Thursday Night Classes

South Surrey White Rock Art Society Thursday Night Classes are for MEMBERS ONLY.
These classes are Free to members but with Limited Enrollment! Come to join us and learn!

Thursday night is our painting and fun nights. Come to join us and learn!

Classes are Thursdays evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre, Visual Arts Room, 14601 20th Avenue, Surrey.

Attendees are expected to

  • Arrive at 6:15 pm to help set up and get yourself set up and ready for class.
  • Refrain from wearing any scented products like perfume, cologne/aftershave, scented hand creams, etc. as many people have sensitives to these products in the class or at our monthly meetings (please save those for your date nights!).
  • Assist with the take down at the end of the class

For all Thursday night classes, you must pre-register. This can be done in one of two ways –
1. by email at thursdayclasses@artsociety.ca providing the following information
Name / Phone number / Email address / Class Name / Class Dates
OR
2. by signing up at the meeting and providing your Name, email and phone number

Thursday evening classes are NOT run on a drop-in basis. Those that sign up for these classes are expected to attend each of the nights the class is offered. Once you have signed up please make note of the class(es) you have signed up for. A reminder email will go out in advance of the class BUT please be sure to make note of all classes you sign up for.

Please familiarize yourself with the society’s refund policy and review the workshop/classroom courtesies posted the website.

If, after you have signed up for the classes you find that you can not attend please notify the workshop chair as soon as possible so that someone on the waitlist or another member can take advantage of this wonderful learning opportunity offered to the SSWR Art Society members.

Please Note: If the course is full please submit your name to be added to the waitlist. If a spot becomes available you will be notified.

If you have ANY questions or have to cancel please contact the Thursday Class coordinator, Jacqui Tremblay at thursdayclasses@artsociety.ca and not the instructor. Thank you!

Upcoming classes:

    A Flat Brush Christmas with Violet Smythe

    Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please arrive at 6:15 to help to set up the studio
    You are expected to help set up and clean up the studio
    Open to 15 Members Only

    Class #1 November 7 & 14, 2019

      Class #2 November 21 & 28, 2019

    Class #1 and #2 are identical classes and will cover the same material. 

    Watercolour sessions—for Beginner or Intermediate

    In these classes, you will continue to explore painting with a flat brush, also referred to as a chisel brush.  You will develop the ability to manipulate the brush; control the angles and pressure changes create wonderful Christmas/winter images.

    Use these beautiful creations to embellish your journals or adorn a special card or postcard for a special someone!

    Supplies to bring:

    A picture containing text

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    ½” flat brush (preferred brush = J Heinz 850 Series – Synthetic Sable)  

    Optional ¼” J Heinz 850 Series 

    You need a brush that has spring, if you aren’t sure if your brush is suitable please bring it to class.  Violet has extra brushes for you to try before you make your purchase and she has a few available for purchase at cost. 

    These brushes can be purchased through Opus or Island Blue Print Co. Ltd. in Victoria, BC

    Watercolour paints and palette, water container, paper towels

    If you don’t have watercolour paint and are just starting, the Prang Student paint set works wonderfully.

    Bond paper, your printer paper is good

    Or

    Series 400 Strathmore sketchbook, 9 x 12 

    Optional: 

    Strathmore watercolour cards or like material

    CP 90# watercolour paper (pads work well) or other watercolour paper you may have on hand

    All other materials for this class will be supplied by the instructor.


    Thursday evening classes are NOT run on a drop-in basis. Those that sign up for these classes are expected to attend each of the nights the class is offered. Once you have signed up please make note of the class(es) you have signed up for. A reminder email will go out in advance of the class BUT please be sure to make note of all the classes you sign up for.

    If, after you have signed up for the classes you find that you can not attend please notify the workshop chair as soon as possible so that someone on the waitlist or another member can take advantage of this wonderful learning opportunity offered to the SSWR Art Society members.

    Please Note: If the course is full please submit your name to be added to the waitlist. If a spot becomes available you will be notified.

    If you have ANY questions or have to cancel please contact Laurie or Betty at thursdayclasses@artsociety.ca and not the instructor. Thank you!

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