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.


  • Acrylic I/II Mon Aft
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Acrylics I/ II (Monday Mornings) with Stephen Snider Monday 9:00 - 12:00 noon There will be no classes on Family Day (Feb 18) and during March Break (March 11) 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 (more…)


  • Acrylic I/II Mon Aft
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    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 Family Day (Feb 18) and during March Break (March 11) 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 (more…)


  • Acrylic Pouring Monday 1-3
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jocasta Boone Monday 1-3 p.m. $206, members $185 No Classes on Family Day (Feb 18) and during March Break (March 11) Join us as you explore Acrylic Pouring. Let the fluid acrylics do with work for you as you create interesting and exciting projects throughout this 10 week courses. Learn about materials, techniques for different (more…)


  • Abstract Acrylics
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Megan Ward Mondays 1-4 pm No classes Family Day (Feb 18) and during March Break (March 11) This course is for beginner- and intermediate-level students who are interested in experimentation with acrylics. Pre-existing familiarity with handling acrylic paint is recommended. Students will be supported through developing their individual creative process and immersing themselves in the (more…)


  • Life Drawing / Painting Self Directed
    January 21, 2019 - February 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Self Directed Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm There will be no class during March Break (March 14) Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, (more…)


  • Portrait Painting Monday Evenings
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Portrait Painting with Megan Ward Monday 6:00 - 9:00 pm No Classes during Family Day (Feb 18) and March Break (March 11) 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 (more…)


  • Acrylic Pouring Monday Evening
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jocasta Boone Monday 6-8 p.m. No Classes on Family Day (Feb 18) and during March Break (March 11) Join us as you explore Acrylic Pouring. Let the fluid acrylics do with work for you as you create interesting and exciting projects throughout this 10 week courses. Learn about materials, techniques for different pours, such as (more…)


  • Illustrative Watercolour
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Illustrative Watercolour II/III (Tuesday Aft) with Dwayne James Tuesday 11-2 pm No Classes during March Break (March 12) Have you ever wanted to create hyper-detailed, illustrative watercolours that enhance or even warp reality? It’s surprisingly easy, especially if you can take advantage of science and technology in the planning stages. In this ten week course, you (more…)


  • Acrylic Mediums and Methods
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Acrylics: Mediums & Methods (Tuesday Afternoons) with Victoria Wallace 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  plus $50 material fee There will be no classes during March Break (March 12) Discover the techniques of professional acrylic artists and your unique artistic voice through the examination of the vast array of acrylic mediums and paints available today. This (more…)


  • Acrylic Mediums and Methods
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Acrylics: Mediums & Methods (Tuesday Evening) with Victoria Wallace 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  plus $50 material fee There will be no classes during March Break (March 12) Discover the techniques of professional acrylic artists and your unique artistic voice through the examination of the vast array of acrylic mediums and paints available today. This (more…)


  • Illustrative Watercolour
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Illustrative Watercolour II/III (Tuesday Evenings) with Dwayne James Tuesday 6-9 pm No Classes during March Break (March 12) Have you ever wanted to create hyper-detailed, illustrative watercolours that enhance or even warp reality? It’s surprisingly easy, especially if you can take advantage of science and technology in the planning stages. In this ten week course, you (more…)


  • Watercolour I
    January 23, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Watercolour I (Wednesday Morning) with Sharon Taylor Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 noon No classes during March Break (March 13) 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 (more…)


  • Watercolour II
    January 23, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Watercolour Painting II with Sharon Taylor Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm There will be no classes during March Break (March 13) 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 (more…)


  • Oil Painting Wed Evening
    January 23, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Oil Painting I/II John Climenhage Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 pm There will be no class during March Break (March 13) The beginner oil painter will learn all there is to know about painting with oil: brushes, paints and mediums, health and safety, colour theory, techniques, composition, and develop observation skills. Each student receives plenty of (more…)


  • Hyper Realism Wednesday Evening
    January 23, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hyper Realism - Oil Painting (Wednesday Evenings) with Alex Bierk Wednesday 6-9 p.m. There will be no class during March Break (March 13) 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…)


  • Techniques of the Masters
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Techniques of the Masters (Thursday Afternoons) with Victoria Wallace 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  plus $40 material fee No classes during March Break (March 14) 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 and (more…)


  • Oil Painting I/II
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Oil Painting I (Thursday Afternoons) with Jenni Johnston 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm The beginner oil painter will learn all there is to know about painting with oil: brushes, paints and mediums, health and safety, colour theory, techniques, composition, and develop observation skills. Each student receives plenty of one-on-one guidance. See link below for course (more…)


  • Techniques of the Masters
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Techniques of the Masters (Thursday Evening) with Victoria Wallace 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  plus $40 material fee No classes during March Break (March 14) 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 and (more…)


  • Life Drawing / Painting Self Directed
    March 18, 2019 - April 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Self Directed Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm There will be no class during March Break (March 14) Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, (more…)


  • Pottery: Sculpting the Figure
    March 18, 2019 - April 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gail West Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm $175, members $158 + cost of clay Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the (more…)


