Classes

KIDS CLASSES


March Break!



March 10 -14, 2014

Single Class: 
members $18/ non-members $22

Whole Week: 
members $80/ non-members $96

Mini Maker Mornings
For ages 5 – 8 years
9:30am – 12:00pm 

Children will learn important skills and work with a variety of materials while exploring a new theme each day! Exciting projects will challenge and entertain students.  

Avid Artist Afternoons
For ages 8 –12 years
1:30 – 4:00pm

Students will learn techniques such as drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media, while being taught about art and artists.  Each day will cover new ideas, artists and skills.

Monday: Painting
Tuesday: Printmaking
Wednesday: Clay 
Thursday: Collage & Book Arts   
Friday: Found Object Sculpture





After School ArtsClub Junior (ages 5-8)
With Kendra Spurgeon
Thursdays,  March 27 - May 1, 2014
4:30pm - 6pm
6 Sessions
$30 Members/ $40 non-members

Each week , students will create a project in a different theme or media, make friends and learn valuable skills in a creative and fun environment. 
Students will learn the basics of fundamental art  practices and media while creating exciting works of art.



After School ArtsClub Senior (ages 8-12)
With Kendra Spurgeon
Thursdays,  March 27 - May 1, 2014
6:30pm - 8pm
6 Sessions
$30 Members/ $40 non-members

As a continuation to ArtsClub Jr., each week , students will continue to enhance existing skills and be introduced to new ones (open to all levels)
Emphasis will be placed on weekly projects, drawing & painting techniques and 2 dimensional art projects.
Topics including Art History, linear perspective, colour theory, and form will be introduced in a relaxed, stress-free environment.




Rug Hooking for Kids - Workshop
With Ruth Emerson
Ages 10-12 years
Thursday, March 20, 2014 
From 6pm– 8pm
1 Session
$40 Members/$50 non-members


Ruth Emerson has a fun way to introduce rughooking. Since she began teaching in 1985, Ruth has created some wonderful work in such a diverse medium.  Using basic techniques and a choice of subject, students will have the chance to use cut up wool and flannel on burlap canvases - with their choice of design!  Rug Hooking is a traditional pioneer craft as well as a fine art.
**A $9 material fee payable to the instructor at the beginning of class will include all necessary goodies to create!



TEEN CLASSES



Collage and Paint! (for teens)
With Amanda Immurs 
Ages 13+
Saturdays, March 15, 22, April 5 & 12, 2014
2pm - 4pm  
4 Sessions
$40 members / $50 non–members

Let loose with some paint and collage- maybe even get some on your clothes! Students of all skill levels are introduced to a range of media through experimenting and learning about colour, shape, form, line, and texture. Students will explore different art materials as well as a variety of different surfaces to draw and paint on.  Participants will be encouraged to talk about their work and create a dialogue with other peers. Projects and process will be assessed at every class. Young artists will leave with beautiful and unique works of art!



ADULT CLASSES



In the Orchard (Special Plein Air Workshop) 
With Jan Yates, S.C.A.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
2pm - 4pm
1 Session
$40 members/$50 non-members

The vibrant spring colours are here for a very short time-let’s get outside and paint them! 
We will work on location Monet style-‘en plein air’- amongst orchards, lush fields and a big open sky. For those preferring to paint structures, there are barns, fences and wonderful fallen down sheds for inspiration.
This workshop is enjoyable for those with minimal art-making experience as well as more seasoned artists. In inclement weather, paintings will progress in the studio with fresh spring cuttings as inspiration. 
Sessions are in oil or acrylic. *Participants are responsible for their own supplies, paints etc. and a suggested colour pallet and list will be provided upon registration. Some outdoor easels are available. 
*this workshop will make a lovely Mother’s Day Gift!





Beaded Freshwater Pearl Bracelet
with Crystal Zettel
Sunday, April 13, 2014 
1:30pm - 4:30pm   
1 Session
$25 members/ $35 non-members

Using a basic beading technique, participants will make a beautiful freshwater pearl bracelet. Perfect for the beginner or students interested in furthering their skills. 
A materials fee of $10 payable to the instructor at the start of class will cover a personal kit containing freshwater pearls, seed beads and your choice of gold plated or silver plated tone findings (please notify your preference before class) **Students may want to bring a wearable magnifier and pliers




Leather & Porcupine Quille Barrette
With Crystal Zettel
Saturday April 19, 2014
1:30pm - 4:30pm
1 session
$25/ $35 non-members

Using basic beading techniques, participants will make a stunning leather and porcupine quill barrette.  Perfect for the beginner, or participants wanting to further their skills.
A Material fee of $15 payable to the instructor at the start of class will cover a personal kit containing leather, crystals, porcupine quills and hair clip. **Students may want to bring a wearable magnifier and pliers




Life Drawing
(no instructor)
Tuesdays, April 29, May 6, 13 & 20, 2014 
From 6:00pm - 8pm
4 Sessions
$30 members/$40 non-members

This Open Studio format allows each artist to       determine their own needs ~ quick studies to       extended poses. There is no instructor and each   participant chooses their own media. No materials are provided by the gallery.