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Create-Adult Drop-In Card Making
Date(s):  Tuesday, June 05, 2018 - Tuesday, August 07, 2018 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Kim Kangas
Cost:$5/card
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Tuesdays to June 26. facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren

PR - Poetry and Prose
Date(s):  Tuesday, June 05, 2018 - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 
Time:6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library
Presented By:PRPL
Cost:Free
Contact:Adriana
Phone:604.485.4796
Web Link:https://
Join us every second Tuesday for open mic sharing, poetry exercises, crafting, and creative inspiration. All forms of poetry, story-telling, performance and literary reading are encouraged. Participate or simply listen during this community gathering. Everyone is welcome! prpl.ca/event/poetry-and-prose/?instance_id=19862

Conversational French
Date(s):  Thursday, June 14, 2018 - Thursday, October 18, 2018 
Time:4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
2nd Thursday, June 14, 28. Everyone Welcome to come and learn French

Create - Kids Zone
Date(s):  Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - Tuesday, July 31, 2018 
Location:604.741.0422
Presented By:Kim Kangas
Cost:$5/card // $15 for Card & Bracelet
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Tuesdays to July 31. 10-11am - Card Making 11-12pm - Bracelet & Card Making Please call to register!

Create-Adult Drop-In Card Making
Date(s):  Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - Tuesday, July 31, 2018 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Kim Kangas
Cost:$5/card
Phone:604.741.0422
Tuesdays to July 31.

Conversational Japanese
Date(s):  Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - Tuesday, September 04, 2018 
Time:4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Tuesdays. Everyone Welcome to join this fun free conversational group to learn Japanese.

PR - Life Drawing
Date(s):  Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - Tuesday, September 04, 2018 
Time:6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Powell River Academy of Music Art Room
Cost:$12 Drop in
Phone:604.483.8994
Tuesdays. Self directed sessions. For info or if you wish to model contact royart@telus.net or call 604.483.8994. Models are paid $40/2 hrs.

Outdoor Strength Training & Cardio Dance Classes
Date(s):  Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - Tuesday, August 18, 2037 
Time:6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Location:Email for location
Presented By:Bounce the Moon Productions
Cost:$10/class prepaid; $12/class drop-in
Tickets:bouncethemoon@gmail.com
Contact:Verna Chan
Phone:6048863114
Email:bouncethemoonproductions@gmail.com
Web Link:Join Bounce the Moon on Facebook
Tuesdays to July 26. This outdoor class will start with some strength training with BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer, Verna Chan (using body-weight and/or resistance bands) and end with dance cardio with Choreographer/Fitness Instructor Sandra Cordero. Dance to Techno, disco, Salsa, Merengue. Fun for everyone and drop-ins welcome.

Weavers Circle with Mary Bentley
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018 
Time:9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:$10 drop in fee
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
Wednesdays: Master Weaver and teacher Mary Bentley hosts weavers circle in the Studio leading novice weavers through their first warp to advanced weavers working on an intricate technique alike. The classes are held in an informal, go at your own pace and follow your personal passion on the loom. Space in the Studio is limited to 14, allowing for one on one instruction coupled with the camaraderie of your fellow weavers. Bring your enthusiasm to the circle.

Lagoonies Kids Club Nature Day Camp
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - Saturday, August 25, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location:Iris Griffith Centre, 15386 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour
Cost:$5 - $10 suggested donation
Phone:604.883.9201
Email:lagoonies@lagoonsociety.com
Web Link:http://lagoonsociety.com
to Aug 25. Lagoonies Kids Club Nature Day Camp, Wednesdays and Saturdays. For ages 5-13. Dedicated to nature education and building young stewards of the environment. Small hikes, arts, crafts, games, pond dipping and more!

Wellness Wednesdays: Karate : Yoga
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - Wednesday, August 15, 2018 
Time:6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Join the event on Facebook!
Wednesdays to Aug 15. For youth ages 12-22. July 4 Karate - Instructor: Dallas Grieve. Karate originated on the island of Okinawa as an art of unarmed combat, but has since evolved into karate-do, a “way” or method of self-development. July 18 - Yoga.

