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SHSM Art Workshops

LIVE online art workshops designed for Arts & Culture Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students in Ontario 🍁

SHSM High School Workshop Painting from a Student

Designed for Online Learning

Winged Canvas works with schools across Ontario to bring visual art workshops to grade 11-12 students

Our award-winning artist instructors guide students to learn new techniques
step-by-step, based on their areas of interest. Our unique teaching method and live demonstrations show students how to develop valuable creative skills for future success.

💁‍♀️ How a Virtual Art Workshop Works

The workshop is held “zoom-style” in a secure virtual server or platform of your choice

  • Our instructor is able to see the class (if there is a webcam on the classroom device)

  • Better quality option for live Q&A

  • We use Google Meet to host the video call, or we can join your meet!

  • Pricing starts art $30/student

Need assistance? 📧 Email us at hello@wingedcanvas.com

Minimum of 8 students per workshop. See Themes.

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SHSM Workshop Details

Custom workshop themes & times available by request


1.5hr Half Day Workshop


3hr Full Day Workshop

Workshop Structure & Curriculum Summary

Minimum 8 students. A 60-90 minute break is scheduled for full day workshops.

  • The online workshop is held “zoom-style” on Google Meet or platform of your choice​

  • Our instructor is able to see the class (if there is a webcam on the classroom device)

  • Live Q&A and feedback can be given via webcam or on pre-submitted artwork

  • Pricing starts at $30/student for half day and $50/student for full day

  • The live class recording will be sent to the facilitator for student reference

  • Certificates of completion for each student will be sent upon completion


Have questions? 📧 Email us at education@wingedcanvas.com to learn more!

👩‍🎨 Art Workshop Themes

We work hands-on with students to develop valuable core art skills that set a solid foundation for creative success.


Portfolio Presentation

Learn how to build a winning art portfolio for post secondary art / design schools.


Character Design

Students complete a character design worksheet using an original concept.

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Portfolio Critique

Student will receive group mentorship and critiques.

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Digital Animation

Students will leave with completed stretch and squish bouncing animation.


Figure Drawing

Draw along as instructors demonstrate their process for 1-20 min poses.

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Digital Art

Lesson themes include designing an avatar, creating landscapes, and more!

Need assistance? 📧 Email us at hello@wingedcanvas.com


📦 Full Day Workshop Packages

Custom themes & times available by request

💼 Portfolio Building Program

  • Art career talk with portfolio preparation tips & strategies

  • Leave with a portfolio checklist and action plan

  • Portfolio reviews with individual critiques on pre-submitted artwork


Art Portfolio Presentation

AM Workshop (1.5 hrs)

Suitable for grades 10 - 12

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Art Portfolio Critique

PM Workshop (1.5 hrs)

Suitable for grades 11 - 12



✍️ Figure Drawing + Character Design Program

  • Step by step figure drawing techniques including timed practice

  • Learn the basics of human anatomy, proportions, and posing

  • Design your own character exercise (or full day project)


Figure Drawing

Half Day Workshop (1.5 hrs)

Full Day Workshop (2 x 1.5 hrs)

Suitable for Grades 11 - 12


Character Design

Half Day Workshop (1.5 hrs)

Full Day Workshop (2 x 1.5 hrs)

Suitable for grades 11 - 12


✒️ Digital Art & Animation Program

  • Learn digital art techniques using Medibang Paint or Krita (free programs)

  • Lesson themes include designing an original avatar, digital landscape, etc.

  • Students will leave with a completed animation exercise (or full day project)