SPAC

Mini Workshops 2019

As the mini-workshops begin Feb 1st online signups are no longer be available.  Contact the SPAC mini-workshops Co-Chairs ([email protected]) if you have any questions.

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (PST) Workshop
02/01/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - 101 Textures with Acrylic (Nancy Dolan) MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE 16 (18)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPs Max 16 - $10 Supplies - discover & play with techniqueto createtextures with acrylics. No experience necessary. Play with pastes, papers, natural materials - bring lots of ‘stuff’ from home i.e. tinfoil, tissue paper, stencils.

 
All slots filled
Linda Baker
Beth Cook
mary torney
Wendy Duffield
Lynda Baker
Marion Bromley
Carol Christian
Phil Cottell
Gillian Bennett
Merridy Mathews-Lloyd
Maria Leahy
Jenny Hildebrand
Jenny Chomack
Jane Wynne
Monique Knightley
robyn quaintance
Myna Rourke
Lucie Stephen
02/02/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Kumihimo with Ribbons (Nikki Drummond) MAX CLASS SIZE 12 (15)

Maximum 12 - $15 Supplies - Participants will be taught how to create a bracelet using Japanese Kumihimo braiding.

 
6 of 15 slots filled
Jody Lamont
Kathy Demchuk
Gillian Bennett
Lynn Calliste
Maryanne Tomashewski
Joan Neudecker
02/03/2019 (Sun.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Paint Shapes Not Objects (Sophia Morrison) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS MAX Class size 20-go beyond '” factor get noticed & viewed as interesting/creative. Realistic, abstract, semi abstract - look at shapes, colour, composition than objects. Transform photos into dynamic new images

 
21 of 23 slots filled
ed owsianski
Annelie Dominik
Penny Baziuk
Grant Smith
Suzie Polinsky
Nicola Furlong
Lilija Gulbis
Cynthia Tandy
Nancy Dolan
Heather Corbitt
Francoise Dunstan
Stina Knightley
Audrey Jubien
Geri Byrne
Charlotte Young
Bryce Young
Lynn Calliste
Toni-Rose Carvalhal
Mary Torney
Bob Cherneff
Susan Ball
02/04/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Experiments with Watercolour & Inks (June Haynes) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (24)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - MAX 20 - $15 Supplies - try a few techniques on paper using watercolour and wax resist, ink and string, brush and ink mark making and printmaking using tetra-pak. Materials can provided for $15. Supply list will be provided.

 
All slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Linda Baker
Susan Duffield
Karen Wilk
Beth Cook
Barb Drechsler
Betty Erb
Stephanie Vagvolgyi
mary torney
Wendy Duffield
Linda Butcher
Kerry Seifried
Penny Baziuk
Myrna Borleske
Lois Kissinger
Dana Craft
Diane Walton
Nille Fibiger
Carol Newton
Charl Young
Lillian Tetreau
Linda Tweedhope
Bryce Young
Same session as Charl Young re travel
Monique Knightley
02/05/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Watercolour on Canvas (Charles Dool) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (18)

Maximum 15 - $10 Supplies - Bring your own watercolour paints and brushes. I will have the canvases for you to paint on and I will have prepared the surfaces to use watercolour paint.

 
14 of 18 slots filled
Victoria Thomas
Vickie Stewart
Lynn Pritchett
Lynda Baker
Myrna Borleske
Carol Christian
Ginny Macoun
Fern Davey
Charlotte Young
Isaline Calliste
Lynn Calliste
Lesley Brennand
Heather McGaw
Dawn Parker
1:30pm - 5:30pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Make Your Mark with Acrylics (Keith Levang) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (18)

FULL WAITLIST -MAX 15 - you will be shown how a painting emerges step by step. After a brief demo, you will start working on a representation painting – landscape, floral or portrait. A list of materials will be emailed to students – none provided.

