Early May 2022
Shop Local - Mother's Day Gifts at the Gallery
Mother's Day is just around the corner, so stop in and pick up something special from our fine selection of hand-crafted works in the Gallery at A Gift of Art. Not your average gift store, the gallery is packed with fine quality giftware and artwork that any Mom would love. Think of us when you're picking out special birthday or celebration giftware, all year long!
Cards and Paper craft, Gifts Under $5.00
Handcrafted Gifts Under $30.00
Book your Meetups at our Studio
Pictured is a thank you card we received from our local Brownies for the use of our studio for their meeting.
If you would like to book our studio for your own meetings please call us at 905-987-2264. We would love to see you!
May Upcoming Classes & Events
May 3 – June 14, 2022
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Member Cost: $160 including kit
Non-Member Cost: $190 including kit
Beginner Watercolour Classes with Julieta Cortes. on Zoom
May 4 – 25, 2022
Wednesdays. 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Member Cost: $50
Non-Member Cost: $80
Doodlemania with Mike Goldstein – in studio
Sunday, May 8, 2022, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn how to turn your doodles into lifelike characters with personality using pencilling, inking and colouring techniques. Created and taught by Mike Goldstein.
Member Cost: $40 Non-Member Cost: $55
Talk and Discussion
Edible and Medicinal Plants with Sher Leetooze – ON ZOOM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – ON ZOOM
Edible and Medicinal Plants – edible plants usually do double duty as medicinal plants.
Member and Non-Member Cost: $5
Draw Paint Create with Artist Todd Tremeer (14+) – in studio
May 12 – June 2, 2022
Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Explore the craft of drawing and painting with artist Todd Tremeer. Apply the rules of perspective, light, shade and texture to make original art. Come join us and draw—no previous drawing experience is required.
Member Cost: $140
Non Member: $155
Primary Art – Grade K – 4 with Todd Tremeer
May 14 - June 4, 2022
Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am
Draw people and faces. Learn shading and perspective drawing. Use pencils, pastels, paint and make prints. Build a pop-up sculpture and paint a picture with plasticine. Encounter art history’s famous artists along the way. Each week will feature a specific project to be completed during the class
Member Cost:  $80 (Materials included.)
Non-Member Cost: $95
(Materials included)
Junior Art – Gr. 4 – 8 with Todd Tremeer
May 14 – June 4, 2022
Saturdays, Noon – 2:00 pm
Recommended for Junior-Intermediate kids, grades 4-8. Learn to draw realistically with pencil and charcoal. Draw faces, complex objects and imaginary creatures. Paint with watercolours and build 3D sculptures with paper and other tools. Start a new project each week.
Member Cost: $80 (Materials included)
Non Member Cost: $95 (Materials included.)
Cricut – Review the Basics Drinkware Workshop
Sunday, May 15, 2022
10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Bring your Cricut, tools, laptop and everything else will be provided. We will work on tumblers or glasses, suitable for outdoor summer activities.
Using your Cricut and Design Space, we will go over the basic terminology and cuts as well as add in any new techniques that you may need to make your project. As usual, tips and tricks will be interspersed with the workshop instructions, so you will be well prepared to go home and continue creating!
Member Cost: $25
Non-Member Cost: $55
Perspective Without Pain with Mike Goldstein
May 15 & 22, 2022
Sundays. 1:00 – 5:00 pm. 2 sessions
An interactive, hands-on and fun workshop on how to achieve basic perspective from Mike Goldstein.
Learn how to do a 1, 2 and 3-point perspective that every artist or aspiring artist should know. No prior perspective knowledge is necessary.
Discover how to create a sense of depth, realism or drama in your artwork. Learn and apply perspective tips, tricks, secrets and shortcuts.
Member Cost: $80
Non Member Cost: $95
Register Online for Summer Art Camp
We are now offering a 5% discount for all member registrations paid in full by June 21! Siblings who are members receive a discount for the second child. If you would like to take advantage of the sibling discount you must register offline, by emailing A Gift of Art or calling us at 905-987-2264.