Art, Drawing & Painting

THE JOY OF DRAWING
Instructor: Philip Tsang
Learn a variety of drawing techniques, including composition, perspective, shape, form and tonal value to help you develop an artistic foundation. A new picture will be completed in every session. Cost includes basic art supplies.
Thursday 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Oct 13-Nov 10 (5 Classes)  Register
M $130.00 / R $145.00 F6049PM

THE JOY OF ACRYLIC PAINTING
Instructor: Philip Tsang
Explore acrylic painting in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Instructor will demonstrate step by step how to paint a new beautiful picture in every session. Cost includes basic art supplies.
Thursday 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Nov 17-Dec 15 (5 Classes)  Register
M $140.00 / R $155.00 F6048PM

SECRET BELGIAN BOOKBINDING
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Learn a bookbinding technique attributed to Belgium, also known as crisscross bookbinding. It has an unusual stitching method which will surprise you. Students will make up to 2 books. No prior experience is necessary. All materials and tools are supplied.
Sunday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Oct 30 (1 Class)  Register
M $65.00 / R $75.00 F6045PM

LONGSTITCH BOOKBINDING
Instructor: Suzan Lee
Learn a Medieval technique practiced by both guild bookbinders and laymen. Straight forward stitching results in a complex visual that resembles the many stringed mandolin. Students will complete at least one softcover book ideal for sketching or journaling. No prior experience is necessary. All materials and tools will be provided.
Sunday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Nov 6 (1 Class)  Register
M $65.00 / R $75.00 F6046PM

SHIBORI FABRIC DYEING
Instructor: Mariana Frochtengarten
Learn how to dye natural fibre fabrics and create patterns using basic principles of Japanese Shibori resist dyeing method. Techniques include different ways of folding, pleating, wrapping, tying and clamping the fabric to produce unique designs. Participants will work on one final larger project combining what they’ve learned. Cost includes materials.
Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm
Oct 25-Nov 15 (4 Classes)  Register
M $110.00 / R $125.00 F6050AM

STAMP MAKING & FABRIC PRINTING
Instructor: Mariana Frochtengarten
Participants will focus on the creative process of surface design, create patterns and explore different ways to print on fabric. Instructor will teach basic principles for a good quality printing. Participants will work on a final project exploring their personal creations. Cost includes materials. Combine with Shibori course to produce beautiful results.
Tuesday 9:30am – 12:00pm
Nov 22, Dec 6, Dec 13 (3 Classes)  Register
M $110.00 / R $125.00 F6051AM

CREATIVE JOURNALING: Putting It All Down
FREE 8-week program
Made possible by a supporting grant from the New Horizons for Seniors Program.
Instructor: Lex Ireton
Your facilitator will encourage your creativity and reminiscences, experimenting with writing, colour, collage, drawing and more. Basic art supplies as well as a hand-crafted journal will be provided.

ONLINE OPTION
Tuesdays 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Oct 25-Dec 13
On Zoom. Supplies will be mailed to you ahead of the first meeting.

IN-PERSON OPTION
Thursdays 10:00am – 11:30am
Jan 19-Mar 9
in the JCC Zack Gallery
To register, or for more information, email  gallery@jccgv.bc.ca  or call 604-638-7277