Studio & In-Home

Winter classes are kicking off in January! Join us for Painting & Mixed Media, Clay & Sculpture, or Manga Madness.

  • Now offering classes in both Nelson and Castlegar!
  • Nelson locations include the Nelson & District Youth Centre at 608 Lake St, and the Stitch Lab Studio at 905 Stanley St. Casltegar classes take place at the Recreation Complex at 2101 6 Ave.
  • Programs run once a week for 7 weeks. Please note classes will not run on holidays. See below for a description of programs and scheduling.
  • Class sizes are small so space is limited, register now to reserve a spot!
  • Prices do not include tax

Winter 2018 Program Schedule

Painting & Mixed Media

This course offers your child an opportunity to experiment and explore, learning a wide variety of fine art concepts along the way. Each week students will learn a different art making technique. An emphasis is placed on painting while integrating drawing, sculpture and more. This is the ultimate course in playing with art!


  • Ages 6 - 10
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Jan 19 - Mar 16 (No class Feb 2nd & 9th: 7 week course)
  • ​Stitch Lab
  • Cost: $160

Clay & Sculpture

During this course your child will learn about basic principles and techniques of clay sculpture. The hands on clay activities focus on engaging the imagination, encouraging creativity, and promoting technical skill development. Children will get the opportunity to work with various types of clay and processes.


  • Ages 9 - 12
  • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
  • Jan 16 - Mar 13 (No class Feb 6th & 13th: 7 week course)
  • Castlegar Recreation Complex
  • Cost: $180

Manga Madness

Clear and easy step-by-step instruction will walk you through the mechanics of how to draw in the Japanese art form known as Manga. You'll learn the basics of facial and body proportions and create your own characters. Use professional Manga pens and markers and learn all the secrets needed to bring your manga story to life!


  • Ages 8 - 12
  • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
  • Jan 15 - Mar 12 (No class Feb 5th & 12th: 7 week course)
  • Nelson & District Youth Centre
  • Cost: $160


  • Ages 8 - 12
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Jan 19 - Mar 16 (No class Feb 2nd & 9th: 7 week course)
  • ​Stitch Lab
  • Cost: $210

Mother - Daughter Mixed Media Class

Work on individual projects as well as collaboratively with your daughter, spending time learning, laughing and creating beautiful art! We will explore acrylic painting, ceramic and polymer sculpture, drawing and watercolour.


  • Ages 7 - 10
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Jan 15 - Mar 12 (No class Feb 5th & 12th: 7 week course)
  • Nelson & District Youth Centre
  • Cost: $150 per person

2017 Rates

Private Classes

  • Single class:
    $50 / 60min workshop
  • Five Week Program:
    $250 / Five 60min classes
  • ​Ten Week Program:
    $500 / Ten 60min classes

Prices include materials.


From scuplture, to watercolour, to drawing & Manga, there are many programs to choose from.


Take a look at the inspiring pieces from our student portfolio.