Adult Art Classes Workshops and Guests Artists in Huntsville On.

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We are a place for everyone. We are all on a life journey and how we choose to get there needs to fit our own life and learning styles. We are a place with a dedicated studio offering classes, workshops and camps in painting, pen & ink, drawing, crafts, open studio. We are a place for art groups to gather, and a place for guest artists and associate artists to facilitate workshops.

Workshops and Guest Artists

Art promotes joy and the process of making art provides freedom of expression in the absence of criticism. Art is the expression of the soul. Here we offer the support and opportunity to explore the visual arts in a safe and creative environment. The process of art promotes general well being, relaxation, relief of stress, building self confidence and self worth in the artist of any age and of course, it develops and supports creative thinking!

Fall and Winter Afternoon and Evening Adult Art Classes

Drawing, Pen and Ink, Watercolour and Open Classes. Open Classes include the following  3 mediums. Watercolour, Pen and Ink and Zentangle.

Drawing  101  –  ** A New Art Program for Adults

The first 7 weeks the drawing class will focus. on basic drawing skills. each class will have a introduction to the lesson and a basic drawing activity to practice the techniques learned that class to form muscle memory of what they learned.

This beginners course will focus on basic drawing skills.  Each class will establish an introduction to the lesson followed by a basic drawing activity to practice the techniques learned.

Week 1– Introduction to basic pencils and building blocks of a sketch working on easy tips and tricks of getting ideas to paper.

Week 2– Learning the basics of simple shadow and how to apply to a drawing.

Week 3– Learning different techniques in how to hold a pencil to get different effects

Week 4– Learning perspective.

Week 5– Learning still life and learning to draw what you see.

Week 6–  Continuation of still life and  learning to add shadow

Week 7– Applying the skills and techniques learned throughout the course  to create a unique piece of art.

This is a basic course  but this  will help muscle memory and getting comfortable with different mediums

 

Purchase your own Materials. Recommended List below:

Kneaded eraser, Pencils (HB, 2B, 4B), Ruler,  Sharpener  and Sketch Book 11 x 14 or 9 x 12

Monday Evenings  6:00 to 9:00 PM

September 17th to Nov 5th                  (7 weeks)    Costs: $120.00 plus HST.
No Class ThanksGiving ( Oct 8th)

Pen and Ink

Offer yourself a gift of tranquility and creative expression! No matter your experience, this art form is most relaxing and so rewarding!

Learn, practice and apply technique, receive guidance in use of principles of art to enhance our work.  No need of drawing skill or previous experience  is required as  you will be supported and taught individually at whatever level you find yourself. The class instruction is designed to support any artist, beginner or veteran.  First  time, beginner  Pen & Ink artists receive predetermined exercises and projects to complete giving them a well rounded introduction to the technique.

Join us!  Make new friends and learn or hone a skill which will bring you hours of enjoyment.

Tuesday Afternoons.

Summer Session  will have a focus Traditional and Zentangle

Afternoons:   July 3rd, 17th, 31st, Aug 7th and 28th  2018 . (5 weeks) 2:00 to 4:30 PM.    $85.00 + HST. 

 

Fall 2018

Afternoons:   Sept 18th to Oct 30th, 2018 . (7 weeks) 12:30 to 3:30 PM.    $120.00 + HST. 

 

Afternoons:   Nov 6th to Dec 18, 2018 . (7 weeks) 12:30 to 3:30 PM.    $120.00 + HST. 

 

Water Colour

We welcome both the beginner and intermediate painter.  Group and individualized coaching is always on the agenda.  The Beginners’ focus is initially on understanding  colour, the mixing of it and the use of it, practicing watercolour  techniques, and participants are encouraged to practice what they learn.

Intermediate and more advanced watercolourists are encouraged to continue applying skills as they are supported in an individualized and self driven program.  We take time throughout the class to acknowledge and critique our process, to discuss layouts, tone, value – everyone learns!

A new Beginners only class has been added this year to dedicate more time and attention to the developing watercolourist!!   Join this group is you never thought you could but wanted to try.

Evening classes will be open to all levels. 

Water Colourists – Join us to learn something new, to improve from where you are and simply to enjoy the support and camaraderie of a group of like minded people!  It’s all here!

 

Wednesdays  —  Beginners Only  — Afternoons

Join us to learn something new, to improve from where you are and simply to enjoy the support and camaraderie of a group of like minded people!  It’s all here!!

Fall Sessions.

 Afternoons  Sept 19th to Oct 31st, 2018  . (7weeks) 12:30 to 3:30 PM.    $120.00 plus HST.

 Afternoons  Nov 7th to Dec 19th, 2018  . (7weeks) 12:30 to 3:30 PM.    $120.00 plus HST.

Thursdays Afternoons – Intermediate and Advanced

 Summer Session.

 Afternoons  Thursdays July 5th & 19th, Aug 2nd & 30th and Weds Aug 8th  . (5weeks) 2:00 to 4:30 PM.    $85.00 plus HST.

Drop Ins: $20.00 (Incl HST).

Fall 2018

Afternoons. Sept 20th to Nov 1st, 2018 . (7 weeks )  12:30 to 3:30 PM.   $120.00 plus HST

Afternoons. Nov 8th to Dec 20th, 2018 . (7 weeks )  12:30 to 3:30 PM.   $120.00 plus HST

Open Class

This class will allow students in , Pen and Ink Watercolour and Zantangle,   There will be instruction by Diane Finlayson to support all these mediums.

 

 

Thursday Evenings – All Levels – All Mediums

Summer Session

Thursday Evenings   July 5th, 19th Aug 2nd and 30th and Wednesday Aug 8th.  (5 weeks ) 6:30 to 9:00 PM.   $85.00 plus HST.  Drop Ins $20.00 (Incl HST)

 

Fall 2018

Evenings   Sept 20th to Nov 1st. (7 weeks ) 6:00 to 9:00 PM.   $120.00 plus HST.

 

Evenings   Nov 8th to Dec 20th, 2018. (7 weeks ) 6:00 to 9:00 PM.   $120.00 plus HST.