Classes

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New Classes for 2018:  

Location: Southampton Art School – Southampton Arts Centre
201 High St. Southampton, Ontario N0H 2L0
(519) 797-5068 or 1 (800) 806-8838 

FOR CHILDREN:
Drawing Dogs 
Date & Time: July 3-6th, 9am-12pm

Price: $125           Age Range: 9-12               No class Monday!

After last year’s popular class “Drawing Cats,” here is it’s sequel, “Drawing Dogs.” Dogs come in many different breeds and sizes, long or short haired, straight or loop-eared, the anatomy however is basically the same. Children will learn to draw dogs from models and reference photos while exploring many different drawing materials, from pencils to ink, from charcoal to pastel, to watercolour.  This course will make young artists not only experts when it comes to dogs, but familiarizes them also with various drawing techniques.

Rock.  Paper.  Scissors.
Date & Time: July 3-6th, 12:30pm-3:30pm

Price: $115           Age Range: 6-8    No class Monday!

Paper collages rock! – Get your glue sticks out, let your imagination run wild, and paste a colourful world. Children will use scissors to cut out various shapes from different shades of coloured paper to create amazing collages. Antje will introduce a different artist and their artwork each day to provide inspiration for that day’s class.

Marine Life
Date & Time: July 16-20th, 9am-12pm
Price: $150           Age Range: 9-12

Children will learn to draw whales and dolphins, sea turtles and seahorses, sharks and reefs, and everything in between. Antje will provide sculptures and reference photos that will aide children in creating a wide range of sea creatures. They will also have access to a variety of drawing and painting materials, so they are able to create an entire ocean that will come to life.

Diving Deep into Watercolour
Date & Time: July 16-20th, 12:30pm-3:30pm
Price: $140           Age Range: 6-8
Only the brave dive deep into the water, but what a colourful world might they see! Children will splash with watercolours, looking for coral reefs and special artsy effects. Air bubbles might come to the surface as schools of fish swim by. Are there places to hide behind seaweeds and shipwrecks? Are there games to play with mermaids and seahorses and whales? – A week of painting, stories and play awaits. What art you waiting for?

Inspired by Hundertwasser
Date & Time: July 23-27th, 9am-12pm

Price: $150           Age Range: 9-12

Paint, print and collage, fantastic artwork inspired by the ideas of artist, architect and environmentalist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Children will find out who the man was who never wore matching socks, painted his way through life, and built rainbow coloured houses where trees grew out of windows, all while they create their own work! Part 1 will concentrate on two dimensional work, such as painting, printing, and collage. Sign up for just Part 1 or both 1 & 2 (see below) to get a full day of Hundertwasser inspiration!

Inspired by Hundertwasser Part 2 
Date & Time: July 23-27th, 9am-12pm

Price: $150           Age Range: 9-12

Sculpt and create fantastic artwork inspired by the ideas of artist, architect and environmentalist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Children will find out who the man was who never wore matching socks, painted his way through life and built rainbow coloured houses where trees grew out of windows, all while they create their own work!  Part 2 will concentrate on three dimensional works, such as sculpting houses, castles, or an entire landscape from cardboard, papier-mâché and plaster. Sign up for just Part 2 or both 1 (see above) & 2 to get a full day of Hundertwasser inspiration!

 

FOR ADULTS AND TEENS:

Putting your Painting in Perspective
Date & Time: June 21-23rd, 9am-4pm
Price: $234           Skill Level:  All Levels            Adult/Teen

Material list available online

Perspective can be confusing, even for an advanced painter! Perspective is what makes a painting believable, and nothing will turn off your viewer faster than if it is somehow off. In this class you’ll learn the theory behind perspective and be shown demonstrations of the importance of perspective in groups of figures, the human body, still life, and landscapes. This new knowledge will then be applied when we step outside the classroom to do some drawing. This is an informative non-judgemental class, so please step out of your comfort zone, bring your folding chair, and let’s get some perspective!

Drawing and Painting with Ink 
Date & Time: September 17-18th, 9am-4pm
Price: $162           Skill Level:  All Levels                        Adult/Teen
Material Fee: $40 payable to the instructor

Ink is often an under-appreciated medium due to its unforgivable nature, but in this course you will learn to harness its lively character. Whether you like to draw and want to challenge yourself, or already paint in watercolours, this class won’t disappoint you no matter your skills. Demonstrations, exercises, and individual guidance will help you succeed. You will learn to balance line and wash, have fun with droppers and spray bottles, and work with a variety of different subject matters including botanical figures, illustrated letters and expressionistic landscapes.

Sketching with Graphite
Date & Time: September 21st, 9am-4pm
Price: $94           Skill Level:  Beginner/Intermediate              Adult/Teen
Material list available online
Learn to sketch in a painterly style using graphite pencils and watercolour graphite. The possibilities with this soft forgiving material are endless, inviting you to use it for precise details, smudged edges, or a background wash.  Antje will allow you to explore the material in the morning and after lunch you will venture out to sketch in nature.

 

Testimonials 
“My daughter loved it ! She was excited to come each day and really enjoyed what she learned and the lovely instructor!”

“Our daughter really enjoyed her week making animals. She said her teacher was very nice and helped everyone with their work. Very pleased with this class!”

“Antje has now taught this art course to both of my granddaughters – they both enjoyed it very much. Antje and her daughter are very enthusiastic, creative teachers who inspire and make the paper mache creations fun to do for all of the students!”

“My daughter greatly enjoyed the week. Noticable development of art skills!”

“This was a wonderful class – great instructor and wonderful pieces of animal art were created! See you next summer !”

“The animals were so creative and fun for my daughter.”

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