 
17 of 18 slots filled
Florence Brozuk
Judy Reano
Marion Bromley
JUNE HOLLANDS
Connie Haselden
Maria Leahy
Jenny Hildebrand
Fern Davey
Annabelle Beresford
Karen Wilk
Ginet Cazzola
Vivien Harding
Susan Siemens
Shirley Roberts
patty Demas
Monique Knightley
Cathy Ball
02/06/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Exploring Collage (Wendy Duffield) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (19)

FULL WATLIST NEW 16-$15 supplies- Create a 5x 7” collage/celebrate a person that inspires you/bring their image (passport size). Any mediums & objects (eg. watercolours, pencils, pastels, fabric, lace, maps, feathers, stencils, fabric, poems, photos).

 
16 of 19 slots filled
Linda Baker
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Shirley Sarens
Elaine Wilson
Susan Duffield
Carol Newton
Carol Christian
Nancy Davis
Diane Wallace
Patty Demas
thelma brooks
Karen Wilk
Vickie Stewart
Beth Cook
Lynn Calliste
Mary Torney
2:30pm - 5:30pm  

Faux What? Picasso Pendant (Marilynne Miles Gray) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20- $15 Supplies Celebrate modern art with a funky, Picasso-style wire & clay pendant. Learn 5 simple ways to "master wires" & work with air-dry porcelain clay you can custom-colour. Includes a mini-course on dealing with your inner art critics

 
8 of 23 slots filled
Dorothy Haegert
mary mason
Angela Wyatt
Jan Dong
Sophia Morrison
Patty Demas
Heather McGaw
Nancy Davis
02/07/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Ink & Gouache (Donna Jean) Max Class Size 16 (19)

Maximum class size 16 - $10 supplies - Using gouache and ink, you will create a dozen or more small abstract paintings using a variety of tools. All supplies are included except the paper.

 
11 of 19 slots filled
Gerry Meller
Linda Baker
Jan M'Ghee
Jenny Hildebrand
Marion Whalley
Lou Goodwin
Maryanne Tomashewski
Jenny Chomack
Vickie Stewart
Lynn Calliste
Heather Carpenter
2:30pm - 6:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Fabulous (forgiving) Acrylics (Lillian Tetreau) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (18)

FULL - WAITLIST - NEW SIGNUPS - Maximum 15 - Goal: Rekindle the exciting possibilities with acrylics while building on individual strengths and past experiences.

 
17 of 18 slots filled
Barb Drechsler
Betty Erb
Lynda Baker
Kathryn Compton
ed owsianski
Grant Smith
Ginet Cazzola
JUNE HOLLANDS
Carol Newton
Bonny Myers
Phil Cottell
Sally Wait
Jenny Hildebrand
Angela Cragg
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
Linda Baker
Vivian Hicks
02/08/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Jewelry, Paper, Fun (Gail Dolyn) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $5 Supplies - In this workshop we will be making paper beads. We will be learning to make earrings, a bracelet, and broaches.

 
9 of 23 slots filled
Stephanie Vagvolgyi
Kathy Demchuk
Cynthia Tandy
Sophia Morrison
Diane Wallace
Patty Demas
Karen Wilk
robyn quaintance
Lynda Baker
2:30pm - 7:30pm  

Pouring Acrylics (Denise Sturmwind) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (16)

Max 16 - $10 supplies - a fun & messy time exploring fluid acrylics & pouring medium, creating flowing abstract works’ of art. I will demonstrate different techniques for you to experiment with. Warning: this is addictive!!

 
11 of 16 slots filled
Lynn Calliste
Phil Cottell
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
Vivian Hicks
Linda Ball
Isaline Calliste
Maria Leahy
Monique Knightley
Faith Russell
Heather McGaw
Sheila Clark
02/09/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Homemade Greeting Cards (Jan Dong) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $10 Supplies - We will make homemade greeting cards by embossing, die-cutting, stamping, distressing, chalking, & using found items.

 
13 of 23 slots filled
Karen Wilk
Vickie Stewart
Marion Bromley
Marni Siddons
Carol Newton
Merridy Mathews-Lloyd
ed owsianski
Lynn Calliste
Isaline Calliste
Shirley Sarens
Sophia Morrison
Arden Irving
Diane Wallace
02/10/2019 (Sun.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Book Variations (Joan Byers) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $10 Supplies - We will make two or three folded book variations.

