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S E S S A CL at THE CENTRE

Fall 2016

PAINTING • DRAWING POTTERY • PHOTOGRAPHY PERFORMANCE ARTS • CRAFTS JEWELLERY • FLAMEWORK and much more...

CHILLIWACK

CULTURAL CENTRE

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Adult Classes... CLAY

GETTING A GREAT FINISH (adult / intermediate) Clay Studio • Instructor: Holly McKeen Thursdays: 6:30 - 8:30pm (2 sessions, plus critique Oct. 27) October 13 - 27, 2016

This course will offer a better understanding of how to create different colours, textures and effects in oxidation pottery glazes at cone 6. Understand more about exploring, mixing and applying glazes to achieve great effects. Using a large number of test tiles, students will formulate and mix several glazes to create colouring, texture and layering samples that will show how various effects are achieved. Learn how formulation/application/ thickness and layering affects the results. Also learn tips and techniques on how kiln firing impacts glaze results, as we load the kiln together and discuss firing schedules. Learn more about food safety, chemical handling, and testing processes. Also, bring your questions or samples for expert trouble-shooting. Registration for each class includes one free drop-in for the Clay Open Studio on Wednesday nights or Friday mornings. Cost: $90

HANDBUILDING: A GIFT OF THANKS

(adults, Clay, beginner) Clay Studio • Instructor: Sarah Belley Saturdays: 10:00am - 12:30pm (4 sessions over 5 weeks)

October 15 – November 12, 2016

The holiday season is a perfect reason to start your artistic journey in clay. Registration for each class includes one free drop-in for the Clay Open Studio on Wednesday nights or Friday mornings. The fall is here! Time to enjoy the plentiful season – incorporate the use of leaves and botanicals for surface decoration, try your hand at woven clay and juxtapose your clay creations against stone and wood. Cost: $145

WHEEL A LA CARTE 1: USE THE FORCE* (adult)

Clay Studio • Instructor: Sarah Belley Saturdays: 1:00 - 4:00pm (5 sessions)

October 15 - November 19, 2016 A five week intensive course introducing the basics of handling clay on the wheel. This class will offer multiple approaches to centering and is ideal for the beginner or intermediate artist. Wheel a la carte classes are designed to move through the process of wheel throwing from centering to glaze firing. Beginners are recommended to sign up for sessions 1 & 2 for a foundation in wheel throwing. Registration for each class includes one free drop-in for the Clay Open Studio on Wednesday nights or Friday mornings. Cost: $187 *Students wishing to move on may take Cups & Bowls & Plates, November 26, 2016 To register for classes contact The Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469)


WHEEL A LA CARTE 2: CUPS & BOWLS & PLATES*

(adult) Clay Studio • Instructor: Sarah Belley Mondays: 1:00 - 4:00pm (5 sessions)

November 19 - December 17, 2016 Once centering is on track, learn to transform your clay into three basic forms: the cylinder, the bowl, and the plate. Spend each session honing one form and learn how these three shapes lend themselves to lidded vessels, teapots, and all other ceramic forms. Pick and choose your classes at your leisure! Classes are designed to move through the process of wheel throwing from centering to glaze firing. Beginners are recommended to sign up for sessions 1 & 2 for a foundation in wheel throwing. Registration for each class includes one free drop-in for the Clay Open Studio on Wednesday nights or Friday mornings. Cost: $122 *Students should have taken Use The Force as an introduction to centering.

