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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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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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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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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Painting - An Artistic View

Painting: An Artistic View of the World – GRADES 3-6

Come and explore famous paintings from around the world, while you build skill and expand your imagination. You will work with a variety of painting techniques AND explore international art and artists. You will learn through creative exercises and create your very own finished paintings. This online course is a colourful way to help you gain confidence, incorporating artistic techniques and skill-based exercises that include the principles and elements of art and design.

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