MORE PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Conestoga College Courses Special Events
Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to Hallowe’en Family Party (all ages)
offer a variety of courses in partnership with Don’t miss the spooky family fun! Various
Conestoga College. These programs are held at activities include, pumpkin carving, mask
the Gallery but are administered by the College. making, a haunted house and much more!
FALL 2007 For course information, or to register, please
consult the Conestoga College Continuing
Sunday, October 21, 2007
1:004:00pm . . . $5.00/family
Education Catalogue or you may visit Please call the Gallery to preregister.
VISUAL ART http://www.conestogac.on.ca/ce/reginfo.jsp
or call 7485220 ext. 3634. Holiday Party & Donor Recognition
Join us for a fun evening filled with holiday
PROGRAMS GINT0345 Oils For The Absolute Beginner
refreshments and music. Enjoy the festively
decorated Gallery and exhibitions with
Instructor: Scott McNichol artwork featured from local artists.
Mondays, 7:00pm9:30pm Saturday, November 3, 2007
September 24October 22 Time: 7:00pm10:00pm
Supplies Required *no class on Oct 8, 2007 Call the Gallery for more info #5197484377
GINT0465 Watercolour For Beginners (adult) Holiday Family Fun Day (all ages)
Instructor: Marion Anderson Join us for some festive fun making
Wednesdays, 7:00pm9:30pm Christmas ornaments from clay!
September 26October 31 Sunday, December 2, 2007
Supplies Required 2:00pm4:00pm $5.00/family
Free for members
GINT0245 Introduction To Acrylics (adult) Please call the gallery to preregister.
Instructor: Scott McNichol
Mondays, 7:00pm9:30pm For more gallery information,
October 29November 26
Supplies Required please visit our website at
Helen Pravda, Taking Of The Mask
Coloured Conte, 25"x25"
Registration Procedures and Policies
GALLERY EXHIBITIONS Call (519) 7484377 if you have any questions regarding registrations. Register in person, by phone, or by
mail. Registrations will NOT be processed unless accompanied by payment in full. Register early, class sizes
Fall Exhibition are limited. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrolment. Cancellations normally occur one week
before the first class of the course. A full refund will be issued for classes cancelled by the Gallery. Instructors
Podi Lawrence and course content may change without notice. Sorry online registration is not available.
There will be no refunds when cancelling after 10 days before the first class. Cancellations prior to that period
Michael Jacob Ambedian will be subject to a 10% administration fee. We are sorry, missed classes will not be refunded.
Registration and attendance are subject to the condition that the City of Kitchener, the Gallery, its directors,
September 1 October 28, 2007 officers, and employees, are released from all responsibilities for injury, loss or damage, however caused, that
Opening Reception: may be sustained by any person attending a class. The student gives permission for Homer Watson House &
Gallery to use photographs, video and audio of the student, taken during workshops and courses, for publicity
Sunday, September 9, 2pm 4pm purposes.
Homer Watson House & Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday Sunday, 12:00pm 4:30pm
1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, Ontario, N2P 1H7
phone: (519) 7484377, fax: (519) 7486808, www.homerwatson.on.ca
Winter Exhibition email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support the Gallery by becoming a member! Your membership helps to serve the community
Shanta Ragde through numerous programs such as exhibitions, studio learning experiences, children’s
Ann Marie Hadcock activities and much more. Members receive a 10% discount on all classes and workshops,
biannual newsletters, exhibition invitations, and regular updates on all programs and events.
November 3 December 16, 2007
Opening Reception: Registration Form/Membership Application
Saturday, November 3, 2007 Individual ($15.00) Family ($25.00) Corporate ($100.00) Donation
Name: Age: Phone:
Address: City: Postal Code:
Open Gallery Program
Course Name & Date:
Waterloo Oxford D.S.S Please make cheques payable to Homer Watson House & Gallery
Tax receipts available for donations of $5.00 or more
January 12, 2008 January 31, 2008 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener, Ontario, N2P 1H7 (519) 7484377 www.homerwatson.on.ca
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Homer Watson House & Gallery is a registered Canadian charitable organization, No. 118962174RR0001. The operation of the
2pm4pm Gallery is funded by the City of Kitchener, the members of HWH&G, and through donations from corporations, private citizens, and
foundations. In 2006, it received grants from the Ontario Arts Council Foundation, The Trillium Foundation, Human Resources
Development Canada, Ontario Heritage Foundation and Waterloo Region, and Spaenaur.
