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Join us at the fabulous Tinsel Trading in Berkeley and create a spring themed embroidery using vintage metalwork threads. Learn basic metalwork techniques such as couching, chipwork, cutwork, and how to apply sequins, as well as embroidery stitches such as backstitch, stem stitch, and French knots. You will have the option to turn...
Ever wondered about the “Cloud”? Want to learn a free alternative to Microsoft Office? Students will learn fundamental skills of Google Drive and the Google Docs Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms) to create and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms
Improve your keyboarding skills using the popular Mavis Beacon program and a variety of drills provided by the instructor. The course is individualized to accommodate various levels. Students will also learn basic computer functions and formatting features and will receive a Proficiency Rating Letter. Typing test fee is included in the class fee
This course is for students with minimal experience who want to be introduced to the fundamentals of hardware and software, the Windows operating system, and a sample of productivity applications. Certificate offered.
This very familiar looking lettering is from late 14th century Europe. It became the basis for printed letter forms when the printing press was in its youth in the mid-1400s. In fact, the type you are reading now is based on Humanist Bookhand, also known as Foundation. This two day workshop will cover the minuscules and majuscules, punctuation, and...
Work with advanced techniques in the company of other creative artists. Each week, students will receive a new technique demonstrated during the first 15-30 minutes of class, for example: screenprinting, decals, wirewrapping, drilling, etching, pattern bars, potmelts, etc. Projects & glass are self-selected. Use of grinders, tools, and one...
Build your own stained glass window from scratch using the copper foil technique. In this five-week course, students will learn all processes involved. Here’s what you’ll learn: -Students choose their pattern and pick out glass -Learn to cut, solder, and frame their finished piece -Students can purchase all the materials during class with...
Let your layers know no limits! Get more depth through damming without the hassle of cold working using new Patty Gray Dam molds. Explore creative uses for your scrap glass, and advance your firing skills
The perfect one-day introduction to working hot glass. Here’s what you’ll learn: -Choosing from a selection of compatible glass, students will learn to cut and prepare pieces to be fired in the kiln -Choose from making plates, bowls, dichroic jewelry and more. So much to learn and create in one day!
Visiting Artist & author of the book “Enameling made Easy”, Anat Silvera, is coming to teach a one-day intensive on the basics of torch firing glass enamels on copper for beautiful, wearable art. You will create 6-10 pieces of unique jewelry to take home. Here’s what you’ll learn: - How to prepare metals for firing - Techniques for...