Adult Classes & Workshops

 

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Ceramics

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INT/ADV     Course Description:     This course is designed for students who are comfortable with the fundamental... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sean Lutz
Day/time:
Tuesdays, September 20 - November 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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INT/ADV     Course Description:     This is concept-driven, technique-supported inquiry and exploration of... Learn More »
Instructor:
Hillary Kane
Day/time:
Thursdays, September 22 - December 1, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
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BEG     Course Description:     In this introductory class adult students will learn the basics of wheel throwing... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sean Lutz
Day/time:
Wednesdays, September 21 - November 30, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
BEG/INT     Course Description:     A coils class where all skill levels are welcome. Combined with hand building... Learn More »
Instructor:
Sarah Chapman
Day/time:
Mondays, September 19 - November 28, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
BEG/INT/ADV     Course Description:     This wheelthrowing class gives students a creative way to explore a new... Learn More »
Instructor:
Marc Mancuso
Day/time:
Fridays, September 23 - December 16, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
BEG/INT/ADV     Course Description:     This class will introduce students to building with clay. Focus will be on... Learn More »
Instructor:
Mary Kenny
Day/time:
Fridays, September 23 - December 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm
INT/ADV     Course Description:     See what’s possible by pushing: clay & boundaries. Didn’t think you could... Learn More »
Instructor:
Tina Forbes
Day/time:
Fridays, September 23 - December 16, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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INT/ADV     Course Description:     This class will elicit examination, interpretation and discovery anew of the... Learn More »
Instructor:
Hillary Kane
Day/time:
Thursdays, September 22 - December 1, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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INT/ADV     Course Description:     Go beyond simple wheel thrown pots and explore the world of altered forms.... Learn More »
Instructor:
Erica Hood
Day/time:
Wednesdays, November 2 - December 14, 10:00am - 1:00pm
BEG/INT     Course Description:     This course is designed for those who would like to gain a basic understanding... Learn More »
Instructor:
Zachary Mickelson
Day/time:
Mondays, September 19 - November 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
BEG/INT     This course is designed for those who would like to gain a basic understanding of the fundamentals of wheel throwing as well as... Learn More »
Instructor:
Carli Kusiolek
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Purchase up to six different kinds of clay in bags of 25lbs.Clay Type DetailsThe clays currently available are:Laguna B mix 5Laguna 15 PorcelainLaguna #40... Learn More »
Instructor:
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Day/time:
July 1 - September 30, 2022
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INT/ADV     Course Description:     This 3-week course is designed to introduce students to the joy and mystery of... Learn More »
Instructor:
Suzanne Hill
Day/time:
Wednesdays, September 28 - October 12, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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BEG/INT/ADV     Course Description:     The technique of sgraffito has a long history in ceramics and is still a... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kathy King
Day/time:
Saturday, November 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Drawing

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Course Description:     Drawing is mark making. Your unique signature is a primary entry point to drawing. The action of drawing is... Learn More »
Instructor:
Nancy Hart
Day/time:
Tuesdays, September 27 - November 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Course Description:     This class is open to those who would like to feel comfortable using graphite pencils, colored pencils, charcoal,... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joy Buell
Day/time:
Wednesdays, September 28 - November 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Course Description:     Explore and experiment in the world of pen and ink, a versatile medium that can be applied to fine art,... Learn More »
Instructor:
K.L. Ricks
Day/time:
Thursdays, September 29 - November 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Course Description:     Explore the grand tradition of creating illustrated books: children’s picture books, comics, and everything in... Learn More »
Instructor:
K.L. Ricks
Day/time:
Thursdays, September 29 - November 17, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Painting

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Course Description:     Starting with basic techniques and an introduction to the acrylic medium, this course takes you through a series of... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joy Buell
Day/time:
Wednesdays, September 21 - November 30, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Course Description:     Designed for intermediate to advanced oil or acrylic painters. Students may work in either oil or acrylic, or a... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kat O'Connor
Day/time:
Fridays, September 9 - December 9, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Course Description:     Think about some painting you admire; what are the elements the painter used to make that statement?This class... Learn More »
Instructor:
Lois Andersen
Day/time:
Mondays, September 26 - November 21, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
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Course Description:     Revisit or discover for the first time three painting mediums: oil, acrylic, and watercolor. Investigate and... Learn More »
Instructor:
Nancy Hart
Day/time:
Mondays, September 26 - November 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Course Description:     A painting class for intermediate to advanced watercolor painters. This class will emphasize technique and its... Learn More »
Instructor:
Kat O'Connor
Day/time:
Fridays, September 9 - December 9, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Mixed Media

