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All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1743
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 0

Instructor: Joe Sircoulomb

Learn the fundamentals of flameworking - melting and manipulating glass over a bench-top torch - and explore the artistic possibilities of this warm glass technique used for creating everything from beads to vessels to sculptures. You'll learn the basics of tools, safety, equipment and techniques so you can take advantage of this versatile and popular art form. The emphasis of this class is on borosilicate glass. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1691
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 638
$ 574
$ 0

Instructor: Henry Jackson-Spieker

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Ease yourself into this art form with individualized instruction that covers all the basics of glassblowing, from gathering glass from the furnace, to blowing and shaping bubbles. Learn to use the marver, shape with jacks, and begin paper shaping. In addition, learn valuable techniques and safety rules that will give you a solid foundation on which to build your skills. In this class, you will have plenty of time to practice. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 638
Members: $ 574


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Beginning Glass Fusing
Beginning Glass Fusing
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1704
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 392
$ 352
$ 0

Instructor: Sasha Tepper-Stewart

Learn the basic techniques of kiln formed glass. Through discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on experience, you will become adept at glass cutting, discover effects made possible by differing temperatures in the kiln, and learn about design and compositional elements - including basic color theory. Kiln firing schedules, basic cold working and slumping techniques will round out your introduction to kiln formed glass. This course will provide you with a solid foundation in fusing glass, which will allow you to take more focused workshops and advanced intensives. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 392
Members: $ 352


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Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Jan 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1744
Jan 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 0

Instructor: Sophie Spies

Learn the fundamentals of flameworking - melting and manipulating glass over a bench-top torch - and explore the artistic possibilities of this warm glass technique used for creating everything from beads to vessels to sculptures. You'll learn the basics of tools, safety, equipment and techniques so you can take advantage of this versatile and popular art form. The emphasis of this class is on borosilicate glass. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Jan 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1798
Jan 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Friday
6
$ 408
$ 367
$ 75

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Learn the art of fusing and slumping glass. Study the different principles of cutting and shaping glass and the use of glass frits, powders and stringers to create exciting designs. Explore painting on glass, metal inclusions and proper kiln set-up and firing. Add dimension to your work by slumping into a variety of molds. You do not need to be a Senior to attend this class. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 408
Members: $ 367
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Jan 19, 26
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1692
Jan 19, 26
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Saturday
6
$ 638
$ 574
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Ease yourself into this art form with individualized instruction that covers all the basics of glassblowing, from gathering glass from the furnace, to blowing and shaping bubbles. Learn to use the marver, shape with jacks, and begin paper shaping. In addition, learn valuable techniques and safety rules that will give you a solid foundation on which to build your skills. In this class, you will have plenty of time to practice. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 638
Members: $ 574


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Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Jan 19, 26
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1693
Jan 19, 26
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Saturday
6
$ 714
$ 641
$ 0

Instructor: Cathy Chase

If you are fascinated with hot glass, try casting it! Ladle molten glass into molds pressed into sand. Learn about sand molds and how to use other mold-making techniques such as plaster bandage, steel, and CO2-bonded sand. Participate in weekly demonstrations and discussions. This is a fun, active class that requires 100% student involvement. Work as part of a team for safe and efficient use of the studio. Beginners and continuing students are welcome! Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 714
Members: $ 641


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Workshop: Introduction to Flameworking - Borosilicate
Workshop: Introduction to Flameworking - Borosilicate
Jan 19, 26 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1745
Jan 19, 26 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
2
$ 240
$ 216
$ 0

Instructor: Sophie Spies

Learn to work with borosilicate tubing to create blown ornaments, beads, vessels, and other forms. Learn how to transfer a section of tubing to a blow-pipe, proper use of a blow hose, and apply even heating to form bubbles. We will introduce color techniques and how to control heat and handle molten bubbles of glass to shape them with your breath. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 240
Members: $ 216


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Workshop: Introduction to Glass Fusing
Workshop: Introduction to Glass Fusing
Jan 26
Feb 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1703
Jan 26
Feb 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
2
$ 253
$ 228
$ 0

Instructor: Sasha Tepper-Stewart

Learn the basic fundamentals of fusing and slumping glass, a common form of kiln-glass. Discussions and demonstrations will cover glass cutting, design layout, color combinations, slumping molds, kilns and firing schedules. You will gain the foundations to design and create at least four fused and slumped glass plates, a set of coasters and a trivet. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 253
Members: $ 228


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All Levels Coldworking
All Levels Coldworking
Jan 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1696
Jan 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
4
$ 326
$ 249
$ 0

Instructor: Morgan Peterson

Alter the shape and/or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that don't rely upon heat. This includes grinding, carving, engraving, polishing and sandblasting-- all of which provide opportunities for artists to resolve aesthetic and functional issues, ranging from shape and surface quality to strength and stability of edges. In this class, you will try your hand at many coldworking methods, using state-of-the-art tools. New and returning students welcome. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 326
Members: $ 249


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Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Feb 9, 16 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1747
Feb 9, 16 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
2
$ 240
$ 216
$ 0

Instructor: Donna Prunkard

Glass beadmaking is your chance to work with hot glass on a small scale. Learn to melt rods of glass in a propane-oxygen flame, wrap the molten glass onto a mandrel, and then use heat and gravity to shape a round bead. You will pull stringers (thin strings of glass) and use them to decorate your beads with dots, lines and simple flowers. We'll also cover basic torch safety, glass terminology, annealing, and bead cleaning. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 240
Members: $ 216


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Intermediate Glassblowing
Intermediate Glassblowing
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1857
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
6
$ 675
$ 614
$ 0

Instructor: Donna McCord

Expand on and refine your basic glassblowing skills while working with the four basic shapes: bowl, cone, vase, and cylinder. Learn about teamwork and tool use as well as annealer and glory hole operation. Explore all the details of bits, handles, lip wraps, and beginning color application. Learn by designing a piece of your own and analyzing the steps needed to complete it. Students are encouraged to repeat this class. Prerequisite: Beginning Glassblowing.

Non-Member: $ 675
Members: $ 614


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Advanced Glassblowing
Advanced Glassblowing
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1858
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 709
$ 645
$ 0

Instructor: Manuel Castro

This class is an opportunity to refine and focus on your own path in glassblowing. Special Projects will allow students to make the class whatever they need to advance their techniques and the way they think about how to get things done, from design to calculations to implementation. Demonstrations will be used minimally to guide students on their personal journeys. Having most or all of the class to explore individual projects will give students ample time to work out kinks and questions in accordance with their own desires. Professional advice and helping hands throughout the classes will give students more bench time and opportunity to discover breakthrough ways of achieving desired results. Prerequisite: Experienced Intermediate Glassblowing

Non-Member: $ 709
Members: $ 645


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Beginning Beadmaking
Beginning Beadmaking
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1913
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 0

Instructor: Cheryl Matson

Glass Beadmaking is your chance to work with hot glass on a small scale at a bench torch. Learn techniques such as basic bead shapes, surface design, and molten glass manipulation. You will also learn various methods of creating internal design which will give you the ability to create more depth and interest in your work. Basic skills including bead cleaning and proper work habits will also be covered. Although oriented toward beginners, continuing students are always welcome! Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
All Levels Flameworking - Borosilicate
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1862
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 0

Instructor: Joe Sircoulomb

Learn the fundamentals of flameworking - melting and manipulating glass over a bench-top torch - and explore the artistic possibilities of this warm glass technique used for creating everything from beads to vessels to sculptures. You'll learn the basics of tools, safety, equipment and techniques so you can take advantage of this versatile and popular art form. The emphasis of this class is on borosilicate glass. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1859
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 638
$ 574
$ 0

Instructor: Henry Jackson-Spieker

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Ease yourself into this art form with individualized instruction that covers all the basics of glassblowing, from gathering glass from the furnace, to blowing and shaping bubbles. Learn to use the marver, shape with jacks, and begin paper shaping. In addition, learn valuable techniques and safety rules that will give you a solid foundation on which to build your skills. In this class, you will have plenty of time to practice. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 638
Members: $ 574


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1867
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 408
$ 367
$ 75

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Learn the art of fusing and slumping glass. Study the different principles of cutting and shaping glass and the use of glass frits, powders and stringers to create exciting designs. Explore painting on glass, metal inclusions and proper kiln set-up and firing. Add dimension to your work by slumping into a variety of molds. You do not need to be a Senior to attend this class. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 408
Members: $ 367
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Beginning Flameworking - Borosilicate
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1863
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 356
$ 320
$ 0

Instructor: Sophie Spies

Learn the fundamentals of flameworking - melting and manipulating glass over a bench-top torch - and explore the artistic possibilities of this warm glass technique used for creating everything from beads to vessels to sculptures. You'll learn the basics of tools, safety, equipment and techniques so you can take advantage of this versatile and popular art form. The emphasis of this class is on borosilicate glass. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 356
Members: $ 320


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Beginning Glass Fusing
Beginning Glass Fusing
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1915
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 392
$ 352
$ 0

Instructor: TBA TBA

Learn the basic techniques of kiln formed glass. Through discussions, demonstrations and hands-on experience, you will become adept at glass cutting, discover effects made possible by differing temperatures in the kiln, and learn about design and compositional elements - including basic color theory. Kiln firing schedules, basic cold working and slumping techniques will round out your introduction to kiln formed glass. This course will provide you with a solid foundation in fusing glass, which will allow you to take more focused workshops and advanced intensives. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 392
Members: $ 352


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Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Glass Slumping and Fusing for Seniors
Mar 8, 15, 22, 29
Apr 5, 12 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1868
Mar 8, 15, 22, 29
Apr 5, 12 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM
Friday
6
$ 408
$ 367
$ 75

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Learn the art of fusing and slumping glass. Study the different principles of cutting and shaping glass and the use of glass frits, powders and stringers to create exciting designs. Explore painting on glass, metal inclusions and proper kiln set-up and firing. Add dimension to your work by slumping into a variety of molds. You do not need to be a Senior to attend this class. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 408
Members: $ 367
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Beginning Glassblowing
Beginning Glassblowing
Mar 9, 16, 23, 30
Apr 6, 13 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1860
Mar 9, 16, 23, 30
Apr 6, 13 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Saturday
6
$ 638
$ 574
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. Ease yourself into this art form with individualized instruction that covers all the basics of glassblowing, from gathering glass from the furnace, to blowing and shaping bubbles. Learn to use the marver, shape with jacks, and begin paper shaping. In addition, learn valuable techniques and safety rules that will give you a solid foundation on which to build your skills. In this class, you will have plenty of time to practice. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 638
Members: $ 574


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Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Glass Casting - Beginning and Beyond
Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1866
Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Saturday
4
$ 475
$ 427
$ 0

Instructor: Cathy Chase

If you are fascinated with hot glass, try casting it! Ladle molten glass into molds pressed into sand. Learn about sand molds and how to use other mold-making techniques such as plaster bandage, steel, and CO2-bonded sand. Participate in weekly demonstrations and discussions. This is a fun, active class that requires 100% student involvement. Work as part of a team for safe and efficient use of the studio. Beginners and continuing students are welcome! Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 475
Members: $ 427


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Workshop: Introduction to Flameworking - Borosilicate
Workshop: Introduction to Flameworking - Borosilicate
Mar 16, 23 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1864
Mar 16, 23 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
2
$ 240
$ 216
$ 0

Instructor: Sophie Spies

Learn to work with borosilicate tubing to create blown ornaments, beads, vessels, and other forms. Learn how to transfer a section of tubing to a blow-pipe, proper use of a blow hose, and apply even heating to form bubbles. We will introduce color techniques and how to control heat and handle molten bubbles of glass to shape them with your breath. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 240
Members: $ 216


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All Levels Coldworking
All Levels Coldworking
Mar 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1861
Mar 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
4
$ 326
$ 249
$ 0

Instructor: Morgan Peterson

Alter the shape and/or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that don't rely upon heat. This includes grinding, carving, engraving, polishing and sandblasting-- all of which provide opportunities for artists to resolve aesthetic and functional issues, ranging from shape and surface quality to strength and stability of edges. In this class, you will try your hand at many coldworking methods, using state-of-the-art tools. You will also discuss ways to adapt basic methods to home studio practice. New and returning students welcome. Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 326
Members: $ 249


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Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Workshop: Introduction to Beadmaking
Mar 30
Apr 6 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM

Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1865
Mar 30
Apr 6 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
2
$ 240
$ 216
$ 0

Instructor: Donna Prunkard

Glass beadmaking is your chance to work with hot glass on a small scale. Learn to melt rods of glass in a propane-oxygen flame, wrap the molten glass onto a mandrel, and then use heat and gravity to shape a round bead. You will pull stringers (thin strings of glass) and use them to decorate your beads with dots, lines and simple flowers. We'll also cover basic torch safety, glass terminology, annealing, and bead cleaning. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 240
Members: $ 216


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Jewelry/Metals
Introduction to Stone Setting
Introduction to Stone Setting
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1705
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
8
$ 522
$ 470
$ 50

Instructor: Maru Almeida

Give your bling a solid foundation! In this 8-week workshop you'll progress through a series of stone setting exercises, building your skills with each new challenge. Beginning from the most basic bezel, you'll slowly increase the quality and complexity of your settings. Demonstrations and discussions will cover the techniques and design considerations behind a wide range of setting types such as prong, tube, and flush. You'll practice these yourself, using both flat-backed and faceted stones to create samples and 1-2 pieces of wearable jewelry. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry/Metals and ability to solder independently

Non-Member: $ 522
Members: $ 470
Supply Fee: $ 50

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One-Day Workshop: Let's Make a Ring
One-Day Workshop: Let's Make a Ring
Jan 20 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1784
Jan 20 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday
1
$ 134
$ 121
$ 25

Instructor: Jennifer Stenhouse

Have you ever wanted to make a special ring for yourself or for someone else, but you lack the basic skills? This workshop covers everything you need to know to design and create a ring with a stone setting. If you have an interest in making jewelry, this is the perfect short introduction. This is a fun course for couples or anyone interested in making a unique Valentine's Day gift. Novices and the curious are encouraged to enroll. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 134
Members: $ 121
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Chasing and Repoussé
Chasing and Repoussé
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1791
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 394
$ 355
$ 40

Instructor: Sarah Gascoigne

Learn how to make sculptural forms using punches to form copper sheet into low or high relief. A medieval mount for your motorbike, a pendant or brooch, a name plate, a tile, or a lid for a box are all possible projects you might pursue in this class. Discover how to create extraordinary textures, from skin smooth to reticulated undulation. Bring your own image to work with (a drawing, close-up photo, ceramic tile, folk art, family insignia) or use an image provided in class by your instructor. Returning students are very welcome. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry/Metals or equivalent

Non-Member: $ 394
Members: $ 355
Supply Fee: $ 40

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One-Day Workshop: Powder Coating
One-Day Workshop: Powder Coating
Jan 26 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1785
Jan 26 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
1
$ 134
$ 121
$ 25

Instructor: Anne Randall

Add some color to the grey days of January! Thermosetting powders form a durable coating on almost any type of metal in almost any shade of the rainbow. Learn how to properly clean and prepare metal for powder application--critical steps for ensuring a permanent finish. Learn how to electrostatically apply the powder and heat-cure pieces for a finished outcome on the same day. This workshop is ideal for becoming familiar with the process and its equipment needs as well as for making a small number of reference samples or pieces to later incorporate into your work. Class time allows for experiments with powder coating techniques like masking, stenciling, and multiple color applications. The instructor will showcase design possibilities and cover what you'll need to powder coat jewelry and small dimensional pieces on your own. During the powder coating class, students are welcome to fabricate items in the studio, but instruction will focus primarily on the powder coating process. Prerequisite: none. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE FOR THIS CLASS DIFFERS FROM THAT PUBLISHED IN THE CATALOG. 

