Drawing and Painting


Drawing and Watercolour

In this course, you will discover how the combination of drawing and watercolour painting can enhance the beauty of your artwork. Exploring the aesthetics of these two techniques together while working on subjects of landscapes, figures, and flowers. Throughout the course, you will experiment with various textures, lines, tones, lights and shadows, as well as linear and atmospheric perspectives to create many wonderful pieces. Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad Visit: www.atashzad.com.

Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad
Sat Jan 12-Mar 16 2:00-4:30pm
196730 $199/10 sess
Meeting Room 2

Watercolour Painting

This program will give you the chance to learn to apply watercolour painting by exploring the medium’s full potential. Learn to use water, paper, colour, and brushes to create an endless variety of tones and atmosphere in your painting. We will focus on landscape painting techniques and studies of nature (flowers). (Supplies are not included, supply list available upon registration).Mohammad Atashzad has over 30 years experience in teaching drawing and painting at his own Atashzad Academy of Art. Also, he has been teaching different art programs at several community centers in Vancouver from 2011. He has published more than 500 watercolour paintings, such as greeting cards, posters, albums and books. Drop in $25.00Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad Visit: www.atashzad.com.

Instructor: Mohammad Atashzad
Thu Jan 10-Mar 14 6:00-8:30pm
196687 $199/10 sess
Bidwell Room

Painting and Drawing

You have to learn how to sketch before you learn how to paint. In this class focusing on the fundamentals of composition, Edouard Beaudry will give you tools that will enrich your visual vocabulary which in turn shall improve your paintings. This wonderful class aims to give you greater understanding of proportions and fine tune your perception by drawing from observation. As we progress through the exercises, we will focus more on colour and personal projects. Materials not included but they will be provided on the first class.

Instructor: Edouard Beaudry
Tue Jan 15-Mar 19 6:00-8:30pm
196597 $169/10 sess
Meeting Room 1

Oil Brush Painting

This course is for participants who have some previous experience with oil painting. During the five 21⁄2-hour sessions some special techniques such as Chiaroscuro, Grisaille method and painting on black gesso will be experienced. The students will also learn how to paint on special materials and subjects such as copper, china, clear glass, grapes, onions cut lemons etc.

Instructor: Ali Sepahi
Sun Jan 13-Feb 10 10:15am-12:45pm
197554 $79/5 sess
Bidwell Room

Palette Knife Oil Painting –

Palette knife painting is relaxing and enjoyable. The bold strokes of the knife make the painting attractive and give it a modern look. Moreover, it results in high intensity colors not attainable by brush painting. The course will consist of five 2.5 hour sessions at the end of each, a painting will be finished. Supplies not included.

Instructor: Ali Sepahi
Sun Feb 17-Mar 17 10:15am-12:45pm
197555 $79/5 sess
Bidwell Room

Color Mixing Bootcamp

Are you tired of mixing mud? Frustrated trying to capture a specific color? This half-day workshop can help. You’ll learn basic fundamentals of colour mixing, plus lots of tips and tricks. You’ll take home a simple colour wheel to remember concepts, and greater confidence when you paint. We’ll work in either watercolours or acrylic paints. Paint is supplied, but please note the other materials you need to bring.

Instructor: Lori Sokoluk
Sun Feb 24 12:00-3:30pm
198454 $56/Person
Barclay Room

Dipping Into Watercolor

Explore the beauty and freshness of painting in watercolors in this introductory workshop. You’ll come away with a solid foundation in all the key watercolor skills, and will produce some lovely floral, landscape, and abstract paintings. Each student will take home one finished art card and a painting matted and ready for framing. This workshop is perfect for absolute beginners or those looking to strengthen basic watercolor skills. No experience necessary, all materials provided.

Instructor: Lori Sokoluk
Sat,Sun Jan 12-Jan 13 10:30am-3:30pm
198455 $125/2 Sess
Barclay Room

Acrylic Painting Experimental

Explore painting in a fun and relaxed way in these experimental painting workshops. Create inspiring work even if you’re a beginner with the caring guidance of Art Coach, Chloe Ulis. Chloe has her degree from Emily Carr, 9 years of teaching experience and 20 years paint- ing experience. Learn palette knife painting, drip & splatter painting, impasto, mixed-media, collage, or create your own unique project! Enjoy demonstrations & one-on-one coaching & pay a smaller fee if you bring your own supplies. Visit http://chloeulis.com/art-school/art-work- shops & call Chloe at 604-805-5622 if you have questions. Please bring art supplies listed at front desk. Please inform Chloe if you’d like to pay the extra fee to add paint & brushes and bring a sketchbook and an 8”x 10” canvas to each workshop. No Class Oct 8, Nov 12.

Instructor: Chloe Ulis
Mon Jan 7-Jan 21 2:00-5:00pm
196265 $169/3 sess
Denman Room

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