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May 2019

Treasures of a Desert Kingdom

Sunday, May 19 - Sunday, May 26
Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 Canada
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Treasures of a Desert Kingdom at the ROM

Explore the spectacular royal arts of one of India’s greatest former kingdoms, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Alluring jewellery, lavish tents and canopies, vibrant paintings, and opulent decorative arts tell stories of kingship, strategic alliances, the role of women and life at court. Amassed over the course of nearly four centuries, these treasures reflect the history and artistic legacy of the Rathore dynasty, one of the longest continuous royal lineages in the world, that ruled this desert kingdom until India’s independence in 1947.…

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Winged Canvas Art Hub Character and Game Design 2

Sunday, May 19 @ 4:18 pm - Tuesday, May 28 @ 9:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:18 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Do you sometimes wish you lived in a fantasy world or alternate realm? Want to sharpen your drawing skills and learn how video games are designed? This class explores the creative process behind character design, concept art for environments, and game mechanics. This is a drawing class that focuses on creating concept art – there will be no programming or coding component. Students may work in traditional media (pencil, ink, coloured pencil, watercolour) or choose to bring in their laptops/tablets…

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Winged Canvas Art Hub Realistic Painting

Sunday, May 19 @ 4:18 pm - Wednesday, May 29 @ 9:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:18 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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When you see a painting that looks like a photograph do you stop in your tracks and think “how did they do that?” In this class you’ll learn the techniques to answer that question. You'll learn how to unleash your natural ability to interpret the world through the art of acrylic painting, and discover the techniques for realistic painting. Class projects include a still life painting, a portrait painting, and an open theme painting, where each student will be able…

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Markham’s Ultimate Art Contest 2019 at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Sunday, May 19 @ 4:18 pm - Wednesday, July 31 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Markham's Ultimate Art Contest

Calling all art lovers! Do you consider yourself an Art Nerd? We want to know what being an Art Nerd means to you! Show us how much you love art by sending us your interpretation of the theme “Art Nerd.” It can be a comic, illustration, painting or digital piece — something that captures your passion for creating. Win $500 Art Scholarship for Programs at Winged Canvas and a copy of the 2020 Art Nerd wall calendar with the twelve…

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2019 Summer Art Camps

Sunday, May 19 - Saturday, August 31
1105 Finch Ave, 1105 Finch Ave
Pickering, Ontario L1V1J7 Canada
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Julie Glaude's Art Space is a safe and fun space for all to explore the wonderful world of art through our educational kids and adult programs. Whatever your age or experience we're all about fun and learning! This Summer we have 8 different programs to offer you, with a special Grand Opening discount of 10% off until June 30th on all our Summer Camps!!! Use promo code MONET19 To register, visit https://www.jgartspace.com/registration?category=Summer+Camps and click on the camp you would like…

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Washed Ashore-Art To Save The Sea

Sunday, May 19 - Friday, November 1
Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Washed Ashore is an aesthetically powerful art installation that is built completely from plastics found in oceans and waterways around the world. A first for Canada, this unique exhibit educates about the negative and devastating effects of plastic pollution and to spark positive changes in consumer habits. Each year, sea birds, whales, seals, sea turtles and other marine life die after ingesting plastic or becoming entangled in the plastic debris and approximately 300 million pounds of plastic is produced globally…

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Winged Canvas Art Hub Portraiture

Tuesday, May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn how to draw realistic faces and 3 dimensional heads in this 8 week drawing course, designed for intermediate to advanced students. Learn the steps to drawing heads in different angles and the tricks to capturing age, gender, likeness and expression. Every other week, we'll learn step by step drawing techniques, focusing on structure, proportion, and individual goals. We will learn how to deconstruct the head (and skull) as a 3 dimensional, complex form. Every other week in between lessons,…

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Opening Party: The Winged Canvas Collective

Friday, May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Join us for the debut exhibition of the Winged Canvas Collective. The Collective is made up of a diverse group of artists (including Winged Canvas staff) as well as local GTA-based artists. Each artist has a distinct style and specialty. From whimsical illustrations to classic Canadian landscapes, this exhibit is an expansive look at the talent of the Collective. Featured artists: Raffi Anderian raffianderian.com Nasim Abaein nasimaba.com Izzy Jefferson izzyjefferson.com Cindy Fan https://cind.ca/ Genie Kim geniekim.com Elena Dinissuk instagram.com/lenadv_art Jay…

