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Photography Intro – ADULT Summer Immersion Course - Max. 10

This immersion course is for the passionate and focused beginner photographer!  Spend intensive time with a supportive, professional photographer and master teacher whose years of experience and depth of knowledge will help take your photography to the next level as you learn to photograph in full manual mode so you can artistically and confidently capture the world and image possibilities around you. 

Daily indoor lectures and outdoor photographic sessions will encourage you to practice the required basics i.e. aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Creative photo activities will allow you to have fun expanding your visual imagination. Equipment: You must bring your dSLR or a compact camera that can shoot in manual mode. Manual mode is usually indicated by a large capital (“M”) on the dial and is mandatory for this workshop. Monday and Wednesday classes will be on campus and Tuesday and Thursday will be local field trips. Location - TBA

You will learn:

  • All the manual mode settings (Aperture/Shutter/ISO/Focus) to gain full control over the camera
  • Compositional tricks for stunning and artistic images
  • Fun and interesting photo activities to aid in the understanding of the materials presented
  • Daily hands-on practice fully devoted to putting all of the principles into action
2019S PHOT 509G 001 • Jul 15 - Jul 19 (5 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 9:00am-1:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $525+GST

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2019S PHOT 509G 002 • Jul 15 - Jul 19 (5 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 2:00pm-4:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $525+GST

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Photography Level 1

You're on your way to creating picture-perfect photographs! This ten session course includes two field trips and provides a great introduction for traditional and digital photographers wanting to learn the functions of your camera (digital SLR & traditional film SLR) including exposure, light (metering and flash), depth of field, and more. Compact cameras (with manual functions/operations) are welcome but a digital or film SLR camera will afford you the best overall learning experience.   

Field Trips: Students must attend the specific classroom section and weekend field trip they are registered in. Switching sections is not permitted. Dates and times are noted with each section.  

2019W PHOT 501G 001 • Jan 14 - Mar 11 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Mon • 3:30pm-6:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • Sat • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • $385+GST

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2019W PHOT 501G 002 • Jan 16 - Mar 6 (10 sessions) Cancelled

2019W PHOT 501G 003 • Jan 22 - Mar 12 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sun • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • Sun • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • $385+GST

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2019W PHOT 501G 004 • Mar 25 - May 13 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Mon • 3:30pm-6:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • Sat • 12:00pm-2:30pm • Off campus
  • Sat • 9:00am-11:30am • Lansdowne
  • $385+GST

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2019W PHOT 501G 005 • Mar 26 - May 14 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sun • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • Sun • 9:00am-11:30am • Off campus
  • $385+GST

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2019W PHOT 501G 006 • Mar 27 - May 15 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 12:00pm-2:30pm • Off campus
  • Sat • 3:00pm-5:30pm • Off campus
  • $385+GST

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Photography Level 2

Building on the basics, you’ll continue improving your understanding and control of the photographic process and in doing so, become more confident in your abilities and skills. Topics include exposure and depth of field control, external flash operations and discussions around photographic composition. Explore and refine newly acquired techniques in two field trips.  

Prerequisite: A good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 course is strongly recommended, or equivalent skills).
 

2019W PHOT 503G 001 • Jan 14 - Mar 11 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 3:00pm-5:30pm • Off campus
  • Sat • 3:00pm-5:30pm • Off campus
  • $385+GST

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2019W PHOT 503G 002 • Mar 25 - May 13 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 3:00pm-5:30pm • Off campus
  • Sat • 12:00pm-2:30pm • Off campus
  • Sat • 9:00am-11:30am • Lansdowne
  • $385+GST

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Photography Level 3 - Advanced DSLR Photography

Maximum 10 students
Take your creative and technical skills to the next level. Limited to only 10 students, this advanced DSLR photography course is designed for the serious photographer and camera enthusiast wanting to excel.  With dynamic sessions centered in further studies in photographic theory, there will be field trips and a strong practical element to this course.  Additional time will be required outside of scheduled classroom and field sessions.

