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ACRYLIC PAINTING – BEGINNERS (DAYTIME)

Join this beginner art course and learn the fundamentals of art from the basics of perspective to the three-dimensional. Acrylic paint and pencils will be the mediums used. Supply list will be provided with receipt.

Tue   Apr 2-May 21     1-3:30 pm                               8 classes                                       $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9                          Blanca Canales                                      PR-4953


ACRYLIC PAINTING-INTERMEDIATE (DAYTIME)

In this open studio workshop students will further their exploration of acrylic painting with the guidance of an experienced art teacher. Bring your own projects and ‘works in progress’ to class. Supply list will be provided with receipt.

Tue   Apr 2-May 21     9:30-12:30 pm                      8 classes                                       $144.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9                        Blanca Canales                                      PR-4954


CALLIGRAPHY – LEVEL II ITALIC

This course moves beyond the rigid lines of blackletter to a form with many different variations. Once comfortable with a basic Italic, we will start to discover those variations. You will use the Pilot Parallel Pen to start, but you will also be introduced to dip pens and ink. Paper will be supplied for the first class, and we will discuss different options that work with this ink. Supply List: Pilot Parallel Pen, mechanical pencil, ruler.

Mon   Jan 21-Mar 4     7-9 pm                               6 classes                                         $110.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                              Wendy Hardy                                           PR-4999


DRAWING FUNDAMENTALS

This course covers the fundamentals of drawing through still life, portrait and life drawing. New techniques will be introduced in each class followed by an opportunity to practice these skills in a full drawing. Personal guidance from the instructor is available and no experience is necessary. Supply list will be provided with the receipt.

Thu   Jan 17-Mar 7     7:30-9:30 pm                     8 classes                                         $85.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                             Jane Finoro                                             PR-4694

Thu   Apr 11-May 30     7:30-9:30 pm                  8 classes                                          $85.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                            Jane Finoro                                              PR-4695


HENNA TATTOOING

Henna tattooing is a body workmanship from ancient India in which embellishing outlines are made on hands and other body parts using henna paste (made from dry leaves of Mehendi, a flowering plant). In Asian countries it is regularly a standout amongst the most vital pre-wedding functions and considered as the indication of good fortune and fertility. In this workshop, you will experiment with henna paste and leave with a beautifully unique henna tattoo. Please bring a pen, pencil, or Sharpie along with a $5 material fee (payable to the instructor).

Fri   Feb 8    12:30-3:30pm                                  1 class                                                 $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9                   Jagruti Barot                                               PR-4965

Tue   Apr 9     6-9 pm                                           1 class                                                  $32.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 16                                           Jagruti Barot                                                PR-4966


PASTELS

Let’s come back to childhood when we painted with our fingers! This course will introduce you to an amazing medium – chalk pastel. You’ll learn about supplies and the basics of pastel painting. Supply list will be provided with receipt. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Jan 21-Mar 25     10am-12pm                8 classes                                          $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9                Yulia Balobanova                                       PR-4917

Mon   Apr 8-Jun 10     10am-12pm                  8 classes                                           $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9                Yulia Balobanova                                       PR-4918


PASTEL ON SANDPAPER WORKSHOP

Do you like trying new mediums and doing experiments? This workshop is for you! You’ll have a lot of fun drawing a landscape portrait with dry pastel on sandpaper. A $5 fee is payable to the instructor for all supplies. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Jan 14     10am-12pm                            1 class                                                   $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9                Yulia Balobanova                                         PR-4929

Mon   Apr 1     10am-12pm                              1 class                                                   $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9               Yulia Balobanova                                          PR-4930


SKETCHING

Sketching is a good way to learn or improve your drawing skills. This course suits all levels of students who want to know how to draw quick and accurate sketches. Whether you want to prepare for a big project or draw the world around us, sketching is a great way to express yourself! Supply list will be provided with receipt. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Jan 21-Mar 25     4-6 pm                       8 classes                                             $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9               Yulia Balobanova                                         PR-4919

Mon   Apr 8-Jun 10     4-6 pm                         8 classes                                             $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9               Yulia Balobanova                                         PR-4920


SKETCHING WORKSHOP

Would you like to draw the world around you or keep a visual diary? Join our sketching workshop to discover mixed media sketching techniques. A $5 fee is payable to the instructor for all supplies. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Jan 14     4-6 pm                                   1 class                                                      $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9              Yulia Balobanova                                             PR-4921

Mon   Apr 1     4-6 pm                                     1 class                                                      $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9              Yulia Balobanova                                             PR-4922


OIL PAINTING – INTERMEDIATE

In this open studio workshop students will further their exploration of oil painting with demonstrations given by the instructor each night. Please bring your own supplies with rags and a small jar for solvents to the first class (please do not bring a mason jar).

