Classes and Workshops

Children & Teens

10 week session

Child and teen classes are structured to accommodate the abilities of different age levels. These fun-filled classes develop skills in various media, sparkling creativity and imagination. Artist instructors are paired with classes based on experience and area of specialization. Winter sessions each consist of 10 classes, with the exception of Clayworks.

(Ages 5-6) Drawing and Painting 1

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This course gives an introduction to basic techniques and fundamental concepts that artists use to create succcessful drawings and paintings. Students will build observational skills, exercise their imaginations, and visit WAG exhibitions.

Members $120 / Non-members $135

Saturday 12-1pm Sep 22 - Dec 8
F8C-D1-S1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson
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(Ages 5-6) Mixed Media 1

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Students will try out a variety of media that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects can be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $120 / Non-members $135

Saturday 3-4pm Sep 22 - Dec 8
F8C-M1-S1 Instructor: Bree Bergen
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(Ages 7-9) Clayworks 2

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Students will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects, using a variety of techniques to develop clay hand-building skills. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $150 / Non-members $175

Sunday 2:30-4pm Sep 23 - Dec 9
F8C-C2-U1 Instructor: PJ Anderson sold out

Sat 2:30-4pm Sep 22 - Dec 8
F8C-C2-S1 Instructor: Charlene Brown sold out

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(Ages 7-9) Art and Nature 2

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Autumn is in the air! Celebrate the change of season with all the beauty nature provides with nature based projects will engage your child's creativity. There’s so much to explore and experience through drawing, painting, clay, and more. This mixed-media course will awaken the senses and develop an appreciation for the natural world.

Members $150 / Non-members $175

Saturday 12:30-2pm Sep 22 - Dec 8
F8C-A2-S1 Instructor: Bree Bergen sold out

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(Ages 10-14) Drawing and Painting 3

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This course gives an introduction to basic techniques and fundamental concepts that artists use to create succcessful drawings and paintings. Students will build observational skills, exercise their imaginations, and visit WAG exhibitions.

Members $150 / Non-members $175

Thursday 7-8:30pm Sep 20 - Nov 22
F8C-D3-H1 Instructor: Jen Moyes
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(Ages 10-14) Mixed Media 3

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Students will try out a variety of media that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects can be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $150 / Non-members $175

Wednesday 7-8:30pm Sep 19 - Nov 21
F8C-M3-W1 Instructor: Jessica Canard sold out

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(Ages 10-14) Clayworks 3

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Students will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects using different techniques to develop clay hand-building skills. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $150 / Non-members $175

Saturday 12-1:30pm Sep 22 - Dec 8
F8C-C3-S2 Instructor: Charlene Brown sold out

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(Ages 10-14) Fashion Arts 3

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Develop drawing skills as you create your own fashion designs. Create one-of-a-kind jewellery, handbags, or sneakers. Re-work clothes with DIY flare, using fabric paint, printmaking, hand-sewn embellishments, or creative re-structuring. This course may require the students to provide their own sneakers and cast-off clothing to experiment with as they explore the world of fashion art.

Members $165 / Non-members $190

Tuesday 7-9pm Sep 18 - Nov 20
F8C-F3-T1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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(Ages 10-14) Graphic Novel Studio 3

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Love reading comics and drawing? This graphic novel class allows students to explore the art of storytelling through their drawings. Students will develop their unique skills in sketching, storyboarding, creating characters and the worlds they live in, and put their ideas on paper. Students will produce their own graphic novel or zine for personal or portfolio use.

Members $165 / Non-members $190

Saturday 2:30-4pm Sep 22 - Dec 8
F8C-G3-S1 Instructor: Lisa Mendis sold out

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Adult Beginner

10 week session

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed.  For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

Drawing Basics

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For students with little or no drawing experience, this introduction to the fundamental techniques and concepts of drawing will sharpen observational skills and build confidence. Practice translating what you see into what you draw as you work with different subjects, including still life studies and the human form.

Members $199 / Non-members $225

Tuesday 7-9:30pm Sep 18 - Nov 20
F8A-DB-T1 Instructor: Jen Moyes
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NEW/ NOUVEAU Acrylic Painting/ Peinture Acrylique

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Michel Saint Hilaire instructs the art of acrylic painting in French and English. Speakers of either or both languages are welcome, no matter what your level of experience. Some time will be spent sharpening your drawing skills in preparation for painting. Learn colour theory, shading, ways to describe space, use of light, composition, and the particularities of painting with acrylics. You will work from still life and models.

Michel Saint Hilaire enseigne l'art de la peinture acrylique en français et en anglais. Ceux qui parlent les deux langues ou que le français ou l’anglais sont les bienvenus, quel que soit votre niveau d'expérience. Vous aurez la chance de rehausser vos compétences de dessin en préparation pour la peinture. Apprenez la théorie des couleurs, l'ombrage, les façons de décrire l'espace, l'utilisation de la lumière, la composition et les particularités de la peinture à l'acrylique. Vous travaillerez à partir de natures mortes et de modèles.

Members $199 / Non-members $225

Thursday 7-9:30pm Sep 20 - Nov 22
F8A-AP-H1 Instructor: Michel Saint Hilaire We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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Pottery

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Discover hand building, which includes slab building, slump molded forms, and throwing on the potter’s wheel. From basic thrown or hand-built forms you will produce mugs, bowls, and platters. You will also learn glazing and decorating techniques to finish your work and develop your own ideas related to functional and non-functional forms.

Members $260 / Non-members $285

Thursday 7-9:30pm Sep 20 - Nov 22
F8A-OB-H1 Instructor: To be announced sold out

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Sep 19 - Nov 21
F8A-OB-W1 Instructor: PJ Anderson sold out

Tuesday 7-9:30pm Sep 18 - Nov 20
F8A-OB-T1 Instructor: Colleen Chamberlin sold out

Monday 7-9:30 Sep 17 - Dec 3
F8A-OB-M1 Instructor: Alan Lacovetsky sold out

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Introduction to Watercolour

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Learn the basic techniques of watercolour painting, the use and care of paints and brushes, the elements and principals of design, and colour theory.

Members $199 / Non-members $225

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Sep 19 - Nov 21
F8A-WC-W1 Instructor: Jen Moyes sold out

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Traditional Drawing

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Learn the fundamentals of drawing and build skills that transfer to other art practices. Academic drawing remains an incredibly valuable method for developing dexterity and sensitivity with materials such as pencil and charcoal. The media and subjects of this class are basic, but its highly disciplined approach will reward you with a depth of skill that is acquired through time and practice. This course takes place over two sessions – Fall 2018 and Winter 2019.

Members $375 / Non-members $410

Monday 7-9:30pm Sep 17 - Mar 18
F8A-TD-M1 Instructor: Vitaliy Yatsevych sold out

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Adult Intermediate

10 week session

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed. Intermediate Studio students should bring their own selection of supplies to the first class. For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

Figure in Art

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

Using a variety of drawing materials, you will work from a model and learn about proportion, foreshortening, and other fundamental techniques for drawing the human form.

Members $210 / Non-members $235

Mon 7-9:30pm Sep 17 - Dec 3
F8A-FA-M2 Instructor: Jen Moyes We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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