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February 12, 2024
  • Monday Art Gems – Spring 2024 Schedule

  • Feb 12, 2024 to May 25, 2024
  • Location: McMillan Ars Centre
  • Description:

    What are Art Gems?

    The Art Gems program is a multi-faceted, hand picked selection of special ‘Gems’ providing a unique experience under the instruction of well known Vancouver Island Artists.

    Art Gems workshops are open to all levels of experience and will showcase a variety of mediums.

    All materials and supplies are included in these workshops for the convenience of just enrolling, arriving and enjoying creating!

    Each 4-hour workshop is $100 with all materials provided (except for 2-day workshop)

    All levels of experience are welcome!

    Download our spring Art Gems schedule here

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April 6, 2024
  • Oil & Water: Painting Workshop with Margery Blom

  • Apr 6, 2024 to Apr 20, 2024
  • Location: McMillan Ars Centre
  • Description:

    Painting Oceans, Rivers, Lakes, Ponds and Puddles with Oils

    Unfolding the mysteries of painting a variety of water sources with oil paints.

    This workshop will guide you through the secrets of painting water with focus on reflections, transparencies, light and colour, all while creating depth and shallows.

    Open to all levels of experience but being familiar with oil paints will be an asset.

    Full Details HERE

    Three Saturdays, April 6, 13, & 20 from 9:30 to 12:30
    Cost: $150.00 with all materials included
    Register online or at the MAC Office

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May 5, 2024

  • May 5, 2024 from 12:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre, 133 McMillan Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
  • Description:


    Art Bites – Artsy Watercolours with Carla Flegel
    Sun  May 5, 10am-12pm

    All supplies included in this class.

    About the Instructor:  Carla Flegel has explored oils, acrylics and has recently settled on watercolour as her medium of choice.  She loves the unpredictability as water, paint and paper meet, and how it paints itself if you let it.  


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May 27, 2024
  • Create and Prepare for Plein Air

  • May 27, 2024 from 10:00am to 10:00pm
  • Location: McMillan Arts Centre
  • Description:

     Create and Prepare for Plein Air:  an Art Gems watercolour workshop with Dorota Goede

    Learn the ins and outs of drawing, perspective and sketching in preparation for plein air painting. Drawings will be finished in ink and enhanced with watercolour wash. We’ll also show you now to mount your paper on wood board.

    You’ll take home a finished piece and be all set to venture outdoors to paint!
    (This class will take place in the MAC studio, not outdoors.)

    Monday, May 27 (10am-2pm)

    $100 – materials provided

    Register online here

    About the Instructor: Born in Poland, Dorota studied Architecture before immigrating to Canada in 1981. She graduated with Honors from Architectural Technology Program in 1983 and completed her Bachelor of Architecture Degree at University of Toronto in 1989. Dorota received extensive education in drawing, completed courses in watercolors from Dundas Valley School of Art, and recently attended a number of workshops with prominent artists. She loves learning and, with

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