Winter Courses 2020
please visit often for additions to Course Schedule
& visit our Calendar for current information on individual classes
Have a question? - Contact us:
let the class you want get cancelled. Register early! Register at least
two weeks prior to the first class. If you can't find the class you
want - or you would like to teach an artform - please contact us with your suggestions!
Pottery on the Wheel –
Instructor: Frans Rood
This course will teach elementary potting techniques involving throwing the
basic forms and introducing Glazing and Decorating. Limited tools
will be loaned during the term of the program and all supplies, glazes,
and firing costs are included in the course fee.
Dates: 8 Tuesdays starting January 14, 2020
8 Wednesdays starting January 22, 2020
Times: 6:30 to 9:30pm
Cost: $275 (CVA Members $245)
Stained Glass Beginner levels I & 2
Instructor: Susan Kerr
course is designed to teach the beginner the basics of creating a pattern,
methods of scoring, breaking out, grinding, foiling and soldering coloured
and textured glass. Small class size affords greater teaching time to each
Dates: 8 Thursdays starting Thursday March, 2020
Times: First and last class 7:00 - 10pm -- all other classes 7:30 - 10:00pm
Cost: $210 (CVA Members $190) All tools and equipment are provided and
supplies are included in the course fee.
Introduction to Weaving
Instructor: Merry Little
basic course will be very hands on, with participants weaving from day
one. All will have the use of an individual table loom that you can take
home to do homework!
The course fee includes all materials and use of the looms.
Dates: 7 Wednesdays Starting TBA
Times: 6:30 – 9:00pm
Cost: $190 (CVA members $150)
Watercolour Painting All Levels
instructor – Peter Cheung
Beginners and experienced
watercolourists will benefit from this series of 5 individualized lessons with
this renowned artist.
Dates: 5 Friday Mornings - October 25, Nov 1, 8, 22, 29 2019
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm (total 15 hrs)
Cost: $120 (CVA members $100)
Maximum Class Size = 8
OIL Painting 101+ Beginner - Intermediate
instructor – TBA
a photo of any landscape that speaks to you, and Christy will help you turn it
into a painting to treasure. Topics covered include composition, brush
techniques, colour mixing, how to start, and problem solving.
Dates: 3 Sundays -
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm (total 12 hrs)
Maximum Class Size = 12
Also you may create an oil painting in one class with provided materials for $30/class
Plein Air - Oils Beginner
us outside at various sites to paint landscapes from life. Acrylic painters also welcome.
up for one or more classes led by accomplished Plein Air painter and instructor
available for small extra fee)
Dates: Sundays - Starting October
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: $30 each day (CVA members $25 each day)
Maximum Class Size = 12
Weave a Triangular Shawl Beginner
instructors – Merry Little & Margaret Searle
Learn basic weaving as you weave a triangular shawl with the help of experienced weavers.
You will take a special Triangular loom home to work on your shawl and come back to finish it.
Dates/Times: 2 Saturdays TBA
Cost: $90 (CVA members $75)
Maximum Class Size = 7
Important!To make enquiries about courses - please contact us!
* All courses are held at Cedarvale Cottage in Cedarvale Park located at the corner of Main Street & Maple Avenue in Georgetown - UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.
* Registration to fill classes will be in order that fees are paid.
* Registration deadline is one week before the course starts - but check to see if extension is available.
* All courses are subject to cancellation if the registration minimum is not reached one week prior to the start date.
* No refund will be given once the course starts.
* A full refund less a $20.00 admin. fee will be given to registrants canceling no later than two weeks before the course begins.
* Any additional supply fees indicated will be paid to the instructor at the first class.