family workshops

Art is for everyone. All levels of experience welcome.

flamingo_mug

mug of the season:
FLAMINGO MUG

4Cats and you… two things that flamin-go together soooo well! Join us in the studio for our new mug of the season workshop! Hand build your mug, design your flamingo’s unique look, and then underglaze for a bright and colourful finish!

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

flamingo-mug


spin_class

clay wheel workshop:
SPIN CLASS

Keep calm and spin on!

Create 2 beautiful ceramic bowls, use hand building techniques to make a pinch pot bowl and then try your luck on the potter’s wheel for bowl #2.

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

clay wheel


supermom

painting workshop:
MY MOM IS SUPER

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s… Super-MOM??!! Create a spectacular portrait of your mom as a cape wearing superhero! What would her super powers be? Use acrylic paint on pre-stretched 11″×14″ canvas. P.S. It makes an awesome Mother’s day gift!

supermom



clay_mom

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP:
MY MOM IS THE BEST

Sometimes being a mom is even better than being a superhero! Thank your mom for all the ways she saves the day! Create your own mom “action figure” using polymer clay. Whether your mom is most super in a chef’s hat or a cape — that’s up to you!

GOOD TO KNOW
Polymer Clay can be REALLY fragile and pieces need to be well attached. Breakage is unlikely but does happen. In the event of breakage, we are happy to provide emotional support and to glue your project back together.

clay_mom


superdad

painting workshop:
MY dad IS SUPER

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s… Super-DAD??!! Create a spectacular portrait of your dad as a cape wearing superhero! What would his super powers be? Use acrylic paint on pre-stretched 11″×14″ canvas. P.S. It makes an awesome Father’s day gift!

superdad



clay_dad

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP:
MY dad IS THE BEST

Sometimes being a dad is even better than being a superhero! Thank your dad for all the ways he saves the day! Create your own dad “action figure” using polymer clay. Whether your dad is most super flippin’ burgers by the BBQ, fixing stuff around the house, or flying around in a cape — that’s up to you!

GOOD TO KNOW
Polymer Clay can be REALLY fragile and pieces need to be well attached. Breakage is unlikely but does happen. In the event of breakage, we are happy to provide emotional support and to glue your project back together.

clay_dad


swan_lake

2 CLASS POURING WORKSHOP:
SWAN LAKE

No ugly ducklings here! Be inspired by the story of Swan Lake to create a pouring using 4Cats Liquid Vitreous medium. Use 4Cats Liquid Vitreous medium and acrylics on wood panel to create a whimsical abstract lake background. Return the following week, same day, same time, to finish setting the scene using origami paper, silver foil and glitter… and a final layer of Liquid vitreous to seal it all in.

GOOD TO KNOW
Class 1: Use 4Cats Liquid Vitreous medium and acrylics on wood panel to create a whimsical abstract background.
Class 2: Return the following week, same day, same time, to add some extra enchantment – origami paper, silver foil and glitter will form your magical friend, and a final layer of Liquid vitreous to seal it all in. Voila!

swan-lake


message_mug

mug of the season:
MESSAGE MUG

Express yourself with this adorable mug of the season! Make your mug from scratch, and then add your very own message to it! A reminder to pause and enjoy life, a love note for someone special, or just a declaration of your love for caffeine!

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

message-mug


pig_mug

mug of the season:
PIG MUG

Bring home this little piggie! Introducing our new mug of the season — the Pig Mug! Make your mug from scratch using our amazing earthenware clay and professional glazes in our lovely studio.

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

pig-mug


do_the_dishes

clay workshop:
DO THE DISHES

Doing the dishes has never been so much fun! You’ll create up to two awesome handmade dishes from scratch! Use hand building techniques, clay stamping, and our beautiful underglazes to create and embellish your own unique set of dishes!

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

do-the-dishes


animal_party

clay workshop:
ANIMAL PARTY

Get wild! Join us for the Animal Party clay workshop! Make up to two clay plates from scratch, then using our colourful underglazes, design and paint your own one-of-a-kind animal portrait to decorate your plates!

