Creative Pursuits

BEGINNERS PAINTING (OIL OR ACRYLIC)
Learn every basic 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
#44769 Wednesdays, January 17 - March 7, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

PAINTING LANDSCAPES IN OILS & ACRYLICS
Practice the entire process 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 Family Day.
#45238 
Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, January 22 - March 19, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

INTERMEDIATE+ WATERCOLOUR PAINTING
Not for beginners, this course involves more advanced techniques with a focus on light and colour. For example, glazes used to blend colour not mixing. Glazing will create atmospheric effects, or correct and even fine tune transitions between contrasting elements. Other techniques will be addressed. Different tools and materials will be introduced. Instead of a painting each week, we will do a number vignettes, bits of street and rural scenes, seascape glimpses, works with people will also be featured. Please bring a few ¼ sheets of paper each week, we are really going to work! No class Family Day. Instructor: Bill Kerr
Mondays, January 22 - March 19, #44795 6:30 - 9:00 pm, #44796 9:00 - 11:30 am, Lewis Tsolum Building, $125/8

ACRYLIC PAINTING
Enjoy our welcoming vibe in this class designed for beginners. Work on developing your own style through a variety of fun projects. No one goes home with the same finished art work. All artist quality supplies included.
Instructor: Lupine Art Studio
Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, #45136 January 8 - February 5, #45137 February 19 - March 19
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00 pm, #45138 January 10 - February 7, #45139 February 21 - March 21, $175/5

WATERCOLOUR FOR BEGINNERS
Designed with the beginning student in mind, this program will inspire and motivate you. If you’ve longed to learn watercolour, this is your chance to get started.  You will receive clear instruction through demonstration as well as one on one coaching to help you create interesting paintings. Discover paints, paper, colour and application under the direction of an effective and experienced teacher and artist. No class Family Day.
Instructor:
Teresa Knight
#44794 Thursdays, January 25 - March 15, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $125/8

PRINTMAKING
Learn a variety of printmaking techniques such as monoprints, collographs, block printing, and stamp making. There will be an introduction to materials and tools for beginners, but if you’ve got a solid handle of the techniques already, you are welcome to fly at it! Instructor: Lupine Art Studio
Tuesdays, #45142 January 23 - February 13, #45143 February 27 - March 20, 12:00 - 2:00 pm, $140/4

DRAWING
You will be amazed at what you can do when you’re given the tools! We will focus on these 5 skills of drawing: The perception of edges, space, relationships, light and shadow, and ‘the whole’. Designed for beginners, experience is welcome. All artist quality supplies included. Instructor: Lupine Art Studio
Tuesdays, #45140  January 16 - February 13, #45141 February 20 - March 20, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, $155/5

DECORATIVE RIVETS
Come take this new class with jeweler Cheryl Jacobs and explore decorative rivets, rivets used solely as decoration and at the same time holding two pieces of metal together. The emphasis in the class will be on earrings and pendants with four new rivet techniques being taught. Mixed metals will be used and many stones will be provided.
Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#44921 Saturday March 17, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

ART WITH HEART NEW YEARS RETREAT
This winter retreat involves slowing down and connecting your body, mind and spirit through making art with heart. We will make art and projects focused on gratitude and positive affirmations to take home, meditative and expressionistic explorations will also be guided on this retreat to get you started on the right path this year!
Instructor: TaraLee Houston
Saturday & Sunday, January 20 & 21, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Lewis Salish Building,
#45145 Both days $75, #45239 Saturday only $50, #45240 Sunday only $50

ART WITH HEART SPRING RETREAT
This Spring retreat involves slowing down and connecting your body, mind and spirit through making art with heart. Come relax and rejuvenate while we create in a safe and creative environment meant to nurture each individuals level of explorations. We will make art and projects focused on celebrating and welcoming Spring to take home, meditative and expressionistic explorations will also be guided on this retreat.
Instructor: TaraLee Houston
Saturday & Sunday, March 24 & 25, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Lewis Salish Building, #45146 Both days $75
#45241 Saturday only $50, #45242 Sunday only $50

TEXTURED, STAMPED, CUT BRACELETS
Come take this new class with jeweler Cheryl Jacobs and learn to stamp and texture metals using various stamps and the rolling mill, 2 different options for bracelet designs will be given to the student to choose from and an intricate bracelet will be completed in the class. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#44922 Saturday April 14, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

INTRO TO STAINED GLASS
Get your feet wet by making a beautiful butterfly sun catcher. Test the waters learning basic cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. A $20 supply fee will be collected by the instructor. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#44792 Tuesday January 23, 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 choices make this a popular choice. You will be making a small sun catcher 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
#44816 Tuesdays, January 30 - March 20, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $115/8

MOSAIC MIRROR
Learn the easy and creative process of stained glass mosaic making a beautiful 12"x24" mirror with a 2" mosaic border. Perfect for the entrance way, hall or bedroom. Several design styles and colours to choose from. Material Fee paid to instructor is $60. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#44793 Wednesdays, January 24 - February 28, 7:00  - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $85/6

STAINED GLASS STEPPING STONES
Turn your garden into a tropical paradise with our colourful 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
#44817 Wednesdays, March 7 - 21, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $45/3

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. Instructor: Jenja McIntyre
#44779 Mondays, January 8 - February 5, 7:30 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $150/5

BEACHSTONE & 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
#44920 Saturday January 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85