Classes are small and all students must follow covid guidelines. All supplies are included with our introductory workshops and introductory prices are in effect until January 2022. Join our email list to be first to find out about new classes.
To register, visit store in Maynooth, call us at 613 338 2984 or email Brush with the North.
See below for Stained Glass/Fuse Glass, Card Making, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, and Painting classes.
STAINED GLASS OPEN STUDIO with INSTRUCTOR
Thursday afternoons from 2-5 starting Sept 9 until Dec 16
Cost is $15/hour + tax bring your own glass, solder, and copper foil. Book an hour or stay all three. (glass kits available for purchase starting at $10)
There will be an instructor to help you with your projects. You can bring your own patterns or use ours. You can use our grinders, soldering irons, glass cutters and tools. We will have kits available that include patterns, glass, copper foil, and solder for you to purchase for as low as $10 each. Note: must register at least 24 hours in advance.
STAINED GLASS WORKSHOPS
Stained Glass Mosaics (FULL)
Sun Oct 24 10-3:30 $85 + tax includes lunch from Sunrun and all supplies
Stained Glass Christmas Ornaments
Mon Oct 25 & Thurs Oct 28 7-9:30
OR Mon Nov 22 & Thurs Nov 25 7-9:30
OR Mon Dec 13 & Thurs Dec 16 7-9:30
$75+tax includes all supplies
This class is suitable for both beginners or experienced stained glass enthusiasts. You will choose from a variety of ornament designs and glass to create your ornament using copper foil and solder techniques.
Stained Glass Snowflake (FULL)
Mon Nov 1 & Thurs Nov 4 7-9:30 $75+tax includes all supplies
You will create a beautiful hanging snowflake incorporating glass jewels and glass using copper foil and soldering techniques. Bevels can be incorporated at an additional cost.
Fused Glass Christmas ornaments
Sun Nov 7 10-3:30 $85 + tax includes lunch from Sunrun and all supplies
Mon Nov 8 & Thurs Nov 11 7-9:30 $75 + tax includes all supplies
Mon Dec 6 and Thurs Dec 9 7-9:30 $75 + tax includes all supplies
Using specialty glass, you will learn how to score and cut glass and layer to create beautiful fused glass ornaments. Your work will be put in the kiln to fuse the glass. Please note projects will be available for pickup following week.
Stained Glass Wired Christmas Ornaments
Monday Nov 15 & Thurs Nov 18 7-9:30 $75 + tax includes all supplies
Using copper foil and solder techniques you will create a few stained glass ornaments and learn how to incorporate wired details, jewels, and beads.
Mon Nov 29 & Thurs Dec 2 7-9:30 $75 + tax includes all supplies
You can create from our patterns, or make your own and learn how to attach pieces of glass to create a mosaic design. You will then learn how to grout. Finished pieces would be suitable to display or use as a hot plate.
Fused Glass Plate
Sun Dec 5 10-3:30 $125+ tax includes lunch from Sunrun and all supplies
Students will use specialty glass for fusing and creating their plate design. Plates will be two layers of glass thick. Projects will be fired in kiln to fuse the glass, and then put in kiln a second time to "slump" over form to create serving plate. Note: Projects will be available to pick up following week.
CHRISTMAS CARD MAKING
Sunday Nov 21 1-3 $40 + tax includes all supplies
You will have the opportunity to learn embossing, dye-cutting, and ink stamping techniques while creating 4 handmade Christmas cards. Bring your girlfriends or enjoy some mother/daughter time.
FINE ART CLASSES
DRAWING on the RIGHT SIDE of the BRAIN
8 classes broken down into 2 sessions
Part 1: Thurs Oct 28 (4 weeks) 10-12 $150+ tax inc all supplies
Part 2: Thurs Nov 3 (4 weeks) 10-12 $150+ tax inc all supplies
"Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" has been a hugely successful course that teaches you how to "see" in order to draw and goes through sketching techniques including contour drawing, negative space, sighting, portrait drawing, and light and shadow.
OIL or ACRYLIC LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Wed Nov 3 (4 weeks) 7-9 $120 + tax bring your own supplies OR $170+ tax includes all supplies
Suitable for beginners or advanced. Students will learn how to approach a landscape painting, how to create a successful composition, how to mix colours and how to create depth in a painting. Students bring own reference material to paint from or choose from ours.
INTRO TO WATERCOLOUR PAINTING
Wed Oct 27 (4 weeks) 1-3 $170 Inc all supplies
Beginners will learn various watercolour techniques, as well as some mixed media and learn how to apply these to finished artworks.