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97 courses found :

Dessin I - Drawing I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD01-1N | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 19:00 - 22:00

If you’ve always wanted to draw, here’s an excellent way to begin. Work in a relaxed atmosphere as you develop the basic skills of observational drawing and discover the magic and pleasure of drawing what you see. The fundamentals of light and shade, line, form, and composition will be... Read more

Dessin I - Drawing I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD02-2M | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

If you’ve always wanted to draw, here’s an excellent way to begin. Work in a relaxed atmosphere as you develop the basic skills of observational drawing and discover the magic and pleasure of drawing what you see. The fundamentals of light and shade, line, form, and composition will be... Read more

Dessin I - Drawing I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD03-3N | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 19:00 - 22:00

If you’ve always wanted to draw, here’s an excellent way to begin. Work in a relaxed atmosphere as you develop the basic skills of observational drawing and discover the magic and pleasure of drawing what you see. The fundamentals of light and shade, line, form, and composition will be... Read more

Dessin I - Drawing I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD04-4A | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 13:00 - 16:00

If you’ve always wanted to draw, here’s an excellent way to begin. Work in a relaxed atmosphere as you develop the basic skills of observational drawing and discover the magic and pleasure of drawing what you see. The fundamentals of light and shade, line, form, and composition will be... Read more

Dessin I - Drawing I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD05-6A | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00

If you’ve always wanted to draw, here’s an excellent way to begin. Work in a relaxed atmosphere as you develop the basic skills of observational drawing and discover the magic and pleasure of drawing what you see. The fundamentals of light and shade, line, form, and composition will be... Read more

Dessiner le paysage - Landscape Drawing (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD06-1A | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 13:00 - 16:00

This course will focus on elements of landscape including trees, water, skies, and urban architecture, as you learn to convey a sense of outdoor light and space. An introduction to basic perspective will help you along. Photo and sketches provide source material. Various materials to be used:... Read more

Dessiner à l’encre et gouache - Drawing with Ink and Gouache (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD07-2N | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 19:00 - 22:00

The positive brush-mark of black ink on white paper has clarity and graphic presence. The reverse contrast of white gouache on black paper evokes light in darkness and a mysterious quality of space. These two opposite but complementary approaches will be explored through observational and abstract... Read more

Introduction à l'illustration - Introduction to Illustration (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD08-4N | Feb 01, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 19:00 - 22:00

Begin your exploration by illustrating a simple phrase or poem, and progress toward a more involved comic or graphic project. Learn basic skills of illustration, from initial sketch and design, to addition of ink, line, wash, and watercolour. A unique voice and style emerge as you see your own... Read more

Le dessin en tant que pratique artistique - Drawing as Artistic Practice (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD09-3A | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00

For students who would like to renew the importance of drawing in their art practice, this unconventional course investigates drawing for fun, self-knowledge and increased visual awareness. Discover a personal, intuitive connection with line and touch, drawing tools and materials; explore drawing... Read more

Jeter ou conserver : techniques mixtes - Scrap or Save: Mixed Media (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BATM10-3A | Jan 31, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Your stash of unfinished paintings, drawings, or prints, kick start this mixed media recycling process. Generate new, unexpected images; save parts of your work you love, draw, print or collage over the rest. Cut up or scrub out; restructure, rebuild. Prerequisite: previous experience in... Read more

Pastel à l'huile : dessiner avec la couleur - Oil Pastel: Drawing in Colour (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAD11-4M | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 09:00 - 12:00

Oil pastel combines aspects of both drawing and painting in one unique medium. Explore techniques that lean toward drawing and graphic strokes as well as colour blending and layering in a more painterly style. Learn wet and dry applications on various smooth and textured drawing surfaces. Discover... Read more

Cercle d'art créatif - Creative Art Circle (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BATM12-7M | Feb 25, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018 | Sunday from 10:30 - 12:30

Need more creative activity in your life? Join our VAC Art Circle, a weekly, informal class based on a shared desire to draw, paint, and create. This is all about the fun and satisfaction of making artistic work and you’ll also pick up some skills along the way. Instructor Matt Thompson will... Read more

