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THURSDAY | March Break Art Camp : Acrylic Self Portraits (Ages 8-13)

$75+HST|day  

Three or more $65+HST|day *Discount credited after registration

Join us in the studio for this is a fun and creative one day workshop for young artists where they will paint an acrylic self-portrait on canvas! We will look at examples of artist self-portraits through history for inspiration. Taking an expressive approach to painting, we will explore composition, under-painting, colour mixing, and basic brushwork to create our finished masterpiece!

Send a photo to [email protected] a few days in advance in preparation for the workshop.

Photo guidelines: For this workshop, our focus we will be painting facial features.  Please be sure your chosen photo is of the face, neck and shoulders.  Choose an appropriate resolution to print at a 5×7 printed size.We will explore composition, under-painting, colour mixing, and basic brushwork to create our finished masterpiece! Send a photo to [email protected] a few days in advance in preparation for the workshop.

Artist Instructor: Heather Phillips

Schedule
Our full day program schedule consists of daily sketching exercises, 2hr morning and afternoon studio sessions, and various outdoor activities.  We believe an important part of the artistic process is having a good mental and physical balance.  Each day we will be going outside (weather permitting) to experience our neighbourhood and how it can inspire creativity!   Our camp takes place in our ARTiculations Studio.

What to bring:
-A full lunch, reusable water bottle and 2-3 snacks (nut free)

-Clothes for getting messy!

-Appropriate footwear;close-toed shoes for in the studio, walking/running shoes
A reusable bag or container to bring home artwork

-Appropriate indoor & outdoor attire: sunscreen, hat, raincoat, mitts, snow pants etc  

*NOTE: unless it’s -30, a monsoon or the end of the world, we go outside EVERY DAY.  Please make sure your child comes prepared and dressed appropriately to ensure outdoor fun time enjoyment for the entire group!