KIDS ART 

After School Art With Barry

Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Class description: September is Famous and Favorite Sports Month. Students will create artwork that teaches them how to tell a sports story using the Visual Language of Art. October is Great Ghouls & Ghosts Story Month. November is Favorite Voice and Movie Star month. December is favorite Love Story month. Come and create some exciting ART with us. Practice painting or photography or printmaking or drawing or collage or sculpture

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s) Preference: Starting again in September on the First 3 Wednesdays and 3 Thursdays of every month.

Time offered: Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Cost per student: 75.00 per month (6 classes)

Material fees: Yes

Cost of material fee per person: $25.00


Summer Art Camp with Barry   Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Practice painting or photography or printmaking or drawing or collage or sculpture. A have fun art class. While we do this we learn and practice the Visual Language by creating artwork from your favorite objects and selfies. Bring an object to class.

Class size: 10 to 15 students age 5 - 14

Date(s) Monday to Friday weekly July 3-7, 10-14,17-21,24-28; July 31-August 4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-Sept 01. . Mornings or afternoons or both. 

Time offered: 9 am to 12 Noon or 2 pm to 5 pm

Cost per student: $75.00 per 1/2 day weekly class. $150.00 per week 2 classes per day. $35.00 per full day ($10.00 materials).

material fee: $25 per 1/2 day weekly class.

Material list: Bring your favorite objects to class. We will make artwork from them.


PRO-D-ART Camp - ALLA PRIMA ( all at once)

Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Class description: Come and have fun filled day or half day when school is closed for a Pro-D Day. We will create artworks on fun filled themes such as Action Figures, Dancing, Making Games, Sports, Favorite Pets, and more. Take home a special keepsake.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s) Preference: All Pro-D days listed in the Ladysmith and Area School District calendar.

Time offered: Morning 9:00 - 12:00; Afternoon 1:00 - 4:00.

Cost per student: $20.00 per half day class. $35.00 full day

Material fees: Yes

Cost of material fee per person: $5

OPEN STUDIO PRINTMAKING
Facilitators: Dorothy Friesen and Lottie Anderson    

Open Studio is open to those who have taken a Printmaking Class or those already familiar with printmaking.  Bring all those ideas you couldn’t fit into your first workshop and work independently.

Date(s): Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Class size: 5
Time offered: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Drop in fee: $15.00
Supplies available from instructor or bring your own supplies   ONLY non-toxic inks and materials.

teen print making

teen print making


Woodblock Printmaking

Instructor: Lottie Anderson

Class description: By carving textures, patterns and shapes into thin sheets of MDF we will create lovely printing plates from which we will print beautiful prints on paper in our print studio.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

is this a class or workshop choose one: Workshop

Date(s) Preference: Sunday October 22

Time offered: 10:00 until 3:00

Cost per student: $65.00

 

BIG Juicy Monoprints

Instructor: Lottie Anderson

Class description: This workshop is great for those new to printmaking and experienced printmakers alike. Join me while we make prints of multiple layers developing textures, colours and shapes into unique works of arts. A great time will be had by all.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s) Preference: Sunday September 10

Time offered: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost per student: $65.00

 

Collagraph Printmaking

Instructor: Lottie Anderson

Class description: Join me for this two day workshop where we will make stunning textured collagraph printing plates during our first meeting. During our second class we will use these plates to pull beautiful unique prints on the print studio's etching press.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s) Preference: Wed. November 8 AND Wed. November 15

Time offered: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost per student: $150.00 (includes all materials)


Playful Letters

Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire

Class description: Over four weeks, enjoy making beautiful letters that will enhance any card, envelope, document, poster and art piece. Using a fine liner, we will learn several distinctive monoline alphabets that are easy to make and look fine on the page. As well, we will explore a few large, playful alphabets that will make our work most appealing. Come to enjoy some contemporary lettering in a relaxed atmosphere.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s) Preference: October 4, 11, 18, 25..... 2017

Time offered: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Cost per student: $80

