Artists for Kids
After School Art

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‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčArtists for Kids offers After School Art classes for students each Fall, Winter and Spring term. Led by BC certified art specialist teachers and assisted by secondary art students, our classes provide the opportunity to build skills and foster creative growth within the visual arts. Students will have the opportunity to expand their artistic abilities in a multitude of different mediums, including painting, felting, printmaking, and sculpting. Classes vary in duration, price, and medium.  All art materials are included in the price of the program. See below for info and to register!‚Äč‚Äč 

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Spring 2024 After School Art Classes - Registration opens February 15th at 12:00pm (noon)

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‚ÄčWatercolours

‚ÄčWelcome to the vibrant world of watercolours! In this class, young artists will embark on an exciting journey of creativity and self-expression through the medium of watercolors. Inspired by the beauty of nature, students will have the opportunity to paint landscapes and still life scenes. They'll develop observational skills, brush techniques, colour mixing and blending, and learn how to translate what they see onto paper with the magic of watercolours. 

‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
April 23 - June 11, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 3-7

Fee: $195

Teacher: Caroline Falconer
‚ÄčBoundary Elementary - Rm . 011
750 26th St E, North Vancouver, BC‚Äč
‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚Äč‚ÄčClay Creations‚Äč‚ÄčStudents 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.
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
April 23 - June 11, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 4-8

Fee: $195

Teacher: Catherine Schechter
‚ÄčArtists for Kids - Shadbolt Studio
2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC
‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚ÄčThe Art of Science

During this course our young artists will be given the chance to try a variety of different techniques and materials to create unique and creative projects. Most projects will incorporate science & engineering skills while also exploring artistic techniques. Some possible projects could include Pendulum Painting, melted crayon art, and artistic science experiments.

Wednesdays (8)
April 24 - June 19, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 3-6

Fee: $195

Teacher: Bridget Arnold
‚Äč‚ÄčLarson Elementary - Rm 217
2605 Larson Rd, North Vancouver
Registration closed

‚ÄčMixed Media Art: Fantasy and Magic

In this class, students will dive into the work of art using a range of materials like paints, pastels and mixed media supplies. From drawing fantastical creatures to making 3D masks, we are about having fun and exploring creativity with a variety of materials.

‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
April 23 - June 18, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 2-5

Fee: $195

Teacher: Amanda Turcato
‚ÄčUpper Lynn Elementary - Rm 212
1540 Coleman St., North Vancouver
‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚ÄčThe ABCs of Art

‚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. 

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
April 24 - June 12, 2024

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Grades: K-1

Fee: $195

Teacher: Marcel Eugene
‚ÄčEastview Elementary - Rm. 129
1801 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver, BC
‚ÄčRegistration closed

‚ÄčWatercolours

‚ÄčIn this wonderful watercolour class, students will be introduced to the basics of watercolour techniques and be able to use this medium to explore their creativity. We will learn about mixing colours, wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry painting, brushstrokes, washes, and blending. There will be a focus on "Nature as Inspiration" to encourage a connection with the environment and spark imagination. Join us as we dive into the world of watercolours where the colours flow and imaginations soar!

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
April 24 - June 12, 2024

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Grades: K-2

Fee: $195

Teacher: Caroline Falconer
‚Äč‚ÄčBoundary Elementary - Rm . 011
750 26th St E, North Vancouver, BC‚Äč
‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚Äč‚ÄčArt Adventure

‚ÄčStudents will have the opportunity to experience printmaking, sculpture, drawing, and painting though six individual projects.

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
April 24 - June 19, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 2-7

Fee: $195

Teacher: Paul Best
‚ÄčLynnmour Elementary - Multipurpose Rm.
800 Forsman Ave, North Vancouver, BC
‚ÄčRegistration closed

‚ÄčAll about Colour: Perspective Drawing and Pop-Art Explorations

‚ÄčIn this class, participants will embark on a creative journey that pushes artistic boundaries, revealing how colour possesses the transformative ability to reshape perspectives. Throughout the class, students will delve into the intricacies of perspective drawing, immerse themselves in the bold and iconic world of Pop Art, and express their creativity through non-objective art. Each project serves as a unique gateway into a spectrum of hues, nurturing both technical skills and boundless creativity. 

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
April 24 - June 12, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 4-7

Fee: $195

Teacher: Amanda Turcato
‚ÄčUpper Lynn Elementary - Rm 212
1540 Coleman St., North Vancouver
‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚ÄčPrimarily Painting

‚ÄčIt‚Äôs Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as printmaking and drawing that increase the artmaking fun.  

‚ÄčThursdays (8)
April 25 - June 13, 2024

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Grades: 1-3

Fee: $195

Teacher: Catherine Schechter
‚ÄčArtists for Kids - Shadbolt Studio
2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC
‚ÄčRegistration closed



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‚Äč

If you child requires support at school, or will be attending classes with a support worker, please contact afkinfo@sd44.ca as soon as possible after registering.

A limited number of bursaries of up to 50% of program fees are available for those in need of financial support. In an effort to support as many families as possible, there is a limit of one bursary per child, per term for After School Art classes. Please contact AFK for more information on bursaries.



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