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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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Paint like a Master - Van Gogh's 12 Sunflowers

June 16, 2014
August 16, 2014
October 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: $55.00 +GST
Step-by-step instructions and demo, using acrylics. Read more.

iPhone Artography special 2 day workshop in Qualicum Beach BC

August 16, 2014 - August 17, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Tony Bounsall
Location(s): Qualicum Beach
Topic(s): Collage, Digital, Mixed/Other Media, Photography
Cost: $200. + GST
Learn to create amazing pieces of fine art on your iPhone/iPad from your photographs. Read more.

Draw Like the Masters with David Halliwell

August 16, 2014 - August 17, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $168.00
Capture the grace and energy of the human figure in action. Life drawing is the foundation of creative artwork. Read more.

Encaustic Collage - Exciting and Limitless!

August 16, 2014 - August 17, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Nancy Crawford
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $350.00
This program offers you a myriad of new possibilities to add texture, translucency and transparency to your collage work along with several new mark-making techniques. Read more.

Artful Sundays Pompom workshop

August 17, 2014
Instructor: Helen Spaxman
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Fabric Arts
Cost: free
Drop-in pompom making workshop at the Napier Street entrance to Britannia Community Centre Read more.

Headshots for Artists, Musicians and Actors

August 17, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver, White Rock
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: 99.00
Book your one hour session with a skilled photographer Kyle Rurak and a make-up artist, then stay and network with your peers Read more.

DRAWING FOR THE ABSOLUTE & TERRIFIED BEGINNER - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Sunday August 17th and Sunday August 24th 2014

August 17, 2014 - August 24, 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.

Make a Book: For Children 9 to 12 Years

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $165.20
Discover how books are created, from the paper used to carry the thoughts and ideas, to the textures and colours of the covers. Read more.

CREATIVE TREASURES (4-6yrs)

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $60
Join the pirate parrr-t adventure as we search the seas for creative treasures! Read more.

Paint Like A Master - Monet's Water Lillies

June 26, 2014
August 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: 50.00 + tax
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration. Read more.

Art Animals (Ages 8-12)

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Art Lessons with Cara
Location(s): Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Collage, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Pencil Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $103
Go on an art vacation and be inspired by exotic animals and faraway places. Learn a variety of fun-filled techniques while exploring a range of imaginative themes. Read more.

ANCIENT ADVENTURES (4-6yrs)

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $60
Dig up your creativity as we discover the old world through new creations. Read more.

You’re Art Journey Mentorship Program (11-15 yrs) ASDJ NEW With Damara Jacobs Morris

July 7, 2014 - August 18, 2014
July 21, 2014 - August 1, 2014
August 5, 2014 - August 15, 2014
August 18, 2014 - August 29, 2014
(10 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Topic(s): 3D, Acrylic Painting, Art Business / Professional Development, Children and Youth, Collage, Colour Theory, Drawing, Fabric Arts, Figure Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Oil Painting, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy, Pencil Drawing, Portrait Drawing, Sculpture
Cost: $285.00
Emerging artists take note! This mentorship program is for you. Read more.

Fine Arts Intensive in the Okanagan

August 18, 2014 - August 23, 2014 ( 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): Penticton
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $555, Bursaries Available
By taking this intensive fine arts course you can begin to earn your Certificate in Fine Art Techniques from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Read more.

The ART of Nature: Discovery Workshop for Youth 9 to 14 years

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $159.25
Discover, draw and paint with naturalist and artist Anita Brunckhurst. Read more.

Mixed Media - Mad Hatter (4-6 years)

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Children and Youth, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: 102.00
A theme based mixed media class incorporating drawing, painting, wooden sculpture, papier mâché and ceramics. Read more.

Getting In! A Comprehensive Preparation Program for Art School and Beyond

August 18, 2014 - August 29, 2014 (10 sessions)
Instructor: Nancy Crawford
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development, Children and Youth
Cost: $900.00
If your future plans include applying to Art School....this program is a must! Read more.

