Art Society of 
Strathcona County


WORKSHOPS

For Inquiries please contact the ASSC office at 780-449-4443 

The ASSC Fall Workshops are up online!


We hope you have a wonderful

summer!

Upcoming events

    • 2019-09-05
    • 2019-10-24
    • 6 sessions
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 14
    Register

     

    "BEGINNING WATERCOLOURS”

    6 WEEK SESSION

    With Margaret Klappstein

    Watercolor painting can be a wonderful adventure.   Learn to paint with confidence and apply techniques that can be applied to landscapes, flowers and more.  Students will learn how watercolor paints work with water and how to use them effectively.  See the poster below for more information and also the supply list.

    6 THURSDAYS – Sept. 5, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 24; 1pm-4pm

    Cost: Member $100/ Non member $130

                Beginning Watercolours Klappstein poster.pdf

    BEGINNER WATERCOLOR SUPPLY LIST Margaret Klappstein.pdf

     Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or Register at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

             For more information phone 780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    We are located in the A.J.Ottewell Centre (the Barn) 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park

    Payment must be made at time of Registration to secure a spot in the workshop

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within one week of workshop.

    Refunds will be made within one month.

    • 2019-09-14
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2019-09-15
    • 4:00 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 9
    Register

     

     

    ALCOHOL INK ON YUPO PAPER

    with Sherry Telle

    This class is great for beginner to advance.  There will be an hour demo in the morning of each day, you will start small and work on various techniques while working our way up in size! 

    Day 2. You will be working on how to overcome the challenges of working with the inks on a large surface.  Bring a reference photo or just your imagination for your project! 

      September 14, 15,  2019  9am - 4 pm  

    Cost: Member $110           Non member $140

    Shelly Telle Poster.pdf

                                                         Sherry Telle Supply List.pdf

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

    For more information phone 780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    We are located in the A.J.Ottewell Centre (the Barn)

    590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park

    Payment must be made at time of Registration to secure a spot in the workshop

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within one week

    • 2019-09-21
    • 9:30 AM
    • 2019-09-22
    • 4:30 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 10
    Register

      "ACRYLIC ANSWERS"

     with Sharon Lynn Williams

    In this 2 day workshop, Sharon will be sharing tricks for handling edges, creating contrast with opacity and transparency, and mark making strategies, to help you make the most  of your medium. We will focus on simplifying the reference so that our colour and brushwork can shine. You can work representationally or abstractly, it doesn’t matter. The goal is to ADD to what you already do.

    Saturday & Sunday Sept 21/22     9:30am – 4:30 pm

    Cost: Member $110               Non member $140

    Sharon Lynn Williams Poster.pdf

    ACRYLIC ANSWERS - Sharon Lynn Williams supply list.pdf 

     

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

    For more information phone 780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net       

    We are located in the A.J.OttewellCentre (the Barn) 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park

    Payment must be made at time of Registration to secure a spot in the workshop

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within one week of workshop.

    Refunds will be made within one month.

    • 2019-09-23
    • 2019-11-04
    • 6 sessions
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 10
    Register

     

     

    6 WEEK SESSION IN WATERCOLOURS

    Willie Wong – Instructor

     In this 6 week watercolour course will cover two main projects plus some smaller ones. 

    No experience needed to take this course. There will be easy to follow handouts and demos for each project. 

    Various techniques will be shown. Brushes and paper are available for sale from Willie.

    6 Mondays Sept. 23, 30 Oct 7, 21, 28.  Nov 4 2019       9:30am – 12:30 pm  

    Cost: Member $160   Non Member $190

     Willie Wong Poster.pdf

    Willie-Wong-Watercolor-Supply-List.pdf 

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or Register at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.                                                                                                  

    For more information phone  780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    Payment must be made at time of Registration

    We are located in the A.J.Ottewell Centre (the Barn) 590 BroadmoorBlvd. Sherwood Park

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; however, no refunds on cancellations within two weeks

    of workshop. Refunds will be made within one month

    • 2019-09-29
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd Sherwood Park
    • 16
    Register

     

    EN PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP

    With Karen Haines

    Do you like to be outdoors?  Do you like a challenge? If you’re a studio painter, do you want to improve your painting skills? Painting En Plein Air is a critical method of learning to paint that the masters have used for a long time – it works!

    Students can work in acrylics, but Karen will be using oils.  Come join us for a fun, exciting plein air experience just steps from the Red Barn!

    Sunday, Sept 29, 10am-2pm           Cost: Member $40  Non member $55

    Karen Haines - poster.pdf

    Karen Haines - supply list.pdf 

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or Register at the Office: Monand Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

                     For more information phone780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    We are located in the A.J.Ottewell Centre (the Red Barn) 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park

    Payment must be made at time of Registration to secure a spot in the workshop

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within one week of workshop.

