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Wednesday, August 15
Facilitator: Rebecca Bowman
Reg by: 8/13
Mondays, August 20, 27, Sept 10, 17, 21 Oct 1 (no class Sept 3)
Instructor: Stacey McDonald
This class is for anyone who has basic skills in wheel throwing and wants to stretch their boundaries and be inspired, or the experienced student who would like to explore more advanced techniques. Topics will be determined by the class but can include; throwing larger forms, lids and handles, bottle forms, incorporating hand building into your wheel thrown forms, surface decoration, repeat throwing, glaze techniques, tool making and more. Demonstrations are presented in a 60-minute workshop format, alternating with open work evenings where individual assistance is available. Students must be able to throw a bowl and cylinder before signing up for this class. Fee includes up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes & firing Ages 16+. Adv Beg - Int.
Register by 8/16
Tuesdays, August 21, 28, Sept 4, 11, 18
Facilitator: Sue Abare
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 08/16
Tuesdays, August 21, 28, Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2 (no class Sept 4)
Facilitator: Stacey McDonald
Wednesday, August 22
Join this fun class to transform an ordinary canvas tote bag into a colorful work of art using mostly acrylic paint. If you have any ephemera you'd like to add (odd piece of jewelry, button, etc.,) Bring it along. This might make a great gift item, or perhaps you'll keep it yourself, but either way, it will open your eyes to new possibilities. Bring a friend for a fun Girls Night Out!
Supplies provided but feel free to bring your own paints, embellishments and wine if you feel so inclined!
Register by 08/20
Thursdays, August 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20
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 08/10
Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26
Facilitator: Ron Wick
Register by 9/03
Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26, Oct 3
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 9/02
Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11
Facilitator: Karen Gines
Reg by: 09/04
Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27
Facilitator: Janet Buchanan
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. All levels beginner to advanced.
Register by 9/03
Saturday & Sunday, September 8 & 9
Facilitator: Dee Santorini
Encaustic painting is painting with a hot colored wax solution that gives you a beautiful depth and translucency that you get with no other painting medium. Gorgeous results! It's loose-it's fun- and requires no painting experience!! All materials are furnished, and you will learn both painting and collaging techniques, and go home with 4 pieces of art. Bring a friend and come have a great time.
Register by 09/05
Monday, September 10
Facilitator: Alicean "Li" Slough
Reg by: 09/06
Mondays, September 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8
Facilitator: Ray Schulz
Register by 09/06
September 10, 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15
Sgrafitto & Slip Trailing
September 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16
You are not a beginner anymore…..but how do you take the next step? Dee will take you through the many forms of decorating your clay pieces, discuss glazing with you, and help you on your way to becoming an advanced potter. Some experience necessary. Fee includes up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes & firing. Reg by 09/09
Tuesdays, September 11, 18, 25, October 2
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.
Tuesday, September 11
Facilitated by: Ifat Deriwala
Henna art is gaining popularity all over the world. This fun henna party class will help you learn the basic skills of henna design. Simple designs, techniques and stages of developing a design will be covered in this program. Age 10 and up can join the fun. No prior drawing skills required. All supplies included.
Register by 9/10
Wednesday, September 12
Reg by: 9/03
Thursdays, September 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18
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 9/11
Thursday, September 13
Note later start time for this session!
Facilitator: Sister Mary Boyd
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio 1571-1610 Italian Baroque Painter
Caravaggio’s paintings combine realistic observations of the physical and emotional states of people with a dramatic use of lighting. They had a profound influence on Baroque painting that transitioned out of Mannerism. Artemisia Gentileschi is a woman painter that Caravaggio influenced.
Register by 9/11
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Monday, September 17
Reg by: 09/13
Wednesdays, September 19
Spend the evening with fellow artists and a glass of wine drawing what you like in any medium. Still life set up provided for drawing, plus hundreds of pictures for inspiration or bring your own subject to draw! Two hours of relaxed drawing with instructor on hand for critique. Bring all your own drawing supplies and your favorite wine to share! Note: Each session is one evening.
Register by 09/17
Painting Oceans & Doing Dirty Pours
Thursdays, September 20 & 27
No experience needed! Just come and have fun! Fee includes everything you need -- just show up and create! No brushes, just magic solution in the paint and magic in your hands!! We will pour paint onto boards and canvases, use large squeegees to pull paint over paint....and help the magic happen.
Reg by: 9/17
Wednesday, September 26
Mondays, October 1, 8, 15, 22
Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Register by 09/29
Tuesday, October 2
Facilitator: Janet McGregor
Join this one time class and find out what Cold Wax painting with oils is all about. You will learn the oil & cold wax process of creating abstract work through the use of layers and color interaction. Utilizing cold wax medium, tube oil paint, pigment sticks and a variety of implements we will find new ways to create textures and mark making, along with expressive, richly surfaced paintings. You are encouraged to use alternatives to brushes such as brayers, palette knives, silicone scrapers and squeegees for this class. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring any brayers, palette knives, scrapers, etc if you have them. Just come and experience the fun of Cold Wax painting!
Reg by: 09/27
Wednesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24
Register by 10/01
Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1
Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8
Reg by: 10/02
Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25
Register by 10/01
Mondays, October 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12
Register by 10/4