Adult Classes

Fall Classes at the RVAC 2017

TO REGISTER CALL: 250-814-0261

November

Watercolour
Instructor: Karen Millard
Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Nov 1 – 29
No class on Nov 15th
(4 classes)
$125 (plus $25 material fee unless materials supplied by student)
These classes are for anybody wanting to learn how to use watercolours and those with experience who wish to develop their skills. You will be introduced to basic techniques including colour mixing, applying washes and picture composition. For those with experience, skills will be developed by learning how to mix paints on the paper instead of the palette, along with techniques used for painting images of water and reflections.

Jewellery: Pendants and Earrings with Silver Clay
Instructor: Dana Cloghesy
Saturday, Nov 4, 9am – 3pm (one hour lunch break)
$135 (includes materials)
5 students max
Using Art Clay silver, students roll, texture, shape and sand pieces. Work is then fired in a kiln resulting in clay being sintered into pure silver. Once polished in a jewellery tumbler, jump rings and ear wires will be attached. Gemstone embellishments and additional clay available for extra cost.

Printmaking
Instructor: Cornelius Suchy
Nov 9 – 30
Thursdays 6:30-9:30
$100 materials included
Learn basic printmaking techniques and create your own hand made cards and multiple prints.

Stacker Rings
Create a set of sterling silver stacker rings in three hours from scratch, with no experience! Arleigh will take you through the steps of making your own silver stacker rings, from sizing through to polishing. Cost includes enough silver to create 3 rings. Learn how to size, file, solder and polish your rings.
Instructor: Arleigh Garratt
Monday, Nov 13, 6 – 9pm
$125 (includes silver)
Classes held at RVAC’s new jewellery guild basement studio

Drawing Empowered
Instructor: Barbara Maye
Nov 13 – Dec 4
Mondays 6-8 pm, (4 classes)
$150 (most materials included, students to bring own sketchbook and favourite pencils)
Now that you know you can draw, you will be challenged with more subjects, scale and techniques. Course introduces coloured paper and coloured media, collage and perspective, while building skills in composition, mark making and value consideration.

Wide Textured Band Ring
Make your own wide silver ring. Learn how to size, cut, texture, solder and polish your rings. A great gift for yourself or someone else. No experience necessary!
Instructor: Arleigh Garratt
Wednesday, Nov 29, 6 – 9pm
$150 (includes silver)
Classes held at RVAC’s new jewellery guild basement studio

December

Jewellery: Pendants and Earrings with Silver Clay
Instructor: Dana Cloghesy
Saturday, Dec 16, 9am – 3pm (one hour lunch break)
$135 (includes materials)
5 students max
Using Art Clay silver, students roll, texture, shape and sand pieces. Work is then fired in a kiln resulting in clay being sintered into pure silver. Once polished in a jewellery tumbler, jump rings and ear wires will be attached. Gemstone embellishments and additional clay available for extra cost.