Teens need a special kind of encouragement. They need freedom to explore their ideas creativity while showing them they can do more than they think they can. Teens often need to be shown through examples, demos, and hands-on guidance. Teen teachers are passionate about creating art and want their students to experience everything their creative minds can take in. Students who enroll in this class either have experience with art or are excited about trying different types, so they develop, hone, and refine their skills or are looking to develop a portfolio to get into Canterbury, or a plan of college.
It wasn’t until grade 10 that owner Jeff Banks found his passion for art- a direct result of a passionate teacher. These are the programs Jeff wishes he had to encourage his talents as a teen.