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ADULT WORKSHOPS
 
Photoshop for Beginners
Instructor: Kim-Lee Kho
Beginner
Sundays Mar. 31 & Apr. 7, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$66.00 (with HST $74.58)
 
Adobe Photoshop is a challenging and intimidating program to approach as a beginner. Learn the basics of menus, tools, and navigating through some functions, to equip you for further exploration. Adobe Photoshop is required. A seven-day free trial is available. This workshop is a prerequisite to the “Traditional into Digital Studio: Creating and Combining Layers and Elements” class with Kim-Lee Kho. Materials list available soon.
 
Contemporary Portraits: It’s Not About the Likeness
S19APOR Spaces limited, call office
Instructor: Kim-Lee Kho            
Intermediate/Advanced
May 4 – May 5, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
$168.00 (with HST $189.84)
 
Working with a model, we will combine artistic thinking, process, and sometimes unconventional tools and materials to create adventurous and contemporary portraits. Treating portraiture as our artistic playground, we will place art ahead of likeness. Various media. $10 materials fee payable to the instructor. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Abstraction 101
Instructor: Kal Honey
All Levels
May 25 – May 26, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
$132.00 (with HST $149.16)
 
Reality is overrated! Learn to look at what interests you in ways that only you can. Through masterworks, group discussion, hands-on exercises, and most of all, plenty of fun — this workshop will expose you to both a deeper understanding and appreciation for abstraction AND an expanded mindset and toolbox to equip your own forays into abstraction. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Printmaking with a Press: Collagraph
Instructor: Helen McCusker
Beginners
Jun. 1 – Jun. 2, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
$132.00 (with HST $149.16)
 
Explore a printmaking process where various materials are collaged and glued to create a plate. Participants will learn how to create a plate, and various inking and printing techniques, including using a printing press. Create colourful and textured prints! Materials included. Materials may be left overnight.
 
Image Transfer & Contemporary Mixed Media
Instructor: Kim-Lee Kho
All Levels
Jun. 3 – Jun. 6, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
Explore image transfer methods and approaches to contemporary mixed media. Kim will provide step-by-step instruction in her favourite image transfer methods utilizing physical samples, digital slides of contemporary work and in-class demonstrations. Learn what makes good source material and how to integrate with other media. $35 materials fee payable to the instructor. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Collage: New Directions
SU19ACOL Spaces limited, call office
Instructor: Kal Honey
Intermediate/Advanced
Jun. 10 – Jun. 13, 2019
9:30am – 4:00pm
$264.00 (with HST $298.32)
 
A week of exploration with a balance of contemporary examples to inspire, exercises to get your motor running, and open-ended challenges —all in a collegial and supportive environment with individual attention and group discussion — with plenty of creative leeway to take things in the directions you find most compelling! Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Contemporary Landscapes
Instructor: Steve Rose            
Intermediate/Advanced
Jun. 24 – Jun. 28, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
$330.00 (with HST $372.90)
 
Utilizing the landscape and the organic world with an emphasis on the conceptual/personal investigation will be the focus of this workshop. It will provide an opportunity to expand your visual language and artistic skills. Progressing from a series of warm-up exercises, you will be challenged with fresh approaches to a cherished and respected age-old painting genre. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Abstraction in Nature
Instructor: Steve Rose
Intermediate/Advanced
Jul. 10 – Jul. 12, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
$198.00 (with HST $223.74)
 
Inspired by the best artist in the universe – Mother Nature. Instruction will utilize landscape/nature as a point of departure within the context of abstract art approaches. Emphasis will be on individual creativity and artistic growth. Ideal for landscape artists that crave more freedom and a looser expression in their work. All artists with previous experience in any discipline will benefit. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Basics and Beyond: Spotlight on Drawing
Instructor: Louise Zych
All Levels
Jul. 15 – Jul. 19, 2019
9:30am – 12:30pm
$165.00 (HST $186.45)
 
This workshop is a great opportunity to relax with paper and pencil while developing your drawing skills and the power of observation. Different types of drawing media will be explored with new projects and exercises daily. Materials list available HERE.
 
Figurative Abstraction
Instructor: Steve Rose
Intermediate/Advanced
Jul. 24 – Jul. 26, 2019
9:30am – 4:00pm
$252.00 (with HST $284.76)
 
Working with a model is a benefit to all artists because of the skill building it allows by way of observation, eye/hand coordination and rendering shape, form and volume. Artists will address their creative development through drawing, painting and exploring the human form. Emphasis will be placed on individual interpretation of expression in colour, mark making and overall execution of poses. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
 
Expressionism
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Instructor: Steve Rose            
Intermediate/Advanced
Aug. 7 – Aug. 9, 2019
9:30am – 4:00pm
$198.00 (with HST $223.74)
 
This workshop is ideal for artists who crave a freer attitude in their work and wish to step outside their creative comfort zone. Expressionism is a highly personal creative force, where the emotion felt is more important than the accurate depiction of objects. This workshop will use a variety of portraits, landscapes and still life as the source for an energetic and impactful creative experience. Materials may be left overnight. Materials list available HERE.
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