Workshops and Classes

For classes registered through MAC, click here to go directly to the online registration page.  Classes registered through the MAC are listed here in chronological order with class descriptions and details included.

Zentangle® Basics Class

If you’ve been wanting to try Zentangle® then this is the class for you! Learn more about the world of Zentangle by exploring some basic “tangles” as well as the philosophy and the process of this fun art form.  With one simple stroke at a time, you’ll discover how...

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Beginner Ukulele Group Lessons

APRIL 24, MAY 1, 8, 22 2019 Four one-hour lessons 11 am to noon on Wednesdays at The MAC in Parksville If you have ever thought about playing the ukulele but never even held one; or have been strumming for a while but would like to learn how to pick a tune, this...

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Let’s Celebrate Winter with Scrapbook Garage

In this 2-1/2 hour class you will receive supplies* and instruction to build the base of this fun Winter Folio project.  Sue will show you how to incorporate a waterfall element into your project and you will begin to embellish the finished folio. What a fun way to...

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Watercolours for Beginners with Carla Flegel

This is a 'no experience necessary' course with one of our area's popular instructors. Wednesdays  from February 20 to March 20, 2019 10:00 am to 1:00 pm $120 Materials kits available for purchase Register online or inquire at the MAC...

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Alcohol Ink Class with Pattiann Withapea

Alcohol Ink is a fairly simple medium to learn, and once mastered, it can take you places that you never imagined! Class is Two Hours and each participant will create:4 Small Ceramic Tiles1 Large Ceramic Tile1 Yupo Painting that you will learn to Mount & Mat March...

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Watercolour Workshop with Faith Love-Robertson

 - CLASS FULL - for waitlist information, please email Faith Love-Robertson “From the Ground Up” Wednesday and Friday mornings 9:30 am to 12:30 pm April 10, 12, 17, 19 There is double meaning in the title of this workshop in that it refers both to Landscape painting...

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Alcohol Ink Class with Pattiann Withapea

Alcohol Ink is a fairly simple medium to learn, and once mastered, it can take you places that you never imagined! Class is Two Hours and each participant will create:4 Small Ceramic Tiles1 Large Ceramic Tile1 Yupo Painting that you will learn to Mount & Mat...

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January ATC Swap

The MAC hosts an ATC swap on the 3rd Saturday of each month.  ATCs are Artist Trading Cards, miniature works of art the size of a hockey or baseball trading card.  Anyone can create - and trade - ATCs, and people around the world, from professional artists to...

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Art Bites: A smorgasbord of art mediums to sample

Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course? Art Bites is an 8-week course designed to give you a taste of a variety of...

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Zentangle® Level Up: Tangles & More

This class continues the adventure as we go deeper into the details of the Zentangle method.  We’ll talk about building your tangle pattern library, organizing your tangle patterns, and creating stepouts.  We’ll also cover some of the more high focus tangles, ones...

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Art Classes with Elissa Anthony

Ever thought you might like to try painting?  Have you taken a hiatus to raise a family and want to get back to the joys of painting? Perhaps you have recently retired and are looking for a new avenue of creativity. I am an art grad, technically trained artist,...

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Zentangle® Dynamic Dingbatz

Dingbats (with an s) are printers ornaments used to denote the end of a chapter, or create a little visual interest on a page of text.  Zentangle Dingbatz use tangle patterns to create the same effect.  We’ll create dingbatz that can be used on bookmarks, gift tags,...

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Beginner Ukulele Group Lessons

If you have ever thought about playing the ukulele but never even held one; or have been strumming for a while but would like to learn how to pick a tune, this four-week course will guide you through those skills The cost is $70 and includes the course book “You Can...

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Live Model Drawing Sessions

Interested in joining a Live Model Drawing Session? Throughout history, the human body has been an enduring subject for artists. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to seasoned artists. These sessions are non-instructional but will provide a friendly supportive space...

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Spring Acrylics Workshops with Susan Schaefer

Step into the exciting world of acrylic paints. With step by step, and one on one instruction, Suan will show you how versatile and forgiving acrylic paints can be.  Have fun and create! Class size is limited.  Sign up now! Register online or by calling Susan at...

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Loosening Up – Workshop with Perry Haddock, SFCA

The primary goal of the workshop is to encourage participants to approach landscape painting with an experimental attitude and the idea that, “It’s only ten bucks worth of materials. Have some fun.” Let’s aim to challenge ourselves to “loosen up.” Along the way, we’ll...

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