COMBINING GOLD & SILVER WORKSHOP

COMBINING GOLD & SILVER WORKSHOP Joy Raskin Saturday, November 5 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Are you ready to work with gold and add accents to your silver? We will cover the different alloys of gold, the different colors available, and how to solder. We will do some keumboo on patterned silver sheet, make a […]

THE ART OF HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP

THE ART OF HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP Lyn Magill Saturday – Sunday, November 5 – 6 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Hypertufa is an ancient “concrete like” art form largely used for container gardening and garden sculptures. In this workshop, we will use a special recipe of Portland cement, sand, peat moss and perlite to create a […]

CIRCLE WEAVE WORKSHOP

CIRCLE WEAVE WORKSHOP Marsha Borden Saturday-Sunday, November 5-6 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Learn how to circle weave using a hula-hoop as your loom. Over two class sessions, you will wrap and warp your loom, weave using techniques including soumak and twining, and finish your project to make a […]

INTRO TO THE HAND FORGED BLADE WORKSHOP

INTRO TO THE HAND FORGED BLADE WORKSHOP Aidan Garrity Session A: Saturday-Sunday, October 1-2 Session B: Saturday-Sunday, November 5-6 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 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 finish, overall knife design, how to […]

SOLDERING TIPS & TRICKS WORKSHOP

SOLDERING TIPS & TRICKS WORKSHOP Joy Raskin Sunday, November 6 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM This workshop will cover the basics of how to set up your own soldering torch and tank, safety issues and a place to solder. We will cover soldering basics to advanced, from butt joints to stick soldering, and how to […]

THE ART OF THE JAPANESE BLADE WORKSHOP

THE ART OF THE JAPANESE BLADE WORKSHOP Mace Vitale Thursday-Monday, November 10-14 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM In this 5-day intensive students will learn to forge a traditional Japanese tanto blade. The blades will be ground and filed clean. Heat treat will be done with a clay coating to create the “Hamon” or hardening line […]

PAPER QUILLING FOR THE HOLIDAYS WORKSHOP

PAPER QUILLING FOR THE HOLIDAYS WORKSHOP Lynn Sheft Saturday, November 12 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Create special holiday greeting cards, ornaments and gift tags with paper quilling. It is an art form that employs strips of paper that are wrapped around a quilling tool and then pressed into various shapes. It is believed that […]

FRIDAY NIGHT POTTERY WORKSHOP

FRIDAY NIGHT POTTERY WORKSHOP Claudia Schiavone Session A: Friday, October 21 Session B: Friday, November 18 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Come and join the fun as we play with clay! In this one-night workshop, we will hand build and glaze a unique piece. Students are encouraged to come with an idea of the project, […]

TRY YOUR HAND AT PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP

TRY YOUR HAND AT PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP Scott Paterson Session A: Saturday, October 15 Session B: Saturday, November 19 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Geared towards the absolute adult beginner to come learn the basics of painting and drawing in a supportive, judgment-free session. Spend the morning in the GAC studios and learn about […]

SPOONS, LADLES & BOWLS WORKSHOP

SPOONS, LADLES & BOWLS WORKSHOP Marsha Trattner Saturday-Sunday, November 19-20 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM This class will teach you basic skills to make useful kitchen and BBQ utensils, emphasizing hand forging and individual expression. Transform steel round, square and flat stock, as well as sheet metal, into your choice of bottle openers, hooks, bowls, […]

THE WAR HAMMER WORKSHOP

THE WAR HAMMER WORKSHOP Mace Vitale Session A: Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18 Session B: Saturday-Sunday, November 26-27 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Who doesn’t want a war hammer? In this weekend workshop students will hot punch holes in 1 ¼ round bar, split the face of the hammer and then forge a spike off the back […]