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

animal-party


panda_planter

clay workshop:
PANDA PLANTER

What’s black and white and the cutest ever? The Panda Planter workshop! Join us in the studio and sculpt your own bear-y cute planter from our low-fire clay. Design your panda’s orginal look, underglaze and rejoice!

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

panda-planter


graffiti_crew

PAINTING WORKSHOP:
Graffiti Crew

Grab your crew and roll down to the studio! Learn awesome Street Art inspired techniques and create an amazing acrylic painting on 11″×14″ pre-stretched canvas!

graffiti-crew



mug of the season:
UNICORN MUG

Start your day with a little magic and this bright, happy, unicorn mug! It’s the perfect way to brighten your morning tea or coffee! Make your magical mug by hand using our awesome low-fire clay! Mould your clay, shape your mug, design your unicorn’s original look and party like a unicorn!!

P.S. Join us for our Glitter Bash – a special gallery event! Show off your unicorn art, enjoy treats, giveaways, activities and more! Learn More

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a mug being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your project.

We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later. We will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up.

glitterbash



sculpt_unicorn

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP:
SCULPT A UNICORN

Parents won’t let you keep a pet unicorn? Tired of cleaning up after your existing unicorn? We’ve got you covered! Make your very own unicorn using polymer clay in our Sculpt a Unicorn workshop – the perfect solution for all of your low maintenance magical creature needs.

P.S. Join us for our Glitter Bash – a special gallery event! Show off your unicorn art, enjoy treats, giveaways, activities and more! Learn More

GOOD TO KNOW
Polymer Clay can be REALLY fragile and pieces need to be well attached. Breakage is unlikely but does happen. In the event of breakage, we are happy to provide emotional support and to glue your project back together.

glitterbash



Pour_A_Little_Magic

2 class pouring workshop:
Pour a Little Magic

Create your own magic as you drip, drizzle, swirl, and pour… Come back the second week to add even more! In this 2 class session, you will discover the magic of our resin-like pouring medium.

P.S. join us for our Glitter Bash – a special gallery event! Show off your unicorn art, enjoy treats, giveaways, activities and more! Learn More
GOOD TO KNOW

Class 1: Use 4Cats Liquid Vitreous medium and acrylics on wood panel to create a whimsical abstract background.
Class 2: Return the following week, same day, same time, to add some extra enchantment – origami paper, silver foil and glitter will form your magical friend, and a final layer of Liquid vitreous to seal it all in. Voila!

glitterbash



sculpt_a_garden

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP:
SCULPT A GARDEN

Make your own polymer clay garden…best part, no weeds!

GOOD TO KNOW
Polymer Clay can be REALLY fragile and pieces need to be well attached. Breakage is unlikely but does happen. In the event of breakage, we are happy to provide emotional support and to glue your project back together.

sculpt_a_garden

IMPORTANT NOTES
CLOTHING
Please be dressed for mess as we will be using professional art supplies which do not come out of clothing.
ARRIVAL
Please arrive on time as all classes begin promptly as scheduled.
CANVAS STRETCHING
All canvas paintings are created on unstretched canvas. We offer the option to upgrade your canvas or have it stretched. Prices vary depending on the size of the canvas. Please let your curator know either at the beginning or end of your class, and they will be able to assist you.
ARTWORK PICK UP
Completed artwork will be stored for 14 days only please. We’ll dry and fire your artwork in our 4Cats kiln for you to take home approx. 14 days later and will email you to let you know when your artwork is ready for pick up. Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of your art being damaged due to a kiln explosion, we are happy to provide emotional support and offer you a chance to come in and remake your clay art piece.
CANCELLATION POLICY
Please note we require 24 hours notice for workshop cancellation and will provide credit only. No refunds. :) Prices do not include tax.
PAYMENT
Please provide your credit card number and expiry date to confirm the registration(s). The cost as outlined on the website plus tax will be charged to this card. We accept Visa and MasterCard only for online registrations. Please note this does not include Visa Debit. Payment must be received at time of booking. Cash payments can be made for in-studio bookings only.