UFV (University of The Fraser Valley) Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), with extended minors in Graphic Design and Theatre, VFS Diploma, and International Professional Animator. Juan Somma is an Actor, Author, Instructor, Creator and Illustrator with more than 10 years of experience in Education.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). He has worked as a school art teacher and has been engaging in fine arts education for many years. He Specialized in training students for the college fine art entrance examination in China, He has rich teaching experience in watercolour, drawing, and sketching. He is caring and humorous.
Students will experiment with different Materials and creative mediums as they go through the basics and fundamentals of drawing and painting processes. From Crayons to acrylics, watercolour or pastels, learners discover their preferred techniques as they unleash their full potential. Exploring different mediums through fun art projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of creative art. Last Session of each month students showcase their work and Creative Journey.
TUE & THU 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
In this class, students have the chance to learn the basics of composition, shape, light & shadow, and colour theory, while experimenting with different techniques for a customized learning experience that will cover a variety of subjects like landscapes, animals, humans, plants, still lives, etc. This class is made to expand the learner's creative horizons in a fun and dynamic way. Last Session of each month students showcase their work and Creative Journey.
MON & WED 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Learning about the principles and fundamentals of Design, students will put into practice, their knowledge as they delve into the world of drawing. Using exercises that will develop their creativity and observation, they will set strong bases for any visual techniques. Shape, line, light & shadow, proportion, perspective and even silhouette will be explored in this class as well as Thumbnailing, quick-sketching and planning as students improve their creative process.
MON & WED 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
SUN 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This classes will prepare students for a successful immersion into the fascinating world of Computer generated imagery, as we introduce them to Digital Art, constructing projects that include Background, landscapes, characters, situations and concepts. We will cover different techniques from pixel based tools to vector illustration in a fun adventure that will give students a chance to fully materialize their concept ideas.
WED 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
SUN 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
At our Art Studio, you will be progressing into your art development.
With the help of our expert tutors, you can get ready for an exciting career in Fine Arts,
get your artistic education a kick-start or even prepare for admission at an Arts major for High school, College, or even University. We can help with your Applications, Assignments and guide you to develop a great Portfolio.
THU 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
In this class you will hear a presentation from the Instructor and will then practice with caring supervision. You will have access to the techniques and the elements used by masters that will allow you to better nurture your skills. Instruction is offered in many mediums such as watercolour, acrylics, oil painting. Exercises such as sketching will ensure you will be able to reach your desired goals as you develop your artistry.
WED & THU 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
For students who have affinity for caricature, telling stories through character creation, scenery and background set-up. Starting from scratch, students will learn how to communicate their ideas with various exercises. Practice include panel layout, dynamic posing, proportion study, and will cover different styles ranging from Superhero, Manga, European and funny cartoon. Observation, design principles and fundamentals using comic as the theme.
TUE & THU 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
SUN 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Ask about remote learning and personalized classes using out learning platform. Whether group or individual we can find a learning solution for your education in art.
Click below to download the "Interactive" .PDF class schedule for the winter period. English and Chinese versions available.