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Mixed Media & Collage

August 10, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $435
This Mixed Media & Collage Workshop will assist and energize those who are just discovering the medium of collage, as well as those who would like to add to their knowledge and skills. Read more.

Encaustics

August 10, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $435
Encaustic is the process of painting with pigmented wax, one the oldest methods of painting dating back to ancient Greece and Egypt. Read more.

Call for Submissions: Tactile - Opening Oct 2015

May 6, 2015
The Gallery at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa is seeking work by artists who celebrate the formal element of texture for the upcoming show "Tactile," opening Oct 2015. Read more. Submission Deadline: September 18, 2015

Art Port Townsend's 17th annual call for entries for "Expressions Northwest" juried show

July 31, 2015 - August 31, 2015
Seeking artists from British Columbia, WA, OR, ID, MT, or AK who are at least 16 years of age to enter our 17th annual juried show to be held in Port Townsend, WA. Read more. Submission Deadline: June 12, 2015

Comox, B.C. Originals Only Call for Entry

April 30, 2015 - July 15, 2015
Outdoor Art Show at Marina Park in Comox, Aug. 8th & 9th Read more. Submission Deadline: July 15, 2015 - 12:45 AM

Creativity Jumpstart: 50 Drawings

August 9, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $65
You will make 50 drawings in this three-hour workshop: drawings of plants, objects, people, landscapes, drawings of drawings, drawing from the imagination, drawings on drawings. Read more.

Text in Craft

August 8, 2015 - August 9, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage, Drawing, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $235
Text in Craft will introduce basic skills that blend drawing and embroidery while exploring more experimental approaches to stitchwork through text. Read more.

Painting as Practice: From Idea to Exhibition

August 3, 2015 - August 7, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $395
This weeklong intensive painting workshop will focus on how to brainstorm for ideas or develop ideas you already have, and how to create a small series of paintings based on the theme. Read more.

Watercolour Play

August 2, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $65
This afternoon workshop introduces you to working with watercolour through two simple exercises. Read more.

Abstract Composition

August 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting
Cost: 235
This weekend workshop will introduce you to a variety of approaches to abstract design, from using very simple and basic forms to more complex compositions involving layering, patterns and scale. Read more.