Adult Workshops

Only 5 registrations are available per class. Masks are mandatory. Proof of vaccination required.
To register email programming@smithersart.org
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exploring WATERCOLOURS
Robin Lough
SESSION 1

SAT,  JAN 8, 15, 22
10:00 - 12:30
SESSION 2
FRI, FEB 4, 11, 18
6:30 - 9:00
members: $145

non-members: $155

Join local multi-disciplinary artist Robin Lough for a
three part workshop series where participants will

learn the fundamentals of the watercolour medium, including techniques, contemporary styles, and colour theory. We will use these foundational skills to build

our own original compositions together, drawing on

both abstract and from-life elements. This workshop

aims to equip you with the tools and confidence to express your own artistic voice using watercolour.

all skill levels, supplies included
OIL PAINTING: an intro
Michelle Gazely
WED,  JAN 12 + 19
6:30 - 9:00
members: $95
non-members: $105

This workshop will introduce participants to materials, colour mixing, values and tones, lighting and

composition. Participants will create an original

painting in a safe, supportive and fun environment.

all skill levels, supplies included
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PAINT NIGHT

Shannon Goodhead
FRI,  JAN 21, 6:30 - 8:30
members: $45

non-members: $55

Shannon Goodhead will teach techniques, tips
and tricks to create happy trees and mountains in

this inspired workshop. You won't want to miss this evening of fun!

all skill levels, supplies included
COUPLES PAINT NIGHT
Shannon Goodhead
SAT, FEB 12, 6:30 - 8:30
couple: $90
 

Bring your partner in crime to this fun night of painting and laughs. Shannon Goodhead will teach techniques, tips and tricks to create a beautiful two canvas painting. 

all skill levels, supplies included
WILLOW BASKETS
Anneh Kessels
WILLOW HANDBAG WITH LEATHER STRAPS
FRI, JAN 28, 5:30 - 8:00
SAT, JAN 29, 9:30 - 5:00
members: $165
non-members: $175
LARGE SERVING TRAY
SUN, JAN 30, 9:30 - 5:00
members: $145

non-members: $155
Participants will learn the art of willow bending while creating a beautiful, functional handbag. Anneh Kessels will share her knowledge and love of basket making.
all skill levels, supplies included
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Participants will learn the art of willow bending while creating a serving tray. Anneh Kessels will share her knowledge and love of basket making.
all skill levels, supplies included
FULL
WOODCUT PRINTMAKING
Emily Klaassen
BEGINNERS
WED, FEB 16 + 23, 6:30 - 9:00
members: $95
non-members: $105
ADVANCED
SAT, FEB 26, 10:00 - 3:30
members: $95

non-members: $105

This class is for beginner printmakers. Emily will
assist participants as they work through the process
of 
creating a design, carving, inking, and printing.

all skill levels, supplies included

This class is for advanced printmakers and those who have taken Emily's workshop in the past. Participants

will build on their existing skills and learn new ones as

they create an original work of art.

advanced skill level, supplies included

55+ Adult Workshops

Only 5 registrations are available per class. Masks are mandatory. Proof of vaccination required.
To register email programming@smithersart.org
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OPEN STUDIO
TUES, JAN + FEB
12:30 - 3:00

THUR, JAN + FEB
10:30 - 12:00

Bring your art supplies and a friend or come on your own and connect with others while you create. Please register as we have a limited capacity in our studio space.

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DRAWING
Paulie Threlkeld
WED, JAN 26, FEB 2 + 9
1:00 - 2:30

$45
 

Learn how to draw or brush up on your existing skills in this fun and inspiring workshop!

all skill levels, supplies included
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THE ART OF COLLAGE
Linda Stringfellow
SAT, FEB 19, 10:00 - 3:00
$50
 

Bring a lunch and spend the day ripping, cutting, gluing and creating in this exciting and imaginative workshop!

all skill levels, supplies included
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EXPRESSIVE LIFE DRAWING
Mark Thibeault
FRI, MARCH 4, 10:00 - 1:00
$30
 

Drawing from life and using intuitive skills, this workshop will explore forms, shapes, composition and value.

all skill levels, supplies included

Reduced rates for these workshops are made possible thanks to the
Government of Canada and their New Horizons Grant.