Programs

Winter 2018 Program Brochure

Upcoming

Adult Classes

AW1 - Winter Artists' Studio - Intermediate-Advanced

Jan 14 - Feb 25, 2018 Sundays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

In this course artists meet to work on artworks in any medium. Bring your works in progress or ideas for a new composition and the guidance of a professional artist will enable you to develop your piece further through one-on-one feedback...

No class February 18

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AW2 - Winterscapes - All Levels

Jan 15 - Feb 26, 2018 Mondays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students are welcome to work in any medium in this class that will explore interesting ways to render winter landscapes!...

No class February 19

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AW3 - Pottery Techniques - Morning - Beginner-Intermediate

Jan 15 - Mar 5, 2018 Mondays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn basic pottery techniques with instructor Kayla Benner using both wheel throwing and hand-building methods...

No Class February 19

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AW4 - Pottery Techniques - Afternoon - Beginner - Intermediate

Jan 15 - Mar 5, 2018 Mondays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn basic pottery techniques with instructor Kayla Benner using both wheel throwing and hand-building methods...

No Class February 19

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AW5 - Winter Open Studio - All Levels

Jan 16 - Feb 13, 2018 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join artist & instructor Sandra Iafrate in this fun and encouraging environment where you can create new work while receiving direction in technique and composition...

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AW6 - Beyond Beginners - Beginners+

Jan 16 - Feb 27, 2018 Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This course is for students who have had some introductory experience in acrylic painting and are looking to take the next step...

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AW7 - Vibrant Paintings in Watercolour, Oil & Acrylic - All Levels

Jan 18 - Mar 1, 2018 Thursdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Artist and instructor Win Henstock will teach you how to paint with impact in her loose impressionistic style, with emphasis on the focal point and composition...

No class February 22

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AW8 - Drawing Still Life - All Levels

Jan 18 - Mar 1, 2018 Thursdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Artist and instructor Anne Reimer will guide you through the fundamental steps of learning to draw and shade as you explore different objects for still life painting...

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AW9 - Heart & Soul - All Levels

Jan 19 - Feb 23, 2018 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Working in mixed media, artist and instructor Linda Hankin will help you to discover your own personal style through experimentation...

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AW10 - Relief Printing & Design - Beginners+

Jan 24 - Feb 28, 2018 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This course will introduce you to the possibilities of creating repeated images of a design as well as the steps involved in designing and producing a series of prints...

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AW11 - Clay as Canvas: Porcelain Painting - Beginner

Feb 2 - Mar 2, 2018 Fridays 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn the fine art of porcelain painting in this class led by artist and instructor Ruth Pallek...

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WW8 - Artisanal Bath Products - Beginner

Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn the basics of soap making. Instructor Lisa McBay will teach the importance of each ingredient demonstrating a batch from start to finish. You will also use the same ingredients in soap to make other natural bath products...

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Adult Drop-In

AD1 - Bone to Body Figure Drawing - All Levels

Bone to Body Figure Drawing has been cancelled by mutual consent of the interested parties. The Pumphouse is reviewing the life drawing options and will bring a program forward once a new format has been established.

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Adult Workshops

WW1 - Ancient Art History: The Practical, Intellectual and Spiritual: Egypt - All Levels

Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Explore the development of the early culture along the Nile into a great and sophisticated civilization...

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WW2 - Get Started Painting - Beginner

Jan 20 - Jan 21, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

For those brand new, or fairly new, to the practice of painting, this workshop will take you step-by-step through the basics, from what materials to use to how to mix colours and apply paint...

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WW3 - Ancient Art History: The Practical, Intellectual and Spiritual: Greece - All Levels

Jan 22 - Jan 29, 2018 Mondays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Examine the development of the early Greek culture to its great civilization...

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WW4 - Winter Scenes - All Levels

Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Create wonderful winter white scenes on canvas. Artist & instructor Sandra Iafrate will guide you through principles of landscape perspective, painting snow-covered nature and streets, as well as painting falling snowflakes...

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WW5 - Intensive Study - Small Group Workshop - Intermediate

Feb 3 - Feb 4, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This workshop is intended for somewhat experienced painters those who would benefit from more one-on-one instruction. Emphasis on careful observation, simplifying complex scenes, colour, and painterly brushstrokes...

