Capturing Portraits in Watercolour

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

Human portraits have been a popular subject matter for artists throughout history.  In this workshop you will create some interesting portraits of your own.  We will begin the workshop by working on likeness and review measuring angles and proportions of the face. We will then move into more lyrical representations of human form using the suggestive […]

$119

Wicker Weaving with Amy Dugas

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

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 […]

$89

Macrame Wall Hanging with Samantha Cheong

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

Come and learn how to make your own gorgeous, boho macramé wall hanging with Comox Valley fibre artist, Samantha, of skc decorative arts. In this 3 hour workshop you will learn the basics of macramé, including an overview of the necessary materials/tools, how to knot a few essential macramé knotting techniques and follow a macramé […]

$119

Chine Collé and Intaglio Printmaking with Clive Powsey

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

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. All supplies included. Date: $99 / 1 class Apr 2 Saturday 10:00am – […]

$99

Rag Weave Baskets with Amy Dugas

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

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, […]

$89
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Very Beginner Oil Painting Workshop

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

Learn how to paint with oils 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 about the qualities of oil paints that make them so alluring. All supplies included. Dates: $79 / […]

$79

Mastering Value in Drawing

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

Values are the lights and darks in a drawing and they help to create the illusion of depth. They can also change the mood of your art work. In this workshop you will practice drawing the range of values found in real life or photos and learn how to shade using a variety of drawing […]

$89

Watercolour and the Elusive Surface

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

Creating convincing surfaces can be tricky in watercolour! Clive will guide you in rendering believable surface textures such as shiny, matte, and organic matter. Then you’ll be able to take those techniques and apply them to your own paintings! All supplies included. Dates: $99 / 1 class Apr 10 Sunday, 10am – 2pm For more […]

$99

Watercolour and Ink Workshop with Barbara Callow

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

Learn how to combine watercolour painting with ink line work for quick and effective small paintings with local artist Barbara Callow! Record your world with these fun little watercolour and ink sketches. These charming little paintings are quick and deceivingly easy to do as the ink line drawing forgives many errors in the watercolour painting […]

$139

How to Create Interesting Compositions

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

In this class you will look at how to arrange elements of design (such as line, shape and form) to create eye-catching compositions. By focusing on design principles like balance, contrast or repetition and choosing the right format, you can change the feel and impact of your artwork. Using drawing media we will work on […]

$89

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Acrylic Painting 2 – Value, Unity & Berthe Morisot – IN STUDIO

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

In this session you will learn about value and unity to take your paintings to the next level. We will use Berthe Morisot’s work to guide our exercises, but we will also examine other artists throughout history. Throughout our 5 classes we will do a variety of exercises together. One class will focus on value, […]

$259

Painting Landscapes in Watercolour

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

In this watercolour workshop you will have the opportunity to work with accomplished watercolorist, Clive Powsey. This workshop will explore two aspects of watercolour; glazing with transparent colour and mixing alla prima (wet on wet). We will start with a monochrome landscape paying careful attention to the effect of light and shade on topography and […]

$119
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Acrylic Painting 2 – Value, Unity, and Berthe Morisot – IN STUDIO or ONLINE

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

In this session you will learn about value and unity to take your paintings to the next level. We will use Berthe Morisot’s work to guide our exercises, but we will also examine other artists throughout history. All supplies included. Dates: $259 (In studio), $169 (Online) / 5 classes Apr 4 – May 9 (no […]

$169

How to Draw Facial Features

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

Break down the challenge of portraits by focussing on specific aspects of a face: nose, lips, eyes, mouth and hair. By working from photographs and masters portraits we will spend time narrowing in on particular features, breaking them down into line, shape and value. Afterwards you will apply this practise to copying a master portrait […]

$89

Watercolour en Plein Air – Local Flora

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

You’ll spend your time outside walking around downtown Courtenay and surrounding area with your sketchbook and watercolour set with accomplished watercolorist, Clive Powsey. You’ll be examining, learning about, and ultimately visually recording the local flora. This is a great way to learn about and learn HOW to learn about a variety of plants, as well […]

$99

Get Outside – Sketching the World Around You

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

Discover the joys of drawing outdoors as you sketch different areas of downtown. We will walk to a few spots where we the focus may be on a variety of things such as, perspective, composition or plant life. We can also practise gesture drawing for capturing people. Start your outdoor sketching habit here! All supplies […]

$99

Oil Painting – Through the Flower

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

This Spring, immerse yourself in painting a bloom, up close and personal. Like American painter Georgia O’Keeffe, we will magnify a rose to study and celebrate its details. Experience the flow and seductive blending qualities of oil paint. This workshop will focus on the centre of a fresh cut rose, from which you will paint […]

$139

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Acrylic Painting 2 – Form, Unity, and Henri Rousseau – IN STUDIO or ONLINE

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

In this session you will learn about form and unity to take your paintings to the next level. We will use Henri Rousseau’s work to guide our exercises, but we will also examine other artists throughout history. Throughout our 5 classes we will do a variety of exercises together. One class will focus on form, […]

$169
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Very Beginner Watercolour Workshop

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

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 […]

$79
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Very Beginner Drawing Workshop

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

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 […]

$79
Recurring

Acrylic Painting 2 — Form, Unity, and Henri Rousseau

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

In this session you will learn about form and unity to take your paintings to the next level. We will use Henri Rousseau’s work to guide our exercises, but we will also examine other artists throughout history. Throughout our 5 classes we will do a variety of exercises together. One class will focus on form, […]

$259