Kids Art Classes

ART CLASSES FOR KIDS AGES 5 - 12


July 21 - 25

 

PUPPET UP! with artist Brittany Warren

Explore ways of creating your own wacky puppet characters! Students will use paint, collage, 3D materials – even their own faces. Hand puppets, shadow puppets, marionettes and stage construction will be created – everything you need for an original puppet production!

Ages 5 - 7                    9:00 am - 12:00 noon   FULL

Ages 8 - 12                  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     

 

MONSTER MANIA with artist Nicole Rahim

Create all kinds of outlandish “monster art” using various techniques and materials including paint, paper-maché, puppetry, and mask making.  A great class for using your imagination and sense of humour too!

Ages 8 - 12                  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Ages 5 -7                     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm    FULL

July 28 – August 1

 

CLAYIN’ AROUND IN THE GARDEN with artist Therese Bombardier

Join in on a week filled with garden-themed clay fun! Students will be guided through a wide variety of exercises and techniques that lead them into their own exploration of materials and tools. Through both hand-building and the use of the wheel, students will create functional and non-functional art works.

Ages 5 - 7                    9:00 am - 12:00 noon  FULL

Ages 8 - 12                  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  FULL

 

STOPPING MOTION: THE MAGIC OF MOVEMENT with artist Daniel Crawford

Bring your imagination to life through the magical world of stop motion animation! The class will focus on the joy of creating 'moving' works through a variety of different materials and techniques. Students will go through the whole process of creating a short animated film, including developing stories, constructing sets and characters, shooting, editing and producing.

Ages 8 - 12                  9:00 am- 12:00 noon   FULL

Ages 5 - 7                    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm FULL

 

 

 

August 5 – 8 (4 days only)

PUPPET PLAYERS PERFORM with artist Odessa Spore

Create sock puppets, paper maché marionettes, shadow puppets and finger puppets too!  We will also explore original and traditional story telling. At the end of the week, students will perform for their family and friends using their hand-made puppets.

Ages 5 – 7                   9:00am – 12:00 noon

Ages 8 – 12                 1:00pm – 4:00pm

 

YOUNG AT HEART AND ANCIENT IN ART with artist Raven Davis

Venture off the beaten path! Students will discover more about the history, tradition, and symbolism of petroglyphs created by Indigenous people of Canada and across North America. Students will create their very own petroglyphs inspired by their experiences.

Ages 8 – 12                 9:00am – 12:00 noon

Ages 5 – 7                   1:00pm – 4:00pm

August 11 - 15    

STROLL IN THE PARK with artist Ted Higney

Let’s spend the week creating art using the wonderful things found in nature! This class will encourage students to start looking at the relationship between science and art. We will explore nature through observations and a variety of art practices such as drawing, watercolour painting and collage. Come take a walk in the park!

Ages 8 - 12                  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Ages 5 - 7                    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm     FULL

           

SUN PRINTING MAGIC with artist Brittany Warren

Cyanotypes and photograms are one of the first methods of photography and are widely accessible for people of all ages. With a scavenger hunt appeal, students will make photographic collages using found objects then magically use the sun to leave an impression of the objects on the surface. This class will bring the magic of science and the passion for art together!         

Ages 5 - 7                    9:00 am - 12:00 noon FULL

Ages 8 - 12                  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

August 18 - 22

ANIMAL MAGIC with artist Charlotte Marble

The wild world of animals offers many wonderful possibilities for the creative and imaginative artist. From pop-up books, to sculptures and fantastical animal paintings, there is something for everyone on this grand, artistic adventure!

Ages 8 - 12                  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Ages 5 - 7                    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

VISUAL STORYTELLING: A CREATIVE ADVENTURE with artist Daniel Crawford  

Come map the landscape of your imagination as we explore pathways of creativity through the joy of visual story telling! Learn to develop stories and personal narratives through drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and more.

Ages 5 - 7                    9:00 am - 12:00 noon  FULL

Ages 8 - 12                  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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902-424-5280