Winter Courses 2020

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WeekDay Evenings 

Pottery on the Wheel – All Levels    
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

This 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 participant.

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
This 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 mem
bers $150)


                    Week Days

Watercolour Painting All Levels        
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
Bring 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 - Intermediate                                    
instructor TBA
Join us outside at various sites to paint landscapes from life.  Acrylic painters also welcome.
Sign up for one or more classes led by accomplished Plein Air painter and instructor      (Supplies 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 - Intermediate
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

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* 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.

To make enquiries about courses - please contact us!