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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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Hand-Altering Digital Prints with Fine Art Media

October 17, 2014 - November 7, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Photography, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $190
Transform your digital photographs and prints into unique hand-painted fine art paintings using a variety of art papers, paint techniques and mixed media materials. Read more.

Mixed Media Painting and Collage

October 18, 2014 - November 1, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): North Vancouver, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
Cost: $169 + $40 supplies
Create amazing art surfaces and paintings by combining lush, handmade paper, acrylic paints, foils and a huge variety of mixed media materials -- all supplied by your instructor. Read more.

Printmaking Workshop

October 18, 2014
Instructor: North Vancouver Community Arts Council
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $40
Create your own design and learn techniques to cut your own lino blocks! Read more.

iPhone/iPad Photography: Taking Great Photos – New Expanded Course!

October 18, 2014 - November 8, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
Cost: $159.00
Catch the iPhoneography bug, learn which apps to use, how to use them together, and marvel at the results. Read more.

A Taste of the Figure

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Nicholas Pearce
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Colour Theory, Figure Drawing
Cost: 190.00
If you’ve always wanted to try painting the figure, or are ready to move your figurative work to the next level, this class is for you. Read more.

Birds in Coloured Pencil: Spotted Towhee

October 18, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $85 (includes hand-out and some materials)
Complete a coloured pencil drawing of a spotted towhee (a common woodland bird) working step-by-step from a stock photograph. Read more.

How to Cut and Sew Handwoven Fabrics

October 18, 2014
October 25, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $158 + Tax
Learn all about fabric finishing: supports and stabilizers; seam types and finishing; buttons and other closures. Read more.

Source of Inspiration with Gale Woodhouse

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Lake Country Art Gallery
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)
A lively, practical, and hands-on approach to design that will enrich and enhance the artists personal style of work. Read more.

University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Education: Methods and Techniques for Improving Your Drawing Accuracy

October 18, 2014 - November 1, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Glenn Tait
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $185.00
Improve your drawing accuracy by learning four different, but related, observational drawing methods that will help you to develop a more critical eye in your artwork. Read more.

Long Pose Figure Drawing Class

October 19, 2014 - November 9, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $178.50 Includes GST and model fees
Long Pose Figure Drawing Class with Artist Noah Layne,Sundays 6-9pm Read more.

Metal Etching and Stamping Made Easy - Sunday Workshop

October 19, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $95.90
Through a chemical metal etching process, learn how to make your own personalized pendant for yourself or a special person in your life. Read more.

Felted Handwarmers - Saturday Workshop

October 19, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $64.05
In this course we’ll be making a pair of cute handwarmers in the color and design of your choice. Read more.

Abstract Landscapes with Chin Yuen

October 19, 2014
Instructor: Chin Yuen
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $200 includes all supplies
Learn to create fantastic abstract compositions from landscapes Read more.

The Painterly Print: An Introduction to Monotypes

October 19, 2014
Instructor: Burnaby Art Gallery
Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $67.86
The Painterly Print: An Introduction to Monotypes with Pat Beaton (Sunday, October 19, 10:00am-4:00pm) Read more.

From Photo to Fine Art: Hands-On Photo Alteration, Painting and Transfer

October 19, 2014 - November 2, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): North Vancouver, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Photography, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $249 (plus $40 supplies)
Discover how to transform inkjet, digital and commercially processed photos into lush, hand-painted mixed media artworks in this 3 full day workshop. Read more.

Learn to Draw

October 12, 2014
October 19, 2014
October 26, 2014
November 2, 2014
November 16, 2014
November 23, 2014
November 30, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Pastel Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $25 (2 hour session) (supplies are not included)
Learn the fundamentals of drawing with graphite and charcoal in this 2 hour class. Read more.

Back 2 Basics

September 21, 2014
October 12, 2014
October 19, 2014
(3 sessions)
Instructor: Marney-Rose Edge
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $285
A 3 day workshop spread over 3 Sunday's where you will learn the fundamentals of watercolor painting. Read more.

Painting Without Fear - Level I

October 21, 2014 - November 25, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $183.75
This series is designed for the absolute beginner. Read more.

Mixed Media Painting - Surface and collage

October 21, 2014 - December 16, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
Cost: $250.00
Explore your creativity using acrylic paints and textured mediums on paper, canvas, fabric, metallics and a wide variety of mixed media materials. Read more.

Life Drawing

October 21, 2014
November 18, 2014
December 23, 2014
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $10
“Life drawing, Blim-Style”, conceptual practise, still life, and models provided. Read more.

Dare to Draw

October 21, 2014 - November 25, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $183.75
This course is designed for those who think they cannot draw. Read more.

Empower the Artist in You--Directed Studies in Acrylic Paint

October 21, 2014 - November 4, 2014 (3 sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $100
If you have taken Jenny Long's abstract class or have done some painting in the past, she will assist you in developing paintings of your choice. Read more.

Basics of Tonal Drawing

October 21, 2014 - November 11, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 200$
This course is a great foundation for tonal understanding of form. Read more.

Dare to Draw

October 21, 2014 - November 25, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $183.75
This course is designed for those who think they cannot draw. Read more.

