Adult Classes

ADULT CLASSES

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Adult Studio Drop-In: Fine Arts

Start date: April 1, 2019 - End date: May 13, 2019

Time: 1 PM to 9 PM

Adult Studio Drop-In: Fine Arts

For adults who need a studio space to work in – drop by and work on your own independent projects.

Adult Studio Drop-In: Pottery

Start date: April 3, 2019 - End date: May 15, 2019

Time: 1 PM to 9 PM

Adult Studio Drop-In: Pottery

For adults who need a studio space to work in – drop by and work on your own independent projects.

Clay Projects for Spring

Start date: April 8, 2019 - End date: June 10, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Clay Projects for Spring

A fun course of creating clay projects themed for the spring season!

Printmaking for the Cautiously Curious: April Session

Start date: April 9, 2019 - End date: April 16, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Printmaking for the Cautiously Curious: April Session

Join us for a glimpse into the world of printmaking! In this two week session, students will discover Monoprint and Relief.

Sculpting Animals in Clay

Start date: April 9, 2019 - End date: June 11, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Sculpting Animals in Clay

Sculpt curious critters out of clay! Students will learn how to create a variety of textures, forms and surface treatments that will bring their sculpted animals to life.

Fun and Functional Pottery

Start date: April 11, 2019 - End date: June 13, 2019

Time: 7 to 10 PM

Fun and Functional Pottery

Explore the many ways to create functional pieces for home and garden using hand-building and the wheel.

Beginners Throwing on the Wheel

Start date: April 13, 2019 - End date: June 1, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 PM

Beginners Throwing on the Wheel

No prior experience required! The focus of this class will be learning to control the clay so it is perfectly centered for successful pots.

Needle Felt a Sleepy Bunny

Take your needle felting to the next level by creating a sweet and sleepy bunny that will lay in your hand.

Explorations in Abstraction

Start date: April 15, 2019 - End date: June 17, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Explorations in Abstraction

Students will learn the various techniques and styles of abstract painting: colour, composition, value, surface, movement and many more elements that can be applied to your own abstract paintings!

Painting from your Photos

Start date: April 17, 2019 - End date: June 19, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Painting from your Photos

Students can bring their favourite photos; landscapes, portraits, cityscapes, pets etc and use them as sources of inspiration for their works of art.

Family Rug Hooking Studio Drop-in: April 23

The Burlington Rug Hooking Guild invites you to drop in to learn about the history and tools of this Heritage Craft.

Using Your Camera in Manual Mode

Start date: April 23, 2019 - End date: May 28, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Using Your Camera in Manual Mode

A great introduction for the amateur photographer who owns a DSLR/Mirrorless camera (with interchangeable lenses) and who currently uses the camera in Automatic Mode.

Painting and Drawing Impressionism

Start date: April 25, 2019 - End date: June 13, 2019

Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Painting and Drawing Impressionism

Fan of the Impressionists? Me too! Let’s learn to paint in the manner of some of our favourite Impressionist artists!

Finding Your Personal Photographic Style

Start date: April 25, 2019 - End date: May 30, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Finding Your Personal Photographic Style

The student will learn to advance their interpretive photographic experience/knowledge by creating a personal themed photo project.

The Foundations of Drawing

Start date: April 25, 2019 - End date: June 13, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

The Foundations of Drawing

If you are intimidated by drawing, this course increases confidence through a progressive and varied selection of exercises and activities.

Foundations of Painting and Drawing

Start date: April 25, 2019 - End date: June 13, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Foundations of Painting and Drawing

If you’ve always longed to draw and paint, this gentle introduction to basic art skills is for you.

Build a Bowl: April 26

Date: April 26, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Build a Bowl: April 26

Spend an evening learning how to form a bowl on the potter’s wheel!

Rug Hook an Eye Glass Case

This class opportunity for those interested in trying their hand at traditional rug hooking to make a funky eye glass case while learning the Hit & Miss method

Family Clay Session: April 28

An opportunity for parents, grandparents, guardians and young people (ages 6+) to share in some creative time.

