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Our Art Classes are taught by experienced artists and educators. Learn from local artists!

Register by Phone: (604)501-5100

Or In Person: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 14601-20 Ave, Surrey

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds beyond 48 hrs after first class.

 

 

 

 

 

Pottery Handbuilding

Learn handbuilding fundamentals or expand your handbuilding skills to create unique functional and sculptural pieces. Different construction methods will be explored. This class is open to all levels of experience including complete beginners. Course fee includes first bag of clay.

3 weeks/6 classes                $150                       18+ yrs

Tu, Th     6:30-9:00pm        Aug 8-24                #4531826

 

 

 

Art Sampler

Challenge yourself! Try out different art mediums and techniques in this art sampler course. Each week an experienced artists will lead you through a project that will introduce art mediums such as silk painting, eco-art, felting, encaustic, paper cutting, calligraphy, and much more!

5 Sessions $210                                                  18yrs+

Th   10:00am-12:30pm         Oct 12           #4549248

 

Screen Printing

Learn easy screen printing techniques so you can print photos, designs, logos or text onto fabric and paper. Textile designer Hilary Young will equip you with the knowledge and tools to create your own designs and reproduce to your heart’s content.

Students are encouraged to bring a variety of imagery and text that they would like to use in their work to the first class.

5 Sessions $198                                                  16yrs+

W   7:00pm-9:00pm            Sep 13             #4547732

 

Image Transfer Techniques

This hands-on technique workshop offers students the opportunity to take an image, a photograph, computer design, drawing or painting and using simple gel and solvent methods, transfer them to a variety of different surfaces. Students are encouraged to bring a variety of imagery and text that they would like to use in their work.

5 Sessions $198                                                  16yrs+

W   7:00pm-9:00pm              Oct 18           #4547733

 

Natural Dyes and Ecoprints

Learn how to dye fabric simply from natural and easily found ingredients. Each week textile artist Hilary Young will teach you how to create beautiful colours and eco-prints. Come away with a unique and useable item each week.

4 Sessions $158                                                  16yrs+

W   7:00pm-9:00pm            Nov 22            #4547734

 

Creative Small Bookmaking

Learn the basic materials, tools, and skills involved in creating simple, yet beautiful books that will be works of art in themselves. Using a wide variety of materials and techniques textile artist Karen Kroeker will guide you through the steps to create a book that will reflect your personality and style!

6 Sessions $97.50                                               16yrs+

Tu   6:00pm-7:30pm           Oct 24             #4547787

 

Creative Writing

A fun, inspiring class for writers of all levels who want some guided practice. This class focuses on writing for expression with helpful tips for expanding your creativity. Join local writer,

Taslim Jaffer, for a hands-on experience!

6 Sessions $98                                                     18yrs+

W 11:00am-12:30pm         Oct 25             #4549266

 

Writing for Legacy

What do you have to offer the world? Uncover and capture your life-gained wisdom, no matter what stage of life you are in. Through written exercises and discussion, award-winning writer, Taslim Jaffer will teach you how to write about your personal legacy.

6 Sessions $98                                                     18yrs+

W   11:00am-12:30pm       Sep 13             #4547797

 

Life Drawing with Wei Luan

This is a rare opportunity to learn from internationally renowned portrait artist Wei Luan. Intermediate-advanced level students will be given individual instruction in this intensive life drawing workshop. Limit 6 students per class. Register early to ensure a spot.

2 Sessions $450                                                  18yrs+

Sa-Su   2:00pm-6:00pm      Sep 23             #4549286

 

Mixed Media Painting with Cara Guri

Capture subjects with a unique expressive spin. Learn how to combine a variety of materials including acrylic paints, inks, collage, and textured mediums while exploring shading, form, texture, contrast and composition with guidance from professional artist Cara Guri.

6 Sessions $210                                                  18yrs+

Tu   6:30pm-9:00pm           Sep 12             #4549238

 

Mixed Media Painting with Nicci Batillana

Put thoughts & texture on canvas in this fun mixed media class. Learn how to create tactile paintings on canvas using a large and interesting variety of paints and other media. This creative class is for artists of all levels. Some supplies included.

