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Mondays:

Tuesdays:

  • Dot Mandalas | December 3 
  • Acrylic Paint Pour | January 14
  • Picasso Playgroup for Adults | January 14 - February 4 
  • Alcohol Ink | January 28
  • Introduction to Soft Pastels| February 11
  • Pet Portraits in Acrylic | February 25
  • Oil Painting | March 10 
  • Acrylic Paint Pour | November 26

Wednesdays:

  • ABC's of Acrylics | February 12 - March 4 
  • Laser 101 | February 12 
  • Explore Printmaking | February 19 - March 11 
  • 3D Print 101 | April 1 

Thursdays: 

  • Basic Silver Clay| February 6 

Saturdays:

  • FormBox 101 | December 14
  • Laser 101| December 14
  • MakerLab :Eco Friendly Household Hacks | November 23 
  • Sterling Silver Bangles | December 14
  • Drawing and Painting with Annerose | February 1 
  • Laser 101 | January 1 
  • Vacuum Former 101 | February 1 
  • 3D Print 101 | February 1 
  • 3D Print Masterclass | February 29 
  • Extended MakerLab | February 29 & March 28 

Sundays: 

  • Drawing and Painting with Annerose | February 2 
  • 3 x 3 x 3 with Cat Sivertsen | February 23 - March 8

 

Sterling Silver Bangles 

Saturday, December 14 | 1 – 4pm | 1 session Click here to register 

Facilitator: Kathleen Angelski

This 3 hour intensive introduces you to basic silver working techniques as well as simple torch soldering to make your own pair of hammered sterling bangles. Get to know the MakerLab silversmithing tools and then come back any MakerLab Open Make to practice your new skills.

Fee: $93

3 x 3 x 3

Sundays, February 23 – March 8 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | 3 sessions Click here to register 

Invigorate your arts practice – your life – your spirit! Gather with Cat Sivertsen for 3 hours over 3 consecutive Sundays to play with 3 methods to awaken your authentic creative self: meditation, journaling and realization.

Fee: $270 

ABC's of Acrylics 

Wednesdays, February 12 – March 4 | 7 – 9pm | 4 sessions Click here to register 

Learn the basics of acrylic painting as you complete 2 – 3 paintings on canvas. Laura Chandler will teach you about colour, composition, tonal underpaintings, glazing and impasto techniques.

Fee: $120

Basic Silver Clay 

Thursday · February 6 6:30–8:30 pm Click here to register

Learn from Certified Silver Clay Instructor, Cynthia Framst, how to roll out, imprint, and fire Fine Silver Art Clay.

Fee: $65

Drawing and Painting with Annerose

Saturday, February 1, 1 – 4pm AND Sunday, February 2, 9 – noon  Click here to register 

Join exhibiting artist Annerose Georgeson for a weekend of relaxed but intense art-making. Start off Saturday with drawing exercises and then use those drawings as the inspiration for Sunday morning’s acrylic painting. Annerose will guide you through the steps of creating a painting from conception to completion.

Fee: $175 

Explore Printmaking (Daytime class)

Wednesdays, February 19 – March 11 | 10am – noon | 4 sessions Click here to register 

Maureen Faulkner will guide you through a variety of printmaking techniques as you explore design, composition, and negative and positive shapes. Make an edition and learn why prints are “original” artworks.

Fee: $120

FormBox 101 

December 14 | 1:30 – 3:30pm | Chocolate Molds | 1 session Click here to register 

Facilitator: Briana Sadler

Design your own chocolate molds, mini-greenhouses or 3D artwork. Only your imagination is your limit with our new Mayku Formbox! Learn how to use this exciting new tool by taking one (or more) of the three different modules. The fee includes one month of MakerLab Advanced Membership to practice all that you have learned. Pre-requisite for using the Mayku Formbox.

Fee: $53 (includes one month MakerLab Advanced Membership - $50 value | 5 plastic form/molding sheets)

Laser 101 

Saturday, December 14: 10am – 1pm | Build a creature |1 session Click here to register

Wednesday, January 15: 5:30 – 8:30pm | Create your own rubber stamp |1 session Click here to register 

Wednesday, February 12: 5:30 – 8:30pm | Etch a bottle | 1 session Click here to register 

Saturday, March 28: 10am - noon | Personalize a book cover | 1 session Click here to register 

In our Laser 101 workshops, you will learn how to use the Epilogue Laser Cutter and Engraver. Sign up for one, two or all of the modules. This course is a prerequisite for using the Epilogue Laser at MakerLab.

