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SOLD OUT: Fantastic Art (ages 5-9) – 8 weeks

September 26, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


SOLD OUT – Registration is now closed

Instructor: Shelby Dawn Smith

Fantastic art, more commonly known as fantasy art, is a genre of art which portrays non-realistic, mystical, mythical, supernatural, or folkloric subjects or events.  In this 8-week course, children ages 5-9 will explore fantasy art, illustration, and surrealism through a combination of two- and three-dimensional art projects. Participants will also learn about contemporary and historical artists that work in these genres of art.

Projects will include:

– Watercolour and oil pastel resist mermaid tails
– Character design inspired by artist Rodney Alan Greenblat
– “Enchanted Garden / Through a Portal” 3D paper collage
– Fantasy house illustrations
– Animal “familiar” masks inspired by designer Camille Chew
– Soft pastel drawing of a dragon’s eye
– James Rizzi inspired 3D paper “Dancing Houses”
– Surrealist assemblage scenes / objects

The course will run Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30pm from September 26 – November 14, 2023.

Registration is now closed. For information you can contact the Douglas Family Art Centre at (807) 467-2201, or email [email protected]

Payment will be required upon registration. The cost to register for this 8-week class is $200 +HST for non-members or $180 +HST for MUSE members. Limited to 16 participants. All materials are supplied.

Did you know?  Financial support may be available for you to enrol your child in this program.
Contact Triple PLAY Kenora to learn more.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 807-466-2785


Shelby Dawn Smith (1994 – ), Eye of the Dragon, 2023, soft pastel on black paper, 22.9 x 30.5 cm


September 26, 2023
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Douglas Family Art Centre
Douglas Family Art Centre


Douglas Family Art Centre
224 Main Street South
Kenora, Ontario P9N 1T2 Canada
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(807) 467-2201