Adult Art Classes

 
 

Watercolour Painting with Homa (Intermediate and Advanced)

This course is for intermediate and advanced levels. The focus is on advanced composition and theory of colour. Homa will help you to hone your individual voice in art, through creative and unusual approaches in watercolour painting. Various schools of thought in painting will be covered too. Art supplies list is available at the front
desk. Drop-in $27, space permitting. See homaeftekhar.ca. No session May 15

Instructor: Homa Eftekhar (Ghafarzadeh)

Fri Apr 17-Jun 26 9:30am-12:30pm
270959 $227/10 sess

Watercolour Painting with Homa

All levels welcome. In a friendly and relaxing atmosphere, Homa will show you fundamental methods of watercolour to build on. A variety of creative techniques will be shown. Colour theory and composition will be discussed. Individual attention will be given to develop your creativity and personal expressions. Art supplies list is available at the front desk. Drop-in $27, space permitting. See www.homaeftekhar.net.. No session May 15

Instructor: Homa Eftekhar (Ghafarzadeh)

Fri Apr 17-Jun 26 2:00-5:00pm
270960 $227/10 sess
Activity Room

Fantastic Acrylics and Abstract Painting

Three afternoons playing with acrylic paints and learning how to start, create exciting layers and finish a piece of abstract art. You will be introduced to ways of creating a design for your piece, textures, dry brushing, lifting and glazing. Come and join me for a three-week course in the most beautiful art room in Vancouver, right at Coal Harbour, with views of the water, Stanley Park and the North Shore mountains! A worry free course: all use of tools and materials included in the course fee. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Sandra Bowen

Thu Apr 2-Apr 16 2:00-5:30pm
270702 $165/3 sess
Multipurpose Room

The Power of Colour

Come and explore the power of colour in this short workshop which will introduce you to colour temperature, value, transparency, colour mixing and using colour in a painting. Participants come home with a basic knowledge of colour and what they can achieve by using colour in their artwork. Every participant will receive a colour wheel. A fun and great course for anybody who paints in any medium! All use of tools and materials are included in the workshop fee; just bring yourself and a cover-up for your clothes. Everything else will be waiting for you in the art room!

Instructor: Jeanne Krabbendam

Sun Apr 26 1:00-6:00pm
270963 $110/1 sess
Multipurpose Room

Drawing and Sketching for Beginners

Learn and improve your drawing skill and technique such as still lifes, landscapes, animals, portraits and many more. The drawing demonstrations will be provided with a new subject in every session, and each time, the class will be fun and joyful to complete a beautiful drawing. All drawing materials are included. Drop-in $25, space permitting.

Instructor: Philip Tsang

Wed Apr 8-May 13 6:30-8:30pm
270669 $120/6 sess
Wed May 20-Jun 24 6:30-8:30pm
270670 $120/6 sess
Arts and Crafts Room

Mixed Media: Experiment with Transfers and Texture

You are looking for new impulse to your art practice? This workshop, spread over two afternoons, will focus on different image transfer techniques and how you can work them into your art projects, together with texture ideas that will help you build the surface of your art pieces. We will work with papers, cheese cloth, spackle, modelling paste and gel mediums, making use of regular palette knives and brushes and more unusual application tools and materials. Come have fun and explore new ideas for your mixed media art work! All use of tools and materials included in the course fee. Sorry, no drop-ins permitted.

Instructor: Sandra Bowen
Thu May 7-May 14 2:00-5:00pm
270705 $105/2 sess
Multipurpose Room

Exciting Collages

An intensive workshop in which participants learn to build a collage painting with different materials and tools while keeping the ‘glow’ in their art work. This workshop is for everyone who wants to learn about the steps in the collage process. The instructor will guide the participants through hands-on and technical advice in making an exciting piece of art in two afternoons! We will work with: acrylics/liquid acrylics, gels and mediums, collage material such as magazines, photographs, artefacts, stamping, stencilling, glazing, lifting and more. All use of tools and materials are included in the course fee.

Instructor: Sandra Bowen

Thu May 28-Jun 4 2:00-5:30pm
270701 $120/2 sess
Multipurpose Room

 

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