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Call for Vendors at Make It's holiday show

December 4, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Make It is looking for new vendors for our 2014 Vancouver show! Read more. Submission Deadline: August 29, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Pottery: Make Your Own Bakeware

November 28, 2014
December 5, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $75 + Tax
Learn about design concerns and the specific techniques for producing wares that will stand-up to the thermal rigors of the oven. Read more.

Pottery: Secrets to Glazing

November 7, 2014
November 14, 2014
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $75 + Tax
In this hands-on workshop, Vin will reveal the glazing tips and tricks he has collected over the past 15 years from the industrial field of ceramics and in numerous artist studios. Read more.

Table & Floor Loom Weaving

September 23, 2014 - December 2, 2014
September 26, 2014 - November 28, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
January 16, 2015 - March 6, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015
April 17, 2015 - June 19, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $187 / $224.50 + Tax
Beginners will learn the ins and outs of setting up a loom along with basic weaves and projects. Read more.

Spinning & Dyeing

September 23, 2014 - December 9, 2014
September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
January 13, 2015 - March 3, 2015
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
April 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015
April 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $187.50 / $224.50 / $262 + Tax
Discover the fascinating and addictive world of spinning your own yarns. Read more.

Miniature Baskets for Christmas

December 6, 2014 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Framing
Cost: $48 + Tax
Learn basic basket techniques by weaving many tiny baskets from cane. Weave with wicker, wire and other materials. Read more.

Printmaking 101

July 20, 2014 - November 1, 2014
January 17, 2015 - February 21, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Printmaking
Cost: $212.50
Learn the skills to print on paper (with and without a press), and experiment with basic printmaking techniques (stencil, painterly print monotype and engraving by hand in drypoint). Read more.

Pen and Ink Drawing

September 22, 2014 - December 8, 2014
January 12, 2015 - March 2, 2015
April 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Pen, Ink, Calligraphy
Cost: $153.25 / $190.75 / $228.25 + Tax
Explore various forms of pen and ink drawing. Learn basic pen skills of shading, watercolour and ink washes, wet-on-wet pen strokes and splashes, gestures and textures. Read more.

Painting 101

January 16, 2015 - March 6, 2015 ( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $112 + Tax
If you've always wanted to learn to paint, or if you're looking to refresh your knowledge of painting, this class is for you. Read more.

Painting and Mixed Media

September 24, 2014 - December 10, 2014
September 25, 2014 - December 11, 2014
January 14, 2015 - March 4, 2015
January 15, 2015 - March 5, 2015
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Pastel Drawing, Watercolour Painting
Cost: $162 / 237 + Tax
Come and work in the medium of your choice: oil, acrylic, watercolour or pastel. Read more.