Non-Member: $ 134
Members: $ 121
Supply Fee: $ 25

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One-Day Workshop: Tin Art
One-Day Workshop: Tin Art
Jan 27 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1788
Jan 27 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday
1
$ 134
$ 121
$ 25

Instructor: Nia Michaels

In this workshop, we will explore working with decorative tins (cookie tins, tea tins, etc) to create colorful, textural pieces. It's like collage, but with metal and lots of very, very, small nails! Bring as much tin as you can to be able to choose from an array of colors and patterns. We will learn simple techniques as well as focus on theme, color and composition. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 134
Members: $ 121
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1786
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 372
$ 335
$ 30

Instructor: Sally Brock

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 372
Members: $ 335
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Workshop: Introduction to Leatherworking
Workshop: Introduction to Leatherworking
Feb 9, 10 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1789
Feb 9, 10 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 267
$ 241
$ 30

Instructor: Tamara Clammer

Dive right into leatherworking in this quick but thorough introduction. Learn about the range of available leathers and how to choose the right product for a particular project. Lay out patterns, cut pieces, and stitch them securely by hand. Add functionality with prefabricated hardware including snap, rivets, grommets, and buckles. You'll complete a bracelet and a small pouch, with time left over for experimenting with tools and materials. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 267
Members: $ 241
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Workshop: Introduction to Enameling
Workshop: Introduction to Enameling
Feb 16, 17 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1651
Feb 16, 17 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 268
$ 241
$ 25

Instructor: Anne Randall

Enameling is a great way to add color to your metal work, and this class will introduce you to this intriguing and often unpredictable medium. You'll learn enamel application methods, how to fire your work, and how temperature and firing time affect your piece. We have over 100 transparent and opaque enamels for you to experiment with as you learn your way around building and layering color. Use provided metal, or bring your own small, unsoldered copper or fine silver (not sterling) pieces. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 268
Members: $ 241
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Workshop: Wood Jewelry
Workshop: Wood Jewelry
Feb 23, 24 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1928
Feb 23, 24 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 268
$ 241
$ 30

Instructor: Julia Harrison

Beautiful, versatile and widely available, wood is an ideal alternative material for jewelry. In this class we'll learn to make the most of wood's palate of colors and textures using tools and techniques appropriate for use in a home studio. Topics will include basic shaping and finishing, surface embellishment and creating more complex dimensional forms such as rings and cuffs. The instructor will also introduce basic carving techniques that rely on a minimum of hand tools. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry/Metals or equivalent

Non-Member: $ 268
Members: $ 241
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 6 Weeks
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1893
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday
6
$ 372
$ 335
$ 30

Instructor: Monica Street

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 372
Members: $ 335
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Introduction to Jewelry Lost Wax Casting
Introduction to Jewelry Lost Wax Casting
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1796
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
8
$ 550
$ 495
$ 45

Instructor: Jennifer Stenhouse

Learn how to design and create wax models for the centrifugal casting process. Additional topics include cuttlefish casting, direct pour processes, creating stone settings in wax, finishing, and trouble-shooting challenging designs. You will be able to produce several finished pieces for jewelry, sculptural, and functional applications. This class accommodates all skill levels and may be repeated. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry/Metals or equivalent. 

Non-Member: $ 550
Members: $ 495
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 8 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 8 Weeks
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1959
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Thursday
8
$ 491
$ 441
$ 35

Instructor: Peggy Foy

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none  

Non-Member: $ 491
Members: $ 441
Supply Fee: $ 35

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One-Day Workshop: Cocktail Spoon
One-Day Workshop: Cocktail Spoon
Mar 9 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1927
Mar 9 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
1
$ 134
$ 121
$ 45

Instructor: Catherine Grisez

Whatever your favorite tipple, stir it in style with a hand-forged cocktail spoon. In this workshop you'll learn to work with both rod and sheet as you shape a unique and useful long-handled spoon. You'll start by practicing key techniques in copper, then make your masterpiece in solid sterling silver, a beautiful, sturdy and food-safe choice that doesn't impart any unwanted flavor to your ingredients. A great gift for yourself or the bartender in your life! Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 134
Members: $ 121
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Workshop: Intermediate Enameling
Workshop: Intermediate Enameling
Mar 16, 17 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1820
Mar 16, 17 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 268
$ 241
$ 30

Instructor: Anne Randall

Building on the basics from Introduction to Enameling, this continuing class will work on dimensional enameling of small forms, use of silver foil, cloisonné, refinements in working with transparent enamels, and more. Demos will be balanced with lots of work time for students who want to have more time to build on skill development. Prerequisite: Introduction to Enameling or equivalent experience.

Non-Member: $ 268
Members: $ 241
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Introduction to Wax Modeling
Introduction to Wax Modeling
Mar 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1855
Mar 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 394
$ 355
$ 25

Instructor: Joel Olson

Many intricate and sculptural pieces of metal jewelry began life as featureless blocks of wax. By working in wax rather than metal, the carver creates form efficiently and opens up design possibilities. Students in this class will gain a thorough understanding of the processes, tools, and materials used to carve wax models for use in lost wax casting. Starting from a simple design, students will transfer it accurately onto a block of wax, then remove large amounts of excess material. Using a wide variety of simple tools, they will add details and refine surfaces, ending up with a completed wax model ready for casting. Casting is NOT part of this class, but students can have their wax models professionally cast or enroll in Introduction to Jewelry Lost Wax Casting to cast their own work.

Non-Member: $ 394
Members: $ 355
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Beginning and Intermediate Rings
Beginning and Intermediate Rings
Mar 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1929
Mar 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Tuesday
8
$ 522
$ 470
$ 50

Instructor: Julia Lowther

This class is for both beginner and intermediate students. You will learn (or improve!) your soldering, sawing, stamping, forming, and stone setting as you make three intriguing and beautiful rings. Personalize the spinning band of your spinner ring with a phrase, names, dates, or symbols; learn the secrets of making perfect gallery wire bezels; and discover how to “braid” wire with a drill. If you have never held a torch before, this is a great class to start with, and if you are already comfortable at the bench, you will take your skills to the next level. Sterling silver materials for all three rings and a small cabochon stone will be provided. Prerequisite: none.

Non-Member: $ 522
Members: $ 470
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 8 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 8 Weeks
Mar 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1797
Mar 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Thursday
8
$ 491
$ 441
$ 35

Instructor: Sharrey Dore

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none  

Non-Member: $ 491
Members: $ 441
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 8 Weeks
Beginning Jewelry/Metals, 8 Weeks
Mar 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1961
Mar 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
8
$ 491
$ 441
$ 35

Instructor: Maru Almeida

Designed for beginners and those needing a refresher, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of metalworking. Through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and plenty of practice, you will develop basic skills in sawing, filing, soldering, riveting, texturing, and polishing as well as in the safe use of tools and studio chemicals. We encourage you to repeat this class with several teachers, not only to strengthen your skills but also to benefit from the expertise of each instructor. Prerequisite: none  

Non-Member: $ 491
Members: $ 441
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Workshop: Introduction to Stone Setting
Workshop: Introduction to Stone Setting
Mar 30, 31 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1960
Mar 30, 31 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 268
$ 241
$ 35

Instructor: Maru Almeida

Dive into stone setting in this weekend of fun and fundamentals. You'll progress through a series of stone setting exercises, building your skills with each new challenge. Beginning from the most basic bezel, you'll slowly increase the quality and complexity of your settings. From setting flat-backed stones in advanced bezels and tab settings, you'll move on to setting faceted stones in basket/crown, tube, and flush settings. Class time will include demonstrations and discussions as well as plenty of practice. Create samples and 1-2 pieces of wearable jewelry. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry/Metals and ability to solder independently

Non-Member: $ 268
Members: $ 241
Supply Fee: $ 35

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One-Day Workshop: Textured Metal Earrings
One-Day Workshop: Textured Metal Earrings
Apr 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1962
Apr 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
1
$ 64
$ 58
$ 10

Instructor: Julia Harrison

Have you been considering a jewelry class but aren't quite ready to make a long-term commitment? This one-evening workshop is designed to let you test the waters before you dive in. You'll learn about a wide range of basic jewelry tools and techniques in this short workshop as you cut, shape, and texture a pair of metal earrings before finishing them with a colorful wax coating. You'll walk out wearing your unique creations! Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 64
Members: $ 58
Supply Fee: $ 10

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Workshop: Sculptural Wire and Textile Techniques
Workshop: Sculptural Wire and Textile Techniques
Apr 6, 7 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1963
Apr 6, 7 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 268
$ 241
$ 25

Instructor: Kristin Tollefson

Explore the transformative potential of line and plane into sculpture in this weekend workshop. From tinkering and industrial wirework to weaving and stitching, students will gain a hands-on understanding of a range of sculptural coldworking metal techniques including coiling, twisting, linking, soumak, basketweaving and more. Come away from the workshop with a sampling of techniques or problem solve a sculpture work-in-progress, model or jewelry. Prerequisite: none; all experience levels welcome.

Non-Member: $ 268
Members: $ 241
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Sculptural Holloware
Sculptural Holloware
Apr 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1932
Apr 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
8
$ 522
$ 470
$ 35

Instructor: Catherine Grisez

A traditional method of hammering flat metal into three-dimensional forms, holloware offers endless options for the contemporary artist. Students will transform sheet metal into sculptural forms using techniques such as raising, dapping, planishing, chasing and repousse, then add a variety of surface textures. Options for finishing, coloring, and sealing finished projects will also be introduced. Beginning students will have the opportunity to create 1 to 2 small hollow formed vessels and advanced students may work on independent projects, with emphasis on personalized instruction for individual designs. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 522
Members: $ 470
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Drawing/Painting/Printmaking/Mixed Media
ONE DAY Workshop: Brush Strokes of the Moderns
ONE DAY Workshop: Brush Strokes of the Moderns
Jan 19 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1760
Jan 19 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 109
$ 98
$ 40

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Did you ever wonder how Bonnard, Manet, or Cezanne handled their oil paint? You can learn a lot by imitating the paint application of the masters. Some used layers of dry paint, some had directional strokes, and some had lush wet strokes. Unlike the older masters who used layers of glazes over monotone underpaintings, the Moderns each had an individual method that you can experience yourself. When you understand how the paintings were made you gain insight into the vision of the unique person who created them. Plus with some historical context you will realize how innovative and daring they were. In this workshop we will work with oil paint on three canvases to reproduce a section of a painting from each of the artists listed above. When you are done you will be able to go to museums and get a feeling for what went into the painting you are observing. You will also develop approaches to try in your own paintings. Bring your own brushes if you have them. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 109
Members: $ 98
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Mixed Media Sketchbook
Workshop: Mixed Media Sketchbook
Jan 19, 20 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1772
Jan 19, 20 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 235
$ 211
$ 20

Instructor: Larry Calkins

In this Sketchbook workshop learn how to get in the habit of creating a working dialog with your sketchbook. You will begin by altering all of the sketchbook pages front to back with different media including photocopy transfer, inks, stamping, writing, collage, clay wash, and stenciling. By changing the clean white pages of your sketchbook it can become a more inviting surface on which to work and express yourself. Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 235
Members: $ 211
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Beginning and Intermediate Etching
Beginning and Intermediate Etching
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1721
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
8
$ 458
$ 412
$ 40

Instructor: Virginia Hungate-Hawk

Learn intaglio etching, a term that means 'to incise'. You will incise metal plates to create line and shade. We will cover line etching, drypoint and aquatint shading using hard and soft ground. Learn how to plan multi-plate printing, layering with color, and developing etching techniques that enable you to make editions (multiples). Individual instructor attention will encourage experimentation and development of your work. Student Fridays available. Experienced Etchers welcome. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $40 There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one. 

