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Get a taste of the topics you have been curious about with workshops in design, business, photography, wood, metals, printmaking, drawing, painting and more.

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Appliqué, a process of cutting, layering and sewing cloth to create pictures, can serve as an illustrative device, a form of collage or even a pathway to three dimensions. Learn basic embroidery stitches and appliqué techniques to create appliquéd images and forms, then begin to explore how to go further, … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

01/28

Faculty

Joetta Maue

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Working from personally selected still life objects, students will learn techniques to capture the object’s form, value structure, and temperature shifts using built up layers of conte crayon. Students will complete two still lifes, the first using naturalistic colors. For the second still life students will choose to either exaggerate … Read more

Start Date

02/04

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/11

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12 noon

Credits

0

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We will explore the interweaving of stop-motion and digital animation, live-action video, theatrical dramaturgy and experimental storytelling. Sampling from the palette of animation tools available to us across the Adobe suite, as well as video, A.I. generation/ extrapolation tools, and the tricks and illusions that came before animation was committed … Read more

Start Date

02/23

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

04/13

Faculty

John Quirk

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

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 In this introduction to lapidary course participants will learn how to transform rough stone into jewelry-ready cabochons. Learn the basics of identifying rocks and develop an understanding of how the mohs hardness scale affects cutting/cabbing an stone work. Students will be carefully shown how to safely operate trim saws, a diamond … Read more

Start Date

03/11

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

03/11

Faculty

Allison Keast

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

03/11

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

03/11

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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Explore the art of personal expression through landscape photography. Tsar Fedorsky, a fine arts photographer whose own work draws on images found near home, will encourage students to discover their own visual voice by choosing to take landscape photographs close to home. Nature is all around us. You don’t need … Read more

Start Date

03/14

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Tsar Fedorsky

Time

6pm–9pm

Credits

0

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Discover the possibilities of working with dry and water-based materials. Dry media includes pencil, colored pencils, China marker. For wet media we use:  watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as Pe masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional … Read more

Start Date

03/14

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

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0

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In this workshop students learn to build handmade books from pages to cover, experimenting with a variety of book structures. No experience is required; we will start off with simpler structures and work up to ones that are more complex. Students will learn about books based on the fold, starting … Read more

Start Date

03/18

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

03/19

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

Credits

0

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Traditionally, street photography is an established method of documentary investigation made popular in the 20th century by greats such as Eugene Atget and Walker Evans.  Following the Second World War, photographers like Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand, and Diane Arbus began to look at photography and the street in very different … Read more

Start Date

03/25

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/20

Faculty

Michael Hintlian

Time

10am–1pm

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0

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In this class students will work from found images and/or drawings of their own to explore mark making with the needle. Through embroidery stitches from basic to advanced, we will learn, experiment and push the types of mark we can create with the simple tool of needle and thread. During class, basic … Read more

Start Date

03/25

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/01

Faculty

Joetta Maue

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Do you have a graphic design project—personal, work-related, or other—that you’d like input on from a professional graphic designer/design teacher? Looking for tips on how to make the type, layout, colors, and/or imagery in your design more polished and impactful? The design doctor is “in” to look at your design … Read more

Start Date

04/08

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

04/08

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

10am–3pm

Credits

0

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This workshop takes a close look at artists’ working processes in the realm of sketch booking. We’ll look at examples of contemporary artists’ sketchbooks and traditional books, and analyze styles and working methods. Each week, we’ll have a new topic that will inform and inspire your sketchbook skills, with a focus on mixed-media. … Read more

Start Date

04/08

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/13

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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In this two session workshop students will work from the figure in motion (via screen-shared videos), learning key gesture drawing skills like blocking, finding the center of gravity line, accurate proportions, mark-making rhythm and value through timed drawing exercises. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome to join the class as … Read more

Start Date

04/22

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/29

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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In this introductory, course participants will learn how to design and carve wooden utensils. Students will be shown how to safely and efficiently use the bandsaw as well as hand tools such as gouges, rasps, files, scrapers, and a variety of handsaws. Whether it’s spoons, spatulas, forks, knives, or something … Read more

Start Date

04/23

Meeting Day

Sundays

End Date

04/30

Faculty

Ellen Adams

Time

1pm–5pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop, you will learn various basketry construction techniques including coiling, twining, plaiting, netting, and interlacing. You’ll also learn how to create your own cordage from recycled materials. We’ll study historic basketry traditions, and also look at the way contemporary artists are using fiber construction techniques today. Using materials … Read more

Start Date

04/26

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/17

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

6pm–9pm

Credits

3

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