Sunshine Coast Canada
Arts, Heritage + Culture
Non-profit Society Network

‘Beauty in Botanicals’: Intro to Botanical Ink Drawing’

Join professional artist, Sarah Clement and dive into the inspiring world of botanical ink drawing.

In this workshop we’ll explore the fundamentals of drawing botanicals. Through a series of exercises, we’ll discover how to create value, shapes, textures, light & shadow with ink. We’ll practice drawing different petals and leaves and then apply everything that we’ve learned to draw a beautiful floral wreath.

Opportunity: Call for Submissions: Q(uee)R Zine

Deadline June 15. Powell River’s What the Plus (+) LGBTQ2S+ Fest (theme: Creative Self Portrait) (Exhibition July 22- Aug 7 at The Art Centre qathet Public Gallery in Powell River, BC) has a ZINE component this year : it’s called QR Zine and we want you to submit content to us – your original comics, illustrations, photos, writing, ideas, sketches, with optional QR code linked online content, on the ‘creative self LGBTQ2S+ portrait’. See link for details here.



“Painting Mountains & Seas” LIVE Online Workshop | May 1 – 29

Join Lucas on this Workshop, and learn how to paint the Howe Sound on Canada’s West Coast. A spectacular setting, with a unique combination of Mountains and Seas!

In this Workshop you’ll be able to learn Lucas’ personal landscape painting techniques, paint alongside with him with all his guidance, from the comforts of your home, anywhere in the world!

Registrations from $250. 5 Weekly LIVE Classes on Saturdays 3pm – 6pm (recorded classes available). Save your spot here

Art Exhibition: 2021 Life Drawing Group Exhibition

to March 14th. This exhibition will mark the 36th anniversary of the Tuesday Life Drawing Group and will include drawings completed between 2018 and 2021. Drawings include works in pencil, pen, conté, charcoal and digital drawings on iPad. Drawings untouched back home in the studio have a spontaneity, freshness and immediacy ordinarily not seen in art exhibitions where the usual criteria include polish and composition. Drawing times range from one to thirty minutes.

Skills for Solitude: Professional Series Botanical Drawing Workshops (Online) With Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi

March 6, 13, 20, 27 (Saturdays)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
$70/$100 (Members/Non-Members)

Maximum number of students: 20

In these workshops, you will develop skills in drawing plants and flowers from observation. Using various drawing materials such as graphite pencil, pen, and coloured pencil, you will explore basic drawing techniques of line drawing, shading, stippling, and textural drawing while drawing from wild plants of the West Coast Botanical.

PR – Artique Gallery

A Co-operative Gallery consisting of 30 members with a very wide selection of local original art, fine craft, handmade and art cards for every taste and budget. Safety protocols observed. We run a guest artist program or, if you would like to become a member artist, applications are always welcome. Look for us on Alberni St. just up from Marine Drive. 6820 Alberni St, Powell River, 604.485.4837

PR – WILD IMAGES Studio Gallery

to Dec 31st, 2021. Featuring Evelyn Kirkaldy’s acrylic creations, layered in sensuous intricate texture. Paintings depicting the natural world in oil, mixed media, watercolour, pastel and more; prints; cards and art magnets. Safety protocols observed. Drop-ins welcome when the OPEN SIGN is displayed, or BY APPOINTMENT. 604.413.4059, 6046 Lund St Powell River

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