Adult Classes 2020

From glassblowing to nuno felting, watercolours to oil painting, fine craft to fine art, our artist led experiences can be the catalyst for creative exploration or professional development.

September 2020

Soapstone Carving

September 18 - 20, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Discover the pleasure of carving soapstone. Soapstone is a very soft stone that can be carved with simple hand tools. In this course you will be introduced to the process of carving and finishing a basic soapstone carving.

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Lighthouse in Watercolour, Pen & Batik

September 22 - 23, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

The first day of this workshop will begin with transferring a lighthouse image onto a half sheet of watercolour paper; applying masking fluild and light washes of watercolour paints. A layer of melted wax is applied and the paper manipulated to create the distinctive crackled look of batik.

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Encaustic Painting Weekend

September 26 - 27, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

This immersive course in encaustic techniques will include an introduction to the medium, history, safety, using heat to fuse the encaustic to wood boards, and an introduction to image transfers.

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Flowers on a Black Background

September 26 - 27, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

This workshop is ideal for the botanical artist looking for something a little different. Two stunning step-by-step floral projects in coloured pencils (and acrylic paint) on a black background will be the focus of the two-day workshop.

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October 2020

Image Transfer for Artists

October 3, 9AM - 4PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Image transfer is the process of using photocopies and acrylic gel to transfer images and/or text to your painting and mixed media projects. It is a powerful addition to your artist's toolbox of techniques to extend your creative range.

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Carry on with Watercolour

October 6, 1PM - 3PM | All Levels | Ages 16+

Watercolour paint is one of the most beautiful, versatile, and fun mediums to use! These classes are for anyone just starting out in watercolour as well as those who are looking to refresh their watercolour skills.

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Red Poppies

October 24, 9AM - 4PM | Intermediate | Ages 16+

Each medium has it’s own characteristics that make them enjoyable to use ...Oils are brilliant in colour, soft and buttery to work with and easier to blend. Fall into the lustrous, seductive reds of the poppy and focus on increasing your technical mastery of transparent glazes overlaid with opaque colour and highlight details.

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