Collage Wabi-Sabi Collage (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAC13-3M | Jan 31, 2018 to Mar 21, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00

This intuitive approach to collage is designed for those who love Washi and the infinite variety of these handmade Japanese papers. We will work with torn and pulled fibres and rich overlays of texture and colour inspired by the Chigeri-e technique, a kind of painting with paper bits. The Japanese... Read more

Apprentissage du dessin du corps humain - Learn to Draw the Figure (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAF15-1A | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 13:00 - 16:00

This confidence-building approach to life drawing begins with the basics of contour, gesture, proportion, and the underlying structure of the figure. Work from live models every week, with step-by-step instruction and guidance. Pencil, charcoal, conté, ink, and pastel contribute to varied,... Read more

Dessin du corps humain intermédiaire et avancé - Life Drawing Intermediate and Advanced (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAF17-3M | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Starting with a review of basic skills, the focus here is ultimately to develop a more personal voice in figure drawing. Varied line, tonality, mark-making, and coloured media will contribute to expressive content. Clothed and nude models. Prerequisite: two sessions of figure drawing. Read more

Dessin du portrait - Portrait Drawing (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAF18-3N | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 19:00 - 22:00

An introduction to the art of portraiture for students with some basic drawing experience. Face and head studies help students develop skill in realistic drawing. Expressive and imaginative approaches to the portrait are also explored. Pencil, charcoal, and ink. Live models. Prerequisite: one... Read more

Modèle vivant : studio libre - Studio with Model (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAF19-5M | Jan 19, 2018 to Apr 13, 2018 | Friday from 09:00 - 12:00

Each week, the studio is available for artists who want to work from the model. When space is available, late registration is possible. Read more

Aquarelle I - Watercolour I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA20-1N | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 19:00 - 22:00

Get acquainted with your paints, paper, and brushes in this introduction to the art of watercolour. Instruction covers wash and glaze techniques, wet-on-wet, dry brush, and use of the white of the paper to establish luminosity. Learn the basics of colour mixing and composition while developing your... Read more

Aquarelle I - Watercolour I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA21-2M | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Get acquainted with your paints, paper, and brushes in this introduction to the art of watercolour. Instruction covers wash and glaze techniques, wet-on-wet, dry brush, and use of the white of the paper to establish luminosity. Learn the basics of colour mixing and composition while developing your... Read more

L'art de l'aquarelle - The Art of Watercolour (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA22-3M | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00

For intermediate and advanced students who would like to further their involvement with the watercolour medium in terms of both technique and expressive content, this course includes segments on landscape, human figure, nature subjects, and abstract painting. Work at your own level toward skill... Read more

L'aquarelle tout en mouvement - Watercolour: Fluid Techniques (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA23-1A | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 13:00 - 16:00

Explored only occasionally in most courses, wet-on-wet techniques will be the ongoing theme of this session. Consistent practice of spontaneous effects, controlled ‘accidents’ and expressive outpouring of colour bring this approach into the artist’s comfort zone and lead to very rewarding... Read more

L'aquarelle tout en mouvement - Watercolour: Fluid Techniques (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA24-2N | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 18:30 - 21:30

Explored only occasionally in most courses, wet-on-wet techniques will be the ongoing theme of this session. Consistent practice of spontaneous effects, controlled ‘accidents’ and expressive outpouring of colour bring this approach into the artist’s comfort zone and lead to very rewarding... Read more

Maîtriser les techniques en aquarelle - Mastering Watercolour Techniques (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA25-7M | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018 | Sunday from 10:00 - 13:00

This intermediate and advanced course offers a strong grounding in the more technical side of watercolour painting: gradation, wash, layering, brushwork, masking, texturing, etc. Includes a closer look at the nature of materials: pigment, brushes and papers. Emphasis will be on personal work.... Read more

Aquarelle : flore et faune - Watercolour: Flora and Fauna (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA26-5M | Jan 19, 2018 to Apr 13, 2018 | Friday from 09:30 - 12:30

