Summer Series at Red Deer College

Check out some great classes available this summer at RDC!

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Registration is well underway for Series Summer Arts School 2019 and we have a great line up of instructors teaching, drawing, painting and mixed media. Why not delve into Drawing: the Complete Medium with Alain Costaz or Bringing Portraits to Life with Watercolour or New Explorations in Watercolour with Frank Haddock or Watercolour for All and Acrylics for All taught by Willie Wong. Foundations: Painting and Drawing Workshop will be taught by Deborah Thompson and Sally Towers-Sybblis will be teaching Whimsical Watercolour Garden Journal.

Our painting classes promise to be are very exciting this July and include Fearless Abstract Painting with Metallics taught by Samantha daSilva, From Figure to Face with Nicholas Pearce, and Painting and Staining Glass with Bobbi Clackson-Walker. Karen Filthaut will teach Underpainting with Value Structure in Acrylic and Jean Pederson will be offering Open Studio: Developing Your Artistic Voice as well as Mixed Media Painting. Abstracting the Landscape and Pastel Essentials will be taught by Susan Woolgar and Maria Josenhans will be teaching Studio All Prima Landscape Painting. If you want to get into oil painting Doug Williamson will be teaching an Introduction to Oil Painting and Oksana Zhelisko will be offering Expressive Cityscapes in Oil. Gerry Rasmussen is back teaching The Art of Cartooning and Andy Lou will be offering Contemporary Chinese Brush Painting. Mila Kostic will be teaching Abstract Painting: Organized Chaos; David Shkolny will be teaching Landscapes in Pastel.

These are in addition to our mixed media courses that include Encaustic Mixed Media and Encaustic Photography taught by Shary Bartlett, Building a Mosaic Landscape with Laura Rendlen, Mixed Media Mash taught by Natasha Smith, The Altered Image or Mixed Media Printmaking taught by Tony Bounsall.

A Taste of Series 1 day classes on Saturday July 20th are the perfect way to try out Series and include Basic Drawing Made Easy, Flower Frenzy and Oil: Luminous Still Life.

All skill levels are offered as well as courses in glass, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, metals, printmaking, calligraphy, literary arts & fibre arts.

Invite a friend to be a part of the Series Summer Arts School community this summer and get a discount on your tuition. For more information go to

The Programming Committee is seeking volunteers!

If you like working with projects, this is a committee that may fit your style of volunteering. Ideal committee members will have a passionate interest or experience in the arts and a commitment to promoting and developing the arts in the community. Contact us for information.

The Programming Committee plans, develops, organizes and implements workshops and special events that will support the arts community in its development, with an emphasis on representing all sectors (visual, literary, performing and cultural) equitably, and geared to arts organizations and artists in Red Deer and area.

We further promote ongoing networking to share knowledge and experience via our workshops and social events, like “Where’s My Tribe?”, and an arts and culture social at the Troubled Monk. The event is held on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm as a means of furthering connections between various artists of all genres. Troubled Monk #1, 5551 45 Street (Cronquist Business Park)