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ONSITE: Family Studio

October 27, 2020

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome.

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ONLINE: Introduction to Interior Design

October 27, 2020

Explore key concepts of interior design: continuity, scale, proportion, balance, color and light. We’ll use slide presentations and class discussions to prepare you to investigate and analyze the interiors of your choice.

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ONSITE: Drawing Fundamentals (A)

October 27, 2020

Learn the basic tenets of drawing and composition. We’ll cover line, shape, space and value. Hone your observation skills and use charcoal to translate what you see to paper.

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ONSITE: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign for Beginners (A)

October 27, 2020

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are the three most popular programs within the Adobe Creative Cloud. When used together, they give you the power to create and manage visual content with amazing results. Learn to create documents for printed or digital platforms using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will edit images in Photoshop, design graphic elements […]

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ONLINE: Increase Your Speed + Capture The Color in Oil

October 27, 2020

Limit your time and complete an oil painting “alla prima”—in a single session. After watching the instructor paint a demo of a simple arrangement from his studio, students will paint their own simple arrangement they have set up in their space. Progress is shared with the instructor for one-on-one feedback. Suggestions will be given for […]

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (Halloween B)

October 23, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (Halloween A)

October 23, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (D)

October 16, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Japanese Clay Hollowing: Incense or Essential Oil Burners

September 28, 2020

Kurinuki is the Japanese technique of starting with a block of clay, developing the exterior, then hollowing it out. We’ll create an incense or essential oil burner. Students will receive two 3-5 pound blocks of stoneware clay and be shown the basic techniques of forming both the outside and hollowing the inside to create airflow.

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (C)

September 28, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Start The Day With Clay: Guided Outdoor Studio

September 28, 2020

This block of outdoor studio time is not instructed, but we will have a VisArts Clay teacher actively creating their own body of work, answering questions, or offering suggestions. We’ll stay safe and socially distanced outdoors, socializing and creating art together. Note: You get four hours of time (instead of the two you get inside).

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Wheel Throwing for Everyone

September 28, 2020

Have you always wanted to try wheel throwing? Come throw a pot using white stoneware, then fire and finish your pieces using food-safe glazes.

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing Workshop: Bird Baths + Garden Stools

September 28, 2020

In this four-hour, wet working workshop, students will create a bird bath or garden stool by learning to create small and large basins with a pedestal. We’ll discuss size and depth of basins appropriate for birds and connections for the base that provide maximum stability.

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Wheel Throwing for Everyone

September 28, 2020

Have you always wanted to try wheel throwing? Come throw a pot using white stoneware, then fire and finish your pieces using food-safe glazes.

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (A)

September 28, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (B)

September 28, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (C)

September 28, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing Workshop: Pottery with Holes

September 28, 2020

In this four-hour, wet working workshop, students will create pottery with holes, including luminaries (perfect for halloween), oil burners, soap dishes or berry bowls and collanders. We will discuss reproducible gifts for your friends and family for the holiday season. If possible, please bring a leather hard bowl to work with.

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (B)

September 28, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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Start The Day With Clay: Guided Outdoor Studio

September 28, 2020

This block of outdoor studio time is not instructed, but we will have a VisArts Clay teacher actively creating their own body of work, answering questions, or offering suggestions. We’ll stay safe and socially distanced outdoors, socializing and creating art together. Note: You get four hours of time (instead of the two you get inside).

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Raku in VisArts’ Courtyard (A)

September 28, 2020

Head over to VisArts’ courtyard for Raku Fridays! Need a safe, socially distanced night out of the house, a date night or a fun night with friends? Join us for some raku pottery firing—an exciting approach to pottery surface design! Participants will glaze their pieces, help load them into the kiln, grab a beer or […]

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