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4A97 The Art Of Nuno Felting

Dagmar Kovar

12 May - 2 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$205.00

Create one-of-a-kind scarves and samples made from silk chiffon and merino wool in this exciting fibre arts workshop. Nuno felting combines the best of woven and felt textiles, creating pliable, gossamer like fabrics and many effects unexplored before. You’ll learn how to choose materials, the basic steps of the nuno felting method and its variations, the proper treatment of edges, making fringes and permanent gathers, and tricks for dealing with the challenges and mistakes of the process. A unique art form, it’s sure to inspire you to try a range of original projects of your own. Saturday May 12 & June 2nd  Course Fee: $205 includes a $50 material fee Limit: 12 students

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4A25-A Painting for the Petrified

Alison Sawatzky

15 May - 12 Jun, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$189.00

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 canvases) wet and take the first steps on your colourful and artistic journey. All materials provided – just show up and let it happen. Tuesdays. Course Fee: $189 Limit: 12 students

4A25-B Painting for the Petrified

Alison Sawatzky

16 May - 13 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$189.00

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 canvases) wet and take the first steps on your colourful and artistic journey. All materials provided – just show up and let it happen. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $189 Limit: 15 students

4A17 *NEW* Pastel Magic

Clarence Porter

16 May - 13 Jun, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$185.00

Discover the ease of working with the brilliant colours of dry pastels with signature artist, Clarence Porter. Learn about substrates, the various kinds of pastels used as well as elements of colour theory, composition, layering and design. You’ll love the vibrancy of the pastel pieces you’ll create! For students with some drawing and/or painting experience. Wednesdays. Course Fee: $185 Limit: 15 students

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4A21 *NEW* The Dramatic Pen

Barry Coombs

24 May - 24 May, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

$95.00
Course Full

Used by the 'old masters' to create dramatic and exciting drawings, this one-day workshop introduces you to the medium of black and white ink on toned paper. The traditional pen techniques of hatching, cross-hatching and stippling will all be presented. 'Sketching' and gel pens will be used on toned papers of different colours. Also included is discussion and analysis of drawings from masters of the medium. Some drawing experience an asset. Thursday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

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4A94 Going Global: Websites for Artists

Keir Overton

27 May - 27 May, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

$35.00

Squarespace and Wix are the preeminent platforms for artists looking to host an online portfolio of their work. Here’s your chance to discover why. We’ll review and compare both platforms and get an introduction to their versatility and ease of use. Then, with a focus on Squarespace, we’ll learn time saving tips and tricks and start building your own online portfolio website that shows and SELLS your art – all of it easily managed by you! Once you see how Squarespace works, Wix will be a snap too. While demonstrations will be done on the big screen, students are encouraged to bring their own WiFi enabled laptop so they can follow along. Some computer experience is a must. Sunday. Course Fee: $35 Limit: 20 students

4A74 *NEW* Figure Modelling in Clay

Wayne Moore

28 May - 25 Jun, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$259.00
Course Full

Learn how to construct and shape the human figure in clay using a life model for reference. No previous sculpture experience necessary, but students should have some basic drawing experience. All facets of the modelling process and figure sculpture technique will be demonstrated and discussed. There’s plenty of group and individual instruction included. Mondays. Course Fee: $259 includes one bag of clay, some materials and model fee. Limit: 15 students

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4A76 *NEW* Independent Mosaics

Nancy Zboch

30 May - 20 Jun, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$185.00

An open studio format for previous mosaic students to bring their project ideas and learn a variety of new techniques to complete their vision. How is a mosaic created in studio then installed at another location? Which materials and techniques will survive an exterior four season installation? As this is an open workshop, there are ongoing presentations and discussions of many mosaic approaches and a wealth of inspiration! Wednesdays. Course Fee: $185 includes a $5 material fee. Limit: 10 students

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4A12 *NEW* Life Drawing in Colour

Holly Sneath

1 Jun - 22 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$185.00

Bring a vibrant new component to your life drawings. A brief period of gesture drawings is followed by one sustained pose, allowing you to settle into one long drawing/painting. Work in any medium you prefer, such as charcoal, soft pastel and/or acrylic. Plenty of group and individual instruction. Experience with either life drawing or your chosen medium is advised. Fridays. Course Fee: $185 includes model fee. Limit: 15 students

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4A15-B First Fridays: Licensed to Draw and Paint

Ward Shipman

1 Jun - 1 Jun, 2018 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. Course Fee: $15 per session Limit: 30 students Please note: We are unable to provide refunds/credits for this course.

4A28-B First Fridays: Licensed to Watercolour

Sandee Ewasiuk

1 Jun - 1 Jun, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

$15.00

Settle in for a low-key evening as you experiment with watercolour techniques (wet over wet, wet over dry, pastel resist, salt technique and blending) and create a mixed-media abstract painting and/or cards using your own intuition and creative freedom. No experience necessary and all levels welcome. Licensed cash bar with light snacks available. Friday. Course Fee: $15 per session Limit: 20 students. Please note: We are unable to provide refunds/credits for this course.

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4A11-D *NEW* Life Drawing Refreshers: Heads, Hands and Feet

Wayne Moore

2 Jun - 2 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

$59.00

Spend a morning further developing your life drawing foundational skills – either through a single workshop or a combination of these four, uniquely focused workshops. Each session offers techniques, approaches and advice for drawing the figure from life. Plenty of group and individual instruction provided. Drawing experience necessary. A session designed to tame some of the “black beasts” of figure drawing. We’ll start with a few basic guidelines on perception and perspective, then study the head, hands and feet while working through sighting, reference points, negative space and more. Saturday. Course Fee: $59 includes model fee. Limit: 15 students

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4A89 *NEW* Think Big: A Relief Printmaking Workshop

Ralph Heather

2 Jun - 9 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$179.00

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to GO BIGGER with a relief print? Let’s plan a project that will launch you into the big leagues by breaking down the process and learning how to overcome the challenges facing the print artist. We’ll use techniques and tools that are suitable for both studio and home to produce a 9” x 12”, one colour, woodcut or linocut print. Plenty of individual guidance and instruction throughout. Suitable for students that have experience with the relief printmaking tools. Saturdays. Course Fee: $179 includes a $25 material fee Limit: 10 students

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4A33 *NEW* The Spring Landscape and its Elements

