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Welding Workshop, 1/8-1/9

Welding Workshop, 1/8-1/9

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: January 8, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee 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. Skill level: All

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Discover the Art of Paper Marbling

Discover the Art of Paper Marbling

  • Fridays | 09:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Start Date: January 21, 2022
  • Instructor: Silvana Martins
  • Location: Main Campus

In this 1- day workshop, you’ll explore and merge the ancient art of marbling while creating intricately stunning designs on water, to capture them onto a unique mono print.
Towards the end of the workshop, you will be able to choose one of your marbled papers to decorate the cover of a handbound notebook. Join artist and bookbinder, Silvana Martins as she shares her love and knowledge of Paper Marbling. Silvana has studied with masters of this art form in Italy, Brazil and the USA.

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Welding Workshop, 1/22-1/23

Welding Workshop, 1/22-1/23

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: January 22, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee 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. Skill level: All

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Watercolor (Winter Garden)

Watercolor (Winter Garden)

  • Mondays | 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Prayong Deeying
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Explore the classical world of watercolor and develop a firm grounding in traditional approaches and techniques. Intermediate and advanced students will work independently on personal projects with instructor’s guidance.

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Art of Many Cultures (ages 4-7)

Art of Many Cultures (ages 4-7)

  • Mondays | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Cris Cruz
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn what inspired master artists in many cultures then express yourself as you create from what inspires you! Investigate art in nature and nature in art!

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Beginning Portrait Drawing

Beginning Portrait Drawing

  • Mondays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Dennis Schmalstig
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the basics of drawing portraits using pencil and charcoal techniques. Focusing first on proportions, measurements and anatomy, students will then experiment with rub-out and cross-hatch techniques to create tonal studies. Students will begin working from photographs provided by the instructor but may choose their own photographs as the class progresses. Skill level: Beginner

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Beyond Round: Altered Pots

Beyond Round: Altered Pots

  • Mondays | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the potters wheel and create animated pots by altering thrown forms beyond round. Dart, pleat, fold and facet! Just because it’s made on a wheel doesn’t mean it has to be round. Skill level: Beginner

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Bird Photography: Lessons and Field Trips

Bird Photography: Lessons and Field Trips

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg

** This class will be presented as a hybrid learning opportunity, with classroom instruction via Zoom and on-location field trips**

Catch the shot and the passion for bird photography! Explore techniques on how to get as close as possible to the bird’s environment while capturing that prize photograph. Practice these techniques during instructor-led field trips with lifelong birder and bird photographer, Milton Heiberg. Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Photography PH147 or similar experience and a 300mm lens (if you are planning to purchase please wait until after the first class). Skill level: Intermediate

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Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom

Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the timeless beauty of traditional, film-based black-and-white photography, including image selection, exposure and processing your own film and prints in Crealdé’s wet darkroom. This introductory course will cover basic camera controls and formats, film types, hands-on field trips, weekly assignments, print reviews and lots of fun time in the darkroom. Designed for students new to film photography and photographers who want to reconnect with this creative art form. Tuition includes lab fee, chemistry, and free loaner cameras. Prerequisites: Understanding of basic camera controls and functions. Skill Level: Beginner

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Boats, Birds & Waterways in Oil

Boats, Birds & Waterways in Oil

  • Mondays | 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Beth Pendleton
  • Location: Main Campus

Working from your personal photo references, explore techniques of painting landscape scenes which include ocean, river, lake or marsh views, along with boats, wading birds or shorebirds common to Florida’s waterways. This is an opportunity to work in the direct oil painting method (alla prima), and/or the indirect method of applying oil paint in layers to build more structured and detailed paintings. Some aspects of composition and design in landscape painting will be covered. We will use the three-value sketch to determine the best design for your paintings, possibly combining elements from different photo references. Demonstrations will cover techniques for painting reflections in water, variations in foliage, achieving distance/depth with value and temperature changes, and manipulating edges.
Prerequisites are Oil Painting I and Drawing I, or equivalent experience

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Clay for Homeschool (ages 8-13)

Clay for Homeschool (ages 8-13)

  • Mondays | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Escape the computer and come play in the mud! Explore the satisfaction of using your hands to create an object from a soft ball of clay. We will experiment with sculptural and functional ceramics, fired and glazed for permanence.

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Pastel en Plein Air

Pastel en Plein Air

  • Mondays | 08:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Orit Reuben

Learn the basics and advanced techniques of plein air painting in pastel. Learn the process of developing a painting by simplifying outdoor scenery. Learn the fundamentals of painting in the pastel medium, including composition and depicting a three-dimensional subject on a two- dimensional surface. The class will consist of a demonstration by the instructor followed by students painting with individual critiques.

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Intro to Drawing and Painting – M

Intro to Drawing and Painting – M

  • Mondays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Glen Ward
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Sample various drawing and painting techniques using different media, including watercolors, acrylics, and oils. Most supplies are provided. Skill level: Beginner

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Introduction to Portrait Photography

Introduction to Portrait Photography

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

Students learn basic lighting techniques using flash and natural light to reveal a subject’s unique personality. Focus is given to the ways in which posing techniques can define the photographic portrait. Students may work in black and white or color. Prerequisite: Black-and-White Film Photo I PH168, Intro to Digital PH147, or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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Continuing Wheel Throwing (Mon)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Mon)

  • Mondays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Mon)

  • Mondays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 24, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Humans have been firing clay for over 20,000 years, leaving artifacts that provide us glimpses into ancient times and ways. From Mesopotamia to Japan, from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the slopes of Mt. Olympus, clay vessels and figures, tiles and tablets, preserve and suggest those long ago days. Let’s build on that clay legacy by creating pots which harken back to ancient times and yet look to the future.

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Functional Pottery (Winter Garden)

Functional Pottery (Winter Garden)

  • Tuesdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Jars, jugs, platters and bowls! Explore form and surface decorations, as you create potter vessels to gather, store and present food. Let the holidays inspire ceramic keepsakes. Suitable for all levels. Hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome!

