Mixed Media

We will be teaching and facilitating the creation of multi media art and collage where each student will be taught various collaging techniques as well as the the use of incorporating multi media elements within their artworks.

Once all group sessions have reached completion, Studio on James will host an exhibition to showcase the students' work.  Studio on James will provide an opening night where friends and family will be offered the opportunity to meet the aspiring young artists and to chat with SOJ Facilitators.

Fall 2019

Session #1: Classes run from Sat Sept 28th - Sat Oct 26th 2019

Session #2: Classes run from Sat Nov 9th - Sat Dec 7th 2019

Ages 3-5: 11:30am-1pm

Ages 6-10: 1pm-2:30pm

Ages 11-15: 2:30pm-4pm

*Siblings of different ages can attend the same class if desired 

Registration: $185 + hst (Tuition includes the cost of materials)

Classes are led by Photographic and Multi Media Artist Tara Smith.


The Art of Photography

We will be teaching and facilitating the art of photography; where each student will be taught various photographic techniques including lighting and composition, as well as learn how to develop their artistic eye and what makes a successful photo. Students are not required to bring their own camera, but are welcome to if they have one. We will be using a variety of cameras in class. 

Once all group sessions have reached completion, Studio on James will host an exhibition to showcase the students' work.  Studio on James will provide an opening night where friends and family will be offered the opportunity to meet the aspiring young artists and to chat with SOJ Facilitators. 

Fall 2019

Session #1: Classes run Wed Sept 25th, 2019 - Wed Oct 23rd, 2019

Session #2: Classes run Wed Nov 6th, 2019 - Wed Dec 4th, 2019

Ages 7-10yrs 5pm-6:30pm

Ages 11-15yrs 6:30pm-8pm

*Siblings of different ages can attend the same class if desired 

Registration: $185 + hst (Tuition includes the cost of materials)

Classes are led by Photographic and Multi Media Artist Tara Smith.


Film for Young Movie Makers

With our intimate sized classes, your child will learn the importance of Visual Storytelling, Script writing, Editing and

Acting. They will learn to:

- Develop Narrative;

- Experience the Production and Post production process;

- Learn basic camera shots (Pan, Tilt, Zoom in and out, Play with Focus);

- Gain communication skills, collaborate with others and build on self esteem. 

At the end of the session, students will have completed a Short Film to screen to Family and Friends.

Fall 2019

Session #1: Classes run from Sun Sept 29th, 2019 - Sun Oct 27th, 2019

Session #2: Classes run from Sun Nov 10th, 2019 - Sun Dec 8th, 2019

Ages 6-8 yrs; 11am-1pm

Ages 9-12 yrs; 1pm-3pm

Ages 13-15 yrs; 3pm-5pm

Registration: $190 + hst (Tuition includes the cost of materials)

Classes are led by Filmmaker Peter Fonovic

Peter Fonovic is a graduate of Integrated Media Arts. Director, Cinematographer, Producer and Editor with credits in Short Film , Television Commercials and Corporate Video. In 2012 and 2013 Peter received an award from Bell for Certificate of Appreciation with Honours and The New Frontier Award.