MakerLab

Monthly craft nights with local makers and artists. Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian. Registration required. Sign up at wag.ca/diy

MakerLab: Shibori Fabric Dyeing

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Learn the art of Shibori, an ancient Japanese method of resist dyeing. Tamara Klassen will cover a variety of techniques by folding and binding cloth to create different patterns, as you learn how to set up and dye with an indigo vat. You will go home with three 100% cotton 27” square finished textiles and the skills to dye many more pieces on your own. These unique pieces are suitable for making tea towels, wall art, bandanas, pillows, and more! Wear clothing you don’t mind getting dye on.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

Follow Tamara Klassen on Instagram @tamarajklassen

For more information email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here
 

$80 single ticket
$75 WAG members or for two or more tickets

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MakerLab: Winter Wreaths

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Candace Fempel of Department of Floristry will show you how to fashion a winter wreath with interesting compositions by layering on assorted seasonal materials. Learn design basics and floral arranging techniques. All supplies included.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

Follow Department of Floristry on Instagram @deptof

For more information email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here
 

$85 single ticket
$80 WAG members or for two or more tickets

Wednesday 6:30-9:30pm Nov 15
F7A-CF-W1 Instructor: Candace Fempel

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Paint Party @ WAG Studio

Paint Party: MoonStone Paintings

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Get back to nature with these simple and beautiful MoonStone paintings! Our entertaining artist instructors will guide you through watercolour paintings inspired by Jessica Weymouth and Stella Maria Baer’s cosmic and geode artwork. After learning the techniques to create moon and agate slice paintings you will be given 9”x12” canvas boards and free reign to use your new skills to create 2–4 minimalist masterpieces. Perfect for a diptych wall hanging, or gift giving!

18+ event • Cash bar available

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here
 

$50 single ticket
$45 WAG members or for two or more tickets

Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Nov 23
F7A-PP-H1 Instructor: Katryna Barske & Ayda Loewen Clarke

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Adult Beginner

10 week session

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed.  For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

Drawing Basics

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For students with little or no drawing experience, this introduction to the fundamental techniques and concepts of drawing will sharpen observational skills and build confidence. Practice translating what you see into what you draw as you work with a variety of subjects, including still life studies and the human form.

Members $189 / Non-members $215

Tuesday 7-9:30pm Sep 19 - Nov 21
F7A-DB-T1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk

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Traditional Drawing (20 weeks)

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Sept 18 – Nov 27 & Jan 8 – Mar 19

Learn the fundamentals of drawing and build skills that transfer to other art practices. Academic drawing remains an incredibly valuable method for developing dexterity and sensitivity with materials such as pencil and charcoal. The media and subjects of this class are basic, but its highly disciplined approach will reward you with a depth of skill that is acquired through time and practice.

Members $365 / Non-members $400

Monday 7-9:30pm Sep 18 - Mar 19
F7A DT-M1 Instructor: Vitaliy Yatsevych

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Painting Basics

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Have you always wanted to paint but never knew where to begin? Looking to make the transition from drawing to painting? Learn about technique, colour, brushes, how to use acrylic paint and other painting media in a safe, supportive and creative environment.

Members $199 / Non-members $225

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Sep 20 - Nov 22
F7A-PA-W1 Instructor: Jeanine Saurette

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Pottery

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Discover hand building, which includes slab building, slump molded forms, and throwing on the potter’s wheel. From basic thrown or hand-built forms you will produce mugs, bowls, and platters. You will also learn glazing and decorating techniques to finish your work and develop your own ideas related to functional and non-functional forms.

Members $250 / Non-members $275

Thursday 7-9:30 Sep 21 - Nov 23
F7A-OB-H1 Instructor: Crystal Nykoluk

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Sep 20 - Nov 22
F7A-OB-W1 Instructor: Valerie Vint

Tuesday 7-9:30pm Sep 19 - Nov 21
F7A-OB-T1 Instructor: Colleen Chamberlin

Monday 7-9:30pm Sep 18 - Nov 27
F7A-OB-M1 Instructor: Erika Hanneson

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Fashion Arts

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With a diy focus on fashion related crafting techniques you will develop a variety of skills to help you create your own "one of a kind" clothing and accessories. Restyle your own garmnents with handmade flare, using fabric paint, printmaking, embroidery, sewn embellishments, or creative restructuring.  Students are encouraged to bring their own sewing machine.

Members $199 / Non-members $225

Tuesday 7-9:30pm Sep 19 - Nov 21
F7A-FS-T1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

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Introduction to Watercolour

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Students will be introduced to the basic techniques of watercolour painting, the use and care of paints and brushes, and the basic elements of design and colour theory.

Members $199 / Non-members $225

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Sep 20 - Nov 22
F7A-WC-W1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

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Adult Intermediate

10 week session

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed. Intermediate Studio students should bring their own selection of supplies to the first class. For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

Figure in Art

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

Using a variety of drawing materials, you will work from a model and learn about proportion, foreshortening, and other fundamental techniques for drawing the human form.

Members $210 / Non-members $235

Monday 7-9:30pm Sep 18 - Nov 27
F7A-FA-M2 Instructor: Derek Brueckner

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Open Studio

Pottery Drop in For Adults

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This is a new service for adult pottery students currently enrolled in our pottery classes.  With no instruction given, enjoy honing your skills and spending more time in the studio. Approval from your WAG instructor to do the drop in is required. All pottery drop in students are expected to clean up after themselves, as the studio is shared with other classes.  No advance registration is required; payment is collected each week at the WAG Studio reception. Bring your own supplies. Use of clay is limited to one box per student provided in the pottery class you enrolled in.

Members $10 / Non-members $10

Saturday 9-11am & Sundays 11am-1:30pm Oct 14 - Dec 3
F7A-OB-SU Instructor: Self-directed

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