Bonnie Steinberg

3 Jun - 3 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

An invigorating workshop for intermediate to advanced watercolourists. You’ll discover how spring colours and their interpretation combine to develop vibrant compositions. Great greens, deep violets and other passionate hues will be emphasized. We’ll explore new and old proven techniques and examine atmospheric perspective through colour. Sunday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

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4A83 Studio Portrait Lighting

Rick Kowalczykowski

3 Jun - 3 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$89.00

A hands-on workshop for the photographer looking to improve their lighting knowledge and skills when shooting portraits. In the morning, we’ll examine camera settings and best lighting practices plus demystify the tools of the trade such as light modifiers, umbrellas, reflectors, softboxes, light triggers, grid and snoots and more. In the afternoon, it’s time to put your new knowledge into action as we work with our cameras and a live model to see what interesting portraits we can capture. Sunday. Course Fee: $89 includes model fee Limit: 15 students

4A09 *NEW* Life Drawing: First Steps

Holly Sneath

4 Jun - 25 Jun, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$165.00

Drawing the human form remains a mainstay of art school as it is an excellent method for developing your drawing abilities and improving your eye as a visual artist. In this absolute beginner life drawing class, you’ll learn to develop the figure from the inside out. Starting with the rudimentary armature of the gesture drawing, you’ll explore building the figure in a clear step by step process. There’s plenty of encouragement and support as you acquire the skills you need to discover the joys and challenges of life drawing. With demonstrations and considerable individual instruction, you just may gain the confidence to try a full life drawing course. At least one previous drawing class is advised. Mondays. Course Fee: $165 includes model fee Limit: 15 students

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4A61 *NEW* Botanical Art: Spring Blooms

Margaret Best

5 Jun - 5 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Single bloom, posies or potted. Spend the day learning to draw select spring flowers with botanical accuracy. All skill levels welcome. More experienced artists can initiate drawings in preparation for a final full colour study. Tuesday. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

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4A62 *NEW* Botanical Art: Yellow and Orange

Margaret Best

6 Jun - 6 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Regardless of the medium, the colours yellow and orange can be challenging to capture. Many artists avoid yellow completely due to past artistic trauma or simply not knowing how to prevent it from becoming a muddy mess. Let Margaret demystify yellow and orange pigment properties and teach you how to control their various hues through a variety of simple petal studies. Coloured pencil or watercolour. All levels welcome. Wednesday. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

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4A63 *NEW* Botanical Art: A Yellow or Orange Flower Study

Margaret Best

7 Jun - 8 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$299.00

In this two-day workshop, you’ll compose and paint a study of yellow and/or orange spring blooms – pansies, lilies, iris and many other options. Learn how to manipulate and optimize these challenging hues when applying them to a flowering spring subject, whether working in coloured pencil or watercolour. A special focus will be on making good choices for shadow colour blending to ensure a brilliance of colour and natural results. Thursday & Friday. Course Fee: $299 Limit: 15 students

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4A27 Introduction to Watercolour Workshop

Nancy Benoy

9 Jun - 9 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Curious about watercolour and ready to give it a try? Spend a relaxing day learning basic watercolour techniques such as wet over wet, wet over dry, pastel resist, salt technique and blending. You’ll create your own set of 5 unique cards and a couple of small paintings. Plenty of instruction; plenty of fun! Saturday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

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4A70 Spray Booth Workshop

Michael Collins

10 Jun - 10 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$105.00

Expand your glazing options and learn to use the glaze spray booth. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, you’ll explore the new possibilities for glaze and slip effects achievable by spraying Cone 6 glazes on greenware and bisqueware. We’ll also cover safe usage along with cleaning and maintaining the spray equipment. Sunday. Course Fee: $105 includes $10 glazing fee Limit: 6 students

4A93 Introduction to Design Workshop

Nancy Zboch

10 Jun - 10 Jun, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

$95.00

Transforming a blank surface into a creative statement is a combination of intuition and understanding core design principles. For example, how can a single line show light, shade, texture and emotion? In this workshop, you’ll create a lexicon of examples that builds on your unique creative voice. At the conclusion, each artist will have personal sample images of techniques that incorporate visual balance, contrast and tension. Sunday. Course Fee: $95 includes a $15 material fee. Limit: 15 students

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Intermediate Adobe Illustrator

OCAD Online Instructor

13 Jun - 4 Jul, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

$474.60
In partnership with OCAD U, DVSA offers a selection of online courses each term. Up to 8 credits from the OCAD U Online courses can be applied towards completion of DVSA’s Foundational Certificate Program. Registration must be done through DVSA. Students will receive their course log in information and network credentials by email directly from OCAD U one week before the course start date. For more information on OCAD U Online courses, visit this link.

This is a hands-on, fast-paced course that builds on skills, creative techniques, and concepts taught in the introductory Digital Photography and Photoshop courses. Students explore the art of digital imaging through colour correction, digital effects, and batch processing. The course is held in OCAD U's computer lab using the latest software. Output will be purchased externally or through the in-house print service bureau. This course qualifies for the Certificate in Digital Media Skills, the Certificate in Web Design and Development Skills and the Certificate in Photography Skills.  Wednesdays. 4 weeks.

 

4A22 *NEW* Introduction to Portraiture in Pen and Ink

Barry Coombs

14 Jun - 14 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

$95.00

A challenging and stimulating subject, here’s your opportunity to learn the basics of portraiture in pen and ink. Proportions of the face and head and the principles of light and shadow will be presented, along with traditional pen techniques such as hatching, cross-hatching and stippling. You’ll work from photographs using 'sketching' pens. Drawings from masters of the medium will also be discussed. Some drawing experience an asset. Thursday. Course Fee: $95 Limit: 15 students

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4A36 Acrylic Painting Workshop

Jacquie Cobb

16 Jun - 17 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$149.00

Perfect for “newbies” to the medium, this 2-day intensive will get you inspired about the potential of acrylic painting. Topics include colour mixing and colour theory to achieve the colours you want and painting techniques such as brush work and blending on the canvas. We’ll also look to the art world masters for examples of composition, style, technique and more. Bring your own image to work from. Saturday & Sunday. Course Fee: $149 Limit: 15 students

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4A71 The Alchemy of Raku

Michael Collins

17 Jun - 17 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$115.00
Course Full

The potential of raku, post firing, is extraordinary. Learn how reduction and oxidation affect the colours of various types of raku glazes and how to best treat your work 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 includes a $20 glaze fee Limit: 10 students

Intermediate Adobe Photoshop

OCAD Online Instructor

18 Jun - 24 Jul, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

$474.60
In partnership with OCAD U, DVSA offers a selection of online courses each term. Up to 8 credits from the OCAD U Online courses can be applied towards completion of DVSA’s Foundational Certificate Program. Registration must be done through DVSA. Students will receive their course log in information and network credentials by email directly from OCAD U one week before the course start date. For more information on OCAD U Online courses, visit this link.

