Annual Individual Membership

Sign up to become an Art School Member. This annual membership allows you access to a 10% discount off courses and workshops for an entire year from the date of purchase. You will also receive entrance to certain Art School events free of charge and voting rights at The Art School of Peterborough's Annual General Meeting.

New benefit: Free access to our Drawing/Painting Studio on Fridays 10-5 p.m.

This membership is for one individual only.

Price: C$40.00

Date:

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Annual Family Membership

Sign up to become an Art School Member. This annual membership allows you access to a 10% discount off courses and workshops for an entire year from the date of purchase. You will also receive entrance to certain Art School events free of charge and voting right at The Art School of Peterborough's Annual General Meeting.

New benefit: Free access to our Drawing/Painting Studio on Fridays 10-5 p.m.

This membership is for individuals residing in the same family household.

Price: C$60.00

Date:

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Online Gift Certificates $20-$300

Purchase a Gift Certificate online. Give a gift that will creative a unique experience!

Fill out the registration page with all the correct information and we will mail you out the original copy of the gift certificate.

You can add any special instructions to the registration as well, or give us a call.

Give the gift of creativity this year with the added convenience of online shopping.

Choose from a variety of denominations, $20 - $300.
You will have the option of the amount you wish to purchase on the registration page.

Gift Certificates do not expire.

Price: C$300.00

Date:

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a motivated individual interested in making a difference in the arts community?
Then you are in the right place, volunteer with us and become part of the creative team!

We have a wide variety of volunteer options available for everyone to become involved with.
We have opportunities that include everything from camp assistants, classroom assistants, administration work, classroom setup, assisting with events, or even joining one of our committees.
Take a look below and see what may be of interest to you and give us a call at 705-742-3221 or sign up now and we will be in touch with you for more info.
This is also a great opportunity for those needing to complete their volunteer hours required upon graduation for high school.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.
Please note that all volunteers will need to have a police check completed prior to volunteering.

Fundraising and Marketing
Participate in committees, organize, write grants, letters, contact organizations, etc.

Camp Assistants
Volunteers will assist instructors in everyday activities required in the classroom. Jobs may/will include:
- preparing/handing out materials for art projects.
- helping with clean up and showing students how to tidy up after themselves by being positive role models.
- working one on one with students if they need help.
- supervising students during break time and enjoying games with them.

Classroom Assistants
- preparing/handing out materials for art projects.
- helping with clean up and showing students how to tidy up after themselves by being positive role models.
- working one on one with students if they need help.

 

Event Volunteer
Throughout the year, The Art School of Peterborough hosts  and is involved in a variety of creative events in the community. Some of our events have been; the art market, our annual art auction, art-a-thon, culture days, and the AGP Studio tour.
We realize most individuals do not have the time to commit to our event committee and wish to become involved with a single event. Being an event volunteer is a role we dearly appreciate people taking on. Our events wouldn't be possible without your support and dedication.

Annual Art Auction and Art-A-Thon
Organize, get donations, registrations, greeters, presenters, etc

Farmers Market, Art Market, Folk Festival and other events

Man the booth, meet new people and promote the Art School.

 

Price: C$0.00

Date: August 17, 2014

Available Spaces: 49

General Membership

Become a member of The Art School of Peterborough today and enjoy the benefits.

- Members receive 10% off all courses, workshops, p.a day camps and summer camps.
- Have the opportunity to exhibit in the Art School of Peterboroughʼs membership art show.
- Have an effect on policies and the organization of the Art School with voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting.
- Free admission to all our events, including our annual art auction and art-a-thon.

Once we have received your membership application, we will issue a membership number and card. Your card will be available for pick up at The Art School of Peterborough, located at 174A Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON.

Individual membership: $40 /yr
Family membership: $60 / yr

Price: C$40.00

Date: June 14, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Membership

Become a member of The Art School of Peterborough today and enjoy the benefits.

- Members receive 10% off all courses, workshops, p.a day camps and summer camps.
- Have the opportunity to exhibit in the Art School of Peterboroughʼs membership art show.
- Have an effect on policies and the organization of the Art School with voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting.
- Free admission to all our events, including our annual art auction and art-a-thon.

Once we have received your membership application, we will issue a membership number and card. Your card will be available for pick up at The Art School of Peterborough, located at 174A Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON.

