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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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Painting 102

January 15, 2018 - March 12, 2018 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $153
If you have already taken Painting 101 or are painting at an intermediate level, this class is for you. Read more.

Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding Intermediate

September 19, 2017 - November 7, 2017
September 21, 2017 - November 9, 2017
January 16, 2018 - March 6, 2018
January 18, 2018 - March 8, 2018
April 10, 2018 - May 29, 2018
April 12, 2018 - May 31, 2018
(8 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $218
This class is designed for the intermediate potter. Classes will focus on demonstrations and discussions on advanced techniques and technical processes. Read more.

Exploring Drawing

January 16, 2018 - March 6, 2018 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $163
Discover the secret to a successful drawing: the balance of opposites. Read more.

Table and Floor Loom Weaving

September 19, 2017 - November 21, 2017
September 22, 2017 - November 24, 2017
January 16, 2018 - March 6, 2018
January 19, 2018 - March 9, 2018
April 10, 2018 - June 12, 2018
April 13, 2018 - June 15, 2018
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $195-$235
Learn how to set up a loom and weave a basic project, then further develop skills using table or floor looms. Suitable for all levels. Read more.

Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding

September 19, 2017 - November 7, 2017
September 20, 2017 - November 8, 2017
September 21, 2017 - November 9, 2017
September 23, 2017 - November 18, 2017
January 16, 2018 - March 6, 2018
January 17, 2018 - March 7, 2018
January 18, 2018 - March 8, 2018
January 20, 2018 - March 10, 2018
April 10, 2018 - May 29, 2018
April 11, 2018 - May 30, 2018
April 12, 2018 - May 31, 2018
April 14, 2018 - June 2, 2018
(8 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $218
Beginners will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and create projects using handbuilding techniques. Continuing students are assisted to progress at their own pace. Read more.

Spinning and Dyeing

September 20, 2017 - December 6, 2017
September 21, 2017 - December 7, 2017
January 17, 2018 - March 7, 2018
January 18, 2018 - March 8, 2018
April 11, 2018 - June 13, 2018
April 12, 2018 - June 14, 2018
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $205 - $285
Learn to spin and ply yarns using both a spinning wheel and a drop spindle, and explore chemical and natural dyeing and colour blending using fibre preparation tools. Read more.