Drop-In Painting Classes

October 22, 2014
October 29, 2014
November 5, 2014
November 12, 2014
November 19, 2014
November 26, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Jerry Markham
Location(s): Kelowna, Vernon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: 40.00
A few spots are available for drop-in for a 3 hour painting class with Jerry Markham on Wednesday mornings. Read more.

Learning to Paint With Oils Without Stress!

October 22, 2014 - November 26, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $183.75
An introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Read more.

Painting Without Fear - Level II (Oil and Acrylic)

October 22, 2014 - November 26, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $183.75
This six week course is designed to further the development of painters who are ready to move beyond the skills gained in level 1 or basic's. Read more.

NEW**Paint Like A Master - Henri Matisse Goldfish

July 16, 2014
October 23, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $55 + tax
Step-by step instruction and demonstration to complete acrylic painting reproduction. Read more.

Encaustic Painting Evening Workshop 1: Introduction

September 23, 2014
October 23, 2014
Instructor: Laura Rosengren
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting
Cost: $50 or 4/$180
Tools, techniques and practises that will allow you to begin to work with encaustic on your own. Read more.

Permission to Play - With Paint!

October 23, 2014 - November 6, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $94.50
In order to paint intuitively you must first give yourself permission to play. Read more.

Free introduction to architectural photography

October 24, 2014
Instructor: Douglas Williams
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: free
A free one evening seminar in architectural photography Read more.

Encaustic Explorations at The Coast Collective

October 24, 2014 - November 28, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage, Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Photography
Cost: $450. + tax
This weekly class will focus on creative exploration, innovative mixed media techniques and approaches using encaustic medium and paints. Read more.

for BC TEACHERS -Technical & Creative Support for Digital Photography

October 24, 2014
Instructor: Carolyn Sullivan
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $40.00 VSB staff - out of district Teachers $60.00
Technical Support and Creative Application for Digital Photography across the Curriculum Read more.

Theatrical Birthday Parties

October 24, 2014 - December 19, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $175
Fun, themed theatrical birthday parties featuring hilarious improv, silly theatre games, role playing, an art or craft activity and an opportunity to learn choreographed scenes/skits. Read more.

Pro-D Day Halloween Art Camp

October 24, 2014
Instructor: Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $35
Let your ghoulish imagination soar while you spend your pro-d day at Leigh Square with lots of spooky art adventures! Read more.

DROP IN ARTS PROGRAMS

October 24, 2014 - December 19, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: Free programs on select days
Drop in to Leigh Square and join our free arts programs! Read more.

Pottery Boot Camp

October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014
May 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $102.50 + Tax
Back by popular demand, this weekend intensive focuses on hand technique and ergonomics to shape up and fine tune your throwing skills. Read more.

Alumigraphs and Monotype

October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $231.60
Introduction to the art of printmaking. Read more.

ArtStarts on Saturdays presents: Painting Magnificent Coastal Forests with Sandi Henrich

October 25, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: ArtStarts in Schools
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: Free
Free painting workshops for kids! Learn about Emily Carr and paint your own forest with artist Sandi Henrich. Read more.

Introduction to Encaustic Mixed Media Painting: One-Day Workshop (beginners)

September 27, 2014
October 4, 2014
October 25, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95 (incl)
Embracing painting with hot wax, papers and paints through learning new techniques and skills, while having safe creative fun. Read more.

Power Doodling: Letting the little picture show you the big picture

October 25, 2014
Instructor: Joyce Kline
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $75 + tax
Discover doodling's power to focus your attention while freeing your unconscious to dissolve that creative block! Read more.

Halloween Polymer Make & Take for Parent (Grandparent) & Child

October 25, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $110.75
This special child-oriented workshop offers a great opportunity for parent (or grandparent) and child (ages 10 to 14) to enjoy a fun creative experience together. Read more.

Book Making Workshop – Journal With Exposed Spine Binding

October 25, 2014
Instructor: Trisha Klus
Location(s): Vancouver Island
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $65
In this workshop the student will create a blank journal with covers made from handmade papers, exposed decorative stitching will decorate the spine. All materials provided by the instructor. Read more.

Cold wax and oil - Introduction to Abstraction

October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $250
Join Nicola Morgan as she teaches the cold wax and oil technique in Victoria. Read more.

How to Apply to Public Art Calls

October 25, 2014
Instructor: Richmond Art Gallery
Location(s): Richmond
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: $10.00
A 3-hour workshop designed for artists wishing to develop a public art practice. Read more.

The Classical Method: Introduction to Bargue Drawing

October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $190 +GST
The Charles Bargue Drawing Course was the standard text for new students in art academies in nineteenth century France and is today's foundation for Classical Drawing Read more.

Intermediate Screen Printing Class

October 25, 2014
November 8, 2014
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $80+GST
Intermediate Screen Printing Class Read more.

Basic Sitting Fabric Sculpture

October 25, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $134.40
Learn how to make a beautiful garden sculpture from an old t-shirt in just one day. Read more.

ART COACHING in WATERMEDIA (Watercolours and Acrylics)

October 25, 2014
October 25, 2014
Instructor: Enda Bardell
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $60
Loose and Easy watercolours and acrylics Read more.