Long associated with representation of flowers, animals, birds, etc., the watercolour medium provides all the necessary subtlety, transparency, and colour nuance. We will bring these subjects to life through the use of photo references, live examples and a visit to the Redpath museum. Detailed... Read more

Portraits à l'aquarelle - Portraits in Watercolour (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA27-4A | Feb 08, 2018 to Mar 29, 2018 | Thursday from 13:00 - 16:00

We begin this journey into portraiture with a feeling for structure and proportion of the head, in tone and colour. With this base, we turn toward more interpretative approaches: loose, wet-on-wet sketches, transparent layers, and washes. A special focus will be placed on watercolour palettes, to... Read more

Portraits à l'aquarelle - Portraits in Watercolour (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA28-4N | Feb 08, 2018 to Mar 29, 2018 | Thursday from 19:00 - 22:00

We begin this journey into portraiture with a feeling for structure and proportion of the head, in tone and colour. With this base, we turn toward more interpretative approaches: loose, wet-on-wet sketches, transparent layers, and washes. A special focus will be placed on watercolour palettes, to... Read more

Peinture au pinceau chinois : le monde naturel - Chinese Brush Painting: the Natural World (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAA29-2A | Jan 30, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 12:30 - 15:30

Discover the aesthetics and techniques of this traditional art: grinding ink on a stone, brush handling, colour mixing, and composition. Subjects include flowers, birds, insects, and fish, balancing spontaneous brush work with a practiced and centered technique. No prerequisite. Read more

De l’observation à l’abstraction (aquarelle ou acrylique) - Observation to Abstraction (Watercolour or Acrylic) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP30-2A | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 13:00 - 16:00

This adventurous painting course explores the range of possibilities between representation and abstraction. Topics include: colour relationships, structural and formal elements, and concepts underlying abstract art. Natural forms and objects provide a stepping off point as you develop your own... Read more

La calligraphie : l’écriture dans l’art - Calligraphy: Letters into Art (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BACAL31-6A | Jan 20, 2018 to Feb 24, 2018 | Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00

Inspired by written symbols, graphic letterforms, and our own handwriting we will develop individual alphabets full of textural interest and gestural expressiveness. The bold contrasts of black ink on paper using different non-traditional writing tools will set the written line free. Projects... Read more

Le livre d'artiste - The Artist's Book (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BATM32-6A | Mar 03, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00

Bookbinding: the unique artform in which line drawing and painted wash, handmade papers, decorative covers, as well as a myriad of colours, images, and words are assembled together to hold and enjoy. You will put together a series of personal, thematic books using basic bookbinding techniques -... Read more

Initiation à la peinture à l’huile - Introduction to Oil Painting (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP33-4M | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 09:00 - 12:00

This intro class guides students through the first steps in oil painting as a unique medium. Learn colour mixing, basics of composition, and how to develop a painting from start to finish. Class is based on demonstration and one-on-one instruction. Read more

Initiation à la peinture à l’huile - Introduction to Oil Painting (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP34-4N | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 19:00 - 22:00

This intro class guides students through the first steps in oil painting as a unique medium. Learn colour mixing, basics of composition, and how to develop a painting from start to finish. Class is based on demonstration and one-on-one instruction. Read more

Initiation à la peinture acrylique - Introduction to Acrylic Painting (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP35-6A | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00

This introduction to the acrylic medium offers step-by-step instruction for beginners. Basic tools and techniques will be covered: paint selection, brushes, preparation of paper and canvas. Various subjects are included, with emphasis on composition and effective use of colour. Read more

Peinture abstraite pour débutants - Abstract Painting for Beginners (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP36-2N | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 19:00 - 22:00

Have you always wanted to paint, but were perhaps intimidated by painting from a still life or model? Here is a beginner approach to abstract painting that dives right into expressive colour mixing, brushwork and composition, helping you create your own images. Acrylic. No prerequisites, just a... Read more

Peinture acrylique : au-delà des fondements de la peinture - Acrylic Painting: Beyond the Basics (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP37-1N | Jan 29, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 18:00 - 20:30

This intermediate course encourages further development of painting skills. Work from still life, landscape, models, etc. and deepen your understanding of composition, colour use, and paint application. Instruction includes individual guidance, instructor demonstration, and critique. Prerequisite:... Read more