Non-Member: $ 458
Members: $ 412
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Beginning Letterpress
Beginning Letterpress
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1725
Jan 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
8
$ 458
$ 412
$ 25

Instructor: Lisa Hasegawa

Learn all the basics of letterpress printing. Through a variety of projects, learn to hand-set metal type, lock up a typeform, ink up, set up, and operate the press. You will be introduced to good design practices and explore printing imagery with letterpress cuts, linoleum cuts, and wire printing. On the last day of class, you will exchange prints and create a portfolio to take home. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25 There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 458
Members: $ 412
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Creative Monotype
Creative Monotype
Jan 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1729
Jan 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Rickie Wolfe

Create rich and intriguing surfaces using monotype, collograph, shellac and pronto plates. Using stencils, elements from nature, and drawings, you will create unique layered prints. These techniques may be used inThere is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.dividually or combined. Emphasis will be on learning the print techniques for the beginner and experimentation, composition and exploring conceptual ideas for the more advanced printmaker. Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Studio Fee $30  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning and Intermediate Collage
Beginning and Intermediate Collage
Jan 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1720
Jan 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 25

Instructor: Rickie Wolfe

Use paper, cloth, found materials, and other unique elements to make a series of simple collages. Learn image transferring techniques and how to integrate these images into your collages. These collages will serve as a foundation for experiments using paint, stencils, crayons, nails, stitching by hand and/or sewing machine and other objects using alternate means of connections to add dimension. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 25

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The Painterly Print
The Painterly Print
Jan 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1730
Jan 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 440
$ 396
$ 35

Instructor: Eric Chamberlain

Monotype is a printmaking process that can lend itself to gestural and expressive mark making. You will be instructed in the use of a variety of printmaking approaches, including trace monotype, additive (brush), and subtractive (roll and remove). We will use both oil base and water base inks. We will explore the qualities and results of both types of inks, and how to combine the two to achieve a wide variety in your prints. Students of all levels are welcome. Supply fee $35 Student Fridays available. There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 440
Members: $ 396
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Workshop: Beginning Block Print
Workshop: Beginning Block Print
Jan 26, 27 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1731
Jan 26, 27 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 172
$ 154
$ 20

Instructor: Theresa Neinas

Learn to use linoleum-cutting tools and brayers safely and get the results you want. Get an overview of relief block printing that touches on composition, technique, and individual style as well as the basics of rolling and hand printing. Images are highly adaptable to cross over into other mediums such as collage and encaustic. This workshop will emphasize how to adapt this process to a home environment. Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 154
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Workshop: Color and Flesh
Workshop: Color and Flesh
Jan 26, 27 | 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1769
Jan 26, 27 | 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 143
$ 128
$ 0

Instructor: Carol Adelman

This intensive painting workshop will focus on the representation of the human form using a simple palette structure to create complex flesh tones. With examples from art history to guide us, we will use a limited selection of primary, warm, and cool colors on tinted and white grounds to create the nuanced color relationships that we see on a live model. The class is an excellent introduction to figure painting, but the challenge of structuring flesh tones using warm and cool colors is an excellent foundation for future study in painting, whether or not the figure remains your primary focus in the future. Students should have some experience with paint to take this class. Students may use oil or acrylic paint in this class, but oil paint is recommended. This intensive painting workshop will focus on the representation of the human form using a simple palette structure to create complex flesh tones. With examples from art history to guide us, we will use a limited selection of primary, warm, and cool colors on tinted and white grounds to create the nuanced color relationships that we see on a live model. The class is an excellent introduction to figure painting, but the challenge of structuring flesh tones using warm and cool colors is an excellent foundation for future study in painting, whether or not the figure remains your primary focus in the future. Students should have some experience with paint to take this class. Students may use oil or acrylic paint in this class, but oil paint is recommended.

Non-Member: $ 143
Members: $ 128


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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing
Jan 27
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
Mar 3, 10, 17 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1728
Jan 27
Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
Mar 3, 10, 17 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Sunday
8
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Walker

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing
Jan 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1726
Jan 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Monday
8
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition..  Prerequisite: None There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing
Jan 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1727
Jan 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Monday
8
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Walker

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning Acrylic Painting
Beginning Acrylic Painting
Jan 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1718
Jan 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Che Lopez

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Jan 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12, 19 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1722
Jan 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12, 19 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
8
$ 458
$ 412
$ 30

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing. This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequisite: None Model fee $30.00  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 458
Members: $ 412
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting
Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting
Jan 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1723
Jan 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
8
$ 458
$ 412
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Walker

This class is catered to the beginning painter with little or no painting experience but a desire to learn, explore and create. You will learn the fundamentals of the material used and the techniques of oil painting. Through specially designed exercises you will learn how to work from observation, understand light and form and how to handle paint. The in-class time is primarily spent making paintings with ample guidance on the works in progress and periodic group critique and discussion of finished works to help you build a solid foundation for a sustained exploration into painting. Prerequisite: None  This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one  

Non-Member: $ 458
Members: $ 412


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ArtRX: Art for what ails you
ArtRX: Art for what ails you
Jan 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14, 21 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1717
Jan 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14, 21 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Thursday
8
$ 440
$ 396
$ 15

Instructor: Vedika Dietrich

Take a break from your computer and visit your right brain! In this playful, innovative art class we explore the mysteries of creativity, useful techniques in learning how to get out of our own way, and secrets of the art making process. As your inner artist loosens up, so does your ability to breathe and flow, to problem solve and think outside of the box. Drawing, painting, mixed media and more, in a relaxed atmosphere where the inner critic is not invited! Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $15 ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED

Non-Member: $ 440
Members: $ 396
Supply Fee: $ 15

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Beginning Acrylic Painting
Beginning Acrylic Painting
Jan 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1719
Jan 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Walker

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Art is Meditation: Beginning and Intermediate Colored Pencil
Art is Meditation: Beginning and Intermediate Colored Pencil
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
Mar 1, 8 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1770
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
Mar 1, 8 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Friday
6
$ 256
$ 230
$ 0

Instructor: Ekta Gupta

Did you know that when you are completely immersed in your current action, you are meditating? Creating art is an example of an activity that teaches you how to focus on, and live in, the moment. Come join us every Friday morning, for the next six weeks to experience the joy of creating amazing art with the humble medium of colored pencils. . Learn simple tips, tricks and techniques for creating rich and vibrant artwork, which can be applied to all subjects including florals, still-life, landscapes, portraits, abstracts and more. No drawing experience or expertise necessary. Instruction will be tailored to suit each individual's skill level. Prerequisite: None 

Non-Member: $ 256
Members: $ 230


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Beginning Printmaking
Beginning Printmaking
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23
Mar 2, 9 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1732
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23
Mar 2, 9 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Saturday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Dawn Endean

Learn the fundamentals of printmaking in this 6-class series. This course will introduce basic relief, intaglio and monotype printmaking techniques including painting on plexiglass, stenciling, 'Pronto' polyester plate lithography, shellac plates, collographs and linoleum cuts. First-time students are welcome; play and experimentation are encouraged! Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply fee $20 There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one. 

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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ONE DAY Workshop: Figure in Proportion: the Intuitive Approach
ONE DAY Workshop: Figure in Proportion: the Intuitive Approach
Feb 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1762
Feb 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 55
$ 46
$ 20

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Many people think that if they can't draw in proportion they are 'not talented' and have no business doing art. Nothing could be further from the truth. If you are not suited to careful measuring and painstaking draftsmanship you are not alone. This has nothing to do with whether or not you are 'talented' or whether or not you should try making art. This workshop will teach even the most drafting averse person how to get proportion without sacrificing the real value of the artwork, which is to learn to be comfortable with your own set of 'talents'. Some people never can make precise measurements but they can still draw in proportion through an intuitive quick approach. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED.   Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 55
Members: $ 46
Supply Fee: $ 20

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ONE DAY Workshop: Beginning Experimental Painting
ONE DAY Workshop: Beginning Experimental Painting
Feb 9 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1764
Feb 9 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 110
$ 100
$ 30

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Have you ever wanted to see the range of things you can do with your paints? The possibilities will open you up and get you out of any rut. From learning about traditional oil mediums to thick clear layers of glossy acrylics we will try it all. We pour, brush, scoop, squeegee and soak. Many of the processes are completely unpredictable and surprising. Even if you only plan to paint traditionally this will show you ways to use your materials that you never dreamt of. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 110
Members: $ 100
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Workshop: Chinese Landscape Painting
Workshop: Chinese Landscape Painting
Feb 9, 10 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1768
Feb 9, 10 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 158
$ 177
$ 20

Instructor: Angie Dixon

Learn how to paint classic landscapes in the tradition developed in China in the Tang Dynasty. You will learn to use brush, ink and color on rice paper. We will cover ways to approach and paint components of the landscape such as rocks, trees, water and other elements and then put them altogether in full compositions. We will talk about the philosophy behind this art form and how it evolved while exploring a new way to view landscape painting. Individual help will be available. All levels welcome. All materials provided Supply fee $20

Non-Member: $ 158
Members: $ 177
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Beginning and Intermediate Screenprinting
Beginning and Intermediate Screenprinting
Feb 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1724
Feb 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
8
$ 458
$ 412
$ 40

Instructor: Kerstin Graudins

Discover the exciting possibilities of screenprinting! In this class you will gain an understanding of the equipment, tools, and the history of screenprinting. Experiment with photographic, reductive, and drawing processes while learning how to use and register multiple colors. The class combines instructor demonstrations with time for individual projects. Water-based inks will be used. Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee: $40 There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one. 

Non-Member: $ 458
Members: $ 412
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Contemporary Sumi and Mixed Media Collage
Workshop: Contemporary Sumi and Mixed Media Collage
Feb 16, 17 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1767
Feb 16, 17 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 172
$ 155
$ 0

Instructor: Angie Dixon

Explore new ways to combine sumi painting with collage by using a variety of materials. This process will allow artists to try out new ideas and let these ideas take form. This workshop is meant to be fun, exciting and challenging. Imagination and the physical aspects of the materials are the only limits. Prerequisite: Some experience with Asian brush and ink painting

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 155


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ONE DAY Workshop: Mysteries of Acrylic
ONE DAY Workshop: Mysteries of Acrylic
Feb 16 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1763
Feb 16 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 55
$ 50
$ 50

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Mysteries of Acrylic Acrylic is a mystery to many people. To make the full variety of beautiful effects acrylic is capable of many rely on acrylic workshops in stores that sell very pricey little bottles of modified acrylic. What many don't realize is that all of these varieties are easily made yourself in a few minutes through simple additives. In this workshop we will make all the commercially available materials and give you time to play with them. Every student will come away with $150 worth of acrylic paints in a full spectrum of colors and various mediums to alter them with. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown . ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED.  $50 supply fee  Saturday Only Prerequisite: none 

Non-Member: $ 55
Members: $ 50
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Workshop: Explore Storytelling through Linoleum Printmaking
Workshop: Explore Storytelling through Linoleum Printmaking
Feb 24 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1759
Feb 24 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 109
$ 98
$ 10

Instructor: Andrea Marcos

How do you draw strength from the past and the future? Create visuals bringing in your past, while also imagining the future. You will learn about carving tools, printmaking techniques such as multi block printing and chine collé while exploring visual storytelling practices. We will be carving into linoleum blocks and printing using a press. Prerequisite: Some Relief Printmaking experience preferred

Non-Member: $ 109
Members: $ 98
Supply Fee: $ 10

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Workshop: Beginning Watercolor
Workshop: Beginning Watercolor
Mar 2, 3 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1879
Mar 2, 3 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 172
$ 154
$ 0

Instructor: Yulia Chubotin

Learn traditional watercolor techniques such as wash, wet into wet, dry brush, and much more. Combine watercolor with drawing media and materials such as ink and graphite. You will be encouraged to work with subject matter ranging from still lifes and photographs to abstraction and imagination. Prerequisite: None This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 154


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ONE DAY Workshop: Make Your Own Oil Paints and Mediums
ONE DAY Workshop: Make Your Own Oil Paints and Mediums
Mar 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1917
Mar 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 55
$ 50
$ 20

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Mediums are what we add to oil paint to make it come alive with unique character all its own. The masters carefully guarded their own formulations of oil mediums because they knew how important they were to the very essence of the painting. Now making your own oil medium or even understanding how to use the readymade mediums in the store is becoming a lost art. Historically the alchemy of paint occupied many artists all of their lives. Find out what you may have been missing in your painting and straighten out the confusion array of mediums to make your art come alive! Making your own oil paint is easy and much cheaper, avoid the art store and get some of your materials for much less. Find out how to put together your own set of paints and how to use them in one lesson. In addition we will cover Non-Toxic Oil Painting. Some people would love to paint in oil but are c. All materials provided. This workshop is located offsite at The Miller School of Art in Georgetown. ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 55
Members: $ 50
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Mixed Media Books
Mixed Media Books
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1882
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 235
$ 211
$ 15

Instructor: Jessica Hoffman

This class will explore the possibilities for creating content in books, while working with a variety of processes and materials, such as collage, found objects, and printmaking without a press. We will also explore a variety of experimental book structures, such as map folds, flag books, and paper engineering. By the end of the class, students will have created visually compelling one of-a-kind books. This class is great for beginners looking to get started in book arts, as well as experienced binders who want to expand on techniques and add content to their books. Supply fee $15  Prerequisite: None NO CLASS 4/18

Non-Member: $ 235
Members: $ 211
Supply Fee: $ 15

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One Day Workshop: Exploring Color
One Day Workshop: Exploring Color
Mar 9 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1887
Mar 9 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 55
$ 46
$ 0

Instructor: Garima Naredi

This one day workshop will focus on understanding color through color theory, paint mixing and application using oil colors. We will make color charts, color collages and have discussions on old and contemporary masterworks. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 55
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Workshop: Heads
Workshop: Heads
Mar 10, 24 | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1952
Mar 10, 24 | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
2
$ 143
$ 128
$ 15

Instructor: Carol Adelman

This drawing workshop will focus on anatomical forms of the head and their sculptural qualities. Learn to build forms of the head on a flat surface from the inside out. Become aware of the skull as it occupies space to make drawings that have a palpable sense of weight and form. We will discuss traditions the long and varied history of portraying the human form as it affects what we do today. Participants should have some experience in a drawing class, but there is no specific prerequisite. This workshop meets on 2 Sundays

Non-Member: $ 143
Members: $ 128
Supply Fee: $ 15

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Painting the Realistic Portrait
Painting the Realistic Portrait
Mar 14, 21, 28 | 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Sessions: 3
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1977
Mar 14, 21, 28 | 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Thursday
3
$ 172
$ 155
$ 15

Instructor: Garima Naredi

In this class you will learn the basics of portrait painting to capture the overall likeness of the model. You will learn methods of painting that can be used to paint anything and not just portraits, capturing the effect of light and make a portrait appear 3-dimensional, understanding the structure and proportions of the head and features and representing the volume of the head correctly. Prerequisite: Some painting experience

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 155
Supply Fee: $ 15

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Expressive Watercolor Portrait
Expressive Watercolor Portrait
Mar 15, 22, 29
Apr 5 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1958
Mar 15, 22, 29
Apr 5 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Friday
4
$ 244
$ 220
$ 0

Instructor: Willow Heath

Learn techniques, tips, and special effects to creating deceptively simply expressive watercolor portraits. From loose expressive brush strokes to controlled realistic glazing, learn the foundations of painting portraits in watercolor. Explore expressive, pop art, abstract, illustrative, and realistic approaches to painting the human face in a relaxed studio environment with step-by-step demonstrations, and Q&A. Prerequisite: None There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one. 

