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


supermum

painting workshop:
MY MUM IS SUPER

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s… Super-MUM??!! Create a spectacular portrait of your mum 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!

supermum



clay_mum

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP:
MY MUM IS THE BEST

Sometimes being a mum is even better than being a superhero! Thank your mum for all the ways she saves the day! Create your own mum “action figure” using polymer clay. Whether your mum 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_mum


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



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



painting workshop:
IMAGINARY FRIENDS

Show off your imaginary friend to the world! In this mixed media workshop, you will use vibrant acrylic paint and collage elements on an 11″×14″stretched canvas to bring your imaginary friend to life!

imaginary-friends



2 class painting workshop:
PAINT & POUR

This workshop is so much fun. It combines 2 of our favourite things, pouring and painting! Create a colourful, multi-textured flower bouquet by combining vibrant acrylics, modeling paste and 4Cats Liquid Vitreous Medium on 21″×27″ unstretched canvas.

Note: This is a 2 week workshop. Return to the studio the following week, same day and time, to complete your masterpiece!

paint-and-pour



painting workshop:
SLICE OF LIFE

Does this workshop prove the saying that you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Join us for our Slice of Life Painting workshop, and create this beautiful (and low-calorie) confection, using vibrant, artist-quality acrylic paints on an 11″×14″ pre-stretched canvas!



painting workshop:
WHAT’S THE BUZZ

The studio is a-buzz over the painting everyone is talking about—come create a bee-autiful work of art with us! Learn tips and tricks for printmaking, and use acrylic paint and gold marker on an 11″×14″ pre-stretched canvas.



mug of the season:
BUNNY MUG

Hop into the studio to make our latest Mug of Season – the bunny mug! Make your mug from scratch using our amazing low-fire clay and colourful glazes in our beautiful 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.

bunny mug



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



mug of the season:
CHICKLET MUG

Hang with your peeps at our bright, cozy studio and make our new Mug of the Season— the Chicklet Mug!
Using clay hand building techniques, you will make your very own chicklet mug from scratch.

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.



sculpt_a_gnome

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP:
sculpt a gnome

Using colourful polymer clay, sculpt your own gnome to beautify your home. Sorry, no Smurfs.

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.

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. We 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 include tax.
PAYMENT
Please provide your credit card number and expiry date to confirm the registration(s). The cost as outlined on the website 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.