Fee: $53 (includes one month MakerLab Advanced Membership - $50 value | 2 hours laser

3D Print 101

Saturday, February 1: 10am – 1pm | Make a Valentine’s cookie cutter | 1 session Click here to register

Wednesday, April 1: 5:30 – 8:30pm | Design a  personalized key chain fob |1 session Click here to register 

Curious about 3D printers and how they work? Learn how to use our Tinkerine Ditto Pro 3D Printer and how to print your own designs. This course is a pre-requisite for using the Tinkerine Ditto Pro 3D Printer during MakerLab. 

Facilitator: Briana Sadler

Fee: $53 (includes one month MakerLab Advanced Membership - $50 value | 15 hours print time) 

3D Print Masterclass – Prototyping for Small Business and Makers

Saturday February 29 | 10am – noon | 1 session Click here to register 

Learn the basics of TinkerCad and how to develop your own prototypes to produce a unique product for your production. 3D Print 101 is a prerequisite for this class.
Fee: $53 (includes one month MakerLab Advanced Membership - $50 value | 15 hours print time) 

MakerLab Saturday: Eco-friendly Household Hacks

November 23 | 1 – 4pm 

Facilitator: Briana Sadler

In this special MakerLab extension, we’ll be doing intros to 5 eco-friendly hacks to incorporate into your daily life. Learn how to make beeswax wraps, fermentations, hand creams and more.

Fee: $35 | Pre-registration required. Click here to register


MakerLab Saturday: Extended MakerLab 

February 29 | 1 – 3pm | Make a small wooden box while learning about our tools. Click here to register

March 28 | 1 – 3pm | Pinterest Mania: make your digital board a reality Click here to register 

Facilitator: Briana Sadler
In these special MakerLab extensions, join Briana to learn about MakerLab, learn new skills and make some amazing things.

Fee: $35 | Pre-registration required.

Picasso’s Playgroup for Adults

Tuesdays, January 14 – February 4 | 7 – 9pm | 4 sessions Click here to register 

Beat the winter blahs with a regular dose of art making. Join Anna-Maria for four weeks of painting, drawing and more. Have fun and play with materials. No experience necessary.

Fee: $120

 

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Self Directed Life Drawing

Mondays, January 27 – March 9 (no class February 17) | 7– 9pm | 6 sessions

Dedicate some time to drawing from a live, undraped model. Challenge yourself, practice drawing what you see, hone your skills and remind yourself how enjoyable drawing is.

 Fee: $84 Drop in Fee: $16.50 (Bring your own drawing materials)

Click here to register

 

Try it Tuesdays! 

No time for a multi-week class?  Register for one of our “one-off” workshops.

Join us on one, three, or all of the following Tuesdays for an evening of fun and creativity.

Tuesdays |7 – 9pm| different activity each session

Fee: $45 per session 

Block Printed Greeting Cards: Whether for seasonal greetings, birthdays or other occasions, hand-made cards send a special message. Join Frances Anderson to create unique cards using your own design carved into a soft rubber block.

Mandala Dot Painting: Lynne Biles will teach you about the tools, paints and materials used in mandala dotting.  Use what you’ve learned to create two beautiful pieces to keep or give away.

Alcohol Ink: Explore the versatility and vibrancy of alcohol inks with Yvonne Sawkins. Learn the techniques to create vibrant and fluid artwork. (If you have a smell sensitivity, please keep in mind that the rubbing alcohol has a unique odour.)

Acrylic Paint Pour: You’ve seen them on Pinterest; now it’s your chance to play with paint! Natalie Brekkaas will show you a variety of acrylic pour techniques you can use to complete three projects.

Introduction to Soft Pastels – Try your hand at making a still life while learning from Kristin Vignal about soft pastel techniques.

Oil Painting: Join Andrea Fredeen to learn about direct painting with oils (“wet on wet”) as you complete a still life.

Pet Portraits in Acrylic:Bring a photo of your pet (head-shots the best) and learn how to paint what you see with Audrey McKinnon’s guidance.


 

Vacuum Former 101

Saturday, February 1 | 1:30-3:30pm | Create a chocolate mould | 1 session Click here to register 

Learn all about forming customized molds using our Makyu FormBox vacuum former and make personalized chocolates for your Valentine. The fee includes one month of MakerLab Advanced Membership to practice all that you have learned. Prerequisite for using the Mayku Formbox.

Fee: $53 (includes one month MakerLab Advanced Membership - $50 value | 5 plastic form/molding sheets)

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