This is a hands-on, fast-paced course that builds on skills, creative techniques, and concepts taught in the introductory Digital Photography and Photoshop courses. Students explore the art of digital imaging through colour correction, digital effects, and batch processing. The course is held in OCAD U's computer lab using the latest software. Output will be purchased externally or through the in-house print service bureau. This course qualifies for the Certificate in Digital Media Skills, the Certificate in Web Design and Development Skills and the Certificate in Photography Skills. *Please note: there will be no class on May 21* Mondays. 6 weeks.

 

Head StART! A Montessori Program A - Ages 4+

Tina Destro

TBA

25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Taught by qualified, professional artists, our Summer Art Camps encourage originality and are designed to develop your child's creative literacy and art skills - all in a fun and supportive studio environment.

Let your young artist explore and create at their own pace, free to choose what they want to express at a variety of creative stations that include Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture/Building projects and much more.

Course Fee: $134.00 Limit: 16 students

 

Head StART! A Montessori Program B - Ages 4+

Tina Destro

25 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Taught by qualified, professional artists, our Summer Art Camps encourage originality and are designed to develop your child's creative literacy and art skills - all in a fun and supportive studio environment.

Let your young artist explore and create at their own pace, free to choose what they want to express at a variety of creative stations that include Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture/Building projects and much more.

Course Fee: $134.00 Limit: 16 students

 

4A53 *NEW* Painting at the Weir's Lane Lavender Farm

Ward Shipman

29 Jun - 29 Jun, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$79.00

Bring your drawing or painting supplies and your camera and join us for a day at the Weir’s Lane Lavender Farm. Located on the outskirts of Dundas, the farm will play host to a day of en plein air artmaking. The vistas on this property are magnificent for sketching, watercolours and more. Participants must arrange own transportation.

*Please Note: Parking can be a bit of a challenge around Weir’s Lane, so the class is asked to meet at DVSA at 9:00 a.m. to carpool to the location.*

Friday. Course Fee: $79 Limit: 15 students

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DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 1 July 3-6

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$60.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $60.00 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A01 NEW En Plein Air: Sketching and Painting at Trails End Iris Gardens

Susan Outlaw

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$225.00

Breathe new life into your artwork as you get outside on location with pencils, brushes and easels for a week of open air sketching and painting. You’ll explore the fundamentals of site selection, developing a compositional sketch, working in direct color and more while enclosed in the stunning grounds of Trails End Iris Gardens (located between Ancaster and Brantford). Students will be encouraged to create sketches and take site pictures for studio use. This course is for intermediate or experienced painters working in oils or acrylics. Students must provide own transportation to painting sites. Site is fully equipped with washroom and tents during inclement weather.

Tuesday July 3 – Friday July 6 (4 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Course Fee: $225 Limit: 15 students

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1A02 Still Life in Watercolour

Sandee Ewasiuk

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$225.00

Immerse yourself in this stimulating medium that’s provided the means to create some of the world’s greatest works of art. You’ll receive group and individual instruction on composition, colour and technique. Work in traditional watercolour methods or explore other approaches – whatever feels right for you. All levels.

Tuesday July 3 – Friday July 6 (4 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $225 Limit: 15 students

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1C01-A Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 1 AM

Nancy Benoy

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00
Course Full

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: $109  Limit: 16 students

1C02-A Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 1 AM

Samantha O’Connell

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C09-A Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 1 AM

Elsa Brittin

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C10-A Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 1 AM

Jerry Hish

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Hungry to Draw! – Get a taste of cartooning with regards to the food chain. Cartoons about cooking, recipes, snacking and nutrition are on this week’s drawing menu. “Bon Appe-toon!” Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C11-A Drawing and Painting for Young Artists Ages 8-10 Week 1 AM

Rae Bates

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Engaging in a variety of projects, we’ll explore different drawing and painting materials, tools and techniques. Students will be guided in skill development and the evolution of their own visual sensitivity and style. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C16-A NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 1 AM

Sophie Morgan

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C21-A The Art of the Robot: Mindstorm Mash-Up Ages 8-10 Week 1 AM

Steve Hudak

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$125.00

Tech heads unite! Using Lego Mindstorms, campers will explore the intersection between art and technology as they create robotic sculptures using Lego, found objects, and traditional studio art supplies. No previous experience with robotics is required. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 12 students

1C31 NEW Paint BIG and BIGGER! Ages 11+ Week 1 ALL DAY

Miles Wallace

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Stretch your imagination and those immense creative ideas as you paint something big and bold. This is an adventurous studio where we use the big canvas to open up our arms and ideas while working with brushes, sponges, rollers, spray bottles and tons more experimental techniques to creative mammoth masterpieces. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 16 students

1C01-B Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 1 PM

Nancy Benoy

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

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: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C02-B Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 1 PM

Samantha O’Connell

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C09-B Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 1 PM

Elsa Brittin

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C10-B Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 1 PM

Jerry Hish

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Hungry to Draw! – Get a taste of cartooning with regards to the food chain. Cartoons about cooking, recipes, snacking and nutrition are on this week’s drawing menu. “Bon Appe-toon!” Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C11-B Drawing and Painting for Young Artists Ages 6-7 Week 1 PM

Rae Bates

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Engaging in a variety of projects, we’ll explore different drawing and painting materials, tools and techniques. Students will be guided in skill development and the evolution of their own visual sensitivity and style. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C16-B NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 1 PM

Sophie Morgan

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C21-B The Art of the Robot: Mindstorm Mash-Up Ages 8-10 Week 1 PM

Steve Hudak

3 Jul - 6 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$125.00

Tech heads unite! Using Lego Mindstorms, campers will explore the intersection between art and technology as they create robotic sculptures using Lego, found objects, and traditional studio art supplies. No previous experience with robotics is required. Course Fee: $125 Limit: 12 students

1A13 The Magic of Pastels

Clarence Porter

3 Jul - 2 Aug, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$279.00

Discover the ease of working with the brilliant colours of dry pastels. In this series of workshops, geared to beginners and experienced alike, you’ll be introduced to the techniques and processes instructor, Clarence Porter, uses to produce successful pastel works. Learn about substrates, the various kinds of pastels used as well as elements of colour theory, composition, layering and design. There’s plenty of fun and you’ll leave with your own completed pieces!

