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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September 04, 2019 - October 02, 2019

Classical Oil Figure Painting Class

Instructor: Noah Layne

Come learn classical techniques for painting the figure. In this 5 week course, Noah will show you classical techniques for painting a realistic figure painting. Noah will teach the use of plumb lines, comparative measurement, and tilt angle to find...

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September 08, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Block-In Figure Drawing

Instructor: Noah Layne

The block in is a very important step in drawing well, it's the foundation and core that everything is built upon. Getting the proportion and contour drawn right allows you to then focus on modeling the light as it falls...

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September 09, 2019 - November 28, 2019

Cast Drawing Atelier

Instructor: Noah Layne

Mondays 6-9pm and Thursdays 2-5pm Fall Trimester. September 9th to November 28th 12 weeks. 72 hours. Apply today! For the first three months students will start by doing masterworks copies and other exercises before moving to drawing from plaster casts....

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September 10, 2019 - November 26, 2019

Kids Tuesday after school drawing classes

Instructor: Annette Arndt

Join our ongoing class that hosted after school in Lynn Valley, North Vancouver. For the children that have been taking the classes, we will be continuing on the themes that we have done in the past with more challenging worksheets. We...

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September 15, 2019 - October 06, 2019

Online E-Course: Dare To Draw | For Beginners

Instructor: studiodeanne

This drawing workshop for beginners will show up in your inbox as an invitation to pick up your pen instead of your phone* and draw! (*other than the implicit irony of the delivery method:) It is an email course of...

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September 15, 2019 - October 15, 2019

Private Drawing/Painting Lessons with Wendy Mould, AFCA, CDM

Instructor: Wendy

Bring Your Passion to Draw to Life Would you like your eagles to soar, you waves to crash and your leaves to swirl in the wind? Book drawing lessons and learn how. Private lessons may be booked at any time...

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September 16, 2019 - October 28, 2019

Watercolour on Masa Paper Classes

Instructor: Richard Wong

Learn how to paint beautiful watercolours on Japanese art paper (masa) with Richard Wong.  Classes are fun, relaxed and fully supported.  For all levels including absolute beginners. I started these classes last spring.  You can expect a safe place to...

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September 17, 2019 - December 10, 2019

Drawing: Introduction I sith Neil McClelland

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic materials and techniques of drawing. Emphasis is on elements such as line, shape, value, space, proportion, perspective and composition. In addition, students are encouraged to explore a range of materials...

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September 17, 2019 - December 10, 2019

Landscape Painting Now I with Wendy Welch

This two-part course will cover a variety of approaches to contemporary landscape painting. The first part will cover an overview of landscape painting in the 20th century and then focus on new kinds of approaches to "realism" as well as...

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September 17, 2019 - December 10, 2019

Painting: Material as Meaning with Neil McClelland

This course will focus on using materials to enhance meaning or symbolic impact in painting. This includes using the material qualities of paint and mediums to change/enhance/subvert the mood, impact and meaning of a painting and exploring how colour can...

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October 3, 2019

Mixed Media on Canvas

Fee: $300 (supplies not included)

Create a beautiful abstract using modelling paste, objects, fluid acrylic, acrylic inks, glazing medium and heavy body acrylic paints.

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September 25, 2019

Beginner Acrylic

Fee: $335

Learn the basics of acrylic painting on canvas while creating landscape paintings.

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