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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

Studio Arts Course

Mosaics for Beginners

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

Weekly lectures, demonstrations, and work-along periods provide a solid creative and technical foundation for working with mosaics. Select from eight patterns designed by the instructor, with the option to work in either glass tiles or unglazed porcelain.

Studio Arts Course

The Art of Floral Design

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Explore the spectrum of floral design. Sourcing (with a focus on sustainability), making the most of seasonal flowers, creating centerpieces, wiring techniques, and photographing your work are all among the practical areas covered.

Studio Arts Course

Introduction to Blackletter Calligraphy: Textura

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Students discover the history, origins, and special characteristics of the Textura style of Blackletter calligraphy, one of the major typefaces in the history of Western typography. They learn the use of proper proportions and construction of minuscule and majuscule letters, numbers, and punctuation marks.

Studio Arts Course

Introduction to Afghan Manuscript Illustration

Sunday, October 15, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

The beautiful decorations of religious and secular manuscripts are centuries-old Islamic traditions. Learn the elements of gold-leaf manuscript illumination in the Afghan tradition.

Studio Arts Workshop

Orchids for the Holidays

Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Take a break from the stress of the season to enjoy an entertaining and informative afternoon with an orchid expert and come away with an elegant orchid centerpiece.

Studio Arts Course

Alternative Pens for Mark Making and Calligraphy

Saturday, November 11, 2023 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Harness your imagination to create writing instruments with common household items and found objects in nature. In-class exercises are geared toward experimental calligraphy, mark making, and spontaneity.

Studio Arts Workshop

Mosaic Jewelry - In Person

Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Learn the techniques needed to create fine mosaic jewelry as you create beautiful silver-plate mosaic pendants using mosaic gold, smalti, semiprecious stones, stained glass, millefiori, and more.

Studio Arts Workshop

Beaded Bauble

Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Create a holiday ornament that is destined to become an heirloom or just brighten up a window space during the gray days of winter with this easier-than-it-looks beaded glass ball.