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Friends Night Out Multi-Media Wine & Art Night

4th Fridays from 7-10 pm Medium and Projects will be listed each month and will include Felting, Glass, Ukrainian Eggs, Gourd Art, Painting and more!

$40. BYOB. Non- alcoholic beverages will be available.

Earth Center Pottery Friends Night Out is still the 3rd Friday of the Month!

4th Fridays from 7-10 pm  (unless otherwise noted)

$40
 

( some classes require additional Material fee to be paid directly to the instructor )

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Precious Metal Clay

Come learn how to make beautiful fine silver jewelry using a truly amazing material called Precious Metal Clay (PMC).

PMC RINGS workshop –  Sept. 26th  

9am – 5pm

PMC’s clay body is made up of microscopic particles of metal held together by an organic binder and water. When fired at specific temperatures, the binder and water burn off allowing the silver particles to fuse into SOLID metal. PMC can be easily sculpted or molded and impressed with textures and stamps. Firing and polishing of student’s pieces will be done during class. Students will leave this one day workshop with several of their own one-of-a-kind silver creations. Read more

Wendy Schuster is a PMC artist and instructor who has been working with PMC since first hearing about it 13 years ago. She has taught beginning, advanced, and certification classes at several schools and businesses, as well as in her home studio, in Reading, PA. She is a juried artisan at the state and local levels and has 22 years of design experience in her professional life.

PMC RINGS workshop –  Sept. 26th 9am – 5pm

PMC rings

In this Precious Metal Clay (PMC) class students will learn how to make their Fine Silver rings in a style that is uniquely their own!  Wendy will cover two methods in PMC ring construction: a simple overlap technique and a slightly more challenging butt joint technique, which has no visible interior seam. Stamping, texturing, setting heat safe stones and antiquing and polishing will also be covered during class in addition to sizing techniques. Wendy’s extensive supply of stamps, molds, textures, and tool kits will be made available to student during class time.

Students will leave this one day workshop with several of their own one-of-a-kind silver creations!

Please Submit a Registration Form

+ Materials fee can range $35-65 for metal clay payable to instructor at class.

$125

$115 Members

* PLEASE NOTE:

* The number of pieces made by each student will vary and is dependent on the volume of clay purchased and the size of each piece made.

* Students who have previously taken my PMC classes are welcome to come and use the time as PMC Studio Time, i.e. they don’t have to do whatever we’re doing for the class being offered that day, they can work on whatever they’d like.  First priority is to the students who are there to learn the techniques being taught in the designated class.

Mailing pieces is an option made available to students.  An additional charge of $4.75 is necessary to cover, postage, insurance and packaging materials.

Beginners Precious Metal Clay (PMC) ~ Upcoming Date to be Announced

During this FUN full day workshop students will be taught a variety of basic techniques including: adding texture with tools and rubber stamps, how to make molds and simple texturing tools, creating bails, setting heat safe stones, torch firing, antiquing and polishing. The instructor’s extensive supply of stamps, molds, textures, and tool kits are made available for student’s use during the workshop.  Students will also be able to choose one fire safe stone from a selection made available during class.

Firing and polishing of student’s pieces will be done during class.  Students will leave this one day workshop with several of their own one-of-a-kind silver creations.*

Materials fee can range $35-65 for metal clay payable to instructor at class

 

Beads and Hollow Forms – Upcoming Date to be Announced

Beads and bead stringing have always enjoyed popularity in creating pieces for personal adornment. In this PMC class the student will learn how to make their own one-of-a-kind Fine Silver beads in a style that is uniquely their own.

Materials fee can range $35-65 for metal clay payable to instructor at class

Please Submit a Registration Form

Pysanky – Ukrainian Hand-Decorated Eggs w/ Basia Andrusko

TEEN FRIDAY – November 13th

Explore the art, symbolism and joy in creating Pysanky. Each participant will create a unique and beautiful egg!

