Classes & Workshops for Adults & Teens

  • Because of the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Crisis, AVA is postponing all scheduled in-person education programs until the campus is open to the public.

  • The below class list will be updated and registrations for in-person classes will open once new dates can be confirmed and scheduled. Email Education Manager Nick Gaffney nick@avagallery.org for more information. 

  • Online classes are still open for registration. See the list of online classes below, and check back regularly for new offerings.

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Join us for a hands-on class or workshop in painting, photography, ceramics, metalworking, woodworking and more. Our educational offerings include two- or three-day workshops and weekly classes that meet during daytime or evening hours, ranging in ability from novice to professional. Classes are open to all skill levels unless otherwise noted in the descriptions.

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Workshop NameMediumLevelInstructorDescriptionDatesTimesMembers' Price (15% Off)Non-Members' PriceDrop-In FeeMaterials FeeRegistration
Keeping a Spring Art Journal using Watercolor and GouachePaintingAdults / OnlineJennifer BrownIn this class you'll explore the transparent and opaque qualities in both watercolor and gouache to add interest in and confidence to your paintings. Light, dark, and complementary colors; large and small shapes; rough and smooth textures; and transparent and opaque paint are some of the tools you can focus on to improve your watercolor paintings. Appropriate for beginning and more experienced painters, the classes will be held over Zoom so access to internet is necessary. A class materials list will be sent separately.Tuesdays, May 19-June 910 AM-Noon$114.75$135Register Now
Spring Landscape with Flowers in WatercolorPaintingAdults / OnlineRobert O'BrienAfter a long winter, students will awaken to the vibrant colors of spring in its natural splendor. Students will learn to paint the beautiful New England Landscape in spring. We will incorporate these landscapes with bursts of floral color. Composition and values will be emphasized. The workshop will begin with an instructor demonstration followed by student painting. A critique will be held at the end of the session. This class is open to all levels.New Dates: Friday & Saturday, May 15 & 16New Times: 1:00-4:00 PM$85$100Register Now
Mastering Brushwork in Watercolor PaintingAdults / OnlineMargaret DwyerLearn how to use the brush masterfully! Brushes are not intended to be held or used like pencils and other drawing implements. Understanding how to properly hold and deliver paint from a brush made for watercolor will dramatically improve your work regardless of the subject matter. Create seamless washes by allowing the paint to “fall off” the brush, and learn how much you should dilute your paints for various techniques. Each session will include demos and time for student painting with feedback. Let’s get together and paint! This class is open to all levels. It will be held online, and requires access to the internet and a webcam. A materials list will be provided.Thursday & Friday, May 28 & 291:00-4:00 PM$85$100FULL; Please email AVA at info@avagallery.org to be placed on a wait list
The Cyanotype: Capturing Light On PaperPhotographyAdults & TeensLinda BryanThis workshop will introduce you to one of the first photographic printing process; the Cyanotype. Known for its rich indigo hues, the Cyanotype has many artistic applications. After a brief history of the process, you'll learn how to hand coat papers, make images using plants and other three dimensional objects, learn how to make and print digital negatives, and learn toning techniques to change traditional blue into other colors. No photography experience necessary! This workshop will meet online via two 2.5 Hour Zoom sessions. $25 materials fee covers materials, and will be picked up at AVA by a set date.Thursdays, May 28 & June 41:30 - 4 PM$63.75$75$25FULL; Please email AVA at info@avagallery.org to be placed on a wait list
Seeing with New Eyes: an online contemplative photography class for challenging timesPhotographyAdults / OnlineCarla KimballThrough a unique mindful approach to photography, this 6 session online course is designed to guide you into a new way of seeing, helping you become more observant and aware of your everyday surroundings while we are all confined to our homes.

After some simple assignments to help you begin to see the ordinary beauty around you, you’ll explore images that capture your sense of solitude, gratitude, and joy.

As you review your classmate’s photos in two-hour, weekly online sessions, the stories of all of our lives, loves, challenges ,and joys will begin to emerge. You’ll also create a simple but highly expressive nine-word poem to deepen the narrative of your photos. The course will end with an exhibit of images and poems to be shared with the public.

