October Session is FULL Wednesdays 5:30 – 8:00pm – Learn the fundamentals of acrylics. This interactive course will teach you how to plan, prepare and complete cohesive paintings, from prepping canvas to finished works of art. There are only 10 spots! Pre-Register & Save
Thursdays 5:30 – 8:00pm Learn fundamentals of drawing in a variety of different mediums. Interactive class will guide you through composition & perspective to help you create beautiful drawings. There are only 10 spots! Pre-register & Save
Saturday, October 14th,
7:00-9:30 pm This workshop will help you to loosen up and paint quickly. Each person will pick their own set of colours for each painting. Donna will demo several options and guide you through the steps to using your right brain to create unique paintings.
9:00 – 4:00pm or 9:00 – 6:00pm Join our Scare Crow Gathering!! Bring along some old clothes, and cut, paint, sew and accessorize your own unique scare crow design! Work as part of a team to create an awesome Back Drop for our scare crow video and photo shoots!! Then add some face paint and put on your costume to complete your look.
Saturday, October 28th
9:00 am – 4:30 pm Create a unique garden sculpture in one day! Upcycle an old t-shirt to make your own “one of a kind” standing figure. No experience is needed – it’s fun and easy using Paverpol, a water based, non-toxic textile hardener, to make your fabric art sculpture weather resistant.
Saturday, Nov 4th
10:00am- 3:00pm This workshop will help you to loosen up and paint quickly. Each person will pick their own set of colours for each painting. Donna will demo several options and guide you through the steps to using your right brain to create unique paintings.
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Nov. 7th – Dec. 5th & Jan. 9th – Feb. 6th Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm McTavish Academy of Art, in association with Half a World Theatre, offers those aged 15 to 25 and beyond an exciting new opportunity to make drama and to experience theatre.
Sunday, November 19th : Lv1 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Lv2 1:45 – 3:15pm – Yoga for our brain! Zentangle is a simple drawing technique. It is easy to learn, relaxing and a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with a sense of personal well being. Come and explore your creative side, you will amaze yourself! No artistic ability required.
9:00 – 4:00pm or 9:00 – 6:00pm Take advantage of your Pro-d-day to get ready for the most festive time of the year by making a traditional pinata and design your own Christmas cards and wrapping paper for all the presents you will be giving!
Session 1: Friday, November 24th 7:00-9:00pm Session 2: Thursday, December 7th 7:00-9:00pm Pints & Prints with LJC. Have a couple pints, screen print a couple shirts, rock some tunes and learn the basic screen printing methods. One colour prints, Beach Cruiser Bikes, Vancouver Island, Surf and Skate style graphics. Print them for yourself or for a gift, come with a friend or make it a date, come create!
Session 1: Saturday & Sunday, January 27th-28th Session 2: Saturday & Sunday, February 24th-25th Our popular intro course will get you screenprinting in two days. We break it down into 8 easy steps, and small class size means lots of hands-on learning. This is all about hands-on learning the basic fundamentals of screenprinting with photostencils.
Thursdays, February 1st – February 22nd Mosaics are a fun, exciting art form which everyone can have success with. The creative possibilities are endless! This course will be comprised of four 1.5 hour sessions. Each participant will leave at the end with at least one completed mosaic suitable for use/display indoors.
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Learn all the basics of making your very first quilt from start to finish! In this workshop you will learn: – fabric, thread and batting selection for your quilt – how to use a rotary cutter to cut your fabrics – layout, accurate piecing and pressing blocks for a simple quilt top – layering your quilt top with batting and quilting by machine – binding your quilt