Classes

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is excited to announce our line-up of Courses & Workshops this Winter!  Give the gift of art this Christmas, and sign up a loved one!



KIDS


SUPERHERO ART MAKERS
Natalie Armistead
Ages 5-8
Saturdays: January 14 –February 18
2pm-4pm
6 Sessions
$75 Members/$82 Non-Members

It’s time to Save the World! In this Super-fun series participants will use a variety of powerful art techniques to create their own superheroes. Bring your super art-making-powers and prepare to save the day! 


CARTOONING & ANIMATION
With Hope Grant
Ages 8-12
Sundays: January 22-February 26
(No class Feb. 5 & Feb. 19)
2pm-4pm
4 Sessions
$58 Members/$65 Non-Members

Learn about flipbooks, story boards, character creation and more. This class will engage the imagination and teach participants traditional animation, using problem solving and collective brainstorming to create both group and individual projects.


ADULTS


CAFÉ WITH MONET I & II
With Jan Yates
2 Different Sessions!
Session 1
Sunday, January 8: 2pm-4pm
Session 2
Saturday, February 25: 2pm-4pm

$45 Members/$50 Non-Members each session

Looking for something creative to do while enjoying a cup of coffee and sweets? Paint a Monet masterpiece with a group of inspiring people.. You will learn how to apply Monet’s techniques and complete a finished work of art – all in one sitting! Workshop price includes all art supplies, coffee, sweets and instruction; the fun is free. 
We will work from this famous Monet masterpiece!



INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOUR
With Julie Snider
Tuesdays: January 10-February 14
6pm-9pm
6 sessions
$95 Members/$110 Non-Members

Develop your watercolour painting with expert guidance that will push you to new levels of artistry. Lessons include brushwork, values, colour blending, and textures. There will be special emphasis on design elements and creative development, from backgrounds to a finished painting. 
Some experience required

**Material List to be provided upon 
registration.


SQUARE ROOTS PROJECT
OH CANADA—MAPPING OUR ROOTS
With Jan Yates
Sunday, January 15
1:30pm-4:30pm
1 Session
$40 Members/$45 Non-Members

This workshop invites you to contribute to a deeper understanding of what it means to be Canadian. Utilizing the ancient medium of encaustic (natural warm beeswax), participants can collage, paint, write or carve out personal connections with our ‘true North strong and free’ or that depict well known Canadians that have impacted ways of thinking about our ‘home and native land’. No experience required.  All participants must be registered for the Square Roots Project and will create on their 8” X  8” square!
**Material List to be provided upon Registration


INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLIC
With Rachel Tirone
Thursdays: January 19-March 2 
6pm-8pm
6 Sessions
$60 Members/$65 Non-Members

This introductory course will guide participants through colour theory, uses of acrylic applications and creativity.  Through 6 sessions participants will be introduced to a variety of acrylic styles and concepts - perfect for a beginning painter.
*Material List to be provided upon registration



*All gallery programs are subject to minimum and maximum registration. Payment is required
 7 days after the date of registration to ensure a spot. 
Classes are subject to change. 
Cancellations require 7 days notice to receive a full  refund. The gallery is not responsible for missed classes, and does not pro-rate classes without prior arrangements. 






TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY:


(905) 945-3246

gpag@grimsby.ca



*All gallery programs are subject to 
minimum and maximum registration. Payment is required
 7 days after the date of registration to ensure a spot. Classes are subject to change. Cancellations require 7 days' notice to receive a full refund. The gallery is not responsible for missed classes, and does not pro-rate classes without prior arrangements.