Some working knowledge of a camera is recommended. Technological requirements: A digital camera, access to the internet, and a Google account.
Wednesdays, June 3-July 84-6 PM$127.50$150Register Now
Through a New Lens – Introduction to Digital PhotographyPhotographyAdults / OnlineLinda BryanGain command of your digital camera and use that knowledge to create photos for discussion and critique. Get your camera ready and have a notebook handy and see the world through a new lens! This class requires a digital camera with manual controls (DSLR or Mirrorless camera recommended) and will be held online via Zoom. 
After some simple assignments to help you begin to see the ordinary beauty around you, you’ll explore images that capture your sense of solitude, gratitude, and joy.

As you review your classmate’s photos in two-hour, weekly online sessions, the stories of all of our lives, loves, challenges ,and joys will begin to emerge. You’ll also create a simple but highly expressive nine-word poem to deepen the narrative of your photos. The course will end with an exhibit of images and poems to be shared with the public.

Some working knowledge of a camera is recommended. Technological requirements: A digital camera, access to the internet, and a Google account.
Thursdays, June 11-July 94-6 PM$127.50$150Register Now
The Active Observer – Basic DrawingDrawingAdults / OnlineDan GottsegenPut pencil (and charcoal) to paper and see where you can go! Learning to draw is learning to see and a wonderful way to slow down. Understand line, contour, gesture and form while using various materials and the unique marks they make. This class will happen online, with virtual lessons and critiques, via Zoom meetings. A list of required materials will be sent to students.Wednesdays, June 17-July 22 (new dates)10 AM-Noon$170$200Register Now
Fiber Arts Open StudioOpen StudioAdults & TeensMeredith SmithLearn a new skill, rekindle a passion for what you already know, or get advice on how to repair that favorite piece of clothing. Try stitchery, needle felting, art quilts, garment construction and repair, artful embellishment and more! Bring a project or start something new. No experience necessary, everyone welcome!Postponed; new dates available soon.9 AM-NoonFree$5 Drop-In Fee for Non-Members$5Postponed; new dates available soon.
Daytime Open Studio (Spring)Open StudioAdults & TeensMonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Postponed; new dates available soon.9:00 AM-12:00 PM$187$220$20.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Daytime Open Studio (Summer)Open StudioAdults & TeensMonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Wednesdays, July 1-August 199:00 AM-12:00 PM$119$140$20.00Registration Postponed
Evening Open Studio (Spring)Open StudioAdults & TeensMonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Postponed; new dates available soon.6:00 PM-9:00 PM$187$220$20.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Evening Open Studio (Summer)Open StudioAdults & TeensMonitorWeekly monitored life drawing sessions, without instruction, open to individuals of all levels of experience.Wednesdays, July 1-August 196:00 PM-9:00 PM$119$140$20.00Registration Postponed
Long Pose Figure Sculpture and Painting Open Studio (Spring)Open StudioAdults & TeensMonitorExperienced sculptors and painters looking to work from long poses are invited to practice their art in this weekly session. Participants are responsible for all materials, and instruction is not provided. Tuition includes model fee.Postponed; new dates available soon.9 AM- 12 PM$187$220$20.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
40 Hours: Drawing SeminarDrawingAdults & TeensMichael KraatzDrawing Seminar is an extended series of drawing classes, group guided critiques and lively discussions designed to allow motivated participants to develop a body of work during 16, 2 1/2 hour sessions over the course of seven months. Drawing Seminar combines the best of group study and independent study in a supportive and enthusiastic setting. After three sessions over three weeks starting in October, class meetings will be spread at about two week intervals with longer breaks at the holidays. Drawing Seminar will culminate with a group exhibi in the Spring or early Summer. This is an excellent opportunity to engage in an in depth course of study to improve skills regarding all things drawing.Tuesdays, Oct 15, 22, 29; Nov 12; Dec 10; Jan 7 & 21; Feb 4 & 8; Mar 3, 17, 31; Apr 7 & 21; May 5 & 126-8:30 PM$510$600IN SESSION