HANDBUILDING: HOLIDAY HUBBUB

(Adults, Clay, beginner) Clay Studio • Instructor: Sarah Belley Saturdays: 10:00am - 12:30pm (4 sessions over 5 weeks)

November 19 - December 17, 2016

The holidays of the season are a perfect reason to start your artistic journey in clay. Registration for each class includes one free drop-in for the Clay Open Studio on Wednesday nights or Friday mornings. Once the holiday hubbub arrives – have a chance to enjoy the season and accomplish so much! Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the clay studio, and check the boxes off your holiday to-do list. Make host/hostess gifts, serving platters, ornaments and a variety of unique housewares. Cost: $145

CLAY OPEN STUDIO Clay Studio

(adult)

• Fridays

10:00am to 1:00pm

• Mondays

6:00pm to 9:00pm

September 9 - December 9, 2016

September 12 - December 12, 2016 $6 drop in • $50 for 10 drop-in Punch Card This open studio allows students to practice on the wheel, handbuilding or finish work started in class. Clay used in open studio is to be purchased separately thought the Centre Box Office. Only work produced at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from clay purchased here can be fired in our kilns. These sessions are not designed to accommodate production potters but to allow students to independently develop their skills, nor are they designed for private instruction. Work created during this session will be glazed during a scheduled open studio. Register 4 weeks early and receive 10% off the regular price!

One Day Workshop

Open Studio


JEWELLERY-MAKING GLASS BEADS LEVEL 1 (adult) Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Tuesdays: 6:30-8:30 (4 sessions) October 11 - November 8, 2016

Learn how to craft your own beads using flame and glass. Create a bead from molten glass using a torch and glass rods.Experiment with stringers, frit, and dots and have fun learning a new hobby! Glass alchemy, studio set-up, and safety are also discussed. Registration for each class includes one free drop-in for the Glass Open Studio on Monday nights. Cost: $160

CABOCHON 1 - MAKING PENDANTS (adult)

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00pm (Workshop)

October 15, 2016

Learn to create perfectly funky glass cabochon pendants for necklaces or rings. No Previous glass experience is required. Glass and wire come together in a new set of workshops. Take each class inde-pendant-ly, or take both and get two free Open Studio visits! Cost: $50

CABOCHON 2 - WRAPPING PENDANTS (adult)

Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Carla Swope Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00pm (Workshop)

October 22, 2016

Take your cabochons and learn how to wrap them using square or half-round wire. Beginners and wire pros alike will be able to come away with new skills! Pick and choose your focus! Glass and wire come together in a new set of workshops. Take each class independant-ly, or take both and get two free Open Studio visits! Cost: $50

GLASS BEADS 2: SPECIALTY STRINGERS* (adult)

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Tuesday: 6:00-8:30pm (workshop)

November 15, 2016

Learn how to create more complex varieties of stringers: encased, twisted, and more! Now that the basics are under your belt, you can decide which avenue of flamework you’d like to put more attention to. Cost: $50 *One of four individual workshops in the Glass Beads 2 series. Free Open Studio drop-in session included!

To register for classes contact The Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469)


JEWELLERY-MAKING GLASS BEADS 2: LOTSA DOTS!*

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Tuesday: 6:00-8:30pm (adult workshop)

November 22, 2016

Glass dots are the foundation of decorative glass beads – use them to add depth and dimension to your work. Now that the basics are under your belt, you can decide which avenue of flamework you’d like to put more attention to. Cost: $50 *One of four individual workshops in the Glass Beads 2 series. Free Open Studio drop-in session included!

GLASS BEADS 2: STRINGER WORK* (adult)

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Tuesday: 6:00-8:30pm (workshop)

November 29, 2016

Learn about heat control to put your own spin on beads with glass stringers.Now that the basics are under your belt, you can decide which avenue of flamework you’d like to put more attention to. Cost: $50 *One of four individual workshops in the Glass Beads 2 series. Free Open Studio drop-in session included!

GLASS BEADS 2: MILLEFIORI, FLORALS, AND ENCASING* (adult)

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Tuesday: 6:00-8:30pm (workshop)

December 6, 2016

Add millefiori and encasing to create funky new designs! Now that the basics are under your belt, you can decide which avenue of flamework you’d like to put more attention to. Cost: $50 *One of four individual workshops in the Glass Beads 2 series. Free Open Studio drop-in session included!

