Find Your Passion: Adult Classes
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Current Term Dates

Fall:
Monday, September 24, 2018 – Saturday, December 15, 2018

Winter:
Monday, January 7, 2019 – Saturday, March 9, 2019

Spring:
Monday, April 8, 2019 – Saturday, June 15, 2019

Adult students experience a warm, congenial and supportive environment to learn and create in. The large roster of programs are designed to allow each individual to advance at his or her own pace. Each class offers a nice balance between challenging, fun, creative, and skill-based approaches. Working with professional instructors who are practicing artists, helps to inspire students and ensure the latest studio approaches are being taught.
Small class sizes allow for plenty of one-on-one attention, guidance and critique. The School boasts a real sense of community and both the novice and advanced student find programs that will enhance individual styles of learning.
Students are given various opportunities to display their work both at the School and at outside venues like galleries and restaurants. Our online gallery, Facebook page and Flickr page allows adults to showcase their work to a wider audience.

Students are responsible for purchasing their own materials for their class unless otherwise stated.

Drawing for Beginners

with Stella Cade

Using pencils, conté and charcoal, fundamental drawing techniques such as proportion, shape, perspective, line weights, shading, value and highlighting will be explored. Students will develop drawing skills and become confident with the tools of visual expression. This program is designed for beginners, as well as those who wish to improve their drawing skills and refine their understanding of visual language. Material list provided.

11851 – Mondays 7:00-9:00 PM, with Stella Cade

Fall: $375.00 + HST
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Drawing for the Terrified

with Jennifer Hinrichs

If you are ‘art terrified’ and have ever felt that you could never get past drawing stick figures then this class is perfect for you! For the complete beginner, you will be encouraged to let the artist inside you grow through exploring different ways of looking at and making art. Students will begin to develop their drawing and creative skills and become more confident with the tools of visual expression. Material list provided.

11848 – Thursdays 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Fall: $495.00 + HST
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Drawing & Painting for Beginners

with Sadko Hadzihasanovic / Pete Smith

Students will start with the drawing and sketching process and develop skills needed to create a completed painting. Drawing techniques such as proportion, shape, perspective, line weights, shading, value and highlighting will be explored, as well as painting techniques like composition, colour theory and colour mixing. Students may choose to work in oil or acrylic and also choose to work from their own personal photos or from other photographic sources. This class is perfect for beginners. Those with some previous painting experience are also welcome. Material list provided.

11857 – Wednesdays 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, with Pete Smith

Fall: $430.00 + HST
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11860 – Fridays 1:00-3:30 PM, with Sadko Hadzihasanovic

Fall: $400.00 + HST
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Portrait Drawing & Painting

with Anna Yuschuk

This course is designed for those who wish to advance their portrait drawing and painting skills to be applied to any medium. Through innovative instruction and traditional knowledge students will explore a contemporary approach to representing the human face. Participants will execute two works per term with a focus on technical command and quality of expression. A variety of media and techniques will be explored to encourage individual expression and skill. Material list provided. Model fee included.

11905 – Thursdays 12:30-3:30 PM

Fall: $515.00 + HST
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