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WITB 2020 Postponed

UPDATE: SJAC is postponing our ‘What’s in the Box?’ fundraiser, based on the Government of NB’s recommendation for all public spaces to close due to the developing situation with the COVID-19 virus. We’re suspending ticket sales for the moment, but will let you know immediately on our website and social media when it’s safe for us to reschedule. Please note …

Sculpture SJ 2020: Intro to Basket Making

In this introduction to traditional basket making, Ralph Simpson will teach participants how to weave plant fibre into small baskets. 2 sessions to choose from: Saturday, August 22 or Sunday, August 23, 2020 • 9AM-5PM (1 hour break for lunch) • Cost: $100, all materials included About the instructor: Ralph Simpson is a Fredericton-based artist whose professional career and artistic …

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Understanding Anatomy: Figure Drawing for Artists

In this one-day intensive workshop students will be guided through the process of applying anatomical knowledge to their figure drawings. Instruction will focus on the skeleton and muscles of the human body that are important anatomical landmarks for figurative artists. Examples of these landmarks will be shown through anatomical references as well as looking at traditional figure drawings. Tips on …

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Intro to Italic Calligraphy

The italic hand is one of the loveliest and most versatile calligraphic hands. It originated in Italy during the Renaissance and is still widely practiced today. Join Miriam Jones for this workshop which will introduce you to the basic letter forms of a standard Italic. By the end of the six weeks, students should begin to feel comfortable forming words …

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Indigo Dyeing Weekend Workshop

Back by popular demand! Join Tzigane Caddell for a two-day introduction to learning the fundamentals of Indigo dyeing, using Shibori resist techniques on cotton. You’ll begin by stitching patterns on, and Indigo-dyeing, a hanky. Students will create Shibori resists on cotton yardage, a bandana and a large fine cotton shawl, which will be dyed in indigo. (Featured photo shows the …