Red Roof Studio

Art, Photography, Classes and Garden Spirits Medium   (found in Duchess, Alberta)

Rita teaching at Red Roof Studio
Rita Wildschut, owner of Red Roof Studio & Gallery, has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. She specializes in painting, sculpting and art therapy. Rita has been an art educator for over 35 years. Students of all ages are given the opportunity to learn at Red Roof Studio from Rita where she does her own creative work.
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Fall

Fall Classes for Adults
Introduction to Drawing: Introducing Colour with Rita Wildschut
Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 Sept and October, 2013 for 8 weeks for $200.00 (+10.00gst) = $210.00 and includes all materials.
Rita will take students on a journey of discovery through the world of drawing and seeing the world around them with an “artist’s eye”. Rita has a very supportive teaching style. Students will learn the basic drawing elements beginning with exploring various line qualities in their drawing and really “seeing” and translating the shapes and values of what they are drawing. Students will work from still life objects and begin to introduce colour into their drawing with coloured pencils, pastel, watercolour and ink. Rita holds a BFA in fine arts and specializes in art as therapy. Rita has taught children and adult art classes for many years;
Introduction to Acrylic Painting with Rita Wildschut
Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30
8 weeks November and December The class costs $200.00 (+10.00gst) = $210.
This introductory class is for those students new to painting with acrylic paint and would like to explore using this versatile medium. Rita will guide students through various exercises that explore colour theory, composition and painting techniques. Students will use reference photos and still life objects as studies. No previous painting experience is necessary. Rita works with both adults and children and is very passionate about teaching art.
Open Painting & Drawing Studio with Rita Wildschut
Wednesdays 12:30 to 2:30 pm.
Open Studio costs $20.00 (+$1.00gst) per 2-hour session for drop-in.
You can save by purchasing more sessions...$70.00 (+$3.50gst) for 4 sessions or $120.00 (+$6.00gst) for 8 sessions. The Open Studio is for students who are working on their own projects and would like some guidance and advice on technique, composition and colour theory as they work. It is open for any medium…drawing, watercolour, acrylic and oil paint. Students need to bring their own materials and project ideas. Space is limited so please register in advance to reserve a space.


Winter Classes for Kids
Inspiring the Creative Child
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays after school are for kids classes.
During the day for home school students.
Cost is $160.00(+$8.00gst) $168.00 for 8 weeks. Drop in classes are $25.00 per hour.
Supplies are included in these sessions and students are taught the various uses of all art materials. All students are started from their own level. No one competes in art. You do your own work as you are able to. Rita has a passion for working with children and encourages growth and competence.

Winter

Winter Classes for Adults
Oil painting techniques: Mixing, blending and usingcolours with Rita Wildschut
Wednesdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Jan and Feb 8 weeks for $200.00 (+$10.00gst) $210.00
Bring your own supplies.(Terp, oil paints, brushes, canvas, cloth)
Rita will guide students through various exercises that explore colour theory, composition and painting techniques for oil painting. Students will use reference photos and still life objects as studies. No previous painting experience is necessary. Rita works with both adults and children and is very passionate about teaching art.

Water colour painting the Zen way
Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
March and April 8 weeks for $200.00 (+$10.00gst) $210.00
A class for beginner as well as advance students. Learn the mind full seeing with the Zen of painting taught by Rita Wildschut This is a water colour class where if you have never painted before you will learn how to get started and if you are an advanced student it will give you a new approach to painting. The first class you will be able to use my inks, Gesso white and black to set up. Bring your own water paints , brushes, pencils, pens and paper.


Winter Classes for Kids
Inspiring the Creative Child
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays after school are for kids classes.
During the day for home school students.
Cost is $160.00(+$8.00gst) $168.00 for 8 weeks. Drop in classes are $25.00 per hour.
Supplies are included in these sessions and students are taught the various uses of all art materials. All students are started from their own level. No one competes in art. You do your own work as you are able to. Rita has a passion for working with children and encourages growth and competence.

Spring

Spring Classes for Kids
Inspiring the Creative Child
Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays after school are for kids classes.
During the day for home school students.
Cost is $160.00(+$8.00gst) $168.00  for  8 weeks. Drop in classes are $25.00 per hour.
Supplies are included in these sessions and students are taught the various uses of all art materials. All students are started from their own level. No one competes in art. You do your own work as you are able to. Rita has a passion for working with children and encourages growth and competence. 

