Saturday, May 25 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
In English
Museum’s School of Art
Classical Italian Bas-relief

Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Using classical Italian techniques, you will re-create a clay bas-relief (approximately 30 cm x 30 cm) from an image of your own choosing. An exciting experience that straddles the line between two-dimensional and three-dimensional art!

Exceptionally, registration for this course is limited to eight people

Instructor: Marcello Giorgi, master sculptor and art educator

Web Site

Registration for this particular class is limited to a maximum of 8 people. In English with a French interpreter.

The materials are provided for a small fee of approximately $50.00.

Cost for the serie:
General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, June 1 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Photocollage: The Spirit of the Place

Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Collage: the spirit of home

Dreamlike spaces, symbolic interiors, intimate landscapes. Tap into your deepest intuition to create collages that express your relationship to your home. Inspired by the Museum’s exhibition of photographs from the Lazare collection, this workshop of self-exploration may be accompanied by an optional writing component.

Instructor:  Suzanne Bellefeuille, artist and art educator

Web Site

Suggested Material:  Canvas or strong cardboard or illustration board (your choice of size), glue stick or gel medium, scissors, many images will be available, but you may bring your own, notebook or sketchpad

Cost for the serie:
General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, June 8 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Sketching on Site: Explore the City with Your Sketchbook

Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9
9:30 A.M. to 16:30 P.M.

Explore the city with your sketchbook, while learning composition, basic perspective, use of line, and light and shadow. Sites include the Museum’s permanent collection and outdoor sculpture garden, nearby parks and places of interest. Accessible locations adjusted to suit the weather.
Instructor:  Mary Hayes, artist and art educator

Web Site

Materials to bring:
sketchbook 5 x 7 –  9 x 12 inches, pencils: HB – 4 B, eraser, pencil case, viewfinder, weather protection: sun hat, glasses, sunscreen etc., water bottle, a snack
Other materials (according to interest): ink pen, coloured pencils or watercolour pencils
 *foldable stools are provided for visits to the museum’s collection. For outdoor activities, it may be desirable to bring your own stool.

General Public: $200
VIP Members : $160 (20% promotion)

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, June 15 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
From Figurative Drawing to Non-Figurative Painting

Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Observational drawing is the starting point for all abstract painting. This workshop features a demonstration of several techniques such as collage and the use of different dry and water-soluble pencils. The results are bound to surprise and delight!

Instructor:  Lucie Michel, artist and art educator

Web Site

Materials to bring:
Newsprint, graphite pencils, 24X24 inch  canvas or larger, acrylic paint, brushes and a palette

Cost for the serie:
General Public: $200
VIP’s and those under 30 years old: $180

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, June 25 2019
13:30 - 16:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Collage and Mixed Media

Tuesday, June 25, to Friday, June 28
1:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Explore the wonders of collage with rice paper. By superimposing thin layers of rice paper, you’ll marvel at the depth and transparency of your results.

Materials to bring:Rice paper, medium or varnish for collage, dry pastel, acrylic paint, spatula

Instructor:  Dominique Payette, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, July 2 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Art and Yoga for all

Tuesday, July 2, to Friday, July 5
9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

A gentle form of yoga in a relaxing environment will put you in a creative frame of mind for the art workshop that follows. A wonderful sense of energy will flow onto your paper through ink, pastel, watercolour and other media. Your observational skills will be heightened, your imagination awakened and your visual memory rejuvenated.

Materials to bring:two sheets of watercolour paper 22X30 inches.  Further materials will be discussed at first class.

Instructors:  Sylvie Arsenault, artist and art educator (Web Site) and Monique Dallaire, yoga teacher.

Bio: Monique Dallaire:
Monique is an engineer with an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke. A few years ago, she discovered the healing benefits of yoga. She now enjoys teaching yoga which, when paired with art, is a source of pleasure and serenity.

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

13:30 - 16:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Watercolour Basics

Tuesday, July 2, to Friday, July 5
1:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Whether you already enjoy watercolour painting or you’ve always wanted to try, this all-levels workshop is for you. Learn fundamental watercolour techniques or reboot your practice while exploring your creativity in a relaxed setting.

Materials to bring:good quality watercolour paper, at least one sheet per day (cold or hot pressed):  Arches, Saunders, Waterford,Winsor-Newton (Don’t buy cheap paper) paper for practice such as Bristol or sketching paper, at least 2 large brushes (2 cm or larger), one round one .5 cm and another less than .5 cm(Chinese brushes with bamboo handles are perfect, a HB pencil, an eraser, green tape (optional), a viewfinder. Watercolours: (recommended marks- Stevenson, Holbien, M Graham, Winsor & Newton)- Light cadmium red, Alizarin crimson or quinocridon red, light cadmium yellow lemon.

