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Drawing with Scissors

March 1, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $65
In this workshop you will work with a range of coloured and patterned papers and scissors to make collages with an emphasis on designing strong compositions based on shape, colour and pattern. Read more.

Islamic Design 2

March 1, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing
Cost: $65
Islamic patterns are intriguing to look at because they are both simple and visually complex, and are based on only a few geometric, repeated shapes. Read more.

Photo-Lithography

February 28, 2015 - March 1, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Photography, Printmaking
Cost: $275
Polyester Plate Photo-Lithography is easy to use and will yield excellent sophisticated prints from either hand drawn or photographic images. Read more.

Photoshop Basics

February 22, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $100
This workshop will give you an overview of Adobe Photoshop, starting with a hands-on demonstration on how to import, resize, and properly save your images. Read more.

Drawing as Meditation

February 22, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $135
This workshop is for anyone with or with experience in meditation, and if you are simply looking for a way to relax and want to experience the joy and focus that drawing can bring. Read more.

Writing Jumpstart

February 15, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $50
Through a series of fun and non-intimidating word and writing exercises, you will learn very basic techniques of how to free your mind so that words can flow out onto the paper. Read more.

Watercolour Play

February 15, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $65
You will learn how to hold the brush, how to mix colours and how to have fun by just making marks, shapes and simple composition. Read more.

Image Transfer

February 8, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $135
You will learn a range of techniques to transfer your photographs onto printmaking paper and to incorporate them into your paintings, collage or mixed media artwork. Read more.

The Contemporary Botanical

February 8, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $65
You will create your own fantastical floral compositions using a range of expected and unexpected collage elements. Read more.

Notan Design 2

February 8, 2015
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $65
Notan is the Japanese word for the interaction between dark and light ; learning the principles of notan is an excellent way to understand the relationship of shape and its background. Read more.