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WW6 - Ancient Art History: The Practical, Intellectual and Spiritual: Rome - All Levels

Feb 5 - Feb 12, 2018 Mondays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Examine the development of the early Roman culture to its civilization and expanded empire...

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WW7 - Colour Mixing & Colour Harmony - All Levels

Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This one day workshop will show you how to mix exactly the colour you want each and every time. No more wasted paint and frustration!...

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WW9 - Painting the Night - Intermediate - Advanced

Feb 24 - Feb 25, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This workshop will explore painting nocturnal scenes, ranging from dusk and twilight to night...

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WW10 - Loose but Controlled Watercolour - All Levels

Sat Mar 3, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In this one day workshop, artist and instructor James E. Pay will guide you through painting a house with spring foliage and rocks in watercolour...

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Children & Youth Classes

YW1 - Morning Mini-Masters Winter - Ages 5-8

Jan 20 - Mar 3, 2018 Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Children get creative and messy while learning to paint, sculpt, draw & more...

NO CLASS FEBRUARY 17

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YW2 - Afternoon Art Adventures Winter - Ages 9-12

Jan 20 - Mar 3, 2018 Saturdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lessons work on composition and the principles and elements of design. Each lesson gives students a chance to use professional art supplies and tools to create a variety of artworks...

NO CLASS FEBRUARY 17

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YW3 - Teen Art Studio - Ages 13-17

Jan 24 - Feb 28, 2018 Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This class challenges young artists to build on principles and elements of design while working under the guidance of an artist-educator...

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Current

Adult Classes

AF1 - Tuesday Open Studio - All Levels

Sep 19 - Nov 21, 2017 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In this self-directed Open Studio instructor Susan Wintrop gives one-on-one directions, exercises in perception, composition and visual communication to take your work to the next level.

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AF3 - Painting for Beginners & Absolute Beginners - Beginners

Sep 19 - Nov 21, 2017 Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This course serves as an introduction to painting for those who are interested in exploring water-based painting media (acrylic & watercolour)...

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AF4 - Drawing for Beginners - Beginners

Sep 20 - Nov 22, 2017 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create works in different drawing media with a strong emphasis on technique and composition from strong observational drawings. Learn the vocabulary and techniques...

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AF6 - Landscapes in Oil - Intermediate

Sep 21 - Nov 23, 2017 Thursdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to capture water with brush strokes or a palette knife, and to paint shadows, reflections, and sun on water to create depth in landscape and convey mood with colour...

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AF7 - Watercolours - All Levels

Sep 22 - Nov 24, 2017 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Improve your skills in this exciting and challenging medium. You will work on a number of subjects including a still life painting. Learn to use numerous techniques...

NO CLASS October 27, 2017

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AF10 - Painting Fast & Fearless - Beginner+

Sep 25 - Nov 20, 2017 Mondays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn to use your favourite colours, brushes and other tools to create larger abstract artworks with greater confidence with the help of instructor demos...

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AF14 - Painting from Photographs - All Levels

Oct 25 - Nov 22, 2017 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this course, instructor Win Henstock will teach you how to make paintings of your photographs pop in her loose impressionistic style through the use of a limited palette...

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AF9 - November Artists' Studio - Intermediate-Advanced

Nov 5 - Nov 26, 2017 Sundays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

In this course artists meet to work on artworks in any medium. Bring your works in progress or ideas for a new composition...

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Adult Drop-In

DF1 - Members' Drawing & Painting Studio - All Levels

Sep 19 - Nov 21, 2017 Tuesdays 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Members are invited to draw or paint in our informal, drop-in studio. Bring your own materials and works in progress...

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Children & Youth Classes

YF1 - Morning Mini-Masters - Ages 5 - 8

Oct 21 - Nov 25, 2017 Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get creative and messy while learning how to paint, sculpt, draw and more! Our Saturday morning art classes encourage experimentation with a variety of art supplies and tools...

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Family Drop-In

DF2 - Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - All ages with parental supervision

Sep 24 - Nov 26, 2017 Sundays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative!

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