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Adult Classes

Finding Your Own Mark / with Acrylic & Mixed Media

March 25 @ 10:00 am - March 26 @ 4:00 pm

This course will appeal to painters of any level who wish to rekindle their relationship with their inner muse. Laurie offers you an opportunity to explore, experiment, create and play with acrylic paint and a variety of mixed media and collage. Over the weekend, you will develop your personal expression in a safe, non-judgmental and playful space.

Instructor Laurie Skantzos

Ages 16+

Materials provided by participants, list supplied

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Studio Sessions

March 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 26, 2017

Studio sessions are offered to artists of all skill levels who want to work in an inviting environment alongside their peers. Bring your work in progress and a professional arts facilitator will encourage your vision, provide ongoing support, and offer feedback to promote your artistic growth.

Facilitator Kreso Cavlovic

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Fundamentals of Woodblock: Printmaking in Black and White

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

An entry level introduction to the art of woodblock print making from wood selection to final presentation. Students will be led through the stages of developing their print subject matter, working the block, paper selection, inking and printing techniques, print signing, and matting their finished pieces. This course will also emphasize building one’s printmaking art vocabulary and delve into the validity of the black and white image as art form.

No previous experience is necessary. Materials list available.

With Hubert Haisoch in the Minarovich Gallery
Ages 18+
Thursdays – April 6th – May 25th / 10:30 – 12:30pm
Members: $143+ tax
Non-Members: $153+ tax

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Absolute Beginner Knitting

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Interested in learning the basics of knitting? Then this class is for you! Learn how to cast-on, how to knit-stitch, and how to purl stitch. Get a handle on knitting terminology and techniques. Please bring along 4.5mm or 5mm knitting needles. Yarn will be provided but participants are welcome to bring their own medium (worsted) weight yarn as long as it’s not too dark or textured.
With Alisa McRonald

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Retro Paint Lounge @ Elora Brewing Company LumberJack or ChainsawJill

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

With Judy Anderson
Age: 18+
A roll up your sleeve kinda workshop led by local yokel artist Judy Anderson of Kukucaju where low tech art-making fuses with the wide-eye naivety of a child and the reluctant knowing of an adult. Come create, sip, and head home with your own handcrafted chunky wooden wall art for the rumpus room. All Canadian Lumber Jack and Chainsaw Jill [when registering please specify Jack or Jill].

Wednesday April 19th 7 – 9:30PM
@EBC 2nd Floor
$85+ tax

*Drinks not included.

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Creative Mending

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Do you have holes in your favourite sweater or is the heel worn out on your socks? Don’t toss it! Transform it into something unique! Learn some fun techniques for repairing and embellishing your knitwear using darning, embroidery and crochet. Please bring a few knit items to mend- these do not need to be hand-knit. All other materials included.
With Alisa McRonald

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Macramé Class | Plant Hangers

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

No experience necessary – an introductory opportunity to experiment and play with knots and hitches. You will go home with your very own retro plant hanger. This class will be held outdoors if weather permits – so dress appropriately.
All materials are supplied including a small pot to test out your creation with!

With Carly Jenkins
Saturday April 29 1 – 4PM Ages: 16+
Members: $50 + tax Non-Members: $55 + tax

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Fused Glass Workshops – Garden Bird Bath Workshop

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garden Bird Bath Workshop
With Steph Howe
Sunday April 30th (1 – 3PM)
Age: 18+
Members: $125+ tax Non-Members: $135+ tax

Create a colourful Bird Bath in these introductory fused glass workshops. Students will learn techniques in glass-cutting, pattern-making and colour selection. Completed projects will be fired offsite and available for pick up at the ECFTA.
All materials supplied. Beginners welcome!

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Beginner Embroidery

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Embroidery is a versatile, fun and portable hobby. It is wonderful for adding to your hand-made items or for jazzing up things around the house or in your closet. This class will introduce you to the basic stitches using felted knit fabric and scraps of yarn. All materials included.
With Alisa McRonald

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Cushion Design Workshop

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 5, 2017

This two-day workshop takes you from the basics of art and design to finished product. Working with silkscreen paints on canvas, students will use stencil and blocking techniques to create modern geometric motifs in natural, monochromatic colours. All pillow and paint materials supplied.
Some basic tools required.

Friday May 5th (6:30 – 9pm) and Saturday May 6th (10 – 4pm)
Member: $120+ tax Non-Members $130+ tax
Ages: 18+

with Leslie Miles

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