Individual membership: $40 /yr
Family membership: $60 / yr

Price: C$195.00

Date: June 14, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Spring Term: Portrait Painting

Portrait Painting with Megan Ward
Monday 1:00 - 4:00 pm

No Classes during Victoria Day Weekend - May 21, 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 an understanding of how to select and create good reference photos, as well as experience in translating their images onto canvas. We’ll also explore modes of expression through colour, composition, and paint application. For those who have never used oil paints before, acrylics are the recommended option. Class discussion and demos will be supplemented with handouts.

See link below for course outline and material list, (Materials are not included in registration fees)

Portrait Painting Outline and Material List

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: April 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 9

Spring Term: Pottery Memberships

Spring 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 when evening classes are running. There is no access to the pottery studio during scheduled pottery classes.

There is no access to the studio during Victoria Day Weekend.

$80 Per Term
Gold Pottery Membership: $65 + One workshop
Elite Pottery Membership: $60 + 6 week Pottery course.

Please sign and bring in contract before commencing membership.

Pottery Membership Contract

Price: C$80.00

Date: April 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 23

Spring Term: Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media

Daniel Crawford

Mondays, 6-7:30 p.m.

$125, members $112.50

Ages 6-12

Come enjoy a variety of mediums at The Art School of Peterborough. Be introduced to different techniques and ideas that will broaden their knowledge towards making art. This fun filled class is geared to ages 6-12 who enjoy creating. All 2-D and 3-D projects will allow students to stretch their imagination beyond their normal limitations. Be a part of this fun creative group. Sign up today.

There will be no classes May 21 for Victoria Day.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$125.00

Date: April 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term: Teen Portfolio

With Jenni Johnston

Mondays 6-8 p.m.
Teens – ages 10-16

$155, members $139.50

Portfolio Preparation for Art Studies is designed to assist students in developing a body of work to create a portfolio for submission. From specialized high school art programs to career studies in animation, graphic design, illustration, advertizing or fine art, a solid portfolio is a student’s most important asset. With drawing as it's foundation the course covers a range of subjects full of creativity and inspiration that fulfill the specific requirements of the visual arts industries. Students gain valuable insight on what constitutes a successful portfolio. All supplies included, though a sketch book is recommended.

Clink link for course outline:

Portfolio Prep Outline- Spring 2018

There will be no class on May 22, 2016 for Victoria Day.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$155.00

Date: April 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 6

Spring Term: Printmaking Engraving

with Lisa Martini Dunk

Monday, 6-9 p.m.

$195, members $175.50 + $40 material fee

No Classes during Victoria Day (May 21)

This course is designed as a basic intro to printmaking techniques and the art of intaglio printing. The course goals are to develop an understanding of the medium and an ability to create art using printmaking and intaglio processes in a non toxic way. An emphasis will be placed on the content of the images created as well as skill in mastering techniques.

See link below for course outline.

Printmaking - Engraving

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: April 30, 2018

Available Spaces: 12

Spring Term: Oil Painting II (Tuesday Afternoon)

Oil Painting II (Tuesday Afternoons)
with Jenni Johnston
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The intermediate oil painter will develop their skills on colour theory, techniques, composition, and develop observation skills. Each student receives plenty of one-on-one guidance. Intermediate students can choose to follow the course curriculum, or explore their own imagery at any point.

Click here for course outline and material list: Oil Painting II Outline

Outline 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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Spring Term: Jewellery II/III Open Studio (Tuesday Evenings)

Jewellery II/III
With Sandy MacFarlane

Tuesdays 6-9 p.m.

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 as roller printing, fold forming, inlay, surface decoration, and will have access to the studio equipment such as torches, rolling mill, flex-shafts, polisher, etc. Instruction/coaching will be provided on an individual basis to address the skills needed to realize students own designs.

See link below for course outline and material list

Jewellery II&III/Open Studio - Sandy MacFarlane

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Spring Term: Pottery I &II (Tuesday Evenings)

Pottery I &II (Tuesday Evenings)
With David Baker

Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

This course concentrates on fundamental skills for designing your own work and problem solving. It is designed to help potters who already have potting experience to advance in both technique and creativity. Class discussion, demonstrations and individual instruction will develop established skills, and take you to the next level.

