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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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Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Laura Lavender

April 27, 2018
Instructor: Laura Lavender
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: $195
Learn elegant pointed pen, firmly rooted in traditional Copperplate calligraphy, yet with a modern emphasis on individuality. Read more.

Drawing Simplified leading to Painting in your own Style

April 28, 2018 - May 4, 2018
May 12, 2018 - May 19, 2018
May 26, 2018 - June 2, 2018
Instructor: Moneca Atley/Loring
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $20 per class
Lighthearted, fun classes for you and your friends. Read more.

Drawing Hair - the Classical Approach

April 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Portrait Drawing
Cost: $210
Add to your portrait drawing (and painting) with a beautiful way to capture hair Read more.

Absolute Beginner Dare to Paint: Acrylics or Oils with Deb Czernecky

April 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Gallery & Classroom (Colwood BC)
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: 190
This two day workshop is designed for the absolute beginner: We will cover all the basics you need to get going in putting paint onto canvas, from brush application to basic colour theory. Read more.

Directed Painting

April 28, 2018 - June 9, 2018 (7 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $136.50
Are you working independently with oils, acrylics or pastels and want to go to the next level? Read more.

Beyond the Photograph: A Hands-On Immersion

April 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Amy Melious
Location(s): Gulf Islands
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $265 + get
Transform any photograph into a one of a kind work of art! Read more.

Longstitch Bookbinding (Sat, Apr 28 2018, 1-4pm)

April 28, 2018
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $61.60
Longstitch bookbinding is a Medieval technique practised by both guild bookbinders and amateurs. Read more.

Basketry: Garlic and Herb Basket

April 28, 2018
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $50
In one day, learn how to twine and weave this popular basket from vine, cane and coloured wire. Read more.

Cats in Coloured Pencil: The Cat's Meow

April 29, 2018
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $90 + GST
This one-day session focuses on capturing the qualities of our feline companions - their fur, eyes and other features. Read more.

Classical Realist Long Pose Figure Drawing Class

April 29, 2018 - May 27, 2018 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $210 Includes GST and model fees
Long Pose Figure Drawing Class. Sunday evenings 6:30-9:30pm. Noah Layne Academy of Realist Art offers ongoing class in traditional drawing and painting. All skill levels welcome. Read more.