Oct
22
12:00pm12:00pm

CERAMICS FOR PAINTERS

Do you love pattern and illustration? Then this is the technique for you. Nationally known ceramic artist Ann Tubbs will guide you in using her signature technique, maiolica. Lively, colorful, and painterly, maiolica uses washes of pigment, much like you would watercolor. It just happens to be on ceramic tiles. Ann will cover not only technical aspects but also a bit of maiolica’s storied history using actual examples. All materials and tiles to decorate included

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CLAY MARACAS
Oct
22
2:00pm 2:00pm

CLAY MARACAS

Design your own playful maracas, creating a fanciful face or animal. Use stamps and colors to add accents to bring it to life! Learn and use basic hand-building techniques. These treasures will be completed by the end of class and ready to pick up in three weeks.

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3. BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING class 3
Oct
25
9:00am 9:00am

3. BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING class 3

Three Wednesdays, 18-25, 6-9pm. Class Description: Basic bead making using a surface mix torch and soda-lime glass rods will be the focus of the class including larger plain beads and creating various bead shapes. Basic design techniques for decorating beads including frit, dots and stringer will be explored. Torch and studio safety will be reviewed. The class will be taught as an open studio that explores topics and techniques based upon students’ interests with the guidance of the instructor as needed.

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1. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING
Oct
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

1. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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LETTERPRESS TAG AND LABELS
Oct
28
10:00am10:00am

LETTERPRESS TAG AND LABELS

Personalize your handmade jams, baked goods, wine, beer or any item that you want to add your touch of flair! Design and print your own custom labels or tags with personalized imagery and message using letterpress printing— a process utilizing movable type and vintage presses. These might be hangtags, adhesive labels, bellybands, or other type of uniquely printed designs for packaging. Materials are provided. Instructor will discuss with you prior to class, what type of labeling you are interested in making. 

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VETERANS FREE ART
Oct
28
10:00am10:00am

VETERANS FREE ART

Come enjoy a FREE lesson in art. Light lunch will be furnished

Must register by October 25
Come in or call: 517-442-5398, or 517-270-2465
Limited to 10

Located in Studio One
Adrian Center for the Arts Campus • 2300 N. Adrian Hwy. Adrian, Mi.
 

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Oct
28
1:00pm 1:00pm

OCTOBER POURING OIL & ACRYLIC

his is a painting class featuring a poured paint technique, using no brushes. We will pour paint using various methods to create abstract images, which may or may not resemble landscapes, for example.  We will explore various oil colors of different consistencies that do not blend, but repel each other. Pouring oil and acrylics of different  viscosities onto a flat panel gives you a resist, by tilting and manipulating the flow, you can control and create the image.

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LETTERPRESS TAG AND LABELS second class
Oct
29
10:00am10:00am

LETTERPRESS TAG AND LABELS second class

Personalize your handmade jams, baked goods, wine, beer or any item that you want to add your touch of flair! Design and print your own custom labels or tags with personalized imagery and message using letterpress printing— a process utilizing movable type and vintage presses. These might be hangtags, adhesive labels, bellybands, or other type of uniquely printed designs for packaging. Materials are provided. Instructor will discuss with you prior to class, what type of labeling you are interested in making. 

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PLAY WITH CLAY
Oct
29
2:00pm 2:00pm

PLAY WITH CLAY

Back by popular demand! Have fun making two small works of your choice. Let your creative juices flow while you explore using a variety of tolls and techniques. Projects will be completed by the end of class and ready to pick up in three weeks.

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Nov
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

INTRODUCTION TO BOROSILICATE GLASS

Three Thursdays, Nov 2 through Nov 16, 6-9pm. Class Description: An introduction to working borosilicate glass. Using an oxygen-propane torch, students will learn the basic techniques and seals used for working borosilicate glass. These seals and techniques once mastered are the foundation of scientific and artistic glassblowing and will help enable students to implement their creative visions for lampworking. Safety, technique and form will be covered. Students enrolling in the class are strongly recommended to sign up for glass lab to build upon techniques learned in this and the previous course.

