Beginner Artist. 8 – 12 years old

Beginner Artist. 8 – 12 years old

For kids 8 – 12 years old.


Are you looking for a beginning drawing course for your child? Are you seeking a course that will ensure drawing success and confidence?

Would you like an experienced teacher guiding your child through the drawing process? This Beginner Artist Course may be just what you are looking for!

Designed with beginners in mind, this drawing course is perfect for ages 8-12 years old. The teaching process used is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight your child into drawing action!
The process involves organizing shapes and lines together until a recognizable outcome is achieved. Young artists may then apply the knowledge they gain through each lesson to create unique masterpieces.

Who this course is for:

This Beginner Artist Course is designed to give young children the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.

The number of students:

6 – 8 students per class.
Two teachers per class.

Start time:

Schedule & Tuition

In-Class Spring/Summer course: May 10, 2023 – August 10, 2023

1 Class per week. Each class is 60 min.
Tuition fee – $22.00 +HST per one week (three-month payment)


The number of students:

6 – 8 students per class.
Two teachers per class.

1:5 ratio

1:5 ratio Teacher to Student ratio, or better. All instructors are police-checked, first-aid trained, triple-reference checked, and highly trained.

Certificate of Course Completion

Upon completion of a course, a Certificate will be issued. A course completion certificate says students attended all the classes required, pass all the tests required, and handed in all the work required.

All Courses will be held at the main office of High Tide Art School in Saint John Uptown.

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Beginner Artist Course Curriculum

 Students will build and develop a foundation of skills by learning and working through the essential elements and principles of art including:

Line, color, space, shape, texture, pattern, and balance.
This module also includes art history, media exploration, creative self-expression, cultural appreciation, and much more.

This Module consists of the lessons of the visual art curriculum and emphasizes teaching drawing technique, the Art Elements and Principles (including color, line, and space), composition, art history, and self-expression.

 During our lessons students will:

• Receive personalized instruction as they create storyboards, unique story characters, text bubbles, and their very own comic strips

• Learn to draw with inks, pencil, pen, and a wide variety of art materials

• Learn a wide variety of artistic drawing techniques and art vocabulary unique to cartoons, comics, and manga art

• Explore their imagination to create unique works of art that truly express themselves

• Gain confidence in their work and themselves as artistic individuals

• Benefit with enhanced health and wellness that art and creativity are known for, such as increased self-esteem, focus, and communication skills Our unique kids and teens drawing art classes allow your child’s creative spirit to soar, while feeling confident and happy in every art class, and all week long.

This module gives your child a solid foundation for drawing still-life and compositions. Your child will be taught the basics of sketching and drawing, proportions theory, shading and the effective use of light and shadow. She will learn all the artistic skills needed to bring to life various compositions from their own imagination. They will also learn to use a wide variety of media and art techniques:

Pencils, charcoal, and pastels.

Line Drawings
Cutting and Pasting
Primary and Secondary Colors (painting and/or collage)
Free Expression
Watercolor Introduction
Drawing/Rendering with Oil pastel, Crayon or Chalk
Creating Art with Shapes

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Schedule & Tuition

Fall/Winter Semester. September 13, 2022 – December 20, 2022 

1 Class per week. Each class is 1 hour.
Tuition fee – $22.00 +HST per week (Three Month payment)
Space is still available 6-7 spots left Registration

Classes are held once a week in Saint John Uptown. Each class – two lessons of 60 minutes each.

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