Tuesday & Thursday: July 3 – August 2 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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1A14 Comics & Cartooning

Mike Gagnon

3 Jul - 2 Aug, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$309.00

Do you dream of creating your own comic strip like the ones you read in the newspapers? You’ll learn from comic industry professional Mike Gagnon how to develop funny, compelling characters and produce a professional quality comic strip that you can share with others online or in print. You’ll be guided through a visual examination of gags and humorous storytelling with visuals as well as storytelling with brevity.

Tuesday & Thursday: July 3 – August 2 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $309 (includes $30 material fee) Limit: 15 students

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1A15 Beginners' Acrylic Painting

Amanda Dudnik

3 Jul - 2 Aug, 2018 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. Previous drawing experience recommended.

Tuesday & Thursday: July 3 – August 2 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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1A16-A Introduction To Stained Glass

Teresa Seaton

3 Jul - 3 Jul, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$89.00

This workshop introduces the basics of working with stained glass. Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder, patina and polish and finish a 9-piece Trillium in one day. All materials and tools supplied. This class is a prerequisite for the Fine Art Stained Glass Panel Original Design and Fabrication Workshop.

Tuesday: July 3 (1 day) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $89 (includes $40 material fee) Limit: 9 students

1A18 Get Exposed to Digital Photography

Barry Gray

3 Jul - 2 Aug, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$225.00

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 creativity. Learn about the workings of your camera and lenses, the fundamentals of exposure, shutter speed and ISO, lighting tricks and how to compose a better shot. 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 3 – August 2 (4 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. *Please note: there will be no classes on July 17 and 19* Course Fee: $225 Limit: 12 students

 

1A19 Soul Satisfaction with Clay

Michael Collins

3 Jul - 2 Aug, 2018 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 3 – August 2 (5 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $329 (includes firing/glazing fee) Limit: 15 students

1A20 Silkscreen Studio

Laura Bromwich

3 Jul - 24 Jul, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$179.00

Discover the versatility and unique characteristics of silkscreening using the latest non-toxic techniques. This course is suitable for both beginning and experienced screenprinters. 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.

Tuesdays: July 3 – 24 (4 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $179 (includes $25 material fee) Limit: 12 students

Click here for Class Material List

1A16-B Introduction To Stained Glass

Teresa Seaton

5 Jul - 5 Jul, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$89.00

This workshop introduces the basics of working with stained glass. Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder, patina and polish and finish a 9-piece Trillium in one day. All materials and tools supplied. This class is a prerequisite for the Fine Art Stained Glass Panel Original Design and Fabrication Workshop.

Thursday: July 5 (1 day) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $89 (includes $40 material fee) Limit: 9 students

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 2 July 9 - 13

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A03 Drawing and Painting from the Portrait and Costume Model (Various models)

Katherine MacDonald

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$359.00

Capture the complexity and grace of the human subject as you work in any drawing or painting medium. In this week long intensive course, you’ll work on several sustained drawings or paintings, of various models, in the medium of your choice. Group and individual instruction is provided throughout. All Levels.

Monday July 9 – Friday July 13 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $359 (includes model fee) Limit: 15 students

 

If working in Watercolour, Click Here for Material List

If working in Oils, Click Here for Material List

If working in Acrylics, Click Here for Material List

1C01-C Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 2 AM

Maddy Mathews

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C02-C Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 2 AM

Samantha O’Connell

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-C Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 2 AM

Elsa Brittin

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-C Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 2 AM

Jerry Hish

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks – POW! BAM! KA-BOOM! We explore the exciting world of comics and the amazing characters who star in them. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C13-A Manga Madness Ages 7-10 Week 2 AM

Miles Wallace

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

From Chibi to Mecha, we’ll explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will learn about drawing eyes, ears, hair, clothes and poses and then create characters and storyboards that spring to life in their own full length comic books. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil.  Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-C NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 2 AM

Sophie Morgan

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C17-A Nature's Art Box Ages 7+ Week 2 AM

Nancy Benoy

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 12 students

1C21-C The Art of the Robot: Mindstorm Mash-Up Ages 8-10 Week 2 AM

Steve Hudak

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00

Tech heads unite! Using Lego Mindstorms, campers will explore the intersection between art and technology as they create robotic sculptures using Lego, found objects, and traditional studio art supplies. No previous experience with robotics is required. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C26-A Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 2 AM

Rae Bates

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00
Course Full

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, you’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 16 students

1C01-D Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 2 PM

Maddy Mathews

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C02-D Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 2 PM

Samantha O’Connell

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-D Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 2 PM

Elsa Brittin

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-D Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 2 PM

Jerry Hish

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Heroes, Villains and Sidekicks – POW! BAM! KA-BOOM! We explore the exciting world of comics and the amazing characters who star in them. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C13-B Manga Madness Ages 11+ Week 2 PM

Miles Wallace

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00
Course Full

From Chibi to Mecha, we’ll explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will learn about drawing eyes, ears, hair, clothes and poses and then create characters and storyboards that spring to life in their own full length comic books. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil.  Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-D NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 2 PM

Sophie Morgan

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C17-B Nature's Art Box Ages 7+ Week 2 PM

Nancy Benoy

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 12 students

1C21-D The Art of the Robot Mindstorm Mash Up Ages 8-10 Week 2 PM

Steve Hudak

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

Tech heads unite! Using Lego Mindstorms, campers will explore the intersection between art and technology as they create robotic sculptures using Lego, found objects, and traditional studio art supplies. No previous experience with robotics is required. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C26-B Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 2 PM

Rae Bates

9 Jul - 13 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

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, you’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 16 students

1A17- Fine Art Stained Glass Panel Original Design and Fabrication

Teresa Seaton

10 Jul - 2 Aug, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

$315.00

Use your skills acquired from the Introduction To Stained Glass (or equivalent) to produce a stained glass 8 x 10 panel. Working from a personal photograph, you’ll learn how to design and fabricate your own fine art panel of between 16 to 20 pieces, under the expert guidance of the instructor. Students who have not taken previous Introduction To Stained Glass must have instructor permission to enrol.