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Beginning Acrylics (Tues. 4pm)

Beginning Acrylics (Tues. 4pm)

  • Tuesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: David Hunter
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the methods, materials, and tools involved with acrylic painting. Learn techniques used to produce a finished acrylic painting, from rough sketch to final finishing touches, including the use of various brushes, palette knives, canvases, clay boards and final coating to protect the finished image. Supplies will be discussed at the first class. Skill level: Beginner

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Beginning Acrylics (Tues. 7pm)

Beginning Acrylics (Tues. 7pm)

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: David Hunter
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the methods, materials, and tools involved with acrylic painting. Learn techniques used to produce a finished acrylic painting, from rough sketch to final finishing touches, including the use of various brushes, palette knives, canvases, clay boards and final coating to protect the finished image. Supplies will be discussed at the first class. Skill level: Beginner

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Beginning Acrylics (Wednesday)

Beginning Acrylics (Wednesday)

  • Wednesdays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: David Hunter
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore the methods, materials, and tools involved with acrylic painting. Learn techniques used to produce a finished acrylic painting, from rough sketch to final finishing touches, including the use of various brushes, palette knives, canvases, clay boards and final coating to protect the finished image. Supplies will be discussed at the first class. Skill level: Beginner

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Beginning Handbuilding

Beginning Handbuilding

  • Tuesdays | 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Don’t be intimidated by clay. This class gives you the chance to handbuild freely. The projects are explained step-by-step and based on pieces from children’s classes … from plates and bowls to animal rattles and lanterns. Come play with clay!

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tues)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Tues)

  • Tuesdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Continuing Sculpture Studies (Tues PM)

Continuing Sculpture Studies (Tues PM)

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

The instructor assists intermediate and advanced students with ideas related to their personal projects. Problem-solving and discovering new materials and techniques will be a part of each class. Bronze casting and welding will be offered with the approval of the instructor. Skill level: Intermediate

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Night Photography

Night Photography

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Students will travel to various locations around Central Florida. The trips will have a theme that will exercise the student’s picture taking abilities in low light situations. There will be instructor-led feedback in class on photographs taken during night time field trips. Prerequisite: Intro to Digital Photo PH147, Black-and-White Photo Film II PH239 or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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Planes, Trains and more! (Tues, Ages 5-8)

Planes, Trains and more! (Tues, Ages 5-8)

  • Tuesdays | 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Nikki Navaille
  • Location: Main Campus

Let's take to the rails, roads, water and sky! Using basic hand building techniques, we will create sculptural vehicles from clay. You  won't need a license to take these wheels for a spin.

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Introduction to Bronze Casting

Introduction to Bronze Casting

  • Tuesdays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Create wax sculptures that will be cast in bronze. Students learn how to prepare the wax form for casting, and the ceramic shell mold making process. David uses the latest mold making materials available and students witness a bronze pour at the end of the class. Cost includes the casting of one five pound bronze, with option to purchase additional material for large works.

 

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Life Drawing

Life Drawing

  • Tuesdays | 07:45 pm - 09:45 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Andrew Grant
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore figurative drawing with quick gesture studies and longer sustained poses. Anatomy and proportion will be emphasized while students draw from the live figure. The expressive use of materials will also be covered. Skill level: Intermediate

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Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

Continuing Wheel Throwing (Tue)

  • Tuesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Vadim Malkin
  • Location: Main Campus

Now that you’re comfortable with centering, let’s tickle the imagination and create bowls, cups, and vases. This course covers beginner to advanced levels of wheel throwing, altering and glazing.

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Drawing I (Tue)

Drawing I (Tue)

  • Tuesdays | 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Glen Ward
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the fundamentals of the most important art form-drawing. Our goal is to draw realistically and train our eyes to capture what is in front of us. We will see how light and shadow creates form, practice subtle transitions in shading, use proportions, angles, and more. Anyone can learn to draw, and with practice, you can bring your artistic visions to life. Skill level: Beginner

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Exploring Abstract Painting AM

Exploring Abstract Painting AM

  • Tuesdays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Patricia Byron
  • Location: Main Campus

This inspiring class offers a fundamental exploration of the beauty of an abstract painting. Instruction concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture, and color. Students will develop their own artistic vision while referencing the works of contemporary painters. Be ready to paint outside the lines. Skill level: All.

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Exploring Abstract Painting PM

Exploring Abstract Painting PM

  • Tuesdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Patricia Byron
  • Location: Main Campus

This inspiring class offers a fundamental exploration of the beauty of an abstract painting. Instruction concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture, and color. Students will develop their own artistic vision while referencing the works of contemporary painters. Be ready to paint outside the lines. Skill level: All.

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From Street to Studio

From Street to Studio

  • Saturdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

Meets on Tuesday evenings for reviews. Four extended field and studio sessions from 8 am to 12 noon on Saturdays**

This new intermediate level, 24-contact-hour course class will introduce students to some of the classic themes in photography with technical instruction for film and digital, photographic history, and a series of extended field and studio sessions on Saturdays. Topics covered will include street photography, architecture, portrait, and studio. Through presentations on the history of photography, participants will be introduced to the masters in each specific genre. After each work session the instructor will hold a formal review and discussion of the student’s work. Prerequisite: Photoshop & Lightroom PH258, Black-and-White Film Photo II PH239 or similar experience. Skill level: Intermediate

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Functional Pottery (Winter Garden) 1PM

Functional Pottery (Winter Garden) 1PM

  • Tuesdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Jars, jugs, platters and bowls! Explore form and surface decorations, as you create potter vessels to gather, store and present food. Let the holidays inspire ceramic keepsakes. Suitable for all levels. Hand builders and wheel throwers are welcome!

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Clay for Homeschool (ages 8-13) Winter Garden

Clay for Homeschool (ages 8-13) Winter Garden

  • Tuesdays | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

Escape the computer and come play in the mud! Explore the satisfaction of using your hands to create an object from a soft ball of clay. We will experiment with sculptural and functional ceramics, fired and glazed for permanence.

