Monday, September 29, 2008

GET SCHOOLED: C1 art space (fall 2008)

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C1 art space
::Upcoming Classes Fall 2008::
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Learn two techniques in one class! Discover simple handbuilding techniques in clay and learn silk screening methods to transfer imagery 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 is an asset.
$185 (materials and taxes included)
Tuesdays, September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28 from 7 to 9:30pm

Level 1

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)
Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 from 7 to 9:30pm
Level 2
Expand on your basic knowledge of throwing on the pottery wheel. Further projects demonstrate the techniques involved in adding on pieces, such as handles and spouts. Underglaze decoration is also covered. Small classes.
$145 (materials and taxes included)
Wednesdays, November 5,12,19, 26 from 7 to 9:30pm

DRAWING BASICS with Paul Turner
This course will introduce the student to basic drawing techniques using still life. Working from different shaped boxes, jars, orbs and containers, they will learn the principles of form, composition, proportion, line and shading. Student will also be introduced to various drawing implements and papers.
$185 (materials and taxes included) 5 sessions
Mondays, Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 20, 27, Nov. 3 from 7-9:30pm
(no class Thanksgiving Oct.13)

Learn to solve any perspective problem. This course will cover one and two point perspective for basic and advanced artists. There will be practical applications, specifically on how to translate sketches to a finished drawing on canvas. Understand concepts in depth and learn tricks and tips that will help you in your own studio practice.
$110 (materials and taxes included) 3 sessions
Mondays, November 10, 17, 24 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)
Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 from 7 to 9:30pm

ACRYLIC PAINTING with Graham Curry
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.
$215(materials and taxes included) 6 sessions
Thursdays, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec.4 from 7-9:30pm

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)
Saturdays, November 15, 22, 29 from 1 to 4:30pm

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.
$150 (materials and taxes included)
Saturday & Sunday, October 4 & 5 from 1 to 6pm
Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18, 25 from 7 to 9:30pm

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


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