Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS August 24th at 10:00am
Classes run September 24th – December 15th , 2017

It is easy to sign up for a class! We need your name, contact info, and a payment.
We will take payment over the phone with visa or master card.
Pay in person with debit or cash.
**A payment must be taken to secure your spot in the class.**

***Note: HST is NOT included in the listed course fees. Please included 15% HST with each registration***

Class registrations are first come first booked.

Call us! (always the best way to sign up)

Call Alexis, our Studio Coordinator, at 902-492-2524. If you're leaving a message, please make sure to - Leave your Name, Number, and the Class you want to sign up for. If you're in a hurry, you can also call Becky, our Administrative Coordinator at 902-492-2522.

Or register in person! Come see us at 1061 (Mary E Black Gallery) or 1096 (The Studios) Marginal Rd.

Date / Time Title Description Costs Type Instructor(s)
Oct 05, 2017
Thursdays, 6:00 - 10:00 pm
32 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 28, 2017
01. Shaker Console Table

A great project for experienced or beginner alike! Students will learn about milling, joinery, furniture design and finishing while creating a shaker-style console table from Ash.

$460 + materials fee $100 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Oct 14, 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 10, 2017
02. Sushi set for 2

New Class! In this class, students will make a minimalist style serving tray, and two pairs of chopsticks! Food-safe finish is provided as well as a recipe for making your own!

$145 + materials fee $85 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Oct 28, 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 23, 2017
03. Picture Frame

New! Frame a cherished photo or document in something hand-crafted. This class teaches the step-by-step method for building a custom frame, including how to build a table saw mitre jig.

$145 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Nov 18, 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 13, 2017
04. Women in Woodworking: Salad Servers

New Class! Need to eat more greens? You will love to use your own custom made salad servers!

$145 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Nov 25, 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 20, 2017
05. End-Grain Cutting Board

Cutting Board: a perennial favorite!

$145 + materials fee $85 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Sep 26, 2017
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
30 hours/10 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2017
06. Intro to Ceramics

Students will learn the basic techniques of working with clay from wheel thrown to hand building.  This Learn the basic techniques of working with clay from wheel

$340 (clay included)

Ceramics Ryan Tingley BFA
Sep 24, 2017
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
24 hours /8 weeks (no class Oct. 8 & Nov. 12)

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2017
07. Potters with Experience

This course is for students with previous potter's wheel and glazing experience. The class will decide on the focus of projects and receive individual instructor feedback on their progress.

$270 (clay included)

Ceramics Suzi Cameron BFA, BA
Oct 05, 2017
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
24 hours /8 weeks

Class size: 6 (an 8 week Intro. class experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 21, 2017
08. Throwing: Basics & Beyond

This class is for students to learn to expand their techniques of throwing on the potter’s wheel and handbuilding.

$275 (clay included)

Ceramics
Sep 27, 2017
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm
15 hours/5 weeks (no class Oct. 25)

Class size: 6 (experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2017
09. One-on-One Pottery

This self-guided intermediate class that will help students gain the confidence to create designs of their own.

$170 (clay included)

Ceramics Jen Pilon
Sep 25, 2017
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
18 hours/6 weeks (no class Oct. 9)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2017
10. Handbuilding Basics

NEW! Students will learn the basics of constructing with clay using a combination of slab-building and handforming techniques, with a focus on creating pottery that functions.

$205 (clay included)

Ceramics
Sep 29, 2017
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 22, 2017
11. Friday Fun Night Session 1: Cups and Mugs

This series of small ceramic handbuilding projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$100 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Oct 20, 2017
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 13, 2017
11. Friday Fun Night Session 2: Bowling

This series of small ceramic handbuilding projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$100(clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Nov 10, 2017
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 03, 2017
11. Friday Fun Night Session 3: Plates and Platters

This series of small ceramic handbuilding projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$100 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Dec 01, 2017
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 24, 2017
11. Friday Fun Night Session 4: Planters and Vases

This series of small ceramic handbuilding projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$100 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Sep 24, 2017
Sundays, 10:00- 12:00 am (no class Oct. 8)
12 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2017
12. Pottery for Youths Session 1: Beginner Pottery for 9-12 Year Olds

Students will learn the fundamentals of ceramics and make fun projects to take home by learning basic techniques of hand-building and throwing on the pottery wheel.

$135 (clay included)

Youth Kate Grey BFA
Sep 28, 2017
Thursdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
12 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 21, 2017
13. Pottery for Youths Session 2: Beginner Pottery for 13-16 Year Olds

Students will learn the fundamentals of ceramics and make fun projects to take home by learning basic techniques of hand-building and throwing on the pottery wheel.

$135 (clay included)

Youth Kate Grey BFA
Sep 28, 2017
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
24 hours/8 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 21, 2017
14. Introduction to Jewellery

Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice basic jewellery techniques such as creating a band ring along with hand-fabrication, wax carving, casting, texturing, and step finishing.

$260 + materials fee approx. $60 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Graeme Ross
Nov 30, 2017
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
6 hours /2 weeks

Class size: 3 Couples (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 23, 2017
15. Create Your Own Wedding Bands

This course is designed for any couple who wishes to fabricate their own wedding bands or couple rings.

$130 for 2 people + materials fee approx. $100 per couple payable to instructor on first day of class, for silver rings (couples can purchase the materials for gold bands for an extra cost)

Metal Graeme Ross
Sep 25, 2017
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
18 hours/6 weeks (no class Oct. 9)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2017
16. Keepsake

Create your very own keepsake capsule! Using a variety of metalsmithing techniques, forming, texturing, and finish a small box or capsule for what you hold near and dear.

$195 + materials fee approx. $30 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Nicholas Rosin BFA
Sep 27, 2017
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
30 hours/10 weeks

Class size: 4 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2017
17. Introduction to Engraving

NEW!  Students will be taught how to make their very own engraving tool then engrave a piece of jewellery.

$320 + materials fee approx. $50 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Nicholas Rosin BFA

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