March Making Madness March Break at Argyle Fine Art!

March Making Madness March Break at Argyle Fine Art!- LINK TO THE LIST IS HERE


Payment in full is required when registering for workshops. To register simply phone us at 902-425-9456 or email us at or visit us during business hours.We have a no refund policy. Registration to our classes are final sale. If the class is cancelled due to bad weather or low signup numbers, you will be notified in advance and an alternate date that will be made available or you can receive your money back in the form of a credit at the gallery.

NOTE : Some of our upcoming workshops are age restricted. If children are attending workshops they need to be 10 years old and upwards and be accompanied by an adult. These are serious workshops that we want all of our participants to enjoy and are not intended to be art camps or drop off events.

Wednesday, March 4th, 5:30-7:30pm, $50

Observational Drawing with Briana Corr Scott at the Museum of Natural History. No previous experience required. All supplies provided. Class size limited to 12.

Saturday, March 14th, 11am-1pm. $50

Learn how to make traditional psyanky – Ukranian eggs just in time for Easter giving and enjoying, with Jo-Ann Shaw. No previous experience required. All supplies provided. Class size limited to 12.

Sunday, March 15th, 12pm-3pm. $75

Learn how to needle felt an adorable lamb and go home with enough supplies to make another one too with artist Tacha Reed. All instruction and supplies included. No previous experience required. Class size limited to 8.

Monday, March 16th

Make a marionette with the help of the good folks from Maritime Marionettes! You’ll get to make one animal marionette. This workshop is not suitable for young children. Must be at least 10 years old and accompanied by an adult. Limited class size of 10. All supplies provided. 1pm-3:30pm, $80

Also Monday, March 16th

Paper dolls for Adults! Come play with artist Briana Corr Scott. Briana will design a special illustrated paper doll for participants, provide some history behind the paper dolls of yore and today. Then you’ll get to add embellishments on your very own doll and live out your dreams of being a fashion designer with paper and mixed media materials. There will also be special beverages provided by a local supplier to help with additional creativity tba soon. No previous experience required, all supplies provided however you have material you’d like to use, please bring them along (ie. paper, fibre etc) Must be of legal drinking age. 6pm-8pm, $50

Tuesday, March 17th

Get Lucky and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with artist Kimberley Eddy. These classes fill up fast! You will learn about acrylic pouring and resin art and then make a functional cheese tray using resin in a beautiful green tones, in honour of the day. We’ll also have some delicious greens to nibble on while learning and maybe some green drinks too. No previous experience or supplies required. Must be legal drinking age . Class is limited to 10. 1:30pm-3:30pm, $75

Wednesday, March 18th

Spring into the season with a flower broach made by YOU with the help of artist Liza Hageraats. You will learn how to wet felt a broach as well as learn the overall concepts of wet felting. It’s a fun and easy way to upcyle wool too. No previous experience or supplies are required Class is limited to 8. 12pm-2:30pm, $75

Also Thursday, March 18th

Oddbot Found Objects Workshop with Kevin MacLean. This workshop is great for all ages. Join artist Kevin MacLean and make something out of nothing!  This is a hands on make and take workshop in which participants will use reclaimed materials, hardware, wire, aluminum tape, foam and other objects to create a small sculpture of a robot. Class Size Limited to 8. 6pm-8pm, $50


SCI-FI Doodle Night with Craig Baltzer. Artist Craig Baltzer will speak about basic drawing techniques and share some of his favourite sci-fi and comic artists work. Then he’ll assist you to sketch any of your favoute images from your favoute sci-fi/ geek obsessions using black sketching paper and coloured pencils.  Space inspired snacks will be offered. No previous experience is necessary or supplies required. Class is limited to 10. 6pm-8pm, $50

Thursday, March 19th

Learn how to paint a delightful animal with gallery artist Sharon Cave, using oil paint. Sharon has taught many workshops at the gallery but usually she works in soft pastel. This will be her first oil workshop with us and we are thrilled. No previous experience is necessary or supplies required. Class is limited to 10. 10am-12pm, $50

Also Thursday, March 19th

Re-ignite Your Creativity- One Loop at a Time wtih Meryl Cook. In this lunch and learn, you will learn practical journaling tips for unblocking creativity that will get your innovative ideas and creative juices flowing again. The workshop includes journaling techniques and tips for unblocking creativity, whether it is to regain yoursense of purpose and joy in life and work or to foster innovation and greater productivity. The format is a combination of storytelling, interactive discussion, journal writing or sketchin. Includes Meryl’s workbook and all other supplies needed as well as a light lunch will be provided. Food selections will be made available upon registration. 1pm-2:30pm, $65

and…. the evening of Thursday, March 19th, 5:30pm-7:30pm join artist Gordon MacDonald and learn what glazing means, how it can improve the overall look of your completed paintings and and more! This course will include many demonstrations using oil paint and various mediums by Gordon and examples from past works. There will be handouts and references to take home with you as well. This is not a hands-on painting workshop and is lecture and demonstration workshop only. But you will learn so much to apply to your painting practices. 5:30-7:30pm, $30

Friday, March 20th

Gouache Cityscapes: Get the Lay of the Land with Miyoshi Kondo. We can hardly wait for this workshop…this will be the first workshop Miyoshi will have lead at our gallery. So many people misunderstand what gouache is and how versatile it can be as a medium.  Expect to learn lots and leave with lots of techniques and a completed small work on paper. No previous experience is necessary or supplies required. Class is limited to 8. 5:30-7:30pm, $50

Saturday, March 21st

10-12pm-LIFE-DRAWING SATURDAY SESSION with Carol Dill. Suggested donation of $10 per person the day of the event. No instruction- self guided. Bring your own supplies- no paint please. There will be  shorter poses from 10-11pm, and a longer poses from 11- Noon. Space Limited- registration recommended to ensure seating.

Enter into the painted world of artist Mark Brennan– a skilled public speaker and multi-talented artist. Mark will take us on a journey into the forests and shorelines that he paints along with his very own paintings, photographs, video and mesmerizing soundscapes. This artist talk will touch on why Mark creates and will spark discussions about how the visual arts can play an important part in exposing and connecting people to nature that it can be protected for the future. Mark will also be speaking about an upcoming birding/painting workshop planned for May and other eco-art tourism opportunities he hopes to offer throughout the coming months, 2pm-3:30pm, $10.

Argyle Fine Art
1559 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 1Z7

March Making Madness March Break at Argyle Fine Art!- LINK TO THE LIST IS HERE