Classes

Heavy Metal Shop

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

Make a hammer textured cuff or ting in a day while jamming out to some classic heavy metal! “DJ Devil Horns” will be spinning classic tracks while you beat on metal like it owes you money! Students will learn about forming, forging, simple soldering, and polishing. Everyone will leave with…

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Intro to Flush Setting and Bead Setting Faceted Gemstones

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

This workshop will introduce metalsmiths to the basics of flush & bead setting small faceted stones. Students will explore different types of burs, burnishers, holding methods, and magnification as well as the anatomy of faceted stones. Projects can include making a simple ring, bracelet, or pair of earrings incorporating 3…

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Exploring Alcohol Ink

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

A new type of drawing beyond the typical pencils, charcoal and pastels . . . we’re using Alcohol Inks. You’ll be creating and experimenting with these inks to create landscape, floral and abstract images, whatever you desire. We’ll begin with learning how to use the inks, how to create a…

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Acrylic Pouring

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

Bring your imagination to a creatively fun, one-night workshop. We will explore how acrylics react to different mediums and substrates. You’ll be creating your own palettes while learning how the pouring medium reacts to the acrylics, forcing the medium to grow and produce a vibrant and colorful piece of art.…

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Goldleaf Floral with Acrylics

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

This workshop is about developing a floral painting with Acrylics using the goldleaf process as a background or accent to add that extra metallic light touch. We’ll begin with drawing the floral image (a color print will be provided for reference) with an HB graphite pencil and using Acrylics as…

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Acrylic Collage & Construction

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

Jim will begin the class with a presentation of examples connected to each project. Each session will have a unique approach to applying acrylics in opaque and transparent glazing washes, applying medium and modeling paste to create texture, and developing a personalized palette. You will use photos, inkjet laser prints,…

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Exploring the World of Abstract Acrylics

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

This is a very experimental format, many items are used along the discovery timeline along with your unique creative perspective and imagination. Each session has a unique approach using acrylics in opaque to transparent glazing washes. We’ll be using matte & gloss medium and modeling paste to create textures and…

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Teen Jewelry

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

Learn the fundamentals of wire wrapping while creating your own custom pieces of Jewelry in class. We will cover stone setting, wire weaving techniques, and framing techniques. Create your own pendant, earrings, or ring. The objective of this class is to empower students at all levels. Wire wrapping is a…

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Floral Workshop

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

A 5-hour workshop is held, where the student will learn to paint tulips, magnolias, and Chinese roses with acrylics, using the blending and dry brush technique. It will be taught how to paint full colors, without leaving marks, dirty brush technique, and blending on a 19in x 15.5in canvas.

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Slip Trailing Designs

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October 7 @ 9:41 am

Local artist and friend of the LAC, Angi Pogue-Reed will take you through the process of slip trailing designs on the ceramic surface. During this hands-on workshop, each student will learn the principles of preparing the slip for success in the process. As well as gain confidence in the art…

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