3-Session Evening Workshops
 

We're excited to offer a series of mini-courses for adults and teens this spring!
If you can't commit to a full nine or ten week course, you can still add some art to your week with these programs. Our relaxing, supportive environment is perfect for both beginner and seasoned artists.

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Who: Adults and teens 14+
 Fee includes all materials, HST is extra. 

 Session 1:  Clay Sculpture  April 11, 18, 25  Create a one-of-a-kind of set of ceramic mugs! Using traditional hand-building techniques, participants will design, construct and decorate a set of 3-4 mugs. Mugs will be decorated with an under painting, glaze, and fired in our kiln.  Cost: $124 per session.

Session 1: Clay Sculpture
April 11, 18, 25

Create a one-of-a-kind of set of ceramic mugs! Using traditional hand-building techniques, participants will design, construct and decorate a set of 3-4 mugs. Mugs will be decorated with an under painting, glaze, and fired in our kiln.

Cost: $124 per session.

 Session 2:  Stained Glass  May 2, 9, 16  Create your own mosaic-style stained glass piece this spring - no glass cutting required! Participants will use the copper foil method (made famous by Louis Comfort Tiffany) to design and construct a colourful, geometric window hanging using pre-cut glass pieces.  Cost: $149 per session.

Session 2: Stained Glass
May 2, 9, 16

Create your own mosaic-style stained glass piece this spring - no glass cutting required! Participants will use the copper foil method (made famous by Louis Comfort Tiffany) to design and construct a colourful, geometric window hanging using pre-cut glass pieces.

Cost: $149 per session.

 Session 3:  Encaustic  May 23, 30, June 6  This introduction to encaustic is ideal for beginners interested in exploring the ancient technique of painting with coloured beeswax. Participants will create three projects while working with a limited colour palette as they learn about colour theory and colour mixing.  Cost: $124 per session.

Session 3: Encaustic
May 23, 30, June 6

This introduction to encaustic is ideal for beginners interested in exploring the ancient technique of
painting with coloured beeswax. Participants will create three projects while working with a limited colour palette as they learn about colour theory and colour mixing.

Cost: $124 per session.


Summer 2018 Acrylic Painting Workshops

Bring some colour and joy into your routine this summer with one or both of our 3-evening workshop series with artist, Catherine Shea. In each program you will complete one bold and unique work of art while learning playful techniques for working with colour. Registration is open to adults of all levels and, best of all, materials are included in the fee! See below for descriptions and dates.

Wednesdays July 11, 18 and 25 from 7:00-9:00 pm: Geometric Abstract Painting

Wednesdays August 8, 15 and 22 from 7:00-9:00 pm: Layered Abstract Painting


GEOMETRIC ABSTRACT PAINTING Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, July 11, 18 & 25

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Have fun and de-stress through ‘experiential learning’ exploring colour and design through a new lens with contemporary artist and mentor Catherine Shea.

Using unexpected tools and learning new techniques, students create an optical work of art using a ‘hard edge’ geometric technique.

Students will also learn new methods of colour-mixing and colour-contrasting using Catherine’s signature ‘intuitive colour prediction’ methodology.

No previous experience is necessary to successfully create colourful works of art.

$120, includes all materials. HST extra. Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm July 11, 18 & 25.


layered abstract painting Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, august 8, 15, 22

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Have fun and de-stress through ‘experiential learning’ exploring colour and design through a new lens with contemporary artist and mentor Catherine Shea.

Using unexpected tools and learning new techniques, students create a colourful grid of colour using a layering step by step technique.

Students will also learn new methods of colour-mixing a colour-contrasting using Catherine’s signature ‘intuitive colour prediction’ methodology.

No previous experience is necessary to successfully create colourful works of art.

$120, includes all materials. HST extra. Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm July 11, 18 & 25.