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

Basic Acrylic Painting
Learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting from brush strokes to glazing. No experience necessary. Instructor: Marvin Fagan
Wednesday, May 1 – June 26
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 9 weeks
$76.50 members $153 non-members


Colouring Club
Join the adult colouring book craze! Enjoy all the brain benefits of creative expression without the cost of expensive supplies. Instructor: Gigi Z. Davidson
Friday, April 12 – June 21
No class April 19 and April 26
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Drawing & Acrylic
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and acrylic painting. Explore, experiment and discover the artist in you. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Tuesday, April 9 – June 25
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 12 weeks
$129 members $258 non-members


Digital Photography for Artists- NEW!
Learn a range of information about digital photography as an art form from camera settings to composition to hands-on shooting using different background equipment, as well as photographing your artwork. Instructor: Robert Shechter
Tuesday, May 21 and 28 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday, June 2 and 16 • 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Tuesday, June 18 and 25 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
6 weeks
$70 members $90 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, May 5 – May 26
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm • 4 weeks
$26 members $52 non-members


Jewelry Workshop – NEW!
At the completion of this workshop, you will take home a fabulous Swarovski and pearl “Miriam Haskell” bracelet. Just in time for Mother’s Day and summer simchas. No previous experience necessary. All materials and tools supplied. Facilitator: Carolyn Peters
Tuesday, May 7
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm • 1 week
$17 members $34 non-members


Knitting & Needlepoint
Knit, crochet, or needlepoint in a relaxed atmosphere. Work on personal projects or those intended for fundraising. Members only.
Monday, April 8 – June 24
No class May 20 and June 10
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
Free


Mixed Media Workshop – NEW!
Enjoy experimenting with colours, textures, and various natural and found materials. Some materials included. Instructor: Maya Vinukurov
Thursday, June 6 – June 27
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm • 4 weeks
$59 members $118 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, April 4 – June 20
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 12 weeks
$102 members $204 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, April 2 – June 18
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 12 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, April 12 – June 28
No class April 19 and April 26
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 10 weeks
$135 members $270 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, March 28 – June 20
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 13 weeks
$175.50 members $351 non-members


Pottery – Advanced
Express creativity through individual projects. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Wednesday, April 10 – June 26
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 12 weeks
$162 members $324 non-members


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

Sunday, April 7 – June 30
No class April 21 and June 9
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$148.50 members $297 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Monday, April 8 – June 24
No class May 20 and June 10
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 10 weeks
$135 members $270 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Wednesday, March 27 – June 19
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm • 13 weeks
$139.75 members $279.50 non-members
Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai


Watercolour – Intermediate
Learn more advanced techniques. Individual expression will be encouraged. Instructor: Elaine Sugar
Monday, April 8 – June 24
No class May 20, June 3 or June 10
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 9 weeks
$96.75 members $193.50 non-members


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