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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! Each Session: Saturdays, 10am-12pm WINTER SESSION 1: January 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22, 29, 2020 (Skips Feb. 15th, Family Day) • Cost: …

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Indigo Workshop

Join Tzigane Caddell to learn the fundamentals of indigo dyeing in this one-day workshop, using shibori resist techniques on cotton and silk. Students will experiment with shibori patterns on cotton, then create a design on a scarf (silk OR cotton) and an organic cotton bandana. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 • 9:30am – 4:30pm (one hour lunch break) • Cost: $95 …

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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 wheel …

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Sewing: Festive Table Runner

Christmas is coming – deck your holiday table with your own Christmas table runner! In three weeks, Margo will lead you through each step in creating a unique and festive table runner of your choice. Come and make one for your own table or as a gift! Three options are listed below, each with a link provided for the materials …

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Life Drawing

These weekly non-instructional classes provide artists with the opportunity to sketch and draw the human figure from live models. Classes begin with short warm up gesture studies and progress to more sustained poses. Space is limited to ten participants. Please bring your own drawing supplies, but tables, easels, drawing horses, and boards are provided. Mondays, 10am-12pm (sessions start at 10am …

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Experiments in Printmaking

Join artist Nathan Cann for this exciting printmaking workshop! Using a variety of materials such as oil, ink, graphite and watercolour, you will learn new skills and techniques  in exploratory printing. These workshop is perfect for all skill levels, as this school of printing abandons the rules and guidelines of more traditional printing in favour of experimental adventure! NEW DAY: Thursdays, 7-9PM …

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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. Each Session: Saturdays, 12:20-2:30pm (NEW TIME) WINTER SESSION 1: January 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22, 29, 2020 …

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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? 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 you will …

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Sculpting the Torso

SJAC is thrilled to welcome back classically-trained artist and educator Melissa Kennedy! This summer, Melissa offers a special week-long torso sculpting course. Combining demos and lots of hands-on sculpting time, students will work through observing a live model. Students will practice the techniques of modelling a small-scale torso in clay from a live model. Instruction will include ideas such as: how …

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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 …