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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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Make Your Own Oracle Cards with Bethany & Janette

March 25, 2017 ( sessions)
Instructor: Bethany Handfield
Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $75
Join Bethany Handfield & Janette Damsma for a lovely day of making mixed media oracle cards. Read more.

I Love Pop-Ups Workshop

March 26, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Instructor: Trisha Klus
Location(s): Open location / Will travel
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95
Participants will learn how to make a variety of entertaining heart-themed pop-up mechanisms and present them in book form , protected with a soft wrap cover. Read more.

Book Arts: Five Book Structures and a Folded Paper Case

March 26, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Instructor: Trisha Klus
Location(s): Open location / Will travel
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $85
Students will create five structural book models, a custom paper folded case and instructions that will serve as a reference for future book projects. Read more.

Book Making Workshop – Journal With Exposed Spine Binding

March 26, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Instructor: Trisha Klus
Location(s): Open location / Will travel
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95
In this workshop the student will create a blank journal with covers made from handmade papers, exposed decorative stitching will decorate the spine. All materials provided by the instructor. Read more.

Collage and Paint

March 26, 2017
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage
Cost: $150
This workshop introduces students to the different ways collage can be used in painting including as an underpainting, a way to activate a surface or making a work entirely painted collage papers. Read more.

Discover Your Colour Palette

March 26, 2017
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Colour Theory
Cost: $150
Learn to establish a gratifying colour palette by working with paper swatches and responding to personal decisions based on what are often instant and intuitive likes. Read more.

Book Arts: Undercover Art Journal

March 26, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Instructor: Trisha Klus
Location(s): Open location / Will travel, Vancouver Island
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $85
Book art workshop to create a unique book with a decorated wrapper. Read more.

Book Arts: 1 - 2 - 3!

March 26, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Instructor: Trisha Klus
Location(s): Open location / Will travel
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95
Students will sew 1, 2, and 3 signature books with decorative sewing on the spines. Read more.

Abstracting the Figure – Figure Drawing and painting with a Modern and Contemporary Approach

March 27, 2017 - March 31, 2017 (5 sessions)
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Location(s): Nanaimo
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $745.00
Join honourary Master Drawer Brian Smith for this exciting acrylic workshop that will develop your eye along with your ability to abstract the human form and learn to “see” in terms of simple shapes. Read more.

Drawing and Painting Spring Break Camp

March 27, 2017 - March 31, 2017 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Poppet Creative
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: 100.00
A Spring Break Camp for kids who love to draw and paint. Read more.