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You will be guided through all the steps of transforming a plain egg into a work of art.
Learn how to make Ukrainian Hand-Decorated Eggs, using the age-old method of wax resist. Lines of wax are applied to the eggshell, using a small tool called a “kistka”. The egg is then put into a dye bath, with the wax protecting the covered shell from subsequent color changes. This process is alternately repeated (wax/dye/wax/dye). After the full design is applied, the wax is removed (by melting it over a candle flame and wiping off) to reveal the bright colors underneath.
This Pysanka, or Ukrainian Easter egg, can then be displayed on a stand or hung as an ornament.

Materials (eggs, stylus, dyes, wax…) and instruction will be provided to make one or two Pysanky.
Kits will also be available for purchase, so that students can continue to make Pysanky and wax-resist batik-style eggs at home, for all seasons and occasions.

$30

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I have been writing Pysanky for over four decades, gathering in the kitchen during Lent to carry on the Ukrainian tradition.
I find the creation process very soothing and meditative, and look forward to the moment of melting off the wax to reveal the design.
I write pysanky with traditional patterns, but I also enjoy creating egg art with fresh interpretations and original designs (like my beach-inspired seashell patterns).

They make great gifts, especially to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, new home, or just to share with someone special.

 

The Wood Fired Surface with Gloria Kosco

Upcoming date to be announced

Before each community wood firing, a glazing opportunity will be offered.

Noon – 1pm – Slide presentation and discussion on the possibilities presented with a Wood Fired Kiln. Free for All.

1-4pm -Glazing Workshop – Further discussion will be presented on clay, glazes, slips for the wood kiln atmosphere.   Read more

Glazes for the will be available for students to work with.  Participants can bring enough bisque ware to fill approximately two cubic feet of space. (If time allows, you may glaze more.).  All ware for this workshop must be made of clay that fires to cone 9 or higher.

Willingness to experiment is a must.

 

Glazing Workshop  Wednesday August 20th 5-8 pm

$45

$35 members  

Questions? or Registration – Please call 267.218.0290 or email woodkiln@tylerparkarts.org

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Upcoming Dates to be Announced

Renee Egan

Painting workshops with Renee Egan – Learn Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor Painting painting techniques in various workshops. Tyler Park has many beautiful locations! Lean about light, specific color mixing techniques, and brush applications.

 

jelloprint

Jello Printmaking with Dawn Wesemann – Learn how to make beautiful, multi-layered prints using gelatin as the printing plate. Make note cards, gift tags, and more as you explore design, color, and texture… and everything cleans up with soap and water! 

paste-paper-samples

Paste Paper with Annelies Van Dommellen and Gloria Kosco – Using a special Rice Paint, create patterned paper exploring pattern and surface textures while learning about the basic elements of design and color. Leave with a variety of beautiful paper to be used in bookmaking, box making, cards, envelopes, and more!

PAPER

Paper Mache’  & Decorate! Turn recycle items into useful and decorative objects using tin cans, plastic, glass jars, cardboard and more.  Possibilities are endless using found objects to make bowls, boxes, ornaments, sculpture and more.

 

silk painting Drawing and Painting on Fabric – Learn a simple technique that enables you to draw on cotton or silk. Explore color, line and pattern to create a one of a kind work of art!

 

nuno

Nuno Fiber “Skinny Scarves” Accessorize with a signature scarf in NUNO ; a Japanese felting technique using a background of fabric. Shapes of your liking are cut from the wools in wafer thin segments and  laid out in a pattern (stripes, polka dots, grid, paisley?) producing a floaty, eyecatching wearable item.

 

screenScreen Printing on Clay and TShirts – Learn how to create simple screen-printing screens and use them on both ceramic and cloth surfaces! Each student will have the opportunity to develop and print their own design on a t-shirt and clay form.  Join us as we welcome ceramic artist and printmaker Hope Rovelto for an exciting and fun workshop. Ages 16+

 

beads

Bead & Wire Workshop with Tracey DeLellis Students will learn the basics of knotting, beading and design. Each student will complete at least 3 finished jewelry projects.

