July 2020

All of our children’s programming features projects designed and taught by professional artists, ensuring your child has an immersive experience in the creative process with quality, fine art materials within a supportive learning environment.

Improv & Comedy *PAISLEY

July 13 - 17, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Jennifer energizes, motivates, and educates students in a supportive, non-judgemental setting. Children will participate in improv games, exercises and sketches that build life skills including concentration, proactive listening, collaboration, problem solving and self confidence.

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Reef Explorers

July 13 - 17, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Underwater adventures! Well, in our imaginations! Students learn about incredible reef ecosystems and explore color, shape and texture in the creation of coral, sea anemones, sea urchins, sponges, barnacles and more!

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Batik & Tie Dye Colour Camp!

July 13 - 17, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Batik is a very old art form involving wax resists and saturated colours to create designs! Children will twist and tie fabric to create patterns, explore colour theory and make wild and wonderful colour combinations to wear, take a nap with as a cool pillowcase...or let your creativity (literal) flag fly!

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Happy Accidents

July 13 - 17, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

In our modern times of photoshop and perfectionism, children sometimes find it hard to deal with unwanted marks, little mistakes or spills “ruining” their masterpiece. But truth is, most great inventions and amazing artworks started with “happy accidents.”

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The Forest for the Trees *PAISLEY

July 13 - 17, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

The shadowed tangle of the forest creates pattern and colour that captivates Gallery artists Kristina Maus and Peter John Reid...and will inspire our young artist's! Students will make sketch books and take a line (and their feet!) for a walk to capture shadow and shape in “plein air” then head back inside to learn about colour values, colour mixing and compositions.

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Art Factory *PAISLEY

July 20 - 24, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Chelsea Campbell's class contains elements of drawing, painting and sculpture while learning about iconic “pop artist” Andy Warhol and his ideas about transforming everyday objects into art. Students will learn about process - how small steps can create a larger, more impactful art piece, along with learning technical skills such as proper brush strokes, shading and sources of light.

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Pirates of the Great Lakes

July 20 - 24, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

A swashbuckling adventure on the high seas!! Captain Suzy Short finger regales the crew with true Pirate tales as students transform themselves with costumes after making eyepatches and swords.

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Willow Weaving for Kids

July 20 - 24, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Get bent! Students explore the wondrous nature of willow construction. They will learn several willow weaving techniques and create a trivet, fish and star while learning how to weave two traditional forms of baskets (frame and stake & strand).

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Kids Photo Camp *PAISLEY

July 20 - 24, 1PM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 7-13

A perfect capture! Students will learn about the principles and elements of design, through capturing images of people, nature, and landscapes. Explore lighting and angles, composition and creativity! At the end of the week, students will present their images in a special exhibition for family and friends. Please bring your own digital and/or single lens reflex camera.

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Kids Photo Camp

July 27 - 31, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

A perfect capture! Students will learn about the principles and elements of design, through capturing images of people, nature, and landscapes.

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Wacky and Wonky Creature Creation

July 27 - 31, 9AM - 12PM | All Levels | Ages 7-12

Calling all Creature Creators! Make the wackiest, wonkiest papier mache sculptures celebrating the feathered or the furred. Colour and pattern create feather and foot, cardboard and imagination transform into masks that express our inner animal.

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Art for Tykes -Owlet Originals

July 27 - 31, 1PM - 3PM | All Levels | Ages 4-6

Children will investigate a variety of mediums, which will allow them to create two and three-dimensional artwork using materials such as paint and clay.

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