Ages 13 and up (Registration & full payment is required 1 week prior to beginning of workshop)
1. Select a workshop.
2. Click the "ADD TO CART" button at the bottom in the course info pop-up window
3. Pay by credit card or PayPal
NOTE: Class Make-Ups Policy: If the instructor needs to cancel a class, a make-up class will be scheduled and included in the course fee. If a student misses a class, no make-up time will be scheduled.
material lists for adult workshops:
then choose the printable file with your class title e.g., challenge_and_analyze_date_.pdf
Mail Art Workshop with Majella Turcotte
Discover this lovely art form in order to send out awesome mail to friends, or across the world. It is always charming to receive a beautiful piece of embellished art in the mail instead of a bill! You will be amazed at what you can do with an envelope!
Materials included in workshop price and will be provided by the instructor.
Monday, 27 May⋅9:30am – 4:00pm, front studio
Geli Plate Printing - Bethany Garner
Have you always wanted to create your own fabrics? We all love contemporary prints and wonder how many of the designs are created! This one-day workshop will get you started on creating YOUR own cloth/paper for art quilt and collage projects.
Students will develop designs on a small gelatin print plate they can easily make at home (gelatin recipe will be provided with supplies list upon registration) or a sheet of plexi or purchase your own GELI brand plate from a favourite arts supply provider or quilt shop.
Materials: There is a $15 Materials Fee included in the workshop fee (total $70) which covers handouts, paints and papers. Pre-cut fabric and paper for print classroom samples are included. Any extra/special fabric for printing is the student's responsibility.
Monday, 3 June⋅9:30am – 4:30pm
Watercolour Explorations! with Marta Scythes ~ The Helen Stannard Memorial Fundraising Workshop
Help support the Kingston School of Art (KSOA)....join Marta for a fun and informativewatercolour painting workshop. Several techniques will be demonstrated and basic colour schemes explored. Subjects will vary, but landscape will be the focus. Suitable for any level.
- small sketch pad or blank journal, pencil, eraser
- any watercolour paints, papers, brushes you have.
- white paper towels, white mixing palette, masking tape
- 2 plastic water containers, small plywood board (8x12” or so)
All proceeds go to the KSOA a nonprofit organization, thank you Marta!
Saturday, June 8 2019, 10am-4pm
[1/2 hour break for lunch, bring your own or enjoy the Yellow Deli next door]
Marbling Basics - Bethany Garner
In this one-day workshop, students will explore easy to use marbling paints and work at layering the paints onto the surface of a pre-mixed, thickened gel (carrageenan) paint delivery system in a shallow pan. Students will learn to create their own marbling set-up at home following their full day of Marbling play. Prints will be made on the pre-cut sample fabric and paper included in the kit fee.
Materials: There is a $15 Materials Fee included in the workshop fee (total $70) to cover handouts and the marbling supplies and auxiliaries used. The course guide with optional materials is available on the KSOA website. http://www.ksoa.info/material-lists.html
Handout: An instructional document will be provided to students at the start of class.
Monday, 10 June⋅9:30am – 4:00pm
Fun workshops using vibrant hot wax colours and putting it all together in a luminous painting. Try an encaustic iron or stylus, embed items, blend, gouge, build up layers. Try realistic, abstract, texture, collage, mixed media. You can easily become passionate about this medium! The creative possibilities are endless. Materials provided, but bring your own to embed or collage. NOTE: If you have specific items you want to embed in the wax, they must be completely dry.
Pictures must be on absorbent material. Cathie's workshops will return! Watch this space.
Community Art Studio
Join our Community Studio! Use one of our two studios during office hours, when a class or workshop is not scheduled. For details and current schedule see the Community Art Studio page. Our next term is from Feb. to June 2019. Lockers available for rent. Sign up with friends and paint together!