Summer 2019 Workshops

 

summer 2019 workshop series

New for 2019 Freehand is offering a Summer Workshop Series for students entering Grades 6-9! Each 6-session course takes place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm for 2 weeks. Session 1 runs July 2-4 & 9-11 and Session 2 runs July 16-18 & 23-25. See below for full program descriptions:

Acrylic Landscape Painting, Gr 6-9   4:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 2, 3, 4 &  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 9, 10, 11  This 6-session workshop series will introduce students to a variety of techniques for painting effective and interesting landscapes in acrylic. Using photos for reference, students will create sketches and colour studies to plan their painting and learn new ways to achieve depth and perspective in their composition. Colour theory and paint application techniques will be explored and students will be encouraged to paint expressively while developing their artistic voice. Students will complete one 18 x 24 painting on a stretched canvas.  $265 + HST, includes all materials.

Acrylic Landscape Painting, Gr 6-9

4:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 2, 3, 4 &

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 9, 10, 11

This 6-session workshop series will introduce students to a variety of techniques for painting effective and interesting landscapes in acrylic. Using photos for reference, students will create sketches and colour studies to plan their painting and learn new ways to achieve depth and perspective in their composition. Colour theory and paint application techniques will be explored and students will be encouraged to paint expressively while developing their artistic voice. Students will complete one 18 x 24 painting on a stretched canvas.

$265 + HST, includes all materials.

Abstract Painting, Gr 6-9   4:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 16, 17, 18 &  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 23, 24, 25  In this exciting new workshop series young artists will learn techniques for creating dynamic abstract works of art on canvas. Through various exercises in colour theory, paint application and mixed media, students will learn new ways of expressing ideas and emotions through painting. Inspiration will be drawn from contemporary and historical artistic practices with a focus on how abstract painters use the elements and principles of design in their work. Students will complete one 24 x 24 or 24 x 30 stretched canvas as well as some smaller samples in this 6-session workshop.  $275 + HST, includes all materials.

Abstract Painting, Gr 6-9

4:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 16, 17, 18 &

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: July 23, 24, 25

In this exciting new workshop series young artists will learn techniques for creating dynamic abstract works of art on canvas. Through various exercises in colour theory, paint application and mixed media, students will learn new ways of expressing ideas and emotions through painting. Inspiration will be drawn from contemporary and historical artistic practices with a focus on how abstract painters use the elements and principles of design in their work. Students will complete one 24 x 24 or 24 x 30 stretched canvas as well as some smaller samples in this 6-session workshop.

$275 + HST, includes all materials.