Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS March 19th at 9:30am
Classes run April 22 – June 18th , 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)
May 26, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 18, 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
May 12, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 05, 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
May 05, 2018
Saturday/ Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 28, 2018
03. Live-Edge Cutting Board

Arrange your next cheese platter on a beautiful, unique live-edge serving board. This class will teach jointing, planing, and finishing techniques to give you some great woodworking basics.

$80 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Wood Veronica Post
Apr 28, 2018
Saturday, 12:00-5:00pm (Waitlisted Date, Sunday April 29)
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 21, 2018
04. Salad Servers

Learn to use a band-saw and sander to create a beautiful pair of gently curved salad servers that won't slip down into your bowls. A wonderful gift!

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

Wood Veronica Post
Jun 02, 2018
Saturday, 12:00-5:00pm (Waitlisted Date, Sunday June 3)
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 26, 2018
05. 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
Apr 24, 2018
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
(24 hours/8 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 17, 2018
06. Intro to Ceramics

Learn the basic techniques of working with clay from wheel thrown to hand building.  This 8 week course will allow students to develop a style of work and experiment with various surface textures a

$290 (clay included)

Ceramics Kaas Ghanie BFA
Apr 22, 2018
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
15 hours, 5 weeks (No Class May 20)

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 16, 2018
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.

$180 (clay included)

Ceramics Suzi Cameron BFA, BA
Apr 26, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
(24 hours/8 weeks)

Class size: 6 (an 8 week Intro. class experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 19, 2018
08. Throwing: Basics & Beyond

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

$290 (clay included)

Ceramics Toni Losey
Apr 23, 2018
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
15 hours/5 weeks (No class May 21)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 16, 2018
09. Handbuilding Basics

Students will learn the basics of constructing with clay using a combination of slab-building and hand-forming techniques.

$180 (clay included)

Ceramics Mel Doiron
May 04, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 27, 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
May 25, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 02, 2018
10. Friday Fun Night Session 2: 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!

$110 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
May 06, 2018
Sundays, 10:00- 12:00 am (No class May 20)
12 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 29, 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
Apr 26, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
24 hours/8 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 19, 2018
12. 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.

$275 + materials fee approx. $60 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Graeme Ross
May 18, 2018
Fridays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
6 hours /2 days

Class size: 3 Couples (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 11, 2018
13. Create Your Own Wedding Bands: Session 1

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 Graeme Ross
May 25, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
6 hours/2 days

Class size: 6 (3 couples) (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 18, 2018
13. Create Your Own Wedding Bands: Session 2

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 Graeme Ross
Apr 29, 2018
Sunday, 10:30- 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 23, 2018
14. Creating Texture

This workshop will focus on exploring texture on metal, using techniques including rolling embossing, stamping and hammering.

$60 + materials fee approx. $45-65 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Violeta Izquierdo
May 06, 2018
Sunday, 10:00-5:00 pm
7 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 30, 2018
15. Cuttlefish Casting

In this one day workshop, students will be introduced to the soft structure of the cuttlefish bone. They will be instructed on how to carve and assemble it to make it a mold for molten metal.

$80 + materials fee approx. $40-45 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Violeta Izquierdo
May 13, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 07, 2018
16. Stacked Rings Session 1

This one-day workshop is for individuals or groups of friends. Students will learn to create their very own set of personalized stacking rings.

$65 (per session) + materials fee approx. $40 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
May 27, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 22, 2018
16. Stacking Rings Session 2

This one-day workshop is for individuals or groups of friends. Students will learn to create their very own set of personalized stacking rings.

$65 (per session) + materials fee approx. $40 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
Jun 10, 2018
Sundays, 10:30 am-4:30 pm
5.5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 04, 2018
16. Stacking Rings: Session 3

This one-day workshop is for individuals or groups of friends. Students will learn to create their very own set of personalized stacking rings.

$65 (per session) + materials fee approx. $40 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal

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