Art Escape (Ages 8-12)

August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Art Lessons with Cara
Location(s): Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Collage, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $118
Unleash your inner artist in this camp and explore a range of fun-filled painting and drawing techniques while exploring imaginative themes such as nature, animals and portraiture. Read more.

Encaustic Painting

August 19, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $450.00
You will learn the ancient technique of traditional encaustic as well as explore the mixed media possibilities Read more.

One Painting A Day: Observational Paintings From Everyday Experiences

August 19, 2014 - August 22, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $365.00
In this workshop you will make four paintings, one painting per day using what you see around you as subject matter. Read more.

Summer 2014 "WATERCOLOUR PAINTING CLASSES" Winfield, B.C. (Children, Teens & Adults)

August 19, 2014 - August 21, 2014 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Marlene G. McPherson
Location(s): Other BC Location
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $75.00 includes Art Supplies
Summer Watercolour Painting Classes for Children, Teens & Adults Read more.

START ANYTIME - Introductory Acrylic Painting - 10 weeks - Private Classes - Flexible start dates

August 19, 2014 - October 21, 2014 (10 sessions)
Instructor: Lena Leszczynski
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $1050.
If working one-to-one with the instructor appeals to you, private classes are available. Students definitely develop more rapidly with the instructor's undivided attention. Read more.

Life Drawing Sessions

August 15, 2014
August 22, 2014
August 29, 2014
Instructor: Supernal Arts Academy
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $25
LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS WITH PROFESSIONAL ARTIST Read more.

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August 22, 2014 ( 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.

Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 00
Strategy ahead of time! Summertime will be traditionally the particular busiest, or even "peak" season for your shifting marketplace. Read more.

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

August 23, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $90
Enjoy developing your artist skills with colour, shape, texture, composition and harmony, freely, unconditionally, spontaneously and individually. Read more.

Watercolor Outdoor Painting

August 23, 2014 - September 20, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $200
Learn watercolor painting in the beautiful outdoor locations. Read more.

Card Making with Quilling, Iris Folding and African Paper Rolling Techniques

August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver
Topic(s): 3D, Paper Making, Sculpture
Cost: 80.00
Learn the art of quilling, also known as paper filigree, rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper and making exquisite designs. Read more.

Felt Making Workshop

August 23, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
Topic(s): 3D, Fabric Arts
Cost: 38.75
Learn the art of felt making in this relaxed morning class. Read more.

Still Life Oil Painting Workshop

August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $210
In this workshop Noah will show how he goes about starting and finishing a lemon still life painting. Read more.

Polymer Clay Level One - Beginner Embellishment and Canework

August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $190.40
In level one you will be learning the fundamentals of Polymer Clay as well as dipping into the tips and hints of the instructor's 30 years of experience. Read more.

Six-Day, Art for Social Change (ASC) Summer Intensive Workshop

August 24, 2014 - August 29, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Art for Social Change Project
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: $350
This workshop includes days of activities, dialogue and resources designed to help anyone interested in the arts and creativity as ways to help create social, environmental and political change. Read more.

Henna Art (temporary tattoo)

August 24, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: 55.00
This is a fun-filled session where beginners will learn how to use the henna (Mehndi) cone applicator to apply simple henna designs on themselves and others. Read more.

Henna Art (Temporary Tattoos) HENNA NEW With Nazil Kara

August 24, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): 3D, Art Vacations, Drawing, Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $55.00
This is a fun-filled session where beginners will learn how to use the henna (Mehndi) cone applicator to apply simple henna designs on themselves and others. Read more.

All About Me! (6 - 12 years)

August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Children and Youth, Drawing
Cost: 129.75
Children will celebrate themselves and all the things they love by creating ‘All About Me” projects including a painted 12x16 self-portrait on stretched canvas! Read more.

