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Art Journey to Self
Date(s):  Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 
Location:420 South Fletcher Rd, Lower Gibsons
Presented By:Carine De Kock
Cost:$150
Contact:Carine De Kock
Phone:604.886.0200
Tuesdays to Oct 30. You will engage in a creative dialogue with images held in the subconscious through mindfulness exercises, simple art-making, guided imaginations and creative journalling. Artistic talent is not required as the focus is on process rather than product, allowing your natural quality of playfulness and curiosity to emerge and lead you in a process of self-discovery. Carine De Kock is a certified Expressive Arts Therapist and Meditation Teacher. She studied with Jungian psychoanalyst Marion Woodman. For more information see spacestobe.org To register contact: spaces2b@gmail.com

Weavers Circle with Mary Bentley
Date(s):  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Wednesday, November 14, 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 to Nov 14 (starting again Jan 9/19): 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.

Latin Dancing
Date(s):  Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - Tuesday, November 20, 2018 
Location:One Flower One Leaf Gallery, Sunnycrest Mall
Cost:$90 / 6 sessions
Tickets:Call 604.989.5600 to register and info
Tuesdays to Nov 20. Instructor Sandra Cordero. Discover, brush up and have fun. Partner encouraged, but not required.

Theatre Workshop: Play, Presence + Performance
Date(s):  Thursday, November 01, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018 
Time:9:00 AM12:00 AM
Location:Roberts Creek
Presented By:Lisa Voth
Cost:$230 (early bird till Oct. 1)
Contact:Lisa Voth
Phone:778.319.5928
To Dec 6 - weekly tune-up of body, mind, voice + imagination. Refine your skills as a performer, human being or clown. Move your audience. Keep yourself flexible on ALL levels Be seen + see. Find your creative gold (and it's not what you think it is). "Lisa Voth is like every great teacher you've ever had - rolled into one. lisavoth.ca

Karen's Paint Days
Date(s):  Thursday, November 01, 2018 - Wednesday, November 28, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Thurs, Nov 1st - Field of Daisies Wed, Nov 7th - Fall Scene Thurs, Nov 8th - Alcohol Ink Floral/Abstract Wed, Nov 14th - Seal Thurs, Nov 15th - Seascape Wed, Nov 21st - Hydrangea & Dragonfly Thurs, Nov 22nd - Winter Scene Wed, Nov 28th - Winter Scene

Create - Karen's Paint Nights
Date(s):  Thursday, November 01, 2018 - Friday, November 23, 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
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Thurs, Nov 1st - Fall Scene Fri, Nov 2nd - Scottish Thistles Sat, Nov 3rd - Alcohol Ink Floral/Abstract Thurs, Nov 8th - English Garden Fri, Nov 9th - Fall Scene Sat, Nov 10th - Seascape Thurs, Nov 15th - Scottish Thistles Fri, Nov 16th - Alcohol Ink Floral/Abstract Sat, Nov 17th - Fall Scene Thurs, Nov 22nd - English Garden Fri, Nov 23rd - Winter Scene

Little Hands (Big Minds) Fridays
Date(s):  Friday, November 02, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018 
Time:9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$5 drop in
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Fridays. Creative social time for parents and littles. Coffee, snacks, and chats with Sandy Buck.

PR - Art-Rageous Saturdays
Date(s):  Saturday, November 03, 2018 - Saturday, November 24, 2018 
Time:11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:The Art Centre, above the Powell River Public Art Gallery, #215 - 6975 Alberni St.
Cost:free family drop ins
Saturdays to Nov 24. Familie can enjoy making art together.

PR - After School Art Programs
Date(s):  Monday, November 05, 2018 - Thursday, December 06, 2018 
Time:3:30 PM12:00 AM
Location:The Art Centre, above the Powell River Library, #215 - 6975 Albern St
Cost:free
Email:theartcentrepr@gmail.com
Monday - Thursday to Dec 6. Super fun after school art programs taught by local artists. Choose from animation, painting and drawing, embroidery, and creating fantastical creatures in 2D and 3D mediums. Email for more info and registration.

