WHAT'S NEW:

  • Check out Feb & Mar events.  Additional events added as it happens.

  • Drop-ins are allowed at my Esquimalt Rec Centre classes, $15 per.  Let me know in advance when possible.  Come directly to class. No need to check-in with reception:  Mon & Wed are regular classes, bring your projects to work on for Thurs.

CLASSES:

"Watercolour on Masa Paper" (All new subject matter)

1.  Esquimalt Rec. Centre, Victoria, 250-412-8500 (Register in-person or call-in)

  • All Levels (New Subjects): Mon. 6:45-8:30pm, Jan 21 - Mar 4/Mar 25 - May 6, 2019; $72/6 ($10.00 one time handout fee additional).

  • All Levels (New Subjects): Weds. 10:15-12:00 noon, Jan 23 - Feb 27/Mar 27 - May 1, 2019; $72/6 ($10.00 one time handout fee additional).

  • Continuing Studio Classes (Students work on own special projects. Guidance provided but no new lessons taught.): Thurs 12:30 - 2:30pm, Jan 24 - Feb 28/Mar 26 - May 7, 2019; $75/6.  

2.  James Bay New Horizon, 250-386-3035 (Register in-person or call-in).

  • All Levels (New Subjects) $75.00/6 (members), $90.00/6 (non-members); Tues. 10:00am-11:45am, Jan 22 - Mar 5/Mar 28 - May 2, 2019 ($5.00 one time handout fee payable in class directly to instructor).  

WORKSHOPS

1.  "Owls" - Birds of Vancouver Island Series, Sat Feb 2, 10am-3pm, $75 Coast Collective Art Centre

Click, call-in (250) 391-5522 or in-person to Register. (Full.  Get wait-listed.).

Second of the series.  We'll be working on the Great Horned Owl.  Learn techniques specially adapted to creating exceptional images on Japanese art paper.  You'll have a beautiful Owl painting end of day.

For all levels, including beginners.  Classes are held within an enjoyable, stress-free and fully supported atmosphere.  (Paint kit rentals available in class for an additional $5.00, includes paper).

2.  "Chinese Year of the Pig" Sun Feb 10, 1:00 - 4:00pm, $30 Esquimalt Recreation Centre, Senior's Lounge

Register on-line, in-person or call-in (250) 412-8500.

Pigs can be beautiful.  Celebrate the Chinese New Year with me by learning how to paint a beautiful and cute pig on Japanese art paper.

All levels welcome.  Beginners are especially encouraged.  Classes are held within a fun, stress-free and fully supported atmosphere.  (Paint kit rentals available in class for an additional $5.00).

3.  "Orchids & Butterfly" Sat Feb 23, $44.50 (with lunch, tax included), $34.50 (workshop only, tax included), Shoal Centre, Sidney

Optional lunch, 12:00-1:00pm, Workshop, 1:00-4:00pm

Call-in (250) 656-5537 or in-person to Register.

Learn how to paint beautiful "Orchids & Butterfly" on Japanese art paper.  

For all levels, including beginners.  Classes are held within a fun, stress-free and fully supported atmosphere.  (Bring own supplies or rent a paint kit in class for an additional $5.00).

4.  Paint Night, "Capturing the Light Within",  a forest scene.  Thurs Feb 21 $40.00 comes with supplies, $35.00 comes without supplies/bring your own.

Join us for a fun evening at Guidos Café for food, non-alcoholic beverages and painting. Learn how to “capture the light within”, and create a wonderful forest scene on Japanese art paper. For all levels. No experience required. It’ll be fun and stress-free!

Buy your TICKETS at Guidos Café, 614 Grenville Ave. in Esquimalt. Cash only.

5.  Short Paint Cruise Information Meeting, Tues Feb 26, 5:30-6:30pm, ExpediaCruiseShipCentres, #170-911 Yates St.

Call Tracey Ball, (250) 381-7447 to confirm attendance.

4-Day Alaska Paint Cruise return Vancouver.  May 14-18, 2019.  $879.00/person inclusive inside stateroom, port fees, taxes, two 2-hour workshops and art supplies.

6.  "Pugs" Sat March 9, 1:30-4:30pm, $30 Esquimalt Recreation Centre, Seniors Lounge

Click, call (250) 412-8500 or in-person to REGISTER.

Learn how to paint a cute and beautiful Pug on Japanese art paper.

For all levels, including beginners.  Classes are held within a fun, stress-free and fully supportive atmosphere. (Bring your own supplies, OR rent a paint kit in class for an additional $5.00).

7.  "Techniques" Sun March 17, 10:00am-4:00pm, $65 Esquimalt Recreation Centre, Seniors Lounge

Additional fees:  $7.00 covers handouts and project material but does not include paint kit rental, should you need one.

Click, call (250) 412-8500 or in-person to REGISTER.

Once a year Richard puts on a ONE DAY techniques workshop highlighting how he creates striking images on Japanese art paper. This year students will review and learn those techniques through painting miniatures and creating greeting cards. Bonus: Learn how to glue/mount your paintings, remove wrinkles, warping and air pockets.

Richard Wong is a professional wildlife artist/instructor. His classes are held within a relaxed, fun and fully supportive atmosphere. Suitable for those wanting to improve and/or learn watercolour on masa paper painting. (Paint Supplies: bring your own, OR rent a paint kit available in class for an additional $5.00. Some materials available for purchase including greeting card stock.)

ALSO, bring a light lunch, a pair of scissors, a hair dryer, a larger flat brush (1” size) and some previous masa paper paintings for the gluing practice.