Sculptural Explorations

Sculptural Explorations: Famous Art Pieces – GRADES 3-6

In this online workshop you will explore some of the most famous sculptures from around the world, while using a wide variety of tactile mediums to create a series of your own 3-dimensional pieces. Inspired by this art, students will have the opportunity to explore sculptural materials and techniques using recycled objects and readily accessible materials in the creation of their own masterpieces. Imagination and creativity is encouraged, while you build on skills and learn to trust your artistic choices.

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Pop Art

Pop Art Changed the World – GRADES 4-8

In this unique workshop, students will explore the works of famous Pop artists and movements from around the world, including American, Italian, Japanese and British Pop Art. Students will create their own Pop Art that reflects ideas from today’s popular culture, as well as their own inspirations. This fun and eye-catching art form is characterized by utilizing popular images and icons and by incorporating themes, techniques and subject matter from comic books, advertising and product packaging. The class will explore this popular and global art movement through painting, drawing, word art, collage and so much more.

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Drawing Technique

Drawing Techniques: Across the Globe – GRADES 4-8

Grab your sketchbooks and join us on an artistic adventure where we will learn to draw some of the sights, flavours, and sounds from across the globe. Through our virtual travels we will work together on the fundamentals of drawing building value, form, and line into our drawings with techniques like hatching, blending, and perspective to bring our artworks to life.

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Painting Like The Masters

Painting Like The Masters From Around The World – GRADES 4-8

Paint like one of the master artists from around the world and learn how to use colour, value and brush stroke to render a skilled painting. You will learn various approaches to painting, employing techniques that international artists have used, as you develop your own style. In this online art program, you will learn how to set up a tertiary palette of colours, and projects will explore extensions of more contemporary approaches to painting. This class is suited for beginners and those with more experience in drawing and painting.

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Fabric Art

Fabric Art: It’s a Colourful World – GRADES 5-9

Join us virtually and you will explore fabric, design and mixed media through artmaking inspired by costumes and fabrics used around the world. Expand your imagination and creativity while you experiment with items you would never have thought you could turn into works of art. Using old t-shirts, pillowcases and repurposed fabric pieces, you will create pouches, wall hangings, and wearable artwork that has a global perspective. The possibilities are endless!

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Abstract Painting

Abstract Painting: A World View – GRADES 7-10

In this online class, geared to those who love to paint, you will learn to explore and trust your imagination and creative instincts, as you discover famous abstract art and artists from around the world, as well as those who inspired them. Working from photographs, illustrations and unique imagery from one’s own imagination, you will create unique works of art incorporating a number of abstract techniques and approaches. Painting fundamentals and techniques include explorations of line, value, colour, shape, pattern, texture and shading will be explored. Young artists will further develop their artistic skills and discover their own personal style, while they learn the history of this incredible art movement.

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Your Travel Art Journal

Your Travel Art Journal – GRADES 4-8

Come and get creative this March Break as we travel (virtually) and learn about other countries and customs and then create artistic and unique pages in our journals about the places we visit. You will use many different materials to express yourself and document the things that really stuck out for you during our online travels. You will use writing, painting, drawing, collage and your own personal objects to truly make your journal entries unique and one of a kind. So, join us and get creative as you explore the world.

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Drawing Techniques - Grades5-9

Drawing Techniques: Oh, the Places You Will Go! – GRADES 5-9

Come and experience the joy of drawing urban and rural landscapes, while you build on your artistic skills. You will increase your drawing abilities as you explore incredible and unique places from around the world through photos that will be shared with the class. Drawing techniques will include shape method, one and two-point perspective, shading, highlighting, patterning and texture as you create your own unique drawings based on the special places we visit virtually.

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Mixed Media Dioramas

Mixed Media: Dioramas of a Country – GRADES 3-6

Join us in this online class and create your own creative masterpiece of a diorama with elements from a country of your own choosing. You will develop painting, mixed media and sculpting techniques while creating backdrops and set your own amazing miniature world, of a country that you select, into a unique diorama art piece. You will research what makes that country famous and create characters and pieces that inhabit your country from paper, recycled objects and other materials. The class will all be encouraged to document their country’s stories in writing, if they choose to do so.

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Mixed Media & World Photograph

Mixed Media & World Photography – GRADES 4-8

This online class is perfect for students who love to explore! You will use photos from around the world that you can print out at home or look at to spark ideas towards further explorations. Use a variety of materials and mediums, as you create unique artworks including printed photos, magazine clippings, collage materials, paint, found objects and more. You will learn exciting techniques in creating one of a kind, contemporary works of art. This class will teach you how to manipulate imagery to create texture and layers in communicating ideas in ways that go beyond the traditional.

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Architecture and Design - grades 3-6

Architecture & Design From Around The World – GRADES 3-8

Discover inspirational and unique architecture from around the world! Each day you will learn about one famous structure and then create your own design inspired by this building. You will draw, collage and create 3D scale models of your ideas. By the end of this online camp you will have created at least 4 amazing structures of your own and have learned about how architects think and create!

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Comic Book Art-Characters Grades 3-6

Comic Book Art: Characters in a Whacky World – GRADES 3-9

In this online program, you will learn how to make comics and draw your own visual stories based on a character that you create and the imaginative world that the character lives in. You will learn about character design, comic terminologies, writing stories, comic book design, and typography, as you explore your own imagination. Gain inspiration from renowned international comic artists and their works. You will complete a finished comic inspired by comic books from around the world and your own stories. Focus will be on colour theory, perspective, dynamic human figure drawing and composition. You will have the opportunity to create works that represent your ideas using powerful composition and expressive design.

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