Beginner

  • Stained Glass I

    This course 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 a...

    June 30, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Community Inclusion Project: Ceramics Exploration

    Come join us in the clay studio for this hands on class in all things clay! Great for the beginner who wants to get to know what it’s like to work in this expressive medium. ...

    June 26, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Bianca Dupuis

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  • Community Inclusion Project: Ceramics Exploration

    Come join us in the clay studio for this hands on class in all things clay! Great for the beginner who wants to get to know what it’s like to work in this expressive medium. ...

    August 21, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Bianca Dupuis

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  • Create a Stained Glass Panel

    No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! If you are a beginner you will choose from four available designs, learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and...

    July 25, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Create a Stained Glass Panel

    No matter what your level of experience may be, you can create a beautiful stained glass panel! If you are a beginner you will choose from four available designs, learn how to cut glass, assemble, foil and...

    August 29, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Stained Glass Box Workshop

    Create a beautiful stained glass box in an afternoon! If you are a beginner you will learn introductory stained glass techniques, and as an experienced student you will expand your horizon in this medium. ...

    August 1, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Stained Glass Figurine Workshop

    Come join us at The Arts Center and create a beautiful figurine in an afternoon! In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn basic stained glass techniques and create a figurine based on a template ...

    June 14, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop

    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 horizo...

    August 30, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Kid’s Stained Glass Workshop

    Kids, come join us at The Arts Center and you’ll learn how to create a beautiful work of stained glass in an afternoon! In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn basic stained glass techniques a...

    June 13, 2015 — 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for the true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable ins...

    July 7, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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  • The Potter’s Wheel

    To truly master the potter’s wheel, it takes years of study. In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potte...

    July 7, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • The Potter’s Wheel

    To truly master the potter’s wheel, it takes years of study. In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potte...

    July 10, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Ceramics Studio Boot Camp

    It’s time for you to take the time for yourself, and spend an intense week learning a creative craft. In this week long Boot Camp you’ll have time to focus in on the exciting possibilities of ceramic a...

    August 17, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Fiber Peace Flags

    Peace flags are designed to be hung outside, where the wind can carry their peaceful intentions near and far. Design your own peace flag, covering it with images that remind you to be in the moment and sha...

    June 6, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Fiber Collage Flowers

    Let the beauty of nature inspire you to create wild and wonderful fiber flowers. Playful collage techniques will allow your creativity will blossom as you let your imagination guide you! Finished flowers ...

    July 11, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Fabric Journals

    Journaling is a playful way to capture your ideas, imaginings and inspirations! In this no-sew class, you'll create (design and construct) your own fabric journal, using simple book binding techniques tha...

    August 8, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Ceramics Studio Boot Camp

    It’s time for you to take the time for yourself, and spend an intense week learning a creative craft. In this week long Boot Camp you’ll have time to focus in on the exciting possibilities of ceramic a...

    June 29, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Jewelry and Metalsmithing 101

    This is an introductory course covering the fundamental concepts and techniques of both the design and creation of metal jewelry. You will be introduced to piercing, filing, soldering, and polishing workin...

    July 20, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for the true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable ins...

    July 28, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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  • Beginning Wheel

    Learn how to "throw" on the potter's wheel! Create vases, bowls, pots, and more. This class is for the true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable ins...

    August 10, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Cara Nisbeth

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  • Felted Wool Beads to Necklaces

    Learn the ancient art of hand-felted wool. Create a beautiful collection of wool beads that you'll string into a necklace. Color, texture, form and surface design will be explored as you make your own uniq...

    June 27, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Introduction to Pottery

    Explore the possibilities of clay in this introductory studio course in ceramics. Lectures, demonstrations, wheel throwing and hand-building will be used to explore the aesthetic, sculptural, and functiona...

    June 29, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Cara Nisbeth

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  • SOLD OUT! Introduction to Furniture Making

    This course 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 tool...

    June 30, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Basic Sewing & Pattern Drafting

    Whether you want to brush up on sewing or have never touched a sewing machine before, this is the class for you! A series of simple but satisfying projects will build basic sewing and drafting skills. Wrap...

    July 23, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Ingalls Stasi

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  • Stained Glass Boot Camp

    Learn the basics of this art form during this week long boot camp for adults, including stained glass design and construction, glass cutting, copper foiling, soldering, and cleaning. Design and color theor...

    August 10, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Modern Ceramic Transfer of the Rensselaer County Landscape

    Reflecting upon the centuries old tradition of plate transfer, you will learn how to use modern methods to transfer any image onto wet clay, then fire each to create a lasting impression. Using the iconic ...

    August 6, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Benj Gleeksman

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  • SOLD OUT! Woodworking 101

    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 ...

    July 13, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Curtis Hebert

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  • NEW START DATE! Jewelry I

    This is a great introductory course that covers the fundamental concepts and techniques of both design and creation of original jewelry using metals. The course covers the techniques of piercing and filin...

    May 28, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco Levin

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Intermediate

  • Jewelry II

    An advanced course in metalworking and jewelry design. Students will refine basic skills and explore advanced techniques. Stone setting, forming, and fabricating skills will expand the student's knowledge ...

    June 30, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Maria Fusco

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  • Woodworking 102

    In this extension of Woodworking 101, students will use the knowledge acquired to build a Shaker clock. Using the hand and power tools in our wood shop, with guidance from the instructor on techniques, stu...

    August 4, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Woodworking 102: Continuation for Current Students Only

    In this extension of Woodworking 101, students will use the knowledge acquired to create projects based on their own personal preferences and skill level. Using the hand and power tools in our wood shop, w...

    June 15, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Curtis Hebert

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Advanced

  • Advanced Study in Wheel Throwing

    This advanced level class will improve students technical mastery on the wheel. Demonstrations of advanced throwing techniques will include a variety of different kinds of vessels. This intense and focuse...

    July 8, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Independent Study in Clay

    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 ha...

    June 18, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Independent Study in Clay

    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 ha...

    August 13, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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