Non-Member: $ 244
Members: $ 220


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Master Artist Carrie Iverson:Toner Lithography for Glass & Paper
Master Artist Carrie Iverson:Toner Lithography for Glass & Paper
Mar 16, 17, 18 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 3
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1766
Mar 16, 17, 18 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Mon, Sat, Sun
3
$ 343
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Carrie Iverson

Explore this versatile printmaking method for transferring images from a photocopy or laser print. The technique uses principles from lithography and can be used to print drawings, photographs, found objects- anything that can be photocopied! We will explore building images through layering, multiple color printing, and printing on both glass and paper. (When printing on glass this technique differs from a decal process in that it results in prints composed of fine glass powder fired onto a glass sheet.) You will create a variety of samples exploring the potentials of the process, including using reactive glasses to widen your color palette. This technique can be used with or without a press. Prerequisites: None

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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ONE DAY Workshop: Expressive Figure Drawing and Painting ONE DAY
ONE DAY Workshop: Expressive Figure Drawing and Painting ONE DAY
Mar 16 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1918
Mar 16 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 114
$ 104
$ 40

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint from the figure without having to draw like Leonardo? Then this rigorous, but fun class is for you. Learn how to follow shapes, create space, and most of all compose your page, without painstaking proportions and measurements. We will use the model to look hard, but we won't be working towards 19th century realism. You will be composing and deconstructing on the fly, at a fast pace, alternating with very slow and deliberate observation. You can't be attached to the outcome, or even have any idea of what your work will look like when it is done. In fact your work will be 'undone' if it gets predictable. This will be action packed 'process' with no possibility of staying in your rut if you have one. You will be provided with a large canvas, paper, and drawing and painting materials. Absolute beginners are perfect for this class as well as advanced artists. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Supply and Model fee $50  Prerequisite: None.

Non-Member: $ 114
Members: $ 104
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Miniatures in Encaustic
Workshop: Miniatures in Encaustic
Mar 16, 17 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1891
Mar 16, 17 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 172
$ 155
$ 20

Instructor: Larry Calkins

Miniature painting has a rich history in many cultures. You will learn to use the mini encaustic pen tool and other techniques for fine manipulation of the encaustic medium. Miniature paintings can be worked on metal, glass, or wood surfaces. Lots of examples will be provided. Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: Previous encaustic experience  This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 155
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Workshop: Color Magic With Viscosity Printing
Workshop: Color Magic With Viscosity Printing
Mar 23, 24 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1916
Mar 23, 24 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 235
$ 211
$ 20

Instructor: Tatjana Pavicevic

Workshop: Color Magic With Viscosity Printing Viscosity printing is a process of color separation that combines methods of intaglio and relief inking, and allows multiple colors to be printed simultaneously from a single plate. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare and roll out inks of different fluidity properties, make a collograph plate, and pull prints using the viscosity method. With this method you will create ways of overlapping and mixing colors in a multitude of variations, opening up an infinity of color possibilities. The techniques you will learn in this class can be applied to copper plates as well. Experienced printmakers are welcome, but no experience is necessary to take this class and walk away with prints of your own. Prerequisite: Printmaking experience

Non-Member: $ 235
Members: $ 211
Supply Fee: $ 20

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One Day Workshop: Exploring Color
One Day Workshop: Exploring Color
Mar 23 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1888
Mar 23 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 55
$ 46
$ 0

Instructor: Garima Naredi

This one day workshop will focus on understanding color through color theory, paint mixing and application using oil colors. We will make color charts, color collages and have discussions on old and contemporary masterworks. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 55
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The Painterly Print
The Painterly Print
Mar 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1878
Mar 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 348
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Eric Chamberlain

Monotype is a printmaking process that can lend itself to gestural and expressive mark making. You will be instructed in the use of a variety of printmaking approaches, including trace monotype, additive (brush), and subtractive (roll and remove). We will use both oil base and water base inks. We will explore the qualities and results of both types of inks, and how to combine the two to achieve a wide variety in your prints. Students of all levels are welcome. Supply fee $30 Student Fridays available. There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 348
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning and Intermediate Monoprinting
Beginning and Intermediate Monoprinting
Mar 27
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1885
Mar 27
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Rickie Wolfe

Create rich and intriguing prints and learn monotype, pronto plates, shellac and alternative surface collographs. Using stencils, elements from nature, and drawings, you will create unique layered prints. These techniques may be used individually or combined. Emphasis will be on learning the print techniques for the beginner and experimentation, composition and exploring conceptual ideas for the more advanced printmaker. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning and Intermediate Collage
Beginning and Intermediate Collage
Mar 27
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1872
Mar 27
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 25

Instructor: Rickie Wolfe

Use paper, cloth, found materials, and other unique elements to make a series of simple collages. Learn image transferring techniques and how to integrate these images into your collages. These collages will serve as a foundation for experiments using paint, stencils, crayons, nails, stitching by hand and/or sewing machine and other objects using alternate means of connections to add dimension. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Workshop: Beginning Block Print
Workshop: Beginning Block Print
Mar 30-Mar 31 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1898
Mar 30-Mar 31 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat
2
$ 172
$ 154
$ 20

Instructor: Theresa Neinas

Learn to use linoleum-cutting tools and brayers safely and get the results you want. Get an overview of relief block printing that touches on composition, technique, and individual style as well as the basics of rolling and hand printing. Images are highly adaptable to cross over into other mediums such as collage and encaustic. This workshop will emphasize how to adapt this process to a home environment. Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 154
Supply Fee: $ 20

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ONE DAY Workshop: Brush Strokes of the Moderns
ONE DAY Workshop: Brush Strokes of the Moderns
Mar 30 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1920
Mar 30 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 109
$ 98
$ 40

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Did you ever wonder how Bonnard, Manet, or Cezanne handled their oil paint? You can learn a lot by imitating the paint application of the masters. Some used layers of dry paint, some had directional strokes, and some had lush wet strokes. Unlike the older masters who used layers of glazes over monotone underpaintings, the Moderns each had an individual method that you can experience yourself. When you understand how the paintings were made you gain insight into the vision of the unique person who created them. Plus with some historical context you will realize how innovative and daring they were. In this workshop we will work with oil paint on three canvases to reproduce a section of a painting from each of the artists listed above. When you are done you will be able to go to museums and get a feeling for what went into the painting you are observing. You will also develop approaches to try in your own paintings. Bring your own brushes if you have them. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 109
Members: $ 98
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Exploring Watercolor
Workshop: Exploring Watercolor
Mar 30, 31 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1880
Mar 30, 31 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 172
$ 154
$ 0

Instructor: Yulia Chubotin

Explore watercolor techniques, composition, and color and practice watercolor painting. Prerequisite: some watercolor experience
This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one

Non-Member: $ 172
Members: $ 154


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Beginning Stone Lithography
Beginning Stone Lithography
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27 | 4:30 PM-8:30 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1877
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27 | 4:30 PM-8:30 PM
Saturday
4
$ 244
$ 220
$ 40

Instructor: Tyna Ontko

This class introduces you to stone lithography. Invented in 1796, stone lithography offers artists a unique drawing surface upon which you can create beautiful gradients, deep blacks and reductive corrections. We will cover drawing, etching, rolling up, printing multiples and making modifications on a limestone. Prerequisite: None All supplies except paper provided.

Non-Member: $ 244
Members: $ 220
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Intermediate Printmaking
Intermediate Printmaking
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1881
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Saturday
6
$ 348
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Dawn Endean

Further exploration of techniques covered in Beginning Printmaking. Focus will be on individual projects with instructor providing guidance on selection of techniques for desired results, composition, color and development of individual style. Students will participate in instructor-guided critiques. Supported printmaking processes include: Monotype; Collograph;Linoleum Print; Shellac Plate; Polyester Plate Lithography. Pre-requisite: Beginning Printmaking or Instructor permission. Supply fee $30

Non-Member: $ 348
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Workshop: New Horizons In Sequential Art
Workshop: New Horizons In Sequential Art
Apr 6, 7 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1780
Apr 6, 7 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 244
$ 220
$ 0

Instructor: Iris Jay

Comics are the most direct and personal way to weave a visual narrative, so it's no wonder that they're currently experiencing a creative renaissance. Newcomers and seasoned cartoonists alike are invited to join us as we explore how to make, distribute and market your own comics, with an emphasis on digital techniques and independent channels. Turn your story idea into a reality with us! Iris Jay has been professionally self-publishing comics online and in print for over a decade. Her current projects include fully creating two webcomics, writing for a third, and co-editing an art anthology forthcoming from Fortuna Media. Her favorite kinds of comics are weird ones. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 244
Members: $ 220


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Beginning Letterpress
Beginning Letterpress
Apr 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1875
Apr 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 348
$ 309
$ 25

Instructor: Lisa Hasegawa

Learn all the basics of letterpress printing. Through a variety of projects, learn to hand-set metal type, lock up a typeform, ink up, set up, and operate the press. You will be introduced to good design practices and explore printing imagery with letterpress cuts, linoleum cuts, and wire printing. On the last day of class, you will exchange prints and create a portfolio to take home. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25 There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 348
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Intermediate/Advanced Etching
Intermediate/Advanced Etching
Apr 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1889
Apr 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Virginia Hungate-Hawk

In this course, we will focus on multiple plate printing, and further exploration of Aquatint, exploring techniques such as sugar lift and spit bite while working in the Intaglio method of printmaking. Largely tailored to student's interests and individual projects, you are encouraged to come to this class with a specific project in mind. This class is best suited for those with an intermediate-advanced knowledge of etching and want to hone their skills or learn new techniques. Prerequisite: Beginning Etching, or permission of instructor

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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ONE DAY Workshop: Figure in Proportion: the Intuitive Approach
ONE DAY Workshop: Figure in Proportion: the Intuitive Approach
Apr 13 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1922
Apr 13 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 55
$ 46
$ 20

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Many people think that if they can't draw in proportion they are 'not talented' and have no business doing art. Nothing could be further from the truth. If you are not suited to careful measuring and painstaking draftsmanship you are not alone. This has nothing to do with whether or not you are 'talented' or whether or not you should try making art. This workshop will teach even the most drafting averse person how to get proportion without sacrificing the real value of the artwork, which is to learn to be comfortable with your own set of 'talents'. Some people never can make precise measurements but they can still draw in proportion through an intuitive quick approach. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED.   Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 55
Members: $ 46
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Workshop: Pattern and Repetition
Workshop: Pattern and Repetition
Apr 13, 14 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1892
Apr 13, 14 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 244
$ 220
$ 20

Instructor: Larry Calkins

In this class we will push ideas of pattern and repeating forms. This way of making images has been utilized from ancient times and from every culture. It has been used in textiles to sculptures to cave paintings. Examples include paisley from India, dots from Australia, sacred geometry from the Middle East, folk arts from Africa to name a few. We will employ a variety of methods and materials including encaustic wax, stamping, tracing and stenciling, and work on multiple surfaces including paper, cloth and wood. Come with no expectations and play! Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 244
Members: $ 220
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing
Apr 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20
Jun 3, 10 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1876
Apr 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20
Jun 3, 10 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Monday
8
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition..  Prerequisite: None There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.  NO9 CLASS 5/27

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning Acrylic Painting
Beginning Acrylic Painting
Apr 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1871
Apr 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Che Lopez

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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ArtRX: Art for what ails you
ArtRX: Art for what ails you
Apr 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1870
Apr 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 15

Instructor: Vedika Dietrich

Take a break from your computer and visit your right brain! In this playful, innovative art class we explore the mysteries of creativity, useful techniques in learning how to get out of our own way, and secrets of the art making process. As your inner artist loosens up, so does your ability to breathe and flow, to problem solve and think outside of the box. Drawing, painting, mixed media and more, in a relaxed atmosphere where the inner critic is not invited! Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $15 ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 15

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ONE DAY Workshop: Beginning Experimental Painting
ONE DAY Workshop: Beginning Experimental Painting
Apr 20 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1923
Apr 20 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 110
$ 100
$ 30

Instructor: Mark Takamichi Miller

Have you ever wanted to see the range of things you can do with your paints? The possibilities will open you up and get you out of any rut. From learning about traditional oil mediums to thick clear layers of glossy acrylics we will try it all. We pour, brush, scoop, squeegee and soak. Many of the processes are completely unpredictable and surprising. Even if you only plan to paint traditionally this will show you ways to use your materials that you never dreamt of. This workshop is located offsite at Miller School of Art in Georgetown. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED. Prerequisite: none

Non-Member: $ 110
Members: $ 100
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing
Apr 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26
Jun 2, 9 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1925
Apr 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26
Jun 2, 9 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Sunday
8
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Apr 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1873
Apr 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21, 28 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 348
$ 309
$ 30

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing. This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequisite: None Model fee $30.00  There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one.