VISUAL ART Classes: FALL 2007
Register now for our exciting lineup of classes and workshopsspace is limited!
Fees are for Gallery Members/Nonmembers. Supplies are included unless specified.
Adult & Family Workshops 07147 Sketching & Painting Landscapes (Family)
Children & Teen Classes
07171 Weekend Portrait Painting with Podi Lawrence Spend your afternoons sketching landscapes, and 07160 ARTStart (ages 46)
Join Podi Lawrence for this special weekend of demonstrations, learn how to transfer these drawings into paintings. Give your child a head start on developing
painting instruction, & artist talks. Register early space is limited! Instructor: Scott McNichol their creative and fine motor skills. Friendship
Date: September 14, 15, 16, 2007 Sundays, 1:00pm4:00pm and messy fun is encouraged! Each session is themed.
Cost: $150 for members or $165 for nonmembers Sept 16, 23, 30 . . . $60/$66 Instructor: Holly Hieblinger
Friday: 7:00pm, Meet & Greet in the Gallery (refreshments) Thursdays, 9:30am11:30am or 1:30pm3:30pm
Friday, 8:00pm, Portrait Painting Demonstration 07148 Afternoon Acrylics & Oil Techniques Wild Wilderness: Sept 13Oct 4. . . $47/$52
Saturday: 10:00am4.30pm Workshop Day (light lunch) Build and expand on your painting skills! Dragon Scales & Fairy Tales: Oct 11Nov 1. . . $47$52
Sunday: 10am to 2:30pm Workshop Day (light lunch) Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz All About Colour: Nov 8Nov 29 . . . $47/$52
Supplies Required Wednesdays, 1:00pm4:00pm
Sept 19Oct 24 . . . $90/$99 07161 Kinder Pottery (ages 25)
07135 Family Workshop: Autumn Landscapes Supplies Required Discover the amazing world of clay!
Spend the afternoon creating fall landscapes Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz
with Scott and learn how to paint with plasticine! 07149 Sketching & Hiking Along the Grand Thursdays, 1:00pm2:30pm
Instructor: Scott McNichol Capture the beauty of an autumn landscape! Sept 13Oct 4 . . . $47/$52
Sunday, September 9, 2:00pm4:00pm Instructor: Heather Franklin Parent must be present with child
Family of Four . . . $15/$17 ($2 per additional member) Sunday, September 16, Noon–4:00pm
This program is free for our members! Adults . . . $36/$40 Supplies Required 07162 Drawing & Painting Basics (ages 58)
(Rain date September 30) Have your young artist build on their basic
07136 NEW! Beginner Batik for Adults drawing & painting skills.
Try this traditional Indonesian painting technique that use a 07150 Intermediate Drawing Techniques (adult) Instructor: Scott McNichol
waxresist dyeing process applied to textiles. Projects include This class is ideal for those students seeking to build Saturdays, 10:00amNoon
a wall piece hanging, personalized fabric wallets or tote bags. upon basic drawing skills. Explore the next level. Sept 15Oct 27 . . . $74/$82
Instructor: Susan Spencer Instructor: Heather Franklin (No class on Oct 6)
Mondays, 7:00pm9:00pm Tuesdays, 7:00pm9:00pm
Sept 10Oct 1 . . . $74/$82 Sept 25Oct 30 . . . $74/$82 07163 Drawing Techniques:
Supplies available on first day of class for nominal fee. Supplies Required Fantasy, Realism & Illusions (ages 612)
