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January 2017
$85

Contemporary Calligraphy- Beginner Workshop

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3 Delta Studio,
180 Shaw St, Unit 207
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2W5 Canada
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DESCRIPTION Join me for a fun evening learning calligraphy! This class is intended for beginners with little to no experience in calligraphy. You will learn the techniques of traditional copperplate calligraphy adopted into a contemporary, fun style. WHAT IS ‘CONTEMPORARY’ CALLIGRAPHY? Contemporary calligraphy is the fusion of traditional copperplate calligraphy and modern calligraphy. In my own calligraphy journey, I first attempted modern calligraphy with a pointed pen and found it difficult to keep my style consistent. I found that learning…

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$180

Intro. to Papermaking Intensive

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on January 29, 2017
Paperhouse Studio,
180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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This workshop is the 101 of handmade paper! Journey through the process of papermaking from raw materials to hand pulled sheets of paper. This class is a combination of our beginner level – Deckle Box Paper and Introduction to Western Paper. Students will learn traditional European style sheet forming with fibres such as cotton, abaca (Manila Hemp) and Ontario hemp. We will explore the differences of pulling with a traditional laid mold and a woven mold. Techniques such as laminating,…

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February 2017
$64

Accordions and Folded Books

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Paperhouse Studio,
180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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Accordion books are one of the earliest and most versatile structures. Great for beginners, this class does not require any experience in bookbinding. We’ll take you through cutting sheets of paper, folding sections, and custom cover making. From there we will complete two related forms – the one page meander book and the fun and playful hexaflexagon (a two-sided/three-sided trick book) which is full of potential. Perfect for zines and artist books, accordions have many creative possibilities and can be…

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Presence Workshop with John Beale

February 3 - February 5
Artscape Youngplace,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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PRESENCE WORKSHOP with John Beale February 3, 4 and 5, 2017 Friday 6pm-9pm Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP The study of showing up, being open, sensitive, vulnerable, human and ridiculous. Discover your special quality that connects you to others, being present and engaging to an audience, connecting and opening a channel between you and them. This work helps us get unstuck. It teaches us to listen, to re-discover play, not to…

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$116

Marbling on Paper

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 7, 2017
Paperhouse Studio,
180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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Discover how to marble paper in this two-day workshop! You will learn about the history, basics of the materials, preparation of the inks and how to set up your marbling station. This workshop will give you the tips, tools and tricks to getting beautiful patterns on paper. Participants will leave with a stack of marbled papers of their own designs. Perfect for gift giving, gift tags, cards, wrapping paper and book covers – the choices are endless!

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$95

Nepalese Papermaking: Deckle Box

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Paperhouse Studio,
180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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Deckle boxing is one of the oldest forms of papermaking, and is a style primarily used in Nepal and Tibet. In this style, paper pulp is poured into a high-walled mould and deckle, it’s then placed in a container of water allowing it to be suspended so that more pulp can be dropped and mixed in. Multiple colours can be combined to make individual decorative sheets allowing for plenty of experimentation like including various different coloured pulp and fibres, and/or…

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$197.00

Experimental Drawing – Selfportrait

February 17 @ 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until February 17, 2017
Artscape Youngplace,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Do you have an enthusiasm for drawing and want to expand your drawing skills? Maren Boedeker, artist and art educator, will guide you through an experimental approach - using various techniques, tools and media - to broaden your notion of drawing and discover your creative potential for expressing yourself. Beginners are welcome as the exercises and techniques are suitable for all levels.

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$125

After School Children’s Dance Classes with Jessica Runge at Artscape Youngplace (Ages: Pre-School)

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 10, 2017
IGAC Studio 103,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, M6G2S8 Canada
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Register now for Winter & Spring 2017 sessions Fridays after school at Artscape Youngplace, in unit 103 In a fun, inclusive class led by professional Canadian dance-artist Jessica Runge, students learn age-appropriate dance exercises and games that nurture the artistic voice of each child. A variety of styles, such as ballet, modern, and more contemporary dance genres, inform the movement training. Opportunities to invent movement round-out the program. Each session finishes with an original performance created by the children. Jessica…

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$125

After School Children’s Dance Classes with Jessica Runge at Artscape Youngplace (Ages: Kindergartens & Grade 1)

February 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 10, 2017
IGAC Studio 103,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, M6G2S8 Canada
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Register now for Winter & Spring 2017 sessions Fridays after school at Artscape Youngplace, in unit 103 In a fun, inclusive class led by professional Canadian dance-artist Jessica Runge, students learn age-appropriate dance exercises and games that nurture the artistic voice of each child. A variety of styles, such as ballet, modern, and more contemporary dance genres, inform the movement training. Opportunities to invent movement round-out the program. Each session finishes with an original performance created by the children. Jessica…

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$250

Through Fire

February 18 @ 10:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm
Artscape Youngplace,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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In this workshop with Aerin Fogel, participants will undergo an initiation around a question or life issue of their choosing. Workshop cost includes a personal written reading that will be sent in advance, regarding your chosen focus for the weekend. Participants will choose their own life issue or challenge, known obstacle, question, or desire as subject matter. Each person will come to the circle with their chosen focus, and be guided through a process of transformation. In Western culture we…

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Smart Cookie Club – Toddler/Preschool Play-Based Enrichment Classes

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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Weekly on the same day until March 29, 2017,
and Weekly on the same day until January 11, 2017
Artscape Youngplace,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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WEDNESDAYS @9:30am and 4pm and THURSDAYS @10am in STUDIO 306 – we accept mid-session late joiners! The Smart Cookie Club is a play-based enrichment program catered for children aged 6 months – 4 years. Classes have a different learning focus each week and activities are built around a theme that touch on different developmental areas (eg. communication and language, math, gross and fine motor skills, music, science and sensory, creative). Our aim is to provide fun and engaging learning opportunities…

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Smart Cookie Club 6-12 Month Infant Program – Play-Based Enrichment Classes

February 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 8, 2017
Artscape Youngplace,
180 Shaw Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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STARTING IN FEBRUARY - WED @11:30am in STUDIO 306 Our aim for this session is to teach you about the different aspects of your child’s development and show you some practical activities that can be easily replicated at home. Latecomers/mid-session joiners welcome! The 6 week season includes: • Fun, developmentally appropriate in-class activities • Weekly handouts outlining your child’s development • Learning how to make some of your own resources • Take home activities • Support for parents and caregivers…

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