 

  Wildife Woodcarving Workshop w/ Hal Houser Students will learn about and be introduced to woodcarving using various tools, techniques, materials, and resources to create a finished standing Sandpiper Decoy. Finishing techniques including painting will be included. Ages 16+.

 

photographghy classExploring Your SLR Camera – An introductory to intermediate level course in photography, with a focus on camera utilization and functionality. Become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operations, and how to use your camera’s settings and features as elements of effective photographic composition.

 

glass fusion Glass fushion is the art of layering pieces of glass and then firing them in the kiln to permanently fuse them together. Students will learn to cut glass and design pieces. Using colored glass pieces, glass dots, glass frit, and glass noodles, students will create unique and colorful designs on items such as glass plates.

 

Stained Glass with Kelly Lock – Learn basic techniques and you will create unique stained glass works of art. A great workshop for beginners and those with experience.

 

bead Glass Bead Making (Lampworking) with Leanne Purkis – Learn to create unique glass beads. Using a special torch they will learn to wrap hot glass around steel rods (mandrels). Basic bead shaping and decorative techniques will be covered.

 

glass ornaments

Hand Blown Glass Ornaments with Leanne Purkis – Using a small torch, each student will have the chance to experiment with shapes and colors to create ten unique ornaments. No prior glass working experience is necessary. 

 

 

Our mission is to enrich the community through fine arts, crafts, and music: to encourage art education and excellence, and to nurture artists in a community of connection and support.

Check out the links below for more information on our workshops, classes, special events, and the annual craft show.

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Throughout the Year we hold Community Days. A Free day to come visit Tyler Park Center for the Arts and get to know us! We will have small art projects available for visitors to try as well as demonstrations and information about our ongoing workshops for adults and kids, as well as our summer camps.

This is a great way to meet our teaching artists and our staff. See our historic barn and sculpture garden where we have art and music workshop, concerts, and summer camps. You can see our most exciting project, a wood burning kiln.

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Current Workshops for all ages! click here for current adult workshops and youth & teen workshops.

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Summer Camp Sessions!  

June 29th through August 21st 2015
Morning, Afternoon and all day options for aspiring young artists ages 5 through teen.

 

 

Music & Sculpture Summer Festival

2016 date to be announced Experience world class Sculpture & Music.

Attend lecture’s and hands on creative activities.

Fun, Food and refreshments.

 

Crafts in the Meadow Our Fall Invitational Craft Show is a fine art and craft event showcasing excellence in craftsmanship alongside a festive weekend of live music, performing arts and refreshments.

 

 

 

Pottery classes for Adults and Children at Earth Center Pottery. There is always room to join us for a session. All levels of experience welcome for wheel and hand built pottery. Contact Jennifer for details: earthcenterpottery@yahoo.com or 267-218-0290

Learn more at Earth Center Pottery

 

 

Schedule a special night at TPCAOfferings in a multitude of mediums including beading, marbleized silk, stained glass and fusion, fine art, gourd decorating, book making & more!

For details & scheduling contact Director@tylerparkarts.org

 

Friends Night Out

3RD Friday of each month from 7.30 – 10pm!

Click here to register and pay online $40

 

Family, Friends, and Me: NEW OFFERING EVERY Sunday 1-3pm

Fun kids clay workshop, adult family members welcome! Family & Friends are welcomed to make a piece of their own.

Register for single sessions @ $25 per participant (adult as well as child) $10 discounts if Register in Advance for 4 consecutive sessions

Click here to register and pay online

 

1st Fridays World Percussion Drum Circle    7:30 to 10:00 – $10

Energize your spirit, release tension, move with the rhythms of life in the drum circle. Learn to play exotic rhythms in the circle.

 

Build your Business with Specialized Team Building Workshops.
Schedule a special workshop at TPCA. Introduce stress reduction, interdependent group practices, mindfulness, meditations and guaranteed self confidence building to your business or organization with out multi-discipline fine arts & crafts approach.

Offerings in a multitude of mediums to boost morale, creativity and productivity!