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 17, 2019 - September 18, 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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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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September 17, 2019 - September 18, 2019

Anatomy: Drawing the Figure

Instructor: Canvas Method

In this course, you will examine the skeletal and muscular structures of the human body to create powerful, dynamic and realistic drawings. Each class begins with a brief anatomy lecture on a specific body region, followed by drawing from the...

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September 17, 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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September 18, 2019 - December 11, 2019

Drawing: Exploration of Materials with Marina diMaio

In this course students explore a range of both traditional and unconventional drawing materials, such as graphite, conté, inks, oil sticks, gouache, erasers, thread, wire, cardboard, fabric, recycled or natural materials, and wax. Through in-class drawing exercises and both collaborative...

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September 18, 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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September 18, 2019 - October 09, 2019

Art For Adults: Figure Drawing

Instructor: gaac_art

Explore the world of portrait and figure drawing in our studio with a live model! Experience various mediums and intuitive understanding of depicting the human form, while learning different techniques. Working from quick gesture drawings to longer, more considered poses, students will...

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September 18, 2019

Drawing Exploration of Materials

In this course students explore a range of both traditional and unconventional drawing materials, such as graphite, conté, inks, oil sticks, gouache, erasers, thread, wire, cardboard, fabric, recycled or natural materials, and wax. Through in-class drawing exercises and both collaborative...

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September 18, 2019

Level 2 Screen Print Class

Instructor: Blim

BLIM LEVEL 2 SCREEN PRINT WORKSHOP Featuring: Yuriko Iga Learn to print bright bold graphics onto heavier material using oil based inks and 2 color graphic. SHIRTS NOT INCLUDED. Fee includes: 8×10 screen burn of one image of your choice...

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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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