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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes

Join an orchid-care expert for an enjoyable and informative afternoon about America’s favorite household plant. The session is perfect for both experienced collectors and beginners, and you’ll take home an orchid you’ve learned to re-pot.

Event date
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Use stained-glass and vitreous glass tiles to interpret a realistic image in mosaics. Learn to discern color values, identify shapes, and define planes to enhance your work.

Event date
Tuesday, October 15 to December 10, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)

Use stained-glass and vitreous glass tiles to interpret a realistic image in mosaics. Learn to discern color values, identify shapes, and define planes to enhance your work.

Event date
Tuesday, October 15 to December 10, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)

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.

Event date
Tuesday, October 15 to December 10, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)

The elegance and aesthetic harmony of ikebana—Japanese flower arranging—have inspired poets and artists since its founding. In this course for beginning and continuing students, participants learn basic styles of ikebana as taught by the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in Japan.

Event date
Wednesday, October 16 to November 20, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The elegant and enduring Italic script has a venerable legacy. Begin your study of these versatile hand-written alphabets, which translate well into many practical and artistic applications.

Event date
Thursday, October 17 to December 12, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (no class Nov. 21 and 28)

Get an introduction to stylized lettering, including altered block letters, botanical borders, and illuminated initials with vines and flourishes.

Event date
Thursday, October 17 to November 7, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 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.

Event date
Saturday, October 19 to December 14, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 30)

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

Event date
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Showcase a flat-backed stone or a personal treasure in a cold-connected pendant you design. Construct your mixed-metals piece with piercing, rivets, and a cut-and-folded prong setting.

Event date
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 10:30 a.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, November 12 to Thursday, November 14, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Creating a unique bead-and-wire pendant is as easy as 1-2-3! The workshop is recommended for wire-workers of all levels.

Event date
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Create a stunning ring in textured sterling silver using a rolling mill, jeweler’s saw, and cold-connection riveting techniques.

Event date
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Working with piercing and riveting techniques, frame a favorite photo, small artwork, or even a special stamp in a pendant that’s perfect for gift-giving.

Event date
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.