Live Art Classes

For Elementary Students

A local artist will be delivering these engaging elementary instructional art classes via Google Meet. This interactive platform will allow the artist to connect with the students as she instructs lessons. The projects will only include materials found in most classrooms and homes and will occur on Friday afternoons.

NOTE: Please be sure to register using an email you check often as important information will be needed from you and also shared with you via email.

FRI Feb 5 | 1 PM – 1:45 PM: Crosshatch drawing, pencil, eraser, ruler, thin black marker, several sheets of white paper

FRI Feb 12 | Simplified People | 1 PM – 1:45 PM: Required materials are several sheets of white paper (thicker paper works better), paint (black, white, red, blue, yellow), paper towel, salt, paintbrushes (1 large, 1 small), a small container of water

FRI Feb 26 | Wild Flowers on the Prairie | Gr. 1 – 3   1 PM – 1:45 PM | Gr. 4+   2 PM – 2:30 PM

Participants will learn various painting techniques including; design and layout concepts, ways to blend paint effectively and impasto to achieve texture. They will learn about colour theory, primary colours, and how to mix paint to achieve secondary colours. Required materials are white cardstock or watercolour paper, masking tape, ACRYLIC paint (black, white, red, blue, yellow), large and small paintbrush, Q-Tips, plate to use as a pallet, water cup for cleaning paint brushes, and paper towels.

FRI Mar 5 | Mountain Collage | Gr. 1 – 3    1 PM – 1:45 PM | Gr. 4+    2 PM – 2:30 PM

For this mixed media painting, students will use various papers to create a mountain landscape. Additionally, participants will learn how to draw a simplified bear to put into the scene that they have created using construction techniques with basic shapes. Cost is $17 plus GST per class. Required materials are various coloured construction paper/tissue paper/old magazines/newspapers/scrap paper, white cardstock, scissors, glue stick, white glue, plain white paper, pencil, eraser, any type of paint (black, white, red, yellow, blue), paper plate to use as a pallet, large and small paint brush, water cup to clean paint brushes, paper towels.

FRI Mar 12 | Zentangle | Gr. 1 – 3    1 PM – 1:45 PM | Gr. 4+    2 PM – 2:30 PM

Participants will have the chance to use their imaginations and get creative doodling with a theme. They will learn about repeating patterns and how to use design elements and colour to create balance. Doodling is fun to do and a relaxing exercise that helps develop personal style. Cost is $17 plus GST per class. Required materials are coloured or white cardstock, black pen, coloured markers or gel pens, pencil, eraser.

FRI Mar 26 | City Street Drawing | Gr. 1 – 3    1 PM – 1:45 PM | Gr. 4+    2 PM – 2:30 PM

Participants will be introduced to a fundamental drawing skill that creates a sense of depth on a 2D surface. They will draw their cityscape with a one point perspective. Cost is $17 plus GST per class.  Required materials are plain white paper, ruler, pencil, eraser, coloured markers/pencil crayons.