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Children’s Summer Art Workshops

…Paint, Create, Play!

Tap in to your creative potential!

Painting with Picasso
Ages 6-12
Picasso said it took him a lifetime to relearn how to paint like a child.
Children have a fearless knack for experimenting with colour and form. This course will allow you to explore the full range of their ideas. With a different lesson and theme each day: still life, portrait, landscape, you will create fun and funky masterpieces to hang on your walls!

DAY 1: Still life with Picasso and Matisse.
Students will be introduced to mixed-media through the eyes of Picasso and Matisse. acrylic paint and collage to create a one of a kind mixed-media painting using bowls, flowers, fruit as their subject matter.

DAY 2: Funky Pet and People Portraits
After a brief art history and drawing lesson, students will capture the mood and personality of their pet or favorite person in paint. Go home with a funky portrait!

The Instructor
Margaret Stuart has been playing with paint, colour and texture for the past 24 years. She studied Fine Arts at Bishop’s University, at the Saidye Bronfman Centre in Montreal and at the Haliburton School of Art. Her mixed-media paintings have won awards.

An Ontario Certified Teacher, Margaret creates an environment where children and adults feel comfortable exploring creativity and colour. Painting is where ‘mistakes’ are encouraged because they often turn into masterpieces! Embrace your inner artist!

She lives and paints in the Ottawa Valley with her daughter, 6 quails, 5 chickens and cat Gwin where she teaches primary school nearby.

Fun workshops in downtown Westport for children craving creativity
July 30,10am-12pm
July 31, 10am-12pm
Let your little Picasso paint while you shop or relax.

For more information and to register please contact:
Artemesia Gallery (613) 273-8775 or Margaret Stuart (613) 649-0290

Artemisia Events for December

Christmas LogoArtemisia Gallery (7 Spring Street, Westport, ON) kicks off their holiday season with a visit from Santa on Sunday December 4, 2011, noon to 3pm. Gifts for the kids and hot chocolate to warm your heart.

Gifts to fit every budget. Our December hours are Monday and Tuesday noon to 5 pm; Closed Wednesdays; Thursday and Friday New Hours Noon to 7 pm; Saturday 10 – 5; Sunday 11 – 4.

Come and find that perfect gift — unique and like no other — for everyone on your list.

Join us for some fun and creative workshops making ornaments, cards, wrapping special gifts and more. All materials included for the low fee of $35.00. Bring your own gifts to wrap, though! Mention this notice (on Explore Westport), or bring a copy of it for $5.00 off any one workshop. Click Here for printable version.


Monday November 28 noon to 3 pm
Saturday December 10 2 to 5 pm
Monday December 12 noon to 3 pm
Sunday December 18 1 to 4 pm

Bonnie and Georgia wish everyone a loving and bountiful holiday season. Thank you for your patronage at Artemisia Gallery, Gifts and Art Services.

Children’s Summer Art Program – Artemisia Gallery

Artemisia Children Summer Art ProgramArtemisia Gallery in Westport will run a five-week summer art program for children and teens ages 7-15.

Classes will be held weekly, Wednesdays for ages 7-10, and Fridays for ages 11-15, from 2-4 PM beginning June 30th. Each class will cost $10 per child. Young children will complete one craft project each class, while teens will either create art or participate in creative problem solving activities.

Space is limited. To reserve space for your child or request more information, call 613-273-8775, or stop by Artemisia Gallery, 7 Spring Street, Westport.

Date: June 30, 2010 (runs five weeks)
Time: 2-4 PM
Ages: 7-15
Cost: $10.00

Wednesdays: ages 7-10 / 2-4 PM
Fridays: ages 11-15 / 2-4 PM

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