Thu   Apr 4-May 9     7-9:30 pm                   6 classes                                                    $90.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 16                                     Scott Abbott                                                        PR-4701


WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Discover this sensuous, translucent and flowing medium! Allow yourself to be creative, playful, spontaneous, messy and have fun learning basic and experimental watercolour techniques. Enjoy practicing new skills in creating your unique landscape, still life or abstract pictures. Please bring rags and a small jar to the first class. Supply list will be provided with receipt. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Jan 21-Mar 25     6:15-8:15 pm         8 classes                                                 $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9           Yulia Balobanova                                              PR-4923

Mon   Apr 8-Jun 10     6:15-8:15 pm           8 classes                                                 $120.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9           Yulia Balobanova                                              PR-4924


WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP – WINTER LANDSCAPE

A watercolour workshop is a great way to try something new! Learning about watercolour supplies, features and techniques you will create a finished picture – a beautiful Winter landscape. A $10 fee is payable to the instructor for all supplies. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Jan 14     6:15-8:15 pm                       1 class                                                       $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9             Yulia Balobanova                                             PR-4925


WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP – SPRING LANDSCAPE

A watercolour workshop is a great way to try something new! Learning about watercolour supplies, features and techniques you will create a finished picture – a beautiful Spring landscape. A $10 fee is payable to the instructor for all supplies. To see Yulia’s work, go to www.yuliabalobanova.com.

Mon   Apr 1     6:15-8:15 pm                       1 class                                                          $32.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9           Yulia Balobanova                                                PR-4926


CROCHET – BEGINNER BASICS

If you are a beginner to crochet or you want to refresh your skills, this is your opportunity to have some fun! Come to class with your enthusiasm and willingness to explore the fundamentals of this versatile technique by doing several dishcloths to take home. The final project will be an advanced beginner level design for you to wear. A $15 kit fee is payable to the instructor on the night of the class (includes a hook, yarn, instructions for the small projects, and a pattern for the fashion accessory of your choice).

Tue   Jan 29-Feb 26     7-9 pm                  5 classes                                                         $75.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Staff Room           Roxann Blazetich-Ozols                                        PR-4785

Tue   Apr 2-Apr 30     7-9 pm                    5 classes                                                          $75.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Staff Room           Roxann Blazetich-Ozols                                        PR-4786


FUSED GLASS ABSTRACT WALL HANGING WORKSHOP

Join Steph for her popular Fused Glass class where you will create a beautiful abstract wall hanging. You will learn how to cut glass and then choose the colours you prefer. To see Steph’s work, go to www.stephsmosaics.weebly.com. A $60.00 material fee is payable to the instructor – all supplies included. Beginners welcome!

Wed   May 1     7-9 pm                              1 class                                                               $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 16                                 Steph Howe                                                              PR-4787


FUSED GLASS BOATS/BEACH WALL HANGING WORKSHOP

Join Steph for her popular Fused Glass class where you will create a beautiful boats/beach wall hanging. You will learn how to cut glass and then choose the colours you prefer. To see Steph’s work, go to www.stephsmosaics.weebly.com. A $60.00 material fee is payable to the instructor – all supplies included. Beginners welcome!

Wed   Apr 3     7-9 pm                            1 class                                                              $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 16                              Steph Howe                                                             PR-4788


FUSED GLASS BUTTERFLY WALL HANGING WORKSHOP

Join Steph for her popular Fused Glass class where you will create a beautiful butterfly wall hanging. You will learn how to cut glass and then choose the colours you prefer. To see Steph’s work, go to www.stephsmosaics.weebly.com. A $60.00 material fee is payable to the instructor – all supplies included. Beginners welcome!

Wed   Mar 6     7-9 pm                            1 class                                                              $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 16                              Steph Howe                                                             PR-4789


FUSED GLASS DRAGONFLY WALL HANGING WORKSHOP

Join Steph for her popular Fused Glass class where you will create a beautiful dragonfly wall hanging. You will learn how to cut glass and then choose the colours you prefer. To see Steph’s work, go to www.stephsmosaics.weebly.com. A $60.00 material fee is payable to the instructor – all supplies included. Beginners welcome!

Wed   Feb 27     7-9 pm                         1 class                                                               $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 16                             Steph Howe                                                              PR-4790


HAND BUILDING POTTERY

Learn how to create bowls, wine cups, mugs and decorative works from clay. No experience or confidence needed, just a desire to get your hands dirty and laugh in a creative environment! All supplies included. To see Janus’ work, visit www.janussculpture.com

Tue   Jan 29-Mar 26     7:30-9:30 pm             8 classes                                          $140.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9               Janus                                                        PR-5009

Tue   Apr 9-May 28     7:30-9:30 pm               8 classes                                          $140.00 + HST
Wellington Ctre for Con Ed – Rm 9               Janus                                                        PR-5010


Learn more about our instructor: Kristen Boyle Kristen is a local artist with a passion for handmade needle work, embroidery and cross stitch. She is also the proprietor of Needle and Hoop which can be found on Etsy. https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/needleandhoop.


