Creative Pursuits

PAINTING COMOX VALLEY
Each week we’ll paint from life at a different location in our beautiful valley using your choice of water-colour, oil or acrylic paints. Starting with a demo by the instructor, we’ll then have an hour or more of painting time to try it out, with help and instruction when you need it. Please meet in the lower level of the Native Sons Hall for our first session and also in the event of a rainy day. Instructor: Teresa Knight
#46142 Tuesdays, July 3 - August 21, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm, Native Sons Hall, $125/8

ADVANCED PAINTING
Advanced Painting - all painting media - (oil painters, please, for solvent, use only Ecosafe). Work on whatever painting you like with great company, and with help and direction when you want it. Instructor: Teresa Knight
#46143 Tuesdays, July 3 - August 21, 1:00 - 3:30 pm, Native Sons Lower Hall, $125/8

ROLLER PRINTED SILVER & COPPER RINGS
Using the roller printer create various textures to print on silver & copper and turn them into interesting rings. $50 supply fee due to instructor at first class. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46138  Friday August 10, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

PAINTING SEASCAPES (OIL & ACRYLICS)
Seascapes are so rewarding to paint!  You can capture the feeling of the waves, the sun and the ocean! This class will teach you how, step by step, to get it all down on canvas. You will learn how to make the colours of the sea, use brush strokes and techniques for adding depth and feeling, and match tones for creating distance or atmospheric perspective. You will learn how to best approach your painting, find a pleasing composition, and how and when to put on finishing touches which make it come to life! The first 2 classes will take place indoors after which, we will paint at lovely seashore locations. Instructor: Teresa Knight
#46144 Wednesdays, July 4 - August 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Filberg Centre Craft Room, $125/8

BEACHSTONES AND STERLING SILVER JEWELRY
Come enjoy this one day workshop with jewelry instructor, Cheryl Jacobs. Get inspired by natural beachstones that are polished in nature and compliment them with sterling silver embellishments. Learn to rivet, drill stone, design and texture sterling silver and create one of a kind pieces of jewelry to go home with. A $50 supply fee will be collected by the instructor. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46137 Friday July 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

DEANNA’S AROMATHERAPY FOR MOM: BABIES, TODDLERS, CHILDREN & TEENS
Explore Essential Oils that are safe for different stages of development. Focus on Botanical Profiles, safety, recipes, chemistry and make a blend to take home. Instructor: Deanna Papineau
#46183 Wednesday July 4, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $60

DEANNA’S AROMA REIKI HEALING
Join us for an interactive Aromatherapy Workshop. Make and take an Essential Oil Sports Massage Blend. Explore Essential Oil Profiles and safety to address muscles, ligaments, nerves and inflammation. Information on the emotional component relating to the physical body and self care will be addressed. Learn blending techniques and applications from a Clinical Aromatherapist. Instructor: Deanna Papineau
#46184 Wednesday July 11, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $60

GLASS ON GLASS MOSAICS
A one day workshop doing a framed piece of art work with colourful stained glass. A new product to adhere the glass will be used, way less work and mess than traditional products. Learn to cut and nip glass, clean up the edges and finish a 10 by 12 work of art. $50 supply fee due to instructor at first class.
Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46532 Sunday August 19, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

HANDMADE STERLING AND COPPER RIVETED BEADS
This class is about learning the ancient art of bead making which is popular worldwide. Students will rivet, dome and embellish mixed metals to create one of a kind mini works of art. $50 supply fee.
Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#46531 Sunday August 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85