GLASS OPEN STUDIO* Painting & Drawing Studio (adult)

• Mondays

6:00 to 9:00pm

Sept 12 - December 12, 2016 $9 drop in • $80 for 10 drop-in Punch Card This open studio allows students to hone their glass-bead making skills in a non-instructional, self-paced environment. Only students that have completed a glass bead course at The Centre are eligible to participate in the Glass Open Studio. Glass rods are available for purchase at the Centre Box Office and only glass purchased through the Centre Box Office may be used at the Glass Open Studio. *Prerequisite • Completion of one Chilliwack Cultural Centre Flamework/Glass Beads Class. Register 4 weeks early and receive 10% off the regular price!

One Day Workshop

Open Studio


CRAFTS WIRE BOOKMARKS (adult) Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Alicia Champ Saturday: 1:00 - 3:00pm (workshop) November 12, 2016

Learn to manipulate heavy gauge wire using simple hand tools into fun and creative shapes. Create a unique gift out of using just wire and a few beads, guaranteed to satisfy even the hardest to buy for. Great for teachers, musicians, or any book lover! Cost: $40

COLD PROCESSED SOAP (adult) Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Patti Lawn Monday: 5:30 - 8:30pm (Workshop) October 24, 2016

Learn the process of making cold-processed soap, the ingredients and tools used before joining Patti around the soap pot to make a batch of soap. Take home at least two bars of colourful handmade soap, and a guide to help you with your soap adventures at home! Cost: $40

HANDICRAFTARAMA

Painting & Drawing Studio (adult)

Last Wednesday each month

6:30 to 8:30pm

Sept. 28, Oct. 26 & Nov. 30, 2016 No Charge • everyone welcome Is there an unfinished blanket from years gone by in your closet? Dust it off and your sticks, hooks, or needles and sit in the Red Chair Lounge with like-minded crafters! Whatever your preferred way to stitch, whether crochet, knitting, embroidery, cross stitch or tatting, this Open Studio is the perfect place to unwind with friends, and work on a project! This noninstructional, monthly session provides handicrafters with a casual and relaxed space to get together and work on personal projects.

MELT & POUR SOAP (adult) Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Patti Lawn Monday: 6:00 - 8:00pm (workshop) November 28, 2016

Learn to make your own soap from an experienced soap artisan! Practical and perfumed – we all use it on a regular basis, but do you know the ins and outs of soap making? Join Patti as she guides the class through crafting your own glycerine-based soaps that can be used right away and taken home that night. Learn about the process, tools, and ingredients including fragrances and colourants. Cost: $35 To register for classes contact The Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469)


PAINTING & DRAWING ACRYLIC PAINTING (adult) Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Dan Berube Thursdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm (8 sessions) October 13 - December 1, 2016

Use acrylics like acrylics – don’t set yourself up for disappointments! This fun class is an opportunity to explore skills and techniques in acrylic painting. Topics will include a variety of techniques, and explore the world of colour. Subject matter may include still life, nature, and landscape themes. Cost: $170

DRAWING DISCOVERY (adult) Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Dan Berube Thursdays: 1:00 - 3:00pm (8 sessions) October 13 – December 1, 2016

Filmmaker Tim Burton said, “Drawing is exercise for a restless imagination.” Explore the excitement of drawing! Develop your own drawing abilities through a series of fun exercises. Use lines and shading, as well as various media, to develop innovative drawings. Cost: $170

WATERCOLOUR BEGINNINGS (adult) Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Dan Berube Fridays: 10:00am - 12:00pm (8 sessions) October 14 – December 9, 2016

“What a splendid thing watercolour is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it.” – Vincent van Gogh. Begin your artistic journey in watercolours! This versatile medium is explored in an introductory level course with Dan Berube. Learn a variety of techniques from applying basic washes to wet on wet techniques. Colour and form will also be explored, and a variety of subject matter will be recreated in watercolours. Register 4 weeks early and receive 10% off the regular price!

