The aim of Brushstroke Studios is to teach students of all ages art through the
exploration of many mediums. Art History is incorporated in lessons and techniques
are explored. The students are taught techniques and the use of specific mediums
and they are encouraged to create their own individual works of art. Students will
explore such mediums as graphite, conte, charcoal, pastels - soft and oil, pen and
ink using a nib and permanent ink, paint - watercolour, tempera, gouache and acrylic,
fabric and dyes, sculptural reliefs with Plasticine , polymer clay and a variety
of printmaking methods such as stencils and block printing..
Children and Youth Classes (ages 6 years to 19 years)
During the school year instruction will consist of one hour lessons. Classes are
held in small groups of not more than 6 students. The costs of materials are covered
in the cost of classes, with the exception of: students 11 years old or more will
need Prisma Colour Scholar Art Pencils - 60 count (available at Staples, Deserres
or Michaels). You will need the Scholar Pack of 60 pencils and students working on
Portfolio Requirements for Art Colleges may require specialized supplies which are
to be covered by the student.
The year is divided into three terms. You can sign up for one term or all three.
The art curriculum is for an entire school year. There is on going registration
throughout the school year.
Sabrina Wakfer, the owner and teacher at Brushstroke Studios, is a registered Nova
Scotia Teacher. She has qualifications to teach both elementary school and fine
art. Sabrina holds an Honours B. A. In Fine Art and English Literature and Bachelor
of Education from the University of Western Ontario. She also holds certifications
in Special Education, Early Childhood Education and After School Programming of School
Age Children. She has updated her check on the Child Abuse and Vulnerable Persons
with the R.C.M.P . Sabrina has current Infant/Child and Regular First Aid Certification.
She has sold her art works in both Ontario and Nova Scotia.
Come and join in doing creative works at Brushstroke Studios. It would be great
to have you along on our creative journey.