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 January 4, 2021. Non-member registration begins January 11, 2021.

Please note registration fees for regular classes are non-refundable after January 15, 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.

Ceramics Surface Design Week

This digital series of ceramic surface design workshops is from February 16 – 19, 2 – 4 pm (AST). In the workshops, you will discover new techniques, update and hone your ceramics skills while networking with leading Canadian ceramicists.  For a full description of each course and to register, please visit: Ceramics Surface Design Workshop -------- Tuesday, Feb. 16:        Custom Bisque Molds & Stamp Making by Natalie Waddell …

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Watercolor and Ink (Intermediate to Advanced Level)

Watercolor and Ink (Intermediate to Advanced Level) Date:  January 18 - March 15, 2021 (Mondays, 8 weeks) Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm Instructor: Kenny Boone Fee: $127.20 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $146.28 plus HST (Non Members) Expand your creativity with artist Kenny Boone. An in-depth look at an understanding of the medium of water color. We fuss, we fight with its characteristics, letting go and allowing its…

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Introduction to Block Printing

Introduction to Block Printing Date: February 23 - March 16, 2021 (Tuesdays, 4 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $40.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $46.00 plus HST (Non Members) Block Printing is one of the oldest types of printmaking, it has been around for thousands of years. It is essentially using a carved material covered with ink to transfer an image…

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Introduction to Free Motion Embroidery

Introduction to Free Motion Embroidery Date: January 19 - February 9, 2021 (Tuesdays, 4 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $40.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $46.00 plus HST (Non Members) Learn various techniques and uses of machine embroidery from methods in fine art and uses in everyday life. We'll work with water soluble fabrics, printing, quilting and more to understand the…

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Jewellery, Forging (Intermediate Level)

Jewellery, Forging (Intermediate Level)  Date: January 20 - March 10, 2021 (Wednesday, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Lynda Lou MacIntyre Fee: $156 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $179.40 plus HST (Non Members) Forging is one of the oldest known metalworking processes. To forge you use a variety of hammers to move and shape metal. In this course, we will begin with a twist…

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Introduction to Jewellery

Introduction to Jewellery Date: January 21 - March 11, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Aleena Derohanian Fee: 156.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: 179.40 plus HST (Non-Members) This course will introduce a broad range of jewellery making techniques targeted at beginners with little to no metalsmithing experience. Classes will cover sawing, soldering, texturing, and polishing techniques, as well as methods of…

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Introduction to Jewellery

Introduction to Jewellery Date: January 18 - March 15, 2021 (Mondays, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Aleena Derohanian Fee: 156.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: 179.40 plus HST (Non-Members) This course will introduce a broad range of jewellery making techniques targeted at beginners with little to no metalsmithing experience. Classes will cover sawing, soldering, texturing, and polishing techniques, as well as methods of…

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Oil Painting, Evening (Advanced Level)

Oil Painting, Evening (Advanced Level) Date: January 20 - March 10, 2021 (Wednesdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 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: January 21 - March 11, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 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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Hand Weaving (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Hand Weaving (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: January 21 - February 25, 2021 (Thursdays, 6 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Diane Campbell Fee: $95.00 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $109.25 plus HST (Non Members) Learn how to weave cloth on a floor loom! First time students will learn the principles of hand-weaving on a four harness floor loom, including how to wind your own…

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Acrylic Painting (Introductory to Advanced Level)

Acrylic Painting (Introductory to Advanced Level) Date: January 21 - March 11, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 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.…

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

Basic Sewing - Morning “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: January 21 - March 11, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 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…

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

Basic Sewing - Evening “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: January 21 - March 11, 2021 (Thursdays, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 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…

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

Basic Sewing - Evening “Sewing is Fun” (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: January 18 - March 15, 2021 (Mondays, 8 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 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…

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