Adult Education

 

Cancellation Policy: Quest Art School + Gallery reserves the right to cancel a class. Advanced registration is required as Quest Art classes require a minimum number of registrants to run each workshop. Decisions are made to cancel a course one week prior to the start date in order to give fair notice to students and instructors. If participants cancel, there will be no refund of fees unless we are in receipt of written notification two weeks prior to the course start date. Such refunds are subject to a 20% administration fee. If Quest cancels, a full refund will be given. 

 

This workshop is cancelled

Adding Meaning to Mementos with Peter Fyfe

Sunday March 22

Time:  12am - 3pm

INTRODUCTION

Who doesn't have mementos tucked away in a junk drawer somewhere? Artist Peter Fyfe will inspire and aid the participants in assembling your precious items and memories into a personal piece of art. Create your own 3-D scrapbook/sculpture to reflect your history, personality and story.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • acrylic painting techniques

  • curate a presentation of your mementos

  • how to build an assemblage sculpture

Member: $60

Non Member: $75

Materials  fee: $15 to paid directly to Peter - Participants are encouraged to bring their own assemblage objects/memorabilia, though some will be available

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This workshop is postponed: new date TBD

Cut, Paste, Innovate with Rod Prouse

Saturday & Sunday, March 28, 29, 2020

Time:  10am - 4pm

INTRODUCTION

This exploratory workshop invites you to get creative through collage using various papers, maps, magazines and paint.  The manipulation of content, a strong component of collage, is relevant to discovering new avenues of exploration and design in your painting.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • exploring various papers and acrylic paint

  • using collage as an image developing strategy

  • possibilities and solutions in composition and design 

Member: $200.00

Non Member: $250.00

Materials List provided

 

Also $20 materials fee paid to Rod Prouse 

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Meditative Mandala with Tina Poplawski

Saturday & Sunday May 30 - 31 , 2020

Time:  10am - 4pm

INTRODUCTION

Mandala (“circle”) is a spiritual and ritual symbol of ancient eastern cultures representing the universe.  Mandalas have been used for centuries to aid in meditation. Join artist Tina Poplawski in this unique workshop creating your own unique mandala.  Get inspired by Tina’s durable to delicate mandala work that will be on exhibit during the workshop.  All levels and abilities are welcome. 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • explore fluid acrylic

  • discover YUPO paper

  • incorporate dried botanical into your mandala
     

Member: $200.00

Non Member: $250.00

A material list is provided: click here to view it.

Option: Students can pay $20 cash to Tina for use of her fluid acrylic paints and mediums. Or students can provide their own paint

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Painting Copeland Creek

Saturday & Sunday, May 2 & 3, 2020

Time:  10am - 4pm

INTRODUCTION

This course will start with a walk along the Copeland Creek trail where you will sketch and learn sketch painting set up.  These preparatory drawings and/or sketch paintings will be the foundation for your larger painting which will be painted back at Quest Art Studios.  Walking the Copeland Creek Bridges trail provides many exciting viewpoints, all situated on one trail accessed from Penetanguishene. Interpretation of these sites can be translated in any form from realism to abstraction, in either acrylic or oil paints.

 

Note: spring temperatures should allow for En Plein Air paint sketching. Quick paintings or drawn sketches can be accomplished depending on the climate of the day. It is recommended that students have some sort of photo device to record their chosen sites for future reference.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • outdoor sketching and sketch painting setup

  • imagery development

  • translating image to larger in-studio painting

  • enhanced painting skills in acrylic or oil

 

Member: $200.00

Non Member: $250.00

Register here

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