CAFÉ WITH MONET With Jan Yates Sunday, April 2 2pm-4pm 1 Session $45 Members/$50 Non-Members Looking for something creative to do while enjoying a cup of coffee and sweets? Paint a Monet masterpiece with a group of inspiring people.. You will learn how to apply Monet’s techniques and complete a finished work of art – all in one sitting! Workshop price includes all art supplies, coffee, sweets and instruction; the fun is free.
HOW TO MAKE A BEADED PIN CUSHION With Crystal Zettel Saturday May 6 & Sunday May 7 1:30pm-4:30pm 2 sessions $60 Members/$65 Non-Members Participants in these workshops will learn to sew velvet and leather fabrics together to create beautiful functional objects. The technique of using bead embroidery to embellish textile objects will further extend the skills of participants in the pincushion workshop. Beading design ideas will be provided by the instructor or participants can create their…
HOW TO MAKE A COIN PURSE With Crystal Zettel Saturday, April 22 1pm-5pm 1 Session $50 Members/$55 Non-Members Participants will learn the sewing techniques needed to create a beautiful and functional coin purse using leather and velvet. Additional fee of $7 for materials payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.
THE ART OF THE BATH INTRODUCTION TO SOAP MAKING With Lisa McBay Saturday, April 15: 1:30pm-4:30pm 1 Session $50 Members/$55 Non-Members All levels welcome! Learn the basics of soap making using all natural vegetable based ingredients. Create a base soap batch, mill it and add essential oils to create your own customized quality soap. Lip balm, bath salts, massage oils, room sprays and salves will also be covered. Take home samples available. $10 material fee payable to the instructor
INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING With Leslie Davies Thursdays: May 4-June 22 (No Session May 11 or June 8) 6pm-8pm 6 sessions $70 Members/$75 Non-Members This course will introduce students to basic drawing, perspective, and sketching techniques using various media, to depict a variety of subjects **Material List to be provided upon registration.
STEAMPUNK DRAGON DRAWING With Lisa Agnew Ages 8-12 Saturdays: May 20 & May 27 3pm-5pm 2 Sessions $60 Members/$65 Non-Members Explore the world of gadgets, gears, goggles, scales, wings, teeth and tails while learning basic drawing techniques to create your very own bio-mechanical dragon.
SUPERHERO ART MAKERS With Hether Klesh Ages 5-8 Saturdays: May 20 –June 24 12pm-2pm 6 Sessions $75 Members/$82 Non-Members It’s time to Save the World! In this Super-fun series participants will use a variety of powerful art techniques to create their own superheroes. Bring your super art-making-powers and prepare to save the day!
INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLIC With Rachel Tirone Thursdays: January 19-March 2 6pm-8pm 6 Sessions $60 Members/$65 Non-Members This introductory course will guide participants through colour theory, uses of acrylic applications and creativity. Through 6 sessions participants will be introduced to a variety of acrylic styles and concepts - perfect for a beginning painter. *Material List to be provided upon registration
SQUARE ROOTS PROJECT OH CANADA—MAPPING OUR ROUTES With Jan Yates Sunday, January 15 1:30pm-4:30pm 1 Session $40 Members/$45 Non-Members This workshop invites you to contribute to a deeper understanding of what it means to be Canadian. Utilizing the ancient medium of encaustic (natural warm beeswax), participants can collage, paint, write or carve out personal connections with our ‘true North strong and free’ or depict well known Canadians that have impacted ways of thinking about our ‘home…
INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOUR With Julie Snider Tuesdays: January 10-February 14 6pm-9pm 6 sessions $95 Members/$110 Non-Members Develop your watercolour painting with expert guidance that will push you to new levels of artistry. Lessons include brushwork, values, colour blending, and textures. There will be special emphasis on design elements and creative development, from backgrounds to a finished painting. Some experience required **Material List to be provided upon registration.
CAFÉ WITH MONET I & II With Jan Yates 2 Different Sessions! Session 1 Sunday, January 8: 2pm-4pm Session 2 Saturday, February 25: 2pm-4pm $45 Members/$50 Non-Members each session Looking for something creative to do while enjoying a cup of coffee and sweets? Paint a Monet masterpiece with a group of inspiring people.. You will learn how to apply Monet’s techniques and complete a finished work of art – all in one sitting! Workshop price includes all art supplies, coffee, sweets and…
CARTOONING & ANIMATION With Hope Grant Ages 8-12 Sundays: January 22-February 26 (No class Feb. 5 & Feb. 19) 2pm-4pm 4 Sessions $58 Members/$65 Non-Members Learn about flipbooks, story boards, character creation and more. This class will engage the imagination and teach participants traditional animation, using problem solving and collective brainstorming to create both group and individual projects.
SUPERHERO ART MAKERS Natalie Armistead Ages 5-8 Saturdays: January 14 –February 18 2pm-4pm 6 Sessions $75 Members/$82 Non-Members It’s time to Save the World! In this Super-fun series participants will use a variety of powerful art techniques to create their own superheroes. Bring your super art-making-powers and prepare to save the day!
ARE YOU IN YOUR RIGHT MIND JR. (AGES 7-12) With Hether Klesh Sundays: September 25–November 6 (No Class October 2) 3pm-5pm 6 Sessions $85 Registration Members receive 10% off Bronze winner Reader's Choice Awards for Best Local Artist 2016 Hether Klesh, will show you the reality of how the right and left sides of the brain work. This series of lessons for guides students through the experience of both sides of the brain through fun & interesting lessons on how to inhibit the left side (a
THE ART CLUB (AGES 5-8) Natalie Armistead Tuesdays: September 13 –October 18 6pm-7:30pm 6 Sessions $85 Registration Members receive 10% off Each week students will create a project in a different media! Make friends and learn valuable skills in a creative and fun environment. Students will learn the basics of fundamental art practices and media while creating exciting works of art over the course of 6 sessions.
IN THE VINEYARD: SPECIAL PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP With Jan Yates Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:30pm-4:30pm 1 Session $55 Registration Members receive 10% off The rich warm fall colours are here for a very short time-let’s get outdoors and paint them! We will work on location -‘en plein air’- among vineyards with a big open sky and escarpment view. This afternoon workshop is enjoyable for those with minimal art-making experience as well as more seasoned artists.