Courtenay Recreation is offering the popular “Test the Waters” painting classes with artist Bill Kerr this month. Register by Nov. 10 to ensure a seat.

Courtenay Rec offering watercolour class

“Test the Waters” painting classes with artist Bill Kerr

Do you want to try watercolour painting? Courtenay Recreation is offering the popular “Test the Waters” painting classes with artist Bill Kerr.  Around 200 people have gained their first exposure to this medium through Bill’s classes.

In this weekend workshop, participants will work on technique exercises and then complete a few paintings. For a modest fee, a selection of colours, paper and brushes are supplied with a palette. Participants will be asked to bring a few common household items. At the end of the class participants will keep the supplied materials, and of course their finished artwork to take home and frame or at least hang on the fridge.

The tone of the presentation is relaxing and fun. However, participants must be warned that this activity could be habit forming.

The workshop takes place Saturday Nov. 26 and Sunday Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Tsolum Building in Lewis Park. Participants must sign up by Nov. 10 so that materials can be ordered and delivered. The fee is $100, plus a $16 fee for materials to be paid directly to the instructor. Register early as space is limited.

For more information or to register, please call Courtenay Recreation at 250-338-5371 or 250-338-1000 or visit www.courtenay.ca/rec.

 

Just Posted

Campbell River mom’s iPhone containing priceless photos stolen from Victoria hospital parkade

The phone contained photos, heartbeat recordings of her late son

City of Courtenay installing aqua dam in Lewis Park

With winter approaching, seasonal storms are likely to begin affecting the East… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Ceremony to honour National Day of Remembrance on Dec. 6

The ceremony took place at noon on the plaza outside of the Comox Valley Art Gallery.

Scholarships created in honour of Comox Valley man who died in plane crash

Awards related to indigenous studies and the environment will be offered in memory of Micah Messent

Province announces new school for Hornby Island; $27 million in upgrades to Lake Trail

Upgrades to Lake Trail include a $1.5-million child care centre

VIDEO: SNL skewers Trudeau’s mockery of Trump in high school cafeteria sketch

The three world leaders won’t let Trump sit at the cool kids’ table

Kovrig clings to humour as ‘two Michaels’ near one year in Chinese prison

Their detention is widely viewed as retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Chinese high-tech scion Meng Wanzhou

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Brain injury from domestic abuse a ‘public health crisis,’ says B.C. researcher

Nearly 80% of the domestic violence victims who reported to police last year were woman

B.C.-born hockey official talks to IIHF about switching European rule book to NHL rules

Rob Shick will represent NHL at 4th World Hockey Forum in Russia

Miller nets winner as Canucks edge Sabres 6-5 in OT

Roussel, Leivo tally two apiece for Vancouver

‘Norovirus-like’ outbreak interrupts Bantam hockey showcase in Greater Victoria

Several athletes were sent home, quarantined on the ferry

$578: that’s how much your first distracted driving ticket will cost with recent premium hikes

Over 50 per cent of Canadians admitted to using phone while driving last year, according to study

Kelowna man attempts to steal bait bike from RCMP parking lot

38-year-old Brian Richard Harbison is facing several charges

Most Read