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Master Mondays: Jars and Lids

September 18, 2017 - November 13, 2017 (8 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $218
Over the session, classes will be led by three teachers focusing on lidded jars. Read more.

Intro to Pottery: Throw a Basic Cylinder

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $110
In this beginner workshop, learn the foundational steps of creating pots on a wheel: how to wedge clay, center, pull and shape a basic clay cylinder. Read more.

Intro to Glaze Formulation

November 3, 2017 - November 24, 2017 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $110
Learn the basics of how a glaze is made and how to correct a glaze that looks pretty but behaves badly. Read more.

Get Centred: focus on Wheel Throwing

September 22, 2017 - December 10, 2017
April 13, 2018 - June 1, 2018
(8 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Sculpture
Cost: $218
Suitable for those who wish to focus on their wheel throwing techniques, this class presents a series of exercises designed to build basic throwing skills. Read more.

Tapestry Weaving

October 7, 2017 - October 21, 2017 (3 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $85
Create a small woven wall hanging while learning basic tapestry weaving techniques. Read more.

Table and Floor Loom Weaving

September 19, 2017 - November 21, 2017
September 22, 2017 - November 24, 2017
January 16, 2018 - March 6, 2018
January 19, 2018 - March 9, 2018
April 10, 2018 - June 12, 2018
April 13, 2018 - June 15, 2018
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $195-$235
Learn how to set up a loom and weave a basic project, then further develop skills using table or floor looms. Suitable for all levels. Read more.

Spinning and Dyeing

September 20, 2017 - December 6, 2017
September 21, 2017 - December 7, 2017
January 17, 2018 - March 7, 2018
January 18, 2018 - March 8, 2018
April 11, 2018 - June 13, 2018
April 12, 2018 - June 14, 2018
( sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $205 - $285
Learn to spin and ply yarns using both a spinning wheel and a drop spindle, and explore chemical and natural dyeing and colour blending using fibre preparation tools. Read more.

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving

September 23, 2017 - October 28, 2017
January 20, 2018 - February 24, 2018
April 14, 2018 - May 19, 2018
(6 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $182
In freestyle weaving, there are no mistakes! This class is for beginners or anyone who would like to challenge their creativity. Read more.

Basketry: Wall Basket

November 18, 2017 - November 18, 2018
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Fabric Arts
Cost: $80
Both practical and creative, this unique basket allows the weaver to incorporate colour and texture into a functional wall basket. Read more.

Zen Drawing

September 23, 2017 - October 28, 2017
April 14, 2018 - May 19, 2018
(6 sessions)
Instructor: Place des Arts
Location(s): Coquitlam
Topic(s): Pencil Drawing
Cost: $129
Learn drawing techniques that will help you wind down at the end of your day. Read more.