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Community Workshops & Classes

Our Workshops & Classes listings are a great way to find creative courses offered throughout British Columbia. The database is a FREE service for art teachers and organizations offering classes. Instructors post their own classes and potential students can search these listings by date, location, and/or subject.

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Portrait Drawing Class

April 17, 2014 - May 15, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $189
Classical Portrait Drawing Class Read more.

Stained Glass – Beginner*

April 17, 2014 - June 5, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Powell River
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $245.00
This leaded art glass course includes glass cutting, pattern assessment, pattern making, glass selection, copper foiling and soldering. Read more.

Open Studio Day: PAVERPOL

April 17, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 36.75
This is an open studio opportunity for students to work on any Paverpol project they like. Read more.

Introduction to Encaustics: The Iron with Bethany Handfield

April 19, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $50 / Supplies: $20
Intro to Encaustics: The Iron with Bethany Handfield Read more.

Introduction to Bead Making

April 19, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: 101.50
In this 4 hour introductory class students will learn the basics behind making a lampwork bead (glass beads). Read more.

Visual Life Stories - The Early Years

April 20, 2014 - April 21, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage
Cost: 195.30
By collecting memories and combining them graphically into a visual record, the resulting Visual Life Story becomes a precious legacy. Read more.

Bead Making 2

April 20, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: 101.50
This is a 4 hour follow up class to Intro to Bead making (glass beads). Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - TEN WEEK COURSE - Monday Morning OR Evening course, April 21 - June 30, no stats

April 21, 2014 - June 30, 2014 (10 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $750.
An in-depth introduction to the elements of Drawing. Create a solid foundation for future artwork. Read more.

Sculptural Bead Making

April 21, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D, Sculpture
Cost: 101.50
In this bead making class students will learn how to use heat control and sculpting techniques to make these daisy beads. Read more.

ACRYLICS - Get Started!

April 22, 2014 - June 10, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Niina Chebry
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $195.00
This a great beginner class to learn about colour, brush technique and the wonderful possibilities in using acrylic paint. Read more.

Paint Like A Master - Monet's Water Lillies

April 22, 2014
May 20, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: 50.00 + tax
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration. Read more.

Painting for the Somewhat Experienced but Slightly Lost

April 22, 2014 - June 10, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Niina Chebry
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $195.00
Can't quite finish that painting you started? Read more.

INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLIC PAINTING - TEN WEEK COURSE - Tuesday evenings April 22 - June 24, 2014

April 22, 2014 - June 24, 2014 (10 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $750.
A fun and comprehensive introduction to Acrylic Painting, for the beginner or intermediate. Learn foundational painting skills step-by-step. Read more.

INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLIC PAINTING - TEN WEEK COURSE - Wednesday evenings, April 23 to June 25. 2014

April 23, 2014 - June 25, 2014 (10 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $750.
A fun and comprehensive introduction to Acrylic Painting, for the beginner or intermediate. Learn foundational painting skills step-by-step. Read more.

Life Drawing - Male and Female varied poses (non-instructional)

April 2, 2014 - May 7, 2014
April 25, 2014 - May 30, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: North Vancouver Community Arts Council
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost:
Hone your figure drawing skills in this creative environment with a different live model each week. Read more.

Resin'ating Collage

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D, Collage, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 85.80
Create whimsical, eclectic, luminescent art using your treasured everyday things, such as seashells, photographs, stones and broken or old jewelry. Read more.

Mornings with the Masters (9 - 13 years)

April 26, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing
Cost: 24.00
Create a project based on the artist of the day with popular instructor, Kimberly. Read more.

Cloudscape Comics Life Drawing

April 26, 2014 - May 31, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Oliver McTavish-Wisden
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $10
Cloudscape Comics is please to offer our first ever life drawing session at the HQ studio. Read more.

Mornings with the Masters (8 – 13 yrs)

March 8, 2014
April 26, 2014
May 10, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Art History, Children and Youth, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $24.00
Students will discuss the style of the artist of the day then develop their own style based on their analysis. Read more.

Painting The Abstract In Watercolour

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Leslie Redhead, MEd, NWWS, CSPWC, AFCA
Location(s): Vancouver Island, Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $120
Learn how to paint your own abstract painting in watercolour. Read more.

Beginner and Beyond Watercolours

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $75, plus $15 supply fee
Beginner to intermediate watercolour and water media class. Read more.

Abstraction: Common Subject, Unusual Design - Weekend Workshop

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 168.00
You will be introduced to at least 10 different ways of changing a common subject into a strong and dynamic abstract painting. Read more.

Paverpol Workshop

January 18, 2014
February 15, 2014
April 26, 2014
May 17, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: $105.00
Learn to make a garden or indoor sculpture working with Paverpol, a non–toxic weather-proof medium that can withstand Canadian winters, so is perfect for creating sculptural forms Read more.

Spring-It's for the Birds!

