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AW2-2022 Make a Phabulous Photo Album

$75

with Elissa Campbell

Calendar Dec 11, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

In this workshop, students will learn how to create an elegant hard-cover photo album using bookcloth and handmade paper. This is a wonderful keepsake or special gift that can hold 4” x 6” treasured photos. Each participant will leave class with a completed photo album and a basic knowledge of bookbinding technique.

All tools and materials will be provided. Students will receive a detailed handout and resource list for all materials we use so as a reference for future projects. No previous experience required – this is a great class for a beginner. Although not required, students may bring in their own cover materials to customize their book if they choose.

Open to adults & teens 14 and up
Location: Seminary Building Waterbury Center
Sunday, December 11; 10:00 am to 1:30 pm (include a ½ hour lunch break)

AW2-2022 Carve a Plucky Penguin

$75

with Bob Lindemann

Calendar Dec 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join carver Bob Lindemann for another holiday wood carving project. The Plucky Penguin is a simple carving developed by Sara Barraclough, and originally published in Wood Carving Illustrated magazine. The penguin pattern can be carved in various sizes, and hat designs. Use your penguin as a hanging ornament or table decor.

This project uses primarily a carving knife and is a good introduction to carving for a first-time carver as well as those with more experience. At the conclusion of the 3-hour class, students will have completed and painted a Plucky Penguin of their choice and possibly get started on a second while waiting for the paint to dry on their project. All tools and materials are provided including carving knife. safety glove, a basswood carving blank, and painting supplies.

Location: Crossett Brook Middle School – Woodshop
Adults & teens 14 and up
One 3-hour session; 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Will run

AW3-2023 Intro to Painting; Understanding Color

$155

with Devin Timpone

Calendar Feb 4, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This is a beginner acrylic painting class with an emphasis on color theory. Students will begin with a general introduction to the color wheel, complimentary colors, light and value. Students will explore the idea that “color is relative”. Using only red, blue, and yellow, students will practice and learn how to mix colors and will work toward achieving a specific color presented to them. Students will then complete a landscape painting utilizing color theory and color mixing skills. Each step of the process will be demonstrated by the instructor and students will also receive individual guidance.

Course fee $132 plus $23 materials; students take home and keep the brush set and palette knife  
Adults and teens 14 and up
Two - 3 hour sessions; Feb 4 & 11, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AW4-2023 Ukrainian Egg Design & Dyeing

$80

with Katya D'Angelo

Calendar Mar 11, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to make beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs. Instructor Katya d'Angelo will guide students through the entire process of Pysanky; the traditional craft of egg dyeing enjoyed in Ukraine and Poland.

Using a special tool, patterns are drawn on eggs with wax which is used as a resist and then eggs are dyed. This process may be repeated with other color dyes resulting in multicolored patterns.

Course Fee: $60 plus $20 for the tool kit which students keep.
Open to teens and adults; teens 12/13 with parent only, older without.

This is one 3-hour class. A second separate class is also being offered; see the schedule listing for details.

 

AW4-2023 Ukrainian Egg Design & Dyeing

$80

with Katya D'Angelo

Calendar Mar 25, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn how to make beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs. Instructor Katya d'Angelo will guide students through the entire process of Pysanky; the traditional craft of egg dyeing enjoyed in Ukraine and Poland.

Using a special tool, patterns are drawn on eggs with wax which is used as a resist and then eggs are dyed. This process may be repeated with other color dyes resulting in multicolored patterns.

Course Fee: $60 plus $20 for the tool kit which students keep.
Open to teens and adults; teens 12/13 with parent only, older without.

This is one 3-hour class. A second separate class is also being offered; see the schedule listing for details.

 





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