Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS December 12th at 10:00am
Classes run January 18th – March 30th , 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)
Feb 04, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 29, 2018
18. 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.

$60 (per session) + materials fee approx. $40 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
Mar 04, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 26, 2018
18. 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.

$60 (per session) + materials fee approx. $40 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
Jan 30, 2018
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
18 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (a little experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 23, 2018
19. Jewellery II

This class is for those who took a previous jewellery course and those with a little experience to pursue jewellery making in more depth.

$195 + materials fee approx. $125-150 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
Feb 11, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00pm
5.5 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 05, 2018
20. Glass Beads: Try it! Session 1

This is a 5-hour introduction class to lampworking/glass bead making.

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

Glass Shannon Gough
Mar 11, 2018
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00pm
5.5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 27, 2017
20. Glass Beads: Try it! Session 2

This is a 5-hour introduction class to lampworking/glass bead making.

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

Glass Shannon Gough
Mar 08, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
(12 hours/4 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 01, 2018
21. Intro to Making Glass Beads

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

$215 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class unless you have your own glass

Metal Shannon Gough
Mar 23, 2018
Fridays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
6 hours /2 nights

Class size: 6 : Intro to Making Glass Beads (current session students welcomed) or 10+ hrs previous glass experience.
Registration Closes: Mar 16, 2018
22. Breaking Glass, Making Shards

Learn how to add a unique surface detail to your beads.  You will make shards several different ways.

$110 + materials fee approx. $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Shannon Gough
Mar 18, 2018
Sunday & Monday, 10:30-4:30 & 6:30-9:00
9 hours/2 days

Class size: 6 (5 hr. Try It class or previous lampworking experience)
Registration Closes: Mar 16, 2018
23. Linking the Elements

Sunday will be spent making the glass beads for the bracelet/necklace.

$160 + materials fee $15 payable to the instructor on first day of class unless you have your own glass

Glass Shannon Gough
Feb 09, 2018
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
(6 hours/ 2 nights)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Feb 02, 2018
24. Fusing Fun: Making Fused Earrings and Pendants

Invite a friend or two, here is a chance to get together and catch up. 
Night 1: You will be cutting, layering and arranging the earrings and pendants to be fused. 

$110 + materials fee $10- $20 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Metal Shannon Gough
Jan 22, 2018
Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00pm
24 hours/8 weeks (no class Feb 19)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 15, 2018
25. Introduction to Weaving

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

$245 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class + extra costs for additional projects

Weaving Nancy Boyne
Jan 24, 2018
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00pm
30 hours/10 weeks

Class size: 5 (experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 17, 2018
26. Intermediate Weaving

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).

$305

Weaving Nancy Boyne
Jan 20, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
6 hours/2 days

Class size: 10 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 12, 2018
27. 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.

$60 + materials fee $20 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Violet Rosengarten
Jan 27, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
8 hours/ 2 days

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 19, 2018
28. 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.

$80 + materials fee $40 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Feb 04, 2018
Sundays, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
12 hours/ 3 weeks (no class Feb 18)

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 29, 2018
29. Adventures in Bookbinding

NEW! This class will undertake a bookbinding adventure, making four different types of books over the course of three afternoon classes.

$120 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Mar 24, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
8 hours/2 days

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 16, 2018
30. Bookbinding: Convert a Paperback to a Hardcover Book

In this weekend workshop, students will learn how to convert a paperback into an impressive hardcover book.

$60 + materials fee $25 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Feb 07, 2018
Wednesdays 10:30-12:30pm
8 hours/4 weeks

Class size: 10 (Beginner to intermediate)
Registration Closes: Jan 31, 2018
31.Hook a Healing Mat: Session 1

Hook a Healing Mat - 16 x 16, a healing mat is a love letter to yourself.

$80 (per session) + materials fee $58 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Meryl Cook
Feb 22, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm
8 hours/4 weeks

Class size: 10 (Beginner to intermediate)
Registration Closes: Feb 15, 2018
31.Hook a Healing Mat: Session 2

Hook a Healing Mat - 16 x 16, a healing mat is a love letter to yourself.

$80 (per session) + materials fee $58 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multipurpose Meryl Cook
Mar 10, 2018
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5 hours + lunch break/1 day

Class size: 12 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Mar 05, 2018
32. Abstract Design for Healing Energy

NEW! Practical tips for unblocking creativity and using creativity as a healing art from contemporary fibre artist and author Meryl Cook.

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

Multipurpose Meryl Cook
Jan 18, 2018
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
12 hours/4 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 11, 2018
33. Prints Charming

Design and print your own fabrics! In this course we will use screenprinting, block printing and various resist methods.

$125 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Jan 20, 2018
Saturday & Sundays, 9:00-12:00pm
6 hours/2 days

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jan 13, 2018
34. Intro to Tapestry Weaving

Tapestry weaving is a portable, fun and expressive technique with endless possibilities.

$60 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA

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