Cost of material fee per person: $20

Material list if required for class: -pencil, ruler, eraser scissors optional..... a few coloured pencils, gel pen or two


 Artist Journal      Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire

Artist Journal

Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire

Class description: This colourful 64 page journal, with some altered pages, is a fun, straight-forward project to make. The covers are a heavy, but foldable, paper. The inside pages are made from a large piece of light water colour paper, Arches text wove, that will be already decorated with colourful watercolour washes. We will ‘tear’ down the large paper into a usable page size..... then sew the cover and pages together using a french lace sewing style. The book, measuring 5’ wide by 6 1/2” tall, is sturdy yet flexible, colourful and most enjoyable to fill. A decorative button is often sewn on the front cover for decoration. After the book is assembled, pages can be altered if desired..... just another feature that adds appeal and mystery to this journal.

Class size: 5 to 9 students Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017

Time offered: 9:30 am to noon.... or when project is completed

Cost per student: $40

Material fees: Yes

Cost of material fee per person: $20

Material list if required for class: Supplies.... metal 12” ruler, pencil, scissors, eraser. If you have a bone folder, awl and exacto knife, bring those as well..... if not, don’t buy them as I have lots to share. Optional.... for altering the book.... you could bring a few favourite rubber stamps or images that you’d like to add to the book.

 

Coptic Stitched Journal

Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire

Class description: Our journal will be constructed from book boards covered with beautiful decorative paper and a book block with 128 pages of 24 pound text weight paper. The book will be sewn together using waxed linen thread and historical coptic and kettle stitching, which is both beautiful and very strong.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Time offered: 9:00 to noon.... or when project is completed

Cost per student: $40

Material fees: Yes

Cost of material fee per person: $10

Material list if required for class: pencil, eraser, ruler, scissors, metal ruler optional..... awl, bone folder, exacto knife.... If you don't have any of the materials, don't go out and buy them as I have lots of tools that can be shared.

 


Acrylics/Watercolour Class
Instructor: Mary Ann Gerwing

This class is designed to accommodate a beginner or intermediate students. Instructions meet all levels in either acrylics or water colours. You are required to bring your supplies along which may be what you already have or bring a red, yellow, blue, white and black. Water colour paper is 140 lb. This class is having fun while learning to open the muse. 
Class size: 5 to 9 students
Class:
Date(s) Preference:   Beginning in September we meet every Wednesday in the Art Room in the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery.
Time offered: Wednesday 1pm to 3 pm
Cost per student: $85.00
Material list if required for class: Primary colours and white and black. More may be purchased as required. 


Stop Motion Animation Camp   Instructor: Tracy Lewis

Participants will create animated films using a variety of mediums, including plasticene, paper, and found objects. Each student will take a turn at directing and editing. All films will be posted to youtube!

Maximum class size is 6 students aged 8 to 13.

Class size: 6 students

Date(s):  two camps one July 3 to 7, and August 7 to 11,

Time offered: 10 am to 3 pm

Cost per student: $275.00 per camp

Material fees: No


The Art of Photography Workshop
Nancy Dolan
This hands-on workshop explores many aspects of how to make thoughtful images and learn to become stronger visually. Lots of tips and tricks to push your average photos to a higher level. Practice new skills on a mini field trip.
Workshop size: 10 students
Date(s) September Sat 16   
Time offered: 10 am - 4 pm
Cost per student: $90
Bring your own camera that you are familiar using and a tripod (if you have one).

