Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS December 10th at 10:00 am
Classes run January 19 – March 31, 2019

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***

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

Monday-Thursday Call Alexis, our Studio Coordinator, at 902-492-2524.

Friday-Sunday (only) Call 902-492-2522

Class registrations are first come first booked.

Please note the first day of registration is BUSY. If you do not get through right away LEAVE A MESSAGE! I will return calls and register in the order I receive them. Please make sure to - Leave your Name, Number, and the Class you want to sign up for. (Messages made before Dec. 10 at 10:00am will be disregarded.)

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

(Course list for Winter 2019 will be fully updated by the end of November)

Date / Time Title Description Costs Type Instructor(s)
Jan 31, 2019
Thursdays, 6:00 - 10:00
32 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 24, 2019
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 before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Jan 26, 2019
Saturday, 12:00 - 5:00
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 21, 2019
02. Hand-cut Joinery

This class will teach you how to make two useful woodworking joints; the dovetail and the mortise and tenon, using hand tools and softwood.

$80+ materials fee $25 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Feb 09, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 04, 2019
03. Picture Frame

In this class, we will cover jointing, planing, ripping, routering, creating a special table saw jig just for cutting miter corners, and glue-up tips!

$155 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Feb 23, 2019
Saturday, 12:30 - 5:30
(5 hours/ 1 day)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 18, 2019
04. Wood Turning: Rolling pin

Learn basic spindle turning techniques while making a maple rolling pin. Two possible styles, with or without handles!

$80 + materials fee $35 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Mar 09, 2019
Sundays 12:00 - 5:00
10 hour/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 04, 2019
05. Women in Woodworking: Round Ottoman

The Ottoman; possibly the world’s best accent piece! This class will be a fun and funky romp through basic woodworking and upholstery techniques.

$150 + $100 material fee payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Feb 23, 2019
Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00
(5 hours/ 1 day)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 18, 2019
06. How to use a Hand Plane

There are many types of hand planes out there, but this course will get you started with the most commonly found types - the block plane and the jack plane.

$80 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Mar 30, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 25, 2019
07. End-Grain Cutting Board

A perennial favorite!! Learn to joint, plane, rip, crosscut, laminate and sand a beautiful hardwood end-grain cutting board. Food-safe finish is provided as well as a recipe for making your own.

$155 + materials fee $85 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Jan 22, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
(27 hours/9 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 15, 2019
08. Intro Ceramics

Learn the basic techniques of working with clay from wheel thrown to hand building.  This 9-week course will allow students to develop a style of work and experiment with various surface textures a

$330 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Kaas Ghanie BFA
Jan 30, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
24 hours / 8 weeks NO CLASS March 20

Class size 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 23, 2019
09. Tableware

In this course, students will explore the many different types of vessels and utensil used on the dinner table.

$290 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Jen Pilon
Jan 24, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30
(30 hours/ 10 weeks)

Class size: 6 (an 8 week Intro. class experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 17, 2019
10. Throwing: Basics and Beyond

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

$365 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Toni Losey BFA
Jan 20, 2019
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00
24 hours, 8 weeks NO CLASS Feb. 17

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 14, 2019
11. Potters with Experience

This course is for students with previous potter's wheel and glazing experience.

$290 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Suzi Cameron BFA, BA
Jan 21, 2019
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30
(12 hours/4 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience needed)
Registration Closes: Jan 14, 2019
12. Pour, Slip, Glaze

Try your hand at Slip casting, a fun and quick mould technique to make and decorate your very own porcelain tableware.

$145

Ceramics Julian Covey BFA
Mar 04, 2019
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30
(12 hours/4 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience needed)
Registration Closes: Feb 25, 2019
13. Decals: Personalize your Dishes

Have you ever wanted to print your favourite photograph on your pottery?

$110 + materials fee approx. $35 payable to instructor on first day of class

Ceramics Julian Covey BFA
Jan 25, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 18, 2019
14. 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!

$110 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Feb 22, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 15, 2019
14. Friday Fun Night Session 2: Bowls

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!

$110 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Mar 22, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 15, 2019
14. Friday Fun Night Session 3: Planters & Vases

This series of small ceramic hand-building 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!

$110 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Jan 27, 2019
Sundays, 10:00 - 12:00
(12 hours/ 6 weeks) NO CLASS Feb. 17

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 20, 2019
15. Intro Ceramics for Kids! (10-15)

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.

$145 (clay included)

Youth Kate Grey BFA
Jan 31, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30
27 hours/9 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 24, 2019
16. Introduction to Jewellery

Learn the basics of jewellery design and fabrication techniques!

$315 + materials fee approx. $90 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Violeta Izquierdo BFA
Jan 20, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30-9:30
(27 hours/ 9 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 24, 2019
17. Repair, Resize, or Redesign Your Jewellery

Ignite your creativity and design new pieces from your old jewellery.

$345 + materials fee approx. $50 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Meghan Gillan BFA
Feb 13, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30
6 hours /2 days

Class size: 3 Couples (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 06, 2019
18. Create Your Own Wedding Bands

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

$140 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 Meghan Gillan BFA

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