Activity Guide

Register online at recreation.nanaimo.ca General Inquiries 250-756-5200 48 The Art of Paint - Intro to Acrylics Are you a beginner or someone who has been away from painting for some time? Be inspired in a relaxed and fun class that covers the basics of composition, design, colour mixing, brush use and techniques. Please bring a sketch book and pencil to the first class. More details will be provided to you by the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Marilyn Ridsdale Wed, Apr 1-May 20 1-3 pm $110/8 35535 Wed, Apr 1-May 20 7-9 pm $110/8 35536 Oliver Woods Community Centre The Art of Paint - Inter. Acrylics This intermediate class is for painters with some experience using acrylics and provides critical guidance and support. Each class will begin with an exercise to improve technique and style. Please bring acrylic paint, brushes and any size canvas. A supply list will be provided. Instructor: Marilyn Ridsdale Thu, Apr 2-May 21 1-3 pm $110/8 35537 Oliver Woods Community Centre Wet Felting Learn to turn raw wool into useful creations, such as slippers, a purse or a tea cozy through wet felting. Take your completed creation home at the end of class. Wet felting uses wool, soap, warm water and agitation. All materials are provided. Instructor: Rosie Barlak Sun, Apr 26 10 am-4 pm $60/1 39991 Sun, Aug 16 10 am-4 pm $60/1 39992 Bowen Park Complex Watercolour - Introduction Explore basic techniques, including colour, washes and special effects in this introductory class. Please bring a pencil, eraser, note paper and a water container. All other supplies are provided. Instructor: Helen Binns Thu, Apr 2-May 28 7-9 pm $96/8 39160 Bowen Park Complex Watercolour - Intermediate Further explore the watercolour medium with new and varied subject matter. We will introduce compositional and design considerations and develop your artistic voice. Please pick up a supply list. Instructor: Helen Binns Mon, Mar 30-Jun 1 12:30-3 pm $110/8 39161 Kin Hut Activity Centre (2730 Departure Bay Rd) The Art of Paint - Studio This class provides an atmosphere of camaraderie where you can develop your personal style with guidance. Special emphasis will be on “loosening up”and transforming those old habits into new, exciting attitudes. Please bring any size canvas, brushes and either acrylic or water soluble oil paints. Easels are provided. Previous painting experience is recommended. Instructor: Marilyn Ridsdale Thu, Apr 2-May 21 7-9 pm $110/8 35539 Oliver Woods Community Centre Drawing - Level 1 Explore your creative side and enjoy an evening of learning. This class will help you to be comfortable using basic drawing techniques. Please bring an HB and 4B pencil, two erasers (kneaded and vinyl), a pencil sharpener and paper. Instructor: Helen Binns Wed,Apr1-May27 12:30-2:30pm $104/8 39044 Kin Hut Activity Centre (2730 Departure Bay Rd) Drawing - Level 2 This in-depth class will experiment with various illustrating textures like glass, metal and fabric. You will then take a more detailed look at figure drawing people and animals. Instructor: Helen Binns Wed, Apr 8-May 27 7-9 pm $88/8 39045 Beban Park Social Centre Did You Know? Most of our adult programs are available for youth to register in as well. This is a great opportunity for parents to sign up with their teen. If a program doesn’t specify an age and you are interested, please call us at 250-756-5200 to check availability. Arts & Crafts Arts & Crafts See page 104 for details.

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