If you’re curious and passionate about art and interested in building your skills, we can help.
Our eclectic program includes a variety of hands-on and enriching weekly courses for adults of all ages and different skill levels.
We provide an opportunity for each student to learn, practice and develop their skills in an intimate and comfortable environment. Small class sizes mean each student gets plenty of one-to-one time with their instructor, all of whom are practicing artists with years of teaching experience.
|Courses||Level||Class Time||Term Dates/Length||Instructor||Fees*|
|Watercolour Painting||B-I||Tue, 10:00am – 12:30pm||10/22/19 – 12/10/19 (8 wks)||Shoora Majedian||$320|
|Life Drawing||B-A||Tue, 1:00pm – 4:00pm||10/22/19 – 12/10/19 (8 wks)||Shoora Majedian||$432|
|Abstract Painting||B-I||Tue, 7:00pm – 10:00pm||10/24/19 – 12/12/19 (8 wks)||Dara Aram||$384|
|Independent Studio||I-A||Wed, 10:00am – 1:00pm||10/23/19 – 12/11/19 (8 wks)||Marija Barac Jandric||$432|
|Wed, 1:00pm – 3:00pm||10/23/19 – 12/11/19 (8 wks)||Marija Barac Jandric||$288|
|Wed, 7:00pm – 10:00pm||10/23/19 – 12/11/19 (8 wks)||Marija Barac Jandric / Dara Aram||$432|
|Learn to Draw||B-I||Thu, 10:00am – 12:30pm||10/24/19 – 12/12/19 (8 wks)||Shoora Majedian / Dara Aram||$320|
|Painting from Photographs||B-I||Thu, 1:00pm – 4:00pm||10/24/19 – 12/12/19 (8 wks)||Shoora Majedian / Dara Aram||$384|
|Drawing & Painting||B-I||Thu, 7:00pm – 10:00pm||10/22/19 – 12/10/19 (8 wks)||Marija Barac Jandric||$384|
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This class is for those who enjoy learning in a one-to-one mentoring studio environment. Students are encouraged to work more independently, developing their own ideas/concepts (representational or abstract)—either from observation, imagination or from photographs. Each student will receive in-depth personal feedback and one-to-one instruction every week. This course is perfect for those with art-making experience, but beginners are also welcome.
Wednesday, 10:00am – 1:00pm | With Marija Barac Jandric | 10/23/19 – 12/11/19 (8 wks) | $432 (+HST)
Wednesday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm | With Marija Barac Jandric | 10/23/19 – 12/11/19 (8 wks) | $288 (+HST)
Wednesday, 7:00pm – 10:00pm | With Marija Barac Jandric / Dara Aram | 10/23/19 – 12/11/19 (8 wks) | $432 (+HST)
Working mainly from observation, study essential watercolour techniques, materials and approaches. Emphasis will be on learning how to control and manipulate your pigments and tools in order to achieve and control the outcome, resulting in greater confidence and enjoyment of the process. The course will cover basic properties of colour and composition, including tone, contrast, form, depth, and space.
A small size class allows for individual feedback and plenty of one-to-one with your Instructor. Class critiquing is an important part of the course.
Painting experience is an asset but not a requirement for this course. Each student will progress at their own level and pace. A materials list can be provided.
With Shoora Majedian
Tuesday, 10:00am – 12:30pm | 10/22/19 – 12/10/19 (8 wks) | $320 (+HST)
Drawing & Painting
This course covers essential techniques and approaches in drawing and painting. Special emphasis will be placed on the study of form through observation of light and shadow.
With a hands-on approach, students will study composition, colour mixing, paint application and image building flow, from start to finish. Personal style development will be encouraged. Examples of important artists will be shown, and demonstrations of techniques will be provided when appropriate. Class critiquing is an important part of this course.
With Marija Barac Jandric
Thursday, 7:00pm – 10:00pm | 10/24/19 – 12/12/19 (8 wks) | $384 (+HST)
This course provides an opportunity to study a sustained pose over a period of several weeks. Students are encouraged to develop a personal approach and style through a structured process based on direct observation. General instruction will be followed by one-to-one mentoring and individual feedback. Some students may decide to work from photographic reference or a life/photo combination. Class critiquing is an important part of the course. Basic materials list will be provided. Course fee does NOT included model fees.
This course requires a minimum enrolment of 4 students to run.
With Shoora Majedian
Tuesday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm | 10/22/19 – 12/10/19 (8 wks) | $432 (+HST, model fees extra)
Learn to Draw
This course will cover fundamental techniques and approaches in drawing. Working mainly from observation, you will practice gestures, contour, perspective and foreshortening; as well as proportion measurements, tonal value scale and more. Emphasis will be on more traditional subject matter and approaches to drawing, with special focus on light and shadow. Samples and references will be shown and discussed.
A small class size allows for plenty of one-to-one with your instructor, which is an important part of this course.
With Shoora Majedian / Dara Aram
Thursday, 10:00am – 12:30pm | 10/24/19 – 12/12/19 (8 wks) | $320 (+HST)
Painting from Photographs
It is not simple to paint from a photograph, as the result is often a disappointing flatness and dullness. This course will teach you what it takes to translate a photo image into a painting. Learn, hands-on, how to “read” a photo, and how to select and correctly interpret the visual information captured by the camera.
Previous drawing and painting experience is a plus, but not a requirement for this course. A small class size allows for plenty of one-to-one with your instructor, which is an important part of this course. A materials list may be provided.
With Shoora Majedian / Dara Aram
Thursday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm | 10/24/19 – 12/12/19 (8 wks) | $384 (+HST)
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With Dara Aram
Tuesday, 7:00pm – 10:00pm | 10/22/19 – 12/10/19 (8 wks) | $384 (+HST)