Fall Courses 2018

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                       Fall Courses
Don't let the class you want get cancelled. Register early! Register at least two weeks prior to the first class. If you cant find the class you want - or you would like to teach an artform - please contact us with your suggestions!

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 Wednesdays starting October 10 - NEW start date! 
Times: 6:30 to 9:30pm

Cost:$285 (CVA members  $255)

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 October 4, 2018
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: Ian Oldaker
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: 8 Wednesdays - starting October 3
Times: 6:30 – 9:00pm
Cost: $190 (CVA mem
bers $150)


Plein Air                  Beginner - Intermediate                                    
instructor Christy Michalak
Join us outside at various sites to paint landscapes from life.  Acrylic painters also welcome.
Sign up for one or more classes led by accomplishedPlein Air painter and instructor      (Supplies available for small extra fee)
Dates:  Sundays - October 14, 21, 28

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: $30 each day (CVA members $25 each day)
Maximum Class Size = 12

OIL Painting 101+    Beginner - Intermediate   
instructor – Christy Michalak
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. 
  (Supplies available for small extra fee)
Dates:  Sundays - November 4, 11, 18

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm    (total 9 hrs)
Cost: $100 (CVA members $90)
Maximum Class Size = 12
     Acrylic painters also welcome.

                     Week Days

Watercolour Painting   All Levels        
Marlene Madole
Beginners and experienced watercolourists will benefit from this series of 5 individualized lessons with this renowned artist.
Dates:  5 Friday Mornings - starting October 12
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm    (total 15 hrs)
Cost: $150 (CVA members $130)
Maximum Class Size = 12

Print Making
     All Levels
Marlene Madole
Experience making your own prints on a printing press using various methods of printing.  Small Classes - Individual attention.
Dates:  3 Thursday Mornings - starting October 18
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm    (total 9 hrs)
Cost: $120 (CVA members $100)
Maximum Class Size = 10

Kids &Teens
Intro to Painting for Kids (5 to 12)  
instructor Christy Michalak
Children will work to create one or two paintings of a favourite place, or treasured object. Christy sees art lessons as a tool to build children’s confidence and have fun! Choice of Acrylic or Oil.
Dates:  3 Saturdays - October 13, 20, 27
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm    (total 9 hrs)
Cost: $50 
Maximum Class Size = 10

Pottery for Youth (10 to 14)  
instructor Janice Sukhiani
Learn to build fantasy creatures using slabs, moulds, coils, and pinching.
Dates:  3 Saturdays starting October 13
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am    (total 6 hrs)
Cost: $85    
Note:  all supplies, glazes, and firing costs included in the course fee.
Maximum Class Size = 8

Portfolio Studio for Teens
instructor Stephanie Schirm
Students will be mentored by a practicing artist while creating a personal portfolio of work in a variety of media to use in applying to secondary or post-secondary specialist art programs.
Dates:  5 Mondays starting October 15 - NEW start date!
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm    (total 10 hrs)
Cost: $100 
Maximum Class Size = 10





* 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!