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Intro to Pottery

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Instructor: Larry DuGuay

Dates: April 16 - May 28, Every Monday
Times: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
Price: $325+gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

Learn the basics of pottery and start your journey towards creating one of a kind and personalized pieces. Participants learn to attach and dry clay together while working with wet, dry and soft material at the same time. This prepares participants to learn and become familiar with the properties of clay so they can easily learn more advance techniques and processes. This seven week course is wheel throwing heavy with basic glazing near the end. This is a prerequisite for beginner Level II Pottery.

To register visit Arts Underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Yukon Art Society members receive a 10% dicount.

Introduction to Stone Setting

Instructor: Shelley Claude
Dates: Sunday May 27th
Times: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $150+gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

This beginning 4 hour course provides the fundamental techniques for the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry. you will learn how to size, texture, chase, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, drill, oxidize, hand polish, satin polish and follow safe studio practices. Your project will involve fabricating a bezel cup and setting a cabochon stone. We will work with sterling silver, fine silver, and semi-precious stones. Prepare to be adorned! Note: a variety of stones, to choose from, will be provided, and cost of materials is included. In this class you will make 1 rings; one sterling silver with a stone, or one sterling silver pendant with stone. 

To register visit Arts Underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Yukon Art Society members receive a 10% dicount.

Solar Fast Dyeing

Instructor: Rebekah Senko
Date: Monday June 4
Times: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $90 +gst, all supplies included
Ages: 14+

Solar Fast is a range of mixable, water-based, photosensitive dyes that make it easy to print images and patterns onto absorbant and natural materials such as fabric, paper and wood.  There is no heat setting, chemical or steam fixing involved, and can be used with or without silk screens, therefore it is an accessible and affordable option for those who do not have the proper equipment or set up to use other dyes.
Participants get 2 shirts, a meter of fabric and 6 posters to print on, and have the option to bring in their own personal objects such as clothing, skateboards, shoes bags etc to customize.

To register visit Arts Underground or call reception at 867-667-4080. Members receive a 10% discount.

Drawing Animals in the Wild

Instructed by: Sheelah Tolton
Date: Saturday June 16
Times: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Price: $95+gst, supplies and entry fee included
Ages: 12+ (16 and under should be accompanied by an adult)

Have you seen a wild animal and wanted to capture their elusive nature and unique character with pencil or ink? This workshop will show you how! On June 16th we will be visiting the Yukon Wildlife Preserve with artist Sheelah Tolton to learn a range of techniques for drawing our furry friends. Topics will include an introduction to basic anatomy, gesture, proportion, and creating texture.

To register visit Arts Underground or call 867-667-4080. Members receive a 10% discount.

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