SUMMER SHOW & SALE 2019

Hosted by

Linda Wright, Big Hill Pottery

and

Jane Alderdice, Meadowbrook Studio

 Pottery & Paintings

Weaving & Watercolours

5-8 pm, Friday, August 23, 2019

Opening with Wine & Nibbles

Noon – 4 pm, Saturday, August 24, 2019

Show continues

Meadowbrook Studio, 1886 Meadow Road, Goose Cove (just off the Cabot Trail), St. Ann’s, Nova Scotia

 This is Jane and Linda’s third joint show in Cape Breton. Come out and share the fun!

 RSVP or just come! Bring a friend!

416-200-2913  jane.alderdice@hotmail.com or

902-295-2726 lindawright@seasidehighspeed.com

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WATERCOLOUR/ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS 2019

WHEN 

Four Friday mornings, August 2, 9, 16, & 30; 10 am to 12 noon

WHAT

You will learn basic to intermediate painting techniques. We will discuss supplies and painting surfaces. There will be exercises for the first hour and a painting project for the second hour. The focus is on learning new skills and honing the skills you have, but we also have fun! And we practice quietening that inner critic. All skill levels welcome.

WHERE

Meadowbrook Studio in Cape Breton, 1886 Meadow Road, Goose Cove, St. Ann’s, Nova Scotia (10 minutes from the Gaelic College, just off the Cabot Trail, a rural route of Baddeck). Beautiful environment - fun class.

HOW

$60 for bundle of four classes (half price for students ages 10-18). Contact jane.alderdice@hotmail.com

SUPPLIES

Provide your own supplies OR supplies provided for a nominal fee. If you are working in acrylic or gouache, you must provide your own supplies.

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STUDIO DRAWING CLASSES - ALL LEVELS 2019

STUDIO DRAWING CLASS:  Four Friday mornings, July 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Meadowbrook Studio in Cape Breton, 1886 Meadow Road, Goose Cove, Nova Scotia. Beautiful environment - fun class. All skill levels welcome.

Supply list: Drawing paper (9 x 11 approx), coloured drawing paper, drawing pencils (H, B, 2B, 4B, 6B), vine charcoal, pencil crayons (optional), white conte or pastel pencil (Jane can provide), eraser (white or kneadable), drawing pens/ink (optional) (Jane can provide).

Our sessions will focus on drawing different kinds of subjects and the particular techniques used to solve related problems. Participants are encouraged to bring their own projects to class to work on after the exercises, or projects may be suggested.

As always, there will be a brief reading at the beginning, so don’t be late if you want to hear it. Feel free to arrive around 9:45 am to get yourself settled so the class can begin right at 10. A two hour class passes very quickly!

Fees:  The fee is $60 for the four classes ($30 for teens). I would appreciate receiving the full fee in cash at the first class.

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LEARN TAPESTRY WEAVING - WEAVE A LANDSCAPE IMAGE

WHEN:  Tuesdays, April 10 & 17, 2018

WHERE: Eweknit store in Toronto (832 Bloor St. West, N side of Bloor just W of Shaw)

BRING YOUR BASIC TAPESTRY SKILLS, LEARNED IN AN INTRO CLASS, TO THE NEXT LEVEL AND WEAVE A LANDSCAPE IMAGE INTO A BEAUTIFUL TAPESTRY! IF YOU ALREADY KNOW THE BASICS, YOU ARE WELCOME TO JOIN THIS CLASS! BRING YOUR OWN IMAGE OR CHOOSE FROM ONE PROVIDED.

SIGN UP ONLINE AT EWEKNIT

PHONE: (416) 530-4438

EMAIL: INFO@EWEKNIT.CA

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LEARN TO WEAVE TAPESTRY!

Intro Class:

WHEN:  Tuesdays, March 20 & 27, 6-9 pm

WHERE:  Eweknit store in Toronto (832 Bloor St. West, N side of Bloor just W of Shaw); register online or call the store

ALREADY TAKEN THE INTRO CLASS? YOU MIGHT CONSIDER THE LEVEL 2 CLASS WHERE YOU WILL WEAVE A TAPESTRY WITH A LANDSCAPE IMAGE - SEE POST.

