Class Archive


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Intro to China Painting - Spring 2019


Learn the foundations of the historical art of china painting in this 6-week course. Kyle will teach overglaze decoration on provided bisqueware, and how building ... more

Photo Zine Workshop - Winter 2019


Through this 2-day intensive workshop students will learn to make their own small circulation, self-published photo zines using their own photographs. Workshop will include digital ... more

Papermaking for Artists - Spring 2019


We consider hand papermaking an art in itself. However, many artists want handmade paper for use in other processes. Everyone knows how much handmade paper ... more

Fundamentals of Drawing - Winter 2019


In this class we’ll focus on developing observational skills and drawing techniques, using a variety of drawing media. No prior experience with drawing is required ... more

Creating Letterpress Plates with Adobe Illustrator - Winter 2019


Create photopolymer plates for letterpress printing using Adobe Illustrator. After spending two weeks in the digital lab learning some Illustrator basics and how best to ... more

Friday Fling: Ceramics - Winter 2019


The perfect date night – come to the studio and learn to throw a bowl! We provide the clay, the tools, and of course the ... more

Monoprinting - Winter 2019


One print is pulled at a time and no two prints are alike with this painterly printmaking method. Techniques include transfer, reductive and additive, plus ... more

Origami + Paper Sculpture - Winter 2019


Come and explore the art of origami and paper folding. Create designs ranging from the traditional crane and animal shapes to practical origami boxes and ... more

Friday Fling: Book Arts - Winter 2019


Start your weekend off right! Create with us while you sip your favorite adult beverage. A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. ... more

Lovin’ Letterpress   - Summer 2019


Immerse yourself in letterpress printing. Choose from our hundreds of fonts and learn to handset type from California Job cases. Print from a variety of ... more

Teen Wheel for kids - Winter 2019


See how fun the potter’s wheel can be! In this 6 week class, you’ll learn how to center, pull a cylinder, and make beautiful functional ... more

Intro to DSLR Photography - Winter 2019


Make your digital single–lens reflex (DSLR) camera work for you! Learn all the functions of your camera, including manually adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, ... more

Scanning Negatives Workshop - Winter 2019


Learn to scan your negatives! This one-day workshop will cover getting the most information from your film (linear RAW scanning), non linear positive conversion, color ... more

Printmaking Workshop for Kids (Ages 9-12) for kids - Summer 2019


Get ready for some hands-on, experimental printmaking! In this two-hour workshop, students will be introduced to the concept of printmaking with many fun and easy ... more

Zine Workshop - Winter 2019


Through collage, drawing, and juxtaposing images with text, zines (short for fanzine or magazine) students will learn to make their own small circulation, self-published works. ... more

Light Graffiti (Ages 13-17) for kids - Summer 2019


Learn to use a DSLR camera to create light paintings/light graffiti in our Lighting Studio. Participants will experiment with different lights and colors to see ... more

Playful Photograms (Ages 8-12) for kids - Summer 2019


Create images without using a camera! Students will expose text, objects, and shapes onto light-sensitive paper making fun, blue prints. more

Smush & Smash (Ages 3-5) for kids - Winter 2019


Four weeks of fun smushing and smashing clay, for ages 3 – 5 with their caregiver/adult. Your child will get their first experience with this ... more

Pop-Ups - Spring 2019


Come satisfy your curiosity about how pop up books and cards are made. Karin Marlett Choi will teach you basic cutting and folding techniques for ... more

Mud Slingers I (Ages 6-9) for kids - Winter 2019


Mudslingers will give the young artist a complete understanding of the handbuilt ceramic process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique ... more

Intro to Risograph Workshop - Spring 2019


Learn what all the hype is about! Students will print an edition of 10, 3-color 8.5”x11” prints of their own design created during this workshop. ... more

Monoprinting I - Spring 2019


One print is pulled at a time and no two prints are alike with this painterly printmaking method. Techniques include transfer, reductive and additive, plus ... more

Drawing Celtic Knots - Winter 2019


Celtic knots are one of the most well-known graphics designs dating back to the 14th century. Today it is a classic Celtic design seen on ... more

Mud Slingers II (10-13) for kids - Winter 2019


Mudslingers will give the young artist a complete understanding of the handbuilt ceramic process, from working the clay, to creating and glazing their own unique ... more

Digital Art Camp (Ages 14-17) for kids - Winter 2019


Take a dive into digital art this winter! In this weeklong camp, students will learn the basics of Adobe CS6 using Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator ... more