Rose Quartz Workshop with Moon Artist Jewelry

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fee: $20

With love in the air let’s explore the beautiful pink crystal called Rose Quartz. Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love, and will be our crystal of focus in today’s adventures. Learn more about Rose Quartz including different properties, discover how to cleanse & charge your crystals, and explore different histories. In this workshop we will learn basic jewelry making skills to create one necklace and a pair of earrings. It’s going to be lovely.


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Spring Equinox Jewelry Making with Moon Artist

Date: Sunday, March 4, 2018
Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fee: $20

The Spring Equinox arrives every year and is the start of longer days, new life, and the awakening after a slumber. Like nature goes through a time of rebirth, and renewal, so should we! Come and learn about a variety of crystals and practices that will help with personal growth, and new beginnings. A variety of selected crystals will then be used to create a beautiful beaded necklace or bracelet. A beautiful workshop for self-care and creation.


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Acrylic Painting Workshop with Jeanette Obbink

Date: Saturday February 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $60, Mem: $30
We learn and grow when our norms are challenged and we are encouraged
to do things a different way. This workshop will introduce or reinforce a style
of techniques to complete a painting. Using a photo, Robert will guide
you through a series of steps that will enhance your techniques and add
some more. Regardless of your style; impressionist, realism, abstract or even
cubism, these techniques will translate your work. Bring two 9” x 12” canvases
(available from the dollar store), your paint, brushes and your imagination. This
is an opportunity to explore and experiment.

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Embracing Encaustics with Linda Blakney

Date: Saturday March 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $100, Mem: $70 (+HST)

Encaustics use melted, pigmented beeswax to create luminous paintings with translucency, opacity and other unique qualities. In this course, we’ll explore and experiment with contemporary techniques to create colour, textures and patterns, while incorporating mixed media into our encaustic pieces. Suitable for encaustics beginners as well as those with experience. Material included.


Slate Mosaics with Heather Vollans

Date: Saturday March 24, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fees: Non-Mem: $70 Mem: $40 (+HST)

We have an exciting opportunity to create art from old slate salvaged from the roof of Glenhyrst Gallery! Make your own 2D mosaic with the stone. Add your own materials to make it personal. Instruction will include sourcing and preparing substrates for mosaic, cutting techniques for stone, adhesive options, designing an effective mosaic using the elements of design, incorporating other materials (stone, glass, metal, ceramic, etc) and grouting options.

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL FEE OF $10 payable to the instructor at beginning of workshop.

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Family Candle Making Workshop

Date: Sunday, February 18th
Morning: 10:00am to 11:30am
Afternoon: 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Fee: $25 per person

There is nothing like cozying up with a comfy blanket, a good book and a nice smelling candle. We can totally help you with that candle part. Join us in this short workshop where we learn to create our own pour and melt candles. We will experiment with different smells and labeling. Bring your own containers/tea cups / jars / seashells / egg holders / pots / whatever to make your own candle.

*Limit 2 containers per person.

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Coffee Watercolour

Date: Sunday February 11, 2018
Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fee: $25

Our Coffee watercolour workshop will start with the ever-important step of brewing our coffee, both to drink and paint with. Learn about traditional watercolour techniques and skills, while brewing up some new artistic magic. It’s time for coffee, crème, milk, and sugar to bounce out of our mugs and on to the paper.

Registration closed.

DIY Coffee Scrub

Date: Sunday February 25, 2018
Afternoon: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fee: $25

Yaas. As the coffee is sipped, and while the grounds cool we will create something special for our bodies. A perfect day of creativity and self care. Working with a variety of natural materials we will measure, blend and mix up some homemade goodness. This coffee scrub is perfect for face and body. Come sip some coffee, and bring home something truly beautiful.

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Mother’s Day Coffee Extravaganza Package

Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Morning:10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fee: $40

Spoil your momma with sweet handmade surprises this year. Or bring her on out; spend some time together, and treat-yo-self. This handmade workshop will dive into three different handmade products, all created with coffee. We will create one hand poured candle, a coffee body or face scrub and handmade coffee soap. These workshops will explore colour, smell, texture and a variety of self care practices. Join us for this jam-packed workshop and create something full of love. This is the grown up Macaroni Card.

Registration Fees

All information subject to change. All adult class pricing subject to +13% HST.

Registration Information

Class size is limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Pre-registration is required for all classes and is on a first-come, first served basis with full payment. Registrations can be made online, in person, by phone, fax or mail.

Cheque, cash, debit, VISA and MasterCard payments are accepted. NOTE: 13% HST must now be added to all Adult Class Fees. A $20 charge is applied to NSF cheques.

Occasionally a class will not reach its full enrollment and must be canceled, in which case a class refund will be issued. Otherwise, class refunds are issued for medical reasons only with presentation of a doctor’s certificate. A $10 administration fee applies.

Joining Late?
Contact the Gallery if you are interested in a class that has already started as we may have spaces available.

All classes and workshops take place in the Coach House Studios unless stated otherwise.

Become a gallery member and save on class/workshop fees. Junior $20, Senior $20, Individual $30, Family $40.