April 26, 2014
Instructor: Phyllis Sabean
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: $65.00 includes tax
Make and finish two Irresistible little birds for your home, garden or deck Read more.

Abstract Styles & Techniques

March 1, 2014 - March 2, 2014
April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Instructor: Norma Jackson
Location(s): Other BC Location
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $200
This workshop looks at various styles and methods of painting abstract in acrylics. Read more.

Encaustic Mixed Media Painting: One-Day Workshop (beginners) - some spaces left!

April 26, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95 (incl)
Embracing encaustic painting through learning new techniques while having creative fun. Read more.

Drawing, Painting & More! (6–9 yrs)

February 23, 2014 - March 16, 2014
March 30, 2014 - April 20, 2014
April 27, 2014 - May 18, 2014
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $51.00
Designed to introduce children to drawing techniques and painting techniques, children will learn to experiment with different media. Read more.

Acrylic Painting

April 24, 2014
April 27, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $25.00
Learn the basics of acrylic painting in this 2 hour workshop. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 3 'Shading and Form'

April 28, 2014
May 12, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 14, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 15, 2014
October 6, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: 200
This course is the third in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Paint like a Master - Van Gogh's Bloosoms

April 28, 2014
May 22, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $50.00 + GST
Step-by-step acrylic painting Read more.

Introduction to Figure Sculpture in Clay

April 28, 2014 - May 26, 2014
June 2, 2014 - June 23, 2014
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Geemon Xin Meng
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $225 per month includes materials
Learn figurative sculpture in clay. No previous experience necessary. Read more.

Open Coloured Pencil Workshop

April 1, 2014 - April 15, 2014
April 29, 2014 - May 13, 2014
(3 sessions)
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $75
Choose you own subject and spend three evening sessions (6:30-8:30pm) in Deborah's studio working under her expert guidance. Read more.

Acrylic Painting Level 2

April 23, 2014
April 30, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $50 ( 4 hour session )
Go beyond the basics and develop your own style of painting in this 4 hour class. Read more.

Introduction to Painting with Oils

April 30, 2014 - June 4, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $120.00
Whether a complete beginner or simply intrigued by oil painting, Agata introduces this ancient art to all. Read more.

NEW** Fall Trees

April 30, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Coquitlam, Delta, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Open location / Will travel, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, Vancouver, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $50.00 + GST
step-by-step instruction and demonstration as students complete their own painting. Read more.

Figure Drawing/Painting - May

May 1, 2014 - May 29, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: 52.50 for 5 sessions or drop in Fee of $12. + gst
No instruction. Any medium and skill level welcome. Read more.

ACRYLIC and MIXED-MEDIA ART CLASSES - for children and teens - ongoing

May 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Therese Lydia Joseph
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $60 - per student (min 4 students required)
ART CLASSES AT YOUR REQUEST: Children/Youth explore the never-ending possibilities of creating intuitive art with acrylic paints and mixed media. Classes are ongoing and scheduled as needed. Read more.

PRIVATE LESSONS - TAKE YOUR DRAWING SKILLS TO NEW LEVELS WITH WENDY MOULD,AFCA

February 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014
March 1, 2014 - April 30, 2014
April 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014
May 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Wendy Mould AFCA
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $70 + GST for 2 ½ hour session; Gift Certificates available
There is an artist in all of us and I want to help you be that artist. Private drawing lessons for all experience levels. Read more.

Directed Painting

January 23, 2014 - April 24, 2014
January 24, 2014 - March 1, 2014
January 25, 2014 - March 1, 2014
March 8, 2014 - April 26, 2014
May 1, 2014 - May 29, 2014
May 2, 2014 - May 30, 2014
May 3, 2014 - May 31, 2014
(12 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $180.00
Agata’s expert advice and sense of humor, will help you through problem areas in oils, acrylics or pastels you may struggle with. Read more.

PARENT & CHILD Mixed-Media/Acrylic Art Classes

May 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Instructor: Therese Lydia Joseph
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $80
Moms, Fathers, Grandparents, Sons, Daughters, Grandchildren... this is your opportunity to have an experience that will last a lifetime. Read more.

ACRYLIC and MIXED MEDIA ART CLASSES for adults - any level - ongoing

May 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Therese Lydia Joseph
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $10 per hour - $60 per hour (see below)
Learn all the tricks and how-to's of Mixed Media: create texture, use textiles, transfers, spackle, gels and so much more. Read more.

Acrylic Painting - Kids class

April 24, 2014
May 1, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Colour Theory, Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $25 plus the cost of supplies
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and acrylic painting in this fun 1.5 hour class. Read more.

Spring is Here, Get Those Journals Out!!

May 2, 2014
Instructor: Wendy Mould AFCA
Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Outdoor Painting, Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $25
Learn some new tips and techniques to make those Journals come alive!! Read more.

Silk Screening on Clay

May 3, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 158.00
Students will learn to burn their own images into photo emulsion and apply these images to clay. Read more.

