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Lupine Art Studio

Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA

November 2021

Winter Botanicals in Watercolour with Nicole Warrington

November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$89

Create simple, modern and elegant botanical paintings featuring winter greenery. Nicole will teach you how to use colour theory to mix beautiful greens, utilize different brushwork techniques, and how to use value to enhance your paintings. She will also demonstrate how to incorporate pen work into your botanical paintings. All artist quality supplies are included. That means you just show up! Dates: $89 / 1 class Nov 28 Sunday 1:00pm – 4:00pm For more details, see our website: https://bit.ly/3mu42Cj

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January 2022

Very Beginner Drawing Workshop

January 4, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - January 5, 2022 @ 8:30 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$79

Never drawn before or want to refresher on the basics before jumping into a Drawing class? This one is for you! We will introduce you to the common drawing supplies such as viewfinders, different types of pencils, graphite sticks, and charcoal. Discover the fun of Lyra graphite sticks and drawing with an eraser. These 3 hours are packed with exercises that will introduce you to “learning to see” in a different way: including contour drawing, upside down drawing, using a…

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Very Beginner Oil Painting Workshop

January 10, 2022 - January 11, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$79

Learn how to paint with oils in this 3 hour workshop designed for very beginners! You will be guided through the basics such as paintbrush selection, how to mix paint to create the colour you want, and about the qualities of oil paints that make them so alluring. It’s not about the finished product in this class – we will be focusing on techniques and skills that will start you on your oil painting journey. After this workshop, you will…

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Lupine Pups – Drawing Skills for Life!

January 11, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - February 10, 2022 @ 5:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$169

Does your kiddo want to gain confidence in drawing? Of course they do! Drawing teaches a way of seeing that world that translates into all other aspects of art making – whether it be painting, sculpture or printmaking! In this class, students will learn a variety of drawing techniques using an assortment of media. Not only will they gain confidence to move forward in their artistic journey, but they’ll leave class with foundational drawing skills that they can build on…

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Very Beginner Watercolour Workshop

January 13, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$79

We will cover the very basics of watercolour in this 3 hour Very Beginner workshop. If you are new to watercolour or need a refresher on the foundational skills, this is where you want to start! You will learn about colour mixing, layering using both wet and dry brush techniques, and different ways to create texture. We will also discuss various supplies and paper types so you gain the confidence to pursue your own projects at home or enrol in…

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Acrylic Element Series – Line

January 16, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$89

Did you know that the various ways lines are used can affect your emotional reaction to a painting? In this series on the elements of design, Jess will guide you through a fun painting project of which the focus is on the use of line. During the workshop you’ll discover how artists through time have used line to their advantage to create strong pieces of art and how to utilize it in your own artworks. All supplies are included. That…

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Very Beginner Acrylic Painting Workshop

January 17, 2022 - January 20, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$79

Learn how to paint with acrylics in this 3 hour workshop designed for very beginners! You will be guided through the basics such as paint brush selection, how to mix paint to create the colour you want, and the difference between mediums. It’s not about the finished product in this class – we will be focusing on techniques and skills that will start you on your acrylic painting journey. After this workshop, you will feel more confident to take other…

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Oil Painting 2 – Home Is Where The Art Is

January 17, 2022 - February 15, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$269

Sharpen your artist’s eye (and your oil painting skills) by painting objects and materials from your everyday life! All supplies are included, too! Dates: $269 / 5 classes Jan 17 – Feb 15 Mondays 6:00pm – 8:00pm or Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm For more details, see our website: https://bit.ly/3p2RrG5

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Watercolour 2 – The Indecisive Moment: Capturing Portraits in Watercolour

January 19, 2022 - February 17, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$259

Quick paintings using watercolour can help us to create interesting, loose, unplanned images. If photography can capture a fleeting “Decisive Moment”, formal oil painting might capture an aggregate of Decisive Moments. Quick sketches in watercolour might provide a glimpse of something in between; an Indecisive Moment. A moment, perhaps, that we can’t completely control. The fluid and suggestive nature of watercolour is capable of capturing an ambiguous essence, if not the most accurate likeness, of a person. During the first…

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Weaving with Samantha Cheong

January 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$79

Learn the basics of weaving during a 3 hour workshop with Samantha of SKC Decorative Arts, a local Comox Valley fibre artist. Create your own wonderful woven wall hanging in this beginners weaving class. We will learn on a small, handheld frame loom how to start and finish a weave, simple and beautiful weaving techniques, and we’ll play with different fibres as we learn/explore the art of weaving! Come get your weave on. All artist quality supplies are included. That…

