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Sewing: Christmas Stocking

Sewing with Margo: Christmas Stocking Christmas is coming – deck the halls with your own Christmas stockings! In three weeks, Margo will lead you through each step in creating a unique and festive stocking. Come and make one or one for each member of your family! (Participants can opt to complete a project of their choice as well.) Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm …

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Drawing for Youth 12 and up

Want to learn more about and how to draw in your favourite style? Join instructor Stephanie McHugh for this new workshop designed for youth ages 12+! In the course, we will cover topics like animation history, great animated movies, different techniques, and learning how to hone your style. The course will consist of one-on-one instruction and time to develop your …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

Join Stephanie McHugh (our ever-popular veteran of our anime and animation workshops) for art adventures! Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Stephanie – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development. (We will be practicing social distancing in our big workshop room!) COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, …

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Mixed Media Workshop

Mixed media art breaks down the boundaries between various forms of art making. It can be messy while you learn how the media react to each other, but let your imagination soar! In this mixed media class you will explore a range of materials, theory, and techniques leading to the planning and execution of a finished artwork. Incised gesso, acrylic …

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Sewing with Margo

Sewing with Margo is back! Have you been meaning to make time for yourself to enjoy the hobby of sewing or quilting? Is it time to look at your sewing machine with a new perspective? Master your fear of the machine and become more comfortable with its use and care. In this six-week sewing course you’ll learn fundamental skills that …

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Copperplate Etching

Join Nathan Cann the printmaking studio for a fun but thorough two-day workshop in copperplate etching. During the course of the workshop, you will etch a copper plate, learning the techniques for how to prepare, etch, and finish the plate, transfer drawings, and pull prints. Classes are limited to only six participants for plenty of workspace and instruction time. All …

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Intro to Linocut

Join artist Nathan Cann for this introduction to linoleum block printmaking. In this four week course students will be designing, carving, and printing their own linocut prints! Suitable for beginners and experienced printmakers alike. All supplies included. We recommend students begin planning a 5″x 7″ design in advance of the course. Thursdays, 7pm-9pm • September 10, 17, 24, October 1, …

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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class is now offering an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, and Manami will help you choose a suitable image for the six-week time period. For beginners, this introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you …

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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Molly Davidson, Joanna Pottle, and Helen Stanley for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the …

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Art with Stephanie (ages 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with Stephanie McHugh (our ever-popular veteran teacher of animation and anime drawing workshops) – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! (We will be practicing social distancing in our big workshop room!) COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, SJAC must follow the Government …