Encouraging a creative community...
A space to express personal talents, offering opportunities for creative development and individual expression.
Supported by: AFA City of Wetaskiwin County of Wetaskiwin
HELP US MAKE SURE YOUR CLASS IS A "GO"
• The Craft Centre (a volunteer organization) offers activities of interest and and creativity in a wide assortment of areas with excellent instructors. Minimum class sizes insure we can pay our bills and keep the Centre running.
* Help US and YOURSELF by telling friends & acquaintences about the course you are interested in and encourage them to sign up as well, This will make sure your class is a "GO".
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An ancient craft of three-dimensional embroidery for all levels of experience. A variety of stitches will be taught to create beautiful designs. Bring a 5 inch embroidery hoop and scissors. Supplies not included.
Instructor: Alice Hoyle
Date and time: Tuesdays April 3 to May 15, 1 - 3 PM
Fee: $45 (Beginner’s supply kit: $50)
PAVERPOL: GARDEN HERON SCULPTURE
Take a day from your busy schedule to create your own elegant heron sculpture for your garden. This is excellent introduction to the craft of paverpol: durable textile hardener, which is approved for use around children and pets. Bring a bag lunch and at least 150 feet of light aluminium foil. The rest will be ready for your artistic side.
Instructor: Denise Gummeson
Date and time: Saturday April 14, 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Fee: $85 (2 ft high sculpture) or $175 (4 ft sculpture)
KIDS PAINTING PARTY: APRIL PD DAY
One day, two projects. This class is for Kids needing something to occupy their afternoon on PD day. Complete a canvas of a vibrant butterfly and "kindness rocks". Create painted rocks to take home or leave around the task one as “Abandoned art quote. To read more about “kindness rocks quote, go to margotsoltice.ca and click on "Abandoned Art Project". Please bring a paint shirt and a snack.
Instructor: Margot Soltice
Date and time: April 20, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
Fee: $40 (all materials included)
CHALK PAINT: FARMHOUSE CLOCK
Create your own jumbo wood farmhouse clock from a selection of chalk paint colors, waxes and stencils. Includes all supplies to complete a spectacular 24 inch round clock.
Instructor: Terry Demoline
Date and time: Saturday, TBA: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fee: $125 (includes all supplies)
Please fill out the registration form (click green button below) and we'll be in touch about the date. Don not send fee yet.
EASY-PEASEY POTTERY FOR KIDS
Two classes to create one or more projects and see them finished. Good intro to the giant area that is crafted pottery. See how a piece is created from beginning to end – and do it all yourself. This is your chance to see if a child has an interest and/or talent in this artform. Materials included in the fee.
Instructor: Virginia Anderson
Date and time: April 21 to April 28, 10 AM – 12 noon
Fee: Special FC SS Grant fee $28.
BEGINNERS AND SENIORS
An opportunity to play with clay and learn basic skills. Create and decorate pieces that will be kiln fired and glazed. No experience needed. All equipment and Clay provided. In between workshops drop into our studio and practice your skills.
Instructor: Virginia Anderson
Date and time: Thursdays, April 19 to 26, 1 – 3 PM
Fee: $45 (includes $8 supplies.)
POTTERY STUDIO TIME
A great opportunity to improve your craft, enjoy the camaraderie of other artistic people and use Craft Centre facilities and equipment. Must have experience and/or have taken a WAAACC class. Participants must assist with cleanup after each session.
Facilitator only – no instructor.
Date and time: Leave a message a the Centre 780-362-2787
and we'll contact you with the details.
Fee: $60 (Purchase clay from the centre which includes glazes
QUILTING PROJECT TIME
A self-directed "Project Tme" for all levels of quilting. Bring a new or existing project and the facilitator will provide coaching and support towards the completion of your project. The Craft Centre provides irons and boards. Bring the sewing machine and all the needed supplies for your project.
Facilitator: Gloria Bolivar
Date and time: Wednesdays, May 2-June 20, 1 PM-4 PM.
Pottery for Kids
Beginners / Srs Pottery