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Thursdays- February 7 and February 28
Facilitator: Rafaela Wickstrum
Reg by: 02/05
Thursdays, February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21
Facilitator: Sue Abare
Intermediate & Advanced Level. In this five-week class we will continue to practice our skill building toward simplicity, spontaneity and success. We will discuss value, wetness, color and composition. Do you know what NOT to paint? Ideas abound, lots of thinking goes on as students and instructor continue learning. Students bring their own supplies.
Register by 02/19
Tuesday, February 26
Facilitator: Tres Testolin
This is a fun and messy class! Just come and have fun! Tres will share her acrylic paint pouring recipe and lots of tips and tricks. Everything you need including paint, tools and 2 canvases will be provided. If you have specific colors or tools you want to work with, please feel free to bring them. If you bring your own paint you will need at least 4 colors of the small bottles of craft paint for each canvas (2 included in this class).
Reg by: 2/20
Monday, March 4
Facilitator: Alicean "Li" Slough
Reg by: 02/28
Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1
Facilitator: Ray Schulz
This class will introduce students to texturing, blending and shading. Students will learn how to use preliminary sketches to their advantage and get to know the many types of pens used for drawing. Ray will also introduce some watercolor/colored pencil techniques to your artwork. Students should bring a 14" x 17" or larger drawing pad and an assortment of felt tip waterproof ink drawing pens. Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Register by 02/28
Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, 25
Facilitator: Janet Buchanan
This class is for all clay workers. Bring yourself to your next level with mentoring & instruction in a fun environment while working at your own pace or following along with peers. Teacher will devote time to work with individuals to help troubleshoot and challenge you at your level to encourage growth. “quality vs quantity” is an important skill to learn while working with clay, so why not take on the challenge! Prerequisite is beginner wheel or handbuilding or pre approval. Class includes 25lbs of clay, glazes and firings. Additional clay available for purchase. Please bring an apron and hand towel to class. Each students is required to bring their own pottery tool kit, (available at local craft stores or online). Intermediate to advanced.
Register by 2/28
Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26
Facilitator: Sabrina Tassoni
Register by 3/04
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27
Facilitator: Ron Wick
Register by 03/04
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27
Facilitator: Rebecca Bowman
Anything drawn in a circle or a circular image is called a Mandala and anyone can draw one! While the complex meaning of a Mandala is the Universe and connecting to your soul, the down to Earth explanation is : It allows you to set your thinking aside and let your intuition speak! The very nature of creating a Mandala is therapeutic, self healing and creating Mandalas is FUN! Using shapes colors and patterns can represent many things and like Tangling is restful and meditative. It's easy, fun, creative and a great way to de-stress yourself.
Supplies: Good quality drawing paper 9x12 or larger, compass, HB pencil, eraser, .03 black pen and colored pencils or markers & ruler. Everything else will be provided.
Reg by: 03/04
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11
Facilitator: Jennie Johnson Sic
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make wheel thrown pottery? Then this class is for you! Starting from the beginning, you will learn how to wedge, center, pull and shape the clay on a potters wheel. You will get the opportunity to practice both bowl shapes as well as vase shapes and learn how to add handles or other decorative aspects to your work. You will complete the process of thrown pottery by trimming your pieces to get them ready to fire. Once out of the kiln you will glaze and finish off your artwork. Fee includes up to 25lb of clay, glazes and firing. Come ready to learn this enticing new skill!
Reg by 03/05
Note: Day has been changed to Thursdays!
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28
Facilitator: Cindy Hughes
Tuesdays, March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
Reg by: 3/10
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28
Learn techniques of hand-building and sculpting in clay. Join this fun class with fellow clay artists to bring yourself to your next level of creativity. Instructor led, mentoring, or independent study. Whatever your skill level, you will enjoy this new evening class of slab, coil, press mold, textures, image transfer and more. Bring your ideas to brainstorm since the sky's the limit! Wheels available for those who are proficient in throwing and wish to incorporate the two. Class includes 25lbs of clay, glazes and firings. Additional clay available for purchase. Please bring an apron and hand towel to class. Each students is required to bring their own pottery tool kit, (available at local craft stores or online). All levels beginner to advanced.
Register by 3/05
Mondays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1
Reg by: 03/07
Thursday, March 14
Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd
J.M.W. Turner was an English, Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolorist. He is known for his expressive, colorful imaginative landscapes and turbulent marine paintings.
Register by 3/12
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Wednesdays- March 27 and April 17
Reg by: 03/25
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6
Facilitator: Linda Ewalt & Jean Schnack
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7
Instructor: Sabrina Tassoni
You’ve been throwing on the wheel for a while now and you’re feeling confident in your abilities to create basic forms. This class will allow you to take your skills further and learn to throw with larger amounts of clay and create more intricate forms such as bottles, plates, and lidded vessels. Students are welcome to suggest forms they’re interested in creating and demonstrations will be given based on interest. Students are also free to work on their own personal projects and receive assistance from the instructor as needed. Students must have some experience throwing on a wheel and feel comfortable creating the most basic forms. Fee includes up to 25lbs of clay, glazes, and firing. Please bring to class an apron and hand towel. Each student must bring their own pottery tool kit (available at local craft stores or online).
Register by 4/1
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
This class is for those first timers wanting to experience watercolor or someone who wants to expand beginning skills. Have fun exploring the enchantment of water and paint in their irresistible dance. As with all painting, a little drawing experience is helpful. Feel free to bring supplies you may already have or wait for suggestions on what you may want to purchase. Some basic supplies are furnished. We will discuss preparing paper to paint, brushes and their technique, some color theory - but mostly we will jump in the water, and do it!
Register by 3/31
Mondays, April 1, 8, 15, 22
Register by 3/28
Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23
Register by 4/01
Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17,24, May 1
Facilitator: Delores Burkholder
Age 18+. Int.-Adv. Join this fun, free form handbuilding clay class and create something you are interested in . We use forms, natural elements, and your imagination to build practical, unusual or whimsical forms with guidance from the instructor. Lots of tools to play with, lots of colors to choose from. So many choices for you to enjoy. Fee includes up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes & firing.
Register by 04/01
Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24
Reg by: 04/01
Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2
Register by 04/02
Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25
Register by 4/02
Mondays, April 8, 15, 22, 29
Reg by: 04/04
Mondays, April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6
Pen and ink with mixed media is the focus of 10 hours of class time. Explore using pastel, colored pencil, water color and collage to give your pen & ink drawings a new dimension! This is a class of exploration and fun! Students should think about and bring in their own collage subjects. Students should bring to class: a selection of waterproof drawing pens, ball point, brush point pen! (Hobby Lobby or Michaels are local sources). 14" x 17" or larger good quality drawing pad and a good art eraser. Pastels, watercolor, colored pencils, and collage glue and some collage papers will be provided.
Register by 4/4
Register by 4/09
Thursday, April 18 & 25