Adult – Classes & Workshops




Watercolour Painting with Chelo Sebastian

Mondays – September 11 to November 6, 2017
No Class October 9 (Thanksgiving)
Duration: 8 weeks
Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm – SOLD OUT!
Fees: Non-Mem: $130, Mem: $100

Afternoon Classes Sold Out!

Using the properties of watercolour, you will learn to be more spontaneous & experimental. Large paper and big brushes, as well as ink, pastels and wax, will be used to develop your own unique style.

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Acrylic Painting with Robert Murray – An Introduction

Mondays – September 11 to November 6, 2017
No Class October 9 (Thanksgiving)
Duration: 8 weeks
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $150, Mem: $120

Introduction Class Sold Out!

Experience a simple step-by-step process using inexpensive elegant tools providing you with the confidence to begin painting with this flexible and fun medium.


Acrylic Painting with Robert Murray – Advanced (Beginner prerequisite required for this course)

Tuesdays – September 12 to October 31, 2017
Duration: 8 weeks
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $150, Mem: $120

If you have some experience with painting in acrylics watercolour or oil join the painting class at Glenhyrst and learn about working with acrylics. You will be guided through the materials and the painting process with a highly experienced working artist and workshop Instructor.

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Stained Glass with Brian Pickering

Thursdays – September 14 to November 2, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $130, Mem: $100

Using the copper foil method of stained glass beginner students will create a 10“x 10” piece (material supply $30); while experienced students will expand on their knowledge of glass design and use of colours to create their own Project.

Stained Glass Sold Out!



Watercolour with Paul Cheney

Saturday September 16, 2017 – Main Gallery
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $60, Mem: $30 or BVAG member

Join Paul in the main gallery and explore new watercolour techniques and styles. Learn about colour and use it to create forms and shadows in a non-traditional way.


Photoshop: An Introduction with Little Red Hen Productions

Saturday November 4, 2017 – Main Gallery
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-Member $80, Mem: $50

Are you looking to improve your photographs but don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you the tools, tips and tricks to create stellar photographs! You don’t need the software – just a laptop! We will provide you with a free download to use for the day. We will even talk about printing, digital and web industry standards so you can share your creations on any platform!

Please note: if you DO NOT have Photoshop, signing up for a subscription is easy and inexpensive! Visit Adobe Photoshop and pick a plan that works for you!Photoshop and Lightroom are as low as $9.99/month US right now!

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Acrylic Painting Workshop with Robert Murray

Date: Sunday October 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $60, Mem: $30

We learn and grown when our norms are challenged and we are encouraged to do things a different way. This workshop will introduce or reinforce a style of techniques to complete a painting. Using a photo, Robert will guide you through a series of steps that will enhance your techniques and add some more. Regardless of your style; impressionist, realism, abstract or even cubism, these techniques will translate your work. Bring 2 9 x 12 canvases (available from the dollar store), your paint, brushes and your imagination. This is an opportunity to explore and experiment.

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Jewelry Making with Moon Artist Jewelry

Mala Workshop
Date: November 5, 2017
Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Malas are used as tools to help with meditation and are a beautiful addition to any jewelry collection. This beginner workshop in Mala Necklace making will look at a variety of different crystals and their meanings, how to make a Mala, and different ways to use the Mala Necklace in your everyday life. This workshop is awesome if you are looking to try something new, to create something to bring into your yoga or meditation practice or if you just love jewelry.

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL FEE OF $30.00, payable to the instructor at beginning of workshop.

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Jewelry Making Workshop

Date: Sunday, November 26th
Morning Workshop
10:00 am to 12:30pm

Join us in the morning to learn how to wire wrap a variety of drilled beads, gemstones and crystals. With this new skill we will create a pair of hanging earrings and a keychain. In this workshop we will have a chance to explore different crystals and minerals while learning about their unique energy and healing properties. We will learn about wire wrapping and a variety of different jewelry making tools. This is a wonderful workshop for beginner jewelry makers, those who are looking to create a unique gift, or any crystal lover!

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL FEE OF $20.00, payable to the instructor at beginning of workshop.

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Date: Sunday, November 26th
Afternoon Workshop
1:30pm to 4:00pm

Come and hang out in our afternoon workshop as we look to create beaded necklaces. We will look a new materials and tools that will help us to create a super dreamy beaded necklace. In this workshop we will use a variety of glass, ceramic and gemstone beads. This workshop is wonderful for those who want to explore different colours and designs. It is a perfect chance to make something amazing for ourselves or to craft that perfect handmade gift. We will explore new jewelry making techniques, different tools, and look at different properties of crystals we will be working with.

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL FEE OF $20.00, payable to the instructor at the beginning of workshop.

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Fabric Printing

Fabric Printmaking Workshop

Date: Sunday November 19, 2017
Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Bring your own t-shirt, tote bags, tea towels or any fabric that could use a little more colour, fun and flair! (Light colours work best)

Join us for experimenting, texture creation, and colour fun while we explore Fabric Printmaking. Using a variety of stamps, found items and natural objects we will explore composition, layering, and how to make our fabric art!

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All information subject to change. All adult class pricing subject to +13% HST.

Registration Information

Class size is limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Pre-registration is required for all classes and is on a first-come, first served basis with full payment. Registrations can be made online, in person, by phone, fax or mail.

Cheque, cash, debit, VISA and MasterCard payments are accepted. NOTE: 13% HST must now be added to all Adult Class Fees. A $20 charge is applied to NSF cheques.

Occasionally a class will not reach its full enrollment and must be canceled, in which case a class refund will be issued. Otherwise, class refunds are issued for medical reasons only with presentation of a doctor’s certificate. A $10 administration fee applies.





Joining Late?
Contact the Gallery if you are interested in a class that has already started as we may have spaces available.

All classes and workshops take place in the Coach House Studios unless stated otherwise.

Become a gallery member and save on class/workshop fees. Junior $20, Senior $20, Individual $30, Family $40.