Thursdays

Hot Glass Abstract Mosaics

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

In this 2 day workshop you will learn the process of using a kiln to join together a variety of glass pieces into one solid piece of art. Abstract designs can be achieved in glass fusion using a variety of colors and glass materials such as sheet glass, frit and…

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Open Portrait Studio

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

Open Portrait Studio Open Portrait Studio is an uninstructed session in which the ArtCenter provides the studio and a model. The monitor will direct the poses of the model throughout the session. These sessions are excellent for students who wish to learn the most important aspects of drawing the human…

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Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

Throughout this course, students will focus on the basics of painting with watercolors. By focusing each class on a specific painting technique and sketching basics, students will create a finished painting each session.

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Let’s Get Loose

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

Creating a painting that is loose and painterly, yet accurate, is a fun and exciting way to paint. Kathleen will walk students through a different exercise each week, using various items to help them in this creative process. Along with these fun exercises, she will also teach them how to…

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Handbuilding I

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

Learn a variety of handbuilding construction techniques. Create decorative or functional pieces, representations, or abstract sculptures. Students will finish projects using a variety of glazing methods. Class may be repeated until the student is ready for more advanced coursework.

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Wheel

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

This course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to center clay and produce basic pottery forms such as bowls, cylinders, mugs, plates, and vases. Learn about the balance between aesthetic and utilitarian concerns, which determine the difference between good and great work.

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Handbuilding 101 from Home

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

Learn a variety of handbuilding construction techniques through virtual presentation, discussion, and supplemental material. Create decorative or functional pieces, representations, or abstract sculptures. Students will finish projects using a variety of glazing methods. Class may be repeated until the student is ready for more advanced coursework. Emphasis will be placed…

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Iron, Steel, & Damascus Jewelry

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

Incorporating iron, steel, or damascus into jewelry items offers an elegance to creating a personal, one-of-a-kind adornment. Much like a precious natural gemstone, a piece of artificially aged ferrous metal doesn’t have the same surface quality or story as a piece that is found. The techniques involved in using iron,…

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Batik on Cotton

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

During this batik course, Gustavo will introduce methods developed for easy wax removal, low water consumption during clean-up, and creating designs. The class will use Gustavo’s patterns, but he will also explain to students how to design and make their own patterns. Single, double, and even tricolor patterns on cotton…

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Glass Tattoo Creations with Carolyn Austin

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June 21 @ 5:47 am

This 2-day workshop will give students an exciting new material to add to their tool bag of glass fusing tricks. Glass powders are mixed with Tattoo Gue to form a gel-like material that can be used with a variety of stencils to create unique designs in glass. Students will then…

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