Pastel on Paper Workshop

October 26, 2014
Instructor: Karen Hamilton, artist
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing
Cost: $55
Pastel on Paper Read more.

How to Make Your Own Sketchbook

October 26, 2014
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $65
You will learn to bind your own sketchbooks, notebooks, journals and portfolios in this afternoon bookbinding workshop. Read more.

Bookbinding - Create a Leather Bound Journal

October 26, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $105.50
During this workshop you will create a beautiful leather bound book to hold your thoughts and experiences ... making a journal as unique as your personal thoughts and experiences. Read more.

Acrylic Painting

September 28, 2014
October 12, 2014
October 19, 2014
October 26, 2014
November 2, 2014
November 16, 2014
November 23, 2014
November 30, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Colour Theory
Cost: $25 plus the cost of supplies
Learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting in this fun 2 hour class. Read more.

ArtStarts at River Market presents: Painting Magnificent Coastal Forests with Sandi Henrich

October 26, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: ArtStarts in Schools
Location(s): New Westminster
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: Free
Free painting workshops for kids! Learn about Emily Carr and paint your own forest with artist Sandi Henrich. Read more.

Open Studio: Printmaking

September 21, 2014
October 26, 2014
November 16, 2014
January 18, 2015
February 22, 2015
March 22, 2015
Instructor: Burnaby Art Gallery
Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $24.00
Printmaking Open Studio with Pat Beaton (these one session open studios happen once per month, 12-3:00pm) Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Sundays October 26th and November 2nd, 2014

October 26, 2014 - November 2, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 275.
There is no more basic drawing course anywhere. Learn to see and draw with simple, confidence-building exercises. Typically students are AMAZED at their progress after only two days! Read more.

Printmaking with Golden Acrylics

October 26, 2014
Instructor: Chin Yuen
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $225 includes all supplies
Create Mono-prints with Golden Acrylics Read more.

NEW** Halloween Silhouette Painting

October 27, 2014
October 28, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $65.00
creating a simple yet beautiful painting using Halloween inspired images. Read more.

Visual Journalling - Focus on Travel

October 29, 2014 - November 26, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $220.50
Visual Journals collect the experiences you encounter in life. People often find time to journal while they are travelling. Read more.

Encaustic Painting Evening Workshop 2: Image

September 16, 2014
October 30, 2014
Instructor: Laura Rosengren
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting
Cost: $50 or 4/$180
Use photo transfer and found image collage techniques your encaustic painting. Read more.

Beginner Watercolours

October 30, 2014 - December 4, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Alain Costaz
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $65.-
Exploring basic techniques students will be guided in making paintings in a variety of subjects, still life landscape and working from photos Read more.

Moccasin Making Workshop

October 30, 2014
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: 85$ + tax
Learn to make a traditional pair of Moccasins at Blim with Kristin Wolf Read more.

Silk Painting - The Basics

November 1, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $95 for the day (includes all materials)
Learn the basics of silk painting using vibrant, colourful steam-set dyes. Read more.

Felted Purse

November 1, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $117.60
Make a beautiful felted purse in your choice of shape and colour. Read more.

Monoprinting with Water-Soluble Ink

November 1, 2014
Instructor: Alain Costaz
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: Members $125. Non-members $145.
The magic of water-soluble is that it allows the artist to work on a piece in stages over a longer period of time, and also to print a complete series all in one session at the press. Read more.

Dare to Draw - Weekend Workshop

November 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $168
Taught with patience, humour and the practical goal that you will be able to enjoy drawing for the rest of your life! Read more.

Basic Digital Photography

November 1, 2014 - November 29, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Douglas Williams
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $120.00
Learn to use the most important functions on your DSLR camera. Read more.

Classical realism drawing atelier

November 1, 2014 - November 30, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Nicole Sleeth
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing, Oil Painting, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $220/mo
Learn to draw in a classical realism style - ongoing classes taught at your own pace. Read more.

Medieval Style Bookbinding in Leather

November 1, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG) BC Lower Mainland chapter
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: Cost includes the materials fee. $70 CBBAG members, $85 non-members
Students will make a 5.5″ x 8.5″ leather bound book Read more.

Joomchi Wrap Vest- Surface Design + Garment Construction

November 1, 2014 - November 3, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $385 + $35 for materials
Joomchi Felting: an exploration in pockets, openings, felted lace, screens, felt conglomeration, Joomchi is a Korean art traditionally practised in paper. Read more.

Sculpting the Skull for Drawers and Painters

November 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $210 + GST includes all materials
10-hour workshop taught by Victoria artist, Melanie Furtado and presented by Mandy Boursicot's Classical Realism Atelier Read more.

Oriental Brush Painting Class teaching techniques to paint Water Liy's with Goldfish and Dragonflys

November 1, 2014
November 1, 2014
Instructor: Becky McMahon
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $45 includes supplies
Oriental Brush painting class learning to paint Water Liy's, Goldfish and Dragonflys at the OPUS Kelowna workshop space from 12:30 to 3:30 pm on Saturday, November 1. Read more.

