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Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
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Stained Glass Halloween Ornament Workshop

October 25, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

Calling all kids, and kids at heart. Create a ghoulishly frightening Halloween ornament in an afternoon! You’ll learn basic stained glass techniques and will come away with a new appreciation for the art form. Ages 9 and up are welcome. THIS CLASS QUALIFIES FOR OUR CREATIVE FAMILIES PRICING.

Monday, Oct 27, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Jewelry & Metalsmithing 101

October 27, 2014 to December 1, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Maria Fusco

This is an introductory course covering the fundamental concepts and techniques of both design and creation of metal jewelry. Students will be introduced to piercing, filing, soldering and polishing working with copper, brass, and nickel silver. Students will work with metal alone and in combination with other materials. The development of a student’s individual designs will be explored. No experience necessary. Students will learn to work with hand tools as well as power tools; fine motor coordination is required for this course. Each step will be clearly demonstrated, and all techniques, safety tips and guidelines will be explained before use of equipment.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014
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Felted Fiber: From Functional to Frivolous

October 29, 2014 to December 10, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

Explore the magic of hand-felted wool! In this 6-week class, students will learn the ancient, alchemical craft of felting wool. Throughout the class we’ll play with form, function, color, surface, texture and adornment to create fiber art embellished with details of personal significance. Pursuing the creation of beauty, we’ll blur the lines between utilitarian objects (bowl, purse, scarf) and simply stunning art pieces, created solely for display. Each week, we’ll experiment with new felting techniques, including the incorporation of playful and unexpected materials into our finished wool works to yield beautiful textures. Students will build a felting skill-set that will give them the confidence to bring their creative ideas to life! Felting 101 workshop is recommended as a prerequisite for this class, but not required. Please see supply list on your class confirmation for additional supplies to bring to the first class session. No class 11/26. A master teacher for over a decade, Jeannie Thomma has lead workshops in the ancient art of hand-felted wool to over 7,500 students of all ages and abilities since 2001, and more recently has shared the wonders of weaving through workshops and private sessions. A sought after artist-in-residence, she was the recipient of an ArtsWestchester Arts Alive Grant in 2010, funded by the Decentralization Program of New York State Council on the Arts. She has taught at numerous nationally recognized art centers, including Westport Arts Center, CT; Brookfield Craft Center, CT; and The Katonah Museum of Art, NY. Since 2012, she has been involved with Make.Art.Work., a professional practice program for visual artists in CT, as the Project Manager and Coach to all of the Cohort Artist Members. No class 11/26.

Friday, Oct 31, 2014
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The Potter’s Wheel

October 31, 2014 to January 9, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn how to throw vases, bowls, pots and more. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on class for any beginning or continuing student. No class 12/26/14 or 1/2/15.

Saturday, Nov 1, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Create a Stained Glass Panel

November 1, 2014 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! Beginners will choose from four available designs and then learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and solder your panel (up to 8×10 inches). Experienced students can take this opportunity to work on their own designs with the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will be amazed by what you can accomplish in one day. Ages 12 and up are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
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Beyond The Basic Bead: They Don’t Have to Be Round!

November 4, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Renee Kingsley

Beads come in many shapes and sizes. In this class, students will learn how to use tools and marvering techniques to shape glass into square, triangle, bi-cone, tube, and tab shaped beads. Prerequisite: Introduction to Lampworking.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014

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Beginning Wheel

November 4, 2014 to December 16, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: Kristen Martin

Learn how to “throw” on the potter’s wheel. Create vases, bowls, pots and more. This class is for those true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable instructor Kristen Martin will help you learn the skills it takes to throw a successful piece of pottery. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish your creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on course for any enthusiastic beginner, and can be repeated to better improve your skills.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014

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The Potter’s Wheel

November 4, 2014 to January 6, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Visser

In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn how to throw vases, bowls, pots and more. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on class for any beginning or continuing student. No class 12/30.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014
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Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

November 5, 2014 to January 7, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

This advanced level class will improve students’ technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a wide variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focused course will fine tune your throwing skills while expanding the creative potential of wheel work. Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two pottery classes at The Arts Center or have significant outside experience. No class 12/24 or 12/31

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014

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Woodworking for Women

November 5, 2014 to December 10, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Melissa Collins

This continuing woodworking class is designed for women who have some comfort with woodworking equipment, but want to sharpen their skills. You’ll explore further the possibilities of working with wood as you work primarily with hand tool techniques, with a power tool or two thrown in. Each student will complete the class with a finished project, and skills that they can continue to use on their own. No class 11/26.