Prerequisites: It is strongly recommended that you have completed both Photography Level 1 (Introduction) and Level 2 (Intermediate) courses before considering this advanced level course

2019W PHOT 507G 001 • Mar 28 - May 16 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer
  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sun • 12:00pm-2:30pm • Off campus
  • Sun • 3:00pm-5:30pm • Off campus
  • $595+GST

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Composition - Developing a Photographer’s Eye - Max 14

Want to create compelling photographs? Learn how your decisions in how you compose your image can impact the meaning and success of your photographs. This introduction to visual communication will help you become more confident in photographing with intent, as well as reviewing images and discussing constructive points. Develop basic composition skills, acquire a heightened visual sensitivity to your surroundings and become more confident in your ability to see in a photographic manner. Additional time will be required outside of scheduled classroom and field sessions.

Prerequisite: A good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 or equivalent skills).  

Field Trip Date: Saturday October 20 • 9:00am- 12:00pm

2019W PHOT 531G 001 • Mar 26 - Apr 23 (6 sessions) • Andrea Kucherawy
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Off campus
  • $295+GST

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Taking Great Travel Photos with your iPhone/iPad New

More and more travelers are using their mobile devices to document their travel experiences. This course shows you how to take and create stunning travel photos. Learn about how to further enhance your photos with post-production and filters. Discover which apps to use and when to use them. Determine how to use your images to create presentations, photo albums, gift cards and web images that will impress both your friends and family. Find out about handy accessories that augment your iPhone.

Prerequisite: knowledge/skills required to be successful in this course:  Basic working knowledge of their iPhone and its fuctions, ideally iPhone 5s forward, older phones cannot run certain apps and have limited functionality.
Equipment: Participants must bring their iPhone 5/6/7/8 or an iPad, and have an iTunes account set up so they can download the required apps from iTunes before coming to the 1st class.
 

2019W PHOT 563G 001 • Apr 6 - May 4 (4 sessions) • Tony Bounsall
  • Sat • 9:30am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $195+GST

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iPhone/iPad Photography Level 1 - Taking Great Photos

Caught the iPhoneography bug?  Explore the creative tools and techniques to shoot, process and share your work.  Your iPhone or iPad camera combined with a few choice apps can produce memorable images that were previously impossible without expensive software.  Create "app stacking" recipes combining multiple versions of the same image processed through different apps to finesse your final images and marvel at the results.

Prerequisites: Students must have a fundamental working knowledge of using their device's camera. 
Equipment: Participants must bring their iPhone 5/6/7/8 or an iPad, and have an iTunes account set up so they can download the required apps from iTunes (approx. $25 for all) before coming to the 1st class.
Note: Instructions on which apps to download will be emailed the week before the class starts.

2019W PHOT 552G 001 • Feb 23 - Mar 16 (4 sessions) • Tony Bounsall
  • Sat • 9:30am-12:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $195+GST

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Fashion & Modeling Photography Workshop New

Enjoy a full day exploring the tools & techniques of creative fashion photography by working with models to get a practical feel for posing and direction of talent in an “on location” environment. To help understand both the creative tools and technical elements for successful images,  you will look at lens focal lengths, depth of focus as well as styles of fashion imagery. You will explore lighting with reflectors and flash-fill  and start to gain an awareness of light quality, direction and shadows.

Prerequisite: Students must have a good understanding of their cameras and photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 or equivalent).
Equipment:  Bring your camera, a tripod and if possible, an external, off camera flash/speedlight.

2019W PHOT 544G 001 • Apr 27 (1 session) • Gregg Eligh
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $155+GST

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Food and Beverage Photography Workshop

This fun and information-packed one day workshop is designed for the "foodie" who loves photographing their food and beverages and has an interest in taking better and more creative shots!  Learn a few "tricks of the trade" to achieve a more professional look as well as tips on texture, form, styling, design, props and backgrounds.

Gregg will share his extensive professional experience to help you understand the basic elements of food and beverage photography and composition to best illustrate them as a creative subject. He will discuss technique and demonstrate by providing several "food/beverage example displays" using accessible props, lighting and equipment that is appropriate for the non-professional, so students can go home and apply what is presented. Students will be welcome to participate by photographing Gregg's "example displays" to emulate what has been taught.

