Mondays, April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17
Facilitator: Nancy O'Neill
Due to the Covid19 social distancing recommendations class size is limited to 4 students and masks will be required in the studio.
Ages 16+. Prerequisite: beginner throwing skills mastered or instructor approval. Bring your wheel throwing skills to the next level. This class is an excellent opportunity to work alongside peers who are serious about improving their form, throwing larger pieces and incorporating other methods into your pieces. Instructor will tailor each class to the individual participants throwing needs, assist in troubleshooting and take time to work with each person individually. Excellent peer support and inspiration is encouraged to enhance everyone’s experience. This class is for you if you if you seriously want to improve your proficiency and think outside the box. Come to this “Monday Funday” and let your pottery grow at your own pace. Please bring a list of pottery goals with you or we can work on that together. Fee includes up to 25 lbs. of clay, glazes and firing. Each student must bring an apron, hand towel and their own pottery tool kit (available at craft stores or online).
Register by: 4/10
Monday, May 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14
10:30 am–12:30 pm
Instuctor: Jaymee Fedor
Social distancing and wearing face masks are required. Class size is limited.
Enjoy your morning with the beauty of watercolor painting! This 6-week watercolor workshop is open to all levels, but geared towards absolute beginners. We'll learn how to mix colors, try interesting techniques and experiment with various subject matter. All supplies are provided!
Register by: 5/8
Mondays, May 10, 17, 24, 31
Instructor: Jaymee Fedor
Come hang out and develop your acrylic work! Acrylic is one of the most versatile types of paint, and the more options you have the more time you'll need to explore! Help is available wherever you need it, whether it's stretching a canvas or advice on mediums. All supplies are provided, including various work surfaces, painting ideas, and different brands of professional-grade acrylic paint.
Tuesdays, May 11, 18
Facilitator: Rafaela Wickstrum
Social distancing & wearing a mask are required. Class size is limited to 6.
Enjoy time with a master sculptor making a mythological gnome! Gnomes have an affinity for the earth and like to guard your house plants. You will learn how to make your own armature and artist papier-mâché to create your own unique gnome. In just two classes, you will have completed your very first sculpture! All materials are supplied. Just come have fun and create something magical!
Register by: 5/09
Wednesdays, May 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions face masks are required.
Age 18+. Intermediate–Advanced. Join this fun, independent clay study group and create something you are interested in . We can use forms, natural elements, and your imagination to build practical, unusual or whimsical forms. There is no instructor so you must be an advanced clay worker and able to work independently. 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: 5/10
May 13, 20, 27
Thursdays, 1:00-4:00 pm
Instructor: Nancy Mayhew
Social distancing & face masks are required. Class size is limited.
Local mosaic artist, Nancy Mayhew, recently studied with Solange Piffer, an international Brazilian Mosiacist in order to bring to Womanspace "FLORES EM PICASSIETTE". This is the art of making flowers out of broken ceramics: plates, cups, pottery, china, and other found objects to create a one of a kind mosaic flower portrait!
In the first class of this three-week course, you will create individual and unique flowers using broken china, in a vintage 16 x 22" frame. You will also learn to make the stems, leaves and centerpieces for the flowers out of Apoxie® sculpt. In the second class, you will make the background out of stained glass. In the third class, you will grout and put finishing touches on the frame. Come and create a bright and unique summer garden for your wall! Fee includes all materials.
Register by: 5/11
Saturdays, May 15, 22, June 5, 12
Instructor: 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 25 lbs. of clay, glazes and firing. Each student must bring an apron, hand towel and their own pottery tool kit (available at craft stores or online).
Register by: 5/13
Thursday, May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Facilitator: Sue Abare
Social distancing and wearing face masks are required even outdoors. Class size is limited.
Summer’s here and while still respecting the safety requirements of the experts, we are “skinning” things down to take a dip! This is a watercolor open studio in the Anjali Pavillon with Sue Abare. Each person will be provided a card table, chair, and water (for paints). Please bring your own supplies, a table covering, and subject matter reference…or feel free to paint from the beautiful scenery around you. You are welcome to move your chair to the garden to paint!
Register by: 5/18
Saturday, May 22
Instructor: Norm Knott
Social distancing and face masks are required. Class size is limited.
Namaste! For centuries Prayer Flags have been hung to send beneficial prayers and good fortune into the atmosphere every time the wind blows them. In this variation on a “prayer flag,” we will make a 20x20” fabric and bamboo scroll-type wall hanging for home or garden. Carve your own block design and/or use additional wood blocks from Norm’s vintage collection. Use paint and Sharpies for any details. Decorate the bamboo hanger ends and, viola! — you will have a finished product for sending positive healing vibrations into the universe! All supplies provided. Bring a snack or lunch if you like.
Sundays, May 23, June 27, July 18, August 29
Instructor: Jaymee Fedor
Social distancing and wearing face mask are required. Class size is limited.
For ages 7–12. Let's hang out and draw! We'll learn how to draw all sorts of creatures and characters, large and small, cute and creepy! We'll draw together step-by-step, but students are free to follow their own vision as they see fit. We'll start class with a nice stack of drawings to choose from, and vote on our favorites. Then, time to draw! Markers, colored pencils, watercolor paints (and of course glitter glue!) will all be available for finishing off our masterpieces.
May 23 – Aliens!
June 27 – Movie Characters!
July 18 – Baby Animals!
August 29 – Video Game Characters!
Register by at least two days before each individual class.
Join us for a fun afternoon of drawing from the human figure. Grab your favorite supplies, and get ready to sharpen up those proportion skills! Guidance from an instructor is available as needed, but this will be a primarily self-directed class. Poses will vary from 1 minute to 15 minutes long. Cost includes model fee.