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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY INFORMATION Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class offers an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, …

Pottery Holiday Ornaments

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Deck the halls with beautiful handmade pottery ornaments. Molly Davidson teaches you how to create 2D and 3D clay ornaments that are sure to become family heirlooms. What a wonderful way …

Needle-felted Santas and Elves

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Get in the holiday spirit with Margaret Anne Smith and learn how to needle-felt a Santa and tiny elf!  This simple technique offers endless possibilities to play with colour and texture, and …

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Studio 65+: Drawing and Sketching for Beginners

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that  SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Do you want to learn to draw but don’t know where to start? Join Kelly Cunningham as she guides you through the time-honoured, proven principles of good drawing and sketching. …

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The Art Room: Let’s Keep Painting (Jan. 2023)

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Lily Morrow teaches painting with acrylics through weekly exercises that explore a variety of techniques such as mixed media, painting with squeegees, and brushwork. Topics like ‘polka dot pop art’ …

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The Art Room: Create with Clay (Oct. 2022)

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description People have been making things from clay for at least 30,000 years! In this workshop, students will learn how to use hand building techniques to create all sorts of things, from …

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Felted Landscapes

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Learn to create a beautiful fibre-based landscape with instructor Margaret Anne Smith. Using two felting techniques (wet-felting and dry or needle-felting), play with colours and textures and create a wall hanging …

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Intro to Linocut

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that  SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Join artist Nathan Cann for this introduction to linoleum block printmaking. In this four-week course students will be designing, carving, and printing their own linocut prints! Suitable for beginners and …

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The Art Room: Let’s Paint (Sept. 2022)

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Watercolour painting techniques are explored in this fun and educational workshop with Lily Morrow. While experiencing exciting painting techniques, students learn some basic colour theory and vocabulary, and will look …

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The Art Room: Let’s Draw

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that  SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Students learn about the elements of art through a series of drawing exercises, aimed at developing their knowledge, skills and art vocabulary. Along with line, shape, colour, value, form, texture, and …