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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

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.

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Tuesday, July 9 to August 13, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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.

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Thursday, July 11 to August 15, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The beautiful decorations of religious and secular manuscripts are centuries-old Islamic traditions. Guided by a graduate of the Turquoise Mountain Institute, explore the elements of gold-leaf manuscript illumination in the Afghan tradition.

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Saturday, July 13 to August 17, 2019 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Develop a strong technical foundation in working with glass mosaic as you design and create a striking 8-inch-square home décor piece.

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Tuesday, July 16 to August 6, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sarah von Pollaro of Washington’s Urban Petals Floral Design leads you through assembling some artful arrangements and passes along a pro’s tips for unleashing your creative flower power.

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Tuesday, July 23 to August 6, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Nothing captures distinction, refinement, and sophistication better than hand-lettering with a pointed pen. This one-day workshop gets you started in the calligraphic style used for envelopes, invitations, place cards, and other projects.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

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Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.