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014
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NEW SESSION! Jewelry and Metalsmithing 101

November 6, 2014 to December 18, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Maria Fusco

This is an introductory course covering the fundamental concepts and techniques of both design and creation of metal jewelry. Students will be introduced to piercing, filing, soldering and polishing working with copper, brass and silver. Students will work with metal alone and in combination with other materials. The development of students’ individual designs will be explored. No experience necessary. Note: Students will be learning to work with hand tools as well as power tools. Fine motor coordination is required for this course. Every step will be clearly demonstrated, and all techniques, safety tips and guidelines will be explained before anyone is asked to use any equipment. NO CLASS 11/27

Friday, Nov 7, 2014
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Collage Quilting

November 7, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

This workshop will introduce you to the playful art of collage quilting to create a miniature story quilt. Students will work with old and new fiber in exciting ways to create images filled with personal symbolism. A combination of machine and hand sewing techniques will be explored. Additional bits of ephemera may be brought and added to the quilts. Demos and studio time will be given to reach your creative vision.

Saturday, Nov 8, 2014
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NEW SESSION! Create a Stained Glass Panel

November 8, 2014 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! Beginners will choose from four available designs and then learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and solder your panel (up to 8×10 inches). Experienced students can take this opportunity to work on their own designs with the guidance of an experienced instructor. You will be amazed by what you can accomplish in one day. Ages 12 and up are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Woodworking 101

November 11, 2014 to December 9, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Curtis Hebert

This class introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment, learn the safe and proper use of many common woodworking tools, as well as several woodworking techniques. Tool instruction will include the safe and proper usage of the table saw, surface planer, clamps, band saw, stationary sanders, palm sanders, and carving tools. Other techniques may be introduced as time permits. There will also be lectures on safety, wood species, and finishes. No experience necessary. Students will learn to work with hand tools as well as power tools; fine motor coordination is required for this course. Each step will be clearly demonstrated, and all techniques, safety tips and guidelines will be explained before use of equipment.

Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop

November 15, 2014 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Maria Fusco

In this short jewelry workshop, students will learn how to form a piece of heavy gauge sterling silver wire into a beautiful, hammered (forged) cuff bracelet. No experience necessary.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014
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Beyond The Basic Bead: Adding Depth with Encasing

November 18, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Renee Kingsley

An encasement layer of clear glass adds depth and interest to the bead design. In this class, students will learn various methods of adding an encasing layer of glass to beads. Altering the look and design of the base bead through heat control and glass movement, as well as how to add glass without altering the base design will be explored. Prerequisite: Introduction to Lampworking.

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
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Basic Wire Wrapping

November 22, 2014 — 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM Instructor: Sandra Haggett

Wire wrapping of beautiful stones has been around for centuries, and the simple beauty of a wire wrapped pendant is a piece of jewelry anyone would love! This introductory course in wire wrapping will use sterling silver wire to frame a cabochon and make a wearable pendant. Basic wire wrapping techniques will be covered and at least one pendant will be finished and ready to wear and take home by the end of class. If you have your own needle nose pliers or wire-cutters, please bring them with you. Students must bring $25 in check or cash payable directly to the instructor for materials.

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014
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Beyond The Basic Bead: Fun with Florals

December 2, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Renee Kingsley

Whether they are encased within the glass or elegantly placed on the surface of a bead, flowers are a beautiful addition to bead design. In this class, students will learn how to create beautiful gardens under a layer of glass encasement. Creating and using petal and vine cane to create beautiful surface flowers will also be covered. Prerequisites: Introduction to Lampworking + Adding Depth with Encasing.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
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Bead Embroidery

December 4, 2014 to December 18, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Instructor: Kathleen Cianfarani

Take your beading to the next level! In this class, you’ll learn basic embroidery stitches to create a necklace focal piece or pin using a variety of bead shapes and sizes around a center form. The beads will be stitched to a suede like material and you will learn how to put a backing on the finished piece, making it into a pendant or pin. All materials will be provided and no experience necessary. Ages 14 and up welcome.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014

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Independent Study in Clay

December 4, 2014 to February 5, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Visser

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced clay student to realize a personal goal in clay. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who has mastered the art of throwing, hand building and sculptural ceramics. He will act as a resource providing expertise in support of the unique goals of each student and fostering creative thinking through demonstration, lecture, and discussions. This is an advanced class that requires pre-approval by the instructor. Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two pottery classes at The Arts Center or have significant outside experience. No class 12/25/14 or 1/1/15.