Peinture à l'huile II - Oil Painting II (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP39-2M | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

This intermediate level course offers a series of projects to fully explore the potential of the oil medium including alla prima and palette-knife styles, underpainting and glazing techniques. Develop your own creative approach as you work with portrait, still life, and landscape compositions.... Read more

L’essentiel de la peinture de paysage - Landscape Painting Essentials (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP40-2A | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Learn how to choose an effective landscape subject and plan a composition with sketches and colour studies. Instruction also includes treatment of light, skies, trees, water, and overall unity of space, colour and paint technique. Personal imagery and expressive painting styles encouraged. Oil or... Read more

Atelier de peinture - Painting Studio (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP41-3N | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 18:30 - 21:30

This intermediate and advanced painting course geared for students who would like to advance their skills while acquiring more artistic freedom. Selecting a subject, exploring various painting styles, canvas formats, and colour palettes will all contribute to your personal voice in painting.... Read more

Peinture : Focus sur la couleur - Painting: Focus on colour (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP42-3A | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 13:00 - 16:00

A painting course with a special focus on colour tackles a variety of subjects - still life, landscape, abstraction - with the goal of effective colour harmony and contrast. Selecting and mixing of colour families, the colour dynamic of “push-pull”, successful background choices and development... Read more

Directions abstraites en peinture - Abstract Directions in Painting (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP43-7A | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018 | Sunday from 14:00 - 17:00

This intermediate painting course is designed for students who want to learn more about the process of abstraction while exploring personal themes. Topics include: colour relationships, structural and formal elements, and key concepts underlying abstract art. Observation of natural forms and objects... Read more

Projets personnels : choix de médium - Personal Projects: Choice of Medium (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP44-1M | Jan 29, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 09:30 - 16:30

A full-day in the studio for intermediate and advanced students, with an emphasis on developing expressive style and content in any paint medium. Course includes individual instruction and discussion of shared painting concerns: choice of subject, source material, colour, and paint handling.... Read more

Le processus du peintre - The Painter's Process (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAP45-4M | Feb 01, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 09:00 - 16:00

How do painters stimulate creative ideas and then go on to develop them? How can you work toward an original, personal vision? We will explore a range of effective strategies including collage studies, paint sketches, and working in series. The course will help you become more self-sufficient, in... Read more

Photographie numérique I - Digital Photography I (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAN46-5M | Feb 02, 2018 to Apr 13, 2018 | Friday from 09:00 - 12:00

This beginner’s class approaches photography as an art practice and gives you the tools to make more personal and interesting images. Basic techniques (exposure, focus, lighting) and an understanding of your digital camera will be taught hand-in-hand with the expressive side of the medium. Course... Read more

Photographie numérique II - Digital Photography II (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAN47-1N | Jan 29, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 19:00 - 22:00

An intermediate course for students with a good basic understanding of their SLR camera. Topics include shooting in RAW format, manual exposure control and use of white balance. Students will refine their technical skills in flash exposure, use of interchangeable lenses and indoor studio portrait... Read more

Études dirigées - Independent Studies (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAI48 | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018

Designed for those who wish to work independently, in a supportive environment, with the guidance or mentorship of a faculty advisor, this programme offers directed study beyond that provided in our regular curriculum. For artists as well as students at intermediate or advanced levels, our... Read more

Études dirigées (un session) - Independent Studies (one session) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAI49 | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018

Designed for those who wish to work independently, in a supportive environment, with the guidance or mentorship of a faculty advisor, this programme offers directed study beyond that provided in our regular curriculum. For artists as well as students at intermediate or advanced levels, our... Read more

Gravure en relief - Relief Printmaking (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAE50-3N | Jan 31, 2018 to Mar 21, 2018 | Wednesday from 19:00 - 22:00

Relief prints are characterized by bold design work, varied mark-making and lively contrasts. The artist cuts away areas of a drawing on a linoleum or rubber block, inks the remaining surfaces, then transfers the image by hand or with the press onto rag or Japanese print papers. A solvent-free... Read more

