Jan
16
5:00 PM17:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Tuesday January 16— Saturday, March 10, evenings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Jan
16
6:00 PM18:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Tuesday Jan 16–March 6

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Sketching Basic
Jan
17
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Jan 17

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Jan
17
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry
to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to
bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Jan
17
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Throwing Intensive
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

Throwing Intensive

Sat Jan 20

This course is designed for either beginning or returning students who wish to add or strengthen ability on the wheel to their ceramics skill set. Beginners will be introduced to what will make you successful in making vessels. For more advanced students, we will help you expand your skills on the wheel, enabling you to throw varied forms with technical and design expertise.

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Jan
20
5:00 PM17:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Tuesday January 16— Saturday, March 10, evenings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Sketching Basic
Jan
24
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Jan 24

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Jan
24
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry
to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to
bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Jan
24
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Basic Welded Sculpture
Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

Basic Welded Sculpture

Sat Jan 27

Learn how to design and create sculpture using steel. 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. Please wear jeans, long sleeve shirt, leather boots or work shoes. Bring your own face shield, goggles and gloves or borrow from Studio B. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a two day class.

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LETTERPRESS BASICS
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

LETTERPRESS BASICS

Saturday, January 27, 10-4pm,  

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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Jan
27
5:00 PM17:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Tuesday January 16— Saturday, March 10, evenings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Throwing for Young Potters;  Jan 29, Feb 5 and Feb 12
Jan
29
4:15 PM16:15

Throwing for Young Potters; Jan 29, Feb 5 and Feb 12

Ages 8-16

Monday Jan 29

This class is all about learning how to throw on the potter’s wheel. You will have your own wheel for the entire class each time. 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 be repeated numerous times growing your skill each time!

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Sketching Basic
Jan
31
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Jan 31

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Jan
31
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry
to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to
bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Jan
31
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Wed Jan 17-March 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Feb
1
6:00 PM18:00

Vino Valentine

Thurs Feb 1

You bring the wine and I’ll show you (and a friend/partner/relative/random person you met on the street who also shares a budding interest in the ceramic arts) how to create a one-of-a-kind goblet to drink it from. Your finished goblets will be ready in time for use for your Valentine date. No previous clay experience necessary. All materials, firing, cheese and crackers provided.

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Letterpress & Lino Love: GREETING CARDS (1st session)
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Letterpress & Lino Love: GREETING CARDS (1st session)

Saturday, February 3, 10–2pm first session

This workshop explores the materials and techniques needed to create and combine a hand-carved image in linoleum with type. 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. Then, work with vintage type and presses to design a unique, card for Valentine’s day or any occasion.

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BEGINNING GLASS FUSING
Feb
3
12:00 PM12:00

BEGINNING GLASS FUSING

Prerequisite: None

Students will be introduced to the basics of melting and melding glass using a kiln. 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. You will be guided step-by-step as you create your unique design on a candy or sauce dish. No experience necessary, your dish will be ready for pickup two weeks after the class. All materials provided.

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Feb
3
5:00 PM17:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Tuesday January 16— Saturday, March 10, evenings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Sketching Basic
Feb
7
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Feb 7

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Feb
7
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Feb
7
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Sip & Slip: You Decorate Ceramic Tiles
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Sip & Slip: You Decorate Ceramic Tiles

Wed Feb 7

Join Community Clay from the Adrian Center for the Arts at Evans Street Station for a different take on Paint and Pour! During this two hour event you will use liquid colored clay called slip to create your own design on a series of four ceramic tiles. ACA will fire your works so you can use them in your home or office or give them as gifts. Instruction, inspiration, and all materials included. No previous experience in ceramics needed to join in the fun. Bring a friend and create in a casual, relaxing atmosphere while enjoying all Evans Street has to offer.  $45.00, Food and drink additional

 

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Letterpress & Lino Love: GREETING CARDS (2nd session)
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Letterpress & Lino Love: GREETING CARDS (2nd session)

Saturday, February 10, 10–2pm

This workshop explores the materials and techniques needed to create and combine a hand-carved image in linoleum with type. 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. Then, work with vintage type and presses to design a unique, card for Valentine’s day or any occasion.

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Feb
10
5:00 PM17:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Tuesday January 16— Saturday, March 10, evenings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Sketching Basic
Feb
14
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Feb 14

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Feb
14
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Feb
14
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Sketching Basic
Feb
21
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Feb 21

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Feb
21
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Feb
21
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Basic Welded Sculpture
Feb
24
9:00 AM09:00

Basic Welded Sculpture

Sat Feb 24

Learn how to design and create sculpture using steel. 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. Please wear jeans, long sleeve shirt, leather boots or work shoes. Bring your own face shield, goggles and gloves or borrow from Studio B. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a two day class.

