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Summer Art School: Animals

Vienie McShane

Ages 5 - 8
July 17th - July 21st
9am - 12pm

About the Workshop

July theme: Animals. Using different mediums, including paint, pastel, ink, and paper mache, Vienie has some fun projects lined up for the week.

Monday: Charcoal guided drawing of a panda bear with painted background. 

Tuesday: Explore some under the sea creatures and use pastel to create a poster of a jellyfish. 

Wednesday: Working with our hands we will shape a snail out of paper mache and decorate its shell.

Thursday: Guided oil pastel drawing of a bird.

Friday: A decorative drawing of a frog. 

Paint Brushes

Your Instructor

Vienie McShane

Vienie (pronounced “Finny”) McShane is a teacher at the South Shore Waldorf School in Blockhouse, Nova Scotia. She and her family emigrated from South Africa 2 years ago. Vienie is passionate about art and education. She graduated with a Degree in Education and a Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture. Vienie has taught and worked with children ranging from 5 - 13 year olds in various education and support roles over the last twenty years. Apart from teaching at a Waldorf school in Cape Town, Vienie spent her summers teaching “Kids Clay” and Art & Craft classes at her home. Last summer Vienie ran two of our summer art programs, which were packed with creativity and lots of fun. Vienie’s love of positive themes in her classes, promotes a genial space where those who attend feel comfortable to express their artistic side and learn to enjoy the creative process.

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