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Winged Canvas Art Hub Digital Art & Painting

Saturday, May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 22, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Break out your tablet, or laptop and explore art beyond paper! Our Digital Art Class will cover techniques including digital drawing & painting, from simple pixel characters to background creation, to more realistic subjects, We’ll work on building the foundational skills needed to create digital art of your choice, like skin tones for portraits, concept art for environments or character designs. Demonstrations will be done each class in Adobe Photoshop, but students may work in any digital art app or…

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Art Exhibition at Alive

Thursday, May 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Alive Montessori & Private School, 2 Wembley Rd
Toronto, ON M6C2E9 Canada
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Free

Come and bring your friends and family! All children from the school and guests will create art for the exhibition. Spark your creativity and choose from a variety of hands-on group workshops.

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June 2019

Toronto Kids Fashion Week To Present Hottest Upcoming Trends

Saturday, June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Daniels Spectrum – Ada Slaight Hall, 585 Dundas Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5A 2B7 Canada
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$39 – $109

After last year’s tremendous success, we are proud to announce that Toronto Kids Fashion Week is back and ready for the 2019/2020 fall/winter season! Toronto Kids Fashion Week was founded on the premise of bringing the fashion world to children, who are typically not acknowledged or particularly emphasized by the greater fashion industry, and has rapidly become the premiere event for kids’ fashion in Toronto as the only platform that connects designers directly to the kidswear industry. On a greater…

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PA Day Painting Camp: Famous Artists

Monday, June 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Full Day 9am - 4pm | Half Day 9am - 12pm / 1 - 4pm* ​ On York Region PA Days, Winged Canvas invites students to the Art Hub for a fun day of painting! There are inspiring themes each day, and when the weather is warm, we may even take our easels outdoors! We begin each day with a step by step painting in the AM, followed by open painting in the PM, where campers can enjoy the freedom…

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Dog Painting Party at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Friday, June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Paint Party for Dog Lovers! Fri, June 14, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Kick off the summer with Winged Canvas and help support a great cause! Come out and learn to paint an adorable dog, step-by-step. No painting experience required! Cost: $38/painter (includes one 9 x 12" canvas, all art materials and refreshments) $10 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Markham Cat Adoption and Education Centre.

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July 2019

Summer Intensive: Life Drawing 1 at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, July 5
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This camp is an introduction to Life Drawing and perfect for beginners or those who want to expand their skills. Students will learn fundamental techniques to improve their realistic drawing abilities. Topics will include shape, proportion, and gesture. We’ll also cover how to draw realistic 2D male and female figures. Lessons are taught step-by-step with room for extra guidance as needed. Skills learned: Realistic drawing, proportions, composition, figure drawing Bonus: Each student will also get 1 free Open Life Drawing…

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Digital Design Summer Camp for 4-8 Years

Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, August 30
Stemotics, 695 Bishop Street North
Cambridge, ON N3H 2K8 Canada
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$174.99

Digital Design Camp Week-1: July 2 - July 5, 2019 Week-2: July 8 - July 12, 2019 Week-3: July 15 - July 19, 2019 Week-4: July 22 - July 26, 2019 Week-5: July 29 - Aug 2, 2019 Week-6: Aug 6 - Aug 9, 2019 Week-7: Aug 12- Aug 16, 2019 Week-8: Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2019 Week-9: Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2019 Campers will explore science, math, physics and computer science through fun activities with different technologies.…

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Summer Intensive: Life Drawing 2 at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 12
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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A great camp for those with some prior life drawing experience, or as a continuation of Life Drawing 1. We’ll cover advanced drawing techniques such as shading, form, 3D structure and perspective. Students will learn to draw more detailed anatomy, including realistic hands and faces. This camp is great for art school portfolio development! Skills learned: Drawing structure and form, advanced shading techniques, drawing from live animals & subjects Bonus: Each student will also get 1 free Open Life Drawing…

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Night It Up!

Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14
Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham, Canada
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Free

Night It Up! is an outdoor festival showcasing a mosaic of delicious Asian street foods complemented by local talents’ nightly performances, styled in the vein of night markets from Taiwan, Hong Kong and across Asia. Organized by Power Unit Youth Organization, Night It Up! is unique in our mission to encourage youth development while maintaining our commitment towards the community. Through donating our profits to a beneficiary, we hope to set a precedent in youth to learn, grow, and share.

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Harmonic Melodies Summer Music & Art Camp

Monday, July 15 - Thursday, August 29
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada

Summer Music Camps and Summer Art Camps at Harmonic Melodies in Newmarket. Camps follow a daily schedule with weekly themes in small group settings. Music Camps include instrumental and vocal time, and some art elements. Art Camps involve Mix media art projects throughout the week. Please find the dates and detailed information on the website.rt, music  

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Summer Intensive: Character & Game Design 1 at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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If you love drawing, inventing your own characters and playing board games, this is the camp for you! Students will learn how to design their own unique character, and make it into a token in a board game. We’ll discover the process of world-building, game mechanics, designing backgrounds, and work together as a team to design a collaborative board game together that can be played by everyone! Skills learned: Drawing, concept art, collaboration & teamwork Supplemental Programs: Character & Game…

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Summer Art Camp – Tropical Paradise

Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “Tropical Paradise”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available.

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Summer Intensive: Character & Game Design 2 at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This camp will explore more advanced concepts and skills, such as detailed character rotations and 3D drawing techniques. The instructor will guide students in step-by-step lessons on drawing a character’s expressions and emotions. We’ll also cover basic game mechanics and game objectives, rules, items, and world building. There is open project time when students can develop their own characters digitally or traditionally (painting and/or drawing) and lessons are catered to each individual’s interests Skills learned: 3-D drawing, concept art, collaboration…

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Summer Art Camp – Circus Circus

Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “Circus Circus”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available.

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Summer Intensive: Painting Techniques in Acrylic & Oil at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, July 29 @ 10:15 am - 4:30 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 10:15 am, repeating until Friday, August 2, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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This specialized art camp is designed specifically for teens seeking to learn acrylic and oil painting, or further develop their skills in painting. Core lessons will be taught step-by-step, allowing students to become familiar with the mediums. We’ll explore colour mixing, brushwork, blending, layering and more. There will also be open project time for students to choose their own subjects, design a unique composition, and discover their own style. Skills learned: Colour theory and mixing, brushwork, composition Supplemental Programs: Illustration…

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August 2019

Summer Camp – Academic, Art, Music, Robotics Camps

Thursday, August 1 - Friday, August 30
StudentScholars Academic, Art & Music Centre, 7725 Birchmount Road, Unit 38
Markham, Ontario L3R 9X3 Canada
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Studentscholars offer 4 summer camp options for August: 1. Full day comprehensive camp: (includes academic, art, music, robotics programs) Camp description: This comprehensive camp covers math, english, art, music & robotics programs. The teacher's will customize the academic & robotics program as per the student. We limit the class to 6 students a class to provide more individualized attention to the student. Camp dates: 1st august – 30th august -monday to friday Camp time: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm (extended…

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Summer Intensive: Illustration & Watercolour at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Tuesday, August 6 - Friday, August 9
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn how to apply your drawing and painting skills to produce a variety of exciting projects, like illustrating a comic strip or designing album cover art. Led by children’s book illustrator Nasim Abaeian, teens will learn the art of illustration, including concept development, visual storytelling, character design, colour theory and more! Skills learned: Colour theory and mixing, watercolour blending and layering, concept development, brushwork Supplemental Programs: Painting techniques in acrylic & oil, advanced portraiture (drawing & painting) For more information,…

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Summer Art Camp – City Getaway

Tuesday, August 6 - Friday, August 9
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “City Getaway”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available. Holiday week, this week Tuesday to Friday only.

