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Karen Richardson Studio - Lindsay

Watercolour Workshops
in Lindsay, Ontario

Ajax Creative Arts

A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtStone Art Soapstone Carving
July 20th, 2019, 10:00am-12:00pm (6-12 yrs)
July 21st, 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm (12 +)
Peter Martin will help you gain a better understanding of the beauty and techniques used in the ancient Inuit art form of soapstone carving. Turn a rough piece of soapstone into a beautiful carving of a Mother Loon.

Alcohol & Ink
Wednesday, August 21, 10:00am-4:00pm
Margaret Brackley will teach you about alcohol inks - an acid-free, highly pigmented and fast drying medium used on non-porous surfaces. You will learn all about this fascinating technique by creating a glass pendant and ceramic tile design.

Acrylics with Stephen Snider
Thursdays, September 12 – October 17, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm (6 weeks)
Hyper Realism Acrylic with Ian Bodnaryk
Fridays, September 13 – October 18, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (6 weeks)
Intro to Soapstone Carving Workshop for Kids with Peter Martin
Saturday, October 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intro to Soapstone Carving Workshop for Adults with Peter Martin
Sunday, October 27, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Alcohol Ink Workshop with Margaret Brackley
Saturday, September 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unique Approach to Photography Workshop with Russell Styles
Saturday, September 28, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pen and Ink with Dianne Darch
Tuesdays, September 24 – October 22, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (6 weeks)
Tuesdays, October 29 – November 19, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (6 weeks)
Watercolour Batik Workshop with Linda Virio
Sunday, October 6, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watercolour with Greg Maude
Wednesdays, October 2 – November 6, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Encaustic Workshop with Linda Virio
Saturday, November 9, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Alcohol Ink – Holiday Theme Workshop with Margaret Brackley
Saturday, November 16, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watercolour Workshops with Tony Johnson
Sunday, October 27, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 17, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Needle Felting Workshop with Helen Firing
Date TBD
Drama with Adam Wilkinson
Date TBD
Dates to Follow:  Chocolate and Leather Carving Workshops

Please see the Website for all class details!
Remember you can sign up on line

See more info and sign-up at:



Station GalleryStation Gallery

1450 Henry Street

Registration Now Open For Station Gallery’s Fall and Winter Art Classes

Whitby, Ont. – Registration is now open for Station Gallery’s fall and winter programming!

New this fall, Paint Like the Masters workshops for adults (16+) will teach participants the stages necessary to implement the techniques of famous artists into their own work. Instructor Victoria Wallace will teach participants how to paint like famous artists such as Gustav Klimt, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Roy Lichtenstein and more.

Community favourites: Super Sunday and Exploration Station are set to return this year. The family programs are offered once a month sponsored by Ontario Power Generation and provide creative experiences for the whole family.

Interested participants can register online at, by phone at 905.668.1485, or in-person at the gallery.

Latcham Art Centre ~ Ongoing Saturdays

Latcham SaturdaysLatcham Saturdays
Join us each week for Latcham Saturdays! Free and low-cost art events for the community. Events include hands-on art activities, art demonstrations, opening receptions, artist talks, tours, performances and more.
Visit for details.
Latcham Art Centre

Summer Art Camp
Paint, sculpt, draw and more in our full week art camps this summer! Each week is different, with a variety of projects and media each week.
Spots in three weeks still available!
Week 1: July 8 - 12
Week 4: July 29 - August 2
Week 6: August 12 - 16
Cost: $225/week. 9am - 4pm each day.
Call 905-640-8954 to register today!

Budding Artists Saturday Classes
September 21 - December 24
12 sessions | No class October 12
Students will try their hand at a variety of media while learning about different techniques and developing new skills.
AM (Ages 5-8): 10am - 12pm
PM (Ages 7-11): 1pm - 3pm
Cost: $240. All materials included.
Call 905-640-8954 to register today!
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1

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 |



This year we have brought in some of the best instructors; Mark Sheridan is teaching Caricatures, Kevin Reid is teaching Chip Carving, Honky Hawrysio is teaching Wood Spirit carving and I’ll be teaching; Relief carving, Minis and Totem Pole carving.

