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Welcome to ISAFA:
The Inspiration Studio Academy of
Fine Art! 

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“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”  

`Leonardo da Vinci

HOME of the famed
Artist 
Leagues & Art Clubs!

 Registration Open! 
ART CAMPS OPEN! 

100% high quality supplies  always provided!
Just a FEW SPOTS OPEN:) 

 

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A word about isafa and how it works...

 Within the haven of the The Artist Leagues and Art Clubs, students all work as creatives using all forms of inspiration and disciplines to make their youthful masterpieces. Since the nature of art making is a deeply personal experience, there is a tendency to isolate ourselves from the public at large. Therefore, I make it my mission to create opportunities for them to showcase their efforts in public spaces. These include, The Annual Christmas Party Show & Sale, ISAFA Coffee Shop Shows for 5, 3 week-long displays. The Annual Summertime Youth Art Market has happened every single June since 2014 and next years' is set for Saturday, June 22nd from 12:30 - 3:30 at the Okotoks Elks Hall. ​And the Summer Art Campers put on mini art shows on Fridays! Put simply, when your kids/tweens/teens join any ISAFA Programs, everyone becomes a member of The Inspiration Studio Academy of Fine Art!! Subscribers to my regular newsletter, will provide you with many great arts opportunities in and around the Foothills area all for free:) 

Sneak a peek at previous and current creations on the Inspirations Studio's Official Facebook Page and Instagram account to see just what artsy antics these lucky kids get to do! 

With Leonardo da Vinci as my ultimate art hero from the past, I draw my strength and inspiration from him, his genius, his love of the earth, animals and of course his fascinating and awe-inspiring creations that are STILL teaching us so much. I am an arts advocate for those interested in discovering and mastering their in-born artist! Fine art lessons and art camps are HOW I share my love for art, art-making and the encouragement of creative self expression.  LEARNING while living our LIVES through the arts is a life well lived. "Artists Are Cultural Heroes" is our first motto, hashtag and official statement. Without creative thoughts and innovative action, there would be no progress for us as a species. Artists create the art, and the art itself stands the test of time, allowing artists to leave behind a legacy living beyond our physical lives. Which leads me to our second motto of, "We Are Artists, Not Mere Mortals". 

I invite you to scroll through his Seven Principles of Learning seen above. All students who grace the space of the Inspiration Studio inadvertently learn through them.  

Read All About It! 

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TWEENS Art Club

MONDAYS 4:30-6:30 | ages 10-13

DOWNLOAD OFFICIAL REGISTRATION FORM  TODAY!

Fall spot snagged:)

Winter-Spring Spot available

Youth artists are welcomed to join this art club to create artwork using a wide variety of mediums, disciplines and techniques to their heart's content. They will learn drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry, printmaking, portraiture, perspective, composition and will even get to host their own work at our annual Youth Art Markets! But there is so much more to being part of the ISAFA Family! 

WINTER-SPRING ONLY 2025:

  • $183.75/month + $84 reg.fee

  • ONE TIME REG. FEE: $84 

  • TOTAL / MONTH: $183.75

  • Jan.2024 - June 2025 21, 2hr classes

  • SUMMERTIME YOUTH MARKET - June 21

MOST POPULAR -->FULL PROGRAM:

  • $173.25/month + $84 Reg. fee 

  • Sept. 16, 2024 - June 2025

  • 33, 2hr classes!

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

  • SUMMERTIME YOUTH MARKET - June 21

 

FALL PROGRAM ONLY:

  • $183.75/month + $84 Reg. fee

  • Sept. 16, 2024 - Dec. 12, 2024

  • ONE TIME REG. FEE: $84 

  • TOTAL / MONTH: $183.75

  • 12, 2hr classes

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

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Awesome Artist League
Tuesdays Ages 8-11 | 4:00 - 6:00

DOWNLOAD Official REGISTRATION FORM Today!

ONE SPOT Available!

The tweens in this program enjoy a wide variety of art medium exploration and use high quality art supplies. 100% of all supplies are provided. They will learn drawing, painting, sculpture, jewelry, printmaking, portraiture, perspective, composition and will even get to host their own work at our annual Youth Art Markets!  

BEST VALUE: FULL PROGRAM

  • Sept.2024-June 2025 --> 33, 2hr classes 

  • $183.75/month + $84 reg. fee

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

  • SUMMERTIME YOUTH MARKET - June 21

FALL PROGRAM ONLY:

WINTER-SPRING ONLY 2025

  • Jan.2025 -- June 2025->  21, 2hr classes

  • $185/month + $80 reg. fee + GST 

  • ONE TIME REG. FEE: $84 

  • TOTAL / MONTH: $194.25 

  • SUMMERTIME YOUTH MARKET - June 21

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KIDS Art Club

Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 | NEW age group: 7-10

DOWNLOAD OFFICIAL REGISTRATION  FORM 

ONE spot available!

Kids ages 6 - 9 are sure to enjoy the multimedia nature of this program! Kids in this class, like all other members of the ISAFA programs receive an art bin filled to the brim with high-quality art supplies. It stays on-site until their program ends. They will make a brand new piece to be proud of every Wednesday! 

*MOST POPULAR: FULL PROGRAM  

  • Sept.2024 - June 2025 

  • 33, 1.5hr classes SAVE $105!!!