  • Life Drawing / Painting Self Directed
    January 21, 2019 - February 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Self Directed Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm There will be no class during March Break (March 14) Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, (more…)


  • Scratchboard
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00pm $65 material kit fee There will be no class during March Break (March 12) 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. An emphasis will be placed on the content of (more…)


  • Drawing with Ink
    January 23, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Daniel Crawford Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. $206, members $185 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…)


  • Drawing II Thursday 1-4 pm
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drawing II with Daniel Crawford Thursdays 1-4 pm No Classes during March Break (March 14) 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 (more…)


  • Drawing I Thursday 6-9 pm
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Daniel Crawford Thursdays 6-9 p.m. No Classes during March break (March 14) 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 (more…)


  • Printmaking
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Thursday 6:00 - 9:00pm There will be no class during March Break (March 14) Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, (more…)


  • Scratchboard
    January 27, 2019 - April 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Sundays 1:00 - 4:00pm $65 material kit fee There will be no class on Family Day weekend (Feb 17)  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. An emphasis will be placed on the content (more…)


  • Life Drawing / Painting Self Directed
    March 18, 2019 - April 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Self Directed Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm There will be no class during March Break (March 14) Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, (more…)


  • Pottery: Sculpting the Figure
    March 18, 2019 - April 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gail West Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm $175, members $158 + cost of clay Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the (more…)


  • Pottery Memberships
    January 21, 2019 - April 7, 2019
    10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Winter Term: Pottery Membership Students who have taken a pottery course can use our facilities to create their own pottery pieces. Access to the studio is Tuesday-Friday from 10-5 and Saturdays 10-3, and when evening classes are running. There is no access to the pottery studio during scheduled pottery classes. $120 Per Term Gold Pottery Membership: (more…)


  • Pottery: Sculpting the Figure
    January 21, 2019 - February 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gail West Monday 1:00 - 4:00pm 3 Sessions: January 21 - February 4 $175, members $158 + cost of clay Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% (more…)


  • Monday Adult Pottery
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Monday Evenings) With David Baker Mondays 6-9 p.m. There will be no classes  Feb 18 and during March Break (March 11) 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 (more…)


  • Tuesday Afternoon Pottery
    January 22, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Tuesday Afternoons) With Karen Hjort-Jensen Tuesdays 1-4 p.m. No classes during March Break (March 12) 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 (more…)


  • Wednesday Adult Pottery
    January 23, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Wednesday Evenings) With David Baker Wednesdays 6-9 p.m. There will be no classes during March Break (March 13) 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…)


  • Thursday Adult Pottery
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pottery I/II (Thursday Evenings) With David Baker Thursdays 6-9 p.m. There will be no classes during March Break (March 14) 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…)


  • Jewellery II/III Open Studio
    February 5, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jewellery II/III Open Studio With Sandy MacFarlane Tuesdays 6-9 p.m. 8 weeks: Starting Feb 5 There will no classes During March Break (March 12) 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 (more…)


  • Jewellery I Wednesday Evening
    February 6, 2019 - April 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jewellery  I with Sandy MacFarlane Wednesday 6-9 p.m. 8 weeks - Starting Feb 6 $60 Starter Kit No classes during March Break (March 13) This course offers an opportunity to learn the fundamental skills in jewellery-making using basic tools and materials. You will explore metal working techniques such as piercing, filing, forming, cold connections, soldering, and (more…)


  • Abstract Acrylics
    January 21, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Megan Ward Mondays 1-4 pm No classes Family Day (Feb 18) and during March Break (March 11) This course is for beginner- and intermediate-level students who are interested in experimentation with acrylics. Pre-existing familiarity with handling acrylic paint is recommended. Students will be supported through developing their individual creative process and immersing themselves in the (more…)


  • Acrylic Mediums and Methods
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Acrylics: Mediums & Methods (Tuesday Afternoons) with Victoria Wallace 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  plus $50 material fee There will be no classes during March Break (March 12) Discover the techniques of professional acrylic artists and your unique artistic voice through the examination of the vast array of acrylic mediums and paints available today. This (more…)


  • Scratchboard
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00pm $65 material kit fee There will be no class during March Break (March 12) 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. An emphasis will be placed on the content of (more…)


  • Acrylic Mediums and Methods
    January 22, 2019 - April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Acrylics: Mediums & Methods (Tuesday Evening) with Victoria Wallace 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  plus $50 material fee There will be no classes during March Break (March 12) Discover the techniques of professional acrylic artists and your unique artistic voice through the examination of the vast array of acrylic mediums and paints available today. This (more…)


  • Printmaking
    January 24, 2019 - April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Thursday 6:00 - 9:00pm There will be no class during March Break (March 14) Description to follow. Course outline and material list to follow I = Beginner II = Intermediate III = Advanced Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, (more…)


  • Scratchboard
    January 27, 2019 - April 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lisa Martini-Dunk Sundays 1:00 - 4:00pm $65 material kit fee There will be no class on Family Day weekend (Feb 17)  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. An emphasis will be placed on the content (more…)