Adult Courses

We offer a variety of adult courses in various mediums. If you wish to register, you can do so online by clicking on the course title or by giving us a call at 705-742-3221. We also take registrations in person if you would like to drop by and explore our studios.

To see the classes offered on each specific day, please click on the tab of your preference.


  • September 24, 2018 - December 10, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Acrylics I/ II (Monday Afternoons) with Stephen Snider Monday 1:00 - 4:00 pm There will be no classes on Oct 1 & Thanksgiving, October 8 2018 This course is for beginners or for beginners with a little experience and need a refresher course. Each week we will paint a simple scene, instructor will demonstrate as (more…)


  • September 24, 2018 - December 3, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Portrait Painting with Megan Ward Monday 1:00 - 4:00 pm No Classes during Thanksgiving, Oct 8, 2018. This course guides beginner- and intermediate-level painters in skill-building and learning practical portraiture techniques. Students may work with either oils or acrylics and will receive instruction specific to the medium of choice. By tackling multiple projects, students will gain (more…)


  • September 24, 2018 - December 3, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Expressive Acrylic Painting with Megan Ward Monday 6:00 - 9:00 pm No Classes on Thanksgiving, Oct 8, 2018. Learn the art of expressive painting and rethink the process of creating art. Let you creativity guide you.  Follow your instinct and explore different mediums while enjoying this unique process. See link below for course outline and material list (more…)


  • September 24, 2018 - December 10, 2018
    9:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Acrylics I/ II (Monday Mornings) with Stephen Snider Monday 9:00 - 12:00 pm There will be no classes Oct 1 & on Thanksgiving, October 8 2018 This course is for beginners or for beginners with a little experience and need a refresher course. Each week we will paint a simple scene, instructor will demonstrate as we (more…)


  • September 25, 2018 - November 27, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Paul Nabuurs Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00 pm $295, members $265.50  This beginner acrylic class will introduce the true beginner to the essentials in painting with acrylics. Develop you skills with different mediums, colour theory, composition, and new painting techniques. Each student will easy into this process with step by step guidance, with the final outcome being (more…)


  • September 26, 2018 - December 5, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hyper Realism - Oil Painting (Wednesday Evenings) with Alex Bierk There will be no class on Halloween Oct 31, 2018 Wednesday 6-9 p.m. Offering students with any level of experience an opportunity to learn how to paint using the grid technique - using black and white oil paint to transfer a source image onto canvas. (more…)


  • September 29, 2018 - November 29, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Watercolour I/II (Thursday Evening) with Debra Bannister Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 pm This course offers a complete introduction to painting with transparent watercolours, from painting wet on wet through glazing. Introduction to composition, colour theory and brushwork will be part of each lesson as we explore a variety of subject matter. You will be introduced (more…)


  • October 2, 2018 - December 4, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Techniques of the Masters (Tuesday Afternoons) with Victoria Wallace 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  New Start Date Oct 2nd $295, members $265.50, plus $40 material fee Discover and learn a vast array of techniques created by the old Masters and some groundbreaking modernists, like Gustav Klimt, Henri Mattisse, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, Andy Warhol (more…)


  • October 3, 2018 - December 5, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Watercolour I (Wednesday Morning) with Sharon Taylor Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 noon Start Date: Oct 3rd This course offers a complete introduction to painting with transparent watercolours, from painting wet on wet through glazing and calligraphy. Introduction to composition, colour theory and brushwork will be part of each lesson as we explore a variety of (more…)


  • October 3, 2018 - December 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Watercolour Painting II with Sharon Taylor Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm Start Date: Oct 3rd If you are looking for more instruction and experience in watercolour painting but don't feel ready for the advanced class this is the venue for you. We will take up where we left off from the Beginners class but with more emphasis (more…)


  • September 26, 2018 - November 28, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Daniel Crawford Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. $197, members $177 This course is intended to be an introduction to the drawing process with ink, including an examination of observation techniques and an exploration of different drawing materials and the skills needed to work with the medium. By the end of this course you will have a working (more…)


  • September 27, 2018 - November 29, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drawing II with Daniel Crawford Thursdays 1-4 pm Intermediate Drawing is the second phase in the drawing curriculum.  It is designed for the student who has already grasped basic drawing techniques and skills in Drawing I.  This course addresses a variety of topics of interest to the intermediate artist including: Furthering skills and techniques learnt in (more…)


  • September 27, 2018 - November 29, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Daniel Crawford Thursdays 6-9 p.m. If you can write you can draw. This course is intended to be an introduction to the drawing process, including an examination of observation techniques and an exploration of different drawing materials and the skills needed to work with them. By the end of this course you will have a (more…)


