Classes for 2019


Summer Classes July and August 2019

 

Summer Children's Art Camps Instructor: Josslyn Meyers

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 4 days of Art Fun in the morning.   "FANTASTIC FANTASY AND ANIMAL ART" everything from abstract painting to imaginary animals and more!   Adventures in mixed media to spark your child's creativity.

Date:  July 22 – 26     Class size: 10 to 15 students Ages:  5 to 12 some exceptions apply

Time offered: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. Cost per student:  $75.00 includes material

Children are encouraged to wear clothing for painting and bring a snack

At the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Classroom 610 Oyster Bay Drive Ladysmith Main Floor


Cool shapes and Creative Designs from around the world

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 Your child will discover the rich world of creative design, exploring painting, collage, printmaking and sculpture in this fun filled camp. Design ideas from Ireland, India, Europe and North America will be explored

Date:  August 19 - 23rd Class size: 10 to 15 students

Ages:  5 to 12 some exceptions apply Time offered: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon.

Cost per student:  $75.00 includes material

Children are encouraged to wear clothing for painting and bring a snack

At the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Classroom 610 Oyster Bay Drive Ladysmith Main floor.

 


Introduction to Acrylics for the beginner or the experienced

Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA

Introduce new or returning students to the basics of acrylic paint, mediums and tools. Fun projects are assigned to learn to apply these basics. Students will be encouraged to have fun and create acrylic paintings on subjects that they love.

Class size: 5 to 9 students Date Wednesdays Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm June 5,12,19,26

Cost per student: 85.00/4 weeks Material fees: $20.00

Iron Oxide in Nanaimo (10% discount if you mention this course)..Michael's (buy with their coupons) or Opus Art Supplies.

Material list for Acrylics  

Assorted canvas Michael's or Dollarama Synthetic brushes at least 3 sizes flats..Art store or Goats on the Roof.

3" and 2" hardware store paint brushes. 2 plastic scrapers Home Hardware Paper towels 2 water cans..yogurt/margarene containers Plastic palette round Michaels Golden Acrylic paint..Phthalo blue rs..Quinacridone Magenta.. Hansa yellow light...Carbon black....Titanium white Golden acrylic gloss medium..any quantity Color wheel..Iron Oxide..Michaels or Opus Value Scale...free from Liquitex Sketch book Assorted pencils Apron


Plein Air Painting Ladysmith with Teresa Knight

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Paint picturesque Ladysmith in beautiful spots from historical neighbourhoods to parks and gardens, with great instruction and lots of fun! Show in the August landscape exhibition!

Beginner and intermediate

Class size: 10 to 15 students

Date(s) Preference: 4 Saturdays - July 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Time offered: 9 AM to 1 PM

Cost per student: $105

 
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Relief Sculpture Workshop 2

You will learn to create a beautiful floral relief sculpture in this step by step informative workshop. Open to 6 students to allow one-on-one instruction, demonstrations will also be given throughout the class. All levels welcome.

Date: June 22 & 23, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm with 30 minute lunch break
Cost: $350.00 (all materials supplied)
Bring your lunch, snacks and beverages


On going classes

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Art Explorations for kids

Come and create fantastic shapes and designs from around the world!

Let’s go on an adventure!

Kids will discover the rich world of creative design through exploration of geometric and organic shapes while being inspired by the art of Ireland, North America and India, countries rich in color! Explore using various materials, stories and artists in history and practice your skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture.

Two age groups offered

Dates: WEDNESDAYS for ages 5-8 years, group of 4 classes —- May 1 -, 8, 15, 22

THURSDAYS for ages 9-12 years, group of 4 classes— , May 4, 11, 18, 25

Time: 3:30pm-5pm Cost: $60 plus $15 material fee

Josslyn has taught youth to university and is an accomplished and award winning artist.

Open Studio Printmaking

Facilitators: Dorothy Friesen and Lottie Anderson    

Open Studio is available to those who have taken a printmaking class or who are already familiar with printmaking.  Bring in all those ideas you can't fit into your own workshop and work independently.

Date(s): Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Class size: 5

Time offered: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Drop in fee: $15.00

Supplies available from instructor or bring your own supplies   ONLY non-toxic inks and materials.

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ART WITH BARRY WILL BE CANCELLED APRIL 19TH BOTH MORNING AND AFTERNOON

STUDENTS CAN RESCHEDULE MAY 3 OR MAY 31 MORNING OR AFTERNOON.

Art with Barry for Seniors

Learn or keep learning how to paint with Barry Strasbourg-Thompson BFA, an experienced Seniors Art Instructor retired from the Veterans' Health Centre in Ottawa. Improve your life and health by regularly practicing art. Easy to follow lessons are fun and will increase your happy social time.

Dates:  Friday mornings ongoing class runs the first 4 Fridays of every month.  

Now offering a Friday Afternoon Class 1:00 to 4:pm

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00
Cost per student: $50   
Cost of material fee per person: $20.00