ART classes taught by Katerina Atapina

Our programs

Classical Art program

The Program is based on the traditions of the Eastern European school of Art. Students fall in love with art and discover media that helps them to express their world comprehension, emotions, visions on paper, canvas, wood, fabric and through 3D clay modeling. Students and parents are proud of the Art works, which were created during the course. This program provides a great opportunity to create realistic and abstract art. Students will learn composition rules, design rules, proportions and colour theory. During this course participants will develop the new way of looking at processes and methods of creating art using art materials.
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Composition
  • Sculpture

Young Talents Classes (3.5-6 years old)

It is an Introductory course, where students learn Colour theory, proportions and different ways to paint or draw. The Course is designed to develop the right half of the brain and motor skills during unique and fun activities. Younger students prepare to the school classes and become ready for the school. Fun and frequently changed activities keep even younger kids focused and active.
  • Painting
  • Clay Modeling
  • Drawing
  • Craft
  • Motor skills development

Portfolio Preparation program

This program was developed to help students to locate themselves within the world of art. Each 8 hours of group lessons followed by 1 our private lesson to discuss your portfolio and direction.This is ideal for maximum personal attention to develop your art, (whether as a total beginner or as a more advanced student), and also for advice on a career in art. Participants are challenged to create art works that reflect their own ideas and at the same time meet today's College and university standards.
  • Junior Portfolio preparation
  • Art Portfolio preparation
  • Design Portfolio preparation

Adult Classes

The Course for adults is based on an individual level and desires of a student. It helps to create art and enjoy the process, learn and discover completely new harmony and excitement from making your dreams come true. Private or group art classes and workshops are available at our studio or at your place. Create your acrylic,oil or watercolour painting! Learn colour concepts,composition rules and how to make an illustration, abstract painting and Mixed Media , New Acrylic and special Art of Encaustic Painting: Medium of Pigmented Wax painting, Batik. The Course is perfect for people who want to create an art work that will reflect their thoughts and bring joy to people looking at it.

Design program

This program was developed according to the demand of students. We have a lot of students who are interested in developing their own comic books , animation, illustration and learning how to write storyline and draw their own characters in a professional way. Some students also study fashion design, Batik and Leather work. Participants are challenged to create art works that reflect their own ideas and at the same time meet today's industry standards.
  • Illustration
  • Cartooning
  • Image Design
  • 3-D Character Modeling
  • Fashion design

Summer Art program

This program was developed to help students to archive the best art results, learn painting with Acrylic paint, Watercolours,oil,drawing.Each lesson is we study different aspects about art:composition, perspective, value, pattern, shape, colour,contrast. students create art works from still life compositions, paint or draw the same staff as I demonstrate, learn techniques during coping masters work and draw or paint their own dreams and ideas. during Summer program students creates works on canvases that will be great for their room,nice present, and just enjoyable to create. Older students can choose specialization, take intense HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT COURSE, PORTFOLIO PREPARATION COURSE ,or just enjoy art.
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Mixed media,Batik,Embossing, Screen print
  • Sculpture

The art counsellor training program

The Art Counsellor in Training Program is designed for youth from 10 to 17 years, hoping to one day become a camp counsellor. The program is a training program takes place over July and/or August, with art lessons and actual art assistant teacher duties. During the program, trainees will be trained in all aspects of camp life and art studio life, the role of the counsellor,and art teacher assistant, working with children, animation, the planning of activities, creativity, safety, coworker relations, etc. Over the course of the program trainee will take on responsibilities around studio and will complete the program with a references for placement ,community thousands excellent experience. The training program is also an exciting experience in working with kids and meeting others! Alongside peers with similar interests, trainees will have the chance to develop their personal leadership, their creativity, and their animation skills. After the completion of the program, trainees receive a certificate from Art School. This training is considered a major asset for many camps, schools ,and studios including Katerina Atapina Art school in hiring teacher assistants and counsellors.
  • 3-5 hors art lessons per day
  • Training on location
  • Portfolio preparation
  • Fun and active program
  • High school community hours

Gallery Location

7751 Yonge street, Victoria Ballet Building, Thornhill, L3T 2C4, ON,Canada

E-mail: atakate@yahoo.com
416 833 8939

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Creating art provides joy to the artist.You can paint,draw your own picture, prepare portfolio and learn new ways to paint or draw. Visit us at 7751 Yonge St. (our studio is inside Victoria Ballet building). You and your child will be thrilled with our individual approach to each student. Most of the students study classical art, sculpture, painting, design and drawing.