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Programs

Art for Kids

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Castles in the Castle! - Summer Art Camp 

Postponed to Summer 2021
Ages: 10-14
Time: 10:00 - 4:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Krause
FEES: $200.00

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Get out of the house this summer and build an extreme fort!  Participants in our inaugural summer art camp will be building a model castle over the course of the week, using cardboard, paper, foam, and paint.  Between construction sessions, students will time designing new elements, and making other kinds of 2 dimensional art to display within the structure.  

The day will also include time for outdoor recreational activities and lunch. Located on the Canadian Mennonite University campus in beautiful Tuxedo, students will have space to enjoy the summer weather when not constructing!

 
Cartoon Art

Drawing - Fall Session

This course is designed for kids at all skill levels. If you like to draw, this class will enable you to explore and build on your talent! By learning to observe your surroundings more closely, the more accurate your drawings will be. Combine that with your imagination and create your own unique compositions.  ** This class will become an online class if social distancing is still in effect.

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

 

Grades 2–4

6:00–7:00 PM

Thursdays (2020)

September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15

 
Cartoon Art

Drawing - Fall Session

This class will encourage the student who has been drawing and wants to improve their skills. In this class, one will learn how to draw more accurately by better observing the world around them. We will address contour drawing, different mark making, depth of field and shading. Work with different drawing mediums and gain confidence. ** This class will become an online class if social distancing is still in effect.

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 5–8

7:30–8:30 PM

Thursdays (2020)

September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15

 
Acrylic Painting

Painting   

Students will be bringing home beautiful, ready-to-hang, unique paintings! Working on a large surface area, mixing colors, texture, brush stroke, and composition will all be a part of the young artists' training. There will be a strong focus on creativity, color, and planning a finished project.

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 2–4

6:00–7:00 PM

Thursdays (2020)

October 22, 29, November 5, 12,     19, 26

 
Acrylic Painting

Painting   

Learn various painting techniques through the lens of a variety of painters, both past and present. The students will have the opportunity to create their own masterpieces using watercolour and acrylic paint. Color theory, composition, brush stroke and interpretation will all be addressed.

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 5–8

7:30–8:30 PM

Thursdays (2020)

October 22, 29, November 5, 12,    19, 26

 
Mixed Media Mania

Gel Plate Printing

Explore a number of printmaking techniques on gel plates. Share your designs with your family and friends as we make design tags and seasonal greeting cards.

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $75 (3 classes of 90 minutes)

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Grades 2–4

6:00–7:00 PM

Thursdays (2020)

December 3, 10, 17

 
Mixed Media and More

Gel Plate Printing

Explore a number of printmaking techniques on gel plates. Share your designs with your family and friends as we make design tags and seasonal greeting cards.

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $75 (3 classes of 90 minutes)

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Grades 5–8

7:30–8:30 PM

Thursdays (2020)

December 3, 10, 17

 
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Drawing - Winter Session  

Designed for kids at all skill levels, this class will further explore how to better observe the world around us. We will look at fundamentals of drawing such as perspective and portraiture. Come be creative, experiment with different drawing mediums and learn new skills. The fall drawing class is not pre-requisite. 

The fall drawing class is not a pre requisite.  

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Krause
FEES: $100 (4 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 2-4

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Thursdays (2021)

January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11

 
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Drawing - Winter Session

Designed for kids who love to sit and draw, this class will further explore some fundamentals of drawing, such as perspective and portraiture. A place to learn and take risks, to be creative and experiment, practice does a master make.

The fall drawing class is not a pre requisite.  

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Krause
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 5–8

7:30–8:30 PM

Thursdays (2021)

January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11

 

 

 
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The Sound of Colour

Combining the senses, we will explore what it means to turn sound into colour. Whether it is through interactive creativity, painting, drawing, or mixed-media collage, we will learn that art doesn't only need to be based off of what we see, but also what we feel, smell, or hear!

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Krause/Melanie Matheson
FEES: $70 (4 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 2–4

6:00–7:00 PM

Thursdays (2021)

February 18, 25, March 4, 11

 
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The Sound of Colour

Ever feel connected to a song or a piece of music and felt like it was written for you? In this class we will take these songs and turn them into your own works of art. With exploring the concept of synaesthesia, we will work on combining sound with colour, texture, and visual movement to create abstract paintings that define who you are and what you truly see.

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Krause/Melanie Matheson
FEES: $70 (4 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 5–8

7:30–8:30 PM

Thursdays (2021)

February 18, 25, March 4, 11

 
Adventures in Sculpture

Creative Comic Strips!

Join us for a beginners look into the captivating world of comic art. Explore how combining words and pictures can tell stories. All levels and abilities welcome as this class fosters creativity and imagination.    

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $70 (4 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 2–4

6:00–7:00 PM

Thursdays (2021)

March 18, 25, April 8, 15

   
 
Further Adventures in Sculpture

Creative Comic Strips!

Delve deeper into the world of comic book writing, where we begin to explore character and plot development through words and art.  No previous experience needed, just a sense of adventure!

INSTRUCTOR: Melanie Matheson
FEES: $70 (4 classes of 60 minutes)

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Grades 5–8

7:30–8:30 PM

Thursdays (2021)

March 18, 25, April 8, 15

 
Stop Motion Animation

Painting - Spring Session

Students will be bringing home beautiful, ready-to-hang, unique paintings! Working on a large surface area, mixing colors, texture, brush stroke, and composition will all be a part of the young artists' training. There will be a strong focus on creativity, color, and planning a finished project.

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INSTRUCTOR: Megan Krause
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

Grades 2-4

6:00–7:00 PM

Thursdays (2021)

April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14

 
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Painting - Spring Session

Students will be bringing home beautiful, ready-to-hang, unique paintings! Working on a large surface area, mixing colors, texture, brush stroke, and composition will all be a part of the young artists' training. There will be a strong focus on creativity, color, and planning a finished project.

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INSTRUCTOR: Megan Krause
FEES: $100 (6 classes of 60 minutes)

Grades 5-8

7:30-8:30 PM

Thursdays (2021)

April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14

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