Thursday, November 10, 2016

Winter 2017 Afterschool Programs and December Studio sessions Info

UP NEXT:
DECEMBER Studio!! DRAW-PAINT-PRINT 2.0
Explore and learn through fun, open-ended drawing, painting and printmaking activities! We will use drawing, painting, new media, and printmaking to create 'multiples' of work. Artists should bring a favourite interest, idea, toy, or story to work with. Think about making a Holiday artwork, cards or gift!!
This session runs Tuesdays(ages 6-10) or Wednesdays(ages 8-12)
November 22 through Dec 14th.
$85. for 4 weeks -  All materials included
3:45 - 5:30 with healthy snack.  Pick up from Tom Thomson available.

STARTING JANUARY 24TH:
Studio 1   TUESDAYS - Artmaking with a twist continues:
For ages 6-10  -  all materials included
4:00 - 5:30 with healthy snack.  Pick up from Tom Thomson available.
$125. per 6 week session

Free-choice time and materials are always included in every studio.
A)  Jan. 24th thru Feb. 28th :  "White is..."
We'll explore the colour wheel, form, rhythm, temperature and even the sounds of colour through paint, paper mache and performance!
B) March 21st thru April 25th :  "Weather Report"
We'll draw, paint, perform and otherwise very creatively participate in our weather through artmaking!
C) May 9th thru June 13th :  "Drawing and Design Club"
We'll draw, design, create and invent things that make sounds and/or have moving parts!  We will be learning about, and how to use, some power tools...No saws!Goggles provided!

Studio 2  WEDNESDAYS -  STEAM Workshops continue:
We'll continue to explore science and nature in our artmaking, with inventiveness, imagination, and creativity. See below for details.Group projects will continue to work out mechanical and animatronic making. 
For ages 8-12  -   all materials included
4:00 - 5:30 with healthy snack.  Pick up from Tom Thomson available.
$125. per 6 week session
Free-choice time and materials are always included in every studio.
A) Jan. 24th thru Feb. 28th
- we'll try to convey rhythm and contrast, and work with colour as an element of design.

B) March 21st thru April 25th Drawing, painting, sculpture, and hands-on technology explorations are included as we artfully imagine interactivity and try to map our experiences of the weather.
C) May 9th thru June 13th  will be a "Drawing and Design Club"
We'll continue to focus on drawing, design, and invention that has interactive  and/or moving elements!  We'll brainstorm ways to make our inventions useful, make practical and speculative sketches, and learn how to use some power tools (No saws! Goggles provided!). As with all ArtClubs, we'll practice how to present and support our ideas.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Here are two links if you like to solve puzzles!

https://cariboutests.com/games/
There are some fun Puzzles at The Caribou Math Contest Games Page
If you think you would like to try the Caribou Math Contest at your school you can ask your teacher or school librarian for more info!

And you can learn more about endangered species here at Earthjustice.org
 
source: https://earthjustice.org/irreplaceable/caribou

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Some Fun with Maths:)

We've had a fun few studios so far and I will post some images and our creative solutions shortly.  In the meantime, and since it's Halloween...please make a skeleton!  Maybe you want your skeleton to animate...how could you do that?

Please really look through all of Arvind Gupta's amazing demo's on YouTube...and get into some creative STEAM-based making!   Happy Haunting!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Afterschool 2016/17 - Call Sylvie@905-639-8545 to register

Studio 1: Fall/Winter
Art-Making with a twist...

With Paint, Modelling Clay, Cameras, Apps, and ultimately: Drawing...
we'll spend artful time twisting 1 thing into another to create new forms!
$125. per 6 week session
Tuesdays starting October 11 thru Nov. 15
For ages 7-12+   -  all materials included

4:00 - 5:30 with healthy snack.
Pick up from Tom Thomson available.

Studio 2: STEAM Workshop Hi - Lo!
We'll explore science and nature in our artmaking, with inventiveness, imagination
and creative skills we'll
create an animatronic sculpture and make short
animations to share on paper and on youtube.  
$125. per 6 week session
Wednesdays starting October 12 thru Nov. 16
For ages 8-12+  -   all materials included

4:00 - 5:30 with healthy snack.
Pick up from Tom Thomson available.


Studio 3: December
DRAW-PAINT-PRINT 2.0

Explore and learn through fun, open-ended drawing, painting and printmaking activities! We will use drawing, painting, new media, and printmaking to create 'multiples' of work. Artists should bring a favourite interest, idea, toy, or story to
work with.
$85. for 4 weeks
Session runs Tuesdays, November 22 through Dec 13th.
For ages 7-12+  -  all materials included
3:45 - 5:30 with healthy snack.

Pick up from Tom Thomson available.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Halton PA Days 2016/17

HALTON PA Day ArtDays 2016/17

Fri. Oct.. 7 P.A. Day (Elem/Sec)
More Artmaking with a twist... 8:30-4:30pm

Fri. Nov. 25 P.A. Day (Elem/Sec)
More Draw-Paint-Print 2.0... 8:30-4:30pm

Fri. Feb. 3 P.A. Day (Elem/Sec)
Tunnels, Pathways, Maps & Stories...
8:30-4:30pm

Fri. April 28 P.A. Day (Elem/Sec)
Optical Illusions & Trompe L'Oeil...
8:30-4:30pm

Fri. June 2nd P.A. Day (Elementary only)
Drawing & Painting Club... 8:30-4:30pm