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New Classes this Spring!

New Classes this Spring!

Check out these new classes coming to our studios this spring.

Stitch by Stitch

In this introductory embroidery methods, students will learn basic stitches, techniques for interpreting imagery into textiles, and create a self-portrait for their final project.

Tuesdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Apr 9 – May 14

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A Painter’s Process

If you are looking for community in your art making process, join us in the studio. Students will work on your own projects with the support of the instructor and the feedback of the other artists in the class.

Tuesdays, 1pm-4pm, Apr 9 – May 28

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Knit a Fair Isle Hat!

If you can knit rib stitch and decrease, then you can learn how to decorate hats with fun, repeating patterns!

Fridays, 10am-12pm, Mar 29-Apr 5

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Bezel Ring Making with Silver & Stone

Learn how to set a gemstone in a classic bezel setting. Instructor will demo creating a bezel, different seat options, adding the band and then setting the stone. Students will then design and create their own rings.

Fridays, 10:30am-1:30pm, Mar 29 – May 3

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Still Life Watercolor Painting

Create compelling, original still-life compositions building on foundational skills developed in the Beginning Watercolor class. We will learn how to paint light and shadow to create the illusion of volume, apply color theory to mix colors and practice the basic rules of perspective.

Saturdays, 10am-12pm, Apr 6 – May 11

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Go Wild! African Animals in Mixed Media

Let your creative juices “go wild” using mixed media such as colored pencil, pastel pencils, water soluble pencils, and more.

Thursdays, 10am-12:30pm, Apr 25 – May 30

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Metal Forming Basics

In this class we explore the foundational techniques of metal forming. We will learn how to use drawplates, the rolling mill, chasing and repoussé, press plates and how to use our a 20 ton press!

Wednesdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Mar 27 – May 1

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2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600


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