Mixed media classes
Benefits of learning mixed media
For the person seeking new inspiration, we have classes that merge different art mediums and concepts. Experimenting with a wide variety of materials will peak your curiousity and have you thinking outside of the box. Students will look at everything as a potential canvas.
Types of mixed media classes
You can register online, in person at our Recreation facilities, or by calling
Spring & summer program and day camp registration is now open.
Cartoons & Comics – Kids
Explore visual storytelling and develop your own unique illustrative style. Create interesting cartoons through character development, expression, exaggeration and lettering styles. It's a drawing class that encourages you to tap into your vivid imagination.
Age: 6 - 8 years
Create Together - Mixed Media
Here's a rewarding opportunity to connect with your child through creativity. Each class offers an exciting new art activity that will stimulate the imagination, develop your child's social and motor skills and provide quality bonding time.
Ages: 3 - 5 years + Adult
Fibre Arts Basics - Adults
Discover untapped creative potential in the world of fibre arts! Weave various textile-based processes into your artistic endeavors, which may include stitching, weaving, felting and printing. Different approaches to traditional techniques and materials each session allows for continuous inspiration and skill development.
Age: 18 - 99 years
Mixed media - Adults
Expand your creativity with an exciting mix of two- and three-dimensional activities which may include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and mixed materials. It’s the ultimate creative combo! Your artist instructor will guide you through this exploration where you might just discover a new medium that interests you.
Age: 18 - 99 years
Mixed Media with the Masters - Teens
With so much rich history to mine, you might find yourself making an ancient Mesopotamian styled clay pot, painting a self-portrait like Kahlo, or drawing like Hokusai. Each project will include an art history lesson and then ample time to explore a variety of artforms and approaches from the artist.
Age: 13 - 17 years
About our art instructors
Our instructors are practicing artists that have formal art training and teaching experience. They offer their expertise in a variety of disciplines and enjoy working with people of all ages and abilities.
Our instructors ensure that classes are always fresh and challenging for new and returning participants. They adapt to students' needs and encourage them to try new ideas and methods.
What are classes like?
Students will experience a wide variety of artist mediums. Our studio is equipped with easels, tables and chairs so you can work comfortably seated or standing. We have drying shelves and studio storage for your work.
Classes usually begin with a topic discussion and technique demonstrations. Much of the class time will be practicing skills and applying what's been learned. Class length is determined by age group:
- All adult classes are two and a half-hour long
- School age children are 90 minutes long
- Preschool 60 minutes long
- Clothes that you're ok to get messy
- Closed-toed shoes
Unless otherwise stated in a particular adult class, supplies are extra and a shopping list of materials will be discussed during the first class. All tools and supplies for kids classes are included.