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Wheel Throwing and More! Winter Garden (ages 10-16)

Wheel Throwing and More! Winter Garden (ages 10-16)

  • Tuesdays | 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 25, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Experience the magic of the potter’s wheel as you create clay forms then combine and embellish them with handbuilding to create decorative sculptures or functional ware. Pottery, it’s more than just a pretty vase! Develop skills with more sessions.

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Acrylic Pour (Winter Garden)

Acrylic Pour (Winter Garden)

  • Wednesdays | 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: John Connell
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

The magical art of Flow or Pour Art is pure fun! We will be experimenting with vibrant and bold colors of acrylic paint, on a variety of mediums, materials and surfaces. You can’t go wrong! Try your hand at a dirty pour, flip cup, or puddle pour, and put these fundamental techniques into action, creating one-of-a-kind paintings that will mesmerize your friends and family!

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Intro to Oil Painting (Winter Garden)

Intro to Oil Painting (Winter Garden)

  • Wednesdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Instructor: Catherine Hempel
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Learn basic techniques and methods used in a representational oil painting by developing skills of observing, rendering, color matching, and applying paint through practice. Demonstrations and discussions will emphasize the importance of composition, shapes, edges, brushwork, and ways to manipulate the value and intensity of color. Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate

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Painting & Drawing II (Winter Garden) (ages 11-16)

Painting & Drawing II (Winter Garden) (ages 11-16)

  • Wednesdays | 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Matthew Ullrey
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Calling young artists who love to paint and draw! Explore your creative potential through acrylic paint, watercolors, charcoal and pastels on canvas and paper. Experiment with painting and drawing techniques, composition and color theory. Say it with art!

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3-D Design

3-D Design

  • Wednesdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

A design problem is given for the term, emphasizing one or two design elements in particular. Discussions about design and the finished pieces are a part of each class. If a base for the piece is needed, that becomes part of the discussion as well. Some hand-building skills are required. Skill level: Intermediate

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Advanced Ceramics

Advanced Ceramics

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

An excellent choice for those who are seeking a continuation of skills already learned and to develop personal style and consistency. Working in series and sets is emphasized, as are refining, finishing, and glazing. Demonstrations meet the needs of each student. Prerequisite: Continuing Wheel Throwing or similar experience. Skill level: Advanced.

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Advanced Wheel for Teens (ages 13-17)

Advanced Wheel for Teens (ages 13-17)

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Expand your skills on the potters’ wheel as you stretch and manipulate the clay to alter forms and create lids, spouts, and more. Create your own pottery collection to give and to treasure. Prerequisite: Previous wheel experience.

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Adventures in Still Life

Adventures in Still Life

  • Wednesdays | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Robert Ross
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to create interesting and compelling still-life paintings by focusing on composition, color, value and edges. Students will make use of ordinary household objects, ranging from fruit and flowers to car keys and scissors, to assemble their own still-life setups and then paint them. Open to students using oils, acrylics, pastels.

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Beginning Watercolor – Crealde@Home

Beginning Watercolor – Crealde@Home

  • Wednesdays | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Patty Kane

Let's get started – Watercolor is a mysterious medium. Once you learn the basics, you will paint the rest of your life. In this class, we will discuss necessary supplies, learn techniques and practice color mixing to get you on your watercolor journey. Be prepared to paint during this class.

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Interpretive Flower Painting

Interpretive Flower Painting

  • Wednesdays | 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Robert Ross
  • Location: Main Campus

Flowers are wondrously diverse – exuberant, beautiful, mysterious, dramatic and shy. In this class, students will paint their perceptual and emotional response to flowers. For each session, the instructor will bring in new flowers, as well as poems about flowers to prime the creative pump. Instructor will show how tweaking edges, color, value and composition can capture the “personality” of flowers. Open to oil, acrylic, and pastel painters. Skill level: Intermediate

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Portrait Painting Sketch

Portrait Painting Sketch

  • Wednesdays | 06:45 pm - 09:45 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Andrew Grant
  • Location: Main Campus

Working from a live model, we will explore painting the portrait in oil paint.  We’ll approach the portrait in a gestural and expressive manner while also capturing the likeness of the model. There will be discussions on drawing, basic color theory, palette organization and paint application through demonstration and practice.

Tuition includes model fees. Prerequisites: Intro to Oils, Fundamentals of Color, Portrait Drawing or similar experience.

 

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Intro to Jewelry Design and Fabrication

Intro to Jewelry Design and Fabrication

  • Wednesdays | 03:30 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the concepts for basic and advanced jewelry fabrication. In this class, students will become familiar with essential silversmithing skills and methods of cutting, forging, embossing and all the fundamentals of soldering techniques. Students will be given the instruction and tools to make finger rings, earrings, bracelets and other forms of jewelry. Copper materials will be provided for use in class. Students wanting to work in silver should bring their own silver supply. Skill level: All

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Intro to Silversmithing Jewelry

Intro to Silversmithing Jewelry

  • Wednesdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Experience the fundamental processes of cutting, forging, metal texturing, hammering, sawing and soldering silver. The course includes: bezel stone setting for cabochon gemstones, polishing techniques and combining sterling silver sheet metal with fine silver wire, etc. Specific projects, planned by the instructor, will focus on how to make silver rings, pendants, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
Silver will be provided. Please note, the use of silver material or gemstones will be limited to the scheduled projects planned by the instructor.

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Introduction to Welding

Introduction to Welding

  • Wednesdays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Create whimsical figures and abstract welded sculptures. Learn basic cutting and arc welding techniques using found objects and mild steel. Students are encouraged to bring in objects for their compositions. All tools and supplies will be provided. Skill level: All

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iPhone Photography

iPhone Photography

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Heritage Center

In this 4 week course learn to use the iPhone camera to achieve amazing results. Explore various iPhone camera photography modes and useful camera and image processing apps. There will be interactive demonstrations and image reviews.

