Graffiti Lettering

Graffiti Lettering

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In this project based class you will learn how to create your own graffiti lettering with paint pens. Your instructor will walk you through composition and stylistic choices for creating your lettering on a colourful and dynamic background. Please note a favourite colour choice when registering so the material may be prepared.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Luke Kasper

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Charcoal Self-Portrait Drawing

Charcoal Self-Portrait Drawing

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Learn the basics of observational portraiture and using charcoal by creating a self-portrait through a mirror image of yourself. Students will learn basic portraiture techniques through warm up exercises, and different ways to work with charcoal before creating a finished drawing.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$30.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Watercolour 101

Watercolour 101

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Learn the basics of watercolour painting in this 3-hour introductory class. You will explore brush techniques, colour theory, glazing, and washes. The instructor will also show you the differences between watercolour in tubes, pans, and inks. Each student will produce a few technical studies while learning about the materials.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$50.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Portrait Painting

Portrait Painting

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Use oil paint over acrylic underpainting to create a self-portrait of yourself from a photograph, learning how to manipulate the paint to create light and shadow on the face in this basic portraiture class. Please bring a close-up photograph (can be on your mobile device or printed) of yourself for the class.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$50.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Open Watercolour & Illustration Critique

Open Watercolour & Illustration Critique

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In this open-forum workshop, you will bring in a finished or in-progress work from home. Feedback as an artist is both crucial and valuable, but often overlooked! Have a chance to hear what others think of your work and speak about it yourself. Any subject matter is welcome. Minimum participants needed is three, and the class will be capped at six.

No experience required. 

FREE (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Mixed Media Stencil Creation

Mixed Media Stencil Creation

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Learn the technical side of creating a stencil that can be used with both traditional paint and spray techniques in this blended project and technical based class. Each student will produce a stencil from preexisting imagery they can test on paper during class, and receive a small can of spray paint to take home. Spray paint is recommended for outdoor use only. 

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$50.00 per person (AGES 18+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Luke Kasper

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Watercolour Textures

Watercolour Textures

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Learn how to add some texture to your watercolour paintings using sponges, rubbing alcohol, salt, and more! You will learn the different techniques and then have some time to create your own image using them.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$30.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Photo Transfer on Canvas & Wood

Photo Transfer on Canvas & Wood

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In this class you will learn various methods for creating a black and white photo transfer on primed canvas, and wood! Students are encouraged to bring their own images as the original photographs will not be damaged. If your images include text keep in mind the transfers will be in reverse. This is a free-form class, rather than step-by step.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

West Coast Stylized Wet-On-Wet Landscape

West Coast Stylized Wet-On-Wet Landscape

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In this project based class, you will create a Group of Seven stylized painting. Your instructor will walk you through building your own composition from photographs and the techniques of wet-on-wet oil painting. Previous experience with wet-on-wet painting an asset, but not required. Students are encouraged to bring a printed photo to work from (or email it to the studio after registering)! You will produce a 16x20 inch painting.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$45.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Studio capacity holds a maximum of 6 students per class. Spaces will not be held until registration is complete. Last day to register is one day prior to the scheduled class. Refunds can only be issued if cancellation is one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy!

Stencil Screen Printing

Stencil Screen Printing

In this project based DIY class, your instructor will assist you in creating a stencil to use with speedball fabric inks. Please bring in a fabric item you would like to print on such as a t-shirt or canvas bag.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Luke Kasper

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Watercolour Winterscape

Watercolour Winterscape

In this project oriented class, your instructor will walk you through basic watercolour and illustration techniques to create a winterscape painting. This class is great for beginners to watercolour!

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$30.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Mixed Media Painting

Mixed Media Painting

In this project oriented class, your instructor will walk you through using acrylic paint and paint pens to create a dynamic, bold, and graphic painting. Each student will produce a 16x20 inch painting.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$45.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Lukas Kasper

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Graffiti Portrait

Create unique black and white images with splashes of colour! In this project based class, your instructor will walk you through one type of photo transfer and how to bring it to life with paint pen graffiti. Please bring a photograph you would like to explore this technique with, as original images will not be damaged.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Lukas Kasper

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Colour Theory in Acrylic

Colour Theory in Acrylic

Learn the basics of colour theory! Explore various colour combinations and interactions, including analogous pairings, complimentary colours, triads, contrast of saturation, simultaneous contrast, and contrast of extension. Each student will produce a colour wheel and grey scale. This is a step-by-step class.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Acrylic Mediums

Acrylic Mediums

There are so many kinds of mediums that you can use to enhance your acrylic paintings, but how do you choose which one? In this class, you will create a 16x20 inch painting while learning how to use acrylic mediums. This class is free-form, rather than step-by-step.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Lukas Kasper

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Portrait Painting

Portrait Painting

Use oil paint over acrylic underpainting to create a self-portrait of yourself from a photograph, learning how to manipulate the paint to create light and shadow on the face in this basic portraiture class. Please bring a close-up photograph (can be on your mobile device or printed) of yourself for the class.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$50.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Graffiti Lettering

Graffiti Lettering

In this project based class you will learn how to create your own graffiti lettering with paint pens. Your instructor will walk you through composition and stylistic choices for creating your lettering on a colourful and dynamic background. Please note a favourite colour choice when registering so the material may be prepared.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Luke Kasper

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Thompson Style Wet-on-Wet Tree Painting

In this project based class, you will create a Group of Seven Tom Thompson stylized tree painting. Your instructor will walk you through building your own composition and the techniques of wet-on-wet oil painting. Previous experience with wet-on-wet painting an asset, but not required.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$45.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Mixed Media Collage with Resin

Mixed Media Collage with Resin

Create a mixed media collage in a cradled wood panel using your own drawings and found material. In the second half of the class, you will learn the basics of sealing your work using Art Resin by covering the collage you created.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$45.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Botanical Illustration

Create botanical watercolour illustrations using both reference images and your imagination! Each student will produce several images using ink and watercolour, and be shown basic illustration techniques.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$30.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Vancouver Cityscape

Vancouver Cityscape

In this project based class, you will create a Vancouver-inspired cityscape scene using acrylic paint and mediums! Your instructor will walk you through how to build your painting stage by stage. Each student will produce one 16x20 inch painting.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Allyx Nakonechny

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.

Pebeo Mixed Media

Pebeo Mixed Media

Discover the exciting world of mixed media with Pebeo's MOON, PRISME, and VITRAIL paints! These special effects paints will really bring your work to life, as they effortlessly create beautiful textures and glossy finishes. You will create two images, one on canvas and one on a wood panel.

Supplies provided. No experience required. 

$40.00 per person (AGES 16+) 

Please visit the DeSerres Broadway location or call 604.733.1331 to register.

Instructor: Sára Molčan

*Please register in-store at the Broadway location or call (604)733-1331. Spaces will not be held until registration fee is paid.  Registration must be completed the day before a class to provide sufficient time to set up materials. Refunds may only be issued if cancellation is requested one week prior to the class, unless the class is cancelled by DeSerres due to unforeseen circumstances. Supplies are provided for classes unless otherwise stated. Please remember to wear clothing that might get a little messy! See our staff for parking information.