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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November 10, 2019

Intuitive Painting

Instructor: Anita Nairne

INTUITIVE PAINTING Create from the Soul to Expand the Heart ~ First-time painters can learn to draw and paint easily and confidently in a stress-free environment. ~ Skilled artists can release blocks and reach beyond their eyes into their inner...

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November 10, 2019 - November 11, 2019

Creative Portrait Painting: Glazing, Texture & Brushwork

Instructor: Canvas Method

In this exciting course, you will learn how to create expressionistic portrait paintings with powerful realism and exciting brushwork. Bringing together traditional and contemporary techniques, emphasis will be placed upon creative experimentation with colour, composition, glazing, texture, and mark making....

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November 11, 2019

Intuitive Painting

Instructor: Anita Nairne

INTUITIVE PAINTING Create from the Soul to Expand the Heart ~ First-time painters can learn to draw and paint easily and confidently in a stress-free environment. ~ Skilled artists can release blocks and reach beyond their eyes into their inner...

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November 11, 2019

Creative exploration/development

Instructor: TracyAnne

Creative Emergence Eight weeks of self-exploration to discover, or recover, your creative self. Want to uncover your creative voice – whatever form that might be? Struggling to unblock a stuck art practice? Wanting to learn more about your own creativity...

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November 12, 2019

Intuitive Painting

Instructor: Anita Nairne

INTUITIVE PAINTING Create from the Soul to Expand the Heart ~ First-time painters can learn to draw and paint easily and confidently in a stress-free environment. ~ Skilled artists can release blocks and reach beyond their eyes into their inner...

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November 12, 2019 - November 13, 2019

Drawing for the Absollute Beginner with Meghan Krauss

Do you want to learn to draw but don't know how to get started? This is an ideal course for people with little or no experience in drawing. The course involves drawing from direct observation with an emphasis on the...

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November 12, 2019 - November 13, 2019

Painting the Figure

Instructor: Canvas Method

In this course, you will learn how to create powerful, dynamic and lifelike figure paintings by exploring traditional techniques of the Old Masters, as well as contemporary approaches in paint application. More info here: https://www.canvasmethod.ca/classes/fall-courses

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November 12, 2019

Acrylic Painting Studio (Tuesday Nights 7-9:30)

Instructor: Laura Bonnie

A perfect continuation to build upon for former students of an intro class, this course is also a suitable option for beginners, and artists of various backgrounds who are looking to further hone their creative voice and establish a weekly...

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November 13, 2019

Intuitive Painting

Instructor: Anita Nairne

INTUITIVE PAINTING Create from the Soul to Expand the Heart ~ First-time painters can learn to draw and paint easily and confidently in a stress-free environment. ~ Skilled artists can release blocks and reach beyond their eyes into their inner...

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November 13, 2019

Drawing and Sketchbook (Wednesday Mornings Oct 30-Dec 4)

Instructor: Laura Bonnie

Suitable for all levels of sketching and drawing experience.  Drawing basics will be addressed, as well as the use of various techniques, and materials such as gouache, charcoal, ink, and pencil. Emphasis will be on building  drawing and observational skills...

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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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