Birds in Coloured Pencil: Pileated Woodpecker

May 3, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $85 (includes handout and some materials)
Complete a coloured pencil drawing of a Pileated Woodpeker working step by step from a stock photograph. Read more.

Silk Screening on Clay

May 3, 2014 - May 10, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $158.00
Students will learn to burn their own images into photo emulsion and apply these images to clay. Read more.

Floral Watercolours with Caren Heine - Weekend Workshop

May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: 168.00
This celebrated artist will teach the secrets of colour and brushwork techniques to create magnificent floral paintings, or to incorporate the negative painting style into your future works. Read more.

The Joy of Painting Plein-Air with Acrylics - Weekend Workshop

May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: 157.50
The course will include discussion on visualizing the painting, techniques of how to set up a plein air painting, Jim’s technique of painting with acrylics complete with demonstration. Read more.

Altered Books - Acrylic Mixed Media

May 4, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $30
Use acrylic mixed media and collage to upcycle a discarded book and create a unique work of art. Read more.

Back 2 Basics

May 4, 2014
Instructor: Marney-Rose Edge
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $95.00 plus GST
“Back 2 Basics” is for those who have little or no experience in the watercolor medium or for those wishing to reacquaint themselves with the medium. Read more.

Art is Life, Life is Art

May 5, 2014 - May 9, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Norma Jackson
Location(s): Vancouver Island
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $550
For beginners and experienced alike, this 5 day acrylic workshop will take you on a journey from where you are... to where you want to go. Read more.

Paint Like A Master - Van Gogh's Starry Night

May 5, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $50.00 + gst
Step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. Read more.

Learning to Paint With Oils Without Stress!

May 6, 2014 - June 10, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: 183.75
An introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Read more.

Drawing, Painting and Picture Making: Transformational Tools for the Beginning Artist

May 7, 2014 - June 25, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Chris Woods
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $405.00
Two of Fraser Valley’s Top Artists to Share Secrets in UFV Art Course Read more.

Dare to Draw

May 7, 2014 - June 11, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 183.00
Students will learn to draw an object not only to obtain a likeness, but also to give the drawing energy and life. Read more.

Classical Drawing – Anatomy: Structure, Form and Movement

May 7, 2014 - June 25, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $187.00
Join Mark Anthony in a fundamental study of the structural anatomy of the human form. Read more.

Basic Digital SLR Photography

April 9, 2014 - April 30, 2014
May 7, 2014 - May 28, 2014
June 2, 2014 - June 23, 2014
July 2, 2014 - July 23, 2014
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Douglas Williams
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $120
Learn the most important functions on your digital slr camera Read more.

Classical Drawing – Anatomy: the Head and Upper Body

May 7, 2014 - June 25, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $187.00
In this fascinating 8 week program, you will learn to see and understand the human gestural language of the head and face through a composite study of key reference points of measurement and anatomy. Read more.

Fun & Free Watercolours - May

May 9, 2014 - June 13, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: 183.75
We will look at how the paint and paper react using different amounts of water and paint, and different papers, to achieve different effects. Read more.

Block Printing

May 10, 2014 - May 11, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $75 / Supplies: $20 plus supply list
Block Printing Workshop without a press Read more.

Traditional Icon and Egg Tempera Painting Workshop

May 10, 2014 - June 14, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Alina Smolyansky
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $300
Introduction to traditional egg tempera painting Read more.

Silk Painting - The Basics

May 10, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $95 for the day (includes all materials)
Learn the basics of silk painting using vibrant, colourful steam-set dyes. Read more.

Printmaking With a Press - Plexiglass

May 10, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: 100.45
Using Plexiglass plates, participants will explore the many techniques available using these versatile and double-sided clear plates. Read more.

Crackle Weave: Traditional and Modern (18+ years)

May 10, 2014 - May 17, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): 3D, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $151 + tax
Crackle is a weave structure traditionally used for upholstery; but Crackle can be used for so much more, including towels, tablecloths and clothing. Learn how to play with this fascinating weave Read more.

Crackle Weave Workshop - Traditional and Modern

May 10, 2014 - May 17, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 151 +tax
Learn the weave traditionally used for upholstery, but now used for much more. Read more.

Mixed Media Collage

May 10, 2014 - May 11, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Location(s): Qualicum Beach
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Digital, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Photography, Printmaking
Cost:
Discover the wonderful creative opportunities mixed media collage has to offer. Read more.

Heron Fabric Sculpture

May 10, 2014 - May 11, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 255.50
In this two day workshop you’ll use wires, tin foil, t-shirts and Paverpol - a water based, non toxic, fabric hardener - to create your own heron for your home. Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Sunday May 11 & Sunday May 18th, 2014

May 11, 2014 - May 18, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $300.
There is no drawing course more basic than this workshop, anywhere. Learn to see and draw with simple, confidence-building exercises. Read more.

