Class Archive

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Intro to the Wheel I - Winter 2018

For beginners, this 8 week Intro covers the basics of wheel thrown, functional work. You will learn to master the cylinder, the gateway form to ... more

Intro to InDesign - Winter 2018

Create professional layouts for business cards, newsletters, posters, or books. Learn basic tools and commands, methods of combining text, graphics and images, and how to ... more

Intermediate Wheel Throwing - Winter 2018

For those with some experience, the Intermediate class will broaden your knowledge base with more complicated projects, lidded forms, plates, and handles. The class fee ... more

Final Cut: Intro to Video Editing - Winter 2018

Learn to edit video like a pro! In this introductory class, students will learn how to cut video files, add text and audio, color correct, ... more

Wild About Wordpress - Winter 2018

It’s estimated that nearly 1/3 of the internet is powered by Wordpress. With this class you’ll understand why. Students will learn how to make their ... more

Hot-Shoe Flash! - Winter 2018

This class will focus on the use of the hot-shoe flash for improving your photographs by understanding how to control the light it produces. Have ... more

Handbuilding - Winter 2018

Learn to use traditional methods like pinching, coil, and slab to build functional or sculptural work. The skills learned are perfect for an absolute beginner ... more

Friday Fling: Book Arts - Spring 2018

A 3-hour whirlwind of letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and bookbinding. Leave with lots of goodies. 21+ only. Members 2 for $75 Nonmembers 2 for $95 more

Monoprinting - Winter 2018

Monoprinting is a course that studies the fundamentals of ways of seeing line and shape. Emphasis is given to sketches and quick studies utilizing a ... more

Portrait Touch-Up - Winter 2018

Learn the basics of touching-up & smoothing skin, enhancing eyes, subtle face & body sculpting and other techniques that will enhance your portraits. To achieve ... more

Sports Photography: Amerks & Razorsharks - Winter 2018

Learn what it takes to get great action sports photographs. The first class will provide students with advice and techniques dealing with etiquette, credentials, equipment, ... more

Intro to Bookbinding - Winter 2018

Have you ever looked at beautiful hand-made books and wondered how they were created but didn't know where to start? If so, then this is ... more

Linoleum Block Printing - Winter 2018

Learn the basics of linoleum block printing to create cards, fine art prints, or to add your own imagery to your letterpress work. Students will ... more

Hand Coloring Black & White Photographs - Winter 2018

Learn the lost art of hand coloring your black and white prints. You will use coloring methods with various archival tools, hand applying colors with ... more

Cone 6 Glaze-Mixing - Winter 2018

Learn more about how and why glazes work. Experiment with developing your own glaze recipe, and adjusting commercial glazes to formulate your own unique color. ... more

Mold Making and Slip Casting - Winter 2018

Learn to make your own molds and cast them in clay. This 8-week class will cover simple dropout molds for bowls and cups, as well ... more

One Step Beyond with your DSLR - Winter 2018

Through an in-depth analysis of what your camera can and cannot do, shooting assignments, critiques, and examples from famous photographers, you will expand your knowledge ... more

Drypoint Etching - Winter 2018

Printmaking made fun and easy! Use a metal stylus to etch a drawing into a hard surface, and then fill the incised lines with ink ... more

Creating Letterpress Plates with Adobe Illustrator - Winter 2018

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 2018

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

Being Present: Mindfulness in Photography - Winter 2018

Develop a deeper connection to the beauty that exists within you and throughout the world around you! This 2-day workshop will challenge students to remain ... more

Intro to Illustrator - Winter 2018

Learn to create your own graphic images using Adobe Illustrator CS6! Discover how to incorporate drawing, photography, and typography into vector artwork by learning essential ... more

Smush & Smash (Ages 3-5) for kids - Winter 2018

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 expressive material, ... more

Screen Printing - Winter 2018

This workshop will cover the basics of screen printing process from start to finish. Creating imagery, transferring the image to the screen, printing and clean-up ... more

Go Retro with Film: Introduction to Photography - Winter 2018

Take this introductory class first to truly understand the fundamentals of photography. Experience the basic elements of photography. No camera or prior knowledge needed. Learn ... more