Workshops

 
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Learning to Draw (18+)

Learn & practice to draw what you see. Learn to use edges spaces, relationships, lights and values to advance your skills. Line/Contour, Value/Tone, Shape/Form and composition are some of the elements we will be working on. Work from still-photos and life drawing. We will be focusing on a variety of techniques and mediums to create 2 dimensional drawings. Artists and art history will be introduced and included for inspiration and exploration through the course.

September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15
$175 for 6 week course

Space is limited. Contact Julie to hold your spot!

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Figure Drawing - open studio

This is a fabulous opportunity to work with gesture (fast drawing) for the first hour and then study forms longer in the second hour. Live model, both with drape and nude.  Bring your own supplies (18 x 24 newsprint sketchbook- drawing materials, especially charcoal and conté crayon, soft drawing tools) and draw! Open to high-schoolers. Great for portfolio work.

Upcoming dates TBA
$15 for both studio and model fee

Space is limited. Contact Julie to hold your spot!

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Visual journals and Altered Books

Time to take care of you! Express! Make art! Take a break for yourself and explore your creative side! Take a minute to play with materials and explore texture, layers, collage, words and imagine making art personal! Learned techniques include: focusing on visual ideas and inspirations, printing, collage, assemblage, image transfer , overlapping, a variety of methods to create your one of a kind, personal artwork. 

September 21st, October 19th, November 16th, December 7th
10:00- 3:00 $50 for each session

Send or drop off a $20 deposit (or full amount) to hold your spot. Space is limited.

Bring your own journal, old book to work in or a small paperback journal will be provided. Light snacks/beverages will be provided.

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Create your own earrings, Bracelets and/or Necklaces.

Create earrings, bracelets and/or necklaces with a number of choices of beads and other components. Learn the techniques needed to create professional looking drop earrings and bracelets/necklaces with a clasp. Make as many as you like! No experience necessary!

Dates to come
$50 (all materials included)

Limited seating for 8 - Send or drop off a $25 deposit (or full amount) to hold your spot

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Adult MetalWorking

This course is designed for adults wishing to make their own jewelry designs. Techniques covered include how to: saw, drill, file, texture, stamp, form and polish. Create pendants, earrings brooches and rings out of sheet metal and wire. The metal provided includes copper, brass and nickel. Safety glasses are required. No experience is necessary!

Wednesdays •  6:30pm-9:00pm- Starting date September 4th
$225 for a 4 week session

Most materials included.

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Visible Mending

Do you have a favorite pair of jeans or shirt you just can’t part with? Have you wanted to give visible mending a try but aren’t sure where to start?  Using a few simple embroidery stitches and techniques, turn your favorite well worn garment into a wearable work of art. Learn the difference between an “inside” and an “outside” patch, how to tackle those not so easy areas (crotch?!), and how to tell a story with your stitching. Not only will you extend the life of your clothing, but visible mending can also be very meditative, a time to sit and reflect, to slow down your day. 

Dates to come
$45

Limited seating - Send or drop off a $20 deposit (or full amount) to hold your spot.

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Adult Painting

This is an ongoing painting class. Newcomers are encouraged to join us as we all explore different ways of expressing on canvas! Bring your favorite photo, idea or image and learn to get it on the canvas with acrylics. If you choose to work in oils, please bring your own.

Painting is every other Friday and subject to change Fridays. 6:30-9:00
$35 for new canvas • $25 working on same painting

(all acrylics and 11x14 canvas included)

 Contact Julie to confirm your spot and for the next open date!