Instructor: Mary Hayes, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, July 6 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Intuitive Journaling

Saturday and Sunday, July 6 and 7
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Give free rein to your imagination by exploring such themes as femininity, letting go, and your preoccupations and aspirations. In a spirit of play and self-discovery, you’ll create your personal journal with intuitive drawings and collages. (A wide selection of photographic images will be provided.)

Materials to bring:  Sketchbook (your choice of size, coloured crayons, markers, watercolour, scissors and glue stick, other drawing, painting or collaging material you might have.

Instructor: Suzanne Bellefeuille, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, July 9 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Wet Felting (Create a Four-in-One Wool Vest!) – Intermediate and advanced level

Tuesday, July 9, to Friday, July 12
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

In this wonderfully sensual workshop, you’ll create a four-in-one garment that can be worn as a vest, a bolero or a shawl. And they are all reversible! You’ll make samples, learn about shrinkage and explore pattern making. Some felting experience is needed for this one-of-a-kind workshop.

Materials to bring:Carded wool for wet felting (19 or 16 microns) can be bought on site through the instructor, a few lengths of light silk (printed or not), bubble wrap, measuring tape, ruler pins, spray bottle (resistant to heat), old towels, vegetable soap such as Marseilles or olive oil soap.

Instructor: Flany Nimaga, textile artist and art educator

Web Site

General Public: $360
VIP’s: $288 (20% promotion)

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, July 13 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Portrait Bootcamp

Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Mornings will be spent honing portrait drawing techniques such as proportions, shape, and light and shadow, working from statuary in the collection, photo-references and mirrors. These techniques will be used to explore creative solutions with a live model in the afternoon. Previous drawing experience, and preferably some portrait drawing experience, is recommended.

Materials to bring:
– newsprint, manila or kraft paper, for warmups.
– pastel or charcoal paper, i.e. Canson or Stathmore, white, mi-tint brown/beige or grey/blue, at least two 19 x 25” sheets, or equivalent.
– construction paper (coloured, inexpensive) – optional
– willowstick charcoal
– compressed charcoal
– charcoal/conté pencils ( optional)
– pencils B – 4B
– kneadable erasure (grey)
– hard erasure (white or beige)
– clips
– viewfinder

 

Instructor: Mary Hayes, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, July 16 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Designing a Mandala

Tuesday, July 16, to Friday, July 19
9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

There are many ways to make and colour mandalas. In this workshop, you will explore various techniques. With a compass, a grid system, collage elements and paper folding, you’ll transform your mandalas into three-dimensional pieces. The aspect of colouring will also be an important part of the class.

Materials to bring: pad of multi-media (at least 12X16), lead pencil, compass, ruler, ereaser.

Instructor: Claude-Aimée Villeneuve, artist and art educator

Bio: Claude-Aimée is a multi-disciplinary artist and art educator who has been active on the visual arts scene for over 25 years.

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

13:30 - 16:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Hyperrealistic Drawing

Tuesday to Friday, July 16 to 19
1:30 to 4:30 P.M.

Under André’s watchful supervision and careful suggestions, you’ll produce a hyper-realistic drawing of an object, a face or the subject of your choice. Intensive and invigorating!

Materials to bring: HB pencil, 6B pencil, sketch book with a rigid back or a Masonite clipboard, white acrylic paint and Burnt Sienna, paint brushes, watercolour pencils, portable watercolours in cake for or tubes, watercolour brushes. 

Instructor: André Pijet, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, July 20 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
In French
Museum’s School of Art
Living Arab Calligraphy: The Art of Line Tracing (in French only)

Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

This course offers participants a unique experience through the practice of a technique that in the past was conveyed in complete secrecy from master to disciple. These workshops will enable participants to further their knowledge of calligraphy and to practise various artisan techniques to produce traditional and contemporary pieces.

Materials to bring: Bristol paper tablet, Strathmore brand, size 14 x 17, smooth finish, 20 sheets (reference DeSerres: S34214)

Instructor: Mohammed Makhfi, Artist, calligrapher and art educator

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, July 23 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Fantasy or Reality: Blurred Lines (Integrating Sculpture into Painting)

Tuesday to Friday, July 23 to 26
9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

The main focus of this class is painting, with sculpture as a complementary aspect.
This is an overview of classic drawing and painting techniques used in combination with sculpture to channel the imagination and add a textural dimension to what cannot otherwise be seen. It includes observational painting inspired by sculpture and poetry to help bring your ideas and emotions to life – and transform your fantasy into reality.

Materials to bring: Bristol board, acrylic medium retarder, pencils, adhesive strips, eraser, spatulas, round and flat brushes for acrylic, various acrylic colours:  Yellow, red, blue, white and black, modeling paste.

