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.

Medieval Tacket in Leather Bookbinding (Sat, May 4 2019, 9:30-1:30pm)

May 4, 2019
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95
​Learn to make a tacket bound book using an historical technique that results in "thread coils" or sometimes described as "sausages". It's a clever decorative element. Read more.

OIL PAINTING 101 - Skill Building - "The Landscape - keeping it simple"

May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019 ( sessions)
Instructor: Sheree Jones
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $250.00
This two day skill building workshop will guide you through simple steps to creating a great landscape painting. Read more.

Intro to Acrylic Painting

May 4, 2019
Instructor: Lisa Powers
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $50 (includes all materials)
Learn the basic steps of acrylic painting so you’ll feel more confident when painting on your own and when joining our ongoing classes. Read more.

Belgian Bookbinding (Sun May 5 2019, 1-4pm)

May 5, 2019
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $61.60
Learn to make a book in the contemporary Belgian tradition; a very unique bookbinding technique. Read more.

Introduction to Sculpting the Face

May 5, 2019 - May 26, 2019 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Geemon Xin Meng
Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $300
This introductory class focuses on facial features. Each week you will model in clay a 4-5 inch facial feature: an eye, nose, mouth and ear. Read more.

Basic Mixed Media (18+ years • 4-week mini session)

May 7, 2019 - May 28, 2019 (6 sessions)
Instructor:

The instructor for this course has not set up her/his Instructor Profile yet. Please refer to any contact information in the course description to find out more.

Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $152
In this fun-filled mixed-media painting class, you will develop and further express yourself by expanding your creativity and knowledge. Read more.

Underpainting and Glazing in Oils with Ken Campbell (May)

May 8, 2019 - June 12, 2019 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Gallery & Classroom (Colwood BC)
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $300+gst
Learn professional studio methods for creating paintings. Read more.

Big Beautiful Blooms with Bev Robertson (May)

May 10, 2019 - May 11, 2019 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Gallery & Classroom (Colwood BC)
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $220 + gst
The Coast Collective is happy to welcome back Bev Robertson, a wonderful floral artist Read more.

Japanese Bookbinding (Sat, May 11 2019, 11-4pm)

May 11, 2019
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $47.62
This is an historical technique common in Asia. Japan preferred the 4-hole stab binding. Read more.

Intro to Drawing

May 11, 2019
Instructor: Lisa Powers
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pastel Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $50 (includes all material)
Learn the basics of drawing with a variety of tools and techniques Read more.