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Bookbinding

CURRENT CLASSES


MAKING YOUR OWN BOOKS *back by popular demand
Saturday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
July 24, 2021

 

CALLIGRAPHY

CURRENT CLASSES


COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY: INTRO WORKSHOP *back by popular demand
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
August 28, 2021


INTRO TO CALLIGRAPHY: ADDRESSING ENVELOPES *back by popular demand
Saturday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
June 12, 2021

 

INTRO TO COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (4 weeks) *back by popular demand

Wednesday EVENINGS 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (4 WEEK CLASS)
July 21 – August 11, 2021



Metalsmithing

CURRENT CLASSES


METALSMITHING I, II and Open Studio *back by popular demand
Wednesday EVENINGS 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm (6 WEEKS)
June 9 – July 14, 2021 (6 WEEKS)

 


Painting

CURRENT CLASSES

OIL PAINTING, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Wednesday MORNINGS 10:00 am – 1:00 pm (6 WEEKS)
May 12 – June 16, 2021

also offered

June 23 – July 28, 2021 (6 WEEKS)
also offered
August 4 – September 8, 2021

 

INTRO TO OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP (Gus Hoffman)

Saturday 12:30 am – 5:30 pm and Sunday 10:30 – 5:30 (2-DAY WORKSHOP)
May 22 - 23, 2021

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

CURRENT CLASSES

BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY back by popular demand
Saturday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
June 26, 2021

 

PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ARTWORK back by popular demand

Saturday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
July 31, 2021



 

Call to register, 504-949-1525, Monday through Friday 9am - 7 pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm, and Sunday 10am - 5pm.

 

 


LIST OF UNSCHEDULED CLASSES
Dates and times are TBA - please call or send us an email if you're interested in taking one of the following courses. Click on class name for a course description.


Art appreciation

UNDERSTANDING WHAT MAKES ART GOOD...OR BAD


Bookbinding

INTRO TO BOOK MAKING: ALBUMS

BOOKBINDING: Western Case and Coptic Bindings

BASICS OF BOOKBINDING

BOOKBINDING: Pop-Up Books

PAPERMAKING AND BOOKBINDING
BASIC-TO-INTERMEDIATE BOOK BINDING
VINTAGE VALENTINES

MOTHER'S DAY POP-UP CARDS
NON-ADHESIVE BOOK STRUCTURES: A World Tour
BOOKBINDING II: TWO BOOKS

BOOKBINDING I: THREE BOOKS
BOOKBINDING: JAPANESE STAB STITCHING
CONTINUING BOOK MAKING: JOURNALS


CALLIGRAPHY

PENCIL CALLIGRAPHY AND GILDING

BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY

BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY: THE FOUNDATIONAL HAND
A MODERN HAND AND GILDING

PLAYFUL LETTERING/NEULAND HAND

ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY AND GILDING

MODERN UNICAL CALLIGRAPHY
CONTINUING COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (4-week)
CONTINUING COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (2-day Workshop)

INTRO TO CALLIGRAPHY: PLAYFUL NEULAND
INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY: Unical Hand
INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY: ALL CAPS!

FREEFORM LETTERING AND GILDING

INTRO TO CALLIGRAPHY: PLAYFUL LETTERING
INTRODUCTION TO MODERN POINTED PEN
TRADITIONAL CALLIGRAPHY TECHNIQUES
INTRO TO COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (4 weeks)

 


CERAMICS

CERAMIC BOX WITH LID WORKSHOP

PET BOWLS WORKSHOP

HAND BUILDING MUGS WORKSHOP

 

 

Drawing

PORTRAITURE (drawing)

LIFE DRAWING

DRAPERY: A modern approach to Still Life

DRAWING FOR CHILDREN II
PASTEL WORKSHOP

STORYTELLING THROUGH COMICS

FIGURE DRAWING (Philip C. Thompson)

BASIC DRAWING FOR CHILDREN
DRAWING, Beginning and Continuing - (Philip C. Thompson)
FIGURE DRAWING
PERSPECTIVE WORKSHOP
AFTER SCHOOL DRAWING FOR TEENS

FIGURE STUDY: GIVE ME A HAND
DRAWING WORKSHOP: FIGURE STUDY
BEGINNING DRAWING WITH BRITTANY SHALL

PEN AND INK TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP

DRAWING WORKSHOP: CHARCOAL SKETCHING

DRAWING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE

BEGINNING DRAWING WITH HARRIET BURBECK

FIGURE STUDY: MAKING FACES


EDUCATION

TAKING YOUR ART TO MARKET

 

MASKMAKING

POURED NEOPRINE MASKMAKING

 

Metalsmithing & Precious metal Clay

DISCOVER ENAMELING
COLD CONNECTIONS (4 week class)

PMC3 - Creating Your Own Texture Sheets & Molds For Use In Your PMC Creations
EASY EARRINGS FROM PMC – FOR HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING
ORGANIC HOLLOW FORMS IN METAL CLAY

RIO REWARDS PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE

COLD CONNECTIONS INTENSIVE (2-day)

WEARABLE MEMORIES/ FOUND OBJECT JEWELRY

RINGS GO ROUND (and a Bracelet)

ADVANCED ARTISTRY IN PMC - Link Bracelet

RIO REWARDS PMC CERTIFICATION COURSE

NARRATIVE FRAME PENDANT IN METAL CLAY
ADVANCED ARTISTRY IN PMC - Complex Hollow Core Bead

