Upcoming Workshops

January 3rd - December 20th, 2017
Artists at the Gibson

Artists at the Gibson

An active group of area artists who paint together Tuesdays & Wednesdays at the Gibson Centre. Activities include monthly workshops, critiques, ‘share the wealth’ presentations and outdoor painting in the summer.

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May 4th - June 1st, 2017
5-Week CLAY on the WHEEL WORKSHOP with Ann Randeraad

5-Week CLAY on the WHEEL WORKSHOP with Ann Randeraad

WORKING ON THE WHEEL! Try your hand at throwing on the wheel with instruction from artist Ann Randeraad. Learn the steps to center clay, open up and pull the clay up to create some pieces of your own. Gain understanding of the ceramic process.

THURSDAYS Starting in May
MAY 4, 11, 18, 25 & JUNE 1
7pm - 8:30pm

$350

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May 6th, 2017
STONE CARVING 101 For Youth! with Lisa Harpell

STONE CARVING 101 For Youth! with Lisa Harpell

SATURDAY, MAY 6th
10:00am - 12pm
For Youth Ages 8-14 years

Join artist, Lisa Harpell, to learn the basics of working with stone.
Create a maquette and a small sculpture in soapstone!

$35 All supplies & stone included.

“It is the form that never existed in the world before . It is the energy of life within the art that connects with the human soul. For that very reason, art is essential!” ...

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May 6th, 2017
STONE CARVING Continued with Lisa Harpell

STONE CARVING Continued with Lisa Harpell

SATURDAY, MAY 6th
1pm - 4pm

Join artist Lisa Harpell for more Stone Carving for creative personalities! Following up on her latest workshop series, Lisa is continuing to guide and teach the basics of carving and the energies of stone. In this workshop, she will teach about form, composition and bringing the hidden sculpture out of the stone as well as combining more than one colour of stone to create a finished piece.

$50
All tools & supplies included.

“Creativity has the power to change the world!” ...

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May 7th, 2017
ONTARIO 150 SPRINGTIME MILLINER WORKSHOP

ONTARIO 150 SPRINGTIME MILLINER WORKSHOP

What better way to celebrate the Ontario150 and springtime! Join the skilled milliners from Le Petit Chapeau from Barrie as they visit the South Simcoe Arts Council and teach you to modify a hat to create a wearable and functional work of art.
Create a SUN HAT for plein air painting, gardening season, or a gift for Mother's Day.

SUNDAY, MAY 7th
1:30pm-4:30pm
$55
All supplies included.

Register at the arts council at 705-435-2378 / info@southsimcoeartscouncil.com
Workshop to be held at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.

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May 18th - June 15th, 2017
More... SUMI-E PAINTING (Oriental Brushstrokes) with Roslyn Levin

More... SUMI-E PAINTING (Oriental Brushstrokes) with Roslyn Levin

THURSDAYS MAY 18, 25 & JUNE 1, 8, 15

10am - 12:30pm

In sumi-e one moves with grace, strength, flexibility and balance. The artist is challenged to create paintings of simplicity and eloquence. Learn more brush control and sensitivity, to gain a strength in your brushwork. Learning the importance of white space and understanding the value of simplifying subjects will influence students’ approach to all art forms.

Each class includes a brief Qigong/Tai Chi session to refresh our bodies mid-lesson...

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May 24th - June 14th, 2017
DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

An innovative programme intended to develop artists' understanding of composition, elements of design, and the "Golden Mean".
Included in this 4 week programme are additional exercises in understanding 1 - 2 - 3 point perspective and how to accurately render shade and shadow.

Participants should have some or limited experience.

WEDNESDAYS: MAY 24, 31 & JUNE 7, 14
10:00am - 12:00pm ...

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June 5th - 26th, 2017
ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS IN JUNE with RICHARD VANDERMEER

ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS IN JUNE with RICHARD VANDERMEER

Happening in June!
A series of ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with Master Painter & Artist RICHARD VANDERMEER
OCA Graduate 1989; Fine Art Dept.
Work represented at Christin Galleries in Toronto & Richard's own gallery in Orillia

MONDAY, JUNE 5th: PASTEL
MONDAY, JUNE 12th: OIL
MONDAY, JUNE 26th: WATERCOLOUR ...

