OF SPRUCE GROVE

Adult Classes and Workshops

CREATING THE BEAUTY IN OUR IMAGINATION


Adult Classes & Workshops

Pre registration required for all art classes. Register below, call or visit us at:

780) 962-0664   35 5TH AVENUE, SPRUCE GROVE, AB 

Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa / MC. Please make cheques payable to the Allied Arts Council. If you have any questions, please contact the Spruce Grove Art Gallery. 

Refund Policy:
No refunds will be issued for missed or partial attendance.  Refunds will not be issued 4 days prior to the start of class or later if the class is confirmed to go ahead.

**PLEASE NOTE WHEN THE GALLERY IS CLOSED USE THE DOORBELL SITUATED ON THE FAR RIGHT SIDE OF THE DOORS**


Upcoming Classes:

 

 

Oil Painting for Beginners
65.00

Learn the basics and gain confidence to start oil painting from expert oil painter Daphne Côté. Explore the different materials used in oil painting, how to create easy and often portable home studio setups. Bring a notebook as she is full of tips and tricks that will give you confidence and creative curiosity to experiment with. This workshop will set you on the right foot to oil painting and teach you how to practice on your own. You can bring your own supplies or test out the instructors for a fee. Ages 14+

Saturday Aug. 25th, 2018 10:00am to 4:30pm

$ 65/person + $30 to use instructors supplies or bring your own
Instructor: Daphne Côté

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Saturday Morning Drawing Class
70.00

Get drawing! This class will not only make you a fantastic pictionary player, but it will allow you to record and demonstrate your ideas visually. In this class we will be doing pencil sketches in sketchbooks. We will be learning about different pencil drawing techniques including different methods to create light and shadow and how to make things look 3 dimensional in our drawings. Ages 14+

Four Saturdays 9:00-11:00am

Sept. 8-29th

$70 /person plus supplies

Instructor: Daphne Côté

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Intermediate Oil Painting Class 1
110.00

Featuring one on one instruction from award winning artist Daphne Côté.  In this encouraging and inspirational class you will be choosing the subject matter that you are going to paint and will paint at your own pace. This class will cover different brush stroke techniques, the different ways to start paintings, how to use opaque verses transparent colors, how to keep colors clean, and further your understanding of color mixing, plus any other questions brought to class. This class is open to a variety of skill levels but must have some oil painting experience. A great follow up to Oil Painting for Beginners. Ages 14+

4 Mondays 6:00-9:00pm

Sept. 10 to Oct. 1st

$110/ person plus supplies

Instructor: Daphne Côté

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Watercolour with Willie Wong
135.00

Learn in a fun and relaxing environment. Willie provides his students with tried and true watercolour techniques and walks each student through the process from start to finish.

Four Wednesdays: 7–10 p.m. 

September 12,26 October 3,10

$135/person plus supplies

Instructor: Willie Wong

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Introduction to Watercolour Pencils
145.00

Have a set of watercolour pencils but not sure what to do with them? Bring your set to class and see the beautiful effects you can achieve with your water-soluble pencils. Photo reference will be provided by the instructor.

Six Wednesdays: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

September 12-October 17

$145/person plus supplies

Instructor: Susan Casault

This class has sold out but please call 780-962-0664 to go on the waiting list or to discuss other excellent classes.

Photography Skills 1
55.00

Students with a strong desire to learn how their camera works can take their digital photography skills to the next level. Level 1 From Auto to the Great Beyond covers practical photography knowledge and camera operations. Level 2 Images with Impact covers pre-visualizing the photo you want to take while in Level 3 Creative Mastery students explore powerful creative tools like depth of field, aperture and shutter speed.

Saturdays 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Level 1 -From Auto to the Great Beyond: September 22

$55/person/level

Instructor: Al Dixon

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Acrylic Basics and More
200.00

Basics for beginners and further developmental instruction/projects for those with acrylic experience. Colour theory and mixing, exercises in brush strokes, composition and more will be covered through discussion, demonstrations and hands-on painting projects.

Eight Thursdays: 6:45–9:45 p.m. 

October 11-November 29

$200/person plus supplies

Instructor: Cindy Barratt

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Photography Skills 2
55.00

Students with a strong desire to learn how their camera works can take their digital photography skills to the next level. Level 1 From Auto to the Great Beyond covers practical photography knowledge and camera operations. Level 2 Images with Impact covers pre-visualizing the photo you want to take while in Level 3 Creative Mastery students explore powerful creative tools like depth of field, aperture and shutter speed.

Saturdays 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Level 2 -Images with Impact: October 13

$55/person/level

Instructor: Al Dixon

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Acrylic or Watercolour Developmental Painting
200.00

Paint seasonal landscapes, mountains and florals, or a project of your choice. Receive demonstrations and hands-on individual assistance with technique and composition. Beginner to intermediate level.

Eight Mondays: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

October 15-December 3

$200/person plus supplies

Instructor: Cindy Barratt

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Photography Skills 3
55.00

Students with a strong desire to learn how their camera works can take their digital photography skills to the next level. Level 1 From Auto to the Great Beyond covers practical photography knowledge and camera operations. Level 2 Images with Impact covers pre-visualizing the photo you want to take while in Level 3 Creative Mastery students explore powerful creative tools like depth of field, aperture and shutter speed.

Saturdays 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Level 3 -Creative Mastery: November 17th

$55/person/level

Instructor: Al Dixon

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Introduction to Drawing
145.00

Explore the essentials of drawing using line, proportion, depth, shadows and more. Create realistic drawings using just a pencil, eraser and various blending techniques to create form and texture. No previous drawing experience needed. Photo reference will be provided by the instructor.

