Pottery Wheel for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 11B3H
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $102 Member/$126 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will teach beginning potters how to control the wheel, and show advanced students how to make a better pot. Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing techniques. No clay experience is necessary. Advanced students are welcome. Materials are included.

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All Ages Ceramics

CLASS ID: 11B7A
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 4:00-6:00 PM
Tuition: $87 Member/$105 Non-Member
Age/Level: All ages 6+, must be 9+ to use wheel,
under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

This all-ages class with teaching artist Adama Sow is the perfect class for kids, teens, and adults, or for parents to take with their children! Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing, hand-building, sculpture, and glazing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Fused Glass Service Plate

CLASS ID: 11B4R
Date/Time: Saturday, November 9, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuition: $68 Member/$88 Non-Member
Material Fee: $55 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, All Levels

Kim Bakken Parr
Learn all about glass fusing and slumping techniques by creating an 11.5 “fused glass serving plate. This is a new plate size we have never taught. These are food safe. Students will create their own design based on the color and type of glass they want to use. They can select from a variety of colors and forms such as sheet glass, stringers, fruit and confetti. During the creating process students will have the opportunity to use saws and grinders, but previous glass cutting is not mandatory. The end result is a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Long hair needs to be pulled back and long pants and close toed shoes should be worn. Students will be called to pick up their pieces after kiln firing is complete.

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Fused Glass Plate

CLASS ID: 11B4Q
Date/Time: Sunday, November 10, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $31 Member/$40 Non-Member
Material Fee: $25 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, All Levels

Kim Bakken Parr
Make a 7” round plate! Previous glass cutting experience is helpful but not necessary. All tools are provided. Long hair needs to be pulled back and long pants and close toed shoes should be worn. Students will be called to pick up their pieces after kiln firing is complete.

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How to Draw Faces

CLASS ID: 11B2A
Date/Time: Saturday, November 16, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuition: $135 Member/$169 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, Beginner and Beyond

Even if you’ve never drawn a face before, this class will give you a solid approach to drawing faces. If you have, there are lots of tips and details to help you capture your subject better. This workshop emphasizes placing and drawing the features of the face accurately, including:
• How to analyze light and shadow, and create a light effect.
• How to map the features of the face.
• Common errors in portrait drawing.
Both the morning and afternoon sessions will include demos covering the principles of drawing a face and hands-on experience drawing from sculptor’s casts and a live model.

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Introduction to Tai Chi

CLASS ID: 11B9F
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation)
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, All Levels

Aimee Van Ostrand
Learn about this beautiful and healthy art form during a free class. Just dress comfortably so you can move, no special outfits required! Aimee will let you know about the health benefits and give you a brief history before she guides you through the Yang Style short form.

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Clay Textured Dish

CLASS ID: 10B7B
Date/Time: Sunday, October 13, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $34 Member/$42 Non-Member
Age/Level: 6-13

Transform ordinary slabs of clay onto gorgeous dishes or platters using a variety of hand building tools to create your textures. Finished projects may be picked up in approximately 2 weeks.

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Hand Sewing Leather 101 – Small Goods

No classes scheduled at this time – check back soon!

Dan Horan of Merchant Leather
This entry level class is designed to introduce the classic techniques of hand-sewing with leather. Students can choose from projects that demonstrate the basics of working with leather including cutting, punching, hand sewing, riveting, snap setting, finishing and care. No previous experience with any type of craft or sewing is required. Students will be able to choose from a wide assortment of projects and leather at the beginning of class, including: clutches, belts, coin purses, wallets, Fieldnote covers, phone cases, keychains, sunglass cases and more. (please see MerchantLeather.com/WBCA for project examples).

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