Workshops – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year. Our workshops provide scope for collective creativity, individual expression, technical mastery, and innovation. From introductory day sessions to more intense advanced multi-day workshops, we endeavour to accommodate all skill and interest levels.

Please note there are no refunds for missed workshops. If, for any reason, it is necessary for the Centre to cancel a workshop, students will be notified prior to the commencement of the workshop and offered a full refund.

Printmaking: Screen Printing Monoprints (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Printmaking: Screen Printing Monoprints (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: September 27 - October 4, 2018 (Thursdays, 2 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Anna Graves Fee: $39 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $44.85 plus HST (Non Members) Materials Fee: $25 (Students can purchase extra materials for an extra cost) In this monoprint workshop we will explore the potential of screen printing to make unique images.…

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Indigo Shibori

Indigo Shibori Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Instructor: Josie Robinson Location: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design Fee: $75 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $86.25 plus HST (Non Members) Material fee: $35 In this workshop, you will learn to dye cotton with plant derived indigo. Indigo is a blue dye that has been used for over 6000 years. This workshop…

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Painting a Watercolour Still Life (Intermediate to Advanced Level)

Painting a Watercolour Still Life (Intermediate to Advanced Level) Date: September 29, 2018 (Saturday) Time: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Christopher Gorey Fee: $96 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $110.04 plus HST (Non Members) In the morning session the students will be introduced to the still life by drawing from life. The use of line, shape, proportion, design and the setting up of the still life…

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Collagraph (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Collagraph (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: October 20 - October 27, 2018 (Saturdays, 2 weeks) Time: 11:30 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Anna Graves Fee: $60 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $69 plus HST (Non Members) Materials Fee: $25 (Students can purchase extra materials for an extra cost) In this printmaking workshop we will explore texture and colour. Collagraphs utilise textured surfaces to hold ink - which…

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Experimenting with Stitched Shibori

Experimenting with Stitched Shibori Date: November 3, 2018 (Saturday) Time: 11:30 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $60 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $69 plus HST (Non Members) A workshop focused on exploring stitched shibori techniques and patterns. We will learn multiple basic techniques and tips and then begin trying our own things based off this information. This workshop is a space for students to…

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Upcycling Social – Indigo Dyeing

Upcycling Social - Indigo Dyeing Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Instructor: Josie Robinson Location: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design Fee: $63 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $72.45 plus HST (Non Members) Material fee: $35 Learn to reduce, reuse and reinvent what you have! Find a way to love your old items again, and get creative in the process. If…

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