Gibsons School of the Arts 5 day Summer Workshops by Professional Artists

August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014 (5 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.

Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $550.00
Popular artist and instructor Greta Guzek will focus on bold colour and strong design in this acrylic workshop. Read more.

BEYOND THE LINES (11-14yrs)

August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $75
Transform elements of art into graphic illusions. Read more.

NEW** Fall Leaves

August 28, 2014
September 22, 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: $50.00 + GST
step-by-step instruction and demonstration as students complete their own painting. Read more.

ArtStarts presents Celebrating Seasonal Birds: Printmaking with Colette Lisoway

August 30, 2014 - August 31, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: ArtStarts in Schools
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: Free
ArtStarts presents Celebrating Seasonal Birds: Printmaking with Colette Lisoway Read more.

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

August 30, 2014
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.

Portrait Drawing in the Classical Realist Tradition

September 3, 2014 - September 24, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Portrait Drawing
Cost: $252 including GST
The live clothed model will hold one sustained pose for all 12 hours, allowing students time to bring their drawing to a very high level of finish. Read more.

Bargue Drawing

September 3, 2014 - September 29, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $52.50 per session, payable monthly in advance
The Charles Bargue Drawing Course is the foundation of academic drawing. Read more.

Classical realism drawing atelier

September 3, 2014 - September 27, 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.

Painting the Grisaille with Non-Toxic Oil Paints

September 4, 2014 - October 23, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Tracey Costescu
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $202.39
Painting the Grisailles with Non-Toxic Oil Paints Read more.

Figure Drawing Using the Sight-Size Method

September 4, 2014 - September 25, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Arlene George
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $252 including GST
Build strong foundation for your figure drawing with this time-tested method Read more.

University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Education: Painting - Observing, Controling and Mixing Colour

September 6, 2014 - September 27, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Glenn Tait
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Colour Theory, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $350.00
Learn how to control colour and be able to navigate 3-Dimensional Colour Space both conceptually, when planning a painting and practically, when mixing your paints. Read more.

Mindful Mixed Media: Intuitive Painting (all levels)

September 6, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $90 (incl)
Awaken your inner artist. Read more.

University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Education: Composition - Discovering the Hidden Strength of a Picture

September 6, 2014 - September 27, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Glenn Tait
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $280.00
Learn to apply formal, informal and simplified compositional grids and design elements to help strengthen and define the underlying abstract relationships in your pictures. Read more.

Figure Drawing in the Classical Realist tradition

September 8, 2014 - September 29, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Mandy Boursicot
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Figure Drawing
Cost: $252 including GST
One sustained pose for 12 hours enables students to bring their figure drawing to a fine finish in the Classical Realist tradition 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.

Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

September 8, 2014 - October 27, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Tracey Costescu
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $202.39
This workshop will provide you with the skills needed for creating realistic, watercolor paintings full of detail, form and rich colors, not mud. 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 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.

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.

Plein Air Guided Outing

July 15, 2014
August 4, 2014
September 8, 2014
Instructor: Lori Sokoluk
Topic(s): Outdoor Painting
Cost: $25/$40 if I provide materials
I'll accompany and guide you on a plein air sketching/painting afternoon. 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.

NEW - Thomas W. Schaller Watercolor Workshop

September 8, 2014 - September 12, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Artescapes
Location(s): North Vancouver
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $700
NEW - Thomas W. Schaller Watercolor Workshop - Artescapes Vancouver Read more.

ACRYLICS - September Boot Camp!!

September 9, 2014 - September 16, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Niina Chebry
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $90.00
This a great beginner class to learn about colour, brush technique and the wonderful possibilities in using acrylic paint. Read more.

Painting: Language of Abstraction

September 9, 2014 - December 2, 2014 (12 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $395
This course is an introduction to the various approaches to abstract painting used in the 20th century including cubism, abstract expressionism and geometric abstraction. Read more.

