Beginner

  • Riverside Community Outreach: Mixed Media

    Dive into the creative process by making works of art with fiber. In this 8-session class students focus their attention on making playful artistic creations through the use of wool and fiber. From the an...

    March 29, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Victoria Tucker

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  • Beginning Wheel – LIMITED SPACE – PLEASE CALL 518.273.0552 TO REGISTER

    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...

    April 5, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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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...

    April 9, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Felted Wool Jewelry and Flowers

    Learn to hand felt beautiful wool jewelry and flowers! Create wonderfully textured wearable works of art in this three part series. Together, we'll explore a variety of playful and unexpected materials, m...

    April 17, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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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...

    April 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Kristen Martin

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  • Mothers Day Apron Workshop

    Does your Mother or Grandmother love to bake, garden or make art? Wouldn't she be happy doing what she loves while wearing an apron you made for her? This beginner level workshop will teach you basic sewin...

    April 29, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Ingalls Stasi

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  • NEW CLASS ADDED! 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...

    April 29, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • The Potter’s Wheel (6 Week Session)

    In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potter’s wheel, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Yo...

    May 5, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Try It! Pottery Studio

    Have you always wondered what it would be like to take a pottery workshop? Try it! Get a feel for our pottery classes before you sign up for an extended class. Students will learn all about our ceramics st...

    May 6, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: TBA

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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...

    May 6, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Painting with Wool

    This isn't your typical painting class—in fact, there's no paint at all! Instead, our colors and textures come from beautiful wool roving and batting fibers that combine in unexpected ways to create stun...

    May 8, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Silver Fold Forming Jewelry

    Fold forming is a technique which combines folding sheet metal along with hammering (forging) to create exquisite organic shapes. In this two-session class, you will create a pair of earrings and a pendant...

    May 8, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • The Art of Handbuilding

    Handbuilding is a fun and creative introduction to ceramics! In this six week class, students will learn the basics of pinching, coiling, slab work, making simple molds, and much more. Discussions will be ...

    May 10, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Katherine Tholl

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  • Try It! Jewelry Studio

    Have you always wondered what it would be like to take a jewelry or metalsmithing class? Try it! Get a feel for our jewelry classes before you sign up for an extended class. In this class, students will le...

    May 13, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Mother’s Day Stained Glass Workshop

    In just one day, you’ll learn stained glass basics and create a beautiful unique gift. Pick from simple easy designs for beginners. Close attention from the instructor will ensure a great keepsake staine...

    May 14, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Try It! Stained Glass Studio

    Have you always wondered what it would be like to take a stained glass class? Try it! Get a feel for the subject before you sign up for an extended class. In this class, students will learn about the possi...

    May 20, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Ceramic Impressions of Nature

    Using basic hand building techniques students will create a vase, mug or functional piece of their choosing. We will use found natural objects to create pattern and texture while discussing form and functi...

    May 20, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Dawn Dishaw

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  • Stacking Rings Workshop

    Make a set of 3 stacking rings from 12 gauge wire; one copper, one brass, and one sterling silver. Learn to measure wire for the correct ring size, solder, shape, and polish. Keep the finish smooth, or cre...

    May 20, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Craft for Credit: Stained Glass I

    This course is an introduction to basic stained glass techniques and will explore Tiffany Foil aspects of 2D stained glass construction, including preliminary work, glass cutting, soldering, and cleaning. ...

    May 23, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Woodworking 101

    This class introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment and several woodworking techniques as they complete a useful and beautiful p...

    May 23, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Ceramic Impressions of Nature

    Using basic hand building techniques students will create a vase, mug or functional piece of their choosing. We will use found natural objects to create pattern and texture while discussing form and functi...

    June 3, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Dawn Dishaw

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  • Bronze Casting Jewelry

    This three-session workshop will explore bronze casting of small pieces. You will make your own molds using cuttlefish bone, which can be carved to create your own design. Experience the magic of molten me...

    June 3, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Stained Glass Jewelry 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 technical ability in thi...

    June 4, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Basic Letter Carving

    Hand carved wooden signs have a cachet that is unsurpassed by any modern technology and add a touch of class to both residential and business applications. In these sessions, students will learn and practi...

    June 4, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: George Rutledge

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  • Felted Wool Jewelry and Flowers

    Learn to hand felt beautiful wool jewelry and flowers! Create wonderfully textured wearable works of art in this three-part series. Together, we'll explore a variety of playful and unexpected materials and...

    June 5, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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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...

    June 13, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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  • The Potter’s Wheel (6 Week Session)

    In this class for the serious beginner or ongoing student, you will learn and develop wheel throwing skills and refine techniques on the potter’s wheel, and explore the creative aspects of the medium. Yo...

