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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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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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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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 …