Our lifelong learning opportunities include art classes. Art is a relaxing pastime and also a means for self- expression, healing and creativity.
Please call the Council at 306-652-2255 for further information and to register for classes.
Art Classes offered at the Saskatoon Council on Aging: Instructor Gisele BaucheThe following art classes are offered at various times throughout the year: Contact SCOA for specific course offerings as well as dates and times or visit our Event and Program Calendar
Exploring the Wonder of Watercolours
Come discover the delightful and versatile medium of watercolour in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. This workshop is for beginners and beyond and will offer basic techniques for simplifying painting with watercolour. You will be encouraged to look within, following your intuition, and at the same time experiencing the wonder and joy of free flow with watercolour. Create as you go. There will be demonstrations, practicum, critiques and group sharing.Bring your own supplies. Enrolment limited.
Watercolour Supply List
Painting with Acrylic for Beginners
This Acrylic workshop will inspire you to “loosen-up,” have fun and paint more! You will learn new techniques and approaches to painting with acrylic and there will be a variety of painting subjects for everyone . Expect a life-giving workshop where you will create works of art, renewing your passion for painting in Acrylic. This class is for beginners and beyond. There will be input on the fundamentals of art, demonstrations, critiques and group sharing. Enrolment limited.
Acrylic Supply List
Healing Heartache: Grief and Loss Workshop for Seniors
Individual losses are many and varied. They range from the loss of a significant other owing to death, a loss of a friend, loss of self-esteem, loss of physical ability, loss of a job, to the breakdown of a marriage. Losses can lead to debilitating grief and painful emotions. Art is a powerful healing agent that can help transform the pain of loss and grief into renewed life and growth. In these sessions we will use creative expression, story, music, reflection and sharing to help participants voice their grief and loss and transform it into new life.
The Opportunities are Endless!