Beautiful tapestry recently completed by a student!

Beautiful tapestry recently completed by a student!

TEXTILE SHOW AT GAS - GERRARD ART SPACE

WHEN?

January 10 - 28, 2018

Reception:  Saturday, January 13th, 3-6pm

WHERE?

GAS - GERRARD ART SPACE

1475 Gerrard Street East (just E of Coxwell) Toronto, ON M4L 2A1

Hours: Wed-Sun 2pm-7pm/Mon-Tues CLOSED

I have four framed washi paper and stitching pieces in this group show. Hope you can check it out. Join me at the Reception on Saturday if you can!

Here  is a sneak peak of one of my pieces . . . 

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INTRO TO TAPESTRY CLASSES IN JANUARY

TWO SETS OF INTRO CLASSES:

WHEN:  Tuesday, January 9 & Tuesday, January 16 6-9 pm

OR

WHEN:  Tuesday, January 16 & Tuesday, January 23 6-9 pm

SOLD OUT

WHERE:  Eweknit store in Toronto (832 Bloor St. West, N side of Bloor just W of Shaw)

Already taken the Intro class? You might consider the Level 2 class where you will weave a tapestry with a Landscape image - see post below.

Contact me if you would like a private lesson.

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TAPESTRY CLASS LEVEL 2 - LANDSCAPE

WHEN:  Tuesday, February 13 & Tuesday February 20, 2018

WHERE: Eweknit store in Toronto (832 Bloor St. West, N side of Bloor just W of Shaw)

Bring your basic tapestry skills, learned in an Intro class, to the next level and weave a LANDSCAPE image into a beautiful tapestry! If you already know the basics, you are welcome to join this class! Bring your own image or choose from one provided.

Sign up online at Eweknit

phone: (416) 530-4438

email: info@eweknit.ca

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WEAVE A CUSHION COVER!

INTRODUCTION TO FLOOR LOOM WEAVING

WHEN:  Saturday, December 16, 10 am - 6 pm

WHERE:  Eweknit store in Toronto (832 Bloor St. West, N side of Bloor just W of Shaw)

Learn the fundamentals of weaving and take home a cushion cover! All materials provided. Weave on a beautiful Schacht loom in the new weaving studio at Eweknit. Great gift or addition to your own living room. 

Sign up online at Eweknit

phone: (416) 530-4438

email: info@eweknit.ca

 

No experience required!

No experience required!

LEARN TO WEAVE TAPESTRY! CANCELLED

Introduction to Tapestry Workshop

When:  6-9 p.m., Tues, Dec 12 & Tues, Dec 19, 2017

WHERE:  Eweknit, 832 Bloor St. W., Toronto  (N side, just W of Shaw)

HOW DO I REGISTER:  Online or call the store at 416-530-4438

Join me in Eweknit's beautiful downstairs weaving studio. You will produce your own finished tapestry. Perfect for a holiday gift or for your own space. Small class setting.

Sign up online at Eweknit

or call:  416-530-4438

I enjoy sharing my love of colour and textiles with students. Hope you can join us!

Beautiful student work from a Eweknit tapestry class!

Beautiful student work from a Eweknit tapestry class!

INTRODUCTION TO FLOOR LOOM WEAVING

WEAVE A SHAWL! 

Saturday, December 16, 2017

When:  10 am to 6 pm, Saturday, December 16, 2017

Where:  Eweknit, 832 Bloor St. W., Toronto  

How do I register:  Online (see link below) or call the store at 416-530-4438

Welcome to the world of fabric weaving! Weaving is a skill and craft that is found all over the world, has great variation, and is thousands of years old.

Join a small group workshop (maximum 5 students) in a lively studio setting that is part of the beautiful Eweknit yarn shop and location of many fibre-based workshops and classes. No experience required.

You will learn some of the fundamentals of weaving and then learn to weave on a Schacht jack loom with a warp all prepared for you to begin. You will weave a shawl that you will take home. Makes a great gift!

 

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