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1431 West Broadway, Vancouver
(604) 733-1331

October 2017

Acrylic 101

Sunday, October 1 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of acrylic painting in this three-hour introductory class. You will explore brush techniques, colour theory, glazing and washes. The instructor will also teach you the differences between fluid and heavy body acrylic paint.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Spooky Pumpkin Decorating

Monday, October 2 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Get into the Halloween spirit by decorating ornamental pumpkins with glitter, googly eyes, paint and more! One-hour workshop is limited to 10 participants, first come first serve. Ask cashier for details and to sign up.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
FREE | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | FAMILY-FRIENDLY. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cactus Collage

Friday, October 6 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Using traditional collage techniques, your instructor will guide you through the steps to create a cactus collage with decorative papers.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Charcoal Self-Portrait Drawing

Saturday, October 7 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of observational portraiture and using charcoal by creating a self-portrait through a mirror image of yourself. Students will learn basic portraiture techniques through warm-up exercises and different ways to work with charcoal before creating a finished drawing.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Acrylic Self-Portrait Painting

Saturday, October 7 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Use acrylic paint to create a self-portrait of yourself from a photograph, 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
$40.00 | All other supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Oil 101

Sunday, October 8 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of oil painting in this three-hour introductory class. You will explore brush care and techniques, colour theory, oil mediums and basic principles of working with oil. The instructor will also teach you the differences between water miscible and traditional oil paints.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Face Painting Techniques

Thursday, October 12 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Get into the Halloween spirit by transforming your identity with face paint! One-hour workshop is limited to 10 participants, first come first serve. Ask cashier for details and to sign up.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
FREE | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | FAMILY-FRIENDLY. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Inky Exploration

Friday, October 13 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Explore acrylic inks as both a painting and drawing material. Create a fluid drop painting by adding ink to pouring medium, mix your own inks using pigment and alcohol, plus experiment with the ink on multiple alternative surfaces.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Observational Still Life

Saturday, October 14 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life drawing in this observational class. The instructor will walk you through exercises designed to improve your skills in drawing from observation.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Abstracting the Subject

Saturday, October 14 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Discover new ways of looking in this mixed media class! This class will explore various approaches to abstracting a still life using a variety of materials. Each student will produce several studies using taught techniques.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Pebeo Mixed Media

Sunday, October 15 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
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Masquerade Mask Decoration

Monday, October 16 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Get into the Halloween spirit by decorating masks—use feathers, glitter, paint and more! Purchase any of our masks prior to the start time, and then decorate your new identity! One-hour workshop is limited to 10 participants, first come first serve. Ask cashier for details and to sign up.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
VARIES | Additional supplies provided. | No experience required. | FAMILY-FRIENDLY. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Botanical Watercolour

Friday, October 20 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.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Wet-on-Wet Fall Landscape Oil Painting

Saturday, October 21 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wet-on-wet oil painting is a technique that was popularized by Bob Ross. Discover this technique while painting a fall landscape! The class will show you the process step-by-step but will also give you a chance to use your imagination.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Wet-on-Wet Nighttime Scene Oil Painting

Saturday, October 21 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wet-on-wet oil painting is a technique that was popularized by Bob Ross. Discover this technique while painting a spooky sky night scene! The class will show you the process step-by-step but will also give you a chance to use your imagination.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Paint Markers on Alternative Surfaces

Sunday, October 22 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Play with paint markers on alternative surfaces, such as wood, plexiglass and aluminum sheets!
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Spooky Drip Painting

Thursday, October 26 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Get into the Halloween spirit by creating Rorschach-style ink and drip paintings! One-hour workshop is limited to 10 participants, first come first serve. Ask cashier for details and to sign up.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
FREE | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | FAMILY-FRIENDLY. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Painting and Palette Knife Techniques

Friday, October 27 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ever feel overwhelmed looking at our collection of palette and painting knives? 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
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Alternative Acrylic

Saturday, October 28 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In this class you will learn how to apply acrylic paint—without using brushes! You will create a free-form painting using alternative paint applicators such as feathers, sponges, sticks and more!
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Fluid Acrylics

Saturday, October 28 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Explore the unpredictability of fluid painting! In this experimental painting class, your instructor will introduce you to acrylic inks, high-flow paints and fluid mediums to create your own abstract works of art.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Full Moon Silhouette Acrylic Painting

