Quilt with Margo: XOXO Quilt

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 – this …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

Join artist and educator Amy Ash for art adventures! Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Amy – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development. Each Session: Saturdays, 1-3pm SPRING SESSION 1: March 16 – April 27, 2019 (6 weeks, skips April 20, Easter weekend) • Cost: $90 • All …

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

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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! Two …

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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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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 …

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Textile & Fibre Monotype

Artist and printmaker Maria Doering will give you a glimpse into the endless experimental possibilities of monotype printmaking using textile and fibre materials. Students will manipulate non-toxic Akua Printmaking ink on a Plexiglas plate combining it with found materials and mark-making through the use of cotton swabs, toothpicks, brushes and pencils to then print it on paper.  Participants are encouraged to bring …

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Drawing: Beyond Basics

Join Maggie Higgins for a creatively challenging intermediate-level course in drawing. This class is ideal for students who have already participated in the Drawing Basics course or artists with drawing experience. It is designed to extend your development of the hand and eye beyond traditional skills, and to work on stylistic explorations of personal expression. Each week will cover a …

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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 …