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.

Mixing it up: Wet and Dry Mediums With Victoria Wallace

Mixing it up: Wet and Dry Mediums With Victoria Wallace
May 20, 10-2 pm
$60, members $54 + $15 material fee

Come into our studios as we introduce you to ways to work with a variety of mediums on one surface. Become familiar with new mediums that help create interesting textures on painting surfaces and open new opportunities to combined other material to your work of art. All materials needed are covered in the material fee.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, May 16, 2017.

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.

Price: C$60.00

Date: May 20, 2017

Available Spaces: 11

Mixed Media and Watercolour

Mixed Media and Watercolour

with Sharon Taylor
June 11, 10-4 pm
$90, members $81

In this workshop you will learn about the combination of different materials with watercolour. Each student will receive one-on-one instruction throughout this workshop. After the 6 hours you will have basic knowledge of watercolour paint and to creatively use it with non traditional surfaces. These workshops are the perfect way to try out a new techniques and have fun with different materials.

This workshop covers all aspects of the watercolour medium. You will be introduced to new techniques through demonstrations, and you will have plenty of time to paint during class. Students receive lots of one-on-one attention from the instructor, as well as group critique.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by June 7, 2017.

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.

Price: C$90.00

Date: June 11, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

Drawing with Anne Cavanagh

Drawing with Anne Cavanagh
Tuesday May 30 + Wednesday May 31, 9:30-2:30
$150, members $135

Participants will explore basic drawing techniques through exercises and a directed project. Learn about new techniques, tools and ways to translate reference material into a graphite drawing.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by May 24, 2017.

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.

Price: C$150.00

Date: May 30, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

Pottery: Fairy Garden Homes

Kristin Drummond

May 27, 1-3 p.m.

$35, members $31.50

Create your own Fairy Garden Home that will be suitable for the great outdoors. Bring all of your design skills as you learn how to shape clay into a one of a kind magical house where your imagination can run wild. All pieces will be bisque fired and glazed after the workshop. Please allow 2-3 weeks for this process.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, May 24, 2017.

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.

Price: C$35.00

Date: May 27, 2017

Available Spaces: 11

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Spring Term Workshop: Byzantine Bracelets

Sandy MacFarlane

May 2, 1-4:30 pm

$55, members fee $49.50

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 afternoon workshop will cover making jumprings, fabricating the chain pattern and finishing the bracelet with a hand-made clasp.

Tools & supplies provided. Base metals included, additional fee for sterling silver $95 to be paid to the instructor day of 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 April 28, 2017.

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.

Price: C$55.00

Date: May 2, 2017

Available Spaces: 10

Spring Term Workshop: Byzantine Earrings

Sandy MacFarlane

May 2, 10-12 noon

$30, members fee $27.00

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 these fabulous earrings and you’ll be surprised at the compliments you get. This afternoon workshop will cover making jumprings, fabricating the chain pattern and finishing the bracelet with a hand-made clasp.

Tools & supplies provided. Base metals included, additional fee for sterling silver $20 to be paid to the instructor day of 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 April 28, 2017.

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.

Price: C$30.00

Date: May 2, 2017

Available Spaces: 8

Spring Term Workshop: Silver Band Rings

Sandy MacFarlane

May 3, 1-4:30 p.m.

$55, members fee $49.50 + Cost of Silver

Tools & supplies provided. The cost of silver is extra (by weight). Between $12-$35 to be paid to instructor day of workshop.

Band rings form the basis of many ring styles, or can simply be worn as is, letting the precious metal speak for itself. In this afternoon workshop you will create one or more band rings and explore ways to add interest by carving, shaping or adding details. Cost of silver will depend on the number and size of the rings, and varying from $12 to $35 per ring.

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 April 28, 2017.

Price: C$55.00

Date: May 3, 2017

Available Spaces: 10

Mixing it up: Wet and Dry Mediums With Victoria Wallace

Mixing it up: Wet and Dry Mediums With Victoria Wallace
May 20, 10-2 pm
$60, members $54 + $15 material fee

Come into our studios as we introduce you to ways to work with a variety of mediums on one surface. Become familiar with new mediums that help create interesting textures on painting surfaces and open new opportunities to combined other material to your work of art. All materials needed are covered in the material fee.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by, May 16, 2017.

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.

Price: C$60.00

Date: May 20, 2017

Available Spaces: 11

Mixed Media and Watercolour

Mixed Media and Watercolour

with Sharon Taylor
June 11, 10-4 pm
$90, members $81

In this workshop you will learn about the combination of different materials with watercolour. Each student will receive one-on-one instruction throughout this workshop. After the 6 hours you will have basic knowledge of watercolour paint and to creatively use it with non traditional surfaces. These workshops are the perfect way to try out a new techniques and have fun with different materials.

This workshop covers all aspects of the watercolour medium. You will be introduced to new techniques through demonstrations, and you will have plenty of time to paint during class. Students receive lots of one-on-one attention from the instructor, as well as group critique.

Early Registration is required to ensure enrolment. Low enrolment may lead to workshop being cancelled. Please register by June 7, 2017.

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.

Price: C$90.00

Date: June 11, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

No events available...