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! Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm • November 13, 20, 27, 2018 (3 weeks) • Cost: $50 Supplies: Bring …

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Art with Maggie (ages 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with Maggie – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! About the instructor: Maggie Higgins is a multimedia artist based in Saint John, New Brunswick. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction from Mount Allison University in 2014 and a Bachelor of Education …

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Prenatal Art & Wellness

Conceptualized as a holding space to honour, nourish, and celebrate the transformative experience of pregnancy, Jaclyn Trecartin McAdam (Certified Canadian Counsellor and Licensed Counselling Therapist) will be offering an Art and Wellness workshop for pregnant mothers. Combining her teaching, art, and therapeutic services, Jaclyn will support and guide participants to adopt art to merge empowerment and pregnancy. Paint, beads, mixed …

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Drawing Basics

Join Amy Ash for a fun and informative overview of Drawing Basics! This class is ideal for beginners who’ve always wanted to try drawing or intermediate students who are eager to hone their skills. It is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional skills and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Each week will cover exercises in …

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Handbuilt Pottery

Have you always wanted to work with clay?  Well here’s your opportunity!  Join Karen Knight from “Soul Impressions Handbuilt Claywork” in a four week session of handbuilding. In a fun and relaxing environment, you’ll learn the handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling and slabwork.  The creative possibilities are endless.  Design pieces that interest you.  Come and fall in love with clay!  Tuesday …

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Quilt with Margo

Ready to begin a new hobby of quilting? SJAC is proud to welcome back sewing expert Margo Duff for a fun introduction to this time-honoured skill! In this six week course, Margo will introduce and walk you through the basic steps of quilting and guide you as you create a simple, but beautiful quilt from start to finish. Participants must …

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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 Helen Stanley (Saturday afternoons) or Joanna Pottle (Wednesday evenings) for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time …

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Art with Amy (Kids 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with artist and educator Amy Ash – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! Each Session: Saturdays, 10am-12pm FALL SESSION 1: September 15 – October 27, 2018 (6 weeks, skips Oct. 6, Thanksgiving weekend) • Cost: $90 • All Supplies Included (If you register online, please …

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Portrait Sculpture

SJAC is thrilled to welcome back classically-trained artist and educator Melissa Kennedy! This summer, Melissa offers a special week-long portrait sculpting course. Combining demos and lots of hands-on sculpting time, students will work through observing a live model. Melissa will help you to make the most of time-tested classical methods in sculpting the human face: – setting up a portrait in …