workshops

Art + Wine: Art In Bloom

Art In Bloom

Ages: 21+
Instructor: Alex Couch, Dan Couch, Jamie Schorsch
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 1 2018 :
05/17/2018 - 05/17/2018 Thursday 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Gogh get expressive with Vincent’s flowers.

Create unique art while you enjoy wine and snacks! The Art + Wine monthly workshop series nurtures the creative spirits of many emerging adult artists in our community. We strive to create a comfortable environment at an affordable cost for beginning artists. Our instructors blend hands-on painting with art history and technique lessons for a wonderful social and educational experience. Bring a date or a group of friends and family for a fun and relaxed evening! Two glasses of wine and light snacks included in the cost of the class.


Season Art + Wine Sponsor – Judge John (Jack) and Shirley Moser

Art + Wine: Pop Goes America

Pop Goes America

Ages: 21+
Instructor: Alex Couch, Dan Couch, Jamie Schorsch
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
07/19/2018 - 07/19/2018 Thursday 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Celebrate America with our Painter Laureate, Peter Max.

Create unique art while you enjoy wine and snacks! The Art + Wine monthly workshop series nurtures the creative spirits of many emerging adult artists in our community. We strive to create a comfortable environment at an affordable cost for beginning artists. Our instructors blend hands-on painting with art history and technique lessons for a wonderful social and educational experience. Bring a date or a group of friends and family for a fun and relaxed evening! Two glasses of wine and light snacks included in the cost of the class.


Season Art + Wine Sponsor – Judge John (Jack) and Shirley Moser

Art + Wine: Summer Daydreaming

Summer Daydreaming

Ages: 21+
Instructor: Alex Couch, Dan Couch, Jamie Schorsch
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
08/16/2018 - 08/16/2018 Thursday 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Explore the ethereal world of Marc Chagall through frolicking animals.

Create unique art while you enjoy wine and snacks! The Art + Wine monthly workshop series nurtures the creative spirits of many emerging adult artists in our community. We strive to create a comfortable environment at an affordable cost for beginning artists. Our instructors blend hands-on painting with art history and technique lessons for a wonderful social and educational experience. Bring a date or a group of friends and family for a fun and relaxed evening! Two glasses of wine and light snacks included in the cost of the class.


Season Art + Wine Sponsor – Judge John (Jack) and Shirley Moser

Art + Wine: Vintage Travel Posters

Vintage Travel Posters

Ages: 21+
Instructor: Alex Couch, Dan Couch, Jamie Schorsch
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 1 2018 :
06/21/2018 - 06/21/2018 Thursday 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Come see the sights through the eyes of travel poster graphic designers.

Create unique art while you enjoy wine and snacks! The Art + Wine monthly workshop series nurtures the creative spirits of many emerging adult artists in our community. We strive to create a comfortable environment at an affordable cost for beginning artists. Our instructors blend hands-on painting with art history and technique lessons for a wonderful social and educational experience. Bring a date or a group of friends and family for a fun and relaxed evening! Two glasses of wine and light snacks included in the cost of the class.


Season Art + Wine Sponsor – Judge John (Jack) and Shirley Moser

Glass Block Mosaics: Patriotic (May)

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$55.00/members, $65.00/non-members

Summer 1 2018 :
05/08/2018 - 05/22/2018 Tuesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn how to create a glass-on-glass mosaic using colorful stained glass tiles. This is a great way to learn the skills and techniques for cutting, shaping, and adhering glass to create the aesthetic of a traditional stained glass image. Discover how to complete your finished mosaics with grout. Students will have a choice of themed patterns to choose from, but may also choose to design their own pattern.

While all supplies are included, students may opt to bring lights to incorporate into the glass block bases used for this project to create illuminated mosaics.

Glass Block Mosaics: Patriotic (May/June)

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$55.00/members, $65.00/non-members

Summer 1 2018 :
05/29/2018 - 06/12/2018 Tuesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn how to create a glass-on-glass mosaic using colorful stained glass tiles. This is a great way to learn the skills and techniques for cutting, shaping, and adhering glass to create the aesthetic of a traditional stained glass image. Discover how to complete your finished mosaics with grout. Students will have a choice of themed patterns to choose from, but may also choose to design their own pattern.