Tuesday & Thursday: July 10 – August 2 (4 weeks) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Course Fee: $315 (includes $80 material fee) Limit: 9 students

 

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 3 July 16 - 20

13 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A04 NEW Finding Your Way with Abstract Painting (Intermediate/Advanced)

Laurie Wonfor Nolan

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

Non-representational or ‘abstract’ painting is much more than random mark-making or mimicking a style. In this intensive 5 day workshop for Intermediate to Advanced artists, we’ll explore different ways of thinking and working abstractly that will challenge and inspire curious painters who are brave enough to abandon the safety of traditional subject matter.

Monday July 16 – Friday July 20 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

Click here for Class Material List

1C03-A Art & Music Ages 4-6 Week 3 AM

Tina Destro

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C04-A Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 3 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-E Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 3 AM

Elsa Brittin

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-E Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 3 AM

Jerry Hish

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Dinos and Dragons – Imaginations will soar as we go back in time and explore the world of dinosaurs, dragons and other fantasy creatures. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C14-A Lego Art Ages 7+ Week 3 AM

Samantha O’Connell

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Lego is so 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 inventive “think outside the brick” week of art adventures. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C15-A NEW The Art Laboratory Ages 7+ Week 3 AM

Miles Wallace

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

A creative mashup of art and science on a whole new level! We’ll apply our art skills to construct eye-popping projects of a scientific nature that test the principles of physics and chemistry. Catapults, air cannons, straw rockets, volcanoes, 3-D solar systems, kinetic cars, space jars, Rube Goldberg machines – need we say more? Stand back and strap on the protective eyewear – this could get interesting... Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-E NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 3 AM

Sophie Morgan

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C19-A Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 7-9 Week 3 AM

Loren Clough

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun camp that explores the art of jewellery making. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories sure to showcase any young jeweler's talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C32-A Art Portfolio for Teens Ages 14+ Week 3 ALL DAY

Amanda Dudnik

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

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 new techniques and approaches in 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: $279 Limit: 16 students

1C03-B Art & Music Ages 4-6 Week 3 PM

Tina Destro

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C04-B Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 3 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00
Course Full

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-F Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 3 PM

Elsa Brittin

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-F Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 3 PM

Jerry Hish

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Dinos and Dragons – Imaginations will soar as we go back in time and explore the world of dinosaurs, dragons and other fantasy creatures. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C14-B Lego Art Ages 7+ Week 3 PM

Samantha O’Connell

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Lego is so 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 inventive “think outside the brick” week of art adventures. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C15-B NEW The Art Laboratory Ages 7+ Week 3 PM

Miles Wallace

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

A creative mashup of art and science on a whole new level! We’ll apply our art skills to construct eye-popping projects of a scientific nature that test the principles of physics and chemistry. Catapults, air cannons, straw rockets, volcanoes, 3-D solar systems, kinetic cars, space jars, Rube Goldberg machines – need we say more? Stand back and strap on the protective eyewear – this could get interesting... Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-F NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 3 PM

Sophie Morgan

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C19-B Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 9-11 Week 3 PM

Loren Clough

16 Jul - 20 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun camp that explores the art of jewellery making. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories sure to showcase any young jeweler's talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 4 July 23-27

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A05 Drawing and Painting from the Portrait and Costume Model (One model)

Katherine MacDonald

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$359.00

Capture the complexity and grace of the human subject as you work in any drawing or painting medium. For this course, the model will sit in the same pose for the entire week while you work on one sustained piece or several drawings/paintings from various angles. Ideal for all drawing or painting media and all skill levels.

Monday July 23 – Friday July 27 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $359 (includes model fee) Limit: 15 students

If working in Watercolour, Click Here for Material List

If working in Oils, Click Here for Material List

If working in Acrylics, Click Here for Material List

1C02-E Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 4 AM

Samantha O’Connell

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C04-C Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 4 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-A Hands Meet Clay Ages 8-10 Week 4 AM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-G Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 4 AM

Elsa Brittin

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-G Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 4 AM

Jerry Hish

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is NEW Sportoons – Whether it’s a hole in one, a home run or hat trick, this week we slam dunk our imaginations as we draw sports and athletic cartoons. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-G NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 4 AM

Sophie Morgan

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C18-A Pop-Up Print Magic Ages 7+ Week 4 AM

Nancy Benoy

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00

Spark your creativity with printmaking materials and techniques as we start our own Print Studio Pop-Up this summer. Campers will work on paper, creating vivid art prints, experimenting with building and printing collagraphs, designing a colourful set of cards/envelopes and printing on t-shirts with handmade stamps. No experience necessary. Please bring one cotton white t-shirt. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C20-A Pins and Needles Ages 7-9 Week 4 AM

Pam Norman

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C27-A Digital Photo for Teens Ages 11+ Week 4 AM

Miles Wallace

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00
Course Full

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. Also included are photography basics such as angles, composition and lighting. This camp requires a digital camera with some manual settings (point & shoot or DSLR – not a phone/tablet camera). Course Fee: $135 Limit: 12 students

1C02-F Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 4 PM

Samantha O’Connell

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C04-D Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 4 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-B Hands Meet Clay Ages 6-7 Week 4 PM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-H Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 4 PM

Elsa Brittin

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-H Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 4 PM

Jerry Hish

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is NEW Sportoons – Whether it’s a hole in one, a home run or hat trick, this week we slam dunk our imaginations as we draw sports and athletic cartoons. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-H NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 4 PM

Samantha O’Connell

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C18-B Pop-Up Print Magic Ages 7+ Week 4 PM

Nancy Benoy

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

Spark your creativity with printmaking materials and techniques as we start our own Print Studio Pop-Up this summer. Campers will work on paper, creating vivid art prints, experimenting with building and printing collagraphs, designing a colourful set of cards/envelopes and printing on t-shirts with handmade stamps. No experience necessary. Please bring one cotton white t-shirt. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C20-B Pins and Needles Ages 9-11 Week 4 PM

Pam Norman

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C30 Introduction to Photoshop for Teens Ages 11+ Week 4 PM

Miles Wallace

23 Jul - 27 Jul, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$135.00
Course Full

No need for Instagram and Snapchat filters when you know how to manipulate your photos and create wild and wonderful digital art with Adobe Photoshop. Filters, layers, effects and more  – you'll learn how to use all the tools needed to make vibrant paintings, photo collages and surreal landscapes. Course Fee: $135 Limit: 12 students

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 5 July 30 - August 3

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A06 Beginners' Abstract Painting

Sandee Ewasiuk

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

This special summer session of abstract painting for beginners 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. It’s a truly liberating experience.  Plenty of class demonstrations and individual instruction is provided throughout. Oil or acrylic.

