adult 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


flamingle

PAINTING WORKSHOP:
Let’s Fla Mingle

This one’s for the birds! Mix and fla-mingle vibrant, artist-quality acrylic colours to create a flamingo masterpiece, worthy of any beachy destination! Create a 17″×34″ acrylic painting on unstretched canvas.


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


cuppa_spring

mug of the season:
a cuppa spring

Come, let’s have some tea and talk of happy things. — Chaim Potok

We’ve got a hunch that, perhaps, the only thing better than drinking a good cuppa is making your own Cuppa Spring! Create a tea cup and saucer from our awesome earthenware clay! Mold your clay, shape your cuppa, underglaze with your choice of colours 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.

do-the-dishes


over_and_over

Silkscreening workshop:
over and over

Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves? — Andy Warhol

Discover the joy of screen printing in this Warhol inspired workshop. You’ll create a 17″×17″ floral pop art screen print on unstretched artist canvas.

over-and-over


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


social_butterfly

PAINTING WORKSHOP:
social butterfly

Grab your besties and head to the Social Butterfly workshop at 4Cats. #squadgoals
Layer on the bright, beautiful paint, while talking, laughing and creating in our beautiful studio. Create your masterpiece on 17″×17″ unstretched canvas using our artist-quality acrylic paints.


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


lifes_a_beach

PAINTING WORKSHOP:
Life’s a Beach

Seas the day! Celebrate sand, sunshine and salt water with a stunning impressionist seascape. Create your own soothing beach painting using vibrant, artist-quality acrylic paints on unstretched 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

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.