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HOLIDAY COOKIE PLATTERS
Nov
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

HOLIDAY COOKIE PLATTERS

In a two hour session you will decorate a pre-made platter with your own unique flair. Give a gift of baked goods to your family and friends on your personalized design. Your platter will be glaze fired and ready for pickup before the holidays. No experience necessary.

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2. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 2
Nov
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

2. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 2

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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Nov
4
9:00am 9:00am

PHOTO NOTE CARDS

Make and decorate your own photo note cards!  Great for Christmas cards!  Bring your own 4" x 6" photos to class.  Stock photos will also be available for use. This class is for adults and children 8 years old and older.

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Nov
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

NOVEMBER POURING OIL & ACRYLIC

This is a painting class featuring a poured paint technique, using no brushes. We will pour paint using various methods to create abstract images, which may or may not resemble landscapes, for example.  We will explore various oil colors of different consistencies that do not blend, but repel each other. Pouring oil and acrylics of different  viscosities onto a flat panel gives you a resist, by tilting and manipulating the flow, you can control and create the image.

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ANGER RELEASE ART
Nov
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

ANGER RELEASE ART

This class offers High School students a safe space to use their creativity with no boundaries.
As a student there are many stressors/frustrations making the teen years more emotional. Come spend an evening releasing those emotions and use them to create something unique. Come prepared to make a mess and create freely!
Studio One, Adrian Center for the Arts, 2300 N Adrian Hwy

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Nov
5
2:00pm 2:00pm

FLASK ONE & DONE

In a two and a half hour session. Learn the basics of wheel throwing by creating a thrown flask or a flower pot. Clay, tools, and glaze firing all provided. Your piece will be fired with the glaze of your choice and be ready for pickup at a later date to show off your new artistic skills to all. Materials and use of a tool kit is included.

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Nov
6
to Nov 7

NOVEMBER GRAPHITE PLUS

November 6, and 7

Time of class: 1p.m.-3p.m.

Learn basic and advanced techniques, drawing with several types of mediums.  Take control of your pencil and let your creativity flow.

Bring sketchbook, drawing pencils and eraser.

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THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS
Nov
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS

This class is all about learning how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Learn how to make functional objects in this traditional method of working with clay. No experience necessary! Young potters will form works on the wheel, learn to glaze, and have finished, fired works. This class is offered throughout the year and can repeated numerous times growing your skill each time!

Mon and Tues Nov 6 and 7 AND Mon and Tues Nov 13 and 14, 4:00-6:00

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THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS
Nov
7
4:00pm 4:00pm

THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS

This class is all about learning how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Learn how to make functional objects in this traditional method of working with clay. No experience necessary! Young potters will form works on the wheel, learn to glaze, and have finished, fired works. This class is offered throughout the year and can repeated numerous times growing your skill each time!

Mon and Tues Nov 6 and 7 AND Mon and Tues Nov 13 and 14, 4:00-6:00

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3. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 3
Nov
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

3. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 3

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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Nov
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

2. INTRO TO BOROSILICATE GLASS class 2

Three Thursdays, Nov 2 through Nov 16, 6-9pm. Class Description: An introduction to working borosilicate glass. Using an oxygen-propane torch, students will learn the basic techniques and seals used for working borosilicate glass. These seals and techniques once mastered are the foundation of scientific and artistic glassblowing and will help enable students to implement their creative visions for lampworking. Safety, technique and form will be covered. Students enrolling in the class are strongly recommended to sign up for glass lab to build upon techniques learned in this and the previous course.

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Nov
11
9:00am 9:00am

NOV 11 BASIC WELDED SCULPTURE

Class Description:  Learn how to design and create sculpture using metal and other materials. Students will learn to cut steel using torches, weld using a mig welder, use power tools to grind rough edges and finally how to create an appealing finished patina. Use scrap steel from Studio B or bring your own. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a 2 day session.

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LETTERPRESS GREETING CARDS
Nov
11
10:00am10:00am

LETTERPRESS GREETING CARDS

In this hands-on introductory class you will learn the basics of setting type and designing your own unique, folded cards using wood and metal type and letterpress ornaments. Create a set of ten cards of your own. All materials are provided, including envelopes for your cards.

