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Visual Arts: 2D

Adults

Introduction to Drawing with Emily Metherel

Start at the beginning. Be guided to an understanding of the fundamental practice of drawing from essential materials to basic principles such as light and shadow in the exploration of form and shape. An excellent starter class to develop drawing skills – even if you feel intimidated by the thought. A list of materials will be provided upon registration.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:May 17, 2022

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$160+GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults
Woman painting on a canvas

Introduction to Acrylics with Emily Metherel

Acrylic paint is the perfect medium for beginner painters as it is water-soluble, fast-drying, versatile and forgiving. Learn basic techniques while creating a one-of-a-kind artworks to hang on your walls. Choose from a variety of images for inspiration or bring your own. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:May 18, 2022

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$160+GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults

Introduction to Portraiture with Emily Metherel

Learn the fundamental of realistic portraiture through a variety of mediums, such as drawing, acrylic paint and watercolour. Learn how to incorporate anatomy, proportion and the importance of character portrayal while trying your hand at a range of approaches. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:May 19, 2022

Time:10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fee:$160+GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults
Colourful paints and paintbrushes

WS: Introduction to Mixed Media with Amy Dodic

Shake up your art practice by using mixed media techniques to create a beautiful one-of-a-kind artwork! Students will be given a canvas and guided through the use of various materials like gesso, drawing mediums, paints, stencils and even beads! Materials provided. Students are welcome to augment their artwork with additional supplies from home.

Series:Workshop

Date:June 4, 2022

Time:1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee:$70+GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults

Community Quilting Workshop with Ioana Dragomir

Join Ioana Dragomir for a community quilting workshop! Learn the basics of hand-piecing, measuring and cutting fabric. Create your own half triangle squares, and hand-piece a single quilt block that will be contributed to a community quilt sculpture. For individuals already familiar with sewing and quilting but would like to participate in the community sculpture, quilt block kits will be available for pickup between June 7 - June 14. Please bring back finished quilt blocks by June 21.

Series:Workshop

Date:June 11, 2022

Time:1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fee:FREE

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Children
Children holding paintings

Stitch, Tie, Fold – Summer Camp Session 1

Take your tie-dye skills to the next level with this fabric-centred camp. Learn the age-old methods of Shibori dyeing, find your favourite fold and incorporate stitching and quilting. Take home your creations to wear for the rest of summer!

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:July 4, 2022

Time:9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fee:$150 for ½ day camp, $275 for full day, per student

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Children
Children holding paintings

Mixed Media Madness + Drawing – Summer Camp Section 1

Experiment with mixed-media techniques and wild new materials in collage and drawing. Unique handmade cards and other marvelous multiples will be brought home for all to share!

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:July 4, 2022

Time:1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee:$150 for ½ day camp, $275 for full day, per student

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults
watercolor painting skies

AP Workshop: Painting Landscape Elements: Watercolour Skies

Take the lead as you master watercolour landscape elements while building your portfolio of paintings. Focus on techniques to use in painting skies as well as composition, tone, movement, contrast, colour harmony, light, distance and perspective. Previous experience is helpful but not necessary to enjoy this weekend workshop. A list of materials will be provided upon registration and approximately $65 for materials. A short lunch break will happen at noon. Registrants should bring their own lunch as there are no food vendors on site.

Series:AP

Date:July 9, 2022

Time:9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Fee:$140+GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Pine green cover of the Casa Guide sprinkled with succulents, pine cones and juniper berries.

Casa Program Guide

The Casa Program Guide is produced three times a year; Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall. Inside the guide find listings for the upcoming class and workshop schedule, upcoming exhibitions at The Gallery, information about artists in residence and seasonal events in the building. Program guides are free. Pick-up guides at Casa or at facilities throughout the city.