Saturday, Dec 6, 2014
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Bezel Setting Workshop

December 6, 2014 — 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM Instructor: Maria Fusco

In this class, students will learn how to fabricate a bezel setting and set a cabochon shaped gemstone in sterling and fine silver. We will look at many different cuts of cabochons and discuss strategies for setting odd shapes or sizes, highlighting several varieties of gemstones and their inherent risks. Personal safety and careful handling of gemstones will be a main focus of the techniques being taught. Students will have the option to make a pendant or a pair of earrings (bring your own stone or choose from ones that are supplied by instructor) and leave class with a finished piece of jewelry. Prerequisite: Jewelry + Metalsmithing 101 or HVCC Jewelry I. One day jewelry workshops do not qualify as a prereq.

Saturday, Dec 13, 2014

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Precious Metal Clay Exploration

December 13, 2014 — 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Instructor: Nancy Miller

Explore the many ways that you can use fine silver precious metal clay to create jewelry designs of your own. Precious metal clay can be shaped like clay to produce uniquely textured surfaces, and once it is fired in the kiln, it results in shiny, durable, and beautiful silver jewelry. Students will have the opportunity to make pendants, earrings, beads, charms, and rings. The class will also cover techniques for setting and firing stones. Each student will leave with at least three finished pieces of jewelry. No previous experience necessary. Students will pay a materials fee of $85 directly to the instructor at the start of class. Please note that this price is subject to increase or decrease based on the market price of silver at the time.

Saturday, Dec 13, 2014

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Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop

December 13, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

Bring two fabulous art forms together to make pendants, earrings and more. Beginners will learn introductory stained glass and metalsmithing techniques, while experienced students will expand their horizons in these mediums. You will leave with beautiful jewelry and some new skills. Ages 12 and up are welcome.

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014
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Stained Glass Ornament Workshop

December 14, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

Create a simple, beautiful hanging ornament in an afternoon! You’ll learn some basic stained glass techniques and will come away with a new appreciation for the art form. Plus, you’ll take home a fabulous gift for the holidays – if you can bear to give it away! Ages 12 and up welcome.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
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Beyond The Basic Bead: Metal Inclusion

December 16, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Renee Kingsley

Glass not enough for you? Add metal to your lampwork beads. This class will cover tips and techniques for metal inclusion (copper, gold and silver) in and on your lampwork beads. Prerequisites: Introduction to Lampworking and Adding Depth with Encasing.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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The Potter’s Wheel

January 12, 2015 to February 24, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Visser

In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn how to throw vases, bowls, pots and more. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on class for any beginning or continuing student.

Friday, Jan 16, 2015
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The Potter’s Wheel

January 16, 2015 to March 6, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn how to throw vases, bowls, pots and more. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on class for any beginning or continuing student.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015
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Stained Glass I

January 26, 2015 to March 30, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

This class is an introduction to basic stained glass techniques and will explore Tiffany Foil aspects of two-dimensional stained glass construction, including preliminary work, glass cutting, soldering and cleaning. Design and color theory, as it relates to stained glass, will be explored through lecture and examples and demonstrations. This class involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015

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Stained Glass I

January 26, 2015 to March 30, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

This class is an introduction to basic stained glass techniques and will explore Tiffany Foil aspects of two-dimensional stained glass construction, including preliminary work, glass cutting, soldering and cleaning. Design and color theory, as it relates to stained glass, will be explored through lecture and examples and demonstrations. This class involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015

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Introduction to Pottery

January 26, 2015 to March 30, 2015 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

This is an introductory studio class in stoneware ceramics. Through lectures, wheel throwing, and hand-building, students will explore the aesthetic, sculptural, and functional possibilities of clay. Techniques will be demonstrated and lectures will feature technical information on high temperature firing and stoneware glazes. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015
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Stained Glass II

January 27, 2015 to March 31, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

This course is a continuing development of stained glass techniques with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits. The use of glass in the construction of three dimensional forms, especially lamp and terrarium forms will be emphasized. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Prerequisite: Stained Glass I. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

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Advanced Pottery

January 27, 2015 to March 31, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

This class is designed for the experienced pottery student. Students will be involved in advanced pottery techniques and will explore clay as a creative medium. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Prerequisite: Pottery I. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