Gravure sur bois - Woodblock Printing (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAE51-5M | Feb 02, 2018 to Mar 09, 2018 | Friday from 10:00 - 13:00

Learn to carve your original design into a softwood panel, ink the surface with a roller, and transfer the image to paper with the printing press. Work with wood grain textures and the bold compositional shapes and contrasts of relief printing; an unexpectedness that kick-starts the imagination! No... Read more

Atelier de peinture avec Harold Klunder - Painting Studio with Harold Klunder (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAW01 | Jan 08, 2018 to Jan 12, 2018 | Monday from 09:00 - 16:00 , Tuesday from 09:00 - 16:00 , Wednesday from 09:00 - 16:00 , Thursday from 09:00 - 16:00 , Friday from 09:00 - 16:00

This intensive studio experience, guided by artist Harold Klunder, is designed for committed painters in any medium. Focussing on issues of authenticity, content, and emotional richness, each artist will work with their personal subject matter. Creative and technical support, midweek and final group... Read more

Peindre le corps humain : valeurs et structures sous-jacentes - Painting the Figure: Underlying Structures and Values (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAW02 | Jan 10, 2018 to Jan 12, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:30 - 15:30 , Thursday from 09:30 - 15:30 , Friday from 09:30 - 15:30

This workshop addresses the two most essential concerns of the figure painter: constructive anatomy and discernment of values. Specific exercises based on observation of interlocking planes, geometric shapes, and patterns of light and shadow encourage confidence as you begin the process. A limited... Read more

Collage pur et simple - Collage Pure and Simple (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAW03 | Feb 04, 2018 to Feb 04, 2018 | Sunday from 10:00 - 16:00

A contemporary collage revival is in the air! Learn this original technique incorporating beautifully coloured papers intricately cut and combined with found images. Exercises based on colour dynamics and playful design strategies will lead to several personal works to be developed throughout the... Read more

Dessin du corps humain au fusain - Figure Drawing in Charcoal (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAW04 | Feb 18, 2018 to Feb 18, 2018 | Sunday from 10:00 - 16:00

No time for a class? This full-day workshop with model is designed to help you renew your drawing practice and improve your figure drawing skills. Exercises, quick sketches, and more completed drawings will focus on line, shading, foreshortening, proportion, and the exciting element of individual... Read more

Atelier intensif de peinture à l'acrylique - A Crash Course in Acrylic Painting (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAW05 | Mar 11, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018 | Sunday from 10:00 - 17:00

If you’ve always wanted to try painting on canvas and can’t make the time, this is a great place to start. You will be guided through the painter’s process: the enjoyment of mixing colours, handling a brush, and designing your own composition. You will go home with a finished work on canvas... Read more

Atelier intensif à l'aquarelle - A Crash Course in Watercolour (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAW06 | Mar 18, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018 | Sunday from 14:00 - 17:00

This 3-hour workshop is designed to whet your interest in watercolour painting and comes complete with a minimalist take-home set of materials. You will be guided through a simple watercolour painting, from start to finish, while learning the basics of brush and wash technique. For beginners. Read more

Les bases de la joaillerie - Jewellery Fundamentals (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ01-1N | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 19:00 - 22:00

This introduction to basic metal construction and lost wax technique allows you to evolve your skills over time. You will learn to saw, file, form, solder, and produce several sterling silver pieces during the session. Make a simple ring, chain, earrings or pendant; returning students may progress... Read more

Les bases de la joaillerie - Jewellery Fundamentals (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ02-2M | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

This introduction to basic metal construction and lost wax technique allows you to evolve your skills over time. You will learn to saw, file, form, solder, and produce several sterling silver pieces during the session. Make a simple ring, chain, earrings or pendant; returning students may progress... Read more

Les bases de la joaillerie - Jewellery Fundamentals (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ03-3N | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 19:00 - 22:00

This introduction to basic metal construction and lost wax technique allows you to evolve your skills over time. You will learn to saw, file, form, solder, and produce several sterling silver pieces during the session. Make a simple ring, chain, earrings or pendant; returning students may progress... Read more

