adult workshops

Art is for everyone. All levels of experience welcome.

whale-hello-there

clay planter workshop:
WHALE HELLO THERE

Join us in the studio to create and sculpt your very own clay whale container. It’s no fluke that this lil’ guy is perfect for around the house. Use it as a planter, a place to store knick knacks, or a way to serve treats — It’s whaley great!

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.

whale hello there


pitcher-perfect

clay workshop:
PITCHER PERFECT

Pitcher this — your very own hand built ceramic pitcher, filled with flowers, sitting on the window on a bright sunny day!

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.

pitcher perfect


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


emoji-mug

clay mug workshop:
EMOJI MUG

Emojis speak louder than words. — what will your mug say about you? Using our amazing low-fire clay, you will shape your mug and deck it out with your favourite emoji using hand building techniques. Next, choose your colours using professional underglaze.

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.

emoji mug


splatta-yo-bestie

painting workshop:
HERE COMES THE SUN

Here comes the sun, summer is almost here! Layer on bright acrylic paints to create this cheerful, abstract celebration of summer.<


hangry_birds

clay workshop:
HANGRY BIRD BOWL

You won’t go hangry with this helpful little bird around! Our Hangry Bird Bowl takes snacking seriously and carries around tasty little treats on its back! Create and sculpt your very own Hangry Bird Bowl out to store all of your little treats & knick knacks

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.

hangry bird bowl


hello-yellow

painting workshop:
HELLO YELLOW

Pile on the paint in this workshop inspired by Vincent Van Gogh! Using artist quality acrylic paints and collage elements, you’ll create this stunning 17″×34″ masterpiece. #colourgoals


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


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


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


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



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!!

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.



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:
COLOUR FIELDS

Colour fields forever! Celebrate the colours of Spring and create a stunning Impressionist landscape. Create your own kaleidoscopic painting using vibrant, artist-quality acrylic paints on unstretched canvas.



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!



clay workshop:
SWEET AS HONEY

All the world is honey and this workshop is very, very sweet! Sculpt your very own clay honey pot, with a fitted lid and a serving spoon using our awesome low-fire clay! Coil your clay into a one of a kind beehive, deck it out with some sweet honey bees, underglaze with your choice of colours.

GOOD TO KNOW

Kiln clay explosions are unlikely but they do happen. In the event of a project 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-as-honey



painting & printmaking workshop:
Paint & Print

Paint like a master in our Paint & Print workshop! Use quick, gestural strokes of artist quality acrylic paint on 17″×17″ unstretched canvas to create an Impressionist style still life painting, then use printmaking techniques to create a picture-perfect vase!



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



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.

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.