Beginners Hawaiian Hula Series
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - Wednesday, August 01, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Inner Moves, 625 Glen Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$75 for 5 weeks (can be prorated with notice)
Tickets:Call 604.886.9737 or Hula@InnerMoves.com to register
Wednesdays to Aug 1st. Instructor Dhyana Bartkow. This is a hula from the repertoire of Puna Kalama Dawson from Kauai in preparation for those wanting to attend Puna's workshop in Gibsons, November 9 - 18, 2018.

Conversational Spanish
Date(s):  Thursday, July 05, 2018 - Thursday, November 08, 2018 
Time:4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
Every 2nd Thursday, July 5, 19. Everyone Welcome to come and learn Spanish.

Resolve
Date(s):  Saturday, July 07, 2018 - Thursday, August 16, 2018 
Time:5:15 PM-7:00 PM
Location:Dominique's School of Dance, 1051b Gibsons Way
Cost:$65 (per 2 sessions)
Phone:604.319.0614
Saturday July 7, 21, August 4, 18. A program designed to help encourage women to be active and confident in their lives. Topics: goal-setting, prevention and self-defence, mental training, fundamentals of lifting and exercise. More info resolvecoast@gmail.com

Gibsons School of the Arts Summer Art Workshops
Date(s):  Monday, July 09, 2018 - Saturday, August 25, 2018 
Location:464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:check website for more info gibsonsartschool.net
July 9-13 Greta Guzek Making Your Mark July 17-21 Verne Busby Small Abstracted Landscapes July 24-28 Nicholas Pearce Figure to Face July 31-Aug. 3 Marleen Vermeulen Feeling Texture and Space Aug. 9-12 Kathleen Theriault Abstract Mixed Media Collage Aug. 21-25 Rex Beanland Urban Landscape Fast and Loose

Children's Cooking Classes
Date(s):  Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Thursday, August 23, 2018 
Time:11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Community Kitchen, Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$10.50 per class
Tuedays to Aug 21, 7-9 yr olds; Thursdays to Aug 23 10-12 year olds. We will be including fundamental cooking techniques and nutritional education in each class, but most of all Fun!

PR - Meditation Retreat - Healing with the Body Elemental
Date(s):  Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Saturday, July 21, 2018 
Location:Diamond Heart Retreat Centre, Powell River
Cost:$795 + gst
Phone:778.808.6101
Come to this meditation retreat to release, relax, and rejuvenate your heart and soul. Your heart will be grateful and your soul satisfied. More info www.iitransform.com/meditation-retreat/

Summer Camps
Date(s):  Monday, July 16, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018 
Location:Domionique's School of Dance, 1051b Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Cost:$195 per week
Tickets:register resolvecoast@gmail.com
9am-12pm All Girls Camp; 1-4pm Co-ed Camp Level 1. (July 30-Aug 3, 1-4pm Co-ed Camp Level 1 & 2). Topics covered: reading, writing, speaking, self-defence, prevention and safety, nutrition, well-being and sport, meditation and more.

Summer Dance Camps
Date(s):  Monday, July 16, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018 
Time:9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Location:Gibsons
Cost:1/2 days $150; full days $295.
July 16-20. Ages 6-10. Outdoor adventures & field trips, story telling, arts & crafts, music, acrobatics, hHip Hop, Ballet and more. www.danceworksacademy.ca for info and registration.

Children's Art & Conservation Workshp
Date(s):  Monday, July 16, 2018 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:$75
Tickets:Register: SC Arts Centre, 604.885.5412 or sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
July 16-18. 3 day workshop entitled "The Salish Sea" with artist Bruce Edwards and the SC Conservation Association. Children aged 9-12.

Create - Kids Zone
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$12-$20
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
10-11am - Paint a Mask $12 11-12pm - Decorate a Mirror $20 12-1pm - Dandelion Art for Teens $20 Please call to register!