Les bases de la joaillerie - Jewellery Fundamentals (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ04-4A | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 13:00 - 16:00

This introduction to basic metal construction and lost wax technique allows you to evolve your skills over time. You will learn to saw, file, form, solder, and produce several sterling silver pieces during the session. Make a simple ring, chain, earrings or pendant; returning students may progress... Read more

Les bases de la joaillerie - Jewellery Fundamentals (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ06-6A | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 13:00 - 16:00

This introduction to basic metal construction and lost wax technique allows you to evolve your skills over time. You will learn to saw, file, form, solder, and produce several sterling silver pieces during the session. Make a simple ring, chain, earrings or pendant; returning students may progress... Read more

Design et techniques en joaillerie - Design and Techniques in Jewellery (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ07-2A | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 13:00 - 16:00

Continue your jewellery training as you explore intermediate and advanced metal construction techniques and develop a personal sense of design. Projects of varying complexity may be carried out, according to skill level and experience.  Instruction includes demonstration of technique, creative... Read more

Design et techniques en joaillerie - Design and Techniques in Jewellery (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ08-2N | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 19:00 - 22:00

Continue your jewellery training as you explore intermediate and advanced metal construction techniques and develop a personal sense of design. Projects of varying complexity may be carried out, according to skill level and experience.  Instruction includes demonstration of technique, creative... Read more

Studio libre en joaillerie - Open Studio in Jewellery (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJW01 | Mar 25, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018 | Sunday from 11:00 - 16:00

For students currently registered in our jewellery program, extra studio time is offered on Sundays, at the end of the session. Deadline for registration: one week prior, subject to availability. Read more

Studio libre en joaillerie - Open Studio in Jewellery (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJW02 | Apr 08, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018 | Sunday from 11:00 - 16:00

For students currently registered in our jewellery program, extra studio time is offered on Sundays, at the end of the session. Deadline for registration: one week prior, subject to availability. Read more

La poterie et le tour - Pottery on the Wheel (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C01-2N | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 19:00 - 22:00

Learn fundamental wheel-throwing techniques for both functional and sculptural pottery forms, from bowls and cups to teapots and decorative forms. Surface treatment and decorative techniques are explored and explained. Course includes demonstrations, theory, and critiques of individual work. All... Read more

La poterie et le tour - Pottery on the Wheel (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C02-3M | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:30 - 12:30

Learn fundamental wheel-throwing techniques for both functional and sculptural pottery forms, from bowls and cups to teapots and decorative forms. Surface treatment and decorative techniques are explored and explained. Course includes demonstrations, theory, and critiques of individual work. All... Read more

La poterie et le tour - Pottery on the Wheel (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C03-4N | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 19:00 - 22:00

Learn fundamental wheel-throwing techniques for both functional and sculptural pottery forms, from bowls and cups to teapots and decorative forms. Surface treatment and decorative techniques are explored and explained. Course includes demonstrations, theory, and critiques of individual work. All... Read more

Façonnage pour tous - Hand-building for All Levels (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C04-1M | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 09:30 - 12:30

Learn the techniques of hand-building with clay. Beginners will get acquainted with pinched pots, coiling, slab-building and hollowing. More advanced students will concentrate on personal projects according to their needs making functional or sculptural pieces. Decorative and pictorial techniques... Read more

Façonnage pour tous - Hand-building for All Levels (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C05-1N | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 09, 2018 | Monday from 19:00 - 22:00

Learn the techniques of hand-building with clay. Beginners will get acquainted with pinched pots, coiling, slab-building and hollowing. More advanced students will concentrate on personal projects according to their needs making functional or sculptural pieces. Decorative and pictorial techniques... Read more

Façonnage pour tous - Hand-building for All Levels (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C06-6M | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 09:30 - 12:30

Learn the techniques of hand-building with clay. Beginners will get acquainted with pinched pots, coiling, slab-building and hollowing. More advanced students will concentrate on personal projects according to their needs making functional or sculptural pieces. Decorative and pictorial techniques... Read more

Le tournage avancé - Advanced Throwing (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C07-2M | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 09:30 - 12:30