Non-Member: $ 348
Members: $ 309
Supply Fee: $ 30

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Beginning Acrylic Painting
Beginning Acrylic Painting
Apr 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1930
Apr 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Beginning and Intermediate Screenprinting
Beginning and Intermediate Screenprinting
Apr 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Jun 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1874
Apr 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Jun 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
8
$ 458
$ 412
$ 40

Instructor: Kerstin Graudins

Discover the exciting possibilities of screenprinting! In this class you will gain an understanding of the equipment, tools, and the history of screenprinting. Experiment with photographic, reductive, and drawing processes while learning how to use and register multiple colors. The class combines instructor demonstrations with time for individual projects. Water-based inks will be used. Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee: $40 There is a supply list for this class contact us if you did not receive one. 

Non-Member: $ 458
Members: $ 412
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting
Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting
Apr 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1926
Apr 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 343
$ 309
$ 0

Instructor: Garima Naredi

This class is catered to the beginning painter with little or no painting experience but a desire to learn, explore and create. You will learn the fundamentals of the material used and the techniques of oil painting. Through specially designed exercises you will learn how to work from observation, understand light and form and how to handle paint. The in-class time is primarily spent making paintings with ample guidance on the works in progress and periodic group critique and discussion of finished works to help you build a solid foundation for a sustained exploration into painting. Prerequisite: None  This class has a supply list please contact us if you do not receive one  

Non-Member: $ 343
Members: $ 309


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Workshop: Mixed Media Sketchbook
Workshop: Mixed Media Sketchbook
Apr 27, 28 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1890
Apr 27, 28 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 235
$ 211
$ 20

Instructor: Larry Calkins

In this Sketchbook workshop learn how to get in the habit of creating a working dialog with your sketchbook. You will begin by altering all of the sketchbook pages front to back with different media including photocopy transfer, inks, stamping, writing, collage, clay wash, and stenciling. By changing the clean white pages of your sketchbook it can become a more inviting surface on which to work and express yourself. Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 235
Members: $ 211
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Workshop: Shibori + Indigo: Bound Resist and Vat Dye
Workshop: Shibori + Indigo: Bound Resist and Vat Dye
May 4, 5 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1994
May 4, 5 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 235
$ 211
$ 20

Instructor: Jodi Waltier

There is an intrinsic magic associated with the indigo vat and the unknown patterns and shades of blue. One needs only to be willing, hands-on participant to be able to walk away with a notebook full of techniques and a head full of possibilities. We will cover the basics of folding and clamping. bound resist, setting up the indigo vat, and some stitch techniques. Then after a review the second day we move onto bound resists with objects, pole wrapping (Arashi Shibori) and bundling. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 235
Members: $ 211
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Wood/Stone/Metal
Carving Tool Making
Carving Tool Making
Jan 16-Jan 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1662
Jan 16-Jan 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wed
2
$ 156
$ 140
$ 200

Instructor: Ed Archie NoiseCat

If you have an interest in carving, you'll need to invest in a tool set. Come take an introductory tool making class from Ed Archie NoiseCat. Ed has long worked with traditional carving tools. Blades will be provided from Kestrel Tool, located on Lopez Island and the class will be focused on making tool handles. Each student will complete a curved/crooked knife and a gutter adze handle made out of an alder elbow for their own tool collection. Demos and lessons will be given on how to use both tools. This class is a perfect introduction class for other carving classes taught by Ed. 

Non-Member: $ 156
Members: $ 140
Supply Fee: $ 200

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Beginning Blacksmithing
Beginning Blacksmithing
Jan 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1649
Jan 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 374
$ 337
$ 35

Instructor: Brandon Bowman

Pratt offers one of the few blacksmithing programs in the region. Blacksmithing, or forging, is about transforming and shaping mild steel through the use of heat. Using basic techniques such as hammering, twisting, tapers, bends, and splits, you will have the opportunity to create sculptural and functional objects. Everyone is welcome, whether you're interested in taking more advanced blacksmithing classes or you just want a basic understanding of the process. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $35

Non-Member: $ 374
Members: $ 337
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Jan 19 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1659
Jan 19 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 114
$ 103
$ 40

Instructor: Jack Wayne

Want to get your toes wet in the wood turning world? Come learn the basics of spindle turning and how to turn a small bowl. If you can't commit to the full 6 week beginning turning class, this is a great chance to learn the basics. Supply fee: $40. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 114
Members: $ 103
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Spoon Carving
Workshop: Spoon Carving
Jan 19, 20 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1663
Jan 19, 20 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 297
$ 267
$ 45

Instructor: Scott Brown

Learn the craft of creating an elegant wooden spoon using intuitive methods. This course is designed to be approachable for both beginner and intermediate level students. It will cover how to select wood, design, and use a combination of hand and power tools for carving an heirloom quality kitchen spoon that you will cherish for years to come. Supply Fee: $45

Non-Member: $ 297
Members: $ 267
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Damascus:Introduction to Pattern Welded Steel
Damascus:Introduction to Pattern Welded Steel
Jan 20, 27
Feb 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1650
Jan 20, 27
Feb 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday
4
$ 297
$ 267
$ 75

Instructor: Celeste Tracy

Damascus steel, the stuff of ancient legends, is taken one step further in the current way of replicating it by forge welding layered steel with a hydraulic press. Celeste Tracy has been making Damascus at Pratt for nine years and continues to be fascinated with the process. She will familiarize students with this process by using Pratt's Damascus forge and hydraulic press built specifically for this purpose. This technique opens up the possibilities of a myriad of designs and uses for the patterned steel produced. The student will come away with a billet ready to transform into a future work of art. Prerequisite: beginning blacksmithing or previous experience. Supply fee: $75

Non-Member: $ 297
Members: $ 267
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Beginning Woodworking: Tool Tote
Beginning Woodworking: Tool Tote
Jan 28
Feb 4, 11, 18 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1681
Jan 28
Feb 4, 11, 18 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
4
$ 322
$ 290
$ 85

Instructor: Todd Brodsky

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of power equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. All students must be able to attend the first class session. Prerequsite: None. Supply Fee $85.

Non-Member: $ 322
Members: $ 290
Supply Fee: $ 85

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Green Bowl Carving
Green Bowl Carving
Jan 29
Feb 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 3
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1683
Jan 29
Feb 5, 12 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
3
$ 230
$ 207
$ 75

Instructor: Ed Archie NoiseCat

Green woodworking is when you use a freshly cut log. The extra moisture in the wood makes carving way easier to do then when working with dried wood. Experience getting to work green wood with an adze and a hook knife to make a bowl. Bowls in this carving style tend to take on a deeper platter shape and often tool marks are intentionally left for visual interest due to the texture they leave behind. All experience levels are welcome. If you have taken Ed's Carving Tool Making class, this will be a fun opportunity to use your new tools. ***This class will meet in the turning studio.

Non-Member: $ 230
Members: $ 207
Supply Fee: $ 75

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Introduction to Handtool Joinery
Introduction to Handtool Joinery
Jan 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1680
Jan 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
4
$ 322
$ 290
$ 40

Instructor: Steve Dando

Sick of the noise and dust of a power tool woodshop? Limited on space to work, but still want to have the opportunity to make things with your hands, even at your own kitchen table? Gain confidence and build your woodworking skillset by adding handtool joinery to your arsenal. Whether you are a beginner woodworker or a powertool expert, this class is a great way to dip your toes in the handtool woodworking world. We will use the 9 basic woodworking handtools to teach the three basic forms of joinery: Mortise and Tenon, Housed Dadoes, and Dovetails. Bring your own tools to tune up and sharpen in class, or take the class and find out which tools are really essential to handtool woodworking. Supply fee $40

Non-Member: $ 322
Members: $ 290
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Pen Turning
Workshop: Pen Turning
Feb 2 | 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1679
Feb 2 | 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday
1
$ 198
$ 178
$ 40

Instructor: Daniel Pittsford

Learn to do Pen Turning and make a writing instrument with visiting instructor and master pen-wright Daniel Pittsford. Beginner-expert turners and woodworkers welcome - After this fun, and surprisingly easy one day class, you will be able to use your lathe in confidence and turn out beautiful, one-of-a-kind, high-quality pens and mechanical pencils that will make superb gifts for the Holidays or other special occasions. You will leave with two new pen creations and increased confidence in the turning studio. (Remember, Pratt has paid access to woodworking studio space if you don't have your own tools!) Supply Fee: $40 ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 198
Members: $ 178
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Feb 9 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1671
Feb 9 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 114
$ 103
$ 40

Instructor: David Lutrick

Want to get your toes wet in the wood turning world? Come learn the basics of spindle turning and how to turn a small bowl. If you can't commit to the full 6 week beginning turning class, this is a great chance to learn the basics. Supply fee: $40. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 114
Members: $ 103
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Introduction to Woodworking
Workshop: Introduction to Woodworking
Feb 9, 10 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1672
Feb 9, 10 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 300
$ 270
$ 50

Instructor: Steve Dando

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. Prerequisite: None. Supply Fee $50

Non-Member: $ 300
Members: $ 270
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Couples Woodburning and Painting
Couples Woodburning and Painting
Feb 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1669
Feb 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
1
$ 70
$ 63
$ 25

Instructor: Saman Shojaei

This class is a mix of pyrography and painting for anyone who has ever wanted to add designs or decorations to their woodworking projects. Saman will have a number of patterns available for the student to choose from. Due to this class being offered on Valentine's Day: sparkling cider, crackers and cheese will be provided to snack on. Supply fee: $25

Non-Member: $ 70
Members: $ 63
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Workshop: Carving in the Round
Workshop: Carving in the Round
Feb 16, 17 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1673
Feb 16, 17 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 229
$ 206
$ 45

Instructor: Saman Shojaei

In this class, a 3-dimensional animal will be carved. Students will learn about: wood selection, carving characteristics, preparing blanks, basic carving techniques, sharpening, and traditional oil finishes which may used on the project. This course is designed to be approachable for both beginner and intermediate level students. Supply fee: $45. **This class is scheduled in the turning studio.

Non-Member: $ 229
Members: $ 206
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Beginning Woodworking
Beginning Woodworking
Feb 21, 28
Mar 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1670
Feb 21, 28
Mar 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
4
$ 322
$ 290
$ 85

Instructor: Dan Morgan

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of power equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. All students must be able to attend the first class session. Prerequsite: None. Supply Fee $85.

Non-Member: $ 322
Members: $ 290
Supply Fee: $ 85

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Couples Forging
Couples Forging
Feb 22 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1645
Feb 22 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Friday
1
$ 177
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Scott Szloch

Spend an evening forging with someone special. This class is designed as a short, fun blacksmithing experience and demonstration of basic forging processes. It is a great opportunity to explore what the Pratt forging shop has to offer, make a sculpture, hooks, or just enjoy hammering and twisting! If you're not sure if you want to take a full length forging class this is an entertaining way to try it out. The cost of this class covers you and your guest. Prerequisite: None

Non-Member: $ 177
Members: $ 160


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Couples Welding
Couples Welding
Feb 22 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1646
Feb 22 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Friday
1
$ 177
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Brandon Bowman

Spend an evening welding with someone special. This class is designed as a short, fun welding experience and demonstration of the MIG welding process. It is a great opportunity to explore what the Pratt fabrication shop has to offer and make a sculpture or small stand. If you're not sure if you want to take a full length welding class, this is an entertaining way to try it out before registering.

Non-Member: $ 177
Members: $ 160


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Custom Skateboard Deck Build
Custom Skateboard Deck Build
Feb 23, 24 | 10:30 AM-3:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1698
Feb 23, 24 | 10:30 AM-3:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 280
$ 252
$ 40

Instructor: Brian Watson

Learn how to build curved wood shapes using veneer, a vacuum press, and a whoooole lotta glue. In this class, you'll learn the process of vacuum-press bent wood lamination by building your own custom-shaped skateboard deck. On day one, you'll sculpt the form for your deck from rigid foam insulation, cut maple veneers to shape, and work as a team to glue up your veneer stack. Overnight, your lamination will dry as atmospheric pressure holds the wood to the form. On day two, you'll remove your now-solid deck from the vacuum press, shape and sand the edges and faces of your custom deck, and drill truck holes (if you bring your own trucks). If time permits, you can also apply a sealer clear coat. This class is great for anyone--beginners to experts--who want to learn how to bend wood...for skateboards, furniture, or other woodworking applications. All supplies and tools for making your skateboard deck are supplied. Trucks, wheels, nuts/bolts, and bearings are not included. Bring your own trucks for drilling truck holes.

Non-Member: $ 280
Members: $ 252
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Mask Carving
Mask Carving
Feb 26
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1684
Feb 26
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 416
$ 374
$ 100

Instructor: Ed Archie NoiseCat

Come join Ed Archie NoiseCat in learning how to use carving tools: adzes and hook knives to make a piece of art work. Bring your creativity, as you'll design your own piece. The class will cover carving techniques as well as some history around mask making. Fresh alder will be used. No previous experience needed. If you have taken Ed's Carving Tool Making class, this will be a fun opportunity to use your new tools.

