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Oct
20
Sun
Ukulele 2 @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 20 @ 3:05 am – 4:05 am

Ukulele 2 with Catherine McGrath  

6 Classes: Oct. 6, 20, 27 Nov. 3, 17, 24
Sundays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Description:
This course is designed for people who have taken the preceding beginner class, the summer ukulele intensive, or who are able to play three-chord songs in the keys of C and G with a steady rhythm.  The class will explore new keys, new chords, and more complex strumming patterns as they relate to a bunch of fun songs from a variety of genres.

Course Fee: $150.00     Material Fee: $10.00

TOTAL FEE: $160.00

Oxygen Community Open Studio – Drawn to Life @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Oxygen Community Open Studio – Drawn to Life

3 sessions: Sept. 30, Oct. 20, Nov. 17
Sundays 11 am – 4 pm

FREE

Course Description:

Oxygen is pleased to present an all-ages three-part series of collaborative drawing workshops in connection with the world-wide event known as The Big Draw, facilitated by artist and educator Anita Levesque. The Big Draw theme for 2019 is #DrawnToLife and explores the healing and unifying impact of mark making and drawing. These family friendly drop-in workshops will run from 11-4 on three Sundays through the fall: September 29th, October 20th and November 17th. Each event is free or by donation and open to all, whatever age or experience.

 

Oct
21
Mon
Idealand: Inspiring your Brain with Perception Games @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 21 @ 12:30 am – 3:30 am

Idealand: Inspiring your imagination with perception games, facilitated by Kelly Shpeley   

3 Classes: Oct. 2, 21, 28

Monday 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Course Description:
Idealand is a series of exercises and perception games to help generate new ideas and ways of approaching your artistic practice. These techniques may be applied to any art form. This is a space for you to jumpstart your imagination.

Course Fee: $110.00     Material Fee: $30.00

TOTAL FEE: $140.00

Oct
22
Tue
Moving into Abstraction @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 22 @ 12:30 am – 3:30 am

Moving into Abstraction with Natasha Smith

4 classes: October 1, 8, 15, 22

Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Description:

Through a series of projects, students will explore various techniques and alternative ways to develop ideas and image that will encourage a more abstract way of working. Using various media students will investigate mark-making, texture, line, shape, colour and composition and challenge their current methodology of image creation in this process focused course. Appropriate for students of all levels.

Course Fee: $150.00     Material Fee: $20.00

TOTAL FEE: $170.00

Oct
23
Wed
Liminal Life Writing @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 23 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Liminal Life Writing with Rayya Liebich               

5 classes: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Wednesdays 6 – 8 pm

Course Description:

Fuel for creativity and healing can be found by revisiting the liminal periods in our lives such as birth, grief and separation. Discover how to transform your life stories into powerful prose using literary genres such as micro memoir, creative non-fiction, and letter writing. Classes include guided prompts, peer feedback, and take home tools.

Bring your courage and pen.  All skill levels and life experience welcome.

Course Fee: $135.00     Material Fee: $5.00

TOTAL FEE: $140.00 

Oct
26
Sat
Painting the Portrait @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 12:00 am

Painting the Portrait Using Photographic Reference with Kristy Gordon

2 Classes: Oct. 26 & 27

Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

Course Description:
This two-day portrait painting from a photo workshop is designed to help students of all levels learn how to work from photographic reference while still achieving the appeal of a painting done from a live model.

Participants will learn how to achieve a better likeness as well as how to paint convincing flesh tones. Each day will include a painting demonstration, discussion and individual instruction at the easel. The beginner will learn fundamental principles such as how to mix colors and render form modeling. The more advanced student will discover how to take their work to the next level and achieve the finish that they desire.

Course Fee: $265    Material Fee: Material List Only

TOTAL FEE: $265

Oct
27
Sun
Ukulele 2 @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 27 @ 3:05 am – 4:05 am

Ukulele 2 with Catherine McGrath  

6 Classes: Oct. 6, 20, 27 Nov. 3, 17, 24
Sundays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Description:
This course is designed for people who have taken the preceding beginner class, the summer ukulele intensive, or who are able to play three-chord songs in the keys of C and G with a steady rhythm.  The class will explore new keys, new chords, and more complex strumming patterns as they relate to a bunch of fun songs from a variety of genres.

Course Fee: $150.00     Material Fee: $10.00

TOTAL FEE: $160.00

Painting the Portrait @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:00 am

Painting the Portrait Using Photographic Reference with Kristy Gordon

2 Classes: Oct. 26 & 27

Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

Course Description:
This two-day portrait painting from a photo workshop is designed to help students of all levels learn how to work from photographic reference while still achieving the appeal of a painting done from a live model.

Participants will learn how to achieve a better likeness as well as how to paint convincing flesh tones. Each day will include a painting demonstration, discussion and individual instruction at the easel. The beginner will learn fundamental principles such as how to mix colors and render form modeling. The more advanced student will discover how to take their work to the next level and achieve the finish that they desire.

Course Fee: $265    Material Fee: Material List Only

TOTAL FEE: $265

Oct
28
Mon
Idealand: Inspiring your Brain with Perception Games @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 28 @ 12:30 am – 3:30 am

Idealand: Inspiring your imagination with perception games, facilitated by Kelly Shpeley   

3 Classes: Oct. 2, 21, 28

Monday 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Course Description:
Idealand is a series of exercises and perception games to help generate new ideas and ways of approaching your artistic practice. These techniques may be applied to any art form. This is a space for you to jumpstart your imagination.

Course Fee: $110.00     Material Fee: $30.00

TOTAL FEE: $140.00

Oct
30
Wed
Liminal Life Writing @ Oxygen Art Centre
Oct 30 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am

Liminal Life Writing with Rayya Liebich               

5 classes: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Wednesdays 6 – 8 pm

Course Description:

Fuel for creativity and healing can be found by revisiting the liminal periods in our lives such as birth, grief and separation. Discover how to transform your life stories into powerful prose using literary genres such as micro memoir, creative non-fiction, and letter writing. Classes include guided prompts, peer feedback, and take home tools.

Bring your courage and pen.  All skill levels and life experience welcome.

Course Fee: $135.00     Material Fee: $5.00

TOTAL FEE: $140.00 

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