Basic drawing techniques are developed through
07137 Basic Oil Painting (adult) 07151 Drawing Techniques (adult) the creative process.
Basic skills will be taught in this traditional painting class. This class focuses on the fundamentals of drawing: Instructor: Scott McNichol
Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz color, composition, proportion, form and perspective. Saturdays, 1:00pm3:00pm
Mondays, 7:00pm9:00pm Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz Sept 15Oct 27 . . . $74/$82
Sept 10–Oct 1. . . $60/$66 Tuesdays, 1:00pm4:00pm (No class on Oct 6)
Supplies Required Oct 9Oct 30 . . . $74/$82
Supplies Required 07164 Pottery Creations (ages 612)
07138 Beginner Fused Glass (adult) Have fun playing with clay!
Learn to build and fuse beautiful glass works! 07152 Drawing Explorations (adult) Instructor: Susan Spencer
Instructor: Beth Wood An introduction to the basic concepts and materials of drawing. Saturdays, 1:00pm3:00pm
Tuesdays, 1:00pm4:00pm Appropriate for both beginner and advanced students. Session I: Sept 15Oct 13 . . . $60/$66
Sept 11Oct 2 . . . $90/$99 Instructor: Ann Marie Hadcock Session II: Oct 20Nov 10 . . . $60/$66
Supplies Required & Firing Fee Mondays, 7:00pm–9:30pm (No class on Oct 6)
Oct 15Nov 19 . . . $90/$99
07139 Pottery Basics (ages 12112) Supplies Required 07165 Doodles, Drawing & Animation (ages 58)
This class is for the absolute beginner. Basic hand building Learn how to develop characters, story strips, and cartoons
techniques will be introduced and fun clay projects will be 07153 Beginner Watercolour Level II (adult) and transform your ideas into amazing animated recordings!
made and fired. Take the next step and move beyond while exploring Instructor: Scott McNichol
Instructor: Susan Spencer the range of watercolour techniques. Saturdays, 10:00amNoon
Tuesdays, 7:00pm10:00pm Instructor: Jan Fretz Nov 3Nov 24 . . . $60/$66
SI: Sept 11Oct 2. . . $90$99 Thursdays, 7:00pm9:30pm Bring along a VHS tape
SII: Oct 9Oct 30 . . . $90/$99 Oct 25Nov 29 . . . $150/$165
Supplies Required & Firing Fee Supplies Required 07166 Photo Concepts in B&W (ages 912)
Come prepared to learn what makes a good photograph
07140 SAMS ART: Drawing & Painting Basics (all ages) 07154 Portfolio Development & Artist Mentorship and how to develop photos in a darkroom.
Join this fun class and learn the fundamentals This workshop is specially designed to provide a mentorship Instructor: Scott McNichol
using ink, charcoal, pastels, watercolour and acrylics. and assistance for the development of a students visual art Saturdays, 1:00pm3:00pm
Suitable for the absolute beginner or novice artist! portfolio. The focus will be on achieving portfolio standards Nov 3Nov 24 . . . $60/$66
Instructor: Scott McNichol required for college and university applications. 35mm camera required
Tuesdays, 7:00pm–9:00pm Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz
SI: Sept 11Oct 2 . . . $60/$66 Saturdays, 10:00am3:00pm 07167 Drawing & Painting for Teens
SII: Oct 9Oct 30 . . . $60/$66 Nov 3Nov 24 . . . $90/$99 Focus is on the fundamental aspects of drawing & painting
SIII: Nov 6Nov 27 . . . $60/$66 Supplies Required techniques. A variety of mediums will be explored.
Supplies Required Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz
07155 Beginner Pottery: Wheeling Level II (adult) Tuesdays, 7:00pm9:00pm
07141 Outdoor Watercolour Study @ HWH&G (adult) This class is for those ready to move onto more serious project Nov 6Nov 27. . . $74/$82
This two day workshop is designed for students with some based throwing. Glazing & firing techniques will also be explored. Supplies Required
watercolour experience. Bring along your painting supplies, Instructor: Susan Spencer
enthusiasm and creativity! A study booklet will be created. Wednesdays, 7:00pm10:00pm 07168 P.A Days for Public & Catholic Schools
Instructor: Jan Fretz Nov 7Nov 28 . . . $90$99 ART Blast! Drawing & Painting Basics! (ages 610)
Wednesday & Thursday, 1:00pm4:00pm Supplies Required & Firing Fee Spend the day creating fun and interesting works of art!