A Choired Taste
Date(s):  Monday, November 05, 2018 - Monday, May 27, 2019 
Time:3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, 711 Park Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Artistic Director Sarona Mynhardt
Cost:Contact Sarona
Contact:Sarona Mynhardt
Phone:778.888.4957
Mondays to May 27 2019. Youth Choir for singers age 9 and older - no experience needed! Discover Choral Music in a fun, creative, and supportive community! Learn healthy vocal technique from an experienced teacher and enjoy a diverse repertoire in a variety of styles! Sing for Joy. saronamynhardt.wixsite.com/mysite

Life Drawing
Date(s):  Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Doris Crowston Gallery, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$10 drop in
Tickets:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Phone:Nena 604.885.2860 or Maurice 604.885.4611
Email:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
to Nov 27. Newcomers Welcome, easels provided

SongShine
Date(s):  Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Tuesday, June 04, 2019 
Time:1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, 711 Park Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Sarona Mynhardt & Pat Hepper (Qualified SongShine Instructors)
Cost:$100/ 10 sessions or $12.50 for drop in
Contact:Sarona Mynhardt
Phone:778.888.4957
to June 4, 2019. An immersive, holistic and fun program that strengthens voices! We welcome anyone with a diminished voice due to aging, Tuesdays to June 4 2019. Parkinson’s, Stroke or any other neurological challenge. Based on the leading edge science of neuroplasticity and the brain’s ability to reorganize and change itself. By stimulating alternative brain pathways singing, movement and music fortify both the singing and speaking voice, and facilitate speech recovery.

Create - Adult Drop-In Card Making
Date(s):  Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$5/card
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Mondays to Nov 27.

Dad's Matter
Date(s):  Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Tuesday, November 20, 2018 
Time:5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Location:Frank West Hall, 1224 Chaster Rd, Gibsons
Cost:free
Tickets:contact Child Care Referral & Resource office 604.885.5657.
Tuesdays to Nov 20. Anyone who is fathering (dads, single dads, step-dads etc) are encouraged to come out, meet other dads and learn and share from others.

In the Name of Aloha with Puna Kalama Dawson - Cancelled
Date(s):  Friday, November 09, 2018 - Saturday, November 17, 2018 
Location:
Cost:Call Dhyana for more info and to pre-register 604.886.9737 or hula@innermoves.com

Create - Karen's Paint Days
Date(s):  Friday, November 09, 2018 - Friday, November 23, 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
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Fri, Nov 9th - Hydrangea & Dragonfly Fri, Nov 16th - English Garden Fri, Nov 23rd - Seascape

Claymation for Kids
Date(s):  Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - Tuesday, December 04, 2018 
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:4 sessions, $120 or $35 per session
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Tuesdays to Dec 4. Learn to play with clay to create shapes, objects and characters. We will then learn how to animate them using the stop motion technique. We will mould clay, take pictures, create background scenery, add music and voice recording to recreate our own short stories. Ages 8-11 yrs.

PR - Life Drawing
Date(s):  Thursday, November 15, 2018 - Thursday, February 28, 2019 
Time:6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Location:The Art Centre, above the Powell River Public Library
Cost:$10 drop in
Thursdays Self directed sessions. For info or if you wish to model contact lylamail@telus.net. Models are paid $40/2 hrs.

Create - Dragonfly Decoration Making Class
Date(s):  Thursday, November 15, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Dianne
Cost:$20
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren

Watercolours with Bruce Edwards
Date(s):  Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$100
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Nov 17-18. In this watercolour workshop, we will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. to create art together. Demos, step by step and one on one instruction combine to help achieve several finished pieces.

Create-Monet's Garden by Carmelo Sortino
Date(s):  Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-3:30 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Carmelo Sortino
Cost:$200
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://Facebook.com/CreatebyKaren
Nov 17-18. 2 day oil painting workshop with Carmelo, freshly back from Giverny, Monet's playground and home. Carmelo offers 40+ years of experience and expertise in oil painting. You take home a gorgeous 12"X16" painting to adorn your wall or someone elses! Treat Yourself! You are worth it!

PR - ARTRageous Fauvism and Post Impressionism
Date(s):  Saturday, November 17, 2018 
Time:11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:The Art Centre, above Powell River Library
Cost:free
with a focus on Henry Matisse and colour relationships. A Family friendly event.

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.

Create - Knitting Class - Toque
Date(s):  Thursday, November 22, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:BJ
Cost:$25
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren

Create - Christmas Ornament Making Class
Date(s):  Friday, November 23, 2018 - Saturday, November 24, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$15/2 Ornaments
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Nov 23-24.

One-of-a-Kind: Block Printing on a Gel Plate with Jennifer Love
Date(s):  Saturday, November 24, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018 
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$200
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.artsbuilding.org
Nov 24-25. Learn how to make quick and beautiful prints on paper using a gel plate. This class is suitable for beginners and those who want to stretch their gel printing skills a little further. We will cover many different methods of combining colour, texture and shape, as well as layering and building a composition.

