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Print 201: Inky Business - Winter 2022


In this one-day workshop students will be introduced to new skills in ink application for oil-based printing processes. Instruction will include selective inking for intaglio, ... more

Basic Studio Lighting - Spring 2022


Create pleasing studio portraiture with our professional White Lightning strobe system. Learn to use an exposure meter, soft boxes, umbrellas, and various attachments for multiple ... more

Letterpress on Fabric - Winter 2022


This one-day workshop covers a broad range of materials and techniques for letterpress printing on fabric. Fabrics will include, muslin, drill, canvas, cotton t-shirts and ... more

Print 101: Survey of Printmaking - Winter 2022


In this introductory course students will learn the history, science, and possibilities of printmaking through demonstrations and hands-on projects. Participants will experience a variety of ... more

Paper Marbling II: Suminagashi - Winter 2022


In this one-day workshop, students of all skill levels can explore the ancient art of Japanese paper marbling. Students will walk away with 10+ sheets ... more

Paper Marbling - Winter 2022


Discover the joy of paper marbling in this hands-on workshop! Learn traditional marbling techniques with combs and rakes and be guided through the process of ... more

Figure Sculpture - Winter 2022


This class will take a look at modern and historical representations of the figure in art. Students will spend the first four weeks of the ... more

Teen Wheel (ages 13 - 19) - Spring 2022


This is a basic introduction to throwing pots on the wheel. In this 8 week class, Caitlin will teach you to center, pull a cylinder, ... more

Mudslingers (ages 10 - 13) for kids - Spring 2022


Mudslingers will give young artists an understanding of the handbuilding process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique visions! Included in ... more

Smush and Smash! Clayplay for toddlers for kids - Winter 2022


Four weeks of fun smushing and smashing clay, for ages 3 – 5 with their caregiver/adult. Your child will get their first experience with this ... more

Exploring Color in the Darkroom with Gum Bichromate - Spring 2022


Gum Bichromate is an early 19th century photographic process that can produce beautiful, colorful and painterly images from analogue or digital originals. In this hands-on ... more

Intro to Wheel II - Spring 2022


This class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to build on their skills. You will work skill-building exercises, and ... more

Papermaking 101: Deckle, Pellon & Pulp - Winter 2022


In this introductory workshop, students will learn the basics of hand papermaking, including pulp preparation, sheet forming, couching, pressing, and drying. Included: $10 materials fee. ... more

Lovin’ Letterpress - Spring 2022


Immerse yourself in letterpress printing! Browse our vast collection of vintage metal & wood type, image cuts, and ornaments to create a variety of projects ... more

Handbuilding - Winter 2022


Learn traditional methods like pinching, coil, and slab to build functional and/or sculptural work. Handbuilding is very versatile, and the techniques can be used to ... more

Handbuilding - Spring 2022


Learn traditional methods like pinching, coil, and slab to build functional and/or sculptural work. Handbuilding is very versatile, and the techniques can be used to ... more

Advanced Wheel - Winter 2022


For the accomplished potter, Kyle will provide individualized attention, with the focus on refining your craft, and enhancing your own personal style work. Included: 20 ... more

Figure Sculpture - Winter 2022


This class will take a look at modern and historical representations of the figure in art. Students will spend the first four weeks of the ... more

Intermediate Wheel - Winter 2022


For those with some experience, the Intermediate class will broaden your knowledge base with more complicated projects, lidded forms, plates, and handles. The class fee ... more

VIVA! Short Course on Handbuilding (Ages 55+) - Winter 2022


VIVA classes are open to adults 55+ who are interested in exploring the arts. In this five-week class you will learn different methods of working ... more

Clay Expression: Art Kits To Go! for kids - Spring 2022


If you'd like to work at your own pace in the comfort of your home you can pick up one of our kits. Your creative ... more

Teen Wheel (ages 13 - 19) - Winter 2022


This is a basic introduction to throwing pots on the wheel. In this 8 week class, Caitlin will teach you to center, pull a cylinder, ... more

Mudslingers (ages 6 - 9) for kids - Spring 2022


Mudslingers will give young artists an understanding of the handbuilding process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique visions! Included in ... more

VIVA! Short Course on Handbuilding (Ages 55+) - Winter 2022


VIVA classes are open to adults 55+ who are interested in exploring the arts. In this five-week class you will learn different methods of working ... more

Intro to Wheel II - Spring 2022


This class is for those who have taken a wheel class previously, and want to build on their skills. You will work skill-building exercises, and ... more