Workshops are available on-site and off-site, in English and French. You can book your very own private workshop for an event at home, in-the-studio art party, corporate team-building, or related to a school program. Please email us with your request and we will respond quickly with rates and details.
Need to assemble a portfolio? Looking for someone to critique your work? Perhaps some art history lessons to give insight into your next trip.... so many possibilities. Ask us for creative ideas for your home, or a commission to decorate your walls. We are here to help, inspire and bring joy through art and design!
Here at The Art Room, we are always trying out new techniques and creating new projects.
Please let us know what it is you are looking for and we will do our best to make it happen.
Watercolour (1.5 hrs) $25 per person
Explore the medium of watercolour through various fun and easy techniques, and then use them to create a 10 x 14 painting, which will be matted for take home. This workshop is suitable for all ages (4 - 104).
Printmaking (1.5 hrs) $25 per person
Learn the art of intalgio and the collograph and make as many prints as you can! This workshop is suitable for all ages (4 - 104), and is a wonderful family activity that can result in a group portrait ready for framing.
Collage (1.5 hrs) $25 per person
We will use old magazines, leather and canvas shapes, and fine papers to create a one-of-a-kind surrealist collage, where the unconscious world of dreams comes alive! This workshop is most successful for students over 8 years of age.
Multimedia Abstract Painting (1.5 hrs) $30 per person
Here we have the elements of the collage workshop, plus acrylic paint and mediums, sand, and found objects such as old watch parts. Together we will review the formal elements of art with an emphasis on texture, colour and shape as we fill an 8 x 10 canvas board with our imaginative powers.
Make Your Own Hanging Wall Garden (1 hr) $50 per person
Make your very own miniature Woolly Pocket hanging garden. These miraculous felt pockets do not wreck your walls at home and yet allow maximum breathability to keep your plants healthy and happy. Make a herb pocket for your kitchen or a flower garden for your bathroom. Click here to see my living wall example
Clay Animal (1.5 hrs) $30 per person
This is a step-by-step workshop where everyone moves at the same pace and ends up with a similar end product. We will then let loose our imagination as we use paint and glitter to decorate our creations!
Please click here for an example. This workshop is suitable for all ages (4 - 104) and great for students with special needs.
Coaster Workshop (1 hr) $25 per person
Four "paint-by-number" letterpress coasters with four different media for your decorating pleasure: pastel, ink, watercolour and gouache. Try them all and make someone a special gift! Suitable for all ages.
Painting with Plasticine (1.5 hrs) $30 per person
This is a great way to relax your mind and focus on using your hands. Each student starts with a 5 x 7 canvas board and learns about layering, colour mixing, and textural effects. Please click here to see a couple of examples done by previous students (cosmic landscape by Olivia, 10 and rainbow by Isla, 4).