Arts Workshops

  • ONLINE! Creation and Theory of Creature Design – Saturdays

    May 29, 2021 $400.00 + HST

    “Creation and Theory of Creature Design” – During this workshop, students will learn how to design believable creatures by going over everything from concept and thumbnail sketches, setting up your references, choosing your colour palettes, and the theory behind what makes a believable creature. This workshop is intended for anyone ages 14+ Workshop sessions will […]

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  • ONLINE! Spring Learn to Draw: Portfolio Development – Sundays

    May 30, 2021 $875.00 + HST

    Learn to Draw: Top-Rated Drawing Class in Toronto! The Spring Learn to Draw: Portfolio Development workshop is a great introduction to the fundamentals of representational drawing. If you are planning to apply to arts programs, this is a “must” and an opportunity to build your portfolio. It’s also a great opportunity for anyone looking to […]

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  • ONLINE! Understanding Backgrounds In Comics – Tuesdays

    June 15, 2021 $300.00 + HST

    Ages 13+. MTM alumni-led course.  Like drawing comics but find they might be… Lacking something? Or maybe backgrounds in any illustration just isn’t your strong suit? That’s okay! This workshop is designed to be technically heavy as it will include Perspective and Structural elements to help artists push outside of their comfort zone to develop […]

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  • ONLINE! Single Session Life Drawing – Wednesdays

    June 16, 2021, July 7, 2021, July 21, 2021, August 4, 2021, August 18, 2021 $45.00 + HST

    These Single Session Life Drawing Workshops focus on the important building blocks 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 workshop follows the teaching methods of the celebrated Kimon Nicolaides, designed to allow anyone to improve […]

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  • ONLINE! Creating Life Through Light – Thursdays

    June 17, 2021 $200.00 + HST

    “Creating Life Through Light” – Light forms the wonderful and very important base of all visual arts and understanding it can give you the strength and freedom to create the art you want to create. I will take you through the basic mechanisms of light and how they can be used to create realism in […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Autodesk Maya – Sundays

    June 20, 2021 $750.00 + HST

    A great introduction to animating in 3D! You’ll learn the interface as well as the tools and setup that you will need to start animating in Maya. You will start by doing a simple bouncing ball animation. You will then move on to working with a bipedal (two legged) character, first doing simple poses and […]

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  • ONLINE! Creating a Product Line out of your Artwork – Saturdays & Sundays

    July 3, 2021 $400.00 + HST

      Have you ever wished you could turn your artwork into products that people can own and wear and show off around the house?   Maybe your designs would look great on a shirt, coffee cups, or even beach towels! In this class we’ll explore what it takes to build a product line out of […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Comics Camp – Mon. to Fri.

    July 5, 2021 $85.00 + HST

    AGES 8-14. Beginner Course. MTM alumni-led course.  This beginner friendly comics camp will focus on drawing comics for storytelling!  Through this workshop, students will have the opportunity to layout a story in pictures and frames, learn where to place speech bubbles for ease of reading, and how to make their own short comic from start […]

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  • ONLINE! Fine Art Portfolio Development Summer Intensive Certificate Program

    July 5, 2021 $2430.00 + HST

        Introduction to Fine Art Portfolio Development Summer Intensive Certificate Program This workshop will be online!    Upon registration, please submit 3 – 10 current portfolio pieces in a .jpeg format not exceeding more that 1200 x 1200 pixels in size to workshops@maxthemutt.com. Files should be submitted with your name clearly labeled on the […]

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  • ONLINE! Digital Painting for Teachers

    July 7, 2021, July 20, 2021 $75.00 + HST

    The Digital Painting Workshop for Teachers, led by instructor Maya Ivanova at Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design will introduce the basic concepts, tools, and techniques used in the industry of 2D digital painting and concept art today. The course is focused on providing teachers and instructors with practical tools and techniques […]

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  • ONLINE! Weapon Design for Characters

    July 8, 2021 $400.00 + HST

    “Weapon Design for Characters” – Great design is all about characters and their weapons made specifically for them. In this special workshop, students will learn all about about making great weapons and the step by step process behind creating them. Each class, students will be taught a complete process behind designing weapons for a wide […]

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  • ONLINE! 3D Modeling and Texture Mapping – An Intro to Blender (Sundays)

    July 11, 2021 $400.00 + HST

    Become a 3D artist using Blender. Blender is an open source 3D modelling suite used around the world. 3D modelling has many practical applications including: digital modelling; texture mapping; environmental design; pre-vis animatics; 3D printing and animation. This course will take you through many of the introductory features of Blender and give you the foundation […]

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

    July 12, 2021 $400.00 + HST

    AGES: 13+. Beginners Welcome.  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 model your own […]

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  • ONLINE! Who’s That Character? – Tuesdays and Fridays

    July 13, 2021 $400.00 + HST

    “Who’s that Character?” – A workshop dedicated to helping students channel the power of their imagination and get the creative ideas in their heads onto the page! In this 8-week course, we will learn how to imagine and design fun and colorful characters through lessons in Character Design that can be used for Comic Books […]

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  • ONLINE! Introduction to Painting for Concept Art – (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

    July 20, 2021 $425.00 + HST

    “Introduction to Painting for Concept Art” – led by instructor Scott Cameron at Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design, will introduce painting techniques, color mixing, and tonal values to builds on the fundamental color concepts and principles of colour theory to concentrate on the requirements of the traditional painting for Concept Art. […]

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  • ONLINE! The Fundamentals and Process of Animation For Teachers

    July 20, 2021, July 22, 2021 $75.00 + HST

    Who this workshop is for: High School art teachers who are interested in learning the foundation and process of animation production.  You will be given the building blocks to continue experimenting and exploring with your own work while being able to pass your knowledge of these techniques onto your students. What we’ll do: This workshop […]

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  • ONLINE! Summer Learn to Draw: Portfolio Development – Sundays

    July 25, 2021 $875.00 + HST

    Learn to Draw: Top-Rated Drawing Class in Toronto! The Summer Learn to Draw: Portfolio Development workshop is a great introduction to the fundamentals of representational drawing. If you are planning to apply to arts programs, this is a “must” and an opportunity to build your portfolio. It’s also a great opportunity for anyone looking to […]

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  • ONLINE! Foundations Program: An Introduction to the Creative Industries – For 2021

    September 25, 2021 $4500.00 + HST

    Help! I Want An Art-based Career! Considering an art based career, but not ready to dedicate four years to an art diploma program? This Foundations Program: An Introduction to the Creative Industries program is designed to present you with an introduction to foundational art skills as well as present you with an overview of current […]

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