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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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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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Quilt with Margo: Shape it Up!

Quilt or Sew with Margo: Shape it Up! Quilts with Templates Join Margo for a six week quilting/sewing course and learn the technique of using templates! You can choose between two options of creating a lap quilt. We will also learn some free motion quilting techniques to quilt your finished product. Patterns and templates above below will be provided. There …

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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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Intro to Linocut

Join artist Nathan Cann for this introduction to linoleum block printmaking. In this three 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. Tuesdays, 7pm-9pm • Feb. 18, 25, March 10, 2020 …

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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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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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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 …