Classes for August 2018

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Linocut Printing on T-Shirts and Paper

In this 4 week class students will design an image for relief printing, transfer the design onto a linoleum block and cut the block with gouges to create an enriched relief print. Also explore two linoleum block printings to create multi-colored prints! Print on special papers and a t-shirt using an etching press and Drive by Black Textile ink. (one shirt is included – bring more shirts or buy in class)

Bring a 8”x6” design or idea ready to transfer on the plate.

Age: 14 and up
Instructor Carlos Barberena
Thursday August 9-30 (4 weeks) 6-9 pm
Members $100/ Non-Members $120 – Register now

Silver Clay Impressions

Precious Metal Clay (PMC) is an ingenious product that forms like clay, but when kiln fired is fine silver. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, everyone will leave with a jewelry piece that is uniquely YOU! Includes lump of fine silver clay, use of tools and findings.

Age: 14 and up
Instructor Cherylyn Gnadt
Saturday August 18 10 am -2:30 pm
Members $95/Non-Members $110 – Register now

Textile Screen-Printing with Ink & Dyes

Learn the basics of screen-printing on fabric. Coat and expose a screen using photo-emulsion and an exposure unit. Print with screen-printing inks, as well as dyes unto silk and cotton fabric. Students will also learn how to create repeatable patterns, to make yardage, t-shirts or tote bags. A silk scarf and silk handkerchief will also be provided for each student.

Age: 14 and up
Instructor Rachelle Hill
Saturday & Sunday August 25 & 26 10 am – Noon
Members $95/Non-Members $105 – Register now

Fish Printing “Gyotaku”

goyatakuThis technique was once used to record fishermen’s daily catch but now is an art form! We will be using both rubber and fresh fish, water based inks and we’ll be printing on various papers and a tote bag.  No experience necessary! Adults can bring other things to print on such as pillowcases, bandanas, tee shirts, etc.

Instructor: Kate Brennan & Janet Schill
Saturday August 18
Kids session
:  1-2 pm
Adult session:  2-4 pm
Kids $15, Adults $65 (Members $50) CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS. Check back mid August for updates.

 

Sun Prints Clutches and Totes

Have fun in the sun and make a nice tote too! In this class you will use an infused light sensitive piece of fabric, exposed to the sun with a fun transparency pattern on top which will create patterned fabric!  Then inside the studio using a premade tote and sewing machine and adhere it to dress it up! Fun for all!

Age: 14 and up
Instructors Janet Schill & Nancy Guthrie

Kids (7 & up) session: 1-2 pm
Adult session: 2-4 pm
Kids $15, Adults $40 (Members $30)  CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS. Check back mid August for updates.