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Stained Glass for Beginners
Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil technique. Students will complete one stained glass panel during the course and leave with the tools and the ability to work on their own. There will be out of class assignments. No prior experience necessary. For new students, there is a materials fee of $85 payable to instructor at the first class; returning students should bring their own tools. Additional glass may be purchased separately.
Instructor: Jaime Kriksciun
Mondays, 6 - 8:30pm, Jan 19 - Feb 23
Facility fee: $15
6 sessions: $195; members: $184

Connect This to That: Sculptural Materials and Mixed-Media Construction
In this 3-D collage class, learn to use hand tools, mixed materials and various connections to create sculpture and convey your message. Work with cardboard, wood, copper, sheet metal and found objects to develop sculpture ideas. Learn to make a pattern from a drawing and transform it into sculpture. Tools include tin snips, hacksaws, files, drills, rivets, screws, epoxy glues and low temp soldering. Students must supply their own screws, pop rivets and other disposable supplies for their individual projects.
Instructor: Phil Levine
Mondays, 7 - 9:30pm, Jan 19 - Feb 23
Facility fee: $15
6 sessions: $231; members: $209

Metal Sculpture
Beginning and continuing students will study form and structure in different metals, including steel, brass, copper, bronze and pewter. We will cover MIG welding, cutting with an oxy-acetylene torch and plasma cutter, brazing, hammering, lost-wax casting and more, with hands-on practice. New students are required to attend the first class.
a Instructor: Ann Lehman
   Wednesdays, 7 - 9:30pm, Jan 21 - Feb 25
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $221; members: $199
b Instructor: Ann Lehman
   Thursdays, 10am - 1pm, Jan 22 - Feb 26
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $259; members: $233

Clay Sculpture
This class will focus on form and volume. Students will start with water clay, seeing and sculpting forms ranging from geometric to organic. The use of form will extend into the study of the figure and gesture; there will be opportunities to work with a live model. Participants will also learn how different clays can give different control in sculpting and which are best suited to specific projects. A firing fee will apply.
Instructor: Eoin Burke
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Jan 22 - Feb 26
Facility fee: $15
6 sessions: $259; members: $233

Open Sculpture Studio
Monitored sessions for advanced sculpture/jewelry students who have taken classes at CAW. Open to all sculpture media; no instruction. Students must be approved by an instructor to enroll and have adequate knowledge of the sculpture studio. Reservation by noon on Friday required. Cost for metal sculpture and metalsmithing/jewelry: $16 per session for enrolled students; $32 for non-enrolled students. For all other sculpture media: $9 per session for enrolled students; $18 per session for non-enrolled students.
Monitor: Cat Duffield
Fridays, 5 - 8pm, Jan 23 - Feb 27

 

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Creative Arts Workshop   80 Audubon Street   New Haven, Connecticut 06510   p) 203.562.4927   f) 203.562.2329