Membership based instruction oriented visual arts organization

Fine Arts Classes

Introduction to Abstract Painting on Canvas with Julie Hawkins CLASS FILLED!!

An introductory class to abstract painting using acrylic paint on canvas. This informal workshop will include tips and techniques on mark making, composition, colour selection, and incorporating the use of charcoal, oil pastels, and paint markers. Discover joy in colour, pattern and texture!
Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time: 9:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Fee: Members $45.00. Limited registration.

Golden fluid or heavy body acrylics: titan buff, pyrole red, paynes grey, green gold
Liquitex Basics: light blue violet, bright aqua green
Liquitex soft body: indian yellow
Any brand: white, black
Canvas Boards: 5-10 boards, “11 X 14” or larger
Stretched Canvas: “20 X 20”
Plastic to cover table
Bring whatever brushes, palete knoves, paints, charcoal pencils, pastels you have.  Bring a spray bottle if you have one.

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Mixed Media Watercolour and Pen on Wood Panel
Learn how to use traditional watercolour and pen technique to complement and enhance each other while exploring the use of wood panels as a non-traditional surface for the media.  The emphasis will be on realism with the wildlife as subject mater.
Instructor: David VanCook
Date:  Tues., Oct. 2
Time:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fee:    $12.00 Members/$18.00 Non-Members
Material Fee:  $15.00 payable to Instructor
Registration Deadline:  Tues., Sept. 25
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Thrift Store Painting “Enhancement”
For adults and youth, ages 16+
In this class learn how to combine elements of pop culture with thrift -store paintings to create something hilariously unique.  Students will be asked to comb thrift stores for that perfect (cheezy) still-life landscape or figurative painting which will be dismantled in class, and “enhanced” with a pop-culture figure done in acrylic paint.
Instructor: David Vancook
Date:  Wed., Oct. 17 & 24
Time:  6:00 – 8:00 pm
Fee:     $29.00 Members/$41.00 Non-Members
Registration Deadline:  Wed., Oct. 10
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Adult Intro to Drawing
Students of all skill levels will be introduced to the basics of drawing and shading. Students will learn how to set up a drawing using proper terms and techniques to create a solid composition. A final drawing should be completed by the end of class.
: Mercedes Victoria
Dates: Oct. 20 and 21
Time: 9 – 12 pm
Fee: $60.00 Members/$78 Non-members
Ages: 16+
Registration Deadline: Fri. Oct 12
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