5-week courses

ONLINE: Classical Portrait Drawing

This ONLINE Classical Portrait Drawing course is designed as a stand alone course or can be followed up with 018 Classical Portrait Painting.  Students will be introduced to classical techniques of portrait drawing through t...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Anahita Akhavan is a Toronto-based artist and has been teaching at TSA since summer 2018. Previously, she taught the Fundamentals of Painting and Drawing at the University of Saskatchewan. Akhavan’s practice ranges from figurative abstract painting to collage, drawing and photography. She draws her subject matter from fragments of the human condition: identity; social roles of "the self" in multi-layered constructed surreal spaces. She has been featured in both solo and group exhibitions in Iran and Canada.
ONLINE: Classical Portrait Painting

This 5 week ONLINE course is designed to be either a stand alone course to learn the basics of Classical Portrait painting or as a follow-up course to 017 Classical Portrait Drawing (starting in April, 2021). It is idea...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Anahita Akhavan is a Toronto-based artist and has been teaching at TSA since summer 2018. Previously, she taught the Fundamentals of Painting and Drawing at the University of Saskatchewan. Akhavan’s practice ranges from figurative abstract painting to collage, drawing and photography. She draws her subject matter from fragments of the human condition: identity; social roles of "the self" in multi-layered constructed surreal spaces. She has been featured in both solo and group exhibitions in Iran and Canada.
ONLINE: Drawing Basics: Getting Started

This  ONLINE course is designed to help you get started drawing from real life. If you've never drawn before and would like to learn the basics, this course will help you learn how to draw realistic and three-dimensional forms. Through ...


LEVEL:
Absolute Beginners
LENGTH:
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Anahita Akhavan is a Toronto-based artist and has been teaching at TSA since the Summer term of 2018. Previously, she taught Fundamentals of Painting and Drawing at the University of Saskatchewan. Akhavan’s practice ranges from figurative abstract painting to collage, drawing and photography. She draws her subject matter from fragments of the human condition: identity, social roles of "the self" in multi-layered constructed surreal spaces. She has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in both Iran and Canada.
ONLINE: Drawing Basics: Next Steps

This ONLINE course can be taken as a stand alone course for students with a basic drawing background and/or as a follow-up to 015 Drawing Basics: Getting Started. 

Through demos, slide shows, images and practice, s...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Anahita Akhavan is a Toronto-based artist and has been teaching at TSA since the Summer term of 2018. Previously, she taught Fundamentals of Painting and Drawing at the University of Saskatchewan. Akhavan’s practice ranges from figurative abstract painting to collage, drawing and photography. She draws her subject matter from fragments of the human condition: identity, social roles of "the self" in multi-layered constructed surreal spaces. She has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in both Iran and Canada.
ONLINE: Introduction to Drawing

A perfect introductory ONLINE course for students wishing to learn how to draw. 

Drawing is a tool for looking. Through deep observation of the subject, students develop their ability to proc...


LEVEL:
Absolute Beginners
LENGTH:
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Martha Eleen, a Toronto-based painter, has been teaching painting and drawing at Toronto School of Art since 2004. Her own works explore the relationship between culture and landscape. Eleen’s paintings are represented in the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario, and have been exhibited in public galleries in Canada, the US, Mexico and Japan. Her work has received critical attention in the form of curatorial essays, reviews and publications. She is currently represented by Loop Gallery in Toronto.
ONLINE: Life Drawing 2: Drawing Better Bodies

This ONLINE course will focus on improving students ability to draw the forms and action of the human figure. Working with models on Zoom, supplemented by instructor demos and brief lectures, students will use a variety of drawing exercises to describe the mai...


LEVEL:
Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
8-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Thomas Hendry is a Toronto-based artist and has been teaching at the Toronto School of Art since 1996. His drawings, shown in numerous exhibitions, use the means of traditional art to create contemporary images, images that address the beauty, mystery and complexity embodied in the human form. In addition to teaching at TSA, Thomas is an instructor at Sheridan College and has taught at The Haliburton School of Fine Arts, the AGO Gallery School, OCAD Outreach Program and the Toronto District School Board.
ONLINE: Life Drawing 2: Figure in Colour

Broaden your life drawing expression through colour. Working with coloured drawing media opens up worlds of exploration. It can also be a very valuable companion to painting, as a rapid and spontaneous way to explore colour possibilities. In thi...