Photographing Your Artwork Workshop
Nancy Dolan
Taking a good photograph of your artwork is a crucial step in the process of displaying and promoting your art whether for print or email, web site or blog. Online viewers will only be able to judge your art by digital images—so you will always need high-quality photos of your art in order to sell your work online or send a gallery or jurors.
Class size: 9 students
Date(s) September Sun 24
Time offered: 10 am - 2 pm
Cost per student: $70
Material fees: Yes Bring a piece or two of artwork to photograph - 2-D or 3-D
 
Photo and Image Transfer Workshop
Nancy Dolan
You’ll learn several techniques (and lots of tips) to transfer photos and images (magazines, calendars etc) onto wood cradles, canvas or paper as part of a mixed media piece or painting. You’ll take home lots of new ideas and inspiration! Open to all skill levels whether your interest is photography, painting or mixed media - or just having fun while exploring some different art making techniques!
Class size: 5 to 9 students
Date(s) October Sat 21
Time offered: 10 am - 2 pm
Cost per student: $70
Material fees: $10
Material list: Laser copies of photos; acrylic medium (optional). Lots of laser prints supplied and watercolour paper for transferring. Opt: 10” x10” wooden cradle $10 or bring your own.

Photo Transformation Workshop
Nancy Dolan
Most of us have boxes of old photos or digital photos on devices that we consider snapshots but see potential in some as art. Discover easy and unique techniques to transform them into personal works of art - and use in mixed media, paintings, art cards. Learn how to distress, bleach & colour and more. Lots of inspiration and fun techniques.
Class size: 5 to 9 students
Date(s) October Sat 28
Time offered: 10 am - 2 pm
Cost per student: $70
Material list: Selection of photos (processed in a photo lab i.e. London Drugs) and I supply lots.


ONE ON ONE - ART WITH BARRY
Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Class description: Private lessons for any stage of art student who would prefer private lessons such as developing your own "Art Voice" or personal project. Schedule is available as and when required and as the LWG classroom is available. The course is 24 hours of teaching plus assignments, variable to suit but usually spread over 16 classes of 1.5 hours each. Past students have written and illustrated books, painted gardens, had unique schedules and could not attend a regularly class, studied cartooning, made fashion design art, made a special gift for a loved one, pet portraits, portfolios, and consulted on design projects. Students supply their own favorite materials or receive instruction on how to use of tools, paints and materials.

Class size: one student

Date(s) Preference: Variable to suit

Time offered: Variable to suit

Cost per student: $400.00

Material list if required for class: Supply your own favorite materials or contact the instructor for suggested items.


Art with Barry -- Outdoor Painting and Drawing Around Town

Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Class description:  This course is one half day per week.  We will paint and draw outdoors (weather permitting with rain days) at local outdoor locations, town cites and heritage sites near the Waterfront Gallery and the town of Ladysmith. New challenges and lessons will be offered for each afternoon. Bring a snack and some water.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s): Thursday afternoons July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug. 03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

Time offered: 1:00 - 4:00

Cost per student: $35.00/each afternoon session or $275.00 for all 9 classes

Material fees: No

Material list: Bring an easel and your own favorite materials. Call the instructor if you need advice.

 

Art with Barry for Seniors

Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Learn or keep learning how to paint with Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA, an experienced Seniors Art Instructor retired from the Veterans' Health Centre in Ottawa. Improve your life and health by regularly practicing Art. Easy to follow lessons are fun and will increase your happy social time.

Class size: 5 to 9 students

Date(s) Preference: Starting Friday September 08 class runs the first 4 Fridays of every month.

Time offered: 9:00 am - 12:00

Cost per student: $ 50

Material fees: Yes

Cost of material fee per person: $20.00

Learning from Rivers

Instructor: Lacey McRae Williams

We will walk along local rivers to understand the places we live. We will be following the river as closely as we can, so if it goes underground we will attempt to navigate our way to stay close. This series of walks is open to everyone and will range from 1-2 hours in length. As a part of each walk we will be gifting something to the river - this may be in the form of found object sculpture, drawing, performance, spoken word, etching, or simply our time. Please feel free to bring along any items that help to spark your creativity - sketchbooks, notepads, cameras, microphones, etc. Snacks, water and good shoes are also a good idea to bring along.

*NB - We will have no connection to Google Maps, or any other cellular source, in order to give our full attention to the river and those walking with us.

Class size: 10 to 15 students

Date(s): , June 3rd, July 8th, August 5th

Time offered: 11:00am start

Cost per student: FREE

Material fees: No