Saturdays

Faded Fan Optical Edge

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

This elegant dish is sure to get a second look and stir up some conversation. In this 3 hour workshop you will create a complimentary dish set using the basic principles of kiln forming. We will work with stringers of various colors and small glass triangles, cutting and laying them…

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Basic Silver Smithing

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June 21 @ 5:52 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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Seashells, Sea Glass, and Pearls! Oh My!

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

Students will learn the proper technique of pearl (and bead) stringing, knotting, and drilling sea glass and seashells. Then students learn how to make the chain links, from wire, to connect them together into their one-of-a-kind jewelry.

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Special Needs

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

On the first Saturday of every month, special needs students, ages 16 to adult, work on art projects which encourage creativity, social skills,  and communication, as well as build confidence and self-esteem. Capacity limited to 10 students to allow for social distancing. FREE – Registration Required. Click below to register…

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​Meaning Making – Developing and Refining Ideas

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

​In this round table-style class, students will be presented with a brief overview of design fundamentals, then guided through short exercises. The development of core artistic themes and methods, as well as refining and expressing ideas in artwork, will be discussed and practiced. If you have found yourself at a…

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3D Design Concepts – The Piñata

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

In this class, students will learn some of the fundamental components of three-dimensional design through demonstrations. These will be paired with short presentations and participation in quick and playful exercises. This will aid in the construction of large, fully-functional or decorative piñatas. This design course is one of a series…

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The Bendable Glass Stringer with Carolyn Austin

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

In this workshop, students will learn how stringers are made and how they can manipulate this rigid string of glass into an endless amount of forms using heat. Using a design placement on a 9″x9″ base piece of glass, these forms will then become a one-of-a-kind fused glass art piece.…

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Kiln-Carved Glass with Carolyn Austin

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June 21 @ 5:52 am

Make a lasting impression in glass using kiln carving techniques. Students will learn how to cut and work with fiber papers to create designs that will then be “carved out” into an 8×10 piece of tinted fused glass. Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.

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