Courses + Workshops

Portfolio Workshop for Teens

This intensive workshop focuses on the production of digital and physical portfolios, from creation to documentation. This workshop is aligned with the new ECU Admissions Guidelines and will help students through a wholistic engagement with the application process, as well through peer and instructor review. Issues surrounding selection of work, photo documentation and practical approaches to building a strong portfolio will be discussed. This workshop is ideal for students looking to study art and design at the post-secondary level.

CETP 175 F001
September 28 + October 5, 10am – 4:00pm
$205 | 2 sessions

CETP 175 F002
October 26 + November 2, 10am – 4:00pm
$205 | 2 sessions

CETP 175 F003
November 16 + November 23, 10am – 4:00pm
$205 | 2 sessions

CETP 175 F004
December 7 + December 14, 10am – 4:00pm
$205 | 2 sessions

Life Drawing for Teens Weekend Intensive

Develop your life drawing and observational skills in this intensive two-day workshop. Exploring a range of media and methods, students will learn how to draw the human figure by working with a live model. Through a range of exercises, students will use gesture, line, proportion, composition, volume, and form as a foundation for their drawings while building confidence in their technical abilities and individual style.

CETP 178 F001
October 19 + October 20, 10am – 4:30pm
$254 | 2 sessions

Graphic Novel Weekend Intensive

This intensive workshop focuses on the production fundamentals of dynamic graphic novels, such as story boarding, character development, and narrative dialogue. Building off of students’ individual illustration and drawing styles, the Graphic Novel Weekend Intensive will help students transform their ideas and sketches into fully-realized/completed engaging graphic stories. This workshop will include in-class discussions and critiques to strengthen individual art, design and communication skills.

CETP 220 F001
November 30 + December 1, 10am – 4:30pm
$254 | 2 sessions

Expanded Painting for Teens Weekend Intensive

Develop and advance your painting skills in this six-session workshop. Exploring a range of media, techniques and scale, students will learn an expanded vocabulary of painting and refined skill set through experimentation. Through a range of exercises, students will use gesture, line, colour, composition and form as a way to build upon fundamental skills to learn to communicate their unique voice.
CETP 179 F001
October 27 – December 8, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
$289 | 6 sessions | Sundays

Communication Design Weekend Intensive

Visual language is the foundation of Communication Design. It sets the groundwork for a variety of communication channels – from printed graphics to digital interface. In this course, students will develop a basic knowledge of communication design, experimenting with, and exploring fundamental design concepts and principles and their applications in different forms of visual output.

CETP 225 F001
November 16 + 17, 10:00am – 4:30pm
$254 | 2 sessions


For more information please contact teens@ecuad.ca