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Bookbinding

CURRENT CLASSES

 

BOOKBINDING I: THREE BOOKS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
June 6, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
Saturday, July 12, 2014

 

BOOKBINDING II: TWO BOOKS New Offering!
Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
July 18, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

CALLIGRAPHY

CURRENT CLASSES

 

COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY I *back by popular demand
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday May 9, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
Friday June 20, 2014
also offered
Saturday August 9, 2014

 

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

Monday EVENINGS 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
July 7 – July 28, 2014 (4 WEEK CLASS)

 

PLAYFUL NEULAND CALLIGRAPHY *back by popular demand

Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 31, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
June 21, 2014



Drawing

CURRENT CLASSES


DRAWING, Beginning and Continuing - (Harriet Burbeck) *back by popular demand!
Tuesday AFTERNOONS 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm *NEW TIME
April 22 - May 27, 2014

DRAWING, Beginning and Continuing - (Philip C. Thompson) *back by popular demand!
Wednesday AFTERNOONS 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

June 4 - July 9, 2014 (6 WEEKS)
also offered
July 23 - August 27, 2014

 

FIGURE DRAWING *new offering
Wednesday afternoons 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
April 23 - May 28, 2014

 

PEN AND INK TECHNIQUES *back by popular demand
THursday AFTERNOONS 3:00 - 6:00 pm
April 24 - May 29, 2014


Metalsmithing

CURRENT CLASSES


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

 

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

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)


SURFACE DESIGN TECHNIQUES *back by popular demand
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
August 30 - 31, 2014 (2-DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)


PRECIOUS METAL CLAY

CURRENT CLASSES

 

INTRODUCTION TO PMC3 METAL CLAY *back by popular demand
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
May 24, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
July 19, 2014

 

PMC RINGS *back by popular demand
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
August 17, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

PMC3 - Beyond the Basics
SATURDAY 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
August 16, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

INTRODUCTION TO BRONZE CLAY *back by popular demand
Sunday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm -
July 20, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)

 

PMC LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION COURSE *SPECIAL NEW OFFERING!!
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
July 26 - 27, 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

 

Mosaics

NO CURRENT CLASSES

 


Painting

CURRENT CLASSES

PORTRAIT AND LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP *New offering
Weds, Thurs and Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
July 16, 17 & 18, 2014 (THREE DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)
OR can be taken as a (ONE DAY WORSKHOP)


ACRYLIC PAINTING, Beginning and Continuing
*back by popular demand!
Tuesday EVENINGS 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (6 WEEKS) *New Time
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
June 14 - 15, 2014 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)

 

OIL PAINTING, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Wednesday Mornings 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
April 23 - May 28, 2014
Also offered
June 4 – July 9, 2014 (6 WEEKS)
also offered
July 23 – August 27, 2014 (6 WEEKS)

 

WATERCOLORS, Beginning and Continuing back by popular demand
Thursday EVENINGS 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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
April 26 - 27, 2014
also offered
June 7 - 8, 2014


Papermaking

NO CURRENT CLASSES

 

Photography

CURRENT CLASSES

 

BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
June 13, 2014 (ONE DAY WORKSHOP)
also offered
July 11, 2014

 

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY *back by popular demand
Friday DAYTIMES 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 1 - 22, 2014 (4 WEEKS)

 

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

 

Printmaking

CURRENT CLASSES

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING – Collagraphy *new offering
Friday DAYTIMES 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 1 - 22, 2014 (4 WEEKS)

 

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING – LINOCUTS I *back by popular demand! New teacher!
Tuesdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
June 10 – July 1, 2014 (4 WEEKS)


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

COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY II (2-day)

ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY AND GILDING

MODERN UNICAL CALLIGRAPHY



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
PERSPECTIVE WORKSHOP


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
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
TORCH FIRED ENAMEL
ADVANCED ARTISTRY IN PMC - Complex Hollow Core Bead

PMC LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION COURSE

 


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

INTRO TO BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS


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!