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Adult Classes & Workshops - Starting May 2018

Art Gallery of Burlington

Adult Classes & Workshops - Starting May 2018

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Registration Type Price Fee GST/HST Quantity
Needle Felt a Woodland Fox - T26
AGE 12+

1 class


1 - 3 pm

Instructor: Cathy Disbrow

This is a great single session class to learn the basics of needle felting by creating a cute woodland fox. Students will learn to needle felt a core shape using the rolling ball technique, apply an outer color, felt triangle ear shapes, learn the skewer technique for a tail, and how to sculpt the face detailing. The cost of the workshop includes all required materials.
$45.00 $0.00 $5.85
Natural Dyes: Rusts, Tannins, and Indigo - W82
1 class


6:30 - 9:30 pm

Instructor: Chandra Rice

Did you know that an old rusty can and your leftover tea bags can make the most beautiful marks on fabric? And that an indigo vat is a living organism? In this 3-hour workshop, learn how to use rust, tannin, and indigo to create your own dyed fabrics. Using recycled cotton, we will explore resists, mordants, and the secrets to dyeing with natural materials. Bring home a set of samples to remind you of the techniques and to use in your own practice. All materials are provided and covered in the cost of the workshop.
$45.00 $0.00 $5.85
Eco Printing - W83
1 class


6:30 - 9:30 pm

Instructor: Chandra Rice

In this workshop, we will explore different ways to draw the dyestuff out of leaves and flowers and other natural materials to print directly on silk and paper. The results are surprising and magical, and the possibilities endless. We will also explore different treatments of the resulting prints. Bring home a mounted print and a printed silk scarf to impress your friends! Materials provided are covered in the cost of the workshop except for the silk scarf which students may purchase directly from the instructor.
$45.00 $0.00 $5.85
Drawing with Soft Pastels - W48
2 classes

SATURDAYS May 26 - June 2

12 - 4 pm

Instructor: Robbin Pulver-Andrews

In this 2 session workshop students will be introduced to the basics of working with the glorious colours and versatility of Soft Pastels. Students will be given an overview of basic drawing techniques and colour processes that will offer a good foundation for designing and making pastel drawings of landscapes. We will then discuss various technical aspects of working with soft pastels, some of the different papers and drawing accessories available.
$55.00 $0.00 $7.15

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Event Details

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:

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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Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9


Art Gallery of Burlington

Welcome to the Art Gallery of Burlington. AGB is an award winning, public gallery located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario.  We stage as many as 20 exhibitions a year and are home to an acclaimed collection of Canadian contemporary ceramics and seven fine craft guilds.

An interactive and creative space, we provide art education programs and free public tours for people of all ages. Spanning over 44,000 square feet, our space boasts seven fully equipped studios, four galleries, a one of a kind gift shop, an exhibition courtyard and year-round conservatory.

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