Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS March 18th at 10:00 am
Classes run April 23rd – June 25, 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)

Call Alexis, our Studio Coordinator, at 902-492-2524. Please note the first day of registration is BUSY. If you do not get through right away LEAVE ONE MESSAGE with your name, number, and the class you wish to register for and Alexis will get back to you in the order we receive the messages. (Messages made before March 18th at 10:00am will be disregarded.)

Class registrations are first come first booked.

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)
Apr 28, 2019
Sunday, 12:00-3:00
12 hours/ 4 weeks

Class size: 6 (Experience necessary, advanced level)
Registration Closes: Apr 23, 2019
19. Unusual Bezel Setting

In this 4-week class, the students will make their very own unusual pendent using silver settings.

$145 + Bring own Sterling/Fine Silver or Source from Instructor

Metal
Apr 28, 2019
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:30
6 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 23, 2019
20. Glass Bead: Try it! Session 1

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

$120 + materials fee $15 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Shannon Gough
Jun 08, 2019
Saturday, 10:30-4:30
6 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 03, 2019
20. Glass Bead: Try it! Session 2

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

$120 + materials fee $15 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Shannon Gough
May 25, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00
10 hours/ 2 days

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 21, 2019
21. Beadmaking: Metals, Jewels, and Luster Powders

The use of powdered metals and metal leaf in beadmaking dates back to the 14th century.

$200 + materials fee $30 payable to instructor on first day of class

Glass Philip Doucette, Master Artisan CNS
May 05, 2019
Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00
5 hours/ 1 days

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 29, 2019
22. Beadmaking: Recycled Glass

You can make beads out of bottles, coloured glass plates, and scrap glass like beach glass.

$100 + materials fee $15 payable to instructor on first day of class

Glass Philip Doucette, Master Artisan CNS
Apr 29, 2019
Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00
24 hours/8 weeks NO CLASS May

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 15, 2019
23. Weaving I

Beginners (as well as those who have come for a refresher class) will learn to weave on four harness floor looms.

$275 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class + extra costs for additional projects

Weaving Nancy Boyne
Apr 24, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00
24 hours/8 weeks

Class size: 5 (experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 17, 2019
24. Weaving II

This class is for students with previous weaving experience who are ready to tackle different techniques of their choice (or just love the sociable aspect of weaving).

$275

Weaving Nancy Boyne
Jun 08, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00-4:00
6 hours/2 days

Class size: 10 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 03, 2019
25. Mixed Media Painting

Students will develop themes that involve colour and collage by learning how to layer paints on a canvas to reveal the colour underneath with sgraffito techniques.

$70 + materials fee $25 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Violet Rosengarten
May 15, 2019
Wednesday, 6:30-9:00
17.5 hours/7 weeks

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 08, 2019
26. Drawing for Adults

Do you want to draw but feel intimidated? This course will take you step-by-step of learning the skills necessary to draw.

$180 + materials fee $10 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi Purpose S. April, BFA, Bed, MA
Jun 22, 2019
Saturday, 10:00 - 4:30
6 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 17, 2019
27. Furoshiki (Japanese wrapping cloth)

Students can make their own reusable and recyclable Japanese wrapping cloths. Both beautiful and functional used for a lunch bag, eco-wrapping technique, or clothing garment.

$70 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Jun 23, 2019
Sunday, 10:00 - 4:30
6 hours/ 1 day

Class Size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 17, 2019
28. Zen Stitching

Embroidery can be a traditional, sustainable, a simple repetitive act, allowing time for reflection and bringing a meaningful and thoughtful approach to textile practice.

$70 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Apr 27, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 - 5:00
12 hours/2 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 23, 2019
29.Paper Marbling

Ebru is the Turkish form of paper marbling. Students will learn how to properly prepare the materials, and practice several different marbling patterns.

$140 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
May 05, 2019
Sunday, 1:00-4:00
3 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 29, 2019
30. Sewing Fundamentals Session 1: Bunting Banner

A fun and decorative project perfect for the beginner sewer who wants to develop some basic cutting and machine sewing skills.

$40 + materials fee $12 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi Purpose Linnet Finley
Jun 16, 2019
Sunday, 1:00-4:00
3 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 10, 2019
31. Sewing Fundamentals Session 2: Zipper Bag

Learn how to sew zippers with this incredibly useful project. You will gain zipper-sewing confidence and will leave wanting to make more pouches for all your friends!

$40 + materials fee $5 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi Purpose Linnet Finley
Jun 01, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00-4:00
6 hours/2 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 27, 2019
32. Sewing Fundamentals Session 3: Tote Bag

Carry your stuff in style! Over two days learn how to make this simple but classic tote (customizable with both outer and inner pockets) and see just how rewarding sewing can be!

$70

Multi-Purpose Linnet Finley
May 02, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30
10 hours/4 weeks NO CLASS May 9

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 25, 2019
33. Textiles-Based Jewellery Making

Expand your creative vocabulary with textiles-based jewelry making! The first class offers an introduction to textile structures and machine-free jewelry techniques.

$115 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi Purpose
May 25, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00-4:00
10 hours/2 day

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 20, 2019
34. Cyanotype: Capturing the Sun

An introduction to cyanotype also known as blueprints, an old cameraless photography technique.  Learn the basics process, before moving on to more advanced techniques of multiple exposures, bleach

$115 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Multi Purpose Bonnie Baker

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