Arts

Our Arts program has something for everyone! Our Craft Room houses classes in acrylic and oil painting, drawing and all levels of pottery with our own kiln onsite. For more information about our Arts program, please contact Jen MacDonald at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

No supplies included for classes unless otherwise specified. Supply list will be included.
Please contact Jen MacDonald at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org for a supply list prior to your first class.

Drawing & Painting – Beginners – New!
Would you like to learn the basics of drawing and painting with acrylics but aren’t sure where to start? This class is specifically designed for beginners with very little formal art training. No experience necessary. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Wednesday, May 6 – June 24
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 8 weeks
$80 members $160 non-members


Drawing & Acrylic – Intermediate – New!
Continue to develop your skills and express yourself. Some experience with drawing and/or painting is recommended. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Tuesday, April 21 – June 23
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
$125 members $250 non-members


Jewelry Workshop – New!
Make a copy of a museum-quality Egyptian necklace with earrings featured in the Louvre Boutique in Paris. Made with semi-precious and gold-plated beads, this will be a fabulous addition to your jewelry collection! No previous experience necessary. All materials and equipment provided. Instructor: Carolyn Peters
Monday, April 27
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 1 week
$25 members $50 non-members


Mandala Workshop – New!
This class is a mix of mindfulness and creativity. Mandalas are ancient geometric patterns. These symbols are intended to represent the intricate patterns of the universe. Use paint, pencils, and ink to create your own breathtaking mandala. No experience necessary. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Wednesday, April 22 – 29
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 2 weeks
$20 members $40 non-members


Knitting & Needlepoint
Knit, crochet, or needlepoint in a relaxed atmosphere. Work on personal projects or those intended for fundraising. Members only.
Monday, April 13 – June 22
No class May 18
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Oil Painting
Learn to express yourself with this timeless medium. Includes colour mixing, composition, various brush techniques and palette knife application. Instructor: Victoria Berdichevski
Thursday, April 23 – June 18
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 9 weeks
$90 members $180 non-members


Oil Painting Lab
Work on personal projects under the guidance of a volunteer. Participants must already be registered in the Oil Painting class to attend. Facilitator: Miriam Reisher
To register, please call 416-225-2112, ext. 113.
Tuesday, April 7 – June 23
No class April 14
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 11 weeks
Cost: Free


Pottery – Drop-in
Keep things flexible. Come and try your hand at pottery at this drop-in. As much or as little instruction as you like. Please note that you will need to attend minimum two classes to complete a piece of pottery due to glazing and firing. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Sunday, April 19 – June 21
No class May 17
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$20 per class for members $30 per class for non-members


Pottery – Mixed Levels
Everyone is welcome! Our pottery classes are designed to bring people together, regardless of your experience with ceramics. The instructors provide highly individualized teaching so each student receives the information they need, from beginners to expert potters. You will learn a variety of hand building techniques to create functional items or sculptures. Equipment, tools, and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes.

Sunday, April 19 – June 21
No class May 17
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 9 weeks
$135 members $270 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Monday, April 6 – June 22
No class May 18
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 11 weeks
$165 members $330 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Wednesday, April 22 – June 24
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 10 weeks
$150 members $300 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Wednesday, April 22 – June 24
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm • 10 weeks
$125 members $250 non-members
Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai

Thursday, April 23 – June 18
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 9 weeks
$135 members $270 non-members
Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai

Friday, April 17 – June 26
No class May 29
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 10 weeks
$150 members $300 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin


Stress Less – Colouring Club
Join the adult colouring book craze! Enjoy all the brain-benefits of creative expression without the cost of expensive supplies. Drop in. No registration required. Facilitator: Gigi Z. Davidson
Friday, April 24 – June 25
No class May 29
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 9 weeks
Cost: Free


Watercolour – Intermediate
Learn more advanced techniques. Individual expression will be encouraged. Instructor: Elaine Sugar
Monday, April 13 – June 22
No class May 18
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
$125 members $250 non-members


Woodworking – Custom Sign – New!
Carve a beautiful customized sign with up to ten characters. This piece would make a lovely addition to your home or beautiful personalized gift. All supplies and equipment will be provided. Lunch will be provided. *Please note this program takes place off-site* Must register by Thursday, May 7.
Saturday, May 9
9:30 am – 4:30 pm • 1 week
Location: 167 Chrislea Rd, Woodbridge, ON L4L 8N6
$85 members $170 non-members


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