The Gallery

The Gallery

Artmania is passionate about nurturing new artists. We offer classes, workshops, Pro-D day and summer camps, and custom-designed parties. Many of our past blog posts covered art education and our contribution in this area. But, I wonder if you’re aware of our... read more
PD Day Fun!

PD Day Fun!

Another PD day is approaching, what will your children be doing? Consider enrolling them in PD Day Fun Camp at artmainia. Think of art education, when used to exercise children’s creativity, as a stepping stone for “free-play”. According to the  American Academy of... read more
Sketching To Painting

Sketching To Painting

The students in our mobile classes are working very hard! Our mobile classes bring the artmania experience to local schools, offering lunchtime and after school classes. This term, the classes have taken advantage of the beautiful landscapes (and beautiful weather)... read more
Summer Classes 2016 – Part 3

Summer Classes 2016 – Part 3

This summer, bring your children to Artmania’s Studio in beautiful Dundarave Village for fun camps that will nurture their creativity. We offer all types of classes for all ages. If you read my last two blog posts, you’ll know that our team of instructors will lead... read more

Summer Classes 2016 – Part 2

  Artmania is the place to be this summer! If you’ve read my last post, you know that we have lots of activities planned with three different themes each week. Our team of instructors will lead your children in fun filled days of art. Our summer classes run... read more
Summer Classes 2016 – Part 1

Summer Classes 2016 – Part 1

Artmania is the place to be this summer. Have you visited our beautiful studio in Dundarave Village, West Vancouver? It’s the perfect inspirational environment to nurture your budding artist! We offer all types of classes for all ages and abilities. Our team of... read more
Perspective

Perspective

Have you ever felt as though you could walk right into a beautiful painting? The artist is a magician transforming a blank (two dimensional) sheet of paper into a three dimensional world. But it isn’t a magic trick. It’s a skill that can be learned by all. Artmania’s... read more
Cinnamon Hill Studio

Cinnamon Hill Studio

Meet Joanna Drummond and Roger Belley. They are the artists at Cinnamon Hill Studio in North Saanich, BC; a “busy, creative hive of activity.” Roger Belley dapples sunshine on his landscapes, Joanna continuously pushes her discipline in new directions. Roger Belley is... read more
A Spring Voyage

A Spring Voyage

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” (Marcel Proust, famous French novelist). Spring is a wonderful time to start seeing things differently, with new eyes. And making art (especially drawing and sketching) is a... read more
Get Your Paintbrushes Ready!

Get Your Paintbrushes Ready!

Written by Domenica Mastromatteo Spring sessions at Artmania are just around the corner; get your paintbrushes ready! Yes, paintbrushes! The winter mobile sessions had students paint with everything but paintbrushes, but this spring, students will work on developing... read more