Enjoy a day off school making art in the Studio.
Enjoy a day off school making art in the Studio. Children ages 6–12 will explore our exhibitions as inspiration for learning techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking and mixed-media art.
Before and aftercare is included 8:30–9 am and 4–4:30 pm
Fee/day: $55, $45 members
An alumni of the Queen’s Bachelor of Fine Art program, Bonnie Crook has had the wonderful opportunity to teach art to thousands of children from Thailand, the Muskokas, Toronto and Kingston for fifteen years. Well versed in all media and child centered learning, she believes once her students grasp the fundamental techniques of the medium, the sky is the limit.
Friday 28 September 2018, 9–4 pm
Controlled Chaos of Colour
Don your paint smock but leave the paint brushes in the jar. This day is going to be action packed fun with paint, masking and colour! Inspired by the abstract expressionist art from the exhibition In the Present: The Zacks Gift of 1962, young artists will create 2-d works that showcase the amazing effects of layered complimentary colours.
Friday 26 October 2018, 9–4 pm
Time Capsule Self-Sculptures
Young artists who enjoy playing with fabric, fur and found materials and are skillful at cutting, wrapping, and stuffing will love this workshop. Inspired by the mixed-media, found object installations in Tau Lewis: when last you found me here, children will create child-sized lifeforms that reflect their own personal identity. This eclectic sculpture will include a plaster mask of the child’s face and casts of their hands or feet with secret objects placed inside.
Friday 30 November 2018, 9–4 pm
Follow the Path: Exploring Feelings and Movement Through Line
Line is a fundamental element of art that carries so much meaning. In this PA day workshop young artists will learn how a line’s direction, thickness and colour can convey feelings and energy. Using line alone they will respond to various types of music, express a feeling, and tell a story using a variety of media. Inspired by the concept of migration seen in The hold: movements in the contemporary collection, children will create a 3-D bee mobile and get messy making unusual pathways with clay.