Special Events

We are always working on bringing you new courses and workshops.  Please feel free to let us know if you are interested in any of those workshops listed below.  If there is no date posted, we can add your name to a wait list.


Kids & Family Creative Workshops 2017 Ages 4 to 12.  These creative workshops are a blast!  Drop your kids off or join them for some great family time together.  We start off with an art project and then do a craft or two.  $36 + HST per person per workshop.  No drop-ins please.  Book your spots to avoid disappointment.

Sunday, Jan 22, 1 to 3 PM

PD Day, Monday, Jan 30, 10 to noon OR 1 to 3 PM

March Break, Tuesday, March 14, 10 to noon OR 1 to 3 PM

Sunday, April 9, 1 to 3 PM

Sunday, June 11, 1 to 3 PM

Adult and Teen Creative Workshops  2017 –

All of these workshops are offered on a Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 PM.  All art supplies are included.  No art experience needed.  All skill levels are welcomed.  Open to adults and teens.  Individual artwork is encouraged.  Good to bring in your photos of what you wish to paint or use ones from the studio.  Please reserve your spot.  No drop-ins please.  HST extra.

Palette Knife Painting   Acrylic painting with palette knives will be the main focus but all styles of painting and skill levels are welcomed.  $60 per workshop.  Jan 8, Feb 5, March 5, April 2, May 7 & June 4

Watercolour   All skill levels and styles welcome.   Great way to get started.  $50 per workshop.  Jan 15, Feb 12, March 12, April 23, May 14 & June 18

Papier-Mache  –   Not just for kids!  Learn this fun craft and create some awesome sculptures.  We will learn about sub-structures, different types and forms of paper, glue and even fabrics used for this creative art form. More than one workshop is required complete a sculpture as glue needs to dry before painting. $45 per workshop.  Jan 29, Feb 26, March 26, April 30, May 28 and June 25


Creative Paper Making and Beyond – with paper artist Daisy Desson

Join us for great fun with paper-making expert Daisy Desson.  Not only will we learn how to make interesting papers but we will use these papers to produce awesome art pieces.  Using lots of different materials, tools and photographs, we will create unique artwork ready to be framed or for hanging.

  • New dates will be posted soon – please let us know if you want to be on our wait list

Paper Making and Crafts (for kids) – with paper artist Daisy Desson

This is a great way for kids to create something from scratch.  They will learn how to press their own colourful papers with Daisy Desson and then use these to make wonderful crafts and art for kids aged 8 to 12.

  • New dates will be posted soon.  Please let us know if you would like to be on our waiting list

Creative Texturing – with professional decorative painter Paul Shivkumar

Learn to create lots of textured backgrounds and other textured elements to your paintings.  We will be using texturing plasters, lots of unusual tools, sands, glass beads, crackling mediums, powdered pigments, and much more.  We will also paint on top of your textures, as in the photo, to create florals, landscapes, abstracts, etc.

New dates will be scheduled soon.  Please let me know if you are interested in this workshop.  You could be added to a waiting list.