Arts & Crafts

PAINTING ANIMALS
This course will help you make sense of animal anatomies, show easy ways of dealing with the shapes presented, teach how to do fur feathers and other textures, the foreshortening of limbs and face, how to depict facial expression and also to add personality. Paint your own pet or favourite animal. No class February 17. Instructor: Teresa Knight
#49973 Mondays, January 13 - March 9, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $99/8

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. Discover paints, paper, colour and application under the direction of an effective and experienced teacher and artist.
Instructor: Teresa Knight
#49878 Thursdays, January 23 - March 12, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $99/8

BEGINNER PAINTING LANDSCAPES OIL OR ACRYLICS
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! Instructor: Teresa Knight
#49751 Wednesdays, January 22 - March 11, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $99/8

BEGINNERS PAINTING (OIL AND ACRYLICS)
Learn the basics 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! No class February 18. Instructor: Teresa Knight
#49754 Tuesdays, January 21 - March 17, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $99/8

SILVER SPINNER RINGS
Learn how to size and create a unique spinner ring of your own design. You will saw, texture and decorate the ring blank. It will be soldered shut and then embellished with copper or brass spinners, polished and a patina applied if so desired. If time allows a 2nd spinner ring can be made in copper. All materials provided and a $50 dollar material fee required from each student. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#50131 Sunday January 12, #50132 Sunday March 8, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm,
Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

CHANDELIER EARRINGS
Working with silver, copper and brass, chain, pearls and semi-precious stones and beads. Imagine a chandelier in miniature with many different coloured stones and pearls and that is what this class is all about. All materials provided and a $50 dollar material fee required from each student. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#50133 Sunday January 19, #50134 Sunday March 22, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

ART WITH HEART
Come relax and rejuvenate while getting creative in a safe environment that is meant to nurture each individual’s level of explorations. Make art and projects focused on gratitude and positive affirmations. Meditative and expressionistic explorations will also be guided on this retreat to get you started on the right path this year! Instructor: TaraLee Houston
#49988 Saturday January 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $75

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 suncatcher to introduce you to the step by step process and then a 8x14 in. window panel. Register early! A $40 supply fee due to the instructor. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#49873 Tuesdays, January 28 - March 17, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $115/8

STAINED GLASS STEPPING STONES
Turn your garden into a tropical paradise with our colorful 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 due to the instructor. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#49874 Wednesdays, January 29 - February 12, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $45/3

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 due to the instructor.
Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#49862 Tuesday January 21, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $30

MOSAIC OCEAN SCENE
With templates of starfish, shells and seaweed you will arrange and create an ocean scene incorporating stained glass, beach glass and rocks. Glued and grouted onto a 12’ round of wood this can be used as a Lazy Susan center piece or as a decorative Wall Plaque. Mosaic is a fun, easy and very creative process. Additional $40 material fee due to instructor.
Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#49867 Wednesdays, February 19 - March 25, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $90/6

CEDAR 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
#49844 Monday February 24, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $40

CEDAR BASKET WEAVING
Come and learn about the spiritual, cultural, and historical teachings of cedar bark while weaving a cedar basket with Haida Kwakwaka’wakw weaver Avis O’Brien. Experience the satisfaction of creating something of unique beauty. This course is your introduction to a practical, traditional art form using basic techniques and working with natural materials.
Instructor: Avis O’Brien
#49842 Mondays, January 6 - 20, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $75/3

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 provided. No class February 17.
Instructor: Jenja McIntyre
#49852 Mondays, January 13 - March 9, 7:30 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $149/8

ADVANCED SOLDERED BEACHSTONE & SILVER
A one day workshop with instructor Cheryl Jacobs, working again with beachstones and silver, we take this new class to the next level. Soldered silver wire will be shaped and manipulated into various designs to hang beachstones and beachglass from. Earrings and or pendants will be designed and made by each student. All materials provided and a $50 dollar material fee required from each student. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#50135 Sunday February 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Tsolum Building, $85