It’s that time of year when we clean out the garden and start to select greenery to plant. Spring is also an ideal time of year to shake the winter cobwebs from our imagination and look for inspiration to get our creativity flowering again.
Can you stimulate creativity? Yes – everyone can become more creative! I like to use the camera feature of my phone to snap colour ideas from clothes in a store or patterns and textures on walls and pavement. Ideas exist everywhere. I have no idea what I’ll use the photos for, but it may spark a ‘what if’ moment.
Sometimes it just takes allowing yourself to take a chance and to try something new. It doesn’t matter if the results are ‘beautiful’ (no judging allowed); it is about you!
Check out our late-April classes and open sessions:
Monday, April 22
Happy Hour Torching
Facilitator: Carol Cooper
5:00 – 9:00pm
If you have recently taken a lampworking class or are a regular studio user, Happy Hour Torching is the perfect time for you to come by and work on your lampwork projects!
Tuesday, April 23
Wednesday, April 24
Thursday, April 25
Chevron Along Bracelet
Instructor: Deborah Beesley
6:00 – 9:00pm
Learn to hammer-finish frames as well as the fundamentals of wire work, such as wire loop formation (simple eye-pin), and tips on measuring and working with wire.
Friday, April 26
Traditional Pearl Knotting
Instructor: Angela Peace
6:00 – 9:00pm
Learn how to confidently tie those tiny silk knots between pearls and beads and how to attach a clasp using the professional French Wire method.
Saturday, April 27
NEW Hot Connections: Ring with Everything
Instructor: Iris Rogers Melamed
10:00am – 5:00pm
Discover roller printing metal, sawing, filing, constructing a bezel setting for a cabochon, creating a tube setting for a faceted stone, soldering different types of joins, riveting, setting a cabochon and a faceted stone, polishing, and of course, creating a gorgeous ring!
2019 Knitters Frolic Show
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Crescent
9:00am – 4:30pm
We will be bringing a wide section of seed beads, bead spinners, Kumihimo supplies, buttons, findings and lots more for knitting and fibre enthusiasts!
Monday, April 29
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