TSA SPRING & SUMMER 2018 : Studio Courses & Professional Development

TORONTO SCHOOL OF ART (TSA) fosters the inherent capabilities of its students through an education model that revolves around artists teaching artists to help them make their mark. 

TSA believes the arts should be accessible to all levels of experience. Whether you’re a working professional or just starting out, TSA offers visual art courses that address all levels of expertise. The only thing our students need to get started is a passion for their craft. Once they have that, our mentors are there to further refine, hone, and cultivate their skills.

Enroll in a TSA course and enjoy:

Small class sizes;

Individual attention and guidance from faculty;

Free Open Studio sessions for current students to work independently outside of class time (contact the office to confirm studio availability);

Storage space and student lockers;

Convenient location across from Dufferin TTC station.

Planning a Visit? See our Accessibility Notice.

SPRING 2018    |  APRIL 16 TO JUNE 30
SUMMER 2018  | JULY 3 TO AUGUST 31


Choose from over 50 daytime, evening, and Saturday weekly courses in a range of media and specialized techniques taught by a faculty of passionate, practising artists.

‚ÄčEarly Bird Discounts are available until March 23 ( Spring ) and June 8 ( Summer )

Reserve your spot now and save 10% on tuition with these promo codes:

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Visit tsa-art.com to browse for courses. Click on the register button per course and enjoy our new shopping cart check-out process. Click on the cart icon at the top of the page to proceed with payment. See the cart summary section on the right-hand side and Promo code - Please validate your promo code here. Type the promo code in the text box and click validate. Promotional codes must be redeemed at the time of purchase as part of the offer. Discounts are absolutely not available once registration has been processed. Promotional codes are non-transferable. TSA reserves the right to modify or cancel promotions at any time.

NEW AND EXCLUSIVE COURSES THIS SPRING
Carve out some studio time at TSA into your weekly schedule to expand your artistic skill set and launch new projects! Whether you're looking to try something completely new or expand your practice in a supportive environment, TSA offers an exciting range of 12, 8, and 6-week courses to choose from.

Check out some highlights below and see all courses on tsa-art.com.

WHAT'S NEW

Watercolour 1 & 2   ( 10 week course ) with Brian Hoxha
Glazed Over in Acrylics ( 10 week course ) with Tina Poplawski
Beyond the Surface: A Contemporary Approach to Drawing ( 8 week course ) with Candice Davies
Skin Deep: Acrylic Explorations ( 10 week course ) with Tina Poplawski
Painting Trees ( 8 week course ) with Celia Neubauer
Beyond the Flat: The Photograph as Material Object ( 6 week course ) Jessica Thalmann
Experimental Embroidery ( 3 day workshop ) with Amanda McCavour

EXCLUSIVE SPRING OFFERINGS

Botanical Drawing at Allan Gardens ( 8 week course ) with Celia Neubauer
Explorations in Figure Study ( 9 week course ) with Gillian Iles
Figure Concepts ( 9 week course ) with Gillian Iles
3D Anatomy/Figure Sculpture (10 course week) with Florian Jacot
Explorations in Composition ( 6 week course ) with Gillian Iles
City Sketching ( 6 week course ) with Julie Ourceau 
Watercolour Woodblock Printmaking (10 week course) with Brian Hoxha
Life Drawing 2: The Body, Clothing and Costume ( 10 week course ) with Thomas Hendry
Figure Sculpture: Portrait and Facial Expressions ( 10 week course ) with Florian Jacot

FOR OUR YOUNG ARTISTS

Digital Photography for Youth ( Ages 13-16 - 9 week course ) with Tobi Asmoucha
Fundamentals of Drawing for Youth ( Ages 13-16 - 10 week
course ) with Tina Oehmsen-Clark

Here is the SPRING 2018 Course Calendar. Click on the course titles to learn more and register online.

SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS

Include TSA studio time as part of your summer adventures to expand your artistic skill set and launch new projects! Whether you're looking to try something completely new or expand your practice in a supportive environment, TSA offers a range of 8 & 6 week courses plus a series of exclusive 3-day workshops and 1-week intensives. 

WEEKLY STUDIO COURSES

Experimental Drawing Concepts (7 week course) with Logan MacDonald
Video Editing (6 week course) with Joe Hambleton
Digital Zbrush 1 & 2 (6 week course) with Florian Jacot

ALL NEW 3-DAY WORKSHOPS
 
Powered Graphite and Acrylic Glazes with Brian Burnett
Life Drawing: Structural Bodies with Thomas Hendry
Painting Boost from Art History: Inspiration Themes and Variations with David Holt

1-WEEK INTENSIVES

Scrape, Push and Pull: Acrylic Explorations with Tina Poplawski
Drawing: An Experimental Approach with Celia Neubauer
Collage Explorations with Donnely Smallwood

Here is the SUMMER 2018 Course Calendar. Click on the course titles to learn more and register online.

SUMMER YOUTH ART STUDIO & ART CAMPS 

Register now for our series of dynamic youth intensives and week-long art camps this summer! Space is limited.

ABOUT TSA YOUTH COURSES

Featuring year-round Saturday Youth Art Studio courses and Summer Art Camps, young artists (ages 11-13 and 14-17) are guided through age-appropriate explorations of various mediums and processes to find their creative voice and help develop a portfolio. Field trips to art galleries provide inspiration, and hands-on studio time develops technical skills and a personal style through experimentation and creative problem-solving in a fun and supportive environment.

Youth Art Studio (Ages 14-17) with Tina Oehmsen-Clark
Architectural Drawing and the Constructed Environment (Ages 14-17) with Julie Ourceau
Mix it Up: Drawing, Collage, and Mixed Media (Ages 11-13) with Rebecca  Jane Houston
Fundamental Drawing for Teens (Ages 14-17) with Donnely Smallwood
Life Drawing for Teens (Ages 14-17) with Paul Turner
Sculpture Explorations (Ages 11-13) with Tina Oehmsen-Clark
Drawing for Animation (Ages 14-17) with Enzo Avolio
Animation in Film (Ages 14-17) with Enzo Avolio

View the full SUMMER YOUTH ART STUDIO & ART CAMP FLYER here to learn and register. 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

OPEN LIFE DRAWING AND PAINTING
TSA offers drop-in, uninstructed life drawing and painting sessions. No registration necessary, all are welcome. $15 at the door, or purchase a 5-session pass for $60.

Spring sessions are held weekly on MONDAY and FRIDAY evenings, 6pm-9pm.

Summer sessions are held weekly on MONDAY and THURSDAY evneings, 6pm-9pm.

INDEPENDENT STUDY OPTIONS
Personal Critiques offer any TSA student, high school or post-secondary arts student, and practicing artists at any career level an opportunity to meet with a professional artist from the TSA Faculty for a consultation, evaluation, or critique of their art work.

A one-hour session includes advice and direction in areas such as building one’s artistic skills, identifying strengths, exploring new mediums, or navigating the art scene. Critiques are available in painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, installation, printmaking, photography, digital, film/video, new media, community and performance art.

Skills Category: Artistic/Creative
Course Start Date: Apr 16, 2018
Course End Date: Aug 31, 2018
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: TORONTO SCHOOL OF ART
Address: 980 Dufferin St., 2nd FL Toronto, ON M6H 4B4
Cost: 290-475
Course Provider: TORONTO SCHOOL OF ART
WebSite Address: TSA-ART.COM

How to Register:

Visit tsa-art.com, call 416.504.7910 or stop by during office hours.

TSA Office Hours: 
Monday-Thursday, 9am-6:30pm
Friday, 9am-5pm
Saturday, 9am-2pm
 

Contact Info:

Email: info@tsa-art.com

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