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New Year Notebooks! (Ages 8-12) for kids - Fall 2023

Head into the New Year with a new journal or sketchbook handmade by YOU! In this two-hour workshop, students will choose from a variety of ... more

Intro to Digital Photography - Spring 2023

Make your digital camera work for you and learn all of its important functions, at a steady pace. In this class we will cover manually ... more

Adobe Lightroom - Fall 2023

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful tool that offers more than basic photo editing. Topics include image import functions, along with image editing, batch processing, export ... more

Letterpress Holiday Cards (Ages 6+) - Fall 2023

In this two-hour workshop, students will use vintage letterpress ornaments and Lego tiles to create unique greeting cards for the holiday season. All materials provided. more

Explorations in Painting - Winter 2023

For painters who have some experience painting, four weeks of instruction to take your skills further. Use the paint medium of your choice. This class ... more

Teen Wheel (ages 13 - 19) - Winter 2023

This is a basic introduction to throwing pots on the wheel. In this 8 week class, you'll learn to center, pull a cylinder, and turn ... more

Gelli Plate Printing - Spring 2023

Printing with gelatin plates is fun, easy, and contagious! In this three-hour workshop, you will play with found and organic shapes and objects to produce ... more

Stay Retro - Fall 2023

Love photographing with film and working in the darkroom but need more time to practice and solidify your skills? Instructor Mark J. Watts will be ... more

Bookbinding: Japanese Side Stitch - Fall 2023

Learn to bind a book with Japanese side stitch! Many decorative stitch patterns are available for these soft-cover books. Students may handle example books while ... more

Bookbinding: Album Structure - Fall 2023

Learn to make an album! These hardcover books are designed to be filled and cherished. Cloth hinges allow for easy-opening and spine-edge page tabs provide ... more

Intro to Adobe Premiere - Fall 2023

Have you ever seen a video that just made you say, “Wow!” Ever thought to yourself, “I wish I could do that!” In this class, ... more

Exploring Encaustics - Summer 2023

Encaustic painting is the process of using melted and pigmented beeswax to create paintings and mixed-media works. In this class, you will get the basic ... more

Intro to Linoleum Block Printing - Fall 2023

Learn the basics of linoleum block printing to create cards, fine art prints, or add new imagery to your letterpress work. Students will learn techniques ... more

Simple Hardcover Binding - Summer 2023

Make your own journal or sketchbook in this afternoon bookbinding workshop! Coptic binding is a durable and beautiful binding technique that has been used for ... more

Take Better Pictures - 2023

Do you know how to use your camera but would like your resulting photographs to have more impact? Learn how to take better pictures through ... more

Inky Fingers: Lego Printing (Ages 6 - 9) for kids - Summer 2023

In this two-hour workshop, students will use lego bricks to create original works of art. This unique process provides a playful introduction to relief printmaking. ... more

Cyanotype Patches: One Day Workshop - Fall 2023

In this one-day workshop, students will learn how to use the cyanotype process to print designs of their choosing onto fabric patches: unique additions to ... more

Inky Fingers: Suminagashi (Ages 8 - 12) for kids - Fall 2023

Your young artist will be amazed by what they create in this hands-on workshop. Suminagashi is an ancient Japanese paper marbling process where ink floats ... more

Letterpress I - Winter 2023

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

Intro to Adobe InDesign - Spring 2023

Create professional layouts for business cards, newsletters, posters, or books. Learn basic tools and commands, methods of combining text, graphics and images, and how to ... more

Fundamentals of Drawing - Winter 2023

In this 5-week introductory class, students focus on developing observational skills and drawing techniques, using a variety of drawing media. No prior experience with drawing ... more

Inky Fingers: Pulp & Paper (Ages 8 - 12) for kids - Summer 2023

In this two-hour workshop, students will experiment in the papermaking studio and be introduced to hand papermaking and paper marbling. All materials provided. more

Japanese Stab Binding - Summer 2023

Japanese Stab Bindings have a rich, formal tradition that has developed over hundreds of years. These bindings are commonly characterized as having decorative stitching at ... more

Inky Fingers: My First Print (Ages 4 - 6) for kids - Summer 2023

Using a variety of mark-making tools and found objects, your little ones will have the opportunity to experiment with color, paper, and texture to create ... more

A Taste of Plein Air Drawing - Spring 2023

Each class will meet at an outside location near the FCAC. The class will cover the necessary gear, techniques, and best practices for drawing outside. ... more