(Plus the cost of clay - $35 per bag. Includes glazing and firing process)

Click here for Course outline: Pottery I/II Outline

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term: Pottery I & II (Tuesday Afternoons)

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 apply them, and how to develop effective brushwork with slips and oxides.

Click here for course outline: Pottery I / II Outline

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate
III = Advanced

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 10

Spring Term: Cartooning for Youth

With Daniel Crawford

Tuesdays 4:30-6 p.m.

Ages: 6-12

$125, members $112.50
Key drawing fundamentals coupled with a creatively charged atmosphere, are what our 6 weeks in cartooning has to offer. Students will bring their very own characters to life through techniques based around body language, facial feature construction, and story line creation. Students are given full creative freedom in building a world for their cartoons, in this supportive environment where we'll share ideas and have a blast.

See link below for course outline.

Outline to be updated shortly

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$125.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 6

Spring Term: Youth Stop Motion Animation

Daniel Crawford

Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m.

$125, members $112.50

Ages - Youth 10-16

Come experience the wonder and joy of your creativity in motion. The class will develop a fundamental understanding of stop motion animation while exploring an exciting variety of animation techniques. Students will use clay, paper, charcoal, lego, toys, found objects and more to bring their imaginations to life. Through short screenings and demos the class will draw inspiration from the history of animation and contemporary stop-motion artists. Students will learn the full creative process from start to finish, including camera set up and shooting, character and story creation, set building and more. Students will develop their ideas and interests in both independent and collaborative projects. All students will receive a video of the entire classes work.

See links below for examples or stop motion animation

Student Work Compilation

Daniel Crawford - The Mortal Flame

Daniel Crawford - Liminalia

 

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off for the third on the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer. 

Price: C$125.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Spring Term: Illustrative Watercolour II/III (Tuesday Evenings)

Illustrative Watercolour II/III (Tuesday Evenings) with Dwayne James
Tuesday 6-9 pm

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 will be guided through the planning and production of an illustrative, photo-realistic watercolour painting that is based on your own choice of subjects. You will be encouraged to use your imagination and create a finished image that is based on a real subject, but changes it in unique ways that couldn’t be captured with conventional photography.

Most of you have been taught to paint what you see; this course will teach you to paint what you want to see.

See link below for course outline and material list (Materials are not included in course fee)

Illustrative Watercolour Outline and Material List

 

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term: Acrylic Landscapes I (Tuesday Evenings)

Paul Nabuurs
Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00 pm
$195, members $175.50
 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 plenty of one-on-one instruction as you chose and paint your own imagery.
 Click link below for Course Outline and Materials List
See Course material list below

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 1, 2018

Available Spaces: 10

Spring Term: Printmaking Relief

with Lisa Martini Dunk

Wednesday, 6-9 p.m.

$195, members $175.50 + $40 material fee

This course is designed as a basic intro to printmaking techniques and the art of relief printing. There will be an exploration of both black and white and colour reduction printing. The course goals are to develop an understanding of the medium and an ability to create art using printmaking processes in a non toxic way. An emphasis will be placed on the content of the images created as well as skill in mastering techniques.

See link below for course outline.

Printmaking - Relief

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 12

Spring Term: Watercolour Painting II/III

Watercolour Painting II/III with Sharon Taylor
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm

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 on composition, working from life and from photos.  This will give you the opportunity to paint landscapes as you gain more experience handling watercolours. Sharon will demonstrate new techniques, the principles of good composition, how to work from a still life set up, cropping photos and developing thumbnail sketches.

Clink here for course outline and material list: Watercolour Painting II/III

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Spring Term: Watercolour I/II (Wednesday Morning)

Watercolour I/II (Wednesday Morning) with Sharon Taylor
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 subject matter. You will be introduced to new techniques through demonstrations, and you will have plenty of time to paint during class.

 

Click here for course outline and material list: Watercolour I/II Outline

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 12

Spring Term: Oil Painting I/II (Wednesday Evening)

John Climenhage

Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 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.

Intermediate students can choose to follow the course curriculum, or explore their own imagery at any point.

See Link below for Course outline and Materials list.