Create - Kids Zone
Date(s):  Thursday, July 19, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$15-$20
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
10-11am - Paint a Tote Bag $20 10-12pm - Basic Knitting for Kids $25 11-12pm - Paint a Lantern $15 12-1pm - Alcohol Ink for Teens $20 Please call to register!

Reinventing Retirement
Date(s):  Thursday, July 19, 2018 
Time:12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Location:Harmony Hall, 686 Harmony Lane, Gibsons
Cost:rsvp to exec@gibsonschamber.com
Senior Workshare Focus Group - We are seeking seniors interested in re-entering the workforce or are currently working part-time as well as employuers seeking part-time staff to join us.

Karen's Paint Night-Alcohol Ink Floral Abstract
Date(s):  Thursday, July 19, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Karen's Paint Day-Hydrangea & Dragonfly
Date(s):  Friday, July 20, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Karen's Paint Night-Sunset Trees
Date(s):  Friday, July 20, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Karen's Paint Night-Field of Daisies
Date(s):  Saturday, July 21, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Aerial Silks Summer Series
Date(s):  Sunday, July 22, 2018 - Monday, October 23, 2056 
Time:4:00 PM12:00 AM
Location:The Hangar Climbing Lounge, 5824 Sechelt Inlet Rd
Cost:Kids $140; Teen/Adult $160
Sundays | July 22, Aug 5, Aug 19, Sept 2. Kids Class | 4:00-4:45pm | Ages 7-12 | $140; Teen + Adult Class | 5:00-6:00pm | Ages 13+ | $160. Basic to advanced moves taught based on experience. Call 778-991-3672 to Register

Create - Kids Zone
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$12-$20
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
10-11am - Paint a Tote Bag $20 11-12pm - Paint a Mask $12 12-1pm - Alcohol Ink for Teens $20 Please call to register!

PR - Go Graphic: Teen Graphic Design Workshop
Date(s):  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - Thursday, July 26, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library
Presented By:PRPL
Cost:Free
Contact:Megan Cole
Phone:604.485.4796
July 25-26. Learn about graphic design and its concepts in this no-tech, lots of ideas two-day workshop with Gary Shilling. Ages 12-18 welcome. Registration required. Participants should bring a lunch. https://prpl.ca/event

Create - Kids Zone
Date(s):  Thursday, July 26, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$12-$20
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
10-11am - Paint a Lantern $15 11-12pm - Paint a Wooden Animal $12 12-1pm - Tissue Art for Teens $20 Please call to register!

Karen's Paint Night-Hydrangea & Dragonfly
Date(s):  Thursday, July 26, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Oriental Ink Art
Date(s):  Friday, July 27, 2018 
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Kath Neun
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Oriental inks using brushes enable a sensitivity to express natural form -black & tonal grays through white -discuss practise techniques -drawing & painting spatial approaches Bring your favourite watercolour, ink or unused oil brush (natural)...some brushes will be provided Call Create to register!

Fine Felted Scarves
Date(s):  Friday, July 27, 2018 - Saturday, July 28, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy (the yurts)
Presented By:Sheleigh McCulloch
Cost:$195 +gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
July 27-28. Cobweb felting is a technique to make extra fine, light weight fabrics without the need of a premade fabric base. Only wool, soap, and water is used. In this workshop, students will learn the basic how-tos of felting, as well as ways to combine and arrange different fibers for a variety of effects. We will then finish the scarves by dyeing them.

Karen's Paint Day-Sunflower
Date(s):  Friday, July 27, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Karen's Paint Night-Alcohol Ink Floral/Abstract
Date(s):  Friday, July 27, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Travel Sketching with Hiroshi Shimazaki
Date(s):  Saturday, July 28, 2018 
Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$100, or $90 for GPAG members
Tickets:registration at Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
A two part introduction to travel sketching with acclaimed artist and teacher Hiroshi Shimazaki. (The second part takes place August 4.) Contact GPAG for details.

