Courses – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Courses

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design has five state of the art studios in pottery, metal and glass, printmaking, weaving and multi-purpose where courses are offered to the public in fall, winter and spring semesters. We have courses available for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced — explore our line up of courses and workshops and find your creativity today! Member registration begins March 29, 2021. Non-member registration begins April 12, 2021.

Please note registration fees for regular classes are non-refundable after April 16, 2021. There are no refunds for missed classes. If, for any reason, it is necessary for the Centre to cancel a class, students will be notified prior to the commencement of the class and offered a full refund.

Painting with Acrylics (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Painting with Acrylics (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: September 20 - November 15, 2021 (Mondays, 8 weeks) Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm Instructor: Catherine Moir Fee: $120 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $138 plus HST (Non-Members) Using acrylic paint and paper or canvas you will learn methods and skills to create still life and landscape paintings. You will explore what makes things look close up and…

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Stained Glass (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Stained Glass (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: September 21 - November 9, 2021 (Tuesdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Instructor: Millie Harpell & Jane MacNeil Fee: $120 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $138 plus HST (Non-Members) This program focuses on stained glass creation using the copper foil method which is done in five principal steps: designing on paper and transferring the design to glass,…

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Jewellery (Advanced Level)

Jewellery (Advanced Level)  Date: September 22 - November 10, 2021 (Wednesdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Instructor: Lynda Lou MacIntyre Fee: $156 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $179.40 plus HST (Non-Members) A variety of stone setting techniques will be explored using cabachon, cut and irregular stones. Using techniques you have learned during intermediate classes, you will incorporate these settings into your designs and create…

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Oil Painting, Evening (Advanced Level)

Oil Painting, Evening (Advanced Level) Date: September 22 - November 10, 2021 (Wednesdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Instructor: Barbara Palmer Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non-Members) Barb tries to help students find their own personality as a painter. The main tool she uses to instruct is The Elements of Design of which - Colour, Shape and Values (lights/darks,…

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Oil Painting, Afternoon (Advanced Level)

Oil Painting, Afternoon (Advanced Level) Date: September 23 - November 18, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 1 pm to 4 pm Instructor: Barbara Palmer Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non-Members) Barb tries to help students find their own personality as a painter. The main tool she uses to instruct is The Elements of Design of which - Colour, Shape and Values (lights/darks,…

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Acrylic Painting (Introductory to Advanced Level)

Acrylic Painting (Introductory to Advanced Level) Date: September 23 - November 18, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Instructor: Onni Nordman Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non-Members) You are already an artist. You just have to paint earnestly and then learn when to stop, to know when you have a work of art in front of you. That’s…

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Basic Sewing “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Basic Sewing “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: September 23 - November 18, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Instructor: Paula Muise Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non-Members) Free yourself from the bonds of conformity and cookie cutter fashions. Learn to create your own vision of what you want to wear. Take charge of your self…

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Basic Sewing “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Basic Sewing “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: September 20 - November 15, 2021 (Mondays, 8 weeks) Time: 6 pm to 9 pm Instructor: Paula Muise Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non-Members) Free yourself from the bonds of conformity and cookie-cutter fashions. Learn to create your own vision of what you want to wear. Take charge of your self expression.…

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