Arts and Crafts

Winter 2017 – Classes & Special Programs
In order to take advantage of Nord-Bridge member price for the programs, a current 2017 membership is required. The course registration fee must be paid in full prior to the start of class.

 

Paper Tole – Advanced Class (Wednesday)
This class is for art enthusiasts who enjoy the craft of creating three-dimensional pictures from art prints. Participants in this class take multiple copies of a printed piece of art, and then cut, shape, mold and elevate the artwork to make three dimensional prints. This class is an advanced class, and just for fun as everyone helps each other.
Begins: Wednesday, January 11 Location: West Community Room
Time: 10:15 am to 3:00 pm Instructor: Elta Buckman
Fee: Members: $15.00 Non-Members: $25.00 Maximum 16 students
*This is a continuation from the Fall 2016 Class – Class is Full*

 

Paper Tole – Advanced Class (Friday)
To register for this advanced class, paper tole experience is necessary.
Begins: Friday, January 13 Location: Craft Room
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Maximum 16 Students
Fee: Members: $15.00 Non-Members: $25.00
*This is a continuation from the Fall 2016 Class – Class is Full*

 

Acrylic Painting
In this acrylic painting class, you will not only learn how to paint with acrylics, but also experiment with color mixing, develop brush stroke techniques, discover how to glaze, and practice composition using still life and photos for reference. The purpose of this class is to improve your painting skills and to have fun!  A complete supply list will be given at the time of registration.
Session 1
Begins: Thursday, January 19 Ends: March 9 (8 weeks)

Session 2
Begins: Thursdays, March 16 Ends: May 4 (8 weeks)
Location: West Community Room Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Instructor: Karina Mak Fee: Members: $50.00 Non-Members: $70.00

 

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Colored Pencil Projects – Donna Gallant

This class is designed for students who like to work in colored pencil.  If you have some experience with this medium you will be a perfect fit.  We will work on projects that may take a while to complete but with spectacular results. New techniques will be introduced like powder bushing and magic tape lifting, not to mention a better understanding of composition and good design in creating a successful piece of work. So come join this 10 week class and learn a few new things about pencils.
Begins: Monday, January 23 – April 3 (10 weeks) Location: Craft Room
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am Maximum: 8 Students
Fee: Members: $50.00 Non-Members: $70.00
*No Class on February 20, 2017

 

Woodcarving
In this class you will learn the art of carving wood.  You will be able to create your own carved projects. Beginning students who have little or no experience in carving are welcome.  Come join in for an adventure in Woodcarving.  This class is ongoing so you can register and join anytime.
Begins:   Thursday, January 5 Location: Craft Room
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30  pm Instructor: Don Johnson
Fee: Members: $10.00 Non-Members: $20.00

 

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Beginners Watercolor (No Experience Required)
If you are one of many beginners who think they cannot paint or draw, this is the watercolor class for you.  It will calm all your fears.  You will be guided through different techniques and textures such as bubble wrap, facial tissue and salt, and show you how to properly use your brushes and mix color on your paper.  By the end of eight sessions, you will have the confidence in your ability to paint on your own, and have lots of paintings to show your family.  A list of materials required for the class will be given at time of registration.
Begins: Tuesday, January 10 – February 28 Location: Craft Room
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am Instructor: Denise Savard
Fee:  Members: $40.00 Non-Members: $60.00 Maximum: 8 students

 

ART CLUB

Watercolor Club
The Watercolor Club is a group of painters who have been meeting on a regular basis, sharing ideas, techniques and resources.  While their primary purpose is to paint, it is important that the group retain its friendly, positive, encouraging atmosphere.  The group plans occasional one day workshops, and would welcome artists who are willing to teach.  The Watercolor Club meets every Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 pm in the Craft Room.  For information on this Club, please talk to the co-coordinators  Sandy Baceda and Erika Bosters
**The Watercolor Club is a continuation from the Fall 2016 program – Club is full**

 

Krafters Koffee Klub
This group of crafters is calling all knitters, crocheters, quilters, and crafters. They invite you to meet with them on a weekly basis for a social get-together.  Bring your own work projects to work on, and ideas to share.  The Klub meets every Wednesday in the Craft Room from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, starting January 4, 2017.

 

Quilters Group
Are you interested in getting together with other quilters one day a week?  You will need to have basic quilting skills as this is not a class.  This is a group that show and share, while having someone to talk to with similar interests.  You do not need a machine every week.  Group members work on individual projects, and sometimes on charity quilts.  The group meets every Wednesday in the Craft Room from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, starting on January 4, 2017.

 

The Card Crafters
If you can cut along the lines you’re hired!  The group uses parts from used greeting cards which are then recycled onto new cardstock with envelopes, and sold in our “Craft Boutique”.  Please check out our finished products for purchase in the Craft Boutique!  The Card Crafters meet every Thursday in the Craft Room at 9:00 am.  New crafters welcome.

 


Contact Info

1904 – 13th Avenue North, Lethbridge

(403) 329-3222

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