Mindful Mixed Media & Intuitive Painting: One-Day Workshop (all levels)

November 1, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $90 (incl)
Awaken your inner artist. Read more.

Wendy Skog - "Keys to Abstraction Acrylic Workshop"

November 2, 2014 - November 6, 2014
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Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $600.00
Let a commercially successful artist share her expertise with you and learn the essential keys to abstract painting. Read more.

Drawing with Scissors

November 2, 2014
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $65
In this workshop you will work with a range of coloured and patterned papers and scissors to make collages with a focus on designing strong compositions based on shape, colour and pattern. Read more.

Silk Scarf Workshop

November 2, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $125 for the day (includes all materials)
Create a beautiful silk scarf in this one-day workshop. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 4 'Portraiture'

August 5, 2013 - September 19, 2013
April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 4, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $200
This course is the 4th in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 5 'Perspective and Proportion'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 6, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $200
This course is the fifth in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 1 'Outline Drawing'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 13, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $200
This course is the first in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 2 'Painting and Mixing colors'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 13, 2014
November 3, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Colour Theory
Cost: $200
This course is the second in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Acrylic Texturing and Glazing

November 4, 2014 - November 6, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Sandy Kay
Location(s): Sunshine Coast
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $300
Learn the technique of adding texture and glazes to your acrylic paintings, for beginners to advanced, adding luminosity and depth to your work. Read more.

Acrylics for All Levels!

September 23, 2014 - October 21, 2014
November 4, 2014 - December 9, 2014
(2 sessions)
Instructor: North Vancouver Community Arts Council
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $145
This class is for those who want to explore their own subject, with professional guidance and instruction. Read more.

Lifedrawing Wednesdays

November 5, 2014 - December 10, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Susan Aili
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $100
Lifedrawing: From November 5th to December 10th, join a group of beginners and practicing artists, explore the human form and learn valuable drawing techniques. Read more.

Impressionism & Pointillism Workshop with Sean Alward

November 5, 2014 - November 12, 2014 (2 sessions)
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Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art History, Colour Theory
Cost: $100.70 or $79.30 for seniors
Take a short look at the history and theory of optical blending and create your own impressionist or pointillist paintings with artist/instructor Sean Alward Read more.

Life Drawing - Male and Female varied poses (non-instructional)

September 17, 2014 - October 22, 2014
November 5, 2014 - December 10, 2014
(2 sessions)
Instructor: North Vancouver Community Arts Council
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $75
Learn and/or practice your figure drawing in a great environment with fantastic models! Read more.

Drawing Fundamentals

November 5, 2014 - December 10, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Alain Costaz
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $60.-
Learn drawing fundamentals, techniques and styles using wet and dry materials Read more.

Encaustic Painting Evening Workshop 3: Drawing and Painting

October 7, 2014
November 6, 2014
Instructor: Laura Rosengren
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting
Cost: $50 or 4/$180
The drawing and painting workshop will focus on brushwork, glazing, printmaking techniques to use in your encaustic painting. Read more.

INTUITIVE PAINTING. A 2 part workshop with abstract artist Fiona Neal** WORKSHOP FULL, see listing for additional workshop in December

November 6, 2014 - November 13, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Fiona Neal
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $70
Intuitive Painting. A 2 part workshop with abstract artist Fiona Neal Read more.

Pottery: Secrets to Glazing

November 7, 2014
November 14, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $75 + Tax
In this hands-on workshop, Vin will reveal the glazing tips and tricks he has collected over the past 15 years from the industrial field of ceramics and in numerous artist studios. Read more.

Perspective Basics for painters

November 7, 2014 - November 28, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: 200$
This course will help building foundation in drawing for beginners. Read more.

Surface Design in Feltmaking

November 7, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor:

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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $125 + $20 for supplies
This class is a study in many combinations of felting and surface design, each implemented at different times through the felting process. Read more.

University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Education: Perspective - Understanding the Depths of Visual Illusion

November 8, 2014 - November 29, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Glenn Tait
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $280.00
Learn how to use different perspective grids, rendering techniques and appropriate applications to increase the accuracy and dimensional look of your drawings and paintings. Read more.

Healing & Recovery with Art: One-Day Workshop (everyone welcome)

November 8, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $90 (incl)
Make art part of your healing and recovery journey! Read more.

University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Education: Articulating the Abstract - Developing a Concept into a Solution

November 8, 2014 - November 29, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Glenn Tait
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development, Art History
Cost: $280.00
Learn how to develop a concept or an abstract idea into an understandable visual image or picture that your audience will understand and respond to. Read more.

Pet Portraits in Pastels

November 8, 2014 - November 9, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing
Cost: $210.00
This is an easy step-by-step way to create a pastel portrait of your pet while learning the basics of working with pastels. Read more.

Silk Painting: The Landscape

November 8, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $110 (includes all supplies)
This workshop focuses on creating a landscape using a variety of silk painting techniques Read more.

Felt Illuminated - Felt Surfaces in Lighting

November 8, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor:

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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $125 + $20 for supplies
Warm, Soft, Comforting- everything we think of in wool- but with an edge when used in lighting design. Read more.

