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Photographing the Florida Landscape

Photographing the Florida Landscape

  • Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg

Explore how to look at a landscape, capture the best light, and what to include and leave out. Learn how to see and control forms of composition, and using HDR in your landscapes. Students to meet prior to the workshop and then afterward to share photographs taken during the workshop.

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Welding Workshop 12/9-10

Welding Workshop 12/9-10

  • Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Heads Up Workshop 12/15

Heads Up Workshop 12/15

  • Friday, December 15, 2017
  • 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Here’s a chance to sit around the table and play. Learn to use the pinch forming method to make small heads. Manipulate the clay from inside the form to enhance facial features before closing it up. Design a base for the head when you make it. The last hour will be used to show ways of decorating and glazing.

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Landscape Painting with Alcohol Inks

Landscape Painting with Alcohol Inks

  • Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Noreen Coup
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore color mixing, application techniques, texturing, and brushwork to create vibrant and colorful original landscape paintings using alcohol inks.

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Welding Workshop 1/6-7

Welding Workshop 1/6-7

  • Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Understanding Portrait Lighting

Understanding Portrait Lighting

  • Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Patrick Vandusen
  • Location: Main Campus

Photographing a portrait on location or in the studio can be a challenging experience. Learn techniques to properly light your subject using both natural and studio lights. Explore light, shadow, and posing using a female model. There will be a break provided for lunch.

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Bird Photography at Lake Apopka North Shore

Bird Photography at Lake Apopka North Shore

  • Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

Spend a full day photographing the birds of Lake Apopka with lifelong bird photography instructor Milton Heiberg. Wander the new Lake Apopka Loop Trail, expanding over the north shore of Lake Apopka with more than 10 miles of 360-degree vistas, including ponds, canal waterways and the shores of the lake itself. Ever since the Lake Apopka North Shore restoration, this area has become a birder’s paradise. We will have continuous photo-ops of many species, including wading birds, passerines, gallinules, raptors and especially osprey carrying or eating a fish.

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It’s an Inside Job: Painting Interior Spaces with Oils

It’s an Inside Job: Painting Interior Spaces with Oils

  • Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Robert Ross
  • Location: Main Campus

In this two-day workshop, Robert Ross will give instruction on how to create a convincing interior space with oils. Interiors have traditionally involved domestic spaces, such as kitchens, living rooms, studios and bedrooms associated with privacy and intimacy, emotion and memory. Participants will learn to draw and paint both from direct observation and from their imagination. They will learn to capture a room’s shapes, light and dark areas, as well as depict the human living that takes place in a room. The workshop is about perceptual painting, not architectural accuracy.

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Cold Connections & Riveting

Cold Connections & Riveting

  • Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • 03:30 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Cold connections and riveting can be creatively applied to metalsmithing, mixed media, found objects and jewelry. It’s an easy way to marry different kinds of materials together, like wood to metal or plastic. No soldering or gluing is required with this method.

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Metal Folding & Forming

Metal Folding & Forming

  • Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore metal folding and forming as a unique process for jewelry-making. Participants will learn to design and the precision techniques necessary to make a series of small-scale samples for sculptural jewelry. This course will include equipment safety, design, material preparation, design execution. Create dimensional forms out of flat copper sheets without molds or stamps. All supplies included

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Screenprint and Transfers on Clay

Screenprint and Transfers on Clay

  • Friday, January 26, 2018
  • 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Instructor: Jesus Minguez
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to create screenprints to use for clay surface decorations. An in-class demonstration on screenprint making is followed by students creating their own and exploring techniques to transfer the screenprint onto thrown or handbuilt pieces. You are also able to practice the transferring by using supplied screens on pre-cut slabs.

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Welding Workshop 1/27-28

Welding Workshop 1/27-28

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Make Vintage Silverware Jewelry

Make Vintage Silverware Jewelry

  • Sunday, January 28, 2018
  • 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Jan Jowers-Stephens
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the art of repurposing beautiful vintage silverware into wearable art. Design and construct bracelets, rings, earrings, or pendants from beautiful vintage forks, spoons, knives, butter knives, and other unique serving pieces. Learn a variety of techniques including how to bend, polish buff, set stones, textured metal, stamp, patina, make cold connections and do simple wire work. Plan on making 2-3 pieces during the workshop.