Oil Painting I Material List

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term: Drawing Only for Youth

Daniel Crawford

Wednesdays 4:30- 6:00pm

$125, members $112.50

Ages 6-10

Come learn the true basics of drawing. Drawing is the most fundamental and useful skill. It is the starting point of any artistic creation. Develop your technical and perceptual skills while being introduced to many strategic methods and theories that will improve your compositional drawing abilities.
Learn trick or the trade that will help you be successful in your drawing adventures. Through out this course students will be slowly introduced to these concepts through several unique projects. Come join the fun and see what a simple drawing tool can do.

See link below for course outline:

Course Outline to follow.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$125.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 9

Spring Term: Teen Pottery I

With Kristin Drummond

Wednesdays 6-8 p.m.
Teens – ages 10-16

$175, members $157.50
This pottery class is geared to youths and teens. The course will focus on experimentation and expression of individuality while working with clay. Teens will do plenty of wheel work and hand building, working on age appropriate projects, in an atmosphere of like minded peers.

(includes clay, glazing and firing).

Students will receive a certificate of completion for successfully achieving level I of teen pottery.

Click here for Course outline:

Outline to follow shortly

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate
III = Advanced

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$175.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Spring Term: Drawing Only for Teens

Daniel Crawford

Wednesday 6:00 - 7:30pm

$125, members $112.50

Ages 10-18

Come enjoy a variety of mediums at The Art School of Peterborough. Be introduced to different techniques and ideas that will broaden their knowledge towards making art. This fun filled class is geared to ages 12-18 who enjoy creating. All 2-D and 3-D projects will allow students to stretch their imagination beyond their normal limitations. Be a part of this fun creative group. Sign up today.

Clink Link below for Course Outline

Outline to follow

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$125.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 0

Spring Term: Drawing with Ink (Wed Aft)

Daniel Crawford

Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.

$130, members $117

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 understanding of various types ways to work with ink to create unique creations.

See link below for course outline

Outline to follow

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

 

 

Price: C$130.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 3

Clay Basics: Handbuilding

With Kristin Drummond

Wednesdays 1-4 pm

(Plus the cost of clay - $35 per bag. Includes glazing and firing process)

We will develop an understanding of the characteristics of clay as we create a variety of forms using simple tools.  We will explore both functional and sculptural pieces that are created using basic methods: pinch, coil, and slab.

See link below for Course outline:

Clay Basics: Handbuilding Outline

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 12

Spring Term: Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media (Thursday Evening)

Elizabeth Charchuk

Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m.

$125, members $112.50

Ages 6-12

Come enjoy a variety of mediums at The Art School of Peterborough. Be introduced to different techniques and ideas that will broaden their knowledge towards making art. This fun filled class is geared to ages 6-12 who enjoy creating. All 2-D and 3-D projects will allow students to stretch their imagination beyond their normal limitations. Be a part of this fun creative group. Sign up today.

Click here for course outline:

Outline to follow shortly

 

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$125.00

Date: May 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 4

Spring Term: Drawing I (Thurs evening)

Daniel Crawford

Thursdays 6-9 p.m.

$195, members $175.50

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 working understanding of various types of drawing.

See link below for course outline

Outline to follow

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

 

 

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term: Drawing II

Drawing II

with Daniel Crawford
Thursdays 1:00-4:00 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 Introductory drawing;
  • An introduction to drawing from life Learning how to use drawing as a form of artistic expression;
  • Discussion and projects based on various techniques and the styles of artists (contemporary and historical);

See link below for course outline and materials list.

Course outline 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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 7

Spring Term: Fused Glass I

Susan Taylor Stevenson
Thursdays 6-9pm

$195, members $175.50; + material fee $60

This course in glass fusing will be suitable for the beginner and for those with some experience in fusing and slumping. Students will learn the process of working with glass in a kiln and will learn the basics of operating a glass kiln. Colour and layering techniques will be explored as well. Each student will have an opportunity to complete a variety of projects, such as a set  of coasters, and decorative pieces. There will be time for experimentation and development of each student's creative colour and design ideas as well.

Click here for course outline: Fused Glass Outline

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 7

Spring Term: Pottery I & II (Thursday Evenings)

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 apply them, and how to develop effective brushwork with slips and oxides.

See link below for course outline

Click Here for Course Outline : Pottery I/II Outline

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate
III = Advanced

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 7

Spring Term: Watercolour I/II (Thursday Evening)

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 to new techniques through demonstrations, and you will have plenty of time to paint during class.