Demystifying Colour Theory! - Sunday Workshop

November 8, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Colour Theory
Cost: $84
At the end of the day you will understand the basic principles of colour theory. Read more.

Altered Books

October 5, 2014
November 9, 2014
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $30
Up cycle an old book and create luminous layered art journal pages using paint, collage, colored pencils, pastels and image transfers. Read more.

Composition: The Foundation of Art

November 9, 2014
November 9, 2014
Instructor: Nicholas Pearce
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Digital, Drawing, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting, Photography, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 95.00
Make your paintings the best they can be with this one-day workshop about the foundation of art – composition. Read more.

Wool Felt Jewelry

November 9, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor:

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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $125 + $15 for supplies
Design your own fine felt jewelry-bold and flamboyant, with the emphasis on colour, or refined and elegant in neutrals with highlight colours to add visual interest and emphasise form. Read more.

Map of Memories: Mixed-Media with Chin Yuen

November 9, 2014 - November 16, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Chin Yuen
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $425 includes all supplies
Learn to create fascinating compositions with an in-depth study of a theme and mixed-media acrylic techniques Read more.

Backgrounds in Watercolor

November 9, 2014
Instructor: Marney-Rose Edge
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $99.75 (GST included)
This 1 day workshop gives inspiration to creating backgrounds in watercolor. Read more.

Teen Portrait Drawing Class

November 10, 2014 - December 15, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Portrait Drawing
Cost: $157.50
Portrait Drawing Class for teens age 12-14 Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 6 'Compose Original Art'

April 28, 2014
May 5, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
August 4, 2014
September 8, 2014
October 6, 2014
November 10, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $200
This course is the third in a series of six units that form a complete course in the fundamental principles of art for the beginner that is taught within a virtual socially-interactive classroom. Read more.

Screenprint Ceramic Workshop

November 11, 2014
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $85+GST
Screen print onto ceramic tiles. Read more.

Fabio Cembranelli Workshop!!

November 12, 2014 - November 16, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Artescapes
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $700
NEW - FABIO CEMBRANELLI WORKSHOP !! Read more.

NEW***Chalk Flowers

November 12, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Langley, New Westminster, Port Moody, Surrey, Vancouver, White Rock
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing
Cost: $65.00 + GST
Create a beautiful chalk illustration of spring flowers - inspired by Artist-in-Residence, Charlene's flower series, as requested by clients! Read more.

Portrait Drawing Class

November 13, 2014 - December 11, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $189
Classical Portrait Drawing Class Read more.

Mixed Media Fabric Canvas

November 14, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $134.40
You will create our own unique 3D art piece on canvas using Paverpol products plus fabrics and embellishments of your choosing. Read more.

Blim Tye Dye Workshop

November 15, 2014
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $65+GST
Tye Dye Workshop Read more.

NEW**Vintage Rooster

November 15, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $55 + tax
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration; using acrylic paints to complete your own painting. Read more.

ART COACHING in WATERMEDIA (Watercolours and Acrylics)

November 15, 2014
Instructor: Enda Bardell
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $60
ART COACHING in WATERMEDIA, Acrylics and Watercolour, painting fast and loose Read more.

Colour Theory I & II

September 20, 2014
November 15, 2014
(2 sessions)
Instructor: Burnaby Art Gallery
Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Colour Theory
Cost: $58.00 per session
Join designer, painter and teacher, Rick Cuff for an engaging and lively afternoon of colour theory. Read more.

Bark Basketry

November 15, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $147.80
Tree barks provide one of nature’s most beautiful materials for basket making. Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Sundays November 16 and November 23rd, 2014

November 16, 2014 - November 23, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $275.
There is no drawing course more basic than this workshop, anywhere. Learn to see and draw with simple, confidence-building exercises. Read more.

Paint like a Master - Tom Thompson's Pine Island Georgian Bay

November 18, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $55.00 + GST
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration to create your own acrylic painting Read more.

Painting Still Life Workshop with artist, instructor Thomas Anfield

November 19, 2014 - November 26, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor:

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Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $100.70 or $79.30 for seniors
All day 10am-3pm Still Life Painting Workshop with renown artist Thomas Anfield. Read more.

Family Time: Felting Fun

November 19, 2014 - November 26, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Fabric Arts
Cost: $32 / $24 + Tax
Explore the art of wet felting with your child, and acquire the necessary skills to create finished pieces, such as beads, vessels and flat felted pieces. Read more.

NEW** Yellow Meadow Painting

September 10, 2014
November 20, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $55.00 + tax
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration to produce a completed acrylic painting. Read more.

Open Studio Day: PAVERPOL

November 21, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $36.75
This is an open studio opportunity for students to work on any Paverpol project they like. Read more.

The Creative Awakening

November 21, 2014 - November 23, 2014
Instructor: Karen Goodfellow
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: $997 ($897 Early Bird Discount if registered by Sept. 26)
Understanding your Inner Critic and Muse to deepen your existing (on currently non-existant) creative self. Read more.

Painting the Landscape

November 22, 2014 - November 23, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $210
This workshop will be devoted to painting the landscape. Read more.

THE JOY OF ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP IN ENDERBY

November 22, 2014 - November 29, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Tatianna O'Donnell
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $110
COntinue the Joy of Acrylic Painting while learning techniques from award winning artist Tatianna O'Donnell. Read more.

