Autumn Workshops [Dundas Valley School of Art]

Upcoming Workshops | Exciting 1 & 2 Day Classes For Autumn

Pen and Ink: The Dipping Pen with Barry Coombs
Thursday, October 12, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Pen and ink basics, as well as creative drawing exercises using the traditional metal nib with a bottle of ink, will round out a full day of new ideas and techniques. Drawing and watercolour experience recommended. Course Fee: $49  More Details/Registration

Life Drawing Fundamentals: Comparative Proportion with Wayne Moore
Saturday, October 14, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Understanding comparative proportion and anatomy is integral to drawing the figure. We’ll study the head, hands and feet, identify weight carrying muscles and engage in a discussion of landmarks. Course Fee: $59  More Details/Registration

Life Drawing Fundamentals: Tonal Drawing with Wayne Moore
Saturday, October 28, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Learn how to exploit the effects of light and shadow to develop the form and composition. We’ll focus on working from dark to light, patterns of shadow drawing, modeling in ink and turning line into tone. Course Fee: $59


Breaking The Creative Block with Linda Blakney
Saturday, Oct. 7, 10:00am – 3:30pm
For artists of all mediums, you’ll explore productive and successful ways of breaking down barriers to creating. This class is full of inspiring projects designed to open up new ways to express your endeavours. Course Fee: $185  More Details/Registration

Create a Cubist Watercolour with Barry Coombs
Sat. Oct. 14 & Sun. Oct. 15, 9:30am – 4:00pm
The masters of the Cubist period will be our inspiration for creating a playful and colourful watercolour painting. This creative exercise combines ideas about drawing, composition, colour and value. Prior watercolour experience recommended. Course Fee: $179  More Details/Registration

Loving the Letters: Graffiti 101 Workshop with Cory Tower
Sunday, October 15, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Get comfortable using various implements including spray paint to create beautiful effects and dynamic shapes as you explore lettering, designing your name and painting your own complete graffiti artwork. Course Fee: $89  More Details/Registration 

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Jacquie Cobb
Saturday, October 28 & Sunday October 29, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Perfect for “newbies” to the medium. Topics include colour mixing and colour theory to achieve the colours you want and painting techniques such as brush work and blending on the canvas. Course Fee: $149 More Details/Registration

Pottery & Mosaics

Pottery Spray Booth Workshop with Michael Collins
Sunday, October 29, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Learn how to use the new glaze spray booth in the pottery glaze room. Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you’ll explore the new possibilities for glaze and slip effects achievable by spraying on greenware and bisque ware. Course Fee: $79  More Details/Registration


Studio Lighting for Photography with Rick Kowalczykowski
Sunday, October 29, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
A workshop for the photographer looking to add the use of studio flash and multiple light set-ups to their skill-set. You’ll learn how to use use monolights, strobes, light modifiers, umbrellas, softbox and grid spot attachments to shoot creative photographs. Course Fee: $79 More Details/Registration  


Relief Printmaking with Lino Blocks: The Next Level with Ralph Heather
Saturday, October 28, 9:30am to 3:00pm
After a brief review of the medium, you’ll be introduced to new methods for creating textures, reduction printing, mixing mediums, and other techniques suitable for both studio and home use. Course Fee: $165  More Details/Registration

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Saturday, April 9, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, October 29, 2017 (All day)
Dundas Valley School of Art - 21 Ogilvie St, Dundas