Art Workshops
Adults & Kids
Come with a specific project idea or just show up and PLAY!

Illustration & Photography, Cartooning, Calligraphy Pens & Ink
Monoprints, Wood Sculpture, Make a Tiny Book
Use an Old Typewriter, Expressive Painting
Composition & Color Theory, Mixed Media & Collage

Kids projects last summer included: wooden bird puppets, chicken sculptures that lay eggs through a trap door, paintings of giraffes with rubber boots and cats with little hats, pens and kin zombie trading cards, "The Far Side" style cartoons with captions created on the '50s typewriter, splatter paintings on canvas, and photos of the garden including a momma raccoon fishing with her 5 babies.

Magical Garden Studio
(Just off Main)
with Barb Hinton Wood
Cell: 604-441-2797

I work with students one-on-one, in small group classes, and spring break and summer camps.
Contact me if you have a project you would like to work on or a new technique to learn.

"Barb's art class was a very fun opportunity to use art techniques I had never used before, like using ink to draw with.  Also, Barb's studio is a cozy, awesome place to work! - Everan (13 years)

"Class was really fun, interesting and a good learning experience too!" - Paris (10 years)

_________________________________________________________________________________ " A smart person takes play seriously, for in the act of playing is the possibility of going beyond established borders. Be natural. Put aside all that is 'significant' and 'important' and just play!" - Deng Ming Dao