IPhone/iPad Artography - Expanded Course – Fall only!

November 22, 2014 - December 6, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Collage, Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Photography, Printmaking
Cost: $115.00 + GST
Learn to create amazing pieces of fine art on your iPhone/iPad from your photographs. Read more.

Perspectives - Weekend Workshop

November 22, 2014 - November 23, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $178.50
This workshop will examine perspective using a combination of demonstrations, exercises, practice and discussion. Read more.

Birds in Coloured Pencil: Great Blue Heron

November 23, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $85 (includes handout and some materials)
Complete a coloured pencil drawing of a Great Blue Heron working step by step from a stock photograph. Read more.

Notan

November 23, 2014
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $65
By the end of the workshop you will have a deep and clear understanding of the importance of positive and negative shape, and shapes in the context of their background. Read more.

Image Transfer

November 23, 2014
Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Photography, Printmaking
Cost: $65. ( 3 Hours)
Learn a range of techniques to transfer your photographs onto printmaking paper and to incorporate them into your paintings, collage or mixed media artwork. Read more.

NEW**Paint like a Master - Ocean Scene by Graham Gerckel

November 24, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $55 + tax
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration; using acrylic paints to complete your own painting. Read more.

NEW** Painted Purple Flowers** by request

September 16, 2014
November 27, 2014
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $55.00 + GST
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration to produce a completed acrylic painting. Read more.

Encaustic Book, Paper Arts and Monoprinting – 1 day

November 28, 2014
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $75 + $25$ supplies + GST
Have fun creating colourful encaustic beeswax monoprints, learning how to stamp with encaustic non-toxic wax, an encaustic iron and printing plate. Read more.

Pottery: Make Your Own Bakeware

November 28, 2014
December 5, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $75 + Tax
Learn about design concerns and the specific techniques for producing wares that will stand-up to the thermal rigors of the oven. Read more.

7 Steps to a Successful Painting - November Workshop

November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $304.50
If you want to get beyond the barriers and blocks holding you back from your desire to paint, this is the program for you! Read more.

Encaustic Mixed Media /Image Transfer - 2 days

November 29, 2014 - November 30, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 150 + $50 supplies (plus GST)(discount available for students taking multiple encaustic classes
An introduction to the art of Beeswax/Encaustic mixed media painting and image transfer. Read more.

Making Magic With Oils - Week-long Intensive with Jeffrey Boron

December 1, 2014 - December 5, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $472.50
Creating magical and vibrant oil paintings is the focus of this workshop. Read more.

Encaustic Fabric Shadow Box Sculpture- 1 day

December 1, 2014
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $75 + $25$ supplies + GST
Create stunnnig 3D sculptural effects using fabric and encaustic wax in a shadow box. Read more.

Felted Christmas Ornaments

December 4, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Fabric Arts
Cost: $33.50 + Tax
Join us to create beautiful felted Christmas ornaments, such as bejeweled Christmas balls or a garland of felted stars. Read more.

Beyond Watercolor,adventures in loosening up

December 5, 2014
Instructor: Sandrine Pelissier
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media, Watercolour Painting
Cost: 125
In this workshop, you will learn new techniques to push watercolor to the next step and have fun experimenting. Read more.

Miniature Baskets for Christmas

December 6, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Framing
Cost: $48 + Tax
Learn basic basket techniques by weaving many tiny baskets from cane. Weave with wicker, wire and other materials. Read more.

Basic Standing Fabric Sculpture

December 6, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $134.40
Learn how to make a beautiful garden sculpture from an old t-shirt in just one day. Read more.

Encaustic- Coloured Waxes, Tools, Techniques - 1 day

December 6, 2014
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $75 + $25$ supplies + GST
Learn basic encaustic techniques and create several paintings on wood using coloured wax paints, a variety of tools and materials. Read more.

Nuno Felted Scarf - Just in time for holiday gift-giving!

December 6, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $117.60
In this class we’ll learn the technique of nuno felting, making a scarf of your chosen design and colour. Read more.

Encaustic Photography, Printing and Phototransfer - 1 day

December 7, 2014
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
Cost: $75 + $25$ supplies + GST
Learn a variety of techniques to integrate photos on paper, fabric and photocopies into the milky depths of encaustic wax! Read more.

Young Creative ARTelier

November 2, 2014
November 9, 2014
November 16, 2014
November 30, 2014
December 7, 2014
(5 sessions)
Instructor: North Vancouver Community Arts Council
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth
Cost: $25 each / $100 for all 5 workshops
Become a master in mask making, felt, clay, print and large scale paintings! Read more.

Painting from A to Z with Sandrine Pelissier

December 8, 2014
Instructor: Sandrine Pelissier
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: 125
Come back home with a finished painting, I will guide you through the steps. Read more.

INTUITIVE PAINTING. A 2 part workshop with abstract artist Fiona Neal

December 11, 2014 - December 18, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Fiona Neal
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $70
Intuitive painting. A 2 part workshop with abstract artist Fiona Neal Read more.