Non-Member: $ 416
Members: $ 374
Supply Fee: $ 100

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Bowl Turning
Bowl Turning
Feb 27
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1688
Feb 27
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 416
$ 369
$ 80

Instructor: Tom Henscheid

An independent study class led by expert woodturner Tom Henscheid, we welcome all levels of woodturners; beginners to experts to work side by side doing projects catered to your desired techniques: Coring, green turning, hollow vessels, etc. Tom will guide you through whatever projects you'd like to tackle during this six week class, as well as help you source your material. From bowls to spindles to artistic finishes, Tom is an incredible wealth of knowledge and is a very patient and inspiring teacher. The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.***

Non-Member: $ 416
Members: $ 369
Supply Fee: $ 80

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Creative Metalworking: Forging and Welding
Creative Metalworking: Forging and Welding
Feb 28
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1840
Feb 28
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 385
$ 346
$ 45

Instructor: Carla Grahn

Gain a basic understanding of forging, metal-forming, and welding in this introductory class. Learn how to bend, shape, twist, texture, and join steel to create decorative and organic forms without focusing too heavily on traditional, more technical processes of Pratt's other blacksmithing classes. By combining elements of fabrication and metal forming, you'll become comfortable in both shops and get a taste for the techniques you might want to explore more at Pratt. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $45

Non-Member: $ 385
Members: $ 346
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Wood Carving: Puppets
Wood Carving: Puppets
Feb 28
Mar 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1667
Feb 28
Mar 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
4
$ 229
$ 206
$ 40

Instructor: Dmitri Carter

Create your very own hand-carved wooden marionette with help from Dmitri Carter. Dmitri is a founding member of Northwest Puppet Center/Carter Family Marionettes. He has traveled the globe performing and learning about various puppet traditions. Now you have the chance to learn some of the trade secrets of the puppet world. Through this class, you will learn how to build a marionette including different styles of articulated limbs and the methods to control your character. Starting with a block of wood, students will plan their character, carve, assemble the figure, articulate the moving parts and attach controls. This class will focus on carving by hand (not with power tools). Previous experience helpful but not necessary, even beginners are welcome. Just bring your creativity and learn to bring your own character to life as a marionette.

Non-Member: $ 229
Members: $ 206
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Advanced Forging with the Power Hammer
Advanced Forging with the Power Hammer
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Apr 6 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1856
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Apr 6 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday
6
$ 375
$ 338
$ 55

Instructor: Scott Szloch

This six week class will focus on advanced techniques for forging with the Power Hammer. It will include tool making for use with the machine, and how to safely use equipment like dies and top tools. Students will be able to make their own custom tools to keep. Students must have previous power hammer experience and access. Some welding and fabrication experience is advised. Supply fee : $55

Non-Member: $ 375
Members: $ 338
Supply Fee: $ 55

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Intermediate Bronze Casting
Intermediate Bronze Casting
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1853
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Saturday
5
$ 244
$ 220
$ 115

Instructor: Ed Thayer

Intended for experienced investment casters, this class will provide the time, materials, guidance, and a pour! Day one: discuss project and sprue your prepared wax pattern. Day two: invest your work. Day three: cast. Day four: devest and finish your piece. You'll be allowed one single or two small investments. Come to the first class with a completed wax pattern or mold ready to pour your wax positive. The cost of bronze is not included in the tuition. Prerequisite: Introduction to Bronze Casting Supply Fee $115

Non-Member: $ 244
Members: $ 220
Supply Fee: $ 115

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Workshop: Spoon Carving
Workshop: Spoon Carving
Mar 2, 3 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1664
Mar 2, 3 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 297
$ 267
$ 45

Instructor: Scott Brown

Learn the craft of creating an elegant wooden spoon using intuitive methods. This course is designed to be approachable for both beginner and intermediate level students. It will cover how to select wood, design, and use a combination of hand and power tools for carving an heirloom quality kitchen spoon that you will cherish for years to come. Supply Fee: $45

Non-Member: $ 297
Members: $ 267
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Beginning Welding and Fabrication
Beginning Welding and Fabrication
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1843
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday
8
$ 499
$ 449
$ 60

Instructor: Mark Rudis

Introduce yourself to the useful and versatile skills needed to begin working with steel. You'll learn oxy-acetylene and MIG welding as well as plasma-cutting and metal fabrication equipment including the bandsaw, chopsaw, drillpress, grinders, shears, and benders. This class is designed for anyone looking to incorporate metal into their artistic and technical vocabulary. Attending the first two classes is imperative. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $60

Non-Member: $ 499
Members: $ 449
Supply Fee: $ 60

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Continuing Stonecarving
Continuing Stonecarving
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7, 14, 21 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1842
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Apr 7, 14, 21 | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sunday
8
$ 395
$ 356
$ 0

Instructor: Sabah Al-Dhaher

In this class for continuing stonecarving students, you'll learn how to design a piece from start to finish -- from sketching on paper to using your skills to transfer that design to stone. The class will include further discussion of tools, types of stone, and a deeper exploration of carving processes. To get the most out of this class, you must be comfortable with using hand, power, and pneumatic carving tools. Prerequisite: Beginning Stonecarving  

Non-Member: $ 395
Members: $ 356


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Beginning Woodturning
Beginning Woodturning
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1822
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
6
$ 416
$ 374
$ 60

Instructor: David Lutrick

Learn the basics of turning wood on a lathe. In this class we will learn about spindle (between center) turning as well as the basics of creating bowls. Proper technique and safety will be the focus in order to give the students the confidence to create whatever shapes and forms they choose. Also covered will be the fundamentals of finishing and sharpening. This is the prerequisite for any of the advanced turning classes. Supply Fee: $60. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 416
Members: $ 374
Supply Fee: $ 60

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Beginning Blacksmithing
Beginning Blacksmithing
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1847
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 374
$ 337
$ 35

Instructor: Jason Reed. Brown

Pratt offers one of the few blacksmithing programs in the region. Blacksmithing, or forging, is about transforming and shaping mild steel through the use of heat. Using basic techniques such as hammering, twisting, tapers, bends, and splits, you will have the opportunity to create sculptural and functional objects. Everyone is welcome, whether you're interested in taking more advanced blacksmithing classes or you just want a basic understanding of the process. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $35

Non-Member: $ 374
Members: $ 337
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Beginning Welding and Fabrication
Beginning Welding and Fabrication
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1848
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
8
$ 499
$ 449
$ 60

Instructor: Carla Grahn

Introduce yourself to the useful and versatile skills needed to begin working with steel. You'll learn oxy-acetylene and MIG welding as well as plasma-cutting and metal fabrication equipment including the bandsaw, chopsaw, drillpress, grinders, shears, and benders. This class is designed for anyone looking to incorporate metal into their artistic and technical vocabulary. Attending the first two classes is imperative. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $60

Non-Member: $ 499
Members: $ 449
Supply Fee: $ 60

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Introduction to Stone Carving
Introduction to Stone Carving
Mar 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 2000
Mar 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tue, Thu
8
$ 395
$ 356
$ 0

Instructor: Istara Freedom

This course is designed for students interested in exploring stone carving. Students will learn how to use hand tools to produce a sculpture of their own design in soft stone. No previous experience required. Stone will be supplied at cost per pound.

Non-Member: $ 395
Members: $ 356


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Intermediate Woodworking: Individual Projects
Intermediate Woodworking: Individual Projects
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1676
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 332
$ 298
$ 65

Instructor: Steve Dando

Have you taken a beginning Woodworking class but still need help refining how to apply those skills to create the projects you have planned? This class is designed for those students who have hands-on experience but want guidance planning and realizing a project that may seem too ambitious to tackle alone. The class will meet and discuss projects individually and as a group. From there, the instructor will assist students with the design and layout in of their project and demonstrate specific skills based on the needs of the students. It is a great way to take on that project you have been thinking about with the assistance of the instructor to problem solve along the way. **Bring your wood and plans to the very first class.** Prerequisite: Beginning Woodworking or equivalent. Supply Fee $65.

Non-Member: $ 332
Members: $ 298
Supply Fee: $ 65

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Continuing Blacksmithing: Creative Techniques
Continuing Blacksmithing: Creative Techniques
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1850
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 375
$ 337
$ 45

Instructor: Lisa Geertsen

The main objective of this class is to focus on skill building and creative thinking. You will explore more advanced techniques such as chisel work, upset corners, rivets and a small amount of nonferrous. This class is meant to enhance the skills and controlled hammer work learned in Beginning Blacksmithing. You will also learn how to use these more advanced techniques in creating decorative elements for functional applications. Prerequisite: Beginning Blacksmithing or equivalent Supply Fee $45

Non-Member: $ 375
Members: $ 337
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Hybrid Woodworking: Farmhouse Table
Hybrid Woodworking: Farmhouse Table
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1677
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 416
$ 374
$ 500

Instructor: Steve Dando

Learn hybrid woodworking techniques (power and handtool useage) as we construct a traditional farmhouse table design. We will dimension the lumber and rough cut part of the joinery using machines, and will refine and finish using traditional handtool techniques. This is a fairly large project in scope and size, so if you'd like to take the class with a friend and split the supply fee, that can easily be arranged by contacting our Customer Service Manager at the Pratt front desk.

Non-Member: $ 416
Members: $ 374
Supply Fee: $ 500

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Introduction to TIG Welding
Introduction to TIG Welding
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1849
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 385
$ 346
$ 45

Instructor: Andy Fallat

Now that you've been through the beginning welding and fabrication class, take this opportunity to spend some time on the TIG torch and hone your skills as a fabricator. TIG welding gives you the ability to make small clean welds that are super strong. It also broadens your capability to work with non ferrous metals such as stainless steel and bronze. This skill is used in the high end fabrication world as well as with bronze casting artists. Weather you have a specific project in mind or you just want to learn this valuable skill, this will be a great way to continue your interest in metalwork. Prerequisite : Beginning Welding or equivalent. Supply fee : $45

Non-Member: $ 385
Members: $ 346
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Beginning Blacksmithing
Beginning Blacksmithing
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1851
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 374
$ 337
$ 35

Instructor: Steve Lafferty

Pratt offers one of the few blacksmithing programs in the region. Blacksmithing, or forging, is about transforming and shaping mild steel through the use of heat. Using basic techniques such as hammering, twisting, tapers, bends, and splits, you will have the opportunity to create sculptural and functional objects. Everyone is welcome, whether you're interested in taking more advanced blacksmithing classes or you just want a basic understanding of the process. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $35

Non-Member: $ 374
Members: $ 337
Supply Fee: $ 35

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Beginning Bronze Casting
Beginning Bronze Casting
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1852
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
8
$ 426
$ 384
$ 115

Instructor: Eva Funderburgh Hollis

Learn the ancient 'lost wax' casting process. First, you'll learn basic moldmaking to duplicate a design in wax. This wax copy is then 'invested' in a plaster and sand mixture. Then the wax will be burned out of the plaster, leaving a void to be filled with bronze. Finally, finish your bronze and color it through 'chasing' and 'patination' techniques. All materials except the cost of bronze are included in supply fee. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $115

Non-Member: $ 426
Members: $ 384
Supply Fee: $ 115

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Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Mar 9 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1824
Mar 9 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 114
$ 103
$ 40

Instructor: David Lutrick

Want to get your toes wet in the wood turning world? Come learn the basics of spindle turning and how to turn a small bowl. If you can't commit to the full 6 week beginning turning class, this is a great chance to learn the basics. Supply fee: $40. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 114
Members: $ 103
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Workshop: Introduction to Woodworking
Workshop: Introduction to Woodworking
Mar 9-Mar 10 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1825
Mar 9-Mar 10 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat
2
$ 300
$ 270
$ 50

Instructor: Steve Dando

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. Prerequisite: None. Supply Fee $50

Non-Member: $ 300
Members: $ 270
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Forging With the Power Hammer
Forging With the Power Hammer
Mar 10, 24 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1844
Mar 10, 24 | 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday
2
$ 325
$ 293
$ 25

Instructor: Jim Joblin

This course will focus on familiarizing you with the new power hammer in the forging shop. Learn how to safely operate this machine including set-up, maintenance and ergonomics. The power hammer allows artists to work efficiently and effectively texturing and shaping larger stock sizes. This is a great opportunity to learn about the hammer and you will qualify to be accessed on this equipmend by the end of the class. Prerequisite: Beginning and Continuing Blacksmithing or equivilant.  Supply fee: $25

Non-Member: $ 325
Members: $ 293
Supply Fee: $ 25

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Beginning Welding and Fabrication
Beginning Welding and Fabrication
Mar 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1846
Mar 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
8
$ 499
$ 449
$ 60

Instructor: Bill Baber

Introduce yourself to the useful and versatile skills needed to begin working with steel. You'll learn oxy-acetylene and MIG welding as well as plasma-cutting and metal fabrication equipment including the bandsaw, chopsaw, drillpress, grinders, shears, and benders. This class is designed for anyone looking to incorporate metal into their artistic and technical vocabulary. Attending the first two classes is imperative. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $60

Non-Member: $ 499
Members: $ 449
Supply Fee: $ 60

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Beginning Woodworking
Beginning Woodworking
Mar 11, 18, 25
Apr 1 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1826
Mar 11, 18, 25
Apr 1 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
4
$ 322
$ 290
$ 85

Instructor: Todd Brodsky

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of power equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. Prerequsite: None. Supply Fee $85.

