adult workshops

Art is for everyone. All levels of experience welcome.


winter_song

collage painting workshop:
WINTER SONG

Are you dreaming of birds singing, weekend markets and spring colour palettes? So are we! Stay warm and cozy in our cheery and bright studio. Create your very own collage bird painting using acrylics and print making techniques on an unstretched 17″×17″ canvas.





wolf_mug

mug of the season:
WOLF MUG

Hang out with friends and family in our warm, cozy studio and create the mug everybody’s howlin’ for! Learn clay hand-building and glazing techniques to create your own ceramic Wolf Mug! You get to make your very own mug from scratch using our awesome earthenware clay and colourful underglazes.

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.





puppy_mug

MUG OF THE SEASON:
PUPPY MUG

Fall into some serious puppy love with our new mug of the season! Introducing our brand new Puppy Mug clay creation! Create your very own doggy mug from scratch. This puppy will serve as your favourite faithful companion for years to come.

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.


puppy_mug




whole_lotta_cuppa

MUG OF THE SEASON:
WHOLE LOTTA CUPPA

Hand build your cuppa from a slab of low fire, earthenware clay. Learn how to add a lil’ bit of detail and decoration to your original creation using the ribbon tool and clay turntables.

Finally, enjoy a cuppa tea in your very own, handmade, clay cuppa. Sit back on your favourite chair, grab a cozy blanket, warm socks, a good book, and, of course, your cat. (cat optional)

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.


whole_lotta_cuppa




love_letters

CLAY WORKSHOP:
LOVE LETTERS

Hand written love letters will never go out of style but where do you store them? Well, we have the answer! Create and design your very own clay love letter holder with the loves of your life. Be together. Have fun. Make stuff. Sounds like a recipe for true happiness.

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.


love_letters




my_gnomies

clay workshop:
my gnomies

Yo, yo, yo! Grab your gnomies and let’s do this. Nothing says cool like making clay gnomes in the hood. Cruise on down to 4Cats with your posse to create these rad clay jars that all the cool kids are talking about!

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.


puppy_mug




splatta_yo_bestie

painting workshop:
SPLATTA YO’ BESTIE

Get messy with your bestie! Splatter, drip and drizzle tempera paint on unstretched canvas in our art-inspiring Splatter Room!



splatta_yo_bestie




I_heart_pouring

2 class pouring workshop:
I heart pouring

Pour you heart into this lovely 2 day workshop! Use 4Cats Liquid Vitreous Medium and acrylic on wood panel to create your beautiful abstract background. Return the following week to add metallic origami paper, glitter and a final Liquid Vitreous layer to seal it all in.





paint_by_numbers

painting workshop:
paint by numbers

Create bold, colourful Pop Art Inspired by the great American painter, Jasper Johns…or was it Call Me Maybe. Acrylic on unstretched 17″×17″ canvas.





impressionist_flowers

painting workshop:
IMPRESSIONIST FLOWERS

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. —Luther Burbank

Create a beautiful Impressionist flower bouquet using vivid, professional 4Cats artist acrylics on unstretched 17″×17″ canvas.





owlmug

mug of the season:
OWL MUG

Whooo’s ready? This is definitely one of the cutest mugs in the history of the universe. Hang out with friends or family in our warm and cozy studio and create the beautiful owl mug everybody’s hootin’ about!

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.


owlmug





sweet-treats

clay workshop:
SWEET TREATS

Sweeeet! This one is for all the foodies and wanna be bakers out there. Now is your chance to create and decorate the sweetest clay sculpture you can imagine. Create from scratch! Grab a slab of fresh clay, knead and mold into shape, mix your underglazes, design and decorate, we will place into a hot kiln and ta da!

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.


sweet-treats




dream_in_colour

painting workshop:
I DREAM IN COLOUR

Create a beautiful abstract painting in our “I Dream in Colour” painting workshop! Create on an unstretched 17″×17″ canvas using 4Cats acrylic paints, palette knives. Dreams come to life at 4Cats!



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.