Visual Arts

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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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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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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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clay tea light holders glowing in the dark

WS: Tea Light Lanterns with Ethan Roth – Section 1

Light the night with ceramic lanterns. With decorative cut-outs to suit your tastes and décor, this fully customizable evening of creation is a great way to add light and warmth to your home. Create a pleasing shape and allow the beauty of porcelain to shine through! Lanterns will be available for pick-up three weeks from the event date.

Series:Workshop

Date:May 28, 2022

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30+GST/person

Classroom:3D Classroom

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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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WS: Planter Pots with Emily Metherel -Section 2

Get ready for spring by adding some greenery to your home! Join us for a fun evening of handbuilding your very own ceramic planter pot! Create a new forever home for your favourite plant, styled to the design of your choice.

Series:Workshop

Date:June 11, 2022

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30+GST/person

Classroom:3D Classroom

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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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clay tea light holders glowing in the dark

WS: Tea Light Lanterns with Ethan Roth – Section 2

Light the night with ceramic lanterns. With decorative cut-outs to suit your tastes and décor, this fully customizable evening of creation is a great way to add light and warmth to your home. Create a pleasing shape and allow the beauty of porcelain to shine through! Lanterns will be available for pick-up three weeks from the event date.

Series:Workshop

Date:June 25, 2022

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30+GST/person

Classroom:3D 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.