Painting: Observation and Description

September 9, 2014 - December 2, 2014 (12 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $395
This course focuses on teaching students to take the time to observe and really see what it is in front of them before they begin to paint and throughout the painting process. Read more.

Painting with Gouache

September 10, 2014 - December 3, 2014 (12 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $395
This course teaches you how to use this opaque water based medium and learn and is compatible with other water-based media such as acrylic, watercolour, ink, as well as pastels and coloured pencil. Read more.

No More Muddy Watercolors

September 10, 2014 - October 29, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Tracey Costescu
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver
Topic(s): Colour Theory, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $202.39
No More Muddy Watercolors Read more.

NEW** Yellow Meadow Painting

September 10, 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.

Painting Today

September 12, 2014 - December 5, 2014 (12 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Island School of Art
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $395
This course is based on Tony Godfrey’s Painting Today text and offers a thematic approach to the hands-on study of painting that includes: the photographic, the figure and painting space. Read more.

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

September 13, 2014
Instructor: Susanne Dannenberg
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $95 (incl)
Embracing encaustic painting through learning new techniques and skills, while having safe creative fun. Read more.

Mixed Media Workshop

September 13, 2014
Instructor: Meryle Ardagh
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $50.00
Mixed media abstract workshop Read more.

Pastel & Resin on Canvas

September 14, 2014
Instructor: Karen Hamilton, artist
Topic(s): Pastel Drawing
Cost: $45
A new way to work with pastels! Read more.

Paint like a Master - Monet Venice Sunset

September 14, 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 + GST
Step-by-step instruction, using acrylics Read more.

Adult mixed media classes

September 15, 2014 - October 27, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $225
Give yourself permission to play while learning a variety of mixed media techniques. Read more.

Cast Drawing Class

September 15, 2014 - December 4, 2014 (24 sessions)
Instructor: Noah Layne
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $650
Cast Drawing Apprenticeship Program Read more.

The Complete Drawing and Painting Online Art Course- Unit 3 'Shading and Form'

April 28, 2014
May 12, 2014
June 9, 2014
July 14, 2014
August 11, 2014
September 15, 2014
October 6, 2014
(7 sessions)
Instructor: Tannis Trydal
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
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.

Acrylic Abstraction Workshop

September 16, 2014 - November 4, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Tracey Costescu
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $202.39
Explore fun and innovative approaches to painting using acrylic paint and mediums. 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.

Fall 2014 "FUN WITH DRAWING CLASSES" Winfield, B.C. (Adult, Children & Teen Classes)

September 16, 2014 - November 25, 2014 (11 sessions)
Instructor: Marlene G. McPherson
Location(s): Other BC Location
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $220.00
Learn to draw like an artist using pencil, charcoal & ink; Beginners welcome, come have fun! Read more.

NEW** Painted Purple Flowers** by request

September 16, 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.

Kids Art Classes

September 17, 2014 - October 22, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $90
Mixed media classes for kids Read more.

Adult Mixed Media classes

September 17, 2014 - October 22, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $225
Give yourself permission to play and learn many new mixed media techniques. 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.

Art Enhancement

September 18, 2014 - November 20, 2014
February 5, 2015 - April 16, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $209.50 + tax
This class combines studio sessions with field trips and focuses on media, style and ideas to provide an enriched program for students serious about improving their artistic ability. Read more.

Teen Art Classes

September 18, 2014 - October 23, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Children and Youth
Cost: $120
Teen classes that explore a variety of media. Read more.

Adult Mixed Media classes

September 18, 2014 - October 23, 2014 (6 sessions)
Instructor: andrea soos
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $225
Give yourself permission to play and learn new mixed media techniques. Read more.

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

July 2, 2014 - August 15, 2014
July 31, 2014 - September 15, 2014
August 10, 2014 - September 30, 2014
September 1, 2014 - October 15, 2014
September 20, 2014 - October 31, 2014
( 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.

