Summer Drop-Ins, Kids’ Art Camps….and a rental opportunity


Dave Benning will be offering Drop-In Studio Time through July and August on Saturdays from 1:30 till 4:30 for just $25(+GST)!!!!!!  A wonderful opportunity to paint with Master Artist Dave and experience his infectious enthusiasm for painting.  Just drop in any Saturday from 1:30-4:30 and paint along with Dave!  No pre-registration required, just pay $25(+ GST) when you drop in!

Dave will also continue to offer Private Painting lessons on Mondays and Tuesdays and Saturday mornings through the summer.  Pre-registration is required on the website.

We here at Tiggy’s are very pleased to announce that Allison Redies , a local elementary school art teacher, will be teaching Kid’s Summer Art Camps at Tiggy’s this summer.  Allison Redies is an artist and painter who has been teaching art to children for over twenty years. Allison’s focus is exploring creativity through inquiry, exploration of materials and play.  Wonder, imagination, mistake-making, and serious silliness are prerequisites to all her classes for both children and adults.  Her goal is to empower artists of all ages to find joy, creativity and express their own unique artistic vision.
**Please contact Allison at to register or for more information.
July 25, 26, 27     Ages 6-10 years old     9:00 – 2:00            $180
Theme:  Gifts from the Sea – 
Drawing, painting and mixed-media
Join this playful painting class which will explore drawing and painting techniques, colour theory, and mixed media exploration.   Please have your child bring two healthy snacks, a water bottle and a peanut-free lunch.  There will be a daily beach visit, so please dress appropriately and wear sunscreen.
July 25, 26, 27     Ages 9-13   3 – 4:30                             $75
Drawing – Learn contour line drawing, continuous line drawing, blind contour, and upside down drawing.  Learn shading and blending techniques with drawing pencils and pencil crayons.
August 1, 2 and 3    Ages 9-13     9 :00-2:00                $180.
Drawing, Painting and Mixed-Media – This class will teach drawing and painting techniques and some colour theory.  We will explore with acrylic and watercolour paints, mixed media, and collage.  This class will explore the creative process to express your own unique art works each day.  Please have your child bring two healthy snacks, a water bottle and a peanut-free lunch.  There will be a daily beach visit, so please dress appropriately and wear sunscreen.
August 2 and 3       Adults                 6pm- 9 pm          $150
Intuitive Painting – Explore your spirituality through intuitive painting.  Explore creative visualization, a vision board, zentangles, and a crystal grid.   You may want to bring images, words, and magazines that you connect with for collage.
August 22, 23, and 24    Ages 9-13     9 :00-2:00                $180.
Drawing, Painting and Mixed-Media – class description as above
Aug 22 and 23   9-13  3:00- 4:30      $50
Making comics – 
Explore the world of making comics though brainstorming, storyboard and making your very own comic

The studio will be available for rent by the day on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays through July and August for an all-in price of $50/day.  Days available will change slightly in September and through the fall.  Email if you or someone you know is interested in this unique opportunity.

Jackie’s new fall classes will be posted to the website starting in August!

Have a fabulous summer!

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