Teen Classes

Special Interests for Young Artists-in-training

Right brain drawing for Teens + Adults
Drawing from Life Part 1

This comprehensive 14-week series will teach students a whole new way of looking at the world. You will become aware of 5 “ways of seeing the world” to practice drawing realistically from life. Based on the teaching methodology of Betty Edwards, this step-by-step process of learning to draw students will not only guide students to develop strong drawing skills but also enhance their everyday problem-solving skills and other right brain functions.

Projects include drawing your own hand, parts of the studio and even a self-portrait. This photo illustrates a student’s first project who had no prior instruction. The class is perfect for friends and family members to take together! A 10% discount is offered when 2 students register together. Please enquire. 

Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm

  • Sep 12 to Dec 12, 2024 (14 classes)
  • 13 years and older
  • $160/mo Instructional Fee + $42 Materials ($602)
  • 10% discount for multiple registrations at checkout
  • Fees may be paid in monthly instalments.

Drawing Fundamentals 3

Drawing Fundamentals 3 challenges students with longer, and more involved projects by refining familiar processes and exploring new ways to render the drawing. The results are stunning! In this course, students continue to study colour theory, explore new media, create tone with line and markers, and render more intricate pencil drawings on coloured paper. Students develop their own unique style as they apply their knowledge and drawing skills.

This class is geared to students who have take Aliki’s Drawing Fundamentals 2 or Aliki’s Summer Drawing Camps. Best for ages 10 & older. 

Wednesdays  6:15 – 7:30 pm

  • Sep 4, 2024 – May 28, 2024
  • No classes on Dec 25 & Jan 1, Mar 26 (36 classes)
  • Returning Student Fee: $135/mo + $70 Materials ($1285 total)
  • New Student Registration fee: $25 ($1310)
  • Optional Take-Home Materials Kit: $42

Saturdays  1-2:45 pm

  • Sep 7, 2024 – May 31, 2025, 2024
  • No classes on Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 28 & 28, Feb 16, Mar 29, Apr 19, May 17 (31 classes)
  • Returning Student Fee: $135/mo + $70 Materials ($1116.25 total)
  • New Student Registration fee: $25 ($1141.25)
  • Optional Take-Home Materials Kit: $42

Discover Watercolour Painting

Discover the enchanting world of watercolour and unlock its true magic!  Our classes aim to challenge and inspire young artists as they explore complex techniques and materials. We foster a creative environment that encourages students to trust their instincts, celebrate their uniqueness, and think critically about their artistic choices.

Under the guidance of a professional artist, students will delve into the properties of watercolour through hands-on experimentation. They will learn techniques such as colour mixing, layering, lifting, wet on wet, wet on dry, dry brushing, and masking. Our lessons feature engaging discussions on theory, ample demonstrations of techniques, and personalized mentorship.

Whether you’re a beginner or have painting experience, all are welcome to join this inspiring artistic journey. Unleash your creativity and infuse your artwork with the captivating allure of watercolours!

Wednesdays at at 4:30 – 6:00pm
  • Sep 4, 2024 – May 28, 2025 (36 classes)
  • No classes Dec 25 & Jan 1 (Christmas Break), Mar 26 (Spring Break)
    • Returning Student Fee $140/mo + Materials $65:  $1325
    • New Student Registration fee: $25 ($1350)

Discover Alcohol Ink Art for Tweens to Adults

What is Alcohol Ink Art?

It is a fluid art technique that uses alcohol ink by dropping them directly to the appropriate medium. It is a fun way to paint and create art with no prior experience required. Come learn with us the endless possibilities with this vibrant and free=flowing medium.

Wednesdays at 6:30 – 8:30pm
  • Sep 10, 2024 – Nov 26, 2026 (12 classes)
  • Returning Student Fee $160/mo + Materials $36.50:  $516
  • New Student Registration fee: $25 ($541)

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