Continuing Drawing: Out and AboutDrawingAdults & TeensMichael KraatzHone skills as you continue stretching your mastery of line from Beginning Drawing. Poetic contour drawing, various approaches to light and shadow and a closer look at linear perspective will enrich your draughtsmanship. Build Skills using interior and exterior views, landscape drawing if weather permits, portraiture, and new approaches to drawing the figure. Ink, oil stick, and dry and oil pastels are just some of the media at hand. Join the fun and be emboldened! This class will mix both drawing in studio AND drawing in the field.Postponed; new dates available soon.9:30 AM- 12 PM$323.00$380.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Continuing Drawing: Stretching Your LineDrawingAdults & TeensDan GottsegenHone skills as you continue stretching your mastery of line from Beginning Drawing. Poetic contour drawing, various approaches to light and shadow and a closer look at linear perspective will enrich your draughtsmanship. Build Skills using interior and exterior views, landscape drawing if weather permits, portraiture, and new approaches to drawing the figure. Ink, oil stick, and dry and oil pastels are just some of the media at hand. Join the fun and be emboldened!Postponed; new dates available soon.6:30 PM-9 PM$323.00$380.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
The Active Observer – Basic DrawingDrawingAdults & TeensMichael KraatzPut pencil and charcoal to paper and see where you can go! Learning to draw is learning to see and a wonderful way to slow down. Understand line, contour, gesture and form while using various materials and the unique marks they make. Begin your creative journey at AVA! Working from a model included.Postponed; new dates available soon.9:30 AM-12 PM$323.00$380.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Intensive DrawingDrawingAdults & TeensGerald AutenThis one-day intensive workshop is designed for both beginning and more experienced students to both freshen up their drawing skills and learn to think about this foundational medium in new ways. Part of the workshop will involve drawing from a live model. Saturday, June 279 AM-4 PM$85$100Registration Postponed
Oil Painting with Cold Wax MediumPaintingAdults & TeensHelen ShulmanIn this workshop you'll learn and be challenged by three consecutive days of exploration and experimentation with different methods of combining Oil and Cold Wax medium. Time will be divided among individual work, demonstrations and discussions. Each student will be offered an optional 15 minute private session to discus works in progress or any issues of their choice.New Dates: Friday-Sunday, June 19-2110:00 AM-4:30 PM$425.00$500.00$30.00Registration Postponed
Watercolor TexturesPaintingAdults & TeensMargaret DwyerBe amazed at the variety of textures that can be achieved with watercolor. Timing is everything in watercolor for both traditional and experimental techniques. This class explores both and offers many options for ways to capture the subject matter. The use of water drops, different size salts, alcohol, wax paper, and much more will be demonstrated each week. We will also address the use of color and the different properties of opaque versus transparent paints. Traditional techniques such as glazing, negative painting, and lost and found edges will finish our work after loose beginnings.Postponed; new dates available soon.9 AM-2 PM$212.50$250Postponed; new dates available soon.
Towards Abstract PaintingPaintingAdults & TeensDan GottsegenHave you always wanted to try abstract painting but wondered: How do I begin? What makes an abstract painting work? How do I make decisions in the process? Then join us for this class, and you will be able to explore a process that will open the door to abstraction in your painting. By working with various exercises you will learn to see completely anew, discovering the beauty of the abstract world that abounds all around us, and learn methods to bring that world into your own painting. Expect to have a whole new aesthetic world open to you! The class is open to both oil and acrylic painters.Postponed; new dates available soon.6:30 PM-9:00 PM$221$260Postponed; new dates available soon.
