Monday, March 17, 2008

GET SCHOOLED: spring classes at c1 art space

c1 art space kelly_kirkham
A collage by Kelly Kirkham

C1 art space

:: Art Classes ::

Complete Schedule for Adults and Kids is available at

Coming up in March and April:

Build simple forms and learn basic silk screening techniques to transfer images onto your clay pieces. Whether simple designs, text or your own drawings see the possibilities of silk screening glaze decoration. No silk screening experience necessary although experience with clay will be an asset.
$145 (materials and taxes included)
Tuesdays, April 8, 15, 22, 29 from 7 to 9:30pm

Learn the basics in wheel throwing techniques to produce cylinders with various functions. A range of decorating methods will be covered. Suitable for all levels of experience these focused workshops are limited to four
students at a time.
$145 (materials and taxes included)
Tuesdays, March 18, 25, April 1,8 from 7 to 9:30pm or
Tuesdays, April 22, 29, May 6, 13 from 7 to 9:30pm

MOSAIC with artist Sandra Tarantino
Learn the fundamentals in mosaic application and layout designs onto various surfaces. Whether using broken plates, found objects, glass or ceramic tiles, create wonderful pieces for your home or garden, including mirrors, planters and more. Choose from a variety of projects.
$80 (materials and taxes included)
Saturday & Sunday, April 26, 27 from 1 to 4pm

COLLAGE with artist Sandra Tarantino
This workshop looks at various mediums and tools used in the creation of collage works. Techniques include the use of photocopying, transfer printing, glazing, found objects and built surfaces when combined with more traditional drawing and painting media, 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional objects.
$145 (materials and taxes included)
Thursdays, April 27, May 3, 10, 17 from 7-9:30pm

SILK-SCREENING with artist Daryl Vocat
Create your own one of a kind designs on paper and fabric. Projects presented in class include single and multi-colour printing. Learn the fundamentals of photo-screenprinting techniques (photo emulsion method) to develop skills through colour separation, creating editions and monoprints or be creative through experimentation with stencil methods, drawing fluid and pastels. These workshops provide information on how to set up a silk screening studio at home. No printmaking experience is required. For beginner and intermediate levels.
$145 (materials and taxes included)
Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 from 7 to 9:30
Saturday & Sunday, March 29, 30 from 1 to 6pm or
Saturday & Sunday, May 3, 4 from 1-6pm

Learn the basics of screen printing to create designs on paper in the first portion of this workshop. These will be transformed into unique works while discovering bookbinding methods in the later part.
$145(materials and taxes included)
Thursdays April 24, May 1, 8, 15 from 7-9:30pm

PAINTING with Sandra Tarantino
Learn and develop painting techniques using acrylic paint and mediums while focusing on the elements of design. Discover how to render form, light, space and colour through various exercises including still life composition or the practice of copying Old Master paintings to produce a finished piece. For beginner and intermediate levels.
$210 (materials and taxes included)6 sessions
Wednesdays May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11 from 7-9:30pm

ENCAUSTIC with Graham Curry
Encaustic is a drawing and painting medium using molten wax as paint, mixing medium and preparatory surface. This workshop offers an overview of the medium covering basic techniques, safety issues, and encaustic's versatility in relation to collage and oil painting, printing techniques and sculpture.
$150 (materials and taxes included)
Saturdays, April 5, 12, 19 from 1 to 4:30pm

C1 art space
44 Ossington Avenue, just North of Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Y7
416 538-7999
Gallery Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday-12 to 6pm, Sunday- 1 to 5pm
(closed Mon & Wed- open by appointment)


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