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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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Fluid Acrylic Abstract Painting

June 17, 2017
Instructor: Lisa Powers
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $75 (includes all material)
Create a beautiful and intricate piece for your wall! Read more.

Egyptian / Coptic Bookbinding (Sat, Jun 17, 2017, 2-5pm)

June 17, 2017
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $91.25
Egyptian bookbinding reveals the spine and completely exposes the stitching of the book. Read more.

Egyptian Bookbinding Workshop

June 17, 2017 ( sessions)
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $85 + taxes (includes materials)
Create a blank page book with an Egyptian bookbinding technique which reveals the spine and completely exposes the stitching of the book. Read more.


June 17, 2017
Instructor: Enda Bardell
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: 89.98
Expressionist Watercolour workshop, painting fast and loose, wet in wet sky in the morning, landscape in the afternoon. Read more.

Expressionist Watercolour with Enda Bardell

June 17, 2017
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $89.78
Enda Bardell will discuss composition, values, planning the painting, blending colour by painting wet on wet, the use of brush strokes to achieve a desired effect, glazing and recovery. Read more.

Directional Hatching in the Classical Method

June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $198
How to use hatching in a logical way to describe the form Read more.

Intermediate Glass Fusing

June 18, 2017
Instructor: Mad About Glass / Spirit Glass Design
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $110.00 + GST (plus a $10 fee to rent tools or bring your own set)
This class is intended for students with beginner experience who want to take their glass fusing skills to the next level! Read more.

HeART Container - Hands-On Pottery

June 19, 2017 ( sessions)
Instructor: Chilliwack Community Arts Council - the Art Room
Location(s): Chilliwack
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Sculpture
Cost: $55
Make your own heart shaped container from clay and fill it with whatever your heart desires. Read more.

Illustrating Nature

June 19, 2017 - June 22, 2017 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Katharine Dickinson
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Pencil Drawing
Cost: $310.00
This course introduces you to the principles of creating accurate drawings from nature. Read more.

Painting with Luminous Egg Tempera

May 16, 2017 - June 13, 2017
June 20, 2017 - July 17, 2017
(5 sessions)
Instructor: Alina Smolyansky
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $ 260 + materials $ 50
Egg tempera painting Read more.