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.

Watercolours for Beginners with Carla Flegel

NOTE:  While this class has started, you are still welcome to register for the class in session.  The price shown when you register is pro-rated for the remaining classes.  (You can also take Art Bites on Sep 16 to try it out, and register for the rest of these...

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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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Art of Aging: Transforming the Narrative of Life

This 2-day experiential workshop will explore the issues and gifts that come with the transitions of entering the second half of life. An intentional guided and spontaneous approach to art and creative expression will be introduced in the context of exploring the '8...

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Fall Workshops with Lynn Orriss

Four classes with Lynn Orriss available this fall: Miniature Painting  September 17th from 10-3 $50 includes supplies and lunch Pouring Acrylics, Controlled Chaos! October 4th from 1-4:30 $35 includes supplies and refreshments Alcohol Inks, More Chaos! October 11th...

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Telling Your Story: A Memoir Writing Workshop

What's Your Story? led by Marva K. Blackmore, Storyteller, writer and editor, and past-president of the Storytellers of Canada. Join this six-week workshop and see your stories come to life. Learn how to find and write your memoir stories. Discover the methods used by...

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Zentangle ‘Impossible’ 3D Tiles

Have fun creating this seemingly ‘impossible’ tile with Rhonda Roy, created by CZT Diane Schreur.  If you haven’t tangled on black before, the peek-a-boo black part will give you a taste!  Great follow up class for beginners and a fun project for all tanglers.  Bring...

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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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Westcoast Landscapes – Janice Robertson, SFCA

~ rocks, sand, water and trees ~ October 13 & 14 - Class is now full; waitlist being taken Cost: $325. (+gst) This workshop will focus on acrylic techniques for painting sea, sky, water, rocks and trees. Janice Robertson was born into a family with a long history of...

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Beaver Hall Hill Painting Class with Norma Emerson

"We painted because we had to, not financially, but because it filled our days and satisfied our souls."  - Mabel Lockerby, Canadian, 1882 - 1976 PAINT while learning about Canadian artists. Choose from Montreal's Beaver Hall Hill Group: Emily Coonan, Henrietta May,...

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Art Classes with Joan Larson

Two Open Media art classes with Joan Larson. Whether you work in pastels, paint or simply like to draw the basic principles of art remain the same.  Join Joan for 8 weeks of fun and inspiration Tuesdays, October 2 - November 20, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm - or - ...

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Acrylic Painting Classes with  Susan Schaefer

Susan has been a professional artist for the past 17 years. Her style is recognized as bright, bold and fun. She has organized and attended workshops by some of Canada’s best artists. Susan is happy to share her knowledge, tricks, tips and passion for acrylic...

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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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Painting Classes with Elissa Anthony

Ever wondered if you could paint? Starting October 1st, I will be offering art classes in oil and acrylic at the MAC with classes starting at 10:00 am I am able to guide you to find your style through structured exercises, experimentation and “happy mistakes”!...

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