Create - Mosaic Tile Project
Date(s):  Saturday, July 28, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$60
Phone:604.741.0422

Karen's Paint Night-Sunflower
Date(s):  Saturday, July 28, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422

Yoga & Brunch
Date(s):  Sunday, July 29, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Gibsons
Cost:$40
Tickets:Preregistration required facebook Camellia Rumball
Join Carmen, of Carmen's Cuisine and Camellia Rumball for Yoga by the ocean followed by a sumptuous brunch. Bring a yoga mat and your appetite.

Drawing and Painting for Kids
Date(s):  Monday, July 30, 2018 - Thursday, August 02, 2018 
Time:9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$45 including materials (members $40)
Tickets:call GPAG to register
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
July 30 - Aug 2. A Summer session with Bruce Edwards. 9:30am-10:30am for ages 5-8. 10:45am -12:00pm for ages 9-12.

Summer Camp 2
Date(s):  Monday, July 30, 2018 - Friday, August 03, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Domionique's School of Dance, 1051b Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Cost:$195 per week
Tickets:register resolvecoast@gmail.com
Co-ed Camp Level 1 & 2. Topics covered: reading, writing, speaking, self-defence, prevention and safety, nutrition, well-being and sport, meditation and more.

Summer Yoga at Chaster House
Date(s):  Tuesday, August 07, 2018 - Tuesday, February 29, 2028 
Location:Chaster House, 1549 Ocean Esplanade, Gibsons
Cost:$18 drop in or prepay $15
Tickets:Info & register www.samanthaburkeyoga.com
Tuesdays Aug 7-28, 5:30-6:45pm; Thursdays Aug 9-30, 9-10:15am. With Samantha Burke and Marlene Lowden.

Drawing and Painting for Kids
Date(s):  Tuesday, August 07, 2018 - Friday, August 10, 2018 
Time:9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$45 including materials (members $40)
Tickets:call GPAG to register
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Aug 7-10. A Summer session with Bruce Edwards. 9:30am-10:30am for ages 5-8. 10:45am -12:00pm for ages 9-12.

Flash Fiction Writing Camp
Date(s):  Tuesday, August 07, 2018 - Thursday, August 09, 2018 
Time:1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons District & Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons District & Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Zia van Blankenstein
Phone:604-886-2130
Web Link:Flash Fiction Writing Camp
Aug 7-9. This camp is for youth in gr. 4-7. Local writer Janine Alyson Young will lead avid writers through the playful and creative challenge of writing really short fiction. Happening on Aug 7-9 1:30-4pm at the Library. Sign up at the library!

PR - Teen Writing Workshop - Leni Goggins
Date(s):  Wednesday, August 08, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library
Presented By:PRPL
Cost:Free
Contact:Megan Cole
Phone:604.485.4796
Teens working on stories for the Teen Writing Contest, or working on other personal projects are invited to join this one-day writing workshop. The Wednesday, August 8 workshop will be led by Powell River writer and editor Leni Goggins. https://prpl.ca/event

PR - Shoot it: Teen Film Camp
Date(s):  Monday, August 13, 2018 - Friday, August 17, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library
Presented By:PRPL
Cost:Free
Contact:Megan Cole
Phone:604.485.4796
Aug 13-17. Join Powell River Film Maker Claudia Medina to explore the world of film and media. Participants will be examining the craft of storytelling from concept through to storyboarding and shooting. The emphasis will be on what your role is a media maker, what kinds of stories do you want to tell that reflect your unique perspective on the world? Ages 12 – 18 welcome. Participants should bring a lunch. Registration required. https://prpl.ca/event

PR - Teen Writing Workshop - Megan Cole
Date(s):  Thursday, August 23, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library
Presented By:PRPL
Cost:Free
Contact:Megan Cole
Teens working on stories for the Teen Writing Contest, or working on other personal projects are invited to join this one-day writing workshop. The Thursday, August 23 workshop will be led by PRPL teen services coordinator and nonfiction writer Megan Cole. https://prpl.ca/event/teen-writing-workshop/?instance_id=22345 Drop-in, no registration required.

Nuno Felted Bags
Date(s):  Wednesday, September 05, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy (the yurts)
Presented By:Jill Denton
Cost:$150 +gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
Explore the art of nuno felting by creating a beautiful silk lined bag with integral pockets on the interior. This workshop is not intended for a novice felt maker as it incorporated several useful nuno felt & resist techniques, but promises to be wonderful day of exploration with recycled silk and fine merino fibres.