Gourmet Soap Workshop

October 18, 2014
November 22, 2014
December 13, 2014
(3 sessions)
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: 85 + GST
Using all natural ingredients, vegetable based oils and pure essences and botanicals you will learn how to make your own handmade spa products Read more.

Christmas Polymer Make & Take for Parent (Grandparent) & Child

December 13, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $110.75
This special child-oriented workshop offers a great opportunity for parent (or grandparent) and child (ages 10 to 14) to enjoy a fun creative experience together. Read more.

Introduction to Screen Print Workshop

October 22, 2014
October 29, 2014
November 5, 2014
November 12, 2014
November 19, 2014
November 26, 2014
December 3, 2014
December 10, 2014
December 17, 2014
October 15, 2014
(10 sessions)
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Fabric Arts, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Photography, Printmaking
Cost: 70+GST
Learn to make screens using photo emulsion and print using water based inks. Read more.

Private Session: MARKETING: LET'S GET YOUR ART OUT THERE

December 18, 2014 - March 24, 2015
January 1, 2015 - March 31, 2015
Instructor: Wendy Mould AFCA
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: Private sessions: $85 for 3 hr
Having trouble selling your art? Working with me will teach you how to effectively turn your Art Making into a Business. Read more.

PRIVATE LESSONS - TAKE YOUR DRAWING SKILLS TO NEW LEVELS WITH WENDY MOULD,AFCA

November 3, 2014 - November 30, 2014
December 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
January 2, 2015 - January 31, 2015
February 1, 2015 - February 28, 2015
March 1, 2015 - March 31, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Wendy Mould AFCA
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $70 + GST for 2 ½ hour session; Gift Certificates available
There is an artist in all of us and I want to help you be that artist. Private drawing lessons for all experience levels. Read more.

Finding Your Creative Space Through Learning to Draw. Fun and educational classes to find your built in Drawing abilities.

July 20, 2014 - September 28, 2014
October 4, 2014 - December 28, 2014
January 3, 2015 - March 29, 2015
April 4, 2015 - July 26, 2015
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Moneca Atley/Loring
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $25 per class
Drawing with ease, relaxing in the moment.Finding your own creativity. Read more.

Pen and Ink Drawing

September 22, 2014 - December 8, 2014
January 12, 2015 - March 2, 2015
April 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: $153.25 / $190.75 / $228.25 + Tax
Explore various forms of pen and ink drawing. Learn basic pen skills of shading, watercolour and ink washes, wet-on-wet pen strokes and splashes, gestures and textures. Read more.

Fibre Fun

September 22, 2014 - December 1, 2014
January 12, 2015 - March 2, 2015
April 13, 2015 - June 8, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Fabric Arts
Cost: $74.50 / $82 / $97 + Tax
Learn a new world of crafts by exploring the ancient art of weaving. Learn spinning, weaving on table and inkle looms, tapestry weaving, felting and more. Read more.

Creative Clay

September 22, 2014 - November 18, 2014
September 23, 2014 - November 18, 2014
January 12, 2015 - March 2, 2015
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
April 13, 2015 - June 8, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 22, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Sculpture
Cost: $87 + Tax
Learn the basic techniques of hand-building pottery while having fun! Read more.

Art Blender

September 22, 2014 - December 8, 2014
January 12, 2015 - March 2, 2015
April 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pencil Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture
Cost: $102 / $72 / $87 + tax
Explore ‘dark’ and ‘light’ secrets of pencil drawing Read more.

Acrylic Painting

September 16, 2014 - December 2, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 24, 2015
(11 sessions)
Instructor: marilyn lemon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: tba
This long running course welcomes beginners to join in the fun of playing with acrylic paint with a purpose. Read more.

Pottery Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding - Intermediate

September 23, 2014 - November 18, 2014
September 25, 2014 - November 13, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 9, 2015
April 16, 2015 - June 4, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $192 + Tax
This class is designed for the intermediate potter. Read more.

Spinning & Dyeing

September 23, 2014 - December 9, 2014
September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $187.50 / $224.50 / $262 + Tax
Discover the fascinating and addictive world of spinning your own yarns. Read more.

Table & Floor Loom Weaving

September 23, 2014 - December 2, 2014
September 26, 2014 - November 28, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
January 16, 2015 - March 6, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015
April 17, 2015 - June 19, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $187 / $224.50 + Tax
Beginners will learn the ins and outs of setting up a loom along with basic weaves and projects. Read more.

Imagination Station

September 23, 2014 - December 9, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing, Pastel Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture
Cost: $82 / $97 / $104.50 + Tax
Learn to think like an artist and unleash your imagination with this fun, creative journey into the visual arts. Read more.

Pottery Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding

September 23, 2014 - November 18, 2014
September 24, 2014 - November 12, 2014
September 25, 2014 - November 13, 2014
September 27, 2014 - November 15, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 2, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 3, 2015
April 16, 2015 - June 4, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 6, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $202 + Tax
This class is suited for both beginners and continuing students. Beginners learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and create projects using handbuilding techniques. Read more.

Teen Potter Wheel Throwing

September 24, 2014 - November 12, 2014
September 25, 2014 - November 13, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 3, 2015
April 16, 2015 - June 4, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $157 + Tax
Learn the basics of making pottery using a combination of wheel throwing and handbuilding techniques. Read more.

