Workshop/Class Subject: Children and Youth

Art and Soul of Summer 2019 KIDS Art Camp!

In the mornings we will be doing various structured exercises to develop your child’s drawing abilities. Each exercise will be used to develop your child’s ability to see things in a way so that they are able to interpret them... Read More

The Children’s Studio, Summer Children Art Classes in New West!

Artist Melissa Burgher will be offering 6 art classes to children 8-12 yrs in the historical 100 Braid Street Art Studios. These classes aim to teach children the foundations of painting in a fun and upbeat environment. Students will learn... Read More

Port Moody Arts Centre Spring Open House

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Art is for everybunny! Join us for a delightful day of spring activities and crafts for all. Bunnies, eggs, butterflies are all part of the theme for the day. Meet our instructors while you join... Read More

DIY Paper Flowers for Mother’s Day

Make your own beautiful long lasting crepe paper peonies! Makes a great heartfelt gift in time for Mother’s Day to show your appreciation. This hands-on workshop is suitable for beginners and includes a kit with supplies to make two large... Read More

Spring is here! Drawing Class registration for April 2019

Drawing class for SPRING 2019 beginning April 9th! I will be continuing with my one hour long after school drawing classes. These classes will be held Tuesdays after school, every week, for the next 8 weeks beginning on April 9th... Read More

After School Art for TWEENS

After School Art for TWEENS Spring Session. Session runs Wednesdays, April 3rd – June 26th from 3:30-5:30 p.m. All classes held in the Opus Kelowna classroom at 1357 Ellis St. Cost is $300 which includes 26 hours of instruction and... Read More

Classical Oil Painting

You will practice basics of Academic Classical Oil Painting. Classes are on Thursdays, 3-5pm. Academically trained instructor Veronika Mcleod will take you through basics of classical oil painting. Program include: foundational use of materials, work with viewfinder, setting up an... Read More

Watercolor Plein Air

Enjoy outdoors with a paintbrush in hand! Let’s go in the forest, beach and park to paint some beautiful things. In this week long Plein Air you will explore textures and find best compositions for painting nature, seascapes and buildings.... Read More

Plein Air Sketching

This summer find yourself in the different locations of town drawing nature and plants. Get ready to surprise your friends with fun sketches of recognizable locations and organic matter. At this class we will focus on finding peace to sketch... Read More

Spring Break Art Camps 2019 with North Van Arts

Week 1: March 18-22 | Art on the Farm & Patterning Nature 8:30am-12:30pm – Art on the Farm with artist Michelle Weinstein and the Maplewood Farmers 1:00pm-4:30pm – Patterning Nature with Michelle Weinstein Week 2: March 25-29 | Fantasy Creature... Read More

Kids Drawing Class in Lynn Valley North Van

I host this after school class on Tuesdays with new and returning students. We start from what the different pencils are used for, progressing to contour drawing and shading. Learning proper one-point and two-point perspective, and correct proportions of the... Read More

Freedom to Explore Art for ages 8 – 16 years with Lillian Ghazarian (Jan)

This is a program of basic art in a variety of media. The students are a mix of ages and abilities and each student will receive one on one attention at their level. Each class will focus on sketching something... Read More

Intro to Drawing

In this class you’ll learn: What drawing tools you’ll need How to sketch any object Variety of shading techniques How to create the illusion of a 3D object Time: 11:00 – 1:00 Fee: $50 + GST (includes all material) Level:... Read More

Pottery and Sculpture (13 – 17 years)

Learn the basics of pottery making using a combination of wheel-throwing and handbuilding techniques. You will produce a series of usable, food-safe dishes ready for your kitchen table. For safety reasons, please do not wear open-toed footwear to class. Supplies... Read More

Drawing & Painting (13 – 17 years)

Express your creative ideas! Through a balance of formal training and creative exploration, you will explore shapes, shading, light, colour and perspective. Draw and paint in a variety of art mediums, including oil and soft pastels, watercolours, ink, pencils and... Read More

