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WEDNESDAY FULL DAY PROGRAM: 

Starting September 28th - November 30th

9.30 AM - 4.30 PM  (PST)

Federation Academy on Granville Island

Members $795 | Non-Members $845

 

In The Foundations Program is a series of 10 classes, taught by 10 different instructors, each focusing on 10 different foundational concepts of visual art. These classes provide a high-level overview of what every artist should know. 

 

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THURSDAY EVENING PROGRAM: 

Starting September 29th - December 1st 

6.00 PM - 8.30 PM  (PST)

Online via Zoom 

Members $425 | Non-Members $475

ONLINE EVENING SESSIONS WILL BE RECORDED!

 

In The Foundations Program is a series of 10 classes, taught by 10 different instructors, each focusing on 10 different foundational concepts of visual art. These classes provide a high-level overview of what every artist should know. 

 

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Saturday and Sunday, October 8th-9th

10.00 AM - 4.00 PM (PST)

Federation Academy on Granville island

Members $320 | Non-Members $370 

 

It is said that we should know oursevles and there is no better way of challenging our skills than with a self portrait. Through instruction, demonstration, and lots of individualized teaching David will cover composition, colour mixing, proportions of the head and observation.  

 

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Every Wednesday (6 weeks),

Starting October 19th - November 23rd

6.00 PM - 8.00 PM (PST)

Online Via Zoom 

Members $290 | Non-Members $340

 

Receive tailored advice from a professional artist via mentoring. This personalized advice will allow you to grow, opening you up to new ideas and paths. Your mentor will help you clarify goals and help you narrow your focus and maximize your potential.  

 

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Every Friday (6 weeks),

Starting October 28th - December 9th

10.00 PM - Noon (PST)

Online Via Zoom 

Members $290 | Non-Members $340

 

We The FCA's Mentorship program with Ann Willsie welcomes artists looking to expand their netwok, learn new skills, develop their career, and obtain professional guidance. Join Ann and your peers every Friday morning on Zoom for six weeks!

 

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Saturday, November 5th

10.00 AM - 4.00 PM (PST)

Federation Academy on Granville Island 

Members $150 | Non-Members $180

 

Javid is an Iranian Master of watercolor excelling in landscape painting. The colors in his pieces are vibrant and, along the superb use of contrast, lighting and shadows, he manages to recreate the scenes he paints in an evocative and mysterious key. Join Javid for a one-day workshop! 

 

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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 click here.

 

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.