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Creating Meaningful Abstract Imagery

Creating Meaningful Abstract Imagery

  • Wednesdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Dennis Schmalstig
  • Location: Main Campus

Arrangements of shapes, tones, patterns and colors can evoke feelings and memories. This class will teach students first to develop personal imagery, second to layer these images until they become abstract patterns of shapes and tones, and third to refine their compositions. A finished piece will suggest an emotion, a thought, a memory in a poetic combination of formal elements.

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Digital Street Photography (Ages 10-14)

Digital Street Photography (Ages 10-14)

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor TBD.

  • Location: Heritage Center

Learn the rich history of street photography, one of the most famous photographic genres. Through instructor-lead photo walks, students will learn how to capture a fleeting moment in time and create candid images that last forever. Digital SLR cameras are provided.

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Exploring Sculpture for Teens

Exploring Sculpture for Teens

  • Wednesdays | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Create heads and figures of your favorite animals -real or imagined! Learn techniques for making with clay, wire, wood and more as you sculpt lively figures in 3-D. Instructor will guide each student in the use of special sculpting tools to create animation, texture and movement. All tools and materials will be provided.

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Write On! Crealde@Home

Write On! Crealde@Home

  • Wednesdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Elaine Person

Have you ever said, “Someday I’ll write a story or a book?” Someday is today! Award-winning instructor Elaine Person will guide you toward achieving your writing goals. Open to people of all writing levels as your writing is unique to you. We write together and share by reading our assignments to each other to make your writing stronger. Listening to others helps us improve our writing too. With the use of prompts such as paintings, photographs, quotations, items, and more you will tap into your own creativity.
Each week, we will write together and have positive critique. See your stories unfold.
We will discuss a variety of literary techniques used to strengthen our stories. This class is for you, whether you write prose, poetry, lyrics, scripts, or other genres.

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Sculpture Repousse

Sculpture Repousse

  • Wednesdays | 11:30 am - 01:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Metal sculpture is known as Repousse, which is working the metal directly to create relief sculptures without molds. Participants will learn the technique in small scale to learn the fundamental steps and tools for metal embossing. Repousse is embossing relief sculptures and have endless design possibilities for sculptural jewelry and metalsmithing, relief murals, doors, mirrors, etc. Emphasis on using your personal drawings and ideas, working with handmade punches to move the metal, for creating relief dimension.

 

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Intro to Drawing/Painting (Winter Garden)

Intro to Drawing/Painting (Winter Garden)

  • Thursdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Level: Beginner
  • Instructor: Catherine Hempel
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

Explore the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Sample various drawing and painting techniques using different media, including watercolors, acrylics, and oils. Most supplies are provided. Skill level: Beginner

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Advanced Observation and Painting Skills

Advanced Observation and Painting Skills

  • Thursdays | 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Barbara Tiffany
  • Location: Main Campus

Advanced students will gain further skills with oil or acrylic paint by learning how to really “see”. Observation from life inside and out, and why things may be the color they are, will be emphasized. Guidance in all areas of the process- color matching, drawing and paint application. Students will work with their own projects, and there will be demonstrations throughout the session. Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced

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Advanced Watercolor

Advanced Watercolor

  • Thursdays | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Donne Bitner
  • Location: Main Campus

After mastering the basics of watercolor, it’s time to move to the next level. New projects will help students improve their paintings. Class critique will offer a helpful direction. Learn about The English Method, Painting White and design principles that every good painting needs.

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Beginning Portrait Drawing with Live Model

Beginning Portrait Drawing with Live Model

  • Thursdays | 07:45 pm - 09:45 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Joseph Mattus
  • Location: Main Campus

In this drawing techniques class, students will learn the technical aspects of drawing the human head. Working from a live model and other sources, students will gain experience and familiarity with both pencil and charcoal mediums, exploring the genre’s expressive possibilities. Tuition includes model fees. Bring a drawing pad and graphite pencil to the first class. Skill level: Beginner

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Beginning Watercolor (Thur)

Beginning Watercolor (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Donne Bitner
  • Location: Main Campus

Fear not, watercolor is nontoxic, spontaneous and beautiful. Demonstrations of color mixing, glazing, negative painting and techniques such as Saran Wrap and salt will help students understand the medium. We will cover all the basics. Skill level: Beginner

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Black and White Film Photography III: The Exhibition Print

Black and White Film Photography III: The Exhibition Print

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Produce exhibition quality enlargements of your photographs by switching to fine art fiber based paper. Learn about paper selection, special chemistry and toners, archival processing and retouching final prints. The class includes regular darkroom demonstrations, supervised printing sessions, weekly assignments with follow-up print reviews and a field trip to a local photographic archive. A special session on presenting work for exhibition, including matting and framing, will culminate the class. Prerequisite: Black-and-White Film Photography II Skill level: Advanced

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Blacksmithing Fundamentals

Blacksmithing Fundamentals

  • Thursdays | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the fundamental process for traditional blacksmithing. Students will use the hammer to forge hot steel on the anvil and learn how to make door handles, hooks, and ornamental scrolls. Practice techniques such as flattening, upsetting, twisting, punching, drawing and familiarity with the blacksmith forge. All materials included. Note: This class is fairly physically intensive, and calls for nimble dexterity and significant manual strength.