ProjectMe - Mixed Media Art

May 12, 2014
May 26, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $25 plus the cost of supplies
Create luminous layered art journal pages by drawing and painting over collage. Read more.

Paint like a Master - Van Gogh's 12 Sunflowers

May 12, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $50.00 +GST
Step-by-step instructions and demo, using acrylics Read more.

Shibori on Natural Fabrics

May 13, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Fabric Arts
Cost: 180.00
Learn to create patterns and textures on natural fabrics using shibori methods and reactive dyes. Read more.

NEW***Chalk & Paint Flowers

May 15, 2014
May 31, 2014
(2 sessions)
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Langley, New Westminster, Port Moody, Surrey, Vancouver, White Rock
Topic(s): Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $50.00 + GST
Create a beautiful mixed medium painting of spring flowers - inspired by Artist-in-Residence, Charlene's flower series, as requested by clients! Read more.

Pottery Workshop: Cone 6 Crystalline Porcelaine

May 16, 2014 - May 30, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: 112 + tax
Learn the intricacies of Crystalline Porcelaines from Pat Schendel and Brandon Martin. Read more.

Pottery: Cone 6 Crystalline Porcelain (18+ years)

May 16, 2014 - May 30, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: $112 + tax
Come and learn the intricacies of Crystalline Porcelains. We will guide you through the steps of making, glazing and post-fire finishing the growing of crystals in glaze. Read more.

Pro-D Day Classes: Theatre Crafts (5–9 yrs)

January 31, 2014
February 21, 2014
April 11, 2014
May 16, 2014
June 27, 2014
(5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): 3D, Children and Youth
Cost: $52.50
Spend the day creating imaginative sock puppets such as dragons and mermaids, and a small scale theatre to take home and create stories with. Read more.

4-Day Plein Air Painting Workshop

May 16, 2014 - May 19, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Jerry Markham
Location(s): Kelowna, Vernon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting
Cost: $490 + GST
Plein air workshop at a variety of locations and scenery throughout the Okanagan valley with Jerry Markham. Read more.

Painting in Spain with Leslie Redhead and Rick McDiarmid

May 16, 2014 - May 24, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Leslie Redhead, MEd, NWWS, CSPWC, AFCA
Location(s): Abbotsford, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Campbell River, Chilliwack, Comox, Coquitlam, Courtenay, Cranbrook, Delta, Downtown Vancouver, Gibsons, Grand Forks, Gulf Islands, Kamloops, Kelowna, Kimberley, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Other BC Location, Penticton, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Hardy, Port Moody, Powell River, Prince George, Quadra Island, Qualicum Beach, Quesnel, Revelstoke, Richmond, Salmon Arm, Squamish, Summerland, Sunshine Coast, Surrey, Tofino, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Vernon, Victoria, Wells, West Vancouver, Westbank (West Kelowna), Whistler, White Rock
Topic(s): Art Vacations, Watercolour Painting
Cost:
Join Leslie and Rick painting in a shared small group atmosphere in Andalucia, Spain. Read more.

Drawing Without Fear! - Weekend Workshop

May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 168.00
This workshop is designed for the absolute beginner and those who wish to refresh their drawing skills. Read more.

Fantastic Felt Hats with Dawn Edwards

May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost:
So Many Hats and Only One Head! Read more.

Introduction to Wet Felting with Allison Altherr

May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: Cost: $75 / Supplies: $45 (supply list to be sent upon registration)
Introduction to Functional Wet Felting Read more.

The Altered Image: Print Augmentation, Manipulation, Distressing & Transfer

May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 217.00
Learn exciting techniques to transform your photographs into memorable works of art. Read more.

Trees as a feature and in the Landscape

May 18, 2014
Instructor: Marney-Rose Edge
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $95.00 plus GST
We will cover trees as a focal feature and incorporate them into the landscape using watercolor. Read more.

Pen & Ink and Pastels with Gabriela

February 6, 2014 - February 27, 2014
February 6, 2014 - February 27, 2014
May 22, 2014 - June 12, 2014
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: $90.00
Create a beautiful piece of art with Gabriela in this beginner friendly class using stencils as a starting point Read more.

Printmaking: Monoprint or the Painterly Print (18+ years)

May 22, 2014 - May 29, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media, Printmaking
Cost: $70 + tax
Discover graphic arts and the monoprint, also called the “painterly print”. Working both with and without a press, you will create several one-of-a-kind prints. Read more.

Printmaking Workshop: Monoprint or the Painterly Print

May 22, 2014 - May 29, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $70 + tax
Discover graphic arts and the monoprint, also called the "painterly print." Read more.

7 Steps to A Successful Painting - Weekend Workshop - May

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 304.50
If you're looking for a fun, unforgettable, inspiring weekend that gives you the tools you need to successfully paint on your own, then you must take this workshop! Read more.

Painting the Portrait with the Limited Palette

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $231 (including GST)
Learn the classical method of painting portraits in oil using the Zorn Limited Palette to achieve reliable and harmonious results. Read more.