Lunaria Abstract

Start date: May 2, 2019 - End date: May 30, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Lunaria Abstract

This course is designed for intermediate students, who will create a contemporary abstract painting with an optical decorative effect in which the organic form of the Lunaria plant is the focal point!

Needle Felt a Garden Gnome

Spring has sprung! Why not learn to needle felt a whimsical garden gnome to watch over your house plants?

Printmaking for the Cautiously Curious: May Session

Start date: May 7, 2019 - End date: May 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Printmaking for the Cautiously Curious: May Session

Join us for a glimpse into the world of printmaking! In this two week session, students will discover Intaglio.

Intro to Stained Glass: May Session

Start date: May 8, 2019 - End date: May 15, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Intro to Stained Glass: May Session

Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder and finish a beautiful sun catcher in two sessions.

Friends and Couples Clay Date: May 10

Enjoy a night of creativity and fun- You’ll learn to shape an object (mug, bowl, etc.) out of clay and decorate it with coloured slips.

Family Rug Hooking Studio Drop-in: May 21

The Burlington Rug Hooking Guild invites you to drop in to learn about the history and tools of this Heritage Craft.

Needle Felt a Bluebird in Flight

Create a beautiful bluebird using needle felting techniques!

Family Clay Session: May 26

An opportunity for parents, grandparents, guardians and young people (ages 6+) to share in some creative time.

Drawing with Soft Pastels

Start date: May 26, 2019 - End date: June 2, 2019

Time: 12 to 4 PM

Drawing with Soft Pastels

An introduction to the basics of working with the glorious colours and versatility of Soft Pastels.

Printmaking for the Cautiously Curious: May/June Session

Start date: May 28, 2019 - End date: June 4, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Printmaking for the Cautiously Curious: May/June Session

Join us for a glimpse into the world of printmaking! In this two week session, students discover Collagraphy.

Intro to Stained Glass: May/June Session

Start date: May 29, 2019 - End date: June 5, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Intro to Stained Glass: May/June Session

Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder and finish a sun catcher in two sessions. This 5-hour course is a basic introduction to stained glass and copper foiling.

Build a Bowl: May 31

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Build a Bowl: May 31

Spend an evening learning how to form a bowl on the potter’s wheel!

Sip and Paint Social: May 31

Uncork your creativity with a painting class that includes an evening of light-hearted socializing.

Sip and Paint Social: July 19

Uncork your creativity with a painting class that includes an evening of light-hearted socializing.

Stained Glass Panel Original Design and Fabrication

Start date: July 3, 2019 - End date: August 21, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Stained Glass Panel Original Design and Fabrication

Take the skills learned from the Intro to Stained Glass class or equivalent experience to produce a final 8” x 10” panel.

Summer Fun and Functional Pottery

Start date: July 4, 2019 - End date: August 22, 2019

Time: 7 to 10 PM

Summer Fun and Functional Pottery

Calling all potters! Explore the many ways to create functional pieces for your home and garden using hand-building and the wheel this summer!

Friends and Couples Clay Date: July 5

You’ll learn to shape an object (mug, bowl, etc.) out of clay and decorate it with coloured slips.

Encaustic Painting Techniques: The Whole Ball of Wax

Start date: July 7, 2019 - End date: July 14, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 PM

Encaustic Painting Techniques: The Whole Ball of Wax

Students will learn the ancient techniques of painting with melted beeswax and resin.

Build a Bowl: July 19

Date: July 19, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Build a Bowl: July 19

Spend an evening learning how to form a bowl on the potter’s wheel!

Painting and Drawing Foundations: Summer Inspiration

Start date: July 29, 2019 - End date: August 2, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 PM

Painting and Drawing Foundations: Summer Inspiration

Enjoy five back-to-back afternoons painting and drawing at the AGB this summer!

Build a Bowl: August 16

Date: August 16, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 PM

Build a Bowl: August 16

Spend an evening learning how to form a bowl on the potter’s wheel!

Sip and Paint Social: August 23

Uncork your creativity with a painting class that includes an evening of light-hearted socializing.

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