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Stained Glass for Beginners
Learn the art of stained glass using the copper foil technique of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Students will complete one stained glass panel and leave with the tools and the ability to complete future works on their own. There will be some out of class assignments. 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
Mondays, 6 - 8:30pm, June 16 - July 28 (No class July 21)
Facility fee: $15
6 sessions: $195; members: $176

Woodcarving and Whittling for All Levels
Learn how to transform branches and scraps of wood into practical utensils and beautiful works of art. The course will focus on a non-electric approach to woodcarving. Students will learn proper and safe use of carving tools, including shaping and sanding techniques. Tools and wood are supplied. Bring a pair of work gloves.
Instructor: Reinaldo Cruz
Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, June 16 - July 21
Facility fee: $15
6 sessions: $220; members: $198

Clay Sculpture
This class will focus on form and volume. Beginning students will start with water clay, seeing and sculpting forms ranging from the geometric to the organic. Advanced students can pursue self-guided projects under the guidance of the instructor. The use of form can extend into the study of the figure and gesture; there will be three sessions with a live model. There will also be presentations. A firing fee will apply.
Instructor: Eoin Burke
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, June 19 - July 24
Facility fee: $15
6 sessions: $250; members: $229

Metal Sculpture
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 and hammering. New students must attend the first class.
Instructor: Ann Lehman
a Wednesdays, 4:30 - 7pm, June 18 - July 23
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $221; members: $199
b Wednesdays, 7:15 - 9:45pm, June 18 - July 23
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $221; members: $199
c Thursdays, 10am - 12:30pm, June 19 - July 24
   Facility fee: $15
   6 sessions: $221; members: $199

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, June 20 - July 25 (No class July 4)





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