Summer Independent Studio

5-Week Course

Open to students of all levels, this course is for those who wish to work independently in a hands-on, studio-based setting on various subject matter. Each student will get personal attention and feedback, and instruction/demonstration will be provided when needed. One to one mentoring as well as class critiquing are important parts of this course.

Term Dates:
June 27 – July 25 (5 weeks)

Class Times:
Thursday, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Wednesday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Fee: $250 +HST

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Drawing & Painting

5-Week Course

In this course you will learn how to draw and paint and how to build an artwork from start to finish using various mediums such as charcoal, ink, oil, watercolour, collage and mixed media. You will learn to understand various mediums through experimentation with a variety of techniques and styles, from traditional to modern art approaches through various themes/motifs. A materials list will be provided.

Term Dates:
June 27 – July 25 (5 weeks)

Class Time: Tuesday, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Fee: $250 +HST

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I Wish I Could Draw

5-Week Course

The truth is, everyone can learn to draw with the right kind of instruction. This course allows for all levels to participate. A lot of personal attention and hands-on instruction will be offered with a step-by-step approach. Materials lists will be emailed to registrants.

Course Dates & Time:
June 27 – July 25 (5 weeks)
Wednesday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Fee: $250 +HST

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I Wish I Could Paint

5-Week Course

This course teaches the fundamentals of painting. In addition to learning composition, colour and planning, you will be introduced to various materials, their uses and application. A hands-on approach and demonstrations will be provided helping you gain better understanding of the painting process, and build confidence in your abilities. Materials lists will be emailed to registrants.

Course Dates & Time:
June 27 – July 25 (5 weeks)
Wednesday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Fee: $250 +HST

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Plein Air Workshops

3-Day Outdoor Workshops at Rosetta McClain Gardens

In this outdoor painting workshop, you will learn the techniques and methods of painting a live scene. Learn how to simplify tonal ranges, organize colour palette and create a focal point in your composition. With this hands-on approach, you will see demonstrations of techniques and get plenty of one to one feedback. This workshop is suitable for a total beginner as well as for those in need of a refresher. Materials lists will be emailed to registrants.

This workshop will be held outdoors. In case of inclement weather this workshop may be cancelled or rescheduled. Full refunds will be issued in case of cancellation.

Workshop Schedule

July 3–5, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Botanical Studies (drawing with pencil, charcoal and pastel)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

July 10–12, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Impressionist Landscape Painting (acrylic on canvas or panel)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

July 17–19, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Sky, Water & Flowers (watercolour painting)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

July 24–26, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Landscape Painting (watercolour or acrylic)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

August 28–30, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Colours of Late Summer (drawing with chalk and/or oil pastel)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

September 4–6, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Impressionist Landscape Painting (watercolour or acrylic)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

September 11–13, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Landscape Drawing (drawing with pencil, charcoal, conte and ink)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

September 18–20, 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: Rosetta McClain Gardens
Subject: Landscape Drawing & Painting (pencil, charcoal, conte, ink, watercolour, acrylic etc.)
With Marija Barac Jandric / Shoora Majedian

Fee: $280 +HST

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