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Education

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Beginning – Intermediate Pottery (Spring) – Bisgyer

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 22, 2017

Pottery on the wheel for those who have taken a beginners class and wish to continue improving their skills.  

Ongoing Potter’s Wheel- Schumann (Spring Session)

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2017

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2017

A class for intermediate to advanced students who want to continue to develop their throwing and creative technique through one-on-one teaching and self-directed projects. For more advanced learners, the focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression. Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces. Toolkits are available for purchase during the first class meeting for $25.  

Introduction to the Pottery Wheel-Schumann (Spring Session)

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

Students will learn the process to make functional ceramics on the pottery wheel - including glazing. Focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression. Students should wear clothes that can get messy, bring a towel, a beverage, and a sense of humor. Register now! Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for subsequent glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces.  Toolkits are available for purchase during the first class…

Visual Storytelling

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Class Description Before even picking up a camera, a filmmaker needs to answer the following questions: What are you going to shoot and why? Then the filmmaker needs to be able to tell his or her story in no more than three sentences or a short paragraph designed to generate interest. The next step is writing the "treatment", or scene-by-scene breakdown that contains everything to be found in the actual screenplay or short film, except dialogue. Finally, the storyteller must develop…

Abstract Painting Workshop

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 11, 2017

Class Description Have you ever wondered how to Loosen-Up your painting style? Paint with more Freedom? Be more Spontaneous? Be more Expressive? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then my Bigger, Faster, Fresher, Looser Abstract Painting Workshop is for you! I will teach you how to do each of these realizing there should also be a firm foundation of structure for your paintings using shape, value, color, edges and center of interest. This workshop is not…

Photo Club – 4th Thursdays

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 23 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Beginning, enthusiast and professional photographers meet at 7 pm on the 4th Thursday of every month at KidSPOT to show our latest images for each other to comment on, praise and offer suggestions for improvement. If you are fairly new to photography we know it might be kind of scary to have others evaluate your work for the first time. But we find it is a very good way to quickly improve your craft, become more creative and find new friends…

Get Your Feet Wet -Plein Air Painting with Ray Ewing

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this one day workshop, class participants will be introduced to painting outdoors,“en plein air." I will demonstrate the use of watercolors but since the emphasis is on outdoor painting techniques, students may choose to use another medium such as pastels or oils.

Backpack Filmmaking

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Course Description This hands-on, one day class will give an overview of the tools used when shooting video stories solo or in small teams: camera operation, lighting and audio recording. Participants will learn how to prepare for a shoot, the essential equipment needed for the field, and how to “shoot for the editor.” Requirements: No previous video production experience required. In the class, we’ll have 3 small video cameras available for practicing. Students are encouraged to bring their own cameras,…

Intermediate Pottery Wheel- Marilee Schumann

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 24, 2017

A class for intermediate  students who want to continue to develop their throwing and creative technique through one-on-one teaching and self-directed projects.Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces.
 Toolkits are available for purchase during the first class meeting for $25.  

Ongoing Potter’s Wheel- Summer Session

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

A class for intermediate to advanced students who want to continue to develop their throwing and creative technique through one-on-one teaching and self-directed projects. For more advanced learners, the focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression. Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces.
 Toolkits are available for purchase during the first class meeting for $25.  

Ongoing Potter’s Wheel- Fall

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 24, 2017

A class for intermediate to advanced students who want to continue to develop their throwing and creative technique through one-on-one teaching and self-directed projects. For more advanced learners, the focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression. Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces.
 Toolkits are available for purchase during the first class meeting for $25    

Beginners Pottery Wheel- Fall

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 26, 2017

Students will learn the process to make functional ceramics on the pottery wheel – including glazing. Focus will be on aesthetics, craftsmanship, and personal expression. Students should wear clothes that can get messy, bring a towel, a beverage, and a sense of humor. Register now! Fees: Tuition includes your first 25 lbs of clay and bisque firing. There is an extra fee for subsequent glaze firings dependent on the size of your pieces.
 Toolkits are available for purchase during the first class meeting…

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