Treasure Hunt: Spain

For kids 4–6 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Shoora Majedian

This course will take you back in time and around the world to hunt for the treasures of ancient and modern civilizations. Our journey begins thousands of years ago, exploring the rich history of iconic art, craft, architecture, and design—learning about the intricate patterns, imagery and motifs inspired by nature and mythology that were used to adorn everyday objects and places—pots, coins, costume, homes and temples. Our search will take us to modern times, where we will meet some famous artists and discover their fascinating art work.

Using various mediums and techniques you will create works inspired by treasures from the ancient and modern worlds of art!

Age Group Week Offered
4–6 years Week 1 (Jul 4–7)
4–6 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
4–6 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
4–6 years Week 6 (Aug 8–11)

Wild, Wild North: Lakes & Wetlands

For kids 4–6 years
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With Shoora Majedian

Explore the Wild, Wild North of Canada, travelling across the great plains, forests, mountains and wetlands, from sea to shining sea. Visit the kingdom of the polar bear and marvel at the colours of the polar night. Watch and listen to the moose, geese, and loons and get inspired by the shapes, colours and sounds of nature.

Together we will explore the “Wild, Wild North” through sound recordings, short videos, stories, and images by Canadian artists. We will also share our own stories, tales and personal memories of the wilderness through art.

You will draw, paint, build, and sculpt using various techniques and materials including recycled objects, and natural matter such as flowers, rocks, twigs, leaves and grasses that you’ll collect outside.

Age Group Week Offered
4–6 years Week 1 (Jul 4–7)
4–6 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
4–6 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
4–6 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
4–6 years Week 6 (Aug 8–11)
4–6 years Week 7 (Aug 14–18)
4–6 years Week 8 (Aug 21–25)

Draw, Paint, Design & Illustrate

For kids 6–9 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Chiara Arevalo

You will learn approaches and techniques in creating a balanced and successful composition, whether attempting to draw from observation, illustrate a narrative, make a design for expressive purposes, or create a non objective/abstract art.  We will view and discuss Kandinsky’s paintings such as ‘The Black Circle’ among others, for inspiration.
 

Age Group Week Offered
7–12 years Week 1 (Jul 4–7)
6–9 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
7–11, 8–12 years Week 4 (Jul 24–28)
6–9 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
7–12 years Week 6 (Aug 8–11)
6–9 years Week 7 (Aug 14–18)
6–9 years Week 9 (Aug 28–Sept 1)

Dream in a Bottle

For kids 6–9 years
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With Chiara Arevalo

Illustrate a dream (or dreams) that you wish to carry with you—a dream you had while sleeping or awake. It can be a goal that motivates you, something you wish will come true. Once you have uniquely decorated your dream jar you will be able to fill it with new dreams every day.

In this course you will also create an impossible bottle, containing a 3D representation of one of your dreams.

You are encouraged to bring a unique bottle or jar you like from home (we have mason jars).

Age Group Week Offered
6–9 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
6–9 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)

Many Styles, One Image

For kids 7–11 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With TBD

Learn and explore how different artists in art history painted same themes and motifs in different styles and using very different techniques. You will create your own original works representing  your own chosen theme/motif while practicing various styles and techniques.

Sculpt a Painting

For kids 8–12 years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

For kids 7–11 years
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With TBD

In this course we will look at some incredible paintings by artists such as Salvador Dali or Peter Brueghel the Elder, and try to recreate images and scenes from their paintings using clay, plaster, styrofoam, cardboard, fabric and other found and recycled materials and objects. The resulting 2D and 3D sculptures will then be painted and mounted.

Age Group Week Offered
7–11 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
7–11, 8–12 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
6–9 years Week 7 (Aug 14–18)

Papermania

For kids 8–12
Class Time: 1:00pm–3:30pm

With TBD

Draw and paint on it, tear it, cut it, paste it or paste on it! Roll it, tape it, crunch it, bend it, print it, decorate it or decorate with it...wrap, cover, flip, seal, sculpt, carve, gouge, cast it...use it for papier-mâché, a book, a mural or a miniature....create your image on it and wrap your mind around it...It's PAPER MANIA!

Age Group Week Offered
6–9 years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
7–11 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
7–11 years Week 4 (Jul 24–28)
8–12 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
4–6, 6–9 years Week 8 (Aug 21–25)
4–6 years Week 9 (Aug 28–Sept 1)

Lyrical Landscapes: Plein Air

For teens 13+ years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Marija Barac Jandric

Enjoy the warm summer breeze while you draw and paint nature as you observe it, en plein air, at some of the beautiful parks near Rosetta. Several approaches to landscape drawing and painting will be discussed and you will learn techniques step-by-step, as demonstrated by your instructor. Special attention will be given to observation, composition, cropping as well as achieving a sense of distance and depth. All painting materials will be provided, but you should bring is your own sketchbook, water and snacks.

Age Group Week Offered
13+ years Week 2 (Jul 10–14)
9–12 years Week 3 (Jul 17–21)
13+ years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
9–12 years Week 8 (Aug 21–25)

Encaustic, Mosaic & Other Ancient Techniques

For preteens 13+ years
Class Time: 9:30am–12:00pm

With Srebrenka Bogovic Zeskoski

Explore how art was made in old Egypt, Rome, Mesopotamia and Greece. You will create your own encaustic painting from wax and pigments, lay down a small mosaic, design a fresco painting and more—from the ground preparation to the finishing touches. Have a fun and exciting journey back in time this week practicing these and other ancient techniques, learning from a true master of the craft.

Age Group Week Offered
8–12 years Week 5 (Jul 31–Aug 4)
8–12 years Week 7 (Aug 14–18)

Before/After Care

Please be punctual when picking up children. In the event of late pick-up, there will be a ten-minute grace period, after which a $35.00 fine will be charged. Supervised before and after care is available at $10/hr (pre-paid).

Before Care: 8:30am–9:30am
After Care: 3:30pm–5:00pm

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