November 16, 2011
2012 courses and workshops are online
The next session courses and workshops are online. You may already register. Don't hesitate to call us at 514-692-9809 for more information or to register. The courses and workshops take place in artists studios. Hence, and to offer you top quality courses, the number of students in each course is limited to 8.
November 10, 2011
Workshops not to be missed
Two workshops are offered in mixed media, either on free subjects or specialized on portrait studies:
· Janice welcomes you in her studio for a day dedicated to mixed mediaon Sunday, November 20 from 10 am to 3 pm. You will you concentrate on the multilayer composition, on the different textures that you can add to the canvas following the materials chosen, and on the color.
· A second workshop is offered to you by France, in her studio also. It is dedicated to portrait in collage and mixed media. This workshop may be share with your teens. A beautiful opportunity to work the textures, materials, color, and the proportions of the face at the same time. On Sunday, December 4, from 10 a.m. to 4: 30 pm.
November 01, 2011
For this month of November
Other workshops are also offered in mixed media, either on free subjects or specialized on portrait studies:
Ø Janice welcomes you in her studio for a day dedicated to mixed media on Sunday, November 20 from 10 am to 3 pm. You will you concentrate on the multilayer composition, on the different textures that you can add to the canvas following the materials chosen, and on the color.
Your month of November is embellished by proposals of technical and punctual courses:
Ø The first one, the color in painting course, is totally dedicated... to color. Learn to master the mixing to obtain the desired shades, get comfortable with the concepts of warm and cool colors, understand the harmonies ... This course is offered on Saturdays, November 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Ø A second fairly sharp course of portrait drawing is proposed. It focuses on the mastery of the structure of the face across the line, the contour shading, flesh tones, and the proportions of the face. It is available on Tuesdays, November 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Ø Finally, a watercolor course is also offered. It represents a beautiful opportunity to "test" this artistic discipline over a short period, or to develop your skills. It is a course that you can share with your teens. It is given on Wednesday nights, November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6 pm to 9 pm.
The La Salamandre Art Center is also always
present in school and retirement houses. Courses, workshops and activities
cover a wide variety of artistic disciplines.
September 02, 2011
This fall, please yourself!
Vitality of color, energy of lines, softness of the clay, fluidity of the paint, balance in the composition, rustling of paper, chills of inspiration, desire for creativity, warmness of the studio... a world of pleasure and happiness is there for you ... What about allowing yourself " the art of happiness " this fall? A moment of "luxury, calm and voluptuousness" just for you... An encounter with yourself through art... The La Salamandre Art Center invites you there by offering you a beautiful palette of artistic activities provided by experienced and professional art-teachers promoting personal development and creativity in welcoming and friendly studios.
For this fall... the Salamandre goes through some foolishness and prepares some beautiful surprises among which...
... the essential drawing courses, so important to acquire a solid base in the artistic domain you cherish. Several courses are offered to start, or to improve, whether you want to master the drawing basics following a classical learning or an observation drawing method.
You may also, if you already possess the basics of drawing, continue your adventure as an artist by joining the advanced drawing course in which you consolidate your knowledge and develop your technique while working on textiles rendering, portrait and the human body.
... the magnificent course of painting or the one on mixed techniques, to master the color, gels and glazes, and the manipulation of the various tools, to have a good overlook of the properties of the pure medium, and to mix it with other mediums, to incorporate foreign bodies,....
... the very structuring sculpture course that will unveil you the secrets of clay and castings, of the creation of armatures, of chemical mixtures, of drying time, to create your own character...
... the magnificient courses and workshops of scrapbooking. Magic of colors, of words, of arrangements, of textures... Whether you opt for a weekly course, a one-time workshop, or an open studio, you will have the pleasure to lay out your memories, create a greeting card, shape decorations related to a highlight of the year or just simply prepare a gift. This year, in addition to the traditional courses, you have the opportunity to come and prepare Christmas, Valentine's, Easter, mother's day or father's day in an artist's studio.... You also have the opportunity to work freely in the studio of the artist one Thursday per month. These scrapbooking courses and workshops are to share in family...
Children are also partying in...
... the fascinating world of creativity without limits and without inhibition of the expressive painting course in which they combine structure and sign language, color and movement, technique and freedom, unusual tools and large formats... A rewarding sensory, visual and musical experience...
...and the exciting course of puppets and scenery creation using and abusing of recovery materials. They will create from recycled objects characters full of sparkling colors and fantasy, they will collectively create a history, a scenery, and a show. A journey into the world of sculpture!
Also, the La Salamandre Art Center is at your disposal to create custom courses you dream of. Amateur, groups, schools, companies,... make a wish!
June 01, 2010
The la Salamandre Art Center is looking for artists for its art classes
The La Salamandre Art Center relocates to move closer to its customers. In this context, we are looking for artists prepared to welcome students and give art courses in their studios a few hours per week. Regions: Montreal, Laval, Sherbrooke, Quebec and Toronto. For more information, please contact the La Salamandre Art Center at 514-692-9809 or by mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 03, 2009
La Salamandre and the Children
"La Salamandre and the Children" tells the story of the summer adventures of the children at the La Salamandre Art Center...
May 08, 2009
La Salamandre Art Center is on You Tube
April 18, 2009
La Salamandre Art Center's friends on Facebook
La Salamandre Art Center has its own group on Facebook "Les amis du Centre d'Art La Salamandre" ... Pictures, news, events, it is a excellent way to keep in touch ...