Creative Pursuits

 BEGINNERS PAINTING (OILS & ACRYLICS)
Learn every basic you’ll need to have a solid foundation in painting. You’ll learn how to draw, mix colors, recognize and get accurate tone, create great compositions and more! All in easy steps with a great atmosphere! Instructor: Teresa Knight
#47324 Wednesdays, January 23 - March 13, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

WATERCOLOUR FOR BEGINNERS
If you’ve longed to learn water- colour, 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 February 21.
Instructor:
Teresa Knight
#47346 Thursdays, January 24 - March 21, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

PAINTING LANDSCAPES IN OIL OR ACRYCLIC
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! No class February 18.
Instructor:
Teresa Knight
#47342 Mondays, January 21 - March 18, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $125/8

DRAWING LEVEL 2
Learning focus is Light, Proportion and Cross Contour from Jan 15 – Feb 13 and Edges, Negative Space and Perspective from Feb 26 – Mar 27. This class is for students with introductory drawing experience. All supplies included.
Tuesdays, #47642 January 15 - February 12, #46743 February 26 - March 26, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Wednesdays, #47644 January 16 - February 13, #46745 February 27 - March 27,
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, $165/5

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 class. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#47610 Sunday March 31, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

HANDMADE COPPER AND SILVER BEADS
Learn 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 due to instructor at class. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#47612 Sunday January 27, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

BEACHSTONE 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. Learn many techniques, such as texturing, patina and finishing. A $50 supply fee will be collected by the instructor.
Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#47609 Sunday March 10, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

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 18.
Instructor:
Jenja McIntyre
#47334 Mondays, January 28 - March 11, 7:30 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $125/6

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
#47637 Friday February 22, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $25

BASIC BASKET MAKING
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
#47639 Fridays, January 18 - February 1, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $60/3

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 will be collected by the instructor.
Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#47340 Tuesday January 22, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $30

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
#47345 Wednesdays, January 30 - February 13, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $45/3

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 an 8x14 in. window panel. Register early! A $40 supply fee will be collected by the instructor. Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#47344 Tuesdays, January 29 - March 19, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $115/8

GLASS ON GLASS MOSAICS
A one day workshop doing a framed piece of art, working 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" x 12" work of art. A $50 supply fee will be collect by instructor. Instructor: Cheryl Jacobs
#47611 Sunday January 20, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lewis Tsolum Building, $85

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. A $40 supply fee collected by instructor.
Instructor: Nancy Morrison
#47589 Wednesdays, February 20 - March 27, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room B, $90/6