There are a lot of reasons to create art, and Sandra Lamb is offering classes to help with colour mixing and more.

Grey skies: a great excuse for colour and creativity

There are a lot of reasons to create art: relaxation, enthusiasm, the pursuit of beauty, venting, journaling, therapy, inspiration – the list goes on.

But you can be sure that every one of them promotes health and self-discovery and even fun. It really doesn’t matter whether you have a closet full of half-started masterpieces, or you can’t figure which end of the paintbrush to use (both, actually).

Now that the gumboot weather has moved in, it’s time to move the creative juices out. There’s two great upcoming classes starting soon at the Aquarium Room in the Comox Valley Sports Centre.

Sandra Lamb, who has been teaching art in the Valley for more than 15 years, will be offering a short workshop on Colour Mixing: four weeks of Tuesday morning fun with paint.

You’ll learn basic colour theory, the hows and whys of mixing, personal palettes, transparency, layering and more in several easy and informative exercises.

Lamb also offers her long-running Come As You Art class where everyone works on their own projects at their own rate with as much instruction as wanted or needed on an individual basis. We always have a great group of people and the energy of the class is inspiring.

The Hows and Why’s of Colour Mixing and Application runs Tuesdays, from Nov. 7 to 28, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. ($90) and Come As You Art takes place both Thursday mornings or afternoons, Oct. 26 to Dec. 14, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon or 1 to 3:30 p.m. ($180). For more information, contact Sandra at (250) 337-5487 or sandra@sandralamb.art

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