Basic Sitting Fabric Sculpture

September 20, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $134.40
Learn how to make a beautiful garden sculpture from an old t-shirt in just one day. Read more.

Photo Tour in Spain, Barcelona and area

September 20, 2014 - October 4, 2014 (14 sessions)
Instructor: Douglas Williams
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $3200.00
Two week photography tour to Barcelona and towns of Catalonia, Spain. Read more.

Social Media for Artists of All Genres

September 20, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Downtown Vancouver, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver, West Vancouver, White Rock
Topic(s): Art Business / Professional Development
Cost: 45.00
Learn tips and tools including how to engage your audience and build your community through social media marketing via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Read more.

Shuswap School of Carving and Arts

September 21, 2014 - September 26, 2014 (5 sessions)
Instructor: Shuswap School of Carving & Arts
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Art Vacations, Fabric Arts, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: $384 + fee for supplies provided by instructor
8 carving-related classes in wood or stone Read more.

The Willow Chair

September 21, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $245.00
In one day you can make and take home your own classic Rustic Willow armchair. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Traditional Icon and Egg Tempera Painting

September 23, 2014 - October 28, 2014
October 11, 2014 - November 22, 2014
(6 sessions)
Instructor: Alina Smolyansky
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $300
Introduction to traditional egg tempera painting 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Drawing & Watercolours

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $207 + Tax
Learn how to create a successful work of art while using a variety of drawing and watercolour media. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Love of Watercolour Series

September 24, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $75 (including lunch and materials)
Join one of our foremost watercolour mentors as she shares her techniques, philosophy and love of watercolour. 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 101

September 26, 2014 - December 12, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Drawing, Pencil Drawing
Cost: $156 + Tax
Get acquainted with popular drawing media such as graphite pencil, coloured pencils, watercolour pencil crayons, charcoal, chalk pastels and pen and ink. Read more.

Encaustic Fabrication – Hot Beeswax Fibre Arts

September 26, 2014 - September 27, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $200
This two day workshop will introduce participants to the amazing effects that can be achieved when combining sweet-smelling molten encaustic beeswax with textiles and fibres. 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.

Photographing Your Artwork

September 27, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $131.25
The class is geared toward artists who want to take consistently good photographs of their artwork with a minimal investment in hardware. Read more.

Painting What You See with Jerry Markham

September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Lake Country Art Gallery
Location(s): Kelowna
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $225 (members), $250 (non-members)
PAINT WHAT YOU SEE not what you think you see: a workshop on the power of observation. Read more.

Creative Conversations with Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk

September 27, 2014
Instructor: Port Moody Arts Centre
Location(s): Port Moody
Topic(s): 3D, Art Business / Professional Development, Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Sculpture
Cost: Free
See a ‘Bot in the making… the audience picks the parts … the artist builds a Robot sculpture. Read more.

Digital PHotography 101

September 27, 2014 - December 13, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Photography
Cost: $162 + Tax
Using your smartphone or a digital SLR camera, learn the basics of photography such as composition and lighting, and make the transition from casual snapshots to meaningful images. Read more.

7 Steps to a Successful Painting - September Workshop

September 27, 2014 - September 28, 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.

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.

Paint Like A Master - Lawren Harris Mount Lefroy.

September 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. 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.

Three Day Encaustic Workshop with Tracy Proctor

September 28, 2014 - September 30, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $300
This course will expand on basic encaustic techniques with focus on texture, carving and composition Read more.

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

September 30, 2014 - November 20, 2014
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.

Paint Like A Master - Van Gogh's Starry Night

October 2, 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: $55.00 + gst
Step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. Read more.

Composition of Outdoor Painting

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014 ( sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Outdoor Painting
Cost: $225 (including lunch both days)
Studying the teachings of Edgar Payne and applying them to our own process. Read more.

