Studio Arts: Other Media Classes
Composition
2-Session Daytime Course

This two-session workshop examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice, offering participants tools to enrich their own work as well to analyze and appreciate visual art in general. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Wednesday, February 28 and March 7, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
An Orchid Afternoon

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 lore; basic care; create a bark-mounted orchid to take home; and bring in one from your own collection for a question-and-answer session.

Date
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Continued Pointed-Pen Calligraphy
8-Session Daytime Course

Further explore the versatility of the pointed pen as you expand your skills in working with the elegant Copperplate script.

Date
Monday, April 16 to June 11, 2018 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (no class May 28)
Color Theory
8-Session Evening Course

Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experimentation, students enhance their experience of color as they learn about the color wheel, the Munsell color chart, and the attributes of value, chroma, and hue. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Monday, April 16 to June 11, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class May 28)
Relief Printing: Linocut and Woodblock
8-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, April 17 to June 5, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sogetsu Ikebana: Modern Japanese Flower Arranging
6-Session Evening Course

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.

Date
Wednesday, April 18 to May 23, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cascade Earrings

Find your flow in a gorgeous pair of three-tiered cascade earrings created from textured and oxidized metal shapes.

Date
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Calder Mobile Earrings

Make a colorful statement that’s lighter than air when you draw inspiration from the mobiles of Alexander Calder to create a pair of wirework-and-paper earrings. 

Date
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Pierced-Metal and Leather Cuff Bracelet

Learn the basics of metal piercing, texturing, and oxidizing techniques as you create a sterling-silver statement cuff that will quickly become your everyday adornment of choice. 

Date
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Introduction to Beading
3-Session Evening Course

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.

Date
Monday, April 23 to Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tempered Glass Mosaic Collage
8-Session Daytime Course

Tempered glass is a versatile material that when used as an overlay adds a shimmer to modern mosaic art works. Students use it, as well as stained glass and other glass products, to produce sophisticated compositions filled with unexpected visual interest.

Date
Tuesday, April 24 to June 12, 2018 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Contemporary Mosaics: Mixed-Media Abstract Compositions
8-Session Evening Course

Explore the creative interplay of the ancient art of mosaics and contemporary abstract design as you create a unique mixed-media mosaic from traditional materials and natural elements—and anything else you choose.

Date
Tuesday, April 24 to June 12, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
A Micro-Macramé Cuff Bracelet
2-Session Evening Course

In a two-session class, learn the basic knotting techniques needed to create a beautiful, intricate-looking cuff bracelet with the beads of your choice.

Date
Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Fabulous Findings and Dramatic Dangles

In this workshop, create one-of-a-kind necklaces and earring sets using wire. Students explore different designs and methods for headpins, clasps, ear wires, hoops, and charms.

Date
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Multi-strand Necklace with Patinated Findings

Explore the beautiful depth and color produced by creating a patina on metal  as you design and create a multi-strand necklace using crimping techniques and a sliding-knot finish.

Date
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Rustic Woven Tray Workshop

A master basket weaver guides students in creating a beautiful tray full of rustic color and texture. Weavers of all skill levels are welcome.

Date
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Composition
2-Session Daytime Course

This two­-session workshop examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice, offering participants tools to enrich their own work as well to analyze and appreciate visual art in general. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date
Tuesday, May 15 and 22, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.