Prerequisite: A good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 - Introduction or equivalent skills is required).
Equipment: A digital camera that gives control over exposure settings and lenses. An external, off-camera flash is encouraged.

2019W PHOT 546G 001 • Mar 2 (1 session) • Gregg Eligh
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $155+GST

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Writing and Publishing

Visit and bookmark our webpage for updates and more information on our courses and instructors: Writing and Publishing

From Film to Fiction to Memoirs to Travel – learn how to effectively capture your experiences and stories from a variety of well-known local writers. Course formats vary from workshop to seminar. Choose what fits for you!

The Writers Toolbox: Tools of the Trade New

Every profession has its tools. Writing is no different. The Writers' Toolbox is a series of five workshops that will touch on the skills and strategies needed to improve and promote your writing. Refresh your knowledge of grammar and punctuation, and the basics of editing. Find your unique written voice and learn how to get that voice heard on social media and in web, newsletter, and blog writing.

Workshops are also available for individual registration:

  • Discover your Written Voice (WRIT 867G) - 2 sessions
  • Web, Newsletter & Blog Writing (WRIT 868G) - 1 session
  • Social Media & What's my line (WRIT 869G) - 1 session
  • Grammar & Punctuation Refresher (WRIT 870G) - 2 sessions
  • Editing 101 (WRIT 871G) - 1 session
2019W WRIT 872G 001 • Feb 19 - Apr 16 (9 sessions) • Darcy Nybo
  • Tues • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $375+GST

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Please refer to individual listings for course dates and times.


Discover Your Written Voice

Ensure your voice is what the reader hears when they read what you've written. This class is a fun way to learn how to write so the voice is distinctly yours. From business writing to science fiction, blogs to historical romance novels, using your unique voice will help you tell the story and get your points across.

Note: This is part one of five in the Writer's Toolbox Series. You can select each workshop individually or register for the entire Series. If you have registered for the Writer's Toolbox Series (WRIT 872G), you are already attending this workshop!

2019W WRIT 867G 001 • Feb 19 - Feb 26 (2 sessions) • Darcy Nybo
  • Tues • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $135+GST

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Web, Newsletter & Blog Writing

In the written electronic world, you need to learn how to say more with less, as well as ensuring your words are crafted carefully for search engine optimization. Whether you are passing along info, promoting yourself or selling a product or service, a well-crafted phrase, or paragraph could make all the difference between success and mediocrity.

Note: This is part two of five in the Writer's Toolbox Series. You can select each workshop individually or register for the entire Series. If you have registered for the Writer's Toolbox Series (WRIT 872G), you are already attending this workshop!

2019W WRIT 868G 001 • Mar 5 (1 session) • Darcy Nybo
  • Tues • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $65+GST

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Social Media & What's My Line

In the world of writing, learning how to market yourself is a must. A rapid-fire class that covers: The handshake – how important is it? The Elevator Speech – how to explain and promote yourself to a stranger in under two minutes. The Tag Line – one short sentence that says it all. The Media release – how to write one and how to get free press. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, all have their own set of rules and ways to get you noticed.

Note: This is part three of five in the Writer's Toolbox Series. You can select each workshop individually or register for the entire Series. If you have registered for the Writer's Toolbox Series (WRIT 872G), you are already attending this workshop!

2019W WRIT 869G 001 • Mar 12 (1 session) • Darcy Nybo
  • Tues • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $65+GST

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Grammar & Punctuation Refresher

Yes, grammar and punctuation can be fun, at least in this class. Learn how to stay away from passive/aggressive verbs, un-dangle your participles, and how to make a good proposition without ending in a preposition. Discover why missing a period isn't always a bad thing and when to slash and bracket. Semi-colons, colons, oxford commas, nothing is off limits when it comes to grammar and punctuation. There's also a quick look at how to capitalize, or proper capitalization.

