Arts

Our Arts program has something for everyone! Our Craft Room houses classes in acrylic and oil painting, drawing and all levels of pottery with our own kiln onsite. For more information about our Arts program, please contact Jen MacDonald at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

No supplies included for classes unless otherwise specified. Supply list will be included. Please contact Jen MacDonald at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org for a supply list prior to your first class.

Basic Acrylic Painting

Learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting from brush strokes to glazing. No experience necessary. Instructor: Marvin Fagan
Wednesday, July 10 – September 18
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 11 weeks
$93.50 members $187 non-members


Drawing & Acrylic
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and acrylic painting. Explore, experiment and discover the artist in you. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Tuesday, July 9 – September 17
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 11 weeks
$118.25 members $236.50 non-members


Introduction to Drawing
Drawing is an important foundational skill for almost all visual art. This workshop is a great opportunity to dip your toes into creative waters or get back to basics and take your work to the next level. Instructor: Talya Moshinsky
Sunday, July 21 – August 11
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm • 4 weeks
$26 members $52 non-members


Knitting & Needlepoint
Knit, crochet, or needlepoint in a relaxed atmosphere. Work on personal projects or those intended for fundraising. Members only.
Monday, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 or September 2
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Landscape Painting – NEW!
Bring your own photo of a landscape close to your heart. Learn stylistic tricks to create a professional piece in just 2 weeks. Instructor: Maya Vinukurov
Thursday, August 22 – 29
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm • 2 weeks
$27 members $54 non-members


Oil Painting
Learn to express yourself with this timeless medium. Includes colour mixing, composition, various brush techniques and palette knife application. Instructor: Victoria Berdichevski
Thursday, July 4 – September 26
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 13 weeks
$110.50 members $221 non-members


Oil Painting Lab
Work on personal projects under the guidance of a volunteer. Participants must already be registered in the Oil Painting class to attend. Facilitator: Miriam Reisher
To register, please call 416-225-2112, ext. 113.
Tuesday, July 2 – September 24
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 13 weeks
Free


Pottery – Beginners
In this introductory program, students will learn the basics of working with clay and how to create successful pieces of art with this beautiful medium. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Friday, July 12 – September 20
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$148.50 members $297 non-members


Pottery – Intermediate
Students are encouraged to experiment with both functional and sculptural pieces. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai
Thursday, July 18 – September 19
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 10 weeks
$135 members $270 non-members


Pottery – Advanced
Express creativity through individual projects. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Wednesday, July 10 – September 18
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$148.50 members $297 non-members


Pottery – Mixed Levels
A mixture of all levels. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes.

Sunday, July 7 – September 22
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 12 weeks
$162 members $324 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Monday, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 or September 2
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 10 weeks
$135 members $270 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Wednesday, July 17 – September 18
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm • 10 weeks
$107.50 members $215 non-members
Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai


Self-Portraiture – NEW!
Explore portraiture with the reflection you know best, your own! Create a captivating piece in just 2 weeks. Please register no later than July 4. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Monday, July 11 – 18
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm • 2 weeks
$27 members $54 non-members


Stress Less – Colouring Club
Join the adult colouring book craze! Enjoy all the brain-benefits of creative expression without the cost of expensive supplies. Drop in. No registration required. Facilitator: Gigi Z. Davidson
Friday, July 12 – September 20
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 11 weeks
Cost: Free


Watercolour – Intermediate
Learn more advanced techniques. Individual expression will be encouraged. Instructor: Elaine Sugar
Monday, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 or September 2
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
$107.50 members $215 non-members


Who New? Program
Artfully telling our stories with Ruth Howard and other artists from Jumblies Theatre. Create and animate miniature worlds with clay, mixed media and found objects. All materials included. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Jen at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org, or Ruth at ruth@jumbliestheatre.org.
Monday, July 22 – 29
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm • 2 weeks
Cost: Free


Woodworking – Bowl Turning – NEW!
Interested in working with your hands? This workshop is open to everyone, no experience necessary. Join the instructors at Lee Valley to craft a one-of-a-kind handmade bowl. All materials and supplies included. Please note, this is an off-site program. Please register no later than Monday, August 12.
Wednesday, August 14
9:30 am – 4:30 pm • 1 week
Location: Lee Valley, 167 Chrislea Rd., Woodbridge, ON L4L 8N6
$70 members $85 non-members


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