Wednesdays 5:30 – 8:00pm – Learn the fundamentals of acrylics. This interactive course will teach you how to plan, prepare and complete cohesive paintings, from prepping canvas to finished works of art. There are only 10 spots! Pre-Register & Save
Thursdays 5:30 – 8:00pm – Learn fundamentals of drawing in a variety of different mediums. Interactive class will guide you through composition & perspective to help you create beautiful drawings. There are only 10 spots! Pre-register & Save
Tuesdays 5:30 – 8:00pm You’ve learned the foundations, and now it’s time push beyond your scope. This class is as much about breaking the mould as it is an exploration on personal elevation in what we already understand as Art.
December 16th, 9:00am – 12:30pm Little finger friendly festive craft session to keep your 5-10 year old creatively engaged while you tackle your own holiday to do list. Crafters will be guided, step by step to complete a Festive Wall Hanging and Gift Bag. All supplies provided. Please send a snack.
January 9th – March 13th Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm McTavish Academy of Art, in association with Half a World Theatre, offers those aged 15 to 25 and beyond an exciting new opportunity to make drama and to experience theatre.
Date 1: Wed., January 17th 6:00 – 9:00pm Date 2: Wed., February 14th 6:00 – 9:00pm Date 3: Wed., March 14th 6:00 – 9:00pm Date 4: Wed., April 18th 6:00 – 9:00pm This fundamental live model course will take you on a trip through the human anatomy, helping you to understand science of the body for a more believable and finished piece of work. Instructor will be available if you would like assistance.
Saturday, January 20th 9:30 – 3:30pm (Birds) Saturday, March 17th 9:30 – 3:30pm (Spring Flowers) Saturday, April 14th 9:30 – 3:30pm (Botanicals) If you have always wanted to paint and think that watercolours are frightening, come and try them in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. Take out those watercolours and see what they can do in a bright and free way.
Session 1: Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 27th – 28th Session 2: Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 24th – 25th Our popular intro course will get you screenprinting in two days. We break it down into 8 easy steps, and small class size means lots of hands-on learning. This is all about hands-on learning the basic fundamentals of screenprinting with photostencils.
Saturday, January 27th (Birds and Botanicals) Saturday, February 17th (Birds and Botanicals) Saturday, March 24th (Spring Flowers) Saturday, April 28th (Botanicals) Join Bryony for a foray into the lovely medium of pen and ink and create some beautiful results. Using flowers, birds, fruits and veggies, one can be as detailed or free flowing as you like.
January Session: Saturday, January 27th February Session: Sunday, February 4th March Session: Saturday, March 10th April Session: Sunday, April 8th Yoga for our brain! Zentangle is a simple drawing technique. It is easy to learn, relaxing and a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with a sense of personal well being. Come and explore your creative side, you will amaze yourself! No artistic ability required.
Thursdays in February (1, 8, 15, 22) 9:30 – 12:00 pm If you have always wanted to paint and think that watercolours are frightening, come and try them in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. Take out those watercolours and see what they can do in a bright and free way.
Thursdays, February 1st – February 22nd Mosaics are a fun, exciting art form which everyone can have success with. The creative possibilities are endless! This course will be comprised of four 2.5 hour sessions. Each participant will leave at the end with at least one completed mosaic suitable for use/display indoors.
Session 1: Sunday, February 4th and 18th Session 2: Sunday, March 4th and 18th Learn the fundamentals of acrylics. This interactive workshop will teach you how to plan, prepare and complete cohesive paintings, from prepping canvas to finished works of art.
Session 1: Sunday, February 11th 1:00 – 4:30pm Session 2: Sunday, February 25th 1:00 – 4:30pm In this fun and imaginative class, you will be part of a group collective in which your drawings will contribute to making your very own colouring book. Great for those who want to create something personal for their children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or just your friends.
Sundays, March 11th and 25th 1:00 – 4:30pm In our Illustrative workshop you will learn the “old school” way of illustrating comic strips, cover art, and finally movie posters, using composition and colour theory to guide your decisions.
Session 1: Monday – Friday, March 19th – 23rd Session 2: Monday – Thursday, March 26th – 29th Come join us at the Academy to learn foundations for Illustration and graphic design, with our comic book design workshop. After this series you will walk away with an understanding of character design and finished comic.
Session 1: March 20th, 10:00am – 1:00pm Session 2: March 27th, 10:00am – 1:00pm Create with MAOA’s very own Creative Director Lucas J. Copplestone in the Screen Printing Studio, Exploring POP Art, Cruiser Bike & Skateboard Culture in the form of screen printed apparel.