The Bee's Knees – Continuing Encaustic PaintingPaintingAdults & TeensStephanie GordonExpand your facility with encaustic painting. Continue to experiment with the endless applications of this wax medium. Use this workshop to hone skills or to try something new. Take advantage of Stephanie Gordon's years of experience, expert instruction, and nurturing support. Some encaustics experience suggested.Postponed; new dates available soon.10:00 AM-4:00 PM$153$180$75Postponed; new dates available soon.
Painting With Punch: Interpreting the Landscape in OilPaintingAdults & TeensMeg McLeanThis oil painting class will focus on simplifying the landscape through the use of a limited palette and the organization of shapes. The limited palette simplifies the use of color and creates overall harmony in the painting. Seeing shapes as opposed to objects, value pattern, and brushwork will all be examined as valuable tools in creating a strong painting. Some experience in drawing necessary.Postponed; new dates available soon.6:00 PM-9:00 PM$289$340Postponed; new dates available soon.
Introduction to WatercolorPaintingAdults & TeensJennifer BrownLearn the basics of watercolor painting, including flat wash, wet-in-wet, and dry-brush techniques. Technique demos, along with critiques and discussions, will guide you through a painting each class. There is no experience necessary, but experienced students are also welcome to brush up on the basics. Tuesdays, May 5-June 99:30 AM-Noon$255$300Registration Postponed
Continuing WatercolorPaintingAdults & TeensJoan HoffmannContinue your watercolor journey and move beyond the basics. Technique demos, along with critiques and discussions, will guide you through a painting each class. Some watercolor experience is suggested, but beginning students are also welcome.Wednesdays, May 6-June 246-8:30 PM$340.00$400.00Registration Postponed
Watercolor Spring Bouquet PaintingAdults & TeensMargaret DwyerAfter a long winter, it's finally time to enjoy the beauty of flowers! Spring blooms, whether they are bouquets or flowering plants, will fill the studio and inspire a day of color. Different approaches will be demonstrated so that you can choose to paint loosely or do more of a botanical study. Work on a large piece or do some smaller studies to suit your comfort level. Bring a friend and your favorite spring flowers and immerse yourself in a day of luscious color. Your paintings will long outlive your flowers! All levels of painters are welcome!Friday, May 2910 AM-3 PM$85$100Registration Postponed
Introduction to PrintmakingPrintmakingAdults & TeensDerek BellGet ready to have fun and learn different ways to create your visual ideas in AVA's print shop. Topics will include relief, monotyope, and collagraph printmaking. Discover what can be done with colorful ink and a press!Thursdays, May 28-June 255 PM-7:30 PM$195.50$230.00$30.00Registration Postponed
Abstract Mixed MediaMixed MediaAdults & TeensPatty CastelliniIn this workshop you'll experiment by combining a variety of mediums, including ink, paint, pencils, pastels, collage, and any other objects you can find. You'll also use a variety of tools to apply the mediums. You will begin with playful exercises intended to loosen up your creative energy as you learn about color, design, composition, line, and texture.Postponed; new dates available soon.10 AM-4 PM$127.50$150$25Postponed; new dates available soon.
Abstract Mixed MediaMixed MediaAdults & TeensPatty CastelliniIn this class you'll experiment by combining a variety of mediums, including ink, paint, pencils, pastels, collage, and any other objects you can find. You'll also use a variety of tools to apply the mediums. You will begin with playful exercises intended to loosen up your creative energy as you learn about color, design, composition, line, and texture.Postponed; new dates available soon.6-8 PM$272$320$25Postponed; new dates available soon.
Abstract Mixed MediaMixed MediaAdults & TeensPatty CastelliniIn this workshop you'll experiment by combining a variety of mediums, including ink, paint, pencils, pastels, collage, and any other objects you can find. You'll also use a variety of tools to apply the mediums. You will begin with playful exercises intended to loosen up your creative energy as you learn about color, design, composition, line, and texture.Saturday, June 1310 AM-4 PM$127.50$150$25Registration Postponed
