Summer 2020 Workshop Schedule


Pattern & Print: An Exploration of the Ceramic Surface
Walter Ostrom and Martina Lantin, June 29 – July 10 / 9am – 4pm / $895
This two-week workshop will focus on the multiple ways to enhance thrown and hand built ceramic forms through colour and pattern. The workshop is open to advanced students. Applicants must submit a resume of experience and

Paint the Town! Oil Painting
Heather Sayeau, July 13 – 17 / 10am – 4pm / $425
This workshop will focus on painting both the architecture and the landscape of Lunenburg. Each day will begin with a demonstration in the studio. Students will then depart, set up portable easels and paint
en plein air in the town and environs

Texture, Colour, & Line: Surface Design
Marla Benton, July 13 – 17 / 10am – 4pm / $450
This week-long workshop will focus on experimenting on the surface of clay. A variety of methods will be demonstrated which will include printmaking techniques and hand building with clay! Through discussion on design and patterning,

Watercolor Primer for All: Beginners & Seasoned Painters Welcome
Tim Standring, July 27 – 31 / 10am – 4pm / $425
You’ve passed an art supply store and espied those lush watercolor kits, brushes, small sketching pads. You too want to paint watercolors like Turner, Sargent, or Hopper. Well, this is the course! Indeed, with wit and whimsy, filled with a passionate

Youth Art Week: Creative writing for Kids with The Writers Federation of Nova Scotia (“WFNS”), July 27 – 31 / 10am – 4pm / $295
This workshop will be an adventure into expanding the creative mind, and expressing it through images and the written word. Participants will discover and explore character development, build description through observation, and play with figurative language

Egg Tempera Painting: Mastering the Art
Tom & William Forrestall, August 3 – 7 / 10am – 4pm / $425
The Egg Tempera course will offer participants a new creative and expressive relationship with this most ancient of painting mediums. The course designed for both novices and experienced painters, includes an introduction to the practice

Plein Air Watercolour: Coastal Landscapes
Tom Ward, August 10 – 14 / 10am – 4pm / $425
This workshop is about painting watercolour landscapes on site. There are some wonderful areas around Lunenburg, which are terrific places for marine landscapes. Our five days of classes will address the challenges of colour, value, and

Youth Art Week: Every Child is an Artist
Marla Benton & Jason Skinner, August 10 – 14 / 10am – 4pm / $295
“Every child is an Artist… the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” (Pablo Picasso) This incredible, 5-day course offers youth ages 9 – 12 a chance to explore a variety of art mediums and techniques. From ceramics to drawing,

A Lunenburg Sketch About
Michael Peters, August 17 – 21 / 10am – 4pm / $425
This is a course for people of all ages and skills who want to draw and paint, whether on location or in the classroom, with confidence and an easy-going enthusiasm! No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome

Youth Art Week: Puppeteering Camp
Ali Eisner, August 17 – 21 / 10am – 4pm / $295
Have you ever wondered how a puppeteer makes a puppet come to life? This workshop guides students in learning how to puppeteer for stage and screen. Learn the fundamental basics of Puppet manipulation, developing characters

Summer Screen Printing
Maria Doering, August 24 – 28 / 10am – 4pm / $450
This weeklong class will cover the joys of screen printing on paper with a focus on creating colourful imagery by using hand-cut stencils and screen filler. By the end of the week students will be comfortable with mixing inks, registering colour layers

The Architecture of Landscape
Roger Mullin, August 24 – 26 / 10am – 4pm / $275
The sketch remains one of the most energetic, sophisticated and deeply rooted means to represent architectural space and form. One day will be spent on the water sketching a landfall view of a selected coastal village or town

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