PMC LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION COURSE
SATURDAY OPEN METAL STUDIO
FLAME, FLAME, FLAME SOLDERING WORKSHOP
PMC LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION COURSE
SURFACE DESIGN TECHNIQUES

SURFACE DESIGN TECHNIQUES
PMC LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION COURSE
INTRODUCTION TO PMC 960
ETCHING FOR METALSMITHS
EXPLORING STONE SETTING

TORCH FIRED ENAMEL
TORCH FIRED EARRINGS

METALSMITHING: TAB SETTING
BYZANTINE CHAIN BRACELET
PMC PENDANT
PMC EARRINGS
PMC3 - Beyond the Basics
INTRODUCTION TO BRONZE CLAY
A TOUCH OF GOLD

PMC RINGS

INTRODUCTION TO PMC3 METAL CLAY

SPINNER RINGS IN SILVER PMC

 


MIXED mEDIA

POETIC BOX PROJECT – Joseph Cornell style boxes

Mosaics

GLASS MOSAIC FLEUR DE LIS

MOSAIC GLASS LAMP

MULTI-LEVEL MOSAICS-INDIVIDUAL PROJECT COURSE

MOSAIC MEMORY VESSEL/PIQUE ASSIETTE

ARCHITECTURAL APPLICATONS FOR MOSAICS – Floors and Walls

THE POWER OF ART: BUILDING CREATIVE CAPITAL THROUGH COMMUNITY MOSAICS: Laurel True’s Community Mosaic Projects in the US, Africa and Haiti

FACILITATING COMMUNITY MOSAIC PROJECTS LOCALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY
SEMINAR/WORKSHOP WITH LAUREL TRUE

GLASS FUSING FOR MOSAICS
GLASS MOSAIC EYES - Symbols of Vision and Protection
BEGINNING GLASS FUSING - Holiday Gift Making Class
INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY MOSAICS – One Day Lecture Demo with Mini Project
INTERMEDIATE GLASS MOSAICS

GLASS ON GLASS MOSAICS

MIXED MEDIA MOSAICS

MOSAICS FOR THE GARDEN 
MOSAIC BACKSPLASHES, FLOORS, WALLS AND MORE – Architectural Mosaics in the Home 
INTRO TO ITALIAN SMALTI MOSAICS

BEGINNING GLASS FUSING- Holiday Gift Making Class

TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR MOSAICS

MOSAICS FOR THE GARDEN 

INTRO TO ITALIAN SMALTI MOSAICS - CONTEMPORARY MOSAICS WITH ANCIENT MATERIALS

BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE GLASS MOSAICS: MIXED-LEVEL CLASS

MOSAICS WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS 

FACILITATING COMMUNITY MOSAIC PROJECTS: SEMINAR AND HANDS-ON PROJECT
SEMINAR/WORKSHOP WITH LAUREL TRUE

COMMUNITY MOSAIC MURAL MAKING: HANDS-ON CLASS


Painting

SATIN SILK PAINTING

WATERCOLOR - cityscapes in plein air

UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY OIL PAINTING MATERIALS

OIL PAINTING IN PLEIN AIRE

THE FIGURE: A ONE WEEK INTENSIVE

PORTRAIT PAINTING IN OILS

UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY OIL PAINTING MATERIALS
PORTRAIT AND LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP
OIL PAINTING, LANDSCAPES/CITYSCAPES
INTRO TO OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP
FIGURE STUDY: MAKING FACES
WATERCOLORS, Beginning and Continuing
BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING
BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING (Brittany Schall)

COLOR THEORY IN PAINTING
OIL PAINTING: PORTRAITURE

BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING (Harriet Burbeck)

INTRO TO ACRYLICS WORKSHOP
WATERCOLORS, Beginning and Continuing
INTRO TO WATERCOLORS WORKSHOP



PAPERMAKING

HANDMADE PAPERS

 

Photography

PHOTOJOURNALISM - Creating Storytelling Images

INTRO TO BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY
USING SELF-PUBLISHED BOOKS TO PROMOTE YOUR ART
USING THE iPHONE and iPAD IN PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
USING THE iPHONE and iPAD IN PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
MAKING PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHS
INTRO TO BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY
MAKING PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHS
INTRO TO MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY
INTRO TO MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY
INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY


Printmaking

PHOTOTRANSFERS WITH ENCAUSTICS AND PRINTMAKING

SILKSCREEN PRINTING FOR BEGINNERS

SILKSCREEN PRINTING WITH LAYERS (ADVANCED)

PRINTMAKING - LINOCUTS I

PRINTMAKING - LINOCUTS II

BATIK AND WOODCUT TESSELLATING PATTERNS
INTRO TO PRINTMAKING – LINOCUTS I
INTRO TO PRINTMAKING – Collagraphy
INTRO TO LINOLEUM CARVING
INTRO TO BLOCK PRINTING: LINOLEUM CARVING
BLOCK PRINTING, BEGINNING AND CONTINUING
BLOCK PRINTING, BEGINNING AND CONTINUING

BLOCK PRINTING: CREATING YOUR OWN PATTERNS & TEXTILES



Sculpture / 3-d

PUPPETS: Head to toe, hoof or wing

 

STAINED GLASS

STAINED GLASS IN 3-D

STAINED GLASS MORAVIAN STAR

SOLDERING TECHNIQUES FOR STAINED GLASS
INTRO TO STAINED GLASS

 

 

 

Call to register, 504-949-1525, Monday through Friday 9am - 7 pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm, and Sunday 10am - 5pm.