HAND EMBROIDERY 101

This beginners workshop will give students a starter kit of what is needed to make hand embroidery. They will be guided through the process of transferring a pattern on to fabric. The sampler pattern (created by the instructor), will teach students several types of stitches and how to use them to achieve the desired look of their embroidered image. The 3-hour workshop will give students time to complete a project and the confidence to do their own hand embroidery project. Embroidery is a versatile skill and the possibilities are endless! Embroidery hoop, needles, thread snippers, transfer markers, floss and fabric will all be supplied; however, feel free to bring your own embroidery floss, fabric, or pattern. A $45 material fee is payable to the instructor.

Thu   Jan 24     6:30-9:30 pm                        1 class                                                   $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 209                                  Kristen Boyle                                               PR-4809

Thu   Feb 21     6:30-9:30 pm                       1 class                                                    $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 209                                  Kristen Boyle                                                PR-4806

Thu   Apr 18     6:30-9:30 pm                        1 class                                                   $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 209                                  Kristen Boyle                                               PR-4810

Thu   May 9     6:30-9:30 pm                         1 class                                                   $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 209                                  Kristen Boyle                                                PR-4807

Thu   Jun 20     6:30-9:30 pm                       1 class                                                   $15.00 + HST
JF Ross CVI – Rm 209                                  Kristen Boyle                                               PR-4808


KNITTING – THE BASICS

Knitting is enjoying a comeback. Join us as we learn the basic knitting techniques, how to cast on/cast off, increase and decrease and read a simple knitting pattern. You will be making sample dishcloths using your new found skills. Please bring 4 balls of Bernat Handicrafter yarn (or 1 large ball) and a pair of 5.0 mm needles.

Thu   Jan 24-Feb 14     7-9 pm                    4 classes                                                $60.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Staff Room              Anne McGee                                                  PR-4811


KNITTING – THE NEXT STEP

Now that you have mastered the basic knit and purl stitches, here is your opportunity to learn what you can do with them. Knitting Miters, Entrelac, Knitting in Circles, Basic Lace Knitting and Cables will be covered. You will be making a Sample Dishcloth using the techniques. You must be able to follow a pattern. Please bring 4 balls of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton yarn (or 1 large ball), 5 mm straight needles, and a set of 5 mm Double Pointed Needles.

Wed   Apr 17-May 8     7-9 pm                    4 classes                                               $60.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Staff Room             Anne McGee                                                 PR-4812


MOSAIC STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP

Create your own masterpiece with award winning artist Steph Howe. In two classes you will take home a mosaic stained glass window approx. 14×12 inches. To see Steph’s work, go to www.stephsmosaics.weebly.com. A $90.00 material fee is payable at the first class – all supplies included.

Wed   Jan 23-Jan 30     7-9 pm                  2 classes                                             $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                  Steph Howe                                                 PR-4791

Wed   Feb 13-Feb 20     7-9 pm                 2 classes                                              $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                  Steph Howe                                                 PR-4792

Wed   Mar 20-Mar 27     7-9 pm                 2 classes                                              $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                  Steph Howe                                                 PR-4793

Wed   Apr 10-Apr 17     7-9 pm                  2 classes                                             $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                  Steph Howe                                                 PR-4794

Wed    May 15-May 22     7-9 pm               2 classes                                             $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                  Steph Howe                                                 PR-4795

Wed   Jun 5-Jun 12     7-9 pm                   2 classes                                              $15.00 + HST
Guelph CVI – Rm 15                                  Steph Howe                                                 PR-4796


WOODWORKING – BEGINNER

Pat Daly will teach you carpentry skills, as well as how to use the machinery, hand tools and instruct you on how to finish your project. Beginners will learn the basics. Bring your plans or ideas for a simple project and a $10 supply fee to class. More advanced students will also construct a project of their choice. Supplies will be discussed the first night.

Tue   Jan 29-Apr 23     6:45-9:15 pm         12 classes                                          $150.00 + HST
Centennial CVI – Rm E115                         Pat Daly                                                       PR-4692


WOODWORKING – INTERMEDIATE

This course is for those who have taken the beginner course or who have previous experience. Bring your own plans or ideas and a $10 supply fee to class. No storage available

Tue   Jan 29-Apr 23     8-10:30 pm            12 classes                                         $150.00 + HST
Centennial CVI – Rm E115                         Pat Daly                                                      PR-4693