 

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Papier Mâché Independent Study

Papier Mâché Independent Study

  • Thursdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Geoffry Sprague
  • Location: Main Campus

This class is for new and continuing students. Students will explore various materials, recipes and techniques for making and finishing papier- mâché sculpture, with emphasis given to the advantages and quirks of the medium. Beginning students will learn the basic techniques for construction with guided projects while returning students will continue to explore the media with projects of their own. Skill level: All

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Surface Decoration for Pottery

Surface Decoration for Pottery

  • Thursdays | 10:30 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Experiment with colored slips and clay, transfers and more to enhance the clay surface. Learn to layer techniques to create unique, narrative pottery. Skill level: All

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Independent Oil & Acrylics with a Twist

Independent Oil & Acrylics with a Twist

  • Thursdays | 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Patti Shistle
  • Location: Main Campus

Students are challenged to bring unfinished paintings to the next level, and then begin a new still life, landscape or portrait. Receive one-on-one attention with demonstrations throughout the term. The study of the contrasts of values, colors and brushwork as well as the importance of composition will be explored and demonstrated. Get your frames ready! Skill level: Intermediate to Advanced

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Intro to Sculpture (Thur AM)

Intro to Sculpture (Thur AM)

  • Thursdays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Students will work in clay to create face masks, heads and figures to be fired in the kiln. Mold-making and casting will be demonstrated as part of the session. Skill level: Beginner

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Intro to Sculpture (Thur PM)

Intro to Sculpture (Thur PM)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

Students will work in clay to create face masks, heads and figures to be fired in the kiln. Mold-making and casting will be demonstrated as part of the session. Skill level: Beginner

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Thur)

Introduction to Digital Photography (Thur)

  • Thursdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Jon P. Manchester
  • Location: Main Campus

Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better images by understanding exposure, metering, focus, file formats, depth of field and basic composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with personalized image reviews reinforce camera systems such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their artistic impact on the final photograph. Single lens reflects or mirrorless cameras are recommended. The instructor is available for camera recommendations; no need for a camera until the third class meeting.

 

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Knife Making

Knife Making

  • Thursdays | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Stefan Alexandres
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to make a wide range of knife styles like survival knives, daggers, and Qama knives using titanium and steel. Explore a variety of techniques such as forging the blades, shaping, heat treatment, sharpening, riveting, polishing, and handle making. All materials included. Note: This class is fairly physically intensive, and calls for nimble dexterity and significant manual strength.

 

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Drawing II

Drawing II

  • Thursdays | 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Joseph Mattus
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to draw using methods taught by the old masters. Create accurate drawings in line and by modeling subtle transitions in value, bringing a sense of three-dimensionality to your work. With graphite or charcoal, we will create drawings that are works of art. Skill level: Intermediate

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Wheel Throwing and More! (ages 10-14)

Wheel Throwing and More! (ages 10-14)

  • Thursdays | 04:30 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Belinda Glennon
  • Location: Main Campus

Experience the magic of the potter’s wheel! Shape a soft, clay ball into a form then get creative with hand building and transform thrown forms into functional or decorative treasures. Repeated sessions develop skills.

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WOW (Wet On Wet) Watercolor

WOW (Wet On Wet) Watercolor

  • Thursdays | 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Instructor: Patty Kane
  • Location: Main Campus

Not happy with the color in your paintings? Are you held captive to paint exactly what you see in your photos? Painting is so much more than copying what you see. The main focus of this class is to work on brush techniques and use transparent pigmants to create luminosity in your paintings. Skill level: Intermediate

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Wonders of Watercolor (ages 13-17 yrs)

Wonders of Watercolor (ages 13-17 yrs)

  • Thursdays | 04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 27, 2022
  • Level: ALL
  • Instructor: Patty Kane
  • Location: Main Campus

Take a creative journey with watercolors as you learn to paint with confidence and develop technical skills. Finished works are unique self-expressive artworks that showcase individual creativity.

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Acrylic Landscapes

Acrylic Landscapes

  • Fridays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Instructor: Donne Bitner
  • Location: Main Campus

Acrylic is a great medium for landscapes! Different styles from realistic to abstract can result in stunning landscapes. Our goal should not be to paint a photo realistic image but to express the beauty and drama of the scene and our reaction to it.

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Beginning Watercolor (Fri)

Beginning Watercolor (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Level: Beginner
  • Instructor: Donne Bitner
  • Location: Main Campus

Fear not, watercolor is nontoxic, spontaneous and beautiful. Demonstrations of color mixing, glazing, negative painting and techniques such as Saran Wrap and salt will help students understand the medium. We will cover all the basics. Skill level: Beginner

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Continuing Sculpture Studies (Fri AM)

Continuing Sculpture Studies (Fri AM)

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

The instructor assists intermediate and advanced students with ideas related to their personal projects. Problem-solving and discovering new materials and techniques will be a part of each class. Bronze casting and welding will be offered with the approval of the instructor. Skill level: Intermediate

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Continuing Sculpture Studies (Fri PM)

Continuing Sculpture Studies (Fri PM)

  • Fridays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

The instructor assists intermediate and advanced students with ideas related to their personal projects. Problem-solving and discovering new materials and techniques will be a part of each class. Bronze casting and welding will be offered with the approval of the instructor. Skill level: Intermediate

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The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Uncover the history, unique camera controls, and the photographers who made the landmark German Rolleiflex, the most popular – and most copied – professional camera of the 1940s and 50s. From documentary to glamour it was the camera of choice by many of the time’s most noted photographers. The instructor – who uses his Rollei for his professional documentary, portrait and travel photography – will overview and demonstrate why the TLR has re-emerged as such a popular camera in the in the re-emergence of film-based or analog photography. Class will include special equipment and accessory demonstrations, a fieldtrip and time in the darkroom. The course is suited for students with any kind of TLR camera, including Yashica and Mamiya. Crealdé also has a loaner camera available for class use. Skill level: Intermediate

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Introduction to Digital Photography (Fri)

Introduction to Digital Photography (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Jennifer Copp
  • Location: Main Campus

Build a strong foundation for your photography and make better images by understanding exposure, metering, focus, file formats, depth of field and basic composition. Hands-on demonstrations and assignments with personalized image reviews reinforce camera systems such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their artistic impact on the final photograph. Single lens reflects or mirrorless cameras are recommended. The instructor is available for camera recommendations, no need for a camera until the third class meeting.