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Date Night Ceramics 2/2

Date Night Ceramics 2/2

  • Friday, February 2, 2018
  • 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Instructor: Jesus Minguez
  • Location: Main Campus

Clay is like a relationship: it must be pinched, molded and designed to become everlasting. The hosts will walk you and your partner through clay projects that will make a fantastic date night. Beginners welcome; materials included.

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Monochrome Images for Digital Photographers

Monochrome Images for Digital Photographers

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Jon Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the aesthetics, tools, and techniques to create high-quality, expressive black-and-white photographs. Demonstrations will be done using Photoshop, Lightroom and Epson Photo Inkjet printers.

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Using Colored clay in an Unusual Way

Using Colored clay in an Unusual Way

  • Friday, February 9, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Mitch Lyons
  • Location: Main Campus

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn very unusual ways to add colored clays and slips, as well as textures, to make hand-built pots that can be altered and finished on the wheel. Using Mitch’s “broomstick” method of making pots, color and textures are introduced before the pot is fully formed so that there is a natural bond with the surface while the pot is being built. Mitch feels this way of working comes close to the way nature forms its magic. Uncomplicated, simple techniques are demonstrated that give very sophisticated results. Learn to use clay in a very different way.

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Welding Workshop 2/10-11

Welding Workshop 2/10-11

  • Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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St. Augustine: Travel the Historic Back Roads

St. Augustine: Travel the Historic Back Roads

  • Saturday, February 10, 2018
  • 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Discover hidden architectural and cultural treasures in America’s oldest city, including lesser-known historic sites and neighborhoods which will be explored during an extensive city walk. On the road to St. Augustine the group will travel on Volusia County’s Scenic Loop along the Halifax River and the day will culminate with a waterfront dusk photography session. In 2015, the instructor directed the St. Augustine at 450 documentary photography project, which becomes an official exhibition of the city’s celebration year.

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Concrete Sculpture Workshop

Concrete Sculpture Workshop

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Sandro Pelicié Perez
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to carve a sculpture starting from a large Styrofoam maquette. Learn how to apply cement creating a durable surface for outdoor art. The artwork will be finished using colorful stains and sealers. This collaborative piece will go on display in Crealdé’s Contemporary Sculpture Garden.

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Textured Mixed Media Sculpture

Textured Mixed Media Sculpture

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Instructor: Regine Dossche
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to use Easy 3Dflex (organic filling compound) and Powertex to make sculpting clay. Choose from three different base forms (suma, abstract, and disc). Details will be pressed into the surface using a variety of materials such as screws, buttons, stencils, and found objects. Learn to define and deepen the textured areas. This substance will form cracks when dried. Your artwork is mounted on a beautiful black metal base. No experience is necessary.

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Abstracts in Nature: Seminole State Forest

Abstracts in Nature: Seminole State Forest

  • Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Jon Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Spend a day hiking and photographing the Seminole State Forest. Enjoy the outdoors and express your creativity in a setting that allows you countless opportunities to see things that would normally go unnoticed. Participate in demonstrations and discussion of abstract photography techniques and principles with a focus on creating expressive and unique landscape photographs. The hike will be about 5 miles round trip over a network of hiking trails. Rest stops will be included as needed. See supply list for additional details.

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Inspired Words

Inspired Words

  • Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Elaine Person
  • Location: Main Campus

Tap into your creativity with the use of art prompts such as paintings, objects, and photographs. Explore various genres of writing while learning to look at art to create poems, stories, or essays. Short lunch break provided.

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Waxing the Blues: Photo Encaustic

Waxing the Blues: Photo Encaustic

  • Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Instructor: Ali Lanenga
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the basics of photo encaustic by printing cyanotypes and finishing your artwork with an encaustic medium. Each student is responsible for bringing a plain-cradled wood board on the second class.

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Date Night Ceramics 3/2

Date Night Ceramics 3/2

  • Friday, March 2, 2018
  • 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Instructor: Jesus Minguez
  • Location: Main Campus

Clay is like a relationship: it must be pinched, molded and designed to become everlasting. The hosts will walk you and your partner through clay projects that will make a fantastic date night. Beginners welcome; materials included.

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Welding Workshop 3/3-4

Welding Workshop 3/3-4

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Introductory Long Arm Quilting Workshop

Introductory Long Arm Quilting Workshop

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Sherry Goode-Carmell
  • Location: Hannibal Square Heritage Center

Learn the basics of longarm quilting, including how to put the backing, batting, and top onto the quilting machine. Participants also learn to stitch in the ditch, and meandering and simple free motion patterns.

