OCCI Workshops and Lectures

January 2, 2018

Jewellery Making

Jewellery Making – Instructor Marna Willkinson Fabulous  jewellery can be made using simple techniques.  As a beginner, you will be introduced to these methods and encouraged […]
January 2, 2018

Gelli Printing

Gelli Printing – Instructor Sue Simpson Gelli printing is all the rage! It’s a fun and simple mono printing process using gelatin like plates, acrylic paints, […]
January 2, 2018

Acrylic Abstract Painting

Acrylic Abstract Painting – Instructor Sue Simpson Suitable for all skill levels, this is an exciting opportunity for exploration and creativity.  Composition and design provide the […]
January 2, 2018

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Acrylics – Instructor Kate Innes Explore the versatility and colour of acrylic paints while developing your painting skills. A variety of techniques and styles […]
January 2, 2018

Introduction to Chalk Pastels

Introduction to Chalk Pastel – Instructor Mercedes Schuster In this introductory chalk pastel class, students will build on the basic elements and principles of design. Explore […]
January 2, 2018

Sculptural Artworks

Sculptural Artwork – Instructor Mary-Anne Murphy This is a fun class that requires no experience! Using the materials provided, students will build their own “Family Tree” […]
January 2, 2018

Traditional Rug Hooking – Two Part Series

Traditional Rug Hooking – Instructor Oxwood Hooking Artisans In this introduction to rug hooking, participants will learn how to “pull loops”, to hook the design and […]
January 2, 2018

Introduction to Paper Collage

Introduction to Paper Collage – Instructor Sue Simpson Create a unique piece of artwork using found objects such as magazine and newspaper clippings, ribbons, paint, bits of colored […]
January 2, 2018

Cottonwood Bark Carving

Cottonwood Bark Carving- Instructor John Novak Cotton wood bark is often a favourite medium for artists.  The bark is generally very soft and easy to carve.  […]
January 2, 2018

Soapstone Carving

Soapstone Carving – Instructor John Novak This is an introductory lesson in soapstone carving designed for those who have never carved before.  You will work from […]
December 8, 2016

The Do’s and Don’ts of Setting up a Booth Space for a Show

The Do’s and Don’ts of Setting up a Booth Space for a Show November 2018 Time and location TBD The following topics will be covered in […]
December 8, 2016

Selling Your Art

Selling Your Art November 2018 Time and location TBD   The following topics will be covered in this course: Art Shows – Making the Sale Tips […]
December 8, 2016

Marketing for Artists and Craftspeople

Marketing for Artists and Craftspeople December 2018 Location TBD The following topics will be covered in this course: 6 Tips for Artists and Makers Who Want More […]
November 12, 2016

Picture Framing Workshop

Picture Framing is the art of presentation, which includes the care, conservation and enhancement of the art work. Within these guidelines our workshops will give the […]