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Thursday, May 1, 2014
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NEW START DATE! Woodworking 102

May 1, 2014 to May 29, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Curtis Hebert

In this extension of Wood Working 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, with guidance from the instructor on techniques, students will be encouraged to create a piece they will be proud of. Students will be asked to select and purchase their own lumber based on product needs. All other materials will be provided. Students will working with hand tools as well as power tools so fine motor coordination is required. Note: Wood Working 101 is prerequisite for this course.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop

May 3, 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.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

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NEW SESSION ADDED! Forged Cuff Bracelet Workshop

May 3, 2014 — 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM Instructor: Maria Fusco

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this short jewelry workshop, we have opened up another session! Students will learn how to form a piece of heavy gauge sterling silver wire into a beautiful, hammered (forged) cuff bracelet. No experience necessary.

Sunday, May 4, 2014
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SOLD OUT! Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop

May 4, 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, and experienced students will expand their horizons in these mediums. You will leave with beautiful jewelry, and some new skills! Ages 12 and up.

Monday, May 5, 2014
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Beyond The Basic Bead: Fun with Florals

May 5, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Renee Kingsley

Note: Introduction to Lampworking is a Prerequisite for this class. 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. It is necessary to have completed the Adding Depth with Encasing class prior to taking Fun with Florals.

Friday, May 9, 2014
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The Potter’s Wheel

May 9, 2014 to June 27, 2014 — 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 course for any beginning or continuing student.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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The Potter’s Wheel

May 13, 2014 to July 1, 2014 — 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 course for any beginning or continuing student.

Saturday, May 17, 2014
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Create a Stained Glass Panel: LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE. PLEASE CALL REGISTRAR.

May 17, 2014 — 09:00 AM to 04:00 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″x10″). 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.

Sunday, May 18, 2014
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NEW SESSION: Stained Glass Jewelry Workshop

May 18, 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, and experienced students will expand their horizons in these mediums. You will leave with beautiful jewelry, and some new skills! Ages 12 and up.

Monday, May 19, 2014
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Beyond The Basic Bead: Metal Inclusion

May 19, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Renee Kingsley

Note: Introduction to Lampworking is a Prerequisite for this class. 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. It is necessary to have completed the Adding Depth with Encasing class prior to taking the Metal Inclusion Workshop.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Printed Silk Scarves

May 20, 2014 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Instructor: Tamara DeMartino

Use a basic monotype printmaking technique to create a unique, bold, colorful scarf. Students will be guided through techniques for mixing color and application. Printed scarves make a great accessory for yourself, or a creative gift for someone special! Limited to 7 students, so register early!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Introduction to Pottery

May 27, 2014 to June 26, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

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 functional possibilities of stoneware clay. Students will create several finished pieces. Techniques will be demonstrated and lectures will feature technical information on high temperature firing and stoneware glazes. Special registration policies apply, call 273-0552 x231 to sign up.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Jewelry I

May 27, 2014 to June 26, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

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 filing, soldering and polishing. Students will work with metal alone and in combination with other materials. Development of individual designs will be encouraged. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration polices apply; please call 273-0552.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Introduction to Pottery

May 28, 2014 to June 30, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

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 functional possibilities of stoneware clay. Students will create several finished pieces. Techniques will be demonstrated and lectures will feature technical information on high temperature firing and stoneware glazes. Special registration policies apply, call 273-0552 x231 to sign up.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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Stained Glass I

May 28, 2014 to June 30, 2014 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

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 and cleaning. Design and color theory, as it relates to stained glass, will be explored through lecture, examples and demonstrations. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply, please call 273-0552.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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Stained Glass II

May 28, 2014 to June 30, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

A continuing development of stained glass with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits with in-depth exploration of lead glazing techniques. The techniques involved in constructing three dimensional stained glass forms, such as boxes, terrariums and lamp shades will be covered in this class. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply; please call 273-0552.

Saturday, May 31, 2014
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Jewelry Open Studio Card

May 31, 2014 — 12:00 AM to 01:00 AM

Supervised open studio is for experienced jewelry and metalworking students who wish to work independently on their own projects. Open Studio Cards are sold in ten-hour increments that can be used freely during any open studio session. Students must have taken at least Jewelry I and complete a brief studio orientation with a faculty member or studio assistant. A once-annual $45 fee must be paid at the purchase of your first card to cover the cost of flux, solder, and other expendable studio materials. To purchase a card, pay your annual material fee, and/or set up an orientation, please call 273-0552 x 222. Students who are enrolled in a six or ten week class may attend open studio at no cost.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014
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Jewelry II

July 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

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 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. Special registration polices apply; please call 273-0552.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014

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Stained Glass I

July 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM Instructor: Theresa Faul

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 and cleaning. Design and color theory, as it relates to stained glass, will be explored through lecture, examples and demonstrations. This course involves the use of hand tools requiring fine motor coordination. Special registration policies apply, please call 273-0552.

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014
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Introduction to Pottery

July 2, 2014 to August 4, 2014 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

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 functional possibilities of stoneware clay. Students will create several finished pieces. Techniques will be demonstrated and lectures will feature technical information on high temperature firing and stoneware glazes. Special registration policies apply, call 273-0552 to sign up.