Etched Cuff Bracelet with Rivets with Casey Bemis

Thursday 6:00-8:00

May 25, June 1

Class Fee: $60($55 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

In this class jewelry artist, Casey Bemis, will introduce students to the process of design etching, adding patina and using a cold connection as it applies to creating a cuff style bracelet from copper or brass. Take advantage of this opportunity to experience a stunning jewelry making technique.

Colored Pencil Workshop Solomon’s Seal Wildflower with Anita Sams

Saturday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

May 20

Class Fee: $40 ($35 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Capture the beauty of this delicate spring perennial using colored pencils. Anita will skillfully guide you through the variety of pencil techniques such as blending, layering, and burnishing to create a realistic rendition of this interesting plant. All materials are provided. Stop in at the NCCA-Artsplace to see Anita’s work. Bring a lunch.

Pastels: Exploring the Still Life with Lesa VanSingel

Saturday 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

May 6

Class Fee: $45 ($40 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Capture the beauty of pastels while learning to draw a still life. In this class Lesa will guide you through the process of creating your own unique still life using pastel techniques such as feathering, scumbling, stippling and more. Learn how to effectively use color to add dimension to your still life objects. All materials are provided for this class. Bring a snack.

Fused Glass Sun Catcher/Wind Chimes with Linda Moore

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

May 4, 11

Class Fee: $60($55 members)

Ages 12-Adult

Just in time for the coming summer is a colorful fused glass suncatcher/wind chime. In this class Linda will give instruction in cutting glass, and creatively layering colors in preparation for the fusing process. The second week will be spent drilling holes and assembling the fused pieces into a unique art piece using wire and beads. Are you ready to try this exciting art form?

Fiber Art Wall Hanging with Kristi Visser

Saturday 12:30-2:00 p.m.

April 29

Class Fee: $45($40 Members)

Ages 10-Adult

This simple fiber arts design can be completed by students at any level of skill or creativity! This wall hanging focuses on color and texture to bring warmth and style to your home. Join Kristi for a fun and enjoyable afternoon project.

A New Zentangle® Basics with Georgianna Klein

Saturday 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

April 15

Class Fee: $35 ($30 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Zentangle is a fun, easy-to-learn, relaxing method of creating beautiful images using repetitive patterns. No drawing experience or special skills are necessary except an open heart and the ability to hold a pen. In this class students will be introduced to the Zentangle Method of creating ink drawings on small paper tiles, including the new triangular tiles. At least four patterns different from those used in previous basics classes will be introduced. No prerequisite, all materials included.

Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don and Cheryl Benson

Tues/Thurs 4:00-6:00 p.m.

February 28, March 2, 7, 9

Class Fee: $95 ($90 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

This class is designed to provide an experience few people will ever have an opportunity to try. Each participant will learn to cut, shape and polish a stone in preparation for creating a one-of-a-kind pendant. Next, students will design a silver setting for their stone. Open studio time will be available during the course. Bring your own stone or select from our supply. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with master jewelers.

Leather Tooling with Roxanne Middleton:Leather Tooling Minimalist Wallet

Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

December 8

Class Fee: $45($40 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Learn to use the basic tools for leather working first on a practice project, then move on to design your own leather wallet. Makes a great gift for the holidays!

Family Clay Night

Thursday 6:00-7:30 p.m.

December 8

Class Fee: $5/person

All ages

Enjoy a family evening at the NCCA-Artsplace. We will have the clay, the instructor, the glazes and the tools. You bring the family. Learn basic handbuilding techniques and then have fun building a variety of pieces. Finished pieces will be available for pick up after December 19.

Needle Felting: Sheep with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

August 18

Class Fee: $30($25 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Come and join needle felting artist, Olivia Johnson,
and learn the art and craft of using wool roving and
barbed needles to create a charming sculpture of
a sheep. Each person will receive a kit to continue
exploring this medium at home.