Course List


Classes run September 22nd - December 9th, 2019

REGISTRATION STARTS August 30th at 10:00 am

To register please call Alexis, our Studio Coordinator, at 902-492-2524.
The first day of registration is very BUSY as we fill spaces on a first-come first-serve basis.
To elevate stress on all parties when you call LEAVE ONE MESSAGE clearly stating your name, number, and the class you wish to register in. Alexis will return all messages in the order she received them. It may take a few hours to get back to you so please do not repeat calls unless Alexis leaves you a message to call her back. You will not be bumped out of queue. If the answering machine is full DO call back until you get through, Alexis will do her best to make sure it is clear. (Messages made before August 30th at 10:00am will be disregarded).

We need your name, contact info, and a payment.
We will take payment over the phone with a visa or master card.
A payment must be taken at the time of registration to secure your spot in the class.
Note: HST is NOT included in the listed course fees. Please include 15% HST with each registration

We maintain a waiting list and encourage students to ask to be added to it. If we have enough students and if there is a day available in the schedule with an instructor available to teach we will run a second class.

After the first day of registration, you can 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, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:30 - 5:30
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 30, 2019
01. Women in Woodworking: 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.

$165 + materials fee $85 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Oct 10, 2019
Thursdays, 6:00 - 10:00
32 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 03, 2019
02. Shaker Console Table

A great project for experienced or beginner alike! Students will learn about milling, joinery, furniture design and finishing while creating a hall table from solid wood. The table is 12”X40”

$490 + materials fee $110 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Dec 07, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:30 - 5:30
10 hours/2 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Dec 02, 2019
03. Picture Frame

In this class you will learn jointing, planing, ripping, routering, and inlay and how to make a mitre jig, all while making a beautiful 8.5x11" hardwood picture frame.

$165 + materials fee $45 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Sep 23, 2019
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30
30 hours/10 weeks (no class Oct. 14 & Nov. 11)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 16, 2019
04. Intro Ceramics 1

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

$375 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Kaas Ghanie BFA
Sep 24, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30
30 hours/ 10 weeks

Class size 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 17, 2019
05. Intro Ceramics 2

This is an introductory class, focusing on hand building, wheel throwing and simple press molds; developing an understanding of clay, with skills both on and off the wheel.

$375 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Danielle Harris
Sep 25, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
30 hours/10 weeks

Class size 6 (Prerequisite Intro Ceramics)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2019
06. Intermediate Ceramics

For students with previous ceramic experience, this class allows students to grow and experiment with their own styles and techniques, with individual guidance from the instructor.

$375 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Danielle Harris
Sep 26, 2019
Thursdays, 2:00-5:00
24 hours/8 weeks

Class size: 6 (Prerequisite Advanced Class)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2019
07. Daytime Pottery

This class is for students at an advanced level and for an opportunity to take their skills further.

$305 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics
Sep 26, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30
24 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size: 6 (Prerequisite Intro Ceramics)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2019
08. Throwing: Basics and Beyond

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

$305 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Toni Losey BFA
Sep 22, 2019
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00
27 hours/ 9 weeks (no class October 13 & November 10)

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 24, 2019
09. Potters with Experience

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

$345 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Suzi Cameron BFA, BA
Sep 27, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2019
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!

$120 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Oct 25, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 18, 2019
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!

$120 (per session, clay included)

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

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 15, 2019
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!

$120 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Sep 30, 2019
Mondays, 6:30-9:30
24 hours/8 weeks (no class Oct. 14 & Nov. 11)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 23, 2019
11. Handbuilt Pottery for the Home

In this class students will learn hand building pottery skills and create home décor projects like serving trays, plant pots, vases and candle votive holders, mugs and much more.

$305 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Oct 02, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 25, 2019
12. Sculptural Wall Tile Décor

In this three-session course, students will create wall tiles with 3-dimensional sculpted patterns that reference nature and movement.

$120 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Oct 30, 2019
Wednesday, 10:00-1:00
18 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 23, 2019
13. The Christmas Class

Students will create all manner of Christmas themed functional pottery and décor for the home.

$230 (clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Sep 22, 2019
Sundays, 10:00 - 12:00
12 hours/6 weeks (no class Oct. 13)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 16, 2019
14. 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.

$155 (clay included)

Youth Kate Grey BFA
Sep 25, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
30 hours/10 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2019
15. Introduction to Jewellery

In this introductory course, students will learn the basics for forming and fabricating jewellery through three projects: a ring, chain necklace, and a broach or pendant.

$365 + materials fee approx. $90 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Andreea Murgu BFA
Sep 29, 2019
Sundays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours /3 days (no class Oct. 13)

Class size: 3 Couples (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 27, 2019
16. Create Your Own Wedding Bands

This course is designed for couples who wish to create their own wedding bands or couple rings.

$220 for 2 people + material fee $50 + students are responsible for casting costs (sterling silver, white gold, yellow gold or pink gold)

Metal Emily Blair Wareham, BFA, MFA
Oct 15, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30
21 hours/7 weeks

Class size: 6 (Prerequisite Intro Jewellery)
Registration Closes: Oct 08, 2019
17. Intro to Enameling

In this course, students will learn the basics of enameling.

$305 + materials fee approx. $60 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Athanasia Vayianou BFA
Oct 03, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30-9:30
15 hours/5 weeks (no class Oct. 31)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 26, 2019
18. Traces of Place: Recording Memory through Paint and Metal

This workshop focuses on the use of basic metalsmithing techniques in combination with paint to create sculptural mementos of place.

$185 + materials fee approx. $60 payable to instructor on first day of class (Material fee may be charged for additional metal depending on size of personal project).

Metal K. Claire MacDonald BFA

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