Take part in this small group discussion and get valuable feedback about your work. Bring up to five pieces of recent or unfinished work in any genre including painting, mixed media, furniture, fibers and fashion.
Learn fundamentals as you work a given plan through to completion. With a focus on six essential power tools, learn properties of wood and shop etiquette, interpret a plan, cut and mill stock and use basic machine joinery.
Using an accordion book form, make a festive book full of surprises, packing it full of words, letters, tiny booklets, pockets, windows, beads and a range of other materials to give meaning to your celebratory wishes.
Create a useful tool to use in your woodworking projects.Make your own functional mallet, starting with a solid or glued-up blank. Carve the handle and turn the body while learning or reviewing safety and basic spindle techniques
Learn basics of handheld carving, including shaping, detailing and whittling. Understand basic approaches to full round and relief mode, paving the way to create decorative elements for furniture and small sculptural objects.
Using printmaking techniques with oil paint and pigment sticks, without brushes or solvents, build up texture and layers to create spectacular effects. Add line, color and texture, then carve into your paintings to reveal layers beneath.
Learn how to use color mixing as a tool for expression, honing your watercolor skill set. Explore different techniques including spraying and splattering. Learn to vary brushstrokes and how to apply color layers.
A serger cuts, sews and binds up seams all at once—and fast, too. It’s especially great for sewing rolled hems to protect seams and create decorative embellishments. This one-on-one introduction will get you started.