COS Spring 2017 Recreation Guide

Adults & 55+

Arts &General Interest Visual Arts Afterwork Express: Perspective Drawing Don’t have time for a full art class? Make some time for you between work and dinner. All materials

Painting with Acrylics This course is your opportunity to begin or to supplement your experience with acrylic painting. Plan to discover or rediscover the endless joy of creativity. GUILDFORD 6 Sessions Member $28.75 Non-member $38.25 55yrs+ Th 1:00pm-2:00pm Apr 6 4517818 Guildford Recreation Centre NORTH 4 Sessions Member $34.50 Non-member $46 55yrs+ W 11:45am-1:45pm Apr 5 4521085 W 11:45am-1:45pm May 3 4521086 W 11:45am-1:45pm Jun 7 4521087 Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners Have you always wanted to paint but didn’t know how to begin? This pressure- free course is intended for you. Explore the medium of acrylic paint as you learn the basics of mixing paint, brush selection, and brush strokes through simple projects. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists. CITYWIDE 4 Sessions $57.75 16yrs+ F 7:00pm-9:00pm Apr 21 4523938 Surrey Arts Centre variety of still life subjects, participants will create paintings using alla prima, impasto, drybrush, and knife painting techniques. For a variety of skill levels; students with previous experience will be challenged with more complex projects. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists. Contact the Surrey Art Gallery for a supply list. CITYWIDE 4 Sessions $57.75 16yrs+ F 7:00pm-9:00pm Apr 21 4523923 Surrey Arts Centre Watercolour: Expressions in Transparency - Intermediate Explore the spontaneous medium of watercolour with its properties of transparency and luminosity. The course will cover various subject matter such as landscape, still life, and figurative work. Surrey Art Gallery Oil Painting with Luc Charchuk Explore this exciting and engaging painting medium. Working with a

Digital Photography - Beginner’s Digital Camera Do you like taking photos with your Smartphone or Digital Camera? Would you like to produce incredible Selfies, Friend/Family photos, vacation, event; memories and more to share for a lifetime? We have created a fun, friendly and interactive learning environment to teach traditional photography geared for the new digital age. CLOVERDALE 5 Sessions $24.50 19yrs+ W 8:30pm-9:30pm Apr 5 4516219 W 8:30pm-9:30pm May 24 4528815 Cloverdale Recreation Centre Photography Discover your camera’s technology and improve your photo-taking skills with an emphasis on composition. CLOVERDALE 5 Sessions $54.75 19yrs+ W 6:30pm-8:30pm Apr 5 4516229 W 6:30pm-8:30pm May 24 4528803 Cloverdale Recreation Centre Photography Level 2 Continue to improve your photo-taking ability, with an emphasis on composition, in this intermediate level course. SOUTH 9 Sessions $98.25 19yrs+ Th 6:45pm-8:45pm Apr 6 4521549 South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre Pottery for Absolute Beginners Clay can be used in different ways to create intriguing objects. Try the basic techniques of handbuilding and wheelthrowing. During this course learn how to use clay in a relaxed and friendly environment. Course fee includes use of tools, one bag of clay, glazes, and firing. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists. CITYWIDE 6 Sessions $130.50 16yrs+ Th 7:00pm-9:30pm Apr 20 4520150 Surrey Arts Centre Use the oldest pottery techniques to make sophisticated, modern handbuilt sculptures and vessels. Learn the meditative process of coil- building and next-level pinch pots, plus tips and tricks for embellishing and making your own tools. CITYWIDE 8 Sessions $176.75 16yrs+ Tu 7:00pm-9:30pm Apr 18 4523828 Surrey Arts Centre Pottery Play Night Come in and play with clay! Bring your husband, girlfriend, or tween and unwind with mud after a long week. All levels welcome, as well as younger registrants -- a more flexible pottery option. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are practicing artists and experienced at educators. CITYWIDE 4 Sessions $57.75 10yrs+ F 7:00pm-9:00pm Apr 21 4525243 Surrey Arts Centre Built By Hand: Coils & Pinching

