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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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Mixed-media Book-making Class; Create Your Vision Book

November 23, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Chloe Ulis, Art Instructor
Location(s): Downtown Vancouver, White Rock
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Photography
Create a 'Vision Book' that includes all your hopes & dreams in this fun mixed-media book-making class for adults! An exciting blend of personal development, crafting, collage, & mixed-media arts! Read more.

Drawing Classes

November 17, 2015
November 24, 2015
December 1, 2015 - December 8, 2015
December 15, 2015
January 5, 2016
January 12, 2016
January 19, 2016
January 26, 2016
Instructor: Lenora Melville
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Drawing, Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing
Cost: $25 (2 hour session) (supplies are not included)
Learn the fundamentals of drawing in this 2 hour class. Read more.


November 26, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Whistler Arts Council
Location(s): Whistler
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $25 WAC/$28
Create, experiment and make art. Read more.

Splash! (A creative awakening workshop)

November 27, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Instructor: Karen Goodfellow
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: $997
Understanding your Inner Critic and Muse to deepen your existing (on currently non-existant) creative self. Read more.

Christmas Photo Transfer Workshop with Heather Johnston (15+yrs)

November 27, 2015 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Digital, Photography
Cost: $91.26
Using your own images, Heather will show you how to create a lovely mini canvas and on cut wood branch rounds. Read more.


November 27, 2015
Instructor: Jeanne Krabbendam
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $ 200 (+ GST)
Light up our art work! Read more.


November 28, 2015 - November 29, 2015 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Whistler Arts Council
Location(s): Whistler
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Collage, Colour Theory, Digital, Drawing, Fabric Arts, Figure Drawing, Framing, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Outdoor Painting, Paper Making, Pastel Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Photography, Portrait Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video Art, Watercolour Painting
Cost: By donatrion
At Whistler’s original holiday artisan market, over 100 local artisans will gather under a banner of twinkling lights at the Whistler Conference Centre to showcase their handmade wares. Read more.

Bold and Beautiful Florals in Watercolour

November 28, 2015 - November 29, 2015 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Federation of Canadian Artists
Location(s): Richmond
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: Members $200/ Non-members $250
Under the tutelage of Marney-Rose Edge, students will learn how to create beautiful watercolour paintings of roses. Read more.

Encaustic Mixed Media Collage/Shadow Box/Fibre Arts/Image Transfer - 1 day

November 15, 2015
November 28, 2015
Instructor: Shary Bartlett
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Collage, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
Cost: 85 + $25 supplies (plus GST)
An introduction to the art of Beeswax/Encaustic mixed media painting and image transfer. Read more.

Moccasin Making Workshop

September 26, 2015
October 31, 2015
November 28, 2015
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $85+GST
Learn to make your very own moccasins out of recycled leather. Read more.