Felt Art Creations
Date(s):  Thursday, September 06, 2018 - Friday, September 07, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy (the yurts)
Presented By:Jill Denton
Cost:$300 + gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www/fibreworksgallery.com
Novice & experienced felt makers are welcome to this two day exploration of nuno felting with international fibre artist Jill Denton. There are two different paths for you to choose in this workshop with either a finished hand bound book to bring home at the end of your time or a creation from your own heart with the amazing mentoring of Jill's 30+ years of experience to guide you along. Visit our website for a full description.

Row Row Row Your Boat: Sculptural Forms with Wax Elements -- Shannon Weber
Date(s):  Sunday, September 30, 2018 - Tuesday, October 02, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:TBD
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
Sept 30 - Oct 2. Come explore the ever expanding vocabulary of the mixed media woven vessel while combining sculptural concepts of layering, with encaustic medium applied to fiber. This highly focused, process driven workshop will begin with weaving a simple boat form, layering with paper or fabric, then infusing those fibers with coats of encaustic medium. This gives a warm luminance effect to your vessel and allows marking, exploring oil stick inlay, and embedding surface materials such as found objects, beads, and items collected in nature.

Mixed Media Basketry with Shannon Weber
Date(s):  Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - Thursday, October 04, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:TBD
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
Mar 3-4. Students will embrace the freedom of seeing and using materials of all kinds in new and exciting ways. This process focused workshop will explore random weave basketry using layering and stitched options from various materials collected from nature and domestic debris. During class we will take a short walk around the workshop grounds and collect a few interesting items to be added to the options being offered. We will also engage the perspective of how materials can change with a few playful tweaks and see them in a new light to be added to your designs. Join me while learning new skills or building on new insights to add to your own skills. All methods learned can be applied in future dialog to one's own personal designs. Innovate!

Tapestry Weaving
Date(s):  Saturday, October 13, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy (the yurts)
Presented By:Janna Maria Vallee
Cost:$195 +gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
In this two-day workshop students learn​ the fundamentals of the art of ​traditional​ french​ ​tapestry​ and ​gain​​ ​a​ ​solid​ ​understanding​ ​of​ ​the​ ​process​ ​of​ ​warping​ ​up​ ​and​ ​weaving​ ​with​ ​multiple techniques​ ​like​ ​shape​ ​building,​ ​colour​ ​blending​ ​and​ ​textural​ ​techniques.​ ​We​ also ​​talk​ ​about how​ ​to​ ​choose​ ​yarn​ ​for​ ​your​ ​projects,​ how to​ ​finish your tapestry​ ​as well as ​how​ ​to troubleshoot​ ​tapestry-specific​ ​issues.​ ​Students​ ​will​ ​leave​ ​with​ ​a​ ​good​ ​start​ ​on​ ​a​ ​project​ ​in colours​ ​of​ ​their​ ​choosing​ ​from​ ​a​ ​range​ ​of​ ​naturally​ ​dyed​ ​yarns​ ​made​ ​by​ ​Janna.

Sculptural Needle Felting: Mushrooms with Donna Goulette
Date(s):  Saturday, November 03, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:$125.00 plus gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
No experience is necessary to enjoy this one day class. Get a taste of the technique of sculptural needle felting. Transform soft airy wool fibres into a finished quirky mushroom. This medium is so satisfying due to the immediacy of its nature. Materials included for the course. You will have the ability to try out a multi-needle tool with the option to purchase one of your own to take away.

Creative Atelier with Natalie Grambow
Date(s):  Thursday, November 22, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:$400.00 plus gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery.com
Nov 22-25. In this workshop, students will explore creativity in every sense: discovering how to develop an idea by being guided through the elements and principles of design as well as colour theory and studies as they relate to visual art. These will provide a creative structure for the elaboration of their work and artistic practice as well as possibilities to deepen their complexities.

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