7:00-10:00 Mondays, Feb 25 to April 29: $200.00
Designed for pottery students who are looking to commit to practicing their skills with feedback, this program will have 12 hours total instructor feedback time divided between 3 or 4 of the Monday nights (Will be determined as needed). Additionally, key access is included: students will have access to the pottery studio at any time. Firing for one box of clay is included. Students are required to provide their own clay and tools. Prerequisite: As this this program is very much focussed on independent skill development, it is best suited to students who have taken three or more pottery classes, are comfortable with fundamental skills such as centering, opening, and forming basic shapes, and understand the basics of how to properly dry clay, attach handles, etc. *note: You are welcome to participate in this program without attending the group throwing time, but instructor feedback will happen on Monday nights TBD. REGISTER BY February 20.
Wednesdays, March 6 to April 10 (6 weeks) 7:00-9:30pm.
Register by October 30.
Cost: $160.00, plus glass (approx. minimum $20.00 --based on chosen project). Tools will be provided
This course will introduce students to the exciting possibilities of stained glass art. You will learn about the tools and techniques, the different styles of glass, how to solder, and how to clean a completed project. You will leave this class with the skills necessary to go forward to work on your own personal projects. For participants who have taken classes previously, you will continue to develop glass skills and are welcome to choose a more advanced project with instructor input and support. REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 20.
7:00-9:30 Tuesdays, Apr 2 to May 7 (6 weeks): $175.00
An introductory class to hand building with clay as well as making pots on the wheel. Slab, coil and extruded form will be explored, and basic forms on the wheel. Combining of hand built and wheel-thrown forms may be included as well. Designed for new students as well as those who have some clay experience. Price includes glazes and firings, and one bag of clay. REGISTER BY February 20.
Plus glazing date in JUNE, TBD
class fee: $250.00
INCLUDES MATERIALS, TOOL USE, FIRINGS AND GLAZES
**This workshop is suitable for intermediate/advanced potters who have taken several applicable workshops/classes experience working with slab rollers, extruders and with handbuilding and glazing
Enjoy the soothing sounds of flowing water from your own unique water fountain. In this hands-on workshop, you will create and design your own hand-built water fountain and be introduced to working with paper clay. If you have never worked with paper clay, you will be thrilled with the improved joining capabilities, the decreased warping and shrinkage, and the reducing of weight to your clay work. Paper clay is ideal for building complex and large clay pieces like a water fountain. Sprig molds, slip texturing, and hand-built sculpture will also be demonstrated and applied to your water fountain.
Saturday June 1
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
$90.00 (materials included)
Bring an image of your own choice and Susan will show you the steps used to tackle a painting from beginning to end!
“I love painting flowers, with their curvey lines, showy colours and forgiving designs.”
Bring an image of your own choice, and Susan will show you the steps used to tackle a painting from beginning to end.
In this workshop you will learn:
• how to make a strong drawing as the foundation for your painting
• how to work with colour glazes to slowly build your piece, one layer at a time
• how to finish your painting & knowing when to stop
Students should have some experience working with acrylics
Susan is best known for you colourful paintings and use of bold colour.
Her teaching method is relaxed with positive and fun interaction, paying close
attention to individual needs.