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Adult Classes

Woolscapes

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore both wet and dry felting techniques in this one-day workshop with fibre artist Jennifer Budd of Woolscapes Studio. Capture the rich, layered beauty of the landscape through experimentation with colour, texture and hand embellishment. Students are invited to work from photographs or from their imagination to produce two separate landscapes using the different felting styles. All materials provided and a complementary bag of wool to take home!

With Jennifer Budd
Saturday May 27th
10 – 3PM
Age: 18+
Members: $110+ tax Non-Members: $120+ tax

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Retro Paint Lounge @ Elora Brewing Company Growler Bear

May 31 @ 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. Growler Bear

Wednesday May 31st 7 – 9:30PM
@EBC 2nd Floor
$65+ tax

*Drinks not included.

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Mixed Media and Experimental Embroidery

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Taking inspiration from artists past and present that incorporate embroidery into their artistic practice, we will revisit some fundamental stitches and explore their sculptural and mark-making potential. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with embroidery on a variety of mixed media surfaces.

With Kate Carder-Thompson
Sat June 3 2017 10-4pm
Ages: 16+
Members: $ 90+tax Non-Members: $ 95+tax

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Weaving on a Cardboard Loom

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

You don’t need to have lots of fancy equipment to weave a beautiful tapestry. Learn the basics of tapestry weaving using a cardboard loom to make a wall hanging or mat! We will have fun getting creative with materials and following drawn shapes. All supplies are included but participants are welcome to bring some inspirational materials if they wish.
With Alisa McRonald

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Paddle Making with Bruce Smith

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

A one-day workshop for both beginners and experienced carvers. Under the guidance of master paddle carver Bruce Smith, students will be led through the step-by-step process of hand craft a beautiful black cherry wood canoe paddle that will last a lifetime.

Age: 18+

$160 members & $165 for non-members

Registration deadline June 5th (for pre-order of paddle blanks based on desired style and length)

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Retro Paint Lounge @ Elora Brewing Company – Northern Yeti Legend

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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. Northern Yeti Legend.

With Judy Anderson
Age: 18+
Northern Yeti Legend
Wednesday June 21st 7 – 9:30PM @EBC 2nd Floor
$85+tax
*Drinks not included.

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Summer Camps for Grown Ups

August 5 @ 10:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm

with Laura Paghal

Summer is not just for kids and neither is Summer Art Camp at the Elora Centre for the Arts. Adults are invited to join us in the studio and have some fun getting creative. No previous art experience needed! Saturday will feature paper marbling, watercolour with pen & ink, and lino block carving and printing. and it’s silly surrealist collage, step-by-step acrylic painting, and mini sculptures in bake-able polymer clay on Sunday. Both days will end with off-site art activities at the Elora Brewing Company where we will enjoy a true craft beer experience.

Saturday August 5 OR Sunday August 6, 2017 | 10am – 4pm

$90 members & $100 non-members

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