Note: This is part four of five in the Writer's Toolbox Series. You can select each workshop individually or register for the entire Series. If you have registered for the Writer's Toolbox Series (WRIT 872G), you are already attending this workshop!

2019W WRIT 870G 001 • Apr 2 - Apr 9 (2 sessions) • Darcy Nybo
  • Tues • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $135+GST

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Editing 101

Learn how to change from writer to editor mode. Basic editing marks, removing adjectives, searching for ings and lys. Completed assignments will be discussed as a group. Also discussions on types of writing styles, focusing mostly on CP style, with some brief overview of other styles such as medical and science style guides, or other guides as per group requirement. Also covered will be the power of brevity. How to say more with fewer words and be more effective by doing it.

Note: This is part five of five in the Writer's Toolbox Series. You can select each workshop individually or register for the entire Series. If you have registered for the Writer's Toolbox Series (WRIT 872G), you are already attending this workshop!

2019W WRIT 871G 001 • Apr 16 (1 session) • Darcy Nybo
  • Tues • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $65+GST

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Saturday Screenwriting Series New

Following the 9/11 attacks an investigative commission stated the reason why they weren’t thwarted was a colossal “failure of imagination”. Shortly afterwards the CIA formed DCI Red Cell – a group of experts brought in to spitball future attack scenarios. Was this group of “out-of-the-box-thinkers” comprised of terrorism experts and security analysts? Nope. They were Hollywood screenwriters – the most imaginative people on the planet.

Join screenwriter Michael Giampa for a behind the scenes exploration of this thrilling world in our new Saturday Speaker Series! Using film clips, screenplay pages and other mediums topics will range from film history to scene structure to creating movie moments. Want to learn more about Michael? Check out this article in Script Magazine.

Workshops are also available for individual registration:

  • Emotional Illusion: Tricks of the Trade (WRIT 901G)
  • Seen by Scene: Beats, bookends & hooks (WRIT 902G)
  • Eye of the Beholder: Film History from the Screenwriter’s POV (WRIT 903G)
  • Embracing your Inner Geek: A Short History of Sci-Fi Films (WRIT 904G)

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Seen by Scene: Beats, Bookends & Hooks New

Scenes are the guts of a screenplay. But what comprises them? What are beats, bookends, hooks, throwbacks, catalysts, actor “candy”, inciting incidents, setups/payoffs, reversals, reveals? And how do they fit into the 50 to 80 scenes strung together to form a satisfying screenplay in three acts? Examine how a well-constructed scene is crafted and the bridgework required to link it seamlessly to what comes before and after.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Eye of the Beholder: Film History from the Screenwriter’s POV New

A film is all-too-often examined from the filmmaker’s perspective showcasing the “director’s vision”, the “actor’s presence” or the “cinematographer’s palette”. A lot of theory focus has been given to the moving image. But what about the storyteller that thought of that image long before it was burned to celluloid? What influenced them to think of it in the first place? And how were they inspired?

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Embracing your Inner Geek: A Short History of Sci-Fi Films New

Science Fiction films have the strongest “what if?” factor of any genre. It’s where we “boldly go” to explore dreams of a utopian tomorrow and the fear of a chaotic one. How we test the fictional tech that someday may someday become science fact. And it’s what allows us to embrace both our inner geek and outer Saver-of-the-World. A fun, informative overview for Sci-Fi film fans and writers alike. 

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Fiction Writing Fundamentals – Part 1

Get it written, get it right! Wanting to write isn’t enough – being a writer requires skill sets, paradigm shifts, and survival strategies. Critic and bestselling author Robert J. Wiersema will lead aspiring writers from inspiration and preparation through writing and revision. With insights, experiences, exercises and a focus on your work, this course will be a hands-on immersion to the writing life for both new and experienced writers. The focus of this course is deceptively simple: we will look at the writing of a single scene. Scenes are the building blocks of all fiction, and an immersion in the mechanics of, and approaches to, a single scene, is the basis for writing longer pieces, both short stories and novels. This course is intended for writers new to writing fiction, or those seeking to hone their skills or remind themselves of the basics. Required: Purchase text "The Making of a Story" from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx. $32). NOTE: Please bring writing materials and course text to first and all classes.