  • October 14, 2018 - December 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Sundays 1:00 - 4:00pm New Start Date Oct 14th $295, members $265.50 + $65 material kit fee There will be no class on Thanksgiving weekend Oct 7 2018. This course is designed to teach Scratchboard for a beginner and intermediate student. Develop an understanding of the medium and an ability to create unique artwork. (more…)


  • September 24, 2018 - November 26, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Monday Evenings) With David Baker Mondays 6-9 p.m. There will be no Class on Thanksgiving Oct 8, 2018 The Art Schools pottery department is one of the finest in Ontario with Shimpo  wheels, beautiful glazes, on-site firing, and  instruction from professional potters. At the beginner and intermediate level, students will receive instruction in (more…)


  • September 25, 2018 - November 27, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Tuesday Afternoons) With Karen Hjort-Jensen Tuesdays 1-4 p.m. The Art Schools pottery department is one of the finest in Ontario with Shimpo  wheels, beautiful glazes, on-site firing, and  instruction from professional potters. At the beginner and intermediate level, students will receive instruction in all aspects of wheel work, how glazes work, how to (more…)


  • September 25, 2018 - November 27, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Tuesday Evenings) With David Baker Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. The Art Schools pottery department is one of the finest in Ontario with Shimpo  wheels, beautiful glazes, on-site firing, and  instruction from professional potters. At the beginner and intermediate level, students will receive instruction in all aspects of wheel work, how glazes work, how to (more…)


  • September 27, 2018 - November 29, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Thursday Evenings) With David Baker Thursdays 6-9 p.m. The Art Schools pottery department is one of the finest in Ontario with Shimpo  wheels, beautiful glazes, on-site firing, and  instruction from professional potters. At the beginner and intermediate level, students will receive instruction in all aspects of wheel work, how glazes work, how to (more…)


  • November 11, 2018 - November 25, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pottery: Holiday Angel Sculptures With David Baker Nov 11, 12-2 pm + Nov 25, 12-1 pm $45, members $40.50 + $15 material fee Decorate this holiday season with one of your own creations. Visit our Pottery studio and let your creative holiday spirit guide you as you make your own Angel Sculpture. This is a great (more…)


  • November 18, 2018 - November 25, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pottery: Holiday Ornaments With David Baker Nov 18, 12-2 pm + Nov 25, 12-1 pm $45, members $40.50 + $15 material fee Create your own holiday ornaments this winter. Visit our Pottery studio and let your creative holiday spirit guide you as you make multiple tree ornaments that are sure to enhance your tree this year. (more…)


  • September 26, 2018 - December 5, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Photography I With Bill Lockington Wednesday 6-9pm at LLF Lawyers 332 Aylmer St. N. Peterborough 8 weeks: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10,24, Nov 7, 14, 28 & Dec 5th $60 Manual This course is designed to capture the joys of photography – to create interesting images that combine the sensibility or feelings of a photographic (more…)


  • September 25, 2018 - December 11, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jewellery II With Sandy MacFarlane Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. There will no classes Oct 9, 2018 This class is intended for students that have a good understanding of the basic jewellery skills and wish to expand their skill set, while continuing to work on their own creative projects. You will be able to explore techniques such (more…)


  • September 24, 2018 - December 3, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Portrait Painting with Megan Ward Monday 1:00 - 4:00 pm No Classes during Thanksgiving, Oct 8, 2018. This course guides beginner- and intermediate-level painters in skill-building and learning practical portraiture techniques. Students may work with either oils or acrylics and will receive instruction specific to the medium of choice. By tackling multiple projects, students will gain (more…)


  • September 24, 2018 - December 3, 2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Expressive Acrylic Painting with Megan Ward Monday 6:00 - 9:00 pm No Classes on Thanksgiving, Oct 8, 2018. Learn the art of expressive painting and rethink the process of creating art. Let you creativity guide you.  Follow your instinct and explore different mediums while enjoying this unique process. See link below for course outline and material list (more…)


  • September 26, 2018 - November 28, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Daniel Crawford Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. $197, members $177 This course is intended to be an introduction to the drawing process with ink, including an examination of observation techniques and an exploration of different drawing materials and the skills needed to work with the medium. By the end of this course you will have a working (more…)


  • October 14, 2018 - December 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Sundays 1:00 - 4:00pm New Start Date Oct 14th $295, members $265.50 + $65 material kit fee There will be no class on Thanksgiving weekend Oct 7 2018. This course is designed to teach Scratchboard for a beginner and intermediate student. Develop an understanding of the medium and an ability to create unique artwork. (more…)