Workshop/Class Subject: Mixed/Other Media

Silicone Prop FX

In the Silicone Prop FX class, instructor Dallas Harvey takes students through the process of professional life-casting, silicone casting, silicone fabrication, and silicone painting techniques as they create a realistically painted silicone prop severed finger! During this class students will... Read More

Silicone Prosthetic FX

n the Silicone Prosthetic FX class, instructor Dallas Harvey teaches students how to life-cast the face of a live model as well as how to correct and prepare a casting for creating “gel-filled” encapsulated silicone prosthetics. In this class students... Read More

Prosthetic FX: Level 2

In the Prosthetic FX: Level 2 class, students learn how to professionally create custom designed full head character prosthetics from the beginning sculpt to the finished product. In this class students will have the opportunity to learn how to properly... Read More

Art of Make-Up FX: Level 2

In the Art of Make-Up FX: Level 2 class, students will learn the processes and techniques to professionally sculpt, mold, prepare, and apply Pros-Aide Bondo based prosthetics, widely used in film and television due to their convenience in application and... Read More

Art of Make-Up FX: Level 1

In three weekly Monday-night classes, students will learn in-depth professional make-up FX techniques, including how to use a variety of prosthetics, from foam latex to 3D transfers. This includes the creation of a 3D character make-up following the fundamentals Harvey... Read More

Summer SFX Workshop (3-Day Beginner Workshop)

Jump start your career in special make-up effects this summer and join Vancouver FX in a 3-day Summer SFX Intensive Workshop! Dive into the processes, skills, and techniques used in movie make-up creation and application to take your artistry to... Read More

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

Creativity Bootcamp: Exploring Your Inner Artist

Creativity Bootcamp: Exploring Your Inner Artist (MMEDw173-30) The workshop, taught by textile artist Natalie Grambow, will explore creativity through images, materials and idea development. Students will have the opportunity during these five days of immersion to delve into a journey... Read More

Expressive Handwriting (DRWGw172)

Expressive Handwriting (DRWGw172) In this workshop, you will learn how to use your own handwriting in a direct, free and expressive way. Pencils, graphite and water-soluble media will be used to create unique pages of writing experiments. Bring any poem... Read More

Awakening the Creativity of the Child Within. Past Narratives, Future Possibilities

this workshop explores images and stories of the child still present in the psyche of the adult. Through a variety of simple art making activities, aspects of the self that hold important links to creativity and healing are activated and... Read More

Art and Archetype

Explore how archetypal energies appear in your own art making process and the relationship between these archetypal images and the complexes (those split off sub-personalities that suddenly take over in a charged situation). This session offers simple art making warm... Read More

Orihon Bookbinding (Sun, Jun 23 2019, 12;30-3:30pm)

Historically, this Japanese accordion structure held marvelous brush calligraphy, woodblock prints and ink drawings tastefully created for travel and display. Participants will complete one hardcover book; ready to contain and protect equally beautiful images, writings and objects.

Pet Collars in Leather

Design and make two leather collars for your beloved dog, cat or ferret. Rivets, eyelets and a variety of metal decorative elements will be secured to the leather collars. Would you rather make a wristlet/bracelet for yourself? Absolutely! All tools... Read More

Introduction To Glass Fusing

INTRO TO GLASS FUSING Date – Saturday, June 1st, 2019 Time – 9:00am to 4:00pm Instructors – Debbie Hungle & Michelle Mason Cost – $105.00 (plus GST). If you need to rent hand tools, please bring an additional $8.00 cash... Read More

Introduction To Stained Glass

INTRO TO STAINED GLASS Date – Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 Time – 9:00am to 4:00pm Instructors: Debbie Hungle & Michelle Mason Cost: $105.00 (plus GST). If you need to rent hand tools, please bring an additional $8.00 cash with you... Read More

Inquiring Minds Want to Know – Helping you Critique Your Work with Linda Anderson (Jun)

Instructor: Linda Anderson For artists who want to get an honest critique of their art work…… For artists wondering where to go next or what should they do in order to improve their composition, design and color coordination. For artists... Read More

Simple Books with Tracy Leal (Jun)

Instructor: Tracy Leal We will be making a variety of book structures that can be made from a single piece of paper with simple fold techniques. A sturdy 7.5″ x 7.5″ 40 page book from a large piece of watercolour... Read More

Altered Book Workshop

This five hour workshop is an introduction to examples and techniques for transforming old books into one-of-a-kind pieces of art. There is an unlimited potential for creating interesting work by altering books through cutting, folding, rolling, collage, etc. This course... Read More

Kobako, Japanese Writing Box

Traditionally used to store incense and related items, the köbako was most popular during the very refined Edo period (1603-1868) in Japan. You will use book craft materials and decorative papers to construct this special box that measures approximately 6″x4″x3″.... Read More

Private classes and mentor hours

By appointment, $80 per person per hour ($60 sharing with a second person, $50 sharing with three). From acrylics to photo transfers, collage, antiquing or alteration techniques, you can get private lessons in any water medium or mixed and experimental... Read More

Off the Wall!

What better present for your mom than giving her a day of mixed media painting? Make Mothers Day this year special and join us at Maplewood House for a workshop in mixed media painting techniques. From paints to plaster, from... Read More

May 11 – Mixed Media Workshop

Throughout the day we will introduce a range of techniques: Painting, plastering, image transferring, collaging, stenciling and embossing. This workshop is open to all, beginners who have never touched a brush, or experienced artists with wishing to incorporate mixed media... Read More

Encaustic Mixed Media with Shary Bartlett at Red Deer College

This five-day workshop is an exploration of the amazing translucent, layered, smooth and textural effects that can be achieved when painting with sweet-smelling molten encaustic beeswax. Discover ways to colour, fuse, alter, and gild your collages, photo transfers and encaustic... 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

Summer Kids Art Camp – Mixed Media Art Making Inspired by Canadian Artists for Ages 8 – 12 with Alanna MacPhail (July 15)

A fun week of art making and exploration for kids age 8 to 12. Inspired by the works of Robert Bateman, Paul Riopelle, Mary Pratt, Molly Boback and Alex Coville while working with a variety of art materials, participants will... Read More

Mixed Media Bead Jewelry with Daniella Amit (Mar)

The techniques applied in these creations are wrapping, stitching, embroidering and beading. Each student will choose to make and complete either a collar, a bracelet, or 2 – 3 long beads. Minimal sewing skills are required. A wide choice of... 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

Art Go Round! At Pacific Arts Market

Have you ever painted in a group? Have you ever painted on a piece of art for only 10 minutes? Have you ever painted and danced at the same time?? What is Art Go Round? Canvases will be set up... Read More

Willow Chair Workshop with Andrew Kent (Apr)

Using Willow and Alder, this is a great first Rustic Building project. No experience required. Please bring a lunch and wear gardening or work clothing.

Easter Icon Painting Workshop: March 2020

Make time and space for yourself; let go of tension, thoughts, distractions for a day, and settle your mind and emotions by painting a sacred image. I invite you to spend this time re-connecting with deeper parts of yourself in... Read More