7 Steps to a Successful Painting

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $290.00
Instructor; Brian Simons - If you want to get beyond the barriers and blocks holding you back from your desire to paint, this is the program for you! Read more.

Portrait drawing from life.

May 24, 2014
Instructor: Katharine Dickinson
Topic(s): Portrait Drawing
Cost: $75
Learn how to draw an accurate portrait from a live model. Read more.

Soapstone Sculpture: Carve an Eagle

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: 112.00
This workshop covers all you need to know - tools, design, roughing out, through to finishing and polishing. Read more.

Introduction to Digital Photography Workshop

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $59 + tax
Learn the basics of digital photography such as shutter speeds, depth of field, and the functions and settings. Read more.

Introduction to Digital Photography (18+ years)

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Digital, Photography
Cost: $59 + tax
Learn the basics of digital photography such as shutter speeds, depth of field, the various functions and settings and how they relate directly to your desired photo. Read more.

Art Journals Workshop with Gabriela

May 25, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Collage, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: $54.00
Discover the joy of art journaling. Read more.

Family Time: Handmade Paper Workshop

May 28, 2014 - June 4, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Topic(s): Paper Making
Cost: First child of parent: $29; Additional child of same parent: $21
Parents/guardians and children 6 & under will learn the art of paper making. Read more.

Family Time: Handmade Paper (6 years and under)

May 28, 2014 - June 4, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): 3D, Children and Youth, Colour Theory, Fabric Arts
Cost: First child of parent: $29; Additional child of same parent: $21
Introduce your child to the traditional craft of handmade paper. Children will gain hands-on experience creating unique pieces. Read more.

Classical Drawing Intermediate –the Lighter Side

January 9, 2014 - February 27, 2014
April 3, 2014 - May 22, 2014
May 29, 2014 - July 17, 2014
(8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $187.00
Adults and youths (15+) are invited to learn to draw or develop their skills whilst enjoying a creative visual tour of some of the finest examples of masterpieces Europe has to offer. Read more.

Heat Setting on Fabric

May 29, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 100.00
Participants will learn how to create permanent textures and 3D effects on synthetic fibres through a thermal process. Read more.

Basic Sitting Fabric Sculpture

May 29, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 134.40
Learn how to make a beautiful garden sculpture from an old t-shirt in just one day. Read more.

3 day Plein Air Painting workshop with Dominik Modlinski

May 30, 2014 - June 1, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Bear Valley Highlands
Location(s): Kamloops, Kelowna, Other BC Location, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Vacations, Colour Theory, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting
Cost: $ 450
Plein Air Painting - Experience 3 days of excitement as you learn secrets of colour and its application in plein air and studio painting Read more.

Dominik Modlinski - Plein Air Painting

May 30, 2014 - June 1, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Bear Valley Highlands
Location(s): Vernon
Topic(s): Outdoor Painting
Cost: 450
Three days of inspiration and innovation where brushstrokes radiate with luminescent light and the brilliant hues of the Canadian and worldwide landscapes. Read more.

Break some more rules.....Mixed Media with Acrylics & Encaustics with Margot Stolz

May 31, 2014
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: Cost: $40 / Supplies: $20 plus supply list
Mixed Media with Acrylics & Encaustics with Margot Stolz Read more.

Rags to Garden Art

May 31, 2014
Instructor: Phyllis Sabean
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: $100.00 includes tools,all supplies & GST
Create Garden sculptures from recycled natural fabrics and other found items with the help of Pavorpol & Powertex Fabric hardeners Read more.

Basketry: Appalachian Egg Basket (18+ years)

May 31, 2014
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): 3D, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $93 + tax
Create a unique, sturdy, twin-bottom, ribbed basked with a handle using commercial cane as well as natural materials from the garden. Read more.

Yoga & Art Workshop (15+)

May 31, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing
Cost: 86.00
Join award winning artist, Joyelle, and Chris from Kushala Yoga as they lead you through this full day of relaxation and expression via intuitive abstract painting. Read more.

Yoga and Art Workshop

March 15, 2014
May 31, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Mixed/Other Media, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $86.00
Join award winning artist, Joyelle, and Chris from Kushala Yoga as they lead you through this full day of relaxation and expression via intuitive abstract painting. Read more.

Pet Portraits in Coloured Pencil

May 31, 2014 - June 14, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $125 (includes some supplies)
Learn techniques for working with coloured pencils with the focus on capturing the qualities of our feline and canine companions. Read more.

Basketry Workshop: Appalachian Egg Basket

May 31, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $93 + tax
Learn how to create a sturdy, twin-bottom ribbed basket with hand using commercial cane and natural garden materials. Read more.

Script Writing for Short Films

April 12, 2014 - April 13, 2014
June 1, 2014 - June 8, 2014
(2 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $120.00
Learn the art of short film screenwriting and create your very own original first draft of a short film screenplay in a fun and relaxed small group environment. Read more.

