Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year. Our workshops provide scope for collective creativity, individual expression, technical mastery, and innovation.

From introductory day sessions to more intense advanced multi-day workshops, we endeavour to accommodate all skill and interest levels. The Centre strives to bring expert instructors in for speciality workshops – check back regularly so as not to miss out!

Registration for classes and workshops is on a first come, first served, prepaid basis. Fees must be paid prior to commencement of classes. 
 
To register, you can call (902) 539 7491 ext. 111, email Tammy, register online or mail your registration form and payment to:
 
Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Box 1686, 322 Charlotte Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia  B1P 6T7
 
Courses and Workshops presented by JONELJIM CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Donna Poulette
While basket weaving is one the widest spread crafts in the history of any human civilization, it is hard to say just how old the craft is. Donna Poulette of Eskasoni will teach us how to make a...
Date: October 24 & 25, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Peter Bauer
The workshop will teach you more techniques for your arsenal to add variety to your existing, seasoned jewellery-making skills. Participants will take home created jewellery elements for inclusion in...
Date: October 10, 2015
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Lauren Ponee
Students will learn the basics of linocut printmaking. Linocut is a relief printing method using a sheet of linoleum. A subtractive cutting method is used to take away the parts of linoleum where...
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Aleena Ashfaq
This is a fun-filled learning and practice session where the student will use a henna cone applicator to learn how to hold the cone, squeeze the henna out and create a design with it. You will start...
Date: September 26, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Alan Bateman
After a brief lecture and demo, participants will do simple sketches in preparation for an afternoon of painting. We will cover topics such as designing a strong composition, using contrast, texture...
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Jane Milton
Note: *ATTENDANCE IN THIS WORKSHOP IS MANDATORY FOR ANYONE WISHING TO RENT TIME IN THE JEWELLERY STUDIO. THOSE WHO DO NOT ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO RENT THE STUDIO* Safety...