MAC School for the Creative Arts

Facebook and Social Media for Seniors Tue  May 21 - 4:00-5:30 pm Our Apple Technology Workshop Series features Parksville's premier Apple tech instructors delivering expert knowledge, with an engaging, user-friendly teaching style. Maximum number of participants: 12
Art Gems: Sat May 25 - Keeping It Simple - Painting Workshop with Tom Shardlow Painting can be one of the most difficult and complex of undertakings. There are many rules, all of which can be broken. However, keeping it simple can cut through the confusion and produce rewarding results....
Art Gems: May 27 - Introduction to Plein Air/Urban Sketching with Dorota Goede Jump on the Urban Sketching trend with this Art Gems Workshop! The term urban sketching is used to describe sketching outdoors (plein air) whether you’re in the middle of a city, or out in the country. Dorota...
Art Gems: SAT Jun 1 - Silver Earrings with Karen Schmidt-Humiski Join renowned Artist and Silversmith, Karen Schmidt Humiski, in this exclusive, one day workshop where you will learn professional techniques to create two pair of your own sterling silver earrings, unique to you! Cost for this special workshop is...
Creative Kids - Sunset Collage SceneTue July 16, 10am - 12pm Using cut paper we are making an incredible sunset scene. Location: Community Art Garden at the MACFor kids 8-12Cost: $30 - all materials provided Special Guest Instructor: Adina BarugoloA graduate from VIU in Applied Arts and Interior Design, Adina...
Creative Kids - Contour Lines Galore Tue July 16, 1 - 3pm We are working on drawing lines and having fun with faces. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC About the Instructor:  Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum Beach in 1999, and recently returned to her hometown. Whilst living...
Creative Kids - What's the Point?-illism Wed July 17, 10am - 12pm Using dots, we will create a landscape artwork and learn a little about how colour works at the same time.  Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the...
Creative Kids - Day at the Beach Wed July 17, 1 - 3pm We are making a textured beach scene using tissue paper, Mod Podge, sand, and paint. Then we complete the whole scene with a seashell frame. The perfect reminder of a day at the beach. Location: Community Art...
Plein Air Journey in Watercolour with Carla Flegel - Parksville Museum We will meet in four different locations and learn how to paint different scenes outdoors.  Previous experience is not necessary.  All art materials will be supplied. In case of inclement weather, you will be notified of a change in...
Creative Kids - Spill the Ink Thu July 18, 10am - 12pm  Let's have fun using our imagination! What can an ink blob turn into?  Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum...
Creative Kids - Animal Print and Pattern Thu July 18, 1 - 3pm A tiger in the jungle or a zebra in the Serengeti? Let's get into some pattern play. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan...
Creative Kids - All Hands In! Tue July 23, 10am - 12pm Finger painting taken to a new level! Using our hands we will create a garden masterpiece. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to...
Creative Kids - Stamp It Out Tue July 23, 1 - 3pm We are making our own stamps out of vegetables and found objects. Stamp stamp art! Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from...
Creative Kids - X Marks the SpotWed July 24,10am - 12pm We are making our own (mini) treasure chest. Let's decorate the outside with paper craft, then add a special treasure inside..  Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the...
Creative Kids - Seashell Origami Wed July 24, 1 - 3pm We are making our own seashells by folding paper origami style. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost?$30 - materials provided About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum Beach in 1999, and recently...
Creative Kids - Face It Thu July 25 10am - 12pm Learn how to draw a face! We will learn where to place the eyes, nose, and mouth and how to make a face unique. Guaranteed to leave you smiling. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12...
Creative Kids - Lighthouse Create Thu July 25, 1 - 3pm Ships Ahoy! We are going to make our very own lighthouse artwork using pastels. We will work on composition and add nautical patterns and themes and learn how to blend oil pastels. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC...
Creative Kids - Blown Away Tue July 30,10am - 12pm Have you ever made art with your breath? Using straws to push paint around we are going to make a cool nature scene. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About...