    Refunds will be made within one month.

    • 2019-10-05
    • 10:00 AM
    • 2019-10-06
    • 4:00 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 9
    Register

     

    “MAJESTIC MOUNTAINS AND LAKES

    With Heather Pant

    A creative energetic approach to full body Acrylics, focusing on colour, light, and movement making your mountains come alive. Group and one on one instruction as we create some of Alberta’s iconic Mountains and Lakes.   Bring a bag lunch.  Print off supply list and poster below for your reference. 

    October 5 & 6;  10am-4pm

    Cost: Member $110/Non member $140

    Heather Pant poster.pdf 

    Heather Pant supply list.pdf 

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or Register at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

                                                                                                      

    For more information phone 780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net  

          Payment must be made at time of Registration to secure a spot in the workshop

    • 2019-10-23
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 15
    Register

     

    ACRYLIC POURING - BEGINNER

     Norma Callicott - Instructor

       Learn how to make abstract acrylic pours in this one day workshop filled with color and fun!  We will experiment and explore the various techniques involved in acrylic pouring. In this “Sampler” workshop you will create several works using many different methods, pouring compound recipes and tools. We will explore together and learn together and will have a ball doing it! Norma will give out handouts at the workshop with pouring medium recipes and web links. She will also provide some tools and supplies.

    October 23, 2019 from 10-4pm

    Cost - $55members /$70 non-members

    Norma Acrylic Pouring Beginner Poster.pdf

    Supply List - Beginner pouring workshop.pd 

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

    For more information phone 780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    We are located in the A.J. Ottewell Centre (the Barn) 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park

    Payment must be made at time of Registration

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within two weeks of workshop.

    Refunds will be made within one month.

    • 2019-10-25
    • 2019-10-27
    • 3 sessions
    • A.J> Ottewell Centra 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 2
    Register

     

    APPROACHES TO ACRYLIC LANDSCAPE PAINTING

    with Brian Buckrell  

    This three day acrylic workshop will expose students to strong fundamentals for planning and developing an acrylic landscape painting. It is designed for the serious beginner (with acrylic experience) to the intermediate painter interested in strengthening approaches to planning interpreting the landscape. A well planned foundation is the basis on which a more intuitive (loose) finish is accomplished.  See poster below for further information

    ADVANCED BEGINNER TO ADVANCED

    Friday Oct 25, 9-4pm; Sat. October 26, 9-4pm

    Sunday Oct 27, 9-3pm

      Cost Members $150   Non members $175

    Supply list available online............... Bring a Bag Lunch

     Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.comOr at the Office:Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

    For more information phone 780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    We are located in the A.J.Ottewell Centre (the Barn) 590 Broadmoor Blvd.

    Registration is not official until payment is received

    Brian Buckrell poster.pdf 

    Brian Buchrell Oct 2019 Supply List.pdf 

     

    • 2019-10-31
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre, 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park
    • 13
    Register

     

    ACRYLIC POURING – INTERMEDIATE

     Norma Callicott - Instructor

    In this one day workshop, we will explore more advanced techniques in acrylic pouring.  We will be trying some new methods that will create some fabulous works!  Pre-requisite: previous Acrylic Pouring workshop or experience with acrylic pouring.  Participants should be familiar with basic pouring methods.  Norma will not be instructing how to mix paint, so participants should bring pre-mixed paint (see supplies list).  Norma will provide some materials, handouts and web links.

    October 31, 2019 from 10-4pm

    Cost - $55members /$70 non-members

    Norma Acrylic Pouring Intermediate Poster.pdf

    Supply List - Intermediate pouring workshop.pdf

    Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or at the Office:  Mon and Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque

    Payment must be made at time of Registration

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within two weeks of workshop.

    Refunds will be made within one month.

    • 2019-11-02
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • A.J. Ottewell Centre 590 Broadmoor Blvd.Sherwood Park
    • 12
    Register

     

    CREATING EXQUISITE TINY TREASURES!

    With Judy Leila Schafers

    In this workshop we will discuss how to think small when it comes to painting and how to create a life like masterpiece filled with light and depth within a small space.

    November 2, 10am-4pm           Cost: Member $55/   Non member $70

     Judy Schafers poster.pdf

    Judy Schafers - supply list.pdf

     Register: Online at www.artstrathcona.com Or Register at the Office: Monand Wed from Noon to 4pm, We accept payment by credit card, Debit, Cash and Cheque.

                        For more information phone780-449-4443 or email artsoc@telus.net

    We are located in the A.J.Ottewell Centre (the Barn) 590 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park

    Payment must be made at time of Registration to secure a spot in the workshop

    If cancelling $10 will be deducted from refund; no refunds on cancellations within one week of workshop.

    Refunds will be made within one month.

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