Saturday, November 23 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
The Mandala Journal in Collage

Welcome to the Museum’s School of Art

Saturday and Sunday, November 23 and 24
9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Get inspired by the many images provided in the workshop as you create a series of collages in the spirit of mindfulness and relaxation. We will explore the symbolism of the mandala and how it can help unlock new creative pathways.

Instructor: Suzanne Bellefeuillle, artist and art educator

Materials for the series: Sketchbook or package of papers for your collages ; Scissors ; Glue stick ; Optional materials from home:  images, markers, your favourite glue.

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General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy: A full refund, minus a $50 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the start of the activity.

No refunds are issued for cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the activity, unless the cancellation is made for reasons of force majeure. In such case, please contact us to obtain a full refund.

514-285-2000, option 5

Saturday, November 30 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Symbols and Procedures in Creating Illuminated Manuscripts

Welcome to the Museum’s School of Art !

Saturday and Sunday, November 30 and December 1
9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Discover this little-known yet fascinating art form in this workshop designed for all levels. Following an overview of the history of illuminated manuscripts, you will create a pattern inspired by the insular manuscript traditions of England, Scotland and Ireland from the early Middle Ages. Notions of iconography, image transfer, composition, layout, egg tempera and colour harmony will be covered. The workshop will conclude with a demonstration of the application of gold leaf.

Instructor: Marie-Louise Pépin, artist and art educator

Materials for the series: Graphite pencil (HB); Eraser ; Ruler  ; White paper for sketches and note-taking ; Paper towels or rag to clean brushes ; Palette that can be used for mixing colours, could be also a small plate ; Gouache (3 primary colours and black and white) or a kit of Pébéo Gouache poster paint ; 2 soft round brushes for watercolour- short handle- Suggestions: # 4 and # 0 ; 1 illustration board (example Peterboro no. 27, 10” x 15” ). A small fee will be charged by the artist for such elements as conté, photocopies, gold leaf, etc.

Marie Louise Pépin is a visual arts teacher and art historian. As an artist, she has long been interested in the technique of illumination. She has the opportunity to intern at the Manuscripts Reading Room with the British Library and the National Library of Ireland.

General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy: A full refund, minus a $50 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the start of the activity.

No refunds are issued for cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the activity, unless the cancellation is made for reasons of force majeure. In such case, please contact us to obtain a full refund.

514-285-2000, option 5

 

Saturday, December 7 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
The Art of the Charcoal Portrait

Welcome to the Museum’s School of Art

Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8
9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

In this intensive workshop, we will revisit the fundamental principles of portraiture (proportions, values, composition) using models and soft charcoal – a medium that is at once simple, versatile and expressive. We will also briefly look at various approaches to charcoal throughout the ages, from the Classical period leading up to today.   

Instructor: Elaine Despins, artist and art educator

Materials for the series: Kneaded eraser ; A sketchbook between 14X17 inches or 16X20 inches (Strathmore Series 400  ou 500) ; A few sheets of glassine to protect your work.

Elaine Despins completed her international MFA in Berlin in 2010. Her work has been exhibited across Canada and the U.S. and can be found in private and corporate collections. The recipient of grants from both the Canada Council for the Arts and the international Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, her studio practice encompasses oil painting, charcoal drawing and pastel.

General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy: A full refund, minus a $50 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the start of the activity.

No refunds are issued for cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the activity, unless the cancellation is made for reasons of force majeure. In such case, please contact us to obtain a full refund.

514-285-2000, option 5

Saturday, December 21 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Acrylic Painting with Image Transfer

Welcome to the Museum’s School of Art

Saturday and Sunday, December 21 and 22
9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

This fun and fast-paced workshop will give you a chance to explore the many different creative ways photographs can be used to produce amazing, profound, personal works of art.

Instructor: Melanie Matthews, artist and art educator

Material for first day: The material for this class is provided generously by the artist.  Painting supports will be available for a minimal cost.

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General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy: A full refund, minus a $50 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the start of the activity.

No refunds are issued for cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the activity, unless the cancellation is made for reasons of force majeure. In such case, please contact us to obtain a full refund.

514-285-2000, option 5