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.

Mug of the Month – 19+ – May 3

Mug of the Month - 19+ Date: Friday, May 3, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Trevor Novak Fee: $45 (tax included) About Mug of the Month: This is a fun and easy two-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you will use various clay hand-building techniques to craft a true…

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Mug of the Month – 19+ – June 7

Mug of the Month - 19+ Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Trevor Novak Fee: $45 (tax included) About Mug of the Month: This is a fun and easy two-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you will use various clay hand-building techniques to craft a true…

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Introduction to Hand Embroidery

Introduction to Hand Embroidery Date: May 22, 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor:  Juliana Scherzer Fee: $50.00 (Members) | Fee: $57.50 (Non Members)  Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. Hand embroidery is one of the oldest and most beautiful sewing skills one could master. Students will learn basic embroidery stitches and techniques as well as…

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Stacking Ring Jewellery (Introductory Level)

Stacking Ring Jewellery (Introductory Level) Date: May 13 & May 27, 2019 (Mondays, 2 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Tammy McClennan Fee: $50 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus HST (Non Members) In this 2-day workshop, students will learn basic goldsmithing techniques to create multiple stacking rings in sterling silver. Students will learn piercing, forming and soldering as well as finishing and decorative techniques…

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Earrings, Jewellery (Introductory Level)

Earrings, Jewellery (Introductory Level) Date: April 15, April 29 & May 6, 2019 (Mondays, 3 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Tammy McClennan Fee: $75 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $86.25 plus HST (Non Members) In this workshop, students will learn jewellery and metalsmithing techniques to create a minimum of 2 pairs of statement earrings and/or studs. Students will be shown 3D forming, texturing and…

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Felting (Introductory Level)

Felting (Introductory Level) Date: April 13, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Instructor: Larysa Grygoryan Fee: $35 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $40.25 plus HST (Non Members) Kit cost: $10 (payable in. person to the Instructor) Come and join Larysa and make a decorative egg for Easter! Discover the many different techniques which are used in felting. Each one provides its own unique style. Learn how…

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Oil Painting Landscape (Intermediate to Advanced Level)

Oil Painting Landscape (Intermediate to Advanced Level) Date: May 11, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Christopher Gorey Fee: $96 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $110.04 plus HST (Non Members) Topics covered will be Methods and Materials used in landscape oil painting; How to isolate and symplify the landscape; buildings in the landscape, value relationships, design and colour harmonies and mixing will be touched…

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