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Stained Glass for Beginners
Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil technique made popular by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Students will complete one stained glass panel throughout the course, and leave with the tools and the ability to complete future works on their own. There will be some out of class assignments. No prior experience is 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 purchased separately.
Instructor: Jaime Kriksciun
Facility fee: $15
a Mondays, 6:30 - 9pm, Sep 15 - Oct 20
   6 sessions: $195; members: $184
b Mondays, 6:30 - 9pm, Oct 27 - Dec 1
   6 sessions: $195; members: $184

Connect This to That: Mixed-Media Construction
In this 3-D collage class, hand tools, mixed materials and connection processes will be taught to create your sculpture, vision and convey your message. Correct fabrication techniques help to insure your work will not fall apart while in construction, transportation or installation. Work with cardboard, wood, copper, sheet metal and found objects to develop sculpture ideas. Tools include tin snips, hacksaws, files, drills, rivets, screws, epoxy glues and low temp soldering. Learn how to make a pattern from a drawing and transform it into sculpture. Students must supply their own screws, pop rivets and other disposable supplies related to their individual projects.
Instructor: Phil Levine
Mondays, 7 - 9:30pm, Sep 15 - Nov 17
Facility fee: $25
10 sessions: $375; members: $338

Clay Sculpture
This class will focus on form and volume. Beginning students will start with water clay, sculpting forms ranging from the geometric to the organic. An objective of this class will be to develop a sense of tactility in the world around us. The use of form can extend into the study of the figure and gesture; there will be opportunities to work with a live model in the second half of the course. There will also be presentations where students will learn about alternative materials and sculptural styles. A firing fee will apply.
Instructor: Eoin Burke
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, Sep 18 - Nov 20
Facility fee: $25
10 sessions: $425; members: $383

Metal Sculpture
In this class, beginning and continuing students will study form and structure by exploring different metals, including steel, brass, copper, bronze and pewter, and the many ways to work with them. We will cover arc and MIG welding, cutting with an oxy-acetylene torch and plasma cutter, brazing, hammering and have hands-on practice. New students are required to attend the first class.
Instructor: Ann Lehman
Wednesdays, 7:15 - 9:45pm, Sep 17 - Dec 3
Facility fee: $25
12 sessions: $442; members: $398

Advanced Metal Sculpture
Continuing students will study form and structure with metal. Prerequisite: Metal Sculpture.
Instructor: Ann Lehman
Thursdays, 10am - 1pm, Sep 18 - Dec 4
Facility fee: $25
12 sessions: $518; members: $466

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 and have adequate knowledge of the sculpture studio. Reservation by noon on Friday required. For metal sculpture and jewelry students, cost: $16 per session for currently enrolled students; $32 for non-enrolled students. For other sculpture students: $9 per session for currently enrolled students; $18 per session for non-enrolled students.
Monitor: Cat Duffield
Fridays, 5 - 8pm, Sep 19 - Dec 5

 

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