No two students learn the same way, so when a large group of students is combined in one classroom, not all will benefit from the lesson in the same way. Most art students feel disappointed and confused in a group art class and it’s normal. They simply can’t benefit the teachers’ attention, which is a key factor in order to monitor the learning process.
Private art lessons at Ziba Gallery:
- Semi-Private art lessons: Private art courses with classes consisting of maximum 4 young students in a same group of age.
- Private art lesson: students will be having one-to-one art lessons
- In each class and art lesson, students also gain from the chance to direct their own talent by requesting the subjects they are interested in.
- The courses contain drawing lessons, painting lessons with watercolor, pastel, acrylic and oil paints, mixed media art projects.
The individual attention students receive in each art class, the professional directions from their teacher and the confidence that they gain by seeing the results of their hard work will transform their relationship with the learning process in its best way.
Ziba gallery offers art classes for kids from age of 12 and up and also special customized art lessons for adults. What makes Ziba gallery stand out compared to other art programs is the professional technique of teaching which brings the best result in a short period of time.
Dawn’s philosophy is that everyone is a potential artist. All is needed is the required knowledge, the proper experienced in art mediums and the confidence in using different methods of presentation.
And last but not least all students from the beginner level to the intermediate and the advanced level will have a professional art portfolio by the end of each semester.
To see the impact that a small size art class can have on students, please review our students’ artworks.
During advanced art class , students will be working on professional ways of pastel, acrylic, watercolor and oil paintings. They will learn important basic photography skills to capture their choice of subjects based on their own artistic vision.
Using the art knowledge and experiences they have in the drawing, painting methods and color theories; they start to create their original art pieces based on their vision and theory.Group and solo exhibitions will be placed to introduce their work to the world and they will be bale to add this experience to their profession online art portfolio upon request.This the moment we proudly say: “ An artist is born”
My Art painting class begins with an introduction to the history of art and drawing back to its origins. Then I continue to teach art to my students in a very special way.
I teach the basic fundamentals that they need but also allow their own creative process to take over.Every student is unique and every talent is unique; their talent needs to flow and manifest from the student alone .I offer a unique learning environment for the beginner to the advanced student in my painting art lessons.
At this stage after learning the basic technical skills in the art of drawing, Theory of color, Meaning of perspective and painting with pastel and acrylic, students will be introduced to watercolor and will practice on how to handle different painting mediums , use of painting tools and art materials.Art students will also be reviewing famous artistic movements.
Studying the history of art by choosing their image references will allow them to have a better vision of what they want to be as an artist and what to follow in the art world.Using the best art references, intermediate students practice their technical skills while they have the freedom to keep their own uniqueness in creativity. All art students will have a hardcopy art portfolio and also have the option to have an online art portfolio upon request.
New art students will learn sketching, drawing, shading and theory of color. Focused on fundamental but very important artistic technical skills and information, our beginner session contains a selection of fun drawing subjects including people, landscape, Animals and cartoons drawing.
What Students say?
…. I have gotten offers of admission from York University my first choice as well as OCAD. I would just like to take this time to thank you Dawn once again, for all of your hard work, time and dedication that you put into working with me and teaching me.You have been a great influence for my coming life as an artist, everything that you have worked me towards has paid off, and i cannot ever thank you enough for everything you have done.
Dawn’s method gives you confidence as well as enough knowledge to become an artist. …Being a first time art student seemed dauting but I was surprised with the result after the first coupl of classes at Ziba Gallery. Dawn’s method gives you confidence as well as enough knowledge to become an artist. Her classes are fun, relaxing and certainly professional.Now I am abale to make beautiful master pieces not only to decorate my house with my own art, but also to proudly give them to my friends and family for their birthday or any other important occasion. I definitely recommend Ziba Gallery!
I became interested in art pretty late in my childhood in my teen years.It came time for me to make the important education choices and I choose to follow the path of art.This art class exceeded my expectations and opened a whole new world of possibilities. It made me realize the significance art can play in you everyday life. From beginning to end there was so much i learned and the progress i made surprised me and everyone else.The one person I am truly grateful to have been taught by is Dawn. She is amazing, not just a teacher but so much more.A true artist an inspiration and a true friend. This class was a trail into a world that I would not have imagined myself to ever be in. All thanks to this class and the creator,Dawn. Thank you ever so much.
“Once I came across Ziba Gallery’s website, I knew this is the right place. I was caught by the description of holistic and peaceful learning environment. And indeed, at my art lessons with Dawn, I explored different art methods and techniques in a very warm and encouraging environment. Working with Dawn, there is no art task that is too challenging. Dawn is encouraging and at the same time setting high standards, which result with feeling successful, gaining art skills as well as producing impressive art work. I recommend taking art classes with Dawn to everyone who wanted to explore art even if they aren’t sure about their artistic skills. Dawn will make you create art you might never thought you can. “
I have been learning with Dawn for over three years and I must admit that I really look forward to my weekly lesson. She is a patient teacher, offering guidance at just the right time. Due to a medical condition, I was suffering from a lot of stress. Painting with Dawn was a wonderful, therapeutic relaxation. For the two or three hours that I was with her in her studio, all my problems disappeared. And, as a bonus, I created beautiful paintings. Dawn’s skills, her knowledge and personality make the time go by and ensure that whatever stress the student brings to the lesson is gone by the end of the lesson.
I’m Christina and studying art at Ziba Gallery semi private lessons. I love drawing, I love painting, I love sketching, and these are all things I do. Paintings can be so beautiful and sometimes you think, did I really do that? Of course sometimes the teacher helps you out, but after a while, you get the hang of it and start doing things yourself. In each class with Dawn I learn something new and interesting. I’m learning hoe to take my steps to do beautiful works on my own . It’s so much fun putting paint on a palette and dipping the brush in the colour and be able to express my feelings through my paintings. It’s always great to see the proud faces of my parents when I bring my paintings home and it’s very nice to stare at them in my house . I’m very thankful to my teacher. One day I’m going to be one famous artist, just you wait!
“…..My son has been learning at Ziba Gallery semi-private class with Dawn for more than one year. Even though it is a semi-private class, Dawn will still devote her 100% effort to each student. I was impressed of how my son has improved in such a short time. From just copying, need a lot of assistant and feeling uncertain of his work and now, he is able to finish his work independently with certainty. I am so proud every times bringing the paintings back home. I will certainly recommend Ziba Gallery as the way Dawn teach is different from other art class for business purposes. You can feel her enthusiasm in art, teaching kids with tremendous patience, inspire them and treat them like they were the future famous artist. Thank you Dawn!”
PAINT & RELAX
Pay as you go with flexible hours
Pay as you go with flexible hours
ART PORTFOLIO PREPRATION
Are you planning to apply or an Art college or University?Then you definitely need a good presentable Art Portfolio.
PAINT & RELAX
Using visual art is one of the greatest ways to decrease the daily stress because it is essentially therapeutic.
Pay as you go with flexible hours in a relaxing quiet atmosphere with daylight and mild music,complimentary fresh tea, coffee & pastries.Y