Seeing With Your Camera – Documentary PhotographyPhotographyAdults & TeensNicholas GaffneyExpand your knowledge of photography and photography's history and use your camera to engage and interpret the world around you. This workshop assumes a basic knowledge of how a camera works, but is open to all levels and abilities. Basic photography experience suggested.Postponed; new dates available soon.6:00 PM-8:30 PM$212.50$250Postponed; new dates available soon.
Artist as Small BusinessProfessional Development for ArtistsAdults & TeensKim BernardFrom A-Z, everything an emerging artist needs to know to be a small business:  artist-gallery relationships, banking, branding, budgeting, business plan, business structure, contracts, commissions, copyright, federal and state tax ID’s, funding, hiring an assistant, insurance, inventory, licensing, marketing, money management, permits, registering, sale of works and taxes.  Bernard will tackle these dry but necessary topics with interactive exercises, humor and dark chocolate.New Dates: Saturday & Sunday, June 13 & 149 AM - 5 PM$369.75 ($348 for AVA Artist Members)$435Registration Postponed
Introduction to Wheel-Thrown PotteryPottery & Modeled ScupltureAdults & TeensEvan WilliamsLearn the basics of working on the potters wheel. Anyone can learn to throw but it takes lots of practice and persistence! We will cover centering, basic throwing technique, trimming, handles, and glazing. All work will be fired and taken home by students. New Dates: Fridays, May 29-July 103:00 PM-5:00 PM$153.00$180.00$40.00Registration Postponed
Intermediate PotteryPottery & Modeled ScupltureAdults & TeensEvan WilliamsAnyone with some wheel throwing experience will learn more advanced pottery techniques. The class will explore forms such as lidded jars and boxes, pitchers, plates and platters, bottles, and maybe even a teapot.New Dates: Fridays, May 29-July 105:00 PM-7:00 PM$153.00$180.00$40.00Registration Postponed
Intermediate PotteryPottery & Modeled ScupltureAdults & TeensEvan WilliamsAnyone with some wheel throwing experience will learn more advanced pottery techniques. The class will explore forms such as lidded jars and boxes, pitchers, plates and platters, bottles, and maybe even a teapot.New Section: Mondays, June 1-July 135:00 PM-7:00 PM$153.00$180.00$40.00Registration Postponed
Continuing Hand-building with ClayPottery & Modeled ScupltureAdults & TeensKärin RothwellBeginners and more experienced artists can build with clay to create one-of-a-kind objects of beauty and wonder - and for the practically minded, items ready to use in the kitchen or home as well. Learn the basic hand-building methods of pinching, coiling, molding and slab construction. Discover ways to enhance the surface with various treatments and concoctions as each will react in different ways with the final glazes. This class is appropriate for new clay artists, as well as those with some experience.Wednesdays, May 5-June 246:00 PM-9:00 PM$374$440$40.00Registration Postponed
Capturing Facial Expressions with ClayPottery & Modeled ScupltureAdults & TeensSande French-StockwellBridge your skills from 2D to 3D art-making. This class is geared to our Open Drawing Session enthusiasts, drawing students, and other art-making explorers. It will strengthen any artist's skills in observing and understanding form while inspiring latent sculptors. Working from a model, you'll learn how to build an armature and employ additive techniques using clay. Appropriate for advanced artists and beginners alike.Thursdays, June 4-256:00 PM-9:00 PM$374$440$40.00Registration Postponed
Flameworking Glass BeadsGlassworkAdults & TeensStefania UristDiscover the art of lampwork bead-making in AVA’s luminous sculptural studies building. Be immersed in expressing your creativity in this delightful decorative art. Learn how to use the specialized tools of the trade while working with all of the colors of the rainbow. Stefania Urist has taught our popular Glass Terrariums class in past semesters and now she adds her fiery flame-work to our expanding mix of glass-works courses.Saturday and Sunday, May 23 & 2410:00 AM-4:00 PM$221$260$100Registration Postponed
Glass Fusing and SlumpingGlassworkAdults & TeensStefania Urist