Instructor: Diego Morales, artist and art educator

Web Site

General Public: $200
VIP’s: $160 (promotion 20%)

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

13:30 - 16:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Understanding Colour in Watercolour

Tuesday to Friday, July 23 to 26
1:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Develop a better understanding of colour and how it works – In theory and practice. Learn how to make and mix the colour choices you want. Theory, colour exercises and creative projects will be covered. Some experience in watercolour painting is recommended.

Materials to bring:1st Class: Practice paper such as Bristol, watercolour brush, one round and one flat, at least two colours of watercolour (your choise of colours), at least one large sheet of watercolour paper of good quality.
All materials will be discussed in class.

Instructor: Mary Hayes, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, July 30 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Acrylic Revolution

Tuesday to Friday, July 30 to August 2
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Explore the dynamic and contemporary uses of acrylic media and paint. From skins to prints and sculpture, each day a new approach, new materials, new colours, new paintings – each day, a fresh take on materiality. Learn how to use gels and pastes in an entirely new way. All materials are supplied by the artist for a small fee.

All materials are generously provided by the artist.  A small fee will be charged for supports.

Instructor: Melanie Matthews, artist and art educator

Web site

General Public: $360
VIP’s: $288 (20% promotion)

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, August 3 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
From Budding to Seasoned Artist: constructing your artwork and developing your visual language

Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

This class is a mix of theory and practice. Visits to the Museum’s collections will give participants the opportunity to study the process of constructing a piece and selecting a visual language. A series of creative exercises (collage, free-hand painting, sketching, etc.) and discussions will broaden their understanding and strengthen their techniques.

Materials to bring:paper for mixed drawing techniques 14x17in minimum, (More than 10 sheets), a glue stick, other media and supports of the participant’s choice ( e. g. brushes, spatulas, rollers, paint, media, pastels, clean recycled material, canvas, cardboard, plexiglass, etc.) (Note: Toxic fumes are not permitted).

Instructor:  Alessandra di Noto, artist and art and museum educator

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, August 6 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Fire Your Creativity with Acrylic Paint!

Tuesday to Friday, August 6 to 9
9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

This intermediate-level class will start with short discussions around the works in the Museum’s collections, followed by creative projects in acrylic painting inspired by the colours, layering and themes observed in the works. Each day you’ll explore new gestural approaches. Experience with painting is necessary.

Materials to bring:

Supports :
1 piece of raw cotton canvas 72 x 30in.
1 piece of cotton primed canvas 72 x 30in.
2 Yupo Transparent Watercolor Paper 20 x 36in.

Suggested acrylic paint (your choice of brand) :
Cadmium light red
Naphtol medium red
Cadmium medium yellow
Ultramarine blue
And your favourite colors (optionnal)

* If you don’t already have paint, you can find a kit of primary Acrylic Studio Set for $26.99 at Omer DeSerres.

Instructor: Sylvie Arsenault, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

 

13:30 - 16:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Classic Drawing with Brush and Pen

Tuesday to Friday, August 6 to 9
1:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

In this unique drawing class, you will work with mediums not usually covered in classic drawing classes. Wet media, especially when applied with a brush, lend a certain spontaneity that gives your drawings that extra something.

Materials to bring:HB pencil, 6B pencil, sketch book with a rigid back or a Masonite clipboard, white acrylic paint and Burnt Sienna, paint brushes, watercolour pencils, portable watercolours in cake for or tubes, watercolour brushes.

Instructor: André Pijet, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, August 10 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Intuitive Watercolour

Saturday and Sunday, August 10 and 11
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Relish in the pleasure of playing with colours, transparency and water through a series of exercises designed to unleash your creative process and spontaneity in order to bring abstract, playful or realistic images to the page.

Materials to bring: watercolours(Basic colours), 3 brushes (small, medium and large), watercolour paper (your choice of size), palette for mixing colours, 2 containers for water, rag or paper towels, and your personal material

Instructor: Suzanne Bellefeuillle, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, August 13 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Sculpting the Portrait: Likeness and Emotion

Tuesday to Friday, August 13 to 16
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Capture a likeness in clay and learn how expressive qualities can bring life to your three-dimensional portrait. A fascinating class that will introduce you to the many facets of sculpture.

Materials to bring:the materials will be provided by the artist for a $50.00 fee.  Students who prefer to bring their own tools may, but tools will be on hand for those who don’t have them.

Instructor: Marcello Giorgi, master sculptor and art educator

Web Site

General Public: $360
VIP’s: $288 (20% promotion)

Maximum 8 participants

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, August 17 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Batik Jumputan: Indonesian Contemporary Tie-Dyeing

Saturday and Sunday, August 17 and 18
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

In this workshop on Indonesian contemporary tie-dyeing, you will learn batik techniques step by step, resulting in your own batik creations without using wax. Participants have the option of bringing their own plain cotton/silk fabric.

