DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

For CVAC’s next member show, we are challenging artists to try abstraction as their creative style. Abstract art may seem spontaneous but it is actually very difficult to achieve the right visual space – without landscapes or people – that sends the viewers into journeys of their own. Artist Jackson Pollock said abstract painting is […]

ALL SORTS

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Works by sculptor Linda Richter and artist Catherine Fraser that explore nature, human connections and playfulness. Linda Richter lives in the Cowichan Valley and has been sculpting for over 25 years https://featofclaystudio.com/about-linda/ Catherine Fraser is a long-time artist and art therapist who divides her time between Victoria and Duncan https://catherinefraserart.weebly.com/bio.html Gallery Hours: Monday thru Friday […]

ART DABBLE – WINTER SESSION

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Back by popular demand. Join us for 6 sessions introducing a variety of materials and techniques guided by experienced local artists. For returning participants and new art explorers, this is a fun way to start your Tuesdays in January and early February. This time we will draw animals, paint, make a puppet, sculpt with clay […]

$125 – $140

IF YOU CAN SEE, YOU CAN DRAW

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

For independent learners ages 10 and up 6 Wednesdays 1-3 pm, January 18,25 and February 1,8,15,22 Learn to look at things with an artist’s eye and bring what you see to paper. You will find that you can achieve unexpected results as you go through exercises with our facilitators. This class is intended for youth […]

$95 – $105

WHERE ART FLOWS FROM

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Explore ways to access your creativity! Following a slide presentation about her own approaches to art-making, Catherine Fraser will lead exercises to get your creative juices flowing through warm ups, doodles and value sketches. You will work on an image of your choice with your own chosen materials. Bring a sketchbook, your preferred art materials, […]

$55 – $70
Recurring

Painting The Grandkids with David Goatley

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Learn how to paint a portrait of your grandchild, child, niece, or nephew from internationally-renowned portrait artist David Goatley. Painting children has its own unique challenges. The proportions of the face alter considerably from babyhood to teens, and their delicate beauty can be tough to capture. David created this new workshop specifically for those many […]

$286.00
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Watercolour For Beginners

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Do you want to learn how to use watercolour? If you're brand new to watercolour painting or are looking to get back into it after a long break, this class is for you. Learn from professional watercolour artist and arts educator Josslyn Meyers as you explore basic techniques. Topics will include: - How to create […]

$86.00

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A Mixed Media Course: Adding Alchemy To Your Art

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Artist Joanne Barwise is back with an amazing new course! After cries for more mixed media classes, Joanne will guide you through 6 sessions of creating with paper, thread and fabric. Alchemy is the ancient practice of turning dark matter into gold. This course will follow the metaphor of creating the philosopher’s stone from prima […]

$215.00
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LINE DANCING

Courtenay Legion Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC

Kick up your heels every Wednesday Night with folks who enjoy or wish to learn Line Dancing. In the Upper Hall 6:30 to 8:00pm. Call Joan Wydenes for questions 250 871 6129.

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Intermediate Watercolour Classes

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Are you an experienced watercolour artist? Are you looking to step it up in this medium? Or have you recently completed our beginner watercolour class and want to carry on? In these intermediate watercolour classes we will look at more contemporary watercolour approaches including some unorthodox ideas and styles such and pouring and dripping. This […]

$90.00 – $258
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Creative Kids: After School Visual Arts Program

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

An after school art program to bring out your child's inner creative spirit! Taught by professional artist and experienced instructor, Josslyn Meyers, students, aged 6 -12 years old will develop confidence and find their own creative voice as they explore art principles in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Paint with watercolours and acrylics, draw with […]

$175 – $342
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Feb 3-4 Stanford Estate Liquidation in Parksville

Private Residence - Parksville

This townhome 2-day sale features a good selection of quality modern solid wood, leather and upholstered furniture. Assets include a king-size Teak bedroom suite with an nightstand extension and a La-z-boy leather recliner. Kitchen wares include a small chest freezer, some small appliances, lots of canning supplies and Royal Albert Thistle pattern bone china. The […]