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RED HOT LEARNING | Courses & Workshops | Summer 2011

Summer Courses

Circus for Adults

Ever wanted to learn to juggle, or walk on stilts? How about acrobatics, silks and trapeze? Harbourfront Centre's famous Circus Camp just came back to town...for adults!

6 weeks: $170 ($150.44 + 13% HST)
Per session: $35 ($30.97 + 13% HST)

Session 1 (6 weeks)
Wednesdays
Jun 15 – Jul 20
6:30pm–8:30pm
Instructor: Marsha Kennington
Location: Coronation Park (Circus Tents)

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Session 2 (6 weeks)
Wednesdays
Jul 27 – Aug 31
6:30pm–8:30pm
Instructor: Marsha Kennington
Location: Coronation Park (Circus Tents)

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Toronto Island Watercolour Sketchbook

An introduction to the practice of keeping a sketchbook and the use of watercolour media, pencil and pen. This course is suited to novices and those who wish to begin recording personal experience using this time-honoured tradition. The group meets on Wards Island. Materials and transportation not included.

4 weeks: $150 ($132.74 + 13% HST)
6 weeks: $210 ($185.84 + 13% HST)
8 weeks: $275 ($243.36 + 13% HST)

Session 1 (4 weeks)
Saturdays
Jul 9 – Jul 30
1:00pm–4:00pm
Instructor: Marci Crist (Island2Island Studios)
Location: Wards Island (Toronto Island)

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Session 2 (6 weeks)
Saturdays
Jul 9 – Aug 13
1:00pm–4:00pm
Instructor: Marci Crist (Island2Island Studios)
Location: Wards Island (Toronto Island)

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Session 3 (8 weeks)
Saturdays
Jul 9 – Aug 27
1:00pm–4:00pm
Instructor: Marci Crist (Island2Island Studios)
Location: Wards Island (Toronto Island)

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Social Media & Blogging Basics

Explore the world of blogging, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and learn how to use it all to your advantage. Learn how to create and post content in a hands-on environment as you set up your own accounts. Whether you're an aspiring internet celebrity, small business owner, or you just have something to say, this course will guide you through the challenges of creating and maintaining your online identity. Perfect for beginners, although basic computer knowledge is recommended.

4 weeks: $135 ($119.47 + 13% HST)

Session (4 weeks)
Tuesdays
Jun 14 – Jul 5
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Brittney Filek-Gibson
Location: York Quay Centre (Studio Lab 3)

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Collage & Assemblage

Delve into the diverse and subversive world of collage and assemblage and its connection to art history, pop culture, and social unrest and change. Learn the basics of composition, content and the incorporation of found objects, imagery and text as you create your own series of work. Perfect for beginners and those who want to expand and explore their creativity. Materials not included.

4 weeks: $160 ($141.59% HST)

Session (4 weeks)
Tuesdays
Jun 14 – Jul 5
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Megan Skyvington (website)
Location: York Quay Centre (Miss Lou's Room)

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Painting with Acrylics

Discover line, shape and contour, composition, and colour while working with acrylic paints. Work from objects in still life study or from photographs. With demonstrations and a great deal of individual attention, this course is perfect for both beginners and advanced students. Materials not included.

4 weeks: $160 ($141.59 + 13% HST)

Session (4 weeks)
Tuesdays
Aug 9 – Aug 30
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Jacqueline Treloar (website)
Location: York Quay Centre (Miss Lou's Room)

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Web Design

Dot com yourself! Whether you're creating a website for your home business, blog, or just for fun, this course guides you through the process of building a site from scratch. Learn basic HTML and CSS and build the foundation to feel confident as you customize your online experience! This course is perfect for beginners, although basic computer knowledge is recommended.

6 weeks: $225 ($199.12 + 13% HST)

Session (6 weeks)
Tuesdays
Jul 12 – Aug 23
(No classes Aug 2)
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Instructor: Floyd Manning (Creative Seedlings Design Studio)
Location: York Quay Centre (Studio Lab 3)

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Explore your City: Culinary/Cultural Neighbourhood Tours

Talk, tour and taste your way through the city's fantastic culinary hot spots, markets and neighbourhoods. Sample fare from local restaurants as you discover the streets around them. Get the insider's scoop with a cultural perspective, and learn the personal stories of Toronto's food experts.

4 weeks: $150 ($132.74 + 13% HST)
Per session: $40 ($35.40 + 13% HST)

Session (4 weeks)
Saturdays
Jul 9 – Aug 20
1:00pm – 3:30pm
Facilitator: Various
Locations: Various

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REGISTER > Jul 23 (Little Italy)
REGISTER > Aug 6 (Kensington Market)
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Mosaics

Learn the ancient Roman technique of making mosaics – the art of creating images with an assemblage of different tesserae such as glass, ceramic, china, pebbles, and more! In this six-week course you will finish a 12" x 12" wall dιcor and acquire the techniques to apply to your own personal projects.

6 weeks: $160 ($141.59 + 13% HST)
An additional materials fee of $75 payable to the instructor on the first day includes all tools and materials.

Session (6 weeks)
Tuesdays
Jun 14 – Jul 19
6:30pm – 9:00pm
Instructor: Akram Gabra (Glass Mosaic Canada)
Location: York Quay Centre (Miss Lou's Room)

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