LEVEL:
Intermediate
LENGTH:
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Thomas Hendry is a Toronto-based artist and has been teaching at the Toronto School of Art since 1996. His drawings, shown in numerous exhibitions, use the means of traditional art to create contemporary images, images that address the beauty, mystery and complexity embodied in the human form. In addition to teaching at TSA, Thomas is an instructor at Sheridan College and has taught at The Haliburton School of Fine Arts, the AGO Gallery School, OCAD Outreach Program and the Toronto District School Board.
ONLINE: Life Drawing Basics: Gesture and Line

This ONLINE class is a ground-level beginner’s introduction to life drawing. For students with some drawing experience, with  its emphasis on gesture and action, it is also an opportunity to refresh and sharpen your skills.

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LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
4 Weeks
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Thomas Hendry, is a Toronto-based artist and has been an instructor at the Toronto School of Art since 1996. His drawings, shown in numerous exhibitions, use the means of traditional art to create contemporary images, images that address the beauty, mystery and complexity embodied in the human form. In addition to teaching at TSA, Thomas is an instructor at Sheridan College and has taught at The Haliburton School of Fine Arts, the AGO Gallery School, through the TDSB and OCAD Outreach Program.
ONLINE: Life Drawing Basics: Volumes, Shapes and Shading

This ONLINE class is an introductory level class in life drawing. it's also a great follow-up to 008 ONLINE: Life Drawing Basics Gesture and Line.

Give your drawings more impact and dimensionality and focus on the volumes of the human f...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Instructor Thomas Hendry, is a Toronto-based artist and has been an instructor at the Toronto School of Art since 1996. His drawings, shown in numerous exhibitions, use the means of traditional art to create contemporary images, images that address the beauty, mystery and complexity embodied in the human form. In addition to teaching at TSA, Thomas is an instructor at Sheridan College and has taught at The Haliburton School of Fine Arts, the AGO Gallery School, through the TDSB and OCAD Outreach Program.
ONLINE: Painting for Beginners

This course is intended for beginners in acrylic and water-based oil paints.

Painting is an historical medium for image making. It can feel intimidating because it has a long history and can be complex, but we can begin by playing. 

In this course, we ...


LEVEL:
Absolute Beginners
LENGTH:
8-week courses
6-week courses
5-week courses

NOTES: Kyla Brown is a Toronto based artist, educator and writer. She works in a project driven practice that includes community based works, subtle public interventions, drawing-installation and video works. Exploring mapping as a material practice, Brown’s work focuses on navigating city space, particularly in Toronto and London, Ontario. She has shown at the Khyber Centre for the Arts and the Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax, Art Mur in Montreal, XEXE Gallery and Hang Man Gallery in Toronto, as well as DNA Artspace, ArtLab Gallery, and with McIntosh Gallery's community residency in London, ON. She earned her BFA from NSCAD University, and MFA from the University of Western Ontario.
ONLINE: Textiles: Design Process & Surface Design

Get creative energy flowing in this ONLINE Introductory 5 week Sunday workshop. This workshop will lead students in how to initiate creative ideas, design development, colour theory, and how to hand draw and set up an all over repeating pattern for s...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
5-week courses

NOTES: Toronto based artist Stephanie Fortin uses textile techniques of natural dyeing, weaving, piecing, clamping, wrapping and stitching to explore various ideas around process and colour. Creating both functional and non functional work in art, craft and design. Fortin held a full time artist-in-residence position at Harbourfront Centre (Toronto, ON) and Akin + Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA), was a member of The Contemporary Textile Studio Coop (Toronto, ON). Fortin has exhibited work in Canada, The United States and China, she currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Stephanie trained in interpretive illustration at Sheridan College and completed an interdisciplinary BFA with a focus in textiles and art history at NSCAD University.
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