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Drawing Basics

Join Maggie Higgins for a fun and informative overview of Drawing Basics! This class is ideal for beginners who’ve always wanted to try drawing or intermediate students who are eager to hone their skills. It is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional skills and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Each week will cover exercises in …

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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class is now offering an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, and Manami will help you choose a suitable image for the six-week time period. For beginners, this introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you …

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Life Drawing

These weekly non-instructional classes provide artists with the opportunity to sketch and draw the human figure from live models. Classes begin with short warm up gesture studies and progress to more sustained poses. Space is limited to ten participants. Please bring your own drawing supplies, but tables, easels, drawing horses and boards are provided. Mondays, 10am-12pm (sessions start at 10am …

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Sewing with Margo

Have you been meaning to make time for yourself to enjoy the hobby of sewing? Is it time to look at your sewing machine with a new perspective? Master your fear of the machine and become more comfortable with its use and care. In this six-week sewing course you’ll learn fundamental skills that you will apply to the project of …

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Intro to Flash/Animation

Learn the core concepts of computer animation in this exciting new six-week course in our graphics and animation studio. Students will learn the key fundamentals of this unique art form and have the use of a iMac computer, the latest version of Adobe Flash software, and a Wacom digital freehand drawing tablet. A great intro for anyone interested in animation …

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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Alison Gayton (Saturday afternoons) or Joanna Pottle (Wednesday evenings) for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time …

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Gallery Hop

The members of the Saint John Gallery Association proudly present the uptown Gallery Hop! The second hop of the season is coming up soon – come out and support your local galleries and the artists they represent on Friday, August 18th!  Gallery Hop Map 2017 Public Galleries: 4-6 pm – City of Saint John Gallery, 20 Peel Plaza /Imperial Theatre, 24 King …