Arts Workshops

  • ONLINE! Basic Photography – Single Session

    October 3, 2020 $80.00 + HST

    Photography is an art form in of itself. That said, it can also be an incredible tool for creating references! This 6-week course will be all about learning how to use and understand the functions of a 35mm SLR or mirrorless camera. Learn the basics of photography, how cameras think, using the functions, and getting […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Perspective in Photoshop – Tues & Thurs

    August 18, 2020 $125.00 + HST

    AGES: 14-18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course. This class intends to teach students the most basic concepts of perspective with a focus on one-point and two-point perspective with the potential for three-point. This workshop is designed to introduce students to simple perspective tools in Photoshop that can used to help them design images, scale objects/subjects […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Backgrounds in Comics Camp

    August 17, 2020 $300.00 + HST

    AGES: 12 – 18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course. This beginner friendly comics camp will focus on drawing backgrounds for storytelling! Learning how to design and draw background elements such as cities, forests, and the sky can be a challenge for many young artists looking to expand their storytelling practices! Through this Camp, students will […]

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  • ONLINE! Basics of Comic Development Camp

    August 17, 2020 $325.00 + HST

    AGES: 12 – 18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course. This summer camp is designed to develop essential ideas about visual storytelling and will give an understanding of the skills needed to create a comic. Throughout the course of the workshop students will have the opportunity to develop characters, settings, and more importantly, storytelling surrounding potential […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to World Building Camp

    August 17, 2020 $300.00 + HST

    AGES: 13-18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course. World Building is an exciting frontier of story development! Whether for video games, movies, television shows, table top games, written stories, comics or personal projects, creating your own fantastical world is often an incredible experience to get you thinking creatively and cooperatively. World Building will teach you to […]

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  • ONLINE! Single Session Life Drawing – Wednesday (Aug. 12)

    August 12, 2020 $45.00 + HST

    AGES: 15+. Beginners Welcome. MTM Instructor-led course. Life Drawing is an important building block for all arts-based careers. It’s also an essential skill for any artist to develop, not to mention a great source of relaxation and stress-relief. This Life Drawing course follows the teaching methods of the celebrated Kimon Nicolaides, designed to allow anyone […]

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  • ONLINE! Redesigning Fairy Tales: An Introduction to Concept Art

    August 10, 2020 $185.00 + HST

    AGES: 12-18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course. Redesigning Fairy Tales is intended to be an approachable introduction to Concept Art and standards that are associated with the field. This introduction gives students the opportunity to choose from pre-existing stories (Fairy Tales) as a base for developing redesigns. Students will be encouraged to develop inspiration boards, […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Blender Camp – Mon. to Wed.

    August 10, 2020 $300.00 + HST

    AGES: 13-18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course. BLENDER is an Open Source Software that provides a gateway experience to 3D animation, rigging, modeling, and more! In this 3-week Camp, students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of using Blender by learning the user interface, how to create 3D objects, how to […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Animation for Teens – Saturdays

    August 8, 2020 $325.00 + HST

    AGES: 12-18, Beginners Welcome. MTM Instructor-led. Students will gain a foundational understanding of 2D and 3D animation principles, starting with an introduction to the foundation of art and design. With an emphasis on drawing still life models and compositions and the art of seeing the world creatively and interpreting objects. These essential skills are needed […]

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  • ONLINE! Comic Books for Adults Part 1 – Wednesdays

    July 29, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    AGES: 17+, Beginners Welcome. MTM Instructor-led. Develop your skills as a comic creator! In our comic book drawing classes, students will be introduced to the exciting world of comic construction, from how you brainstorm your initial idea to the creation of a full-sized page. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the various stages of […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Life Drawing – Saturdays

    July 25, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    AGES 15+, All skill levels. Life Drawing is an important building block for all arts-based careers. It’s also an essential skill for any artist to develop, not to mention a great source of relaxation and stress-relief. This Life Drawing course follows the teaching methods of the celebrated Kimon Nicolaides, designed to allow anyone to improve […]

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  • ONLINE! Creating a Webcomic Series From Start to Finish – Saturdays

    July 11, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    Do you have an idea for a webcomic that you’re dying to develop? Or have you been working on one but haven’t been able to finish it? In this workshop, we’ll work on the essential fundamentals for making a webcomic that readers will want to follow day after day. Whether your style is comedy, sci-fi, […]

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  • ONLINE! Traditional Animation 2 – Tuesdays

    June 23, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    Building on what we learned in the introduction to traditional animation, students will delve deeper into the animation principles and character movement animation.  We’ll discuss how to create believable movement, motion and action, the subtle details and the little extras that bring a character to life. Some of the demos and exercises will include: 4 […]

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  • [SOLD OUT] ONLINE! Introduction to Traditional Animation – Thursdays

    June 18, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    An exciting intro to the fundamentals of animation. We will be exploring techniques in 2D hand-drawn animation that can later be applied to any animation medium down the road. This intuitive 2D hand-drawn animation workshop will allow you to explore and foster your creativity. Beginning with simple but important concepts like Timing and Spacing, Squash […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Stop Animation – Thursdays

    October 1, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    IT’S ALIIIIVE! Stop motion has an interesting history and a lot of unusual methods for imbuing inanimate objects with the illusion of LIFE! In this stop motion animation workshop, we will look at some of these techniques with a focus on claymation, timing and performance. Get out your bricks of plasticine and whatever little found […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Traditional Animation – Saturdays

    October 17, 2020 $400.00 + HST

    An exciting intro to the fundamentals of animation. We will be exploring techniques in 2D hand-drawn animation that can later be applied to any animation medium down the road. This intuitive 2D animation course will allow you to explore and foster your creativity. Beginning with simple but important concepts like Timing and Spacing, Squash and […]

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