Artistic and Creative

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A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. - Michelangelo


INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING

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Instructor: Anna Swaine

This art class is designed for participants who would like to learn basic drawing skills or improve upon their existing skills. Participants will experiment with different sketching techniques, including the grid method, the view-finder technique and negative space. All that is required for this class is an interest in art and a wiliness to try!

Requirements

Lab fee: $20 (drawing paper, pencils, charcoal & erasers)payable to the instructor at the first class.

Please Note:

No class October 31

AC1 - F18 - | $115.00 (includes GST)
Ecole River Heights School - Room 12
Sep. 19 - Nov. 14 | W | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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PAINTING WITH PEGGY

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Instructor: Peggy Prendergast

Relieve your stress, gain energy, and find inspiration from within. Learn a new form of meditation where the board, the water, and the paint do the work. You will learn the skill of watching the picture appear as you learn the techniques of graded washes, glazing, and the appropriate colour theory to produce beautiful frameable landscapes.

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There is a $25 lab fee paid to instructor on the first night of class. (Supplies provided: Arches 140 paper, brushes, watercolour paint, boards for paper, masking tape, water containers, and frame.)

AC2 - F18 - | $59.00 (includes GST)
Ecole River Heights School - Room 12
Sep. 20 - Oct. 11 | Th | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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INTRODUCTION TO CHAINMAILLE NEW !

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Instructor: Fern Bailes

Chainmaille isn't just for medieval warriors anymore. Learn the age-old skill of joining metal rings together to fashion a bracelet you'll love to wear; add some bling with beads. All materials needed to complete one bracelet will be included in a kit for $15 payable to the instructor. Tools will be provided for use during class only.

AC3 - F18 | $25.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 13
Sep. 17 | M | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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TREE OF LIFE PENDANT NEW !

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Instructor: Fern Bailes

Create a Tree of Life pendant using semi-precious gemstone chips for yourself or as a gift. The Tree of Life is a symbol that has endured since ancient times in many different cultures. The symbol represents positive energy, a fresh start, a bright future, as well as growth and strength. Supplies will be provided in a kit for $15 payable to the instructor. Tools will be provided for use during class only.

AC4 - F18 - | $25.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 3
Sep. 20 | Th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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KUMIHIMO BEADED BRACELET NEW !

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Instructor: Fern Bailes

Kumihimo is the ancient art of Japanese braiding. Used by the samurai warriors to fasten their armor, it has developed over the years into a technique for making jewellery. This technique is easy to learn and has been called meditative. Supplies will be provided in a kit for $20 at the beginning of the first class. The kit will include the braiding disc tool, beads, cord, and findings to finish the bracelet. Tools will be provided for use during class only.

AC5 - F18 - | $25.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 3
Sep. 27 - Oct. 4 | Th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

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Instructor: Roger Buchanan

Learn to use the features of your digital camera. This course will cover camera functions, proper exposure, photographic composition, landscapes, and making the best prints possible.

Please Note:

Bring your camera with the battery charged!

AC6 - F18 - | $99.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 3
Sep. 26 - Oct. 10 | W | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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INTRODUCTION TO dSLR PHOTOGRAPHY

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Instructor: Roger Buchanan

If you have a dSLR camera this is a good starting point. Learn about the camera, the lenses, the accessories, and the various functions and techniques for getting the most out of your dSLR. Learn more about the value of "RAW" images. Bring your camera with the battery charged!

Please Note:

No class October 31.

AC7 - F18 - | $99.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 3
Oct. 17 - Nov. 7 | W | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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PHOTO RESTORATION AND RETOUCHING

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Instructor: Roger Buchanan

Learn affordable, practical and effective methods for scanning, retouching and restoring your aging photographs. Program covers restoring accurate colour, fixing bends and tears, and even removing people. Demo class.

AC8 - F18 - | $45.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 3
Sep. 11 | T | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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HOME MOVIES - VHS TO DVD

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Instructor: Roger Buchanan

Are your old VHS tapes gathering dust? Save your memories by converting them to DVDs. Learn to edit, add titles, effects, and much more.

Demo class.

AC9 - F18 - | $45.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 4
Sep. 18 | T | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Instructor: Roger Buchanan

Tips and Tricks for getting the best photos possible from your smartphone!

AC10 - F18 - | $45.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 4
Sep. 20 | Th | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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INTRODUCTION TO PET PHOTOGRAPHY

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Instructor: Roger Buchanan

Want to capture pleasing shots of your fast and furry/feathery/scaly little friends? Get tips for camera use and for working with animals. Find out which camera settings are best used in certain ways.

AC11 - F18 - | $45.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 4
Sep. 27 | Th | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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STAINED GLASS FOR BEGINNERS - ABSTRACT ART

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Instructor: Louis Riel School Division Instructor

Get started in stained glass with this fun abstract project. Learn to assemble random shaped glass pieces to make an attractive and unique design. Random pieces of glass are wrapped in hobby lead and soldered together to form your own abstract art design and also a tea light. Size 8" x 10" approx. All materials and equipment supplied.

AC12 - F18 - | $89.00 (includes GST)
Arts and Technology Centre, Louis Riel School Division - Room 104
Sep. 25 | T | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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INTRODUCTION TO BASIC - STAINED GLASS SKILLS

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Instructor: Louis Riel School Division Instructor

Keep your garden growing inside with this colourful poppy. Learn all the basic skills needed to complete a stained glass project. Skills include glass cutting, copper foiling and soldering. You will create an 8" x 10" project. All materials and equipment needed are supplied.

AC13 - F18 - | $169.00 (includes GST)
Arts and Technology Centre, Louis Riel School Division - Room 104
Oct. 9 - Oct. 23 | T | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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INTERMEDIATE STAINED GLASS NEW !

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Instructor: Louis Riel School Division Instructor

Continue honing your stained glass skills while learning a new building technique. Precise cutting to make a 3D object will be the focus. You will create either a vase or a tea light holder. All materials and equipment needed are supplied.

AC14 - F18 - | $169.00 (includes GST)
Arts and Technology Centre, Louis Riel School Division - Room 104
Nov. 6 - Nov. 20 | T | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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