Art Workshops and Classes for All Ages

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Ongoing & Drop-in Classes

Mud Buddies (Ongoing)    SIGN-UP

Instructor: Candace Birchfield
Date:   WEDNESDAYS  Ongoing Drop-in Workshop,   Times: 6:30-9:30 pm
Age: 16+
Price:   Drop-in:  $15 (pay ahead for discount)
6 Visits: $78
10 Visits: $120
Materials Fee: $25 for 25 lbs. of clay covers, glazing and firing
** Join a ceramics class and receive free Open Studios

Description:
Join us as we gather to get our hands in clay! Some experience is helpful in this supervised Open Studio for ages 16-adult. No sign-ups necessary, simply come and make pottery and sculpture by hand or with the potter’s wheel. * Only clay purchased through the Arts Center will be used.


 

Summer 2015 Camps & Workshops (Kids & Teens)

 

Working with Color    SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Jacki Yurth
Date:  Monday-Friday,  7/27-7/31    Time:  9:30am-12:00pm
Age:  Kids  8-11
Price:  $125, Non-Member,  $112.50, PAC Member     Materials Fee:  $10

Description:
At this camp, we will explore many aspects of color using a variety of mediums. On day one, we’ll talk about the spectrum and early pigments. We’ll discuss the color wheel and how artists use them. Using tempera paint, we’ll do some color mixing and make our own ‘wheel’ and learn about color value as well. Day two will be focusing on complimentary colors. I have a cut construction paper project and tempera project for this. Day three is working with watercolors and stresses color value. Day four is color/no color day. We’ll do a black and white project and a similar one using color. Day five, we’ll create a landscape using unusual color.

 

Art Studio #3 (AUGUST)    SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Mark Edwards
Date:  Monday-Friday,  8/3-8/7    Time:  9:30am-12:00pm
Age:  Kids  8-11
Price:  $125, Non-Member,  $112.50, PAC Member     Materials Fee:  $15

Description:
This will be a fun class, we will start with cartoons, cartoon character design. We will work with clay, water color for landscapes, portraits……you will make your own puzzle, we will make a real working clock, drawing games, learn fun drawing games that help you draw more realistic. Italian street painting will be fun with pastels outside…..come join the fun. Each day will be filled with fun projects that will open your childs mind to new concepts and approaches. The first day consists of cartooning, cartoon strips, comic books,  then we will draw still lifes, figure drawing.   We will then start to learn techniques of painting.


 

Spring/Summer 2015 Classes & Workshops (Teen/Adult)

 

Introduction to Handbuilding Tableware    SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Candace Birchfield
Date:  SATURDAY,  8/8    Time:  1:00pm-4:30pm
Age:  Teens/Adults,  12+
Price:  $50, Non-Member,  $45, PAC Member     Materials Fee:  $12

Description: 
Have you ever wanted to make tableware by hand, but did not have time for a class? Come and try it out! You will make plates and dishes using slump and hump molds as well as press molds. You will decorate your tableware using underglazes, stamps, and texture mats. Pinch, coil and slab are the forming methods we will use. You will learn how to roll out clay using the slab roller as well as by hand. This workshop will prepare you for joining a class or attending Mud Buddie Open Studio at PAC. You may glaze your work and have it fired by attending a Mud Buddies Open Studio.

 


DESIGNING FUSED GLASS PIECES WITH LIBBY KIRK

Libby’s classes are suitable for all experience levels.
Move at your own pace and have fun while learning.
Create your project and see the exciting results the following week.

Classes are perfect for parent/child, mentor/mentee, and ages 16+.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Clay and Glass Foundation,  there are no materials fees for these workshops.
All tools and safety equipment are provided.
The Foundation is funding some scholarships; enquire when registering.

Fused Glass Basics     SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Libby Kirk
Date:  SATURDAY, 9/12   Time:  10:00am-12:00pm
Age:  Parent/Child,  Mentor/Mentee, and ages 16+
Price:  $40.00      Materials Fee:  NONE.  All tools & safety equipment are provided.

Description:
Learn what is involved in fusing glass; cutting and design techniques.  Make a small beginning project.


Dichroic Glass Jewelry
  
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Instructor:  Libby Kirk
Date:  SATURDAY,  9/12   Time:  2:00pm-4:00pm
Age:  Parent/Child,  Mentor/Mentee, and ages 16+
Price:  $40.00      Materials Fee:  NONE.  All tools & safety equipment are provided.

Description:
Learn to make Dichroic glass jewelry using this amazing material that changes colors with changing light.

Night Lights    SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Libby Kirk
Date:  SATURDAY,  9/19    Time:  10:00am-12:00pm
Age:  Parent/Child,  Mentor/Mentee, and ages 16+
Price:  $40.00    Materials Fee:  NONE.   All tools and safety equipment are provided.

Description:
Design and make a Night Light (or two or three).

Designing with Pattern Bars Part 1   SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Libby Kirk
Date:  SATURDAY,  9/19   Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Age:  Parent/Child,  Mentor/Mentee, and ages 16+
Price:  $40.00    Materials Fee:  NONE.   All tools and safety equipment are provided.

Description:
Make a pattern bar to use in future designs.  The bar is fired and sliced and returned to the classroom to incorporate  in new designs.

Designing with Pattern Bars Part 2   SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Libby Kirk
Date:  SATURDAY,  9/26     Time:  10:00am-12:00pm
Age:  Parent/Child,  Mentor/Mentee, and ages 16+
Price:  $40.00    Materials Fee:  NONE.   All tools and safety equipment are provided.

Description:
Make a project using your own pattern bars to create your designs.

 

Glass Designs for Flowers    SIGN-UP

Instructor:  Libby Kirk
Date:  SATURDAY,  9/26    Time:  2:00pm-4:00pm
Age:  Parent/Child,  Mentor/Mentee, and ages 16+
Price:  $40.00    Materials Fee:  NONE.   All tools and safety equipment are provided.

Description:
Make a fused glass vase and  a  pocket vase for flower arranging. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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