SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, JULY 11-12, 2020
WOOD CARVING – JENNIFER MARLOW
SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, JULY 25-26, 2020
DRAWING IN PREPARATION – TOM FORRESTALL
SATURDAY TO MONDAY, AUGUST 1-3, 2020
EXPLORING CLAY IN THE NATURAL WORLD – JANET DOBLE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020
WATERCOLOUR PAINTING – JOY LAKING
FRIDAY TO MONDAY, AUGUST 14-17, 2020
THE COLOURS, RHYTHM & SPIRIT OF THE BAY OF FUNDY – MARC GRANDBOIS
SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 22-23, 2020
DEMYSTIFYING ENCAUSTIC – LYNN ROTIN
FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 28-30, 2020
THE ART OF ENGLISH WILLOW BASKETRY – PAT REID
SATURDAY TO MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2020
FIGURE PAINTING FROM LIFE – WILLIAM ROGERS
SATURDAY TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3-4, 2020
THE ART OF MASK MAKING – JIM MORROW
Please note that all scheduled Dartmouth Visual Arts Society will be postponed for the foreseeable future. We will reschedule all workshops once it is safe for use to travel and meet in public
A message from Jim Henman, performer, songwriter and founding member of Canada’s April Wine and inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Crazy times we are experiencing, socially and economically for we self employed. As a singer/songwriter, I am now an unemployed self employed. With this in mind I have decided to begin offering my Organic Songwriting Method courses online through FaceTime, Skype, Messenger or WhatsApp.
For those who don’t know me, I have been writing songs for over 50 years, both as a solo activity and co-writing with other songwriters. My songwriting experience, study and talent have helped me in growing a vibrant and diverse garden of original songs. I plant these seeds every time I sit down and experiment, collaborate, and reflect with a mind open to inspiration from any and all sources. I love it when I Keep it simple with even the smallest touch of profound. These ideas or seeds, consisting of title, story, melody, lyrics etc. sometimes don’t always produce inspiration or direction. They may suggest I try a new idea and so demand I pay attention to each seed in the moment. It’s all very organic being developed like seeds into a growing plant which led me to call the process Organic Songwriting. One part grows into another quite naturally if it has the creative potential. It seems to produce good fruit as the gardeners say. I have collaborated on 20 songs and released 2 cds using this method.
I am a Juno Hall of Fame inductee as a cofounder of Canada’s April Wine. I am the third member of The Myles Goodwyn Trio who have been actively touring Canada and USA these last 3 years and I also perform with my own trio in Canada.
I have been active as a co-writer for over 20 years. Some of the songwriters I have collaborated with include Laura Smith, Joel Plaskett, Terry Kelly, Jerry Rideout, Dawn Harwood-Jones, Konrad Pluta, Myles Goodwyn, Harry Michael Trask, Jean Beks and Keith Mullins. I have written with all age groups from 12 to 70.
Performing on an instrument is not necessary to engage in Organic Songwriting. Just an open mind having the spark of creativity is enough. The basics of song structure, story development, melody, lyric and rhyme are applied through out the process. You’ll be surprised at what you can create.
PLEASE SHARE and CLICK link below for more Songwriting Session info, song samples and more at http://jimhenman.com/?p=2862
If you are interested in taking part in the Organic Songwriting Sessions drop me an email at email@example.com or contact me thru Facebook messenger. ~Jim Henman
Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Lynda Shalagan currently lives and works in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She began her art education in a craft program at Capilano College in North Vancouver, B.C. and subsequently transferred to the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, N.S. completing her BFA (‘82) in painting.
Her work oscillates between representation and abstraction and documents the forms and processes found in nature. Inspiration flows from her grounding in ecological and spiritual perspectives. For more information or to contact please visit her website at www.lyndashalagan.com or www.instagram.com/lynda_shalagan/
Main & Station – Parrsboro Nova Scotia.
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