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Arts & Crafts
with Anne Perschon
Learn how to bring those abandoned caned chairs back into good use! Lessons will cover pressed, splint, fiber rush and shaker type caning. Bring your needy chair to the first class. Materials will cost approx. $25 per chair and can be purchased through the instructor. A list of home tools will be supplied upon registration, or borrow/buy caning tools from the instructor.
A chair that qualifies as worthy to recane.
Drawing - Outside the Box
with Naomi Howe
A fun and creative class for students who have prior experience with basic drawing techniques. This class will incorporate concepts of line, shading, value, texture, ratio and proportion, using black & white, color and mixed media. Quick drawing exercises will produce bold strokes and confidence; expect high energy and exciting results. There is no text, but a suggested list of materials will be provided.
For students who have prior experience with basic drawing techniques
Jewelry Making - March - Copper & Silver
with Christine Peters
This introductory course focuses on developing fundamental hand skills, good studio habits, and an appreciation for quality craftsmanship. Students will learn essential fabrication techniques by designing and producing unique, handcrafted jewelry. Students will hone their skills in ring and bracelet making, learning basic soldering, forging, forming, stamping and polishing to create a variety of unique copper or sterling silver jewelry. Basic bezel setting will also be covered. Questions will be answered by a professional jeweler on individual projects. A student tools list and supplier source will be sent after registration. Students purchase metal for projects directly from instructor.
Mosaics for Beginners
with Cheryl Masse
This beginning mosaic course will include a brief history of this centuries-old art form, from early Roman to present day. Color theory and how it applies to mosaic art will be covered. Explore methods and materials, including the various styles and patterns from traditional to modern. Prior to the start of class, students need to purchase a Mosaics Starter Kit, a wooden picture frame and bird house to decorate (a materials list will be supplied at enrollment). We will meet Saturday, March 25 from 9 am to 4 pm for an all-day immersion class and again on Thursday, 4/6, from 5:30 to 8:30 to grout and complete projects. Additional mosaic tile and decorative items are available for purchase from the instructor for anyone who wishes to expand upon tiles included in the Starter Kit.
with Audrey McGlashan
Watercolors - Feb.
with Audrey McGlashan
Designed for those who wish to acquire or improve their basic skills in watercolor painting. You’ll be introduced to new skills and approaches each week, with plenty of class time to work on a painting and get instructor feedback. A list of student-grade watercolor paints, brushes, paper and sundries is available when you register.