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Ceramics

Love clay and getting messy? Well this is the class for you! You will learn about hand building techniques to create functional pottery and clay sculpture. Pinch, coil and slab methods will be explored as well as a variety of surface designs and decorating techniques. Experimenting with design and decoration techniques, you will create a series of unique clay pieces, functional, sculptural and a combination of both.

 

Drama

Unleash your inner performer in this dynamic and engaging drama course! Get into the world of scripted works and let your creativity soar as you bring characters to life on stage. You'll collaborate with peers to create and perform unique pieces like fractured fairy tales and one-act comedies, delighting younger audiences with your imaginative storytelling. Sharpen your acting skills through a variety of drama exercises, games, and theatre sports activities designed to enhance your expressive abilities and stage presence. This course offers a fun and energizing environment where you can explore and expand your dramatic talents while working closely with others to produce captivating performances. Whether you're a seasoned actor or new to the stage, you'll find joy in the collaborative and creative experiences that await you. Get ready to laugh, learn, and shine under the spotlight!

 

Sculpture

Dive into the captivating world of three-dimensional artistry with our exhilarating sculpture course! Unleash your creativity as you explore the boundless possibilities of crafting stunning sculptures using a myriad of unique mediums. From the tactile warmth of felt to the gleaming versatility of tinfoil and the versatile strength of masking tape, you'll embark on an immersive journey of discovery, experimentation, and expression. Immerse yourself in the rich textures, shapes, and forms as you push the boundaries of traditional sculpture. Uncover the power of each medium to convey emotion, narrative, and meaning in your artwork. From abstract forms to intricate figurative compositions, you'll have the freedom to unleash your imagination and craft truly breathtaking pieces.

 

Mixed Media

Imagination knows no bounds and creativity takes center stage! Mixed Media Art invites you to explore the fascinating interplay of diverse artistic techniques and materials to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Starting with foundational skills, you'll learn the essentials of blending various fine art media. From the fluidity of watercolours to the crisp detail of photography, the expressive boldness of ink lines to the delicate intricacy of shading, every class offers a new adventure. Embrace the vivid pops of coloured pencils and paints, and even experiment with three-dimensional elements in sculpture to add depth and texture to your work. In this course, you are not just an artist but a visionary. Each lesson encourages you to push the boundaries of traditional art forms, fostering an environment where your creativity can soar. Whether you are layering different media, integrating found objects, or combining abstract and realistic elements, the possibilities are endless.

 

Painting

Whether you're a seasoned artist or a curious beginner, this class is designed to ignite your passion for art.

  • Diverse Mediums: Explore the endless possibilities with different types of paint. From acrylics to watercolors, each medium offers a unique way to express your creativity.
  • Variety of Canvases: Get ready to paint beyond the traditional canvas. We'll experiment with paper, rocks, and even your own skin as a living canvas!
  • Interactive Sessions: Hands-on activities that encourage you to think outside the box and embrace the unexpected. Prepare to get messy and have fun!
  • Personal Expression: Learn techniques that allow you to translate your emotions and ideas into stunning visual art. Every brushstroke becomes a part of your artistic journey.

 

Scrap Booking

Let's make memories! Get creative as we explore various techniques for crafting stunning photo frames, personalized memory boards, and captivating scrapbooks. Whether you're a seasoned scrapbooker or just starting out, you'll learn new skills and unleash your artistic flair in a supportive and inspiring environment. Join us as we celebrate the art of preserving memories and discover the joy of reliving your favorite moments again and again. Let's make memories that will last a lifetime!

 

Water Colour

Welcome to the mesmerizing world of watercolor with our dynamic course designed to unleash your creativity and master the art of painting with water-based pigments! In this exhilarating journey, you'll immerse yourself in the magical medium of watercolor, learning techniques to capture the ethereal beauty of landscapes, the vibrant vitality of florals, and the captivating charm of portraits. Unleash your imagination as you blend colors, create luminous gradients, and bring your artistic visions to life on paper. Whether you're a beginner seeking to unlock your artistic potential or an experienced painter looking to refine your craft, this course promises to inspire, challenge, and empower you on your artistic journey.

 

Zen Art

Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and holistic well-being through the serene realms of Zen art and self-care practices. In this immersive course, you'll unlock the secrets to cultivating inner peace, creativity, and balance in your daily life. Through a blend of hands-on art exercises, meditation techniques, and self-care rituals, you'll learn to harness the power of artistic expression as a pathway to self-discovery and personal growth. From the graceful strokes of calligraphy to the meditative art of brush painting, each lesson will invite you to immerse yourself in the present moment, embracing the beauty of imperfection and finding harmony within yourself and the world around you. 

 

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.