 

Click here for course outline and material list:

Watercolour I II Course Outline and Material List

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 9

Spring Term: Fused Glass I

Susan Taylor Stevenson
Fridays 9-12 noon

$195, members $175.50; + material fee $60

This course in glass fusing will be suitable for the beginner and for those with some experience in fusing and slumping. Students will learn the process of working with glass in a kiln and will learn the basics of operating a glass kiln. Colour and layering techniques will be explored as well. Each student will have an opportunity to complete a variety of projects, such as a set  of coasters, and decorative pieces. There will be time for experimentation and development of each student's creative colour and design ideas as well.

Click here for course outline: Fused Glass Outline

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 4, 2018

Available Spaces: 10

Spring Term: Drawing, Painting (Saturday Mornings)

Daniel Crawford

Saturdays, 10-11:30 am

$125, members $112.50

Ages 6-12

There will be no class May 20, 2017 for Victoria Day Weekend.

Come enjoy a variety of mediums at The Art School of Peterborough. Be introduced to different techniques and ideas that will broaden their knowledge towards making art. This fun filled class is geared to ages 6-12 who enjoy creating. All 2-D and 3-D projects will allow students to stretch their imagination beyond their normal limitations. Be a part of this fun creative group. Sign up today.

Click here for course outline:

Outline to follow soon

Outline to follow

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$125.00

Date: May 5, 2018

Available Spaces: 4

Spring Term: Youth Pottery (Saturday Mornings)

With Jillian Marshall

Saturdays 10-12 noon

Ages: 6-12

$175, members $157.50

There will be no class May 19, 2018 for Victoria Day Weekend.

This creative course focuses on the experimentation and expression of individuality through pottery. Students will be able to feel the magic of throwing their own pots, as well as learning hand building techniques and sculpture. All materials used are non-toxic and environmentally friendly.

(includes clay, glazing and firing).

Click here for Course outline:

Youth Pottery Outline Spring 2018

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$175.00

Date: May 5, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Spring Term: Scratchboard I/II

with Lisa Martini Dunk

Sundays, 1-4 p.m.

$195, members $175.50 + $40 material fee

This course is designed to teach Scratchboard for a beginner and intermediate student. Develop an understanding of the medium and an ability to create art, using Scratchboard. An emphasis will be placed on the content of the images created as well as skill in mastering techniques. Through out the course there will an exploration in the many usage of line to create an image.

See link below for course outline.

Scratchboard Outline and Material List

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 6, 2018

Available Spaces: 7

Spring Term: Creative Tots (Monday Evenings)

With Elizabeth Charchuk

Monday 5-6 p.m.

Tots – ages 2-5

$85, members $76.50

Classes will start May 7

There will be no class May 21, 2018 for Victoria Day.

Young creative souls explore materials and artwork with the purist intentions that follow no rules. The tots create and play beside parents, grandparents or caregivers, and discover art together. Please be prepared to get messy. Old clothes are suggested.

Click here for course outline:

Outline to follow soon

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$85.00

Date: May 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 6

Spring Term: Pottery I &II (Monday Evenings)

Pottery I &II (Monday Evenings)
With David Baker

Monday 6-9 p.m.

Class will start May 7th

There will be no class May 21, 2018 for Victoria Day.

This course concentrates on fundamental skills for designing your own work and problem solving. It is designed to help potters who already have potting experience to advance in both technique and creativity. Class discussion, demonstrations and individual instruction will develop established skills, and take you to the next level.

(Plus the cost of clay - $35 per bag. Includes glazing and firing process)

Click Here for Course outline: Pottery I/II Outline

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 9

Spring Term: Acrylics I /II (Monday Afternoons)

Acrylics I/II (Monday Afternoons) with Stephen Snider
Monday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Class will start May 7th
There will be no classes during Victoria Day Weekend (May 21)
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 go and everyone will have lots of time to paint.

 See link below for Course outline and Material List (Materials not included in course)

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 3

Spring Term: Acrylics I/II (Monday Mornings)

Acrylics I/II (Monday Mornings) with Stephen Snider
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class will start May 7th.
There will be no classes during Victoria Day Weekend (May 21)
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 go and everyone will have lots of time to paint.

