Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS August 23rd at 9:30am
Classes run September 23 – December 13th , 2018

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 Emily, 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)
Nov 24, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 16, 2018
01. Picture Frame

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

$155 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Dec 01, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 23, 2018
02. 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 on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Sep 29, 2018
Saturday, 12:00 - 5:00pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 21, 2018
03. Hand-Cut Joinery

This class will teach how to make 2 useful woodworking joints; the dovetail and the mortise and tenon, using hand tools and softwood.

$80+ materials fee $25 payable to the instructor on first day of class

1. Wood Veronica Post
Sep 30, 2018
Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00
(5 hours/ 1 day)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 24, 2018
04. How to Use the 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 on the first day of class

1. Wood Veronica Post
Sep 27, 2018
Thursdays, 6:00 - 10:00 pm
32 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2018
05. 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

1. Wood Veronica Post
Oct 21, 2018
Sundays 12:00 - 5:00
10 hour/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 14, 2018
06. 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 on first day of class

1. Wood Veronica Post
Sep 25, 2018
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
(27 hours/9 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2018
07. Intro to 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)

Ceramics Kaas Ghanie BFA
Sep 23, 2018
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
24 hours, 8 weeks (No Class Oct 7 & Nov 11)

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 17, 2018
08. Potters with Experience

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

$290 (clay included)

Ceramics Suzi Cameron BFA, BA
Sep 20, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
(24 hours/8 weeks)

Class size: 6 (an 8 week Intro. class experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 13, 2018
09. Throwing: Basics & Beyond

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

$290 (clay included)

Ceramics Toni Losey
Sep 28, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 21, 2018
10. 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 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Oct 19, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 12, 2018
10. 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 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Nov 09, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 26, 2018
10: 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
Sep 23, 2018
Sundays, 10:00- 12:00 am (No class Oct 7)
12 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 17, 2018
11. Pottery for Youths: 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.

$145 (clay included)

Youth Kate Grey BFA
Sep 26, 2018
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
16 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size 6 prerequisite Pottery for Youth: Beginners.
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2018
12. Intermediate Pottery for Kids and Teens ages 10-15

In this course, students will expand on their existing knowledge of ceramics. They will create sculptural and functional objects combining both the techniques of hand building and wheel throwing.

$195 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Sep 26, 2018
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
24 hours / 8 weeks (No class on Oct. 31)

Class size 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2018
13. Tableware

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

$290 (clay included)

Ceramics Jen Pilon
Sep 27, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
27 hours/9 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2018
14. Introduction to Jewellery

Learn the basics of jewellery design and fabrication techniques!

$315 + materials fee approx. $60 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Nicholas Rosin BFA
Sep 30, 2018
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
27 hours/9 weeks NO CLASS Oct 7 & Nov 11

Class size: 6 (Intro to Jewellery class necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 16, 2018
15. Jewellery II

This class is for those who have some experience and the passion to pursue jewellery making in more depth.

$315 + materials fee $45 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Emily Blair Wareham, BFA, MFA
Oct 14, 2018
Sundays, 9:00 - 12:00 pm
6 hours /2 days

Class size: 3 Couples (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 07, 2018
16. 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 Emily Blair Wareham, BFA, MFA
Sep 30, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:30pm
6 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 24, 2018
17. Glass Beads: Try it!

This is a 6-hour introduction class to lampworking/glass bead making.

$110 + materials fee $15 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Shannon Gough
Oct 14, 2018
Sundays, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
18 hours/ 3 weeks

Class size: 6 : no experience necessary
Registration Closes: Oct 07, 2018
18. Intro to Making Glass Beads

Everything starts with a good foundation.  You will gain an understanding of the terminology used, materials and confidence are required for working in the flame with glass.

$340 + materials fee approx. $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Shannon Gough

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