Past Workshops at the SSAC

December 2nd, 201710 am - 12 pm
FAIRIES & GARGOYLES with Lisa Harpell

FAIRIES & GARGOYLES with Lisa Harpell

Saturday December 2, 2017
10 am - 12 pm
7 - 13 year olds
$30
All materials provided

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December 2nd, 20171 pm - 3 pm
STONE CARVING 101 With Lisa Harpell

STONE CARVING 101 With Lisa Harpell

Saturday December 2, 2017
1 pm - 3 pm
Youth (age 14) - Adult
$35
All materials provided

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November 25th, 201710 am - 11 am
Transform-er Art with Miss Lee

Transform-er Art with Miss Lee

Saturday Nov. 25, 2017
10 am – 11 am 
Ages 6 +
$20
All materials provided

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November 20th - 27th, 2017
OIL & WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOPS with Richard Vandermeer

OIL & WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOPS with Richard Vandermeer

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2O: OIL
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27: WATERCOLOUR
11am - 4pm

These workshops are for the beginner & intermediate student.
Workshop combines lecture, demonstration and hands-on.
Students will finish a piece on the same day...

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November 18th, 2017
WAX ART PAINTING with Dorothy Shelton

WAX ART PAINTING with Dorothy Shelton

Saturday November 18, 2017
10 am - 12 pm
For participants aged 12 - adult
$35
All materials provided
Please, bring own smock

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November 13th, 201711am - 4pm
LANDSCAPE DRAWING IN CHARCOAL with Richard Vandermeer

LANDSCAPE DRAWING IN CHARCOAL with Richard Vandermeer

LANDSCAPE DRAWING IN CHARCOAL with Richard Vandermeer
 
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13
 
This workshop is geared to the beginner & intermediate student.

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October 27th, 201710 am - 5 pm
Complimentary Wellness Sampler Day

Complimentary Wellness Sampler Day

The South Simcoe Arts Council and Matthews House Hospice, in partnership, are presenting a complimentary Wellness Sampler Day
 
Friday October 27, 2017
10 am - 5 pm

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October 21st - November 11th, 2017
DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

DRAWING TO PAINTING with David Aspenleider

BACK THIS FALL! on SATURDAYS - OCTOBER 21, 28, NOVEMBER 4 & 11
10am - 12pm

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...

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October 19th - November 16th, 2017
5-Week Workshop Series: POTTERY ON THE WHEEL

5-Week Workshop Series: POTTERY ON THE WHEEL

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 OCTOBER
October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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October 16th - November 6th, 2017
SCULPTURE & MORE FOR YOUTH

SCULPTURE & MORE FOR YOUTH

MONDAYS October 16, 23, 30, November 6
6 - 8 pm

Ages 7 - 13 years old

Have a blast trying out different methods of sculpture! Work with clay, plaster, wire & plaster, gauze and stone. Learn basic skills working with three dimensions, and gain understanding of form using reductive and additive techniques. Make at least 3 finished pieces! ....

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October 16th - November 6th, 2017
SCULPTURE & MORE with Lisa Harpell

SCULPTURE & MORE with Lisa Harpell

MONDAYS October 16, 23, 30, November 6
1 - 3PM

Sculpture and More takes participants on an exploration of many sculptural materials including clay, plaster , wire & plaster gauze and stone. Incorporating all these materials to create a minimum of three finished 3 dimensional works with the basic understanding of form using reductive and additive techniques...

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September 11th - 25th, 2017
ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with RICHARD VANDERMEER IN SEPTEMBER

ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with RICHARD VANDERMEER IN SEPTEMBER

MONDAYS in September!
A series of ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with Master Painter & Artist RICHARD VANDERMEER

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: PASTEL
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: OIL
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25: WATERCOLOUR...

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September 6th - December 6th, 2017
DRAWING FOR ADULTS- Drop in WEDNESDAYS

DRAWING FOR ADULTS- Drop in WEDNESDAYS

An ongoing weekly drop-in workshop offered by Len MacLeod at the arts council, 41 Victoria St. E. Alliston.

WEDNESDAYS from 2:00pm - 4:00 pm
$10 per hour
All Supplies Provided!...

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June 8th - 15th, 2017
DRAWING! For the Watercolour Painter with Len MacLeod

DRAWING! For the Watercolour Painter with Len MacLeod

TWO THURSDAYS: JUNE 8th & 15th
10:30am - 12:30pm

$45
All Materials Provided!

Draw close-ups of birds, flowers, mammals or architecture.
Learn drawing techniques that are the foundation
of watercolour paintings:proportion, scale & perspective

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

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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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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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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 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 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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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 25th, 2017
ONE DAY DIGITAL WORKSHOP with Bert Hoferichter

ONE DAY DIGITAL WORKSHOP with Bert Hoferichter

Bert Hoferichter has been an award-winning Professional Photographer for over 50 years. His diversified work has taken him across Canada and to over 35 countries. He is one of a selected few of Canadian photographers whose work is preserved in the National Archives in Ottawa.

SATURDAY, MARCH 25th
10AM - 4PM

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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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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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February 25th, 2017
CLAY & SPIRAL PAINT with Debra Gibbs

CLAY & SPIRAL PAINT with Debra Gibbs

YOUTH 7-11 YEARS
FEBRUARY 25th
10-11:30AM

Students will have tons of fun using clay on the potter’s wheel & spiral paint fabulous pictures along with clay hand building.
ENJOY THE PROCESS OF CREATING!

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February 18th, 2017
FAMILY DAY WEEKEND- SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18th: FREE - ALL AGES DRAWING CLASS with Len MacLeod

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND- SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18th: FREE - ALL AGES DRAWING CLASS with Len MacLeod

Learn to draw birds, flowers, mammals or architecture with proportion, shading &/or perspective

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
All Materials Provided!
Limited Space - please register at the Angus Library at 705-424-6531