Amazing Acrylics: Exploring Possibilities- Weekend Workshop

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $168
Participants will explore the nature of and possibilities offered by this versatile medium, and will create an original painting during the 2-day workshop. Read more.

A Fruitful Day: Coloured Pencil Techniques

October 4, 2014
October 5, 2014
Instructor: Deborah Strong, AFCA
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $90 (includes handouts and some materials)
Learn techniques for working with wax-based Prismacolour Premier coloured pencils to achieve a range of textural effects as well as other tips and tricks - perfect for beginners! Read more.

University of the Fraser Valley Continuing Education: Sight-Size Drawing - An Introduction to Accurate, Observational Drawing

October 4, 2014
Instructor: Glenn Tait
Location(s): Abbotsford
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $95.00
Sight-Size Drawing - Learn how to dramatically increase your drawing accuracy using time tested observational drawing techniques and methods. Read more.

Nuno Felted Scarf - Saturday Workshop

October 4, 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.

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 5, 2014 - December 28, 2014
January 5, 2015 - March 2, 2015
April 7, 2015 - July 27, 2015
(4 sessions)
Instructor: Moneca Atley/Loring
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Drawing
Cost: $20 per class or $60 for 4
Drawing with ease, relaxing in the moment.Finding your own creativity. Read more.

Owl Fabric Sculpture

October 5, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $122.65
Whooo’s in your garden? In this workshop you will use paverpol and a styrofoam form to create this fun feathered friend. Read more.

NEW** Paint Like A Master -Oriental Poppies by Georgia O'keefe

August 4, 2014
October 7, 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: $50.00 + gst
Step-by-step instruction and demonstration. Read more.

Hand Building and Pottery Fundamentals

October 7, 2014 - November 4, 2014 (5 sessions)
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Location(s): Penticton
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $150 (plus $40 supply and firing fee)
Dennis will guide participants through a series of useful techniques and procedures in hand building with clay. Read more.

Fall Painting Classes - 2 to Choose From

October 8, 2014 - November 26, 2014 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Jerry Markham
Location(s): Kelowna, Vernon
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $280 + GST for 8 weeks ($35/class)
2 different painting classes, 8 Weeks Each (October/November) with Jerry Markham Read more.

A Painting a Day

October 9, 2014 - December 11, 2014
April 16, 2015 - June 18, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting
Cost: $293.40 + Tax
Working from simple still-life arrangements, you will complete a small painting each class. Read more.

Soapstone Sculpture: Carve a Bear

October 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $122.65
This workshop covers all you need to know to carve a soapstone bear, from design and roughing out, through to finishing and polishing. Read more.

Fearless Watercolours - Weekend Workshop

October 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: $199.50
Come and experience this fresh and fearless approach to watercolours. Read more.

NEW**Halloween Vintage Tablets

October 11, 2014 - October 18, 2014 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Charlene Wright
Location(s): Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, White Rock
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: call studio
Mixed media project using paint, chalk and gold leaf accents on 6 X 6 wooden panels. Read more.

Willow Chair

October 12, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $245
In one day you can make and take home your own classic Rustic Willow armchair. Read more.

Willow Chair

October 12, 2014
Instructor: Coast Collective Art Centre
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): 3D
Cost: $245
In one day you can make and take home your own classic Rustic Willow armchair. 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.

Basic Digital Photography

October 15, 2014 - November 5, 2014 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Douglas Williams
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Photography
Cost: $120.00
Learn to use the most important camera functions on your digital SLR camera and some basic photography principles. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW** Halloween Silhouette Painting

October 27, 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: $40.00
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Surface Design in Feltmaking

November 7, 2014 ( sessions)
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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.

Pottery: Secrets to Glazing

November 7, 2014
November 14, 2014
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Felt Illuminated - Felt Surfaces in Lighting

November 8, 2014 ( sessions)
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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.

Wool Felt Jewelry

November 9, 2014 ( sessions)
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.