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THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS
Nov
13
4:00pm 4:00pm

THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS

This class is all about learning how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Learn how to make functional objects in this traditional method of working with clay. No experience necessary! Young potters will form works on the wheel, learn to glaze, and have finished, fired works. This class is offered throughout the year and can repeated numerous times growing your skill each time!

Mon and Tues Nov 6 and 7 AND Mon and Tues Nov 13 and 14, 4:00-6:00

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THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS
Nov
14
4:00pm 4:00pm

THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS

This class is all about learning how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Learn how to make functional objects in this traditional method of working with clay. No experience necessary! Young potters will form works on the wheel, learn to glaze, and have finished, fired works. This class is offered throughout the year and can repeated numerous times growing your skill each time!

Mon and Tues Nov 6 and 7 AND Mon and Tues Nov 13 and 14, 4:00-6:00

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4. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 4
Nov
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

4. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 4

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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Nov
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

INTRO TO BOROSILICATE GLASS third class

Three Thursdays, Nov 2 through Nov 16, 6-9pm. Class Description: An introduction to working borosilicate glass. Using an oxygen-propane torch, students will learn the basic techniques and seals used for working borosilicate glass. These seals and techniques once mastered are the foundation of scientific and artistic glassblowing and will help enable students to implement their creative visions for lampworking. Safety, technique and form will be covered. Students enrolling in the class are strongly recommended to sign up for glass lab to build upon techniques learned in this and the previous course.

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LETTERPRESS BASICS
Nov
18
10:00am10:00am

LETTERPRESS BASICS

This introduction to letterpress workshop covers the techniques for composing and setting metal type and designing and printing your own business card or small postcard. Learn basic typesetting skills, how to set up, use, and clean a tabletop platen press.

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Nov
18
1:00pm 1:00pm

NOVEMBER 18 POURING OIL & ACRYLIC

This is a painting class featuring a poured paint technique, using no brushes. We will pour paint using various methods to create abstract images, which may or may not resemble landscapes, for example.  We will explore various oil colors of different consistencies that do not blend, but repel each other. Pouring oil and acrylics of different  viscosities onto a flat panel gives you a resist, by tilting and manipulating the flow, you can control and create the image.

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5. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 5
Nov
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

5. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 5

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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MAKING GLASS MARBLES
Nov
25
1:00pm 1:00pm

MAKING GLASS MARBLES

Two Saturdays, Nov. 25, Dec 2, 1-4PM. Class Description: Students will use an oxygen-propane torch to make marbles out of borosilicate glass. Various marble design techniques will be covered. Safety, flame dynamics and glass theory will be discussed. Students are strongly advised to sign up for Glass Lab to build upon techniques learned in this and previous courses.

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6. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 6
Nov
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

6. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 6

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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NOTE CARDS: LETTERPRESS & LINO
Dec
2
10:00am10:00am

NOTE CARDS: LETTERPRESS & LINO

This workshop explores the materials and techniques needed to create a hand-carved image in linoleum. Each student will design and carve an image in linoleum and print it using a letterpress.You may want to theme your design for a holiday, special event, or particular greeting. Create a set of ten folded cards of your own design. All materials are provided, including envelopes for your cards.

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2. MAKING GLASS MARBLES class 2
Dec
2
1:00pm 1:00pm

2. MAKING GLASS MARBLES class 2

Two Saturdays, Nov. 25, Dec 2, 1-4PM. Class Description: Students will use an oxygen-propane torch to make marbles out of borosilicate glass. Various marble design techniques will be covered. Safety, flame dynamics and glass theory will be discussed. Students are strongly advised to sign up for Glass Lab to build upon techniques learned in this and previous courses.

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2. NOTE CARDS: LETTERPRESS & LINO second class
Dec
3
10:00am10:00am

2. NOTE CARDS: LETTERPRESS & LINO second class

This workshop explores the materials and techniques needed to create a hand-carved image in linoleum. Each student will design and carve an image in linoleum and print it using a letterpress.You may want to theme your design for a holiday, special event, or particular greeting. Create a set of ten folded cards of your own design. All materials are provided, including envelopes for your cards.

