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Studio Arts: Other Media Classes
An Orchid Evening

This entertaining and informative session with an orchid expert delves into many aspects of the beloved flower and our endless fascination with it. Learn about the flower’s history and basic care, special considerations when moving a plant outside for the summer, and how to re-pot an orchid to take home.

Date
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Relief Printing: Linocut and Woodblock
6-Session Evening Course

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.

Date
Tuesday, July 10 to August 14, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Fundamentals of Art: From Drawing to Painting
6-Session Evening Course

Develop your artistic potential in a course that offers an introduction to two forms of expression, as students translate the principles of drawing into the process of painting.

Date
Friday, July 13 to August 24, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Exploring the Visual Foundations and Traditions of Art

Through lectures and drawing exercises, learn how Renaissance artists used the Golden Ratio, the Rule of Thirds, three-point perspective, and the Fibonacci spiral—as well as how these elements can provide dynamic visual interest to your own compositions, no matter the medium. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Introduction to Afghan Manuscript Illumination
6-Session Weekend Course

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.

Date
Saturday, July 14 to August 18, 2018 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Introduction to Mosaics in Glass
3-Session Evening Course

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

Date
Tuesday, July 31 to August 14, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Checkerboard-Patterned Basket Workshop

Under the guidance of a master basket weaver, create a boldly graphic basket that’s the perfect carrier for a lunch in the summer sun. 

Date
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Checkerboard-Patterned Basket Workshop

Under the guidance of a master basket weaver, create a boldly graphic basket that’s the perfect carrier for a lunch in the summer sun. 

Date
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.