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Summer Art Workshop: Palette Knife Painting at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Saturday, August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Explore how to add texture and dimension using only palette knives with acrylic paint and gel mediums. Professional artist Elena Dinissuk will cover layering techniques, choosing the right knife, colour choices, expressive paint application and more. With step-by-step instruction, you’ll create your own vibrant abstracted landscape to take home! For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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Summer Intensive: Sculpture (Polymer Clay) at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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We’ll take our art into the 3rd dimension to explore sculpture methods with polymer clay. Inspired by the work of modern sculptors and character designers, this camp focuses on 3D sculptural techniques, including form and model making. Kids will learn how to create their own character using 3D materials including polymer clay, fabric, wire, upcycled materials and more. Skills learned: Model making, sculpting form, character design, assemblage Supplemental Programs: Character & Game Design 2

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Summer Art Camp – Blockbusters

Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16
Harmonic Melodies, 1111 Stellar Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 7B8 Canada
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Week long art day camp based around the theme “Blockbusters”. Runs daily 9am – 4pm. Early drop off (8am) and late pick up (6pm) available.

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Summer Intensive: Advanced Portraiture (Drawing & Painting) at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, August 19 - Friday, August 23
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Teens will learn the fundamental drawing skills needed to draw and paint accurate and realistic faces. We’ll cover techniques such as proportion, realistic shading and structure. Plus, we’ll go beyond realism and learn how to draw caricatures of our favourite celebrities, including how to draw exaggerated faces and features to create awesome fan art. Skills learned: Shading, line, drawing realistic shapes and form, caricature Supplemental Programs: Painting Techniques in Acrylic & Oil, Illustration & Watercolour

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Summer Art Workshop: Animation Principles at Winged Canvas

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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If your dream is to be an animator, this full day animation workshop is a perfect start! Artist & animator Jesse DeNobrega will introduce the 12 principles of animation in an interactive slideshow, and you’ll choose one principle to create your very own original looping animation! This is a multimedia workshop, and a smartphone is required. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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Summer Intensive: Digital Art & Design at Winged Canvas Art Hub

Monday, August 26 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 10:15 am, repeating until Friday, August 30, 2019

Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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If you’re interested in graphic design, this is a camp you won’t want to miss! First, we’ll dive into the seven principles of design so teens will learn the fundamentals. Then we’ll learn how to apply those principles in a variety of digital projects, such as logo and poster design that explore typography and iconography. Students can choose whether to pursue digital painting or design in their final project. Skills learned: Principles of Design, typography, layout, colour theory Supplemental Programs:…

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September 2019

Summer Art Workshop: Oil Landscape

Saturday, September 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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In this workshop, you’ll learn the techniques to paint a landscape in oil with award-winning artist Raffi Anderian. Raffi was an illustrator for the Toronto Star for 28 years and is known for his “Raffi’s Toronto” series of oil paintings, that were published monthly in the Toronto Star from 2014-2017. Raffi will guide you step-by-step to introduce you to oil painting and demonstrate techniques such as colour mixing, composition, and process. He’ll show you his personal painting techniques used to…

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Summer Art Workshop: Concept Art

Saturday, September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Leave reality behind and enter the wondrous world of concept art with professional illustrator Cindy Fan. This workshop will introduce you to the process of concept art and how concept art applies to video games and movies. You’ll learn composition techniques, ways to use colour effectively and how to turn ideas into storyboard-like composition sketches. Cindy will also give a short presentation on digital techniques she personally uses in her work. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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Summer Art Workshop: Plein Air in Gouache

Saturday, September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn to paint en plein air (outdoors) with Winged Canvas co-founder and award-winning artist Fei Lu. Historic Main Street Unionville will provide the beautiful scenery and Fei will provide the guidance. She’ll teach a step-by-step lesson in the AM, followed by open painting at two locations in the PM. In the event of inclement weather, this workshop will run on Sunday, September 22. Meet at 10:00am at the Starbucks on Main Street Unionville. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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Summer Art Workshop: Plein Air in Gouache

Saturday, September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Winged Canvas Art Hub, 185 Bullock Drive
Markham, ON L3P 7R4 Canada
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Learn to paint en plein air (outdoors) with Winged Canvas co-founder and award-winning artist Fei Lu. Historic Main Street Unionville will provide the beautiful scenery and Fei will provide the guidance. She’ll teach a step-by-step lesson in the AM, followed by open painting at two locations in the PM. In the event of inclement weather, this workshop will run on Sunday, September 22. Meet at 10:00am at the Starbucks on Main Street Unionville. For more information, visit our website: https://www.wingedcanvas.com/summer-art-workshops

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