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Introduction to Furniture Making

January 27, 2015 to March 31, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

This class is an introduction to the practical application of the basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
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Jewelry II

January 28, 2015 to April 8, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Maria Fusco

This is an advanced course in metalworking and jewelry design that will allow students to refine basic skills and explore advanced techniques. Stone setting, forming and fabricating skills will expand the student’s knowledge and allow for more advanced designs. Control of the material to achieve desired results will be emphasized. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Prerequisite: Jewelry I. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23. No class 2/25.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

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Jewelry I

January 28, 2015 to April 8, 2015 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

This is an introductory course covering fundamental concepts and techniques of both the design and creation of original jewelry. It includes the techniques of piercing and filing, soldering and polishing. tudents will work with metal alone and in combination with other materials, such as wood, plexiglass, etc. Development of individual designs will be encouraged. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23. No Class 2/25.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

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Introduction to Pottery

January 28, 2015 to April 8, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

This is an introductory studio class in stoneware ceramics. Through lectures, wheel throwing, and hand-building, students will explore the aesthetic, sculptural, and functional possibilities of clay. Techniques will be demonstrated and lectures will feature technical information on high temperature firing and stoneware glazes. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23. No Class 2/25.

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
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Jewelry I

January 29, 2015 to April 2, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

This is an introductory course covering fundamental concepts and techniques of both the design and creation of original jewelry. It includes the techniques of piercing and filing, soldering and polishing. Students will work with metal alone and in combination with other materials, such as wood, plexiglass, etc. Development of individual designs will be encouraged. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231 to sign up. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

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Advanced Furniture Making

January 29, 2015 to April 2, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

In this course, students will engage in the study and practice of advanced techniques of furniture making. Properties of various woods and inlay processes will be taught. Focus will be on the aesthetics of form as well as function. A final project incorporating learned techniques is required. This course involves the use of hand and power tools requiring fine motor coordination. Prerequisite: Intro to Furniture Making. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015
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Jewelry I

January 31, 2015 to April 11, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

This is an introductory course covering fundamental concepts and techniques of both the design and creation of original jewelry. It includes the techniques of piercing and filing, soldering and polishing. Students will work with metal alone and in combination with other materials, such as wood, plexiglass, etc. Development of individual designs will be encouraged. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

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Introduction to Furniture Making

January 31, 2015 to April 11, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

This class is an introduction to the practical application of the basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call (518) 273-0552 x 231. Last day to register is Friday, January 23.

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015
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Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

February 18, 2015 to April 29, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

This advanced level class will improve students’ technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a wide variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focused course will fine tune your throwing skills while expanding the creative potential of wheel work. Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two pottery classes at The Arts Center or have significant outside experience. No Class 3/25/2015

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015
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Independent Study in Clay

February 19, 2015 to April 9, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Visser

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced clay student to realize a personal goal in clay. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who has mastered the art of throwing, hand building and sculptural ceramics. He will act as a resource providing expertise in support of the unique goals of each student and fostering creative thinking through demonstration, lecture, and discussions. This is an advanced class that requires pre-approval by the instructor. Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two pottery classes at The Arts Center or have significant outside experience.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
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The Potter’s Wheel

March 10, 2015 to February 16, 2016 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Visser

In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn how to throw vases, bowls, pots and more. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on class for any beginning or continuing student.

Friday, Mar 20, 2015
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The Potter’s Wheel

March 20, 2015 to May 8, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

In this all-levels course, students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel and continue to develop wheel throwing skills, refine techniques, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Students will learn how to throw vases, bowls, pots and more. Carving and slip trailing for surface decoration will embellish creations, which will be glazed and kiln-fired. This is a fun, hands-on class for any beginning or continuing student.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
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Independent Study in Clay

April 23, 2015 to June 11, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: John Visser

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced clay student to realize a personal goal in clay. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who has mastered the art of throwing, hand building and sculptural ceramics. He will act as a resource providing expertise in support of the unique goals of each student and fostering creative thinking through demonstration, lecture, and discussions. This is an advanced class that requires pre-approval by the instructor. Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two pottery classes at The Arts Center or have significant outside experience.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

May 13, 2015 to July 22, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Instructor: John Visser

This advanced level class will improve students’ technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a wide variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focused course will fine tune your throwing skills while expanding the creative potential of wheel work. Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two pottery classes at The Arts Center or have significant outside experience. No Class 5/27/2014