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Stay Retro - Winter 2022


If you have already taken "Go Retro"or you've had some experience in the darkroom but are looking for more, this class is for you! "Stay ... more

Photoshop for Photographers - Winter 2022


This course covers techniques used in making and editing photographs to gain efficiencies and quality improvements. Students will learn the appropriate skills and techniques to ... 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

Intermediate Bookbinding Intensive - Winter 2022


Build on your binding skills while exploring hardcover book structures in this intermediate-level class. Students will learn to create the Flatback Case Binding (the classic ... more

Alternative Process: Kallitype - Winter 2022


The art of the wet print is revived in this fusion of digital printing and ancient photographic processes. You'll create highly detailed, specialized negatives using ... more

Intro to Digital Photography - Winter 2022


Make your digital camera work for you! Learn all of the important functions of your camera, at a steady pace. In this class we will ... 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

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

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

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

Intro to Bookbinding - Winter 2022


Have you ever looked at beautiful hand-made books and wondered how they were created but didn't know where to start? If so, this is the ... more

Intro to Linoleum Block Printing - Winter 2022


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

Digital Ink: 21st Century Letterpress - Winter 2022


Bring your digital design project to life in letterpress! In this class, you will learn how to translate your vision from pixels to print using ... more

Lovin’ Letterpress - Winter 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photogravure - Winter 2022


In this two-day workshop students will learn the art of photopolymer gravure printing. Using light-sensitive steel-backed plates, participants will create gravure etching prints from their ... more