Improve throwing skills and create more complex forms by altering, cutting, joining and incorporating hand-built elements into your pieces. Surface treatments will include raw clay approaches such as texturing and various methods of engobe and stain application as well as overlapping and resist... Read more

Céramique et créativité - Ceramics and Creativity (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C08-3N | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 19:00 - 22:00

For students who have a foundation in throwing or handbuilding and would like to explore and develop the process of ceramic creativity. Students will be guided in the technical aspects of functional or sculptural production. Subsequently, we will consider the place of ceramic creation in history,... Read more

Inspirations céramiques - Ceramic Inspirations (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C09-4A | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 13:00 - 16:00

Learn mixed techniques of throwing, hand-building, and basic mould-making by exploring the inspiring work of three ceramic artists. A list of ceramic artists will be presented in the first class, and three will be chosen by the class. Through the investigation of major works of important ceramic... Read more

Introduction au développement de glaçures - Introduction to Glaze Development (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-C10-5M | Feb 02, 2018 to Mar 09, 2018 | Friday from 09:30 - 12:30

Developing your own glazes is often seen as the final step in defining a personal style, yet it is shrouded in mystery and myth. Learn a simple, hands-on approach to developing a glaze that is exactly as you want it, and the skills to change that glaze as required. Prerequisite: at least two ceramic... Read more

Atelier d’enfournement - Kiln Workshop (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-CW01 | Mar 16, 2018 to Mar 16, 2018 | Friday from 09:30 - 12:30

In this workshop, students will learn the basic techniques of loading, firing, and unloading for both bisque and glaze firings. Basic kiln and kiln furniture maintenance will also be covered. Demystification of the process and safe use of kilns will be central to this workshop. Register early as... Read more

Le petit atelier - Little Studio (4 à 5 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-J01-3A | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 16:30 - 18:00

Art offers an enriching experience that stimulates curiosity, experimentation and creativity in young children. Painting, assembling, layering and collaging provide many opportunities to enhance and stimulate imagination. Creating and playing with gouache, watercolour, clay, collage and construction... Read more

Le petit atelier - Little Studio (4 à 5 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-J02-6M | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00

Art offers an enriching experience that stimulates curiosity, experimentation and creativity in young children. Painting, assembling, layering and collaging provide many opportunities to enhance and stimulate imagination. Creating and playing with gouache, watercolour, clay, collage and construction... Read more

Aventure artistique - Adventure in Art (6 à 8 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-J03-7M | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018 | Sunday from 10:00 - 12:00

A spirit of adventure, exploration and experimentation guides this multi media class, where students learn fundamental skills to create both two- and three-dimensional art projects. Students will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of media, which may include clay, plaster, acrylic paint,... Read more

Aventure artistique - Adventure in Art (6 à 8 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-J04-6M | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00

A spirit of adventure, exploration and experimentation guides this multi media class, where students learn fundamental skills to create both two- and three-dimensional art projects. Students will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of media, which may include clay, plaster, acrylic paint,... Read more

Atelier de dessin contemporain - Contemporary Drawing Workshop (9 à 12 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-J05-2A | Jan 16, 2018 to Apr 03, 2018 | Tuesday from 16:30 - 18:30

This course will help to develop a strong foundation of drawing skills and techniques through contemporary and popular culture approaches. Students will be introduced to the basics of line, shading, form rendering, perspective, and composition. Working from both imagination and still life, students... Read more

Dessin, peinture et sculpture - Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (9 à 12 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-J06-7A | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018 | Sunday from 13:30 - 15:30

This course enables students to consolidate their art making skills, to sharpen their observation skills, and to experiment with new media. Students will work in both two- and three-dimensional media, which may include clay, plaster, acrylic paint, printmaking, watercolour, ink, pastel, and... Read more

Dessin, peinture et sculpture - Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (9 à 12 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2017)

H18-J07-6M | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00

This course enables students to consolidate their art making skills, to sharpen their observation skills, and to experiment with new media. Students will work in both two- and three-dimensional media, which may include clay, plaster, acrylic paint, printmaking, watercolour, ink, pastel, and... Read more

