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July 2022 – Half-Day Programmes

Half-Day Programmes July, 2022- Studio “A”

ALL JULY DAY TIME COURSES ARE ON SALE! REGISTER NOW!
Sale ends June 1st, 2022. All prices are HST applicable.

The ULTIMATE SWIMWEAR PROGRAMME! (Nicole Dice)

Part 1 – Bra Making for Swimwear
ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st 
(Regular price: $682.50) (supplies extra)

Mornings ONLY for two weeks:
July 4-8 and July 11-15, 2022
9 am to 12:45 pm
Ages 12 and up (Pre-requisite:  Beginner Sewing level)

Hurry to secure your spot! This course always fills quickly! Making your own structured bra for swimwear is not as crazy as it sounds. The results are a perfect fit and your choice of fabrics at a fraction of the price of ready-to-wear, not to mention the proper support and unique, one-of-a-kind designs! Once you have perfected the fit and learned how to sew it, the perfect bra top is only a short sewing time away. Think of the possibilities!

Every good designer should have this course under her belt! Once you have learned bra making technique, those same techniques can then be applied to and used in so many more classifications of sewing, such as casual wear, evening wear, swimwear, knitwear and leatherwear. The possibilities are endless!

For more information, please go to: https://www.hcfashionarts.ca/program/sewing/ Go to Intermediate Courses>Custom Bra Making
 

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“OPEN” SEWING FOR COLLECTIONS & PORTFOLIO (Andrea Pallotta)
Choose your own projects for a unique one-of-a-kind portfolio and collection!

ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular price: $682.50) (supplies extra)
Afternoons ONLY for two weeks:
July 4-8 and July 11-15, 2022
1:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Ages 11 and up

OPEN Sewing courses are always, by far, our most popular sewing courses of the summer! Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced? No problem. Propel your skills into the next level, get a jump start on portfolio. Or, just learn how to make that special garment you’ve always wanted. Students will be able to choose their own individual sewing projects and make anything they want: skirts, vests, pants, dresses, coats. With this course, creative freedom is the name of the game.

This is the PERFECT course for those students working towards their one-of-a-kind university fashion portfolios because of the freedom of choices for your projects. As well, for those students who just want to get super creative and learn how to sew, this course is ideal!

For a more complete description, please go to: https://www.hcfashionarts.ca/program/sewing/ Then click onto GENERAL COURSES>Open Sewing

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THE ULTIMATE SWIMWEAR PROGRAMME! (Nicole Dice)

Part 2 – Mastering Swimwear Fabrics, Technique & Design

ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular price: $682.50) (All fabric, patterns and notions extra)
Mornings ONLY for two weeks:
July 18-22 and July 25-29, 2022
9:30 am to 12:45 pm
Ages 12 and up   (Pre-requisite:  Beginner Sewing level)

As any experienced sewer knows, sewing with stretch fabric can be extremely difficult and frustrating and swimwear fabric is definitely no exception.  However, learning how to sew gorgeous swimwear WITHOUT the stress and frustration is easily achieved with great, detailed step-by-step instructions.  The kind of instructions that cannot be found in a book or online.  Students will learn swimwear technique from a 35+ year veteran fashion designer.  All the tips, all the tricks, all the secrets of working with swimwear fabrics made easy.

Students will learn how to measure patterns for proper fit, fabric layout and cutting techniques, and sewing and serging methods used by professionals in the industry.  As well, students will be taught design tips and tricks of the trade to turn basic everyday commercial swimwear patterns into beautiful bathing suits and wraps using both a domestic sewing machine and a domestic serging machine.

For more information on this course, please go to: https://www.hcfashionarts.ca/program/sewing/  Then click onto INTERMEDIATE SEWING>Sexy Swimwear & Accessories.

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***NEW COURSE!***
SEWING BOOT CAMP! (Nicole Mastrantoni)

ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular price: $682.50) (All fabrics and notions are extra)
Afternoons ONLY for two weeks:
July 18-22 and July 25-29, 2022
1:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Ages 11 and up

Anyone can sew badly, but very few of us can sew really well.  This course is going to test your knowledge, your skills, and your stamina!  It’s going to ensure that you learn the nitty gritty secrets behind perfect technique execution.  Every. Single. Time.  Get ready, because this course will elevate the quality of your work from simply mediocre to  ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!  This course will give you technique, after technique, after technique of ADVANCED construction knowledge. 

All the sewing techniques we will be learning will be ADVANCED sewing techniques such as mitered corners and bands, hand pricked zippers, different types of collars, perfect sleeve installations, bound buttonholes, pin-tucking, welt and bound pockets, perfect godets and much more!. Your instructor will walk you through everything!

This is a perfect course for any intermediate or advanced student, and especially for those students who already have a sewing background and are getting ready to enter into a college or university setting.  This course will absolutely prepare them for the type of perfection, quality and precision that will be expected of them at the post-secondary level.

This course is also perfect for any sewer who just wants to learn how to sew PERFECT Techniques.  Every single time.  This course is perfect for the sewer who demands QUALITY from his or her work.