Monday July 30 – August 3 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

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1C03-C Art & Music Ages 4-6 Week 5 AM

Tina Destro

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C05-A Sunny Days of Summer Ages 4-6 Week 5 AM

Nancy Benoy

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Imagine a jumbo 10 scoop ice-cream cone or piglets in bathing suits making sand castles. We’ll explore wild and wonderful summer themes like this one and many more through engaging and fun art projects. Students will work with a range of art forms including watercolour, printmaking, collage and more! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-C Hands Meet Clay Ages 8-10 Week 5 AM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-I Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 5 AM

Christie Gruppé

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-I NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 5 AM

Samantha O’Connell

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C21-E The Art of the Robot: Mindstorm Mash-Up Ages 8-10 Week 5 AM

Steve Hudak

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00

Tech heads unite! Using Lego Mindstorms, campers will explore the intersection between art and technology as they create robotic sculptures using Lego, found objects, and traditional studio art supplies. No previous experience with robotics is required. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C25 Sew Cool! Ages 9+ Week 5 ALL DAY

Pam Norman

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$269.00

The fabric artists will 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: $269 Limit: 16 students

1C29-A Cartooning and Comic Strips for Teens Ages 11+ Week 5 AM

Mike Gagnon

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00

Do you dream of creating your own comic strip? Comic industry pro, Mike G, shows you how to develop funny and compelling characters as you design a professional quality comic strip that you can share with others online or in print. You’ll be guided through an examination of gags and humorous storytelling using visuals and hone your chops at the art of telling stories quickly. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 15 students

1C03-D Art & Music Ages 4-6 Week 5 PM

Tina Destro

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C05-B Sunny Days of Summer Ages 4-6 Week 5 PM

Nancy Benoy

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Imagine a jumbo 10 scoop ice-cream cone or piglets in bathing suits making sand castles. We’ll explore wild and wonderful summer themes like this one and many more through engaging and fun art projects. Students will work with a range of art forms including watercolour, printmaking, collage and more! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-D Hands Meet Clay Ages 6-7 Week 5 PM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-J Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 5 PM

Christie Gruppé

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-J NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 5 PM

Samantha O’Connell

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C21-F The Art of the Robot: Mindstorm Mash-Up Ages 8-10 Week 5 PM

Steve Hudak

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

Tech heads unite! Using Lego Mindstorms, campers will explore the intersection between art and technology as they create robotic sculptures using Lego, found objects, and traditional studio art supplies. No previous experience with robotics is required. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C29-B Cartooning and Comic Strips for Teens Ages 11+ Week 5 PM

Mike Gagnon

30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

Do you dream of creating your own comic strip? Comic industry pro, Mike G, shows you how to develop funny and compelling characters as you design a professional quality comic strip that you can share with others online or in print. You’ll be guided through an examination of gags and humorous storytelling using visuals and hone your chops at the art of telling stories quickly. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 15 students

1A07 NEW Botanical Art - Drawing with Accuracy: Leaves, Leaves, Leaves

Margaret Best

31 Jul - 31 Jul, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Fine tune your drawing skills in this one-day botanical art workshop that explores the basic structure of leaves. Studies include specimens that are simple in size and shape to more challenging examples with a maze of veins, serrations, lobes and textures. Margaret will guide you with subject choices based on your skill level. All levels welcome.

Tuesday July 31, (1 day) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

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1A08 NEW Botanical Art - Drawing with Dimension: Curling & Layered Leaves

Margaret Best

1 Aug - 1 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$159.00

Learn how to capture accurate perspective in a 3-dimensional manner with curling and overlapping leaves as your study. A special focus will be on the use of light and shadow to enhance realism. All skill levels welcome. Attendance at the previous day’s leaf drawing session {Insert CODE] is recommended for newcomers to botanical art.

Wednesday August 1 (1 day) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $159 Limit: 15 students

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1A09 NEW Botanical Art - Leaves & Layers

Margaret Best

2 Aug - 3 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$299.00

In this 2-day botanical art workshop, you’ll compose fruit or flower subjects with three or more attached leaves that display curling and overlapping. The focus will be on how to create detailed leaves with both perspective and spatial awareness using either coloured pencil or watercolour. Attendance at either or both of the previous 1-day classes is recommended to gain the maximum benefit on leaf studies.

Thursday August 2 & Friday August 3 (2 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $299 Limit: 15 students

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DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 6 August 7-10

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$60.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $60.00 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A10 Portrait Drawing: Beginning/Intermediate

Holly Sneath

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$289.00

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.

Tuesday August 7 – 10 (4 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $289 (includes model fee) Limit: 15 students

Click here for Class Material List

1C04-E Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 6 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C06-A NEW Studio Sensations Ages 4-6 Week 6 AM

Tina Destro

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from art masters such as 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: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C09-K Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 6 AM

Christie Gruppé

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C10-I Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 6 AM

Jerry Hish

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is 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.Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C12-A Minecraft Mania Ages 7+ Week 6 AM

Samantha O’Connell

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

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: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C15-C NEW The Art Laboratory Ages 7+ Week 6 AM

Miles Wallace

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

A creative mashup of art and science on a whole new level! We’ll apply our art skills to construct eye-popping projects of a scientific nature that test the principles of physics and chemistry. Catapults, air cannons, straw rockets, volcanoes, 3-D solar systems, kinetic cars, space jars, Rube Goldberg machines – need we say more? Stand back and strap on the protective eyewear – this could get interesting...Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C24-A Graphic Novels Ages 8+ Week 6 AM

Mike Gagnon

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$109.00

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: $109 Limit: 12 students

1C32-B Art Portfolio for Teens Ages 14+ Week 6 ALL DAY

Amanda Dudnik

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$235.00

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 new techniques and approaches in 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: $235 Limit: 16 students

1C04-F Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 6 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C06-B NEW Studio Sensations Ages 4-6 Week 6 PM

Tina Destro

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Great art and friendships all come together in this active week of creative fun. We’ll stretch our imaginations as we paint and draw, taking our inspiration from art masters such as 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: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C09-L Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 6 PM

Christie Gruppé

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $109  Limit: 16 students

1C10-J Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 6 PM

Jerry Hish

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is 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.Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C12-B Minecraft Mania Ages 7+ Week 6 PM

Samantha O’Connell

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

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: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C16-K NEW Artists At Work Ages 7+ Week 6 PM

Sophie Morgan

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $109 Limit: 16 students

1C23 NEW Digital Photography for Kids Age 8+ Week 6 PM

Miles Wallace

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$115.00

An essential camp for any young shutterbug. We’ll ditch the camera’s Auto mode and go full Manual to unlock a new world of creative possibilities. Also included are photography basics such as angles, composition and lighting – tools sure to make any pics stand out. This camp requires a digital camera with some manual settings (point & shoot or DSLR – not a phone/tablet camera). Course Fee: $115  Limit: 12 students

1C24-B Graphic Novels Ages 8+ Week 6 PM

Mike Gagnon

7 Aug - 10 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$109.00

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: $109 Limit: 12 students

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 7 August 13-17

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A11 Beginners' Drawing

Holly Sneath

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

For anyone looking to become an artist, basic drawing skills are considered essential. This introduction to drawing course will 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.

