SPAC

Mini Workshops 2019

Welcome.  You must be a paid up member of SPAC for 2019 or renewed member by Dec 31st 2018 to participate. We ask that you only register for up to 4 workshops at this time

Note that the maximum # for a class is listed within each workshop description. 

IF THE MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE IS REACHED YOU CAN STILL SIGN UP BUT YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED TO BE WAITLISTED AND DO NOT PAY - WE ALLOW DOUBLE THE CLASS SIZE TO SIGN UP AND THE LAST HALF WILL BE WAITLISTED.  

If you are within the maximum # for a class size you are officially registered when a payment of $10 per workshop has been received and you are sent a confirmation from the Mini-Workshop Co-Chairs.  Workshop fees are non-refundable.

Note that supplies fees listed in descriptions must be paid to the instructor at the workshop.  Please refer to the registration instructions and payment instructions in the email for November 30.

Created by:   SPAC Mini Workshops Co-Chairs
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (PST) Workshop
02/01/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

101 Textures with Acrylic (Nancy Dolan) MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE 16 (32)

Maximum 16 - $10 Supplies - discover and play with echniques to create textures with acrylic artwork. No experience necessary. Play with pastes, papers, natural materials - bring lots of ‘stuff’ from home i.e. tinfoil, tissue paper, stencils.

 
15 of 32 slots filled
Linda Baker
Beth Cook
mary torney
Wendy Duffield
Judi Blanchard
Lynda Baker
Marion Bromley
Francoise Dunstan
Carol Christian
Phil Cottell
Gillian Bennett
Merridy Mathews-Lloyd
Maria Leahy
Jenny Hildebrand
Jenny Chomack
02/02/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Kumihimo with Ribbons (Nikki Drummond) MAX CLASS SIZE 12 (24)

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

 
2 of 24 slots filled
Jody Lamont
Kathy Demchuk
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 (40)

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.

 
20 of 40 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
02/05/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Watercolour on Canvas (Charles Dool) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (30)

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.

 
8 of 30 slots filled
Victoria Thomas
Vickie Stewart
Lynn Pritchett
Lynda Baker
Myrna Borleske
Carol Christian
Ginny Macoun
Fern Davey
02/06/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Exploring Collage (Wendy Duffield) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (32)

Maximum 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).

 
9 of 32 slots filled
Linda Baker
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Shirley Sarens
Elaine Wilson
Susan Duffield
Carol Newton
Carol Christian
Nancy Davis
Diane Wallace
2:30pm - 5:30pm  

Faux What? Picasso Pendant (Marilynne Miles Gray) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
5 of 40 slots filled
Dorothy Haegert
mary mason
Angela Wyatt
Jan Dong
Sophia Morrison
02/07/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy of Arts  2:30pm - 6:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Fabulous (forgiving) Acrylics (Lillian Tetreau) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (30)

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

 
15 of 30 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
02/08/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Jewelry, Paper, Fun (Gail Dolyn) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
5 of 40 slots filled
Stephanie Vagvolgyi
Kathy Demchuk
Cynthia Tandy
Sophia Morrison
Diane Wallace
02/09/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Homemade Greeting Cards (Jan Dong) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
8 of 40 slots filled
Karen Wilk
Vickie Stewart
Marion Bromley
Marni Siddons
Carol Newton
Merridy Mathews-Lloyd
ed owsianski
Susan Siemens
02/10/2019 (Sun.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Book Variations (Joan Byers) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
9 of 40 slots filled
Lois Brown
Karen Wilk
Kathryn Compton
Donna Cottell
Elaine Wilson
Susan Siemens
Angela Cragg
Nancy Davis
Margaret Baxter
02/11/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

Free & Easy Watercolour (Rodger Garbutt) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

Maximum 20 - Watercolour, good watercolour paper Arches –Winsor Newton, a varied size of brushes, water jars etc. Bring photos & sketches to work on material to turn into paintings. I will demonstrate two pieces, one in the morning /one after lunch.

 
18 of 40 slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Linda Baker
Linda Adams
Durell Bennett
Tracy Pike
Judy Reano
Kathy Demchuk
Kathryn Compton
Christine Crswford
Judith Vezina
Patricia Boyes
Cynthia Tandy
Diane Walton
Ginny Macoun
lynn pritchett
Audrey Jubien
Jane Strang
Fern Davey
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 (30)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGN UPS - 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.

 
26 of 30 slots filled
Lois Brown
Florence Brozuk
Judy Reano
Shirley Sarens
Judi Blanchard
Heather Maciak
Penny Greene
Lynda Baker
JOHN MOLONEY
Marion Bromley
Kerry Seifried
ed owsianski
Roberta Murchie
Myrna Borleske
Grant Smith
JUNE HOLLANDS
Bonny Myers
Sally Wait
Connie Haselden
Maria Leahy
Jenny Hildebrand
Fern Davey
Charlotte Young
Annabelle Beresford
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
Bryce Young
Would like to be in same session as Charlotte Young
02/13/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGN UPS Pouring Acrylics (Denise Sturmwind) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (32)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGN UPS 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!!