Anime Manga (13 – 17 years)

Learn to draw in the diverse styles of Japanese comics and cartoons. You’ll practice design, proportion, expression and body language. Learn to draw your favourite characters, and then create a cast of compelling characters to star in your own printed... Read More

Animation Studio (13 – 17 years)

Stop-motion animation with clay and toys, hand-drawn animation like anime and Saturday-morning cartoons and computer-based Flash animation―in this class, you will try it all while creating your own dynamic and entertaining animated short film! A digital camera with removable card... Read More

Let’s Get Digital: Intro to Digital Media (8 – 12 years)

In this introduction to digital media for kids, learn how to create art through different mediums within the digital world. From pixel art to animation and game making, this class is catered to curious minds who want to create using... Read More

Halloween Inkle Weaving for Kids (8 – 12 years • Two-day class)

Inkle weaving is simple, fun and creates narrow bands that can be used for belts, straps or trim. In this short class, we will start by weaving on a pre-warped loom to create a finished sash and then move onto... Read More

Cartoons & Animation (8-12 years)

Stop-motion animation with clay and toys, and hand-drawn animation like anime and Saturday-morning cartoons―in this class, you will try it all while creating your own dynamic and entertaining animated short films. A camera with removable memory card is recommended for... Read More

Cartooning (5 – 7 • 8 – 12 years)

Learn to draw all kinds of characters, from funny animals to humans. You’ll practice design, proportion, expression and body language, and learn how to draw your favourite characters. Then you’ll create your own characters to feature in the comic stories... Read More

Cartooning: Comics (8 – 12 years)

Dive into the world of comic book making. You’ll create your own cast of characters and bring them to life by throwing them into poses with other characters, objects and environments. You’ll then write and draw your own multi-page story... Read More

Art Bugs (8 – 12 years)

Catch the art bug! Explore various art techniques using pencils, pastels, markers, watercolours, acrylic paint and polymer clay. You’ll learn what line, colours, shape, form, space, contrast, value and texture are in art. With a focus on the creative process,... Read More

Parent & Me: Paints & Pastels (3 – 5 years • Three-day class)

You and your young artist will explore a wide variety of different art materials and mediums in this fun and exciting art class. Using paints and pastels, the focus will be on exploration and becoming comfortable and confident while creating... Read More

Parent & Me: Clay Creations (3 – 5 years • Three-day class)

You and your young artist will explore working with clay in this fun and exciting art class. Focus will be on exploration and becoming comfortable and confident while creating all sorts of vibrant and unique art projects. Teacher: Noelle Horrocks... Read More

Hello Art! (3 – 5 years)

Creativity and imagination! Come explore different art mediums―painting, drawing, collaging, printing, clay modelling and much more. Through a series of process-oriented and open-ended projects, young children will discover the joy and excitement in doing art! Teacher: Lena Savic 22352 •... Read More

Creative Painting ☆ 6-9yrs

For budding artists, with a focus on painting skills! We’ll explore different techniques with watercolours, acrylic paints, and mixed media. Kids will be shown the basics of painting, such as water-to-paint ratio, how to use paintbrushes, and how to mix... Read More

Young Cartoonists ☆ 9-13yrs

Kids will learn the process of drawing their own comics. Students will be shown how to plan out a comic by starting with writing a script and creating rough thumbnail sketches. We will then cover the steps of comic creation,... Read More

Illustrative Painting 13-17yrs

COURSE INFO HERE: This 8-week course covers both watercolour and gouache painting. Looking at both historic and contemporary illustrators for inspiration, teens will learn to bring their drawings to life with a better understanding of colour, contrast, and form.... Read More

Open Studio – All Ages!

Enjoy a couple hours painting in the studio Choose from a variety of reference images – or bring your own! Have fun freestyle painting while socializing with others. You’ll go home with an 11″x 14″ original painting! Painting instruction is... Read More