In this class, Beginners will learn the step-by-step process of Tiffany’s copper foil stained glass design. You will complete a beautiful glass panel; participate in a field trip on the second class to the stained glass shop in Manchester. At the end of the class you will have gained the fundamental skills to continue a new and beautiful hobby and craft. The kit is $120, and there will be other materials that you will need to purchase, such as glass which will be $40-$50. For Intermediate students: You will work independently and under the teacher’s watchful eye as you advance your techniques. If you have been thinking about learning Stained Glass or improving your skills this is your chance! Intermediate lab fee $10 payable to the instructor. Oct. 6 will be the Field Trip. (If you have tools and supplies from previously, you will not need to buy more.) Storm date of Nov. 10. Limit 10 students.
In this class you will be introduced to a variety of hand-building methods to produce clay work. First-time students will be given individual attention, while more experienced artists may work at their desired pace. No prior experience required. Glazing and decorating techniques will also be covered. Three Pottery wheels will be available for students to try (one class lesson will be provided). Come with your ideas and dress in work clothes. A $25 lab fee (no credit cards please) is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Must be 17 to register. Art Pick-up on Nov. 17, from 5:30-6:00 p.m. No class Oct. 6. Limit 12 students.
In this workshop we’ll explore gelatin printing, a low-tech, non-toxic, hand printing process. Artists of all ages will work small and fast to create a collection of colorful mono-prints layering color and pattern. Come with a sense of adventure and see what unfolds! All materials will be provided except that students must bring a package of dye, lotion, and aloe free baby wipes. Sign up with a friend and split a package of 100! A $10 materials fee must be paid to the instructor at the start of class. Children under the age of 13 are welcome to register with an adult. Limit 10 students.
In this class we will make a four square sampler mini quilt. You can bring in fat quarters or use fabric scraps to make the 9" quilt blocks. We will make are the PinWheel (2 fabrics), the Triple Four Patch (3 fabrics), the Shoofly (4 fabrics), and Card Trick (5 fabrics). Your supply list will be sent via email when we have enough students for the class. Limit 8 students.
This age-old process is simple yet tricky. Learn to combine lye, fat, and water to make soap, and learn safety tips. During this soap making demonstration and information night you will get a lot of pointers and helpful hints. A $10 lab fee is payable to the instructor at start of class, for your soap, and there will be other soap available to purchase in the classroom. Limit 10 students.
This fun and relaxed class will cover basic glazing and surface techniques on ceramics. Each student will select two glaze ready pieces from an assortment of cups, bowls, mugs and vases. Instructor Yvonne Brown will demonstrate a few methods of glazing that provide delightful results! Note: Works will be kiln fired and ready for pickup the week after the class. Limit 8 students.