2019W WRIT 860G 001 • Jan 15 - Feb 12 (5 sessions) • Robert Wiersema
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $259+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.


Fiction Writing Fundamentals – Part 2

Writing into the world! Building on the fundamentals explored in Part 1, this course will continue our exploration of the core skills and strategies for writing fiction for the developing writer. In addition to lectures, directed readings and discussions, Part 2 will also incorporate group workshopping of student fiction. With this section, we will build on our experience writing the contained scene and expand outward to short stories and novels. We will also look at workshopping, revision and roads to publication. NOTE: All students will be expected to present and workshop at least one story. Required: Textbook same as Part 1. Prerequisite: This course is designed for students who have completed Fiction Writing Fundamentals – Part 1 course, and will build on those fundamentals. Please call 250-370-4773 to discuss equivalency if you wish to take this course and have not taken Part 1.

2019W WRIT 861G 001 • Feb 19 - Mar 19 (5 sessions) • Robert Wiersema
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $259+GST

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No classes on statutory holidays.


Fiction Writing Intermediate Workshop with Robert Wiersema

Designed as a follow-up to the introductory Fiction Writing Fundamentals Part 1 & 2 with Robert Wiersema, this intermediate level workshop will guide developing writers through a larger work, either a short story or part of a novel. The name of the game is writing, and students should come prepared to write, read, critique and discuss during class sessions, and to write between sessions. This hands-on work will be complemented by lectures, discussions and Q&A sessions. 

Prerequisite: Fiction Writing Fundamentals Part 1 & 2, Fiction Writing Workshop with Robert Wiersema or equivalent. Please call 250-370-4773 to discuss equivalency.
Note: Students must be prepared to submit and critique work weekly, starting with the first class. After you enroll, instructions will be emailed for submitting your work approximately one week before the class starts: a story, scene or chapter of not more than 1500 words. The first six submissions received will then be emailed to each student for you to read and critique starting with the first class.
 

2019W WRIT 887G 001 • Mar 26 - Apr 30 (5 sessions) • Robert Wiersema
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $235+GST

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Beginning a Book-length Memoir - Part 1

In this six-week class students will work on a memoir they have begun or want to begin. Through readings and discussions, in-class writing and homework, students will begin to flesh out ideas on structure, tense, point of view, story, action, beginnings and endings. In-class writing will prime the pump so memories begin to flow and cohere. This is an intensive class for those interested in writing a long piece – essay or book – and in being supported in getting started.

2019W WRIT 842G 001 • Apr 9 - May 14 (6 sessions) • Yvonne Blomer
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $279+GST

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Fabulous Fiction

In this workshop you will learn how to create a short story for submission to a contest. You will explore the different types of fiction and learn which one works best for you. Learn the structure of a short story and how to write any kind of fiction. We will discuss how to create tension within the plot, know and understand your readers, character development, and point of view. The final day is a review of the first draft, more tips and a long list of short story contests. Students can start from scratch, or have a short story they want to improve on. In class and take-home assignments.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Get Paid to Write What You Love

Writing is a passion for many but making money from that passion can be difficult. We invite you to learn the reality of writing for a living. Discover how to get out there and get noticed. Explore ideas on freelance websites; how to price your work and how to write a pitch letter. Learn tips and practice honing your skills. So whether you are writing a book, a column or a blog, find out how to make money doing it.

2019W WRIT 855G 001 • Apr 4 - May 2 (5 sessions) • Darcy Nybo
  • Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $189+GST

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Undressing Your Master Poet - Workshop with Yvonne Blomer

This is your opportunity to enter a poet’s work deeply, and let that work inspire your own poetry. In this five-week course, students will select a Master Poet to study, respond to, mimic and learn from. This will be an exploration where you will select and undress the lines, language and metaphors of your chosen poet. In 'Hologram: A Book of Glosas', P.K. Page writes that the glosa form was for her an opportunity to give homage to poets that she loved and who influenced her as a poet. In the poem, 'Taking off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes', Billy Collins writes “how there were sudden dashes whenever we spoke,” a poem where he takes risks, is cheeky but also pays homage to a great American poet. There will be readings, a short presentation and in-class writing as well as weekly homework.

