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Bookbinding

CURRENT CLASSES


BOOKBINDING: MAKING YOUR OWN JOURNALS back by popular demand!!

Saturday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

April 7, 2018


CALLIGRAPHY

CURRENT CLASSES


INTRO TO CALLIGRAPHY: PLAYFUL LETTERING *back by popular demand
Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
December 8, 2017 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY: INTRO WORKSHOP *back by popular demand
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

January 20, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

Also offered

March 17, 2018

 

INTRO TO CALLIGRAPHY: ADDRESSING ENVELOPES *back by popular demand
Saturday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
December 9, 2017

also offered

February 24, 2018

Also offered

April 21, 2018

 

INTRODUCTION TO MODERN POINTED PEN *back by popular demand
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

May 12, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

TRADITIONAL CALLIGRAPHY TECHNIQUES *new class!
Monday EVENINGS 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

January 15 – February 5, 2018 (4 WEEKS)

Also offered

Tuesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 1 – 22, 2018

 

INTRO TO COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (4-week) *NEW CLASS!

Tuesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
February 27 – March 20, 2018 (4 WEEKS)




Drawing

CURRENT CLASSES


BEGINNING DRAWING WITH BRITTANY SHALL *back by popular demand
Thursday EVENINGS 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm (6 WEEKS)
November 2 – December 14, 2017 (NO CLASS Nov 23 for THANKSGIVING)
Also offered
January 18 – February 22, 2018 (6 WEEKS)
Also offered
April 5 – May 10, 2018

Also offered
May 17 – June 21, 2018


BEGINNING DRAWING WITH HARRIET BURBECK *back by popular demand
Tuesday MORNINGS 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
January 2 – February 6, 2018 (6 WEEKS)
Also offered
February 20 – March 27, 2018
And
April 3 – May 8, 2018
And
May 15 – June 19, 2018


PEN AND INK TECHNIQUES *back by popular demand
Tuesday EVENINGS 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm
February 20 – March 27, 2018 (6 WEEKS)
Also offered
April 17 – May 22, 2018

 

DRAWING WORKSHOP: CHARCOAL SKETCHING *back by popular demand
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
February 17 – 18, 2018 (2 DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
Also offered
May 5 – 6, 2018

 

DRAWING WORKSHOP: FIGURE STUDY *back by popular demand
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
February 24 – 25, 2018 (2 DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)

 

DRAWING THE URBAN LANDSCAPE *back by popular demand
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 19, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

FIGURE STUDY: MAKING FACES *back by popular demand
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March 24 – 25, 2018 (2 DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)


Metalsmithing

CURRENT CLASSES


METALSMITHING I, II and Open Studio *back by popular demand
Wednesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
February 21 – March 28, 2018 (6 WEEKS)
Also offered
April 4 – May 9, 2018
Also offered
May 16 – June 27, 2018


PRECIOUS METAL CLAY

CURRENT CLASSES

 

PMC EARRINGS *back by popular demand!
Saturday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
December 16, 2017 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


PMC RINGS *back by popular demand
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
December 17, 2017 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


INTRODUCTION TO PMC3 METAL CLAY *back by popular demand
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
January 27, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
Also offered
April 28, 2018

 

PMC3 - Beyond the Basics *back by popular demand
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
January 28, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


INTRODUCTION TO BRONZE CLAY *back by popular demand
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
April 29, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 


Mosaics

NO CURRENT CLASSES


Painting

CURRENT CLASSES

BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING back by popular demand
Tuesday EVENINGS 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm (6 WEEKS)
January 2 – February 6, 2018
Also offered
Mondays EVENINGS 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm
April 2 – May 7, 2018
And
May 14 – June 18, 2018

 

COLOR THEORY IN PAINTING New Class!
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 26 – 27, 2018 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)

 

INTRO TO ACRYLICS WORKSHOP back by popular demand
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
January 20 – 21, 2018 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
Also offered April 28 – 29, 2018


OIL PAINTING, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Wednesday MORNINGS 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
December 6, 2017 – January 17, 2018 (6 WEEKS) (NO CLASS DEC 27 for X-MAS/NEW YEARS)
Also offered

January 24 – March 7, 2018 (6 WEEKS) (NO CLASS FEB 14 for ASH WED/VALENTINES)
Also offered
March 14 – April 18, 2018
And
April 25 – May 30, 2018

 

OIL PAINTING: PORTRAITURE *New Class
Saturday AFTERNOONS 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
March 3 – April 14, 2018 (6 WEEKS) (NO CLASS MARCH 31)
Also offered
May 5 – June 16, 2018 (NO CLASS MAY 26)


WATERCOLORS, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Thursday EVENINGS 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm (6 WEEKS)
January 11 – February 15, 2018
Also offered
February 22 – March 29, 2018
And
April 5 – May 10, 2018
And
May 17 – June 21, 2018


INTRO TO WATERCOLORS WORKSHOP
back by popular demand
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
January 27 – 28, 2018 (2 DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
Also offered
May 26 – 27, 2018


Papermaking

NO CURRENT CLASSES

 

Photography

CURRENT CLASSES

 

BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Saturday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm (ONE DAY WORKSHop )
December 9, 2017

Also offered
February 17, 2018
Also offered
April 14, 2018


INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
monday DAYTIMES 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
February 26 – March 19, 2018


PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ARTWORK *back by popular demand

Thursday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
January 25, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
Also offered
Monday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
April 16, 2018


INTRO TO INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Saturday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
March 31, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


INTRO TO BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Sunday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
March 25, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


MAKING PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPHS *back by popular demand
SUNDAY 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
January 21, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


INTRO TO MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Sunday 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

February 25, 2018 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)


 

Printmaking

CURRENT CLASSES

BLOCK PRINTING, BEGINNING AND CONTINUING*back by popular demand
Wednesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
January 17 – February 7, 2018 (4 WEEKS)
Also offered
Tuesday EVENINGS
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
April 3 – 24, 2018 

 

BLOCK PRINTING: CREATING YOUR OWN PATTERNS & TEXTILES *back by popular demand
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
March 10 - 11, 2018 (2-DAY WORKSHOP)     
 

STAINED GLASS

NO CURRENT CLASSES



 

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

 



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

PEN AND INK: TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP

 



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

 




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


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 MACRO 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


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.