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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

Learn metalsmithing techniques while making a pair of asymmetrical statement earrings that are guaranteed to be one-of-a-kind.

Event date
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Add a bit of jingle to your holiday season with a set of beautiful, made-by-you, bangle bracelets. The class is perfect for beginners and those with previous wire or metalsmithing experience.

Event date
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Use simple wire-working techniques to create charms from mixed metals and stones. Instructions for a necklace, wrap bracelet, or pair of fringed earrings are provided.

Event date
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Create two pairs of earrings by hammering thick wires into a look reminiscent of sheet metal. Leave with one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces.

Event date
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Through lectures and drawing exercises, learn how Renaissance artists used the Golden Ratio, the Rule of Thirds, three-point perspective, and the Fibonacci spiral—as well as how these elements can provide dynamic visual interest to your own compositions, no matter the medium. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Event date
Monday, April 29 and May 6, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

In this three-night workshop, learn to create your own hand-crafted jewelry. This experience is perfect for the student new to jewelry making, or those with experience who want to refresh their skills.

Event date
Tuesday, April 30 to Thursday, May 2, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

In this workshop, create one-of-a-kind necklaces and earring sets using wire. Students explore different designs and methods for headpins, clasps, ear wires, hoops, and charms.

Event date
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Create three different chain designs using wire-working, forming, texturing, and fusing techniques, and take home a necklace or bracelet.

Event date
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This three­-session workshop examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice, offering participants tools to enrich their own work as well to analyze and appreciate visual art in general. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Event date
Tuesday, May 7 to 21, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Join painting instructor Adrienne Wyman for a “behind-the-easel” perspective on French and impressionist paintings exhibited at four of Washington’s leading art museums. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Event date
Thursday, May 16 to June 6, 2019 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.