Jun
27
6:00 pm18:00

Stained Glass Terrarium Workshop

In this course you will learn how to make a small stained glass terrarium.

This class takes place June 27th from 6pm to 8:30pm.

The back panel of the terrarium will be laser etched with either a stock pattern or a custom pattern of the student’s choosing. Students have a choice of what colour they want for the back glass panel as well. At the end of the course you will have a completed terrarium that is 4″ x 7″ x 3″.

This is not a beginner class. Students must have taken my Intro to Stained Glass class or have previous experience cutting glass and soldering in order to take this course.

All classes take place at Maker Labs (780 E Cordova Street).

This course is 2.5 hours in total.

For students that want a custom etching, they will have to register 1 week prior to the start of the class. Stock etching patterns can be viewed here.

Registration ends June 23rd at Noon.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 4 participants.

Register here.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Jul
25
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass (1/2)

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - July 25th from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - July 27th from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Register here.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Jul
27
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass (2/2)

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - July 25th from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - July 27th from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Register here.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.


Jun
22
6:00 pm18:00

Bike Tune Up Clinic

Learn the basics of bike repair in this 2 hour workshop.

You will learn:

-How to fix a flat tire.
-How to do a safety check on your bike.
-How to adjust your brakes.

Requirement:
All attendants are required to bring their own bikes.

Register here.

Jun
17
12:30 pm12:30

Intro to Stained Glass

This intro to stained glass class is an intensive one day class. Class is 5.5 hours with a 30 minute break in the middle.

June 17th from 12:30pm to 6:00pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

Jun
10
1:00 pm13:00

Sliver Ring Workshop

Date: June 10, Saturday

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Place: MakerLabs, 780 East Cordova St.

In this 3-hour basic wax carving workshop, we will take you through each step of the process - from an introduction to the tools, ring design, sizing and wax carving. We will provide instruction and share tips, but our night has no strict lesson plan. We would like you to enjoy yourselves and create your dream jewellery.

Previous experience in jewellery is not required, nor is any sculpting or drawing skill. The wax carving process uses basic tools, which makes it easy for everyone to design and carve a unique and personalized ring.

Step 1. Big block of wax!

Step 2. Carve block into base form of ring.

Step 3. Engrave wax with details. Done!

We will cast in sterling silver, then file and polish to make the finished product!

Step 4. Pick up the ring in 3 weeks. Same place; same time. Easy!

No experience necessary + all supplies included. Wax ring size is range from 5-14. Wax width 5mm. Extra $30 for wider width 8mm. Space is limited to keep instruction optimal and intimate. Don’t know her/his ring size? Bring one of their rings and I will tell ya. Register here.

These classes are non-transferable and non-refundable so please be sure you can attend before you purchase! Silver rings shown are student work. See more of their work here: facebook.com/JewelleryWorkshopVancouver

*Private sessions are available for couples who would like to do this as their wedding bands, please email info@beckichan.com for more information.

Jun
7
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass (2/2)

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - June 5th from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - June 7th from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

Jun
5
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass (1/2)

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - June 5th from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - June 7th from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

May
30
6:00 pm18:00

Stained Glass Terrarium Workshop

In this course you will learn how to make a small stained glass terrarium.

This class takes place May 30th from 6pm to 8:30pm.

The back panel of the terrarium will be laser etched with either a stock pattern or a custom pattern of the student’s choosing. Students have a choice of what colour they want for the back glass panel as well. At the end of the course you will have a completed terrarium that is 4″ x 7″ x 3″.

This is not a beginner class. Students must have taken my Intro to Stained Glass class or have previous experience cutting glass and soldering in order to take this course.

All classes take place at Maker Labs (780 E Cordova Street).

This course is 2.5 hours in total.

For students that want a custom etching, they will have to register 1 week prior to the start of the class. Stock etching patterns can be viewed here.

Registration ends May 25th at 11pm.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 4 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

May
28
12:30 pm12:30

Intro to Stained Glass Presented by Awesome Sauce Designs

This intro to stained glass class is an intensive one day class. Class is 5.5 hours with a 30 minute break in the middle.

May 28th from 12:30pm to 6:00pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

May
14
1:00 pm13:00

Silver Ring Workshop

Date: May 14th, Sunday

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Place: MakerLabs, 780 East Cordova St.

In this 3-hour basic wax carving workshop, we will take you through each step of the process - from an introduction to the tools, ring design, sizing and wax carving. We will provide instruction and share tips, but our night has no strict lesson plan. We would like you to enjoy yourselves and create your dream jewellery.

Previous experience in jewellery is not required, nor is any sculpting or drawing skill. The wax carving process uses basic tools, which makes it easy for everyone to design and carve a unique and personalized ring.

Step 1. Big block of wax!

Step 2. Carve block into base form of ring.

Step 3. Engrave wax with details. Done!

We will cast in sterling silver, then file and polish to make the finished product!

Step 4. Pick up the ring in 3 weeks. Same place; same time. Easy!

  • No experience necessary + all supplies included.
  • Wax ring size is range from 5-14.
  • Wax width 5mm.
  • Extra $30 for wider width 8mm.
  • Space is limited to keep instruction optimal and intimate.
  • Don’t know her/his ring size? Bring one of their rings and I will tell ya.

Register here.

