Creative Arts

Explore Creative Writing

This workshop-style course gives
you a chance to try out several
types of writing: articles, stories,
poetry, drama, etc. The activities
are designed for enjoyable
participation and for the
development of skills in writing
dialogue, descriptions, about
characters and settings. Instruction
will also include tips on creating
plots, choosing points of view and
working with different structures.
You will be encouraged to develop
your own ideas and to discover
your own creativity. Have fun
finding out how to shape your
story/poem/play and get it ready to
send to a publisher. No Class May 21.

Instructor: Dianne Maguire
Mon Apr 9-Jun 11 7:00-9:00pm
154968 $156/9 sess
Meeting Room 2

Writing for Children

The world of children’s books o ers a wide spectrum of genres and subjects; from alphabet and picture books for young kids to non- ction, adventure and mystery books for juvenile readers and issue-oriented novels for young adults. This one day workshop will introduce you to this wide spectrum of possibilities for your writing projects. The class will include idea generating activities as well as writing techniques, tips for working with an illustrator, and developing an ear for dialogue. Bring pen, paper and lunch and have fun exploring your own story ideas.

Instructor: Dianne Maguire
Sun May 6 10:00am-4:00pm
154969 $66/Person
Meeting Room 1

Writing Short Stories

Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize win is the encouragement for us all who have ideas for stories that make readers think about aspects of the world they live in. This workshop covers the techniques short fiction writers use to intrigue and provoke thought through their choice of point of view, plot structure, character development, dialogue, etc. Bring your lunch and pen and paper, your ideas and humour for a fun and informative day.

Instructor: Dianne Maguire
Sun June 3 10:00am-4:00pm
154970 $66/Person
Meeting Room 1

*NEW* Further Explorations in Photography

Once the basics are mastered, explore the creative. This six-week class focuses on generating ideas and developing your own personal style. It explores in greater detail concepts learned in Photography 101 with a focus on lighting and composition. Includes weekly assignments and critiques, eld trips, and a comprehensive set of class notes. Please bring up to six photographic prints for critique to the first class and your camera with the instruction manual.

Instructor: Jo Ann Kronquist
Sun May 6-Jun 10 10:30am-12:30pm
156945 $99/6 sessions
Meeting Room 2

Digital Photography In One Day

Learn the basic and most important
settings on your digital camera including:
exposure modes, aperture, shutter
speed, depth-of-field, white balance,
flash, and ISO. This one-day class includes
a comprehensive set of class notes and
a field trip in the neighborhood. Please
bring camera with instruction manual.
Please note: course is best suited for
digital cameras with manual exposure
control.

Instructor: Jo Ann Kronquist
Sat May 26 10:00am-4:00pm
156944 $66 per person
Denman Room

Darkroom: Beyond The Basics

In the Introduction to the basics course, students gained foundational skills in film processing and printmaking using traditional black and white materials. In this course, the aim is to move beyond the mechanics of these processes and augment the student’s skill set allowing them to gain more control over their artistic vision. Topics that will be covered are: exposure index, lm/developer combina- tions, lm developing techniques, dealing with challenging negatives, advanced printing skills and presentation.The course requires additional materials, which will cost between $50-$100. A list will be provided at the beginning of your first class. You will also need to have a working film camera and an exposed roll of black and white film (excluding Ilford XP2) in either 35mm or 120 format for the first day of class. Please make sure to test the camera you are planning to use.

Instructor: Benjamin Poulton
Tuesday Class
Tue Apr 10-May 15 5:30-9:30pm
155120 $250/6 sessions
Tue May 22-Jun 26 5:30-9:30pm
155130 $250/6 sessions
Thursday Class
Thu Apr 12-May 17 5:30-9:30pm
155121 $250/6 sessions
Thu May 24-Jun 28 5:30-9:30pm
155135 $250/6 sessions
Dark Room

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