You will have the opportunity to create up to four ornaments using birch bark provided by the instructor. Students are encouraged to bring in any dried flowers or other materials to embellish their creations. Materials fee: $7, payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. 1 Session.
If you've ever caught yourself doodling, you are indeed drawing. Drawing is the oldest form of written communication and is easily a favorite leisure activity. In this class you will explore your creative side as you learn how to set up a good composition using drawing techniques such as shading, contrast, perspective, texture, etc. We'll also be experimenting with different drawing materials so you can see which ones you like the best (or the least). Drawing still lifes and landscapes are only a small part of this class. All supplies will be provided. All you need to bring is your eagerness to learn. Come prepared to enhance your creativity and stimulate your imagination through drawing. This is a beginners class. 1 Session.
"Shibori" is the Japanese resist method of creating designs on silk scarves using PVC pipes. This is a unique process of wrapping our scarves around the pipe and watch as our creativity with silk dyes takes over, spilling the color onto the pipe in layer after layer. You will also be given the opportunity to paint directly on your scarves. The science of art and the creativity of the individual unite in this workshop to produce two finished scarves that can be worn with pride or given as gifts. All participants should wear old clothes and bring an old towel to class. Materials fee: $12 payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. 1 Session.
This class is for the beginning knitter or for someone who needs a brush up. You will be working on basic cast on, binding off, garter stitch, knit 2 pearl 2, and rib stitches. Come have some fun while learning this valuable art. For this class you will need size 8 knitting needles and one skein worsted weight yarn. 1 Session.
Just like that lovely holiday song, we'll be working with only these two acrylic colors as we create beautiful paintings on black canvas and a black paper surface. We'll focus on the contrast created between the use of these two colors and how luminosity plays an important part in our final compositions. Students will finish an 8 x 10" piece suitable for framing or to give as a gift. All supplies will be provided. Class is limited to 10 students. Materials fee: $10 payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. 1 Session.