Sunday, October 29 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Create a spooky full moon painting using acrylic paints! In this project-based class, the instructor will teach you basic acrylic painting and brush techniques as she leads you through creating a painting step-by-step.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

November 2017

Animal Illustration

Friday, November 3 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, your instructor will walk you through basic illustration skills, character conception and material techniques. You will create an illustration of an animal using watercolour and fine liners. You are encouraged to bring a picture of your favourite animal or pet.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Principles of Art

Saturday, November 4 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In this acrylic painting class, you will learn how to incorporate visual components (such as composition, balance, movement and harmony) into your art practice and create a series of small studies in the process. Using a range of acrylic mediums, colour mixing and painting techniques, your instructor will lead you through the Principles of Art and encourage the development of your personal style. The skills learned in previous Colour Theory, Colour Scheme and introductory painting classes are an asset but not required.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Introduction to Abstraction

Saturday, November 4 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this acrylic painting class, you will explore formal aspects of painting while creating an abstract painting. Using a range of acrylic mediums, colour mixing and painting techniques, your instructor will lead you through a painting and encourage the development of your personal style. The skills learned in previous Colour Theory, Colour Scheme and introductory painting classes are an asset but not required.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Abstracted Portraits

Sunday, November 5 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn techniques to combine abstract and figurative art while painting a self-portrait in this acrylic painting class. You will be guided in painting a self-portrait and then shown abstract techniques to add some creativity! Please bring a photo of yourself or a friend that shows the 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+

Poinsettia Painting

Friday, November 10 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, learn basic acrylic painting techniques while painting a colourful floral image—with a winter theme. Our instructor will teach you how to do the painting step-by-step. This is a perfect class for beginner painters!
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Single Gesture Painting

Saturday, November 11 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
In this experimental acrylic painting class, your instructor will introduce you to single gesture painting techniques to create a spectacular abstract acrylic painting.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Fluid Painting

Saturday, November 11 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this experimental acrylic painting class, your instructor will introduce you to high flow acrylic paints, fluid mediums and experimental painting techniques to create your own series of abstract acrylic paintings.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$40.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Experimental Collage

Sunday, November 12 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In this free-form experimental class, you will learn both traditional and experimental collage methods, including incorporating different paints, papers and layering. You will create two collages, one on wood panel and one on illustration board, as a way of practising the techniques of assemblage demonstrated in the class.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Urban Sketching

Friday, November 17 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, you will learn the basics of urban sketching. Your instructor will teach you about perspective and composition while demonstrating ink, liner and watercolour use. You will create multiple studies in the class on watercolour paper.
Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Woodland Acrylic Painting

Saturday, November 18 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Learn basic acrylic painting techniques in this step-by-step painting class while creating a scene full of moss, mushrooms and other woodland life. Each student will produce one painting.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Fall Leaves in Watercolour

Saturday, November 18 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, explore a variety of watercolour techniques and textures as the instructor leads you through painting a series of leaf studies.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$30.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Resin on Wood

Sunday, November 19 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Using a step-by-step process, your instructor will lead you through techniques to create your own resin on wood paintings. Perfect for sealing over collages, creating multi-dimensional effects and more!
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$45.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Wine Glass Painting

Friday, November 24 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Create your own customized wine glasses! In this project-oriented class, your instructor will introduce you to glass painting techniques using Pebeo Vitrea glass paint and markers to create a beautiful pair of hand-painted wine glasses.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Polymer Clay Christmas Ornament

Saturday, November 25 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Create your own Christmas ornament using polymer clay! The instructor will teach you the basics of sculpting with polymer clay including tools, basic forms, textures and finishes!
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$35.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Advent Calendars

Saturday, November 25 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Countdown to Christmas with your own personalized Advent Calendar! Using paint, stencils, decoupage and more, the instructor will show you a variety of techniques to customize your calendar.
Instructor: Kirsten Hatfield
$20 plus the purchase of one of our advent calendars | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+

Winter Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting

Sunday, November 26 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, learn the basics of wet-on-wet oil painting while creating a winter scene inspired by a Bob Ross painting. The instructor will show you step-by-step methods while also encouraging you to add your own personal touch.
Instructor: Sára Molčan
$50.00 | Supplies provided. | No experience required. | AGES 16+