Non-Member: $ 322
Members: $ 290
Supply Fee: $ 85

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Continuing Blacksmithing : Introduction to Tool Making
Continuing Blacksmithing : Introduction to Tool Making
Mar 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 15 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1845
Mar 11, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 15 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
6
$ 375
$ 337
$ 65

Instructor: Brian Stahly

This six week class will walk you through the steps to forge and heat treat basic tools every blacksmith needs in their tool box including chisels, tongs and handled top tools will be covered along with heat treating. Not only will you gain the knowledge and skills to make your own tools, you will keep what you made in the class. Prerequisite : Beginning Blacksmithing or equivilant. Supply fee : $65

Non-Member: $ 375
Members: $ 337
Supply Fee: $ 65

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Workshop: Beginning Relief Carving
Workshop: Beginning Relief Carving
Mar 16, 23 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1827
Mar 16, 23 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday
2
$ 229
$ 206
$ 45

Instructor: Saman Shojaei

This workshop focuses on learning basic caving techniques, sharpening and fishing. Students will create a figure on a flat panel of wood. Saman will have a number of patterns available for the students to choose from. This class will be located in the wood turning studio. Supply fee: $45

Non-Member: $ 229
Members: $ 206
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Workshop: Campaign Stool
Workshop: Campaign Stool
Mar 24 | 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1828
Mar 24 | 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Sunday
1
$ 198
$ 178
$ 70

Instructor: Daniel Pittsford

A campaign stool is a popular woodturning project. All skill levels welcome, no prerequisites. This one-day long workshop will give you lots of time on the lathe to complete your three stool legs and install the 3-way hardware which will be provided from Lee Valley. Students will need to provide their own leather work outside of class time. If students want to learn how to do leatherwork, check out the upcoming Master Artist Workshop by Jason Thigpen: Advanced Leatherworking Skills and Techniques For Woodworkers, 4/16/19-4/19/19.

Non-Member: $ 198
Members: $ 178
Supply Fee: $ 70

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Pen Turning for Seniors
Pen Turning for Seniors
Mar 28 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1830
Mar 28 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Thursday
1
$ 104
$ 94
$ 20

Instructor: Daniel Pittsford

Though all ages (over 16) are welcome, Seniors are encouraged to join this class!! Learn to do Pen Turning and make a writing instrument with visiting instructor and master pen-wright Daniel Pittsford. Beginner-expert turners and woodworkers welcome - After this fun, and surprisingly easy one day class, you will be able to use your lathe in confidence and turn out beautiful, one-of-a-kind, high-quality pens and mechanical pencils that will make superb gifts for the Holidays or other special occasions. You will leave with one new pen creation and increased confidence in the turning studio. (Remember, Pratt has paid access to woodworking studio space if you don't have your own tools!) Supply Fee: $20. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 104
Members: $ 94
Supply Fee: $ 20

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Carving in the Round
Carving in the Round
Mar 29
Apr 5, 12 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Sessions: 3
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1829
Mar 29
Apr 5, 12 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Friday
3
$ 229
$ 206
$ 45

Instructor: Saman Shojaei

In this class, a 3-dimensional animal will be carved. Students will learn about: wood selection, carving characteristics, preparing blanks, basic carving techniques, sharpening, and traditional oil finishes which may used on the project. This course is designed to be approachable for both beginner and intermediate level students. Supply fee: $45. **This class will meet in the wood turning studio.**

Non-Member: $ 229
Members: $ 206
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Beginning Woodturning
Beginning Woodturning
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1924
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
4
$ 276
$ 248
$ 50

Instructor: Alex Olson

Learn the basics of turning wood on a lathe. In this class we will learn about spindle (between center) turning as well as the basics of creating bowls. Proper technique and safety will be the focus in order to give the students the confidence to create whatever shapes and forms they choose. Also covered will be the fundamentals of finishing and sharpening. This is the prerequisite for any of the advanced turning classes. Supply Fee: $50. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 276
Members: $ 248
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Beginning Woodworking
Beginning Woodworking
Apr 4, 11, 25
May 2 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1831
Apr 4, 11, 25
May 2 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
4
$ 322
$ 290
$ 85

Instructor: Dan Morgan

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of power equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. All students must be able to attend the first class session. Prerequsite: None. Supply Fee $85. ***Attention - this class will skip the week of 4/19/19.***

Non-Member: $ 322
Members: $ 290
Supply Fee: $ 85

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Intensive: Stone Sculpting Fundamentals
Intensive: Stone Sculpting Fundamentals
Apr 6, 7, 20, 21
May 4, 5, 18, 19 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1854
Apr 6, 7, 20, 21
May 4, 5, 18, 19 | 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Sat, Sun
8
$ 395
$ 356
$ 0

Instructor: Tamara Buchanan

Tamara Buchanan has been a member of the Nortwest Stone Sculptors Association since 1987 and regularly teaches workshops at their yearly Symposiums. Stonecarving has captured the imagination of artists throughout history for its permanence, tactility, and sensual beauty. Take advantage of Pratt's stone yard facility and begin working with soft stone. You'll learn both ancient and modern reductive sculpting techniques with hand carving tools, power tools, and pneumatics. This is a great way to learn about types of stone and how to work with them while producing a small piece by the end of the class. ***PLEASE NOTE*** This class meets every other weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Prerequisite: None. Supply fee: TBA

Non-Member: $ 395
Members: $ 356


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Workshop: Spoon Carving
Workshop: Spoon Carving
Apr 6, 7 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1832
Apr 6, 7 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 297
$ 267
$ 45

Instructor: Scott Brown

Learn the craft of creating an elegant wooden spoon using intuitive methods. This course is designed to be approachable for both beginner and intermediate level students. It will cover how to select wood, design, and use a combination of hand and power tools for carving an heirloom quality kitchen spoon that you will cherish for years to come. Supply Fee: $45

Non-Member: $ 297
Members: $ 267
Supply Fee: $ 45

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Workshop: Introduction to Woodworking
Workshop: Introduction to Woodworking
Apr 13, 14 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1834
Apr 13, 14 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 300
$ 270
$ 50

Instructor: Steve Dando

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. Prerequisite: None. Supply Fee $50

Non-Member: $ 300
Members: $ 270
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Master Artist Workshop: Advanced Leatherworking Skills and Techniques for Woodworkers
Master Artist Workshop: Advanced Leatherworking Skills and Techniques for Woodworkers
Apr 16, 17, 18, 19 | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1625
Apr 16, 17, 18, 19 | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
4
$ 700
$ 630
$ 160

Instructor: Jason Thigpen

Learn the differences between various types of leather and their applications and techniques of securing leather, including different types of hand stitching techniques and the use of mechanical fasteners (rivets, etc.) Learn how to wet mould leather, including form building and leather prep. Learn basic leather finishing techniques and application. Experiment with various techniques and ideas for implementing leatherwork into furniture making. Jason Thigpen from Texas Heritage Woodworks is well respected for his leather working skills and is excited to teach a 4 day intensive. Sarah Thigpen will be assisting with the class. There will be time to work on personal projects to implement the steps taught. This could include the leatherwork for a roorkee stool (look for an upcoming roorkee stool class sometime in Jan & March), tool tote designed by Jason, wet moulds or sheaths for your tools, or other ideas that you come up with. All skill levels welcome; you can come in as a beginner, leave with advanced skills and increased confidence.

Non-Member: $ 700
Members: $ 630
Supply Fee: $ 160

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Workshop: The Hand-made Chess Set
Workshop: The Hand-made Chess Set
Apr 20, 21 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1836
Apr 20, 21 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 250
$ 225
$ 80

Instructor: Daniel Pittsford

For the patient of hand, heart and head - Chess is the perfect game. All parts strategy and opponent psychology, chess never ends. Now, you can craft your own pieces in this two-day intermediate class. Ideal for those willing to stretch their turning skills and crafting scope, turning your own chess set has many rewards ? including playing new opponents. Come with your own tools, or borrow ours and be ready to get to work ! This will be a fast paced two-day class to fit in all the pieces and requirements & leave with finished products. One day is all pawns and rook pieces, the second will be the complex pieces and fettling. Light and dark woods provided to each student. (Remember, Pratt has paid access to woodworking studio space if you don't have your own tools!) Supply fee: $80. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 250
Members: $ 225
Supply Fee: $ 80

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Beginning Woodturning
Beginning Woodturning
Apr 22, 29
May 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1837
Apr 22, 29
May 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
4
$ 276
$ 248
$ 50

Instructor: David Lutrick

Learn the basics of turning wood on a lathe. In this class we will learn about spindle (between center) turning as well as the basics of creating bowls. Proper technique and safety will be the focus in order to give the students the confidence to create whatever shapes and forms they choose. Also covered will be the fundamentals of finishing and sharpening. This is the prerequisite for any of the advanced turning classes. Supply Fee: $50. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org. ***Attention this class skips the week of 5/6/19.

Non-Member: $ 276
Members: $ 248
Supply Fee: $ 50

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Beginning Woodworking
Beginning Woodworking
Apr 22, 29
May 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1838
Apr 22, 29
May 13, 20 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Monday
4
$ 322
$ 290
$ 85

Instructor: Todd Brodsky

This class is designed to be the core introductory class that covers good studio practices while learning how to safely use all of the equipment and tools in the main woodworking studio. It will also be the primary prerequisite class for most of the more advanced woodworking classes. Based around several small projects designed by the instructor, you will gain enough experience to comfortably and safely use each piece of power equipment, as well as an understanding of its benefits and limitations. This is a great way to begin woodworking or to refine the skills that you already have. Class time will be split between demonstrations, and individual hands-on shop time creating small projects from start to finish. All students must be able to attend the first class session. Prerequsite: None. Supply Fee $85. ***Attention - this class will skip the week of 5/6/19.

Non-Member: $ 322
Members: $ 290
Supply Fee: $ 85

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Handtool Woodworking: 6 Board Chest
Handtool Woodworking: 6 Board Chest
Apr 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1841
Apr 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
5
$ 345
$ 310
$ 145

Instructor: Steve Dando

Are you ready to learn how to use handtools and make a classic woodworking project? Join us to make the 6 board chest. In this class, we will teach beginner-advanced woodworkers the basics of handtool use and how to incorporate handtools into your every-day woodworking. All skill levels are welcome in this class which will cover basic tools needed, their use, sharpening and tuning up handtools for optimal performance. The 6 board chest has been part of Western cultures for hundreds of years. Supply fee:$145

Non-Member: $ 345
Members: $ 310
Supply Fee: $ 145

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Wood Carving: Puppets
Wood Carving: Puppets
Apr 23, 30
May 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 4
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1912
Apr 23, 30
May 7, 14 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
4
$ 229
$ 206
$ 40

Instructor: Dmitri Carter

Create your very own hand-carved wooden marionette with help from Dmitri Carter. Dmitri is a founding member of Northwest Puppet Center/Carter Family Marionettes. He has traveled the globe performing and learning about various puppet traditions. Now you have the chance to learn some of the trade secrets of the puppet world. Through this class, you will learn how to build a marionette including different styles of articulated limbs and the methods to control your character. Starting with a block of wood, students will plan their character, carve, assemble the figure, articulate the moving parts and attach controls. This class will focus on carving by hand (not with power tools). Previous experience helpful but not necessary, even beginners are welcome. Just bring your creativity and learn to bring your own character to life as a marionette.

Non-Member: $ 229
Members: $ 206
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Sharpening Handtools
Sharpening Handtools
Apr 24
May 1 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Sessions: 2
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1839
Apr 24
May 1 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
2
$ 126
$ 113
$ 0

Instructor: Steve Dando

Frustrated with dull blades and less than perfect results? Using dull tools is actually far more dangerous than using razor sharp tools. Instructor Steve Dando will walk you through the process of sharpening chisels, plane blades, and other woodworking edge tools, to demystify the process of achieving a truly sharp edge. In this class we will also discuss what makes tools truly "work" and how to tune up your vintage users. Bring some of your hand tools that need sharpening.

Non-Member: $ 126
Members: $ 113


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Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Workshop: Introduction to Woodturning
Apr 27 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1833
Apr 27 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Saturday
1
$ 114
$ 103
$ 40

Instructor: David Lutrick

Want to get your toes wet in the wood turning world? Come learn the basics of spindle turning and how to turn a small bowl. If you can't commit to the full 6 week beginning turning class, this is a great chance to learn the basics. Supply fee: $40. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 114
Members: $ 103
Supply Fee: $ 40

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Master Artist Workshop: Sculptural Lamp Construction and Design
Master Artist Workshop: Sculptural Lamp Construction and Design
Jun 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 | 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 5
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1520
Jun 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 | 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
5
$ 700
$ 630
$ 135

Instructor: Mario Messina

We will begin by exploring the origins of the Akari lamp traditions as well as current trends in the art of sculptural paper lamps. From this we can gain inspiration and ideas for a pendant lamp design that can be completed in the five day class. In this class you will learn to build a sculptural lamp using several different wood bending techniques such as heat bending thin strips of wood, and using basket reed, and a tapered lamination technique that is unique and fun. Students will use these techniques to create three dimensional bends such as spirals, and helical forms without the constraints of clamps or conventional bending forms. You will learn the basics of the tapered lamination process, beginning with rough lumber that you will joint, plane, and rip into thin strips to be tapered. Send an email to Kim Mcintyre kmcintyre@pratt.org to get the finer details of the class, including the required student tool list.

Non-Member: $ 700
Members: $ 630
Supply Fee: $ 135

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Youth
Parent and Me: Mixed-Media Animal Portrait (Ages 8 and up)
Parent and Me: Mixed-Media Animal Portrait (Ages 8 and up)
Jan 27 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1778
Jan 27 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 125
$ 125
$ 0

Instructor: Rachel E. Simpson

Learn Mixed-Media and Collage to make Animal Portraits, and explore the unlimited facets of using layers, texture, collage, drawing and painting that is all a part of mixed-media art. We will create a unique animal portrait (your choice of an owl, cat, dog, or a rabbit), in a large scale of 18?x 20? board, with layers of watercolor painted paper collage with adhesive. This is a cherished moment that you?ll not want to miss with your family! This class is designed for one student, 8 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited so sign up early! No experience necessary, all materials included.