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Thornton Park by Day to Greenwood Cemetery by Moonlight

Thornton Park by Day to Greenwood Cemetery by Moonlight

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • 01:30 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Instructor: Sherri Bunye
  • Location: Main Campus

Withdrawal deadline is a week prior to workshop
Be guided through the brick-lined streets of downtown Orlando’s Thornton Park. Photography opportunities include street, architectural, landscape, and documentary. Time allocated to explore the epicenter of Thornton Park at your own pace or join the instructor for a bite at the French Bakery & Café. Capture the charm of the bungalow homes and European-inspired boutiques as we weave our way to historic Greenwood Cemetery for a moonlight tour.

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Salad Bowls

Salad Bowls

  • Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Create substantial bowls that will become part of your everyday family life as you fill them with salads, ripening fruit, popcorn or the soup of the day. No store-bought bowl will ever measure up to the one you create yourself…guaranteed! Single adults welcome.

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Heads Up Workshop

Heads Up Workshop

  • Friday, March 9, 2018
  • 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Here’s a chance to sit around the table and play. Learn to use the pinch forming method to make small heads. Manipulate the clay from inside the form to enhance facial features before closing it up. Design a base for the head when you make it. The last hour will be used to show ways of decorating and glazing.

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Concrete Sculpture Workshop

Concrete Sculpture Workshop

  • Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: Sandro Pelicié Perez
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to carve a sculpture starting from a large Styrofoam maquette. Learn how to apply cement creating a durable surface for outdoor art. The artwork will be finished using colorful stains and sealers. This collaborative piece will go on display in Crealdé’s Contemporary Sculpture Garden.

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Odd-Shaped Bezel Stone Setting

Odd-Shaped Bezel Stone Setting

  • Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to fabricate irregular-shaped bezels to match odd-shaped stones for jewelry, as well as the process of permanently setting stone to the bezel. This precision stone-setting technique is applicable for any raw-shaped stones, crystals, or other materials like seashells, glass pieces, or liquid resin. Materials are provided and tools are available during class.

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Traditional Bezel Stone Setting

Traditional Bezel Stone Setting

  • Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn how to fabricate round and oval shaped precision bezels for jewelry. Through instructor-led demonstrations and step-by-step instructions, each participant will create a traditional bezel and permanent setting for a cabochon stone. Materials are provided and tools are available during class.

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Digital Printing Lab

Digital Printing Lab

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018
  • 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Instructor: Cynthia Slaughter
  • Location: Main Campus

In this introduction to Crealdé’s new digital darkroom and finishing area, learn the fundamentals of print, including how to adjust printer and computer settings for quality prints and select paper types. Students may have digital works selected to be printed during workshop demonstration and limited hands-on activities.

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Welding Workshop 3/24-25

Welding Workshop 3/24-25

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Instructor: David Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Join this veteran welder in designing small sculptures over a weekend. Practice cutting and basic welding techniques, while creating artwork from found objects. No experience needed.

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Classical Figure Drawing Workshop

Classical Figure Drawing Workshop

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Instructor: Edson Campos
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the importance of well-designed spaces and understanding of the poetic language of drawing. Explore techniques in observation and complex compositions to establish a well-designed drawing, which is an important first step in painting a masterpiece.

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Nature at the Joe Overstreet Landing

Nature at the Joe Overstreet Landing

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg
  • Location: Main Campus

Spend a full day of photography with Milton Heiberg, author of seven books on photographic technique and aesthetics. Visit some of Florida’s most beautiful rural and untouched wild areas from cattle country to bird refuges, including Snail Kites and a working Bald Eagle nest. Lunch is included on location at available picnic tables (students with special dietary needs can bring their own lunch). Slab-foundation restroom facilities are available. Adventures await as we photograph a stream in the middle of a forgotten oak forest…an experience not to be missed. Only 80 minutes from the Winter Park/Orlando area. Workshop participants will meet at Overstreet Landing at 9 am.

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Indian River: Travel the Back Roads to Historic Places

Indian River: Travel the Back Roads to Historic Places

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore hidden architectural and cultural treasures along the Indian River between Cape Canaveral and Ponce Inlet. Participants will photograph historic small-town architecture, picturesque river landscapes, fish camps, a late 19th-century homestead, an ancient Indian mound and the beautifully restored lighthouse at Ponce Inlet. The workshop will provide a contemporary window into the region’s past and rich heritage. Demonstrations, lunch at a local fish restaurant on the river, admission and a follow-up review are included.

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