Registered Open Pottery Studio

In this non-instructional studio time, you must have taken at least one ceramic studio class at the Surrey Art Gallery, and feel comfortable working on your own. Our studio technician will be on-hand to answer questions. Clay is available for purchase during Open Studio hours. CITYWIDE 6 Sessions $103.75 16yrs+ Sa 10:00am-2:00pm Apr 1 4520126 Surrey Arts Centre Continuing Pottery Use the potter’s wheel and handbuilding techniques to create bowls, mugs, and vases. Also learn to do basic decorating and glazing. Course fee includes one bag of clay, glazes, and firing. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators. CITYWIDE 8 Sessions $176.75 16yrs+ W 7:00pm-9:30pm Apr 19 4520122 Th 9:30am-12noon Apr 20 4520123 Surrey Arts Centre Are you a secret thespian? Step into the limelight with other Adults Acting Out. This fun and engaging class, led by theatre professionals, explores fundamental skills for the stage through games, exercises, monologues, and scene work. No experience necessary (but imagination a must)! CITYWIDE 6 Sessions $120 19yrs+ Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Apr 20 4521393 Surrey Arts Centre Musical Theatre Level 2 Put a song and dance together and enjoy the musical theatre experience. You will do a production number from one of the big musicals. Prior dance experience is required NORTH 12 Sessions Member $57.50 Non-member $76.75 55yrs+ F 12:30pm-1:30pm Apr 7 4520950 Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Stand-Up Comedy Getting a laugh can be one of the most exhilarating of feelings. In this workshop, stand-up comedy will bring together your life stories with a punchline. You’ll learn to be your authentic self while getting smiles and downright belly laughs. We will work collaboratively to generate the jokes and personal performing style of each class member using some tried and true formulas. And of course you’ll get to show off your material with a showcase at the last class 5:30pm-9:00pm. All experience levels welcome. CITYWIDE 6 Sessions $180 19yrs+ Tu 12:30pm-2:30pm Apr 11 4522141 Surrey Arts Centre Theatre Adults Acting Out

supplied, and all levels welcome! All supplies included. Surrey Arts Centre instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists. CITYWIDE 4 Sessions $34.50 16yrs+ F 5:45pm-6:45pm Apr 21 4524741 Surrey Arts Centre Professional Development for Artists: Sales Skills Many artists would rather paint than sell. Selling art is a whole other skill set than the creation of art. We live in a society where people appreciate our art and are willing to buy, but only if they see value and feel a connection to the artist and/ or their work. This workshop is about learning to develop the fundamental sales skills required to be a seller of art. The SAGA Artist’s Business Development Series consists of four workshops, where artists are coached and empowered in the practice of running an art business. CITYWIDE 1 Session $25 16yrs+ Sa 1:00pm-4:00pm May 6 4525256 Surrey Arts Centre See why Vancouver has been identified as one of the most dynamic cities for contemporary art! Led by the Surrey Art Gallery’s curator, participants will experience art in a range of media, see what artists are making today, and learn about new gallery trends - all in a friendly, accessible, and conversational environment. CITYWIDE 1 Session $39 16yrs+ Th 9:00am-3:00pm May 4 4520109 Surrey Arts Centre Drawing Expand your drawing techniques and sharpen your essential observation skills. Using basic mediums, learn the fundamentals including sketching, proportions, shading, and composition. GUILDFORD 8 Sessions $68 19yrs+ W 6:30pm-8:00pm Apr 12 4525518 Guildford Recreation Centre The Art of Drawing Develop your drawing skills as you progress through studies of observation, visualization, and perspective. One-to- one guidance will be given. All levels of ability are welcome to attend. Surrey Art Gallery instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists. CITYWIDE 8 Sessions $99.75 16yrs+ W 7:00pm-9:30pm Apr 19 4523708 Surrey Arts Centre Painting with Acrylics Explore the properties, techniques and applications of acrylic paint in a variety of genres, from landscapes to portraits. NORTH 5 Sessions $54.75 19yrs+ M 6:00pm-8:00pm Apr 3 4519344 M 6:00pm-8:00pm May 15 4523019 Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre Contemporary Art Bus Tour

instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists.

CITYWIDE 8 Sessions $79.75 16yrs+ Tu 7:00pm-9:00pm Apr 18 4523947 Surrey Arts Centre

Painting with Watercolours

Explore the properties, techniques and applications of water-based paint and learn about dimension, pigments, glazing, soft edges and wet on wet. CLOVERDALE 8 Sessions $87.50 19yrs+ Th 9:30am-11:30am Apr 13 4516228 Cloverdale Recreation Centre FLEETWOOD 8 sessions $91.75 19yrs+ Th 12:30pm-2:30pm Apr 13 4528819 Fleetwood Community Centre

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