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 Anna, 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 08, 2018
Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 pm
(12 hours/ 4 weeks)

Class size: 6 (Must have 10+ hrs torch time)
Registration Closes: Nov 01, 2018
19. Intricate Surface Techniques

Students will learn to make and use shards, cane and stringer, as well as getting some creative reactions with the use of reactive glass.  Students will receive a materials list upon sign-up.

$230 + materials fee $25 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Shannon Gough
Sep 23, 2018
12:00- 5:00 pm
5 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 10 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 16, 2018
20. Glass Bead Jewellery

How to mount your handmade glass beads into jewellery. Students will learn about pendants, bracelets and necklaces. Lampworking experience is not necessary.

$55 + materials fee $15 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Glass Philip Doucette, Master Artisan CNS
Nov 03, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
(10 hours/ 2 days)

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 27, 2018
21. Small Glass Bottles

Learn how to make small glass bottles out of soda glass. Students will acquire techniques for making traditional core vessels and blown perfume bottles.

$190 + $30 payable to your instructor

Glass Philip Doucette, Master Artisan CNS
Dec 01, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
(10 hours/ 2 days)

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 23, 2018
22. Angels and Insects: Intro to Sculptural Beads

Learn how to make simple sculptural forms in soft glass.

$190 + $30 payable to the instructor

Glass Philip Doucette, Master Artisan CNS
Sep 24, 2018
Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00pm
24 hours/8 weeks (No class Oct 7 & Nov 12)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 17, 2018
23. Introduction to Weaving

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

$265 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class + extra costs for additional projects

Weaving Nancy Boyne
Sep 26, 2018
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00pm
30 hours / 10 weeks

Class size: 5 (experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2018
24. 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).

$330

Weaving Nancy Boyne
Dec 01, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
6 hours/2 days

Class size: 10 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 23, 2018
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.

$65 + materials fee $25 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Violet Rosengarten
Sep 26, 2018
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm
17.5 hours/7 weeks

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2018
26. Drawing for Adults

Do you love to draw but feel intimidated? This course was developed to demystify the drawing process by breaking it down into a series of techniques and skills.

$190 + materials fee $10 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose S. April, BFA, Bed, MA
Oct 13, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
8 hours/ 2 days

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 06, 2018
27. Bookbinding Weekend

Learn traditional bookbinding techniques and create a beautiful hand bound, hardcover journal.

$90 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Nov 17, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
8 hours/2 days

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 10, 2018
28. Miniature Bookbinding

During this workshop, we will use traditional bookbinding techniques to make miniature books. By definition, miniature books are less than 3" in any dimension.

$90 + materials fee $20 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Nov 24, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 - 4:30 pm
12 hours/ 2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 17, 2018
29. Prints Charming

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

$130 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Sep 22, 2018
Saturday, 10:00 - 4:30 pm
6 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 15, 2018
30. Furoshiki

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

$65 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Dec 08, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00- 12:00 pm
9 hours/ 3 days

Class Size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 30, 2019
31. Lino Print

This course will explore block printing techniques.

$100 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Sep 29, 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00- 4:30 pm
12 hours/ 2 days

Class Size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 22, 2018
32. Irresistible Dyeing

This class will cover a variety of resist dye techniques including the Japanese art of shibori (stitching, wrapping and knotting), creating dyed patterns through clamping, folding and ombré gradien

$195 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Kate Ward BFA, MFA
Sep 25, 2018
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
(24 hours/ 8 weeks)

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2018
33. Sewing Fundamentals: Project-based sewing for beginners

In a supportive and relaxed environment, students will be introduced to basic hand and machine sewing techniques while making a series of fun and functional projects.

$265 + $10 kit fee will cover supplies for the first day of class. A full supply list will be distributed and reviewed on the first day (approx. $100).

Multi-Purpose Linnet Finley

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