Our Learning Pathway

Our Learning Pathway

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Have you ever been in a group learning environment and felt like you don’t have the appropriate skills to be there? It’s especially frustrating when you went in being told that “beginners are welcome”, but clearly there are few beginners. It can be discouraging and uncomfortable, right?

We hear you.

There’s the other side too, when your skills are well beyond most in the class. It can get boring in hurry!

We get it.

Levelled Art Classes

Our solution to this was to introduce levelled art classes (our “Learning Pathway”). We started with Acrylic Painting and named it the Very Beginner Acrylic Painting Workshop. Pretty straightforward, hey?

Furthermore, we required experience for our Acrylic Painting 2 classes. Admittedly, we were a little nervous about that because we wanted to be as inclusive as possible. Rather, it turned out to be a better experience for our customers as everyone already knew the basics!

So you don’t need to be nervous about taking an art class with us, it’s all good. Everyone knows whether it’s for Very Beginners (Level 1) or those with experience (Level 2 or 3). We want everyone to have a sense of belonging in our classes.

In 2019, we will be broadening the levels into our Drawing Classes and Watercolour Classes. You can expect more frequent, short, 1 day Very Beginner workshops from us!

Our Learning Pathway

Level 1
Focus: Learning the Basics
This Level 1 class is for students with little or no experience. You will learn the basic skills for use of tools and introduction to the medium.

Level 2
Focus: Skill Development
This Level 2 class is designed for those who have been introduced to the medium and tools and seeking continued learning and practicing. Skill development will be the focus. These classes are ideal to be taken repeatedly for continued practice.

Level 3
Focus: Specialized Learning
This Level 3 class is designed for students that are comfortable working with the tools, mediums and selecting subject matter. These classes typically focus on advancing specific material and creative skills while allowing students to make individual choices on their projects.