 
15 of 23 slots filled
Lois Brown
Karen Wilk
Kathryn Compton
Donna Cottell
Elaine Wilson
Angela Cragg
Nancy Davis
Margaret Baxter
Linda Baker
Heather Maciak
Jennifer Trovall
Jenny Hildebrand
arloine law
Lesley Brennand
Diane Wallace
02/11/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Free & Easy Watercolour (Rodger Garbutt) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - MAX 20 -Watercolour, good watercolour paper Arches, Newton, variety of brushes, water jars etc. Bring photos, sketches to work on material to turn into paintings. I will demo two pieces, one in the morning /one after lunch.

 
All slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Linda Baker
Linda Adams
Durell Bennett
Tracy Pike
Judy Reano
Kathy Demchuk
Kathryn Compton
Judith Vezina
Patricia Boyes
Cynthia Tandy
Diane Walton
Ginny Macoun
lynn pritchett
Jane Strang
Fern Davey
Bryce Young
Lillian Tetreau
Karen Wilk
Charlotte Young
Same session as Bryce Young re travel
Vivian Hicks
Faith Russell
Patty Reynolds
02/12/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Make Your Mark with Acrylics (Keith Levang) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (18)

FULL WAITLIST -MAX 15 - you will be shown how a painting emerges step by step. After a brief demo, you will start working on a representation painting – landscape, floral or portrait. A list of materials will be emailed to students – none provided.

 
All slots filled
Lois Brown
Shirley Sarens
Judi Blanchard
Heather Maciak
Penny Greene
Lynda Baker
JOHN MOLONEY
Kerry Seifried
ed owsianski
Roberta Murchie
Myrna Borleske
Grant Smith
Bonny Myers
Sally Wait
Charlotte Young
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
Bryce Young
Would like to be in same session as Charlotte Young
Bob Cherneff
02/13/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

Pouring Acrylics (Denise Sturmwind) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (16)

Max 16 - $10 supplies - a fun & messy time exploring fluid acrylics & pouring medium, creating flowing abstract works’ of art. I will demonstrate different techniques for you to experiment with. Warning: this is addictive!!

 
All slots filled
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Jody Lamont
Beth Cook
Florence Brozuk
mary torney
Penny Baziuk
Gail Dolyn
Dale MacEwan
Amy Nohales-Kezes
Annelie Dominik
Myrna Borleske
Agnes Amundrud
Elaine Wilson
Nancy Dolan
Nile Fibiger
Linda Baker
02/14/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Marble Paper the Easy Way (Lois Brown) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (19)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUP MAX 16 - This is a fun, very easy way to make marbled paper using shaving foam and food colouring. Once you have done it, you can do it with all the kids in your life. Materials not be supplied - easily available and inexpensive.

 
16 of 19 slots filled
Beth Cook
Wendy Duffield
Shirley Sarens
Gail Dolyn
Donna Cottell
Angela Wyatt
Mary Martin
Helen Tremaine
Nile Fibiger
Annabelle Beresford
Karen Wilk
Linda Baker
Heather Maciak
robyn quaintance
Janet Remmer
Jan M'Ghee
02/15/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Faux What? Almost-Chihuly flowers & disk basket (Marilynne Miles Gray) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $15 supplies -No, you won't be doing glass-blowing but the next best thing -- working with vibrant colours on high end Dura-lar. Prepare to develop a Chihuly style design for your basket & flowers. Bonus mini session on beating procrastion.

 
7 of 23 slots filled
Sally Wait
Linda Crotty
thelma brooks
Annabelle Beresford
robyn quaintance
Isaline Calliste
Lynn Calliste
02/16/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

How To Photograph Your Art (Nancy Dolan) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (19)

Maximum 16 -Taking good photographs of your art is a crucial in displaying & promoting for print/email, web site/blog. Take high-quality photos to sell online or submit to a gallery/jurors. Some basic steps to elevate your finished image.

