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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
Screen 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+
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+.
Exploring 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 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.
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.
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.