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ONSITE: Introduction to Sewing

July 11, 2023

Learn basic sewing techniques and create a project of your choice with instructor guidance. Weekly demonstrations will include sewing machine basics, fabric basics, simple seams, simple hems, zipper application, how to take body measurements, and how to follow a sewing pattern. The first classes will be demonstration-based and the final classes will focus on the […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Interior Design (B)

July 11, 2023

Explore key concepts of interior design: continuity, scale, proportion, balance, color and light. We’ll use slide presentations and class discussions to prepare you to investigate and analyze the interiors of your choice.

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ONSITE: Writing the Memoir

July 11, 2023

Thomas Larson writes that “memoir is most successful when it is not the ‘story of a life,’ but a focused part of that life—a dozen summers spent working on a grandfather’s farm, a long relationship with a dying relative, the first year of law school.” You’ll work with writing prompts and timed writing exercises, and […]

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ONSITE: Drawing Fundamentals (A)

July 11, 2023

Learn the basic tenets of drawing and composition. We’ll cover line, shape, space and value. Hone your observation skills and use charcoal to translate what you see to paper.

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ONSITE: Learn to Sew with Guided Projects

July 11, 2023

This class is an introduction to sewing. The goal is not to dive deep on any one skill, but to teach you the most basic and useful techniques to sewing that you can build on in more advanced classes. Since the goal is to learn by doing, we are going to attempt to complete one […]

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ONSITE: Sketchbook: Exploration + Daily Practice

July 11, 2023

Make a simple sketchbook or bring your own. Learn how to fuel creativity & form a habit of sketch booking. We'll do collaborative sketchbook activities, take walking field trips to go sketching outside and learn new techniques we've never thought of before!

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ONSITE: Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving (A)

July 11, 2023

Learn how to weave on a rigid heddle loom! We'll warp a rigid heddle loom using the direct warping method. This method is unique to rigid heddles and quick to set up so you can start weaving in no time. You can expect demonstrations on maintaining straight selvages, dealing with weft tails, changing colors, and […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Metalworking

July 11, 2023

Learn basic small metalworking techniques to make small containers, jewelry boxes, or other hollow form sculptures. To create your piece, we'll learn sawing, filing, sanding, forming, texturing, annealing, multiple styles of soldering, and patination. We'll focus on laying out different sculptural shapes, high temperature soldering, and tension lid construction. While this is a beginner class […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to the Wheel (A)

July 11, 2023

Learn to throw clay on a potter’s wheel. We’ll cover the foundations of wheel work, including wedging and centering clay and forming cylinders, cups and bowls. Basic glazing information will help you finish your final forms.

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ONSITE: Learn to Use a Sewing Machine (A)

July 11, 2023

In this beginners' course, students will learn the basics of machine sewing. First, students will learn how to set up their machines and practice using them. Once students feel comfortable with simple machine sewing, they will have the opportunity to sew a zippered pouch to apply their new skills. Through the construction of the zippered […]

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ONSITE: Watercolor Landscapes

July 11, 2023

Use watercolor to paint landscapes while exploring basic watercolor skills, materials and techniques. Watercolor can be both fun and frustrating, dynamic and meditative. You will learn to use color to make simple watercolor washes and layering techniques while exploring the history, materials, tricks and ways to capture light as you paint and sketch using this […]

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ONSITE: Figure Drawing (TH-D)

July 11, 2023

These drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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ONSITE: Drawing + Painting the Figure

July 11, 2023

Develop skills that will allow you to convey accurate proportions of the human figure. Begin by drawing in graphite and charcoal, then move into oil painting, which is great for exploring volume and fluidity. We’ll discuss paint and color mixing, media and application techniques.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Clay (B)

July 11, 2023

Explore the basics of clay. We’ll cover the proper use of studio tools, equipment and materials. You’ll learn about slab construction, coil building and combined techniques. We’ll also demonstrate wheel throwing and discuss how various clays and glazes respond to each other.

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Flameworking Workshop: Reusable Glass Straws

July 11, 2023

Learn how to make your very own personalized, reusable glass straw, in a quick and fun afternoon class. You'll be introduced to the basic techniques, tools and equipment needed to explore hot glass flameworking.

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ONSITE: Encaustic Painting (B)

July 11, 2023

Explore encaustic painting for the first time or return to expand your skills. You will work with opaque and transparent colors, layering, using stencils and creating patterns using hot wax.

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Flameworking Workshop: Pendants

July 11, 2023

Learn how to make your very own personalized, reusable glass straw, in a quick and fun afternoon class. You'll be introduced to the basic techniques, tools and equipment needed to explore hot glass flameworking.

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ONSITE: Wheel Throwing Refresher (B)

July 11, 2023

Brush up on the basics! We'll review wheel throwing techniques and skills. Create and complete work during class with enough time to fire and glaze. This class is open to students who have previously taken wheel throwing classes. We will review and refresh our knowledge of wedging, centering, throwing, trimming and glazing. We will take […]

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ONSITE: Figure Drawing (EE)

July 11, 2023

These drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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ONSITE: Encaustic Painting (A)

July 11, 2023

Explore encaustic painting for the first time or return to expand your skills. You will work with opaque and transparent colors, layering, using stencils and creating patterns using hot wax.

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