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WORKSHOPS
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Artist Lori Goldberg will guide participants through the steps on how to create your very own photo-transfers resulting in a compelling artwork. Perfect for beginners and those looking to elevate their skills. . This workshop can be completed alone or in conjunction with the Mono Print class. More Info...

Classes are held at Creation Station (3866 Railway Ave).

Photo Transfer Workshop

Sept. 7, 

10 - 2:30 PM (1/2 hr lunch break)

$95 members $105 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Discover the captivating world of mono printing in this immersive one day workshop led by Lori Goldberg. Beginning with an introduction to mono printing and a demonstration of essential techniques. Using Gel, and plexi-glass plates we will transfer images of nature and found objects. Then delve deeper into mono printing with experimental methods like direct, transparent, and relief printing. More Info...

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

Mono Printing Workshop

Sept. 8,

10-2:30 PM (1/2 hr lunch break)

$110 members $120 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Try one of the newest art crazes taking the world by storm.

This beginner’s workshop starts with the basics of the Acrylic Pour: Materials, mixes, set up and of course, a pour! We will dive into different techniques, tips and tricks all while creating your own mesmerizing works.

You will be able to pick up your work at the Art Gallery the following week.

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

All Supplies
Included

Acrylic Paint Pour Workshop

Sept. 21,

1 - 4 pm

$50 members $55 non-members

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Art Therapist Julie Chaplin teaches Art for Personal Growth. This workshop focuses on making art for self-discovery and personal growth through visualizing, externalizing, and expressing your goals, needs, and wants. Using art as a self-reflection tool, we will explore and transform to build deeper a connection with ourselves.

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

All Supplies
Included

Art for Personal Growth

Sept 28 1-4 pm

$50 members $55 non-members

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Jill Dunbar leads another beginners watercolour course. If you took her previous class this one will be similar but with new exercises. Learn all the basics of colour blending, how to prep your paper, washes, and tons more. Suitable for beginners or for people who want a refresher.

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

All Supplies
Included

Absolute Beginners Watercolour Workshop

Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29

7-9 PM

$120 members $130 non-members

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This 4-night printmaking workshop builds on basic linocut techniques through embossing, chine colle and multiple plate printing. It is for participants with previous print carving experience. Each evening focuses on a different technique, allowing you to experiment, refine your skills and combine methods to produce technical and refined prints. The 17th, 24th and 31st do not build on each other, but participants will have to be there Oct 10th, to make a plate. More info...

Printmaking 2.0 Workshop

Oct. 10, 6-8:30 PM

Oct. 17, 24, 31,  6:30-8:30 PM

$160 members $175 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Art Without Intent loosely explores the notion of ego and our attachment to our work, based in abstract expressionism. Join artist Mark Thibeault as he guides you through a series of fun exercises intended to help you work more intuitively with an emphasis on immediacy and spontaneity. We will be working large 36"x36"! Be prepared to get messy.

All Supplies
Included

Art Without Intent

Oct. 12, 10 - 5 pm

(1 hour lunch break)

$140 members $155 non-members

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The intersection of art and activism is a venue to discuss and interpret current events. Artists have a key role to play in social and political movements, utilizing their work as a medium to express their views on the world around them. Join artist/activist Perry Rath for a 2 part class. Explore your own art and express how it relates to activism. More Info...

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

Art+Activism

Oct. 18 - 6-9 pm

Oct.  19 - 1-4 pm

$100 members $110 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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A beginner friendly introduction to painting landscapes in oils. Poppy Dubar will take you through what materials and equipment she uses, as well as how to care for them. You will also learn basic composition techniques and tips, as well as how to mix a colour palette for your painting.  Since it's late fall, we'll discuss how to paint indoors in the winter and use photos as a visual reference. Poppy is an enthusiastic and supportive teacher.  (1/2 hr lunch break)

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

Landscapes in Oils

Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 10-3:30 pm

$170 members $185 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Mark Thibeault will lead you through the basics of sketching and composition of the human form, then you will move on to putting paint to canvas with loose and gestural strokes. Not exact replication, but the essence of the body. We will be working with a live model.  (1 hr lunch break.)

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

All Supplies
Included

Expressive Life Drawing Workshop

Nov. 16, 10am - 5 pm

$125 members $135 non-members

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Learn how incorporating small acts of creativity into your daily life creates huge benefits for your well-being and brain health - neuroaesthetics. Perry will show you a number of quick, small-scale, easy to do activities to add to your creative toolkit to help you through your days and boost your overall engagement with life. (you’ll learn Map Your Day, Intuitive Doodling, Optical Illusions, Special Spot, Pattern Drawing, and more).

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

Peak Creativity Workshop

Nov. 9, 1-4 pm

$50 members $55 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Learn the art of willow basket weaving. You will learn how to identify and harvest the proper willows to make a basket, and how to prepare them for weaving. You'll make your own beautiful and functional basket for whatever you want! You will learn the purpose of several different weaving techniques as you incorporate them into your frame basket. Registration closes on Nov. 15th. 

Classes are held at Creation Station

(3866 Railway Ave).

Gathering Hoop Basket

Nov. 23 and 24,

10 am - 4:30 pm (1/2 hr. lunch break) 

$185 members $200 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Learn to make these beautiful Scandinavian Stars from willow in our forthcoming Christmas Workshop. Open to participants 14 and up. You will learn how to identify and harvest the proper willows to make a star and then create one yourself. Registration closes on Nov. 19th

Classes are held at Creation Station (3866 Railway Ave).

Scandinavian Star Workshop

Nov. 26

6-9 pm 

$75 members $85 non-members

All Supplies
Included

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Learn the art of needle felting and take home an adorable gnome to keep you company over the holidays. You will have an opportunity to purchase felting supplies to make extras after the course, from instructor Nika. 

Classes are held at Creation Station (3866 Railway Ave).

Needle Felted Gnome Workshop

Nov. 30

10 am - 1 pm

$80 members $85 non-members

All Supplies
Included

Payment can be made by e-transfer to programming@smithersart.org
or in person with credit, debit or cash at the Smithers Art Gallery

Administration office is open Mon - Friday from 10:00 - 5:00

 
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