Creative Pursuits

ART WITH HEART AUTUMN RETREAT
Focus on gathering, comfort and the richness of the autumn colours through the harvest and bounty of Fall during this retreat. You will be guided as you explore art and craft materials, creating meaningful projects that will bring a greater sense of awareness. Professional art  and mindfulness instruction provided by local artist TaraLee Houston.
#46833 Saturday September 15, #46834 Saturday November 17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Lewis Salish Building, $75

ADVANCED PAINTING
Work on whatever painting you would like with great company and with direction when you’d like.
Instructor: Teresa Knight
#47148 Tuesdays, September 25 - November 13, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

DRAWING
After developing your drawing skills in our classes, you will see improvements in all of your art endeavors. This class is delivered in a fun and supportive professional studio. All supplies included. No class October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Lupine Art Studio
Mondays #46922 September 17 - October 22, #46923 November 5 - December 3, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesdays #46929 September 18 - October 23, #46924 November 6 - December 4, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, $165/5

PAINTING LANDSCAPES IN OIL OR ACRYLIC
Comox Valley is a beautiful place to paint! Let’s learn how! From making your sketch to getting the colours right and defining the leaves, water and clouds. All the skills you’ll need to learn in order to tackle the fun of painting landscapes on your own! This class is fun and good for beginners or intermediate painters. No class October 8 or November 12. Instructor: Teresa Knight
#46817 Mondays, September 24 - November 26, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

BEGINNERS PAINTING (OILS OR ACRYLICS)
Learn every basic skill you’ll need to have a solid foundation in painting. You’ll learn how to draw, mix colours, recognize and get accurate tone, create great compositions and more! All in easy steps with a great atmosphere!
Instructor: Teresa Knight
#46739 Wednesdays, September 26 - November 14, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

ACRYLIC PAINTING
You will love the variety of projects in our classes designed for various skill levels. Come play with all things paint! All supplies included. Instructor: Lupine Art Studio
Wednesdays, September 26 - October 24, #46925 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, #46926 6:00 - 8:00 pm,
November 14 - December 12, #46927 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, #46928 6:00 - 8:00 pm, $185/5

CLAY WORKS
Whether you like traditional sculpture or would like to create funky, functional pieces of art, this class is for you. We will be using under-glazes and glazes to finish the sculptures. Tools, under-glazes and some glazes will be provides. Some supplies required. No class October 8 or November 12.
Instructor: Jenja McIntyre
Mondays, #46891 September 17 - October 29, #46892 November 5 - December 17, 7:30 - 9:00 pm,
Lewis Craft Room B, $125/6

BEACHSTONES AND SILVER
Be inspired as you work with tumbled, polished beachstones and sterling silver. Learn to drill and set beachstones in silver with a design of your own. Create amazing earrings or a one of a kind pendant and learn many other techniques, such as texturing, patina and finishing. A $50 supply fee will be collected by the instructor.
Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46893 Sunday September 16, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

LEATHER, METAL AND RIVETED CUFF BRACELETS
Create a unique copper and leather bracelet cuff with silver embellishments. Each student will individualize their bracelets through texture and design. A $50 supply fee is due to the instructor at first day of class.
Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46894 Sunday October 21, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

CEDAR BARK BRACELET WEAVING
Come and learn about the spiritual, cultural, and historical teachings of cedar bark while weaving a cedar bracelet with Haida Kwakwaka’wakw weaver Avis O’Brien. Instructor: Avis O’Brien
#47106 Friday October 26, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, #47107 Friday November 16, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $25

HANDMADE STERLING AND COPPER RIVETED BEADS
This class is about learning the ancient art of bead making. Students will rivet, dome and embellish mixed metals to create one of a kind mini works of art. A $50 supply fee due to instructor at class. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46895 Sunday October 28, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

INTRO TO STAINED GLASS
Get your feet wet by making a beautiful butterfly suncatcher. Test the waters learning basic cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. A $20 supply fee will be collected by the instructor. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#46818 Tuesday September 25, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $30

STAINED GLASS 101
A more in-depth class to unleash your creativity! Several designs and custom colour options make this a popular choice. You will be making a small suncatcher to introduce you to the step by step process and then a 8x14 in. window panel. Register early! A $40 supply fee will be collected by the instructor.
Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#46819 Tuesdays, October 2 - November 20, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $115/8

STAINED GLASS STEPPING STONES
These mosaic stepping stones can be used in the garden or as a patio table top. You will learn the basics of cutting glass, grinding, working with patterns and assembling designs. A $40 supply fee will be collected by the instructor.
Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#46820 Wednesdays, October 3 - 17, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $45/3

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS
Using coloured mirrors and hobby jewels, create a set of classic ornaments for the tree or arrange in a window. Please bring $30 for materials to the first class. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#47141 Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, November 7 - 28, Lewis Craft Room B, $60/4