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7. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 7
Dec
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

7. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF WINEMAKING class 7

Thursdays: October 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 21, 30; Dec 7, 6–8 PM. This course is a special topics course dealing with the production and appreciation of wine. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, demonstration or tutorial followed by a workshop in which participants, working in pairs, will produce and bottle a 23 liter (30 bottles) batch of a wine of their choice. Students will also create their own unique wine labels with personalized imagery and message using letterpress and printmaking methods.

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LINO BLOCK ON LETTERPRESS
Dec
16
10:00am10:00am

LINO BLOCK ON LETTERPRESS

Two classes, Sat 16 and Sun 17In this class you’ll learn the basics of carving and printing a relief print from a linoleum block. [This class does not cover the reductive process.] Design and carve your own block and learn how to print it by hand as well as on a letterpress press, and leave the class with an edition of eight completed prints. No printmaking experience is required, and all materials, including paper, are provided. Wonderful gift idea.

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LINO BLOCK ON LETTERPRESS second class
Dec
17
10:00am10:00am

LINO BLOCK ON LETTERPRESS second class

Two classes, Sat 16 and Sun 17In this class you’ll learn the basics of carving and printing a relief print from a linoleum block. [This class does not cover the reductive process.] Design and carve your own block and learn how to print it by hand as well as on a letterpress press, and leave the class with an edition of eight completed prints. No printmaking experience is required, and all materials, including paper, are provided. Wonderful gift idea.

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2. BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING class 2
Oct
18
9:00am 9:00am

2. BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING class 2

Three Wednesdays, 18-25, 6-9pm. Class Description: Basic bead making using a surface mix torch and soda-lime glass rods will be the focus of the class including larger plain beads and creating various bead shapes. Basic design techniques for decorating beads including frit, dots and stringer will be explored. Torch and studio safety will be reviewed. The class will be taught as an open studio that explores topics and techniques based upon students’ interests with the guidance of the instructor as needed.

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INTRO TO GLASS FUSING AND SLUMPING
Oct
14
12:00pm12:00pm

INTRO TO GLASS FUSING AND SLUMPING

This class will introduce you to the basics of fusing glass.  We will cover glass cutting, and how to clean and arrange the glass in preparation for fusing, and what happens in the kiln at various temperatures. We will cover the steps and firing process to produce  candy/sauce dish.  No experience necessary.  All materials included to produce the dish.  You will pick up the dish two weeks after class.

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COOL CUSTOM POSTERS
Oct
14
10:00am10:00am

COOL CUSTOM POSTERS

This class is an introduction to the basics of setting type, designing and printing your
own letterpress poster. Using our extensive collection of wood and metal type and ornaments, create a unique design for your club, band, personal message, quote, group, etc. If you have your own letterpress plates or carved linoleum blocks, those can be incorporated as well. You will print six posters using premium paper. All materials are provided, and no printmaking experience is necessary.

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Oct
14
9:00am 9:00am

OCT 14 BASIC WELDED SCULPTURE

Class Description:  Learn how to design and create sculpture using metal and other materials. Students will learn to cut steel using torches, weld using a mig welder, use power tools to grind rough edges and finally how to create an appealing finished patina. Use scrap steel from Studio B or bring your own. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a 2 day session.

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BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING
Oct
11
9:00am 9:00am

BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING

Three Wednesdays, 18-25, 6-9pm. Class Description: Basic bead making using a surface mix torch and soda-lime glass rods will be the focus of the class including larger plain beads and creating various bead shapes. Basic design techniques for decorating beads including frit, dots and stringer will be explored. Torch and studio safety will be reviewed. The class will be taught as an open studio that explores topics and techniques based upon students’ interests with the guidance of the instructor as needed.

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Oct
9
to Oct 10

OCTOBER GRAPHITE PLUS

October 9, and 10

Time of class: 1p.m.-3p.m.

Learn basic and advanced techniques, drawing with several types of mediums.  Take control of your pencil and let your creativity flow.

Bring sketchbook, drawing pencils and eraser.

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