Adult – Summer Programs – 2015

Adult Programming

Welcome to Homer Watson House & Gallery’s Adult Programming course page for Summer 2015. Please see below for available classes. Price is divided as member price / non-member price. (What’s a Membership?)


Supplies are required for adult programs.

15141 Life Drawing

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Drawing from a live model, students will learn how to capture the essentials of figure drawing, the basic proportions of the human body and how all parts relate to each other. No experience necessary.
Adult program with Atena Ganea in the Garden Studio
Tuesdays, July 7-28, 6:30-8:30pm, 4 Weeks

15142 Pastels en Plein Air

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This course emphasis is on technique and spontaneity. After learning the basic pastel techniques students will go out in plain air to get inspiration for nature pastel drawings. Participants of all levels are welcomed.
Adult program with Atena Ganea in the Garden Studio
Wednsdays, July 8-29, 6:30-8:30pm, 4 Weeks

15143 Arcylic Techniques

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Participants will start by exploring different brush and paint techniques while continuing to  developing compositional studies for a final painting.
Adult program with Atena Ganea in the Classroom
Thursdays. July 9-30, 6:30-8:30pm, 4 Weeks

15144 Botanical Drawing

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Botanical drawing and painting encourages artists to explore elements of the landscape with a more intimate view than traditional landscape painting.
Adult program with Joe Fansher in the Garden Studio
Thursdays. July 9-30, 7-9 pm, 4 Weeks


15146 An Introduction to Hand Building

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Students will be introduced to pottery fundamentals as they complete instructor led projects designed to teach pinching, coiling, and slab building. Bring your imagination and creativity to make each project truly unique and personal.
Adult program with Praticia Beader in the Pottery Studio
Saturday July 11, 10am-4pm
$57/$63 * $25 Material fee

15146 Optional Glazing Session

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This is an opportunity for Homer Watson House & Gallery students to glaze their bisque fired pieces. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with glazes!
Adult program with Praticia Beader in the Pottery Studio
Saturday July 18, 10am-Noon


Registrations may be completed in person, by phone, mail or online. Registrations will not be processed unless accompanied by payment in full. Register early as class sizes are limited and courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrolment. All cancellations normally occur one week before the first class of the course. A full refund will be issued for classes cancelled by the Gallery. Instructors and course content may change without notice.
There will be no refunds issued when cancelling less than 10 days before the first class. Cancellations made before 10 days of the start date are subject to a 10% administration fee. Missed classes will not be refunded.

Registration and attendance are subject to the condition that the City of Kitchener, the Gallery, its directors, officers, and employees, are released from all responsibilities for injury, loss or damage, however caused, that may be sustained by any person attending a class. The student gives permission for Homer Watson House & Gallery to use photographs, video and audio of the student, taken during workshops and courses, for publicity purposes.