Fuse and slump colored glass to create a vibrant plate or bowl. In this two-day workshop learn how to cut, assemble, fuse, and slump glass. Fusing is the technique of joining two or more pieces of glass in a hot kiln and slumping is the technique of molding hot glass over a shaped form. Leave this workshop with in-depth knowledge of glass fusing and slumping techniques, as well as your own uniquely crafted glassware. Create everything from bowls and platters, to bullseye glass.

Saturday and Sunday, May 30 & 3110:00 AM-4:00 PM$221$260$100Registration Postponed
Introduction to Glassblowing (section 1)GlassworkAdults & TeensMichael Kraatz

Learn the craft of working in a hot glass studio and the art of creating with hot glass. All the basics of glass-studio techniques will be presented: Use of a melt furnace, a “glory hole” reheating oven and annealing oven (cooling oven) and how to safely handle molten glass. Hot glass is a great team building activity for up the six participants, as it necessitates communication and teamwork. So, whether an individual or an office team, this workshop is an excellent opportunity collaborate and build camaraderie. This class meets off-site at the Kraatz-Russell Studio in Enfield, NH.

Saturday and Sunday, June 20 & 21 (new dates)10:00 AM-4:00 PM$297.50$350.00FULL. Please call AVA at 603-448-3117 to be placed on a waiting list.
Introduction to Glassblowing (section 3)GlassworkAdults & TeensMichael Kraatz

Learn the craft of working in a hot glass studio and the art of creating with hot glass. All the basics of glass-studio techniques will be presented: Use of a melt furnace, a “glory hole” reheating oven and annealing oven (cooling oven) and how to safely handle molten glass. Hot glass is a great team building activity for up the six participants, as it necessitates communication and teamwork. So, whether an individual or an office team, this workshop is an excellent opportunity collaborate and build camaraderie. This class meets off-site at the Kraatz-Russell Studio in Enfield, NH.

Saturday and Sunday, June 27 & 28 (new dates)10:00 AM-4:00 PM$297.50$350.00FULL. Please call AVA at 603-448-3117 to be placed on a waiting list.
The Cutting Edge: Stained Glass with Copper FoilGlassworkAdults & TeensStephanie Gordon & Sue Martin

You can do it! Learning the basics of stained glass panel design in this fun beginner class. Get a complete introduction to this exciting glass medium using the copper foil construction method that was developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. You will learn about safety, how to create a pattern, choose and cut glass, manipulate foil and assemble your design with solder. Adding patina to the copper will complete your own small, stained glass panel. No experience is needed. Tools and materials will be supplied.

Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 710:00 AM-4:00 PM$212.50$250$75Registration Postponed
Welding for Beginners (Spring Session)MetalworkAdults & TeensJimmy MartellStrike the torch and spark your imagination. AVA's metal studio offers everything you need to learn welding basics. Get hands-on practice measuring, cutting and joining metal using MIG and "stick" welders, plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches. Safety, fun and learning are the priorities.Postponed; new dates available soon.5:30 PM-8:30 PM$425.00$500.00$75.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Welding for TeensMetalworkTeensJimmy MartellTeens: AVA's metal studio offers everything you need to learn welding basics. Get hands-on practice measuring, cutting and joining metal using MIG and "stick" welders, plasma cutters and oxy-acetylene torches. Safety, fun and learning are the priorities.Postponed; new dates available soon.3:30 PM-5:30 PM$238$280$75.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Inflated Steel: Full of Hot AirMetalworkAdults & TeensSabrina FadialCreate inflated steel forms using our plasma cutter, welders, sheet metal and compressed air. Students will design patterns, then, using these shapes, trace-cut them with the plasma cutter. Two or more matching shapes are then welded together, heated in our whisper forge, and made ready to inflate. Like magic, using compressed air, the flat welded pieces expand into delightful three-dimensional forms. Add some simple forged rod and these forms can become flowers, wands, or whimsical garden ornaments. Some welding experience helpful, but not required. Saturday and Sunday, June 13 & 1410:00 AM-4:00 PM$221.00$260.00$75.00Registration Postponed
The Nuts and Bolts of SculptureWood & MetalAdults & TeensMichael KraatzHarken back to the days of the Erector Set. This entry-level, sculpture project class simplifies the world of three-dimensional creation using the simplest means of fastening parts together: Nuts, bolts, screws, rivets, and waxed thread lashing. An advantage of this approach expands ones library of materials to include just about any material under the sun: wood, metal, plastic, glass, found objects, and even cloth or paper. Learn how fasteners become design elements as you learn how to safely use various hand-held power and machine tools. Join in this Springtime fun!Postponed; new dates available soon.10 AM-4 PM$187$220$45.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Carving in Alabaster - An Introduction to Stone CarvingStoneAdults & TeensJohn Hikory

Our region is rich in stone carving history: The marble in Rutland, the granite in Barre, were the bedrock of our economy for generations. Join local stone carving treasure, John Hikory, as he introduces the tradition of stone carving using the forgiving rock, alabaster. Alabaster is a soft, luminous material that is so workable, it can be scratched with ones fingernail. Learn various methods of carving stone, carver’s safety, and the different types of tools and how to use them. So, there is no need to be intimidated by this material and no prior skills necessary.