Summer

Summer art classes

The first week in July
: Kids Summer Art Camp, ages 6 to 13 Monday to Friday morning class 9:00 am to 12:00 am or afternoon class 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Cost is $135.00 (+$6.75gst) $141.75 this includes all supplies. Students will learn to work with pencils, pastels, paint, plasticine, play dough and whatever else we can think of during the week with which to make a fun project. Students will learn how to use materials properly and find out where creativity comes from. 'Imagination' and 'looking at' are different ways to create. They both work, but are not the same. This is a very encouraging week for young artists.

The second week in July: Kids clay camp, ages 6 to 13 Monday to Friday morning 9:00 am to 12:00 am or afternoon 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm class. Cost is $135.00 (+$6.75gst) $141.75 this includes all supplies.
We will be creating with clay by hand building and making different projects that can be finished in firing and glazing.

The third week in July:   Teens and making art
Monday to Friday 10:00 to 3:00 an all day class for the older student Cost $270.00(+13.50 gst) $283.50 Multi media classes every day. Whatever you want to work with. Pastels, oil, water or acrylic paints, charcoal, pencils.
Projects can be self chosen or picked during the class. There are a lot of things to work with. Supplies are included but bring your own canvasses.

The fourth week in July: Garden Spirits Sculpting for a week.
A week with GSM and learn all its possibilities. This is a course to become an instructor and learn to cast with GSPlast, model with GSStone, make small to large sculptures and busts or other creatures and finally make fabric. One of the most fun projects you have ever made.
Cost is $695.00 (+34.75gst) $729.75 which includes most materials and supplies you need. Armatures, 5 liter GSM, stands,GSPlast,GSStone etc.
You bring your own T-shirts, tinfoil, scissors and stuff for your fabric(call for details)

Order GSM Materials

2013 Price List
Weight     Product     Distributor Price*         Student       
(during workshop)
Retail
    0.5 litre        GSM       $ 16.80       $ 19.20     $ 24.00
    1 litre        GSM       $ 24.00       $ 30.00     $ 36.00
    5 litre        GSM       $116.40       $144.00      $156.00 
200 gram GS Plast $ 6.00 $ 8.00 $ 10.00
400 gram GS Plast $ 10.00 $ 14.00 $ 16.00
200 gram GS Stone $ 6.00 $ 8.00 $ 10.00
400 gram GS Stone $ 10.00 $ 14.00 $ 16.00
Garden Spirit's Cotton Hair    $ 1.75              $ 3.00  
Grdn Spirit Weather Proofing $ 6.50     $ 8.00
Garden Spirit's Colour $ 2.00         $ 3.50
Black, Dark Brown, Pewter, Terra Cotta, Blue, Red, Yellow, Ochre, Orange, Green, etc.
Garden Spirits Metallics $ 1.75     $ 3.00
Garden Spirits Armature $ 5.00     $ 7.00
Garden Spirits Medium Kit       $60.00 $66.00
Bird Welded Stand       $30.00 $34.00
3ft Welded Stand       $18.50 $22.00
18" Welded Stand       $7.00 $8.00
Clay face for 24" figure.   $15.00
Clay face (front) for 3' figure.   $17.00
Little old rough cowboy with hat.   $17.00
* In order to qualify for distributor pricing the total order must exceed $1000.00 on a per order bases.
 
Workshops:$130.00/student from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at Red Roof Studio
(min. 6 students)
Out of town workshops: $135/student (min. 8 students) host/hostess is free.
Out of province workshops: $140/student (min. 12 students).
Garden Spirits Kit with 1000gr GSM included in workshops.
Students need to bring: Scissors, aluminum foil, cotton t-shirts (for cutting), masking tape and lunch.

Workshops: Weekend, Week, Day

Garden Spirits Figure Sculpting workshop
Zen of Painting (watercolor)
Oil painting
Drawing
Portrait painting (acrylics)
Photography
 
Workshops:$130.00/student from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at Red Roof Studio
(min. 6 students)
Out of town workshops: $135/student (min. 8 students) host/hostess is free.
Out of province workshops: $140/student (min. 12 students).
Garden Spirits Kit with 1000gr GSM included in workshops.
Students need to bring: Scissors, aluminum foil, cotton t-shirts (for cutting), masking tape and lunch.