Fees: 3 hour class, semester (18 weeks), $850, term (9 weeks), $475
6 hour class, semester $1,250, term $675. Casual attendance all classes, $100/day, $65/ half day.
Credit cards accepted. (MC, VISA). Cheques payable to tutor.
Fees do not include materials.
TUESDAY: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Structured drawing and mixed media (suitable for beginners) will include work from still life objects and the landscape while experimenting with wet and dry media on paper and canvas. Materials can include charcoal, pencil, pastels, shellac, acrylic paint, watercolours, oil pastels, glue etc.
TUESDAY: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
WEDNESDAY: 9:30am to 4:00pm
FRIDAY: 9:30am to 4.00pm
Printmaking, painting and mixed media drawing, Wim de Vos, (suitable for all levels).
Participants may choose any or all of the following:
Introduction to intaglio and relief printing. Techniques will include: Etching (line, aquatint, sugar-lift), Engraving (drypoint, mezzotint), Collagraph (relief, intaglio, viscosity colour printing), Embossing, Lino and Woodblock printing. Participants will design their own artists’ stamps using copper, zinc, acrylic or board plates. Multiple plate and photographic processes will also be covered.
Structured and mixed media drawing and painting (see above).
Book Arts, Adele Outteridge, (suitable for all levels).
An introduction to the book arts exploring many binding techniques for making single and multi section books with soft and hard covers. Participants will create their own decorative papers using different surface design materials including rust, inks, paints, dry media, shellac etc. We shall explore book structure, also the sculptural properties of the book form as well as making journals, folios and boxes for prints, drawings etc. These projects will produce a series of highly individual books both practical and decorative.
Mixed media and book arts project Participants will be encouraged to work on individual projects on a chosen or set theme for a studio exhibition of artists’ books to be held in November 2012. This project may include any of the above media (more details will be discussed in week 2).
SATURDAY: 9.30am to 12.30pm
Printmaking, Wim de Vos, (suitable for all levels).
Introduction to intaglio (etching) and relief printing (see above class description).
These lessons are designed to suit those who may not be able to attend regular classes or workshops, or who may have a specific project in mind. All media available.
By appointment, all levels, $175/ day, $85/half day per person.