Kids classes

See how our approach to teaching art is beneficial to your child. Kids develop many useful skills - such as math and logic - all by studying art! More »

Adult classes

Adult classes are design to cover basic techniques of fine arts - painting (acrylics, watercolors) and drawing (pastel, charcoal), etc - while having fun and making new friends! More »

Birthday Parties

Birthdays at Pinocchio Art are filled with creativity and fun. Any theme for any age! More »


Making art for Holidays


The holidays are here and kids are super excited. And when kids are super excited, it shows in their artworks, too! It’s a great time to spend time together and do something together. Each year our December themes are all

What little artists can do


Here’s one of our latest assignments. We painted a mountains landscape with some bright red poppies on the foreground. This is our basic-level group, all kids are between 4½ and 8 years old. The assignment’s main focus was on perspective

What is color? The systematic approach.

Color Wheel

In our researches we have stumbled upon an excellent resource – “The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe”, published by Sarah Lowengard. In this book, in the “Number, Order, Form” chapter, you can find a very interesting essay on how

Kids are happy, active and engaged in Art Summer Camp

Summer Art Camp

The Summer is in full swing and so our Art Summer Camp. We’re running it together with our friends from Dance Addicts – they do the dancing part and we do the art part. Kids love it! They can spend

What’s in the painting?

Discover a world of creativity

Is your child interested in pencils and markers? Had he or she painted the walls in your house and does not miss any opportunity to paint oneself dirty? Do not hesitate to encourage and support your child’s interest in painting!

Pinocchio School at the Russian Day Festival


Last weekend we were privileged to be a part of annual event that  takes place in Greater Vancouver around the 3rd weekend of July. The festival is called “Russian Day Festival” and is a celebration of Russian and Slavic cultural

Hats-Off Day – 2013


Held on the first Saturday of every June, Hats Off Day is when Heights merchants “take their hats off” to their community and their customers, and the entire Heights community celebrates together. It’s a huge, one-day extravaganza featuring a colourful

Children Art Contest

Euro Food Tri-city and Pinocchio Art & Craft School  are holding Children Art Contest. Artworks could be dropped at the locations of the store or at the Pinocchio Art & Craft School. Contest Rules: All artworks must be submitted before

What do Artists do?


Artists look closely. They look at big things and little things. They look behind and under. They look at things from all side. Artists tell about things in their own ways. Artists paint pictures of people. Their art tells some

Kids can dance and draw the day away in Burnaby

Spring Camp

Another spring break camp has been announced for later this month, and this one is an artistic collaboration. Pinocchio Art School and Dance Addicts in the Heights are partnering together to host the camp, according to Masha Tikhonova, a teacher