Take an existing pattern or piece of clothing and revise it to express your personal style. Expect to complete a new pattern and a piece of clothing. Two classes each term will introduce basic fashion portfolio skills.
For experienced and beginning painters who want to work on assigned projects or on their own projects with guidance and feedback. Newcomers will learn about color and composition and how to begin a painting.
Create a nuno felted scarf, combining merino wool and silk. Learn how to lay out fine merino wool on silk and how to roll and manipulate the wool until it goes through the silk. Take home a beautiful, silky scarf to wear in any season.
For students who have taken Teen Woodworking I for several semesters and are ready for the next level. Increase your skills and your comfort with tools and processes. Begin to design your own projects.
Choose your time of the week and join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community. Design and construct projects of your choice. Projects must be a manageable size due to limited storage; check first with instructors.
Transform books, old or new, into art objects. The book becomes a canvas, a sculpture or a reliquary of personally meaningful content. Draw inspiration from the book’s author or contents, or purely use the book as a structure.
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.
Wicker––pliable willow twigs––lends itself to weaving and is a traditional material for utilitarian and decorative baskets. Explore basic basket structures, various weaving materials and commonly used tools.