Woodblock Print Workshop
Date(s):  Saturday, November 24, 2018 - Wednesday, November 28, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Art Studio, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Arts Council
Cost:$200
Tickets:SC Arts Centre
Phone:604.885-5412
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
2 Saturdays Nov 24 & Dec 1. workshop on woodblock printing with Master printer, Leonard Brett. Limit to 8 students (not suitable for children). Supplies included.

Create - Bauble Wreath Making
Date(s):  Saturday, November 24, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$35
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Nov 24, 29, 30.

Audio Visual 101
Date(s):  Sunday, November 25, 2018 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Arts Council
Cost:$15 members, $25 non-members
Tickets:Call 604.885-5412
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Steve Wright will walk you through the basics for your audio/visual needs whether it be for a presentation or for personal projects. Sponsored by the SC Credit Union and made possible by a grant from the BC Arts Council.

Create - Bauble Wreath Makinhg
Date(s):  Thursday, November 29, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$35
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren

Karen's Paint Night - Scottish Thistles
Date(s):  Thursday, November 29, 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
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren

Create - Christmas Ornament Making
Date(s):  Friday, November 30, 2018 
Time:11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$15 for 2 Ornaments
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren

Life Drawing Session
Date(s):  Friday, November 30, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$15
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
A chance to draw or paint a nude model. This non-instructional event is hosted by Pat Bean.This is a hosted non-instructional event. Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Bring your own materials. Easels are available for your use.

Create-Felted Angels
Date(s):  Saturday, December 01, 2018 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Donna
Cost:$25
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://Facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Presented by Donna

Create-Felted Angel
Date(s):  Saturday, December 01, 2018 
Time:6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Location:Create-5677 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Presented By:Donna
Cost:$25
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.741.0422
Email:createsechelt@telus.net
Web Link:http://Facebook.com/CREATEbyKaren
Presented by Donna.

PR - 3D Animation Introductory Masterclass
Date(s):  Monday, December 03, 2018 - Tuesday, December 04, 2018 
Time:5:30 PM12:00 AM
Location:VI University, Powell River
Cost:call for info
Tickets:604.485.2878
Dec 3-4. Students will have an overview of how the 3D animation process works, and what the steps are to create an animated shot from scratch, from shooting a video reference to recreate it on the computer.

Wreath Making Workshop
Date(s):  Tuesday, December 04, 2018 - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$80
Tickets:https://cascarabotanics.ca
Dec 4 & 11. Learn how to create your own unique Holiday wreath from fresh materials sourced locally! Price includes all local fresh materials for your wreath provided by West Coast Wreath Co., wreath making tools, wreath base, a variety of ribbons, and refreshments provided by Crazy Red's Breads!

Acrylic Painting with Rick Cepella
Date(s):  Saturday, December 08, 2018 - Sunday, December 09, 2018 
Time:10:30 AM-4:30 PM
Location:The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$220
Tickets:http://artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Dec 8-9. For those who wish to develop or improve their understanding of acrylic techniques whether in representational or more expressive style. After discussing a variety of materials and their many uses, we will progress to painting exercises leading students on to their own paintings.

Candle Pouring Workshop with Hollow Tree
Date(s):  Saturday, December 08, 2018 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:The Kube - #104 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, BC
Cost:$60.00
Tickets:The Kube or email info@thekube.ca
Contact:Jill & Jody
Phone:778.462.2055
Email:info@thekube.ca
Web Link:http://thekube.ca
Make your own Hollow Tree candle. Learn about the candle-making process from pouring to choosing and mixing your own scent(s).

Tuscany with Jan Poynter Sept 2019
Date(s):  Saturday, September 14, 2019 - Saturday, September 21, 2019 
Time:7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Location:Certaldo Italy - Villa Fattoria Bacio
Presented By:Artravelitaly.com
Cost:deposit 600 euros
Tickets:registration & deposit Artravelitaly.com
Contact:Jan Poynter
Phone:604.886.8918
Email:poynterjan@gmail.com
Web Link:Jan's website - Tuscany workshop and pics
Enjoy your Tuscan art adventure with professional illustrator and painter Jan Poynter. Explore Tuscany with english speaking guides, group tours & meals included and time for dedicated plein air activity at Jan's favorite locations. Our classic Tuscan villa also has indoor studio/workshop space on site for Demos and after hours creative ;-) The workshop schedule will be relaxed and flexible. Paint every waking minute, explore independently or just relax by the pool. No masterpieces required. Contact JAN for more info

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