Fri, Jul 8
1:00pm - 3:00pm Pacific Time
Meets 4 Times
2 classes have spots left
Cast on, knit, purl and bind off to make adorable scarves, hats, and blankets! We will demystify gauge, tools and patterns so your projects will fit well and look beautiful. Suggested Materials: Students will need a pair of US 8 knitting needles and a ball of light colored worsted weight yarn in acrylic or wool. Notes Experience Level: Beginning...
Friday Jul 8th, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time(4 sessions)
Discover how fun this beautiful and portable watercolor can be. We will explore different materials, learn basic techniques and students are encouraged to develop their own style. No drawing experience necessary. Students need: A size 10 round watercolor brush 140 lb cold press watercolor paper (preferably 100% cotton) 1 quart water container...
Saturday Jul 9th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time(6 sessions)
In this class we will explore the possibilites of metal arts. We will work together to make a metal object and along the way you will learn a bit about the materials, processes and tools involved with the wild yet formulaic world of metal.
Are you looking to drastically improve your throwing skills? Then this 3-day workshop is for you! Our instructor will share their techniques for greater success on the wheel, and will work individually with students to address their problem areas during the workshop. This class is designed for advanced beginner/intermediate level. At least two prior...
If you love color and like experimenting with watercolor, this is the workshop for you. Start your painting by creating a ground through splashing, dripping, and manipulating the paint. Then paint your own subject matter on top using overlapping images and transparencies that interact with and highlight your ground. You will discover intriguing effects...
Create thick impasto style paintings in acrylic and acrylic mediums. Explore painting with palette knives, direct painting, and wet of wet techniques. Suggested materials: Canvas or panel Palette knife Optional: Acrylic media: molding paste, pumice gel Heavy body acrylic paints, medium Large acrylic brushes...
Do you love glass marbles and pendants? Wonder how they are made? Now you can learn the fundamentals of glass torch work and make them yourself! Topics include a brief history of beads and glass technology, small sculptural items, safety procedures, tools and techniques.
This 2-day workshop will focus on small abstract ceramic sculptures that reference living forms, such as the human body. Coiling, pinching, and small slab construction will be demonstrated, as well as surface and finishing techniques. Students will finish their work outside of the workshop. Some clay experience recommended.
Make something fun and beautiful from scrap materials. We'll recycle cardboard sheets and paper plates to make simple looms and use old t-shirts, fabric scraps, and plastic to create textural weavings. Parents or Caregivers of young children should be present to support their youth through the complexities of these projects. This class is perfect...
Make animal themed objects out of clay! Each week of this 4 week class will include a different project and a new technique for building with clay. Pieces will be glazed and fired before the last day of class. Be sure to wear clothes that can get dirty.
Explore your original vision! Students may bring painting materials they are comfortable with. If using oils, please use solvent-free alternatives for in class sessions. Hay instrucción está disponsible en Español. Experience Level: Intermediate through Advanced
Learn metal shop safety, arc and mig welding basics, and how to cut through steel with a plasma cutter and acetylene torch. Then use your new welding skills to make a small metal sculpture to take home. No experience necessary. Additional fee: $40 materials/studio fee due to instructor on the day of the class.
For this three-week Artist Xchange Program, youth artists will join mixed media visual artist, Alex Martinez, in exploring what legends, characters, and icons that have informed their personal identity or cultural understanding and shape their visual language. Students will explore this question self-publishing with zine-making, stencil-making,...
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