 

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LGBTQ+ Evenings of Clay

LGBTQ+ Evenings of Clay

  • Fridays | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Let’s join together with clay and create. This will be a chance for your hands and fingers to shape and explore what you are feeling in the moment. Express and celebrate yourself with clay! Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Drawing I (Fri)

Drawing I (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Dennis Schmalstig
  • Location: Main Campus

Develop skills for measuring proportions and angles, drawing tones to show light and volume, perspective and composition. The goal is to learn techniques to draw realistically and develop perceptual awareness.

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Fundamentals of Color

Fundamentals of Color

  • Fridays | 06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Beth Pendleton
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to mix paint pigments to achieve any hue with respect to its value and intensity. Using a Split Primary Palette arrangement of oil paint, exercises will demonstrate the importance of complementary color relationships in mixing. Various color models and suggestions for color harmony in painting will be presented. Discussions will cover basic elements of design and composition in painting. Paint will be provided. Skill level: All levels

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Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

Handbuilding Like the Ancients (Fri)

  • Fridays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Humans have been firing clay for over 20,000 years, leaving artifacts that provide us glimpses into ancient times and ways. From Mesopotamia to Japan, from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the slopes of Mt. Olympus, clay vessels and figures, tiles and tablets, preserve and suggest those long ago days. Let’s build on that clay legacy by creating pots which harken back to ancient times and yet look to the future.

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The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

The Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera

  • Fridays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 28, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Uncover the history, unique camera controls, and the photographers who made the landmark German Rolleiflex, the most popular – and most copied – professional camera of the 1940s and 50s. From documentary to glamour it was the camera of choice by many of the time’s most noted photographers. The instructor – who uses his Rollei for his professional documentary, portrait and travel photography – will overview and demonstrate why the TLR has re-emerged as such a popular camera in the in the re-emergence of film-based or analog photography. Class will include special equipment and accessory demonstrations, a fieldtrip and time in the darkroom. The course is suited for students with any kind of TLR camera, including Yashica and Mamiya. Crealdé also has a loaner camera available for class use. Skill level: Intermediate

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Pint Size Picassos (Winter Garden)  (ages 4-8)

Pint Size Picassos (Winter Garden) (ages 4-8)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Mike Goodge
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Like to draw and paint? Explore the many ways to make art using pastels, paints, watercolors and other materials. A fun introductory experience for fledgling artists.

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Painting & Drawing I (Winter Garden)  (ages 8-12)

Painting & Drawing I (Winter Garden) (ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Mike Goodge
  • Location: Jessie Brock Community Center

**Class meets at Jesse Brock Community Center**

Learn the fundamentals of art-making and discover how to see as an artist. Create with a variety of painting and drawing media and explore new techniques to enhance your artistic skills!

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Alternative Raku Firing with Jesus Minguez: Exploration of Raw Materials

Alternative Raku Firing with Jesus Minguez: Exploration of Raw Materials

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Jesus Minguez
  • Location: Main Campus

Bring 3 to 4 of your bisque pieces (no larger than 12inches) to this workshop as Artist Jesus Minguez shares his unique use of raw materials in combination with the art of American Raku firing. The suggested clay body is EM712 Max’s White Raku Clay. (Available at Axner Pottery Supply)

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Cartooning and Toy Design (ages 8-12)

Cartooning and Toy Design (ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Ken Foster
  • Location: Heritage Center

Create two-dimensional cartoon characters in a variety of styles using pencil, marker and watercolor. Then bring your characters into the three-dimensional world exploring sculpture techniques to make your cartoon characters into playful toys.

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Macramé Wall Hanging Workshop 1/29

Macramé Wall Hanging Workshop 1/29

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Alyssa Foxson
  • Location: Main Campus

Macramé is a form of textile that uses knotting techniques and comes from the 13th century weavers’ word for “fringe”. This fiber art form was popular in the 60s and 70s and now it’s back and as popular as ever. Join local artist Alyssa Foxson, and embrace your inner boho goddess. Learn all the basic macramé knots needed to make a macramé wall hanging and beyond. All supplies are included and you will leave this workshop with a beautiful wall hanging ready for display. Skill level: All

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Mini Monets (ages 4-6)

Mini Monets (ages 4-6)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Patricia Byron
  • Location: Main Campus

Budding artists will experience the fascinating world of artmaking with hands-on projects in watercolors, pastels, collage and more. Fledgling artists explore self expression in a nurturing environment.

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Painting & Drawing I (Sat, 8-12yrs)

Painting & Drawing I (Sat, 8-12yrs)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Marla E
  • Location: Main Campus

This class will focus on learning to see the world through an artist’s eyes. Working with a variety of painting and drawing materials, young artists will explore their potential as they take their skills to the next level! Students will use technical drawing and painting fundamentals to create something beautiful and one of a kind to frame and treasure!

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Painting & Drawing II (ages 8-12)

Painting & Drawing II (ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Anita Cohen
  • Location: Main Campus

Attention Young Artists! Come join the fun and learn to draw and paint in a variety of styles and media including abstract art! New projects build on fundamental skills to develop style and self expression.

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Pick up the Palette! (Ages 5-9)

Pick up the Palette! (Ages 5-9)

  • Saturdays | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Haley Hostetter
  • Location: Main Campus

Use animals as inspiration and explore the fundamentals of art! Projects expose young artists to an array of materials and art concepts and encourage self-expression as they draw, paint and experiment with scratch boards.

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Pint Size Picassos (ages 5-8)

Pint Size Picassos (ages 5-8)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Patricia Byron
  • Location: Main Campus

Discover exciting new painting and drawing techniques in a variety of media, including charcoal, pastels, watercolors, and collage. Develop your creativity in this fun, introduction to the world of art!

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Planes, Trains and more! (Sat, Ages 5-8)

Planes, Trains and more! (Sat, Ages 5-8)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Nikki Navaille
  • Location: Main Campus

Let's take to the rails, roads, water and sky! Using basic hand building techniques, we will create sculptural vehicles from clay. You  won't need a license to take these wheels for a spin.

