Do you have an aspiring young artist who loves to draw, paint or create? Enrich your child’s life by giving the gift of after school art lessons. Children explore their creativity and enhance their artistic talent by learning new skills and techniques in visual art.
Come to my ARTScool studio located in Newmarket, Ontario to receive outstanding visual art instruction in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Small classes allow for individual attention. 10 week sessions are offered in the fall starting the third week in September, winter starting the first week of January and spring starting the first week of April.
Other services include portfolio consultation to increase the chances of admittance to the art school of your choice as well as private lessons.
Do you home school your children? Contact Donna to arrange daytime art classes.
All classes include the cost of materials!
CHILDRENS VISUAL ART - Age 7 - 13 yrs
1 1/2 hour weekday afterschool class from 4:15 to 5:45 pm - 10 weeks $160.00
Draw, paint (watercolour & acrylic), make prints and sculpt in kiln-fired clay. Learn skills and techniques to create portraits, landscapes and still life.
TEEN PORTFOLIO CLASS - Age 12 (entering grade 7) to 17 yrs
2 hour Tuesday evening class from 7 to 9 pm 10 weeks $190.00
For serious students who love art as well as those preparing their portfolio; includes drawing, painting (watercolour & acrylic), printmaking and sculpting in kiln-fired clay.
Acrylic Painting 10:30 am to 12 pm
Sculpture in Kiln fired clay 1:00 to 2:30 pm
1 1/2 hour workshop - $20.00
Create hand built pottery and paint with lead-free, dinnerware safe underglazes. Pottery is bisque-fired, coated with clear glaze, glaze-fired and ready for pick up in 1 to 2 weeks.
Throwing a birthday party for an aspiring young artist? Looking for a fun activity to do with your guide or scout group? What could be more fun than painting or sculpting with all of your friends? I arrive at your meeting place, home or party room with enough equipment and supplies for each participant to complete a beautiful, original work of art.
Do you have a favourite artist or painting that inspires you? Create a mini-masterpiece based on art by a famous artist like Monet, Van Gogh or Georgia O’Keefe.
$160.00 per group based on a minimum of 10 participants, each additional child $16.00
1 1/2 hour painting workshop*
SCULPTURE IN KILN-FIRED CLAY
What is more fun than sculpting in clay? Children can make a clay sculpture that gets fired in my kiln, just like a professional artist! Projects can include a bowl, plate, candle holder or sculpture of their own choice. Pottery is painted with special ceramic paints and taken back to my studio to be fired twice in my kiln. The first firing strengthens the clay then the pottery is coated with a clear, food-safe glaze. The second firing gives the pottery a gloss finish that is water tight. All items will be delivered back to your meeting place or home for distribution back to the children within a one to two week period.
$200.00 per group based on a minimum of 10 participants, each additional child $20.00 for a 1 1/2 hour workshop.*
Please remind guests to wear old clothes and bring a smock.
ARTScool is not responsible for lost or damaged clothing or personal items.
*Travel fee may apply
Does your child love to create art? Are you looking for a camp with a variety of visual art activities such as drawing, cartooning, painting, printmaking and sculpture?
Donna’s ARTScool studio located in Newmarket, Ontario offers week-long, half-day camps from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 to 3:30 pm for children age 7 to 13 years.
We create art outside under the gazebo or in the air conditioned studio and on Fridays parents and siblings are invited to an art show and party!
Children will explore their creativity and discover their talents while learning new skills and techniques in art. Find out about artists and their art.Draw using a variety of materials such as oil pastels, pen & ink and charcoal. Learn how to cartoon. Create a watercolour painting and an acrylic painting on canvas board. Learn about printmaking and how to make multiple prints from just one source.Sculpt using kiln-fired clay and paint it with colourful ceramic glazes.
Space is limited to ensure one-on-one time with each student.
Camps are available weekly in July and August:
Five day morning or afternoon camp costs $130.00 per child, materials included
Do you want to enhance the art program at your school? Looking for a fun educational activity to do with your class or whole school? What could be more fun than having a professional artist teach an art lesson with all of your students? Save the cost of a bus and let me come to you! I arrive at your school with enough equipment and supplies for each student to complete a beautiful, original work of art.
ARTScool In-School programs are designed to meet Ontario curriculum guidelines for Visual Art for grades K through 8. My focus is to provide stimulating art lessons in visual art featuring: drawing, painting, printmaking, mask making and sculpture. I teach skills and techniques and an understanding of art appropriate for every child’s age and grade level.
Each lesson consists of three components:
Art Appreciation - brief presentation of related artwork by a famous artist
Art Demonstration - instruction of techniques, skills, correct use of tools and materials
Art Activity - students apply their knowledge in making artistic choices in their work
In-School program fee:
Choose from Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, (delete or) Maskmaking or Sculpture in kiln-fired clay.
Price per student starts at $8.00 per lesson. Contact Donna for the full list of lessons and prices.
Lessons are 80 minutes in length and designed for one class of about 20 to 30 students.
There is a minimum charge based on 20 students per class.
Morning bookings are based on booking two classes from the same school back to back. (One class booked before recess and one class booked after morning recess.)
Add a third class in the afternoon after lunch.
Call (905) 868-0861 or email Donna@ARTScool.ca to book a single or multiple lessons!
Interested in having your graduates create a lasting memento like a painting or clay plate, bowl or candleholder? Would you like your students celebrating their first communion or confirmation to create a lasting keepsake like a clay cross or candleholder?
Do you want to commemorate a holiday, special event or school anniversary? Students can participate together in creating a painting, mural or tile mural. Just ask Donna for a free quote!