Drawing 102

January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $141 + Tax
If you have already taken Drawing 101 or are drawing at an intermediate level, then this class is for you. Read more.

Cartooning

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $77 / $92 / $99.50 / $107 / $129.50 / $140.75 / $152
Learn to draw all kinds of characters, from funny animals to humans. Read more.

Watercolours and Acrylics

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $114.50 / $137 / $159.50 + Tax
Build creativity and self-confidence by combining drawing from observation and imagination. Learn about landscapes, portraits, still life and abstract painting. Read more.

Watercolour for beginners and advanced

September 17, 2014 - November 26, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 25, 2015
(11 sessions)
Instructor: marilyn lemon
Location(s): West Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: tba
These Wednesday morning classes are a great place to brush up your watercolour techniques or get started in the company of more experienced students. Read more.

Sculpture: Modeling Clay

September 24, 2014 - November 26, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $263 / $317 + Tax
Explore new techniques of modeling clay in the form of figurative and abstract art. Read more.

Life Drawing Drop-in at the Shadbolt Centre

October 8, 2014 - November 26, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
(8 sessions)
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Location(s): Burnaby
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: Drop in: $11.45 (non student) or register for all 8 session for $80
Non-instructional registered and drop in Life Drawing. Read more.

Acrylics on Canvas

January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $147 + Tax
Begin with a traditional approach to acrylic painting, including selection and use of materials such as canvas, paints, brushes and palette knives. Read more.

Drawing and Painting

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
September 25, 2014 - December 11, 2014
July 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
April 16, 2015 - June 18, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
September 26, 2014 - December 12, 2014
January 16, 2015 - March 6, 2015
April 17, 2015 - June 19, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $79.50 / $94.50 / $109.50 + Tax
Express your creative ideas! Through a balance of formal training and creative exploration, you will explore shapes, shading, light, colour and perspective. Read more.

Painting and Mixed Media

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
September 25, 2014 - December 11, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $162 / 237 + Tax
Come and work in the medium of your choice: oil, acrylic, watercolour or pastel. Read more.

Anime / Manga

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2015
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $199 / $139 / $169
Learn to draw in the diverse styles of Japanese comics and cartoons. You'll practice design, proportion, expression and body language. Read more.

Animation Studio (8-12)

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Video Art
Cost: $157 / $122 / $134.50 + tax
Stop-motion animation with clay and toys, hand-drawn animation like anime and Saturday-morning cartoons and computer-based Flash animation! Read more.

Drawing and Painting: Preschool

September 25, 2014 - December 11, 2014
September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 16, 2015 - June 18, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $79.50 / $94.50 / $109.50 + Tax
Explore your creativity through mixed-media techniques and drawing and painting in a variety of media including oil and soft pastels, ink, pencils and crayons. Read more.

Drawing

January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Drawing, Figure Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $172 + Tax
Discover the joy of drawing! Learn the secrets of drawing realistically with charcoal and pencil. Read more.

Painting 101

January 16, 2015 - March 6, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $112 + Tax
If you've always wanted to learn to paint, or if you're looking to refresh your knowledge of painting, this class is for you. Read more.

Digital Photography 102

January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Photography
Cost: $117 + Tax
If you have taken Digital Photography 101 or have some experience with photography, this project-based class is for you. Read more.

Animation & Anime (13 - 17 years)

September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Video Art
Cost: Sep - Dec: $154 | Jan - Mar: $109 | Apr - Jun: $131.50
Focusing on designing characters for animation, motion and timing, you will bring your characters to life in your own cartoons using techniques from the animation industry Read more.

Cartooning: Comics

September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $109 / $142.75 / $131.50 + Tax
Dive into the world of comic book making. You'll create your own cast of characters and bring them to life by throwing them into poses with other characters, objects and environments. Read more.

Animation Studio (13-17 years)

September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014
January 17, 2015 - March 7, 2015
April 18, 2015 - June 20, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Animation, Children and Youth, Photography, Video Art
Cost: $157 / $112 / $134.50
Stop-motion animation with clay and toys, hand-drawn animation like anime and Saturday-morning cartoons and computer-based Flash animation! Read more.

Printmaking 101

July 20, 2014 - November 1, 2014
January 17, 2015 - February 21, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $212.50
Learn the skills to print on paper (with and without a press), and experiment with basic printmaking techniques (stencil, painterly print monotype and engraving by hand in drypoint). Read more.

Introduction to Acrylic Painting: One-Day Workshop (beginners)

January 24, 2015
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $90
Start painting now with this versatile medium in a safe and fun environment, overcoming your fear and inner critic. Read more.

Introduction to Linear Perspective

January 24, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $43 + Tax
Learn how to use linear perspective techniques to draw three-dimensional buildings, and how to apply one-, two- and three-point perspective to both man-made and natural subjects. Read more.

Painting in Oils, Composition to Finished Painting - Weekend Workshop

January 24, 2015 - January 25, 2015 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $189
This is an excellent workshop for those wanting to try painting in oils, or already using them but wanting to do some more! Read more.