5 Sessions $120                                                  18yrs+

Th   10:00am-12:30pm       Sep 7               #4549243

Th   10:00am-12:30pm       Nov 16            #4549244

 

Monster Doll Workshop with Nicci

This is a fun class where you will create your own unique monster rag doll using free-form cutting and assembly. Artist Nicci Batillana will guide you through the process of creating your own Spook-a-Delic dolls. No patterns are used!

1 Session $95                                                      18yrs+

Sa   10:00am-4:30pm          Oct 21             #4549295

 

Paint with Acrylics or Oils

Experienced artist Bette Hurd will lead you through basic techniques in drawing and acrylic or oil painting. Explore colour mixing, brush technique, perspective, and composition in this creative class for students of all levels.

5 Sessions $127 18yrs+

M   11:30am-2:30pm          Sep 11             #4547788

Tu  11:30am-2:30pm          Sep 12             #4549227

M   11:30am-2:30pm          Oct 30             #4547789

Tu  11:30am-2:30pm          Oct 31             #4549231

 

Painting in Watermedia with Tony

Learn to paint in watercolour or acrylic. Tony O’Regan has decades of experience teaching art and design and techniques will be taught and demonstrated in both mediums. This course also includes access to Tony’s online video tutorials.

5 Sessions $185                                                  16yrs+

M   6:30pm-9:00pm            Sep 25             #4549232

M   6:30pm-9:00pm            Nov 13            #4549235

 

Free Drawing Demonstrations with Tony O’Regan

Tony has decades of experience teaching art and design at UBC, Emily Carr, Kwantlen, and the Shadbolt Centre. Join us in the Visual Art Studio to see Tony demonstrate how he draws the face, the figure and perspective.

1 Session               Free                                 All Ages

M   7:00pm-9:00pm            Sep 18             #4547790

M   7:00pm-9:00pm            Nov 6               #4547791

M   7:00pm-9:00pm            Dec 18            #4547792

 

Photography Fundamentals – Level 2

Join photographer Craig Wardle in this photography class that is tailored to suit your individual needs.  Build on your photography skills while furthering your knowledge of the technical aspects of your camera and photography tools. Some classes will take place at outside locations.

7 Sessions $120                                                  16yrs+

Tu   6:00pm-8:00pm           Sep 12             #4547793

 

Intro to Pottery

New to pottery? Professional potter, Arlene McGowan, will teach you the basics behind some pottery buzzwords: pinch, coil, sculpt, throw, fire, and glaze. Create ceramic pieces that reflect your individuality in this dynamic introductory class. Course fee includes first bag of clay.

8 Sessions $198                                                  18yrs+

Sa   10:00am-12:30pm       Sep 16             #4549177

 

Pottery Basics

Learn how to work with clay using different techniques such as wheel-throwing, handbuilding and sculptural modeling. Explore various surface decoration methods that reflect your personal style! Course fee includes first bag of clay.

8 Sessions $198                                                  18yrs+

Tu   6:30pm-9:00pm           Sep 12             #4547723

 

Pottery for All Levels

Students of all levels will be led through a variety of techniques in both wheel throwing and handbuilding. Develop new skills and expand on already existing ones. Course fee includes first bag of clay.

8 Sessions $214                                                  18yrs+

M   10:00am-1:00pm          Sep 11             #4549173

 

Pottery Level 2

This course is designed for intermediate-level potters who want to refine and expand their ceramic techniques and skills. Develop techniques to create more complex forms on and off the wheel. Course fee includes first bag of clay.

8 Sessions $198                                                  18yrs+

W   6:30pm-9:00pm            Sep 13             #4549183

 

Pottery Surface Decoration Exploration

Transfer images and create interesting layers and patterns using techniques such as sgraffito, inlay, slips, stencils, sprigs and much more! Students must have already taken one of Semiahmoo Arts beginner pottery courses. Clay body of choice may be purchased in studio.

4 Sessions $98                                                     18yrs+

Tu   6:30pm-9:00pm           Nov 7               #4547725