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October 2019

Off-Site Young Artist Program: DeSerres’ Creative Space
at the Renfrew Park Community Centre [1 hour]

September 16th – December 2nd — 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Unleash your creativity in our FIRST off-site weekly program at the Renfrew Park Community Centre! In this beginners’ drawing and painting class, Vancouver-based artist Kathryn Wadel will introduce students to exciting explorations in acrylic painting, watercolour painting and mixed media drawing practices. Students will learn fun and creative painting/drawing techniques and practice colour mixing using colour theory. Please contact the Renfrew Park Community Centre to register for this off-site program.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$130 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 6 to 8

Off-Site Young Artist Program: DeSerres’ Creative Space
at the Renfrew Park Community Centre [1 hour]

September 16th – December 2nd — 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Unleash your creativity in our FIRST off-site weekly program at the Renfrew Park Community Centre! In this beginners’ drawing and painting class, Vancouver-based artist Kathryn Wadel will introduce students to exciting explorations in acrylic painting, watercolour painting and mixed media drawing practices. Students will learn fun and creative painting/drawing techniques and practice colour mixing using colour theory. Please contact the Renfrew Park Community Centre to register for this off-site program.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$130 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 9 to 12

Introduction to Drawing the Human Figure [2 hours]

Saturday, October 19th — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory drawing class, the instructor will demonstrate techniques using graphite to draw the human figure. Students will have the opportunity to practise these techniques and create a series of human figure sketches on paper. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced drawing classes.
Instructor: Angela Pinto
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Fluid Acrylic Dirty Pour Painting [2 hours]

Saturday, October 19th — 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In this intermediate acrylic painting class, the instructor will guide students through mixing fluid acrylic paints, pouring medium, colour mixing and creating cellular effects using the dirty pour painting technique. Students will have the opportunity to customize their colour palettes and practice the dirty pour technique to create an abstract fluid acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Resin on Wood: Sunset Silhouette [2 hours]

Sunday, October 20th — 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
In this project-based class, the instructor will provide hands-on techniques to mix, tint, and apply resin on wood. Through a step-by-step process, students will create their own sunset silhouette inspired resin artwork on wood.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$60.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Book Binding & Custom Covers [3 hours]

Saturday, October 26th — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this advanced book binding class, the instructor will guide students through the step-by-step process to create a handmade mixed media sketchbook with archival paper. Students will have the opportunity to customize their sketchbook covers with personalized illustrations and hand-lettering.
Instructor: Angie Pinto
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Botanical Watercolour Painting [3 hours]

Sunday, October 27th — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, the instructor will show students watercolour painting techniques to create a series of botanical-inspired watercolour paintings on archival paper. For inspiration the instructor will provide samples of local indigenous plants from the Vancouver area. The skills learned in our introduction and intermediate watercolour classes are an asset.
Instructor: Robin Lough
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

November 2019

Introduction to Book Binding: Kettle Stitch [2 hour]

Saturday, November 2nd — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, the instructor will guide students through the step-by-step process to create a handmade mixed media sketchbook using the Kettle stitch book binding technique.
Instructor: Angie Pinto
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Illustrative Ink Painting [2 hours]

Saturday, November 2nd — 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, the instructor will introduce students to ink painting techniques using a variety of brushes. Students will learn how to apply these techniques to create a series of illustrative painting studies.
Instructor: Irene He
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Abstract Oil Painting Techniques [3 hours]

Sunday, November 3rd — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this intermediate painting class, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing and abstract painting techniques using oil paints, mediums, paint brushes, and palette knives. Students will have the opportunity to practice the techniques and create an original abstract oil painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Drawing Techniques [2 hours]

Saturday, November 9th — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory drawing class, students will learn about charcoal, graphite and pastel drawing materials, practice cross-hatching, pointillism, shading, light/shadow techniques, and develop dimensional perspective to create a series of drawing studies. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced drawing classes.
Instructor: Angie Pinto
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Resin on Wood [2 hours]

Saturday, November 9th — 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In this introductory class, students will learn how to mount photographs onto wood and apply a high-gloss archival finish using professional quality resin. Through a step-by-step process, the instructor will guide students through photo mounting techniques and the resin application process. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced resin classes.
Instructor: Irene He
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Printmaking on Canvas Tote Bags [2.5 hours]

Sunday, November 10th — 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 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: Tim Richard
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Mixed Media Collage [2 hours]

Sunday, November 10th — 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In this introductory mixed media class, the instructor will demonstrate collage and acrylic painting techniques. Students will have the opportunity to practice these techniques to create a mixed media artwork on wood.
Instructor: Tim Richard
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Fluid Acrylic Painting Mediums [3 hours]

Saturday, November 16th — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, the instructor will demonstrate abstract painting techniques using a variety of fluid acrylic mediums. Students will have the opportunity to practice these techniques and create a series of original fluid acrylic paintings. The skills learned in this class can be further developed in our intermediate and advanced fluid acrylic painting classes.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Abstract Acrylic Painting Techniques [2 hours]

Sunday, November 17th — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, the instructor will guide students through colour mixing and abstract painting techniques using acrylic paints, mediums, paint brushes, and palette knives. Students will have the opportunity to practice the techniques and create an original abstract acrylic painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Watercolour Painting: Texture Techniques [2.5 hours]

Sunday, November 17th — 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 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: Robin Lough
$45.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Introduction to Painting Using Gouache [2 hours]

Saturday, November 23rd — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this introductory painting class, the instructor will introduce students to gouache paints and techniques using a variety of brushes. Students will learn how to apply these techniques to create a series of painting studies on hot press, cold press, and bristol paper.
Instructor: Robin Lough
$40.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Intermediate Abstract Resin Art on Wood [2 hours]

Saturday, November 23rd — 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 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: Irene He
$55.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Oil Painting: Waterfall Landscape [3 hours]

Sunday, November 24th — 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 oil paints, mediums and painting tools to create a waterfall landscape painting on canvas.
Instructor: Kathryn Wadel
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up

Advanced Fluid Acrylic Painting on Wood [2 hours]

Saturday, November 30th — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In this project-oriented class, the instructor will introduce students to a variety of professional fluid acrylic paints, pouring medium, painting techniques and colour theory application. Students will learn how to mix a unique colour palette and apply it with the techniques to create a large fluid acrylic painting on wood panel.
Instructor: Kristina Drinkwater
$50.00 + tx | Supplies provided | No experience required | Age: 16 and up