New President’s Day Workshop for Kids & More
(All workshops are open to beginners unless otherwise stated, and open to 13+ years. Register here.)
PRESIDENT’S DAY KIDS WORKSHOP
PEOPLE AND CITIES COLLAGES ON CARDBOARD: INSPIRED BY JACOB LAWRENCE
Monday, February 20, 10am-12pm
Instructor: Jasmine Ahern
Join us to learn about American painter Jacob Lawrence, and create a colorful collage in his style. Lawrence is renowned for his depictions of everyday life as well as vibrant narratives of African American history, including his masterpiece The Migration Series. Students will hear a book, look at images, and use a variety of materials to create their own bustling, collaged cityscapes. Tuition: $35; Members: $31.50. Register now.
DRAWING CARTOON ANIMALS FOR TEENS & TWEENS (AGES 11-14)
4 Thursdays beginning February 16, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Instructor: Lynn Sheft
Learn about the history of cartoons and the different drawing techniques using pencil, ink animals and color. You will learn to draw cartoon animal such as dogs, cats, dragons, ducks and more. Ultimately you’ll draw sequential cartoons to tell a story with and without words in speech bubbles. Fee payable to the instructor $36. Tuition $120. Members $108.
4 Fridays beginning February 17 10:00am-12;30pm
Instructor: Claudia Mathison
Students will master the basics of machines sewing. Proper hemming, measuring and fabric selection will be reviewed as well as rotary cutting. Project choices are a table runner, napkins, apron or envelope pillow. There should be time to complete at least two projects. This class is suitable for those who may need a sewing refresher as well as experienced sewists. Material list will be provided. Fee payable with tuition $20.
Tuition $130. Members $117.
THE FINE LINE & DELICACY OF PEN & INK WORKSHOP
Saturday, February 18, 10:00am-12:00pm
Instructor: Lisa Arnold
One of the more quiet mediums, pen and ink can give you subtle and fragile lines and can create shadow and value with cross hatching, stippling and using long and graceful strokes. Learn the distinctive qualities of this beautiful art form. Tuition $26. Members $23.40
SETTING STONES IN SILVER METAL CLAY WORKSHOP
Saturday, February 18, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Nancy Karpel
Take your metal clay designs to the next level! Add color and brilliance to your pieces by learning to set natural and lab grown stones in metal clay. Learn which stones can be fired in the kiln and how to flush-set stones to fire in your pieces. Learn the special considerations for bezel setting stones in metal clay and preform settings. Students should be able to complete and take home at least two pieces of their unique silver and colored stone jewelry. Materials fee of approximately $120 is payable at class includes sufficient silver metal clay, 2 lab grown stones, supplies and handouts to complete class projects. Additional inexpensive faceted and cabochon stones and freeform settings will be available for purchase at the workshop. Tuition $185. Members $166.50.
LAMP WORKED GLASS BEADS WORKSHOP
Saturday- Sunday, February 18-19 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Stephanie Maddalena
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 more. Fee payable with tuition $25. Tuition $325. Members $292.50.