Materials will be provided by the artist for a small fee. You may bring your own pieces of 100% cotton or silk, if you wish.

Instructor: Avy Loftus, batik artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, August 24 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Monoprinting Without a Press

Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

In this class, you’ll explore linocut prints, Gelli Plate printing and collographs, all done without the need of a printing press. Colourful, fast and fun, these techniques allow for playful artistic exploration.

All materials are supplied by the artist for a small fee

Instructor: Melanie Matthews, artist and art educator

Web Site

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, August 27 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
In French
Museum’s School of Art
Arabesques, trajectories and connections: the art de tracing and sculpting the line (in French only)

Tuesday to Friday, August 27 to 30
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

This course proposes an immersion into Andalusia to explore the motifs, ornamented walls and bas-reliefs of Alhambra Palace. Participants will analyze these masterpieces and reproduce them on paper with a view to sculpting them in plaster. This journey will also explore the history of Islamic art, its symbols and its extensive influence on modern art.

The materials list will be discussed during the first class.  No materials needed for the first class

Instructor: Mohammed Makhfi, artist, calligrapher and art educator

Information

General Public: $360  
VIP’s: $324

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, September 3 2019
13:30 - 16:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
Duration : 3h
Bilingual
Museum’s School of Art
Series painting in acrylic: Working Several Canvases at Once

Tuesday to Friday, September 3 to 6
1:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

When working on three or four small canvases at the same time, many artists have discovered that their subject changes and becomes more personal. Famous proponents of this technique include Monet, Van Gogh and others. Participants may use paper or canvas for this workshop.

Materials required: different width brushes, 1 spatula in rubber (kitchen tool gound at Dollarama or a kitchen store). Liquid acrylic (Highflo or Golden) or liquid inks. Acrylic paint in tube or in pots (Heavy Body or Golden) or acrlic inks- primary colors and black and white; other colors are optional. Palette (plastic or waxed paper or disposable palettes. Spray bottle. Pad of white inexpensive paper. Better quality paper (Stonehedge, Arches, etc)

Optional: graphite pencils soluble in water (Derwent), HB pencil, Inktense, watercolour pencils. Caran D’ache NeoColour II. Oil pastels, dry pastels, charcoal. Permanent felt markers (not Sharpies) Pitt or other marks. Sheets of good quality paper (Stonehedge, Arches, etc) 140 lbs.

Instructor: Lucie Michel, artist and art educator

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, September 7 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
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Museum’s School of Art
The Basics of Drawing

Saturday and Sunday, September 7 and 8
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

This class is for students who want to learn or further develop basic drawing skills. It will explore the basic rules of composition and how to draw simple objects on paper  Techniques on rendering light and shadowing, volume and crosshatching will further enhance your skills.

Materials to bring:Materials:  Canson paper pad of 60 pages 9x12inch 160gr, drawing pencils Staedtler HB, B, 3B & S, eraser and sharpener

Instructor: Areg Elibekian, artist and art educator

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Tuesday, September 10 2019
13:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
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Museum’s School of Art
Exploring Japanese Calligraphy

Tuesday to Friday, September 10 to 13
1:30 to 4:40 P.M.

Discover the very essence of line through Oriental brushwork and cursive calligraphy of hiragana characters in this profoundly meditative workshop.

Materials to bring: a bottle of China in, 2 brushes(a large one and a medium one- the owner of the Galérie de Chine knows which ones to buy); a roll of rice paper. All material is available at the  Galerie de Chine, 94 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest, Montréal, tel. 514-878-2116, opened from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: Claire Sugai, artist and calligrapher

Claire Sugai spent 12 years in Japan, studying with masters of hiragana calligraphy, sumi-e and nihonga painting, ceramics, sculpture and ikebana. She has a degree from the Kyoto City University of Arts. Her art is featured in collections in Japan, Italy, the U.S. and Canada. She is currently working on a solo show.

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.

Saturday, September 14 2019
09:30
Meeting point : Groups entrance – 2200 Crescent Street
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Museum’s School of Art
Batik Jewellery

Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15
9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

The ancient art of batik is a fascinating medium of wax-resistant dyeing that was used across many continents and perfected in Indonesia. In this workshop, you’ll learn the basic techniques involved in creating batik jewelry, inspired by the colourful works in the Museum’s Canadian collection. You’ll also experiment with different fabrics. Participants are free to bring their own natural fabric–(100% cotton, silk, linen or bamboo).

Materials will be provided by the artist. You may bring your own pieces of 100% cotton or silk, if you wish.

Instructor: Avy Loftus, batik artist and art educator

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

Refund policy:
Cancellations made seven (7) business days or more before the first class for which you registered will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than seven (7) business days before the activity begins, unless the cancellation is made for medical reasons, in which case a doctor’s note is required and fees will be refunded in full.