Fridays

Sculpting the Human Figure (standing)

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

In this 3-day Workshop students will use water-based clay to sculpt the human figure between 12in-18in tall. This class will feature a technique utilizing a wire armature within the structure of the clay sculpture that will permit free form movement and yet can be fired.  Using a live model the…

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Palette to Pattern | 3-Wings Visiting Artist Workshop 

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to surface decoration techniques and how to embrace vibrant color on clay work.  We will practice an array of decorating techniques including inlay, slip trailing, and stencil resist using a vocabulary of personal expression to create opportunities for surface design development in our studio…

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Pen and Ink with Watercolors

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

Learn to create charming little sketches and pieces of art with minimal materials and setup. Based on the Urban Sketching movement, Ruth Squitieri will show students the basic tools and materials needed to keep them in drawing practice while creating wonderful little pieces. Students can set up anywhere and create…

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Fusing Argentium & Keum-boo

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

In this workshop, students will use an ancient Korean gilding technique, Keum-boo, that applies thin sheets of gold (23.5k) to agrentium for a beautiful finish. This is the perfect way to utilize gold without the expense of purchasing solid gold. Fused instead of soldered, students will make a pendant or…

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Riveting Mini RJM Workshop

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

During this workshop, students will be introduced to a couple of riveting styles to cold connect Radical Jewelry Makeover donations and non-ferrous metal into pieces of adornment. The workshop will also tackle jewelry designs as well as planning out pieces. Students pieces will be donated to the Mini RJM exhibition…

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Prong Setting Mini RJM Workshop

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

During this workshop, students will be introduced to prong setting techniques to connect Radical Jewelry Makeover donations and non-ferrous metal into pieces of adornment. The class will also tackle jewelry designs as well as planning out piece . Students pieces will be donated to Lighthouse ArtCenter’s Mini RJM exhibition and…

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Mosaic Steppingstone

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

Each student will design and create their very own 12 x 12 in. steppingstone perfect for the patio or garden. Starting with individual designs full of color, participates will learn how to safely cut the glass. After all pieces are shaped to fit the unique designs, the class will then…

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Sun and Soy – sun print and soy wax batik on fabric

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

Develop richly patterned fabrics while learning modified versions of traditional surface design techniques! Transparent textile pigments, modified soy wax “batik”, and a faux “sun-print” will transform plain fabric into original textiles that can be hung as works of art or used to create apparel, quilts, or home décor. Traditional and…

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Shibori

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

Shibori is the ancient Japanese technique of creating patterns by binding, stitching, folding and twisting fabric during the dyeing process. Students will learn some basic traditional techniques such as Kumo and Itajime using commonly available commercial dyes. Students will experiment on a set of tea towels and are welcome to…

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Introduction to Botanical Printing

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October 27 @ 5:36 pm

The objective of this workshop introduces methods of preparation and techniques for getting quality prints from botanicals. Discussion and demonstrations include how to prepare/preserve plants for printing, inking, and pulling prints from various plants. The students will then select and explore different working methods with the plants provided. Students will…

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