Bolded Grades indicate After School (3:15 - 4:15pm) Classes

We will pick up children from Brown Junior Public School at 3:00pm (participants are picked up from the School office) or parents/caregivers with children at other schools can drop-off early. Snacks are provided. For kids staying to enjoy another after school program, we ensure that they get to their 4:30pm Arts School class! Otherwise, children can be picked up at the Arts School at 4:15pm.

Classes are in alphabetical order:

(Grades 1-3)

with Amanda Baron

In this class students will explore a variety of dry mediums such as charcoal, conte, graphite and pen while learning the basic principles of drawing. Students will draw a variety of subjects from both life and photographs to gain confidence in multiple areas of technique.

11440 - Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 PM

Winter: $260.00 + HST


Drawing & Painting
(Grades 1-4, Grades 3-6, Grades 4-8, Grades 6-9 & Grades 9-12)

with Amanda Baron, Linda Prussick, Joseph Romantini, Emily Soden, and Sandra Tarantino

Young artists will develop their artistic skills while having fun discovering their own personal style. Working from still life, photographs, images from art history and/or independent themes and ideas, students will be introduced to specific drawing and painting fundamentals and techniques. These include line drawing, value, shape, pattern, texture, shading, highlighting, colour perspective and collage. While experimenting with an exciting variety of artist's tools, media and techniques, students will learn to explore and trust their creative instincts.

11444 - Tuesdays 4:30-6:00 PM (Grades 1-4) with Linda Prussick

Winter: $270.00 + HST     Register

11447 - Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 PM (Grades 4-8) with Linda Prussick

Winter: $270.00 + HST     Class Full - Add to Waitlist

11450 - Thursdays 3:15-4:15 PM (JK-Grade 1) with Amanda Baron

Winter: $180.00 + HST | After School     Register

11453 - Fridays 4:30-6:00 PM (Grades 3-6) with Amanda Baron

Not Available for Winter

11456 - Fridays 4:30-6:00 PM (Grades 9-12) with Sandra Tarantino

Winter: $270.00 + HST     Class Full - Add to Waitlist

11459 - Saturdays 9:00-10:30 AM (Grades 1-4) with Joseph Romantini

Winter: $245.00 + HST     Register

11462 - Saturdays 9:00-10:30 AM (Grades 4-8) with Amanda Baron

Winter: $245.00 + HST     Class Full - Add to Waitlist

11465 - Saturdays 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Grades 6-9) with Joseph Romantini

Winter: $245.00 + HST     Class Full - Add to Waitlist

11468 - Saturdays 1:30-3:00 PM (Grades 1-4) with Joseph Romantini

Winter: $245.00 + HST     Register

11471 - Saturdays 3:30-5:00 PM (Grades 3-6) with Joseph Romantini

Winter: $245.00 + HST     Register

11474 - Saturdays 3:30-5:00 PM (Grades 4-8) with Emily Soden

Winter: $245.00 + HST     Class Full - Add to Waitlist

(Grades 3-6)

with Emily Soden

In this drawing and mixed media-based program, the class will explore the realm of storytelling through visual mediums. Choosing one story to illustrate, students will create a series of illustrations that beautifully and cohesively depict their chosen story. As a way of exploring the many art materials used in professional illustrations today, students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of interesting materials, media and tools.

11477 - Saturdays 1:30-3:00 PM

Winter: $240.00 + HST


Painting & Mixed Media
(JK/SK, JK-Grade 1, Grades 1-4, Grades 2-5 & Grades 6-9)

with Emily Soden, Linda Prussick, and Susie Whaley

The use of colour and painting techniques are the focus in this mixed media class. Students will create vibrant and imaginative paintings that incorporate collage and layering styles, as well as creating some unique 3-dimensional works of art. The class will playfully explore an exciting combination of tools and materials while focusing on developing painting skills. Design, colour mixing, blending, form, balance, composition and contrasts are considered, while students explore their imaginations and creativity in a supportive and fun environment.

11503 - Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM (Grades 6-9) with Linda Prussick

Winter: $250.00 + HST     Register

11506 - Fridays 4:30-6:00 PM (JK-Grade 1) with Emily Soden

Winter: $280.00 + HST     Register

11509 - Saturdays 9:00-10:30 AM (JK/SK) with Susie Whaley

Winter: $250.00 + HST     Class Full - Add to Waitlist

11512 - Saturdays 9:00-10:30 AM (Grades 1-4) with Linda Prussick

Winter: $250.00 + HST     Register

11515 - Saturdays 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Grades 2-5) with Linda Prussick

Not Available for Winter

Watercolour Illustration
(Grades 4-8)

with Michelle Evelyn Lee

Using watercolour paint and different inks, students will learn all about illustration and how it is used in a number of applications like story books and advertising. Students of any ability will learn to develop their narrative and illustrative abilities through the use of various watercolour techniques. Students will work from still life as well as photos.

11563 - Tuesdays 4:30-6:00 PM

Not Available for Winter