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February 2018

Stencil Screen Printing

Friday, February 2 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-based DIY class, your instructor will assist you in creating a stencil to use with Speedball fabric inks. Please bring a fabric item that you would like to print on, such as a t-shirt or canvas bag.
Instructor: Luke Kasper
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Watercolour Winterscape

Saturday, February 3 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will walk you through basic watercolour and illustration techniques to create a winterscape painting. This class is great for beginners to watercolour!
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Mixed Media Painting

Sunday, February 4 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will walk you through using acrylic paint and paint pens to create a dynamic, bold, and graphic painting. Each student will produce a 16x20 inch painting.
Instructor: Lukas Kasper
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Graffiti Portrait

Friday, February 9 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Create unique black and white images with splashes of colour! In this project-based class, your instructor will walk you through one type of photo transfer and how to bring it to life with paint pen graffiti. Please bring a photograph you would like to explore this technique with, as original images will not be damaged.
Instructor: Luke Kasper
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Colour Theory in Acrylic

Saturday, February 10 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of colour theory! Explore various colour combinations and interactions, including analogous pairings, complimentary colours, triads, contrast of saturation, simultaneous contrast, and contrast of extension. Each student will produce a colour wheel and grey scale. This is a step-by-step class
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Acrylic Mediums

Saturday, February 10 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
There are so many kinds of mediums that you can use to enhance your acrylic paintings, but how to choose? In this class, you will create a 16x20 inch painting while learning how to use acrylic mediums. This class is free-form, rather than step-by-step.
Instructor: Lukas Kasper
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Portrait Painting

Sunday, February 11 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Use oil paint over acrylic underpainting to create a self-portrait from a photograph, while learning how to manipulate the paint to create light and shadow on the face in this basic portraiture class. Please bring a close-up photograph (can be on your mobile device or printed) of yourself for the class.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Graffiti Lettering

Friday, February 16 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-based class you will learn how to create your own graffiti lettering with paint pens. Your instructor will walk you through composition and stylistic choices for creating your lettering on a colourful and dynamic background. Please note a favourite colour choice when registering so the material may be prepared.
Instructor: Luke Kasper
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Thompson Style Wet-on-Wet Tree Painting

Saturday, February 17 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this project-based class, you will create a Group of Seven Tom Thompson stylized tree painting. Your instructor will walk you through building your own composition and the techniques of wet-on-wet oil painting. Previous experience with wet-on-wet painting an asset, but not required.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Mixed Media Collage with Resin

Sunday, February 18 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Create a mixed media collage in a cradled wood panel using your own drawings and found materials. In the second half of the class, you will learn the basics of sealing your work using Art Resin by covering the collage you created.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Botanical Illustration

Friday, February 23 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Create botanical watercolour illustrations using both reference images and your imagination! Each student will produce several images using ink and watercolour, and be shown basic illustration techniques.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Vancouver Cityscape

Saturday, February 24 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, you will create a Vancouver-inspired cityscape scene using acrylic paint and mediums! Your instructor will walk you through how to build your painting stage by stage. Each student will produce one 16x20 inch painting.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Pebeo Mixed Media

Sunday, February 25 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Discover the exciting world of mixed media with Pebeo's MOON, PRISME, and VITRAIL paints! These special effects paints will really bring your work to life, as they effortlessly create beautiful textures and glossy finishes. You will create two images, one on canvas and one on a wood panel.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

March 2018

Acrylic Spring Flowers

Friday, March 2 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Create a beautiful painting of spring flowers in this project-based painting class. Your instructor will walk you through creating your painting step by step. Each student will produce a 16x20” acrylic painting.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Cityscape Painting

Saturday, March 3 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In this project-based painting class, you will create a Vancouver-inspired cityscape scene using acrylic paint! Your instructor will walk you through how to create your painting step by step. Each student will produce one 16x20" painting.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Abstracted Portraits

Sunday, March 4 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn techniques to combine abstract and figurative art while creating a portrait in this acrylic painting class. You will be guided in composing your portrait and then shown abstraction techniques to add some creativity. Please bring a photo of yourself or a friend that shows head and shoulders. This class is great for beginners as well as experienced painters.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Intro to Gouache

Friday, March 9 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Learn about this versatile medium while creating a small illustrative painting. Similar to watercolour, but more opaque like acrylic, gouache can add an additional element to your mixed media art practice.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Blind Contour Portrait Collage

Satuday, March 10 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Explore non-representational portraiture! Create a collaged portrait on wood panel using blind contour. Accent with ink and seal with pouring medium. Each student will produce a finished work on wood panel. We will be using mirrors for this class, so no source imagery is necessary.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Palette Knife Painting in Acrylic

Sunday, March 11 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ever feel overwhelmed looking at the collection of palette and painting knives we have? Have no fear! Explore both traditional and modern knives in this acrylic painting class as you create an abstract painting with acrylic and modelling paste inspired by the Montreal automatism movement.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Graffiti Lettering

Friday, March 16 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-based class you will learn how to create your own graffiti lettering with paint pens. Your instructor will walk you through composition and stylistic choices for creating your lettering on a colourful and dynamic background. Please note a favourite colour choice when registering so the material may be prepared.
Instructor: Luke Kasper
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Watercolour Portraits

Satuday, March 17 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, you will learn the basics of developing a portrait using watercolour. Your instructor will walk you through your painting step by step, from sketching to building shadows and highlights.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Open Oil & Acrylic Painting Critique

Saturday, March 17 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this open-forum workshop, you will bring in a finished or in-progress work from home. Feedback as an artist is both crucial and valuable, but often overlooked! Have a chance to hear what others think of your work and speak about it yourself. Any subject matter is welcome. This critique is led by Sára, who is most familiar with painting. You are welcome to bring work outside of this medium, but technical advice may be limited.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$10.00 | . Minimum participants needed is two, and the class will be capped at four. | Register early to avoid disappointment. | AGES 16+

Colour Theory & Application in Oil

Sunday, March 18 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn the ins and outs of colour theory in this step by step oil class! Explore various colour combinations and interactions, including complementary colours, contrast of saturation, and simultaneous contrast. Understand the psychology of colour and how it impacts your paintings. Each student will produce a hands-on comprehensive chart.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Mixed Media Pet Painting

Friday, March 23 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-based painting class, your instructor will assist you in creating a vibrant graffiti-influenced piece using a photograph of your pet (or favourite animal!) as a reference. Please bring in a photo of an animal you want to work from.
Instructor: Luke Kasper
$40.00 | All other supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Oil Still Life

Saturday, March 24 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, you will create a still life painting using oil! Your instructor will walk you through how to build your painting stage by stage. Each student will produce one 16x20” painting.
Instructor: Madeline Ballou
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Knitting 101

Sunday, March 25 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Learn basic knitting techniques in this introductory technical class. Cast on, cast off, and a simple stitch. Your instructor will show you the basic pattern to create your own dishcloth. Needles and yarn included.
Instructor: Rowan Guay
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Spray Paint 101

Friday, March 30 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of spray painting in this introductory class. Your instructor will walk you through techniques, safety information, product knowledge, and give you hands-on experience in how to spray. This class takes place partially outdoors. Dress for the unpredictable Vancouver weather.
Instructor: Luke Kasper
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 18+

Paper Flower Art

Saturday, March 31 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, you will create a sculpted flower out of paper. Your instructor will walk you through creating the necessary shapes to produce a three-dimensional work of art.
Instructor: Josina de Bree
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+