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Fused Glass Jewelry Image of fused glass pendants

Take this fun class and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry for yourself or a unique gift for that special person in your life! During this class you will learn the basics of glass fusion and create your own art pieces. Upon completion of this class, you will have created 2 pendants and 2 earrings available for pick up in 7 days. All materials will be included, and no experience is required.

Location: The REC
Instructor: Dirk Hosie
Ages: 12+
Fee: $40/$50 for Resident/Non-Resident                         

February 4, 2023  Saturday, 12:00-3:00 PM - 56970


Pocket Fish PondImage of a clay and resin fish pond

See how this fun class can open your imagination in so many ways! Students will create a simple but stunning ‘pocket pond’ by crafting a koi fish with clay, decorating with mixed media and natural elements, and finally adding a layer of resin ‘water’ to give that glossy realistic look. Projects will be available for pickup later in the week. All materials will be included, and no experience is required.

Location: The REC
Instructor: Caitlin McLafferty
Ages: 16+
Fee: $40/$50 for Resident/Non-Resident                         

February 8, 2023  Saturday, 5:30-7:30 PM - 57031


Beginning Fused GlassImage of fused glass

Astound your significant other, amaze your friends and family, be the envy of your neighborhood with your very own fused glass creations. Our class covers basic types of fusible glass and techniques that will allow you to create two 4x4 tiles and a pendant art piece. Your art pieces will be fired by the instructor and available for pickup 7 days after the class.

Location: The REC
Instructor: Dirk Hosie
Ages: 12+
Fee: $35/$44 for Resident/Non-Resident                         

February 18, 2023  Saturday, 12:00-3:00 PM - 56969


Introduction to Chinese Gongbi PaintingImage of Gongbi painting

This class introduces you to one of two brush-and-ink techniques Chinese artists employ in painting direct studies of the natural world on paper and ink. In this class you will learn the basic skills needed to master Gongbi style of painting. You will be shown the correct way to hold the brush and how to mix and vary shades of ink used in ink washes. All materials will be provided, and experience is not necessary!

Location: The REC
Instructor: Amy Sie
Ages: 16+
Fee: $45/$57 for Resident/Non-Resident                         

March 4, 2023  Saturday, 1:00-3:00 PM - 56973


Intro to Portraiture DrawingImage of two drawn portraits

In this great class you will learn the fundamentals of Portraiture drawing. Students will be introduced to the basics of anatomy of the human head and learn to create life-like portraits with traditional drawing materials. All materials will be provided, and no experience is necessary!

Location: The REC
Instructor: Jessie Brugger
Ages: 16+
Fee: $50/$63 for Resident/Non-Resident                         

March 18, 2023  Saturday, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM - 56974