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Expressive Plant Drawing

July 21, 2019
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 85.00
Artist and floral designer, Jillian Player will bring in one of her fantastical floral displays as subject matter for an afternoon of drawing. Read more.

Painting the Everyday with Gouache

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Topic(s): Collage, Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 430.00
This workshop is inspired by the artist, illustrator and writer Maira Kalman. The focus is on using objects that are part of everyday life as subject matter. Read more.

Creativity Bootcamp: Exploring Your Inner Artist

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 445
Delve into a journey of deepening and expanding your creative art practice, as well as accessing fresh ideas and inspiration. Read more.

ART OFF THE FENCE 23rd Annual Outdoor Art Show & Sale

July 20, 2019 - July 21, 2019
Featuring the work of twelve Pender Island artists plus live music and food kiosk. Read more.

Introductory Printmaking: Drypoint

July 14, 2019
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: 175.0
You will gain a basic understanding of the differences been intaglio and relief printmaking techniques in hands-on, step-by-step printing exercises. Read more.

Painting Composition & Process

July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: 395.00
Participants will build skills in composition and discover the value of planning evocative and effective compositions. Read more.

Layering Paint and Creating Expressive Edges with Lalita Hamill presented by the South Surrey White Rock Art Soceity

September 14, 2019 - September 15, 2019 (2 sessions)
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Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $200 non member price
Students will learn the Old Master alla prima techniques for layering, beginning with wet and thin and ending with dry and thick. Read more.

Lost and Found : Mixed media fine art by Wendy Duffield

July 17, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Wendy Duffield’s exquisite art has been called wonderfully charming, unique, intriguing, and enigmatic. Read more.

Kirsten T.O. Sheffield "Travels Through Batik - At Home and Abroad"

August 16, 2019 - August 22, 2019
Painted Batik Artist, Kirsten T.O. Sheffield returns to the Sidney waterfront August 16-22 at the ArtSea Gallery, 9565 Fifth St, Sidney, BC with her solo show entitled "Travels Through Batik". Read more.

Acrylic Painting for Adults

June 13, 2019 - July 4, 2019
June 20, 2019 - July 11, 2019
June 27, 2019 - July 18, 2019
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Green Apple Art Center
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $270
Acrylic Painting classes aimed at all levels of aspiring artists! Read more.