Workshops and Talks 2018

ALL CLASSES ARE perfect for all ages and experience levels. Payment in full is required when registering for workshops. No refunds will be offered, should you not attend the workshop since the teacher will be sourcing materials for your class, which cost money. If we do have to cancel the workshop due to weather conditions, we will reschedule a time that works for all participants.  TO REGISTER for any of the below workshops, please CALL OR EMAIL US TODAY ! 902-425-9456/ 


Stop and Smell the Roses- Balancing Art Making with a Busy Life
 Basics of Watercolour- Paint on site at the Halifax Public Gardens
Wednesday, June 27  Melissa Townsend 6pm-8pm- $50

ALL SUPPLIES included 


DINNER DOODLE with Allison Irish
Sunday, July 15th, 1pm-3pm- $40  
ALL SUPPLIES included plus a snack at the diner.

Meet at the gallery to learn the basics of drawing and doodling with a humourous narrative approach and the help of Allison Irish of Punchline Drawings.Then head out for some inspiration and people watching at the Bluenose II Restaurant- a popular diner where you'll be drawing on site and being inspired by the people and surroundings. Make art with a side of fries!

Depiction VS Expression
ARTIST TALK with Gordon MacDonald 
Tuesday, July 24th, 6:30-8:30pm, $20


My Maritime Miniature Memento with Kris Webster
Wednesday, July 25th, 6:30-8:30pm, $50

 Paint your very own miniature house or cottage- a great way to remember Nova Scotia while visiting or to celebrate your home! Miniature artist Kris Webster will lead us to paint small wooden houses in a folk-art styled tradtion- with an emphasis on whimsical, colourful and using found materials. Personalize your creation even further with a minature yard. Participants are asked to bring a photograph of their house, cottage r even condo building to use as inpisration. Final products can be used as a small sculpture in your home or as a hanging ornament. 

  A Walk in the Park with Mark Brennan
Acrylic Painting at Point Pleasant Park
Sunday, August 12th,1pm-3pm

Take a hike with Mark Brennan through Point Pleasant Park and paint with acrylic on WOOD..small slices of wood to be exact. Yes- you'll be painting in the woods on wood.  Focus will be to paint an object within nature, using a limited colour palette and a  focus on learning about colour values.

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