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We have so much to offer for anyone looking to be creative this fall! We are very excited because these series of workshops will be the first to be held at Journey Through the Arts’ new studio! As many of you know Mike and I have been restoring an 1850s log cabin and will be so happy to unveil our new space to everyone. Our new studio is located at 190 Hope St, N. in Port Hope (behind our own home). It has been an unbelievable process and we are so happy with our new fall, winter and spring home! (The Summer Program will always be held at the mill—never fear!)
So, here is a glimpse into what we have planned for fall:
These workshops are suitable for children 6-12 years, are $20 per workshop plus HST and include all supplies and are held on Saturday’s from 10:00-11:00.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13: Mixed Media Leaf Assemblages: Using the beautiful shapes and colours found in fall leaves this workshop will focus on using a variety of media including ink pen, paint, beads, coloured pencil and found objects to create a framed piece of art inspired by nature.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27: Chalk Pastel & Oil Pastel Pumpkin Landscapes: This workshop will teach students about how to create a landscape- including learning about horizon lines, creating distance and techniques on using both chalk and oil pastels.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10: Look to the Sky: Acrylic Tree Paintings on Canvas: What a joy it is to look up into the sky and see trees overhead! This workshop will focus on this unique perspective as well as the beautiful colours and textures of trees to create an acrylic painting on canvas.
These workshops are suitable for children 6-12 years, are $20 per workshop plus HST and include all supplies and are held Tuesday’s from 4:30-5:30 and are scheduled for those that may not be able to attend the Saturday workshops
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9: Mixed Media Leaf Assemblages
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23: Chalk Pastel & Oil Pastel Pumpkin Landscapes
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6: Look to the Sky: Acrylic Tree Paintings on Canvas
These workshops are suitable for teens ages 12-14 years, are $20 per workshop plus HST and include all supplies and are held Wednesday’s from 5:30-6:30. These workshops will encourage teens to work in a variety of media and allow them to explore their own visual art ideas and inspiration including painting, printmaking, drawing, scratchboard, pastels, watercolour and more. The Teen Art Group is meant to be an encouraging and fun place where teens with similar interests can gather at the studio and create together. Workshops are scheduled for:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28
FOR ADULTS: Paint Night: Why not gather a few friends together and come to the studio for a fun and creative evening. These workshops can be booked to suit your schedule and are offered in a variety of media including drawing, acrylic painting, watercolour, printmaking, scratchboard, chalk pastel and more. Never fear! These workshops will guide you through all the steps and will be taught in a laid back manner. Pricing will depend on the number of people attending. Please contact the studio for more information.
ART BIRTHDAY PARTIES FOR KIDS: Not sure what to do for your child’s birthday? Why not come to the studio and create some art! Parties are $15 per child and include the art project, a snack and a goodie bag and can be booked to suit your schedule. Art parties can be customized to your child’s interest and projects include: cartooning, caricatures, pottery, Japanese ink painting, scratchboard, watercolour, acrylic paintings on canvas, sand paintings on canvas and more!
HOMESCHOOLING WORKSHOPS: This is a new series of workshops geared towards children 6-12 who are home schooled. Please contact the studio for more information about this exciting new program.
GUITAR LESSONS: Join our waiting list for private guitar lessons taught by Mike Woods of the bands Garage Dog and the Soul Shakers’ Union.
TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE WORKSHOPS AND PROGRAMS PLEASE CONTACT US:
I hope to see you at the studio!
JOIN THE JTTA MAILING LIST! To receive a schedule of upcoming Saturday morning workshops please join our Mailing List by emailing: email@example.com.
PRIVATE LESSONS for ADULTS & KIDS: Arranged to suit your individual schedule, these lessons can be booked after school or in the evening. Lessons are 30 minutes ($20 per lesson) or 1 hour ($30 per lesson). Private lessons include all art supplies. Lessons are based on your individual interests including mosaics, jewellery, painting on canvas, watercolour, printmaking and more!!
ART BIRTHDAY PARTIES: JTTA offers a fun and creative way to celebrate your child's birthday! Your private party includes all supplies, snacks and an art project for each of your guests. Parties are one hour in length and are held at our downtown studios. Parties are suitable for children 6-13 and are $15 per child. Please visit our website for project descriptions.
