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September 2020

Beginner Cartooning Class for Kids

Friday, September 11 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, December 12 @ 3:00 pm

Learn the techniques to draw your favourite cartoon characters from popular movies, anime, and video games, step-by-step in this beginner-friendly virtual art class for kids! In this cartooning and anime drawing class, kids will learn to draw cartoons online through live video chat with their teacher, and learn the techniques and creative process for the art of visual storytelling. Projects include designing your own cute chibi characters, drawing simple backgrounds, and best of all -- learning art and design principles…

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Realistic Drawing Classes for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12

This intensive drawing class teaches fundamental realistic drawing techniques, suitable for teens and adults looking to improve on their drawing skills. Learn art concepts and techniques for drawing realism such as shading, 3D forms, perspective, blending, realistic linework and principles such as composition. We will learn how to draw realistic people, objects, things in perspective, and various shading techniques, which can later be applied to advanced studies in painting, design and sculpture. Students will work in various dry media such…

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Comics & Manga Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 - Saturday, December 12

Students will learn the art of illustrated storytelling to create their very own comics and manga! Learn how to make readers laugh, cry and shiver with the art of pacing, panel creation and illustration. Find what style and genre is for you, whether you create the slice of life comic of your dreams or the horror comic of your nightmares! This online art mentorship program teaches the technical aspects behind panel illustration in both black and white and full colour,…

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Fall Term 2020 – Art Classes at Art One Academy Markham!

Saturday, September 12, 2020 - Friday, February 5, 2021
Art One Academy Markham, 90C Centurian Dr., Unit 7C
Markham, ON L3R 8C1 Canada
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Art One Academy Markham offers a high quality education and instruction in the visual art with the learning environment that is as unique as each student and art classes for all ages, skill levels and abilities. Professionally developed Art Programs based on Ontario Curriculum for Fine Arts and cover the theory of color, drawing and sculpture. The studios professionally equipped with easels and high grade materials encourage our students to grow artistically strong to become very skilled and well rounded…

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Open Art Mentorship for Teens

Saturday, September 12 @ 11:00 am - Saturday, December 12 @ 12:30 pm
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Create differently, but together, and learn from each other! Open Art Mentorship is a weekly art jam & critique session that’s customized to the learning needs of a small group of like-minded creative people. This program is open to different art projects from drawing, to sculpture, to experimental painting -- embracing all different styles and mediums. Choose your own art projects, and tread bravely on your creative quest; we are here to guide you and show you the ropes! Your…

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Drawing Foundations Art Classes

Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, December 17
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Drawing foundations are weekly online drawing classes for youth. Students will grow their creative thinking and drawing skills through weekly live video chats with their instructor, covering a variety of different drawing mediums, techniques, and styles. Our instructor will introduce an art concept or material each week and work with students step by step to create meaningful artwork. Classes are small, so each student gets personal guidance and online feedback from the instructor. This virtual drawing class is designed for…

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Digital Illustration Art Mentorship for Teens

Tuesday, September 15 - Tuesday, December 15
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Learn more advanced digital painting and illustration techniques through this weekly online class, suitable for teens and adults. Expand your artistic versatility by adding digital art to your artistic toolbelt. This online mentorship program takes student’s artwork to the next level by teaching them advanced digital art shortcuts and techniques to quicken their workflow and hone their skills. Lessons and custom demos are taught with Photoshop, but students may use the digital art program of their choice! Tuesdays from 6:00…

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Watercolour Painting Classes for Kids

Wednesday, September 16 - Wednesday, December 16
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Improve your watercolour painting skills from the comfort of home in this live online art class, suitable for youth, teens and adults with prior drawing and watercolour experience. Explore a variety of watercolour techniques to create beautiful paintings of different subjects, and learn how to combine watercolour with other mediums. Our instructor will cover nature painting, different types of washes and blends, mixing and layering colour, painting skin tones, experimental techniques, and more. We will study the works of famous…

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Animation Art Mentorship for Teens

Friday, September 18 - Friday, December 11
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Learn the art of making moving pictures, and the creative process of digital animation in this online animation class suitable for teens and adults! Students will learn and apply the 12 principles of animation to create compelling individual animation projects, where they can design backgrounds and animate characters of their choice. Guided by a professional animator, students will get guidance on their animation portfolios as well as valuable industry advice for pursuing animation as a future major or career. Step…

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October 2020

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Sunday, January 17, 2021
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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Winnie the Pooh exploring a classic at the ROM

Experience the timeless and universal appeal of one of the most adored fictional characters of all time – Winnie-the-Pooh –– in this immersive and playful exhibition. Kids and grown-ups of all ages are invited to discover and rediscover the magical world of this much-loved bear and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood. Featuring interactive activities and larger-than-life environments, this exhibition will make you fall in love again with these thoughtful characters and delight in their resourcefulness while appreciating the…

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One of a Kind Online

Thursday, October 22 - Sunday, December 20
One of a Kind Online

As the flagship event supporting craft and makers since 1975, One Of A Kind is pivoting digitally to help creative entrepreneurs across Canada connect with customers, promote their businesses, and drive sales during the holiday season. Join us from October 22 - December 20 from anywhere on One Of A Kind Online to connect with over 700+ makers, shop the best in Canadian made and do your part to help small businesses restart and recover. Visit starting October 22…

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November 2020

Welcome Back to the BSM!

