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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

Studio Arts
Tuesday, October 13 to December 8, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET (no class Nov. 24)

Work with unglazed porcelain to create a modern interpretation of a classical mosaic inspired by motifs and subjects from the Roman and Byzantine periods.

Studio Arts
Tuesday, October 13 to December 8, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET (no class Nov. 24)

Work with unglazed porcelain to create a modern interpretation of a classical mosaic inspired by motifs and subjects from the Roman and Byzantine periods.

Studio Arts
Thursday, October 15 to December 10, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET (no class Nov. 26)

This unique course combines detailed looks at Indian and South Asian artworks in the National Museum of Asian Art with the opportunity to try your hand at authentic calligraphy inspired by them.

Studio Arts
Saturday, October 17 to December 12, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET (no class Nov. 28)

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.

Studio Arts
Saturday, October 17 to December 12, 2020 – 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET (no class Nov. 28)

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
Sunday, November 22, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Henna tattoos reflect an ancient and beautiful practice of body art. Explore the form’s history as you learn to apply simple traditional Indian henna designs.

Studio Arts
Sunday, December 6, 2020 – 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.