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Karen Richardson Studio - Lindsay

Fall 2018 Watercolour Workshops
in Lindsay, Ontario

Painting a Rocky Shore
2-day workshop 10 am to 4 pm
Wednesdays, Oct 24 and 31
or Nov 14 and 21

Painting Sea Shells on Sand
Intermediate/Advanced Level
3-day workshop 10 am to 4 pm
Mondays Nov 5, 12, and 19

Keith Thirgood

Marissa Sweet

SCA - Oshawa
Elected Member of Society of Canadian Artists'
Workshops in Mixed Media, Acrylic and Oil
To register and find class schedule please visit Marissa Sweet SCA

Judith Jewer

Art Lessons with Judith Jewer 905-839-7816
Blog of Student Work:

Ajax Creative Arts

A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtWater Colour is Thursday 9:30am – 12:30pm
Acrylic Painting is Wednesday night 7 -9pm
Stained Glass is Tuesday 7:00 -9:30pm
Kids Yoga is Thursday 5:00 – 5:45pm
Quilting is Monday and Tuesday mornings 10am – 2pm
Ballroom Dancing is Returning the first week of May
Book Club is once a month on Wednesday 1:30 – 2:30pm
Photography is Wednesday evenings 4-6pm and 7-9pm
Please see the Website for all class details!
Remember you can sign up on line

See more info and sign-up at:

Fran Sancroft


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Station GalleryStation Gallery

1450 Henry Street

Introduction to Impressionistic Watercolour

With Hi-Sook Baker. Watercolour paint is a flexible medium that can generate a variety of visual effects. Under the guidance of Artist Instructor Hi-Sook Baker, you will learn to manipulate this methodic medium to create a glowing impressionistic landscape painting inspired by our great Canadian outdoors!
All levels of experience will be accommodated. *Some materials required Wednesday […] Read More

Studio Pottery – Winter 2018

With Jasmine Moncalvo. Under the guidance of our seasoned and sophisticated instructor Jasmine Moncalvo, beginner and experienced potters alike will explore various methods of hand-building with clay such as pinch pot, slab construction and coiling. Enhance your pieces by experimenting with an array of surface decoration and glazing techniques. All materials included.  New projects each […] Read More

LatchamThe Latcham Gallery

Pre-registration is required.
Call 905-640-8954 or visit the Gallery to register.
The Latcham Gallery
6240 Main Street
Stouffville, ON L4A 1E2

VACLearn At the VAC

for class descriptions
and to register online.

Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery

GeorginaCheck out their workshops and programmes!
149 High Street, Box 1455
Sutton, ON | L0E 1R0
905-722-9587 |




Arts on Fire AjaxArts on Fire Ajax
Thurs., Nov. 8- Dec.13
Adult Beginner Painting Class
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Ajax High School
105 Bayly St. East, Ajax , L1S1P2
905-903-3675 to discuss

Winter Art Classes Start!
January 19, 2019
Winter Session Begins
Ajax High School
105 Bayly St. East, Ajax , L1S1P2
905-903-3675 to discuss


OpenStudioLife Drawing @ the Cafe

The cost for 3 hours sessions in Life Drawing is $18. and Still Life is $15.
Michèle Bolton
617 Liverpool Road
Pickering ON L1W1R1
905.420.CAFE (2233)

Shaw StudiosSarah Shaw

Shaw Studio

Sarah Shaw runs a home based art studio offering weekly art lessons to children (ages 6 and up) and adults in all mediums.
She also offers special events, birthday parties, adult painting parties, commissioned artwork and more!
Registration is always open.
Please visit the website for details.
905-431-1625 |
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Art Classes Uxbridge:

Art Classes UxbridgeOffering 6-week classes in painting, drawing, all mediums. Perfect for teens (10+), youth and adults. Uxbridge |
63 Ewen Drive, Uxbridge L9P 1L5
Or call 416-809-5115 to discuss |




Theatre 3x60Theatre 3x60

Theatre On The RidgeTheatre on the Ridge

Summer Stages 2018
July & August
Playing on Stage Performance Camps (youth, ages 7 – 15)
Building the Playground Production Skills (youth and adult, 13 & up)
Playmakers Playwriting Workshop (youth and adult, 13 & up)
Pre-Professional Performance Intensive (ages 16 – 21)
More questions? Contact us at or call 905 431-0977

Durham Improv CollectiveDurham Improv

360 King St W, Oshawa
ON L1J 2J9

Improv for Beginners (Adults)!

