Squiggle Brush





 Town of Stratford Art & recreation programs


News updates:


April 17th:   An extra class has been added for 6-8 years old: Saturday 3:30 – 4:30pm. 9 weeks term. Start date: 25th April! Spread the word.

Great start to the new Spring term, some new changes for this term and squigglebrush t-shirts are for sale – $8! limited numbers so first come basis.



April 10th: Spring Term starts tomorrow for youth art classes!! (Saturday 11th)

Youth news:

We still have a few spots open in Kinder Art, ages 2-5 years  and Art 2, ages 9-12 years. Art 1, (6-8 years) is full but we are taking names for another class if there is enough interest.

Adult news:

Another great workshop with Sandi Komst last night!  So many beautiful paintings in progress.  I am going to start a gallery page on the Adult Art menu tab,(top of screen) to start an exhibition of projects that we are involved with.

Art for Addictions auction is this Saturday, April 11th at the REACH Centre, 223 Mason Rd, Stratford, Time 7-9pm, come out and support a great cause and check out some artwork, you might even have some pieces you would like to donate!

Farmer’s market for the summer – please sign up if you are interested in participating in the Stratford Farmer market this summer , send me an email if interested!

*** Special news **** Studio space will be available again on Thursday  and Friday “drop-in” mornings, 9:00am-12:00pm starting next week.

Bring along your canvas and paints. Instructor on hand if you need advice.


April 3rd:  Happy Easter! wishing everyone an enjoyable break!

Youth Classes begin next weekend.  Still some spots available on Kinder Art, and Art 2.  Art 1 is full, but there is a waiting list and if  there is enough interest another class will be added.

Adult Art Club had a great start last night with our featured artist Sandi Komst  ( http://outofourmindsgallery.com/)  holding the first of a two part workshop.

She is very inspiring and dynamic and a lot of fun – Part 2 is next week – can’t wait!



March 23rd:  Looking forward to the Spring Term starting April 11th for youth classes and April 2nd for Adult Classes:


Pick “Spring 2015″ in the Catalog Search Criteria to register for programs.

(*New for this term Squiggle Brush  t-shirts available.  $10 special order only from Squiggle Brush directly.  email me for details)



Family Fun session on the  Saturday 28th, 10:00 am to 12:00. Bring the whole family and enjoy a morning of decorating eggs. An ancient Easter and Spring craft. There will be all sorts of egg decorating materials available and Artist Kate Sharpley will be on hand to inspire you and help you create amazing eggs. You can choose to decorate non-breakable eggs or decorate real eggs.  Art Centre.


March 18th: Another Storm day! Art camp closed today – Stay safe!

March 15th:  Just got a call from the Town of Stratford to say that Monday 16th Art camp is cancelled due to the blizzard warning in effect.  Stay safe and warm!  Hope to see you on Tuesday 17th!!


March 8th: Spring Term registration open online.  All ages groups :

Kinder Art, 2- 5 years,          Saturdays 11:00 – 11:50am

Art 1,  6- 8 years,                   Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00am

Art 2, 9-12 years,                   Saturdays 1:00 – 2:30pm

Adult Art club, 16+,              Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30pm


Click “Spring Term 2015″ in Catalog Search Criteria

(*New for this term Squiggle Brush  t-shirts available.  $10 special order only from Squiggle Brush directly.  email me for details)

Feb 10th:  New!!  March Break Art Camp added!

Half days, Full days or weekly options available – contact Town of Stratford Recreation & Cultural programs for more details, ( min 5 needed each day to run program)

New Family Program available  – Saturday March 28th – mark your calendars!  Egg Decorating.  All materials provided $10 per family. 10:00am – 12:00, Drop in and have some family fun!



Jan 31st : Due to the winter storm warning all classes today are cancelled. Stay safe and warm.  A replacement class will be added to the end of the sessions.

Jan 30th: Weather warning in effect for tomorrow’s classes – will make a decision in the morning an hour before class begins if classes are cancelled. Stay safe!!

Life Drawing workshop for Adults (aimed at beginners) – Sunday February 1st – https://www.facebook.com/groups/LifeDrawingPEI/ for more information.


Jan 11th: Wow! what a great start to the season!

All sessions started back this week.  Adult art kicked off with a visit from our first featured artist, Anne Gallant.  Anne is a wonderful artist and great for sharing some top tips – we had 14 artists in room listening to her, great night!

Kinder Art got the green light to go ahead – we still have lots of room for more young artists, (2-5 years).  http://www.bookking.ca/bktospub/courses/index.asp or just turn up on Saturday to register! Story based art and crafts, with structured drawing tips.  Painting, mixed media and sculpture. 

Art 1:  (6-8 years)Great size class, we still have a few spots available, with some great projects lined up. Structured drawing tips, art history, painting, mixed media and sculpture.

Art 2:(9-12 years)  class is now full, but drop me an email if you want to go on a waiting list. Observational drawing, art technique tips, painting, mixed media and sculpture.




Jan 2nd: Happy New Year!!!! Best wishes for 2015.

Art classes start up again on the  Thursday 8th Jan for Adults

and Saturday 10th for youth classes.  Spots still available.

Dec 19th:

No Christmas workshop on 20th.  “Winter” classes sign up online through town of Stratford website http://www.bookking.ca/bktospub/courses/index.asp

Adult art starts on the 8th January with featured guest artist Anne Gallant

Youth classes start on 10th January.

Happy Holidays!!!!

Dec 15th: Youth Programs Winter 2015

All sessions for Winter are online and open now – you have to choose “Winter 2015″ from the drop down menu at the top, (it is currently set to Fall 2104).4 art programs for Winter – would make a nice Christmas gift for the artist in your lives!
(Voucher certificates are available – send me an email: kate@squigglebrush.com if you would like one, deadline for vouchers 23rd Dec, must pre-register with the town).KinderArt (2-5years) under “Preschool”
Art 1 (6-8years) under “Youth”
Art 2 (9-12years) under “Youth”
Adult Art Club(16+) under “Adult”

Dec 9th: Adult Art Club Winter Session online – select “winter 2015: from search criteria menu

Winter Session Adult art club

Start date 8th January – Anne Gallant confirmed as featured artist

Membership: $30 per term- 10 weeks

workshop: $10, (free to members)

drop in fee: $5, (free to members)



Dec 04: Adult Art Club – Wrap up session:

Review of the last few weeks, the fine art show,  sketching, painting, & mixed media cards for the season.  Looking ahead!

For those who are interested in joining us next year, there is currently a display of Art club art on at the Town Hall.


Programs for kids and youth:

Stratford Library:

Preschool –  Tuesdays,  10:00 – 10:4 ages 2 – 4 years ( or anyone old enough to hold a paintbrush!)

Art Centre:

KinderArt – Saturdays, 11:00-12:00 ages 2-5 years

Art 1 – Saturdays,  9:00-10:00  ages 6-8 years

Art 2 – Saturdays , 1:00-2:00  ages 9-12 years


From time to time we have news of upcoming workshops so check here or our Facebook page for more information.



 Town of Stratford Art & recreation programs



More classes or programs can be added if there is a need/want in the community, minimum of 5 to run a program.

If you need more information drop me an email kate@squigglebrush.com

Have a wonderful day!

2 thoughts on “Squiggle Brush

  1. Hey, just wondering how much you would charge for an hour or two, to come into our centre and help with an art day?


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