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Course Description:     Create unique work as an artist using a variety of techniques including drawing, painting, and sculpture. We will... Learn More »
Instructor:
Nancy Hart
Day/time:
Mondays, September 26 - November 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Creative Mindfulness

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Course Description:     Each of us has stories to tell: big stories, little stories, playful and tender stories. Come to this class and... Learn More »
Instructor:
CC King
Day/time:
Mondays, September 26 & October 3, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Makers and Design

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Course Description:     Learn the fundamentals of woodworking through the design and construction of a hardwood box utilizing hand-cut... Learn More »
Instructor:
Paul Ruhlmann
Day/time:
Wednesdays, September 21 - November 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Course Description:     This six-week class will cover the use of all the tools you will need to understand the basics of woodworking. With... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Tuesdays, September 27 - November 1, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Course Description:     A four week extravaganza of typography, paint-masking and decal creation using a 2’ vinyl plotter and industry-... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joe Blair
Day/time:
Fridays, September 30 - October 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Course Description:     This is an all day, intensive workshop on learning how to turn. We will cover the basics of woodturning on a lathe... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, November 19, 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Course Description:     This is an all day, intensive workshop on learning how to turn. We will cover the basics of woodturning on a lathe... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, October 1, 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Course Description:     This three-hour class is for beginning woodworkers. Most of the cutting will have been done beforehand, although we... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, October 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Course Description:     This three-hour class is for beginning woodworkers. Most of the cutting will have been done beforehand, although we... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, November 12, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Course Description:     A two day crash course on how a lasercutter works. Get some hands on experience making a bookmark, Christmas... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joe Blair
Day/time:
Monday & Wednesday, September 26 & 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Course Description:     A two day crash course on how a lasercutter works. Get some hands on experience making a bookmark, Christmas... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joe Blair
Day/time:
Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Course Description:     A two day crash course on how a lasercutter works. Get some hands on experience making a bookmark, Christmas... Learn More »
Instructor:
Joe Blair
Day/time:
Monday & Wednesday, October 24 & 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Course Description:     This three-hour class will teach you the entire process from start to finish of making a pen. Each student will be... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, November 12, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Course Description:     This three-hour class will teach you the entire process from start to finish of making a pen. Each student will be... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, September 10, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Course Description:     This three-hour class will teach you the entire process from start to finish of making a pen. Each student will be... Learn More »
Instructor:
Palo Coleman
Day/time:
Saturday, October 22, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Glass

Course Description:     In this class, we will be exploring soft (moretti) and hard (borosilicate) glass by creating beads, marbles, small... Learn More »
Instructor:
Toby Walters
Day/time:
Thursdays, September 29 - November 17, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Course Description:     In this class we will be creating seasonal holiday decorations from snowmen to twisted drops. We will blow small... Learn More »
Instructor:
Toby Walters
Day/time:
Sundays, October 30 - November 20, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Course Description:     In a relaxed atmosphere, learn the Tiffany copper foil method and create a stained glass panel about 1 square foot... Learn More »
Instructor:
Michel L'Huillier
Day/time:
Thursdays, October 6 - November 17, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Course Description:     We will create and explore designs that are placed into the marble or on the outer surface of the marble. Designs... Learn More »
Instructor:
Toby Walters
Day/time:
Saturdays, October 1 - November 5, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Course Description:     In this 3 hour workshop you will learn the basics of glass fusing while having fun playing with glass shapes,... Learn More »
Instructor:
Michel L'Huillier
Day/time:
Saturday, October 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Fiber Arts

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Course Description:     Are you curious about quilting? Join this class to learn the basics of piecing, block design, and layout. See... Learn More »
Instructor:
Maire-Anne Diamond
Day/time:
Tuesdays, 2:00pm - 4:00pm