    June 16, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • The Art of Handbuilding

    Handbuilding is a fun and creative introduction to ceramics! In this six week class, students will learn the basics of pinching, coiling, slab work, making simple molds, and much more. Discussions will be ...

    June 21, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Katherine Tholl

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  • Adirondack Chair Workshop

    The Adirondack Chair is an American classic that can be enjoyed for many years when crafted with care. In this class, you will learn how to make your own chair out of cedar, a naturally decay-resistant woo...

    July 2, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

    Instructor: George Rutledge

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  • Craft for Credit: 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...

    July 5, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Craft for Credit: Jewelry I

    This is a great introductory course that covers the fundamental concepts and techniques of both design and creation of original jewelry. The course covers the techniques of piercing and filing, soldering a...

    July 6, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Gail Bossalini

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  • Craft for Credit: Introduction to Furniture Making

    This class is an introduction to the practical application of basic knowledge of wood, using hand and power tools to make standard furniture joinery. This class involves the use of hand and power tools, re...

    July 6, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Felted Wool Purses, Bags, & Technology Cases

    Create beautifully embellished, strong felted wool bags, purses or technology cases. Students will learn how to create 3D hand felted wool works of art—add a handle or strap and voila, you've got a bag! ...

    July 10, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Create a Stained Glass Panel (Ages 12 & up)

    No matter what your 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 solder ...

    July 15, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    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 true beginners who have always wanted to try their hand at the wheel. Experienced and approachable instruc...

    July 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Pratt

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  • Stained Glass Hummingbird Figurine Workshop (Ages 12 & up)

    Come join us at the Arts Center and create a beautiful hummingbird figurine in an afternoon! In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn basic stained glass techniques while creating your figurine. ...

    July 30, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Painting with Wool

    This isn't your typical painting class--in fact, there's no paint at all! Instead, our colors and textures will come from beautiful wool roving and batting fibers that we'll combine in unexpected ways to ...

    July 31, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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  • Create a Stained Glass Suncatcher (Ages 12 & up)

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

    August 6, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Woodworking 101

    This class introduces beginners to basic woodworking skills. Aspiring woodworkers will be familiarized with the shop environment and several woodworking techniques as they complete a useful and beautiful p...

    August 15, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Robert W. Kehn

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  • Create a Stained Glass Panel (Ages 12 & up)

    No matter what your 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 solder ...

    August 19, 2017 — 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Ceramics Studio Intensive

    Spend some time on yourself, in an intense week learning a creative craft. In this week-long Boot Camp, you’ll have time to focus on the exciting possibilities of ceramic art, including throwing on the w...

    August 28, 2017 — 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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Intermediate

  • Bezel Set Rings

    In this 3-session intermediate class, learn how to make a ring shank, solder a pre-made bezel to it, and set a stone. You have the opportunity to make multiple rings. 10 mm cabochons will be provided by th...

    April 11, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Hammered Link Bracelet Workshop

    In this intense workshop you will create a sterling silver bracelet while learning several new skills in the jewelry studio. We will make large and small round links (jump rings) from straight wire, learn ...

    May 6, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Morgana Fall

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  • Craft for Credit: Pottery II/Intermediate

    This course is designed for the experienced pottery student. Students will learn various advanced pottery techniques and will explore clay as a creative medium. This course involves the use of hand tools, ...

    May 22, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • Craft for Credit: Jewelry II

    This is 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 students knowled...

    May 23, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Maria Levin

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  • Open Studio: Independent Study in Jewelry

    This workshop is for students continuing development of their jewelry and metalworking studies with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits. Working with the instructor, students will create a ...

    June 4, 2017 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Siobhan Byron

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  • Summer Sewing Salon

    Do you like to sew but have been stopped cold by the sometimes confusing directions on commercials patterns? Grainline, notches, with or without nap—what does it all mean? Come to this bi-weekly sewing c...

    June 28, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Ingalls Stasi

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  • Craft for Credit: Stained Glass II

    This class is a continuing development of stained glass with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits with in-depth exploration of lead glazing techniques. We will cover techniques involved in c...

    July 5, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: Theresa Faul

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  • Open Studio: Independent Study in Jewelry

    This workshop is for students continuing development of their jewelry and metalworking studies with refinement in both technical and aesthetic pursuits. Working with the instructor, students will create a ...

    July 9, 2017 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Siobhan Byron

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  • Felting Independent Study

    Fallen in love with felting and want more? In this open studio setting, you’ll receive personalized instruction on individual projects as you practice your felting skills and experiment with new felting ...

    July 31, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Jeannie Thomma

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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...

    May 3, 2017 — 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...

    May 4, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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  • 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 focu...

    June 28, 2017 — 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 personal goals. Working independently, students will pursue their own ceramic project objectives with John Visser, who has mastere...

    June 29, 2017 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: John Visser

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