Painting the Color of Shadows in Watercolor

June 1, 2014
Instructor: Marney-Rose Edge
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $95.00 plus GST
Learn how to look for the color in shadows and to paint those colors you find. Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Sunday June 1st & Sunday June 8th, 2014

June 1, 2014 - June 8, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 300.
There is no more basic drawing course anywhere. Learn to see and draw with simple, confidence-building exercises. Typically students are AMAZED at their progress after only two days! Read more.

Demystifying Colour Theory! - Sunday Workshop

June 1, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Colour Theory
Cost: 84.00
At the end of the day you will understand the basic principles of colour theory. Read more.

Encaustic Explorations Intensive

June 2, 2014 - June 6, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 459.55
This workshop will focus on creative exploration and innovative mixed media techniques. Read more.

Figure Drawing/Painting - June

June 5, 2014 - June 26, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: Drop in Fee 12.00 + gst or a block of sessions for 40.00 + gst
No instruction. Any medium and skill level welcome. Read more.

Acrylics for Beginners

June 5, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: 125.00
This fast-drying water-based medium is a great choice for those who want to ignite their creativity. Read more.

Outdoor Acrylics (18+ years)

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Colour Theory, Outdoor Painting
Cost: $69 + tax
Gain inspiration from the outdoor experience and spontaneously capture the landscape with paints on canvas. Learn to how use acrylic paints and colour mixing to capture the outdoors. Read more.

Pastels with Joan Larson

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Joan Larson
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing
Cost:
Pastels with Joan Larson Read more.

Outdoor Acrylics

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $69 + tax
Gain inspiration from the outdoors and spontaneously capture the landscape with acrylic paints on canvas. Read more.

Six Breaths Retreat

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Art Vacations
Cost: $485 early bird until Jan 30
A two day art & yoga retreat 10 minutes from downtown Victoria. Read more.

A Weekend of Painting Just for Beginners with Bill Hibberd (Oils and Acrylics) (www.billhibberd.com)

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $200
This class is for those who don't know where to start or even how to properly mix their paint...and what is medium for? Read more.

Painting Without Fear! - Weekend Workshop

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: 168.00
You will learn to apply basic acrylic painting techniques to create your own art pieces. Read more.

4 day Mixed Media workshop with Jean Pederson

June 7, 2014 - June 10, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Bear Valley Highlands
Location(s): Kamloops, Kelowna, Other BC Location, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Vacations, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $ 450
Immerse yourself in a creative mixed media experience with renowned artist and book author Jean Pederson Read more.

Workshop in Sooke/ BC

June 7, 2014 - June 8, 2014
Instructor: Carmel Clare
Location(s): Vancouver Island
Topic(s): Art Vacations
Cost: $295
Painting the Landscapes of Sooke/ BC Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 5 'Perspective and Proportion'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $200
This course is the fifth in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Animated Cartoon Workshop

June 11, 2014 - June 18, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth
Cost: $42.50
Learn how to create your own hand-drawn animated cartoon! Read more.

Animated Cartoon Workshop (11-17 years)

June 11, 2014 - June 18, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Digital, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Video Art
Cost: $42.50
You’ll design characters, plan a story, make a storyboard, and then draw and edit your film, practicing techniques in shot composition, movement and timing. Read more.

My Cartoon Character Workshop

June 11, 2014 - June 18, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth
Cost: $42.50
Learn how to create your own cartoon star characters. Read more.

My Cartoon Character (11-17 years)

June 11, 2014 - June 18, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Digital, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Photography
Cost: $42.50
Learn techniques of creating and designing appealing characters, story building situations, plots, antagonists and a supporting cast to best highlight your protagonist! Read more.

Drawing & Painting: Weekend Workshop

June 14, 2014 - June 15, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Oil Painting, Pencil Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 147.00
This is a workshop to explore drawing and painting nature from direct observation. Read more.

Family Clay Workshops (price includes 1 adult and 1 child) (5 yrs+) TWAC With Pauline Doyle

February 1, 2014
April 5, 2014
June 14, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): 3D, Children and Youth, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: $45.00
Using stamps and cut–outs, parents and children work side by side, each creating fun decorations. Read more.

Family Clay Workshop (3+)

June 14, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: 45.00
Using stamps and cut–outs, parents and children of all ages work side by side, each creating fun decorations for Canada Day. Read more.

3 day workshop - Experimental Acrylic Encounter with Linda Kemp

June 14, 2014 - June 16, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Bear Valley Highlands
Location(s): Kamloops, Kelowna, Other BC Location, Penticton, Vernon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Vacations, Colour Theory, Mixed/Other Media, Outdoor Painting
Cost: $ 450
Explore Acrylics with renowned artist and book author Linda Kemp who will guide you through an exciting and fun workshop Read more.

