Upwards Art Studio is the perfect spot for a unique party! 🌈 Birthdays for children, teens or adults, Team Building sessions, Family Reunions, Ladies’ Nights, Client Parties, Upwards is the place to gather and explore your creativity!

Upwards can accommodate gatherings of up to 10 people (minimum of 4 participants). Choose from our menu of projects below. All materials are supplied for all parties. You can add an additional hour available after the art session for refreshments, cake, and socializing ($25/hour will be added to your total). Please provide your own plates, cutlery, glasses, napkins, etc. There is not a fridge or freezer at Upwards. You can also arrange for a Liquor permit if you’d like to serve alcohol.

Please phone: 519-370-0448 or email: upwardsartstudio@gmail.com to book now!

  1. Dot Painting: Welcome to our colourful world of Dot Painting! Dive into a fun and creative journey where kids can express themselves through vibrant dots made with just q-tips and paint. Unleash imagination, explore patterns, and create stunning artworks with simple tools. Let’s embark on an adventure of colour and creativity together! Best suited for children age 4-6. Art program runs 60 minutes. Base cost: $20/person.
  2. Furry Name Alien: Get ready to transform your name into an out-of-this-world alien masterpiece! Using the magical technique of blow painting, unleash your creativity as you craft intricate designs and fascinating features inspired by the letters of your name. Join us on an intergalactic journey where every stroke brings your alien creation to life. Let your imagination soar as you embark on this cosmic artistic adventure! Best suited to children 5-8. Art program runs 60 minutes. Base cost: $20/person.
  3. Rod Puppets with Monique: Step into the enchanting world of puppetry as we craft rod puppets from everyday items! Explore the endless possibilities of transforming small boxes, containers, tubes, and ephemera into captivating characters. With the magic of bamboo skewers and brads, bring your puppets to life, animating their movements with your own hands. Let your imagination soar as you embark on a journey where ordinary objects become extraordinary performers in your very own puppet show! Recommended for children over 9 years old and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $30/person.
  4. Printmaking with Craft Foam with Monique: Discover the captivating art of printmaking with craft foam! Dive into a world of endless creativity as you design and create unique prints using acrylic paint and foam adhered to a printing plate. Delve into the process of carving foam into intricate shapes, adding mesmerizing detail with specialized tools. Whether crafting cards or exploring your imagination, unleash your artistic vision and watch it come to life with every press. Join us on a journey where each print tells a story, and every creation is a masterpiece waiting to be shared! Recommended for children over 9 years old and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $30/person.
  5. Multimedia Selfie: Step into the world of mixed media magic with our innovative photo collage workshop! Begin by layering a vibrant collage beneath a transparent canvas, showcasing your child’s photograph in a unique way. Watch as the collage comes to life beneath the transparent layer, adding depth and texture to the artwork. Then, let your creativity soar as you paint intricate details directly onto the transparency, bringing an extra dimension to your creation. Join us for an artistic journey where every layer tells a story, and every brushstroke adds to the magic! Recommended for children over 9 years old, teens, and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $30/person.
  6. Collaborative Painting: Join us for an exhilarating experience in communal painting! In this interactive workshop, participants come together to contribute to a collective masterpiece on attached canvases. Embrace the collaborative spirit as you paint alongside fellow artists, moving freely around the canvases to add your unique touch. Whether you’re a seasoned painter or a beginner, this event promises creativity, camaraderie, and the thrill of seeing a shared vision come to life. Recommended for children over 9 years old, teens, and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $45/person.
  7. Gelli-Plate Printing: Dive into the colourful world of Gelli-Plate printing in our beginner-friendly party! Discover the joy of creating vibrant and unique prints using this versatile tool. With step-by-step guidance, you’ll explore various techniques and experiment with textures to craft your own stunning artworks. No previous experience necessary—just bring your enthusiasm and creativity! Join us for a fun-filled session of Gelli-Plate printing and unlock your inner artist. Reserve your spot now for an unforgettable artistic adventure! Recommended for children over 9 years old, teens, and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $45/person.
  8. Paint Your Spouse, Coworker, or Friend: Capture the essence of your loved ones in our ‘Paint Your Spouse, Coworker, Friend’ party! Join us for a memorable experience where you’ll unleash your inner artist while creating a portrait of someone special. No prior painting experience required or recommended. Whether it’s a heartfelt gift or a fun activity to share, this workshop promises to be a bonding experience like no other. Reserve your spot today and create lasting memories with those you cherish. Recommended for teens and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $45/person.
  9. Encaustic Taster: Unleash your creativity with encaustic painting! Join us for a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn to create stunning framable cards using wax, a blow torch, and simple photo transfers. Dive into the rich history of this ancient art form and explore colour mixing techniques. Reserve your spot now for an unforgettable artistic journey! Recommended for teens and adults. Art program runs 90 minutes. Base cost: $50/person.

In any case, private groups must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. Depending on the situation, a private registration form may be created for participants to register and pay online. A link to the private page will be sent to the workshop organizer.

Private groups: pre-payment is required for the number of participants. Finalized numbers are due at least 3 business days prior to the program delivery. Invoices will be sent by email to the organizer and must be paid in full, in one transaction, at least 2 business days before the delivery of the program.

School groups: pre-payment is required for the maximum estimated number of participants. Finalized numbers are due at least 5 business days prior to the program delivery. Invoices will be sent to the school administrator and must be paid in full, in one transaction, at least 2 business days before the delivery date of the program.

Please read our Registration and Cancellation Policy.