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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October 26, 2021

From the Ground Up: A Process-Based Approach to Oil Painting (instructional video course)

Instructor: Nicole Sleeth

This is an online, pre-recorded course at  Join anytime and work at your own pace! A successful painting is not about the end product – it’s about the process. A deliberate, thoughtful approach that balances planning with experimental curiosity...

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October 26, 2021 - November 16, 2021

Online Cityscape Painting Class

Instructor: Noah Layne

Cityscape Painting Class. Students will work from photos they take around their city. Noah will talk about perspective and 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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October 26, 2021

Fused Glass Christmas Ornaments

Join glass artist Patricia Doyle and learn the art of glass fusing.  In this 2-hour class, you will learn some of the basic skills needed to start creating fused glass projects on your own, including glass cutting, grinding, material control,...

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October 30, 2021

Witches & Ghosts with Alice

Instructor: PDCAC

Join Alice in making spooktacular upcycled witch and ghost decorations from common items from your home and recycling bin! Fee: $25 All supplies included. Date: Saturday, October 30th 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Location: PDCAC Community Room at the Leir...

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October 31, 2021

Map as Art

'Mapping' in contemporary art refers to geography and might incorporate the use of actual maps, but mapping has also taken on more nuanced images and forms as artists map physical and digital environments, the movements of the body or an...

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November 01, 2021 - November 02, 2021

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 [email protected] 778 997-6405 Dene Croft Studios [email protected] 604 250-5562 Each class is dedicated to learning key...

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November 02, 2021

Pen & Ink, and Watercolours

Join Okanagan Artist, Tina Siddiqui, for this 3 part class where she walks you through the age-old rendition of creating images in pen and ink. In this course, we will use different styles of making marks on paper and incorporating...

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November 04, 2021 - November 05, 2021

Classical Drawing Groups

Instructor: Teresa

Classical Drawing Groups [email protected] WEEKLY ON-LINE TRADITIONAL DRAWING CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS With the onset of COVID 19, artists, art students as well as purely interest based art enthusiasts and hobbyists are bound to the 4 walls of their residences and...

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November 06, 2021 - December 11, 2021

Private Drawing Lessons – Bring Your Passion to Draw to LIfe

Instructor: Wendy

Bring Your Passion to Draw to Life Would you like your eagles to soar, your waves to crash and your leaves to swirl in the wind? Book drawing lessons and learn how.  I will design lessons that will focus  on...

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November 06, 2021

Urban Sketching – Two Approaches – Instructor Ian de Hoog

Instructor: pklemm

If you want to try out urban sketching, it's not always about flawless lines and perfect shapes. In this workshop, we will explore two approaches to sketching and painting loose urban scenes without losing any important details. In the first...

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