Courses Offered September 2012 – June 2013
All materials are provided for all courses. A minimum of four students is required for every course. Please note that “open” courses are suitable for any age, including Moms! Registration form is available to download at the bottom of the page. Return completed form with payment before September 24 to guarantee enrolment. Registration for high school level courses should be received before September 1. For more information please contact Jodie Hart – www.jodiehart.ca
Four Seasons Landscape Painting
This course consists of four workshops. Students will produce four different landscapes, one from each season. Focus will be on the Canadian landscape.
Dates: October 3, December 5, March 6, May 1
Level: grades 4-8 $120
Painting for Primary Students
Children love to paint. This introductory course will expose them to techniques in watercolour, acrylic, resist and tempera paints.
Dates: October 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 21
Level: K-grade 3 $75
Artist of the Month
This class is held once a month. Student will be introduced to ten well-known artists and learn about the different periods of art history and various media. Except for December and June, it is held on the last Wednesday of the month.
Dates: September 26, October 31, November 28, December 12, January 30, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 29, June 19
Time: 1:00-2:30 Level: grade 4-8 $150
Paint a Lighthouse
In this two-session workshop students will paint a lighthouse landscape in acrylic on canvas. Dates: January 16, 30
Level: grade 4-8
Nature Drawing: Birds and Botany
This six-week drawing course introduces techniques for drawing nature. Students will learn to observe detail and produce accurate drawings.
Dates: April 3, 10, 17, May 8, 15, 22
Time: grades 1:00-3: 1:00-1:55
grades 4-8: 2:05-3:00
(for your convenience siblings in different age groups may register in the same time slot.) $60
Monet, A Field of Tulips (Open)
Create a copy of Monet’s painting in acrylic on canvas. This class teaches techniques for painting impressionist landscape.
Dates: February 13, 20
Level: all ages. (including Moms) $45
VanGogh, Almond Blossoms (Open)
Create an acrylic painting on canvas inspired by VanGogh’s Almond Blossoms. Dates: March 13, 20 *please note that March 13 is during March Break.
Level: all ages (including Moms)
If you have a small group that would like an art course, please inquire. You choose dates, times and subject matter. For your calculations, pricing is based on $10 per student per hour. Certain courses have a material fee in addition.
A minimum of four students is required in each class. Materials are provided, however, a set of acrylic paint for home assignments is required.
Dates: First Thursday of each month
This course provides a foundation for further study in the visual arts. Students will experiment with different media as they explore the art produced by a variety of cultures. They will learn to analyze various forms of art and place them in an historical context. There is a strong emphasis on the elements and principles of design, colour theory and art history. Students meet with the instructor once a month. The majority of the studio component of the course is done independently between classes. Students (and parents) should be prepared to incorporate art homework into their daily schedule for the duration of the class.
Course meets requirements for a high school art credit.
Dates: Second and Fourth Friday of each month, September to January
This course will allow students to develop skills acquired in the grade nine course. Classes will balance art history, new media and a refined application of the principles and elements of design. Students will develop drawing and painting skills and learn to analyze works of art and the relationship between form and content. Students meet with the instructor twice per month. The majority of the studio component of the course is done independently between classes. Students (and parents) should be prepared to incorporate art homework into their daily schedule for the duration of the class.
Dates: Second and fourth Friday of each month, February to June
This course will allow students to develop skills acquired in grade nine and ten art. Students will take initiative in developing their own theme and explore it through various media. The course will include an extensive study of design and illustration, focusing on composition and the principles of design. In addition students will learn to analyze works of art and discuss how meaning is achieved through the form of the art. Art history will form a major component of the course. Students meet with the instructor twice per month. The majority of the studio component of the course is done independently between classes. Students (and parents) should be prepared to incorporate art homework into their daily schedule for the duration of the class.