Workshops

March 31 – April 11, 2021

Artist Toolkit

Receive a $15 Discount when you purchase all three of these workshops in our 2021 Artist Toolkit

Artists supporting an inclusive community

Artists supporting an inclusive community

Wednesday, Mar 31 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Amanda Ings | CANCELLED

Income taxes for self-employed artists

Income taxes for self-employed artists

Tuesday, Apr 6 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sibyl Frei | Learn what can be included as business expenses, how business-use-of home expenses are calculated and more!

Digital marketing essentials

Digital marketing essentials

Thursday, Apr 8 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bravenet Marketing | Why being online is essential and what it takes to be effective.

Bullet journaling

Bullet journaling

Friday, Apr 9 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Brendalee Astells | Do you rely on scraps of paper—notes, lists, to-do’s, reminders, ideas, and so on—to keep yourself “organized”? There’s a better way to do it!

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Creative Empowerment through Visual Journaling

Creative Empowerment through Visual Journaling

Wednesday, Mar 31 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tammy Hudgeon | A guide to the experience of mixed media art journaling, using specific techniques, writing prompts and free form play.

Artists supporting an inclusive community

Artists supporting an inclusive community

Wednesday, Mar 31 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Amanda Ings | CANCELLED

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Words fail me: The art of non-verbal vocal expression

Words fail me: The art of non-verbal vocal expression

Thursday, Apr 1 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leah Hokanson | CANCELLED

Ink Making:  Drawing from nature - creating colour

Ink Making: Drawing from nature - creating colour

Thursday, Apr 1 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brendalee Astells | Learn how to make inks using ingredients you already have in your yard or your kitchen!

Friday, April 2, 2021

Brush with color

Brush with color

Friday, Apr 2 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Annie Froese | In this watercolor course, you will learn how to use one brush to make a variety of strokes to create blossoms, stems and leaves. 

Trans/Forming: Old forms to sing a new song

Trans/Forming: Old forms to sing a new song

Friday, Apr 2 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Kate Braid | The ancient tradition of writing poetry in given forms can give writing a lyric jolt that takes places you never knew you could go.

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Whimsical flower garden

Whimsical flower garden

Saturday, Apr 3 | 12:00 am

Welcome spring!

Welcome spring!

Saturday, Apr 3 | 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Melinda Wilde | Learn how to paint a few basic flowers and greenery in this workshop!

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Healing your emotions with intuitive collage making

Healing your emotions with intuitive collage making

Sunday, Apr 4 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Inanna Jiang | This session includes grounding meditation, body sensation exercises, collage making, and active "dialogue" to embody the emotions.

Adult ballet essentials

Adult ballet essentials

Sunday, Apr 4 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Miss Mara | In this beginner workshops, you'll learn how to properly use your feet, knees and hips to encourage safe and beautiful technique.

Monday, April 5, 2021

“Sew what now”?

“Sew what now”?

Monday, Apr 5 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SharmaRay | You will learn to love yourself and the new article of clothing that you are going to transform!

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Grow – The kitchen garden

Grow – The kitchen garden

Tuesday, Apr 6 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Miranda Chiasson | Learn how to grow a garden that will feed you and your family, just what you need.

Crochet coral reef

Crochet coral reef

Tuesday, Apr 6 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Heather Cameron | Simple enough for beginners, mind-expanding enough for experts, this crochet workshop will be fun for all.

Income taxes for self-employed artists

Income taxes for self-employed artists

Tuesday, Apr 6 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sibyl Frei | Learn what can be included as business expenses, how business-use-of home expenses are calculated and more!

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Mending your clothes, mending the world

Mending your clothes, mending the world

Wednesday, Apr 7 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Heather Cameron | Participants will learn mending techniques including patching, needle weaving, applique, and embroidery.

Wet felted slippers

Wet felted slippers

Wednesday, Apr 7 | 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Amy ‘Biker’ Walker | Make your own pair of slippers using basic wet felting resist techniques.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Ukrainian Beading

Ukrainian Beading

Thursday, Apr 8 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Iuliia Kolosovskyy | CANCELLED

From the inside out

From the inside out

Thursday, Apr 8 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gwen Spinks | CANCELLED

Digital marketing essentials

Digital marketing essentials

Thursday, Apr 8 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bravenet Marketing | Why being online is essential and what it takes to be effective.

Friday, April 9, 2021

First Nations knowledge sharing: petroglyph and land walk

First Nations knowledge sharing: petroglyph and land walk

Friday, Apr 9 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dave Bodaly | Walk with Dave and learn about the cultural history of Gabriola. Registration is full at this time.

Bullet journaling

Bullet journaling

Friday, Apr 9 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Brendalee Astells | Do you rely on scraps of paper—notes, lists, to-do’s, reminders, ideas, and so on—to keep yourself “organized”? There’s a better way to do it!

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Memento/Memory Container Workshop

Memento/Memory Container Workshop

Saturday, Apr 10 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Haruko Okano | Creating small boxes used to contain memories of people who made profound, generative impact on our lives.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Facing the open mic

Facing the open mic

Sunday, Apr 11 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lisa Webster | Participants will explore the live performance of one’s work... what might work; what does not; and how to approach the online open mic.