Fiber Arts Photography Courses Bach to Brubeck (and everything in between)
Studio Arts: Other Media Classes
Bread Basket Workshop

Lean to create a versatile flat-reed bread basket sure to find a place at the center of your table.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
18th- and 19th-Century Furniture: A Day with a Curator

Join the collections manager of the Montgomery County Historical Society and a period furniture maker for a full day’s exploration of the history and construction of American furniture of the colonial and early-Federal eras. Open drawers and turn over tables and chairs at the Beale-Dawson House as you get a close-up look at the details of extraordinary craftsmanship.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Pointed-Pen Calligraphy
6-Session Evening Course

The elegant script commonly known as Copperplate is unmatched in its usefulness for social stationery. Beginning with basic tools and mechanics, students discover how to develop their skills and to recognize the small details that make this style of writing so appealing.

Monday, July 10 to August 14, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Relief Printing: Linocut and Woodblock
6-Session Evening Course

Woodblock printing and linocut printing are ideal for creating bold images made up of patterns and textures. This course is an introduction to the relief print, from techniques of design and transfer through cutting and printing the block. Students design and produce their own editions, using nontoxic materials and employing both one-color and two-color techniques.

Tuesday, July 11 to August 15, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Color Theory
6-Session Evening Course

Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experimentation, students enhance their experience of color as they learn about the color wheel, the Munsell color chart, and the attributes of value, chroma, and hue. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Thursday, July 13 to August 17, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Mosaic Jewelry
3-Session Evening Course

Learn the techniques needed to create unique fine mosaic jewelry as you create beautiful silver-plate mosaic pendants using a wide variety of materials.

Wednesday, August 16 to 30, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Pictures That Speak: Word Art from Ancient “Alphabets”

In this time-travelling workshop, learn to draw and paint pictures that actually spell words—using the oldest syllabaries, alphabet signs, and symbols in the world.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.