Adult Classes May 2011

NEW ART CLASSES FOR SPRING

Along with our last Saturday of the month FUSED GLASS CLASSES 11am-3pm and Wednesday DROP-IN CLAY CLASSES 1pm-3pm and 6pm-8pm, many new art classes will be offered at the Creamery this spring. Kids After School Program continues through May 26th.

Alcohol Inks Workshop May 7th 1pm-4pm $45
Creamery member – Carol Ann Rasmussen will be sharing her accomplishments with ALCOHOL INKS on May 7th from 1-4pm in the classroom. A pioneer in this art form Carol Ann will help you create fanciful forms based on nature, surreal landscapes, and botanicals. Alcohol Ink paintings reveal jewel-like colors of high intensity. You will have the opportunity to experiment with this process under the direction of CarolAnn.

Linoleum Block Printing May 21st 1pm-4pm $50
Master Potter and Creamery member Pete Halladay will be teaching a workshop in LINOLIUM BLOCK PRINTING on May 21 from 1-4pm in the classroom. Make a print from a thick piece of linoleum with the help of demonstration and example. Students will create a series of prints and receive further instruction in additional applications for the relief block they create. A lino-knife, carving block, paper and ink are provided.

Throwing Pots with Texture May 21st 1pm-4pm $40 $10 to observe
Grand Junction potter and Creamery member Ron Cloyd offers a two-session course in advanced throwing, glazing and raku techniques on May 21 in the clay studio. Students will learn how to throw heavily textured pieces on the wheel. This class is geared toward intermediate-advanced potters, however we welcome beginners to come to observe.

Firing Pottery with Ferric Chloride
The second class will be firing with ferric chloride in aluminum foil saggars in late June or early July. This class is for anyone, including sculptors. A short demo will be followed by students preparing Creamery Arts Center May 2011
their work to fire. Class participants must have pieces already bisque fired and ready to fire in the Creamery’s raku kiln.

LOOK FOR THESE UPCOMING CLASSES:
Wool Dying June 4th
Drop Spindle June 11th
Nuno Felting June 18th
Have any classes you’d like to see, or would you like to teach a class? Contact Erin at the Creamery!


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