Art Courses

Education

Education forms a key part of our mission. We have therefore worked hard to provide high-quality classes and workshops at reasonable prices. All our instructors are themselves professional artists with years of teaching experience.  If you are intersted in teaching with the FCA visit our website here.

 

Give the gift of art:  All classes and workshops are redeemable against FCA gift certificates. Click here to order your gift certificate online.

 

MONDAYS IN THE GALLERY

Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver BC

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 INTRODUCTION TO RELIEF PRINTMAKING

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Carol McQuaid, AFCA

 LEVEL: Beginner

 MEDIUM: Relief Printmaking

 DATE: October 17, 2016

 PRICING: FCA members $95 / Non-members $120

  Info &
Registration

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 VIBRANT IMPRESSIONS WITH PASTEL

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Andrew McDermott, SFCA

 LEVEL: Beginner to Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Pastel

 DATE: October 24 & 31, 2016

 PRICING: FCA members $190 / Non-members $240

 

Info &
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 URBAN LANDSCAPES IN ACRYLIC

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Jeff Wilson, AFCA

 LEVEL: Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Acrylic

 DATE: November 7, 2016

 PRICING: FCA members $95 / Non-members $120

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 ART JOURNALING AND SECRETS OF CREATIVITY

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Barbara Cadario

 LEVEL: All Levels

 MEDIUM: Mixed Media

 DATE: November 21 & 28, 2016

 PRICING: FCA members $190 / Non-members $240

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WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

Various locations in Metro Vancouver 

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 DARE TO PAINT ABSTRACTS

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Barry Rafuse, SFCA

 LEVEL: Intermediate & Advanced

 MEDIUM: Acrylic, Oil, Mixed Media

 DATE: October 15-17, 2016

 LOCATION: Centennial Park, White Rock

 PRICING: FCA members $345 / Non-members $395

  Info &
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 PAINT WITHOUT FEAR

 DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES IN ACRYLIC

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Linda Wilder

 LEVEL: Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Acrylic

 DATE: October 22 & 23, 2016

 LOCATION: Steveston Hotel, Richmond

 PRICING: FCA members $230 / Non-members $280

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 SEASCAPES IN OIL

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Deborah Tilby, SFCA

 LEVEL: Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Oil

 DATE: October 29 & 30, 2016

 LOCATION: Centennial Park, White Rock

 PRICING: FCA members $230 / Non-members $280

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 ANATOMY OF URBAN WATERCOLOURS

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Mark Glavina

 LEVEL: Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Watercolours

 DATE: November 5 & 6, 2016

 LOCATION: Colours Art Supplies, Port Coquitlam

 PRICING: FCA members $200 / Non-members $250

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 THE HUMAN FIGURE: FROM FIRST TO FINISH

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Jay Senetchko

 LEVEL: Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Oil

 DATE: November 19 & 20, 2016

 LOCATION: Carousel Theatre, Vancouver

 PRICING: FCA members $230 / Non-members $280

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 INTRODUCTION TO ENCAUSTIC

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Maria Josenhans

 LEVEL: All Levels

 MEDIUM: Encaustic

 DATE: November 26 & 27, 2016

 LOCATION: Colours Art Supplies, Port Coquitlam

 PRICING: FCA members $230 / Non-members $280

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 URBAN LANDSCAPES IN OIL

 

 INSTRUCTOR: Leanne Christie, AFCA

 LEVEL: Intermediate

 MEDIUM: Oil

 DATE: December 3 & 4, 2016

 LOCATION: Colours Art Supplies, Port Coquitlam

 PRICING: FCA members $200 / Non-members $250

 Info &
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PLEIN AIR RETREAT 2017

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 PLEIN AIR RETREAT 2017

 

 Back by popular demand!
 
 LOCATION: The Flying U Ranch, Cariboo, B.C.

 DATE: September 23-29, 2017
 PRICING: tbd

   More Info &
Registration

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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 ONLINE CRITIQUES

  

 LEVEL: All levels 
 MEDIUM: Theory
 LOCATION: From the comfort of your own home
 PRICING: Members $20 / Non-Members $25

Info &

Registraiton

 

 

Sample Online Critiques

Instructor

Sample Critiques

 

Andrew McDermott, SFCA

 

  Click here to view video

 

Lalita Hamill, AFCA

 

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Charlie Easton, AFCA

 

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REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY:

Withdrawal from a workshop may be done until 4 weeks prior to the program start date to receive a full refund (minus a deposit IF the program expressly states that it has a non-refundable deposit). No refunds will be allowed after this cut-off. After this date you may transfer your registration to another student. The FCA reserves the right to change or cancel any of its educational programs. If we cancel a course, a full refund will be given to all registrants.

In the event the instructor is unavailable, either an alternate instructor with similar credentials or a make-up workshop may be arranged.