Paint and Create Plein Air Workshop With Mike Svob in France Paris to Provence June 2014

June 16, 2014 - June 30, 2014 (15 sessions)
Instructor: Mike Svob
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 5,500.00 USD (details to be provided on registration)
Workshop with Mike Svob in France,come along and find your creative muse in this inspiring 15 day painting experience June 2014. Read more.

Alla Prima Acrylics for New and Intermediate Painters

June 21, 2014 - September 7, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Outdoor Painting
Cost: 80.00
Learn the joy of the direct painting method using acrylics with enthusiastic instructor, Jane Appleby. Read more.

Oil Painting with David Simons

June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: 304.50
Learning to have the “Painter’s Eye” and how to aquire the painters eye is the core principal of this workshop. Read more.

Sampling Papers

June 22, 2014
Instructor: Marney-Rose Edge
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $95.00 plus GST
This one day watercolor workshop explores 7 different surface types of paper you may not normally choose on your own. Read more.

Nuno Felted Scarf - Sunday Workshop

June 22, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 117.60
In this class we’ll learn the technique of nuno felting, making ascarf of your chosen design and colour. Read more.

Young Architects (6.5 - 9 years)

June 23, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Children and Youth, Colour Theory, Drawing
Cost: 94.00
In this fun and playful class, you will learn about blueprints, different areas of home and design. Read more.

Design Your Dream City (6.5 - 9 years)

June 23, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Children and Youth, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 94.00
The objective of this adventure is to explore the city and its environment. Read more.

Solid Form Felting Techniques with Lisa Klakulak

June 27, 2014 - June 29, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost:
Solid Form Felting Techniques, a master class with Lisa Klakulak Read more.

Pro-D Day Classes: Themed Art with Kimberly Blackstock (6–12 yrs)

January 31, 2014
February 21, 2014
April 11, 2014
May 16, 2014
June 27, 2014
(5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $48.00
Students create inspired, themed art projects which encourage the exploration of their imaginations and develop their artistic skills in a fun learning environment. Read more.

The A to Z of Relief Printmaking - Saturday Workshop

June 28, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: 100.59
Students will learn the basic steps of relief printmaking, from transferring a drawing, cutting the plate, and printing the image on a traditional cast iron screw press. Read more.

Paint the Vines with Alex Fong www.alexfong.com

June 28, 2014 - June 29, 2014
Instructor: Summerland Community Arts Council
Location(s): Summerland
Topic(s): Outdoor Painting
Cost: $200
Join Alex for a weekend painting plein-aire in the beautiful Thornhaven Vineyards above Summerland. Read more.

Perspectives - Weekend Workshop

June 28, 2014 - June 29, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 178.50
This workshop will examine perspective using a combination of demonstrations, exercises, practice and discussion. Read more.

Classical Drawing: Summer Series

July 3, 2014 - September 4, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: 187.00
Relax into summer with Mark Anthony as he leads you through an enjoyable creative and varied agenda of observational sketching in your medium of choice. Read more.

What Does That Mean? (7 - 13 years)

July 3, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing
Cost: 61.75
Kimberly makes learning about art fun and exciting! Young artists will explore painting techniques and create both representational and non-objective work whilst learning about the difference. Read more.

Two Days of Location Watercolour Sketching in Vancouver with Shari Blaukopf

July 4, 2014 - July 5, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $200, not including meals, lodging or supplies.
The Vancouver workshop is designed to accelerate your development and confidence in watercolour sketching. Read more.

Being and Illustrator (9 - 12 years)

July 5, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing
Cost: 46.00
Students will explore what it means to be an illustrator, book illustrator or graphic novel artist. Read more.

Relief Sculpting Sampler

July 5, 2014 - July 6, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: 158.20
We will be focusing on molding mediums, palette knife work and pushing the boundaries of impasto style painting Read more.

Classical Drawing: Edgar Degas Drawing Workshop (Intermediate to Advanced)

July 5, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing
Cost: 120.00
Join Mark Anthony in a special all-day tribute to the Great French Impressionist Master Edgar Degas. Every effort will be made to place you in the old masters workshop. Read more.

Classical Drawing: Edgar Degas Drawing Workshop (Intermediate to Advanced)

July 5, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing
Cost: 120.00
Every effort will be made to place you in the old masters workshop with fundamental studies leading to a four- hour live, costumed model study based on his great drawings. Read more.

NEW - Plein Air Painting on Bowen Island, BC

July 5, 2014 - July 6, 2014
July 12, 2014 - July 13, 2014
(2 sessions)
Instructor: Sheree Jones
Location(s): Bowen Island
Topic(s): Outdoor Painting
Cost: $150.00
This two day weekend plein air workshop will cover drawing, colour mixing and composition, while students explore the beauty of Bowen Island. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 4 'Portraiture'

August 5, 2013 - September 19, 2013
April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 4, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $200
This course is the 4th in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

2014 Summer art Camp

July 7, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Winson Chiu
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Digital, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: 175
This is an intensive drawing training for manga-influenced comic from Monday to Friday, 3 1/2 hours per day. You pick a choice from 8 disciplines. Read more.

