Registration Opens February 23, 2019 for Spring Programs

Register for programs by calling 519.360.1998, on-line at www.chatham-kent.ca/RecConnect or in-person at Chatham Cultural Centre or Municipal Centre.

Radical Craft Day

Radical Craft Day

Sign up for a Radical Craft Workshop with artist Shawna Munro. Shawna will lead a workshop on cross stitching. She will speak about her artwork, love of cross-stitch, and slow craft. Grab some friends and explore different materials and craft techniques!

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $35.00+HST

Code: 218695

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Wheel Pottery

Beginner Wheel Pottery

This is the perfect place to start, or refine your throwing skills. Learn the basic techniques of centering, pulling, shaping, trimming, and finishing on the potter's wheel. Glazing and decorating included. Skill level: All levels. Instructed by potter Andrea Vuletin.

Date: Tuesdays, March 19 - May 7, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $220.00+HST

Code: 220738

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Date: Thursdays, March 21 - May 9, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $220.00+HST

Code: 221682

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Date: Tuesdays, May 14 -June 25, 2019*

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 16+

Fee: $220.00+HST*

Code: 221736

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Note: Price adjustments may apply*


Date: Thursdays, May 16 - June 27, 2019*

Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $220.00+HST*

Code: 221739

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Note: Price adjustments may apply*


Pottery Open Studio

Are your pottery skills advancing, looking for more wheel time? Open studio is time to work on individual projects at your own pace. Studio tech on site, no instructor. Firing and glazing included. Clay can be purchased for $25 per sleeve.

Date: Sundays, March 17-May 5, 2019*

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $100.00+HST*

Code 221679

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Note: Price adjustments may apply*


Date: Sundays, May 12-June 23, 2019

Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $100.00+HST

Code: 221679

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Acrylic Painting

Bring your ideas to life while developing your own style through a combination of skill based techniques, demonstrations and class discussions.

Date: Wednesdays, March 20-May 8, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $136.00+HST

Code: 220749

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Date: Wednesdays, May 15-June 26, 2019*

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $136.00+HST*

Code: 221737

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Note: Price adjustments may apply*


Printmaking

Gain thorough knowledge of two printmaking processes. Learn to carve and create a suite of prints using linoleum block and create one-off painterly prints using monoprinting techniques.

Date: Mondays, March 18-May 6, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $120.00+HST

Code: 221680

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Monoprinting

Create a suite of one-of-a-kind monoprints by applying paint to a plexiglass plate using brushes, Q-tips, or even your fingers to create beautiful, abstract effects. Guaranteed fun!

Date: Mondays, May 13-June 24, 2019

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $102.00+HST

Code: 221735

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ARTspace Professional Development Series for Artists

Professional Development Series: How to Photograph your Artwork

Good documentation of your artwork requires technical knowledge and patience, and is something every artist should do. In this workshop learn key skills for taking professional photographs - capture the best quality of your art for your portfolio and use settings on your camera to create images suitable for submission, web and print. This workshop covers key concepts including white balance, colour correction, camera and light positioning, profiling, focal length, exposure settings as well as basic editing. After completing the workshop, participants will be able to use a professional lighting set-up to photograph their artwork (Max 3 pieces). Requirements: Camera with manual settings (ideally DSLR capable of shooting in RAW format); Tripod.

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: Studio Two

Age: 18+

Fee: $150+HST

Code: 220744

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Mixed Media Workshop with Elizabeth Downey-Sunnen at ARTspace

Mixed Media Workshop with Elizabeth Downey-Sunnen

Join exhibiting artist Elizabeth Downey-Sunnen as she takes you on a meditation journey to make your own 

masterpiece. Bring along some of your favourite lists (grocery, songs, to-do) and we’ll deconstruct it together. Materials provided.

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 221683

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ARTspace ARTattack Saturday Skill Building

ARTattack: Acrylic Painting

Try acrylic painting! One of the most popular painting mediums in the world, acrylics are fun to use. Thin out like watercolours, or straight from the tube, they dry quickly and can be layered many times over. Express your own style, and create a still life with acrylics. 

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 220747

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ARTattack: Monoprinting

Try monoprinting! Work on plexi plates, experiment with coloured inks, similar to abstract painting. Use scraping tools, your fingers, or Q-tips to create form and texture. Place damp paper over your plate, press, and voila amazing works of art! Caution this process is addictive.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 221685

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ARTattack: Figure Drawing

Try figure drawing! The human figure is one of the most enduring themes in visual art, whether a portrait, an illustration, or sculpture. It can be highly detailed, anatomical, or a loose and expressive sketch. Working from a clothed model learn to observe, capture gesture, and proportions. Enjoy the challenge!

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019

Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 221738

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ARTattack: Palette Knife Painting

Try palette knife painting! Whether your subject is abstract or representational, painting with a knife produces quite a different result than a brush. Painting knives are excellent for producing effects, from textured impasto, to sweeping areas of flat colour.

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019

Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Location: ARTspace

Age: 18+

Fee: $35+HST

Code: 221742

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