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Sketching Basic
Feb
28
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday Feb 28

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Feb
28
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Feb
28
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Will It Melt???
Mar
3
2:00 PM14:00

Will It Melt???

Saturday March 3

Glazes are compounds of chemicals that fired in a kiln, melt to create a glass coating that protects and makes the ware sanitary. All kinds of regularly used household materials have these same chemical components. Things like dish soap, salt, grass seed, dog food , etc will create a glaze. Explore what happens to your components when fired at 2200, and 2300 degrees. Make a total of 12 small vessels to contain the 6 things to melt you bring with you. If you are a pyro, this is the class for you!

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Sketching Basic
Mar
7
10:00 AM10:00

Sketching Basic

Wednesday March 7

Begin with learning about value and becoming familiar with the tools of drawing. Create form by shading spheres, cones and cubes, then progress to creating a realistic object such as an onion or apple. As your ability grows you create additional fruits and vegetables till you complete a whole still life. Students need to bring to class a 9x11 multimedia sketchbook, pencils and an eraser.

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Pastel Plus
Mar
7
1:00 PM13:00

Pastel Plus

Wed Jan 17-March 7, 1:00-3:00 pm

Learn about several types of pastel and what they will do, from dry to oil, with alcohol added it spreads like paint. Layering pastels teaches you what this dynamic media can do. Students need to bring a table easel and any pastels they already have on hand, paper will be provided.

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Mar
7
2:00 PM14:00

Exploring Clay: Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesday Jan 17—Mar 7

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both hand-building using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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INTRODUCTION TO BOROSILICATE GLASS:  (3 weeks)
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

INTRODUCTION TO BOROSILICATE GLASS: (3 weeks)

Prerequisite Class: Introduction to Glass Beadmaking or Permission of Instructor

Thursdays, March 7, 14 and 21, 6-9 pm (3 weeks)

Instructor: Ari Abrams

$150.00

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
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

LETTERPRESS BASICS

Saturday, March 17, 10-4pm,  

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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INTRODUCTION TO GLASS BEAD MAKING
Mar
17
12:00 PM12:00

INTRODUCTION TO GLASS BEAD MAKING

Prerequisite: None

Make your very first glass beads! We will discuss important studio safety issues followed by time at a surface mix torch creating glass beads using soda-lime glass rods. You will make basic torus and cylinder shape beads and explore the properties of glass including pulling stringer and making frit. All materials included.

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Basic Welded Sculpture
Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

Basic Welded Sculpture

Sat March 24

Learn how to design and create sculpture using steel. 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. Please wear jeans, long sleeve shirt, leather boots or work shoes. Bring your own face shield, goggles and gloves or borrow from Studio B. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a two day class.

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Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Mar
28
3:00 PM15:00

Exploring Clay; Beginning & Intermediate

Wednesdays March 21-May 16

Explore your creative side and wow your friends and family with what you are able to design. Basic forming techniques in both handbuilding using soft slabs and wheel throwing will be taught along with making and using stamps and glazing methods. All ability levels are welcome with no previous experience required. Generous studio time outside of class will be available throughout the week. Clay and glaze supplies are included. A small tool kit for $12 can be purchased at the first class if you are new to clay. 

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Mar
31
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Mixed type : memorable quote (two sessions)
Apr
2
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed type : memorable quote (two sessions)

Monday, April 2, 6-8pm (first session)

This class is for people of any skill level. Design and print your own letterpress poster of a quote,  lyric or message. Using our extensive collection of wood and metal type and ornaments  come away with a unique design for your group, band, friends and family, etc. All materials provided.

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BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING / OPEN STUDIO (3 sessions)
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING / OPEN STUDIO (3 sessions)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Glass Bead Making or Permission

Wednesdays, April 4,

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 the students’ interests with the guidance of the instructor as needed. Materials included.

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Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Mixed type : memorable quote (two sessions)
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed type : memorable quote (two sessions)

Monday, April 2, 6-8pm (second session)

This class is for people of any skill level. Design and print your own letterpress poster of a quote,  lyric or message. Using our extensive collection of wood and metal type and ornaments  come away with a unique design for your group, band, friends and family, etc. All materials provided.

