• Summer Art & Craft Classes

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    Name: Summer Art & Craft Classes
    Date: August 13, 2017
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    SHI-02 Kiln Fired Glass Suncatchers July 1 10:00 - 1:00 Lynn Haust Tuition: $65.00 / Materials included Melting glass is so much fun! Cut brilliant colored pieces of sparkling glass and combine them with stringers, noodles and confetti. Your creations will be fired in a kiln, melting the glass into beautiful sun catchers. Glass technology, safety, glass cutting and equipment will be covered. SHI-03 Making Stamped Jewelry July 5 10:00 - 12:00 Ann Mandanici Tuition: $45.00 / Materials: TBD Make a beautiful stamped ring. This ring will be stamped with a name, phrase or inspirational words! It?s a fun workshop and participants will leave with a nice piece of jewelry with a very personal meaning! SHI-04 Painting Lake Landscapes with Watercolor July 7 10:00 - 3:00 Kathy Hanson Tuition: $85.00 (Includes watercolor paper) Whether a tranquil pond or a lake on a breezy day, water plays a dominant role in a lake landscape. Students will explore techniques specific to painting water creating calm reflections, ripples and sparkle within a landscape setting. SHI-05 Kiln Fired Glass Pendants July 8, 15 10:00 - 1:00 Lynn Haust Tuition: $95.00 / Materials: $30.00 Melting glass, also known as the ancient art of kiln forming, is fun and addictive! This fast paced class will give you a chance to explore kiln-fired glass and many of the techniques that make melting glass so exciting. Create several kiln-fired pendants, working with both clear and black dichroic glass. In the first class, we will be cutting the dichroic glass to create color and design. In the second class you will cut and shape the glass into pendants. Students will leave class with a beautiful finished pendant. SHI-06 Chair Fiber Rush Weaving for Beginners July 11, 18, 25 9:30 - 11:30 John Worthington Tuition: $65.00 / Materials: $30.00 Learn all steps in the traditional rush weaving process using natural rush. Bring your chair or stool. SHI-07 Introduction to Metal Clay July 12, 13 10:00 - 4:00 Michela Verani Tuition: $175.00/Materials included In this 2-day workshop, students will be introduced to the versatile medium of metal clay. Students will be shown the tools and techniques required to work with silver metal clay. Texturing, stamping, hollow forms and setting fire able stones will be demonstrated. After firing, students will be shown how to finish their pieces and add color by both patina and a few alternative color techniques. SHI-08 Traditional Basketmaking July 19 9:00 - 5:00 Ray Lagasse Tuition: $110.00 / Materials included Make a basket using traditional methods. Choose from four styles: #1 Double-Pie or Garden Basket, 10? x 20? x 5? #2 Pack basket - 7? x 14? x 18? #3 Woolgathering Basket 12? x 12? x 12? #4 Laundry Basket 11? wide x 18? long x 12? high All with wood or leather handles. Materials and use of tools included in workshop fee. SHI-09 Chair Caning For Beginners July 20, 27, Aug 3, 9, 17 9:30 - 11:30 John Worthington Tuition: $65.00 / Materials: $30.00 Learn all eight steps in the chair caning process using natural cane. Bring your chair and take home a newly woven seat that you will be proud of. SHI-10 Bracelets and Rings July 22 10:00 - 5:00 Joy Raskin T uition $95.00 / Materials $20.00-$40.00 In this workshop, we will make bracelets, cuff bracelets, and rings. Simple wire rings and bangles will be hammered for texture, shaped into a C-shape and embellished with wirework. You will leave with jewelry that you?ve made yourself and will make great gifts! SHI-11 Let?s Explore Flowers In Pastel July 24 10:00 - 4:00 Elizabeth Craumer Tuition $75.00 (Includes pastel paper) This workshop will concentrate on simplifying the complex reality of flowers. Techniques will be taught that make painting flowers easier than ever imagined. Instructor will demonstrate techniques and assist students at their easels. The day will end with a critique, along with some framing tips. Students will leave with new insights of various pastel techniques to improve their work. SHI-12 Felted Mandala