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Second Friday Bookmaking FUN-damentals

January 14, 2019

Uncover bookmaking! Experiment with bookmaking tools, materials and techniques with artist Alyssa Salomon. You’ll go home with a small sketchbook, planner or notebook you’ve made yourself and the skills to make more.

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Second Friday Bookmaking FUN-damentals

January 14, 2019

Uncover bookmaking! Experiment with bookmaking tools, materials and techniques with artist Alyssa Salomon. You’ll go home with a small sketchbook, planner or notebook you’ve made yourself and the skills to make more.

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Second Friday: Wheel Throwing

January 14, 2019

Receive 75 minutes of hands-on training on the wheel from one of VisArts’ talented clay instructors. Select one of your clay creations to fire, then return to VisArts during the next Second Friday to retrieve your completed work of art!

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Second Friday: Wheel Throwing

January 14, 2019

Receive 75 minutes of hands-on training on the wheel from one of VisArts’ talented clay instructors. Select one of your clay creations to fire, then return to VisArts during the next Second Friday to retrieve your completed work of art!

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Second Friday Crochet Holiday Garlands

January 14, 2019

Crochet chain garlands can be made at all skill levels and ages. They are great to hang on trees, fireplaces, etc and can be customized for any holiday you’d like! You only need yarn, no tools required! December’s Second Friday event will feature a special holiday sale, highlighting the work of VisArts teachers and studio […]

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Second Friday Wheel Throwing

January 14, 2019

Receive 75 minutes of hands-on training on the wheel from one of VisArts’ talented clay instructors. Select one of your clay creations to fire, then return to VisArts during the next Second Friday to retrieve your completed work of art! December’s Second Friday event will feature a special holiday sale, highlighting the work of VisArts […]

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Second Friday Clay Hand Building

January 14, 2019

Design and create your own one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces! In this class, students will learn to use sculpting clay which can be baked in an oven to harden without the use of a kiln. Work with clay jewelry and houseware designer Claire McCarty to create unique pendant forms for necklaces, earrings, and brooches. All aged students […]

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Second Friday Clay Hand Building

January 14, 2019

Design and create your own one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces! In this class, students will learn to use sculpting clay which can be baked in an oven to harden without the use of a kiln. Work with clay jewelry and houseware designer Claire McCarty to create unique pendant forms for necklaces, earrings, and brooches. All aged students […]

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Second Fridays: Tiny Portrait Darkroom Magic

January 14, 2019

Learn the magic of the darkroom through found materials prints, straight printing and paper negatives! You will leave this class with an understanding of how the darkroom chemistry works to make images appear as well as how to use a 35mm camera to create a tiny portrait without film!

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Second Friday Stamped Metal Tags

January 14, 2019

Have a night in our metals studio! Work with jeweler Susan Adams to make patterns and textures on copper dog tags using different types of hammers and metal stamps.

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Second Friday Carve your own Stamp for Gift Wrap and Cards!

January 14, 2019

Try your hand at making your own stamp: a fun introduction into the technique of relief printmaking. Take this stamp and make cards and gift wrap for the holidays. Learn how to design and carve a stamp that you can take home with you. December’s Second Friday event will feature a special holiday sale, highlighting […]

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Second Fridays: Tiny Portrait Darkroom Magic

January 14, 2019

Learn the magic of the darkroom through found materials prints, straight printing and paper negatives! You will leave this class with an understanding of how the darkroom chemistry works to make images appear as well as how to use a 35mm camera to create a tiny portrait without film!

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Second Friday Raku: Japanese Pottery Glazing

January 14, 2019

Feel the heat with this traditional method of Japanese pottery firing! We’ll fire a piece you glaze and then smoke it in a fire-filled can while you enjoy the campfire like atmosphere on our patio! (2 piece maximum per person unless kiln space permits more).

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Second Fridays: Slab Built Clay Planters

January 14, 2019

In this class learn how to use clay slabs and plaster molds to create hanging wall planters! The class will go over the basic techniques of hand building with clay, how to create a clay slab, and how to use plaster molds to help shape the clay! Each student will end up with at least […]

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Second Fridays: Slab Built Clay Planters

January 14, 2019

In this class learn how to use clay slabs and plaster molds to create hanging wall planters! The class will go over the basic techniques of hand building with clay, how to create a clay slab, and how to use plaster molds to help shape the clay! Each student will end up with at least […]

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Second Friday Letterpress an Origami Gift Box

January 14, 2019

Letterpress print an allover pattern on paper, then learn how to fold a small box (base and lid) for holiday or other gift-giving. Participants will be printing from a choice of existing patterns. December’s Second Friday event will feature a special holiday sale, highlighting the work of VisArts teachers and studio monitors! Come grab a […]

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Second Friday Letterpress an Origami Gift Box

January 14, 2019

Letterpress print an allover pattern on paper, then learn how to fold a small box (base and lid) for holiday or other gift-giving. Participants will be printing from a choice of existing patterns. December’s Second Friday event will feature a special holiday sale, highlighting the work of VisArts teachers and studio monitors! Come grab a […]

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Second Friday Flameworked Glass Pendants

January 14, 2019

Try your hand at flameworking! Students will experience glass in its molten state and create a wearable treasure! Work with glass jewelry designer Kristi Totoritis to create unique pendants.

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Second Fridays: Batik Cloth

January 14, 2019

Batik is method of textile design that developed independently in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East over 2000 years ago. Batik fabrics are recognized by their bold pictorial or patterned designs in vibrant colors with a crackle texture through the dye layers. In this workshop, students will learn the foundational processes of batik textile production, […]

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Second Fridays: Batik Cloth

January 14, 2019

Batik is method of textile design that developed independently in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East over 2000 years ago. Batik fabrics are recognized by their bold pictorial or patterned designs in vibrant colors with a crackle texture through the dye layers. In this workshop, students will learn the foundational processes of batik textile production, […]

read more

Second Friday Flameworked Glass Pendants

January 14, 2019

Try your hand at flameworking! Students will experience glass in its molten state and create a wearable treasure! Work with glass jewelry designer Kristi Totoritis to create unique pendants.

read more

Second Friday Crochet Holiday Garlands

January 14, 2019

Crochet chain garlands can be made at all skill levels and ages. They are great to hang on trees, fireplaces, etc and can be customized for any holiday you’d like! You only need yarn, no tools required! December’s Second Friday event will feature a special holiday sale, highlighting the work of VisArts teachers and studio […]

read more