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BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING / OPEN STUDIO (3 sessions)
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING / OPEN STUDIO (3 sessions)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Glass Bead Making or Permission

Wednesdays, April 11

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 the students’ interests with the guidance of the instructor as needed. Materials included.

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Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING / OPEN STUDIO (3 sessions)
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

BEGINNING GLASS BEAD MAKING / OPEN STUDIO (3 sessions)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Glass Bead Making or Permission

Wednesdays, April 18

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 the students’ interests with the guidance of the instructor as needed. Materials included.

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Apr
21
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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Welded Sculpture
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Welded Sculpture

Sat April 28

Learn how to design and create sculpture using steel. 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. Please wear jeans, long sleeve shirt, leather boots or work shoes. Bring your own face shield, goggles and gloves or borrow from Studio B. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a two day class.

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May
5
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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INTRODUCTION TO GLASS BEAD MAKING
May
5
12:00 PM12:00

INTRODUCTION TO GLASS BEAD MAKING

Prerequisite: None

Make your very first glass beads! We will discuss important studio safety issues followed by time at a surface mix torch creating glass beads using soda-lime glass rods. You will make basic torus and cylinder shape beads and explore the properties of glass including pulling stringer and making frit. All materials included.

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May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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GLASS MARBLES
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

GLASS MARBLES

Prerequisite class: Beginning Glass Bead Making or Permission

Wednesday May 16 

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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May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Independent Workshop

Saturday March 24— Saturday, May 19, mornings

This experience is designed for students with 4 sessions of ACA classes or equivalent or college level ceramics background. Students who wish to work independently and concentrate on self determined goals must have a solid understanding of the technical issues and ceramic forming processes. Instructors will offer support when needed and be available to meet with you either on Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings. 25 pounds of clay, glaze, and firing included.

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BEGINNING GLASS FUSING
May
19
12:00 PM12:00

BEGINNING GLASS FUSING

Prerequisite: None

Students will be introduced to the basics of melting and melding glass using a kiln. 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. You will be guided step-by-step as you create your unique design on a candy or sauce dish. No experience necessary, your dish will be ready for pickup two weeks after the class. All materials provided.

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GLASS MARBLES
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

GLASS MARBLES

Prerequisite class: Beginning Glass Bead Making or Permission

Wednesday, May 23

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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Basic Welded Sculpture
May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Basic Welded Sculpture

Sat May 26

Learn how to design and create sculpture using steel. 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. Please wear jeans, long sleeve shirt, leather boots or work shoes. Bring your own face shield, goggles and gloves or borrow from Studio B. This is a one day class but you can arrange with the instructor for a two day class.

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2. NOTE CARDS: LETTERPRESS & LINO second class
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

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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2. MAKING GLASS MARBLES class 2
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

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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NOTE CARDS: LETTERPRESS & LINO
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

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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Enchanted Forest
Dec
2
8:30 AM08:30

Enchanted Forest

Get in the Holiday Spirit! Saturday December 2, noon-5pm, Adrian Center for the Arts will be magically transformed into the Enchanted Forest. Buy unique art for a one-of-a-kind gift for every person on your list. Colossal cookie sale in our gingerbread house. Live Music. Get your picture taken with Santa's elves. DIY Gingerbread Houses, and popcorn by the cozy fire.

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MAKING GLASS MARBLES
Nov
25
1:00 PM13:00

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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Nov
18
1:00 PM13:00

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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LETTERPRESS BASICS
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

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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INTRO TO BOROSILICATE GLASS third class
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

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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THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS
Nov
14
4:00 PM16:00

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
13
4:00 PM16:00

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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LETTERPRESS GREETING CARDS
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

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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NOV 11 BASIC WELDED SCULPTURE
Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

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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2. INTRO TO BOROSILICATE GLASS class 2
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

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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THROWING FOR YOUNG POTTERS
Nov
7
4:00 PM16:00

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
6
6:00 PM18:00

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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NOVEMBER GRAPHITE PLUS
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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FLASK ONE & DONE
Nov
5
2:00 PM14:00

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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ANGER RELEASE ART
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

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
4
1:00 PM13:00

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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Nov
4
9:00 AM09:00

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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HOLIDAY COOKIE PLATTERS
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

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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INTRODUCTION TO BOROSILICATE GLASS
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

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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PLAY WITH CLAY
Oct
29
2:00 PM14:00

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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LETTERPRESS TAG AND LABELS second class
Oct
29
10:00 AM10:00

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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Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

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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