All art work by Margaret Best.

Create a Luscious Painting with Artist Heather Sayeau


Create a luscious painting on canvas using house paint brushes. Learn how to manipulate the brushes to execute fine lines, delicate sweeps of colour and expressive brushwork. All you need are a few 1 1/2” and 2” brushes and 24 x 24” canvases from the Dollar store + paints. The classes include a daily demonstration, visuals and practical critical advice. Enjoy the expressive potential house paint brushes can bring to your artistic life.

November 20 & 21, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $140.  Material list will be supplied. Bring a lunch.

Heather Sayeau is a graduate of NSCAD University. She taught painting and drawing in the Fine Art Department at NSCAD and in the Continuing Studies Department until retirement in the spring of 2017. Her practice focuses on nature and the beauty of everyday life and how painting can express her emotional relationship to subject matter. Her work is in private and public collections in Canada and the U.S.


open studio workshop for kids
CREATING WITH CLAY with Claire Stewart (artist in Residence)


This Saturday, October 20 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Claire will give 10 children hands-on help and demonstrations as they learn to decorate a tile using tracing, engraving, paper cutting and slip application.

Suitability: All levels of skill are welcome, children 13 and under will need adult accompaniment.

Cost: Free.