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

Digital painting on iPad through Eldercollege

Participants will:
Be introduced to the creation of digital art on iPads and mobile devices
-Learn the basic features of commonly used digital art programs/applications
-View the main steps, tools and effects used to create digital art
-Be encouraged to create sampler pages of all the exciting brushes and tools available
-Watch a step-by-step digital art creation process with live demo
Paula O’Brien has been exploring digital painting and drawing since 2010 informed by her long experience as an oil painter.

Online Painting Course: Painting with Confidence

4 days over 2 weekends – Oct 2&3 and Oct 9&10 – Via ZOOM, small class size.
When I’m painting, I sometimes feel that the freedom I have to choose colours, the subject and technique can actually be stifling, stop me from starting and make me constantly second guess my decisions! Does any of this sound familiar? In this workshop, I’m going to share all my tips and tricks so that you can create your own personal reference guide to support your art practice. Having a foundation to lean on will give you greater confidence while you paint.

More info here.

SCAC Literary Reading Series: Gil Adamson

Reads from her most recent novel, Ridgerunner (2020). Finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Winner of the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Ridgerunner is the sequel to Adamson’s highly acclaimed first novel, The Outlander. Ridgerunner is a historical novel set in Canada’s wild west of 1917. It’s peopled with rich, complex characters in a world that is rendered so clearly it’s as if we have remembered it for ourselves.  Once again Gil Adamson questions traditional notions of right and wrong.

Want to learn about Other Housing Options in Sechelt?

Information Session for The Coastal Village – A Community-Based Neighborhood Society.
An opportunity to participate in becoming a distinct part of a multi-unit residential apartment development in downtown Sechelt.
If you are craving community, downsizing, upsizing, a first-time home buyer, seeking opportunity/change and/or purpose…find your answer in the community-based lifestyle of The Coastal Village.

Shrink Your Carbon Footprint: A free webinar

Offered up by the 2 Degree Institute, this free and timely webinar will measure your carbon footprint and will provide tips to reduce it. Presentation by Norman Gleadow, resident of Robert’s Creek who along with his wife Julie, reduced their carbon dioxide footprint by 7 metric tonnes per year by making lifestyle changes. Dr. Chris Jones, UC Berkeley will conduct an interactive presentation using the Berkeley carbon calculator and walk us through how to calculate our own carbon footprints. Bring your questions for the 30 min Q & A moderated by Lee-Ann Ennis.

SCCA World Oceans Day Film Fesitival 2021: DIVE IN – EXPLORE – CONNECT.

June 4 – 8. In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association, in collaboration with the Green Film Series, is launching a free virtual film festival.
Feature Films | Lots of short films | Webinars
All events are free. Visit the Festival website for details about all the events.
Register for this event to receive links to watch the films and to access the webinars.
Questions? contactus@worldoceansday-scca.ca

“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 https://www.lucaskratochwil.com/workshops/p/painting-mountains-and-seas

Zoom Family Concert with Charlotte Diamond

Mar 30, April 6 and 13th. Three Family concerts especially for mothers of preschoolers. Sponsored by Mothers Matter Centre.  With songs like “Four Hugs a Day”, “I Wanna Be a Dog” “I am a Pizza”, and “May There Always be Sunshine”, children can enter the world of imagination and sing around the world. The concerts are one hour long with lots of participation!

See poster and find Zoom link here.

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