Our “For The Petrified” series offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in three key disciplines – Painting, Drawing and Pottery. These courses are designed to offer the encouraging hand-hold you might require to get over any initial creative trepidation. You’ll receive an introduction to the discipline, a chance to explore and experiment, and ultimately a boost of confidence about your artistic potential. After taking a Petrified class, you might just feel ready to take a full Beginner course and continue your creative journey. Cast aside any fears and come discover the artist inside you.
Drawing for the Petrified
This is the perfect course for those who have always had aspirations to draw, but may be holding back. Learning to draw is essential for all aspiring artists and in this absolute beginners class, you’ll take those first tentative steps with the encouragement you’ve been looking for.
A: Tuesdays: January 3 – January 24, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. View
B: Wednesdays, January 4 – January 25, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. View
At Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre, a longer 8-week edition:
Mondays: January 9 – March 6, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. View
Painting for the Petrified
Discover what it is to feel good about the process of painting as you receive an introduction to the basics of acrylic painting or watercolour, along with enlightening discussions about drawing and composition.
A: Tuesdays, January 31 – February 28, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. View
B: Wednesdays, February 1 – March 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. View
C: Mondays: January 9 – February 13, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. View
At Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre, a longer 8-week edition
Thursdays: January 12 – March 2, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. View
Pottery for the Petrified
Wondering if the art of pottery is for you? Spend the day “pottering” in our ceramics studio and find out. You’ll get to explore working with slabs, coils and the wheel as you determine if this hands–on medium might be for you.
Session A: Saturday, January 7, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. View
Session B: Sunday, January 8, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. View
Session C: Sunday, March 5, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. View