Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel with Dakota Brandt

Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel with Dakota Brandt

Saturday  10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. August 5, 19

Class Fee: $85($80 Members) Ages 16-Adult

Join ceramic artist Dakota Brandt in learning the techniques of centering the clay, pulling up the sides, trimming, and finally glazing your own clay pieces. In between sessions students may continue to work in our pottery place and practice these techniques. Class fee includes up to 25# of clay per person. Class size limited to 3.

Etched Metal Pendant and Earrings with Casey Bemis

Etched Metal Pendant and Earrings with Casey Bemis

Thursday  6:00-8:00 p.m.   July 6, 13

Class Fee: $60($55 Members) Ages 16-Adult

If you are looking to experience an interesting jewelry technique this summer, metal etching could be the perfect answer. In this class Casey will guide you through the process of creating your own design on brass or copper. The following week students will use basic cutting techniques and assemble a matching pendant and earrings. Check out Casey’s stunning jewelry in our NCCA-Artsplace Artist Market.

Beginning Pottery on the Wheel with Dakota Brandt

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

June 10, 24

Class Fee: $85($80 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Are you finally ready to learn how to use the potter’s wheel? Join ceramic artist Dakota Brandt in learning the techniques of centering the clay, pulling up the sides, trimming, and finally glazing your own clay pieces. In
between sessions students may continue to work in our pottery place and practice these techniques. Class fee
includes up to 25# of clay per person. Class limited to 3.

Needle Felted Birds with Olivia Johnson

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

May 25

Class Fee: $30 ($25 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Are you a bird lover? In this class Olivia will guide you in the process of creating your choice of bird using
colorful wool roving and a barbed needle. This is a unique process that anyone can enjoy. Call a group of
friends and enjoy this class together. Each participant will receive a kit to continue felting at home.

Wire Wrapping Jewelry Technique with Molly Wahr

Thursday 5:30-9:00 p.m.

May 18

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Ages 18-Adult

We are excited to offer this jewelry making class at the NCCA-Artsplace! If you are looking for an introduction
to an exquisite jewelry technique then wire wrapping with Molly Wahr is the perfect class for you. Participants
will learn to use copper wire to wrap a cabochon. These wrapped pieces become stunning pendants. Cabochons provided. Bring reading glasses if needed for this detailed work.

Watercolor Workshop Capturing the Blue Heron with Cheryl Gould

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

April 22

Class Fee: $55 ($50 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

In this class students will use a variety of watercolor techniques to capture the beauty of a blue heron on the water’s edge. Cheryl will provide instruction in the use of watercolors using both traditional and creative techniques. All materials are provided for this introductory, or skill building class. Bring a lunch.

Art Uncork’ed Acrylic Painting with Sharon Smithem: Hay Field Landscape

Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.

April 20

Class Fee: $45($40 Members)

Ages 18-Adult

Blending colors, testing brush strokes, adding highlights and shadows. These are just a few of the techniques you will explore while learning how to paint a landscape filled will rolled bales of hay and rich colors. Step away from your busy schedule and spend an evening creating something beautiful. All ability levels are welcome.

Pushing the Zentangle® Envelope: Beyond Stepouts with Georgianna Klein

Saturday: 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

April 15

Class Fee: $35 ($30 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Prerequisite: Zentangle Basics

Using 3Zs (the new triangular tiles) and your art journal, we will explore several new, open ended ways of approaching Zentangle. Reticula and fragments will allow you to play with a structure and a seed pattern. New ways of creating patterns or modifying existing patterns that do not involve creating a stepout will open additional creative doors. Tiles will be provided, but students should bring their Basics kit bag and an art journal.

Glass on Glass Mosaic Window with Deb Emerick

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

April 13, 20, 27, May 4

Class Fee: $100 ($90 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

$10 Discount if you bring your own window. Class fee includes all materials.
Come and join mosaic artist, Deb Emerick, and transform an old window into a colorful work of art using stained glass and other materials. Deb will guide you through the process of designing your window and then implementing your design using glass cutting and mosaic skills. Bring a family member and work on a window together. You may bring your own window or stop in at the NCCA-Artsplace and select your window before the class sessions begin.

Matting and Framing Workshop with Lindsay Isenhart

Monday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

April 10 & 17

Class Fee: $60 ($55 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Learn the art of mat cutting for your own use or to prepare a gift for a special person. In this workshop you will learn about mat selection, how to properly measure, cut and mount your work, and assemble your frame. Each participant should bring an 8”x10” piece of art or photograph (slightly smaller is fine) to frame. Some materials provided.