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Youth ages 12-15

Youth Clay Club with Ethan Roth

From raw clay to functional pots, this is studio practice for novice and seasoned teens. Students will learn how to prepare clay for the wheel, centre and pull clay into various ceramic forms. Trimming, glazing and surface design will be covered with improving technique as the primary focus. Proper use of clay tools will be explored while individual creativity and goals will be fostered. Pick up your new ceramic pieces two weeks following the last class. Materials included.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:September 24, 2021

Time:4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Fee:$175

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

WS Sweet Heart Mugs with Ethan Roth – Section 1

Love, like a ceramic mug, is surprisingly hearty, takes some elbow grease to get just right and is best when filled with warmth. Come learn how to make mugs with your sweet heart – romantic or platonic – in this one night workshop: shaping, glazing and kiln-firing included! Mugs will be available for pick-up three weeks from the event date.

Series:Workshop

Date:October 2, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30 + GST/person

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

WS Tea Light Lanterns with Ethan Roth – Section 1

Light the night with ceramic lanterns. With decorative cut-outs to suit your tastes and décor, this fully customizable evening of creation is a great way to add light and warmth to your home. Create a pleasing shape and allow the beauty of porcelain to shine through! Lanterns will be available for pick-up three weeks from the event date.

Series:Workshop

Date:October 23, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$30 + GST/person

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Hands throwing a clay pot on a wheel

Clay Wheel 1 with Kassy Pointer – Section 6

Uncover the basics! Learn the characteristics of clay, how to prepare it for the wheel and how to create forms using a step-by-step instructional method. With a fundamental, skills-based approach to throwing, students will learn correct hand-positioning and use of tools. The class will culminate in an evening of glazing where students will complete their pieces prior to kiln firing. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:October 26, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$190+GST

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

Introduction to Drawing with Amy Dodic – Section 2

Start at the beginning. Be guided to an understanding of the fundamental practice of drawing from essential materials to basic principles such as light and shadow and exploration of form and shape. An excellent starter class to develop drawing skills – even if you feel intimidated by the thought. A list of materials will be provided upon registration.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:October 26, 2021

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$160 + GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Hands throwing a large pot on the wheel.

Clay Wheel 2 with Kassy Pointer

Expand on the fundamentals of wheel throwing! Explore second level techniques such as properly sizing lids, pulling handles, learning additional wheel techniques including casserole dishes. New challenges will be explored each week in the many facets of wheel work. Clay Wheel 1 is a prerequisite for this class. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:October 27, 2021

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$190+GST

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults

AP Introduction to Stained Glass with Kathy Schwarz – Section 2

A project-based course intended for people new to glass work. Take this great opportunity to work with glass, creating beautiful and memorable pieces for your home. Once you see what’s possible, the options are limitless! All tools and equipment will be provided, but each participant will need to purchase solder, foil and glass required for their individual projects (estimated material cost $40 and up).

Series:AP Class

Date:October 27, 2021

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$210 + GST

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults
Hands using a table saw

Introduction to Woodworking with Angela Luck – Section 2

Discover a passion for carpentry in the Casa Woodworking Studio! Learn new skills in a supportive atmosphere. Projects will allow you to use and become familiar with all of the tools and equipment in the studio while creating an original wood project. Materials provided.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:October 27, 2021

Time:7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$180 + GST

Classroom:Woodshop

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Casa Program Guide

The Casa Program Guide is produced three times a year; Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall. Inside the guide find listings for the upcoming class and workshop schedule, upcoming exhibitions at The Gallery, information about artists in residence and seasonal events in the building. Program guides are free. Pick-up guides at Casa or at facilities throughout the city.