Summer Camp - Afternoon Clay (6 - 12 years)

July 7, 2014 - August 15, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: 93.00
Come and spend your summer afternoons in the clay studio. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 2 'Painting and Mixing colors'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 13, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Colour Theory
Cost: $200
This course is the second in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Your Art Journey Mentorship Program

July 7, 2014 - August 29, 2014 (10 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Acrylic Painting, Art Business / Professional Development, Children and Youth, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Outdoor Painting, Pencil Drawing, Sculpture
Cost: 285.00
Through this two-week intensive workshop, Damara Jacobs Morris (a Masters of Arts graduate) will help you find your inspiration to take your art to the next level and develop your artist statement. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 1 'Outline Drawing'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 13, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $200
This course is the first in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Gibsons School of the Arts 5 day- Summer Painting Workshops by professional artists

July 7, 2014 - July 11, 2014 (5 sessions)
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Location(s): Gibsons
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $550.00
Visual Language in Abstract using Acrylics by instructor Blu Smith Read more.

Art in the Morning (6 - 9 years)

July 7, 2014 - August 1, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: 135.00
The morning will include painting, drawing, making 3D papier mâché sculptures and creating a sketchbook. Fun, different projects each week. Read more.

"Summer in the City": Four, one week Sculpture/painting Camps in Suzy's Kitsilano Garden Studio!! ages 6-16yrs.

July 7, 2014 - July 11, 2014
July 21, 2014 - July 25, 2014
August 4, 2014 - August 8, 2014
August 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Suzy Birstein
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: 1/2 day - $165 or full $330
Children will experience the wonders of working with Ceramics combined with Papier Mache, Mosaics and/or Drawing and Painting while exploring an Exciting theme. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 6 'Compose Original Art'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 4, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 6, 2014
November 10, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $200
This course is the third in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Young Masters Canvas Project (7 - 13 years)

July 8, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth
Cost: 61.75
Young artists will explore acrylics, mixed media and more! Read more.

Classical Drawing: Young Masters (12 - 16 years)

July 9, 2014 - September 10, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Mission, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: 95.00
Join Mark Anthony in an exciting introduction to traditional studies in observational drawing based on the Great European Masters, specifically designed for youths. Read more.

Artist Retreat at Wisteria Acres

July 10, 2014 - July 13, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Michael King
Location(s): Abbotsford, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Campbell River, Chilliwack, Comox, Coquitlam, Courtenay, Cranbrook, Delta, Downtown Vancouver, Gibsons, Grand Forks, Gulf Islands, Kamloops, Kelowna, Kimberley, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Online, Open location / Will travel, Other BC Location, Penticton, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Hardy, Port Moody, Powell River, Prince George, Quadra Island, Qualicum Beach, Quesnel, Revelstoke, Richmond, Salmon Arm, Squamish, Summerland, Sunshine Coast, Surrey, Tofino, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Vernon, Victoria, Wells, West Vancouver, Westbank (West Kelowna), Whistler, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Vacations, Colour Theory, Drawing, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 585
The Retreat, near Fort Langley, BC is tailored to help you grow as an artist with painting everyday, discussing art and critiques all in a relaxing and quite atmosphere. Read more.

Having Fun with Photos - Altering and Transferring - Sunday Workshop

July 13, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Photography
Cost:
You’ll learn some easy and unique techniques to transform snapshots into works of art. Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Sunday July 13 and Sunday July 20, 2014

July 13, 2014 - July 20, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $300.
There is no drawing course more basic than this. Learn basic drawing skills in a only two consecutive Sundays! Read more.

Gibsons School of the Arts 5 day summer painting workshos by professional artists

July 14, 2014 - July 18, 2014 (5 sessions)
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Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $ 550.00
Acrylics for Those who Love It by instructor Barrie Chadwick Read more.

Art Projects (5 - 11 years)

July 14, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: 185.00
Work on a different project each day using different mediums; paint a canvas, decorate an apron, make your own kaleidoscope, create fun collages and have fun bubble drawing. Read more.

Stained Glass Mosaic - Weekend Workshop

July 19, 2014 - July 20, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 191.10
In this 2 part workshop you will learn what adhesives work best for different foundations, what type of grout to use, different materials that can be incorporated into your designs, etc. Read more.

Directed Painting for Intermediate to Advanced

July 21, 2014 - July 24, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Business / Professional Development, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 120.00
If you are working independently in oils, acrylics or pastels and want to go to the next level, Agata’s expert advice and sense of humor, help you through problem areas you may struggle with. Read more.

Arts Sampler

July 22, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 215.00
Here is a chance to try your hand at various visual arts: acrylic or oil painting, clay wheel throwing, clay hand building, sketching, watercolours, and classical drawing. Read more.