Classes and Workshops

Textile class: Learn to paint fabric with earth pigments

DATE: Parrsboro NS, May 21-22 Sign up link :  https://www.parrsborocreative.com/cultural-campus/course-calendar/earth-dyeing-textiles-josephine-clarke?fbclid=IwAR1RX81E682EoCAv34SarfkDaQqlhXKWI83qoCuKJxM4JdSaGJuXqHCY-us COURSE DESCRIPTION In this course, participants will have the opportunity to connect with nature and create a hand-dyed bandana with a unique design in rich, earthy colours sourced from the Bay of Fundy and from around the world. On the first day, after Clarke shares …

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Contemporary Mi’kmaw Porcupine Quill, Leather and Beaded Choker with Marlene Joudry

Marlene Joudry Learn how to make a contemporary Porcupine quill choker with porcupine quills, beads and leather in this two-day course with Marlene Joudry. Participants will learn how to sort their quills cut them and sew them on with beads onto the leather. Each participant will design their own choker. The tools used are scissors, …

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Dance Your Way Across Ireland with Elizabeth MacDonald

Elizabeth MacDonald Discover the many styles of traditional Irish dance in this fun, half-day workshop. In this dance tour of Ireland, you’ll sample a variety of styles, both social and solo, and be treated to plenty of stories along the way. From Donegal two-hand dances and Clare square sets to “sean-nós” — an easy-to-learn, fun-to-do, …

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Painting Nature from Garden to Landscape with Lynda Shalagan

Lynda Shalagan This course will explore the interpretation of the natural world through depth, texture, and design. Through an emphasis on colour, value, composition, and surface manipulation, the student will learn a comprehensive variety of techniques and processes that will enable a realistic representation of a desired subject or a more abstract representation. August 27-28, …

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Mixed Media with Pinhole Camera (Bricolage) with Ken Flett

Instructor: Ken Flett An inspirational Masterclass focusing on introspection and self-expression while exploring a wide variety of media. We will begin with constructing a pinhole camera for self-portraits and move into work with an evocative yet basic materials such as fabric, rusty metal, and beeswax. Building and revealing surfaces for rich collage and mixed media …

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