The MAC presents

Art Bites

Art Bites is all about low-risk experimenting.  Try something out – see if you like the materials and the medium.   Then keep going, or try something new.

Art Bites

Art Bites – Northern Lights Splendour with Adina BarugoloSun Feb 25, 10am-12pm In this class, Adina Barugolo will guide you through this mixed media collage class using brilliant acrylics and colourful ribbons of paper to recreate the glorious Northern Lights as they reflect over the water and the islands that...
Art Bites – Slow Stitch with Margie DavidsonSun Feb 25, 1-3pm Learn how hand stitching can be a relaxing, creative, mindful art practice and how it connects to the “slow movement” culture. All materials provided for this class. About the Instructor:  Margie Davidson is a quilt artist and surface designer. She...
Art Bites – The Magic of Ink Resist with Gordon WilsonSun  Mar 3, 1-3pm Ink Resist Drawing is one of the most fun methods of drawing which uses few materials and leaves the final result somewhat of a surprise during the final stage. The materials are basic; watercolour paper, gouache,...
Art Bites – Abstract Adventures with Deborah NicolSun  Mar 10, 10am-12pm A brilliant session creating movement, form and design using bold acrylic paint colours and abstract techniques. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Deborah Nicol works primarily in Acrylics. She started her artistic endeavors with pencil portraits, quickly...
Art Bites – Pet Portraits in Watercolour with Carla FlegelSun  Mar 10, 1-3pm You will need to send in a very clear photo of your pet upon registration.  This will be the photo we will prepare, and you will be using to create your painting.  You will create a colorful watercolor background...
Art Bites – Intricate Mandalas with Judi MalcolmSun  Mar 17, 10am-12pm With gentle mindful guidance, learn how to create a circle of beautiful patterns that speak to your heart and soul. If you can draw a flower petal or a leaf, you can draw a mandala! All supplies included in...
Art Bites – Folk Art Painting with Mary UngerSun  Mar 17, 1-3pm Folk Art expresses the lives and feelings of ordinary people in communities.  Learn to tell a story in simple pictures and designs using acrylic paint on canvas. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Mary Unger was...
Art Bites – Mosaics with Debra HagenSun  Mar 24, 10am-12pm This Art Bites class will provide an introduction to the world of contemporary mosaic art. Students will have the opportunity to use a variety of materials to create a small mosaic of their own.  All supplies and tools provided. About...
Art Bites – Mosaics with Debra HagenSun  Mar 17, 10am-12pm This Art Bites class will provide an introduction to the world of contemporary mosaic art. Students will have the opportunity to use a variety of materials to create a small mosaic of their own. All supplies and tools provided. About...
Art Bites – Palette Knife Painting with Deborah NicolSun  Apr 14, 10am-12pm A fun and creative session, using palette knife techniques and acrylics to create rich images by ‘smearing and scraping’ your paint (rather than paint brush methods), on your canvas. All materials provided for this class. About the Instructor:  Deborah...
Art Bites – Coloured Pencil Creations with Carol Ann OwersSun  Apr14, 1-3 pm   Coloured pencils allow the artist to work with a drawing tool that has control and precision. You can work lightly for a soft look or with many layers and achieve the effect of oil paint. All...
Art Bites – Needle Felting with Darrell GiraldeauSun  Apr 21, 10am-12pm This Art Bites class will provide an introduction to needle felting. Students will have the opportunity to use wool to create a small garden scene. Once completed embroidery can be added for additional detail. Examples of this will be shared...
Art Bites – Exploring Alcohol Ink with Mary UngerSun  Apr 21, 1-3pm In this session you will create with colourful alcohol ink using various tools and techniques while making free flow abstract designs. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Mary Unger was raised on the east coast of...
Art Bites – Oil Pastel Fantasy with Deborah NicolSun  Apr 28, 10am-12pm Oil pastel is a painting and drawing medium in a stick!  Explore this soft and blendable pastel to easily create vibrant and colourful images. All supplies included in this class. About the Instructor:  Deborah Nicol works primarily in Acrylics....
Art Bites – Watercolour Pencil Art Journaling with Merrilyn LaursenSun  Apr 28, 1-3pm The class will receive a revised 5-page handout covering supplies needed to continue, planning a page layout and lettering suggestions, both simple and more elaborate. There will be time for using the pencils and designing a practice...
Art Bites – WOW Watercolour with Carla FlegelSun  May 5, 10am-12pm WOW Watercolor” is a 2-hour opportunity to explore what watercolor is all about. All supplies and tracing patterns included; no previous painting experience needed.  You will create a simple painting to take home that will remind you just what...
Art Bites – Wow Watercolour with Carla FlegelSun  May 5, 1-3pm WOW Watercolor” is a 2-hour opportunity to explore what watercolor is all about. All supplies and tracing patterns included; no previous painting experience needed.  You will create a simple painting to take home that will remind you just what...
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