While all supplies are included, students may opt to bring lights to incorporate into the glass block bases used for this project to create illuminated mosaics.

Glass Block Mosaics: Summer Seashore (July)

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$55.00/members, $65.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
07/10/2018 - 07/24/2018 Tuesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn how to create a glass-on-glass mosaic using colorful stained glass tiles. This is a great way to learn the skills and techniques for cutting, shaping, and adhering glass to create the aesthetic of a traditional stained glass image. Discover how to complete your finished mosaics with grout. Students will have a choice of themed patterns to choose from, but may also choose to design their own pattern.

While all supplies are included, students may opt to bring lights to incorporate into the glass block bases used for this project to create illuminated mosaics.

Glass Block Mosaics: Summer Seashore (July/August)

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$55.00/members, $65.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
07/31/2018 - 08/14/2018 Tuesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn how to create a glass-on-glass mosaic using colorful stained glass tiles. This is a great way to learn the skills and techniques for cutting, shaping, and adhering glass to create the aesthetic of a traditional stained glass image. Discover how to complete your finished mosaics with grout. Students will have a choice of themed patterns to choose from, but may also choose to design their own pattern.

While all supplies are included, students may opt to bring lights to incorporate into the glass block bases used for this project to create illuminated mosaics.

Paint Chip Mosaics

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 1 2018 :
05/31/2018 - 05/31/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

In this workshop you will learn the skills and techniques to create beautifully detailed mosaics using the sample cards you get from the paint department of your local hardware store! This workshop will address the basics of art and design as applied to making paint chip mosaics. Discover how to prepare a substrate, scale an image and transfer a design to your substrate. Explore how to spray seal your mosaic and use grout-line techniques.

Paint Chip Mosaics

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
08/09/2018 - 08/09/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

In this workshop you will learn the skills and techniques to create beautifully detailed mosaics using the sample cards you get from the paint department of your local hardware store! This workshop will address the basics of art and design as applied to making paint chip mosaics. Discover how to prepare a substrate, scale an image and transfer a design to your substrate. Explore how to spray seal your mosaic and use grout-line techniques.

Papermaking

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Judy Dominic
$55.00/members, $65.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
07/09/2018 - 07/23/2018 Monday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

With a new printing press at the Fitton, let’s make some paper to use on it! Starting with plants, we will process them two different ways (Hollander beater and blender), pull numerous sheets of squishy pulp, then press and cure our individual sheets of paper. Inclusions and embossing will be options to explore. Be ready to work some magic on the printing press with your handmade paper, or use it for lovely and unique stationery.

Printmaking

Ages: Adults
Instructor: Billy Simms
$55.00/members, $65.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
08/06/2018 - 08/20/2018 Monday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Students will get an introduction to the artform of printmaking in this three-week workshop using the Fitton Center’s brand new printing press. Students will learn several printmaking techniques such as relief printing, which allows students to carve into a flat surface and print their artwork multiple times, and monotype printing in which students create unique one-of-a-kind prints. Learn how to make your own holiday/birthday cards, posters, and collages. This workshop can be taken on its own, or in conjunction with our papermaking workshop, to create your own papers on which to print.

Wearable Mosaics

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 1 2018 :
05/24/2018 - 05/24/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn how to create a mini-mosaic masterpiece that can be turned into a pendant or keychain. This class will cover how to cut stained glass and tiles to shape into a one-of-a-kind mini-mosaic.  While all supplies are included, students may bring their own tiny beads or tiles to incorporate into their designs. One mosaic base is included with the cost of the class; however, additional bezel bases may be purchased to create more than one pendant. New bezel base styles now available for purchase, including earring bases!

Wearable Mosaics

Ages: 13- Adult
Instructor: Lori Kay Farr
$35.00/members, $45.00/non-members

Summer 2 2018 :
07/26/2018 - 07/26/2018 Thursday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Learn how to create a mini-mosaic masterpiece that can be turned into a pendant or keychain. This class will cover how to cut stained glass and tiles to shape into a one-of-a-kind mini-mosaic.  While all supplies are included, students may bring their own tiny beads or tiles to incorporate into their designs. One mosaic base is included with the cost of the class; however, additional bezel bases may be purchased to create more than one pendant. New bezel base styles now available for purchase, including earring bases!