Sunday, November 1, 2020 - Monday, January 4, 2021
Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S1W7 Canada
Bata Shoe Museum Welcome Back

Walk on down to the coolest shoebox in town! With an international collection of over 14,000 shoes, there’s so much to explore. In order to highlight different aspects of the collections, we offer three changing exhibitions as well as one semi-permanent exhibition so that each visit offers new and fascinating for everyone to experience! The BSM officially reopens on Wednesday, July 15 and we can't wait to welcome you back! Visit our website for details on how to purchase advance…

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Anong Migwans Beam at Campbell House

Tuesday, November 3 - Saturday, December 19
Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St W
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3H3 Canada
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Campbell House Museum is pleased to welcome Ojibwe artist Anong Migwans Beam in a solo exhibit of her large-format oil paintings and watercolour studies. In these paintings, she explores themes that have emerged in her work over the past two year; ‘Looking at my life, and with my mother entering Alzheimer’s, I have been painting memories. My practice has always centered around water and how it holds and contains us, and is a silent witness again and again to all…

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Figure Drawing Art Intensives

Friday, November 6 - Friday, December 11

Study the human body and learn advanced figure drawing techniques in this specialty art course dedicated to drawing the human body. Lessons are step by step and focus on studying human proportions and movement, including quick gesture and contour drawing, 3D structure drawing, shading techniques, and basic anatomy. Students may receive live feedback on their submitted artwork and get personalized guidance from their instructor through Google Classrooms in between classes. See all classes for more information and pricing tiers:

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Fall & Winter | LIVE Virtual Photography Classes

Monday, November 9, 2020 - Thursday, January 21, 2021
$49 – $159

NEW LIVE VIRTUAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES Due to Covid-19, we have moved our in-person classes to an online virtual classroom where you will have LIVE LECTURES with our award-winning instructors! Master manual mode, get to know your camera and start enjoying having photography. Start off with our Photo 101 class that covers the basics of move onto our editing classes or workshops. A great chance to learn something new while staying safe in the comfort of your own home. SAVE UP…

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Intermediate | LIVE Virtual Photography Class (Photo 201)

Monday, November 9 @ 6:30 pm - Monday, November 30 @ 8:30 pm
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Every Monday from Nov 2 - 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

LIVE Virtual Photography Classes: Interactive online workshops allowing you to ask questions and get personal with our award-winning photography instructors in small class sizes! Enjoy all the same great classes from the comfort of your own home and available anywhere in Canada or The US! *Students Must be 14 years or older * Photo 201: Take your photography to the next level with this intermediate course from the comfort of your home. Live video lectures will build on the knowledge…

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Character Design Art Intensives

Wednesday, November 18 - Wednesday, December 9

Create characters with interesting and professional designs in this virtual intensive class that focuses on developing advanced character design skills. Learn varying advanced tricks to drawing unique characters that can be dropped into any genre of game or book with live, personalized step by step online demonstrations! Students will learn advanced anatomy and design techniques, such as anatomical stylization, outfit design based on visual storytelling and advanced posing. Students may receive live personalized feedback from their instructor on submitted artwork…

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Portrait Drawing Art Intensives

Thursday, November 19 - Thursday, December 17

Learn how to draw realistic faces, 3D heads, and dynamic portraits in this virtual art intensive online art class for intermediate to advanced students. Learn how to draw heads at difficult angles and the tricks to capturing age, gender, likeness and expression with live, step by step demonstrations and personalized online guidance between classes! This course is focused on learning how to draw head structure, which includes lessons on gesture, form, perspective, lighting, and shading techniques. See all classes for…

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Create a Winning Portfolio – Design & Media Arts

Thursday, November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Are you building an art portfolio? Do you plan on becoming a designer, content creator, or working in media arts? Join us for a free seminar on what exactly makes a winning art portfolio, and how to create a stand out portfolio to showcase your skills and talents. This session is designed for prospective art students applying for illustration and fine art majors, or specialty arts high schools. Join our panel of experts as they break down the differences between…

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December 2020

AGO Family Flashlight Tours

Sunday, December 6
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 27, 2020

Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada
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EVENT CANCELLED UNTIL CLOSURES END Take family-focused flashlight tour in the Thomson Collection of Ship Models! Ages 3+ The Thomson Collection represents a diversity of both ship and model making styles. Visitors will explore the various ships by flashlight, while enjoying the low-light conditions of this unique gallery space. This tour includes an interactive drawing and paper boat folding activity. Every first Sunday of the month, 11:00 am - noon or 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm *Flashlights will be provided.

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ArtVenture Winter Challenge

Monday, December 21, 2020 - Saturday, January 9, 2021
McMichael Online, 10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0 Canada
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Be part of the magic this holiday season at the McMichael! Explore breathtaking exhibitions, get creative with art activities and challenge the whole family with a holiday scavenger hunt. PLUS, you’ll have a chance to win a FREE FAMILY MEMBERSHIP! The fun begins December 21. For details, go to For ages 6 and up.

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Winter Break Painting Workshop for Teens

Monday, December 21 - Wednesday, December 23
McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Ave.
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0 Canada
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$90 – $105

Explore the vibrant world of acrylics! In this three-day workshop for teens ages 14 to 18, artist Andrew Sookrah—one of our most popular instructors!—will introduce students to the vibrant and versatile world of acrylic painting, giving them the tools to experiment with the subjects and styles of their choice. Topics covered include mastering perspective, reflections in water, patterns, texture, skies and clouds, dramatic light, depth and negative space, with special attention given to basic drawing techniques such as composition, color,…

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