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Wood Carving with Len Wells

January 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$149

We will be carving a bird with a banner that you can customize to any name or word! During the workshop you will learn: safe knife handling and ergonomics, knife and tool sharpening, material and wood types, plus grain direction, pattern selection basic knife cuts and other tool types, detailing with wood burner and other media, and finishing and preparation for painting (if time allows). At the end of the class, you will have a carved piece of art you…

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Acrylic 2 – Space, Balance, & Edward Hopper – ONLINE

January 24, 2022 - February 28, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$169

This class is delivered online with limited seats for a highly interactive experience with your instructor. In this session you will learn about space and balance to take your paintings to the next level. We will use Edward Hopper’s work to guide our exercises, but we will also examine other artists throughout history. Throughout our 5 classes we will do 4 different exercises together. One will focus on space, the next will focus on balance, and the third will focus…

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Acrylic 2 – Space, Balance, & Edward Hopper – IN STUDIO

January 27, 2022 - February 24, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$259

In this session you will learn about line and pattern to take your paintings to the next level. We will use Edward Hopper’s work to guide our exercises, but we will also examine other artists throughout history. Throughout our 5 classes we will do 4 different exercises together. One will focus on space, the next will focus on balance, and the third will focus on one of Hopper’s works – his brushstroke, his palette and his subject matter. During the…

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February 2022

Freehand Basket Weaving with Wood Handle with Amy Dugas

February 6, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$89

Using the Japanese random weave technique, we will create an organically shaped basket. Handles will be made from driftwood or curly hazel, all different with a unique look. The baskets will be woven around the handles so the size and shape of the baskets will all vary. We will use a mixture of natural materials. Once finished the baskets are beautiful pieces of home decor, suitable for all sorts of uses such as seasonal arrangements, flower, fruit and veggie harvesting,…

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Photography 2 – Bringing Light into the Darkness

February 11, 2022 - March 11, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$279

Spend those dark winter days searching and finding the light with your manual camera! Join Karen McKinnon for this hands-on photography class to push your skills to the next level. You will have 5 weeks to learn from this master photographer! Classes will focus on composition, finding good light, utilizing your aperture, ISO and shutter speed and discovering interesting subjects. This class will be very hands-on… You’ll be spending time outside (bring warm clothes!) as well as in the studio.…

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Chine Collé and Intaglio Printmaking with Clive Powsey

February 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$99

In this workshop you will experiment with composing imagery using the intaglio printing technique known as drypoint. You will also collage colour and texture from newspapers and magazines into the artworks by running them through the press to create integrated seamless images. Over the course of the workshop you should be able to produce a small edition or two (of 3 to 5 images each), of drypoint prints embellished with chine collé. All of your successful images will be original…

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Lupine Pups – Printmaking Fun!

February 15, 2022 - March 17, 2022
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$169

Students will develop foundational drawing skills to build their art making confidence! All supplies are included. Dates: $169 (8-14 yrs) / 5 classes Feb 15 – Mar 17 Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:00pm OR Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00pm For more details, see our website: https://bit.ly/3xsa8XB

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Watercolour and Ink Workshop with Barbara Callow

February 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$139

Learn how to combine watercolour painting with ink line work for quick and effective small paintings. All supplies are included. Dates: $139 / 1 class Feb 26 Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm For more details, see our website: https://bit.ly/3xoho6K

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Acrylic Element Series – Pattern

February 27, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$89

Pattern can add meaning and interest to your paintings. It can be subtle and gently add depth to your painting, or it can be intense and be the element that ties the composition together. In this series on the elements of design, Jess will guide you through a fun painting project of which the focus is on the use of pattern. During the workshop you’ll discover how artists through time have used pattern to their advantage to create strong pieces…

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March 2022

Wicker Weaving with Amy Dugas

March 6, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$89

Use traditional wicker basket weaving techniques to make your own contemporary horn style basket. What will you do with it? Will you use it as centerpiece filled with little gourds and nuts? Will you hang it on your wall and fill it with dried flowers? Will you keep it on your desk and use it for pens and pencils? These are super fun to make and use all natural materials. All artist quality supplies are included. That means you just…

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April 2022

Rag Weave Baskets with Amy Dugas

April 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$89

Come and make a fun, colourful rag basket using a variety of weaving techniques: some traditional, some less so! Each participant will take home their own unique project, some crafty skills, and perhaps even some new weaving friends! Feel free to bring your own fabric if you have some interesting ones you’d like to incorporate, however all supplies will be included. Great for beginners or improvers. All artist quality supplies are included. That means you just show up! Dates: $89…

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Watercolour and Ink Workshop with Barbara Callow

April 23, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Lupine Art Studio, Lupine Art Studio, A - 442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay CA + Google Map
$139

Learn how to combine watercolour painting with ink line work for quick and effective small paintings. All artist quality supplies are included. That means you just show up! Dates: $139 / 1 class Apr 23 Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm For more details, see our website: https://bit.ly/3DX113y

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