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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August 28, 2019 - September 01, 2020

Art Classes

It’s never too late to become an artist Try your hand at one of Green Apple Art Center’s new Adult Watercolour, Acrylic Painting, or Pencil Drawing classes. All experience levels welcome!   WATERCOLOUR PAINTING Learn basic techniques and pro tips...

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January 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020

Introduction to Oil Painting with Laurie M. Landry

Instructor: LaurieMLandry

If you've never worked with oil paints, or feel intimidated by one of the oldest painting materials, this class is for you. This is a private session of up to two or three people, with flexible dates and time in...

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March 01, 2020 - December 13, 2020

Drawing 101 – Learn to draw like the Masters


Join classically trained Brazilian artist, Alex Greghi in this atelier style drawing class. In this class you will be walked through various stages of classical drawing techniques to help you master your drawing skills. Experienced to beginner artists welcome, Alex...

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June 15, 2020 - August 21, 2020

VSA Online Art Program – Intensive Manga/Anime

Instructor: VSA

Online Intensive Manga/Anime Description: Master the manga and anime style. Using techniques learned in the junior cartoon course, students will learn to draw with authentic Japanese methods. Minimum number of students: 3 Promotion deadline: June 30th, 2020 *Students will be notified...

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July 12, 2020 - August 09, 2020

Online Class Alla Prima Still Life Painting

Instructor: Noah Layne

Online Class! Come learn oil Alla Prima techniques for painting. Alla Prima means paintings done in one session. Noah will teach the use of plumb lines, comparative measurement, and tilt angle to find correct proportions. Noah will show how he...

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July 22, 2020 - August 19, 2020

Online Oil Painting Master Copy

Instructor: Noah Layne

Learn about oil painting while copying a master painting. Students will work on a preliminary drawing which they will transfer to their panel/canvas. They will do an underpainting and second underpainting before moving to form painting and finishing stages. There...

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July 25, 2020 - August 22, 2020

Introduction to Botanical Drawing with Coloured Pencil

The instructor is professional artist Jeannette Sirois   Students will have online access to the instructor for feedback, discussion and questions.  In addition, students will have access to 4 exclusive online bonus videos that will delve deeper into advanced botanical...

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July 28, 2020 - August 25, 2020

Outdoor Sketching – with Wendy Mould, AFCA, CDM

Instructor: Wendy

Want to get "Out There and Sketch" ?  Feeling overwhelmed? Join me, Wendy Mould, AFCA, CDM for a fun, relaxing time of sketching in the park.  Locations will vary but will be in the North Surrey area - Tynehead Park,...

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August 04, 2020 - August 18, 2020

Colour Mixing and Acrylic Still Life Painting

Instructor: Laura Bonnie

Colour Mixing and Acrylic Still Life Painting  Tuesdays 1-3pm August 4th to 18th (3 sessions) $130 all materials included Whether you are just starting out with acrylic paint, or have been working with it for a while, focusing on colour...

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