*These classes are non-transferable and non-refundable so please be sure you can attend before you purchase!
*Silver rings shown are student work. See more of their work here: facebook.com/JewelleryWorkshopVancouver

*Private sessions are available for couples who would like to do this as their wedding bands, please email info@beckichan.com for more information.

May
13
1:00 pm13:00

All Things Chocolate Workshop

Living Lotus presents All Things Chocolate on May 13th, from 1-4pm.

In this hands on raw chocolate making workshop you will learn:
-How to make raw chocolate, plus 2 other recipes
-The heath benefits of raw chocolate
-About the cacao fruit and its different elements used to make chocolate
-Special tools and techniques used to make your healthy chocolate.

Where: Living Lotus kitchen inside Makerlabs
When: May 13th, 1-4pm
Investment: $99.00

Chocolate mold and ingredients included.
Registration ends on May 10th. Register now as spaces are limited to 8 people.
www.livinglotus.net

May
11
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass Presented by Awesome Sauce Designs

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - May 9th from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - May 11th from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

May
9
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass Presented by Awesome Sauce Designs

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - May 9th from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - May 11th from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

May
8
6:00 pm18:00

Stained Glass Terrarium Workshop

In this course you will learn how to make a small stained glass terrarium.

This class takes place May 8th from 6pm to 8:30pm.

The back panel of the terrarium will be laser etched with either a stock pattern or a custom pattern of the student’s choosing. Students have a choice of what colour they want for the back glass panel as well. At the end of the course you will have a completed terrarium that is 4″ x 7″ x 3″.

This is not a beginner class. Students must have taken my Intro to Stained Glass class or have previous experience cutting glass and soldering in order to take this course.

All classes take place at Maker Labs (780 E Cordova Street).

This course is 2.5 hours in total.

For students that want a custom etching, they will have to register 1 week prior to the start of the class. Stock etching patterns can be viewed here.

Registration ends May 10th at 11pm.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 4 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

Apr
25
6:00 pm18:00

Master Recycler Open Class

You Can Fix That! Toxic Waste

In this class we explore the darker side of our most modern form of waste: electronic waste. We explore this material through the lens of hazardous waste and its implications in a globalized society. We learn what it takes to make our electronics and how cheap electronics is a myth. We also hear stories from near and far of how fixing is making a comeback and how thoughtful consumption is possible.

Date: April 25th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: MakerLabs

Register here.
MakerLabs members early access code: MakerLabsMR2017

Apr
20
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass Presented by Awesome Sauce Designs

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - April 19 from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - April 20 from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

Apr
19
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Stained Glass Presented by Awesome Sauce Designs

This intro to stained glass class will take place over two days.

Day 1 - April 19 from 6pm to 8:30pm

Day 2 - April 20 from 6pm to 8:30pm

In this course you will learn how to make a simple sun catcher using the copper foil method. You will learn how to cut glass, use a glass grinder, and use a soldering iron.

At the end of the course you will have a completed sun catcher that is 6" tall.

**Please note, this class is aimed at adults. If you have a child that is interested in taking the class, please contact me in advance to see if I can accommodate them.**

It is recommended that you bring a bottle of water and to tie your hair back if you have long hair.

All materials are included in the course cost.

Due to space limitations, this class is limited to 6 participants.

Terms & Conditions

You will be working with glass and lead. Expect a few cuts. This class should not be taken by anyone that is pregnant as lead may cause birth defects.

Register here.

Apr
8
1:00 pm13:00

All Things Chocolate Workshop

Living Lotus presents All Things Chocolate on April 8th, from 1-4pm.

In this hands on raw chocolate making workshop you will learn:
-How to make raw chocolate, plus 2 other recipes
-The heath benefits of raw chocolate
-About the cacao fruit and its different elements used to make chocolate
-Special tools and techniques used to make your healthy chocolate.

Where: Living Lotus kitchen inside Makerlabs
When: April 8th, 1-4pm
Investment: $99.00

Chocolate mold and ingredients included.
Registration ends on March 29th. Register now as spaces are limited to 8 people.
www.livinglotus.net

Apr
8
12:00 pm12:00

Introduction to Jacquard Weaving (2/2)

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to use a Jacquard loom under the guidance of experienced weavers. Workshops with 4-6 people will be held at (TAD) the Textile Arts Department and Studio located on the second floor of MakerLabs at 780 East Cordova St, Vancouver. 

In this course you will learn how to create Jacquard weavings from your original drawings, images or designs using Photoshop. Please bring several images on a USB Drive to your first class. (We will send you detailed information before the class begins.)

You will create a file using simple weave structures in black and white or black with one colour. Weaving will be done on a computerized AVL Jacq3G Jacquard loom for a small piece (24” wide x 12-16” high. (60 cm x 40 cm) 720 x 360 pixels. The workshop consists of two 5 hour sessions, then we will schedule each person with weaving time outside of this class time.

Requirements:  

Image manipulation and proficiency with Photoshop is required and you should have your own laptop with some version of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. A weaving background is helpful but not required and projects can be adapted to focus more on the design process or weaving. People will weave their own pieces outside of class time or can have them woven by a technician.

Costs: $200 (This cost includes materials)

To sign up, contact digitaljacquardweavingstudio@gmail.com

Ruth Scheuing + Mary Lou Trinkwon have taught in the Capilano University’s Textile Arts Program and are practicing artists + weavers.

See websites: www.ruthscheuing.com and www.maryloutrinkwon.com
Teaching resources: http://capu-jacquardweaving.blogspot.ca/