performance on the last day of classes. Bring your camera—this is one for posterity! Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

1C29 NEW Outdoor Sketching Ages 10+ Week 9 PM

Miles Wallace

28 Aug - 1 Sep, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$129.00

A longstanding tradition of great artists is learning to look, draw and paint in the great outdoors. For teen artists who love lots of fresh air, or spending time examining the natural world, this is a great way to build your drawing and sketching skills. Join other outdoor enthusiasts while exploring the many green spaces around downtown Dundas. Course Fee: $129 Limit: 16 students

Register now for Spring & Summer 2017. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.