Programs

Summer 2018 Programs and Art Camps brochure

Upcoming

Adult Classes

AS18-1 - Drawing It Out

Jul 4 - Jul 25, 2018 Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn the essentials of drawing in fun and unusual ways.

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AS18-2 - The Art of Abstraction

Jul 4 - Jul 25, 2018 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this course we'll meet the early players in abstract art, and have the chance to explore/adapt their methods to our own.

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AS18-6 - Plein-Air in NOTL - July session

Jul 4 - Jul 25, 2018 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Take in the beautiful scenery surrounding the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre and create exquisite landscapes.

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AS18-3 - Wonderful Waves & Summer Sunsets

Aug 6 - Aug 27, 2018 Mondays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hone your skills in painting waterscapes and sunsets to catch the spirit of summer.

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AS18-4 - Plein-Air Painting - August session

Aug 6 - Aug 10, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A week-long course designed to focus on learning techniques for painting in the plein-air (open air) style, weather permitting, and in-studio painting from plein-air studies and/or photographs.

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AS18-5 - Rockin' the Shield

Aug 8 - Aug 29, 2018 Wednesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Canadian Shield is a ubiquitous cottagers' delight in the summer, so this class will fit right into your dreams of escape by exploring (virtually) its characteristics and drama.

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Adult Workshops

WP10 - Flower Painting

Sat Jun 2, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In this workshop you will learn the steps to drawing and painting local flowers and gardens: drawing, underpainting, colour mixing, brush stroke technique and composition. This workshop includes a demonstration with a description of the basics understanding of the flower and how to put colour to canvas followed by studio time for students to create their own work...

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WP12 - Macrame

Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn the basic knots and techniques to create your own macrame wall hanging...

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WP13 - Relief Printing & Design

Jun 23 - Jun 24, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 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...

Additional $20 materials fee payable to the instructor

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WS18-1 - 40-Stroke Challenge

Jul 7 - Jul 8, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Jump into the world of confident, loose, and expressive paint application!

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WS18-2 - Negative Space Pours / Large Canvas

Jul 14 - Jul 15, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This workshop will instruct you how to do Negative Space acrylic pours, why to incorporate them in your repertoire, and how to handle large canvas pours.

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WS18-3 - From Photo to Oil Painting

Jul 21 - Jul 22, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Learn a systematic approach from scaled drawing to underpainting to a full colour oil painting.

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WS18-4 - Painting Light and Shadow

Aug 11 - Aug 12, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Learn how to mix paint to capture light and shadow, vibrancy and dullness.

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WS18-5 - Intensive Study

Aug 25 - Aug 26, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

For the more experienced painters, Julie will help you work through a painting from start to finish by identifying problem areas and developing solutions in a hands-on way.

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Children & Youth Camps

YS18-1 - July 9-13 Afternoon Art Camp

Jul 9 - Jul 13, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This afternoon art camp will encourage the budding artist through fun projects, with opportunities to create art, make new friends and have a great time! Suitable for ages 5 - 12.

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YS18-4 - July 16-20 Full Day Art Camp

Jul 16 - Jul 20, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This full day art camp will encourage the budding artist through fun projects, with opportunities to create art, make new friends and have a great time! Suitable for ages 5 - 12.

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YS18-2 - July 23-27 Afternoon Camp

Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This afternoon art camp will encourage the budding artist through fun projects, with opportunities to create art, make new friends and have a great time! Suitable for ages 5 - 12.

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YS18-5 - Aug 6-10 Full Day Art Camp

Aug 6 - Aug 10, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This full day art camp will encourage the budding artist through fun projects, with opportunities to create art, make new friends and have a great time! Suitable for ages 5 - 12.

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YS18-3 - Aug 13-17 Afternoon Art Camp

Aug 13 - Aug 17, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This afternoon art camp will encourage the budding artist through fun projects, with opportunities to create art, make new friends and have a great time! Suitable for ages 5 - 12.

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YS18-6 - Aug 20-24 Full Day Art Camp

Aug 20 - Aug 24, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

This full day art camp will encourage the budding artist through fun projects, with opportunities to create art, make new friends and have a great time! Suitable for ages 5 - 12.

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Current

Adult Classes

AP1b - Artists' Studio Session B

Apr 29 - Jun 10, 2018 Sundays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Artists meet to work 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 May 13 & May 20

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AP3b - Tuesday Open Studio Session B

May 1 - Jun 19, 2018 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Artists can work in any medium on projects of their own choosing.This program is self-directed and doesn't focus on technique but rather ways to take your work to the next level

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AP8b - Thursday Open Studio Session B

May 3 - Jun 21, 2018 Thursdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Artists can work in any medium, on projects of their own choosing. This program is self-directed and doesn't focus on technique but rather on ways to take your work to the next level.

NO CLASS June 7

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AP11b - Watercolours: Vibrant Landscape with Stormy Sky

May 4, May 11, May 18, May 30, Jun 1, Jun 15, Jun 22 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Use numerous techniques to capture a vibrant pattern of light and shadow in a stormy sky while also learning how to mix vibrant and exciting greens to compliment the sky...

NO CLASS June 8

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AP14 - Pottery Open Studio

May 10 - Jun 21, 2018 Thursdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This open studio allows you to develop your skills on both wheel throwing and hand-building methods with the guidance of artist and instructor Kayla Benner...

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AP5b - Pottery Techniques Level 2 Evening

May 10 - Jun 21, 2018 Thursdays 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This class is for students with pottery experience or who have completed Introduction to Pottery.

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Adult Workshops

WP9 - Interiors

May 26 - May 27, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Learn how to create dynamic interior compositions full of life, energy, intimacy, and movement...

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Children & Youth Classes

YP2 - Morning Mini Masters Spring

Apr 14 - Jun 9, 2018 Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Children get creative and messy while learning to paint, sculpt, draw and more! New techniques and styles are introduced by our artist-educator who will show examples from art history, works int he gallery and demonstrations...

NO CLASS MAY 19

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YP3 - Spring Afternoon Art Adventures

Apr 14 - Jun 9, 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 MAY 19

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