The Pointe-Saint-Charles Art School offers a variety of classes for students of all levels and walks of life.
The Pointe-Saint-Charles Children’s Art Programme teaches children a variety of art techniques and encourages their creative self-expression through high calibre art instruction. Competent, qualified and talented art teachers offer your children a wonderful opportunity to learn and enjoy art in the beautiful studios and welcoming atmosphere of the Pointe-Saint-Charles Art School.
The discovery and invention that happen when children make art help them develop sensitivity and self-discipline. Confidence, competence and communication evolve together through creative self-expression on the one hand and the development of art skills on the other.
Let our skilled and imaginative instructors inspire your children and offer them the opportunity to benefit from the joys of art making!
Art Techniques & Exploration (5 – 9 yrs)
Instructor: Azza Hussein
Saturdays, 9:30 – 11 am / restart September 9th
A fun weekly discovery of fundamental art techniques and creative activities to learn and experiment! Through painting, drawing, printmaking, clay and much more, children will be encouraged to explore their imagination, creativity and confidence in a friendly environment while making cool artwork!
register anytime and pay for 8 weeks: $172 + $30 materials fee
To participate in the upcoming Saturday class, please register your child by 12 noon on Friday.
Young People Draw! (11 – 16 yrs)
Instructor: Jaclyn Turner
will be offered again in the fall 2023
Designed specifically for young people between the ages of 11 and 16, this class puts a fresh twist on classical techniques of academic drawing to fit the developmental level of this age group and interests of each student. There will be a variety of exercises that cater to the students’ passions while also providing the essential tools needed to create artwork that is realistic, playful, drawn from observation and imagination.We will be experimenting with a variety of fun materials, including pencil, pen, crayon, and charcoal on paper. For your first class please bring pencils and a sketchbook and we will discuss other materials needed.
Developing a Portfolio for University or CEGEP Fine Arts Programs
Instructor: Dave LeRue
10 Weeks of classes. Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 / will be offered again in the fall 2023
Developing a portfolio for post-secondary education can be a challenging endeavour, and this studio-based course is designed to demystify the application process and to help you develop a 15-20-image portfolio that demonstrates your artistic, conceptual and technical abilities. Students will develop their drawing, painting, sculptural and printmaking abilities through weekly class exercises and homework assignments. In collaboration with the instructor, students will also develop an individual project tailored to your desired program. We will cover how to document work and how to write an admission letter. A small class size means students will have lots of one-on-one time with the instructor, who will offer personalized feedback during and outside of class. This course is open to all who want to improve their artistic ability but is specifically tailored for those applying to studio arts programs that ask for a portfolio. Success in this class requires a minimum of 4 hours per week on projects outside of class time.
Please share the portfolio requirements of the school(s) and department(s) you wish to apply to when you register, including links to the website if available.