Welcome to TAIS Studio Skills Workshops!

QUESTIONS?

Contact: tais.studio@gmail.com


Subsidy Program

TAIS is offering up to 2 subsidized registrations per workshop/course. Subsidy recipients will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, where the request meets basic requirements.

Eligibility: Any independent artist, arts worker, student, underemployed or unemployed person that would otherwise not be able to afford to register for a TAIS course at a full or member rate.

Please email tais.studio@gmail.com if you would like to apply for a subsidized registration.


Sign-up form is available below.

Important details

  • Class sizes are small to ensure that all participants have opportunities to ask questions and get personal feedback.
  • There is a MAXIMUM ENROLMENT for online workshops – usually 12 registrants.
  • TAIS reserves the right to alter the class content, instructors, dates and hours for the class, as needed, as the curriculum is developed. Full refunds are available if changes to the dates or hours of the class are prohibitive for the registrant. Registrants will be notified as soon as possible of any changes to the class and/or schedule.

FOR A FULL DESCRIPTION, CLICK THE WORKSHOP/COURSE TITLE


 COURSE: Needle Felted Puppets for Stop Motion 

Course full! Contact tais.studio@gmail.com to be put on the waitlist.

Instructor: Meaghan Hettler

Date: June 1st, 8th 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($90.00 for TAIS Members,  $110.00 for Non-Members +$25 Course Kit)


*NEW!* WORKSHOP: Front Light Back Light for Stop Motion or Collage Animation

Instructor: Martha Grant

Date: June 4th 2022

Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($45.00 for TAIS Members,  $65.00 for Non-Members)


COURSE: Simple Silhouette Puppets & Animation – Analogue Style

Instructor: Lynn Dana Wilton

Date: June 11th 2022

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($90.00 for TAIS Members, $110.00 Non-Members)


COURSE: Rig & Animate Faces in After Effects

Instructor: Mike Charal

Date: June 15th, 22nd 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($90 for TAIS Members,  $110.00 for Non-Members)


COURSE: Abstract Storytelling

Instructor: Una Di Gallo

Date: June 29th, July 6th 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($90.00 for TAIS Members, $110.00 Non-Members)


*NEW!* WORKSHOP: Intro to Motion Capture

Instructor: Nick Fox-Gieg

Date: July 9th 2022

Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($45.00 for TAIS Members, $65.00 Non-Members)


*NEW!* WORKSHOP: How to Create a TV Show Pitch Bible From Scratch (+ How to Pitch It!)

Instructor: Terry Ibele

Date: July 13th 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($45.00 for TAIS Members, $65.00 Non-Members)


*NEW!* COURSE: Art Grants – From Idea to Inception

Instructor: Daniella Costanzo

Date: August 3rd & 10th 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($90.00 for TAIS Members, $110.00 Non-Members)


*NEW!* COURSE: The Subtle Art of Visual Effects

Instructor: Brittany Beheshti

Date: August 17th & 24th 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

*IN-PERSON ($90.00 for TAIS Members, $110.00 Non-Members)


FREE DEMOS!

 

DEMO: The Silver Bullet Paper Cutter

Instructor: Caroline O’Neill

Date: April 16th 2022

Time: 1pm – 2pm

*IN-PERSON (FREE for TAIS Members! Non-Members can register HERE; Memberships start at $20)


DEMO: Intro to After Effects

Instructor: Isaac King

Date: May 28th 2022

Time: 1pm – 4pm

*IN-PERSON (FREE for TAIS Members! Non-Members can register HERE; Memberships start at $20)


**MORE TO COME!! Stay tuned!**


 

Please note TAIS is maintaining indoor masking and vaccination policies until further notice. Participants will be expected to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask inside the studios.

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP COVID PROTOCOLS:

– Everyone must wear a mask or face-covering inside the space

– Everyone most provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses plus 14 days) – or proof of valid medical exemption, and government issued ID

– If you need to take off your mask to eat, you must find a seated spot w/ at least 2 meters distance from others

– If you are experiencing symptoms, please stay home! Full refunds are available if registrants can’t make the course due to symptoms or illness.

– A window will be open for increased ventilation – please bring a sweater/clothing to keep warm in the winter months!

– We have 2 air purifiers with HEPA filters, which will be on for the duration of the workshop or course

– In-person workshops will have a maximum enrolment of 12 registrants

 

 

 

 


 

TAIS Workshops are presented with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council.

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