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June 17th - 24th, 2017
Two Saturdays: DRAWING WITH INK with Len MacLeod

Two Saturdays: DRAWING WITH INK with Len MacLeod

SATURDAY JUNE 17 & 24
10:30am - 12:30pm

$45 - 2 classes

All materials provided.
Held at 41 Victoria St. E.

Register with Len MacLeod at len.macleod.art@gmail.com

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Past Workshops

April 11th - 25th, 2017
THE ART OF SKETCHING - A Class for Adults

THE ART OF SKETCHING - A Class for Adults

TUESDAYS APRIL 11, 18, 25
10:30am - 12:00 pm

Use graphite, conte, charcoal and ink to explore and practice sketching birds, flowers, mammals or architecture.

$45
All Materials Provided!

Held at the South Simcoe Arts Council at 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.
Register with Len MacLeod at len.macleod.art@gmail.com

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March 13th - 18th, 2017
MARCH BREAK at the South Simcoe Arts Council!!

MARCH BREAK at the South Simcoe Arts Council!!

TUESDAY - JEWELRY with Brodie Summers
WEDNESDAY - KIDS CREATIVE CLAY/COMBO with Lisa Harpell
THURSDAY - ANIME/DRAWING with David Aspenleider
SATURDAY - FELTING: MAKING 3D VESSELS with Gail Franklin-Hawes (12 yrs and up)

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March 4th - 11th, 2017
ALABASTER STONE CARVING with Lisa Harpell

ALABASTER STONE CARVING with Lisa Harpell

Saturdays March 4th & 11th
1:00pm - 4:00pm

“Creativity has the power to change the world!”

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February 27th - March 27th, 2017
DRAWING WITH INK with Len MacLeod

DRAWING WITH INK with Len MacLeod

Draw birds, flowers, mammals or architecture with ink and add colour with watercolour washes.

FOUR MONDAYS
Monday Feb. 27, March 6, 20 and 27
(Excludes Mon. March 13)

$80

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January 9th - February 8th, 2017
WINTER DRAWING CLASSES With Len MacLeod

WINTER DRAWING CLASSES With Len MacLeod

DRAWING FOR ADULTS
&
AFTER SCHOOL DRAWING CLUB

Starting January 9th!
See schedule for days & times. All materials provided.

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October 25th - December 5th, 2016
DROP-IN Drawing and Watercolour Painting at the South Simcoe Arts Council

DROP-IN Drawing and Watercolour Painting at the South Simcoe Arts Council

Develop your drawing & watercolour at Drop-In Mondays with Len MacLeod!
Starts September 26th
12:30pm-3:00PM
$25

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October 25th - November 16th, 2016
2016 Artist at the Gibson Workshops

2016 Artist at the Gibson Workshops

An active group of area artists who paint together every Wednesday at the Gibson Centre. Activities include monthly workshops, critiques, ‘share the wealth’ presentations and outdoor painting in the summer.

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October 25th - December 31st, 2016
Crazy Pants Theatre Co. - Theatre School Registration

Crazy Pants Theatre Co. - Theatre School Registration

Break A Leg With Crazy Pants Theatre School!
Theatre Programs Season 2016 - 2017

**NEW Alliston Location as of Sept 2016**

Come join in the fun....there are classes for all ages! At CPTC it is all about skill building, being creative, and having FUN!

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October 20th - 27th, 2016
Clay Workshops with Ann Randeraad

Clay Workshops with Ann Randeraad

Try your hand at throwing a pot on the potters wheel!
Two Sessions October 20th & 27th
Kids & Youth: 4:30-6:00PM
Adults: 7:00-8:30PM

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October 11th - 18th, 2016
Jewelry Making with Brodie Summers

Jewelry Making with Brodie Summers

Create wearable art with jewelry making for kids and youth!!

Two workshops- OCTOBER 11th & 18th from 4:30PM-6:00PM

$20 per workshop
All Materials provided!

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