Monday August 13 – Friday August 17 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

Click here for Class Material List

1C03-E Art & Music Ages 4-6 Week 7 AM

Tina Destro

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C04-G Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 7 AM

Sandra Greenblatt

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-M Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 7 AM

Christie Gruppé

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-K Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 7 AM

Jerry Hish

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Out of this World – Be prepared, earthlings! It’s an outer space adventure learning to draw astronauts, aliens and spaceships. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C14-C Lego Art Ages 7+ Week 7 AM

Samantha O’Connell

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Lego is so 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 inventive “think outside the brick” week of art adventures. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-L NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 7 AM

Sophie Morgan

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C18-C Pop-Up Print Magic Ages 7+ Week 7 AM

Nancy Benoy

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00

Spark your creativity with printmaking materials and techniques as we start our own Print Studio Pop-Up this summer. Campers will work on paper, creating vivid art prints, experimenting with building and printing collagraphs, designing a colourful set of cards/envelopes and printing on t-shirts with handmade stamps. No experience necessary. Please bring one cotton white t-shirt. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C27-B Digital Photo for Teens Ages 11+ Week 7 AM

Miles Wallace

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$135.00

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. Also included are photography basics such as angles, composition and lighting. This camp requires a digital camera with some manual settings (point & shoot or DSLR – not a phone/tablet camera). Course Fee: $135 Limit: 12 students

1C03-F Art & Music Ages 4-6 Week 7 PM

Tina Destro

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C04-H Art Adventures Ages 4-6 Week 7 PM

Sandra Greenblatt

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Hop aboard for a creative adventure each week! Every day features a new engaging art activity and special storytime. Different themes each week include colours of the rainbow, animals, space travel, underwater adventures and more – all while learning about the techniques and styles of the art world masters! (Please note that the same program activities are offered in AM & PM – students staying all day should choose an alternate camp for their other morning or afternoon session) Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-N Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 7 PM

Christie Gruppé

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-L Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 7 PM

Jerry Hish

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Out of this World – Be prepared, earthlings! It’s an outer space adventure learning to draw astronauts, aliens and spaceships. Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Limit: 16 students

1C14-D Lego Art Ages 7+ Week 7 PM

Samantha O’Connell

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Lego is so 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 inventive “think outside the brick” week of art adventures. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-M NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 7 PM

Sophie Morgan

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C18-D Pop-Up Print Magic Ages 7+ Week 7 PM

Nancy Benoy

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

Spark your creativity with printmaking materials and techniques as we start our own Print Studio Pop-Up this summer. Campers will work on paper, creating vivid art prints, experimenting with building and printing collagraphs, designing a colourful set of cards/envelopes and printing on t-shirts with handmade stamps. No experience necessary. Please bring one cotton white t-shirt. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 12 students

1C26-C Teen Drawing and Painting Ages 11+ Week 7 PM

Miles Wallace

13 Aug - 17 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

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, you’ll experiment with different media and develop skills and techniques that communicate ideas visually. Course Fee: $145 Limit: 16 students

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 8 August 20 - 24

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1A12 NEW Essence of the Landscape

Laurie Wonfor Nolan

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

$279.00

This five-day intensive painting workshop explores effective seeing, understanding and simplifying of the landscape. You’ll paint in the local environment and in the studio using your own plein air studies. Demos, group critiques and individual guidance will be offered. For painters with at least some plein air experience. All mediums welcome, however demos and technical advice will be of most benefit to acrylic painters.

Monday August 20 – Friday August 24 (5 days) 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Course Fee: $279 Limit: 15 students

Click here for Class Material List

1C01-E Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 8 AM

Samantha O’Connell

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C02-G Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 8 AM

Jacquie Cobb

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C07 Clay x 2: A Parent and Child Pottery Class Ages 6+ Week 8 AM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$119.00

Parents, here’s your chance to relive the joys of summer art camp. Together with your child, you’ll learn the basic techniques of working with the malleable medium of clay. Explore coil and slab building as you form pinch pots and pitchers. You’ll then have a chance to create a final collaborative piece which you’ll glaze together and send to the kiln to be fired. Course Fee: $119 Limit: 8 sets of 1 parent / 1 child

When registering one child and one adult, please add a quantity of 1 to your cart, use both the adult & child name to register, i.e. First Name "John and Jane" Last Name "Smith".

1C09-O Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 - Week 8 AM

Christie Gruppé

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-M Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 8 AM

Jerry Hish

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Swashbucklers and Bandits – Hit the high seas with a week of pirate adventures, treasure hunting and all-around banditry. Arrrr, let's get drawing, me mateys! Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C13-C Manga Madness Ages 11+ Week 8 AM

Miles Wallace

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

From Chibi to Mecha, we’ll explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will learn about drawing eyes, ears, hair, clothes and poses and then create characters and storyboards that spring to life in their own full length comic books. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil.  Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-N NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 8 AM

Sophie Morgan

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C19-C Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 7-9 Week 8 AM

Loren Clough

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun camp that explores the art of jewellery making. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories sure to showcase any young jeweller’s talents and unique sense of style.  Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C28-A NEW Mosaics for Teens Ages 11+ Week 8 AM

Nancy Zboch

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$165.00

Colours, forms and materials explode with vitality as we learn to “draw, paint and sculpt” with pieces of broken treasures. This modern approach to the historic art of mosaics will challenge you to create unique indoor AND outdoor mosaic projects certain to fire those creative neurons and turn a few heads. Course Fee: $165 Limit: 10 students

NOTE: Some supplies for this camp must be provided by the student. Click Here for Supply List

