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    • Thu, August 01, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Fri, August 01, 2025
    • New Dimensions Studio upper & lower levels
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       Open Studio

    You may only use open studio if you have previously taken a class at Womanspace.  Please check the studio availability by clicking the link below to view the calendar.   You may pay here for use of the Lower Clay Studio or Upper New Dimensions Studio.  Please indicate on the sign-in sheet in the studio that you paid on the website, how much and what the payment was for.   Thank you

    • Open Studio cost is $5.00 per hour or $20 for 4 hours or more, for use of either the upper studio or clay studio.
    • Clay costs are $15.00 for a 12.5 pound bag of clay or $1.50 per pound, this cost includes the use of glazes and firing.
    • Firing and Glaze fee for Non-Womanspace clay pieces is as follows per piece:  $1.00 for 1-2 lb piece; $2.00 for 3-4 lb piece; $3.00 for 5 lb and up.  (Approximate weight and size of each piece)                                                                                                                   
    •  Check studio availability  https://womanspace.wildapricot.org/Calendar 
    • Tue, March 31, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 9

    Tuesdays, March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28

    10:00 am–12:00 pm

    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: 3/29


    • Thu, April 02, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 8

    Thursdays,  April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

    10:00 am–12:00 pm

    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 and lots of thinking goes on as students and instructor continue learning. Students bring their own supplies. 

    Register by: 3/31

    • Thu, April 09, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 10

    Thursdays, April 9, 16

    6:00–8:00 pm

    Facilitator: Eamonn Talkington

    So often we think art requires special supplies and $15 tubes of paint. But that isn't always true. In this two-week course, you will be instructed in the creation of two original abstract works of art. You will be shown how use of various implements and tools for the application of paint, as well as, instructed in the use of various types of paints and mediums. Paint, brushes, and tools supplied. Please bring two canvases any size that "speaks" to you.


    Register by: 4/7

    • Mon, April 27, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 8

    Mondays, April 27, May 4, 11, 18

    1:00–3:00 pm

    Facilitator: Rebecca Downing Pelley

    Intermediate to Advanced students will enjoy instruction tailored to personal interests. These two hour classes are limited in size and designed to suit student goals and ensure progress. Students select art media with which they are most comfortable to pursue individual directions.  If you've already taken a variety of classes in drawing and painting but seek more, or if you've tabled your passion as life intervened, we've got a home for you here. This class assumes a comfort level with drawing and/or painting and is not for beginners. 


    Register by: 4/25

    • Wed, April 29, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Womanspace New Dimensions Studio
    • 2

    Wednesday, April 29

    6:00–8:00 pm

    Facilitator: Tres Testolin

    Come and have fun, get messy with this free flowing medium! Tres will guide you through the steps using different techniques to achieve some amazing pour painting results. Each session offers a new interesting outcome! Paints are included, but if you would like to bring your own colors you will need 4 small bottles of craft paint. Wear an old shirt or smock, this is a messy process!

    Register by: 4/27


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