1431 West Broadway, Vancouver
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October 2019

Introduction to Block Printmaking [2 hours]

Friday, October 18th — 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, the instructor will guide students through using block cutting tools and practice techniques to create a series of experimental coloured prints on archival print-making paper. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced printmaking classes.
Instructor: Gabrielle Haynes
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Still Life Watercolour Painting [2 hours]

Saturday, October 19th — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, the instructor guide students though compositional development, colour mixing and watercolour painting techniques to create a still life painting on cold-press watercolour paper.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Still Life Oil Painting [3 hours]

Sunday, October 20th — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use oil paints with mediums, colour mixing and painting techniques to create a still life oil painting on canvas. Through a step-by-step process, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing, developing their compositions from background to foreground, and defining dimension with highlight and shadow painting techniques. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced painting classes.
Instructor: Sukhreet Chahal
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Landscape Painting Using Gouache [2.5 hours]

Friday, October 25th — 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, the instructor guide students though compositional development, colour mixing and gouache painting techniques to create a landscape painting on archival paper. The skills learned in our introductory gouache painting class are an asset.
Instructor: Gabrielle Haynes
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Image Transfers [2 hours]

Saturday, October 26th — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, students will learn professional techniques to transfer images onto primed canvas, wood and paper using solvents, acrylic gels and graphite.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Acrylic Painting: Sunset Silhouette Landscape [2 hours]

Sunday, October 27th — 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing and landscape painting techniques. Through a step-by-step process, students will use a range of acrylic paints and painting tools to create a sunset silhouette landscape painting on canvas.
Instructor: Astrid Dakowicz
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

November 2019

Intermediate Perspective Drawing [2.5 hour]

Friday, November 1st — 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
In this intermediate drawing class, the instructor will guide students through drawing dimensional perspective and proportion using graphite to create a series of perspective drawing studies on paper.
Instructor: Gabrielle Haynes
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Image Transfers [2 hours]

Saturday, November 2nd — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, students will learn professional techniques to transfer images onto primed canvas, wood and paper using solvents, acrylic gels and graphite.
Instructor: Olivia Venini
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Acrylic Abstract Geometric Painting [2 hours]

Sunday, November 3rd — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing and abstract painting techniques. Through a step-by-step process, students will use a range of acrylic paints and painting tools to create an original abstract geometric painting on canvas.
Instructor: Astrid Dakowicz
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Watercolour Painting: Texture Techniques [2.5 hours]

Friday, November 8th — 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
In this intermediate painting class, students will be introduced to professional watercolour painting techniques using masking fluid, plastic wrap, salt, rubbing alcohol, and more! The instructor will guide students through the application of these techniques to create a series of beautiful watercolour texture paintings on archival cold-press watercolour paper. The skills learned in our Introduction to Watercolour Painting class are an asset but not required.
Instructor: Gabrielle Haynes
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Image Transfers & Acrylic Painting [2.5 hours]

Saturday, November 9th — 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
In this intermediate mixed media class, the instructor will demonstrate image transfer and acrylic painting techniques. Students will have the opportunity to practice these techniques to create a mixed media artwork on wood.
Instructor: Olivia Venini
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Lino-Block Printmaking [2 hours]

Sunday, November 10th — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, the instructor will guide students through using lino-block cutting tools and practice techniques to create a series of experimental coloured prints on archival print-making paper. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced printmaking classes.
Instructor: Astrid Dakowicz
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Abstract Resin Art on Wood [2 hours]

Friday, November 15th — 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, the instructor will guide students through the techniques to mix, tint, and apply resin on wood. Through a step-by-step process, students will create their own abstract resin artwork on wood panel. The skills learned in our introductory resin classes are an asset.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$55.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Still Life Oil Painting [3 hours]

Saturday, November 16th — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, students will learn how to use oil paints with mediums, colour mixing and painting techniques to create a still life oil painting on canvas. Through a step-by-step process, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing, developing their compositions from background to foreground, and defining dimension with highlight and shadow painting techniques. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced painting classes.
Instructor: Sukhreet Chahal
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Embroidery Stitches [2 hours]

Sunday, November 17th — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, students will learn step-by-step embroidery stitching techniques and create simple embroidery stitching patterns on fabric. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced embroidery classes.
Instructor: Astrid Dakowicz
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Abstract Wet-on-Wet Fluid Acrylic Painting [2 hours]

Friday, November 22nd — 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
In this intermediate acrylic painting class, the instructor will guide students through mixing fluid acrylic paints, pouring medium, and creating feathering effects using the wet-on-wet painting technique. Students will have the opportunity to customize their colour palettes and practice their techniques to create an abstract fluid acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Portrait Oil Painting [3 hours]

Saturday, November 23rd — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this advanced oil painting class, students will learn how to apply painting techniques to create a portrait painting on canvas. Through a step-by-step process, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing, identifying proportion ratios, and defining dimension with highlight and shadow painting techniques. Students are encouraged to bring in a printed photo reference. Photo refences will also be provided.
Instructor: Sukhreet Chahal
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Block Printmaking on Canvas Tote Bags [2.5 hours]

Sunday, November 24th — 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, students will learn step-by-step block printing techniques to create a personalized print design on a canvas tote bag. Students are encouraged to bring a printed photo reference. Photos will also be provided.
Instructor: Astrid Dakowicz
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Landscape Watercolour Illustration [2.5 hours]

Friday, November 29th — 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, the instructor will show students how to combine watercolour painting techniques with drawing practices to create a landscape-inspired watercolour illustrations on archival paper. The skills learned in our introduction and intermediate watercolour and drawing classes are an asset.
Instructor: Gabrielle Haynes
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Acrylic Landscape Painting [3 hours]

Saturday, November 30th — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, the instructor will guide students through compositional development, colour mixing and landscape painting techniques. Through a step-by-step process, students will use a range of acrylic paints, mediums and painting tools to create a landscape painting on canvas.
Instructor: Sukhreet Chahal
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up