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HANDBUILDING WITH CLAY

with TRACI WOODS

MAY 11 & MAY 25 1 pm til 4 pm

 

DESCRIPTION:  Ceramicist Traci Woods will teach the basics of working with clay to create a finished piece, complete with glazing.  The first class will focus on making the piece. Once the clay is dry, the second class will be to glaze. During the second class, we will pick a third day just to pick up finished work.  

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner

MATERIALS REQUIRED:  Instructor will supply all of the materials. Working with clay is dirty. Bring an apron if you'd like, clothes you don't care about getting dirty are fine too. Its a good idea to trim your nails and take off as much jewelry as you can.

COST:  $50 - 10 person class limit.

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Sterling Silver Stacking Rings (Back by Popular Demand!)

Instructor:  Kathryn Osgood

Dates:  June 1 (Saturday), 1 pm - 3:30 pm

Description:

Create your own set of sterling silver stacking rings. We will learn basic metal smithing skills including sizing rings, cutting, forming, texturing, and soldering. 

Skill Level: Beginner to advance

Materials Required:  Instructor will supply all of the materials. Students are welcome to bring their own materials.

Cost: $65 per student, includes supplies. 6 person class limit.

Ring Fingers from earlier class.
"I haven't taken my stacked rings off since I made them!" says a student.

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Black and White Photography 

Instructor:  David Hursty

Date: June 18 and 19 (Tuesday and Wednesday), 10 am - 12 pm

Description:    An introduction to black and white photography. Discussing the zone theory of light, capturing an image using a camera or phone camera, editing the image, and printing the image.  This class is offered as 2 sessions, each 2 hours.  

The first session will focus on the Black and White Zone theory (Ansel Adams) and how to see in black and white. Time will be spent taking photographs that will be edited for black and white.

 

The second session will concentrate  on editing and printing the images from the day before or other images the student may wish to work on. Editing will be done using Photoshop, Lightroom and NIX. The images will be printed on professional grade paper and using  a Canon Pro 200 printer. The instructor will provide the printer and paper.

Skill Level: Beginner to advanced,  

Must be comfortable walking around town for photo opportunities. 

For editing, the student needs to know how to download photos to a USB drive or text/email photos. 

Materials Required:  Instructor will supply all of the materials, except camera

Cost: $75 per student, includes most supplies.  Students must bring their own camera (phone or standalone camera).  Bring a laptop, if you can. 10 person class limit.

Water, Water Watercolor  

Instructor:  Madeline Wikler

Date: July 8 (Mondays), July 15, July 22, July 29, 1pm-3pm

Description:    This four week class will explore the various ways in which weather and water are used in landscape painting. Students will work with their own reference photos and should have some watercolor experience.

Skill Level: Intermediate Watercolor experience

Materials Required:  Students are responsible for all materials. Instructor will supply a list of required materials prior to the class.

Cost: $150 per student for 4 sessions. 10 person class limit.

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Decoupage Sea Shells  

Instructor:  Cheryl O'Neil

Date: July 31 (Wednesday), 1pm-4pm

Description:    Transform an ordinary sea shell into a beautiful and functional work of art. We’ll start with a variety of shells and then use the age-old technique of applying decorative papers, known as decoupage. As a finishing touch, you'll embellish each shell with metallic gilding. You will leave with several hand-crafted treasures to give as gifts or enjoy in your own home.

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials Required:  Instructor will supply all the materials. Students are welcome to bring their own materials (cleaned and bleached sea shells, decorative tissue paper).

Cost: $60 per student. 10 person class limit.

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Introduction to Art Journals 

Instructor:  Marie Zorn

Date: August 8  (Thursday), 9 am-12 pm

Description:  An art journal is quite personal. This is a place where you can express your ideas, thoughts, fears  and feelings; with any art form you prefer. It is also place where you can practice your creative writing, your art, poetry, or storytelling and experiment without judgment. Journaling creates a place of calm, thoughtfulness, joy, way to relax and wind down. I will provide step by step guidance and inspiration. We will experiment with paint, doodles, papers, textures, markers and more to complete 1-2 pages. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials Required:  Instructor will supply all the materials. 

 

Cost: $60 per student. 10 person class limit.

Fun With Watercolors While Trying to Make Them Behave
Instructor:  Ronnie Brunnock
Dates: Wednesdays from 10:00 am to  12:00 pm, August 7, 14, 21 & 28

 

Description: Experiment with mixing colors, various techniques like graded and variegated washes, soft and hard edges, stages of wetness, and brush strokes.

Suggested Materials: 

Paints - Small tubes of professional paints: cobalt blue, ultamarine blue, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, cadmium lemon. DIck Blick's brand, Winsor Newton and Cheap Joe's American Journey all good brands.

Brushes - An 8"round, a large round or 2" soft bristle brush for wetting paper, 12" Escoda Perla brush from Dick Black. Inexpensive brushes are fine for starting out. Loew Cornell is a good, inexpensive brand.

Paper - 22" x 30" sheet of Arches, 140 cold pressed or rough. We will cut into 4 sheets

Pallette - Any pallette is fine, I prefer Robert E. Wood with large wells for paint

Other - Kneaded eraser, #2 pencil, paper towels, masking tape, container for water

NOTE - Above are preferences or suggestions but we can work with supplies you already have.

 

Skill: Beginners welcome.

Class Size - Max of 6 students,  minimum of 3 students.

             

Cost: $100 for 8 hours, 4 sessions in 2 hours segments

Questions: E-mail Ronnie Brunnock at rbrunnock@hotmail.com

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Ring Fingers from earlier class.
"I haven't taken my stacked rings off since I made them!" says a student.

Sterling Silver Stacking Rings - Fall 2024 Session

Instructor:  Kathryn Osgood

Dates:  September 21 (Saturday), 1 pm - 3:30 pm

Description:

Create your own set of sterling silver stacking rings. We will learn basic metal smithing skills including sizing rings, cutting, forming, texturing, and soldering. 

Skill Level: Beginner to advance

Materials Required:  Instructor will supply all of the materials. Students are welcome to bring their own materials.

Cost: $75 per student, includes supplies. 6 person class limit.

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Black and White Photography - Fall 2024 Sessions

Instructor:  David Hursty

Date: October 15 & October 16 (Tuesday and Wednesday), 10 am - 12 pm

Description:    An introduction to black and white photography. Discussing the zone theory of light, capturing an image using a camera or phone camera, editing the image, and printing the image.  This class is offered as 2 sessions, each 2 hours.  

The first session will focus on the Black and White Zone theory (Ansel Adams) and how to see in black and white. Time will be spent taking photographs that will be edited for black and white.

 

The second session will concentrate  on editing and printing the images from the day before or other images the student may wish to work on. Editing will be done using Photoshop, Lightroom and NIX. The images will be printed on professional grade paper and using  a Canon Pro 200 printer. The instructor will provide the printer and paper.

Skill Level: Beginner to advanced,  

Must be comfortable walking around town for photo opportunities. 

For editing, the student needs to know how to download photos to a USB drive or text/email photos. 

Materials Required:  Instructor will supply all of the materials, except camera

Cost: $75 per student, includes most supplies.  Students must bring their own camera (phone or standalone camera).  Bring a laptop, if you can. 10 person class limit.

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