6-week courses

We offer some of our courses in a shorter, more accessible calendar of six weeks. This format includes courses for various levels, and in a range of disciplines: drawing, mixed media, painting, sculpture, digital courses and art history. Six-week courses offer students a more condensed, but still comprehensive, hands-on learning experience.
Life Drawing 2: Concepts and Content

Say more through your figurative drawing. The human form has always been a compelling subject in art history, across eras and cultures. As well as being a fascinating form in its own right, the body has rich symbolic potential. In this 6 week course you will put your existing ...


LEVEL:
Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses

NOTES: Note: This is not a beginner-level class. Confidence in basic life drawing skills is strongly recommended for this course. (i.e. recent experience in a prior term of Life Drawing 2 or at least two recent terms of Life Drawing 1)
Life Drawing 2: Drawing Better Bodies

Push your drawing up a notch or two!  This six-week course has its focus on refining and building the technical aspects of drawing the human form.  Using a combination of short and longer poses working from life models, we will work on further developing the skills n...


LEVEL:
Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses

NOTES: It is recommended that students have taken the Introduction to Life Drawing course or have equivalent and recent life drawing instruction.
Mastering the Digital Image

Digital cameras are everywhere. Everyone takes pictures. Images are shared in every form of social media. In this rush to record every single moment of our lives something has been left behind. Quality. Image quality. Print quality. And creativity. Digital images are pretty fa...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
8-week courses
6-week courses
3-day workshops
6-week courses

NOTES: This course uses Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Students should have basic knowledge of Mac computers and Mac OS 10.x or experience with Microsoft Windows. Basic knowledge of Photoshop is also recommended. At the completion of the course the class will present their work on the course blog and have one of their images professionally printed.
Mixed Media: Textiles

This six-week course provides a basic introduction to textile processes and techniques associated with surface design and fabric manipulation as a means of expressing ideas. Practical work is complemented by key critical, historical and theoretical information, which assists t...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
6-week courses

Photoshop Abstractions

Photoshop has come a long way since its first appearance as colour correction software. Today artists are using the medium to create stunning digital artwork of their own including digital abstractions. Photoshop's broad array of tools, filters and techniques opens the doo...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses

NOTES: Students should have a basic knowledge of Mac/PC computers. Basic Exposure to Adobe Photoshop is helpful, but not essential.
Photoshop Abstractions

This introductory course is designed for first-time users of Adobe Photoshop. Through project-based, hands-on exercises, students will explore the tools and techniques used to draw, paint, and manipulate images. Collage effects using various tools and layers will teach student...


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

NOTES: This course uses Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Students should have basic knowledge of Mac computers and Mac OS 10.x or experience with Microsoft Windows. Basic knowledge of Photoshop is also recommended. No class held Monday, February 17 for Family Day.
Video Editing

This introductory-level course focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of video editing with the Adobe Premiere Pro software. Through tutorials and projects, students will learn how to create SD and HD video projects. All aspects of Premiere Pro will be thoroughly e...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses

NOTES: This course uses Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Students should have basic knowledge of Mac computers and Mac OS 10.x or experience with Microsoft Windows. No class January 28, 2020.
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