Postponed; new dates soon.10:00 AM-1:00 PM$255.00$300.00$40.00Postponed; new dates soon.
Wood ProjectsWoodworkingAdults & TeensJay Singh

Have an idea for a wood project? Looking for the skills and resources to build it? This class is for you! Individualized, masterful instruction will help guide you from the project planning stage right through to completion. This class is meant for students with some woodworking experience who are looking to create a small, to medium-sized project. Prerequisite: Woodworking with Hand and Power Tools or permission from the instructor.

Postponed; new dates available soon.10:00 AM-1:00 PM$425.00$500.00$45.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Woodworking with Hand and Power ToolsWoodworkingAdults & TeensChris McGrodyLearn to square up rough boards, lay out and cut a variety of wood joints including lap joints, bridle joints, mortises, tenons, and dovetails. Safely learn about jointers and planers, table saws and drill presses, band saws and routers. Use skills of a professional to complete a take-home project that demonstrates the skills you have learned.Postponed; new dates available soon.6:00 PM-9:00 PM$425.00$500.00$45.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Wood Sculpture: Design, Shape, Texture, and Build WoodworkingAdults & TeensJay SinghLearn the fundamentals of fine woodworking and transfer these skills to the construction of wood sculpture. Design, shape, texture, and join! Build a take-away three-dimensional piece and learn about color as it relates to sculpture.Postponed; new dates available soon.6:00 PM-9:00 PM$425.00$500.00$45.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Carving Masks: An Introduction to Wood CarvingWoodworkingAdults & TeensDave Hurwitz

Carved wooden masks have a rich tradition in cultures all over the world. Create your carved wooden mask while learning the basic techniques of wood carving, the carving properties of wood, the use of different types of tools and how to keep them sharp. Each student will be provided with a piece of basswood, and will carve masks of their own design.Draw on the history of rich traditions or from your own dreams, visions, personal experience, or pop culture. And while the main focus will be on carving wood, other materials can be incorporated into the masks (like wire, beads, feathers, found objects, etc). Have fun, learn to carve and be creative! No woodworking experience required.

Postponed; new dates available soon.10 AM-4 PM$340$400$45.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Wood ProjectsWoodworkingAdults & TeensJay Singh

Have an idea for a wood project? Looking for the skills and resources to build it? This class is for you! Individualized, masterful instruction will help guide you from the project planning stage right through to completion. This class is meant for students with some woodworking experience who are looking to create a small, to medium-sized project. Prerequisite: Woodworking with Hand and Power Tools or permission from the instructor.

Postponed; new dates available soon.6:00 PM-9:00 PM$425.00$500.00$45.00Postponed; new dates available soon.
Wooden Fairy HousesWoodworkingChildren & AdultsJay SinghFairy houses can take many forms and reside in varied habitats. They can be nestled against a rock or reside in low branches of trees, but the clever child knows the best place for fairy house is in a secluded spot on the ground! Join fairy house guru and master woodworker, grandpa Jay Singh, as he guides children and adults in building and decorating their own wooden fairy house.One fee covers the attendance of one adult and child.Saturday, May 1610 AM-4 PM$63.75$75$40Registration Postponed
Wooden Toy TrucksWoodworkingChildren & AdultsJay SinghJoin truck builder and master woodworker, grandpa Jay Singh, as he guides children along with their parents, grandparents, and guardians, in building, painting and detailing their very own wooden work truck. Think of what it could haul: spare parts, dirt, toys, visiting elves, or accessories for your fairy house! One fee covers the attendance of one adult and child.Saturday, June 2010 AM-4 PM$63.75$75$40Registration Postponed

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