One Day Workshop

Open Studio


PAINTING & DRAWING Cost: $170

WATERCOLOUR EXPLORATIONS* (adult) Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Dan Berube Fridays: 1:00 - 3:00pm (8 sessions) October 14 – December 9, 2016 (no class Nov. 11) Splash your way to happiness! This fun class will include a variety of techniques such as applying washes, wet on wet techniques, pouring, glazing, and masking. The world of colour will also be explored. Subject matter may include still life, flowers, nature, and landscape themes. Students will supply their own paints and materials with the instructor’s advice. Cost: $170 * Students should have completed a beginner watercolour class or have

some knowledge of watercolour techniques.

WATERCOLOUR BY NIGHT*

Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Patricia Jaster Mondays: 6:30 - 8:30pm (6 sessions) October 17 – November 21, 2016 (no class Nov. 11) Evening watercolour classes find their way back to the Centre! This watercolour course is a relaxed, casual, interactive learning atmosphere for intermediate and advanced students. Learn about updated pigment and colour choice to simplify thinking and colour mixing, and simplified basics in state-of-the-art colour mixing & theory. Access your creative side and step further into the watercolour world! Cost: $145 * Students should have completed a beginner watercolour class or have To register for classes contact The Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469)


LIFE DRAWING OPEN STUDIO

Painting & Drawing Studio (adult)

• Wednesdays

6:30pm to 9:00pm

• Thursdays

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Sept 14 - December 7, 2016

Sept 15 - December 8, 2016 $40 monthly subscription or five sessions for $55 or $12 drop-in The ability to draw the human figure is an essential art form and vital to those who wish to continue to develop their observational drawing skills. The Life Drawing Studio is an open studio for professional and emerging artists, students, and anyone interested in drawing the human form. The life Drawing Open Studio is composed of a friendly, welcoming and very dedicated group of creative people. People work independently and at their own level of experience. While no formal instruction is provided, support and encouragement is given. A variety of male and female models with different body shapes and ages are booked for the Open Studio. Please bring your own materials.

PHOTOGRAPHY some knowledge of watercolour techniques.

SPECIAL EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Vickie Legere Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00pm (Workshop)

October 29, 2016

Local Chilliwack photographer Vickie Legere brings her knowledge and experience to Special Event Photography. Learn the tips & tricks (and the planning behind it all) to capture & tell the story of birthdays, weddings and anything in between. Cost: $35

ARTISAN PHOTOGRAPHY (adult) Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Vickie Legere Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00pm (workshop) November 12, 2016

Using your camera, a tripod and some ingenuity, learn to showcase your artwork for publication in brochures and social media. Supplies and requirements: point-and-shoot or DLSR camera, camera manual, tripod, notepad and items you want to photograph. Cost: $35

BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHY

Painting & Drawing Studio • Instructor: Vickie Legere Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00pm (workshop)

December 17, 2016

Chilliwack Photographer Vickie Legere will guide aspiring photographers in demystifying their cameras with this workshop! Through a mixture of seminar and practical techniques, students will explore the different basic photography methods of DSLR and pointand-shoot cameras. Student will need to bring their own camera, as well as tools for taking notes. Cost: $35 Register 4 weeks early and receive 10% off the regular price!

One Day Workshop

Open Studio


Kids Classes... INTRO TO COMIC BOOK ILLUSTRATION

(kids 8-12) Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Darryl Funk Saturdays: 11am - 12pm (5 sessions)

October 15 - November 12, 2016

Take your drawing skills to the next level! The basic techniques of illustration and composition are covered, including basic anatomy, perspective and foreshortening. From there, young artists will move to the area of inking pencilled drawings to add colour and finally put it all together to tell a story. Cost: $65

MAGIC MUD (kids ages 6-12) Clay Studio • Instructor: Sarah Belley Mondays: 3:30 - 5:00pm (6 sessions)

October 17 - November 21, 2016 Dive into the world of clay, and discover the magic! Can you believe that a soft lump of clay can become a frog, a cup, or a castle? With your imagination, it can become anything! Come explore the magic of clay and see it transform into a multitude of wonderful things. Suitable for beginners and children with previous clay experience. Cost: $115

THEATRE PEEPS (kids 6-12) Performance Studio • Instructor: Linda MacRae Mondays: 4:00 - 5:30 (7 sessions) October 17 - December 5, 2016

