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Summer 2017 registration opens for Members on Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31 for Nonmembers  

Summer 2017 

Calligraphy I: Italic

Instructor: Michele Barnes
Calligraphy is a relaxing art form that everyone can learn. You will be introduced to the broad-edged pen as you study the Italic alphabet. This Renaissance hand is the most popular and widely used of all calligraphic styles. It can be used in everyday writing as well as in addressing envelopes for invitations, creating beautiful greeting cards, poems, and quotations.
Members $40, Non-members $55

July 15
Saturday, 10:00am – 2:00pm
1 Day Workshop
SP1716

Patterned Wood Coaster: Make it with MOCA

Instructor: Jade O’Day
Get inspired by the patterns, colors, and shapes featured in artist Mickalene Thomas' current exhibition at MOCA. Using pine slices and acrylic paint we will be create a set of 4 groovy hand painted wood coasters. Develop your own unique patterns using floral, geometric, animal, and abstract designs. 
Members $15, Nonmembers $20

July 21  
Friday, 6:00 – 8:00pm
1 day workshop
SM1711

Nifty 50: Getting the Most Out of Your Prime Lens    

Instructor: Judith Soule  
Learn the different characteristics and explore the versatility of the 50mm lens, especially the advantages in low light. A fixed focal length lens forces you to move around in order to achieve the composition you want, allowing you the flexibility to get in close to capture details or pull back and tell more of the story with a wide angle shot. You will leave this workshop with the confidence to carry just one lens to do it all, no matter your photography style! Students must have taken Photo 1: Intro to Photography or have permission from the instructor to take the course. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch.
Members $60, Nonmembers $75

July 28   
Friday, 9:30am - 3:30pm
1 day workshop
SM1729

Hand Printed Tea Towels

Instructor: Jade O’Day
Design, carve, and hand print your own designs on fabric! This workshop will teach you the basics of Linocutting, a printmaking technique which involves carving images into linoleum. Students will translate their hand drawn designs into stamps and use them to create two patterned tea towels with washable fabric inks. Once dry, student will heat set their designs making them permanent and functional. These foundations will inspire you to create more elaborate designs on a variety of fabric surfaces.
Members $40, Nonmembers $55

August 5   
Saturday, 10:30am - 2:30pm
1 day workshop
SM1713

Zendala

Instructor: Kim Herman
This workshop is for those students who have already learned the basics of Zentangle. Participants will learn how to create a Zentangle Mandala in this afternoon workshop. Please bring your Micron pen and pencil from the Intro to Zentangle class or bring your preferred drawing pen. Note:  Zentangles are created on a 3 1/2 inch square piece of art paper - if you wear reading glasses, please bring them to class. The Zentangle art form and method were created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.  Zentangle is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc.  Learn more at: www.zentangle.com.     
Members $30, Non-members $35

August 19
Saturday, 12:30- 3pm
1 Day Workshop
SM1712

Painting Workshop- Oil, Acrylic, or Watercolor

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Learn to develop an image from initial concept to final product in oil, acrylic, or watercolor media in this workshop series. Instructor will emphasize color theory, color mixing/blending, brushwork, and the ap­propriate application of paint. Intermediate students continue their exploration of their personal style as they broaden their understanding, gain confidence and refine their techniques in their chosen medium. Basic drawing experience is required. Come and learn a new media in the 4 Saturdays, or attend class to practice your skills in your favorite media over the summer. Instructor will contact students directly regarding supplies. 

Sign up for one, two, or three sessions, or register for all four and save 10 percent on your total!
Members $40 per session, Nonmembers $50 per session

Workshops meet on Saturdays from 12-4pm.
July 22, July 29, August 12, August 19 

SM1704 July 22
SM1705 July 29
SM1706 August 12
SM1707 August 19
 

Calligraphy with Michele Barnes
Calligraphy with Michele Barnes
Patterned Wood Coaster with Jade O'Day
Patterned Wood Coaster with Jade O'Day
Hand Printed Tea Towels with Jade O'Day
Hand Printed Tea Towels with Jade O'Day
Nifty 50 with Judith Soule
Nifty 50 with Judith Soule
Zendala with Kim Herman
Zendala with Kim Herman
Painting with Janet Lynn Eggen
Painting with Janet Lynn Eggen