Painting Watercolour Landscapes on Site

Tom Ward

Monday to Friday, July 8 – July 12, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This course is about painting watercolour landscapes on site. There are some wonderful areas around Lunenburg which are terrific places for marine landscapes. Our five days of classes will address the challenges of colour, value, and composition while painting outdoors....

Youth Art Week 1: Art Makes Kids Awesome!

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Laura Piquado

Monday to Friday, July 8 – July 12, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This awesome five (5) day course offers youth ages 8 – 10 a chance to explore a variety of art mediums and techniques. From drawing, painting and illustration to sculpture, textiles, installation and printmaking, students will work on a number...

Taking a Line for a Walk: Sketching in Lunenburg

Michael Peters

Monday to Friday, July 15 – July 19, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This is a course for people who want to draw and paint, whether on location or in the classroom, with confidence and enthusiasm! No experience is necessary — all ages and skill levels are welcome! Working individually, but with a...

Creative Writing for Kids with WFNS

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Linda Hudson & the WFNS

Monday to Friday, July 15 – July 19, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This workshop, for youth ages 11 – 14, will be an adventure into expanding the creative mind, and expressing it through images and the written word. Participants will discover and explore character develop- ment and world building, and playing with...

Egg Tempera Painting: Mastering the Art

Tom Forrestall & William Forrestall

Monday to Friday, July 29 – August 2, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This Egg Tempera course will offer participants a new creative and expressive relationship with this most ancient of painting mediums (think the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican). The course is designed for both novices and experienced painters, and will be...

Lens Magic, Transforming Ordinary Scenes Into Extraordinary Images

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Steve Farmer

Thursday to Saturday, August 1 – August 3, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: DATES CHANGED TO AUGUST 1 – 3 (previously July 31 – August 2) If you are interested in learning more about what makes a great landscape photograph and how to achieve this with your own camera, then this...

Take a Walk on the Wonderful Side: Painting

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Heather Sayeau

Monday to Friday, August 5 – August 9, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This five (5) day excursion is for everyone who likes to paint, and for those who wish to learn more about painting. Lunenburg is a masterpiece with endless subject matters from architecture to florals, marine subjects to figures on the...

It’s All in the Details! Ceramics

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Marla Benton

Monday to Friday, August 5 – August 9, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This five (5) day workshop we will be slowing down and creating and glazing in detail. Whether the details are in the gesture of the piece or the textures, we will explore lots of possibilities! Hand-building construction techniques and surface...

Story Makers… Figurative Assemblage & Mixed Media

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Kate Church

Monday to Friday, August 12 – August 16, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

In this five (5) day workshop we will be learning (or returning and relearning) how to build figures using polymer clay, wire armature and cloth. You will be combining your choice of memorabilia, found objects, scrounged bits, a tall tale...

The Magic of Monotypes: Explorations in Printmaking

Charley Young

Monday to Friday, August 12 – August 16, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This five (5) day workshop will explore various low-tech, off the press, printmaking techniques, including trace monotypes, tetra-pak drypoint, embossments, watercolour monotypes, and image transfers. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with monotype techniques, a hybrid approach to creating...

Seeing Me Seeing You: Figurative Drawing

Sara Hartland-Rowe

Monday to Friday, August 19 – August 23, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This five (5) day drawing workshop starts in the studio with the basic elements of figurative work: gestural studies, proportion, building form with light and shadow, and the portrait head. The workshop then moves to rapid observational drawing in Lunenburg,...

You’ll Be Hooked! Punch Needle Fibre Art

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Alison Mitchell

Wednesday to Friday, August 21 – August 23, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

In this lively three (3) day workshop we’ll learn how to use a simple wooden punch needle and yarn to create anything from rugs to pillows to stunning wall hangings. Rug hooking has a rich history in Atlantic Canada and...

Youth Art Week 2: Art Makes Kids Awesome!

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Suzanne Shortt

Monday to Friday, August 26 – August 30, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This awesome five (5) day course offers youth ages 8 – 10 a chance to utilize a variety of art mediums and techniques. The course will teach traditional fine arts skills as well as explore principals and activities related to...

Figure & Narrative: Ceramics

Teresa Bergen

Monday to Friday, August 26 – August 30, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

With a focus on coil and pinching techniques we will create human and animal forms in clay. Playing with scale and relationships these figures come together to tell a story. We will look at examples of historical and contemporary ceramics...

A Watercolour Walkabout

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Michael Peters

Monday to Friday, September 23 – September 27, 2024

10:00am – 4:00pm

This pleasant 5-day course is aimed at anyone who wants to explore the wonderful and spontaneous world of watercolour. Daily plein-air painting excursions will be supported by instruction and simple, studio-based demonstrations. A variety of artist’s tools, materials and techniques...