 See link below for Course outline and Material List (Materials not included in course)

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 4

Spring Term: Expressive Acrylic Painting (Monday Evening)

Expressive Arts Painting with Megan Ward
Monday 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Class will start May 7

No Classes during Victoria Day Weekend (May 21)

This course encourages beginner- and intermediate-level students to broaden their methods of expression through acrylic and mixed media techniques. Each painting session is a new opportunity to become immersed in the creative process. The combination of guided exercises and open-ended projects supports students in building skills and in trying out new approaches to art-making."

See link below for course outline and material list, (Materials are not included in registration fees)

Expressive Acrylic Painting - Megan Ward Spring Term 

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term: Creative Tots (Monday Mornings)

With Elizabeth Charchuk

Monday 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Tots – ages 2-5

$85, members $76.50

Classes start May 7

There will be no class May 21, 2018 for Victoria Day.

Young creative souls explore materials and artwork with the purist intentions that follow no rules. The tots create and play beside parents, grandparents or caregivers, and discover art together. Please be prepared to get messy. Old clothes are suggested.

Click here for course outline:

Outline to follow soon

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

 

Price: C$85.00

Date: May 7, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Spring Term: Hyper Realism Portraits (Wednesday Evening)

Hyper Realism Portraits (Wednesday Evenings)
with Alex Bierk

Wednesday 6-9 p.m.

Class will start May 9

Portraits are highly valued in the History of Art, Jan Vermeer, Ingres and Chuck Close, have all explored the motif of portraiture. It is a great skill to learn. Follow Alex Bierk, a dynamic young artist, explore the motif of the portraits. Learn a specific process to successfully create hyper realistic works of art. Students will use a small grid to allow individuals to carefully observe the intimate details of the subject. Working solely in black and white, individuals will paint a complex 18” x 24” portrait. The focus will be on the portrait however these techniques can be translated to rendering a subject in any medium. The class will be augmented by demonstrations and discussion.

First class will visit Alex Bierk’s personal studio in Downtown Peterborough. Class will meet at Art School for Photo shoot for portraits, then visit Alex's Studio which is walking distance away. Please bring pencil and long ruler to first class.

Join us Wednesday evening to create these masterful portraits. This process is very detailed, but highly successful. You will be working all term on the one portrait.

Material Fee - $70
(for Canvas, photo shoot and printing) Students still need to purchase brushes and paints

Click here for course outline and material list: Hyper Realism Outline

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 9, 2018

Available Spaces: 9

Spring Term: Oil Painting I (Thursday Afternoon)

Oil Painting I (Thursday Afternoons)
with Jenni Johnston
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Class will start May 10

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 outline and material list (materials are not included in course fee)

Oil Painting I Spring - Jenni

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 third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$195.00

Date: May 10, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Pottery Date Night - May 25

Explore something new together!
Come try your hand at one of our potter's wheels alongside someone special.
Share a special moment while learning the basic technique in throwing a pot.
Time: 7-9:30pm

It is important to arrive on time. Our pottery studio is downstairs so the door will not remain open. The door will be locked shortly after 7 p.m. Please arrive early.

$50 per couple (We will finish, fire and glaze for $10 piece you would like to keep. This must be prepaid the night of the workshop) The fee covers 2 firings, finishing and glazing. You can keep as many pieces as you wish.

Please allow 2-4 weeks for your pottery pieces to be finished for you. We will call you once they are ready for pickup.

Price: C$50.00

Date: May 25, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Pottery: Garden Gnomes Youth Workshop

Pottery: Garden Gnomes Youth Workshop with Kristin Drummond

May 26, 1-4 p.m.

$37.50, members $33.75

Ages: 10-18

 

Come explore the pottery studio with us. Try out some hand-building techniques as you create your very own Garden Gnomes. What a great way to decorate your garden this year with your very own gnome.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by May 23, 2018.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Price: C$37.50

Date: May 26, 2018

Available Spaces: 3

Fused Glass: Garden Birds

Fused Glass: Garden Birds
May 26, 10-1 pm
$45, members $40.50 + $40 material fee

Create your own fused glass garden birds to help add colour to your garden this spring and summer.   Our fused glass project will give you stunning artwork for your outdoor environment. In addition, participants will be introduced to the basics of working with glass as a medium and to the fundamentals of running a glass kiln. This workshop welcomes those new to glass and those with some experience.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, May 22, 2018.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Price: C$45.00

Date: May 26, 2018

Available Spaces: 8