CLASSES FOR YOUTH!!_______________________________

Arts on Fire AjaxArts on Fire Ajax
Offering 6-week classes in musical theatre, acting, improv, dance and drumming.
Ajax High School | 105 Bayly St. East Ajax L1S 1P2
Or call 905-903-3675 to discuss |

Durham Music Camp

Gallery 67 | Oshawa Art Association

oaa gALLERY 67Monday night, Uninstructed Life Drawing on October 22nd. Registration is required. Please call 298-991-1067 for more details.
50 Richmond St. E # 119, Oshawa


Heather Toswell ~ Dare 2 Tangle

Heather Toswell

Inese Poga

Art plus LIFE Studio-Gallery

34 Lambard Crescent, Ajax
905 493 3143
Saturday workshops in watercolor or acrylic painting
Nature and still life
Apply online
Applications and payments accepted through the website, e-mail or in person
South Ajax, next door to Southwood Park Public school

Don Short


Don Short for artist-directed, art-making workshops that will motivate, inspire and inform!
Nov.19 / Paint Along Landscape
Nov.23 / Paint Along Seascape
Nov.26 / Paint Along Still Life
Nov.30 / Paint Along Skies
Dec.3 / Paint Along Trees
Dec.7/ Paint Along Flowers
YogaBliss Studio
105 Colborne Street West



CavanCavan Art Gallery & Academy
1535 County Road 10
Cavan, ON L0A 1C0 | 705 944 9444

France Art Retreat

Cavan Art Gallery and Academy would like to invite artists, friends and relatives to visit the gallery and to enjoy the art of local artists. Three excellent galleries within an 8-minute drive. Great excursion with two cafes available.

Laughter and good times are coming up in the Second Session of the France Art Retreat from June 5th to June 15th in the Dordogne in France 2019 and it is now time to book and discover the perfect place for your painting holiday.

The village is Terrasson Lavilledieu, as pretty a place as you can find.  We will stay for ten days in a beautifully renovated home. We will paint the life around us, enjoy lovely lunches and go to the outdoor markets.  We will have a chef prepare a meal for us at the residence, go to see the cave paintings, and partake of a meal at a fine winery.

Painters of all levels are encouraged to join, including beginners.

The painting trip will be hosted by Valerie Kent, We will paint en plein air throughout the village, at the local market, and along the Vezere River. | | 705 944 944 | Limited spaces available.  Session 1 is now SOLD OUT.

The France Art Retreat in the Dordogne at the village of Terrasson LaVilleDieu is on for two 9-day plein air sessions starting May 27 to June 5, 2019, and another right after. Please check the details
Each trip is limited to 8 participants. FINE ART
705 944 9444

January 12th and a different one on Saturday, January 19th.

Both are on from 9:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Cavan Art Gallery. They will be painted on black canvas in acrylic or oil. Please get in touch if either of those dates are good for you. Only one space left in the first one. 5 in the second. $90.40

January 19th, 2019. The material List follows:

To register please transfer $90.40 to and send your name, address and email to
Password can be "workshop" if needed. Looking forward to welcoming you to the workshop. Valerie
BLUE - Ultramarine, Ceruleun (or Thalo/Prussian)
RED - Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Orange
YELLOW - Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Yellow Ochre, Raw Sienna
WHITE - Titanium white (big tube)
OTHERS - Burnt Sienna, Yellow-Green and Blue-Grey, Violet
( this is the minimum but you can include your favourite colours also)
Odourless Mineral Spirits to clean brushes. Brush cleaning container, cloth rags (T-shirt material is best), paper towels, plastic table cover.
Acrylic: just water
Long FlatBristle brushes in various sizes from small, medium and large (e.g. #3, #6, #8, #10, and more). Brush sizes depend on the size of canvas you are using. Again bring your own favourite brushes. Apalette knife to clean palette as well as to paint with if desired.
Stretched canvas is best, but canvas board or prepared masonite or wood panels are also suitable. Bring a size such as square, rectangle, or long. Good idea to bring a couple of sizes so you can decide once you know what the subject is. I will be using stretched canvas.
Size depends on how quickly you work; if you are fast, a larger size is best and vice versa....whatever size you feel comfortable to handle in order to complete a painting in 1 day. I will demo on a larger canvas.
Easels, tables and chairs will be available. Sketch book , pencil or felt pen are helpful
BRING YOUR LUNCH & beverage!! Coffee will be supplied.
CLASS - reference photos and a sketch for the landscape subject of the painting will be supplied Demonstrations and critiques will be on going as the paintings are worked on.
METHOD: We will sketch with a small brush the outlines of the subject of the painting in orange. Then will apply opaque layers of paint in various brush stroke directions and sizes, starting with white and then working to other light and mid values leaving areas black that are to be a dark or mid-dark in tone. The painting is evaluated to see how the patterns of light, middle and dark relate. If all is working then the dark values are applied. Finishing details can then be done. Personal style will be encouraged.

Saturday, January 26th

Valerie Kent Watercolour Workshop on Saturday, January 26th. Looking at doing two paintings: A Painting with Trees and one with a Water feature. Times 9:30 to 4:00. $90.40

January 25th

Paint Night doing Birch Love from 6:00 to 8 p.m. with acrylic on black canvas 16" x 20" $35.00 No experience necessary.
Come out to have fun. 705 944 9444

February 9th

Pour Your Heart Out Acrylic Pouring Workshop at Luc's Sculpture Studio at Greenwood and Danforth in Toronto from 9:30 to 4:00.
Bring 5 canvases 12 x 12" and Valerie Kent provides the rest. 705 944 8888

Please come and visit the Cavan Art Gallery with new works by the artists ...
1535 County Road 10 Cavan ON L0A 1C0 705 944 9444






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Since 1989 PineRidge Arts Council Inc., a non-profit volunteer organization has been dedicated to enhance the quality of life within the community by developing widespread appreciation, support and involvement in the arts.

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650 Kingston Road
P.O. Box 18258 Steeple Hill Postal Outlet
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1A0

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