Sept 12 & 13 . . . $60/$66 Supplies Required Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz
(Rain date Sept 19 & 20) 07156 Intermediate Watercolour (adult) Friday, October 5, 8:30am4:30pm . . . $35/$38
This class is designed to improve and expand upon Friday, November 2, 8:30am4:30pm . . . $35/$38
07142 Studio Fundamentals I (adult) basics skills and techniques in watercolour. Suitable for Friday, December 7, 8:30am4:30pm . . . $35/$38
An introduction to the basic concepts and materials of those students with some watercolour experience.
sculpture and installation based artwork. Instructor: Jan Fretz 07169 HomeSchool Art Programs (ages 25 & 612)
Instructor: Ann Marie Hadcock Wednesdays, 1:004:00pm Great monthly art program for children that are home
Wednesdays, 7:00pm9:30pm Nov 7Dec 12 . . . $150/$165 schooled or preschooler aged children who are preparing for
Sept 12Oct 17 . . . $90/$99 Supplies Required a school environment! Pick a day that best suits your family!
Supplies Required Tuesdays, 1:00pm3:00pm...$90.00/$99.00 (9 sessions)
07157 Introduction to Sculpture (ages 12112) Wednesdays, 9:30am11:00am...$90.00/$99.00 (9 sessions)
07143 Beginner Pottery: Wheeling Level I (adult) This class is a productive open studio environment, Starting October 2007–June 2008
Perfect for the beginner! Join Susan for this dynamic combining many elements and mediums of visual art! (1 session per month = 9 sessions total)
introduction to the wheel. Learn basic throwing techniques Instructor: Scott McNichol All supplies included. Call the Gallery @ 5197484377
in just six weeks! Wednesdays, 7:00pm9:00pm
Instructor: Susan Spencer Nov 7Nov 28. . . $74/$82 07170 Holiday Art Days (ages 610)
Wednesdays, 7:00pm10:00pm Supplies Required These art days are taking place during the Christmas Holiday
Sept 12Oct 17 . . . $150/$165 break. Please preregister for one day or all five!
Supplies Required & Firing Fee 07158 Christmas Creations: Instructor: Scott McNichol
Ornaments in Pottery (all ages) December 27, 28 & January 2, 3, 4, 2008
07144 Beginner Watercolour Level I (adult) Spend quality time with your loved ones and create special 8:30am4:30pm . . . $35/$38 per day or $155/$170 (for all 5)
This class is designed to cover the basic techniques festive ornaments! These ornaments will be fired.
of this popular medium. Instructor: Susan Spencer
Instructor: Jan Fretz
Sunday, November 25, 1:00pm4:00pm
Adult & child . . . $47/$52 ($10/additional family member)
Check out our website at
Sept 13Oct 18 . . . $150/$165 www.homerwatson.on.ca
Supplies Required 07159 Beginner Landscape & Abstracts in Acrylics (adult)
Learn a variety of exercises that will introduce you to the
07145 Live Figure Drawing (adult) various elements and principles of design in acrylics.
Experienced or not, this class offer students Instructor: Soheila Kolahdouz
instruction on how to draw the human form. Mondays, 7:00pm9:00pm
Live models each session. Nov 26Dec 17 . . . $60/$66
Instructor: Scott McNichol Supplies Required
Session I: Sept 13Oct 4 . . . $90/$99
Session II: Oct 11Nov 1 . . . $90/$99
07146 Fall Pottery Fun! (Family)
Bring the whole family out to play with clay!
Instructor: Susan Spencer
Sunday, Sept 16, 1:00pm4:00pm
Adult & child . . . $47/$52 ($10/additional child)