PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP

PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP Patricia Meglio Saturday - Sunday, August 6 - 7 9:30AM - 2:30PM Paint the iconic Guilford landmark, the Grass Island Shack, in oils, on location. Built in 1930, it was restored twice after decades of neglect and two hurricanes to become one of the most photographed and painted scenes of Connecticut. Instructor […]

DISCOVER PRECIOUS METAL
CLAY WORKSHOP

DISCOVER PRECIOUS METAL
CLAY WORKSHOP Nancy Karpel Session A: Sunday, June 26 Session B: Saturday, August 6 10:00AM - 3:30PM Precious Metal Clay (PMC) looks and feels like clay, but is actually pure silver in an organic binder. Learn all the basic information and techniques for forming, surface texturing, firing, and finishing PMC. Flush setting of […]

LAMP WORKED GLASS BEADS WORKSHOP

LAMP WORKED GLASS BEADS WORKSHOP Stephanie Maddalena Session A: Saturday - Sunday, July 16 - 17 Session B: Saturday - Sunday, August 6 - 7 10:00AM - 4:00PM Students will learn to use a torch to melt glass rods, creating personalized colorful beads. Many decorating techniques will be demonstrated, including enamels, metal foils, flowers and […]

MAKING A TOMAHAWK WORKSHOP

MAKING A TOMAHAWK WORKSHOP Aidan Garrity Saturday - Sunday, August 6 - 7 10:00AM - 5:00PM Students will create a tomahawk using the slit and drift method. The instructor will also demonstrate the wrap and weld method and explain the variations. Topics covered will include forming the shape of the head, drifting the eye, fitting […]

PAPER QUILLING WORKSHOP

PAPER QUILLING WORKSHOP Lynn Sheft Saturday, August 6 1:00PM - 4:00PM Paper quilling is an art form that employs strips of paper wrapped around a tool and pressed into various shapes. These are then glued down to make images to create pictures that may be used in frames, greeting cards and more. It is believed […]

SUMMER YOUTH ART PROGRAM: Week 8

The summer youth art program at Guilford Art Center is geared towards developing your child’s creative expression, artistic skills and social interaction through hands-on activities. Classes cover a range of mediums and themes, including ceramics, painting, photography, sewing, recycled sculpture, mixed media, art & geometry, metalworking, sensory art, printmaking (collagraphy), drawing cartoons and more. Workshops […]

PHOTOGRAPHY LIGHTING WORKSHOP

PHOTOGRAPHY LIGHTING WORKSHOP Linda Brinckerhoff 2 Tuesdays beginning August 9 6:30PM - 9:00PM Learn to create dramatic portraits. Explore and experiment with simple photography lighting equipment and techniques to create Rembrandt and low-key lighting effects. Different sources for soft light will be presented to create soft shadows that bring drama and emotion to an im-age. […]

TRY YOUR HAND AT PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP

TRY YOUR HAND AT PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP Scott Paterson Session A: Saturday, July 9 Session B: Saturday, August 13 10:00AM - 1:30PM This workshop is geared towards the absolute adult beginner to come learn the basics of paint-ing and drawing in a supportive, judgement-free session. Spend the morning in the GAC studios and learn […]

THE WAR HAMMER WORKSHOP

THE WAR HAMMER WORKSHOP Mace Vitale Saturday - Sunday, August 13 - 14 10:00AM - 5:00PM Who doesn’t want a war hammer? In this weekend workshop students will hot punch holes in 1 1/4” round bar, split the face of the hammer and then forge a spike off the back end. Heat treat and hickory […]

SEAWEED PRINTING ON
PAPER & FABRIC

SEAWEED PRINTING ON
PAPER & FABRIC Briah Luckey Sunday, August 14 10:00AM - 4:00PM The swirling magic of seaweed embodies connection and lends itself to composition. Working both on paper and fabric with two different printing styles you will create a collection of art prints that stand alone, can be drawn and painted on, collaged, or […]

SUMMER YOUTH ART PROGRAM: Week 9

The summer youth art program at Guilford Art Center is geared towards developing your child’s creative expression, artistic skills and social interaction through hands-on activities. Classes cover a range of mediums and themes, including ceramics, painting, photography, sewing, recycled sculpture, mixed media, art & geometry, metalworking, sensory art, printmaking (collagraphy), drawing cartoons and more. Workshops […]

INTRO TO THE HAND FORGED BLADE WORKSHOP

INTRO TO THE HAND FORGED BLADE WORKSHOP Aidan Garrity Session A: Saturday - Sunday, July 23 - 24 Session B: Saturday - Sunday, August 27 - 28 10:00AM - 5:00PM This weekend workshop will cover the basics of forging, grinding, heat treating, and sharpening of a small utility knife. The instructor will discuss fit and […]