1C01-F Big Mess A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 8 PM

Samantha O’Connell

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C02-H Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 8 PM

Jacquie Cobb

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-E Hands Meet Clay Ages 6-7 Week 8 PM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-P Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 - Week 8 PM

Christie Gruppé

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00
Course Full

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C10-N Cartoon Magic Ages 7+ Week 8 PM

Jerry Hish

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Imaginations come alive in this animated camp with a focus on the basic skills and concepts of cartooning. Topics include learning to draw expressions and actions, adding dialogue, developing humour and more. A variety of exciting projects throughout are sure to generate original cartoon classics ready for sharing. This week is Swashbucklers and Bandits – Hit the high seas with a week of pirate adventures, treasure hunting and all-around banditry. Arrrr, let's get drawing, me mateys! Cartoonists need to bring their own 8 X 10 spiral ringed sketchbook. *Any reference to licensed characters are for classroom inspirational purposes only.* Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C13-D Manga Madness Ages 7-10 Week 8 PM

Miles Wallace

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

From Chibi to Mecha, we’ll explore the different styles of the Japanese animation art form known as Manga. Campers will learn about drawing eyes, ears, hair, clothes and poses and then create characters and storyboards that spring to life in their own full length comic books. Materials include paint, ink, markers and pencil.  Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-O NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 8 PM

Sophie Morgan

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C19-D Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 9-11 Week 8 PM

Loren Clough

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun camp that explores the art of jewellery making. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories sure to showcase any young jeweller’s talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C28-B NEW Mosaics for Teens Ages 11+ Week 8 PM

Nancy Zboch

20 Aug - 24 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$165.00

Colours, forms and materials explode with vitality as we learn to “draw, paint and sculpt” with pieces of broken treasures. This modern approach to the historic art of mosaics will challenge you to create unique indoor AND outdoor mosaic projects certain to fire those creative neurons and turn a few heads. Course Fee: $165 Limit: 10 students

NOTE: Some supplies for this camp must be provided by the student. Click Here for Supply List

DVSA Summer Camp Extended Care Program - Week 9 August 27 - 31

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

$75.00

Parents, we’ve heard your requests and we’re pleased to offer an on-site Extended Care program for our young artists during the summer camp weeks. Offered from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.* and 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., this program provides the children already registered in our summer camp with a nurturing environment, engaging programming and quality care from our licensed ECE care provider.

Cost: $75 for the week (full week only, no refunds)
Snacks: Children must bring their own peanut/nut free snacks
Registration: Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  Availability is limited.

*Regular on-site supervision begins at 9:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:30 a.m.
1C01-G Big Mess: A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 9 AM

Samantha O’Connell

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C02-I Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 9 AM

Jacquie Cobb

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-F Hands Meet Clay Ages 8-10 Week 9 AM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-Q Pottery-Palooza Ages 6-7 Week 9 AM

Christie Gruppé

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00
Course Full

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C15-D NEW The Art Laboratory Ages 7+ Week 9 AM

Miles Wallace

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

A creative mashup of art and science on a whole new level! We’ll apply our art skills to construct eye-popping projects of a scientific nature that test the principles of physics and chemistry. Catapults, air cannons, straw rockets, volcanoes, 3-D solar systems, kinetic cars, space jars, Rube Goldberg machines – need we say more? Stand back and strap on the protective eyewear – this could get interesting... Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-P NEW Artists At Work Ages 8-10 Week 9 AM

Sophie Morgan

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C19-E Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 7-9 Week 9 AM

Loren Clough

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$134.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun camp that explores the art of jewellery making. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories sure to showcase any young jeweller’s talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

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

Lester Coloma

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

$145.00

It’s a wild and wonderful week of painting on a huge scale with professional mural artist, Lester Coloma. Muralists-in-the-making will learn the principles of creating oversized artworks as they produce a vibrant piece to be displayed outside DVSA for all of Dundas to see. Think bright, fun and HUGE! Course Fee: $145 Limit: 16 students

1C01-H Big Mess: A Paint Spectacular Ages 4-6 Week 9 PM

Samantha O’Connell

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

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! Limit: 16 students

1C02-J Art Rainbow Ages 4-6 Week 9 PM

Jacquie Cobb

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

An action packed studio with a little bit of everything for your young artist – drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking or working in clay is all part of the fun. Projects include exploring colour, line and form while learning about the great artists and artworks that continue to inspire artists of all ages. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C08-G Hands Meet Clay Ages 6-7 Week 9 PM

Dawn Hackett-Burns

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

It’s a free wheelin’ week of full on, hands-on pottery. 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: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C09-R Pottery-Palooza Ages 8-10 Week 9 PM

Christie Gruppé

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Laughter Alert: Making pottery is highly addictive and may cause creativity, new ideas and gales of laughter. Your potter  will explore the joys of clay as they tackle fun projects that will build both their wheel and hand building techniques. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C15-E NEW The Art Laboratory Ages 7+ Week 9 PM

Miles Wallace

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

A creative mashup of art and science on a whole new level! We’ll apply our art skills to construct eye-popping projects of a scientific nature that test the principles of physics and chemistry. Catapults, air cannons, straw rockets, volcanoes, 3-D solar systems, kinetic cars, space jars, Rube Goldberg machines – need we say more? Stand back and strap on the protective eyewear – this could get interesting... Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C16-Q NEW Artists At Work Ages 6-7 Week 9 PM

Sophie Morgan

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

For the young artist naturally curious about everything and wanting to try it all: drawing and painting, sculpture and jewellery, printmaking and papier-mache. We’ll discover fabulous new ways to ignite your child’s inner creativity with a slew of fun new projects every week! Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

1C19-F Bedazzled & Bejeweled Ages 9-11 Week 9 PM

Loren Clough

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$134.00

Beads, wire, stones and more put the bling in this fun camp that explores the art of jewellery making. We’ll learn to use the tools and techniques that create fashionable accessories sure to showcase any young jeweller’s talents and unique sense of style. Course Fee: $134 Limit: 16 students

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

Lester Coloma

27 Aug - 31 Aug, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

$145.00

It’s a wild and wonderful week of painting on a huge scale with professional mural artist, Lester Coloma. Muralists-in-the-making will learn the principles of creating oversized artworks as they produce a vibrant piece to be displayed outside DVSA for all of Dundas to see. Think bright, fun and HUGE! Course Fee: $145 Limit: 16 students

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