Workshops, Programs, Events

For Adults

4.png

Intro to Linocut Printmaking

July 16: 10:00am-4:00pm 

Ages 16+ | $90 | Registration opens May 1. 

Join printmaker Jacquie Sullivan for a beginner workshop to explore the possibilities of relief printing on paper. Exploring the theme of Bugs & Botanicals, this workshop will teach participants how to use tools, carving techniques, ink application, editioning, and hand-printing on paper. Participants will turn a simple design into a beautiful one-colour multiples and go home with their own small edition of original linocut prints. All materials included.

 

Registration required. Bring your own lunch to enjoy on property during break.

Spoon Carving

July 23: 10:00am-2:30pm 

Ages 16+ | $70 | Registration opens May 1. 

Join Shawn Hermans from Smiling Frog Wood Studio for a 4-hour hands on workshop and hand carve your own wooden spoon. This workshop will provide participants with spoon blanks and instruction that covers spoon design, equipment and safety, knife grips, sharpening, and more.

Participants are required to come prepared with two carving tools: a hook knife and a carving knife. Some additional knife sets will be available to use, however, we strongly recommend that you bring your own carving knives. Two examples are linked here (Hook Knife, Carving Knife). Please contact us in advance if you have any questions about your tools. 

Registration required. Bring your own lunch to enjoy on property during break.

5.png
2.png

Needle Felting

July 30: 9:00am-1:00pm 

Ages 16+ | $85 | Registration opens May 1. 

Join fibre artist Len de Graaf and Gini Sage from Windreach Farms for a four hour workshop to learn the art of needle felting! Participants will learn the process of  transforming wool fibre into a colourful, landscape creation. 

This workshop is open to participants of all skills, including beginner and experienced fibre artists. All materials, including dyed wool produced through Windreach Farms' Homespun Wool Program. Learn more about this program here. 

Registration required. 

Off Loom Weaving

August 20: 9:00am-1:00pm 

Ages 16+ | $85 | Registration opens May 1. 

Join fibre artist Len de Graaf for a four hour workshop to learn the art of weaving! This workshop is perfect for those interested in weaving but do not know where to start. Participants will learn the process of weaving using an embroidery hoop and various types of textured yarns, beads, natural materials, and other objects. 

This workshop is open to participants of all skills, including beginner and experienced fibre artists. All materials are included.

Registration required. 

3.png