To see the schedule search on “Whitevale School of the Arts”


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 |
see workshops

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


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

Inese Poga - Ajax | see Instructors
Art plus LIFE Studio
South Ajax 
Text or call: 905 493 3143
Private and group art classes in pencil drawing, pen and watercolour, watercolour and acrylic.
Summer 5-day painting sessions in July and August outdoors and indoors
Workshops in acrylic or watercolour painting for medium to advanced level
Nature, still life, floral, landscape
Perspective and buildings
Teens 10+, youth, adults
Applications and payments accepted through the website, e-mail or in person at ART plus LIFE studio, South Ajax 

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 Third Session of the France Art Retreat May 2020 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.

Booking Now for May 2020 Find out more Call 705 944 9444 See website brochure on

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

Luc Acrylic Pour Painting Workshops
Summer Workshop: August 25, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Fall 2019 Workshops: Part Two on Sunday, Sept. 15th, Saturday, Oct. 5th, Nov. 30th, and Sun, Dec.8th, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
2020 Workshops: Sunday, Jan. 12th, Saturday Mar. 7th, Sunday, Apr. 5th, May 3rd, Jul. 26th and Aug. 30th, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Instructor: Valerie Kent
Come to join this acrylic pour painting workshop in Toronto and have the very best time and results. Even if you have already done pours you will be surprised and delighted by what you learn in this pouring workshop. There are so many ways to pour paint. Your mission is to learn the essential techniques and to use all the amazing products available to create them!
In this workshop, you will do puddle pours, blowing and heating techniques, dirty pours, flip cup techniques, bottle techniques, swipes, ring pours, colander pours, multi-cup pours, amazing techniques all on smaller canvases. You will paint approximately 5 for the workshop.
Your knowledge of the materials and your skill level will increase substantially.  There is a really good reason why this is the most popular form of art-making right now. Your instructor will provide all of the supplies.  You just bring 5 pizza boxes to carry wet paint home.
You will go home with SO much new information about Acrylic Pours Techniques from this workshop! 
Fee: $180 (all supplies are included)

***September Workshop is Part 2, but everyone is welcome to take this first. 

Acrylic Landscape Workshop
Instructor:  Valerie Kent    
September 28, 2019    Saturday  9:30 t0 4:00 pm

Loose and Lively landscapes workshop to be held at Cavan Art Gallery
1535 County Road 10, Cavan, ON  L0A 1C0  Step by step Demonstrations both morning and afternoon.  One on one assistance as required. Composition, colour theory, values, and center of interest discussed.   705 944 9444
Registration now open.  $90.00 

Acrylic Pouring Workshop
Instructor:Valerie Kent                          
Saturday September 21  9:30 to 4:00 pm.
When you are looking for the maximum fun you can have at a workshop, a pouring workshop is the one that will be full of surprises.  Everything you need is provided at the workshop so that you just come in and we get started.  The only thing you might need are 5 pizza boxes to carry your work home because it will be very wet.
Boxes 14 x 14 would be great.  We will do the basic pours and then you can try Advanced pours…  Registration is now open.  705 944 9444. 

Home/School Art Program    
Starting on Tuesday, September 24

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 12 years.  Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture.
On many supports and using various media.  To be held at Cavan Art Gallery & Academy, 1535 County Road 10, Cavan, Ontario  705 944 9444.5 Weeks 2 hours per week.  $145 including supplies.
10 weeks 2 hours per week.   290 including supplies.
Teacher Very experienced educator and professional artist.  Love to have you visit
And happy to answer questions. 

Trent University Traill College  Peterborough  
Starting latter part of September.  Please see Continuing Education Guide on the
University website.  Not posted yet.  Wednesdays 7 – 9 Acrylic Landscape,
Fridays 7 – 9 Watercolour Landscapes. 

Guest Artist Workshops  Lucy Manley   Saturdays October 26 and November 9
Autumn Landscapes.  9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lucy enjoys teaching on black canvas.  She works step by step teaching how to
prepare the canvas, and transfer the drawing and then do the block in.  Then
she demonstrates the painting process.  Lots of individual attention.
Cost $90  You may register for one or both on  or by etransfer

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE A wineglass painting workshop at Moody’s Pub in Millbrook.  If you are interested in the date please
Give me a call at 705 944 9444 or email me.  TBA
$25.00 includes all supplies:   a glass to paint and a glass of wine.

Cavan Art Gallery has beautiful new artwork for you to see. Please come out on the weekends to have a look. 11 am to 5 pm

Please visit

Cavan Art Gallery & Academy
1535 County Road 10
Cavan, ON L0A 1C0 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.

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

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