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Fun Art Classes 2024
30 Jun
2023

Registration for all the classes below are on the movelearnplay.Edmonton.ca website then click>registered programs>arts programs>adult programs> ***painting classes are now under Painting Classes and drawing classes are separate under Drawing and Mixed media art programs. The classes are listed alphabetically. I put the class code with each class that may work in the search. ALTERNATIVELY,  you can call 311 to register. There are similar class titles by other instructors. Check the time and instructor information as well. 

 

 

Classes in January

 

 

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Acrylic 1 & 2 - Class Code #733420

8 Wed. Jan 24 - March 13, 2024

6:30-9:30 pm

Cost: $170

Location: City Arts Centre

Quick drying time and multiple textures make acrylics a great choice for beginners and intermediates. In this weekly course learn painting basics such as composition, colour, and numerous painting techniques. Talented artists and painters will guide you through various subject matter such as still life, portraits & figures, landscapes, and much more in this inspiring and engaging weekly course. Have the opportunity to learn a wealth of knowledge and express your personal creativity.

 

Classes in February

 

watercolor pouring

Pouring Watercolors:  Painting Techniques - Class Code: #733424

6 Thurs. Feb 1- Mar 7, 2024

1-4 pm

Location: City Arts Centre: 10943 83 Ave NW, Edmonton

Cost $180 ALL MATERIALS  INCLUDED 

Take your watercolor to new levels with pouring watercolours and working with layers. Explore the techniques of watercolor in new ways using the natural world as inspiration. During this 6 week program with artist Julie Drew you will learn a vast range of watercolour skills such as: masking, pouring, working with layers and salt, painting in details, composition, and working with the results – listening to the painting. This course is perfect for those who are starting out with watercolours or are looking for an expressive technique or for those with previous painting experience looking for a new style and inspiration.

 

 

 

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Acrylic 1&2 - Class Code #733423

Fri. Feb 2- Mar 22, 2024  6:30-9:30 pm

Cost: $184

Location: Dr. Anne Anderson Community Centre: 11810 35 Ave 

Quick drying time and multiple textures make acrylics a great choice for beginners and intermediates. In this weekly course learn painting basics such as composition, colour, and numerous painting techniques. Talented artists and painters will guide you through various subject matter such as still life, portraits & figures, landscapes, and much more in this inspiring and engaging weekly course. Have the opportunity to learn a wealth of knowledge and express your personal creativity.

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Painting Botanicals at the Muttart: Watercolour Workshop  class code #733422

2 Thurs. Feb 8 & 15, 2024  6-9 pm

Cost: $80 all supplies included

Capture the beauty and translucence of flowers and variegated plants in watercolours during this two evening workshop at the Muttart Conservatory. Through hands-on demonstrations from artist Julie Drew, learn to paint petals, leaves, and backgrounds using a variety of painting techniques. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED, just bring yourself & your creativity.

 

Hand painted Holiday cards: watercolour and Ink workshop - Class Code #733426  

Sun.  Dec 3, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

$55  all supplies included

Muttart Conservatory

Create your very own Holiday cards while enjoying the gorgeous scenery at the Muttart during this one morning workshop. You will have the opportunity to paint the foliage and flowers for your valentine! Be guided through several techniques, colour suggestions, and basic composition strategies as you come away with the know-how to continue painting. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED, just bring yourself & your creativity.

 

JulieDrew GardenWall Acrylic 10x10in

Acrylic Painting Explorations - Class Code: 733425   

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6 Fridays. Feb 16 - Mar 22, 2024

1-4 pm (City Arts Centre)

Cost $138

Explore the possibilities with acrylic paint with artist Julie Drew during this weekly class. To begin, gain knowledge in paint and colour by learning about colour mixing and themes. After getting used to brushwork and paint handling, then experiment with adding textures and inclusions: eggshells, sand, and collage elements such as handmade papers and transfer techniques.

Students can expect material costs to be between $50 - $200

 

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