Creative Kids - Animal Mishmash Tue July 30, 1 - 3pm Is it a cat or a frog? A bull or a dog? We are mixing and matching animal parts to create a brand - new beast. Imagination gone wild! Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12...
Creative Kids - String It On Wed July 31, 10am - 12pm By wrapping colourful yarn on a nail grid, an impressive artwork will emerge. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum...
Creative Kids - Cut Out Art Wed July 31, 1 - 3pm By cutting and gluing construction paper we will create a unique west coast scene. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from...
Creative Kids - Mosaic Madness Thu Aug 1, 10am - 12pm We are making a kid friendly mosaic with found objects, magazine clippings and imagination. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum...
Creative Kids - Painting Day Thu Aug 1, 1 - 3pm We'll be busting out the paints and brushes and painting a still life masterpiece. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum...
Plein Air Journey in Watercolour with Carla Flegel - Englishman River Estuary We will meet in four different locations and learn how to paint different scenes outdoors.  Previous experience is not necessary.  All art materials will be supplied. In case of inclement weather, you will be notified of a change...
Creative Kids - Creepy Crawly Tue Aug 5, 10am - 12pm Using pipe cleaner and cardboard, we are making creepy crawly 3D creature art. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum Beach...
Creative Kids - 3D Monster Madness Tue Aug 5, 1 - 3pm Two eyes or three, the choice is yours. We are making colourful monsters out of colourful clay. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved...
Creative Kids - Mobiles in Motion Wed Aug 6, 10am - 12pm Using found objects, driftwood, and shells, we are making a mobile that moves in the wind. Materials provided or bring some of your own! Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials...
Creative Kids - Get Your Roll On Wed Aug 6, 1 - 3pm We are rolling up colourful paper to make unique artwork of a butterfly or insect. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to...
Creative Kids - Take a Look Sketchbook Thu Aug 7,10am - 12pm We are making our own sketchbook! Let's fill in a couple pages and get started. For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from...
Creative Kids - Flower Mania Thu Aug 7, 1 - 3pm Making 3D paper flower art. We are going to cut and paste and colour a beautiful bouquet of flowers that won't wilt. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About...
Creative Kids - MAC Art Camp Aug 12 - 16 - 10am - 3pm A full week of art and fun! We will have a whole week to get creative and make some incredible art! We will be: Making bee houses, Creating our own trading cards, Decorating an old rubber...
Plein Air Journey in Watercolour with Carla Flegel - Top Bridge We will meet in four different locations and learn how to paint different scenes outdoors.  Previous experience is not necessary.  All art materials will be supplied. In case of inclement weather, you will be notified of a change in...
Creative Kids - Stained Glass Class Tue Aug 20, 10am - 12pm Using kid friendly materials, we are making a fun weather themed stained glass. (melted crayons and waxed paper) Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan...
Creative Kids - Campfire Desire Tue Aug 20, 1 - 3pm The glowing light of a campfire will illuminate our scene as well as the twinkle of stars from above. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan...
Creative Kids - Ice Cream Dream Wed Aug 21, 10am - 12pm What's your favourite flavour? Add a big scoop of creativity to your day with this ice cream painting, with textural elements. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About...
Creative Kids - Art Tree Amazing Wed Aug 21, 1 - 3pm We are making a tree out of twisted tissue and paper leaves. What's that in the tree? Come check it out and see. Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided...
Creative Kids - Winged Thing on a String Thu Aug 22, 10am - 12pm Butterfly, moth or dragonfly, our winged thing will have beautiful matching wings drawn by you. How many can you make? Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided  ...
Creative Kids - Mask-arade Parade Thu Aug 22, 1 - 3pm  Using textiles and embellishments we will create a fantastical masquerade mask.  Location: Community Art Garden at the MAC For kids 8-12 Cost $30 – materials provided   About the Instructor:   Megan moved to Europe from Qualicum Beach in 1999,...
Plein Air Journey in Watercolour with Carla Flegel - Moorecroft Park We will meet in four different locations and learn how to paint different scenes outdoors.  Previous experience is not necessary.  All art materials will be supplied. In case of inclement weather, you will be notified of a change in...
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