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Hats Of The 19th & 20th Centuries ( Online )
with Tracey Young
Hats have always been a part of fashion. Learn about the key styles during the 19th and 20th centuries. Next, learn how to make a fascinator out of sinamay material. You’ll decide the best size and shape, how to wire the base, select trim, and put everything together. Upon successful completion of the course, student will be able to know a pillbox from a cloche and share their creations. Instructor will contact students with supply list prior to the first class. Supplies will/can be purchased directly from the instructor for $25 and ordered two weeks ahead to ensure delivery via mail.
Creative Card Making ( Online )
with Faye Tway-Grant
Have fun learning to make your own creative cards using colorful paper, pictures, stamps, stickers, markers, and other art supplies. Each class you will make 3-cards you can use and duplicate. No previous experience is necessary and bring your favorite pictures, papers, or copies of photos to use. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to make cards of their own for themselves or others. Topics to be covered include but are not limited to color coordination and contrast, different paper types, and ripping paper versus cutting.
Advanced Origami (In Person ) Litchfield***Date Change ***
with David Silver
***NEW START DATE FOR THIS CLASS IS NOV 7TH***
This is the follow up course to Origami for Beginners. We will be expanding on the techniques introduced previously to make some more advanced models. We will be doing models that involve color changes, dollar bill folds, modular models, flower models, and more. Prerequisite: Origami for Beginners. There is a $10 (cash) material fee payable to the instructor at the first class.
Stained Glass Jewelry ( In Person ) Watertown
with Sarah Segovia
Design and create your own wearable art to take home while learning basic techniques of cutting, foiling, and soldering stained glass to create earrings and a matching pendant. There is a material fee of $15 (cash) payable to the instructor on the first night of class.
Looking At Art: Art Appreciation ( Online )
with Joanne Wasti
***NO CLASS 11/22***
Through discussion, activities and group interactions students will discover that you don’t need a degree in art history to have fun looking at and understanding art. Students will learn how to approach and talk about artwork in a museum or gallery. Joanne Wasti, a former museum educator at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC, will facilitate careful observation and playful discourse whether it’s looking at an Egyptian painting or a contemporary installation.
Intro To Leather Memory Wire Bracelet Making ( Online )
with Rosanne Bornstein
Learn how to make your own beautiful and unique leather memory wire wrap bracelet using professional jewelry making materials. Your instructor, a professional jewelry maker, walks you through each step. Be inspired for a new hobby or business. Instructor will call students with supply list prior to the first class or they can be purchased directly from the instructor for approximately $50 plus $8 shipping.
Fruits Of The Forest ( Online )
with Jessica Bartlet
Look no further than your backyard for art inspiration. We will discuss contemporary women painters and create a unique still life painting. Students learn about organic versus inorganic shapes, two-point perspective, and so much more! Drawing skills are not needed! All levels of experience are welcome.
Charcoal Drawing With Shawna Lee - part 2 ( Online )
with Shawna Lee Kwashnak
Learn drawing skills using charcoals like how to see like an artist, understanding techniques, and values of lights and darks. Subjects include feathers, flowers, and landscapes. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create more sensitive drawings. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, hatching, crosshatching, values, and composition. A supply list and pdf for printing will be emailed shortly after registration.