Expression en argile - Expression in Clay (13 à 17 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JA01-4A | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 16:30 - 18:30

Explore different methods of handbuilding as well as work on the wheel. Discover a range of techniques including sculpture, tile making, modeling, and throwing. Decoration with slips, stains, and glazes will allow you to complete your projects with personal creativity. Read more

Éléments de base du dessin - Drawing Fundamentals (13 à 17 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JA02-3A | Jan 17, 2018 to Apr 04, 2018 | Wednesday from 16:30 - 18:30

With a focus on drawing from observation, learn the fundamental skills necessary to achieve a strong drawing foundation, develop a personal style and visual language. Drawing from still life, live model, nature and imagination, using a wide range of drawing media, from pen and ink to conte and... Read more

Techniques mixtes réinventées - Innovative Mixed Media Studio (13 à 17 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JA03-6M | Jan 20, 2018 to Apr 07, 2018 | Saturday from 10:00 - 12:00

Want to learn how to use a wide range of media - drawing, painting, sculpture, fibre arts, and printmaking? Or, mix them together to express your ideas in new ways? This dynamic class introduces you to different contemporary artists and other sources of inspiration while exploring the creative... Read more

Techniques de peinture contemporaines - Contemporary Painting Techniques (13 à 17 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JA04-7A | Jan 14, 2018 to Apr 08, 2018 | Sunday from 13:30 - 15:30

Come learn the fundamental skills of acrylic painting! Experiment with the creative potential of colour, form, line and composition. Work from sketches, observation, photos and imagination to create realistic, abstract and expressive paintings. This studio course encourages individual creativity and... Read more

Les essentiels de l'illustration - Illustration Essentials (13 à 17 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JAW01 | Feb 11, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018 | Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00

This workshop will introduce the basics of illustration and design while exploring styles such as anime and manga. Join us in learning how to work from concept, to colour, to completion! We will look at techniques employed by artists working in various fields of illustration, focusing on the figure.... Read more

dépART : atelier parent/enfant - stART: Parent/Child Workshop (3 à 5 ans/years) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW01 | Jan 21, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018 | Sunday from 10:30 - 12:30

Discover a space to creatively work together as a family. This monthly workshop offers fun & dynamic project ideas, introducing techniques in a range of mediums such as clay, drawing, printing, and painting. We will delve into creative play by exploring and building from imagination. Be... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW02 | Jan 03, 2018 to Jan 03, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW03 | Jan 04, 2018 to Jan 04, 2018 | Thursday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW04 | Jan 05, 2018 to Jan 05, 2018 | Friday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW05 | Mar 05, 2018 to Mar 05, 2018 | Monday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW06 | Mar 06, 2018 to Mar 06, 2018 | Tuesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW07 | Mar 07, 2018 to Mar 07, 2018 | Wednesday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW08 | Mar 08, 2018 to Mar 08, 2018 | Thursday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Relâche scolaire - Winter Break (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JW09 | Mar 09, 2018 to Mar 09, 2018 | Friday from 09:00 - 12:00

Come warm up at the Visual Arts Centre during your Winter Break! You will have the chance to learn new and exciting ways to create. This winter, we invite our students to join our daily workshops where each day a different medium will be explored. Projects are adapted to the different age groups. ... Read more

Programme de portfolio - Portfolio Programme (13-17 ans/yrs) (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-JA05 | Jan 15, 2018 to Apr 02, 2018

For students planning to pursue studies in Fine Arts, the teen portfolio programme provides one-on-one mentoring to help create a portfolio for advanced studies. Teens will be paired with experienced artists and teachers who will guide them in the process of developing a body of work, selecting... Read more

Les bases de la joaillerie - Jewellery Fundamentals (Hiver/Winter 2018)

H18-BAJ05-4N | Jan 18, 2018 to Apr 05, 2018 | Thursday from 19:00 - 22:00

This introduction to basic metal construction and lost wax technique allows you to evolve your skills over time. You will learn to saw, file, form, solder, and produce several sterling silver pieces during the session. Make a simple ring, chain, earrings or pendant; returning students may progress... Read more