Some of our local artists are offering classes for adults and for children this autumn. If you’ve veer wanted to know how to draw, paint, create ceramics or other forms of art one of these classes may be perfect for you:
INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOUR
This 6 week course is suitable for beginners and those with some knowledge of watercolour painting. Donna has recently moved to Revelstoke and is a skilled painter. She has lots of experience teaching and encouraging people to achieve a wide variety of effects using watercolour. A materials list will be circulated before the start of the class.
Start Tuesday September 24th 6.30 – 9.00p.m. OR Thursday 26 September 1.30-4 pm. ( 6 weeks)
Course fee:$125. Instructor: Donna Naprstek
ART SUNDAYS for KIDS
This fall we are offering three different art classes for kids aged 7-14. Each class is separate but if they register for all three there will be a class fee reduction of $30.
Sunday 29 September 10.00 – 3 pm. PAINTING
Sunday 27 October 10.00 – 3.00p.m. DRAWING
Sunday 24 November 10.00 – 3 pm. PRINTING
Class fee including materials : $75. Instructors: Barbara Maye BFA & Jackie Pendergast MA
POTTERY CLASS FOR BEGINNERS
If you’ve never tried working with clay or would like to have a refresher course then this class is for you. Come and learn some of the skills and techniques when working with clay including pinch, coil and slab construction.
Start Tuesday 1 October. 6.00 – 9p.m. 7 sessions
Course fee: $195 ( includes one sleeve of clay and glazes. Instructor: Nancy Geismar
Take a leap to the wonder of three-dimensional artwork. This fundamentals class will cover the basic considerations and techniques that can be carried into several media. Class will cover balance, form, and aesthetics while creating an armature, clay maquette, soap carving, and paper caste project. Both abstract and realism will be explored.
Saturday October 5 and Sunday 6. 10 am-12 pm and 1 pm – 3 pm
Fee: Instruction $130 + Supply Kit $40 = $170. Instructor: Barbara Maye BFA
BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP
Akira Hanson has taught successful classes in Revelstoke before and we are delighted to again offer a Block Printing Workshop. The workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
Date : Saturday October 19tand Sunday 20. 10 am – 4 pm
Course fee including materials : $150. Instructor: Akira Hanson
GOUACHE and WATER PENCILS
Water media can be both challenging and exciting. The basic principles of drawing in wet media will be explored, while experimenting with graphite wash pencils, watercolour pencils, gouache and pastel, both individually and combined.
Saturday November 2 and Sunday 3. 10 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 3 pm
Fee: Instruction $130 + Supply Kit $30 = $160. Instructor: Barbara Maye BFA
EXPLORE SILK PAINTING
This 4 week course will introduce you to the basics of silk painting. Various projects will be completed including painting a scarf, a picture and making greeting cards. No experience necessary. Great results guaranteed!
Wednesday 6th November. 6 pm – 8.30 pm.
Class fee including materials:$115. Instructor: Jackie Pendergast
LIGHT BULB CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS
Some of you will have seen Lori Anderson’s wonderfully quirky Lightbulb Fish in the Summer Art Fair at the Revelstoke Art Gallery. Lori will be offering a one day workshop where you can make two Christmas lightbulb decorations, a Santa and a Snowman. All materials provided.
Saturday 9 November. 10 am – 3 pm.
Class fee including materials: $45. Instructor: Lori Anderson
PAINTING with ACRYLICS – Level 2:
For students with some painting experience, we continue the journey of painting acrylic realism. Course covers complementary and non-local colour usage using opaque and transparent techniques with a higher level of difficulty – working on larger canvases over longer periods of time.
Sunday November 16 and Sunday 17 . 10 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 3 pm
Fee: Instruction $130 + Supply Kit $25 for canvases = $155. Bring own paints and brushes. Instructor: Barbara Maye BFA