Felting is perfect for creating large or small 3-D objects that are lightweight, soft, textured and structural. Create hollow, organic forms starting with fluffy white and colored wool, using water, soap, resists and arm strength.
Cold-process soap is made from scratch using vegetable oils and lye. Learn the basics while making a batch of honey-oatmeal soap, then experiment with colors and fragrances. Soap made in class can be picked up the next day or next week.
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.
Use your inspiration to design a functional piece of furniture or work of art from start to completion. Develop a drawing, build a prototype and select materials to create your one-of-a-kind, outside-the-box piece.
Learn knitting and start and finish a set of warm woolly socks for the winter. Learn various knitting stitches, how to follow a knitting pattern and how to knit in the round. No prior knitting experience required. Limit 6 students
Create colorful, textured art journal pages, using paint, printmaking techniques, stamping, stenciling and collage. Transform your pages into intricate, multilayered surfaces. Add dimensions by cutting and folding.
Make printing plates from wobbly, versatile gelatin in a process easily repeated at home. Explore the difference between homemade gelatin plates and the store-bought variety. Select your favorite style and create an edition of prints.