Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS August 24th at 10:00am
Classes run September 24th – December 15th , 2017

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 Alexis, 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)
Nov 19, 2017
Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 14, 2017
18. Solderless Brooch Session 1

NEW!  Create your very own sterling silver pin/ brooch through methods of simple metal folding. NO SOLDERING NECESSARY. Design your pin through methods of cutting and piercing.

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

Metal Nicholas Rosin BFA
Nov 26, 2017
Sunday, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 20, 2017
18. Solderless Brooch Session 2

NEW!  Create your very own sterling silver pin/ brooch through methods of simple metal folding. NO SOLDERING NECESSARY. Design your pin through methods of cutting and piercing.

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

Metal Nicholas Rosin BFA
Sep 26, 2017
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
18 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 19, 2017
19. Creating Texture

Learn how to use a rolling mill to create texture on metal with everyday household items. You will also learn how to create texture with chasing tools, hammers and the hydraulic press.

$195 + materials fee approx. $45-65 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal
Sep 29, 2017
Fridays, 6:30-9:30 pm
18 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 22, 2017
20. Primitive Casting Techniques

What happens when molten metal is poured over everyday household items such as pasta, coffee beans, or into a hand carved cuttlefish bone?

$320 + materials fee approx. $80 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal
Oct 15, 2017
Sundays, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 10, 2017
21. 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
Oct 22, 2017
Sundays, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 16, 2017
21. 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
Oct 29, 2017
Sundays, 10:30 - 4:00 pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 23, 2017
21. 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.

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

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
Nov 05, 2017
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00pm
5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 30, 2017
21. Stacking Rings Session 4

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
Nov 07, 2017
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
15 hours/5 weeks

Class size: 6 (a little experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 31, 2017
22. Jewellery II

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

$165 + materials fee approx. $125-150 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Sarah Sears BFA
Oct 22, 2017
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00pm
5.5 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 16, 2017
23. 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
Dec 03, 2017
Sunday, 10:30 - 4:00pm
5.5 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Nov 27, 2017
23. 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
Nov 02, 2017
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
18 hours /6 weeks

Class size: 6 (5 hr. Try It class or previous lampworking experience)
Registration Closes: Oct 26, 2017
24. Exploring Solf Glass

Take your glass bead making to the next level. The focus of the class will be on improving control of the heat in the glass. You will build new skills and fine-tune other skills of bead making.

$320 + materials fee $50 payable to the instructor on first day of class unless you have your own glass

Glass Shannon Gough
Nov 05, 2017
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: Oct 30, 2017
25. 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
Sep 25, 2017
Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00pm
24 hours/8 weeks (no class Oct. 9 & Nov. 13)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 18, 2017
26. 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
Sep 27, 2017
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00pm
30 hours/10 weeks

Class size: 5 (experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2017
27. 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
Sep 30, 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
6 hours/2 days

Class size: 10 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 25, 2017
28. 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
Sep 27, 2017
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm
17.5 hours /7 weeks

Class size: 8 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 20, 2017
29. 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.

$180 + materials fee $7 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose S. April, BFA, Bed, MA
Nov 05, 2017
Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
4 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Oct 30, 2017
30. Crossed Structured Books

Students will make two books, using different crossed structure bookbinding techniques and explore the benefits and utility of each.

$45 + materials fee $20 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Dec 10, 2017
Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
4 hours/1 day

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Dec 04, 2017
31. Chinese Bookbinding

Students will be introduced to two traditional Chinese bookbinding techniques that are among the earliest known bookbinding methods in the world. 

$45 + materials fee $20 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Multi-Purpose Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS
Sep 28, 2017
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
12 hours/4 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Sep 21, 2017
32. 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

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