Don't miss your class - call to register ASAP! 504-944-7900 Monday through Thursday, 10am - 7pm, Friday, 10am - 5pm, and Saturday, 10am - 4pm.

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Click on class name for detailed course information including dates, times, description and fees.


Bookbinding

CURRENT CLASSES

 

BOOKBINDING I: THREE BOOKS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
February 1, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
March 14, 2014

 

BOOKBINDING II New Offering!
Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
April 4, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

CALLIGRAPHY

CURRENT CLASSES

 

COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY I *back by popular demand
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday January 18, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
Friday May 9, 2014

 

COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY II (4-week) *new offering!

Monday EVENINGS 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 27 - Februrary 17, 2014 (4 WEEK CLASS)
Also offered in a different format below!

 

COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY II (2-day) *new offering!
Friday AFTERNOONS 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March 21 & 28, 2014 (TWO DAY WORKSHOP)

 

ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY AND GILDING *new offering!
Monday EVENINGS 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
March 17 - April 7, 2014 (4 WEEK CLASS)

 

MODERN UNICAL CALLIGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Friday DAYTIME 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
April 25, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

PLAYFUL NEULAND CALLIGRAPHY *back by popular demand

Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 31, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)



Drawing

CURRENT CLASSES


DRAWING, Beginning and Continuing *back by popular demand!
Tuesday AFTERNOONS 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm *NEW TIME
March 11 - April 15, 2014
also offered
April 22 - May 27, 2014

 

FIGURE DRAWING *new offering
Wednesday afternoons 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
January 8 - February 19, 2014 (6 WEEKS) (no class February 12)
also offered
February 26 - April 16, 2014 (6 WEEKS) (no class March 5 for Mardi Gras & no class March 26)
also offered
April 23 - May 28, 2014

 

PEN AND INK TECHNIQUES *back by popular demand
THursday AFTERNOONS 3:00 - 6:00 pm
January 9, 2014 - February 13, 2014 (6 WEEKS)
also offered
March 6 - April 10, 2014
also offered
April 24 - May 29, 2014

 

PERSPECTIVE WORKSHOP *new offering!
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
March 15 - 16, 2014 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)


Metalsmithing

CURRENT CLASSES

 

METALSMITHING I, II and Open Studio *back by popular demand
Wednesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
March 5 - April 23, 2014 (8 WEEKS)
also offered
April 30 - June 18, 2014

 

SATURDAY OPEN METAL STUDIO *new offering!
Saturday 9:00 - 5:00 pm
March 22, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
April 12, 2014
also offered
May 10, 2014

 

FLAME, FLAME, FLAME SOLDERING WORKSHOP *back by popular demand!
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 16, 17 & 18, 2014 (THREE DAY WEEKEND INTENSIVE)

 

TORCH FIRED ENAMEL *back by popular demand
Saturday and Sunday 9 am - 5 pm
december 7 – 8, 2013 (TWO DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered

Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
April 5 - 6, 2014


PRECIOUS METAL CLAY

CURRENT CLASSES

 

INTRODUCTION TO PMC3 METAL CLAY *back by popular demand
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
March 8, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
May 24, 2014

 

PMC RINGS *back by popular demand
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
February 9, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

PMC3 - Beyond the Basics
SATURDAY 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
February 8, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

ADVANCED ARTISTRY IN PMC - Complex Hollow Core Bead *back by popular demand
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
March 23, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

PMC LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION COURSE *SPECIAL OFFERING!!
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
February 22 - 23, 2014 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
Note: this class is administrated by PMCConnection. If you have questions or would like to register by phone, please call 866-PMC-Clay (866-762-2529) or online through http://pmcconnection.com/education/certification

 

PMC LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION COURSE *SPECIAL NEW OFFERING!!
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
January 11 - 12, 2013 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
Note: this class is administrated by PMCConnection. If you have questions or would like to register by phone, please call 866-PMC-Clay (866-762-2529) or online through http://pmcconnection.com/education/certification

 

Mosaics

NO CURRENT CLASSES

 


Painting

CURRENT CLASSES

ACRYLIC PAINTING, Beginning and Continuing *back by popular demand!
Tuesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (6 WEEKS) *New Time
March 11 - April 15, 2014
also offered
April 22 - May 27, 2014

 

INTRO TO ACRYLICS WORKSHOP back by popular demand
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
January 25 - 26, 2014 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
also offered
March 29 - 30, 2014

 

OIL PAINTING, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Wednesday Mornings 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
January 8 - February 19, 2014 (6 WEEKS) (no class February 12)
also offered
February 26 - April 16, 2014 (6 WEEKS) (no class March 5 for Mardi Gras & no class March 26)
also offered
April 23 - May 28, 2014

 

WATERCOLORS, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Thursday EVENINGS 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
January 9, 2014 - February 13, 2014 (6 WEEKS)
also offered
March 6 - April 10, 2014
also offered
April 24 - May 29, 2014

 

INTRO TO WATERCOLORS WORKSHOP *back by popular demand
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
February 15-16, 2014 (2 DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
also offered
April 26-27, 2014


Papermaking

NO CURRENT CLASSES

 

Photography

CURRENT CLASSES

 

PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS *back by popular demand
9am – 5pm
December 6, 2013 (one day workshop)

 

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Friday DAYTIMES 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
January 31 - February 21, 2014 (4 WEEKS)

 

PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ARTWORK *back by popular demand!
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
April 11, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

USING SELF-PUBLISHED BOOKS TO PROMOTE YOUR ART *new offering!
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 2, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

Printmaking

NO CURRENT CLASSES


STAINED GLASS

NO CURRENT CLASSES


 

 

Call 504-944-7900 (Monday - Friday from 10am - 5pm) to register!

 

 


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

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

CALLIGRAPHY

PENCIL CALLIGRAPHY AND GILDING

BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY

BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY: THE FOUNDATIONAL HAND
A MODERN HAND AND GILDING
INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY: Modern Pointed Pen

INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY: Uncial Hand

BROAD EDGE PEN

PLAYFUL LETTERING/NEULAND HAND

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 THE URBAN LANDSCAPE



MASKMAKING

POURED NEOPRINE MASKMAKING

 

Metalsmithing & Precious metal Clay

ETCHING FOR METALSMITHS

EXPLORING STONE SETTING

DISCOVER ENAMELING
COLD CONNECTIONS (4 week class)

PMC3 - Creating Your Own Texture Sheets & Molds For Use In Your PMC Creations
SURFACE DESIGN TECHNIQUES
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

INTRODUCTION TO BRONZE CLAY



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



PAPERMAKING

HANDMADE PAPERS

 

 

Photography

PHOTOJOURNALISM - Creating Storytelling Images

USING THE iPHONE and iPAD IN PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR ARTWORK

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

INTRO TO BIRD 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


Sculpture / 3-d

PUPPETS: Head to toe, hoof or wing

 

STAINED GLASS

STAINED GLASS IN 3-D
INTRO TO STAINED GLASS

STAINED GLASS MORAVIAN STAR

SOLDERING TECHNIQUES FOR STAINED GLASS

 

 

 

Call 504-944-7900 (Monday - Friday from 10am - 5pm) to register!