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Machine Sewing 101
with Sandy Clement
Learn the basics of machine sewing and how to troubleshoot problems while working on 2 fun projects. We will start by sewing an envelope pillow with pillow insert. We will also be making a cute and easy zippered pouch. I will supply muslin for the pillow insert and polyester stuffing as well as the fusible fleece and zipper for the pouch. No need to bring fabric to the first class. You may bring your own machine or use one in the classroom. A $5.00 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.
Watercolor For Everyone
with Holly Smith
This class welcomes all levels of students wanting to experience watercolor painting. The weekly exercises are designed to build confidence through step by step instructions. Techniques such as wet on wet, dry brush, blotting etc. are integrated into each watercolor painting. Color theory and mixing is covered along with how to create a successful composition. Many students have returned each year remarking how much they enjoy the class. They learn something new each time they attend. Come and enjoy meeting great people who love to paint and have fun!
Ornamental Welding 9.28.20
with Wayne Twitchell
Art Night Out - Drilled Seaglass Pendants and Keychain
with Sarah Walker
Learn the secrets to drilling glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using our easy wire-wrapped loop techniques to create your own unique jewelry. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one pendant and one key chain.
Carving Wood Spoons & More
with Sherwood HIlt
This class is for beginners in wood carving. You will learn the art of carving a wood spooonfrom an instructor who has been carving a variety of objects for 29 years. Spoons can be small or large, carved plain or with decorative handles, and made from a a variety of wood. After carving your spoon, the instructor will offer a variety of other small carved objects, such as birds, jack-o-lanterns, or small animals,which you can choose for a second project. At the first class, we will discuss tools you will need and how to use them. The materials fee of $10.00 is payable to the instructor at the first class and includes a booklet on carving for you to keep as a reference.
Clay Birds, Bells, and Beads
with Colette Shumate-Smith
Bird, Bell, and Bobbles. Be ready for your holiday with these timeless creations. Participants will learn how to construct basic forms, in clay such as hollow birds and simple bells in one session. We will meet three weeks later to add beads and assemble the bells for a Holiday Window display. A $15.00 materials fee payable to the instructor at first class.
Carving the Harlequin Drake
with Michael McCune
Harlequin duck is native to artic waters. It has very colorful plumage that makes it a beautiful bird to carve and paint. This class can accommodate the intermediate or experienced carver. Students should bring a minimum of a straight carving chisel, a 7mm #9 guage, and an 8mm #7 fishtail. The instructor will supply basswood blanks and eyes and paints. A $35.00 materials fee is to be paid to the instructor.
Italian Renaissance Art History
with Rachel Romanski
This lecture series will be a survey of Italian Renaissance Art from Giotto to Michelangelo highlighting the cultural shifts that led to the success of the Great Masters. Excellent for lovers of art, history, or Italian culture-- you'll develop a greater understanding of the art and architectural feats of Florence, Rome, and Venice and be able to identify symbols and techniques common of the Early and High Renaissance.