Teen Classes

Year- Round Weekly Classes - Sept 2017 to May 2016

Please see description of Drawing Fundamentals 3  on Drawing Classes Page.  Classes are well suited for teens who are interested in learning drawing fundamentals while exploring a variety of media and range of art from realistic to abstract.    

Learn to Draw ONE-DAY Workshop

This in depth drawing workshop is geared to adults and teens at all stages from the most intimidated to drawing enthusiasts.  It's perfect for the the whole family to do together.   We offer Part 1 and Part 2 on separate days.  

Aliki’s 7-Step System* will teach you how to draw realistically in just ONE DAY!  We have balanced just the right combination of theory, drawing exercises, and fun. You will leave the studio saying "I CAN draw!" with confidence!  

The first photo is the participant's drawing BEFORE instruction and the second drawing is after one hour of instruction. 

2017 Fall Dates:  coming soon

Time:  9:30  am  to 4:00 pm (30 minute lunch break)

Cost: Registration fee: $25+GST; Workshop fee: $125+GST ; Materials fee: $25 (+GST)  (inlcudes a take-home starter drawing kit)

Right Brain Drawing for Teens

Disappointed that you didn't get the ART option your were hoping for at school?  Feel like you CAN'T draw but wished you could?  Right Brain Drawing for Teens is the PERFECT SOLUTION for YOU! 

This comprehensive class will give teens greater confidence in their drawing abilities and improve their visual-thinking and problem-solving skills as they learn to draw.  Following the teaching methodology of Betty  Edwards will not only guide students to develop strong drawing skills, as well as enhance their everyday problem-solving skills and other right brain functions. Research has shown that students who study the arts, in general, develop 10 important skills for success in everyday life such as creativity, confidence, problem-solving skills, perserverence, focus, non-verbal communication, resiliency, collaboration skills, dedication and accountability (Phillips, 2010).

No drawing experience is necessary. This class 12 - week class is designed for teens (in junior and senior highschool) who have no prior drawing intruction, as well as those who enjoy drawing and wish to improve their technique.  Adults may join the class too.  

NEW FALL 2017 Dates: Sep 12 - Dec 5th, 2017  (12 classes) REGISTER HERE

Day & Time: Tuesdays at 6:30 - 8:30 pm 

Cost (incl GST):  $140/month; Materials fee: $26.25; New Student Registration: $26.25  Early Bird Discount: save $50 until July 30th

These pre and post instructional drawings are inspirational! The students achieved these self portrait drawings after only 12 weeks of instruction.  The samples below utilize a variety of unique drawing techniqes such as upside-down drawing. 

Arts Combo for Teens

This ecclectic integrates a wonderful combination of both 2D and 3D techniques into the creative process.  Teen artists will learn and practice drawing exercises that facilitate relaxation and the experience of working "on the right side of the brain."  The sculpting component of these art classes will introduce methods used by professional artists to create your own works of art that students will be proud to display. Each session will have a variety of projects and may vary from sample photos.  This class is best suited for students who have take our Drawing Fundamentals classes/camp but not necessary.    

Fall 2017 Dates: Sep 11 - Dec 4th~  3 months  REGISTER HERE

Times: Mondays at 6:30 - 8:00 pm  (No class on Holidays)

Cost (incl GST):  $130/month;  $42 Material fee  Early Bird Discount: save $50 until July 30th

Ages: 13  years and older


January 2018 Dates: Jan 8 - May 29  ~ 5 months

Times: Mondays at 6:30 - 8:00pm

Cost (incl GST):  $130/month;  $42.00 Material fee  

Ages: 13  years and older