We Have New Courses and Groups Scheduled at the Art Gallery

Just Added:

Sat & Sun, May 17th & 18th   Introduction to Wet Felting with Allison Altherr
10:00 am to 4:00 pm with 1 hour for lunch both days
Cost: $75 / Supplies: $45
Max  students:  8
After a description of fibre composition and the effect of hot water, properties of various natural fibres and their ability to felt, a brief history on felting  will also be presented. The physical process of wet felting will be explained and demonstrated then the class will  complete a small practice sample. Allison will show examples and make suggestions for a first project that participants will then design and complete.


Sat & Sun, April 26th & 27th   Beginner and Beyond Watercolours
10:00 am to 4:00 pm with 1 hour for lunch both days
Cost: $75 / Supplies: $15 plus supply list
Max  students:  10
You’ve taken a few classes and you are ready to push beyond your comfort zone and learn new techniques with better paint and brushes. Continuing on with what you’ve know, Barb will guide you while you gain the confidence to work on your own!

And Some Special Workshops:

Sat & Sun, June 7th & 8th    A weekend of Painting Just for Beginners (Oils and Acrylics)
10:00 to 4:00 with 1 hour for lunch both days
Cost: $200/ Supply list will be provided, Max  students:  10
Absolutely no experience required: Join renown FCA Painter Bill Hibberd as he guides you in the basics of painting. This gentle class will teach you skills and techniques from the ground up and will get you on your way to working on your own.

Sat & Sun, June 28th & 29th    Paint the Vines, A weekend  in the Vineyard with Alex Fong (www.alexfong.com)
10:00 to 4:00 with 1 hour for lunch both days
Cost: $200/ Supply list will be provided, Max  students:  12

Join Alex for a weekend painting plein-aire in the beautiful Thornhaven vineyards above Summerland. A catered lunch will be included on both days along with a tasting at the winery Saturday afternoon …..
…..  our paintings should reflect our ‘love of wine’, deep, rich, intense taste…hence, strong, luscious colour and, the most important ingredient to a successful piece of art, contrast…

and introducing….

New at the Art Gallery: Creative Gatherings

The Friday Night Life Drawing Group

Starts February 21st 7-9pm
$10 Drop -In
This is a casual and social gathering with a clothed model. An instructor is available for the 1st hour for the beginner or young artist and for those that just need a little guidance in drawing the human form. The model will take shorter poses for the first hour. The second hour is longer poses to work  on your own.

Meditate and Create

3 Saturdays: March 1st , 15th & 29th
Starts @5pm
Cost: $10/$5 for supplies if required

Meri Blackley from Art & Mind Wellness Studios will lead a guided meditation session to open the mind followed by a creative multi-medium workshop.
This is for the individual who doesn`t think that they are creative but would like a chance to explore that side in a safe and open environment or the artisit who would like to explore or enhance  their creativity though meditation.

For more information or to sign-up for any or all classes Drop by the Summerland Community Arts Centre and Gallery at 9533 Main Street, Summerland, BC, call 250-494-4494  or email the gallery: admin@summerlandarts.com

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