Fridays

Playful Pot of Blooms: A Still Life Fiber Collage with Susan Rienzo

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

Create a unique, one-of-a-kind, original, raw edge floral bouquet fiber collage. Use pre-printed floral fabrics or learn to cut original designs. No sewing machine required, as the class will use fast, easy fusing techniques. No patterns needed. Explore designing with the intuitive side of the mind and discover those serendipitous moments. Finishing…

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Acrylics (Intermediate – Advanced)

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

Students will be exploring a variety of subject matter in photos (landscape, floral, still life, even abstract) and acrylic techniques. Jim will assist in students’ painting development when time allows. Each session has a unique approach, using acrylics in transparent to opaque, wet-in-wet, and dry brush washes. Students will be…

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Exploring Watercolor and Gouache

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

This class is designed to provide you with the most comprehensive approach to watercolor and gouache painting through step-by-step demonstrations, exercises in composition, and learning to capture the impact of these two different mediums. In this class, we will cover the difference between the two and explore new techniques, as…

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Beginning Wheel

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

Designed for the absolute beginner, students will be introduced to creating functional ceramics on the wheel. Emphasis will be placed on aesthetics of form, glaze application, kiln-loading, and firing. The class may be repeated until the student is ready for more advanced coursework.

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Give the Wheel a Whirl

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

In this 2-hour Select Friday, students will gain the basic fundamentals of wheel work and a general understanding of the ceramic process, which includes firing & glazing. Each student will walk away having completed their very own wheel thrown creation. All supplies included – no experience necessary.

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Raku Firing

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

In this one-evening event, each student will glaze their own pot and have the opportunity to pull or witness their red hot pots being taken from the raku kiln. Pots are then placed into the reduction chamber (also known as a trash can with combustible materials), they will be able…

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Enameled Jewelry

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

Learn how to make a colorful pendant and pair of earrings using fused glass on metal. Patterns will be developed through sifting and stenciling techniques, as well as sgraffito methods. In this workshop, students will build enameled surfaces on nonferrous metal to make beautiful jewelry pieces.

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The Full Experience: Wheel and Raku

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

In this Select Friday, students will experience the entire process of creating, glazing, and raku firing. The Select Friday begins with students glazing and loading the kiln their with their complimentary vase, in preparation for the raku firing. Once the kiln is lit and heating, the wheel portion of the Select…

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Glass Fusion

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

Create a one-of-a kind fused glass art plate in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Learn the basics of glass fusion from cutting to layout to design, while exploring a variety of colored glass, stringers, and frit to embellish the creation. No experience necessary. Materials and firing schedules included.  Please wear closed-toed…

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Saggar Firing

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June 21 @ 5:06 am

​This Select Friday will cover all aspects of saggar firing as an alternative firing process. The time will be spent preparing bisqued (once fired) work for the foil saggar process. All materials will be provided, and students can opt to either purchase bisque ware for $15-$20, or bring their own…

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