Playing with costumes, hats, and props, role playing, and improv games…this class provides the perfect way for young actors to dive right into the joy of acting! Cost: $90

STOPMOTION (kids 7-10) Performance Studio • Instructor: Brunella Battista Thursdays: 3:00 - 5:00 (7 sessions) October 20 - December 1, 2016

Your own Lego movie is only a few clicks away… Do you create your own universe with Lego minifigs battling action figures on your couch? Take it one step further with this class! Make fun stopmotion movies to share with friends and family. Bring your own toys and be ready to share your world with others. Learn to create a story, use still cameras, and learn four different computer programs./ The best videos will be shown at a public screening at the class finale. Cost: $135 To register for classes contact The Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469)


KIDS’ CLASSES ANIME IN ACTION! (kids 8-12) Arts & Crafts Studio • Instructor: Jocelyn Coupland Thursdays: 4:30 - 5:30 (6 sessions) October 20 - November 24, 2016

Take your first steps into learning this increasingly popular style of illustration! The basics of anime are introduced, then progress into full-colour illustrations. Learn how to use simple shapes and guidelines to create an expressive character. Explore inspiring options for hair, eye and costume design as well as how to render various facial expressions. Bring your characters to life with bold inking, vibrant markers and expert tips from our instructor. Cost: $77

ACTING FOR FILM AND TV (kids 9-15) Performance Studio • Instructor: Brunella Batista Thursdays: 5:30 - 7:30 (7 sessions) October 20 - December 1, 2016

Learn to act & audition on camera for film, TV, and commercials! Filmmaking in the Fraser Valley is growing – if you want to take advantage of this amazing opportunity, this class will help you to prepare for being in front of a camera. Showcase your acting ability, no matter your previous skill level. Learn professional acting techniques, get prepared to audition for agents and casting directors, and see yourself on the big screen for the final public showcase. Cost: $135

BALLET VICTORIA MASTERCLASS

Kids Workshop (ballet dancers ages 11 -18) Performance Studio • Instructor: Ballet Victoria Saturday: 11:00am - 12:30pm (workshop)

October 29, 2016

Take the opportunity to refine your craft with a professional dancer! Join a professional ballet dancer from the Ballet Victoria company as they guide you through the steps of Ballet Rocks! A contemporary ballet set to the music of the Eagles, Disturbed, Vivaldi and more! Masterclass registration also includes a ticket to the performance that evening. Cost: $ 15 Register 4 weeks early and receive 10% off the regular price!

One Day Workshop

Open Studio


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391.SHOW

9201 Corbould Street Chilliwack, BC, V2P 4A6 www.chilliwackculturalcentre/classes.ca

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 9pm • Saturday & Sunday: 9:30am - 5pm

ASK ABOUT OUR PRIVATE CLASSES! If you’re interested in a particular topic or art form, we can arrange a time for you to sit down one-on-one with an instructor to get personalized instruction. We can also organize private classes for you and a group of up to eight friends for the ultimate crafting club experience!

OPEN STUDIOS

Open Studios are an excellent way to work on techniques and create works of art using skills learned at the Centre! Sessions are non-instructional, but a volunteer is present to answer questions. If you are curious about skill level needed to attend a session, please contact the Arts & Crafts Coordinator, Trischa Buhler, at 604-392-8000.

Celebrate with an

ART PARTY!

Birthday Party, Ladies Night, Office Party - an Art Party at The Centre is a fun, unique and creative way to celebrate any occasion! Contact The Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469) for more details and to arrange your personalized art extravaganza! www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca/facebook @ChwkCulturalCtr

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Please note that dates, prices and times are subject to change.

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Chilliwack Cultural Centre's 2016 fall class brochure  

Exciting new selection of Art Classes available this Fall at The Chilliwack Cultural Centre!

Chilliwack Cultural Centre's 2016 fall class brochure  

Exciting new selection of Art Classes available this Fall at The Chilliwack Cultural Centre!

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