So, you think you can sew?   Join us and let’s get you sewing, really, REALLY well.

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Half-Day Programmes July, 2022- Studio “B”

ALL JULY DAY TIME COURSES ARE ON SALE! REGISTER NOW!
Sale ends June 1st, 2022. All prices are HST applicable.

NEW COURSE!
GRID WEAVE DRAWINGS in Prisma Pencil

(An artistic exploration in Greyscale & Prismacolor Pencils)
ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular price: $682.50) (Art supplies extra)
Mornings ONLY for two weeks:
July 4-8 and July 11-15, 2022
9:30 am to 12:45 pm
Ages 11 and up

In this course we will be giving you A LOT of creative freedom!  We will be exploring the exciting concept of our alter egos with a series of our own self portraits drawn into a grid weave!  Through these black and white and greyscale illustrations we will show you how to create a variety of textures while also exploring new concepts for composition, technique, and tone.

During the progression of this course students will be introduced to the proper uses and applications of Prismacolor Pencils. Through the introduction of proper gridding, drawing and colour rendering techniques and colour theory at all levels, students will be taught how to accurately reproduce and render realistic works of art. By the end of the programme each student will have created their very own original art piece, ready for framing!

This is an extremely creative course is highly recommended for any student preparing to enter in any of the following post-secondary art programmes:  interior design, fashion design, textile design, architectural design, fashion communication, visual arts, graphic design and advertising design.

For a full course description, go to: https://www.hcfashionarts.ca/program/visual-fine-arts/ and look up Realism in Prismacolor Pencils.

See next page for examples of this highly creative course project.

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PORTRAITURE IN CHARCOAL (Nicole Dice)

ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular Price: $682.50) (Art supplies extra)
Afternoons ONLY for two weeks:
July 4-8 and July 11-15, 2022
1:30 to 4:45 pm
Ages 11 and up

Portraiture is one of the most difficult things to tackle in the art world.  To capture a person’s expression, personality and physicality requires years of skill, learning and training, and intense practice.  In this course, students will learn the basics of building a foundation for portraiture, all while gaining live drawing experience and learning techniques unique to this amazing medium.

Portraiture in Charcoal has been, and continues to be, one of our most popular summer programmes.  Learning how to work in charcoal can be very messy, but at the same time, so much fun.  And the results are always so worth it!  Charcoal is a great entry level medium that gives maximum results.  This is not a class to miss!

This course is highly appropriate for students preparing to enter in any of the following post-secondary art programmes:  interior design, fashion design, architectural design, fashion communication, textile design, visual arts, graphic design and advertising design.

PORTRAITURE IN CHARCOAL

 

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NEW COURSE!
FANTASY ILLUSTRATION in Prisma Pencil

ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular price: $682.50) (Art supplies extra)
Mornings ONLY for two weeks:
July 18-22 and July 25-29, 2022
9:30 am to 12:45 pm
Ages 11 and up

Each summer we strive to introduce our students to amazing new projects and mediums that are both fun and interesting to learn as well as extremely advantageous to have in any well-rounded portfolio.  This year is no different.  FANTASY ILLUSTRATION in Prisma Pencil is a course like nothing we have ever done before!  Watch how your artwork develops into a one-of-a-kind art piece in just two weeks!  This course focuses on many different art skill-sets and their continual development.  Throughout this course students will learn about colour theory and the applications of various Prisma pencil techniques specific to this project.

This course is highly recommended for any student preparing to apply to any interior design, fashion design, architectural design, fashion communication, textile design, visual arts, graphic design and advertising design post-secondary programmes because of the uniqueness of the project and the creativity required.

FANTASY ILLUSTRATION

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NEW COURSE!
PORTRAITURE in PRISMA MARKER! (Nicole Dice)

ON SALE FOR $655.00 until June 1st
(Regular price: $682.50) (Art supplies extra)
Afternoons ONLY for two weeks:
July 18-22 and July 25-29, 2022
1:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Ages 11 and up  (should have some pre-requisite art background)

This is another NEW COURSE that we’ve added to our repertoire this summer and we’re super pumped about it!  Portraiture is always one of the most interesting type of artwork a student can do and learn about, and it is so important to learn how to render portraits in a wide variety of mediums.

This course is dedicated to portraiture in Prisma marker.  Prisma markers are such an amazing and versatile medium to work in and create such beautiful artwork.  As well, markers are the medium of choice for designers worldwide.  Whether so we’ve decided to ad a big twist to it.  Portraits done in pen and ink over old newspaper articles explores the idea of adding texture and dimension to your illustrations using newsprint. It also ads a big extra challenge to pen and ink all while adding a unique and super interesting creative flare.

This course is highly recommended for any student preparing to apply to interior design, fashion design, architectural design, fashion communication, textile design, visual arts, graphic design and advertising design post-secondary programmes because of the uniqueness and of the projects.

PORTRAITURE in PRISMA MARKER

 

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