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So maybe you don’t have time to make *everyone* you know a gift, but don't worry! Katy Fischer will teach you the basics of block printing so you can still put some hand made love into your gift giving this season. Hand printed holiday cards and wrapping paper are both fun and personal. Take your block home to print again and again! What better gift...

$75
T.   Dec 9th, 6:30pm
All levels
(29)

Perfect for a photo album, sketchbook, or notebook, this Japanese bookbinding technique allows each page to be an individual material, be it paper or fabric- use ours our bring your own! Natalie Stopka will teach all you need to know in this three hour class. What better gift than handmade?

$75
T.   Dec 2nd, 6:30pm
All levels
(29)

This workshop offers an introduction to the papermaking process, including how to pull sheets of paper, as well as various papermaking and artistic techniques. Each session includes a lecture, demonstration, viewing of works from our archive and hands-on experimentation.Note: All materials are provided.

$90
T.   Dec 9th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Collage Party is a weekly event for artists and not-yet-artists, young and old, to gather around a large table and create collages on a theme selected at the beginning of each session. Students will pull from a large pile of mixed paper in the center of the table, as well as the energy of the other students surrounding them. Students will finish their...

$90
Su.   Dec 7th - Dec 21st, 5:30pm
All levels
(27)
Sunday December 7 5:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $90
Sunday February 8 5:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $90
Sunday March 1 5:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $90
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Create spirited collages while learning about composition, and technique. In this class geared for both beginners and experienced artists, students will explore color theory and the use basic adhesives for different materials. Learn how to make image transfers using photocopies and/or magazine images with packing tape and acrylic paint. Note: Supplies...

$90
Su.   Feb 8th, 11am
All levels
(27)
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of suminagashi (floating water) an ancient japanese technique of paper marbling in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface to be later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). This discipline of marbling employs simple ingredients like ink and water to create one-of-a-kind...

$55
Sa.   Dec 13th, 2pm
All levels
(14)

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Students will be able to learn two techniques: embedding which is a method of incorporating a variety of materials into your sheets of paper; while blowouts use an object’s shape to create pieces of paper that take on this object’s silhouette. Embedding materials should be fairly flat, flexible and able to withstand moisture. Common examples are...

$100
T.   Dec 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
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Esther K. Smith, author of How to Make Books and half of the renowned Purgatory Pie Press, teaches bookbinding for artists and printmakers.Explore simple bookbinding from Eastern and early Western traditions. Make ten or more books from start to finish. Make individual and collaborative books, unique books and small editions. Book structures include...

$150
T.   Dec 2nd - Dec 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
(10)

Using a traditional quilting technique called English Paper Piecing, we’ll create modern cushions with geometric patchwork motifs. Get ready for an awesome new addiction! In this class, you will learn the basics of paper piecing by hand – which is a fun, relaxing and portable craft. Libs will cover standard hand stitching techniques and how to...

$50
Th.   Dec 4th, 7pm
All levels
(4)

In this workshop you will learn to laminate metallic crepe paper, cut, form and layer a variety of reflector shapes, and create a nostalgic but fresh string of holiday light adornments for your home or to use as a gift.Note: Bring your twinkle lights if possible for best fit.

$55
W.   Dec 10th, 6:30pm
All levels
(4)

Using blown out chicken eggs and gorgeous Italian floral crepe paper, Tiffanie will guide you through the process of making beautiful and memorable woodland ornaments resembling acorns and pine cones.You will make and acorn ornament that you can give as a gift (or keep for yourself), in a style that can be replicated throughout the year by just changing...

$45
Sa.   Dec 13th, 10:30am
All levels
(4)

Paperwhites smell terrific and are a lot of fun to grow. Join us for a session and learn easy and creative ways to force paperwhite bulbs. We will discuss different methods, types of containers that you can use and media that you can use.

$20
T.   Dec 2nd, 6:30pm
All levels

A tunnel book is a wonderful structure that allows the viewer to look within and discover a hidden world, which evolves in accumulated layers. Originally derived from a "peep" show, it still feels that we are allowed to gaze within a personal space. The class will begin with a short history and then make a model to understand how the structure moves...

$325
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 10am
All levels
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Students will learn structures for artist books that unfold and hang for display in a gallery environment. Rory’s “Twisted hanging book” corkscrews from the ceiling to the floor. The arched hanging book curves from the ceiling to the wall for display. The flat hanging book unfolds and hangs on the wall as a 2D image. Each collapses neatly into...

$100
Sa.   Dec 6th - Dec 13th, 12pm
All levels
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Take your etchings to the next level! This class will cover the basics of paper preperation, registration, transfering images from plate to plate, and color mixing. You will create beautiful, complex prints in layered tones. Ideal for artists with ethcing experience.Price includes all supplies and 12 hours of free studio time

$345
W.   Apr 1st - Apr 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
(1)

This 5-week class will delve into many different ways of using paint, from thin washes and transparent glazes to thick impasto. Beginners are welcome! Using water-based paint, we will explore various subject matter: the still life, abstract mark-making, and basic portraits from a live model. Students will leave this class with a foundation set of skills...

$250
Su.   Nov 23rd - Dec 21st, 4pm
All levels
(34)

This watercolor workshop is an introduction and exploration designed for adults of all artistic abilities. This watercolor workshop is an introduction and exploration designed for adults of all artistic abilities. When the wet brush touches the dry paper, the form is done, the commitment has been made and you're not in complete control. Colors bleed...

$50
Su.   Dec 7th, 2pm
Beginner
(27)

Students will learn to coat and expose a screen in the dark room, register your repeat, and make beautiful prints. You will be taken through the basics of screen-printing on both fabric and paper.All materials for sample making and learning the technique are included. Any additional materials will need to be supplied by the student based on their vision....

$300
W.   Jan 7th - Jan 28th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(29)
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Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills.Recommended Textbooks:Botanical...

$229
Th.   Feb 12th - Mar 5th, 10am
Beginner
(23)

In this 12 hour course, students will learn the basics of Block Printing on paper and fabric. Students will learn carving techniques for rubber blocks, linoleum plates and wood blocks, how to print using dye pastes and inks, design fundamentals and how to create a repeat, and how to create multi-color prints. Our classes are designed to focus...

$300
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 11am
Beginner
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Saturday December 13 11am - 5pm 2 Sessions $300
Saturday January 10 11am - 2pm 4 Sessions $300
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