 
21 of 32 slots filled
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Jody Lamont
Beth Cook
Florence Brozuk
Lynn Calliste
Stephanie Vagvolgyi
mary torney
Penny Baziuk
Gail Dolyn
Dale MacEwan
Amy Nohales-Kezes
Annelie Dominik
Myrna Borleske
Agnes Amundrud
Elaine Wilson
Nancy Dolan
Nile Fibiger
Francoise Dunstan
Phil Cottell
Angela Cragg
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
02/14/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Marble Paper the Easy Way (Lois Brown) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (32)

Maximum 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.

 
10 of 32 slots filled
Beth Cook
Wendy Duffield
Shirley Sarens
Gail Dolyn
Donna Cottell
Angela Wyatt
Mary Martin
Helen Tremaine
Nile Fibiger
Annabelle Beresford
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 (40)

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.

 
2 of 40 slots filled
Sally Wait
Linda Crotty
02/16/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

How To Photograph Your Art (Nancy Dolan) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (32)

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.

 
4 of 32 slots filled
Judith Vezina
Mike Grew
Heidi Trost
Linda Crotty
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 (40)

WAITLIST NEW SIGN UPS - go beyond the “so what” factor get noticed & viewed as interesting & creative. Realistic, abstract or semi abstract - look at shapes, colour, & composition rather than objects. Learn to 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
ed owsianski
Annelie Dominik
Penny Baziuk
Grant Smith
Christine Crswford
Dana Craft
Mike Grew
Suzie Polinsky
Nicola Furlong
Lilija Gulbis
Cynthia Tandy
Nancy Dolan
Heather Corbitt
Laurie Salvador
Francoise Dunstan
Stina Knightley
Audrey Jubien
Geri Byrne
Charlotte Young
Francoise Dunstan
02/18/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Making Paint Brushes (Gail Dolyn) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
4 of 40 slots filled
Susan Duffield
Lorraine Douglas
Nancy Dolan
Angela Cragg
02/19/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Note Box Holder (Jan Dong) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
1 of 40 slots filled
Donna Cottell
02/20/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS - Practial Negativity (Kathryn Compton) MAX CLASS Size 15 (30)

FULL WAITLIST NEW SIGNUPS- 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.

 
26 of 30 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
Judith Vezina
Janice Campbell
Patricia Boyes
Tracy Pike
Cynthia Tandy
Nile Fibiger
Jan Dong
Stina Knightley
Geri Byrne
Margaret Baxter
02/21/2019 (Thu.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

Oriental Watercolour - Flowers & Birds (Patrick Chu) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (30)

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.

 
5 of 30 slots filled
Durell Bennett
Angela Wyatt
Dana Craft
Patricia Boyes
Fern Davey
02/22/2019 (Fri.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

Oriental Watercolour - Flowers & Birds (Patrick Chu) MAX CLASS SIZE 15 (30)

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.

 
3 of 30 slots filled
Tracy Pike
Betty Erb
JOHN MOLONEY
02/23/2019 (Sat.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Kumihimo with Magatamas Beads (Nikki Drummond) MAX CLASS SIZE 12 (24)

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

 
7 of 24 slots filled
Sharon Hetherington
Gail Dolyn
Donna Cottell
Jill Roberts
Nancy Dolan
Connie Haselden
Lorna Cammaert
02/24/2019 (Sun.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Faux Stained Glass Using Pouring Medium (Gail Dolyn) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

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

 
14 of 40 slots filled
Sharon Hetherington
Florence Brozuk
Lynn Calliste
Stephanie Vagvolgyi
mary torney
Lois Kissinger
Judith Vezina
Mike Grew
Vickie Stewart
Carol Christian
Dave Fraser
Connie Haselden
Maria Leahy
Vivien Harding
Vivien Harding
02/25/2019 (Mon.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 3:00pm  

Colour Explorations (Kerry Seifried) MAX CLASS SIZE 20 (40)

Maximum 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.

 
13 of 40 slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Cathy Schulhauser
Melinda Neal
Heather Maciak
Nicola Furlong
Heather Corbitt
Jan Dong
Lynn McColl
Maria Leahy
Jenny Hildebrand
Jeanette Cazzola
June Hollands
Margaret Baxter
02/26/2019 (Tue.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 1:00pm  

Creative Doodles (Lois Brown) MAX CLASS SIZE 16 (32)

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

 
7 of 32 slots filled
Jennifer Trovall
Susan Duffield
Wendy Woollard
Jan Dong
Lynn McColl
Sally Wait
Nancy Davis
02/27/2019 (Wed.) Mctavish Academy Of Arts  10:00am - 2:00pm  

Fun with Fabrics (Wendy Wollard) MAX CLASS SIZE 8 (16)

Maximum 8 - $10 Supplies -Fabric collage a whimsical critter using fabric & fiber scraps, & found objects. Make paper pattern, choose fabric for colour & texture & embellish with fussy cutting & found objects. Draw your own critter, or use design provided

 
4 of 16 slots filled
Makini Calliste-Woollard
Lynn Calliste
Vickie Stewart
Lynn McColl
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 (40)

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

 
9 of 40 slots filled
mary mason
dorothy haegert
Angela Wyatt
Annelie Dominik
Dana Craft
Mike Grew
Heidi Trost
Gillian Bennett
Linda Crotty
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