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Community Workshops & Classes

Our Workshops & Classes listings are a great way to find creative courses offered throughout British Columbia. The database is a FREE service for art teachers and organizations offering classes. Instructors post their own classes and potential students can search these listings by date, location, and/or subject.

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Art Journaling Techniques

April 20, 2017 - June 8, 2017 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Nicci Battilana (aka Nicci Dot C A)
Location(s): Surrey
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: $175
Bring your journaling to the next level! Read more.

GOLDEN mediums and their applications

April 21, 2017
Instructor: lori Goldberg
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: 75.00
Comprehensive and hands on study of the applications to create different effects with all the different mediums and specialized GOLDEN paints. Read more.

Intro to Glaze Formulation

April 21, 2017 - May 19, 2017 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): 3D, Sculpture
Cost: $105.00
Learn the basics of how a glaze is made and how to correct a glaze that looks pretty but behaves badly. Read more.

Impressionist Oil Painting

April 21, 2017 - April 28, 2017 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Tammy Pilon
Location(s): Port Coquitlam
Topic(s): Oil Painting
Cost: $140
Use your oil in an impressionistic style to capture the feeling of the land. Read more.

Watercolour Camellia

April 21, 2017
Instructor: Poppet Creative
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Watercolour Painting
Cost: 75.00
Learn to paint a realistic Camellia flower in watercolour. Read more.

Charcoal Drawing for beginners

April 22, 2017 - May 13, 2017 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Vancouver Fine Art Atelier
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Children and Youth, Drawing, Pastel Drawing
Cost: $200
This Saturday workshop will introduce charcoal in a simple way. Read more.


April 22, 2017
Instructor: Blim
Location(s): Vancouver
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $50+GST
Each student will make his or her own pinata to take with them to smash.. or to keep;) We will smash a pinata I make at the workshop too so they also get candies! Read more.

Monotype Printmaking with a Gelli Pad

April 22, 2017
Instructor: Lisa Powers
Location(s): Langley
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Collage, Mixed/Other Media, Printmaking
Cost: $75 (includes all material)
Make one-of-a-kind prints with tools you can use in your own home or studio! Read more.

A Painting in 37 Strokes

April 22, 2017
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting
Cost: $48.50
Learn the painting techniques outlined by the late Robert Genn and Finish a painting in 37 acrylic strokes. Read more.

Envisioning Change: An Art Therapy Workshop for Women in Transition

April 22, 2017
Instructor: Frances Bryant-Scott
Location(s): Victoria
Topic(s): Mixed/Other Media
Cost: 150.00
A half-day Art Therapy workshop for women experiencing a time of active change or loss, or who are aware that a change needs to happen in their life. Read more.