If you are new to drawing, or a printmaker, sculptor or painter who would like to refresh your drawing skills, you will discover something useful in this class. Students will explore the nature of light and shadow, and how to render three dimensional objects onto a two dimensional surface.
Inspired by projects seen on the world wide web, each two-hour class will focus on projects that are easy to make and complete, but may require new-to-you techniques, or eccentric materials. Class attendees will be strongly encouraged to personalize their work and create something that is unique and important to them. Curious about the project? Take a look below for a sneak peek at each month's project.
Metalsmithing class investigates the craft of metalsmithing through jewelry making. Learn design basics, how to stamp and create texture with a hammer, and health and safety tips. Each student will leave class with their own handcrafted jewelry piece to give as a gift or keep for themselves.
This workshop is ideal for artists who are curious about encaustic, but don't have any previous experience. The topics covered will include: health and safety, what encaustic is, how to get started, and the most popular techniques and applications. Students will have the opportunity to create a piece in class, allowing them to ask questions as they work and learn.
This introductory class covers all the basics of glass fusion. Students will learn glass design, kiln firing processes, and be oriented to the tools and materials available in the glass studio. Attendees will also have a chance to explore and ask questions while they create a piece of glass art in class that night.
Students will learn a variety of printmaking processes through a series of projects and experiments. Processes include screen printing, relief printing, and intaglio printing. Students will also be given an introduction to the history of printmaking, and the works of historic and contemporary printmakers. Experience is welcome, but not required.
Thursdays | 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. | January 25 - March 1
This winter is the perfect opportunity for your young artist to cozy up with layers of bold color and hearwarming design. Students will study the work of established painters and learn basic painting techniques of watercolor, acrylic, natural pigments, and even oil to express their unique selves.
Tuesdays | 3:15 - 5:30 p.m. | February 20 - April 3
It's that time of year to explore clay! Students will have the freedom to play and create with this tactile medium while learning new techniques to make functional and sculptural treasures! Young artists will bring home work exhibiting talents of slab building, sgraffito, press molding, and Mishima inlay!
Fridays | 3:15 - 5:30 p.m. | January 26 - February 23
Students will be transported to the imaginary world of witchcraft and wizardry in this 5-week tween/teen after school camp! Students will explore a variety of media, including but not limited to, book-building, metalsmithing, and jewelry making.
Tuesdays | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | February 20 - April 3