July 26 1:00 - 3:00 Diane Johnson Tuition $30.00 / Materials included Learn the art of needle felting. Get your creativity and imagination flowing, by needle felting a colorful mandala or an elegant felted tapestry square. SHI-13 Large Scale Portraits in Watercolor Session 1 July 29 & 30 9:30 - 3:30 Kathyrn Field Tuition $250.00 / Materials included Create a life-like portrait in watercolors working from high-resolution photographs. Learn to use techniques for creating a grid to aid your drawing of proportions, and work with large brushes and pouring of paint to produce unique color effects. This class will be held at the instructor?s studio. SHI-14 Ice Dyeing July 31 10:00 - 5:00 Maryly Matthewman Tuition $95.00/Materials cost TBD Learn this great technique for unique dyed garments or for one-of-a-kind dyed fabric for quilting. Take tie-dying to a fabulous new dimension using ice as it melts into the dyes creating spontaneous swirls and designs. SHI-15 Lake Winnipesaukee Hat August 4 9:30 - 5:00 Maryly Matthewman Tuition $95.00 / Materials Cost TBD Knit a colorful hat of the instructor?s own design. Learn techniques of 2 color knitting in the round. This class is for those who understand the basics of knitting and are comfortable with a number of simple techniques. Supplies and tools list to be provided. SHI-16 Sock Knitting 101 August 5 9:30 - 12:30 Donna Kay Tuition $60.00 Have you caught the sock knitting fever but aren?t sure where to start? This class will take you step by step as you knit a child?s sock. Learn how to knit with double-point needles, a stretch cast on, shape heels, gusset and toes. Students will leave with a pattern for adult socks. This class is for those who understand the basics of knitting & are comfortable with several simple techniques. Supplies & tools list to be provided. SHI-17 Introduction to Two Color Knitting August 5 1:00 - 4:00 Donna Kay Tuition $60.00 Learn to do stranded knitting using 2 colors per row-the method used in Icelandic Fair Isle knitting. We will cover how to hold the yarns, the method for tangle free knitting, chart reading and finishing. Start a hat in class you can finish at home. This class is for those who understand the basics of knitting and are comfortable with a number of simple techniques. Supplies and tools list to be provided. SHI-18 Large Scale Portraits in Watercolor Session 2 August 12 & 13 9:30 - 3:30 Kathyrn Field Tuition $250.00 / Materials included Create a life-like portrait in watercolor, working from high-resolution photographs. Learn to use techniques for creating a grid to aid your drawing of proportions, and work with large brushes and pouring of paint to produce unique color effects. Full list will be provided. This class will be held at the instructor?s studio in Sandwich. SHI-19 Mini Latvian Mitten August 14 9:30 - 3:00 Maryly Matthewman Tuition $95.00 / Materials Cost TBD Make a small sample size mitten using traditional Latvian knitting techniques with bright contemporary colors. With these techniques you?ll go on to knit all the mittens of your dreams. This class is for those who understand the basics of knitting and are comfortable with a number of simple techniques. Supplies and tools list to be provided. SHI-20 Watercolor Landscape Painting August 16 10:00 - 4:00 Robert O?Brien Tuition $95.00 call for supply list This workshop will cover various techniques used when painting in the watercolor medium. They include: glazing techniques, use of color, value study, composition, light and shadow and drybrush techniques. The focus of study will be landscape. Students will need to supply their own materials. Full list will be provided. SHI-21 Needle Felt a Loon August 19 9:30 - 11:30 Diane Johnson Tuition $30.00 / Materials included Learn the art of needle felting. Get your creativity and imagination flowing, by needle felting a loon.
    Location:
    Sandwich Home Industries gallery and class room in the quaint village of Center Sandwich
    Date/Time Information:
    July - August Time varies - see descriptions
    Contact Information:
    Martha, Sandy 284-6831
    Fees/Admission:
    Varies - see description
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