  • $152.25/month  + $63 (one -time reg. fee)

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

  • SUMMERTIME YOUTH MARKET - June 21

FALL PROGRAM ONLY: Sept 2024-Dec. 2024

  • 13, 1.5hr classes

  • ONE TIME REG. FEE: $63

  • TOTAL / MONTH: $162.75

  • $162.75/month + $63

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

WINTER-SPRING ONLY 2025

  • Jan.2025 - June 2025-> 21, 2hr classes

  • $162.75/month + $63 registration fee

  • ONE TIME REG. FEE: $63 

  • TOTAL / MONTH: $162.75

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

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The Epic Artist League  

Ages 12 - 17 | 4:00 - 6:30 |THURSDAY

To Join the Waitlist: DOWNLOAD OFFICIAL REGISTRATION FORM

Youth at The Inspiration Studio (ISAFA) enjoy a class size max of 3 with 2.5 hour, weekly lessons. The objective of the League of Artists League Programs is to teach creative youth a variety of different art forms to guide them toward expressing themselves, authentically and with customized and valuable lessons on marketing. Some exciting new changes have come to this program! Read more about them on the downloadable form:) 

FULL YEAR PROGRAM 

  • Sept 2024-June 2025

  • 33 classes 2.5hr classes --SAVE $105!

  • $225.75/month + $105 reg.fee

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

  • SUMMERTIME YOUTH MARKET - June 21

FALL PROGRAM ONLY

  • Sept 2024-Dec. 2024->14, 2.5hr classes

  • ONE TIME REG. FEE: $105

  • TOTAL / MONTH: $236.75

  • $236.75/month + $100 reg. fee + GST

  • CHRISTMAS YOUTH MARKET - Dec.14

WINTER-SPRING ONLY

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NEW FORMAT: Portfolio Art Club 
Starting in January 2025  *Times yet to be decided*

Welcoming dedicated 16  years old students to adults of any age - these individuals are sure to enjoy this self-directed Art Club.

Step 1: In order to join the Studio, potential students will submit a collection of their strongest work along with their own plan on what they would like to improve on. 

Step 2: We will meet and go over the work presented and discuss which skills, techniques, disciplines and what the end goals are. After a lesson plan is created, demonstration days will will be developed. Introductory materials during the demonstration phase are provided.

Step 3: Registration Forms will be developed on an individual member basis. After forms are filled in, classes will begin! 

POLICIES: Demonstration Days will include as much information and hands on work as needed. This might be an hour to 3 hours long. After Demonstration Days have commenced, the student is required to provide their own materials on the following class time. 

SERVICES & AMMENTIES:

  • Washrooms on-site 

  • Coffee & Tea - available 

  • Large clean up sink

  • Large workspace

  • Storage for some work

  • Access to the Studio during class-time to take photos of work

Serving individuals to encourage, challenge and be brave with quests to become the best artist and best person they can be while building a stronger portfolio of artwork is truly what I love to do.

 Confidence comes with small successes through discovery. I look forward to meeting you all!

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ARTIST LEAGUES-- (Tues & Thurs)  
 Register Your Interest  to get on the list!
FULL | FALL | WINTER-SPRING 
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TUESDAYS Awesome League: Ages 8-11 | 4:00 - 6:00 

THURSDAYS Epic League: Ages 12 - 17  | 4:00 - 6:30 

 

  1. DOWLOAD the highlighted Official Form above

  2. READ all about it and FILL it out:)

  3. SEND to me at inspirationstudiokotoks@gmail.com

  4. WATCH for your Quickbooks invoice

  5. TRANSFER your fees and you're part of the ISAFA Family Database:) 

Artist Leagues Tuesdays & Thursdays 

The young creatives registered in the Artist Leagues, are those who really have a versatile sense of creativity, and could easily be planning a career in the visual arts. Therefore, they follow an age-appropriate pre-college-inspired, program that covers a wide variety of 2D & 3D disciplines. These include different forms of sculpture, painting, drawing, felting, calligraphy, printmaking, jewelry, graphic design, art history and the fabric arts are newest to the Studio! Art history or learning how art materials have developed over time, how they mix and don't mix are a HUGE learning curve which is extremely valuable part of art education. Much freedom is given to explore mediums during the creative process  through specific projects. Special Guests (local, professional artists) and Walking Field Trips are carefully planned events that relate directly to their current arts unit. League Members learn about their local community, by meeting local business owners. Physical interaction is paramount as they evolve into young adults learning how to talk about their art and why they make it. League Members enjoy working at their own pace at their own individual workstations. Older students will have the opportunity to build an entrance portfolio, an online inventory and will begin to learn how to write their artist statements for post secondary education. 
 

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ART CLUBS -Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays  Register Your Interest  to get questions answered:) 
FULL |FALL | WINTER-SPRING

Tweens: Monday Art Club |Ages 10-13|4:30 - 6:30 
Kids Wednesday Art Clu
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Friday Portfolio Art Club | ages 13 - 19 |3:30 - 6:30
*Changes are coming to Fridays, register your interest online only:) 
  1. DOWNLOAD the HIGHLIGHTED Official Form

  2. READ all about it FILL it out:) 

  3. SEND to inspirationstudiokotoks@gmail.com 

  4. WATCH for your invoice from my Quickbooks account

  5. TRANSFER fees and you're a part of the ISAFA Family Database:) 

Art Clubs: Mondays, Wednesdays & (Pending Fridays)

As a club, these creative kids, tweens and teens will enjoy working at their own pace at their own individual workstations and also work on team projects. Art history education allows for an opportunity to learn just how creative people have shaped our world. When registrations come in, parents are asked for their prodigies' top interests since their programs are custom-built around these. Regardless of interests however, drawing, collage, alcohol-based markers, printmaking, painting, clay, cardboard and paper mache sculpture and many others are incorporated into these programs. Because science and art are truly interconnected, an understanding of what their art materials are made of and how they mix or don't mix is often discussed when creating mixed media creations! 

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 ZOOM INto art class!

What would YOU like to learn? 
Calligraphy? Watercolour? Drawing? Painting? Printmaking? Needle Felting?
 

Hey wanna bunch of cool art stuff to do each month? 
Of course you do! 

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