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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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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September 16, 2020 - November 04, 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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October 15, 2020 - November 12, 2020

Online Class Classical Portrait Drawing

Instructor: Noah Layne

Online Class! Drawing is the foundation of all realist art. In this 5 week course, Noah will show you classical techniques for drawing a realistic portrait. Noah will teach the use of plumb lines, comparative measurement, and tilt angle to...

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October 24, 2020


Instructor: jeanne krabbendam

Bring a painting you are working on, or a new canvas to start something. Bring your tools and off you go! In this Open Studio of 6 hours, you will be able to try out new techniques, or simply work...

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October 25, 2020 - November 22, 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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November 02, 2020 - November 03, 2020

Mark Anthony Drawing – A Traditional Approach to Representational Drawing

Instructor: Mark Anthony

Description WEEKLY CLASSES IN THE FINE ART OF CLASSICAL AND TRADITIONAL DRAWING Mark Anthony – Fine Art Instruction in the European Tradition 778 997-6405 Dene Croft Studios 604 250-5562 Each class is dedicated to learning key...

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