IN-THE-SCHOOLS PROGRAM: Invite JTTA to your school! Workshops are available for JK to Grade 8 in various media. All workshops are affordably priced at $6 plus HST per student, including all art supplies. Instruction is 2 periods in length and comes with an accompanying rubric that compliments the visual art curriculum.
WORKSHOP INFORMATION: Instructed by Christine Benson-Woods (A.O.C.A, B.F.A)
TO REGISTER: Phone: (905) 885-0908 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is an alphabetized list of art workshops that are taught at the studio. Workshops can be customized to suit any age of student- from young child (ages 6 and up) to adult.
Each workshop focuses on a particular technique and/or art movement. Art workshops for children are held on Saturday’s from 10:00-11:00 and private lessons can be booked throughout the week at your convenience. For more information about any of the workshops listed below and scheduling please contact Christine at the studio!
A Trip to Japan- Brush and Ink Painting
About Pointillist Painting
All About Egyptian Art- Hieroglyphic Alphabet Paintings
All About Skies
Autumn Chalk Pastel Landscapes
Becoming a Sculptor Using Clay
Being a Fashion Designer
Bold Self Portraits in Oil Pastel
Cartoon Art and Comic Strips
CD Cover Design and Responding to Music with Art
Celebrating Chinese New Year- Chinese Zodiac Animals
Celtic Art- Design Elements of Celtic Art
Ceramic Tiles Inspired by Greek Art
Collage and Assemblages
Creating a Fresco
Creating a Mandala
Creating a Navajo Sand Painting
Creating Cool Resist Drawings- Scratchboard
Creating Functional Art
Creating Moveable Drawing Mannequins
Creating Trees- A Mixed Media Workshop
Dare to Make Prints – Linocuts
Decorating Easter Eggs- Decoupage and Wax Resist
Delicate Ink Trees
Drawing Underwater Creatures
Drawing Your Pet
Dream Drawings and Surrealism
Everything You Need to Know About Drawing
Fantasy Tree Drawings Using Chalk and Charcoal
Handmade Paper Pictures- Papermaking
Ink & Pastel Pets
Inspired by Africa- African Masks and Their Meanings
Inspired by Australia- Australian Aboriginal Art
Japanese Watercolour Fans
Jewellery-Making- what do Colours Mean?
Learning About Abstract Art
Magnificent Glass Mosaics
Making a Family Art Quilt
Making a Paper Mola
Making a Stick and Elastic Book
Mixed Media Drawings
Mixed Media Assemblage
Mother’s Day Gift Stones- Examples of Symbols and Their Meanings
Outdoor Drawing Workshop
Owl Paintings on Canvas
Painting With Chocolate
Painting Birch Trees
Painting on Glass
Painting to Music
Painting Trees in Full Bloom
Painting with Paper
Pen and Ink Owls
Picture Book Illustration
Recycled Paper Jewellery
Screenprinting on Fabric
Screenprinting on Paper
Sculptures in Clay
Self Portraits Inspired by Pop Art
Shibori and Tie-Dyeing
Wacky Wire Insects
Wax Resist Drawings using Watercolour and Oil Pastels
Windchimes Made out of Found Objects
Winter Trees- Painting the Canadian Landscape in Winter
These workshops are aimed at adults who are looking for something creative and rewarding to fill their evenings! Whether you are looking to experiment, to try something new, to rekindle your creativity or to just have some fun, these workshops are a perfect way to introduce you to art making... The workshops are designed for beginners and will teach in a laid back and relaxed manner through demonstrations and examples. Workshops include printmaking, silk painting, watercolour, felt-making and more. All workshops are held at the JTTA studio at 27 Walton St. Port Hope (above Smith’s Creek Antiques). Workshops are scheduled both during the week and on weekends to accommodate a variety of schedules. For more information on upcoming workshops please contact Christine at the studio!
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Adult Visual Art Workshops: Have you always wanted to explore your creative side? If so, these workshops are a great chance to learn something new! All workshops are taught in a hand-on, laid-back manner. Make it a ladies night out… bring a friend! Workshops are $30 each and include all art supplies. A schedule of Adult Workshops will be announced soon.
Journey Through the Arts
Mailing Address: 190 Hope St. N., Port Hope, ON L1A 2P4