Art Classes & Workshops

Artscape Wychwood Barns | WINTER 2023

Winter 2023 Weekly Art Classes

Art Focus | Your child will explore, investigate and refine their art-making techniques in these fun creative classes. We will combine all mediums: ceramics, fine drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and mixed media. In addition to learning techniques, students will be introduced to historical and contemporary artists and their practices in addition to learning techniques. This class is appropriate for beginners and for those with a lot of experience wanting to further develop techniques and skills. Winter Art Focus Classes are held in our studio on Tuesdays and after school, Saturdays, and on Sunday mornings. These sessions are eight weeks long. 

Tuesdays: 5-8yrs • 4:15-6:00 pm • Jan 10-Feb 10 • $325 + HST $367.25

Tuesdays: 8-10yrs • 6:30-8 pm • Jan 10-Feb 10 • $325 + HST $367.25

Saturdays: 4-6yrs • 9-10:30 am • Jan 7 – March 4 • $325 + HST $367.25

Saturdays: 7-9yrs • 11-12:30 pm • Jan 7 – March 4 • $325 + HST $367.25

Saturdays:  8-10yrs • 2-4pm pm • Jan 7 – March 4 • $325 + HST $367.25

Saturdays:  9-12yrs • 4:10-6:10 pm • Jan 8 – March 5 • $325 + HST $367.25

 

Open Experiments 

Drop off your kids for some open-ended art-making fun! We’ll have multiple art stations set up so kids can explore mediums of their choice, socialize with their friends, and have some weekend relaxation. This program is suitable for kids who enjoy self-direction and experimentation.

8 Sessions. •  $325 + HST = $367.25

Sundays:    4-8 yrs • 9-10:30 am • Jan 8 – March 5

 

Friday Night Drop-Offs 

Friday’s  | • 5-9yrs  | 5:30pm-8:00pm|$40+ HST= $45.20 

Drop off your child with us between 5:30-8 pm and have some Friday night fun! Leave the kids with us for this 2.5 hr drop-off filled with fun art-making combined with some outdoor park time in the Wychwood Park Playground. Our studio is conveniently located in the St. Clair West area making this Friday night drop-off a great opportunity for parents to socialize in any of the nearby eating establishments, or simply finish their weekly errands. Children registering for the program must be 6yrs old. Dates are announced at the beginning of each month beginning in December.  

The following classes will reopen in Spring 2023 

WEE Art Our WEE Art classes skillfully combine literature with art-making as we aim to help prepare your child for success in school by fostering positive self-awareness and assurance. Each of our WEE Art sessions includes dynamic show-and-tell gatherings! Children must be 3 or 4 yrs old to register for this class and must be able to use the toilet on their own.

Ceramics 

Sculpting clay is a fun and creative process and medium that will help your child understand spatial awareness and develop fine motor skills. In this eight-week session, students will create functional and decorative ceramics using pinch, coil, and slab hand-building methods. This class is appropriate for beginners and for those with a lot of experience wanting to further develop techniques and skills. 

Felting, Knitting & Sewing 

Stitch, knit, purl, increase, shape and cast off unique works of textile art! In our Knitting and Sewing class, students will learn the basics of knitting, sewing, welt felting, and embroidery as they create fun and stress-free projects of their own choosing. Inspired by both contemporary and historical artists, students will bridge the divide between art and craft.

2 Hour Workshops   

Explore the three C’s of the arts; creativity, collaboration, and curiosity in these 2-hour workshops that are developed for children, youth, and adults to explore different creative mediums without the commitment of a long-term program. 

Each workshop features a project that can be completed that day, or taken to be completed at home. This is a wonderful opportunity for kids to enjoy new experiences, meet new challenges, and make new friends. Space is limited. Please email the studio for more info and registration.

Knitting | 8-12yrs | not running @ moment  | $45+HST=$50.85   
In through the front door, run around the back, hop through the window, and off jumps Jack! Kids learn the basic knitting techniques to send them on the way to enjoy a wonderful, relaxing hobby.

Sculpture Plaster 7-9yrs |not running @ moment |$55+HST=$50.85  
This workshop introduces kids to the basic concepts of both two and three-dimensional sculpture making. Using quick set plaster, kids will take home a unique piece of art inspired by famous historical or contemporary sculptures.

Parent & Child 3-4yrs |not running @ moment  | $45+HST=$50.85
Make discoveries, share ideas and feelings, and witness your child’s development through various mediums in these unique 2-hour workshops that are developed for a child attending with one parent or caregiver. Each workshop experiments with one medium; painting, sculpture, or print-making.

Water Colour | 6-9yrs |not running @ moment   | $45+HST=$50.85
After learning the basic concepts and techniques of watercolor painting, kids use their imagination to explore the medium through a variety of different paintings.

Collage | 6-9yrs |not running @ moment | $45+HST=$50.85 
Inspired by Hannah Hoch and other Dadaists, this workshop leads kids through the magical medium of found objects. Using glue, paper, photographs, and various other media, kids collage a unique art piece inspired by their own imagination.

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