Adult Workshops

Only 5 registrations are available per class. To register email programming@smithersart.org
Exploring Watercolours
Marie-lou Lefrancois
THURS OCT 1, 6:30 - 8:30 members: $40 
non-members: $45
In this fun class, participants will explore drawing, line and wash techniques. Come with an image that inspires you or use the image provided and create your own lovely piece of artwork!  
beginner skill level, all supplies included
Art Without Intent
Mark Thibeault
FRI OCT 16, 6:30 - 9:00
FRI OCT 23, 6:30 - 9:00 members: $90 
non-members: $100
During this workshop participants will explore line and mark making & various techniques to free themselves from attachment and allow intuition to be the guide.
all skill levels, supplies included
Art + Activism 
Perry Rath
TUES OCT 20, 6:30 - 9:00
TUES OCT 27, 6:30 - 9:00 members: $90 
non-members: $100
Art often plays a key role in social & political critique, protest & change. This two part workshop will provide an overview of how artists use the creative process to provoke thought & action. We will brainstorm ideas & create art to reflect your concerns and express them visually.
all skill levels, supplies included
Acrylic Landscape Painting
Casey Braam
FRI   NOV 6,   6:30 - 9:00
SAT NOV 7, 10:00 - 3:00 members: $185  
non-members: $195
In this two day workshop, participants will build their skills in developing an interesting landscape painting from reference material through demonstration & instruction. From sketch to finished acrylic painting, participants will learn about composition, colour use & more in this fun & educational studio workshop.
all skill levels, supplies included
Woodcut Printmaking
Emily Klaassen
MON  NOV 9,  6:30 - 9:00
MON NOV 16, 6:30 - 9:00 members: $95  
non-members: $105
This two part beginners class will be an introduction to the tools, fundamentals & the exciting art of woodcut printmaking. Participants will work through the process of carving, inking and printing their own design.
all skill levels, supplies included
Pottery-Quick & Dirty
Susan ClaySmith
1960 Hudson Bay Mtn Rd
TUES NOV 17, 6:00 - 9:00
members: $75  
non-members: $85
This fun intro session is project based using a variety of hand-building techniques such as simple pinching, carving, coil building methods & assembling rolled slabs. Participants should be able to complete 2-3 pieces.
all skill levels, supplies included
Pottery-Technical Talk
Susan ClaySmith
1960 Hudson Bay Mtn Rd
SUN NOV 15, 2:00 - 5:00
SUN NOV 22, 2:00 - 5:00
members: $75  
non-members: $85
This two day course will appeal to those who are interested in the technical aspects of working in clay or setting up a functional home studio. A range of topics will be addressed based on the interest of participants. Learning is reinforced through discussion, demonstration & take home materials. Submit questions to Susan prior to the workshop at susanclaysmith@gmail.com
NOTE: this workshop does not include making pottery
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