Adult Workshops

We offer a variety of adult workshops in various mediums.

If you wish to register, you can do so online by clicking on the course title or by giving us a call at 705-742-3221.
We also take registrations in person if you would like to drop by and explore our studios.

To see the workshops offered for each medium, please click on the tab of your preference.

Intro to Colour Theory with Sebastian Urquhart-Beligan
Monday November 25, 11-2 pm
$45, members $40 + $5 material fee

Does Colour Theory confuse you? Or do you have issues mixing or choosing that perfect colour? Consider taking this workshop as we discuss the use of colour, it's effectiveness and meaning behind it.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, November 21, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Intro to Colour Theory
    November 25, 2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Watercolour Poinsettia with Sharon Taylor

December 8, 1-4 p.m.

$45, members $40 + $15 Material Fee

Celebrate this season holiday season with this Poinsettia painting! This beginner watercolour workshop will introduce you to some of the main principles of watercolour.  You will learn specific techniques that will be building blocks to working further with watercolour. This is a great workshop to try out a new medium or brush up on past skills.  This workshop suitable for true beginners.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by December 5, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Don't have a PayPal account. You can use your credit card through the PayPal features.

  • Watercolour Poinsettia
    December 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Intro to Colour Theory with Sebastian Urquhart-Beligan
Monday November 25, 11-2 pm
$45, members $40 + $5 material fee

Does Colour Theory confuse you? Or do you have issues mixing or choosing that perfect colour? Consider taking this workshop as we discuss the use of colour, it's effectiveness and meaning behind it.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, November 21, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Intro to Colour Theory
    November 25, 2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Scratchboard Christmas Decorations with Lisa Martini-Dunk
December 8, 12-4 pm
$60, members $54 + $20 material fee

Interested in send out your own personalized Christmas Decoration made by you! This short workshop will allow you to learn simple techniques of Scratch Boards while creating a fun thoughtful Christmas decoration for you to share with your friends and family this holiday season.

Scratchboards are a board that has been compressed with clay and black ink and has a printmaking quality result. Learn about the history of Scratchboards. There will be a discussion on line, texture, light, shadow and colour. Printing options are listed below if you wish for us to take your image and get it multiplied.

Come join this workshop and make your Christmas giving extra special this year.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, December 4, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Scratchboard Christmas Decorations
    December 8, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pottery: Hand Built Snowman

November 17, 1-3 pm + December 1, 1-2:30

$55, members $50 + $15 material fee

Learn to create your very own Snowman.  We will explore both functional and sculptural components while using basic methods to form your 3D Snowman. Show off you talent at your next social fall gathering with your own decorative creation, or consider this a one of a kind piece as a present this holiday season.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by November 14, 2019.

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate
III = Advanced

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Pottery: Hand Built Snowman
    November 17, 2019 - December 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Pottery: Christmas Tree

November 24, 1-3 pm + December 1, 1-2:30

$55, members $50 + $15 material fee

Learn to create your very own Christmas Tree.  We will explore both functional and sculptural components while using basic methods to form your 3D Sculpture. Show off you talent at your next social fall gathering with your own decorative creation, or consider this a one of a kind piece as a present this holiday season.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by November 21, 2019.

I = Beginner
II = Intermediate
III = Advanced

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Pottery: Christmas Tree
    November 24, 2019 - December 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Byzantine Bracelets

Sandy MacFarlane

Thursday December 12, 11-4:30 pm

$80, members fee $72 + $10 Base metals Material Fee

(optional fee for silver, $95, to be paid to instructor - Minimum 1 week notice before workshops for Silver) Please contact the school directly for this option.

The Byzantine chain has been made by goldsmiths for centuries and looks much more complex than it is to make... that's the secret of the smith! Learn how to make this fabulous bracelet and you’ll be surprised at the compliments you get. This one- day workshop will cover making jumprings, fabricating the chain pattern and finishing the bracelet with a hand-made clasp. Please bring your own lunch. There is a refrigerator and microwave to use if you please.

Tools & supplies provided. The cost to work in silver is extra. If you wish to work in silver please call or email the school prior to workshop. The additional fees for silver will be paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop. Brass and Copper are included in the cost of the workshop.

Supplies: Due to the small scale of objects, visual enhancement tools are recommended, such as a magnifying visor or magnifying glass (please bring your own).

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by December 9, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount can not be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Byzantine Bracelets
    December 12, 2019
    11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Image Transfer on Metal Board with Victoria Wallace
November 25, 11-2 pm
$90, members $81 + $20 material fee

Take an afternoon to come try out Image Transfer on this new Metal Board surface. Day one will have individuals taking pictures about town to incorporate into their final piece. Day two you will learn the process of image transfer and how it is applied to the Metal Board. This is a great technique that can be applied in many different ways and is sure to entice new artistic projects in the future. You don't want to miss out.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, November 21, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Image Transfer on Metal Board
    November 22, 2019 - November 29, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fused Glass Christmas Decorations with Susan Taylor-Stevenson
Nov 24, 1-4 pm
$45, members $40 plus material fee $20

Participants in this workshop will be creating 2-3  small decorations of their own design and colour choice. Basic glass cutting techniques, glass design considerations and the fundamentals of working with  projects in a kiln will also be introduced. Those new to glass, and those with some experience will find this workshop both informative and fun.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, November 20, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Fused Glass: Christmas Decorations
    November 24, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Intro to Colour Theory with Sebastian Urquhart-Beligan
Monday November 25, 11-2 pm
$45, members $40 + $5 material fee

Does Colour Theory confuse you? Or do you have issues mixing or choosing that perfect colour? Consider taking this workshop as we discuss the use of colour, it's effectiveness and meaning behind it.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, November 21, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Intro to Colour Theory
    November 25, 2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Scratchboard Christmas Decorations with Lisa Martini-Dunk
December 8, 12-4 pm
$60, members $54 + $20 material fee

Interested in send out your own personalized Christmas Decoration made by you! This short workshop will allow you to learn simple techniques of Scratch Boards while creating a fun thoughtful Christmas decoration for you to share with your friends and family this holiday season.

Scratchboards are a board that has been compressed with clay and black ink and has a printmaking quality result. Learn about the history of Scratchboards. There will be a discussion on line, texture, light, shadow and colour. Printing options are listed below if you wish for us to take your image and get it multiplied.

Come join this workshop and make your Christmas giving extra special this year.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, December 4, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Scratchboard Christmas Decorations
    December 8, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fused Glass Christmas Decorations with Susan Taylor-Stevenson
Nov 24, 1-4 pm
$45, members $40 plus material fee $20

Participants in this workshop will be creating 2-3  small decorations of their own design and colour choice. Basic glass cutting techniques, glass design considerations and the fundamentals of working with  projects in a kiln will also be introduced. Those new to glass, and those with some experience will find this workshop both informative and fun.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, November 20, 2019.

Help us fill the classes! Get a friend to sign up and receive 10% off, 15% off for the second, 20% off the third for the current term. We want to thank you for helping us spread the word. This discount cannot be combined with another offer.

Don't have a Paypal Account? You can use your credit card with the PayPal features.

  • Fused Glass: Christmas Decorations
    November 24, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm