Drama Classes and Creative Arts

 

Private Knitting or Crochet Lessons

Want to learn to knit or crochet, but no classes fit with your schedule? Want to take your skills to the next level? Bring your questions and all the materials you need to a private or semi-private knitting/crochet lesson. Materials not included. Time to be agreed upon with each student, contact the Community Centre for
details.

Instructor: Astor Tsang

By appointment $49/1 sess/private
$39/1 sess/semi-private

Origami

Learn how to make beautiful origami models! Origami is one of the traditional Japanese Folk arts. Origami is a mentally stimulating activity. Please pre-register. All supplies are included in the course fee.

Instructor: Aiko Matsushiba

Sat Nov 23 2:30-4:30pm
239095 $16.50/1 sess
Activity Room

Arm Knitting Workshop

Join our workshop to learn the new and trending concept of Arm Knitting to make a ‘30 minute infinity scarf’ using only yarn and your two arms! You will have a complete project done by the end of the class. Materials and instruction are included in the fee. Please pre-register.

Instructor: Karen Lam

Wed Dec 4 6:00-9:00pm
239036 $48/1 sess
Activity Room

Photography – Beginner

This interactive course is great for beginners looking to build skills in photography. Manto is a professional photographer in portraiture, nature, and sport (including the Olympics); he will teach you step by step photography basics, functions, and terminology with a hands-on approach. Bring your iPhone, Compact Camera, DSLR Camera etc. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Manto Nakamura

Thu Oct 3-Oct 17 7:00-9:00pm
239057 $88/3 sess
Activity Room

Photography – Intermediate

Are you ready to move from autopilot to total control? This intermediate level course will deal with more advanced digital SLR photography. The following topics will be covered: (1) using your digital SLR camera manually with confidence; (2) lighting skills with models and objects; (3) editing and advanced retouching techniques.
Work will require a digital SLR or mirror-less camera. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Manto Nakamura

Thu Nov 7-Nov 21 7:00-9:00pm
239058 $88/3 sess
Activity Room

Art of the Journal

“I don’t have time to write…” “I don’t know what to write…” “I start journals and then abandon them…” If you can relate to some of these comments, join this fun and supportive 4 week class where you will: discover the different types of journaling, learn tools and techniques to prompt imagination, deepen creativity, keep track of your life, generate and collect ideas plan and envision your future, and even transform life into art. Let your journal become a therapist in a book, a trusted best friend, an idea generator, a memory keeper and more. Drop-in $25, space permitting.

Instructor: Lynna Goldhar Smith

Sun Nov 17-Dec 8 2:30-4:30pm
239713 $88/4 sess
Activity Room

Glass Mosaic Art

Glass mosaics are an art form which everyone can have success with. The creative possibilities are endless! This
course will be comprised of 3 two-hour sessions. Each participant will leave with at least one finished mosaic. Session 1: Introduction to mosaics, designing/planning your mosaic. Session 2: Studio time to work on your piece. Session 3: Studio time to work on your piece; grouting and finishing! Topics covered will include: how to cut and shape pieces, laying techniques, adhesives, designing a mosaic, mixing and applying grout. Check out the
page @corinnainfrance for more details. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Corinna Hanson

Wed Oct 2-Oct 16 6:30-8:30pm
239039 $175/3 sess
Arts and Crafts Room

Calligraphy

Calligraphy and handwriting for all skill levels. Learn about pens, inks, paper, layout and illumination. Practice different letter styles including: Italics, Copperplate, Roundhand, and Gothic. Learn to write numerals, ampersands and capital letters. Class supply list: lined or graph paper, pen, HB pencil, and white eraser. During the first day, we will discuss specialized pens and other supplies and you will have the opportunity to try different
pens, inks and papers. You will get information about suppliers and products for the next session where we will practice penmanship and layout. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Angel Strehlen

Sun Oct 20-Oct 27 1:00-5:00pm
239709 $85/2 sess
Activity Room

 

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