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Adult Classes & Workshops - Starting Jan 2018

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Adult Classes & Workshops - Starting Jan 2018

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Registration Type Price    
Weaving Basics and Beyond - A11
10 classes

Tues. | 7:00 – 10:00pm |

January 16 - March 27 (no class Mar 13)

Instructor: MargaretJane Wallace

For beginners: using the floor looms in the Textile Studio, students will create cloth. They will learn the basics of how prepare a warp, dress a loom, then weave and finish a smaller sampler. They will be able to explore basic weave structures, learn to read a weaving pattern, and study the effect that colour and texture has on the cloth while weaving a twill sampler. Using this knowledge the students will start to design, plan and weave their own simple project.
from $260.00
Full price
$285.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$260.00 +$0.00 Fee
The Foundations of Painting - A20
10 classes

Thurs. | 9:30am– 12:30pm |

January 18 - March 29 (no class Mar 15)

Instructor: Kevin Willson

If you’ve always longed to paint but don’t know where to start, this gentle introduction to basic art skills is for you. See a dramatic improvement in painting and creative skills. Includes a study of historical and contemporary paintings as reference. Develop the ability to think and see as an artist. For beginners and those with experience.
from $200.00
Full price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$200.00 +$0.00 Fee
Painting the Canadian Landscape - A25
10 classes

Thurs. | 1:30 – 4:30pm |

January 18 - March 29 (no class Mar 15)

Instructor: Kevin Willson

Proudly paint in the manner of some of our favourite Canadian artists by taking inspiration from their techniques, ideas and stories. We will discuss historical and contemporary paintings as reference. Plenty of support and guidance will be available as you express your interests in acrylic paint. All levels welcome.
from $200.00
Full price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$200.00 +$0.00 Fee
Paint Big - A03
10 classes

Thurs. | 7:00 – 10:00pm |

January 18 - March 29 (no class Mar 15)

Instructor: Sandee Ewasiuk

Let go of all of your creative inhibitions and have fun painting something big and bold. Use large canvases and large brushes to create your own masterpieces. All levels are welcome and a sense of adventure is encouraged. Materials required include acrylic paints of three colours or more and a canvas of 30”x40” or bigger.
from $200.00
Full price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$200.00 +$0.00 Fee
The Foundations of Drawing - A24
10 classes

Thurs. | 7:00 – 9:00pm |

January 18 - March 29 (no class Mar 15)

Instructor: Kevin Willson

If you are intimidated by drawing, this course increases confidence through a progressive and varied selection of exercises and activities. Traditional materials such as pencil, pen, and charcoal on paper will be used to study core ideas and skills: tone, form and proportion, perspective and artistry. Demonstrations and individual instruction included. All welcome, no prior experience necessary
from $150.00
Full price
$175.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$150.00 +$0.00 Fee
Beginners Throwing Class - A77
8 classes

Sat. | 1:00–4:00pm |

January 20 - March 24 (no class Feb 17 & Mar 17)

Instructor: Barbara Taylor

No prior experience required! The focus of this class will be learning to control the clay so it is perfectly centered for successful pots. We will also cover posture at the wheel, clay prep and basic glazing techniques for our finished pieces.
from $220.00
Full price
$245.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$220.00 +$0.00 Fee
Basic Watercolour - A45
8 classes

Sun. | 1:00 – 4:00pm |

January 21 - March 25 (no class Feb 18 & Mar 11)

Instructor: Joseph Swanek

Leave your inhibitions at home and come out and experience the latest in watercolour painting. We strip the watercolour painting process down to its bare essentials. By using only the primary colours (red, yellow and blue), one paint brush and a palette you will produce a colour chart, rendering the primary, secondary and tertiary colours. Using an unorthodox method of charting colours you will discover how easy it is to mix the colours perfectly every time. One still life study will be completed in the workshop.
from $160.00
Full price
$185.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$160.00 +$0.00 Fee
Darkroom Take One - W88
2 classes

Mon. | 7:00 – 9:30pm |

January 22 & 29

Instructor: Deborah Kanfer

Experience the magic of analogue black and white photography. Students will learn basic darkroom practices, as well as how to develop and print photographs the ‘old school’ way. This class will focus on image creation with photograms and ‘enlarger-grams’. Deborah Kanfer will lead participants in basic technical applications of photographic printing with a focus on developing your own creative style. This class is a pre-requisite for those interested in participating in the Darkroom Take Two Workshop. All materials included in cost of program.
from $125.00
Full price
$150.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$125.00 +$0.00 Fee
Surface Decorating for Clay - W24
4 classes

Wed. | 7:00 – 10:00pm |

January 24 - February 14

Instructor: Barbara Taylor

Students will work in several methods with step by step instructions to complete a tray or tile using different techniques each week. Methods covered : brushstrokes, carving slip trailing, underglaze decals and various resists of paper and wax, Suitable for beginners or intermediate potters. Cost of class includes all materials clay, firing, as well as brushes that the students keep.
from $150.00
Full price
$175.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$150.00 +$0.00 Fee
Intro to Stained Glass - W68
2 classes

Wed. | 7:00 – 9:30pm |

January 31 - February 7

Instructor: Teresa Seaton

Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder and finish a 9-piece Trillium in two sessions. This 5-hour course is a basic introduction to stained glass and copper foiling. There is an additional material fee of $40 for all required materials and shared use of tools payable to the instructor at the first class.
from $55.00
Full price
$55.00 +$0.00 Fee

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ART SUPPLIES: Adult students must supply their own materials unless noted otherwise. Course outlines containing the supply lists will be available on the AGB website under Education registration page.

If you are not able to view or obtain the course outlines from the website, please contact Heather Borsellino through the contact information listed below. 

ATTIRE: Please dress in clothing that reflects the nature of the activity.  Your clothing may get messy from the materials and mediums utilized in your class.  Also, closed-toe shoes are mandatory. 

ALLERGIES OR SPECIAL NEEDS? Important - Notify us on your regsitration if the student has an allergy, health concerns, or a learning disability that could impact participation in the class.  We would like to remind you that we are a nut-free facility.  Please ensure that any food or drink items that you bring into the AGB are free of nut products.  We appreciate your cooperation.

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY Refunds are cheques payable to registrants, subject to the following:

1. The AGB reserves the right to cancel or combine classes if minimum enrollment is not met.

2. If a course is cancelled, registrants will be notified up to a week prior to the start date of the class.

3. Requests for refunds must be made in writing to the Education Coordinator: Heather@AGB.life

4. No refunds will be given after the 2nd week of a course.

5. Except for courses canceled by the gallery, all refunds will be subject to a twenty-five dollar administration charge and a pro-rated deduction for classes up to AND including the date of the refund request.

6. Refunds will be issued within six weeks of the cancellation. 

7. Save your receipt for tax purposes.

 

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1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
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