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Figure Drawing for Teens (ages 13-17)

Figure Drawing for Teens (ages 13-17)

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Marla E
  • Location: Main Campus

Here is a class you can take many times over. Draw from a live model, learn to master the art of eye-to-hand coordination, and capture the essence of the pose. Drawing the human figure is challenging yet rewarding! It is said that if you learn to draw the human figure, you can draw anything. All materials provided.

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Fun with Film (ages 8-12)

Fun with Film (ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Before digital photography, there was film. Have fun taking pictures using 35mm cameras and black-and-white film, then create your own photos in the darkroom. Loaner cameras available. Even Harry Potter would be amazed!

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Transportation in Clay (Ages 8-12)

Transportation in Clay (Ages 8-12)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: Nikki Navaille
  • Location: Main Campus

Is it on the runway, racetrack or railroad? Create the perfect ride! Let’s make sculptural vehicles from clay with all of your favorite accessories and add ons!

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Storytelling through Film Photography (Ages 13-17)

Storytelling through Film Photography (Ages 13-17)

  • Saturdays | 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 29, 2022
  • Instructor: John Baker
  • Location: Main Campus

Become a visual storyteller! Learn how to sequence images to create a narrative while incorporating the concepts of symbolism and metaphor. Process your film and watch as your prints develop in Crealdé's darkroom then combine with the written word. Get the picture? Film cameras are provided.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 5pm)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 5pm)

  • Sundays | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: John Link
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 7:30-9:30pm)

Beginning Wheel Throwing (Sundays 7:30-9:30pm)

  • Sundays | 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: John Link
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to center, open and compress clay, and throw small cylinders on the potter’s wheel. Trimming, finishing, adding handles, feet and spouts make pieces ready to glaze and fire.

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A Clay Tea Party

A Clay Tea Party

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

The ritual of afternoon tea charms. To pause in the day, sip a warm cup and snack on finger sandwiches with scones offers daily solace. Imagine the heightened pleasure of such a sojourn if using your own handcrafted tea service…a teapot, cups, sugar, creamer and tray, all uniquely created by you in the clay studio. Join us for clay tea…darjeeling or oolong? One lump or two?

 

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Oil Painting I

Oil Painting I

  • Sundays | 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Beth Pendleton
  • Location: Main Campus

Students will learn basic techniques of the alla prima (direct) method of applying oil paint. In addition to paint application and brushwork, students will learn how to mix color using a split-primary palette. Working from still life setups, students will complete one study each week to explore techniques for rendering glass, ceramic, metal, and organic objects. Instruction will focus on teaching students to see and copy value and intensity changes in color. There will be demonstrations of techniques, along with discussions about methods, materials and supplies used in oil painting. Supply list will be emailed to students upon registration. Skill level: Beginning

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Garden Totems

Garden Totems

  • Sundays | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Doug Bringle
  • Location: Main Campus

Create fresh focal points in your garden with totems you design that will add charm and delight to your plantings. Birds, beasts, geometrics and more. Visualize, and instruction will help your concepts materialize! Skill level: All

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Urban Sketching: Tips and Techniques

Urban Sketching: Tips and Techniques

  • Sundays | 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Start Date: January 30, 2022
  • Instructor: Thomas Thorspecken
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn to sketch from subject to the environment. Classroom sessions will focus on sketching clothed models and progress towards sketching the model and classroom environment. Learn how to incorporate storytelling into your sketches in our location sessions. These trips to local venues will challenge you to use your sketchbook the way a photojournalist uses a camera. The six-week goal is to produce finished sketches using pencil, pen, and watercolor within two hours. Skill level: Intermediate

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Date Night Ceramics 2/5

Date Night Ceramics 2/5

  • Saturdays | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 5, 2022
  • Instructor: Vince and Bettielee Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

Clay is like a relationship: it must be pinched, molded and designed to become everlasting. Ceramics artist and your host for the evening, Vince and Bettielee will walk you and your partner through clay projects that will make a fantastic date night. Bring some wine and prepare to get messy and have fun making art! Snacks and all materials included. Fee is per couple. Skill level: All

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Welding Workshop, 2/5-2/6

Welding Workshop, 2/5-2/6

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 5, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee 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. Skill level: All

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Heads Up Workshop

Heads Up Workshop

  • Sundays | 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 6, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Vince Sansone
  • Location: Main Campus

***Workshop meets February 6 & 13 from 1 – 5 pm***

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 as you make it. The second meeting will be dedicated to decorating and glazing. Skill level: All

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Bookbinding Workshop

Bookbinding Workshop

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
  • Start Date: February 12, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Silvana Martins
  • Location: Main Campus

Come learn with me how to make a beautiful, luxurious book, with deckled edge pages, inside pockets and a ribbon closure, and bind it with a buttonhole stitch. No previous bookbinding experience necessary. Silvana will provide materials, including a selection of handcrafted papers to cover your book.

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Bronze Casting Workshop February 12 & 13

Bronze Casting Workshop February 12 & 13

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 12, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee Cumbie
  • Location: Main Campus

An introduction to a variety of techniques in the creation of wax sculptures. Once the wax sculptures are made, students prepare their waxes with gates and sprues in preparation for the ceramic mold-making process. Waxes are coated with state-of-the-art ceramic shell and then the wax will be burned out and the molten bronze poured into the molds. Cost includes a five-pound bronze sculpture, with the option to purchase additional material for large works.

