sample mixedmedia acrylicclass

Acrylics 1 &2  Course #695306   Register at

12:30 - 3:30 pm  8 Tuesdays at the City Arts Centre in Garneau, 10943 83 Ave

Oct 5 - Nov 23, 2021

Quick drying time and multiple textures make acrylics a great choice for beginners and intermediates. In this class students will learn painting basics (composition, colour, painting techniques) as well as have a chance to express their personal creativity. Students can expect material costs to be between $100-$200.


Drawing and Painting with Mixed Media  Course #695313  Register at

1 - 4 pm   8 Thursday Afternoons at Terwillegar Rec. Centre, Multi-Purpose Room B (Enter the Entrance 2 and go up the stairs to the right and all the way down the hall.)

Oct 7 - Dec 2, 2021

Never taken a drawing or painting class? No problem, this class is for all skill levels, taking you to the next step in the process. Use watercolor pencils and ink to draw and sketch landscapes, animals, and people. You can also try travel sketching with some plein air sessions during the eight weeks, weather permitting.

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Watercolour 1 & 2  Course #695318  Registration will be at on the last page of the classes
Oct 18 - Dec 6, 2021  8 Monday afternoons at Terwillegar Rec. Centre, Multi-Purpose Room B (Enter the Entrance 2 and go up the stairs to the right and all the way down the hall.)
For beginner and advanced students. Learn to apply watercolor techniques to any subject matter. Use your creativity to expand on what you learn and take the next step in the learning process for yourself.

Northern Lights in Watercolor  Workshop  Register at

Nov 13
10 am - 4 pm.


Capture the beauty and movement of the Northern Lights using watercolor in this step-by-step workshop. These simple landscapes can be done by beginner to advanced students.
Learn to:

  • work with pouring and wet into wet to create movement in a night sky
  • mix colors to create the night scene
  • use photo references and imagination to sketch out ideas for painting the landscape
  • combine different watercolor techniques to achieve the elements in the landscape

432 DancingLights2 8x11 wc JulieDrew 300w 

Supply List for Workshop:

Watercolors: tube paint 

  • Dioxazine purple or Deep, dark purple
  • Alizarin crimson
  • Phthalo blue
  • Lemon yellow
  • Permanent Green

Palette for watercolor
Arches 140 lb cold press full sheet, tear into quarters
Painting boards (tape on watercolor paper) heavy cardboard or Masonite are good options
Green painter’s tape
Container for water Brushes

  • 1 in flat brush
  •  Rigger brush
  • Small Round brush
  • Assorted other brushes

Rag/ paper towel
Masking fluid
Old toothbrush
Sea sponge
Cling wrap
Pencil and eraser
(optional – permanent ink pen with fine tip)
Small sketchbook
Photo references (optional): northern lights, landscapes in the dark
Lunch, water bottle

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