 
10 of 19 slots filled
Judith Vezina
Mike Grew
Heidi Trost
Linda Crotty
Jenny Hildebrand
Faith Russell
Myna Rourke
Donna K Williams
Heather McGaw
Joan Neudecker
02/17/2019 (Sun.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Paint Shapes Not Objects (Sophia Morrison) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS MAX Class size 20-go beyond '” factor get noticed & viewed as interesting/creative. Realistic, abstract, semi abstract - look at shapes, colour, composition than objects. Transform photos into dynamic new images

 
All slots filled
Lois Brown
Durell Bennett
Karen Wilk
Cathy Schulhauser
Tracy Pike
Wendy Woollard
Sharon Hetherington
Barb Drechsler
Judy Reano
Victoria Thomas
Shirley Sarens
Melinda Neal
Lynn Pritchett
Kathryn Compton
JOHN MOLONEY
Dale MacEwan
Marion Bromley
Kerry Seifried
Heather Maciak
Amy Nohales-Kezes
Dana Craft
Mike Grew
Laurie Salvador
02/18/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Making Paint Brushes (Gail Dolyn) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $10 Supplies - We will be making paintbrushes from an assortment of material, including feathers and hair.

 
12 of 23 slots filled
Susan Duffield
Lorraine Douglas
Nancy Dolan
Angela Cragg
Vickie Stewart
Ginny Porter
Joan Byers
Linda Tweedhope
Margaret Baxter
Sharon Hetherington
robyn quaintance
Lou Goodwin
02/19/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Note Box Holder (Jan Dong) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $5 Supplies - Make a note box holder with a flip up lid & a holder for a pen/pencil.

 
6 of 23 slots filled
Donna Cottell
Vickie Stewart
Lynn Calliste
Isaline Calliste
Lou Goodwin
Jenny Chomack
02/20/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:30pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Practial Negativity (Kathryn Compton) MAX CLASS Size 15 (18)

FULL - WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Max class size 15 - basics for negative painting technique used in watercolour - Choosing an appropriate beginners subject, drawing out a sketch, using the negative technique in all watercolour paintings as an on-going tool.

 
All slots filled
Lois Brown
Durell Bennett
Marie Green
Wendy Woollard
Linda Adams
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Sharon Hetherington
Florence Brozuk
Judy Reano
Betty Erb
Lynn Calliste
Heather Maciak
Linda Butcher
Gail Dolyn
Kerry Seifried
Christine Crswford
Jan Dong
Margaret Baxter
02/21/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

Oriental Watercolour - Flowers & Birds (Patrick Chu) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (18)

Maximum 15 - $15 Supplies - Rice paper is very water absorbent, you need to be quick. How can you paint quickly? Work on your technique. Your brush dances. Within minutes you get a picture of flowers and birds so lively you will sing.

 
9 of 18 slots filled
Durell Bennett
Tracy Pike
JOHN MOLONEY
Angela Wyatt
Dana Craft
Patricia Boyes
Fern Davey
Sharon Hetherington
Lillian Tetreau
02/22/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Fast & Furious Florals (Donna Jean) (15)

Maximum 12 - NO Supplies fee - This class will help you use your right brain to create quick acrylic paintings using large brushes on canvas paper which will encourage you to paint abstract florals. You will complete four painting.

 
11 of 15 slots filled
Sharon Hetherington
Linda Ball
Isaline Calliste
Lynn Calliste
Lucie Stephen
Maria Leahy
Faith Russell
Lesley Brennand
Lillian Tetreau
Dawn Parker
Joan Harivel
02/23/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Kumihimo with Magatamas Beads (Nikki Drummond) MAX CLASS SIZE 12 (15)

Maximum 12 - $15 Supplies - Participants will be taught how to create a bracelet using Japanese Magatama and Kumihimo. Experience with Kumihimo is preferable.

