Artists for Kids
After School Art

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčArtists for Kids offers After School Art classes for students each Fall, Winter and Spring term. All art supplies and materials are included in the course fee. Taught by art specialist teachers and assisted by secondary art students, our classes provide students the opportunity to further their artistic ability and foster positive attitudes towards the visual arts. This year, we are excited to be offering both in-person and virtual classes! See below for info and to register!‚Äč‚Äč

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Registration for Winter 2022 classes is now open!

‚ÄčClass‚ÄčDescription‚ÄčInstructor‚ÄčDetails
‚ÄčFee‚ÄčRegistration
Drawing & Painting Magic
(Virtual)
In this interactive virtual class, students will create exciting works of art using a variety of "magical" drawing and painting tools with mixed media materials. They will carry out fun and experimental exercises, develop artistic skills and learn about the elements of art and principles of design.

Note: All supplies are included in the fee. Participants will be contacted when the supplies are ready to be picked up at the AFK office.
‚ÄčTanja Macek

‚ÄčMondays (8)
Jan. 10 - Mar. 7 (no class Feb. 21)
3:50 - 4:30pm
Grades 3-5
Virtual, via Microsoft Teams

‚Äč$120‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčAdventures in Drawing & Painting
(In-person)
Students will create exciting works of art using a variety of drawing and painting tools and processes while exploring the work of prominent artists.
‚ÄčChris Altrogge
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Avenue)
$175Register here
‚ÄčArt for Small Hands
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will experiment with drawing and painting processes. Through fun art projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of art.
‚ÄčColette Doan
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1
3:45 - 5:00pm
Grades K-1
Lynn Valley Elementary, Rm. 205
(3207 Institute Rd)
$175Register here
‚ÄčWatercolour
(In-person)
‚ÄčExplore the exciting world of watercolour painting. Students will learn to create artworks with washes of colour and build up surfaces with brilliant painting.
‚ÄčCaroline Falconer
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1
3:45-5:15pm

Grades 3-7
Boundary Elementary, Rm. 011
(750 26th St E.)
$175FULL
Call for wait list

‚ÄčClay Creations
(In-person)
Students will learn different techniques to create some wild and wonderful ceramic creations. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with hand building, decoration, and glazing.

‚ÄčParvin Peivandi
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Avenue)
$175Register here
‚ÄčExploring 2D and 3D Street Art
(In-person)
‚ÄčCome and explore street art from around the world using an exciting variety of both 2D and 3D materials. From graffiti and stencils to murals and sculptures, street art engages the public and changes our perceptions of the world around us. Students will create fun projects inspired by the work of artists from around the word.
‚ÄčColette Doan
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2
3:45 - 5:15pm
Grades 2-4
Lynn Valley Elementary, Rm. 205
(3207 Institute Rd)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčArtful Adventures
(In-person)
‚ÄčInspired by Canadian artists, students will create a variety of 2D and 3D works in response to what they see.
‚ÄčPaul Best
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 2-5
Lynnmour Elementary, Multipurpose Room (800 Forsman Avenue)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčRegister here
‚Äč‚ÄčThe ABCs of Art
(In-person)
‚Äč‚ÄčStudents will explore artists and art movements through the alphabet. Through fun drawing and painting projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of art. ‚ÄčMarcel Eugene‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2
3:45-5:00pm
Grades K-1
Eastview Elementary, Rm. 129
(1801 Mountain Hwy)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčRegister here
Handmade Bookmaking
(In-person)
Create a variety of handmade books such as concertina, flag, and carousel books. Learn simple binding techniques. Create books for your stories, drawings, and collections. Students will use a variety of materials such as paper, cloth, paint and yarn.
‚ÄčHeather Korlak
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-6
Cove Cliff Elementary, Rm. 2-111
(1818 Banbury Rd)
‚Äč$175Register here
‚ÄčThe Art of Felting
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will be introduced to the magic of creating with wool in this dynamic class. Students explore techniques in needle and wet felting. They will learn to create both 3D and 2D shapes and designs and will complete an artwork in will, inspired bu the work of a prominent artist.
‚ÄčTheresa Jette
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2
3:45 - 5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Eastview Elementary, Rm 126
(1801 Mountain Hwy)

‚Äč$175Register here
‚ÄčPrimarily Painting
(In-person)
‚ÄčIt's Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as printmaking and drawing that increase the artmaking fun.
‚ÄčCatherine Schechter
‚ÄčThursdays (8)
Jan. 13 - Mar 3
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 1-3
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Avenue)
$175FULL
Call for wait list
‚ÄčTeen Sculpture and Mixed Media
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will learn construction and decoration techniques using clay and glaze, engage with other 3D materials, and do some printmaking using professional supplies and equipment. No experience necessary.
‚ÄčKory Bogen
‚ÄčThursdays (6)
Jan. 13 - Feb. 24 (no class Feb. 3)
4:00-6:00pm
Grades 8-12
Handsworth Secondary, Rm. 1051
(1044 Edgewood Rd)
‚Äč$175Register here
‚ÄčWoodworking
(In-person)

Students will be introduced to the magic and value of woodworking in this hands-on, dynamic workshop. Over the eight weeks your child will be taught safe work habits while building cool projects and having fun.

‚ÄčBob Miraftab
‚ÄčThursdays (8)
Jan. 13 - Mar. 3
3:45 - 5:15pm
Grades 5-7
Carson Graham Secondary, Woodshop (2145 Jones Avenue)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčRegister here

A limited number of bursaries are available for those in need of financial support. Please contact AFK for more information on bursaries.

Cancellation policy:

  • if student withdraws two business days prior to start of first class - refund full amount

  • if student withdraws within two business days of the start of the class or after attending first class only - refund full amount minus $30.00 processing fee

  • if student withdraws after attending second class - no refunds


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Artists for Kids

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