Six Wednesdays: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

October 24-November 28

$145/person plus supplies

Instructor: Susan Casault

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Intermediate Oil Painting Class 2
110.00

Push your oil painting further with one on one instruction from award winning artist Daphne Côté.  In this encouraging and inspirational class you will be choosing the subject matter that you are going to paint and will paint at your own pace. This class will cover different brush stroke techniques, the different ways to start paintings, how to use opaque verses transparent colors, how to keep colors clean, and further your understanding of color mixing, plus any other questions brought to class. This class is open to a variety of skill levels but must have some oil painting experience. (This course is a great continuation of the Intermediate Oil Painting Class 1 or a good place to get started as Daphne tailors the class to suit the students needs). Ages 14+

4 Mondays 6:00-9:00pm

Nov.12 to Dec.3rd, 2018

$ 110/Person plus supplies

Instructor: Daphne Côté

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Upcoming Workshops:

Dreamcatcher Workshop
50.00

Learn the meaning and legend behind the craft, we will provide the supplies and knowledge.

Take home your own Dreamcatcher to hang in your house to bring in good energy. (Bring any shells or larger beads you want to weave into your web)

September 13th 6:30-8:30pm

$50 /person including supplies

Instructor: Rhonda Drebit- BFA

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Adult Clay Building Workshop 1
55.00

We will manipulate clay to learn some of the many qualities of pottery clay and glazes to build functional and decorative pieces of work, and to simply be creative and learn new skills. Different Projects will be completed each session, come to one or all three.

Sundays: 1–4 p.m.

Sept 16th

$55/person

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Acrylic Painting Workshop -Seascapes
55.00

Sunday September 30th 10-2pm

These awesome step-by-step workshops will help you to learn techniques for painting trees, mountains, florals, still life and seascapes. Beginner to intermediate level.

$55/person/session +supplies

Instructor: Tina Bourassa

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Adult Clay Building Workshop 2
55.00

We will manipulate clay to learn some of the many qualities of pottery clay and glazes to build functional and decorative pieces of work, and to simply be creative and learn new skills. Different Projects will be completed each session, come to one or all three.

Sundays: 1–4 p.m.

Oct 14th

$55/person

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Coloured Pencil Pup on Black Paper
55.00

This five hour workshop is for beginner to intermediate coloured pencil artists. Our subject for the day will be a drawing of a dog on black paper. Practice the basics of this versatile medium while creating the texture of fur with minimal colours. Instruction will include demonstrations and individual guidance. Some experience with coloured pencils is helpful but not mandatory. Photo reference will be provided by the instructor.

$55/person plus supplies

Saturday October 20th 10-3pm

Instructor Susan Casault

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Mountains of Alberta – Acrylic Workshop
65.00

This is a fascinating workshop in acrylic of the majestic Alberta Mountains. We will play with colour and interesting techniques to achieve an awesome original painting - by you. Come out and have a fun day and meet new friends.

Saturday Oct 27th

10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

$65/person plus supplies

Instructor: Dianna Hanna

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Acrylic Painting Workshop -Landscape
55.00

Sunday October 28th 10-2pm

These awesome step-by-step workshops will help you to learn techniques for painting trees, mountains, florals, still life and seascapes. Beginner to intermediate level.

$55/person/session +supplies

Instructor: Tina Bourassa

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Autumn Mountains – Acrylic Workshop
65.00

Capture the majestic mountains of the Rockies, with Palette Knife & Brush Strokes as Cindy leads you through the techniques of acrylic painting. Perfect for beginner to intermediate levels. Learn about colour usage and mixing, brush stroke and techniques such as palette knife, and simplifying shapes, as you paint a marvellous Autumn mountain scene. Two designs and photo reference for  8x10” or 9x12" canvases will be supplied or bring your own fall reference photos.

Saturday November 17th

10 a.m.–4 p.m.

$65/person +supplies

Instructor: Cindy Barratt

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Acrylic Painting Workshop -Animals
55.00

Sunday November 18th 10-2pm

These awesome step-by-step workshops will help you to learn techniques for painting trees, mountains, florals, still life and seascapes. Beginner to intermediate level.

$55/person/session +supplies

Instructor: Tina Bourassa

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Adult Clay Building Workshop 3
55.00

We will manipulate clay to learn some of the many qualities of pottery clay and glazes to build functional and decorative pieces of work, and to simply be creative and learn new skills. Different Projects will be completed each session, come to one or all three.

Sundays: 1–4 p.m.

Nov 25th

$55/person

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Winterscapes for the holidays
65.00

This beginner to intermediate level watercolour workshop will inspire beautiful winter themes such as Red Bird Houses, Birch Trees in the Snow, or Red Barns. Wow your guests with great original art when they visit for the holidays or send them a hand painted card. Instruction along with reference photos, designs, etc will be provided for your inspiration to paint whatever size you feel comfortable in.

Saturday Dec 1

10 a.m.–4 p.m.

$65/person plus supplies

Instructor: Cindy Barratt

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Working Wire Workshop
70.00

Make a wire ‘tree of life’ with bead blossoms and turn it into a sun-catcher, decorative sculpture, or jewelry hanger. A $20.00+ supply kit will be provided.

Saturday December 8th 1-5pm

$70/ person including materials

Instructor: Gail Seeman

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Acrylic Painting Workshop -Landscape
55.00

Acrylic Painting Workshops

These awesome step-by-step workshops will help you to learn techniques for painting trees, mountains, florals, still life and seascapes. Beginner to intermediate level.

Sundays: 10–2 p.m.  

Dec 9th -Landscape

$55/person/session +supplies

Instructor: Tina Bourassa

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