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Adult Art Classes

Landscape + Portrait Painting Demo with Andrew Sookrah *FREE

Sunday July 30th 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us in the shop for special painting demo by artist and instructor Andrew Cheddie Sookrah  Each brushstroke has a...

Summer Drawing Smorgasbord

Monday July 31st 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Elevate Your Good Idea/ Sketch or Photograph to an Excellent Painting – Single Day Workshop

Saturday August 12th 2017, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

This is a workshop for artists looking to refine their specific style or to start developing one of their own,...

Summer Night Paint Series | Colours Of The Night In Acrylic and Watercolour: mixing blacks without blacks

Tuesday August 15th 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

A closer look at the “dark side”, exploring low-value hues and expressing luminosity in acrylics or watercolours.  Some experience in...

Screen Printing Sampler – Single Day Workshop

Saturday August 19th 2017, 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm

More information coming soon! Artist Instructor: Shea Chang

Hand Drawn Repeat Patterns

Wednesday August 23rd 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

A fun 3 hour workshop for creative’s of any age, who love pattern and drawing. In this beginner surface design...

DIY Framing Workshop

Saturday August 26th 2017, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Learn how to frame various types of artwork in various styles, with extensive information on archival materials, techniques, handling, and...

Brushstrokes for Better Results – Single Day Workshop

Saturday September 23rd 2017, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Each brushstroke has a tone, an emotion and tells its own story, this is course is for beginners wishing to start...

Ceracolors Sampler

Sunday September 24th 2017, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of working with a new cold wax medium—Ceracolors—that does not solvents or oil paint. This versatile medium...

Introduction to Watercolour Painting (4wks)

Tuesday September 26th 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

A watercolour course is all about “water safety”: how much to use, when to use it, and when not to...

Abstract Acrylic Painting : From Reality (4wks) *DAYTIME

Friday September 29th 2017, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

How does one create an abstract painting? Walk through the steps from a known reality to its abstraction, using the...

Meditative Dot Painting Workshop

Saturday September 30th 2017, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Inspired by traditional Aboriginal Australian Dot Painting techniques, students will learn how to mix paint to the proper consistency to be used...

Wax Painting with Ceracolors: Weekend Intensive

Saturday October 21st 2017, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Encaustic, dating back 3000 years, is a technique using molten beeswax or microcrystalline into which coloured pigments are added. It...

Acrylic Sampler (Beginner colour theory)

Sunday October 22nd 2017, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Acrylic Sampler (Beginner colour theory) Find out where to start with acrylics with some basic mixing and colour management. Materials...

Watercolour Painting II

Tuesday October 24th 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

This course takes us from Introductory Watercolours into more complex projects and techniques. We’ll work on improving wash control and colour...

Collage and Transfer Workshop

Thursday October 26th 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

In this single night workshop explore the many layers of collage. Using tissue, fabric, magazines, coloured papers, gel  and matte...

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Landscape (4wks) *DAYTIME

Friday October 27th 2017, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Look at artists Rothko, Nakamara, Kandinsky and O’Keeffe to see how landscape can shape an abstract painting. Working form constructed...

Watercolour Sampler

Sunday November 19th 2017, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Watercolour Sampler (Beginners welcome) Discover watercolours with some fun experiments and friendly guidance! Materials are included in your workshop fee....

Introduction to Acrylic Painting (4wks)

Tuesday November 21st 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

This 4 week course will offer a series of exercises to develop palette management and brush techniques for a fast-drying...

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Historical Techniques (4wks) *DAYTIME

Friday November 24th 2017, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Try your hand at  Modern artists like Robert and Sonya Delany,  Jasper Johns and Alan Kitching with letters and text...

Abstract Acrylic Painting : Portraits (4wks) *DAYTIME

Friday January 12th 2018, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Look at Abstract painting using the face as the jumping off point , trying out  symmetry vs. asymmetry,  colour like...