Workshop/Class Subject: Pen, Ink, Calligraphy

Expressive Plant Drawing

Expressive Plant Drawing (DRWGw168-3) In this afternoon workshop, artist and floral designer, Jillian Player will bring in one of her fantastical floral displays as subject matter for an afternoon of drawing. Students will begin with studies using blind contour and... Read More

Painting the Everyday with Gouache

This workshop is inspired by the artist, illustrator and writer Maira Kalman (hyperlink to her webpage: http://www.mairakalman.com/). The focus is on using objects that are part of everyday life, personal experiences, as well as using popular culture and current events... 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

Calligraphy

Calligraphy will get you started on this versatile and expressive craft and provide you with ideas on how to incorporate letter-making in your artistic practice. You will be introduced to the terminology, materials, tools and expressive delight of calligraphy. The... Read More

Sunflower with Pen and Ink and Watercolour with Linda Anderson (Jun)

Instructor: Linda Anderson This event is planned as a series highlighting different painting mediums and techniques. This class will be enjoyable and instructive for beginners and more advanced students. Day1: June 18: Painting the Piece Day 2: June 25: Finishing... Read More

Encaustic Photography with Shary Bartlett – Red Deer College Alta

Is it a photograph or a painting? Indulge yourself in five glorious days discovering the evocative beauty of Inkjet, LaserJet and professionally printed photographs secreted beneath translucent encaustic wax. Hand-alter, transfer and enhance photos printed on paper and textiles and... 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

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

We will discover the beautiful art of modern calligraphy that is loosely based on traditional copperplate style script where you use a sharp pointed nib rather than the flat nib used in most calligraphic writing. You will learn these vital... Read More

Exploring Alcohol Inks

Description What to expect: Come and watch a series of demonstrations as I show my techniques and how I apply different media in a step-by-step process. Learn the joys of this unique media I have discovered in hundreds of hours... Read More

Calligraphy with Jenny Hainsworth

Calligraphy will get you started on this versatile and expressive craft and provide you with ideas on how to incorporate letter-making in your artistic practice. You will be introduced to the terminology, materials, tools and expressive delight of calligraphy. The... Read More

Expressive Handwriting with Lorraine Douglas

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 you like –... Read More

Arts Centre Open House

Have you always wanted to try a class at the Arts Centre? We’re serving up a flight of one-hour adult art classes at our Open House on Sunday, October 14—from drawing and mixed media to painting techniques, you’ll have a... Read More

Art Enhancement (14 – 25 years)

This workshop combines studio sessions with field trips and focuses on media, style and ideas to provide an enriched program for students serious about improving their artistic ability. Consideration will be given to students’ needs in planning the activities. An... Read More

Dynamic Composition: Painting in Black and White (18+ years • One-day class)

Find out how different shapes impact the composition in painting. Explore black and white structures and balance in painting by making simple compositions on paper with cut or torn paper, pen and/or watercolour. Suitable for all levels; supplies Included. Teacher:... Read More

Zentangle 101: The Basics

Learn the basics of Zentangle including the history, philosophy, and terminology. Learn 5-8 foundational “tangles” creating two unique tiles. Everything you need will be provided for you in your own Zentangle mini kit. Once the class is complete, you can... Read More

Creativity Workshop – 12 Secrets of Artistic Creativity

Creativity expanded, explored, desired! More than 12 secrets of creativity will be revealed. This workshop is 6 hours in total, with 3 hours on the evening of July 18 and 3 hours on the evening of July 25, 2018. 6-9pm.... Read More

Botanical Ink Drawing Workshop

BOTANICAL INK DRAWING workshop Thursday June 21st, 6:30-9:00pm Learn the basics of drawing plants with plant-enthusiast and professional illustrator Sarah Clement. We’ll start with some basic ink techniques and then create a 9″x9″ botanical drawing (template and guidance provided). We’ll... Read More

Animal Art Summer Camp

CAMP INFO: http://youngartistsplace.com/summercamp-animalart Do you love learning about animals? This might be the camp for you! This camp combines science, storytelling, and art. Over the week we’ll do case studies of several members of the animal kingdom – from mammals... Read More

Introduction to Botanical Illustration

This class is designed to teach the skills necessary to portray plants, both from an artistic and scientific perspective. We will explore Botanical Illustration through three different techniques involving pencil, pen, and watercolor. This class is for amateurs and committed... Read More

Hatching with Pen & Ink

This new Drawing Workshop will surely get you drawing in your sketchbook. We will experiment with different graphic materials – graphite, pens, charcoal, and ink. Every session will have a new and exciting theme and subjects to draw. Our professional... Read More

Teens for the Love of Drawing

This is for teens who want to further develop their drawing skills. Graphite, pencil crayon, ink and mixed media tools will be explored as well as various drawing methods and styles. There will be lots of design challenges to inspire... Read More

Drawing with Colour

This 6-week course focuses on strengthening the fundamentals of observational drawing. Students are encouraged to think about their subjects in colour, and expand their use of media. We will use washes of paint and ink to add colour and energy... Read More

Make a Mother’s Day Card with Renowned Calligrapher, Bestselling Author, and Illustrator, Laura Lavender

Join Laura Lavender to make a special Mother’s Day card using a pointed pen. Learn some basic calligraphy skills and leave with a beautiful card. No previous experience is needed, and all supplies are provided. For more details please contact:... Read More

Pointed Pen Calligraphy Course with Renowned Calligrapher, Bestselling Author, and Illustrator, Laura Lavender

This 4-week class covers everything you need to know to write elegant pointed pen calligraphy! In these four sessions, we will learn all the details of graceful script calligraphy, firmly rooted in traditional Copperplate calligraphy, yet with a modern emphasis... Read More

Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Laura Lavender

Laura Lavender’s pointed pen calligraphy workshop will provide you with all you need to get started writing in the most elegant of ways! This workshop covers elegant pointed pen, firmly rooted in traditional Copperplate calligraphy, yet with a modern emphasis... Read More

Grow Your Inner Artist

For Beginners and Advanced Artists, this series will be an exploration of painting using different styles and techniques. Each student will be encouraged to work in their preferred medium and own individual style to improve on artistic skills used in... Read More

Pen & Ink Watercolour with Barbara Callow

Combining watercolour painting with ink line work for quick and effective small paintings. Record your world with these fun little watercolour and ink sketches. These charming little paintings are quick and deceivingly easy to do as the ink line drawing... Read More

Modern Calligraphy Workshop – February 3, 2018

Date: February 3, 2018 (Perfect for your Valentines day cards!) Venue: 339 Railway Street, Vancouver, BC Time: 1030am – 1:30pm Come join in for a beginner class of pointed pen calligraphy! I will teach you a modern approach to the... Read More

Paint In Afternoons

Do you just need time to paint, or a bit of guidance here and there? Bring your current art project to my studio. Work self-directed in a dynamic professional studio. I’ll provide a bit of guidance as you work. Registration... Read More

Drawing 200

In this class you’ll learn: Drawing perspectives How to draw from a grid How to work with values from light to dark Subtractive drawing methods Best drawing practices Time: 2:00 – 3:30 Fee: $50 (includes all material) Level: Beginner –... Read More