WAG Teen,Adult Programming

Last Day of Registration: One week before start date of session.

Classes will be cancelled if minimum registration is not met. All prices and programs are subject to change without notice.

Watch for exciting new programs throughout the year!


LIFE DRAWING - DISCOVER NEW A WAY OF SEEING! 

Ages: 16+
Guest instructor: Ron Milton.
Weekly figure drawing classes include a curriculum, at-home practice and monthly critique by arts professional, Ron Milton. Models will be posing nude and/or in costume for various lengths of time throughout the evening. Registrants are required to bring their own drawing tools and materials.
Date Time Session Cost
Wednesday September 26, 2018 to November 14, 2018 7:00- 9:00 pm 8 $100 non-members/ $85 members for all sessions/ $15 per session
Wednesday January 23, 2019 to March 13, 2019 7:00-9:00 pm 8 $100 non-members/ $85 members for all sessions/ $15 per session
10% discount for all students

PORTFOLIO PA DAY

Ages: 11-17
Instructor: Mercedes Schuster
High school students are invited to register for an afternoon mentorship session with award winning emerging arts professional, Mercedes Schuster. Schuster will address portfolio preparation and include a number of activities to hone such skills required to pursue post-secondary studies in the visual arts.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Friday September 28, 2018 1:00-4:00pm One Day $45 non members/ $35 members

Printmaking Possibilities - Basic Image Transfer

Age: 14+
Instructor: Andrew Moore
You don’t need to be an artist to discover the endless possibilities that printmaking has to offer. This basic 3 week session is an opportunity for everyone to check out the WAG’s newly developed environmentally responsible printmaking studio with no pressure. Students can sample a variety of relief printmaking methods and practices. Make a beautifully designed stamp to create multiple prints suitable for greeting or birthday cards. All materials are included in the cost of registration. Students are asked to bring in images or photographs of interest to use as reference material.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Wednesday October 3, 10 & 17, 2018 6:30 - 9:00 pm 3 $100 non members/ $85 members

The Mosiac Experience

Age: 16+
Instructor: Heather Vollans
This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for students to learn the basics skills of creating mosaics using materials such as glass china, metals, and stones. A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces of coloured glass, stone, or other materials. All tools will be available for use in the workshop and all materials are included in the cost of registration.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday October 20, 2018 10:30 am - 4:00 pm One Day $100 non members/ $85 members

Painting with Dye, Painting with Colour

Age: 16+
Instructor: Nancy Latchford
Anyone interested in working with colour will ‘dye’ to try learning a very specific way of dyeing fabrics and threads in this workshop. Colour theory will be explored using Procion MX Dyes. The dyes are designed to work on natural materials, and mixing and layering the unique colours is very similar to painting with watercolours. Discover a variety of resist techniques to create and develop original patterns. All materials are included in the cost of registration. Please bring a towel for clean-up and plastic bag to carry home.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30 am - 4:00 pm One Day  $100 non members/ $85 members
Saturday March 23, 2019 10:30 am - 4:00 pm One Day $100 non members/ $85 members

Introduction to Painting

Age: 12–17
Instructor: Jaclyn Caughill
Students will discover the elements and principles of art as they explore a variety of painting exercises, demonstrations and projects. All materials are included in the cost of registration.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday November 17 & 24, 2018 10:30 am - 1:00 pm 2 $45 non members/ $35 members
Saturday March 2 & 9, 2019 10:30 am - 1:00 pm 2 $45 non members/ $35 members

Basic of Wire Art Jewellery Workshop

Age: 16+
Instructor: Judy Feskun
Students will learn basic techniques for making wire jewellery. At least two projects will be completed. Students will take with them a step-by-step list of instructions to ensure future success with the designs that have been shared in the workshop! Explore design, composition, and discuss proper tools and materials. All tools will be available for use in the workshop and all materials are included in the cost of registration.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Wednesday November 21, 2018 6:30 - 9:00 pm One Day $45 non members/ $35 members
Wednesday February 27, 2019 6:30 - 9:00 pm One Day $45 non members/ $35 members

Introduction to Bookbinding: Woven Books

Age: 14+
Instructor: Member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG)
Students will be introduced to two simple book structures. Discover accordion structure held together by a woven paper cover. The second structure is a book sewn directly to a heavy paper cover. Exposed stitching of this structure provides the framework for a decorative woven element on the book’s spine. All materials are included in the cost of registration.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday November 24, 2018 10:30 am- 4:00 pm One Day $100 non members/$85 members

Introduction to Bookbinding: Small Binding in Hard Cover

Ages: 14+
Instructor: Member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG)
This is the second of 3 workshops offered by the CBBAG at the WAG. Students will create their own text block bound in a small, hard cover book. All materials are included in the cost of registration.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday January 26, 2019 10:30 am - 4:00 pm One Day $100 non members/ $85 members

SHARING THE MOSAIC EXPERIENCE

Adult and Youth pairing 6+
Instructor: Heather Vollans
This half-day workshop provides an opportunity for adult/youth partners to learn the basics of glass mosaic together. Collaborate, bond and create. All tools and materials are provided to a maximum of 8 pairs for a dynamic intergenerational bonding experience. A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday February 9, 2019 1:00-4:00pm One Day 

$45 non members/ $35 members/ person

Introduction to Bookbinding: Lace Paper Binding

Age: 14+
Instructor: Member of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG)
This is the final of 3 workshops offered by the CBBAG at the WAG. The final book project for the season is an ambitious project patterned after a historical structure, known as “Limp vellum.” The pages of this structure are stitched to leather cords that are woven through a heavy paper cover. All materials are included in the cost of registration.

Date Time Sessions Cost
Saturday February 23, 2019 10:30 am - 4:00 pm One Day  $100 non members/ $85 members

Discover Drawing

Age: 12–17
Instructor: Mercedes Schuster
This winter, students have the opportunity to work with arts professional, Mercedes Schuster. Students will be introduced to contemporary and traditional drawing practices, exploring popular artists and art fundamentals through hands-on studio experience. Tour current exhibitions, and build your portfolio. Students are required to bring appropriate clothing, a snack and imagination!

Date Time Sessions Cost
Monday to Wednesday March 11,12 & 13, 2019 1:00 - 4:30 pm 3

$100 non members/ $85 members for all sessions or

$35 non members/ $30 members per session

 

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