The Jack Purcell Recreation Association offers a variety of art classes for adults. Please see our latest program guide for specific times, or register here.
- The Art Club: Kelley Cloer has been painting landscapes since 1972 and providing input to aspiring artists at Jack Purcell since 1994. He specializes in the techniques of stippling, scumbling, painterly and graffito. Join this creative group who inspire each other--under Kelley’s watchful eye. Program is open to all water-based media: pen and ink, acrylic, pastel-charcoal, gouache and acrylic. Supplies not included- click here for list.
- Creativity through Watercolour with Danielle Doucet: Focus on creating your own style. To do this, you’ll learn techniques, composition and balance, by using different exercises. The medium is mainly watercolour but you can use your acrylics. Classes evolve and change according to the needs of the participants. Supplies not included- click here for list.
- Brush Calligraphy with Watercolour: You'll learn the basics in watercolour techniques (e.g., wet on, wet on wet) and how to apply watercolour incorporating these techniques and lettering. You'll be taught, through drills, how to use freestyle to apply miniscules and majuscules with the brush. Supplies not included- click here for list.
- Crochet Basics: You'll learn the basics about crocheting such as the terminology, simple stitches and how to follow a pattern. You'll discover how to crochet little toys, blankets, hats and other items and to create your own special items.
Supplies not included- click here for list.
The Jack Purcell Community Centre also offers art programs for those with special needs.