Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Art School for Girls



BIG NEWS!!!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  Go HERE.

The Art Department inside the Embassy of Idea houses Patti Friday's 'Art School for Girls'. 

Located in Wasaga Beach, Ontario, The Art Department is pleased to announce it's first Fall session beginning in October 2012 after Thanksgiving Weekend

Patti Friday, Art Teacher
Each class is limited to 10 students.

Girls in Grades 5, 6, 7, 8 - REGISTER HERE
Tuesday 5pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday Oct. 9 - Dec. 18, 2012
11 weeks
$220

Girls in Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 - REGISTER HERE
Tuesday 7:30pm - 10pm
Tuesday Oct 9 - Dec 18, 2012
11 weeks
$220

Women 18+ - REGISTER HERE
Wednesday 7pm - 10pm
Wednesday Oct 10 - Dec 19, 2012
11 weeks
$220

Session Fee - Pay via Paypal
(Art Supplies not included. A list will be supplied to each Student - See below)

REGISTER NOW!

Peace Love Create Art,
Patti


Patti Friday
Embassy of Ideas, Art Department

Art School for Girls
Art is Important. Don’t Give Up The Ship!

Fall 2012 – Oct Nov Dec

No prior art experience required!
All skill levels welcome!

In this 11 week art and creativity session, Students will experience, learn, discover and enjoy tuning into their own inner artistic vision and talents.  Several mixed-media-hybrid photo-paintings Patti calls ‘Personal Story Boards’ will be completed. We will focus on contemporary colour studies and various interesting techniques adding feminine, global, pretty and mod elements. This is an ‘Art School for Girls’ after all! 

This course is not about learning ‘how to draw’ - it is about locating your inner creative compass, becoming an ‘Art Pirate’, sailing the seas of artistic freedom and finally, proudly hanging your contemporary, fine art decorative canvases on your walls. 

Each week we will zero in on new ways to bring out your ideas.  We will take a few minutes to discuss famous female Artists, living or dead, who are role models and inspiration to girls around the world.  We will listen to uplifting music while we play.
It will feel amazing to experiment, share ideas and interact in a positive atmosphere.

Art School for Girls:  A journey of self-discovery through painting.

Some Keywords and Principles:
Spontaneity
Playful expression
Personal Stories
Individuality
Self-expression
Hands on exploration
Themes
Change
Life Lessons
Process
Intuition
Value
Colour
Texture
Design
Chance
Authenticity
Tools, Techniques and Mediums

There is no bad art! No failures! Only a journey and an adventure!


Grade 5, 6, 7, 8 Girls
This will be fun and happy!
You will find your favorite colours, words, photos, shapes and more.
You will finish several fine art mixed-media ‘Personal Story Board’ canvases.
No prior art experience required!
You will feel proud and more confident to continue your art!
Art is important. Don’t give up the ship!


Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 Girls and Women +18
Using your favorite grown-up palette and (hidden?) originality, this session will be dedicated to allowing you to blossom creatively. 
You will witness your art become spirited; a visual language of ‘you’ will reveal itself.
Your several ‘Personal Story Board’ canvases will be fashionable and modern.
No prior art experience required!
You will feel proud and more confident to continue your art!
Art is important. Don’t give up the ship!

Art Supplies 
(Purchase within your budget. Supplies may be found at Dollar Stores, Curry's etc)
We ask that you buy water-soluble paints ONLY. Latex, water colour.
Fill a toolbox, plastic container or bag with all your favorite art and craft supplies.
Bring items you might already have.
(You never know what you might want to use while creating a mixed-media piece) 
We will encourage sharing/trading if Students wish!

Set of Acrylic Paints (all colours and extra white and one metallic - gold, silver, bronze)
No oil paint please.
Please feel free to bring LATEX interior or exterior house paint (in baby jars) if you like.
Bits of fabric trim
Fabric Scraps
Pencils
Sponge brushes
5 Canvas boards(11”x14”)  Also at Dollar Tree 
Laser copy photographs  (from photocopy machine at a business supply shop)
Magazine, newspaper, handwritten note/letter snippets
Glitter
Embroidery threads, wool
Stencils
Stamp ink
Notebook
Pen
Quotes, poems, words of meaning
Scissors
Ruler
Baby wipes or clothes
empty glass jar with lid (will be filled with water for painting)





Patti Friday, Photojourno, reporting from inside 'The Art Dept.' at the international 'Embassy of Ideas'.
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