Non-Member: $ 125
Members: $ 125


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Saturday Art Class (ages 11- 13) Online registration is Full, Register in Person at Pratt
Saturday Art Class (ages 11- 13) Online registration is Full, Register in Person at Pratt
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 2, 9, 16 | 2:30 PM-4:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1754
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 2, 9, 16 | 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Saturday
8
$ 20
$ 20
$ 0

Instructor: Sylva Helgager

Pay-What-You-Can Weekend classes run fall, winter and spring during the school year on Saturdays and Sundays. Pratt offers experiential 8 week art classes for youth ages 5 - 13 where students explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art. Fall Theme: Animals Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic art learning experiences accessible to youth in need, and you'll help Pratt Fine Arts Center grow and thrive. Sliding Scale Pricing Options: $20, $50, $100, $180 The pay-what-you-can model depends on your donations and support to ensure our sustainability. Pratt provides suggested donation amounts for selected classes with the goal of "paying it forward" and assisting those who struggle with providing affordable art experiences to their children. If you'd like to pay an amount that's not listed, please contact mkaha@pratt.org
Please note: no class on 2/23
Winter Theme: Food

Non-Member: $ 20
Members: $ 20


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Saturday Art Class (ages 5 - 7)
Saturday Art Class (ages 5 - 7)
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 2, 9, 16 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1752
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 2, 9, 16 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Saturday
8
$ 20
$ 20
$ 0

Instructor: Sylva Helgager

Pay-What-You-Can Weekend classes run fall, winter and spring during the school year on Saturdays and Sundays. Pratt offers experiential 8 week art classes for youth ages 5 - 13 where students explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art. Fall Theme: Animals Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic art learning experiences accessible to youth in need, and you'll help Pratt Fine Arts Center grow and thrive. Sliding Scale Pricing Options: $20, $50, $100, $180 The pay-what-you-can model depends on your donations and support to ensure our sustainability. Pratt provides suggested donation amounts for selected classes with the goal of "paying it forward" and assisting those who struggle with providing affordable art experiences to their children. If you'd like to pay an amount that's not listed, please contact mkaha@pratt.org
Please note: no class on 2/23
Winter Theme: Food

Non-Member: $ 20
Members: $ 20


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Saturday Art Class (ages 8 -10)
Saturday Art Class (ages 8 -10)
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 2, 9, 16 | 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1753
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 2, 9, 16 | 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Saturday
8
$ 20
$ 20
$ 0

Instructor: Sylva Helgager

Pay-What-You-Can Weekend classes run fall, winter and spring during the school year on Saturdays and Sundays. Pratt offers experiential 8 week art classes for youth ages 5 - 13 where students explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art. Fall Theme: Animals Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic art learning experiences accessible to youth in need, and you'll help Pratt Fine Arts Center grow and thrive. Sliding Scale Pricing Options: $20, $50, $100, $180 The pay-what-you-can model depends on your donations and support to ensure our sustainability. Pratt provides suggested donation amounts for selected classes with the goal of "paying it forward" and assisting those who struggle with providing affordable art experiences to their children. If you'd like to pay an amount that's not listed, please contact mkaha@pratt.org
Please note: no class on 2/23
Winter Theme: Food

Non-Member: $ 20
Members: $ 20


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Parent and Me: Bookbinding (Ages 10 and Up)
Parent and Me: Bookbinding (Ages 10 and Up)
Feb 3 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1777
Feb 3 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 150
$ 150
$ 0

Instructor: Jessica Hoffman

Learn about bookbinding! This workshop will introduce students to the basics of bookbinding, through exploration of simple structures, both folded and sewn. We will also add content to our books with various mark making techniques to create one of a kind books. This class is designed for one student, 10 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited, so sign up early! No experience necessary, all materials included.

Non-Member: $ 150
Members: $ 150


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Sunday Art Class (ages 8 -10)
Sunday Art Class (ages 8 -10)
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1756
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Sunday
8
$ 20
$ 20
$ 0

Instructor: Bill Brown

Pay-What-You-Can Weekend classes run fall, winter and spring during the school year on Saturdays and Sundays. Pratt offers experiential 8 week art classes for youth ages 5 - 13 where students explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art. Fall Theme: Animals Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic art learning experiences accessible to youth in need, and you'll help Pratt Fine Arts Center grow and thrive. Sliding Scale Pricing Options: $20, $50, $100, $180 The pay-what-you-can model depends on your donations and support to ensure our sustainability. Pratt provides suggested donation amounts for selected classes with the goal of "paying it forward" and assisting those who struggle with providing affordable art experiences to their children. If you'd like to pay an amount that's not listed, please contact mkaha@pratt.org
Please note: no class on 2/24
Winter Theme: Food

Non-Member: $ 20
Members: $ 20


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Sunday Art Class (ages 11-13)
Sunday Art Class (ages 11-13)
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 4:30 PM-6:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1757
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Sunday
8
$ 20
$ 20
$ 0

Instructor: Bill Brown

Pay-What-You-Can Weekend classes run fall, winter and spring during the school year on Saturdays and Sundays. Pratt offers experiential 8 week art classes for youth ages 5 - 13 where students explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art. Fall Theme: Animals Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic art learning experiences accessible to youth in need, and you'll help Pratt Fine Arts Center grow and thrive. Sliding Scale Pricing Options: $20, $50, $100, $180 The pay-what-you-can model depends on your donations and support to ensure our sustainability. Pratt provides suggested donation amounts for selected classes with the goal of "paying it forward" and assisting those who struggle with providing affordable art experiences to their children. If you'd like to pay an amount that's not listed, please contact mkaha@pratt.org
Please note: no class on 2/24
Winter Theme: Food

Non-Member: $ 20
Members: $ 20


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Sunday Art Class (ages 5 - 7) Online registration is Full, Register in Person at Pratt
Sunday Art Class (ages 5 - 7) Online registration is Full, Register in Person at Pratt
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1755
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 3, 10, 17 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Sunday
8
$ 20
$ 20
$ 0

Instructor: Rachel Kotkin

Pay-What-You-Can Weekend classes run fall, winter and spring during the school year on Saturdays and Sundays. Pratt offers experiential 8 week art classes for youth ages 5 - 13 where students explore self-expression through painting, drawing, sculpture and other media as they delve into the elements and vocabulary of art. Fall Theme: Animals Please pay what you can. If you can afford to pay a little (or a lot) more, you can help us make fantastic art learning experiences accessible to youth in need, and you'll help Pratt Fine Arts Center grow and thrive. Sliding Scale Pricing Options: $20, $50, $100, $180 The pay-what-you-can model depends on your donations and support to ensure our sustainability. Pratt provides suggested donation amounts for selected classes with the goal of "paying it forward" and assisting those who struggle with providing affordable art experiences to their children. If you'd like to pay an amount that's not listed, please contact mkaha@pratt.org Please note: no class on 2/24
Winter Theme: Food

Non-Member: $ 20
Members: $ 20


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Parent and Me: Blacksmithing (Ages 10 and up) FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Parent and Me: Blacksmithing (Ages 10 and up) FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Feb 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1773
Feb 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Scott Szloch

Learn Blacksmithing and experience transforming cold hard steel with heat and hammers to make something fun. Learn how to taper, twist and scroll with one of Pratt's best blacksmithing instructors. This class is designed for one student, 10 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all metal included.

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Parent and Me: Glass Fusing (ages 9 and up)
Parent and Me: Glass Fusing (ages 9 and up)
Feb 17 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1776
Feb 17 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Explore the medium of kiln glass in this workshop for a family team! Working with a wide palette of glass colors and types of glass from sheets to powders, students will design and assemble a variety of small glass artworks. Bring your creativity; come ready for fun and to experiment! This class is designed for one student, 9 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all glass included..

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Parent and Me: Welding (Ages 10 and up) FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Parent and Me: Welding (Ages 10 and up) FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Feb 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1774
Feb 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Brandon Bowman

Learn to MIG weld and explore what the Pratt Fabrication shop has to offer with one of Pratt's best welding instructors. This will be an experience you and you will not forget! Repeat students welcome. This class is designed for one student, 10 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all metal included.

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Parent and Me: Screenprinting (Ages 10 and up
Parent and Me: Screenprinting (Ages 10 and up
Mar 3 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1900
Mar 3 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 140
$ 140
$ 0

Instructor: Kerstin Graudins

Learn how to create your own custom designs! Once you have your own design the image can be transferred to shirts, posters, stickers, or anything else you want your image on. This class is designed for one student, 10 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all supplies provided except t-shirts.

Non-Member: $ 140
Members: $ 140


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Parent and Me: Glass Fusing (ages 9 and up)
Parent and Me: Glass Fusing (ages 9 and up)
Mar 10 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1800
Mar 10 | 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Oakes

Explore the medium of kiln glass in this workshop for a family team! Working with a wide palette of glass colors and types of glass from sheets to powders, students will design and assemble a variety of small glass artworks. Bring your creativity; come ready for fun and to experiment! This class is designed for one student, 9 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all glass included..

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Parent and Me: Leatherworking (Ages 8 and up)
Parent and Me: Leatherworking (Ages 8 and up)
Mar 10 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1897
Mar 10 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Tamara Clammer

Learn to work with leather! In this 4 hour class we will explore the sculptural properties of vegetable tanned leather by making a small leaf. Then we will explore the differences of oil tanned leather and make a small bracelet. The third project, a hand stitched coin pouch or card case, will combine both types of leather and prefabricated hardware such as rivets, snaps and grommets! This class is designed for one student, 8 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited so sign up early! No experience necessary, all materials included.

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Parent and Me: Blacksmithing (Ages 10 and up)
Parent and Me: Blacksmithing (Ages 10 and up)
Mar 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1895
Mar 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Scott Szloch

Learn Blacksmithing and experience transforming cold hard steel with heat and hammers to make something fun. Learn how to taper, twist and scroll with one of Pratt's best blacksmithing instructors. This class is designed for one student, 10 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all metal included.

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Parent and Me: Welding (Ages 10 and up)
Parent and Me: Welding (Ages 10 and up)
Mar 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1896
Mar 17 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Brandon Bowman

Learn to MIG weld and explore what the Pratt Fabrication shop has to offer with one of Pratt's best welding instructors. This will be an experience you and you will not forget! Repeat students welcome. This class is designed for one student, 10 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all metal included.

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Teen
Teen Drawing and Painting
Teen Drawing and Painting
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1710
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
8
$ 275
$ 275
$ 0

Instructor: Sofya Belinskaya

Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you. Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas. Building on the foundation of drawing you will explore basic painting concepts. This class will cover techniques in pencil, charcoal, watercolors, and acrylics. All supplies provided. There is no class on 2/22.

Non-Member: $ 275
Members: $ 275


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Teen Screenprinting
Teen Screenprinting
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1711
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
8
$ 285
$ 285
$ 0

Instructor: Mary Anne Carter

Create your own custom logo and designs! Experiment with stencils, direct drawing, and photographic process using found objects, drawings, and photographs. Once you have your own design the image can be transferred to shirts, posters, stickers, or anything else you want your image on. All supplies provided except t-shirts. There is no class on 2/22.

Non-Member: $ 285
Members: $ 285


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Teen Welding and Blacksmithing FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Teen Welding and Blacksmithing FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 8
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1708
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 1, 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
8
$ 320
$ 320
$ 0

Instructor: Brandon Bowman

Explore metal fabrication through welding and blacksmithing. Create functional or abstract sculpture by learning to cut, hammer, shape, and attach metal. This class is for beginning or intermediate students. All materials are included. There is no class on 2/22.

Non-Member: $ 320
Members: $ 320


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Teen Woodworking
Teen Woodworking
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 7
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1709
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 8, 15 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
7
$ 300
$ 300
$ 0

Instructor: John Wandling

Learn how to safely use the equipment and tools in the woodworking studio while working on several projects designed by the instructor. You will learn how to use hand tools and power tools in this class designed for beginners. All supplies provided. There is no class on 2/22.

Non-Member: $ 300
Members: $ 300


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Parent and Me: Glassblowing (Ages 13 and up) FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Parent and Me: Glassblowing (Ages 13 and up) FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Feb 17 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1775
Feb 17 | 1:45 PM-5:45 PM
Sunday
1
$ 195
$ 195
$ 0

Instructor: Rand Coburn

Learn Glassblowing and discover the universal appeal of shaping molten glass. This four hour class will feature a one hour demonstration and 3 hours to practice gathering glass from the furnace and making your very own paperweight. This will be an experience you will not forget! This class is designed for one student, 13 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to three groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all glass included.

Non-Member: $ 195
Members: $ 195


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Parent and Me: Wood Pen Turning (Ages 13 and up)
Parent and Me: Wood Pen Turning (Ages 13 and up)
Feb 24 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sessions: 1
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1674
Feb 24 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sunday
1
$ 160
$ 160
$ 0

Instructor: Daniel Pittsford

Learn how to use a lathe in this great introduction to woodwork - After this fun, and surprisingly easy one day class you will leave with a new pen creation and increased confidence in the turning studio. You will learn the woodshop safety basics & learn how to sharpen turning tools from the master pen-wright Daniel Pittsford. This class is designed for one student, 13 years and up, and one accompanying adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma etc.). Space is limited to four groups so sign up early! No experience necessary, all wood included. ***The turning studio now has one lathe that can be positioned for a seated turner. Please RSVP this lathe by contacting Kim McIntyre kmcintyre@pratt.org.

Non-Member: $ 160
Members: $ 160


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Teen Beadmaking
Teen Beadmaking
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Apr 5 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1712
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Apr 5 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
6
$ 270
$ 270
$ 0

Instructor: Cheryl Matson

Learn how to work with hot glass on a small scale at a bench torch. Take molten material and use heat and gravity to shape a bead. Techniques include: hot glass manipulation, basic bead shapes, and basic glass sculpting to create small scale objects such as marbles, flowers, bugs and burgers! Learn to work with hot glass on this smaller scale. Safety, creativity and fun are emphasized! All supplies included.

Non-Member: $ 270
Members: $ 270


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Teen Glassblowing FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Teen Glassblowing FULL, WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Apr 5 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Sessions: 6
Class #
Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 1713
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Apr 5 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
6
$ 375
$ 375
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro