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June 2020

Virtual Event – Fit in a Flash: Self-Isolation Workout

June 1 @ 8:25 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:25 pm, repeating until June 19, 2020


This is a way we can stay active and have fun. We'll pull 2 cards/day from a deck of Fit in a Flash Body Weight Exercise Cards -- we'll show you variations of the exercises so you'll be able to find the one that works for you -- if you feel like playing along, tape yourself doing the exercises (or a few repetitions), post the video in the comments below the post of the day you are doing, your name…

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ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!

June 1 @ 8:25 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:25 pm, repeating until June 7, 2020

| An on-line presentation

Self isolating? Home with kids? Emotions running amuck? Join me for this short art project. No art experience necessary and you just need basic supplies !! And please tag me or use the hashtag #shareyourartwithus if you’d like to share what you create on Instagram 🙏 Please share with others if you find this helpful, fun and/or relaxing. I’d love to answer any questions, reach out to me to share your insights or comments too. Watch for continuing updates. The…

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Virtual ART ROAD TRIP with Marlene Lowden

June 1 @ 8:29 pm
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Ongoing - online
| Online

We invite friends, colleagues or family members to join us for this three part video series. Use a long weekend road trip with your BFF as a metaphor for this online art adventure. There are 3 parts, each part invites companions to work together and support each other to create art studies. The exercises will push everyone a little out of their comfort zones and if they are practicing artists, out of their normal mediums. Don't worry if you're a…

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Extreme Warp Makeover with Robyn Spadey – CANCELLED

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 12, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

June 11 - 12. Hate to warp, but love to weave? Want more versatility from a single warp? Then this is a workshop for you! In this workshop, participants will warp their loom with their choice of one of three four-shaft threadings and perform an extreme makeover and weave it many different ways . . . from twill, lace, and overshot to swivel, corduroy, deflected weft, and double-faced. At the same time, participants are presented with the basics of different…

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Taming of the Hue – Techniques and Strategies for Understanding and Exploring Color with Robyn Spadey – CANCELLED

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

Color can feel like an ominous world to enter. What seems like second nature to some can be a vast sphere of uncertainty to others. The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way. In this workshop, participants will explore a variety of tools. techniques, and strategies to assist them in exploring different ways of incorporating colour into their projects and give them more confidence in discovering new colour horizons. Little is required to bring . . .…

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4-Week Online Landscape Painting Workshop

June 20 @ 3:00 pm - July 11 @ 6:00 pm | Online

Lucas Kratochwil will teach a 4-week online painting workshop, to teach you how to paint realistic landscapes, from the comfort of your home, anywhere in the world! He’ll share with you, step by step, his methods & techniques, and the complete process from setting up your studio and getting the right supplies, to completing a landscape painting of your own.

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July 2020

Gibsons School of the Arts Workshops

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 24, 2020

| Gibsons School of the Arts, Gibsons

for painters - taught by professional artists who are experienced instructors. Improve your artistic abilities by enrolling in one of six summer workshops for painters at the Gibsons School of the Arts on the scenic Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada. Classes vary in length from 4 to 5 days and starting on different days of the week. Fees are adjusted to reflect the length of the workshop. For a complete list of dates, instructors and prices visit their site

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The Contemplative Stitch: Boro with Wendy Drummond

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

Slowing down the production, reconnecting the creative. The Contemplative Stitch – Boro class introduces participants to a Japanese form of stitching and textiles that traditionally was referred to as “mended or patched cloth”, a skill that was necessary in keeping clothing functional and warm. Today, however, Boro has been elevated to an art form that can be functional, decorative and story-filled. You will enjoy the journey through the history and practice of Boro and its application of stitch. Perfect for…

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August 2020

The Serendipitous Bundle. Eco Printed Scarves with Trisha Joel

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

This experimental journey begins with looking at which botanical materials print well in close contact with silk and merino wool… and what effect different natural dyes offer. There will be the choice of creating a unique silk scarf or a merino shawl. Part of this exploration will look also at the occasional beautiful marks left on the paper used in the process after the fun of unrolling our bundles. The further step of over-dyeing with indigo will be demonstrated. All…

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