Adult Classes

ADULT CLASSES

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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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