Log In to post Community Art News

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.

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.

Are you an Arts Instructor? If you offer visual arts community classes or workshops, please create an Art News Profile (click for more details) and then upgrade it to an Instructor Profile. You can add information about your qualifications and upload sample images of your work to help potential students see what you have to offer.


February 24, 2019
Instructor: Wendy Mould AFCA CDM
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: $80 + $4 GST Gift Certificates Available
Having trouble selling your art? This is a must for any artist wanting to turn their Art Making into a Business. Read more.

Painting in Acrylics

February 26, 2019 - March 26, 2019
May 21, 2019 - June 25, 2019
(6 sessions)
Instructor: Laura Bonnie- Art & Illustration
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $190 total
Creative acrylic painting and technical skill for beginners and intermediate level painters Read more.

Watercolour classes for beginner

January 16, 2019 - February 20, 2019
February 27, 2019 - April 3, 2019
September 19, 2018 - October 24, 2018
November 7, 2018 - December 12, 2018
(6 sessions)
Instructor: Tammy Pilon
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $335
Learn basic watercolour techniques while painting landscapes in watercolour. Read more.

Gaye Adams - Colour Theory and Mixing

March 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Federation of Canadian Artists
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Business / Professional Development, Colour Theory, Oil Painting
Cost: $330 FCA Members - $380 for non-members
"Accurate colour mixing is first and foremost, about training the eye to see accurately". Read more.

Color Mixing

March 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Instructor: Gaye Adams
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Colour Theory
Cost: $330 for FCA members, $380 for non members
This three day workshop will teach a simple, straightforward and logical approach to getting correct color, value and intensity into every paint mixture, every time. Read more.


March 1, 2019 - April 15, 2019 ( sessions)
Instructor: Wendy Mould AFCA CDM
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 3 lesson package $225 or $90 + GST for single 2 ½ hour session;
There is an artist in all of us and I want to help you be that artist. Private drawing lessons, for Beginner to Advance welcome. All ages Welcome. Read more.

3-hour Nature Photography Workshop in the greater Comox Valley area

March 2, 2019
Instructor: Catherine Babault
Location(s): Courtenay
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $390
Learn about nature photography with a full-time nature photographer in the Comox Valley region! Read more.

Figure Drawing Workshop

March 2, 2019
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $157 includes GST and model fees
One day short pose figure drawing workshop Read more.

Artist Group Critique

March 3, 2019
Instructor: Lisa Powers
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development, Colour Theory
Cost: $5
A safe place to share your completed pieces, or works in progress. Gain valuable insight as to what others see and think about your work. Learn how to evolve your work. Read more.

Oil Painting Primer with Neil McClelland

March 3, 2019
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: 175
Explore the enormous potential of oil paint with a renowned artist and instructor Read more.