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Monotypes/Experiments in Printmaking

Join printmaker Nathan Cann for a five week endeavour into all things monotype. During the sessions, you will learn the technical aspects of working in a print studio and processes that can be accomplished without the requirement of a press. Classes are limited to six participants for plenty of workspace and instruction time. While all cleaning and printing supplies are included, participants will be asked …

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Quilt or Sew with Margo

Join Margo for a six-week quilting/sewing course and learn the technique of using templates! You can choose between two pattern options for creating a lap quilt. You will also learn how to quilt your finished product. Skill level: Beginner-Intermediate / Please note: This class is for adult learners only. COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, SJAC must follow the …

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Intro to Petrykivka Painting

SJAC welcomes artist Kateryna Kryvolap to the community and as a new instructor! This introductory painting course will be of interest to beginners and professionals alike as you are guided through the wonderful Ukrainian decorative art known as Petrykivka.  Beginning with simple painting exercises, you will progress to more advanced techniques as you learn about the symbolism behind this ancient form …

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Bookbinding for Beginners

Back by popular demand! Join instructor Angela Black and find your creative outlet through this introductory bookbinding workshop. You will fashion beautiful pages with drawing elements, decorative papers, and other found objects that make up the content of your books. Design and produce your very own ‘zine’, while exploring three distinctive bookbinding techniques in a fun and exciting learning environment. Workshop …

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Create a Felted Bunny

SJAC welcomes new instructor, fibre artist Renata Britez! Learn about needle felting techniques in a friendly and relaxed environment. Get to know the basics of this unique technique by learning how to manipulate wool in three dimensional forms and creating beautiful animals with Renata. In this workshop students will learn how to make a beautiful felted bunny that can be used as decoration or to give as …

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Copperplate Etching – March 2021

Join Nathan Cann the printmaking studio for a fun but thorough two-day workshop in copperplate etching. During the course of the workshop, you will etch a copper plate, learning the techniques for how to prepare, etch, and finish the plate, transfer drawings, and pull prints. Classes are limited to only six participants for plenty of workspace and instruction time. All …

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Intro to Linocut

Join artist Nathan Cann for this introduction to linoleum block printmaking. In this four-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. Thursdays, 7pm-9pm • February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 2021 (4 …

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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! (Participants can opt to complete a project of their choice as well.) Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm …

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Mixed Media Workshop

Mixed media art breaks down the boundaries between various forms of art making. It can be messy while you learn how the media react to each other, but let your imagination soar! In this mixed media class you will explore a range of materials, theory, and techniques leading to the planning and execution of a finished artwork. Incised gesso, acrylic …

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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 …