2019S WRIT 890G 001 • May 1 - May 29 (5 sessions) • Yvonne Blomer
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $259+GST

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Reading and Writing Poetry New

This is a class designed for writers to be inspired from reading poems to write new poems. Instructor, Yvonne Blomer will offer poems from all over the world and writing exercises that allow a deep reading of masterfully written works as well as a leaping away into new pieces. A class for discussion, reading and writing and a delving into the language, music and moments of truth or awe offered by poetry.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Screenwriting 101: Get that movie idea from your head to the page

Screenwriting is the craft of writing scripts for movies, television and more. Explore the key concepts and elements of screenwriting using movie clips, screenplay samples and creative exercises. This inspiring and informative course is for anyone who loves movies and is curious about screenwriting or is considering it as a career.

  • "Terrific class. Course description was right on."
  • "Everything was beneficial. A great overview of the craft for keeners like myself." 
  • "Practical, inspiring, fun." – Student Evaluations
2019W WRIT 816G 001 • Jan 8 - Jan 29 (7 sessions) Cancelled

2019W WRIT 816G 002 • Feb 12 - Mar 5 (7 sessions) • Michael Giampa
  • Tues Thur • 6:15pm-9:15pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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Self-Publishing

In this session, learn to navigate the road to self-publishing, understanding why self-publishing is no longer taboo. Discover the ins and outs of where your book goes and who gets what in traditional publishing. Find a publisher and learn about copyright, layout, writing apps, software options and what to include for your editor. In the end, learn how to treat your book as a business. Understand tax information, ISBN, CIP, budgeting, bar codes, selling online through Amazon and Kindle, and most importantly, learn how to price your book and market it to sell.

2019W WRIT 858G 001 • Apr 27 - May 11 (3 sessions) • Darcy Nybo
  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $179+GST

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Writing History

Do you have a story set in the past that you wish to tell? Whether it is family history, personal history, creative non-fiction or fiction history, or factual history, this course, with its nuts and bolts approach, will help get you started or help improve upon your existing material. Lecture topics include: research, angle of approach, dialogue, plot & structure, character development, dynamic scenes, and marketing your work. Short assignments will be given each week and workshopped during the second half of the class. 

Instructor Claire Mulligan's first novel, The Reckoning of Boston Jim, was nominated for the Giller prize and the BC Book Prize. Her second novel The Dark was published by Random/Doubleday in 2013 and was short-listed for the 2014 Canadian Author's Award.

2019W WRIT 828G 001 • Apr 4 - May 9 (6 sessions) • Claire Mulligan
  • Thur • 6:00pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $325+GST

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Creative Non-fiction - Telling Your Story with Yvonne Blomer

Creative Non-Fiction is an umbrella term that refers to the writing of personal essays, memoir, travel writing, and explorative historical and lyrical essays. In addition to in-class and at-home writing assignments, we will discuss examples of the genre by writers such as George Orwell, Lorna Crozier, Madeline Sonik and more. By the end of this course, you will have written memoir, travel and lyrical essays as well as short postcard forms. This is an opportunity to explore your memories, interests, questions and your inner thoughts in a creative and dynamic literary form.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Lifestyle

Looking for Fly-Fishing? You can find this course listed under Outdoor Education or by following this link

The Magic of Barcelona

Interested in the culture, traditions and architecture of one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Mediterranean? Discover Barcelona's most interesting sights from the narrow medieval streets to the grand boulevards and the famous 'Ramblas' which lead to the sea. Find out more about the distinctive architect, Antoni Gaudi, whose famous works contribute to the rich architectural fabric of Barcelona: the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batlló and Casa Mila.

2019W ASCE 668G 001 • Feb 27 - Mar 13 (3 sessions) • Monica Gil
  • Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $129+GST

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
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