Mondays

Glass Garden Sculpture

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

Create unique fused glass objects to decorate your garden or patio! Learn intricate cutting, fusing, and kiln forming techniques to make your designs into reality. Demonstrations on how to use cold working tools to design flowers, butterflies, and other objects in a variety of colored glass will also be covered.…

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Drawing With Graphite

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

Throughout this class, students will learn the fundamental concepts of completing a realistic drawing using graphite. Some of the techniques taught will include outlining, proportions, shading, and blending. The instructor will complete a drawing alongside the students, explaining/demonstrating each step of the process for the class, before students attempt it…

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Wax Working and Casting

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

In this class, students will learn to apply wax carving and construction methods to create a beautiful piece of jewelry in sterling silver. While using the wax, the class will focus on use of positive and negative space, surface texture, transferring images, experimental processes with natural objects (bugs, leaves, etc..),…

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Drawing and Painting Birds

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

Nature Artist, Randall Scott leads you through an intriguing journey of the many facets of bird art. We will be exploring species, habitats, seasonal and growth plumages, anatomy, and behaviors. Growing in subject knowledge, as well as enhancing individual artistic skills in drawing, and painting. We will begin with still…

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Exploring Watercolor

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

Exploring the pleasures and challenges of watercolor. Learn a variety of techniques, including wet-on-wet and dry brush, as you learn to paint primarily from still-life setups and photos. Demonstrations of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course.

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Acrylics

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

This class is a fun introduction to painting with acrylics. Jim will demonstrate this in a step-by-step approach, painting different subject types in each class. We’ll be having fun selecting our own personal color palette, working on drawing and composition, and creating a dynamic image of our own design. We’ll…

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Handbuilding I

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

Learn a variety of handbuilding construction techniques; pinch pots, coil, and slab construction. Create decorative pieces, functional pieces, representations, or abstract sculptures. Students will finish projects using a variety of glazing methods.

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The Pottery Wheel-Throwing

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

This class will cover the basic skills required for wheel throwing including; wedging, centering, opening, pulling, and design considerations. Beginning potters will be given significant individual attention and more experienced students will be given guidance to explore new techniques and build confidence in their skills.

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Wheel

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

This class will introduce you to the fundamental skills necessary to center clay and produce beginning to intermediate pottery forms such as cups, mugs, bowls, plates, cylinders, and vases.  Learn about the balance between aesthetic and utilitarian concerns with this in-depth and fun wheel throwing class.

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Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing

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January 29 @ 6:55 am

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of metalsmithing through instructor demonstrations, one-on-one instruction, and hands-on experience with hand tools, flex shafts, and torches. Each student will learn to design, pierce, drill, solder, and set a cabochon stone, as well as use cold connections, such as rivets. Students will work…

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