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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

Studio Arts Course

The Art of Floral Design

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 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, bouquet-making, and photographing your work are all among the practical areas covered.

Studio Arts Course

Introduction to Beading

Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

In this class, 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.

Studio Arts Course

Introduction to Calligraphy: The Foundational Hand

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

The elegance of hand-lettered calligraphy is unmatched by machine. This class gives students a chance to learn the basics of this graceful and stylish art in a relaxed and supportive setting.

Studio Arts Workshop

Orchids for Beginners

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Learn from an orchid-care expert how orchids grow in their native environments and beginner care instructions to keep your orchids blooming.

Studio Arts Course

Wirework Intensive

Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET

Wrap, weave, hammer, and bend your way to a new set of wire-working skills. Learn how to create custom findings, such as ear-wires and clasps; no-solder chain; and designs for earrings and pendants using wire-wrapped DIY frames.