Texture, Colour, & Line: Surface Design

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Marla Benton

Mondays, July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This week-long workshop will focus on experimenting on the surface of clay. A variety of methods will be demonstrated which will include printmaking techniques and hand building with clay! Through discussion on design and patterning, participants will create their own...

Pattern and Print: An Exploration of the Ceramic Surface

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Walter Ostrom and Martina Lantin

Mondays, June 29, 2020 – July 10, 2020

9:00am – 4:00pm

This two-week workshop will focus on the multiple ways to enhance thrown and hand built ceramic forms through colour and pattern. The workshop is open to advanced students. Applicants must submit a resume of experience and six (6) images of...

Paint the Town! Oil Painting

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Heather Sayeau

Mondays, July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This workshop will focus on painting both the architecture and the landscape of Lunenburg. Each day will begin with a demonstration in the studio. Students will then depart, set up portable easels and paint en plein air in the town...

How to Paint in Watercolour

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Michael Peters

Mondays, July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This pleasant 5-day course is aimed at anyone who wants to explore the wonderful and spontaneous world of watercolour. Daily, plein-air painting excursions will be supported by instruction and simple, studio-based demonstrations. A variety of artist’s tools, materials and techniques...

Youth Art Week: Creative writing for Kids with The Writers Federation of Nova Scotia (“WFNS”)

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Linda Hudson & the WFNS

Mondays, July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This workshop for ages 11-13, will be an adventure into expanding the creative mind, and expressing it through images and the written word. Participants will discover and explore character development, build description through observation, and play with figurative language. The...

Egg Tempera Painting: Mastering the Art

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Tom Forrestall & William Forrestall

Mondays, August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

The Egg Tempera course will offer participants a new creative and expressive relationship with this most ancient of painting mediums. The course designed for both novices and experienced painters, includes an introduction to the practice of egg tempera painting by...

Plein Air Watercolour: Coastal Landscapes

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Tom Ward

Mondays, August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This workshop is about painting watercolour landscapes on site. There are some wonderful areas around Lunenburg, which are terrific places for marine landscapes. Our five days of classes will address the challenges of colour, value, and composition while painting outdoors....

Youth Art Week: Every Child is an Artist

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Jason Skinner & Ali J. Eisner

Mondays, August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

“Every child is an Artist… the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” (Pablo Picasso) This incredible, 5-day course offers youth ages 9 – 12 a chance to explore a variety of art mediums and techniques....

A Lunenburg Sketch-About

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Michael Peters

Mondays, August 17, 2020 – August 21, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This is a course for people of all ages and skills who want to draw and paint, whether on location or in the classroom, with confidence and an easy-going enthusiasm! No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome. Working...

Youth Art Week: Puppeteering Camp

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Ali J. Eisner

Mondays, August 17, 2020 – August 21, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

Have you ever wondered how a puppeteer makes a puppet come to life? This workshop guides students in learning how to puppeteer for stage and screen. Ages 9-12 will learn the fundamental basics of Puppet manipulation, developing characters, and using...

Summer Screen Printing

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Maria Doering

Mondays, August 24, 2020 – August 28, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

This weeklong class will cover the joys of screen printing on paper with a focus on creating colourful imagery by using hand-cut stencils and screen filler. By the end of the week students will be comfortable with mixing inks, registering...

The Architecture of Landscape

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Roger Mullin

Mondays, August 24, 2020 – August 28, 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

The sketch remains one of the most energetic, sophisticated and deeply rooted means to represent architectural space and form. In this workshop we will be drawing on large format paper, utilizing a portable lightweight drawing board (12”x18”), conté sticks (graphite...