 

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Inspired Words, Writing to Art 2/12

Inspired Words, Writing to Art 2/12

  • Saturdays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 12, 2022
  • Instructor: Elaine Person
  • Location: Main Campus

When you see a painting, what do you feel? When you look at a photograph, what memories surface? Tap into your creativity with the use of paintings, photographs, and objects as award-winning writer Elaine Person prompts you to write original stories, poems, and essays. Learn writing tools and techniques. Different genres of writing and reflection will be discussed. Short lunch break provided. Students will leave this workshop with their own written words. Skill level: All

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Travel the Back Roads to Palatka and the Historic Ravine Gardens

Travel the Back Roads to Palatka and the Historic Ravine Gardens

  • Saturdays | 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 12, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Discover hidden architectural, cultural and natural treasurers along Highway 17 on the way to Florida’s historic river town of Palatka. Located on the scenic St. Johns River, the city features the unique Ravine Gardens State Park, which was developed by the Federal Works Progress Administration in the 1930s. In addition to the historic structures, the ravine trails and the picturesque creek are lined with thousands of azaleas each winter. Skill level: All

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Friday Night Painting Critique and Wine

Friday Night Painting Critique and Wine

  • Fridays | 06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Start Date: February 18, 2022
  • Instructor: Barbara Tiffany
  • Location: Main Campus

Open to any Crealdé member that paints in oils or acrylics. Bring two paintings that you feel are finished but not sure, unfinished but need further guidance or just want to make it better.
Attendants listen to critiques of the work of others and maybe gain some insight as to what they may want to consider for their next painting. Be sure to bring paper and pencil to list what might be suggested.
It would be beneficial if the students sent photos of their work to be critiqued in an email several days before this class.
Wine, cheese and crackers are served. Class size is limited so reserve your space early.

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Nature at the Joe Overstreet Landing

Nature at the Joe Overstreet Landing

  • Saturdays | 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 19, 2022
  • Instructor: Milton Heiberg

**This workshop meets on location on Saturday, February 19, from 9 am – 3 pm and meets for the Photo review on Tuesday, February 22, from 6 – 7:30 pm via Zoom**

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. Skill level: All

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Macrame Jewelry Workshop 2/19

Macrame Jewelry Workshop 2/19

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 19, 2022
  • Instructor: Alyssa Foxson
  • Location: Main Campus

Macramé is a form of textile that uses knotting techniques and comes from the 13th century weavers’ word for “fringe.” This fiber art was popular in the 60s and 70s and now it is back and as popular as ever. Join artist Alyssa Foxson and embrace your inner boho goddess, for an all new Macramé Jewelry Workshop. Learn all the basic macramé knots needed to make macramé jewelry including earrings, necklaces and beyond. All supplies are included and you will leave this workshop with a beautiful boho macramé jewelry ready to be rocked!

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Alternative Raku Firing with Jesus Minguez: Exploration of Raw Materials

Alternative Raku Firing with Jesus Minguez: Exploration of Raw Materials

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Jesus Minguez
  • Location: Main Campus

Bring 3 to 4 of your bisque pieces (no larger than 12inches) to this workshop as Artist Jesus Minguez shares his unique use of raw materials in combination with the art of American Raku firing. The suggested clay body is EM712 Max’s White Raku Clay. (Available at Axner Pottery Supply)

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Welding Workshop, 2/26-2/27

Welding Workshop, 2/26-2/27

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: February 26, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee 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. Skill level: All

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Travel the Backroads to Historic Places: Ybor City in Tampa

Travel the Backroads to Historic Places: Ybor City in Tampa

  • Saturdays | 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Start Date: March 5, 2022
  • Instructor: Peter Schreyer
  • Location: Main Campus

Explore little known architectural and cultural treasures in one of Florida’s oldest and historically most intact urban neighborhoods. Recently transitioned from a historic Cuban and Italian community to a contemporary entertainment district, Ybor City is full of photographic opportunities for cityscape and street photography. Participants will ride a vintage street car through Tampa, photograph the renovated train station and enjoy lunch at the over one-hundred- year-old Columbia Restaurant!

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Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop 3/12

Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop 3/12

  • Saturdays | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: March 12, 2022
  • Instructor: Alyssa Foxson
  • Location: Main Campus

Macramé is a form of textile that uses knotting techniques and comes from the 13th century weavers’ word for “fringe.” This fiber art was popular in the 60s and 70s and now it is back and as popular as ever. Join artist Alyssa Foxson and embrace your inner boho goddess, for an all new Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop. Learn all the basic macramé knots needed to make a macramé plant hanger and beyond. All supplies are included and you will leave this workshop with a beautiful boho macramé planter to display your plant babies!

 

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Welding Workshop, 3/12-3/13

Welding Workshop, 3/12-3/13

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: March 12, 2022
  • Instructor: David Lee 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. Skill level: All

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Advanced Photoshop

Advanced Photoshop

  • Saturdays | 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Start Date: March 19, 2022
  • Instructor: Chris Casler
  • Location: Main Campus

Ansel Adams famously stated that “The negative is the score; the print is the performance.” Learn how to use Photoshop to fully realize the image you had in mind when you tripped the shutter. During this focused one- day workshop snappers learn to: capture, import, and catalog their images to build a lasting, organized archive; to effectively use Photoshop’s selection tools; to use the retouching tools for portraits; to use layers; and to build composite images. This workshop is for digital shooters and film shooters with scanned analog images.

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Composite Forming Methods and Smudge Firing with Don Davis

Composite Forming Methods and Smudge Firing with Don Davis

  • Saturdays | 10:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Start Date: March 19, 2022
  • Instructor: Don Davis
  • Location: Main Campus

Begin the day with a bit of geology, ceramic history, and images to inspire. Watch a demonstration of unique hand forming and wheel throwing methods with time for participants to make a piece or two of their own. Finish the day with a ‘smudge firing’ as a means to gain visual texture and depth on surfaces of low temperature to mid-range ceramics.

Bring your own small bisque-fired pieces. We will also have some available.

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Alternative Raku Firing with Jesus Minguez: Exploration of Raw Materials

Alternative Raku Firing with Jesus Minguez: Exploration of Raw Materials

  • Saturdays | 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Start Date: March 26, 2022
  • Instructor: Jesus Minguez
  • Location: Main Campus

Bring 3 to 4 of your bisque pieces (no larger than 12inches) to this workshop as Artist Jesus Minguez shares his unique use of raw materials in combination with the art of American Raku firing. The suggested clay body is EM712 Max’s White Raku Clay. (Available at Axner Pottery Supply)

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