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Now Registering for Fall Workshops and Classes
All classes are held at the Cultural Affairs facility located at 9 West Henry Street
(2 blocks south of Forsyth Park between Bull and Whitaker Streets)

Session 4 Fall Classes and Workshops 
September 12 - October 21, 2016

Registration Deadline:  Class registrations are due at noon the Thursday before the class begins.
                                        Workshop registrations due at noon the Monday before the workshop.

Download a writable registration form.

Registration Forms can be emailed to Ashley Wyndham

Session 4 Classes and Workshops

One and Two-Day Workshops
All workshops will be notified when work is ready to be picked up. It is usually within 7-10 days

Mold Making and Slipcasting 101 NEW
Instructor: Mitzi Davis

Ages 17+
Saturday, September 24, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Learn the basic characteristics of plaster and liquid clay and how their complementary relationship helps to make multiple handcrafted, repeating forms. In this introductory class, students will gain an understanding of mold making and slipcasting vocabulary and the various ways to use plaster and clay to develop their creative ideas. We will discuss single and multiple-part molds and each student will design a simple prototype in clay and use plaster to create a press mold of the form.
$40/$35 city residents

Working It Out! The Beginnings of Glass Fusing NEW
Instructor: Christopher Barry

Ages 17+
Thursday, September 29, 10:00am-1:00pm
The beginnings of glass fusing – bring your ideas and let’s work it out! Learn how to cut glass, think in fusing terms, use the best safety practices when working with glass, and learn how to fire your glass project. Discover the world of layers, inclusions, frits, powders, and molds/slumping/draping. Explore the science of glass and the beginning aspects of working with glass.
$25/$20 city residents

Introduction to Jewelry Making NEW
Instructor: Caroline Lozak

Ages 17+
Saturday, October 1, 10:00am-1:00pm
Learn the basics of jewelry making! Join this beginner class into jewelry making and learn how to make different style ring bands, torch and solder, and set stones with a bezel. This three hour workshop will concentrate on the fundamental techniques in ring-making such as forming bands, closing solders, patinas, and hand-finishing creations.
$25/$20 city residents

Sharpie Fabric Dyeing and Quilting (Two-Day Workshop) NEW
Instructor: Christopher Barry

Ages 17+
Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14, 10:00am-1:00pm
Sharpie pens? Yes! Dye your own fabric with Sharpie pens and quilt beautiful creations! Learn how to turn a Sharpie pen into fabric dye, then design and make a quilt block from scratch. The focus of the workshop is exploring the ideas of creating your own patterns for quilting. You will make your own dye, dye your fabric, and quilt a block.
$40/$35 city residents

Youth & Adult Four and Six-Week Classes

Printmaking Three Ways (4 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Crisley McCarson

Ages 17+
Tuesdays, September 27 - October 18, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
This class will explore three types of printmaking - monoprint, silkscreen with handmade stencils, and relief printing. This four week class will devote one class night to each type of printmaking - culminating in the fourth class where students can mix and match materials and techniques. Inspirational images will be provided or students can bring in their own. Students will see the different outcomes from each method and begin to explore the potential that printmaking can have in their creative processes.
$100/$90 city residents