Arts & Innovation

Workshops

Our hands-on workshops will introduce you to pottery, painting, printmaking, weaving, and drawing fundamentals. Develop your appreciation for the fine crafts and arts, and indulge your creative urge! You will be able to take home your own creation once it is glazed and fired in our kiln. We’ll call you when your piece is ready for pick up. In the case of our other workshops… just make and take!

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Pottery Wheel Workshops – MSTUDIO

Create a piece of pottery on a pottery wheel. With the help of an instructor, students will learn how to “throw” a pot.  The student will choose a glaze, and the staff will fire your piece and call to arrange a pick-up time. No experience necessary. Materials included. Limit 12.


CLAY-WHEEL-08           Friday 6PM - 8PM                 November 16                                                $30
CLAY-WHEEL-09           Saturday 2PM – 4PM           December 8                                                  $30
CLAY-WHEEL-10            Sunday 2PM - 4PM              December 9                                                  $30

Christmas Tree Votive Workshop – M101       

Create a one of kind pottery Christmas Tree. Carve, pierce and add decoration to you clay tree form. Bring your child, spouse, or friend, for this special holiday activity.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 15.

CLAY-TREE-01               Saturday 2PM – 4PM            November 24                                                $30

Clay Angel Votive       

Great for all ages!  Make your own personalized holiday votive, specific to your family traditions. Bring your child, spouse, or friend, for this special holiday activity.  Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18.

CLAY-VOTIVE-01            Saturday 5PM – 7PM                 November 17                                         $35

Mosaics – 2 weeks

Learn how to transform ordinary objects into colorful works of art with mosaics. Each student will learn the basics of mosaics, design, and application. Students may bring their own collected items such as shells, bottle caps, glass, stones, buttons etc. Materials will be provided – the instructor will supply extra “findings”. Limit 15.

CLAY-MOSAIC-01           Saturday  1PM – 4PM           Nov. 10 - 17                                                  $55

Clay Ornaments

Make unique ornaments! Create a Santa, gnomes, elves, trees, and angels, using templates and flat slabs of clay. The student will make a total of 10 ornaments. Great for all ages! Materials included. No experience necessary. Limit 18.

CLAY-ORNA-01              Saturday 11:30AM – 12:30PM     December 1                                            $30

*NEW – FINE ART Non-Credit Drawing and Painting and Sculpture classes! Hone your painting, drawing, and sculpture skills in classes that teach everything from basic to advanced techniques.  Materials provided for the first class. Instructors will provide a list of supplies needed for the entire class.

Basic Drawing – 5 weeks – M206

This course focuses on the development of observational skills and drawing techniques, employing a range of drawing media and subject matter. Students in this course will develop both technical and creative abilities to material and subject matter. No prior experience with drawing is required or expected. Critiques, discussions, are integrated into course. Students will work from a still life, set up by the instructor.

CLAY-BASDRAW-01       Friday 6PM – 8PM                  Oct. 5 – Nov. 2                                            $140
CLAY-BASDRAW-02       Monday 2PM – 4PM                Oct. 15 – Nov. 12                                        $140


Intro to Acrylic Painting – 5 weeks – M206

No experience needed in this introductory art class. You will focus on the basics of acrylic painting and painting fundamentals in general. The student will learn about the acrylic medium, brushes, and how to prepare a canvas. The still life, that the instructor will assemble, will serve as the subject matter for our beginning painters. The instructor will provide a supply list at the 1st class. Some materials will be provided so you can get started. Limit to 15.

CLAY-ACPAINT-01          Monday 6PM – 8PM                Oct. 15 – Nov. 12                                        $140

Intro to Acrylic painting II – 5 weeks – M206

This class is the next level from Intro to Acrylic painting. The student will further explore painting fundamentals. Working from more complicated still life arrangements. Some materials included. Limit 18.

CLAY-ACPAINTII-01        Monday 6PM – 8PM                Nov. 19 – Dec. 17                                       $140