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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 and perspective to help you create beautiful drawings. There are only 10 spots! Pre-register & Save
Sunday, February 25th 9:30am – 3:30pm Saturday, March 17th 9:30am – 3:30pm Sunday, April 29th 9:30am – 3:30pm Have you ever wanted to paint but were unsure how to start? Or have you tried acrylics and been frustrated because you weren’t able to make it do what you wanted? This class is designed for you.
Sunday, March 4th 10:00am – 3:00pm Exercise your creative ‘right’ brain by painting quickly and utilizing techniques that prevent your thinking ‘left’ brain from taking over! You will be amazed at the variety of options to choose from and the variety of outcomes!
Saturday, March 10th 12:00 – 3:15pm Sunday, April 8th 12:00 – 3:15pm 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. No artistic ability required.
Sunday, March 11th 10:00am – 3:00pm This workshop will help you to loosen up and paint quickly. Each person will pick their own set of colours for each painting. Donna will demo several options and guide you through the steps to using your right brain to create unique paintings.
Saturday, March 17th 9:30 – 3:30pm Saturday, April 14th 9:30 – 3:30pm 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.
March 20th, 10:00am – 1:00pm 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.
Thursdays, March 22nd – April 19th 6:00pm – 7:30pm
This lyric writing workshop will guide you through the lyric creation process and the group will learn from and critique each others lyrics as the course progresses. The 5-part course will be based on the e-book written and provided by the instructor.
Saturday, March 24th 9:30 – 3:30pm Saturday, April 28th 9:30 – 3:30pm 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.
Monday – Thursday, March 26th – 29th 1:00 – 4:00pm
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.
Saturday & Sunday, March 31st & April 1st 10:00 – 4:00pm
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.