 
11 of 15 slots filled
Sharon Hetherington
Gail Dolyn
Donna Cottell
Jill Roberts
Nancy Dolan
Connie Haselden
Lorna Cammaert
Lynn Calliste
Kathy Demchuk
Barb Alexander
Heather McGaw
02/24/2019 (Sun.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Faux Stained Glass Using Pouring Medium (Gail Dolyn) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 - $10 Supplies - Using acrylic gel and pouring medium, we will be creating a beautiful faux stained glass.

 
17 of 23 slots filled
Sharon Hetherington
Florence Brozuk
Lynn Calliste
Stephanie Vagvolgyi
mary torney
Lois Kissinger
Mike Grew
Vickie Stewart
Carol Christian
Dave Fraser
Connie Haselden
Maria Leahy
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
robyn quaintance
Lynda Baker
Heather McGaw
Lillian Tetreau
2:30pm - 6:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Practial Negativity (Kathryn Compton) MAX CLASS Size 15 (18)

FULL - WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Max class size 15 - basics for negative painting technique used in watercolour - Choosing an appropriate beginners subject, drawing out a sketch, using the negative technique in all watercolour paintings as an on-going tool.

 
16 of 18 slots filled
Janice Campbell
Patricia Boyes
Cynthia Tandy
Nile Fibiger
Stina Knightley
Geri Byrne
Karen Wilk
Linda Tweedhope
Tracy Pike
Tracy Pike
Jan Pelton
Linda Ball
Susan Ball
Faith Russell
Myna Rourke
Cathy Ball
John Moloney
02/25/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Colour Explorations (Kerry Seifried) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

FULL WAITLIST MAX 20- $5 Supplies -Colour is a primary component of our art. We will explore colour, its harmonies & contrasts; mix colours; identify colour values for expressing form; and, produce a quick study. Painters and fibre artists will enjoy.

 
21 of 23 slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Cathy Schulhauser
Melinda Neal
Heather Maciak
Nicola Furlong
Heather Corbitt
Jan Dong
Lynn McColl
Maria Leahy
Jenny Hildebrand
June Hollands
Margaret Baxter
Patty Demas
Jane Wynne
Karen Wilk
Ginet Cazola
Elaine McKerracher
Elaine McKerracher
robyn quaintance
Isaline Calliste
Lynn Calliste
Lucie Stephen
02/26/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Creative Doodles (Lois Brown) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (19)

Maximum 16 - $5 Supplies -Make intricate designs with a pen & nice paper (also known as Zendoodles). This is fun, relaxing & beautiful. Often done in black & white, but can be done in colour. You will look at a book of designs, then do your own designs

 
14 of 19 slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Susan Duffield
Wendy Woollard
Jan Dong
Lynn McColl
Sally Wait
Nancy Davis
Karen Wilk
Linda Baker
Heather Maciak
Lynn Calliste
Linda Tweedhope
Diane Wallace
Beth Cook
02/27/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS Fun with Fabrics (Wendy Wollard) MAX CLASS SIZE 8 (11)

FULL WAITLIST Max 8-$10 Supplies -Fabric collage a whimsical critter. Use fabric scraps, fiber scraps, and found objects/learn to make paper pattern/chose fabrics for colour and texture. Embellish with fussy cutting & found objects.

 
10 of 11 slots filled
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Lynn Calliste
Vickie Stewart
Lynn McColl
Isaline Calliste
Sharon Hetherington
Kathy Demchuk
Arden Irving
HEATHER Maciak
Heather Corbitt
02/28/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Faux What? Dali-style 3D Sculpture (Marilynne Miles Gray) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (23)

Maximum 20 -Walk through a 3-step process Dali style: start with a wood panel board, design a textured surface; add your modernist wire sculpture - listen applause! See what type of "creative" you are AND learn ways to deal with times you have no ideas

 
12 of 23 slots filled
mary mason
dorothy haegert
Angela Wyatt
Annelie Dominik
Dana Craft
Mike Grew
Heidi Trost
Linda Crotty
Jane Wynne
Lynn Calliste
Sharon Hetherington
Cathy Ball
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